AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 18-20, 2017)

AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 18-20, 2017)

EXCLUSIVE RESTAURANT GROUP DEAL
6 In The 6ix!
Present this Coupon below to receive $6 Kid’s Meals at Sparks Premium Grill + Bar in Vaughan.
Your children will get a meal, drink, and ice cream.
They are located at Rutherford (west of Keele) and are close to Canada’s Wonderland.
The food is delicious!

My son loves the kid’s burger and my daughter loves the kid’s chicken fingers and fries.
I love the butter chicken flatbread, and my husband loves the chicken souvlaki meal!
There is colouring for the kids, and tv’s all over the walls playing sporting events.

Make sure to take advantage of this!
Check out their menu at: https://sparksgrill.ca/menu20120958_1874311356165436_1556806320_n

 


 


**FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017**

*Kids Bowl Free Program (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
Various Bowling Alleys
All Over Ontario

Registered Kids Receive 2 FREE GAMES Of Bowling Every Day All Summer Long, Valued At Over $500 Per Child!
Select bowling centers and schools around the country are participating in the first ever Kids Bowl Free program. This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer.
Children whose age does not exceed a limit by a participating bowling center are eligible to register for 2 free games a day, all summer long, courtesy of the participating bowling centers along with the schools and organizations.
Visit website for participating locations. Dates vary by location.

http://www.kidsbowlfree.com

*Block Party (Toronto)
11am-5pm
For Youth Initiative
1652 Keele Street
Toronto, ON

A huge block party which takes place at 1652 Keele Street on August 18th, 2017. There will be free food, activities, games, performances, a photo booth, and much more! Other organizations, such as Unison will be there in support for their community. It will be taking place from 11am to 5pm. This event is to welcome other community members into our community and have fun at the same time!

www.foryouth.ca/block_party

*Rotary Ribfest (Oshawa)
Lakeview Park
55 Lakeview Park Ave
Oshawa, ON

Oshawa Rotary Ribfest
Friday Noon to Midnight
Saturday 11:00am to Midnight
Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm
Free Parking, Free Entrance, Live Entertainment, Lots of vendors, carnival rides with midway, lots of delicious RIBS! Pancake breakfast on Saturday and Sunday

www.oshawaribfest.com

*Rhythmfest (Barrie)
Heritage Park
5 Simcoe St.
Barrie, ON

Celebrate the universal language of rhythm including live entertainment, workshops, and vendors. Interactivity is a central theme and audiences young and old are encouraged to participate. Kicks-off Friday night with performances at Holly Community Centre and then continues all day Saturday at Heritage Park.

www.barrie.ca/Culture/Festivals/Pages/Rhythmfest.aspx



 

**SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2017**

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

Movie: PUP STAR 2

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

*Fam Jam (Richmond Hill)
10am-3:30pm
Richvale Community Centre
160 Avenue Road
Richmond Hill, ON

Community Living York South will be hosting a family and friends event called FamJam – a fun-filled family event where everyone is invited! Activities, food and fun for everyone!

www.communitylivingyorksouth.ca/newsAndEvents/events

*Discovery Days for Kids (Aurora)
1:30pm-3:30pm
Aurora Historical Society – Hillary House National Historic Site
15372 Yonge Street
Aurora, ON

Join the Aurora Historical Society for the return of 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. This year’s programs include Medical Detectives, Nature Seekers, Arts and Crafts and our ever-popular Dig It!

aurorahs.com/activities/discovery-days-for-kids/

*Garlic is Great Festival (Newmarket)
8am-1pm
Newmarket Farmers’ Market
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons, 200 Doug Duncan Drive.

Take part in the annual celebration of Ontario’s garlic harvest. At the festival, visitors can enjoy cooking demonstrations, musical entertainment and garlic vendors at the Newmarket Farmer’s Market.

http://www.newmarket.ca/ThingsToDo/Pages/Recreation%20and%20Culture/Events/Garlic-is-Great-Festival.aspx

*StArt Youth Presenting Art (Scarborough)
12pm-6pm
Scarborough Village R.C. & Scarborough Village Theatre
3600 Kingston Rd.
Scarborough, ON

StArt Youth Presenting Art [StArt YPA] is celebrating their 7th Annual Festival on August 14th to 19th, 2017, at the Scarborough Village R.C & Scarborough Village Theatre!
StArt YPA is a SuiteLife Arts for Youth initiative, run by Scarborough’s youth. We strive to give young artists alternative outlets to express themselves in various artistic fields, and aid in providing them with a platform where their works are accessible to their communities.
This family-friendly community event is FREE to all participants and guests, and it will feature live performances, visual arts gallery, food and great family activities for all to enjoy!

www.startypa.org

*Weekend Explorers (Toronto) (FREE)
2pm-3pm
Legislative Building, Queen’s Park
Queen’s Park – University/College Aves.
Toronto, ON

Join us for a fun family program on the weekends at the Legislative Building during the summer! During this one hour program designed for families with children aged 6-10 you will:
Explore the Legislative Building and Chamber through a fun scavenger hunt
Play games that teach you about Ontario’s Parliament
Participate in a craft activity
Have fun, all for free!

Pre-registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://discoveryportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/weekend-explorers

*Chinatown Festival (Toronto)
12pm-11pm
Spadina Ave between Sullivan St. and St. Andrew St.
Toronto, ON

2017 Toronto Chinatown Festival is almost here again! This 2-days event is filled with many performances, foods and goods to be explored on Spadina. It’s a great weekend to spend in Chinatown for fun experiences.

http://www.chinatownbia.com

*Wheels On The Danforth (Toronto)
Danforth Avenue and Danforth Road
3345 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, ON

Two Car Shows
Classics, Hot Rods & Motorcycles by day and Tuners by night between 11AM and 11PM on Saturday, August 19th.

