Month: April 2016

Family Photos Contest ($175 Value)
Family Photos Contest ($175 Value)

FAMILY PHOTOS CONTEST

Anne Mason from EYE AM PHOTOGRAPHY is giving away a FREE Professional Family Photo Shoot to one lucky Winner!

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW (You will need Facebook)

1) LIKE THE EYE AM PHOTOGRAPHY Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/eyeamphotography

2) Join My Facebook Group
(If you are not in my Facebook group, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime)

3) Once you have completed steps 1-& 2, you will write “EYE AM  PHOTOGRAPHY”  into the comment thread of my “Official” Contest post from my Facebook Group wall.

The post is Pinned to the top of my page (on a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

(YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL STEPS ABOVE TO BE ENTERED INTO THE CONTEST)

THE PRIZE:
Eye Am Photography is giving away an amazing package to one lucky winner. The package includes a studio or outdoor mini session and seven high resolution digital images. This package is valued at $175.

Anne Mason is an on-location and studio Toronto baby photographer, children, newborn, maternity and family photographer serving the entire area of Toronto, Markham, Richmond Hill, Ajax, Whitby, Vaughan, Scarborough, Oakville, Mississauga, Brampton, Thornhill, Woodbridge, King City, Aurora, Newmarket, Stouffville, North York, Bolton, Nobleton, Kleinburg, Maple, Oak Ridges, Oshawa as well as Durham Region, York Region and Halton Region. Additional travel fees may apply depending how far outside Toronto you are located.

Contest Details: The contest closes on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 7pm. The winner will be announced that night or the following day. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook.

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.


 

ABOUT EYE AM PHOTOGRAPHY

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Anne Mason is a photographer in Richmond Hill providing photography for the entire GTA. She is a graduate of the Ryerson Photography program and has two children of her own. She specializes in newborns, families, children and pets.

At Eye Am Photography each client is given the time they need to feel comfortable and capture the special images that families will treasure for a lifetime. Anne’s style is classic with a modern twist which results in beautiful and timeless images. Sessions are available in the studio, at your home or outdoors on location.

For more information, go to: www.eyeamphotography.com

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APRIL/MAY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 29- May 1, 2016)
APRIL/MAY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 29- May 1, 2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAGNETREE BOOKS DEAL
MagneTree Books are the newest thing in personalized books! These unique books are magnetic and use your own pictures to put your child’s loved ones right into the story. MagneTree Books is a family company founded by a local Richmond Hill mom and her brother. The stories are ideal for ages 2-5.

HOW IT WORKS
1) Chose your story (boy or girl)
2) Upload 9 photos of mom/dad/siblings/grandparents/pets.
3) DONE! We send your book out within a day or two.

EXCLUSIVE DEAL FOR THIS GROUP!
Get 10% off your order using coupon code ‘EKOAD10’ when placing your order.
For more information, go to: http://www.magnetree.ca

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RUG RATS EXPO THIS WEEKEND!

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The 3rd Our Rugrats Kids EXPO is happening on THIS SATURDAY April 30th at The Trio Sportsplex in Vaughan!

Sign up below to get your FREE TICKETS!
https://woodbridge.snapd.com/#/events/view/854208

SEE THE VIDEO HERE

 

 

 


 

CUTE KIDS STUFF DEAL
Use code “EKOADmom!” to get a FREE PAPYRUS Mother’s Day Card (Value up to $8.95) when they buy anything on www.CuteKidStuff.com between now and Mother’s Day. (You need to put the card you want in your cart, then apply the code to get it for free.)

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Summer Camp at Discovery Academy private school​ in Richmond Hill is awesome. I have toured their private school grounds and I was very impressed.

This Day Camp:
• Is for Kids SK to Grade 5
• Combines education, creativity, and fun.

Cost is $300 per week and includes a full course lunch each day.

http://www.discoveryacademy.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Web-page-summer-camp-2016.pdf

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**FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
10:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.

•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

*Hatch $5 Fridays (Richmond Hill)
4:30pm or 6:15pm
SilverCity Richmond Hill
8725 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON

Have fun & learn something new, EVERY FRIDAY!

Have kids who are interested in tech?
Join us and try one of our weekly trial workshops.

Learn coding, robotics, video editing, 3D modeling and more!

Workshop are offered during 2 time slots: 4:30pm and 6:15pm.

Hatch Canada teaches kids how to write computer code in a fun and engaging way. From the most basic understanding of writing code to building games, apps, websites and robotics, students gain the tools to begin learning this critical 21st century skill.

Cost: $5

http://www.hatchcanada.com

*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

*Hatch $5 Fridays (Oakville)
4:30pm or 6:15pm
Film.ca Cinemas
171 Speers Road
Unit 25
Oakville, ON

Have fun & learn something new, EVERY FRIDAY!

Have kids who are interested in tech?
Join us and try one of our weekly trial workshops.

Learn coding, robotics, video editing, 3D modeling and more!

Workshop are offered during 2 time slots: 4:30pm and 6:15pm.
Hatch Canada teaches kids how to write computer code in a fun and engaging way. From the most basic understanding of writing code to building games, apps, websites and robotics, students gain the tools to begin learning this critical 21st century skill.

Cost: $5

http://www.hatchcanada.com

*Arts For Life Children’s Festival (Mississauga)
11am-5pm
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON

The Living Arts Centre presents the Arts For Life Children’s Festival – a fun-filled weekend of entertainment, activities and opportunities for kids to express their creativity. The weekend features both ticketed and free events and activities for your 4 to 12 year old children; theatre performances, family-friendly music and entertainment, a Creative Zone, dance and visual arts activities, and much more!

Free Outdoor Activities
Miniature Train Ride
Face Painting
Airbrush Tattoos
Native Storytelling
Interactive Inflatables
And more!
Free Indoor Activities
Creative Zone – Arts and Crafts Stations
Entertainment Stage with musical and dance performances
Roaming Entertainers

http://www.livingartscentre.ca

 

 

 

 


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**SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016**

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

Movie:  THE NEVER ENDING STORY

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

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

*Our Rug Rats Expo (Vaughan) (FREE)
9:30am-3:30pm
TRIO Sportsplex
607 City View Blvd.
Vaughan, ON

Come out and join us for our 3rd Annual Our Rug Rats Expo.
Lots of fun and interactive activities for children of all ages. Information and resources for parents, live music, food fun & games and MUCH MORE! Check out our website for more information on this and other exciting events.

www.ourbrands.ca

*Paint a Pot & Plant a Seed (Vaughan)
11:30am-12:30pm
Dufferin Clark Library
1441 Clark Avenue West
Vaughan, ON

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Celebrate Earth Day by showing your green thumb at Paint a Pot & Plant a Seed! Paint a clay pot at the library, then take it home along with some soil and seeds and watch your plant grow. Please pre-register at the Service Desk.

http://www.vaughanpl.info/programs/view/1782

*Movie Madness (Richmond Hill) (FREE)
2pm-3pm
Central Library
1 Atkinson Street
Richmond Hill, ON

Looking for a great way to spend an afternoon? Join us for Movie Madness at the Library!
On Saturday April 30th, we will be showing the movie Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip.

