Month: April 2017

Contest: Win Seasons Passes To The Science Centre
Contest: Win Seasons Passes To The Science Centre

CONTEST: Win Seasons Passes To The Science Centre

Bugg’n Out is giving away 4 Seasons Passes to the Ontario Science Centre to one lucky Family!

Here is the information below: 

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

1) LIKE THE BUGG’N OUT  FACEBOOK PAGE
https://www.facebook.com/buggnout.ca

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 “BUGG’N OUT” 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 4 Seasons Passes to the Ontario Science Centre. They will receive 2 adult and 2 child year passes.

Contest Details: The contest closes on  Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 6pm. The winner will be announced that night. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook (so check your “others” folder).

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


ABOUT BUGG’N OUT

Our head lice treatment studio located in Vaughan offers a family friendly and relaxing atmosphere. Rest assure your family will be comfortable in our treatment room. We have professional salon chairs and offer complimentary WIFI, nut free child friendly snacks, personal tablets to watch movies, toys and crafts. We hope to make you feel at home in our beautiful and leading edge studio.

We use all natural and safe products that do not contain any toxic chemicals. Utilizing The Shepherd Method™ of Strand by Strand Nit Removal developed by the world renowned lice expert, Katie Shepherd we ensure all visible bits are removed.

http://www.buggnout.ca

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Contest: Win A Great Wolf Lodge Gift Card
Contest: Win A Great Wolf Lodge Gift Card

CONTEST: Win a Great Wolf Lodge Gift Card

ACCESSORIES & US is giving away a $100 GREAT WOLF LODGE NIAGARA FALLS Gift Card to one lucky Family!

Here is the information below: 

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

1) LIKE THE ACCESSORIES & US  FACEBOOK PAGE
https://www.facebook.com/accessoriesandus

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 “ACCESSORIES & US” 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 GREAT WOLF LODGE, NIAGARA.

Contest Details: The contest closes on  Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 6pm. The winner will be announced that night. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook (so check your “others” folder).

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


ABOUT ACCESSORIES & US

Accessories & Us is an online retailer specializing in scarves that tell a story – www.accessoriesandus.com
We source hand-made, faire-trade products directly at the source – artisans who are deeply steeped in their culture and truly passionate about their work. Our scarves make a thoughtful and unique gift for anyone who holds a special place in your heart.

How do you wear your scarf?
Did you know that our scarves can be used as hair ties, shawls, home décor and even bag accessories? Here’s a great idea for your favourite handbag.

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Fashion Forward – Check out our Wrist and Ankle Scarves
Wrist and Ankle scarves add an unexpected touch of colour that completes any outfit. Spruce up your neutral staples with a beautifully soft but vibrant accent piece.
Wear them on your head, wrist or ankle for an eclectic, bohemian-chic look.

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Cultured luxury – 100% Pure Silks
DeliDelightfully light and delicately feminine, our silk carves are a beautiful gift for mothers,a gift for yourself or any woman who holds a special place in your heart. Order now to receive one in time for mother’s day.

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Fashion Events
Our scarves were recently featured in a bridal fashion show at Regent Theatre Oshawa! Have a look at this Gray Jamavar Silk Scarf.
We want our scarves around your neck or in your home. For this reason, we make it more affordable and convenient for you to enjoy a little bit of cultured luxury.

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Our artisans make scarves and bags with the utmost love for their culture. This passion for the craft is reflected in every single piece that we sell. We never compromise, whether you are the tenth or ten-thousandth customer.

Our scarves and accessories benefit individuals and communities by supporting fair trade business in all corners of the world. When you choose Accessories & Us, you also choose to help an artisan maintain his or her way of life.

https://www.accessoriesandus.com

Reptilia Party Is In 2 Weeks!
Reptilia Party Is In 2 Weeks!

Entertain Kids On A Dime Presents: Reptilia Turns 21

In honour of Reptilia’s 21st Birthday being in business, Entertain Kids On A Dime is hosting a celebratory family party, and we would love you and your family to join us.  The entire Zoo will be closed to the public, so your families can enjoy and explore the facility.

The fun is happening on Saturday, May 13, 2017  from 5pm-7pm at the Reptilia Zoo in Vaughan.

**GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

Reptilia has just recently built a really unique playground, with a slide, a bridge, and a light up cave that your children will love.

We plan to celebrate in style with some amazing entertainment and activities.


Fun Things Happening…

•TODDLER PLAY AREA
For those of you with small children, you will appreciate the soft play area set up by Little Playscapes Room for Kids ages 1-3.

• MANICURES
Stop by The Glama Gal Tween Spa Vaughan Station and get a cute mini manicure.

• HAIR FUN
Melonhead Hair Colouring with MelonHead Hair will be on site styling kid’s hair with coloured, washable hair spray. 

•FACE PAINTING
Your child can get their Face Painted by the wonderful Fay’s Magic Creations.

•HENNA TATTOOS
Your children can enjoy a beautiful henna tattoo from Henna By Sufia.

•SURPRISE CHARACTERS
*We have some special visitors coming but we aren’t telling you who! It’s a surprise from Treasure Your Moments Princess Parties!


THEATRE ENTERTAINMENT

🔸5:30pm: there will be a hands on ANIMAL SHOW put on by the staff at Reptilia.

🔸6pm: there will be a MAGIC SHOW put on by the amazing Coach Steve. His energy is contagious and the kids love his humour and tricks.