Kid’s Zone
Free inflatable castles and family entertainment in Oakridge Park between 11AM and 7PM on Saturday, August 19th.
Live Stage Performances
Great bands and artists throughout the day on two stages between 11AM and 11PM on Saturday, August 19th.

http://wheelsonthedanforth.ca/

*Ukraine’s Independence Day (Etobicoke)
10am-11pm
Centennial Park
256 Centennial Park Rd
Etobicoke, ON

Plan for a full day of fabulous FOOD, FUN and FESTIVITIES. Join us for North America’s largest celebration of Ukraine’s Independence Day and for Canada’s 150th.
Enjoy the outdoor stage show at 1:00 pm featuring energetic and beautiful Ukrainian dancers and singers. Indulge in the food court, beverage gardens, market place, children’s play centre and then top the evening off at the outdoor dance to some exhilarating rhythms.
Hosted by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Toronto Branch.

ucctoronto.ca/events/ukrainian-independence-day/

*Saturday Night Movie (Brampton)
7pm-9pm
Garden Square – Downtown Brampton
1 Theatre Lane
Brampton, ON

A double header of family friendly movies will run throughout the summer every Saturday evening. The first movie will run at 7 PM. Pre-movie activities will take place onsite at 6 PM each week leading up to the movies, so be sure to come early! Check out our website for the movie titles at www.brampton.ca/gardensquare

www.brampton.ca/gardensquare

*Rotary Ribfest (Oshawa)
Lakeview Park
55 Lakeview Park Ave
Oshawa, ON

Oshawa Rotary Ribfest
Friday Noon to Midnight
Saturday 11:00am to Midnight
Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm
Free Parking, Free Entrance, Live Entertainment, Lots of vendors, carnival rides with midway, lots of delicious RIBS! Pancake breakfast on Saturday and Sunday

www.oshawaribfest.com

*Rhythmfest (Barrie)
Heritage Park
5 Simcoe St.
Barrie, ON

Celebrate the universal language of rhythm including live entertainment, workshops, and vendors. Interactivity is a central theme and audiences young and old are encouraged to participate. Kicks-off Friday night with performances at Holly Community Centre and then continues all day Saturday at Heritage Park.

www.barrie.ca/Culture/Festivals/Pages/Rhythmfest.aspx


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**SUNDAY, AUGUST 20,  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

*Farmers Market (Richmond Hill)
9:30am-2pm
Elgin Barrow Arena
43 Church Street South
Richmond Hill, ON

Bring your family and friends to the market for fun activities and to purchase fresh produce! There will be family entertainment, food and crafts and activities for the children. Visiting the Farmers’ Market is a fun way to enjoy summer in the community! Be green! Walk or carpool to the Farmers’ Market. If you drive, please enter from Pugsley Avenue on the east side of Elgin Barrow Arena.

www.richmondhill.ca/en/things-to-do/farmers-market.aspx

*Kool Cars: A Road Trip to Awareness (Richmond Hill)
11am-4pm
11181 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON

Please join Epilepsy York Region for Kool Cars: A road Trip to Awareness – car and motorcycle show, Sunday August 20th. We will have live music by Plan B, Food trucks, raffles, vendors, kids activities and more!
We are located at 11181 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill – north of Elgin Mills Rd and South of Stouffville Sideroad.
Admission is free for kids 12 and under and $5 for adults.

http://epilepsyyork.org/

*Weekend Explorers (Toronto) (FREE)
2pm-3pm
Legislative Building, Queen’s Park
Queen’s Park – University/College Aves.
Toronto, ON

Join us for a fun family program on the weekends at the Legislative Building during the summer! During this one hour program designed for families with children aged 6-10 you will:
Explore the Legislative Building and Chamber through a fun scavenger hunt
Play games that teach you about Ontario’s Parliament
Participate in a craft activity
Have fun, all for free!

Pre-registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://discoveryportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/weekend-explorers

*Children’s Festival (Burlington) (FREE)
10am-5pm
Spencer Smith Park
1400 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON

It’s the 26th annual Children’s Festival! We’re celebrating being a kid with activities, interactive games, bouncers, face painting and more!
Come celebrate City of Burlington’s annual Children’s Festival! Join us as we celebrate being a kid.
Live entertainment
Play zones and inflatables
Crafts
Kids’ marketplace

http://www.burlington.ca/childrensfestival

*Rotary Ribfest (Oshawa)
Lakeview Park
55 Lakeview Park Ave
Oshawa, ON

Oshawa Rotary Ribfest
Friday Noon to Midnight
Saturday 11:00am to Midnight
Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm
Free Parking, Free Entrance, Live Entertainment, Lots of vendors, carnival rides with midway, lots of delicious RIBS! Pancake breakfast on Saturday and Sunday

www.oshawaribfest.com

*Pioneer Day (Port Perry)
11am-4pm
Scugog Shores Museum Village
16210 Island Road

Port Perry, ON
See the Scugog Shores Museum Village come to life as it rings to the sounds of the blacksmith, woodwright, and many other heritage demonstrators. Taste traditional treats and observe local craftspeople at work. Watch beautiful presentations such as clogging, live performaces from Cam and Clara Hick, and more. Heritage demonstrations include: blacksmith, printing press, gas engines, log sawing, rope making, cider press, rug hooking, wood carving, loom & weaving, soapstone carving, butter making, and candle making! Games and crafts for children will focus on working hands-on like the pioneers did. This year we are also having a vendors market with vendors selling an assortment of items inclding crafts, clothing, jewlery, food, and More! Also, there will be animals provided by Durham Farm Connections. Regular admission applies.

www.scugogshoresmuseum.com

 


 

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