Please feel free to bring a nut-free snack to the movie.

Tickets for the movie will be handed out 15 minutes before the movie starts in the Warm Walkway on the East Side. There is a limit of 80 tickets for each movie.

Note: An adult must stay with all children under the age of 8 years during the entire movie. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child.

http://www.rhpl.richmondhill.on.ca/Programs/ProgramDetail.cfm?programID=728

*Grand Opening (Richmond Hill)
1:30pm-6:30pm
Bytes Burgers ‘n Fries
10066 Bayview Ave Unit #1
Richmond hill, ON

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All are welcome to join in for great food and fun at the newly opened Bytes Burgers ‘n’ Fries!!

Come out and try burgers, fries, hand battered fish n’ chips, home made souvlaki , soft ice cream and much more!!

There will be face painting, balloon twisting, a visit from Princess Jasmine, close up magic and more.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local non profit organization.

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere at Bytes Burgers ‘n’ Fries!!!

http://www.bytesburgers.com

*Parent & Child Cookie Decorating Workshop (Toronto)
2pm-4pm
Montgomery’s Inn
4709 Dundas Street W
Toronto, ON

Get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day with a special cookie-decorating workshop for Mom with Mom! Or, surprise her with a decorated gift with Dad’s help! Each parent/child team will decorate and prepare a Cookie Bouquet consisting of flowers, birds, and seasonal themed cookies, while learning techniques such as painting and flooding. Maximum of two children per parent.

Pre-registration only. Call 416-394-8113.

$25 plus tax for each parent/child team.

http://www.toronto.ca/montgomerysinn

*Miss Lou’s Room Family Activities (Toronto) (FREE)
12:00pm–3:00pm
Miss Lou’s Room
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

We all have stories to tell and we should take pride in our own culture. Come and learn about Miss Lou as you explore our interactive exhibit and participate in engaging hands-on family activities.

Month-Long Activity: Puzzling Protagonist
This month, in addition to the specific weekend activity listed, create a character drawing and turn it into a unique puzzle. Challenge your friends and family to piece it together.

April 30 & May 1: Flip Book

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/whatson/today.cfm?id=7030&festival_id=0

*Halton Community Resource Fair (Milton) (FREE)
10am-2pm
Craig Kielburger Secondary School
1151 Ferguson Dr
Milton, ON

A great opportunity to learn more about the services offered in your community.

ALL WELCOME
FREE Admission & Parking

• Bouncy Castles (Weather Permitting)
• Face Painting
• Henna Tattoos
• Prizes
• Food Trucks (Cost)

http://goo.gl/EV5D0n

*Arts For Life Children’s Festival (Mississauga)
11am-5pm
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON

The Living Arts Centre presents the Arts For Life Children’s Festival – a fun-filled weekend of entertainment, activities and opportunities for kids to express their creativity. The weekend features both ticketed and free events and activities for your 4 to 12 year old children; theatre performances, family-friendly music and entertainment, a Creative Zone, dance and visual arts activities, and much more!

Free Outdoor Activities
Miniature Train Ride
Face Painting
Airbrush Tattoos
Native Storytelling
Interactive Inflatables
And more!
Free Indoor Activities
Creative Zone – Arts and Crafts Stations
Entertainment Stage with musical and dance performances
Roaming Entertainers

http://www.livingartscentre.ca

*Tilley Community Carnival (Bowmanville)
10am-2pm
45 Westside Drive
Bowmanville, ON

This carnival is going to be amazing for all ages, even parents too!
Some highlights:
-Vendors
-Bouncy Castles
-Carnival games and prizes
-Door Prizes
-Food
-Petting Zoo
-Fire Truck (interactive)
-Book Fair
-And so much more…

https://www.facebook.com/events/492501227621901/


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**MONDAY, MAY 1, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
10:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.

•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

*Mom2Mom Sale (Newmarket)
11am-3pm
Ray Twinney Complex
100 Eagle St West
Newmarket, ON

Fee: $3 Admission
The original Mom2Mom Sale of the Newmarket, Aurora, Georgina, East Gwillimbury, Stouffville and Richmond Hill area is coming to the Ray Twinney Complex on May 1st for it’s 10th year. Don’t miss great deals from moms and local businesses. The Newmarket Mom2Mom sale has plenty of fun for kids in the Kids Zone with bouncy castle, balloon animals, vendors, demos, magic show and more!

https://m.facebook.com/events/969187636483364/

*Guided Walk (Stouffville)
10am-12pm
Hollidge Tract
16389 Highway 48
Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON

Celebrate Earth Week in the forest! Discover the many health benefits of spending time in the forest. Learn how to protect the wild places you love. Registration required for guided walks.

http://york.ca/forestevents

*Miss Lou’s Room Family Activities (Toronto) (FREE)
12:00pm–3:00pm
Miss Lou’s Room
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

We all have stories to tell and we should take pride in our own culture. Come and learn about Miss Lou as you explore our interactive exhibit and participate in engaging hands-on family activities.

Month-Long Activity: Puzzling Protagonist
This month, in addition to the specific weekend activity listed, create a character drawing and turn it into a unique puzzle. Challenge your friends and family to piece it together.

April 30 & May 1: Flip Book

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/whatson/today.cfm?id=7030&festival_id=0

*Arts For Life Children’s Festival (Mississauga)
11am-5pm
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON

The Living Arts Centre presents the Arts For Life Children’s Festival – a fun-filled weekend of entertainment, activities and opportunities for kids to express their creativity. The weekend features both ticketed and free events and activities for your 4 to 12 year old children; theatre performances, family-friendly music and entertainment, a Creative Zone, dance and visual arts activities, and much more!

Free Outdoor Activities
Miniature Train Ride
Face Painting
Airbrush Tattoos
Native Storytelling
Interactive Inflatables
And more!
Free Indoor Activities
Creative Zone – Arts and Crafts Stations
Entertainment Stage with musical and dance performances
Roaming Entertainers

http://www.livingartscentre.ca


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WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE YOUR EVENT ON THE ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME CALENDAR?

*Please note that your event must INCLUDE this to be CONSIDERED:
*Admission is Free or Under $15
*The event must have kid’s activities or entertainment
*The even must be held in the province of Ontario
*Your event must have a website or Facebook Page with information
*You must send your event 1 WEEK BEFORE the date!

To Submit an Event, Click HERE!

Medieval Times Mother’s Day Contest
Medieval Times Mother’s Day Contest

MEDIEVAL TIMES MOTHER’S DAY CONTEST

The amazing people at MEDIEVAL TIMES are giving 4 complimentary show tickets in honour of MOTHER’S DAY!

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW:
1) Subscribe To THIS Blog: Entertain Kids On A Dime at http://www.entertainkidsonadime.com. Put in your email address where it says “Subscribe to Blog via Email.”
You will then receive an email to confirm this.
(If you have already subscribed to this site, skip this step).