🔸6:30pm: there will be a Superfly Entertainment DJ DANCE PARTY. The kids will show off their favourite moves dancing to Top 40 music.

🔹Your Tickets
Everything is included in your admission, accept food will be an extra charge.

🔹For Your Safety
•This event only allows adults who are accompanied by a child into this event.
•We ask that all food brought by in by guests are free from nuts. 
•The music in the theatre will be played at a medium volume, to accommodate those children who are sensitive to loud noises.


FOOD FOR PURCHASE
🔹Enjoy Churro Treats from El Habanero & Churrobar
* MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED


SWAG BAG DONORS
• Coupon Freebies from Splitsville Woodbridge
• Free Kids Meal from Boston Pizza Vaughan
• Free Slice of Pizza from Pizza Pizza
• 2 for 1 Pass from Reptilia
• Candy Bag from Dulcia By Sara
* More to be announced


ADMISSION 

Early Bird (Ends Saturday April 20, 2017)
Adult: $12 +Tax
Child: $12 +Tax
Child Under 1: Free

Regular Online Purchase (April 21-May 12)
Adult: $14 +Tax
Child: $14 +Tax
Child Under 1: Free

At The Door
Adult: $16 +Tax
Child: $16 +Tax
Child Under 1: Free

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE: www.reptilia21.eventbrite.ca


SILVER SPONSORS
*WALT ORTHODONTICS
At Walt Orthodontics we are centred on much more than just aligning and centering teeth (pun completely intended). The orthodontic experience is not just a one-hour procedure – rather it is a process that can span over a couple of months or years. We see you on a regular basis and you become part of our family, so we work hard at making the journey enjoyable, successful, and convenient. From the beginning until the end, when it comes to your family’s orthodontic experience, we are entirely centred on you!

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SILVER SPONSOR
*SHAYE COLLEZIONI AND TRENDY BAMBINI
A specially curated collection of affordable couture for kids and babies.
Specializing in custom designs for birthdays, weddings, holidays, photo shoots, baptisms & christenings, and more!


 

 

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Contest: Win 8 Tickets To Legoland
Contest: Win 8 Tickets To Legoland

The wonderful people at OUR RUGRATS INC. are giving away EIGHT DAY PASSES to ONE lucky family to go to LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTRE in Vaughan.

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW:
(You must have a Facebook Account)

1) “LIKE” The Entertain Kids On A Dime Community Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theentertainkidsonadimecommunity
(If you have already like this page, skip this step).

2) “LIKE” The Our Rugrats Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ourrugrats
(If you have already like this page, skip this step).

3) Go on The Entertain Kids On A Dime Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime and find the OFFICIAL POST pinned to the top of the page and you will write “OUR RUGRATS EXPO” into the comment thread.

(On a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

THE PRIZE: The giveaway is for  ONE WINNER to receive EIGHT FREE TICKETS to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Vaughan. 

Contest Details: The contest closes on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6pm. 
The prize winners will be contacted through Facebook.

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

GOODLUCK!!!


ABOUT THE OUR RUGRATS EXPO

The Our Rug Rats Expo is happening THIS Saturday & Sunday at the Trio Sportsplex in Vaughan!

This is a FREE family friendly event geared towards children of all ages, parents, grandparents and parents to be. This hyper local event invites local businesses, entertainment and the public to come together under one roof to explore the vast range of resources available for children.

Find out more information at: http://www.ourrugrats.ca

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APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 28-30, 2017)
APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 28-30, 2017)

RUGRATS EXPO THIS SATURDAY & SUNDAY!!!

OUR RUG RATS is a FREE family friendly event geared towards children of all ages, parents, grandparents and parents to be. This hyper local event invites local businesses, entertainment and the public to come together under one roof to explore the vast range of resources available for children.

*If you are there on Sunday, make sure to stop by the Entertain Kids On A Dime booth and say hi! We will have playdoh crafts for your kids!

Find out more information at: http://www.ourrugrats.ca

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**FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 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

*15th Anniversary Celebration (Newmarket)
10am-11am
Ray Twinney Recreation Complex
100 Eagle Street West
Newmarket, ON

Juno nominee, LENNY GRAF will be our Special Guest, performing a fun-filled musical morning that will kick off ONTARIO EARLY YEARS 15th Anniversary Celebrations! His dynamic, interactive, fun-filled Kids & Family Musical
Show features traditional family favorites which invite kids and parents to laugh and sing along.
Registration is required. Please contact us at 905-853-0754. Spaces may be limited.

www.yorkchild.ca/oey-york-north/whats-new

*The Spring BabyTime Show (Mississauga)
10am-6pm
International Centre
6900 Airport Road
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 28-30, the show features more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest spring/summer must-haves and all things prenatal to preschool!
o Expect fun yet informative talks and Q&A sessions from top pregnancy and parenting experts including baby sleep-specialist Nanny Robina
o Find out how to properly install your car seat at the Nuna Car Seat Safety Clinic happening one day only on Saturday April 29th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
o Discover new and innovative products for bump, birth and beyond
o Meet your favourite characters Paw Patrol and Hatchimal
o Crawling tots can go for gold in the daily Diaper Derby Crawl race
o Sing and dance along to Bob the Builder at the Toddler Time Stage
The event organizer is providing tickets for this event via an external ticket provider. Please click the button below to obtain tickets.

