FAMILY DAY WEEKEND 2016 CALENDAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Valentine’s Day and Family Day are Jam Packed in ONE weekend and I have a list of fun things to do that will keep your kids nice and busy!

Just a few tips if you don’t see your City listed below. I highly recommend calling your local library to find out what free events are happening this long weekend. RBC is also offering FREE SKATING throughout Ontario. Be sure to check if there is one happening near you: http://www.rbc.com/familyskate/

I hope you all have a safe Valentine’s Day and Family Day with your children.

Have a great weekend!

Jennifer (and her crazy, loud family)

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EXCITING EVENTS  & DEALS HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND

FAMILY FUN FEST DEALS in North York

* SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13th
$33 for admission for 2 children and 2 adults ($66 regular) www.peachybuy.com/labels
$18 for admission for 1 child and 1 adult ($33 regular) www.peachybuy.com/school

* SUNDAY FEBRUARY 14th & MONDAY FEBRUARY 15th
Get 20% off all tickets, kids admission with unlimited ride passes, or adult tickets.
Use the discount code: DIME20

BUY Your Tickets Here: http://familydayfest.ca/tickets/
(Don’t forget to enter the code above)

*Offer expires on Friday February 12th.
http://familydayfest.ca/

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KIDS FEST DEALS in Mississauga

* SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13th
$33 for admission for 2 children and 2 adults ($66 regular) www.peachybuy.com/labels
$18 for admission for 1 child and 1 adult ($33 regular) www.peachybuy.com/school

* SUNDAY FEBRUARY 14th & MONDAY FEBRUARY 15th
Get 20% off all tickets, kids admission with unlimited ride passes, or adult tickets.
Use the discount code: DIME20

BUY Your Tickets Here: http://www.kidsfestto.com/ticket-info/
(Don’t forget to enter the code above)

*Offer expires on Friday February 12th.
http://www.kidsfestto.com/

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NBA ALL STAR KIDS EVENT THIS SATURDAY!

There will be game stations.
Kids characters, play stations, a basketball indoor court to play on stage, plus the biggest star in kids dance music.

SILENTO – DOING HIS HUGE HIT FOR THE KIDS (WATCH ME WHIP / WATCH ME NAE NAE)
THE DUO FROM TRINIDAD
JW & BLAZE – DOING THE DANCE THE WORLD IS DOING PALANCEEEEEEEEEEEEE
SONSHINE & BROCCOLI

Face Painting, Ballon Blowups, Pictures with stars and game Stations, and many more.

KIDS SHOW & FUN DAY TICKETS:

WWW.TICKETZONE.COM

http://nbaallstarfestival2016.com/

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ENTERTAIN KIDS VALENTINE’S DAY PARTY!

The Entertain Kids: Family Valentine’s Day Party is THIS Sunday from 5:30pm-7:30pm at PIE Wood Fired Pizza Joint Woodbridge!

*Included:
-Food, Drinks, and dessert
-Decorate your own family picture frame with a picture to put inside
-Other crafts
-Adorable Lootbags

It is an ALL YOU CAN EAT ITALIAN Meal
(The Restaurant can accommodate vegetarians, NUT-FREE, gluten free, and egg free meals)

Payment is by Cash or E-transfer (so we can save all of you the Event Brite processing fees)!
COST:
Adult: $30 (incl. taxes and tip)
Child: $22 (incl. taxes and tip)

**TICKETS MUST BE PRE-PURCHASED!

* To BUY your tickets, please send me an email: entertainkidsonadime@hotmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/1522092631418779/

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**FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016**

*Fun Zone (Vaughan)
9:30am-11:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM
On Fridays, we highlight Shabbat by signing songs and eating challah together.
Parents, Grandparents, and/or Caregivers are welcome with children!

Age Recommended: 0-4 Years

Member Value Fee: $2.00
Non-Member Fee: $4.00

Certified ECE teacher
Take home crafts
Circle & story time
Fridays, Challah is served

•Please check the schedule before attending this event.

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Fun-zone.asp

*Pirate Day (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Richview Branch – Toronto Public Library
1806 Islington Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us on your day off from school for Pirate Day at the Library! (Feb 12 is a P.A. Day.)

Dress up as a pirate, participate in a treasure hunt, learn to talk like a pirate, play games, and have fun!

For kids 5 years and older. Drop in.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT219401&R=EVT219401

*DJ Skating Night (Toronto) (FREE)
7pm-9pm
CF Shops at Don Mills
1090 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON

Lace up your skates and take a twirl on CF Shops at Don Mills’ very own skating oval. Bring your friends and family out for some fun in the fresh air…all for FREE!

Join CF Shops at Don Mills’ resident DJ as he spins your favourite tunes while you skate. Friday Nights, 7 – 9pm
Forgot your skates? We’ve got you covered with skate and helmet rentals and skate sharpening. Visit our Skate Shack next to the skating oval for assistance.

