AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 5- 7, 2016)

AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 5- 7, 2016)

TWO FREE AMAZING FAMILY EVENTS HAPPENING THIS MONTH!

(Make sure to sign up for your FREE TICKETS)

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**FRIDAY, August 5, 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

*Exclusive Ticket Discount (Vaughan)
10am-9pm
Canada’s Wonderland
9580 Jane Street
Vaughan, ON

Exclusive daily admission deals. Rates start at $34.99 per person.

• Show your Entertain Kids coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.canadaswonderland.com/ticket-category/Daily-Tickets

*Ribfest (Woodbridge)
Woodbridge Fairgrounds
100 Porter Ave.
Woodbridge, ON

Fun for the family; food and drinks, best ribs in town; music

http://www.clubrunner.ca/woodbridge

*Ribfest (Stouffville) (Free Admission)
Memorial Park
Burkholder Street and Park Drive
Stouffville, ON

Join us for this three-day event featuring national BBQ pitmasters, music, music, marketplace, live musical guests,
kid’s zone and more! Great event, good food and good times for the whole family.
We look forward to seeing you in Stouffville’s Memorial Park August 5, 6 & 7 – and admission is FREE!

http://stouffvillecountryribfest.com

*One Free Admission (Markham)
10am-5pm
Whittamore’s Farm
8100 Steeles Avenue West
Markham, ON

Receive one FREE admission to the Fun Farm at Whittmore’s Farm.
Admission Cost: $9 for 2 years of age and older.

• Show your Entertain Kids coupon and print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

http://www.whittamoresfarm.com

*Taste of the Danforth (Toronto) (FREE)
Greektown
Toronto, ON
As we enter our 23rd year, the Festival is set to be bigger and better than ever before with dozens of free activities for visitors of all ages – and of course Food, Food and more Food!
Enjoy free entertainment on three separate stages! Find a host of celebrity talent on our Celebrity Stage, the finest in Greek performers on the Astro Athentikos Greek Stage and an eclectic mix of local and international talent on our Danforth Showcase Stage.
Also features a Kids Zone!

This event is free but food is an extra charge.

http://www.tasteofthedanforth.com

*JerkFest (Etobicoke) (FREE)
Centennial Park
256 Centennial Park Road
Etobicoke, ON

Come and indulge in a wide array of jerk foods – if you dare, try the jerk Frog Legs or jerk alligator! If not stick to the conventional jerk items like jerk chicken, jerk pork or jerk fish.
In addition to food, the festival also feature entertainment as well as jerk cooking competitions, and eating competitions.
The Kidz Zone remains a major attraction for families, especially the children. These young ones can enjoy the face painting, balloon characters, inflatable rides, rock climbing, midway rides and so much more.

www.jerkfestival.ca

*Latin Festival (Mississauga)
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON

This coming summer, join us for a festival like no other! Mississauga’s own Latin Festival will offer a colourful and very exciting program to entertain you and your family. The festival will delight you with folkloric shows and musical gems from Latin-America while you enjoy delicious dishes. While children enjoy our colorful and busy Kids’ Zone, take a moment to visit the art exhibition. Take home some of the creative works from our skilled artisans and vendors, participate in workshops, or join in the salsa and tango dancing!

http://www.colombiaenmississauga.com

*Food Truck Festival (Pickering) (FREE)
The Esplanade Park
1 The Esplanade
Pickering, ON

Come Join Us at The Esplanade Park For Great Food! Cold Beer! Eating Challenges! Live Music! And Children’s Village.
Eating Challenges
FREE ADMISSION & PLENTY OF PARKING!

Event is free but food is an extra charge.

http://www.torontofoodtruckfestival.com

 

 

*Rib Fest (Ajax)
Ajax Community Centre
180 Westney Road S
Ajax, ON

RIB FEST IS COMING TO AJAX! We are bringing you the BEST RIBS & BBQ IN CANADA to your back yard at the Ajax Community Centre.
Come join us for a full weekend of food, fun, and entertainment as you enjoy all the event has to offer.
Hours: Friday 4PM – 11PM, Saturday 11AM – 11PM and Sunday 11AM – 7PM
***RIB FEST ENTERTAINMENT***
– LIVE MUSIC ALL WEEKEND
– MIDWAY
– LINE DANCING LESSONS
– COOKING LESSONS
– BUBBLE SOCCER
– FACEPAINTING

https://www.facebook.com/ajaxribfest/

*Fair and Horse Show (Sutton/Georgina)
Sutton Fairgrounds
3 Fairpark Lane
Sutton, ON

