DECEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (December 16-18)

DECEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (December 16-18)

 

 

 


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**FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 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

*2 For 1 Admission (Vaughan)
Legoland Discovery Centre
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan ON

Buy 1 Adult, and get 1 free Child’s Admission

• Print your Entertain Kids Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto/

*Frozen Fridays (Newmarket)
6pm-9pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
200 Doug Duncan Drive
Newmarket, ON

Join us every Friday evening for lights, music, treats, outdoor skating and train rides on the Tim Horton’s Express Train. Train rides will also be available on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. until January 8, 2017. Please note train rides will not be available on December 25 or January 1. Train rides are weather permitting and free of charge.

http://www.newmarket.ca/ThingsToDo/Pages/Recreation%20and%20Culture/Events/Winter-Wonderland.aspx

*Holiday Fair (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St West
Toronto, ON

In the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square, the Holiday Fair in the Square runs December 8th – 23rd. Combining the charm and elegance of a traditional European Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival, Fair in the Square is guaranteed to become a Toronto holiday tradition.
Whether you’re looking for that unique, perfect gift, taking the family for an afternoon of skating and festive fun, stopping by for some lunch and shopping, or enjoying a romantic evening drink at the ice bar, Holiday Fair in the Square has something for everyone.
Family Fun:
Interconnected by a dazzling display of festive holiday lights, the Holly Jolly Midway is designed for children and adults alike. With rides like the classic carrousel and tea cups, the Midway offers something for everyone.
Guests are welcomed into the warmth of Santa’s home for a meet-and-greet and holiday photos, plus kids can write letters to Santa, meet an elf or two and build a stuffed toy. Guests are not obligated to purchase a picture with Santa, every child will have the opportunity to meet with Santa free of charge.
The winter holiday season is an exciting time and the Fair in the Square is the perfect place to appreciate the wealth of diverse talents our city has to offer. Featuring an exciting array of Toronto professional and community performers, the mix of festive entertainment and original artistry will give visitors of all ages an exciting entertainment experience.
Supporting Epilepsy Toronto

www.fairinthesquare.ca

*Evergreen’s Winter Village (Toronto) (FREE)
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Celebrate the holiday season at Evergreen’s Winter Village at the Brick Works! Enjoy the new Street Food Market, find unique gifts, shop the Farmers Market and play outdoors all throughout December.
Admission is free!
Eat Local • Shop Local • Play Local

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/wintervillage

*Holiday Market (Toronto)
3pm-9pm
Join us for seasonal and artisan vendors, sweet treats, live entertainment and a strolling Santa.
Weekends in December, leading up to Christmas.

http://www.cfshops.com/shops-at-don-mills/news-events/events/holiday-market-.html

*Christmas Movies at the Fort (Niagara Falls)
7pm-10pm
Old Fort Erie
350 Lakeshore Road
Fort Erie, ON

Throughout 2016, Niagara Parks Heritage will be presenting specially selected films at our historic Old Fort Erie. Featuring award-winning classics and culturally important recent releases, all presented in our grand and storied venue. You won’t just be watching history, you’ll be living it.
Doors open 30 minutes before showings. Drinks, popcorn and light snacks available for purchase.

December 16 – Home Alone

http://www.oldforterie.com

 


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**SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17,  2016**

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

Movie:  

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

*2 For 1 Admission (Vaughan)
Legoland Discovery Centre
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan ON

Buy 1 Adult, and get 1 free Child’s Admission

• Print your Entertain Kids Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto/

*Santa’s Wonderland (Vaughan) (FREE)
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive

The Magic Returns this Holiday Season at Bass Pro Shops
Join us for our annual Santa’s Wonderland in Store daily
Receive a free photo with Santa
Free Crafts, Games and Activities

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?appID=94&catalogId=10051&storeID=11&storeId=10151

*Christmas Craft Market (Thornhill)
8pm-1:30pm
Toronto Waldorf School
9100 Bathurst St, Unit 1
Thornhill, ON