2) Join My Facebook Group
(If you are not in my Facebook group, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime)

3) Add THREE Facebook Friends To My Group
To add friends in to my group, you click on the top right arrow of the group page and under the box where it says “Add Member,” type in 3 names to add in the group. (Please make sure that they live in Ontario and are Parents or Grandparents).

I can also see who adds friends from the admin side, so please follow the steps to be entered correctly.

4) Once you have added your THREE friends into the group, you will write “Mother’s Day” into the comment thread of my “Official” Contest Post from my group wall.

The post is Pinned to the top of my page (on a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

THE PRIZE:
The winner will receive one FAMILY DAY PASS (4 FREE tickets) to see Medieval Times in Toronto.  The winner will be upgraded to the Mother’s Day Package, which includes: a framed photo of Mom, “Royal Highness” sash, and champagne, mimosa or cider in logo souvenir glass.

Contest Details: The contest closes on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 7pm. The winner will be announced that evening or the following day. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook.

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.

 


 

MEDIEVAL TIMES: MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL

Moms get in FREE* from May 2nd-8th! Code: FBMOM valid 5/2/16 – 5/8/16 for ALL castles. Visit http://goo.gl/AZoxsH to redeem!
To make Mom feel really special, upgrade with to our Mother’s Day special package! Upgraded Mother’s Day Package includes framed photo of Mom, “Royal Highness” sash, and champagne, mimosa or cider in logo souvenir glass. Over $55 value for only $20!

“Experience the pageantry and excitement of a two hour live show, four course meal, and brilliant horsemanship that is Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament in downtown Toronto!”

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APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 22 – April 24, 2016)
APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 22 – April 24, 2016)

Hello Everyone!

To those who celebrate Passover, I hope you and your families have a great holidays. The weather is looking nice for this weekend, so enjoy it with your kids!


 

Passover Camp DEAL At Reptilia

You can pay for as many days as you want.

Camp Cost: $45 per day from 8:30am-4:30pm.
(Regular Price: $69 per day)

Camp is for ages 4-12 years of age.

*Limited Spots available.
For more information, go to: http://www.peachybuy.com/mom

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Get your tickets for the Entertain Kids: REPTILIA PARTY​ on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 5pm-7pm!

Purchase your tickets on Eventbrite
http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/entertain-kids-reptilia-party-tickets-24444135066

(Tickets are less than the price of general admission)

You MUST buy your tickets in advance.

Your ticket includes all entertainment and hands on activities, swag bags, zoo admission and pizza and a drink!

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GREAT WOLF LODGE DEAL FOR THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 24th!

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Summer Camp at Discovery Academy private school​ in Richmond Hill is awesome. I have toured their private school grounds and I was very impressed.

This Day Camp:
• Is for Kids SK to Grade 5
• Combines education, creativity, and fun.

Cost is $300 per week and includes a full course lunch each day.

http://www.discoveryacademy.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Web-page-summer-camp-2016.pdf

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NEW CONTEST: WIN $100 GIFT CARD TO WALMART!

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My then 3 year old was with me in line at the grocery store and she very loudly pointed and said, “Oh mommy can I have penis, I love penis!”….She meant to say peanuts, but the older woman in front if me was mortified!

-Nancy S. (Entertain Kids On A Dime Facebook Group Member)

 


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**FRIDAY, April 22, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
10:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.

•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

* The Incredible World of Bugs (Vaughan)
1pm-8pm
Al Palladini Community Centre
9201 Islington Ave.
Vaughan, ON

The Incredible World of Bugs, a traveling exhibit presented by Orkin Canada, is ready to entertain, engage and enlighten the young to the young-at-heart about the strange and fascinating world of butterflies and insects.
The traveling road show includes interesting facts and a close-up look at rare beetles, giant spiders and brilliant butterflies. It also provides the opportunity to learn about the current challenges impacting the ecosystems which these creatures exist within, which in turn, affect our lives.

*Hatch $5 Fridays (Richmond Hill)
4:30pm or 6:15pm
SilverCity Richmond Hill
8725 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON

Have fun & learn something new, EVERY FRIDAY!

Have kids who are interested in tech?
Join us and try one of our weekly trial workshops.

Learn coding, robotics, video editing, 3D modeling and more!

Workshop are offered during 2 time slots: 4:30pm and 6:15pm.

Hatch Canada teaches kids how to write computer code in a fun and engaging way. From the most basic understanding of writing code to building games, apps, websites and robotics, students gain the tools to begin learning this critical 21st century skill.

Cost: $5

http://www.hatchcanada.com

*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

*Hatch $5 Fridays (Oakville)
4:30pm or 6:15pm
Film.ca Cinemas
171 Speers Road
Unit 25
Oakville, ON

Have fun & learn something new, EVERY FRIDAY!

Have kids who are interested in tech?
Join us and try one of our weekly trial workshops.

Learn coding, robotics, video editing, 3D modeling and more!

Workshop are offered during 2 time slots: 4:30pm and 6:15pm.
Hatch Canada teaches kids how to write computer code in a fun and engaging way. From the most basic understanding of writing code to building games, apps, websites and robotics, students gain the tools to begin learning this critical 21st century skill.

Cost: $5

http://www.hatchcanada.com

*Earth Day Expo (St. Catherines)
10am-3pm
Earth Day Expo 2016
91 King Street
St. Catharines, ON

The children of the Niagara Region are invited to come join us as we learn about recycling, water conservation,composting,energy conservation and much more all through fun and interactive activities!

lphan@niagarasustainability.org

*The BabyTime Show (Mississauga)
10am-6pm
The International Centre
6900 Airport Rd.
Mississauga, ON

Toronto’s longest running, most highly anticipated baby and toddler event – The BabyTime Show, presented by Babies “R” Us, is back and better than ever. Returning to the International Centre in Mississauga April 22-24, the show features more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest spring/summer must-haves and all things prenatal to preschool!

Expect fun yet informative talks and Q&A sessions from top pregnancy and parenting experts including baby sleep-specialist Nanny Robina
Debunk car seat myths at the Car Seat Safety and Installation Seminar and book into the brand new Graco Car Seat Clinic on Sunday, April 24th where CPSAC certified technicians will check and install seats for all ages, across any brand
Discover new and innovative products for bump, birth and beyond
Meet your favourite characters including Angelina Ballerina, Jess the Cat and Little Charmers
Crawling tots can go for gold in the daily Diaper Derby Crawl race
Sing and dance along to Dora the Explorer at the Toddler Time Stage

Cost
$10 – $16 (kids under 12 are free)

http://www.babytimeshows.ca

*Friday Flicks (Barrie)
7pm-9pm
Barrie Public Library – Painswick Branch
48 Dean Ave.
Barrie, ON
Bring some popcorn and join us at Painswick for some Friday evening feature films. We’ll be screening movies for the whole family, so you can spend some quality time decompressing from your week. Sit back, relax and enjoy our show!
On April 22, we’ll be screening the movie Turbo (Rated G, 96 min.) After a freak accident, a garden snail with dreams of becoming the fastest snail in the world might just realize his goal.

http://sierra-app.barriepubliclibrary.ca/record=g1000256~S1

 


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**SATURDAY, APRIL 23 2016**

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

Movie:  THE CROODS

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

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

*The Incredible World of Bugs (Vaughan)
11am-5pm
Al Palladini Community Centre
9201 Islington Ave.
Vaughan, ON

The Incredible World of Bugs, a traveling exhibit presented by Orkin Canada, is ready to entertain, engage and enlighten the young to the young-at-heart about the strange and fascinating world of butterflies and insects.
The traveling road show includes interesting facts and a close-up look at rare beetles, giant spiders and brilliant butterflies. It also provides the opportunity to learn about the current challenges impacting the ecosystems which these creatures exist within, which in turn, affect our lives.