http://www.babytimeshows.ca


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**SATURDAY, APRIL 29,  2017**

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

Movie: SING

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

*Healthy Kids Day (All Over Ontario)(FREE)
YMCA
All Over Ontario

Nothing charges up kids like summer—and Healthy Kids Day® is the Y’s official start to the best summer ever! So make sure your kids get the most they can out of this summer…in spirit, mind and body. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the fun. Let’s charge into the best summer ever together!
This event is free and open to the public!

http://www.ymca.net/healthy-kids-day

*Our Rug Rats Expo (Vaughan)(FREE)
TRIO Sportsplex
601 Cityview Blvd
Vaughan, ON

Building on the huge success & excitement of our Spring 2016 EXPO, this hyper-local event welcomes all parents, parents- to-be and kids regardless of economic or cultural background, making it one of the most inclusive and diverse events of its kind in the City of Vaughan.

Families will enjoy:
• Loot bags for the first 400 families each day, loaded with goodies
• Door prizes being announced every hour
• Shopping and discounts from the hottest retailers of kid friendly products
• Educational products and info, summer camps, children’s activities and more
• Kid friendly foods and treats
• Food Trucks
• Bouncy castles & trampolines
• LEGOLAND Fun Zone
• Stage performances
• The opportunity to speak one on one with local family friendly businesses
• And much more….

http://www.ourrugrats.ca

*Vaughan Artisan Festival (Woodbridge)
10am-4pm
The Veneto Centre
7465 Kipling Avenue
Woodbridge, ON

https://www.facebook.com/events/1896844313895585/?ti=icl

*April Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

April showers bring May flowers but you don’t have to enjoy the park in the rain. Step into the Museum for flower inspired baking and crafts.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

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

*San Antonio Comes to Yorkdale Mall (Toronto)(FREE)
11am-5pm
Yorkdale Mall
Dufferin Street and Highway 401
Toronto, ON

San Antonio is bringing Fiesta to Yorkdale to tell Canadians about this exciting destination and offer them a chance to enter to win a trip for 2 to San Antonio. With the launch of a new daily direct flight from Toronto to San Antonio on May 01st, Canadians will have the opportunity to easily access and explore one of America’s most affordable four-season destinations. San Antonio offers a plethora of cultural attractions, family-friendly theme parks, golf and an unmatched culinary and cocktail scene. With its fascinating history and Mexican-American flavour, it stands out as a memorable and distinct destination in Texas and the American South.

FREE activities for the whole family include:
– Cookie decorating
– Cascarone decorating
– Paper flower making
– Virtual reality station
– National Park Service presentations on San Antonio’s UNESCO World Heritage Missions

Plus, you can enter to win a trip for two on Air Canada to San Antonio, Texas! Come jon the fun all weekend, at the West Court of Yorkdale Mall, near Harry Rosen and Starbucks!

http://www.yorkdale.com

*Open House at the Animal Hospital (Toronto)
12pm-4pm
Animal Hospital of High Park
3194 Dundas St W
Toronto, ON

Come meet the veterinarians and staff of your neighbourhood vet hospital, some of their very exotic patients, and have lots of fun doing it! There will be refreshments, activities for kids, and FREE pet portraits with a professional pet photographer! We want to meet everyone in the community; all are welcome! You don’t need to be a client with us to come. Bring your pets!
(Please note that pets must be leashed or harnessed, or otherwise securely contained in a cage or enclosure; animals who are loose cannot be permitted for safety reasons.)
We hope to see you there!

www.animalhospitalhighpark.com/about-us/team

*Halton Eco Festival (Oakville)(FREE)
10am-4pm
Glen Abbey Community Centre
1415 Third Line just south of Upper Middle Road
Oakville, ON

A free to attend environmental fair promoting healthy living, biodiversity and sustainability.
The event features educational booths and speakers, eco cafe, free giveaways and prizes, and live, hands-on, all-day presentations by Sciensational Ssnakes!!
Many booths have interactive activities for children and families.
Halton Region Public Works distributes free blue boxes, one per family.
Sahaja Yoga Meditation encourages active participation in yoga at event.
There is free parking available on-site.

http://oakvillepeacecentre.org

*The Plant Faire (Burlington) (Free Admission)
10am-3pm
Royal Botanical Gardens – RBG Centre
680 Plains Rd. W.
Burlington, ON

RBG is proud to present its first annual Plant Faire, a great way to get a head start on the gardening season, find unique plants for your home garden, and speak to passionate gardening professionals.
• Vendors featuring unique seeds, specialty plants and native plants
• RBG ROYALSELECT™ plants
• Educational presentations on the hour and half-hour
• Displays by plant societies and horticultural groups
• Children’s activities
• Expert information about gardening and plants
• Food and drink
The Plant Faire includes a plant sale in the Rock Garden parking lot and displays in the Rock Garden Visitor Centre. Rock Garden admission is not included as part of the Plant Faire.

http://www.rbg.ca/plant-faire

*Drive-in Movie for Kids (Caledon)
1pm-2pm
Caledon Public Library- Alton Branch
35 Station Street
Caledon, ON

Get out of the house and get artistic! We’ll decorate box cars and then watch a short movie while enjoying a popcorn snack. Bring your car home to continue the fun! Suitable for ages 2 to 6. Adult accompaniment required.

http://www.caledon.library.on.ca

*Altona Forest Hike: Forest Frogs (Pickering)(FREE)
10am-12pm
Altona Forest (main entrance)
1883 Altona Rd
Pickering, ON

Listen for the signs of spring and discover the frogs of Altona Forest! Join the Altona Forest Stewardship Committee on this guided hike through the woods.
Meet at the Altona Forest parking lot on Altona Road, across from Pine Grove Avenue.
This event will run rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear closed-toed sturdy footwear. In the event of extreme weather, participants will be contacted with notice of cancellation.