The Village Market’s Christmas Craft Market will feature Waldorf-style dolls and gnomes, wooden peg dolls, knitted gift items, beeswax candles, handmade soap, as well as crafts from Tibet and Nepal. The event will take place upstairs in the Toronto Waldorf School lobby, while the regular Saturday morning Village Market, featuring local organic farmers, bakers, and prepared food, takes place as usual downstairs. There will also be children’s activities such as FREE face painting (10 am to 1 am) , two FREE performances of a puppet play (10:30 am and 11:30 am), and live music, both from Toronto Waldorf School music students, and from local folksinger / guitarist Cameron Birnie. FREE admission. FREE parking.

http://villagemarket.ca/events.htm

*Evergreen’s Winter Village (Toronto) (FREE)
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Celebrate the holiday season at Evergreen’s Winter Village at the Brick Works! Enjoy the new Street Food Market, find unique gifts, shop the Farmers Market and play outdoors all throughout December.
Admission is free!
Eat Local • Shop Local • Play Local

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/wintervillage

*Holiday Fair (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St West
Toronto, ON

In the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square, the Holiday Fair in the Square runs December 8th – 23rd. Combining the charm and elegance of a traditional European Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival, Fair in the Square is guaranteed to become a Toronto holiday tradition.
Whether you’re looking for that unique, perfect gift, taking the family for an afternoon of skating and festive fun, stopping by for some lunch and shopping, or enjoying a romantic evening drink at the ice bar, Holiday Fair in the Square has something for everyone.

Family Fun:
Interconnected by a dazzling display of festive holiday lights, the Holly Jolly Midway is designed for children and adults alike. With rides like the classic carrousel and tea cups, the Midway offers something for everyone.
Guests are welcomed into the warmth of Santa’s home for a meet-and-greet and holiday photos, plus kids can write letters to Santa, meet an elf or two and build a stuffed toy. Guests are not obligated to purchase a picture with Santa, every child will have the opportunity to meet with Santa free of charge.

The winter holiday season is an exciting time and the Fair in the Square is the perfect place to appreciate the wealth of diverse talents our city has to offer. Featuring an exciting array of Toronto professional and community performers, the mix of festive entertainment and original artistry will give visitors of all ages an exciting entertainment experience.
Supporting Epilepsy Toronto

www.fairinthesquare.ca

*Make Your Own Gift Wrap (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Palmerston Library
560 Palmerston Avenue, Toronto, ON

Come in for a special holiday craft and make your own gift wrap!

For ages 5 and up or younger children with adult help. Space is limited. For more information and to register, please call Palmerston branch at 416-393-7680.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT250099&R=EVT250099

*Holiday Card Workshop (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
High Park Library
228 Roncesvalles Avenue
Toronto, ON

Impress your friends and family this holiday with greeting cards made by you. All materials provided. All ages welcome.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT269280&R=EVT269280

*Christmas Tree Craft (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Burrows Hall Library
1081 Progress Avenue
Toronto, ON

Fun hour of crafts and stories for children and their parents or caregivers. Make a Christmas craft to hang on our tree or to take home!
For children of all ages.

To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

*The Elves and the Shoemaker Puppet Show (Toronto)
11am-11:30am
Runnymede Library
2178 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Join us for a puppetry rendition of the classic tale, “The Elves and the Shoemaker.”
For children ages 4 and up. No registration required.