Sutton Fair was something for the whole family to see and do, check out the website for a listing of events and competitions
Adult / Student $12.00, Children $7.00 (6-12 yrs ), Seniors $7.00 (65+ yrs), Family Pass ($30.00 (2 adults + 2 children)
World’s Finest Shows Advance Ride Passes (Midway) can be purchased for $30,from Jul 1 to Aug 3, 2016 at Sutton and Keswick Home Hardware

http://www.suttonfair.com


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**SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2016**

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

Movie: The Little Prince

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

* Kid’s Club Crafts (All Over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Michaels Art Store
All Over Ontario

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or just drop in. Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10am – 11:30 am. See a store associate to join the fun! Parents must remain on premises during the event.

http://canada.michaels.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-MichaelsCanada-Site/en_CA/Page-Show?cid=store-events

*Exclusive Ticket Discount (Vaughan)
10am-9pm
Canada’s Wonderland
9580 Jane Street
Vaughan, ON

Exclusive daily admission deals. Rates start at $34.99 per person.

• Show your Entertain Kids coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.canadaswonderland.com/ticket-category/Daily-Tickets

*Farmers Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Pool and Memorial Arena
5020 Hwy #7 and Islington Ave.
Woodbridge, ON

The Woodbridge Village Farmers’ Market is a friendly, big hearted market located on the northwest corner of Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot. The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine, between 9am and 1pm from June 18 until Thanksgiving Weekend, October 8, 2016. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce. Our volunteers are always there to help with the many special events. It’s a fun place for friends to meet and families to come Saturday mornings. Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly. This will be our 8th year of operation. One of the main reasons we exist is to encourage our community to buy locally grown and harvested IN SEASON conventional and organic vegetables and fruit. Also at the market you will find cheese, eggs, honey, nuts and dried fruit, yummy breads and baked goods, and prepared food for sale.

http://woodbridgefarmersmarket.com

*Ribfest (Woodbridge)
Woodbridge Fairgrounds
100 Porter Ave.
Woodbridge, ON

Fun for the family; food and drinks, best ribs in town; music

http://www.clubrunner.ca/woodbridge

*Kid’s Discovery Day (Aurora)
1:30pm-3:30pm
Hillary House National Historic Site
15372 Yonge Street
Aurora, ON

Join the Aurora Historical Society for our summer children’s program Discovery Days for Kids! Each day will consist of a kid-friendly tour of Hillary House National Historic Site followed by a fun heritage craft or activity. Programs include Medical Detectives, Nature Seekers, Arts and Craft, Back to School, and our ever-popular Dig It!

www.aurorahs.com

*Farmers’ Market & Artisan Fair (Aurora)
8am-1pm
Aurora Town Park
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

All are welcome shop and visit a variety of farm, food and artisan vendors at our outdoor market, featuring free children’s crafts and entertainment.

http://www.theaurorafarmersmarket.com

*Ribfest (Stouffville) (Free Admission)
Memorial Park
Burkholder Street and Park Drive
Stouffville, ON

Join us for this three-day event featuring national BBQ pitmasters, music, music, marketplace, live musical guests,
kid’s zone and more! Great event, good food and good times for the whole family.
We look forward to seeing you in Stouffville’s Memorial Park August 5, 6 & 7 – and admission is FREE!

http://stouffvillecountryribfest.com

*Teddy Bear Fair (Markham)
10am-4pm
Whittamore’s Farm
8100 Steeles
Markham, ON

Bring the family down and join us at Whittamore’s Farm for a day full of fun!
Attractions; Teddy Bear Clinic, Wagon Ride, Magic Show (2:00pm), Games, Crafts, Balloon Artists, Teddy Bear Retail Village! Plus all the great fun that Whittamore’s Farm has to offer!!
Purchase your Family Pass for only $35 (valid for a family of 4)
Regular Admission on Saturday, August 6th 2016 at Whittamore’s Farm is $10
Children under 23 months are FREE! Save almost $5 when you purchase a Family Pass!

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*Taste of the Danforth (Toronto) (FREE)
Greektown
Toronto, ON

As we enter our 23rd year, the Festival is set to be bigger and better than ever before with dozens of free activities for visitors of all ages – and of course Food, Food and more Food!
Enjoy free entertainment on three separate stages! Find a host of celebrity talent on our Celebrity Stage, the finest in Greek performers on the Astro Athentikos Greek Stage and an eclectic mix of local and international talent on our Danforth Showcase Stage.
Also features a Kids Zone!

This event is free but food is an extra charge.

http://www.tasteofthedanforth.com

*Yogafest (Toronto)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay W
Toronto, ON

Yogapalooza is Toronto’s FREE family-friendly outdoor yoga festival. The festival offers a uniquely inclusive opportunity for individuals and families to explore yoga in its various forms. The event touches down at the Harbourfront Centre.