Register for this FREE hike at www.trcastewardshipevents.ca

*Swing into Spring (Ashburn)
10am-3pm
WindReach Farm
312 Townline Road
Ashburn, ON

Sponsored by our Annual Program & Event Sponsor, Ontario Power Generation, this popular event will feature our annual Sheep Shearing where you can get an up close and personal view of professional sheep shearing and the opportunity to meet the wonderful volunteers who turn the wool into weaved products available for sale at the Farm.
Our “Best of Durham Country Market” featuring products from local farmers such as Hy Hope Farms and various artisans displaying their talents! In addition to our delightful farm animals, which include baby lambs and chicks, you can enjoy a variety of family friendly activities including our popular accessible hay wagon rides. This is a great event for family and friends of all ages!
WindReach Farm will be open from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Entrance fee is $20.00 per car. Don’t worry about lunch as we have refreshments available for purchase. Please leave your pets at home.

http://www.windreachfarm.org


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**SUNDAY, APRIL 30,  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

*Our Rug Rats Expo (Vaughan)(FREE)
TRIO Sportsplex
601 Cityview Blvd
Vaughan, ON

Building on the huge success & excitement of our Spring 2016 EXPO, this hyper-local event welcomes all parents, parents- to-be and kids regardless of economic or cultural background, making it one of the most inclusive and diverse events of its kind in the City of Vaughan.

Families will enjoy:
• Loot bags for the first 400 families each day, loaded with goodies
• Door prizes being announced every hour
• Shopping and discounts from the hottest retailers of kid friendly products
• Educational products and info, summer camps, children’s activities and more
• Kid friendly foods and treats
• Food Trucks
• Bouncy castles & trampolines
• LEGOLAND Fun Zone
• Stage performances
• The opportunity to speak one on one with local family friendly businesses
• And much more….

Make sure to stop by the Entertain Kids On A Dime booth and say hi! We will have playdoh crafts for your kids!

http://www.ourrugrats.ca

*April Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

April showers bring May flowers but you don’t have to enjoy the park in the rain. Step into the Museum for flower inspired baking and crafts.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

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

*Spring Flowers Rouge Park Walk (Toronto) (FREE)
2pm
Woodland Trail
Toronto, ON

Join walk leader Larry as he shares his “secret” stash of spring wildflowers and great park stories.

Leader: Larry
Time: 2:00 PM
Location and Meeting point: Woodland Trail
Distance: 1Km – 5Km
Difficulty: Moderate: possible hills and/or stairs
Pace: Easy
Duration: 2.5 Hours
Age Range: Family Friendly
Dog Friendly: No

http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201704-avril-april

*Family Fest (Toronto)
10am-12:15pm
Annette Community Centre
333 Annette Street
Toronto, ON

Cost: $5 per person (0-2 years Free)

Fun for the whole family! Our Family Fest includes, ginging and dancing, featuring THE JELLY POPS, bake sale, crafts, face painting, and a big silent auction (including Jay’s seats, camps, photo shoots).

Tickets available in advance or at the door. Reserve your tickets at info@timeforplay.com.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1890913941154107/

*San Antonio Comes to Yorkdale Mall (Toronto)(FREE)
11am-5pm
Yorkdale Mall
Dufferin Street and Highway 401
Toronto, ON

San Antonio is bringing Fiesta to Yorkdale to tell Canadians about this exciting destination and offer them a chance to enter to win a trip for 2 to San Antonio. With the launch of a new daily direct flight from Toronto to San Antonio on May 01st, Canadians will have the opportunity to easily access and explore one of America’s most affordable four-season destinations. San Antonio offers a plethora of cultural attractions, family-friendly theme parks, golf and an unmatched culinary and cocktail scene. With its fascinating history and Mexican-American flavour, it stands out as a memorable and distinct destination in Texas and the American South.

FREE activities for the whole family include:
– Cookie decorating
– Cascarone decorating
– Paper flower making
– Virtual reality station
– National Park Service presentations on San Antonio’s UNESCO World Heritage Missions

Plus, you can enter to win a trip for two on Air Canada to San Antonio, Texas! Come jon the fun all weekend, at the West Court of Yorkdale Mall, near Harry Rosen and Starbucks!

http://www.yorkdale.com

*TCBS Comic Book Show (Toronto)
10am-4pm
Toronto Plaza Hotel
1677 Wilson Ave
Toronto, ON

Free Admission for kids! Adults $5.
60 vendor tables loaded with new and vintage comic books!
Prizes all day long!

http://torontocomicbookshow.com


 

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APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 21-23, 2017)
APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 21-23, 2017)

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**FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 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

 


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**SATURDAY, APRIL 22,  2017**

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

Movie: E.T Extra-Terrestrial

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

*Play Day (All Over Ontario)(FREE)
11am-1pm
Toys R Us
All Over Ontario

Put some “Spring” in your Step……
Join us for a Play Day Event & celebrate Earth Day.