*Winter Water Show (Etobicoke)
10am-12pm
Etobicoke Olympium
590 Rathburn Rd., Etobicoke
Etobicoke, ON

Olympium Synchro Club’s Winter Water Show will showcase for the first time the new routines of all programs, from recreational right through to our Masters teams. This annual celebration is always fun for family, friends and the local community. Admission is $5 for adults, kids get in free.

www.olympiumsynchro.com/event/ossc-winter-watershow

*Councillor Campbell Skating Party (Etobicoke)
2:15pm-3:45pm
Westway Outdoor Rink
175 The Westway
Etobicoke, ON

Come join us for some holiday cheer! Bring your skates and a helmet, grab a friend or two, and enjoy a free public skate with us! Hot chocolate, prizes, music and more (while supplies last).

councillor_campbell@toronto.ca

 

*Gingerbread Kids Christmas (Stoney Creek)
12pm-4pm
Erland Lee Museum
552 Ridge Road
Stoney Creek, ON

Children ages 3-9 are invited to the Erland Lee Museum (552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek) for a day of Holiday fun! The program starts at 12:30 or 2:00pm, and runs approximately 1.5 hours. We are offering the program on November 27, December 4, 17, and 18. There will be lots of fun activities including stories, games, crafts, and treats all relating to that tasty Christmas treat–Gingerbread! Admission is $5 per child (accompanying adults are free).

905-662-2691

*Santa’s Wonderland (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
Bass Pro Shops
300 taylor Road
Niagara on the Lake, ON

Join us every day from now until Christmas Eve for fun in Santa’s Wonderland!
FREE 4X6 photos with Santa (with additional photos for sale)
FREE Crafts daily
FREE hands on kids exhibits/toys
FREE Letters to Santa & Adult Wishlists

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?storeId=10151&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&appID=94&storeID=96&tab=3&cm_sp=Store082Oct2014_RD

*Character Meet & Greets (Mississauga)
10am-1pm
Toys”R”Us
3150 Argentia Rd
Mississauga, ON

Get a chance to meet your favourite characters – PJ Masks (Catboy, Owlette and Gekko), Peppa Pig, PAW Patrol (Chase & Marshall) and Jett from Super Wings – at participating Toys”R”Us stores!
No ticket necessary. Don’t forget your camera and make sure to arrive early as photo ops are available on a first come, first serve bases.
The full event schedule is available at www.toysrus.ca/events.


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**SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18,  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

*2 For 1 Admission (Vaughan)
Legoland Discovery Centre
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan ON

Buy 1 Adult, and get 1 free Child’s Admission

• Print your Entertain Kids Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto/

*Santa’s Wonderland (Vaughan) (FREE)
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive

The Magic Returns this Holiday Season at Bass Pro Shops
Join us for our annual Santa’s Wonderland in Store daily
Receive a free photo with Santa
Free Crafts, Games and Activities

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?appID=94&catalogId=10051&storeID=11&storeId=10151

*Gingerbread Cookie Decorating (Markham)
9am-12pm
The Lucky 20 Cafe and Bakery
#10 Greensborough Village Circle #16
Markham, ON

Join us for our second community event. Moms and dads, bring your kids to Lucky 20 Cafe to decorate gingerbread kids cookies and get their hand or face painted. $5 per kid. There will also be samples of our Portuguese natas, cheese and freshly baked bread.

*Holiday Fair (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St West
Toronto, ON

In the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square, the Holiday Fair in the Square runs December 8th – 23rd. Combining the charm and elegance of a traditional European Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival, Fair in the Square is guaranteed to become a Toronto holiday tradition.
Whether you’re looking for that unique, perfect gift, taking the family for an afternoon of skating and festive fun, stopping by for some lunch and shopping, or enjoying a romantic evening drink at the ice bar, Holiday Fair in the Square has something for everyone.

Family Fun:
Interconnected by a dazzling display of festive holiday lights, the Holly Jolly Midway is designed for children and adults alike. With rides like the classic carrousel and tea cups, the Midway offers something for everyone.
Guests are welcomed into the warmth of Santa’s home for a meet-and-greet and holiday photos, plus kids can write letters to Santa, meet an elf or two and build a stuffed toy. Guests are not obligated to purchase a picture with Santa, every child will have the opportunity to meet with Santa free of charge.