*All events are weather dependent and are subject to change.

http://www.cfshops.com/shops-at-don-mills/news-events/events/skating-at-shops—opening-this-week-.html


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**SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2016**

* Family Favourites Movie (All Over Ontario)
11am
Cineplex Movie Theatres
Various Locations

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting Free The Children. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend wit

Movie:  Hotel Transylvania 2

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites?gclid=CJ_fvubOysoCFQ6IaQodbBkFCw

*Build and Grow Clinics (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
Lowe’s Home Improvement
Mulitple Locations
Toronto and GTA, ON

Conveniently shop while your kids build a fun and educational project!

Recommended: For children from grades two to five.

How to Register: In advance in-store either at the Customer Service booth or through a Store Associate. Find your nearest Lowe’s Store.

Please note: You can register the day of the workshop. However, space is limited to 50 children per store. Register in advance to avoid disappointment!

February 13 – Valentine’s Day Picture Frame

http://www.lowes.ca/articles/build-and-grow-clinics_a756.html

*Family Day Fun Carnival at Kortright (Woodbridge)
10am-3pm
Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON

Admission is FREE for ages 15 and under.

The Cost is FREE for ages 15 and under

http://www.kortright.org

*Kidapalooza Family Festival (Markham)
Markham Fairgrounds
10801 McCowan Road
Markham, ON

Family Fun for Everyone! Kidapalooza is an indoor Family Festival taking place at the Markham Fair Grounds on Family Day Weekend, February 13th – 15th, 2016. Featuring over 35,000 square feet of activity stations, play zones, interactive inflatables, a performance stage, dance parties, and 30+ vendors – this three day long celebration of the imagination will have families creating, exploring and playing together. Your family can make and take crafts, participate in group art installations, play in our build it zone creating with blocks, newspapers or sand, design a cardboard city, participate in mini yoga sessions, soccer demonstrations or ride through a bike trail, play dress up, visit a petting zoo, sing-a-long and take photos with princesses, enjoy a magic show or take in the wide variety of other stage shows PLUS SO MUCH MORE!! Join us at THE largest Family Day Event!

Adult 18+ Tickets – $8
Child 2+ All Access Pass – $25
Children 1 and under are FREE

Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Door tickets are CASH only with ATM’s available on-site.

http://www.kidapalooza.ca

*Family Days (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the museum for lots of fun activities for the whole family. Go on a scavenger hunt, try a craft, sample baked goodies and wash them down with some delicious hot chocolate.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Family Day Matinees (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
The Second City Theatre
51 Mercer Street (at Blue Jays Way)
Toronto, ON

SUPERDUDE AND DOCTOR RUDE
In a world where kids make the rules, super-villains won’t know what hit them. Join the Supercrew on a wild musical adventure filled with jet packs, secret lairs, and selfies!

Recommended for ages 4-12
Running time: 60 mins

Buy your tickets now online or by phone at 416.343.0011

Cost
Individual Tickets $14 + tax; Family 4-Packs $45 +tax

http://www.secondcity.com

*All Star Kids Show & Fun Day (Toronto)
12:30pm-5:30pm
National Event Venue
1000 Finch Ave West
(Corner of Finch & Dufferin)
Toronto, ON

The FUN begins as you enter.
There will be game stations. Kids characters, play stations, a basketball indoor court to play on stage, plus the biggest star in kids dance music.

SILENTO
THE DUO FROM TRINIDAD
JW & BLAZE

Kids will be involved on stage & off stage with these dances and group. It’s going to be a fun day for all the kids on the inside….

Face Painting, Ballon Blowups, Pictures with stars and game Stations, and many more.

KIDS SHOW & FUN DAY TICKETS:
www.ticketzone.com

http://WWW.NBAALLSTARFESTIVAL2016.COM

*Family Day Fest (Toronto)
10am-5pm
Downsview Park -Studio #3
40 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

Superior Events Group transforms over 30,000 square feet at Downsview Park into a large INDOOR FUN Zone just for Family Day weekend! Family Fun Fest features an indoor amusement park with over 30 rides, activities and attractions including Kiddie Rides, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Interactive Games, Fun Foods, Arcade and Carnival Games. Strolling entertainers also make appearances daily.

EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAIN KIDS DEAL: 

$33 for admission for 2 children and 2 adults ($66 regular) www.peachybuy.com/labels
$18 for admission for 1 child and 1 adult ($33 regular) www.peachybuy.com/school

*Day Storytime and Craft (Toronto)
10am-10:45am
Richview Branch – Toronto Public Library
1806 Islington Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for a special Valentine’s Day Storytime, and stay a bit longer to make a Valentine to give to your loved one!