*Spring Movie (Aurora)
4pm-7:30pm
Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC)
1400 Wellingtong Street East
Aurora, ON

Spring Movie in the SARC – we are kicking off the Movies in the Park series early this year with an indoor movie at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex. On Saturday April 23 we will show Minions. The pre-movie activities are from 4-6pm and the movie starts at 6:15pm. The movie will be in the Pfaff Areana (the ice is out) so bring a lawn chair or blanket as we are sitting on the concrete. Entrance is FREE. A food donation for the local food pantry is appreciated.

http://www.aurora.ca/moviesinthepark

*Guided Earth Week Walk (Stouffville) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Hollidge Tract
16389 Highway 48
Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON

Celebrate Earth Week in the forest! Discover the many health benefits of spending time in the forest. Learn how to protect the wild places you love. Registration required for guided walks.

http://york.ca/forestevents

*Earth Month Celebration (Markham)
9:30am-6pm
CF Markville
5000 Highway 7
Markham, ON

Come by and learn to live a more sustainable lifestyle all year long. Enjoy a free family-friendly event that features an engaging and educational sustainability fair.
Brought to you by the City of Markham, and supported by Markham’s Environmental Advisory Committee.

www.markham.ca/EarthMonth!

*Battle of York Commemorative Weekend (Toronto)
Historic Fort York
100 Garrison Road
Toronto, ON

Fort York commemorates the 203rd Battle of York, fought on April 27 1813.
The day features drill and musket firing demonstrations, Georgian-era cooking techniques in the Officers’ Quarters kitchen, and tours of the fort and barracks with period animation. There is also a 1812-era soldiering drills for children.

Price Summary: Included with admission to Fort York (Adults: $7.96, Seniors (65+)/Youth (13–18 yrs.): $4.87, Children (6–12 yrs.): $3.76, Children (5 and under): Free)
Audience: All ages

*Earth Day (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-4pm
Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

Rediscover how old-fashioned “make do and mend” habits can help the planet! Participate in creating collaborative, environmentally-friendly artwork. Tour the Wildflower Preserve to discover the natural habitats of the Don Valley. Learn about the impact of industrialization on our landscape through a special guided tour of the site.

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

*Earth Day Celebration (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-4pm
Toronto Botanical Garden
777 Lawrence Avenue East
Toronto, ON

Kick off the growing season with TBG’s Family Earth Day celebration! Follow the signs up for a 5-10 minute walk through Edwards Gardens to the Teaching Garden, including a stroller accessible route. Guided walks to the Teaching Garden will take place throughout the afternoon.

Activities include:
– Guided Hikes
– Make your own totally green drink! Smoothie ingredients picked fresh from the garden and blended via pedal power (Blender Bike)
– Plant Dinosaur Kale
– Earth Day Scavenger Hunts
– Tree Puzzle Crafts, Build a Miniature Dinosaur Garden and Seed papermaking with DiscoverAbility
– Story Time with Don Mills Library
– Performance from VIBE Arts Youth Artist-in-Residence

http://torontobotanicalgarden.ca/learn/kids/earth-day-family

*Kid’s Club (Milton)
10am-2pm
Milton Mall
55 Ontario Street South
Milton, ON

Kids’ Club friends get earth friendly! Create your own veggie garden at 10 am and learn some new conservation ideas from the experts at 11 am. And, we’re launching our Plant a Tree, Win some Green Contest on April 23rd – enter to win a $500 gift card from Terra Greenhouses when you pick up your free tree seedling from the Kids’ Club Registration Table – all of the contest details are on the tag attached to the seedling.
The club is open to children ages 4 to 12 – there’s no need to register, but if you do sign up while you are at the event, your child will receive a free backpack and membership card entitling them to more gifts when they reach 10 and 20 visits.

http://www.miltonmall.com

*Doors Open (Guelph) (FREE)
10am-4pm
Doors Open Guelph
Various locations
Guelph, ON

Doors Open Guelph is a free day-long celebration of Guelph’s finest buildings, creative spaces, and artistically or architecturally relevant sites. The program aims to showcase and celebrate the hidden gems as well as the great resources, businesses, and creative spaces in Guelph.
The intent of Doors Open Guelph is to build awareness of creative, artistic, cultural, built, and natural heritage among community residents and visitors by providing free access to buildings and properties of architectural and historical value.

http://www.guelpharts.ca/doors-open-guelph

*The BabyTime Show (Mississauga)
10am-6pm
The International Centre
6900 Airport Rd.
Mississauga, ON

Toronto’s longest running, most highly anticipated baby and toddler event – The BabyTime Show, presented by Babies “R” Us, is back and better than ever. Returning to the International Centre in Mississauga April 22-24, the show features more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest spring/summer must-haves and all things prenatal to preschool!

Expect fun yet informative talks and Q&A sessions from top pregnancy and parenting experts including baby sleep-specialist Nanny Robina
Debunk car seat myths at the Car Seat Safety and Installation Seminar and book into the brand new Graco Car Seat Clinic on Sunday, April 24th where CPSAC certified technicians will check and install seats for all ages, across any brand
Discover new and innovative products for bump, birth and beyond
Meet your favourite characters including Angelina Ballerina, Jess the Cat and Little Charmers
Crawling tots can go for gold in the daily Diaper Derby Crawl race
Sing and dance along to Dora the Explorer at the Toddler Time Stage

Cost
$10 – $16 (kids under 12 are free)

http://www.babytimeshows.ca

*Mayfield West Spring Fair (Caledon)
10am-2pm
Southfields Village Public School
110 Learmount Avenue
Caledon, ON

This FREE family event will provide a ton of fun for the entire family.
Kids will get to visit the KIDZONE with fun games, activities and scheduled events such as a Sing-A-Long with Cinderella, Spring Time Storytime with Caledon Public Library, Cardio Kids Drumming session with Caledon Parks & Recreation and Interactive Musical Entertainment with Caitlin for Kids.
In partnership with the Town of Caledon, families will also be able to enjoy outdoor activities on the school grounds with the Walk, Bike and Roll fair. Families will enjoy learning about enhancing their lifestyles and participating in the Bike Safety Station and Guided Community Walk along the Etobicoke Creek.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1715103285438219/