Plant & Take
Celebrate Earth Day with a Micro-Terrarium Plant and Take Activity!

Demo and Play with Little Tikes!
Shoot hoops at any age with this adjustable net – let’s see your best shot instore!
Check out the Waffle Blocks Playsets AND don’t miss your chance to receive a FREE Waffle Blocks Knight or Farmer Figure!

Come Monkey Around with Us!
Learn the best tricks and tips from an expert to become a Certified Fingerlings Monkey Trainer!
Fingerlings activity not available in the Quebec market.

Get Artsy with Crayola!
Mess-free fun that is sure to please everyone!
In case you haven’t heard, Dandelion will be retiring! Pick-up a FREE Crayola Dandelion Yellow crayon before it’s gone!

Giveaways!
Make your own creative crystal creation with Gemmies. Explore the world of Shopkins Happy Places with a cute Petkin or receive a FREE NHL collectible figurine just in time for the Play-offs! Plus design your own coin purse with fun decorative tape from Tapefetti. There’s a little something for everyone, don’t miss your chance to take home a little piece of the excitement!

No purchase necessary. All giveaways while supplies last and limited to one per child. Child must be present to participate. Event activities may vary by store and are subject to change.

http://m.toysrus.ca/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3373022

*Maple Lions Pancake Fest (VAUGHAN)
8am-2:30pm
Maple Lions Memorial Arena/ Maple, ON

What Is There To Do:
There is fun for the whole family so please come join us for a day of delicious food including GLUTEN FREE, great music, magic tricks, children’s activities and much more!

maplelionsclub@gmail.com

*Celebrate Earth Day (Markham)
10am-4pm
Pride of Canada Carousel
8080 Birchmount Road
Unionville, ON

Join the City of Markham as we celebrate Earth Day. Learn how you can become more sustainable, ride the Pride of Canada Carousel free with your passport, learn about Canada’s native animals, complete your passport for a chance to WIN! Attendees will also be able to test drive an EVO car.

idavid@jessonco.com

*April Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

April showers bring May flowers but you don’t have to enjoy the park in the rain. Step into the Museum for flower inspired baking and crafts.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

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

*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

*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, visit our historic 1940s Cottage, and tour the Wildflower Preserve to discover the natural habitats of the Don Valley. Free admission.

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

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

Celebrate Earth Day at TBG’s family-friendly event!
.Help plant the Teaching Garden
.Create nature crafts with DiscoverAbility
.Learn about urban wildlife with Toronto and Region Conservation
.Listen to nature-themed stories told by Don Mills branch librarians
.Enjoy a healthy smoothie made with FoodShare’s blender bike
.Recycle your old batteries
Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Lug a mug and water bottle to help us reduce waste at this event.

Teaching Garden at Toronto Botanical Garden
(Park in the TBG lot and then follow signs through Wilket Creek ravine to the west side of the creek.)
FREE. No registration required. Stroller-accessible.

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

*ParkPLAY for Earth Day (Toronto)(FREE)
11am-3pm
Trinity Bellwoods Park, between Queen St. W. and Dundas St. W. (north of the playground)
Toronto, ON

This year, Earth Day Canada is hosting ParkPLAY for Earth Day in Toronto. Show your support for outdoor adventure play by bringing your little ones (and your not so little ones) to our “Wild About Canada” POP-UP Adventure Playground. This is a great demonstration of what EDC’s EarthPLAY program is all about — giving kids the opportunity to build, create, make-believe, get messy, invent, collaborate and take calculated risks.
This is also a chance to see up-close what a true adventure playground looks like, and to better understand why Earth Day Canada is fundraising to bring more of this play to parks across the country.

http://earthday.ca

*Clean Up & Eco-Fair Celebration (Burlington)
9am-4pm
Burlington Public Library- Central
2331 New St.
Burlington, ON

The popular citywide litter Clean Up event, hosted by BurlingtonGreen and the City of Burlington, will be take place this year on the morning of April 22nd — that’s Earth Day! Schools and businesses may participate in the litter Clean Up April 17th – 21st.
The morning Clean Up on April 22nd will be followed by our Eco-fair Celebration and BBQ (while supplies last) at Central Library/Park again this year, with eco-themed exhibitors, live music and children’s activities. It’s BurlingtonGreen’s 10th anniversary this year, so there will be lots to celebrate!

If you are unable to participate in the Clean Up, you are still more than welcome to come down to the free Eco-fair 11 am – 4 pm on Saturday, April 22nd at Central Library/Park. (Burgers and drinks may be purchased by the general public that didn’t participate in the Clean Up, for a reasonable fee, with all proceeds going to support BurlingtonGreen’s important work.)
We hope to see you!

www.burlingtongreen.org/news/1229-cugu-registration-2017

*Value Village Carnival Donation Drive (Kitchener)
9am-4pm
50 Gateway Park Drive
Kitchener, ON

This event is to help support our Non-profit partner-Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy. As well as being a big thank-you for everyone’s efforts in supporting The Ontario Federation for
Cerebral Palsy. Donations of gently used clothing, books and household items (exclusions of some items)(contact the store if more info is needed) will be greatly appreciated. Games, hotdogs and prizes are just a few of the events we will be hosting.
See you there!!!