Drop in. For kids 0-5 and their caregivers.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT218550&R=EVT218550

*Family Day Program (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-2:30pm
Ontario Legislative Building
Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON

Join us for a family friendly tour at Ontario’s Legislative Building on the Saturday of Family Day Weekend.

During this 90 minute program, families will:
Explore the historic Legislative Building
Participate in a scavenger hunt
Learn how Parliament works
Create a craft

Times: 10am-11:30am; 11am-1pm; 1pm-2:30pm

Registration:
Pre-registration is required. For more information call tour bookings at 416-325-0061 or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://discoveryportal.ontla.on.ca/en/youth-programs/other-programs/family-day-program

*Family Day Weekend Event (Burlington)
12pm-2pm
Burlington Mall
777 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON

Visit Burlington Mall, centre court, from noon until 2pm on Saturday February, 13th for your chance to meet, greet and take a photo with The Little Charmers and The Hulk.

http://www.burlingtonmall.com

*Hug-a-Bug (Cambridge)
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
2500 Kossuth Road
Cambridge, ON

Join us during Family Day weekend! Plus – take part in the Hug-a-Bug INSECT PETTING ZOO! You’ll discover cool critters such as:

Giant Millipedes
Malaysian Jungle Nymphs
Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches
Thorny Devil stick bugs
Tailed Whip Scorpions
Spiny Stick Bugs
Hornworm caterpillars
Crawlyback beetle grubs
…and more!

Cost-Regular Admission Applies

http://www.cambridgebutterfly.com/events/family-days-hug-a-bug

*KIDS FEST (Mississauga)
10am-5pm
International Centre Hall 6
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON

Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables are blown-up and ready for action inside 80,000 square feet at The International Centre, Hall 6 in Mississauga. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. They range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, Kids Fest Toronto offers shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more.

EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAIN KIDS DEAL: 

$33 for admission for 2 children and 2 adults ($66 regular) www.peachybuy.com/labels
$18 for admission for 1 child and 1 adult ($33 regular) www.peachybuy.com/school

http://www.kidsfestto.com/


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**SUNDAY,  FEBRUARY 14, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

PLEASE CALL and confirm the  MORNING hours and what time they are running…

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Family Day Fun Carnival at Kortright (Woodbridge)
10am-3pm
Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON

Admission is FREE for ages 15 and under.

http://www.kortright.org

*ENTERTAIN KIDS EXCLUSIVE: VALENTINE’S DAY PARTY (WOODBRIDGE)
5:30pm-7:30pm
Pie Restaurant
200 Whitmore Rd #13
Woodbridge, ON

The Entertain Kids: Family Valentine’s Day Party is going to be so much fun!

*Included:
-Food, Drinks, and dessert
-Decorate your own family picture frame with a picture to put inside
-Other crafts
-Adorable Lootbags

It is an “ALL YOU CAN EAT” ITALIAN Meal
(The Restaurant can accommodate vegetarians, NUT-FREE, gluten free, and egg free meals)

Payment is by Cash or E-transfer (so we can save all of you the Event Brite processing fees)!
COST:
Adult: $30 (incl. taxes and tip)
Child: $22 (incl. taxes and tip)

**TICKETS MUST BE PRE-PURCHASED!

* To BUY your tickets, please send me an email: entertainkidsonadime@hotmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/1522092631418779/

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*Kidapalooza Family Festival (Markham)
Markham Fairgrounds
10801 McCowan Road
Markham, ON

Family Fun for Everyone! Kidapalooza is an indoor Family Festival taking place at the Markham Fair Grounds on Family Day Weekend, February 13th – 15th, 2016. Featuring over 35,000 square feet of activity stations, play zones, interactive inflatables, a performance stage, dance parties, and 30+ vendors – this three day long celebration of the imagination will have families creating, exploring and playing together. Your family can make and take crafts, participate in group art installations, play in our build it zone creating with blocks, newspapers or sand, design a cardboard city, participate in mini yoga sessions, soccer demonstrations or ride through a bike trail, play dress up, visit a petting zoo, sing-a-long and take photos with princesses, enjoy a magic show or take in the wide variety of other stage shows PLUS SO MUCH MORE!! Join us at THE largest Family Day Event!

Adult 18+ Tickets – $8
Child 2+ All Access Pass – $25
Children 1 and under are FREE

Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Door tickets are CASH only with ATM’s available on-site.

http://www.kidapalooza.ca

*Family Days (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the museum for lots of fun activities for the whole family. Go on a scavenger hunt, try a craft, sample baked goodies and wash them down with some delicious hot chocolate.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Family Day Matinees (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
The Second City Theatre
51 Mercer Street (at Blue Jays Way)
Toronto, ON

SUPERDUDE AND DOCTOR RUDE
In a world where kids make the rules, super-villains won’t know what hit them. Join the Supercrew on a wild musical adventure filled with jet packs, secret lairs, and selfies!