*Earth Day Fun Fair (Ajax) (FREE)
11am-3pm
Lincoln Avenue Public School
70 Lincoln Street
Ajax ON

Come and celebrate Earth Day with games, crafts, silent auction, children’s raffle, bake sale and lunch, great giveaways and prizes. Meet local artist Geordie Lishman, donate a used bicycle to Africycle, recycle your old cell phone with PhoneApes in support of the Toronto Zoo, bring your electronic waste for recycling and purchase a rain barrel (pick up May 19). Fun for the whole family.

laura@lauramcbride.ca

*Equestrian Summer Camp Expo (Pickering) (FREE)
11am-3pm
Belle Wood Equestrian Centre
2745 6th Concession Road
Pickering ON

Second annual summer camp expo. Meet the instructors, coaches and ponies for Summer Camp 2016. Jjumping castle, pancakes, Easter egg hunt for prizes and much more. Proceeds to be donated to the Rouge Valley Health System Foundation to benefit the Ajax and Pickering hospital.

905-995-3109

 


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**SUNDAY,  APRIL 24, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
10:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.

•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

*The Incredible World of Bugs (Vaughan)
11am-5pm
Al Palladini Community Centre
9201 Islington Ave.
Vaughan, ON

The Incredible World of Bugs, a traveling exhibit presented by Orkin Canada, is ready to entertain, engage and enlighten the young to the young-at-heart about the strange and fascinating world of butterflies and insects.
The traveling road show includes interesting facts and a close-up look at rare beetles, giant spiders and brilliant butterflies. It also provides the opportunity to learn about the current challenges impacting the ecosystems which these creatures exist within, which in turn, affect our lives.

*Kids Super Sunday Party (Scarborough)
1pm-3pm
Boston Pizza Morningside
25 Cinemart Drive
Scarborough, ON

Come Join us for our Kids Super Sunday and Hang out with Lionel!
$4.99 Kids Meals
Loot Bags
Face painting
Colouring Contest

schoutena@bostonpizza.com

*Battle of York Commemorative Weekend (Toronto)
Historic Fort York
100 Garrison Road
Toronto, ON

Fort York commemorates the 203rd Battle of York, fought on April 27 1813.
The day features drill and musket firing demonstrations, Georgian-era cooking techniques in the Officers’ Quarters kitchen, and tours of the fort and barracks with period animation. There is also a 1812-era soldiering drills for children.

Price Summary: Included with admission to Fort York (Adults: $7.96, Seniors (65+)/Youth (13–18 yrs.): $4.87, Children (6–12 yrs.): $3.76, Children (5 and under): Free)
Audience: All ages

416-392-6907

*Earth Day Tree Planting (Toronto)
11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm or 2:30pm
Downsview Park
70 Canuck Avenue (Parking lot)
Toronto, ON

Come out and participate in Downsview Park’s annual Earth Day tree planting!

Participation is free, pre-registration is required and a non-perishable food item is requested for donation in support of the North York Harvest Food Bank.

How to Sign Up:
Please RSVP as an individual or group using the following tree planting time slots.

Slot One: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Slot Two: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Slot Three: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Slot Four: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Meet in the parking lot at the base of 70 Canuck Avenue (near the corner of Keele Street/Sheppard Avenue) and follow signs to check in. Please arrive at least 10-15 minutes prior to your selected time slot.

A drop-in campfire with marshmallows and a self-guided park tour brochure will be available for the duration of the event, while supplies last.

One tree planted per person/family, while trees last. Shovels and tools provided. Staff are available to assist. Please dress appropriately. Rain, snow or shine.
Your non-perishable food item (such as canned goods) will be donated to the North York Harvest Food Bank.

Please register in advance as drop-ins may not be accommodated.
All participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Register online.

http://downsviewpark.ca/en/event/earth-day-2016

*The BabyTime Show (Mississauga)
10am-6pm
The International Centre
6900 Airport Rd.
Mississauga, ON

Toronto’s longest running, most highly anticipated baby and toddler event – The BabyTime Show, presented by Babies “R” Us, is back and better than ever. Returning to the International Centre in Mississauga April 22-24, the show features more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest spring/summer must-haves and all things prenatal to preschool!

Expect fun yet informative talks and Q&A sessions from top pregnancy and parenting experts including baby sleep-specialist Nanny Robina
Debunk car seat myths at the Car Seat Safety and Installation Seminar and book into the brand new Graco Car Seat Clinic on Sunday, April 24th where CPSAC certified technicians will check and install seats for all ages, across any brand
Discover new and innovative products for bump, birth and beyond
Meet your favourite characters including Angelina Ballerina, Jess the Cat and Little Charmers
Crawling tots can go for gold in the daily Diaper Derby Crawl race
Sing and dance along to Dora the Explorer at the Toddler Time Stage

Cost
$10 – $16 (kids under 12 are free)

http://www.babytimeshows.ca/

 


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WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE YOUR EVENT ON THE ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME CALENDAR?

*Please note that your event must INCLUDE this to be CONSIDERED:
*Admission is Free or Under $15
*The event must have kid’s activities or entertainment
*The even must be held in the province of Ontario
*Your event must have a website or Facebook Page with information
*You must send your event 1 WEEK BEFORE the date!

To Submit an Event, Click HERE!

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MIKE LEINWAND from THAT NICE INSURANCE GUY is giving away a $100 GIFT CARD TO WALMART! 

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW (You will need Facebook)

1) LIKE MIKE’S Facebook Page
https://m.facebook.com/MikeLeinwandIns

2) Join My Facebook Group
(If you are not in my Facebook group, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime/)

3) Once you have completed steps 1-& 2, you will write “TNIG” which stands for (That Nice Insurance Guy) into the comment thread of my “Official” Contest post from my Facebook Group wall.

The post is Pinned to the top of my page (on a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

(YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL STEPS ABOVE TO BE ENTERED INTO THE CONTEST)

THE PRIZE:
The winner will receive a $100 Gift Card to WALMART to be used at any Canadian Location. 

Contest Details: The contest closes on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 7pm. The winner will be announced that night or the following day. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook.

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.


 

MORE ABOUT THE NICE INSURANCE GUY

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That Nice Insurance Guy is a Life Insurance Agency built on honesty and trust. My goal is not only to earn your business, but also your recommendation to others.
I do this by giving you the best possible advice and by making sure that you and your family are protected now and in the future.

INSURANCE PRODUCTS:

Life & Mortgage
If you have a family, life insurance is one of the simplest and most important ways you can help protect their financial future.

Disability
Replaces a portion of your income if you become disabled and unable to earn an income. Bills keep coming, so should your cash flow.

Critical Illness
Helps pay the costs associated with life-altering illnesses. You receive a lump sum and you decide how the money will be used.

Long Term Care
Helps cover the costs associated with long-term physical illness and disability that make it impossible to care for yourself.

http://www.tnig.ca

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Great Wolf Lodge DEAL: NEW APRIL DATE
Great Wolf Lodge DEAL: NEW APRIL DATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hello Everyone!

