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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