Recommended for ages 4-12
Running time: 60 mins

Buy your tickets now online or by phone at 416.343.0011

Cost
Individual Tickets $14 + tax; Family 4-Packs $45 +tax

http://www.secondcity.com

*Valentine Event (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-5pm
Purina PawsWay
245 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your love for your pet and family. Take part in themed pet programming, as well as a variety of kid friendly activities.

http://www.pawsway.ca

*Valentine’s Day (Toronto)
11am-4pm
Gardiner Museum
111 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON

Happy Valentine’s Day! Celebrate by creating a tile card for someone special. We will decorate with Valentine’s Day motifs and letter stencils. Don’t miss it!

FREE WITH ADMISSION!

http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/events/event/family-days

*Family Day Fest (Toronto)
10am-6pm
Downsview Park -Studio #3
40 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

Superior Events Group transforms over 30,000 square feet at Downsview Park into a large INDOOR FUN Zone just for Family Day weekend! Family Fun Fest features an indoor amusement park with over 30 rides, activities and attractions including Kiddie Rides, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Interactive Games, Fun Foods, Arcade and Carnival Games. Strolling entertainers also make appearances daily.

EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAIN KIDS DEAL: 

Get 20% off all tickets, kids admission with unlimited ride passes, or adult tickets when you use the discount code: DIME20

BUY Your Tickets Here: http://familydayfest.ca/tickets/
(Don’t forget to enter the code above)

*Offer expires on Friday February 12th.

http://familydayfest.ca/

*Family Sunday in The Beach (Toronto)
12pm-4pm
Kew Gardens & Ivan Forrest Gardens
2075 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON

Join us for our 9th Annual Family Sunday in The Beach! This year’s theme is Fire and Ice! February 14th from 12-4pm, bring the whole family along Queen Street East for all things Fire & Ice! Kicking off at noon at Kew Gardens, experience the Beach Village! From sculptures and interactive ice games, to Frozen character performances, bouncy castles, fire performers, stilt walkers, face painting, photobooth fun, meet real firefighters, warm up in our warming stations and enjoy a free ride in our vintage trolley!
This event takes place at various locations along Queen Street East in The Beach, with entertainment at Kew Gardens and Ivan Forrest Gardens. Don’t miss out!

http://thebeachvillage.com

*Hug-a-Bug (Cambridge)
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
2500 Kossuth Road
Cambridge, ON

Join us during Family Day weekend! Plus – take part in the Hug-a-Bug INSECT PETTING ZOO! You’ll discover cool critters such as:

Giant Millipedes
Malaysian Jungle Nymphs
Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches
Thorny Devil stick bugs
Tailed Whip Scorpions
Spiny Stick Bugs
Hornworm caterpillars
Crawlyback beetle grubs
…and more!

Cost-Regular Admission Applies

http://www.cambridgebutterfly.com/events/family-days-hug-a-bug

*KIDS FEST (Mississauga)
10am-6pm
International Centre Hall 6
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON

Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables are blown-up and ready for action inside 80,000 square feet at The International Centre, Hall 6 in Mississauga. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. They range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, Kids Fest Toronto offers shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more.

EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAIN KIDS DEAL: 

Get 20% off all tickets, kids admission with unlimited ride passes, or adult tickets when you use the discount code: DIME20

BUY Your Tickets Here: http://www.kidsfestto.com/ticket-info/

(Don’t forget to enter the code above)
*Offer expires on Friday February 12th.

http://www.kidsfestto.com/

*Give your HEART to Sick Kids (Mississauga)
1pm-4pm
Port Credit Legion, Branch 82
35 Front Street North
Mississauga, ON

$10 minimum donation entry fee for everyone 18+
17 and under FREE – any donation of $20 or more per person will be receipted for tax purposes UPON REQUEST

ENTERTAINMENT: DJ Randy Petrie, Bill Allen, Cathy Sandy, Darren Evorglens, 3Mezzos and 16 year old Mark Meisner

For your shopping pleasure, we will have a variety of Vendors
Kids Craft area – Complimentary
Face Painting
Attending this Sick Kids Fundraiser – PRICELESS and so much more rewarding for the entire family

http://www.yelp.ca/events/mississauga-give-your-heart-to-sick-kids

*Bingemans Family Day Carnival (Kitchener)
Bingemans Conference Centre
425 Bingemans Centre Drive
Kitchener, ON

Bring the family out for some fun at Bingemans Family Day Carnival on February 14 & 15 (located in the Conference Centre Ballroom). Inflatables, ride, food and more. Kids are just $10 each. Recommended for children ages 2 – 10.