2127@savers.com

*Earth Day Event (Mississauga)(FREE)
10am-12pm
Kids & Company Mississauga Gateway Centre
85 Prologis Blvd., Unit 2
Mississauga, ON

Join us for a Free Family Fun Day at our Mississauga Gateway location! Come out and enjoy Kidco crafts/activities, an Earth Day show from the Traveling Stage and snacks from our very own Kidco Kitchen!

Link to Register: https://kidsandcompanymississaugafamilyfunday.eventbrite.ca

We hope to see you there! Please feel free to invite your family and friends!

http://kidsandcompanymississaugafamilyfunday.eventbrite.ca

*Earth Day Celebration (Brampton)
10am-3pm
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives
9 Wellington St East
Brampton, ON

Celebrate Earth Day at PAMA! Drop in and participate in activities based around the 3 R’s (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle), learn about what can be recycled, and meet Binny the green bin.

pama.peelregion.ca/en/programseventsandschoolresources/pamakids.asp

*Open House (Pickering)
11pm-3pm
Preschool Canada
780 Kingston Road Pickering
Pickering, ON

Preschool Canada is celebrating an Open House with a community party. Please join us at 780 Kingston Road in Pickering from 11:00am – 3:00pm.
Registration is open for the childcare Centre.

pickering@preschoolcanada.com

 


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**SUNDAY, APRIL 23,  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

*Maple Lions Pancake Fest (VAUGHAN)
8am-2:30pm
Maple Lions Memorial Arena/ Maple, ON

What Is There To Do:
There is fun for the whole family so please come join us for a day of delicious food including GLUTEN FREE, great music, magic tricks, children’s activities and much more!

maplelionsclub@gmail.com

*April Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

April showers bring May flowers but you don’t have to enjoy the park in the rain. Step into the Museum for flower inspired baking and crafts.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

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

*International Children’s Day (Toronto)(Free Admission)
1:30pm-5pm
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street West
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.
Admission is free.

http://turkishcanada.org/international-childrens-day-multicultural-dance-and-art-festival-2017

*Drop, Swap & Shop, an Earth Day Celebration (Toronto)(Free Admission)
10am-3pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Drop your end-of-life electronics. Try swapping instead of shopping at our Swap Mall. Pass on things you don’t use, like that funky purse that was never “you,” for things you really want, like summer kids clothing, hockey gear or even records! Pick-up one-of-a-kind items from a variety of Swap Stores, contribute to the sharing economy and connect with your community at this cool event.
Presenting Sponsor Ontario Electronic Stewardship will be on site to help you recycle your end-of-life electronics in a safe and sustainable way.

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/drop-swap-shop/

*Earth Day Bike Obstacle Course (Toronto)
11am-2pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Gear up and test your skills on our bike obstacle course! The obstacle course is appropriate for ages 3 to 83. Try the skinnies, hit the ramps, or just wind your way through the cone course.
Children’s bikes without training wheels are available for ages 6 and up. Balance bikes are available for ages 3 to 5.
While we provide some instruction and monitoring of the course, parental supervision is required during obstacle course use.
This obstacle course is presented in part by Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop.

Cost: Suggested donation of $5

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/earth-day-bike-obstacle-course/

*Downsview Park Earth Day (Toronto)(FREE)
11am-4pm
Downsview Park
Carl Hall & John Drury
Toronto, ON

Celebrate Earth Day at Downsview Park!
Register for a tree planting and join us for many outdoor activities, including a birds of prey demonstration, campfire, park tour and more!
Our tree planting is in support of the Higway of Heroes Living Tribute.

http://en.downsviewpark.ca/event/Earth-Day-2017

*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

*The Everything Family Show (Milton)
10am-4pm
Country Heritage Park- Gambrel Barn
8560 Tremaine Rd.
Milton, ON

The “Everything Family Show” will be held at the Gambrel Barn at the Country Heritage Park.
We will have a kids zone with a jumping castle, face painting,balloon animals. A kids craft hub with a local artist , special appearances by Burlington Batman, Spider-Man, Disney Princess and some special pups!
There will be over 30 family friendly vendors , Book readings, as well as demonstrations from local businesses.
Thank you to our sponsors Andrea Jones- realtor, Par-T-Perfect Toronto West/Halton/Peel/Hamilton, Camp KidsTown, & Cherish Time Concierge.
Proceeds are going to Shifra Homes , a resource centre and shelter for young moms in Halton Region and surrounding areas. Shifra Homes runs solely on donations, let’s all come together to help!

julie@julierockphotography.ca

*BABY & KID SHOW (Oshawa)(Free Admission)
11am-4pm
LVIV Hall
38 LVIV Blvd
Oshawa, ON

AUTHOR – CARMELA LANZILLOTTI will be signing her children’s book “MISCHIEVOUS MOLLY”
First 50 people get a gift bag with goodies
Great prizes / giveaways/ discounted items
50 Parents Canada magazines