From jewellery to organic goods to yoga props, our vendors present their amazing offerings against the backdrop of a weekend of movement, music and meditation. Bring your best friend and your yoga mat for a weekend of Yoga, dance, meditation and much more.

www.yogapalooza.ca

*JerkFest (Etobicoke) (FREE)
Centennial Park
256 Centennial Park Road
Etobicoke, ON

Come and indulge in a wide array of jerk foods – if you dare, try the jerk Frog Legs or jerk alligator! If not stick to the conventional jerk items like jerk chicken, jerk pork or jerk fish.
In addition to food, the festival also feature entertainment as well as jerk cooking competitions, and eating competitions.
The Kidz Zone remains a major attraction for families, especially the children. These young ones can enjoy the face painting, balloon characters, inflatable rides, rock climbing, midway rides and so much more.

www.jerkfestival.ca

*Latin Festival (Mississauga)
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON

This coming summer, join us for a festival like no other! Mississauga’s own Latin Festival will offer a colourful and very exciting program to entertain you and your family. The festival will delight you with folkloric shows and musical gems from Latin-America while you enjoy delicious dishes. While children enjoy our colorful and busy Kids’ Zone, take a moment to visit the art exhibition. Take home some of the creative works from our skilled artisans and vendors, participate in workshops, or join in the salsa and tango dancing!

http://www.colombiaenmississauga.com

*Food Truck Festival (Pickering) (FREE)
The Esplanade Park
1 The Esplanade
Pickering, ON

Come Join Us at The Esplanade Park For Great Food! Cold Beer! Eating Challenges! Live Music! And Children’s Village.
Eating Challenges
FREE ADMISSION & PLENTY OF PARKING!

Event is free but food is an extra charge.

http://www.torontofoodtruckfestival.com

*Rib Fest (Ajax)
Ajax Community Centre
180 Westney Road S
Ajax, ON

RIB FEST IS COMING TO AJAX! We are bringing you the BEST RIBS & BBQ IN CANADA to your back yard at the Ajax Community Centre.
Come join us for a full weekend of food, fun, and entertainment as you enjoy all the event has to offer.
Hours: Friday 4PM – 11PM, Saturday 11AM – 11PM and Sunday 11AM – 7PM
***RIB FEST ENTERTAINMENT***
– LIVE MUSIC ALL WEEKEND
– MIDWAY
– LINE DANCING LESSONS
– COOKING LESSONS
– BUBBLE SOCCER
– FACEPAINTING

https://www.facebook.com/ajaxribfest/

*Community Summerfest (Oshawa)
12pm-2pm
Harmony Hill Retirement Residence
1335 Benson Street
Oshawa, ON

Join us for a fun filled day for the entire family!
Carnival games
face painting
Cotton Candy
jumping castle
Entertainment
BBQ AND MORE!
All proceeds in support of Durham Elder Abuse Network
Come enjoy the festivities

http://www.harmony-hill.ca

*Fair and Horse Show (Sutton/Georgina)
Sutton Fairgrounds
3 Fairpark Lane
Sutton, ON

Sutton Fair was something for the whole family to see and do, check out the website for a listing of events and competitions
Adult / Student $12.00, Children $7.00 (6-12 yrs ), Seniors $7.00 (65+ yrs), Family Pass ($30.00 (2 adults + 2 children)
World’s Finest Shows Advance Ride Passes (Midway) can be purchased for $30,from Jul 1 to Aug 3, 2016 at Sutton and Keswick Home Hardware

http://www.suttonfair.com

 


 

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**SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 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

*Exclusive Ticket Discount (Vaughan)
10am-9pm
Canada’s Wonderland
9580 Jane Street
Vaughan, ON

Exclusive daily admission deals. Rates start at $34.99 per person.

• Show your Entertain Kids coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.canadaswonderland.com/ticket-category/Daily-Tickets

*Oral Hygiene Day (Vaughan)
9:30pm-5pm
KoalaKidz Indoor Playground
960 Edgeley Blvd. , Unit 2
Vaughan, ON

– Free Balloons
– Face Painting
-Photo Opportunities with the Tooth Fairy and Koala Bear
– Free treats and giveaways throughout the day, including a chance to win Oral B Adult & Child electric toothbrushes!
– Must wear socks

http://www.koalakidz.ca

*Ribfest (Woodbridge)
Woodbridge Fairgrounds
100 Porter Ave.
Woodbridge, ON

Fun for the family; food and drinks, best ribs in town; music

http://www.clubrunner.ca/woodbridge

*Farmers’ Market (Richmond Hill)
10am-2pm
Elgin Barrow Arena
43 Church Street South
Richmond Hill, ON

The Richmond Hill Farmers Market brings a variety of vendors providing food, fresh produce, baked goods and handcrafted arts to the community every weekend this summer. In addition to the many food and art vendors, enjoy family-friendly entertainment and activities with new features every week! 
Bring your family and friends to the Richmond Hill Farmers’ Market!
For more information, email community@richmondhill.ca or call 905-884-0855, ext. 220.