The event organizer is providing tickets for this event via an external ticket provider. Please click the button below to obtain tickets.

http://www.bingemans.com/

*OPG Second Sundays (Oshawa)
1pm-3pm
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street, Civic Centre
Oshawa, ON

Enjoy Valentine’s Day fun with family and friends at the RMG! Explore various materials to create heart shape inspired activities including sun catchers and garlands using diffusing paper and expressive abstract paintings in the studio.

Families of all kinds and sizes are invited to explore exciting exhibitions, art materials and fun hands-on activities together! You will discover things to do throughout the RMG, so you can follow your imagination and experiment with new ideas and projects.

Projects suit art lovers of all ages and skill levels. Ideal for children 3 and up, however kids work with their parents & art instructors.

http://rmg.on.ca


 

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**MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016**

*The Magic of Scott Dietrich (Thornhill)
2pm-3pm
Bathurst Clark Resource Library
900 Clark Avenue West
Vaughan, ON

Join Bathurst Clark Resource Library on Family Day to Experience the Magic of Scott Dietrich. Wonder and laughter guaranteed during this family-friendly magic show.

*Reptilia Visit (Vaughan)
2pm-3pm
Pierre Berton Resource Library
4921 Rutherford Road
Vaughan, ON

Join us on Family Day to encounter exotic reptiles during this all-ages animal show. Get your tickets for $5 each starting Feb. 1 at any branch of Vaughan Public Libraries.

*Family Day Fun Carnival at Kortright (Woodbridge)
10am-3pm
Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON

Admission is FREE for ages 15 and under.

The Cost is FREE for ages 15 and under

http://www.kortright.org

*Jungle Trek (Vaughan)
2pm-3:30pm
Maple Library
10190 Keele Street
Vaughan, ON

Boldly go where few puppets have gone before! The jungle is a peaceful place…until some nutty space explorers arrive. Join Vaughan Public Libraries and Applefun Puppetry for 45 minutes of interactive fun on Family Day. Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home.

Get your tickets for $5 each starting Feb. 1 at any branch of VPL

*Cervaro Cultural Society Family Day (Vaughan)
1pm-5pm
Vaughan Sportsplex 2
8301 Keele Street
Vaughan, ON

The Cervaro Cultural Society is hosting their 7th Annual Family Day Event featuring Sports, Games, Activities & More.

All ages and skill levels are welcome as we host a variety of fun & recreational events.

Lots of great Activities again this year including:
INDOOR SOCCER, BASKETBALL, BALL HOCKEY, BOUNCY CASTLE, LEGO, RAINBOW LOOM, and MORE…

http://www.facebook.com/events/1658111691099510/

*Family Day Skate (Vaughan) (FREE)
2pm-4pm
Woodbridge Pool and Memorial Arena
5020 Islington Avenue (NW corner of Islington and Hwy #7)
Vaughan, ON

Councillor Tony Carella will be hosting a Family Day Skate for all residents to come out and celebrate Family Day. The event will take place at Woodbridge Memorial Arena at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Monday, February 15th, 2016. Entertainment and refreshments will be available. Come out with your family and enjoy a free skate.

lucy.cardile@vaughan.ca

*Family Day Carvinal (Aurora)
1pm-4pm
Aurora Cultural Centre
22 Church St
Aurora, ON

They took our stage by storm last year for an unforgettable afternoon of riotous family dancing, laughing and fun, so we’ve invited them back for more! Drop by for an afternoon carnival with the Pan Fantasy Steel Pan Band.
Make a carnival-inspired head piece to get in on the fun. Then enjoy the artists of Local Colour Aurora at work with a live painting demo in the galleries.
With free art activities, an opportunity to try the pans, and a rollicking good time, this is an afternoon designed for the whole family. Best of all, it’s free for everyone.
Event runs 1 – 4 pm. Drop-in with the family; it’ll be warm-and-toasty!

http://auroraculturalcentre.ca/events/?eid=1074

*Family Fun Day (Stouffville)
12pm-4pm
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre
14732 Woodbine Ave
Gormley, ON

A new event for 2016! Come sample fresh local maple syrup & other treats, enjoy snowshoeing in the park (bring your own or borrow ours!) and check out the activities in the heritage buildings. Included with general admission.

http://www.townofws.ca/museum

*Kidapalooza Family Festival (Markham)
Markham Fairgrounds
10801 McCowan Road
Markham, ON

Family Fun for Everyone! Kidapalooza is an indoor Family Festival taking place at the Markham Fair Grounds on Family Day Weekend, February 13th – 15th, 2016. Featuring over 35,000 square feet of activity stations, play zones, interactive inflatables, a performance stage, dance parties, and 30+ vendors – this three day long celebration of the imagination will have families creating, exploring and playing together. Your family can make and take crafts, participate in group art installations, play in our build it zone creating with blocks, newspapers or sand, design a cardboard city, participate in mini yoga sessions, soccer demonstrations or ride through a bike trail, play dress up, visit a petting zoo, sing-a-long and take photos with princesses, enjoy a magic show or take in the wide variety of other stage shows PLUS SO MUCH MORE!! Join us at THE largest Family Day Event!