I have 1 NEW Great Wolf Lodge Deals for Sunday, April 24, 2016.
I highly recommend to BOOK OVER THE PHONE by calling 1-866-949-9653 and telling the agent your desired date and code. You can book Online, but if you make one search error, it will say it is sold out even if isn’t.

Please Note: I do NOT always get more rooms for the date listed below. If you want a date, book it RIGHT AWAY! They go very fast!

**PLEASE NOTE THE BOOKING POSTER IS NOT UPLOADING FOR SOME REASON! I will put it on as soon as I get it working. Everything you need to book is on this post!


NEW GWL DEAL DATE

You Can Book 1 night or 2 nights.  See Below …

• Sunday, April 24, 2016  CODE: 1604ONADI
* $219.99 plus tax (20 Family Suites)

• Sunday, April 24, 2016  CODE: 1604ONADI
* $299.99 plus tax (20 Kid Cabin Suites)

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Again, please note that once these rooms are SOLD OUT, I may  NOT be able to get more rooms for those dates. The next time I get dates, I will post them.

One other thing I must mention. This has never happened to me before with the rooms, but this is a standard rule with the Lodge. If you do NOT have 18 rooms booked, then the deal will not go through. Everyone will then have an opportunity to book at the regular rate or they will receive a full refund. This has never happened before with any of my bookings, but I feel I should notify you.

If you have READ EVERYTHING above, and still have a question you can contact me HERE

HAVE A GREAT TIME!


 

Today’s Sponsors …

FACEOFF CLOTH

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In memory of the Neville-Lake children, Daniel, Harry and Milly, FaceOff will be contributing a portion of their proceeds to MADD Canada. Please help us support MADD Canada (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
For each cloth sold on the website, during the month of APRIL, FaceOff will make a $2 donation to MADD Canada.
FaceOff is a natural, soft, reusable cleansing cloth that removes all face and eye makeup, even mascara, using only warm water.
1 Cloth will last you 3-4 months which is cheaper than buying many other expensive removers.
It instantly eliminates dirt, excess oil and skin impurities leaving the complexion fresh and radiant.
It gently exfoliate and cleanse the skin, and it is safe and suitable for all skin types. It is gentle enough for babies and children.
FaceOff is free of all detergents and chemicals and eliminates the need for expensive make up removers and disposable wipes that contain chemicals and detergents that may irritate and dry the skin.

Cost: $12.95+ tax and shipping
Buy 2 cloths and get FREE shipping

Please visit us at: www.faceoffcloth.com

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How To Use The FACEOFF CLOTH for ADULTS

 

How to Use The FACEOFF CLOTH for KIDS:

$100 VISA GIFT CARD CONTEST
$100 VISA GIFT CARD CONTEST

CORAL from JAMBERRY NAILS is giving away a $100 GIFT CARD to VISA! Yippee! Spend your prize anywhere you want!

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Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW (You will need Facebook)

1) LIKE CORAL’S JAMBERRY NAILS Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/CoralsJamberryNails

2) Join My Facebook Group
(If you are not in my Facebook group, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime/)

3) Once you have completed steps 1-& 2, you will write “JAMBERRY” into the comment thread of my “Official” Contest post from my Facebook Group wall.

The post is Pinned to the top of my page (on a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

(YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL STEPS ABOVE TO BE ENTERED INTO THE CONTEST)

THE PRIZE:
The winner will receive a $100 Gift Card to VISA to be used at any Canadian Location. 

Contest Details: The contest closes on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 7pm. The winner will be announced that night or the following day. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook.

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.


 

MORE ABOUT CORAL’S JAMBERRY NAILS

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ABOUT THE PRODUCT
Jamberry Nail Wraps are the newest way to accessorize your fingers and toes.
Get your own unique, professional nail design without breaking the bank and from the comfort of your own home.
Over 300 Designs of wraps , Salon Quality Gel system and Lacquers , Hand and Nail Care Products all available.
One regular sheet of wraps includes 18 Jamberry nail wraps. One sheet of Jamberry Juniors wraps include 42 nail wraps.
Lasting on average 14 + days on fingers and 6 + weeks on toes !!!

To look at the different designs y ou can order, and see how the product works go to:
https://corals.jamberry.ca

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AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE MONEY
Jamberry is a wonderful business opportunity for anyone who is looking for a work from home type job.
It has helped me gain a financial freedom i never thought i would have best of all I get paid to have pretty nails !
Jamberry offers one of the best compensation plans in the industry,
You’ll also earn free marketing and business supplies, product credit, and the possibility of a yearly trip for 2 !

Join one of the fastest growing teams selling over 13 millions in product in 2 years!
https://corals.jamberry.com/ca/en/join

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Don’t Miss These Deals
Don’t Miss These Deals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENT DEALS ON ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME

EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAIN KIDS COUPON PAGE
Great DEALS AT:
• Canada’s Wonderland Admission
• Whittamore’s Farm Admission
• Sandyart Land (Vaughan)
• IFA Playground (Vaughan)
• Explore Center Indoor Playground (Richmond Hill)
• Jumping Jacks Indoor Playground & Party Centre (Brampton)
• Event: Mother & Daughter Tea With Me (Markham)

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CENTREVILLE THEME PARK DEAL

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GET READY for the nice weather and SAVE!
Click below to purchase a CENTRE ISLAND CENTREVILLE TICKET PACK for $29 for 65 Ride Tickets.
($48 Value)

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REPTILIA: PASSOVER CAMP DEAL

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This deal is for parents who have their children home for the PASSOVER BREAK!  Why not let your children go to Camp at Reptilia! The day is packed with fun things like crafts, and turtle races! You bring your own lunch!  Also, the Camp is flexible. You can pay for as many days as you want.
Camp Cost: $45 per day from 8:30am-4:30pm.
(Regular Price: $69 per day)
Camp is for ages 4-12 years of age

*Limited Spots available.

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GREAT WOLF LODGE APRIL 27th & APRIL 28th DEALS

NEW GWL DEAL DATE

You Can Book 1 night or 2 nights.  See Below …

• Wednesday, April 27, 2016  CODE: 1604ENTEAPRIL
* $164.99 plus tax (20 Family Suites)

• Thursday, April 28, 2016  * CODE: 1604ENTEAPRIL
* $164.99 plus tax (20 family suites)

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$100 Toys R Us Gift Card Contest
$100 Toys R Us Gift Card Contest

HEART PAYROLL is giving away $100 to TOYS R US and we are very thankful about this!

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Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW (You will need Facebook)

1) LIKE The HEART PAYROLL Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/HeartPayroll

2) Join My Facebook Group
(If you are not in my Facebook group, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime/)

3) Once you have completed steps 1-& 2, you will write “HEART PAYROLL” into the comment thread of my “Official” Contest post from my Facebook Group wall.