The winter holiday season is an exciting time and the Fair in the Square is the perfect place to appreciate the wealth of diverse talents our city has to offer. Featuring an exciting array of Toronto professional and community performers, the mix of festive entertainment and original artistry will give visitors of all ages an exciting entertainment experience.
Supporting Epilepsy Toronto

www.fairinthesquare.ca

*Evergreen’s Winter Village (Toronto) (FREE)
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Celebrate the holiday season at Evergreen’s Winter Village at the Brick Works! Enjoy the new Street Food Market, find unique gifts, shop the Farmers Market and play outdoors all throughout December.
Admission is free!
Eat Local • Shop Local • Play Local

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/wintervillage

*Santa Sunday (Etobicoke)
12pm-3pm
Boston Pizza Queensway
1602 The Queensway
Etobicoke, ON

Santa Clause will be coming to Boston Pizza on the Queensway to take pictures with children! In addition, if you bring in a non-perishable food item, you will receive a FREE kids meal. Boston Pizza will also have $6.00 individual sized pizza’s and $6.00 boston sized pints of Bud, so parents can enjoy the day too!

416 201-9555

*Lunch with Santa (Oakville)
1pm-3pm
Boston Pizza (Dundas & Neyagawa)
499 Dundas St W
Oakville, ON

Santa Claus is coming to BOSTON PIZZA (OAKVILLE: Dundas & Neyagawa)”

Take a photo with Santa & receive a gift from him
– $4.99 Kids Meals
Colouring Contest (please hand in you colouring sheet into the host)

https://www.facebook.com/Boston-Pizza-Dundas-Neyagawa-810193885788466/

*Old-Fashioned Christmas Traditions (Burlington)
1pm-4pm
Ireland House Museum
2168 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON

Go back in time to learn how the Ireland family would have decorated their home and celebrated the Christmas season! We will be taking a tour of the historic home and learning about old-fashioned ornaments, making traditional Christmas crafts, and stringing cranberries and popcorn on a tree!
Winter Weekends are running on Sundays throughout December at Ireland House Museum from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The cost is $10/child. To register, please visit our website or call 905-332-9888.

http://museumsofburlington.com/camp_registrations/new?camp_id=85

*Gingerbread Kids Christmas (Stoney Creek)
12pm-4pm
Erland Lee Museum
552 Ridge Road
Stoney Creek, ON

Children ages 3-9 are invited to the Erland Lee Museum (552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek) for a day of Holiday fun! The program starts at 12:30 or 2:00pm, and runs approximately 1.5 hours. We are offering the program on November 27, December 4, 17, and 18. There will be lots of fun activities including stories, games, crafts, and treats all relating to that tasty Christmas treat–Gingerbread! Admission is $5 per child (accompanying adults are free).

905-662-2691

*Santa’s Wonderland (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
Bass Pro Shops
300 taylor Road
Niagara on the Lake, ON

Join us every day from now until Christmas Eve for fun in Santa’s Wonderland!
FREE 4X6 photos with Santa (with additional photos for sale)
FREE Crafts daily
FREE hands on kids exhibits/toys
FREE Letters to Santa & Adult Wishlists

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?storeId=10151&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&appID=94&storeID=96&tab=3&cm_sp=Store082Oct2014_RD

*Country Christmas (Kitchener)
11am-4pm
Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Road
Kitchener, ON

Enjoy a Christmas in the country from the last turn of the century. A great way to celebrate this holiday season!
Take a horse-drawn wagon ride, let the little ones meet Father Christmas, sing along with Christmas carols and enjoy the sites and sounds of a Christmas past.
Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students, $5 Children, Children four and under free, all admissions plus HST.

http://www.waterlooregionmuseum.com/upcoming-events/

*Lunch With Santa (Brampton)
12pm-3pm
Boston Pizza Kennedy & Steels
65 Resolution Drive
Brampton, ON

He’s coming to town!!!!
Join us for lunch with Santa!
Come have lunch at Boston Pizza Kennedy & Steels!
Get your photo taken with Santa, receive a present from Santa
Colouring Contest & More!

schoutena@bostonpizza.com


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