SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (September 29- October 1, 2017)

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (September 29- October 1, 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/menu


 

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR SWIMMING LESSONS?

You can still book for the FALL SESSION at The Schwartz/Reisman Centre in Vaughan!
Your children will learn a lot in a short time.
They have underground parking, so your children can get into the car with wet hair.
 
This beautiful building also has a full snack bar, an eating lounge, and two pool viewing areas.
 
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GET YOUR HALLOWEEN PARTY TICKETS TODAY!

Boo In The Zoo is happening on Sunday, October 29th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Reptilia in Vaughan!
Your kids get to do an organized trick or treat throughout the ZOO! All treats are non edible in support of food allergies.

Enjoy:
*Surprise Mascots
*Halloween Crafts
*Soft Play Toys
*Spooky Manicures
*Hair Colouring
*DJ Dance Party
*Animal Show
AND MUCH MORE

Get your Early Bird tickets by October 1st!
$10 +hst per person
Kids Under 1 =FREE

https://boointhezoo10.eventbrite.ca

 



**FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017**

*Fair (Markham)
Markham Fairgrounds
10801 McCowan Road
Markham, ON

Markham Fair is one of Canada oldest country fairs. Since 1844 the fair has been providing the community with a showcase for talents and products in a friendly competitive spirit. As well as the competitive displays, the community is further brought together to enjoy various forms of entertainment such as horse pull, demolition derby, tractor pull, midway rides and displays of farm animals.
Highlights include:
• Midway Rides by World’s Finest Shows
• Monster Truck Madness on Thursday and Sunday
• Demolition Derby on Saturday Night
• Old MacDonald’s Farm – Animal Displays
• Heavy Horse Show Featuring the Six Horse Hitch Class
• Homecraft Exhibits – Pies, Quilts, Photography and more
• Children’s Entertainers – Acrobats, Clowns, Jugglers and more
• Live Bands
• Great Food!
• Free Parking
• And much more!

http://www.markhamfair.ca/

*Oktoberfest (Toronto)
Ontario Place
955 Lake Shore Blvd W
Toronto , ON

Join 6,000 others dressed in dirndls and lederhosen at Toronto’s largest Oktoberfest, celebrating Bavarian heritage with food, beer, music, and a fun fair modelled after the original Munich event.
This two-day festival takes place in a massive Festhalle tent. NEW all ages session daytime Saturday.
Fun for the whole family!

Cost: Tickets start at $15

http://www.torontooktoberfest.ca

*Carnival at The Boardwalk (Waterloo)
The Boardwalk
The Boardwalk at Ira Needles Blvd.
Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

The Carnival is back at The Boardwalk at Ira Needles Blvd.
Join in the fun and enjoy all your favourite rides, games and carnival treats!
All proceeds go to St. Mary’s General Hospital.
This Fall, the Carnival is here Sept 28th to October 1st.
Thursday and Friday 4:00-10:00
Saturday and Sunday 11:00-10:00
Weather permitting
Wander on the west side of Kitchener-Waterloo…here you will find dozens of unique and familiar stores, a variety of menus, accessible medical services and entertainment options all in one place.

www.the-boardwalk.ca

 

 



 

**SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017**

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

Movie: Boss Baby

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

*Culture Days (Vaughan)
Locations around Vaughan
Vaughan, ON

This three-day event is an inclusive experience for all ages and abilities that encourages everyone to be a champion of local artistry and get involved in colourful and unique traditions.
This year, Vaughan Culture Days will extend the Canada 150 celebration with a number of special sesquicentennial activities. It begins with a kick-off party at Dave and Buster’s on Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. with games, prizes, refreshments and guest speakers. Other highlights include:
• I.AM Enough Community Arts Festival: the I.AM (Intergenerational Arts Movement) will feature works by local artists as well as the Noojamadaa (which means let’s heal) Exhibit by First Nations artists from Manitoulin Island.
• Art windows at select Hero Certified Burgers locations: in celebration of Canada 150, local artist Andrew Abballe will paint beautiful original artwork on five Hero Certified Burgers windows across the city depicting Vaughan landscapes and heritage images. Citizens are encouraged to take a picture of their favourite window and post it on Instagram using #HeroCertifiedBurgers, #vaughanculturedays or #vaughanCAN150 for a chance to prizes.
• Discover the Magic of Music: explore music in a changing world from early contemporary to the modern digital age. The public is invited to experiment with different musical instruments and new digital studio equipment.
• Dream Weaver Project with ThinkinEd: the community is invited to weave their dreams for Vaughan’s future into a tactile, interactive collective art piece that will tell the City’s colourful and evolving story.
Art and culture enthusiasts are also invited to view the urbanGRAFFITI exhibit on display in Vaughan City Hall’s On The Slate atrium gallery. The paintings by Suzanne Metz depict her interpretation of Vaughan’s vision for its new downtown core – the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.