Adult 18+ Tickets – $8
Child 2+ All Access Pass – $25
Children 1 and under are FREE

Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Door tickets are CASH only with ATM’s available on-site.

http://www.kidapalooza.ca

*Family Day Celebration (Markham)
10am-4pm
Markham Museum
9350 Markham Road
Markham, ON

Celebrate Family Day at Markham Museum! Explore the science of snow, and try snowshoeing and ice block building. There will be lots of activities, crafts for the kids, music, and great food! Last admittance 3:30 PM. Cost $3 per person (children under two are free).

http://markhammuseum.com

*RBC Family Skate Day (Markham)
1pm-4pm
Milliken Mills Community Arena
7600 Kennedy Road
Markham, ON

Sometimes good old family fun can help encourage a healthy, active lifestyle. So bundle up, lace up and come out for a spin on the ice!

http://www.rbc.com/familyskate/index.html

*Family Day Canvas Challenge (Markham)
11am-4pm
Varley Art Gallery of Markham
216 Main Street Unionville
Markham, ON

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Guided by an art educator, families will team up to experiment with a variety of materials to create their own mixed media canvases.

Family Day Canvas Challenge
Monday, Feb 15 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. OR 2 – 4 p.m. | $35/family of 4, $5 for additional person

Cost: $35/family of 4, $5 for additional person

http://www.abovegroundartsupplies.com

*Family Days (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the museum for lots of fun activities for the whole family. Go on a scavenger hunt, try a craft, sample baked goodies and wash them down with some delicious hot chocolate.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Family Day Matinees (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
The Second City Theatre
51 Mercer Street (at Blue Jays Way)
Toronto, ON

SUPERDUDE AND DOCTOR RUDE
In a world where kids make the rules, super-villains won’t know what hit them. Join the Supercrew on a wild musical adventure filled with jet packs, secret lairs, and selfies!

Recommended for ages 4-12
Running time: 60 mins

Buy your tickets now online or by phone at 416.343.0011

Cost
Individual Tickets $14 + tax; Family 4-Packs $45 +tax

http://www.secondcity.com

*Family Day Fest (Toronto)
9am-6pm
Downsview Park -Studio #3
40 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

Superior Events Group transforms over 30,000 square feet at Downsview Park into a large INDOOR FUN Zone just for Family Day weekend! Family Fun Fest features an indoor amusement park with over 30 rides, activities and attractions including Kiddie Rides, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Interactive Games, Fun Foods, Arcade and Carnival Games. Strolling entertainers also make appearances daily.

EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAIN KIDS DEAL: 

Get 20% off all tickets, kids admission with unlimited ride passes, or adult tickets when you use the discount code: DIME20

BUY Your Tickets Here: http://familydayfest.ca/tickets/
(Don’t forget to enter the code above)

*Offer expires on Friday February 12th.

http://familydayfest.ca/

*Family Snow Day (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Todmorden Mills Heritage Site
67 Pottery Rd
Toronto, ON

Bundle up for a day of winter fun challenges at Family Snow Day, eh!

Grab your hats, mitts and boots for the Canadian Cancer Society’s first winter fundraiser on February 15 at Toronto’s scenic Todmorden Mills Heritage Site.
Family Snow Day, eh! brings families together for a day of indoor and outdoor activities, including a snowshoeing challenge, all while raising funds for families living through cancer.

Every year in Canada, the lives of almost 197,000 people and their families will change when they hear the words “you have cancer.” Advances in cancer research have greatly improved survival rates, but much more needs to be done. Funds raised through Family Snow Day, eh! support the Snowball Fund for families living through cancer right here in Toronto.

This Family Day, get your family outside and support a great cause! Visit FamilySnowDay.ca to learn more.

http://www.familysnowday.ca

*MPS Family Day (Toronto)
9am-2:30pm
Monarch Park Stadium
1 Parkmount Road
Toronto, ON

MPS is hosting their 4th annual Family Day Event at Monarch Park Stadium! Join us for children’s activities including bouncy castles, races, games sports, bubble soccer, face painting and much more!

Tickets are available in advance online for $10/child or at the door for $15/child. Adults and children not walking are free. For more information, visit our website! Look forward to seeing your family!

COST $10/child (advance) | $15/child (at the door)

http://www.monarchparkstadium.com

*Family Day Fundraiser (Toronto)
9:30am-1:30pm
Active Kids Zone
951 Alness Street
North York, ON

Bouncey Castles, Crafts, Bumper Balls, Giveaways, Snacks and more…

Pizza Lunch Included

Free entry with donation to SICK KIDS

https://www.facebook.com/Active-Kids-Zone-Inc-194509577304821/?fref=ts

*HarbourKIDS: Snowglobe (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-5pm
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

The Snowglobe is a magical world of winter encapsulated in a watery sphere of imagination.