The post is Pinned to the top of my page (on a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

(YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL STEPS ABOVE TO BE ENTERED INTO THE CONTEST)

THE PRIZE:
The winner will receive a $100 Gift Card to Toys R US to be used at any Canadian Location. 

Contest Details: The contest closes on Sunday, April 17 at 7pm. The winner will be announced that night or the following day. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook.

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.


 

MORE ABOUT HEART PAYROLL

 

Our philosophy is simple: provide peace of mind when it comes to payroll and taxes so that you have more time to focus on what’s important to you.

We know that dealing with your caregiver’s payroll and taxes probably won’t be part of your life’s highlight reel. But spending time with your family will be. That’s why we want to remove the hassle of caregiver payroll and taxes, so that you can spend time on the things you actually want to do.

Visit www.heartpayroll.com to learn more.

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APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 15- April 17, 2016)
APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 15- April 17, 2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hello Everyone. I am sad to say that my Husband’s Uncle Brian passed away yesterday. We are all still in shock and heart broken. I was working on the calendar this week to keep my mind busy. Thanks again for anyone who sent well wishes to my family.

I hope you all get to enjoy the weekend!


 

Passover Camp DEAL At Reptilia. 

You can pay for as many days as you want.

Camp Cost: $45 per day from 8:30am-4:30pm.
(Regular Price: $69 per day)

Camp is for ages 4-12 years of age.

*Limited Spots available.
For more information, go to: http://www.peachybuy.com/mom

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$200 Canadian Tire Gift Card Contest ENDS TOMORROW NIGHT!

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Find out how you can win a $200 CANADIAN TIRE GIFT CARD from Entertain Kids On A Dime by following the instructions below!

Thank you to MY BROTHER Jordan Waxman from Hollywood North Auto Parts​ for running this contest!

 

Good Luck Everyone!

 


 

Get your tickets for the Entertain Kids: REPTILIA PARTY​ on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 5pm-7pm!

Purchase your tickets on Eventbrite
http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/entertain-kids-reptilia-party-tickets-24444135066

(Tickets are less than the price of general admission)

You MUST buy your tickets in advance.

Your ticket includes all entertainment and hands on activities, swag bags, zoo admission and pizza and a drink!

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HELP SUPPORT THE NEVILLE-LAKE FAMILY!

I have started an initiative to help out the Neville-Lake Family!
What you do is buy a magnet (with a picture of the children) stating “DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE” and “NOT ONE MORE” and place it on the back of your car!

$1 of every purchase goes to MADD CANADA
The purpose of this:
• To remember Daniel, Harry, and Milly
• Announce to everyone that you won’t drink and drive
• Talk to your kids about the dangers of drinking and driving
• Support MADD CANADA

Cost of a magnet:
$5 plus tax (includes shipping)

Price Breakdown:
$1 – to the company for their labour and shipping
$3 – materials and shipping
$1 – goes to MADD Canada

* Please support this great cause for Jen, Ed, this community, and MADD!

Purchase your magnet here:
https://www.magnetree.ca/products/neville-lake-car-magnet-supporting-madd

This is what it looks like on the back of my car!

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STUCK AT HOME WITH THE KIDS?
Did you know that KIDS’ CBC has educational activities to do with your kids that are FREE or inexpensive to do?

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http://www.cbc.ca/parents/guide/tag/spring

Printable Spring Scavenger Hunt: http://www.cbc.ca/parents/play/view/printable-spring-scavenger-hunt
Recycled Water Bottle Wind Spirals: http://www.cbc.ca/parents/play/view/water-bottle-wind-spirals
7 Activities for Little Bird Lovers: http://www.cbc.ca/parents/play/view/8-activities-for-little-bird-lovers

 

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My 3 year old likes to tell me he ran out of farting power.

-Rebecca P. (Entertain Kids On A Dime Facebook Group Member)

 

 


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**FRIDAY, April 15, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
10:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.

•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

*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

*Friday Crafternoon with Anime (Toronto)
4:30pm-6pm
Lillian H. Smith Library
239 College Street
Toronto, ON

April 15: Harry Potter Wands: Yes, the wand chooses you, but first you must make it.

Drop-in! All materials provided. Room B/C
Fandom crafting with anime screenings.
Eat popcorn. Craft. Relax.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT17231&R=EVT17231

*Celebrate Earth Day Craft (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Perth/Dupont Library
1589 Dupont Street
Toronto, ON

Come and drop in to celebrate Earth Day. Make a newspaper pot and then plant some wild flower seeds to attract bees.

416-393-7677

*Plasticine Play PA Day (Toronto)
11am-12pm
Don Mills Library
888 Lawrence Ave E,
Toronto, ON

Mold and shape plasticine into different creations on your day off from school. Movies, crafts, activities and more! Ages 6-12.

Drop-in.

(416) 395-5710

 


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**SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016**

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

Movie: RIO

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

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

*Bye Bye Snow (Newmarket)
10am-4pm
Newmarket Community Center and Lions Hall
200 Doug Duncan Drive
Newmarket, ON

Summer is coming! Welcome the season with some shopping? Spice up your wardrobe, buy new jewelry, get your body summer-time-ready with some beauty products, OR come taste fresh & creative meals. Come out and support local crafters and vendors!
40+ Vendors
FREE Goodie bags
FREE Entry
FREE Parking
FREE Pictures with Superman

We ask everyone to bring any clothing or other small items they find around the house that they don’t use that someone else will! We will be donating items to the Salvation Army on Davis Dr.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/563254803824467/

*Geocaching Treasure Quest (Uxbridge)
12pm-4pm
Uxbridge Seniors Centre
75 Marietta Street
Uxbridge, ON

With Spring just around the corner, we are all eager to get outside! To encourage families to explore the outdoors, the Township of Uxbridge is excited to be hosting another fun, ‘free’ Healthy Kids Community Challenge event! Mark your calendar and RSVP to attend Uxbridge’s new Geocaching Treasure Quest being held on April 17th from 12-4 p.m. at the Uxbridge Seniors Centre. This event is sure to be enjoyed by all ages as participants learn all about hidden treasure and discover why geocaching is a world-wide hobby! To share geocaching tips, experts from Rather Be Caching will be onsite to guide you along your way as you explore this modern day treasure hunt, that’s enjoyed using a cell phone or hand-held GPS unit. Kids will love this event since there will be a ‘free’ activity zone and prizes to be won!

http://www.trailblazerevents.com

*International Children’s Day (Toronto) (Free Admission)
1:30pm-5:30pm
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St W
Toronto, ON

Children of all ages are invited to International Children’s Day – Multicultural Dance and Art Festival.

Children representing the cultural mosaic of Toronto will come together and celebrate the day with shows, folk dances and share their folk music. The program will consist of a variety of entertaining shows. Fun-fair activities such as clowns, face painting, popcorn and cotton candy stations, balloon sculpting and multicultural art shows by the communities will also take place where children have the opportunity to interact with each other, enjoy the day and make friends all while being integrated to the highly cultural diversity found in Canada.

http://www.facebook.com/23AprilInternationalChildrensDay

*Family Fun Weekend (Toronto)
10am-4pm
Bata Shoe Museum
327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

This special Family Fun Weekend features four exciting galleries, special arts and crafts, I-Spy in the galleries, and colourful tattoos.