WIN a GIFT BASKET ($500+ value)
Draw will be just before 4pm at end of show.
Door Prize draws are every hour on the hour.
Must be there to win all prizes and grand prize.
LIKE US on FACEBOOK PAGE -OSHAWA BABY AND KID SHOW
REGISTER BY EMAILING ME YOUR NAME, MAILING ADDRESS, PHONE # AND EMAIL to RECEIVE AN EXCLUSIVE GIFT upon arrival!
Some Characters from Enchanted Castle will be there. Characters will be there at 12 noon and 3pm for about 30 mins each.
SHOPKINS TRADE/SWAP at 2-3pm. Come with your duplicates and trade with others.
Colouring station for kids.
AUTHOR – CARMELA LANZILLOTTI will be signing her children’s book “MISCHIEVOUS MOLLY”
Juices and water will be sold at the event only. No food will be available for sale.
This event is a must for all businesses that cater to parents and their families; such as cake specialists, photographers, kids clothing, healthcare, camps, sports, daycare and other babies, kids and family related businesses.
Oshawa Baby & Kid Show will be a one stop shopping solution to any family with children.
ALWAYS LOOKING FOR VENDORS :)

soniafudge@gmail.com

*Earth Day (Simcoe)
1pm-4:30pm
Simcoe County Museum
1151 Highway 26
Minesing, ON

Join us at the Simcoe County Museum for a delayed Earth Day celebration and embrace spring with us.
Butterflies are not only beautiful, they are also very important pollinators that rely on flowers for survival. For our Earth Day celebration, join us to jump-start your butterfly friendly garden – we’ll provide you with the basic necessities to start you on your way, before planting season arrives! Take a few minutes with us and learn a bit more about these fascinating, tiny helpers.
Regular Museum admission rates apply: Museum Members and Preschoolers are free, Adult $6; Seniors/Students $5; Children $4. Outdoor activities are weather permitting.
For more information, contact the Simcoe County Museum at 705-728-3721 or visit museum.simcoe.ca.
Take the Infinite Journey with the Simcoe County Museum, a cultural exploration of our historical past and exciting future.

museum.simcoe.ca

 


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CONTEST: Win Wonderland Season’s Passes
CONTEST: Win Wonderland Season’s Passes

CONTEST: Win Season Passes To Canada’s Wonderland!

St Andrews Insurance is giving away a 2 Adult Seasons Passes to Canada’s Wonderland to one lucky family! This would be a big cost saving for your family!

Here is the information below:

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

1) “LIKE” THE ST. ANDREWS INSURANCE FACEBOOK GROUP
https://www.facebook.com/StAndrewsInsurance

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 “St. Andrews Insurance” into the comment thread of my “Official” Contest post from my Facebook Group wall.

(If you are already in her group, skip this step)

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:
2 Adult Seasons Passes to Canada’s Wonderland.

Contest Details: The contest closes on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 6pm. The winner will be announced that night. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook (so check your “others” folder).

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


ABOUT ST ANDREWS INSURANCE

Of course, we are insurance experts! Being an insurance broker, that’s what you’d expect!
But we’re much more than that.

We CARE!
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At St. Andrews Insurance Brokers, we’re all about protecting you and your family.

It’s your insurance
• We offer no obligation insurance review and quotes.
• We do the shopping for you and outline all of the coverage and company options offered.
• You’ll get a customized insurance package tailored for you – saving you time & money!
• Ask questions! You’ll be speaking with our friendly and knowledgeable staff.
• You’ll have 24×7 Online and Mobile access to your insurance policies.

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Reptilia Party – Early Bird Ends Tomorrow
Reptilia Party – Early Bird Ends Tomorrow

Entertain Kids On A Dime Presents: Reptilia Turns 21

In honour of Reptilia’s 21st Birthday being in business, Entertain Kids On A Dime is hosting a celebratory family party, and we would love you and your family to join us.  The entire Zoo will be closed to the public, so your families can enjoy and explore the facility.

The fun is happening on Saturday, May 13, 2017  from 5pm-7pm at the Reptilia Zoo.

**GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY! The EARLY BIRD Discount Expires TOMORROW!

Reptilia has just recently built a really unique playground, with a slide, a bridge, and a light up cave that your children will love.

We plan to celebrate in style with some amazing entertainment and activities.

Fun Things Happening…

•TODDLER PLAY AREA
For those of you with small children, you will appreciate the soft play area set up by Little Playscapes Room for Kids ages 1-3.

• MANICURES
Stop by The Glama Gal Tween Spa Vaughan Station and get a cute mini manicure.

• HAIR FUN
Melonhead Hair Colouring with MelonHead Hair will be on site styling kid’s hair with coloured, washable hair spray. 

•FACE PAINTING
Your child can get their Face Painted by the wonderful Fay’s Magic Creations.

•HENNA TATTOOS
Your children can enjoy a beautiful henna tattoo from Henna By Sufia.

•SURPRISE CHARACTERS
*We have some special visitors coming but we aren’t telling you who! It’s a surprise from Treasure Your Moments Princess Parties!


THEATRE ENTERTAINMENT

🔸5:30pm: there will be a hands on ANIMAL SHOW put on by the staff at Reptilia.

🔸6pm: there will be a MAGIC SHOW put on by the amazing Coach Steve. His energy is contagious and the kids love his humour and tricks.

🔸6:30pm: there will be a Superfly Entertainment DJ DANCE PARTY. The kids will show off their favourite moves dancing to Top 40 music.

🔹Your Tickets
Everything is included in your admission, accept food will be an extra charge.

🔹For Your Safety
•This event only allows adults who are accompanied by a child into this event.
•We ask that all food brought by in by guests are free from nuts. 
•The music in the theatre will be played at a medium volume, to accommodate those children who are sensitive to loud noises.