This Family Day, HarbourKIDS celebrates these traditional handheld snowstorms, offering you a chance to come inside and interact with our Snowglobe inspired installation. You’ll also have the opportunity to create your own fantasy world full of snow to take home.

Bring the magic outdoors and whirl around by the lake on the Natrel Rink with our gracious hosts.

Don’t miss your chance to play a role in creating the perfect winter scene.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/harbourkids/

*Family Day (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-5pm
Purina PawsWay
245 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Celebrate Family Day at Purina PawsWay! Enjoy fun for the whole family including WoofJocks Canine All Star shows (at 12pm, 1:30pm and 3:30pm), Pockets the Clown, face-painting, giveaways and more courtesy of Purina Dog Chow®! As always pets are welcome throughout Purina PawsWay’s facility.

http://www.pawsway.ca

*Family Day Weekend Fun (Toronto)
12pm-4pm
Bata Shoe Museum
327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Chill with us at the BSM this Family Day long weekend. Experience a winter wonderland filled with arts and crafts, hands-on demonstrations, I-Spy in the galleries, try-on shoes and more! Special viewing of the movie “March of the Penguins” Saturday and Monday; 12pm and 2pm.

Drop-in activities perfect for ages 3 – 12. This event is sponsored by Bruce Etherington & Associates.

COST: Included in museum admission.

http://www.batashoemuseum.ca/events/

*Family Day (Toronto)(FREE)
1pm-4pm
Historic Zion Schoolhouse
1091 Finch Avenue East
(East of Leslie)
Toronto, ON

This Family Day head to the Historic Zion Schoolhouse to explore this rare, one-room schoolhouse in the heart of North Toronto and contribute to our book drive! Take a step back in time with schoolmistress Miss Coulson and learn how to write with a steel nib pen or on a slate. Enjoy storytelling, making crafts and other activities – all afternoon! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Your donations of new or gently used children’s books will help Children’s Book Bank provide books and literacy support to children in high needs areas of Toronto.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Family Day (Toronto)
12pm-5pm
Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens
285 Spadina Road
Toronto, ON

Come and enjoy a family-friendly tour where you will play games, and have hands-on fun in the historic kitchen – all set in this beautifully restored 1920s environment.

Regular admission applies.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events\

*Family Day (Toronto)
1pm-5pm
Montgomery’s Inn
4709 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON

This family day, Montgomery’s Inn celebrates the release of the monster mash-up movie, Pride and Prejudice & Zombies. Learn to dance like the Bennet girls, create terrifying crafts, and experience ghoulish face painting. Historic and/or zombie costumes are encouraged but not required. Bring your own camera to snap a photo in our photo booth equipped with sets & props.

Drop-in activities, no pre-registration required. Regular admission applies.

Indulge in an appropriately gory tea $7/per person (all ages) including tea or punch, cupcake, and tea sandwiches.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Family Day Event (Burlington)
11am-3pm
Joseph Brant Museum
1240 North Shore Blvd E
Burlington, ON

Bring your family to Joseph Brant Museum and enjoy indoor interactive activities as you explore our exhibitions, and warm up with hot chocolate at our outdoor fire pit after you play a family game of lacrosse. Admission includes one framed keepsake per family.

Our Family Day event will run from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Admission is $10/family. For more information, please call 905-634-3556, or visit our website.

https://museumsofburlington.com/events/161-family-day-at-joseph-brant-museum-february-15-2016

*Kids-Fest (Hamilton)
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
9280 Airport Road
Hamilton, ON

This family day weekend, February 13th to 15th, 2016, children bounce, slide, ride, craft, learn and laugh at Hamilton Kids Fest, sponsored in part by Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo. Kids Fest is Canada’s largest inflatable festival, bringing a variety of fun and educational activities for all children twelve and under.

The inflatables are blown-up and ready for action, so that children can slide, ride and bounce all day. They range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, Kids Fest offers shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more. The shows include: Hamilton’s own, The Reptile Man, Paul Kennedy; entertainer Suzie Sunshine, whose songs parents and kids can enjoy together; cute and bizarre animals with Hands On Exotics; jokes, juggling and magic with Juggle Magic; and education learning for children with Mad Science’s demonstrations of fun chemical reactions.