Kids can also try on some funky footwear!

Included with museum admission.

http://www.batashoemuseum.ca/event/march-break-at-the-bsm/

*Spring Wreath for Kids (Waterloo)
10:30am-11:30am
Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Road
Kitchener, ON

Join us to make a spring wreath for your front door in this workshop for children.
Child and parent work together to create a beautiful Spring wreath with felt, yarn and flowers.
Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Appropriate for children aged two to six. $9 plus HST per child. Advance registration is required. Capacity limited. 10 percent membership discount applies.

http://www.waterlooregionmuseum.com/upcoming-events/event-details/?id=532&type=0&calendar=1

*Firefighters perform Robert Munsch (Burlington)
10am-11:30am
Aldershot School
50 Fairwood Pl
Burlington, ON

The Burlington Professional Firefighters in partnership with Aldershot School present “The Children’s Show”. 5 stories from Robert Munsch. Public performance Saturday April 16 at 10 am. Performance at Aldershot School Auditorium. All proceeds go to the Aldershot School “Seat Yourself Campaign”, Halton Food for Thought and Food4KIDZ.

Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased on line at ALD.HDSB.CA.

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

http://ald.hdsb.ca/Content/?documents

*Family Festival (Niagara)
10am-2pm
Centennial Secondary School
240 Thorold Road West
Welland, ON

Join us for our second annual spring fundraiser – FREE ADMISSION with donation to the Food Bank
BBQ, Vendors, Silent Auction, Penny Sale, Games, Mad Science, Face Painting & more!

*Durham Business Expo 2016 (Oshawa) (FREE)
12pm-6pm
Midtown Mall
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200 John Street, West
Oshawa, ON

The 3rd Annual Durham Business Expo 2016 is a combination of a trade show and craft show rolled up in one featuring about 50 vendors.
Its a free event for the family to attend.

There will be Critter Companion Shows (small animals) by www.crittercompanion.ca, Family Painting (on Saturday only) by www.artedvantage.com, products and business services showcases.

www.tasteofdurham.ca


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**SUNDAY,  APRIL 17, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
10:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.

•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

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

This special Family Fun Weekend features four exciting galleries, special arts and crafts, I-Spy in the galleries, and colourful tattoos.

Kids can also try on some funky footwear!

Included with museum admission.

http://www.batashoemuseum.ca/event/march-break-at-the-bsm/

*Books & Breakfast Series (Toronto) (Free Admission)
9:30am-11:30am
Artscape Youngplace
180 Shaw Street
Toronto, ON

For the Spring edition of our books + breakfast series for young kids and their parents, we will be featuring two beautiful and poignant children’s books – Danielle Daniel’s Sometimes I Feel Like A Fox and Nadia L. Hohn and Irene Luxbacher’s Malaika’s Costume.

In conjunction with their informal readings and book presentations, all three authors and illustrators will lead interactive creative writing and drawing activities.

In addition, we will be launching our “Walk, Stop, and Wonder” photography project, in partnership with the WeeFestival of Theatre and Culture for Early Years. Families are invited to join us for a short photo walk from Artscape Youngplace to Trinity Bellwoods Park, where children (and their parents) are encouraged to take photos of what the children notice. Check our website for more information, soon!

Families are also welcome to enjoy breakfast treats in the Coffee Public café* with additional interactive craft and play activities with the Smart Cookie Club.

Recommended for young children, toddlers to age 7

Program does not include any food or beverages purchased at the Coffee Pub
Bookmarkers: a books + breakfast series for young kids & their parents.

*Drop, Swap & Shop, an Earth Day Celebration (Toronto) (Free Admission)
10am-5pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Make spring cleaning fun! Gather your unwanted electronics, clothing and more and more to EBW to our Drop Swap and Shop, an Earth Day Celebration. Unload unused items, trade for new treasures, eat great food, and learn tips from expert organizers and more!

How:

-DROP your unused electronics and bikes
-DROP & SWAP clothing, jewellery, accessories, baby gear, toys, art, housewares, books, DVDs, video games, sports & recreational equipment
-SHOP from Etsy vendors, food trucks at our Container Market and more.

Baking Brownies with Bugs

10am-12pm at The Children’s Garden

The secret ingredient is… bugs! University of Toronto Bug Bites promotes the consumption of insects on campus and beyond. Join them in the Children’s Garden where they’ll be making Cricket Flour Cookies and brownies. They’re delicious! But don’t take our word for it, try the sweet treats for yourself!

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event-details/12148/

*Halton Eco Festival (Oakville)
10am-5pm
Glen Abbey Community Centre
1415 Third Line
Oakville, ON

A free to attend, one-day only environmental fair promoting healthy living, biodiversity and sustainability. Featuring booths, educational speakers, Sciensational Sssnakes!!, play Eco Jeopardy!, kid’s eco fun zone, eco cafe, eco short films and documentaries presented by Halton Green Screens, free blue and orange boxes with a one per family limit, door prizes, yoga presentations and much more! Sponsored by Conservation Halton, Niagara Escarpment Views, Town of Oakville’s Environmental Policy Department and Halton Region’s Public Works Department. Free parking on site; please carpoolShare on Facebook

http://oakvillepeacecentre.org

*Earth Day (Burlington)
1pm-4pm
Ireland House Museum
2168 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON

Come to Ireland House at Oakridge Farm to celebrate Earth Day 2016 Victorian Style!
Guided tours of the historic house will highlight how the Ireland family reduced, reused and recycled
Hearth demonstrations will include candle making and natural dyes
Make your own paper spills while learning about life before hydro
DIY papermaking will demonstrate how paper was made in the past

Adults: $5.00
Seniors (65+)/Students (12+): $4.50
Children (3-12): $2.50
Children (Under 3): Free
Family: $15.00 (2 adults/seniors and up to 4 children, no substitutions)

http://museumsofburlington.com/events/169-earth-day-april-17-2016

*Sunday Fun (Pickering)
1pm-3pm
Boston Pizza Pickering
1899 Brock Road
Pickering, ON

Come Join us and Meet Elsa!
$4.99 Kids Meals
Loots Bags
Face Painting
Colouring

http://www.facebook.com/events/534692453357940/

*Earth Day (Simcoe)
Simcoe County Museum
1151 Highway 26
Minesing, ON

Spend the afternoon touring the Museum grounds and discover the beauty of nature and Simcoe County’s historic past. Create your own biodegradable plant pot, learn how to protect our Earth, and sample refreshing pop with an earthy-herbal twist. Don’t forget to finish your day making your own candle that will help you save energy at home.

Regular Museum admission rates apply: Museum Members and Preschoolers are free, Adult $6; Seniors/Students $5; Children $4. Outdoor activities are weather permitting.

http://www.museum.simcoe.ca

 

 


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