MARCH/APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (March 31-April 2, 2017)

MARCH/APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (March 31-April 2, 2017)


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**FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
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

*DigiPlaySpace (Toronto)
TIFF Bell Lighbox
350 King St. W
Toronto, ON

TIFF Kids presents digiPlaySpace: Toronto’s interactive playground where kids can control a robotic arm, paint with light, learn to code using physical blocks, and more!
The 2017 edition of digiPlaySpace is an immersive learning experience, surrounding visitors and delighting the senses with the world’s most innovative, imaginative, and entertaining media creations.
The award-winning exhibition runs from February 18 to April 23 at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Tickets on sale now online

Cost
Weekdays, $11; Weekends, $13

http://www.tiff.net/digiplayspace

 


Happy Saturday


**SATURDAY, APRIL 1,  2017**

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

Movie: LOONEY TUNES SHORTS

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 with your family.

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

*Paint A Pot (All Over Ontario)(FREE)
10am-3pm
Terra Green Houses
Burlington, Hamilton, Waterdown, Milton & Vaughan

Join us for Paint a Pot!
This event will run Saturdays and Sundays March 11th – April 2nd @ 10am – 3pm
Drop in to participate in this free kids workshop at your local TERRA location.
Kids get to plant a flower and paint a pot.
Paint friendly attire is recommended.

www.terragreenhouses.com/event/paint-pot-free-kids-workshop

*Maple Syrup Festival (Vaughan)
Kortright Centre
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON

Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities…. and of course pancakes and real maple syrup! Special family-fun activities on weekends.

2017 PROGRAM HOURS
Weekends (March 4 – April 2)
Event Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Maple Syrup Demonstrations: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Gift Shop & Cafe operating hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

http://maplesyrupfest.com/home/kortright-centre-for-conservation.dot

*Baskin-Robbins Community Celebrate (North York)
12pm-4pm
Baskin Robbins
1448 Lawrence Ave East
North York, ON

Baskin-Robbins will host a community celebration at its 1448 Lawrence Ave location on Saturday April 1, to celebrate its customers and introduce its new franchisee, Pan Ho, to the community.
To mark the occasion, the store will offer Buy One, Get One junior scoop free from 12pm to 4pm for walk-in guests, along with activities for the whole family.

Cost
Buy One, Get One junior scoop free

*DigiPlaySpace (Toronto)
TIFF Bell Lighbox
350 King St. W
Toronto, ON

TIFF Kids presents digiPlaySpace: Toronto’s interactive playground where kids can control a robotic arm, paint with light, learn to code using physical blocks, and more!
The 2017 edition of digiPlaySpace is an immersive learning experience, surrounding visitors and delighting the senses with the world’s most innovative, imaginative, and entertaining media creations.
The award-winning exhibition runs from February 18 to April 23 at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Tickets on sale now online

Cost
Weekdays, $11; Weekends, $13

http://www.tiff.net/digiplayspace

*Whimsical Wonderland (Toronto)
11:00am-3:00pm
George Brown College (6th Floor)
200 King Street East
Toronto, ON

Whimsical Wonderland will have exciting entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. With families attending the event to spend quality time together, it will be a great opportunity for the parents to reminisce the wonderful stories of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, have the kids experience the magical world of Wonderland and come together in a great atmosphere! We will have many Alice themed games, as well as raffle and silent auctions (see our list of sponsors on our website/instagram for an idea of the wide variety of prizes we have). We will have an exotic petting zoo featuring a funny Lemur, cute Bunny, and much more! Some of our other highlights exclude Magican and Stilt Walkers! All proceeds go straight to Kids Help Phone and The George Brown Foundation (student scholarships).

www.whimsicalwonderland2017.com

*Scavenger Hunt Adventure Day (Alison)
11am-4pm
Banting Homestead Heritage Park
5116 Sir Frederick Banting Road
Alliston, ON

Come explore the historic Sir Frederick Banting farmhouse. Scavenger hunt answers can be read among the exhibits. Test your reading skills while finding the answers. If you have time, walk the legacy trail and check out the octagonal drive shed, open to the public.

http://www.bantinglegacy.ca

 


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**SUNDAY, APRIL 2,  2017**

*Paint A Pot (All Over Ontario)(FREE)
10am-3pm
Terra Green Houses
Burlington, Hamilton, Waterdown, Milton & Vaughan

Join us for Paint a Pot!
This event will run Saturdays and Sundays March 11th – April 2nd @ 10am – 3pm
Drop in to participate in this free kids workshop at your local TERRA location.
Kids get to plant a flower and paint a pot.
Paint friendly attire is recommended.

http://www.terragreenhouses.com/event/paint-pot-free-kids-workshop

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
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

*Virtual Reality (Vaughan)
11am-12:30pm
Bathurst Clark Resource Library
900 Clark Avenue West
Thornhill, ON

Children, ages 8-12, discover and explore Virtual Reality. Assemble VR glasses, tour the virtual reality world and take the glasses home with you!
Please pre-register at the Service Desk as the program is limited to 15 participants. Admission is $5

http://www.vaughanpl.info

*Maple Syrup Festival (Vaughan)
Kortright Centre
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON

Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities…. and of course pancakes and real maple syrup! Special family-fun activities on weekends.

2017 PROGRAM HOURS
Weekends (March 4 – April 2)
Event Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Maple Syrup Demonstrations: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Gift Shop & Cafe operating hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

http://maplesyrupfest.com/home/kortright-centre-for-conservation.dot

*DigiPlaySpace (Toronto)
TIFF Bell Lighbox
350 King St. W
Toronto, ON

TIFF Kids presents digiPlaySpace: Toronto’s interactive playground where kids can control a robotic arm, paint with light, learn to code using physical blocks, and more!
The 2017 edition of digiPlaySpace is an immersive learning experience, surrounding visitors and delighting the senses with the world’s most innovative, imaginative, and entertaining media creations.
The award-winning exhibition runs from February 18 to April 23 at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Tickets on sale now online

Cost
Weekdays, $11; Weekends, $13

http://www.tiff.net/digiplayspace

*Storytelling Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Harbourfront Center
235 Queens Quay W.
Toronto, ON

Storytellers are gathering around the campfire – from Haida Gwaii, Quebec, Japan, Ethiopia, Iran, Newfoundland, Haiti, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, the land of the birds, and even outer space.
Festival Highlights
Storytellers Picnic
Three of the city’s finest children’s storytellers welcome kids of all ages. Interactive storytelling, songs, rhymes and movement – teddy bears welcome!
Aliens Have Landed!
Something strange has landed at Harbourfront Centre and it’s up to young earthlings to be stellar detectives – investigating clues and finding out the real story behind the mysterious, out-of-this-world visitors. In partnership with Story Planet
The Shoe Project
Six storytelling alumni from The Shoe Project share folktales and personal stories of shoes, immigration, struggle and triumph, from Turkey, Poland, India, Brazil, Taiwan and China.
African Riddle Contest
Bringing his mbira, riddling cap and full Shona regalia, Mutamba challenges you to a riddle contest!
Raven Flies in from Haida Gwaii
A great Haida storyteller shares traditional stories of Raven.
Admission is Free.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/festivals/storytelling/index.cfm

 


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