*Ribfest (Stouffville) (Free Admission)
Memorial Park
Burkholder Street and Park Drive
Stouffville, ON

Join us for this three-day event featuring national BBQ pitmasters, music, music, marketplace, live musical guests,
kid’s zone and more! Great event, good food and good times for the whole family.
We look forward to seeing you in Stouffville’s Memorial Park August 5, 6 & 7 – and admission is FREE!

http://stouffvillecountryribfest.com

*Dog Day (Markham)
10am-4pm
Stiver Mill Farmers’ Market
9 Station Lane
Unionville, ON

The annual Dog Day at the Market features fun things for dogs. Sponsored by Global Pet Foods, there will be doggie loot bags plus at 1 pm, the Dog Contests begin. There will be tallest dog, shortest dog, longest tail, best sit & stay, best trick and best dressed. Prizes from Global Pet Foods. Plus there will be many other vendors specializing in dog items.

www.unionvillestivermillmarket.com

*One Free Admission (Markham)
10am-5pm
Whittamore’s Farm
8100 Steeles Avenue West
Markham, ON

Receive one FREE admission to the Fun Farm at Whittmore’s Farm.
Admission Cost: $9 for 2 years of age and older.

• Show your Entertain Kids coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

http://www.whittamoresfarm.com

*Taste of the Danforth (Toronto) (FREE)
Greektown
Toronto, ON
As we enter our 23rd year, the Festival is set to be bigger and better than ever before with dozens of free activities for visitors of all ages – and of course Food, Food and more Food!
Enjoy free entertainment on three separate stages! Find a host of celebrity talent on our Celebrity Stage, the finest in Greek performers on the Astro Athentikos Greek Stage and an eclectic mix of local and international talent on our Danforth Showcase Stage.
Also features a Kids Zone!

This event is free but food is an extra charge.

http://www.tasteofthedanforth.com

*Yogafest (Toronto)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay W
Toronto, ON

Yogapalooza is Toronto’s FREE family-friendly outdoor yoga festival. The festival offers a uniquely inclusive opportunity for individuals and families to explore yoga in its various forms. The event touches down at the Harbourfront Centre.

From jewellery to organic goods to yoga props, our vendors present their amazing offerings against the backdrop of a weekend of movement, music and meditation. Bring your best friend and your yoga mat for a weekend of Yoga, dance, meditation and much more.

www.yogapalooza.ca

*JerkFest (Etobicoke) (FREE)
Centennial Park
256 Centennial Park Road
Etobicoke, ON

Come and indulge in a wide array of jerk foods – if you dare, try the jerk Frog Legs or jerk alligator! If not stick to the conventional jerk items like jerk chicken, jerk pork or jerk fish.
In addition to food, the festival also feature entertainment as well as jerk cooking competitions, and eating competitions.
The Kidz Zone remains a major attraction for families, especially the children. These young ones can enjoy the face painting, balloon characters, inflatable rides, rock climbing, midway rides and so much more.

www.jerkfestival.ca

*Food Truck Festival (Pickering) (FREE)
The Esplanade Park
1 The Esplanade
Pickering, ON

Come Join Us at The Esplanade Park For Great Food! Cold Beer! Eating Challenges! Live Music! And Children’s Village.
Eating Challenges
FREE ADMISSION & PLENTY OF PARKING!

Event is free but food is an extra charge.

http://www.torontofoodtruckfestival.com

*Rib Fest (Ajax)
Ajax Community Centre
180 Westney Road S
Ajax, ON

RIB FEST IS COMING TO AJAX! We are bringing you the BEST RIBS & BBQ IN CANADA to your back yard at the Ajax Community Centre.
Come join us for a full weekend of food, fun, and entertainment as you enjoy all the event has to offer.
Hours: Friday 4PM – 11PM, Saturday 11AM – 11PM and Sunday 11AM – 7PM
***RIB FEST ENTERTAINMENT***
– LIVE MUSIC ALL WEEKEND
– MIDWAY
– LINE DANCING LESSONS
– COOKING LESSONS
– BUBBLE SOCCER
– FACEPAINTING

https://www.facebook.com/ajaxribfest/

*Fair and Horse Show (Sutton/Georgina)
Sutton Fairgrounds
3 Fairpark Lane
Sutton, ON

Sutton Fair was something for the whole family to see and do, check out the website for a listing of events and competitions
Adult / Student $12.00, Children $7.00 (6-12 yrs ), Seniors $7.00 (65+ yrs), Family Pass ($30.00 (2 adults + 2 children)
World’s Finest Shows Advance Ride Passes (Midway) can be purchased for $30,from Jul 1 to Aug 3, 2016 at Sutton and Keswick Home Hardware

http://www.suttonfair.com


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