ADMISSION 

Early Bird (Ends Saturday April 20, 2017)
Adult: $12 +Tax
Child: $12 +Tax
Child Under 1: Free

Regular Online Purchase (April 21-May 12)
Adult: $14 +Tax
Child: $14 +Tax
Child Under 1: Free

At The Door
Adult: $16 +Tax
Child: $16 +Tax
Child Under 1: Free

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE: www.reptilia21.eventbrite.ca


SILVER SPONSORS
*WALT ORTHODONTICS
At Walt Orthodontics we are centred on much more than just aligning and centering teeth (pun completely intended). The orthodontic experience is not just a one-hour procedure – rather it is a process that can span over a couple of months or years. We see you on a regular basis and you become part of our family, so we work hard at making the journey enjoyable, successful, and convenient. From the beginning until the end, when it comes to your family’s orthodontic experience, we are entirely centred on you!

 

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SILVER SPONSOR
*SHAYE COLLEZIONI AND TRENDY BAMBINI
A specially curated collection of affordable couture for kids and babies.
Specializing in custom designs for birthdays, weddings, holidays, photo shoots, baptisms & christenings, and more!

 

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CONTEST: BBQ Eats Family Prize Pack & Reptilia Passes
CONTEST: BBQ Eats Family Prize Pack & Reptilia Passes

Win A Family Prize Pack At The BBQ Eats Festival & Reptilia Passes

This summer there is an amazing new festival coming to Toronto.  The BBQ Eats Festival is coming to Ontario Place from June 9-11, 2017! One lucky family is going to bypass the entrance line with VIP Passes and will get $60 worth of tokens to spend on food for their family! They also will get Free Entrance to the Kids Village for lots of fun entertainment.  The winner will also get 5 free day passes to the Reptilia Zoo in Vaughan! 

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW:

1) RSVP For The “BBQ EATS FESTIVAL” EVENT PAGE (Check Yes, No, Maybe or Interested)
https://www.facebook.com/events/239907566415612

2) LIKE My “Entertain Kids On A Dime Community” FACEBOOK PAGE
https://www.facebook.com/theentertainkidsonadimecommunity
(This is different from my Facebook Group)

3) On the “Official” Contest Post on the “Entertain Kids On A Dime Community” FACEBOOK PAGE, write “BBQ EATS” in the thread.


THE PRIZE
The Winner will win $60 worth of tokens for the festival, which gives you a lot of food and beverages. You will also be bypassing the Event entry line-up and will have FREE entry to the Kids Village. The Winner will also receive 5 FREE tickets to visit the Reptilia Zoo in Vaughan.

Please Note: This Prize is non-transferable. 

Contest Details: The contest closes on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 6pm. The prize winners will be contacted through Facebook.

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

GOOD LUCK!


ABOUT THE BBQ EATS FESTIVAL

A festival celebrating the oldest form of cooking is coming to Toronto. BBQ Eats Festival will feature ethnic BBQ flavours from around the world. It will be the largest FREE admission festival of its kind, hosted in Canada’s largest city famous for being the most culturally diverse in the world.

It’s also a massive BBQ competition! We are inviting chefs from across the city to join and compete for a grand prize of $10,000.

Want to learn more about BBQ? Join one of our many free BBQ cooking classes at the festival. Learn how to smoke meat, use different techniques, pair beer and wines, blend exotic spices and more! Meet some of Canada’s top culinary talents who will tantalize your taste buds. While food will surely set a high bar, we’re just as excited to showcase the latest BBQ equipment, BBQ sauces, gadgets and more. We’ll be setting the stage to also create the city’s largest BBQ consumer show.

Got Kids? We’ve got you covered! For a small fee, our Kid’s Village will have two indoor buildings to keep your Children busy and having fun! Join us there for crafts, activities, games, photo-ops, and meet the animals from Reptilia.

This June, join us in welcoming the world as we get set to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday.

www.bbqeatsfestival.com

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CONTEST: Win A Mini Photo Shoot
CONTEST: Win A Mini Photo Shoot

CONTEST: Win A Mini Photo Shoot

Amazing Photographer Michelle Ellins from MELLINS PHOTOGRAPHY is giving away a MINI PHOTO SHOOT to one lucky family. Michelle has taken beautiful pictures of my children and I am confident you will be happy with the work she does. Please read the details below for more information.

Here is the information below:

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

1) “LIKE” THE MELLINS PHOTOGRAPHY FACEBOOK GROUP
https://www.facebook.com/MellinsPhotography

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 “MELLINS PHOTOGRAPHY” into the comment thread of my “Official” Contest post from my Facebook Group wall.

(If you are already in her group, skip this step)

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 mini photoshoot with Michelle Ellins from Mellins Photography. Photos included are birthday photos, maternity photos, family photos, and holiday photo shoots. All portraits are offered except for cake smash and newborn photos. Your session will be 20 minutes long and includes 5 digital edited images.

* You must be able to travel to her home studio or on location in Vaughan, Ontario.

* You must redeem your prize by December 31, 2017.

Contest Details: The contest closes on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6pm. The winner will be announced that night. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook (so check your “others” folder).

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


ABOUT MELLINS PHOTOGRAPHY

I’m a happily married mother of 2. My love for photography began long before my children were born but of course having two little models at my disposal really allowed me to explore my passion! And thus, Mellins Photography was born! I focus primarily on family portrait photography as well as event photography, however I am always interested in being creative and trying something new! I like to pride myself on my excellent customer service and am always quick to respond to all messages.

For more information, go to: http://www.mellinsphotography.com

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