Other activities, for an additional cost, at the 2016 Kids Fest event include: Motis’ hands-on skateboard-making workshops; ceramic painting; sand art; face painting; and glitter tattoos.

http://kids-fest.ca/

*Family Day (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
10am-5pm
Niagara Falls History Museum
5810 Ferry Street
Niagara Falls, ON

Celebrate Family Day @ the Museum for FREE! Participate in an interactive Reptile Show with Reptile Kingdom @ 11am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm, make a craft, complete a scavenger hunt and explore the history of our unique city!

http://niagarafallsmuseums.ca

*Bingemans Family Day Carnival (Kitchener)
Bingemans Conference Centre
425 Bingemans Centre Drive
Kitchener, ON

Bring the family out for some fun at Bingemans Family Day Carnival on February 14 & 15 (located in the Conference Centre Ballroom). Inflatables, ride, food and more. Kids are just $10 each. Recommended for children ages 2 – 10.

The event organizer is providing tickets for this event via an external ticket provider. Please click the button below to obtain tickets.

http://www.bingemans.com/

*Family Day (Kitchener)
1pm-4pm
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
101 Queen Street North
Kitchener, ON

Activities designed for ages 4-12 with adult companion
Suggested donation of $5 per child

This fun-filled annual celebration for the entire family features activities that kids and kids-at-heart can do together. Explore the exhibitions, make spectacular artwork, listen to tales told by Kitchener Public Library storytellers, and more!

http://www.kwag.ca

*Hug-a-Bug (Cambridge)
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
2500 Kossuth Road
Cambridge, ON

Join us during Family Day weekend! Plus – take part in the Hug-a-Bug INSECT PETTING ZOO! You’ll discover cool critters such as:

Giant Millipedes
Malaysian Jungle Nymphs
Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches
Thorny Devil stick bugs
Tailed Whip Scorpions
Spiny Stick Bugs
Hornworm caterpillars
Crawlyback beetle grubs
…and more!

Cost-Regular Admission Applies

http://www.cambridgebutterfly.com/events/family-days-hug-a-bug

*Family Day (Mississauga)
12pm-4pm
St. Louis Bar & Grill
6485 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, ON

Join St. Louis Bar and Grill for Family Day FUN!
12pm – Story Time
1-3 pm Magic Show
Arts and Crafts all day long!

eleni@stlouisfranchise.com

*KIDS FEST (Mississauga)
10am-6pm
International Centre Hall 6
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON

Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables are blown-up and ready for action inside 80,000 square feet at The International Centre, Hall 6 in Mississauga. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. They range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, Kids Fest Toronto offers shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more.

EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAIN KIDS DEAL: 

Get 20% off all tickets, kids admission with unlimited ride passes, or adult tickets when you use the discount code: DIME20

BUY Your Tickets Here: http://www.kidsfestto.com/ticket-info/

(Don’t forget to enter the code above)
*Offer expires on Friday February 12th.

http://www.kidsfestto.com/

*Family Day Wassailing Festival (Caledon)
12pm-4pm
Spirit Tree Estate Cidery
1137 Boston Mills Road
Caledon, ON

Fun for the Whole Family!
Bring your skates and sleds for lots of outdoor fun!
Wagon rides to the pond & toboggan hill
Make a noisemaker & join in the procession
Roast marshmallows on the bonfire
Enjoy great ciders & food
Help us promote a good apple crop with the Orange Peel Morris Dancers
Orchard Procession at 12:30 & 2:00pm
Portion of Proceeds to Bethell Hospice

http://www.spirittreecider.com

*Healthy Kids Community Challenge (Oshawa) (FREE)
1pm-4pm
Civic Recreation Complex
99 Thornton Road South
Oshawa, ON

Join us for a Healthy Kids Community Challenge family friendly event. All activities are free!
(Doors open at 12:45 p.m.)

•Free Swimming
•Jumping Castles
•Facepainting
•Balloon twisting
•Tot activities (with parental supervision)
•Crafts for children
•Indoor physical activity stations
•Batting cages
•Outdoor activity stations
•Free nutritional snacks (while supplies last)
•Free hot chocolate (while supplies last)
•Free giveaways for the first 500 children 12 years and under
•Free shuttles from Dr. C.F. Cannon P.S. and Northview Community Centre ◦Shuttles begin at 12:15 p.m. from each location and will run every 20 minutes, Accessible buses will be available as well and will run every 30 minutes approximately beginning at 12:15 p.m.
◦The last shuttles leave the Civic Recreation Complex at 4:30 p.m.

http://www.oshawa.ca/things-to-do/city-events.asp

*Winter Carnival (Gravenhurst)
Gravenhurst – various locations

Check out the expanded line up of events!
Concerts, Curling, Shopping and so much more!
Don’t forget the traditional favourites:
Doggie Dash • Puddle Jumps • Bed Races
Arm Wrestling • Polar Bear Dip • Nail Driving
Log Sawing • Donut Eating • Dance
Demolition Derby
$5 for Adults, $3 for Kids ages 6-12
Ages 5 and Under are FREE!

http://skokie.wix.com/gravenhurst#!events/cjg9

 


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