http://www.vaughan.ca/CultureDays

*Fire Prevention Week Open House (Richmond Hill)
9am-3pm
Richmond Hill Fire Station 8-1
191 Major Mackenzie Drive West
Richmond Hill, ON

The annual Fire Prevention Week Open House provides a day full of fun and education!
Watch live demonstrations, like auto extrication where firefighters will cut up a car, a high-angle rescue where you can see firefighters repel off a roof and you can watch as one of Richmond Hill’s firefighters climbs to the top of the 110′ ladder.
The Open House will also demonstrate the importance of fire prevention in the home and escape planning!
Throughout the day you can also enjoy:
*Pancake breakfast and BBQ lunch (while supplies last)
*Demonstrations
*Equipment Displays
*Live Entertainment
*Games and Prizes

For more information, contact Richmond Hill Fire & Emergency Services, Fire Prevention Division at 905-780-2893, visit RichmondHill.ca/Fire or connect on Twitter @RHFES and Facebook.com/RHFES
Remember to bring a donation for the Thanksgiving Food Drive!

*Culture Days (Newmarket) (FREE)
Historic Sites Across Newmarket
Newmarket, ON

Join thousands of Canadians across the country celebrating FREE cultural activities!
Check out activities at: Elman Campbell Museum; history hunt, and new displays/ Newmarket Group of Artists; Art Walk & Studio Tour throughout the downtown/Fun with Minions activity; NGA Art Exhibition; and Canada 150 Mosaic community painting party at Old Town Hall.

http://www.newmarket.ca/artsandculture

*Fair (Markham)
Markham Fairgrounds
10801 McCowan Road
Markham, ON

Markham Fair is one of Canada oldest country fairs. Since 1844 the fair has been providing the community with a showcase for talents and products in a friendly competitive spirit. As well as the competitive displays, the community is further brought together to enjoy various forms of entertainment such as horse pull, demolition derby, tractor pull, midway rides and displays of farm animals.
Highlights include:
• Midway Rides by World’s Finest Shows
• Monster Truck Madness on Thursday and Sunday
• Demolition Derby on Saturday Night
• Old MacDonald’s Farm – Animal Displays
• Heavy Horse Show Featuring the Six Horse Hitch Class
• Homecraft Exhibits – Pies, Quilts, Photography and more
• Children’s Entertainers – Acrobats, Clowns, Jugglers and more
• Live Bands
• Great Food!
• Free Parking
• And much more!

http://www.markhamfair.ca/

*Oktoberfest (Toronto)
Ontario Place
955 Lake Shore Blvd W
Toronto , ON

Join 6,000 others dressed in dirndls and lederhosen at Toronto’s largest Oktoberfest, celebrating Bavarian heritage with food, beer, music, and a fun fair modelled after the original Munich event.
This two-day festival takes place in a massive Festhalle tent. NEW all ages session daytime Saturday.
Fun for the whole family!

Cost: Tickets start at $15

http://www.torontooktoberfest.ca

*Doors Open Halton (Oakville)
Doors Open Halton
Oakville – 22 locations
Oakville, ON

Event Description
Halton Region invites you to share its rich heritage, cultural diversity and stunning natural beauty. Under the umbrella of Doors Open Halton, Oakville is participating with 22 sites that are waiting for you. Combine this great event with Culture Days, there is a lot to see and do. Halton Region’s four historical communities (including Oakville) will open their doors and welcome both residents and visitors alike. From the urban centers on Lake Ontario’s shore to the rural splendor of the Niagara Escarpment, there is much to explore. Museums, public buildings, private homes, businesses, industrial complexes, places of worship and sites of historical significance are waiting to be discovered.
Most sites are open from 10am – 4pm. Free Admission
For details visit: www.DoorsOpenOntario.on.ca/HaltonRegion

www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/HaltonRegion

*Martin Street Fun Fair (Milton)
11am-3pm
Martin Street School
184 Martin Street
Milton, ON

Come join us to celebrate the opening of our new school with FOOD TRUCKS, a variety of bouncy castles, obstacle courses and face painting from Par-T-Perfect, along with a cake walk and a ton of carnival games, popcorn & cotton candy! There’s something for everyone!!!
We are hoping to raise funds to decorate the new blacktop so will be a silent auction on site as well as experience raffle for the students.
We are expecting a special appearance from Elmo and Sparky the Fire Dog will bring over the Fire Truck and the police cruiser is scheduled for a visit too!

http://mar.hdsb.ca/

*Fire Station Doors Open (Burlington)
1pm-4pm
Stations Around Burlington
Burlington, ON

Burlington’s fire stations will be open for public tours to kick off Fire Prevention Week Saturday, Sept. 30 from 1 to 4 p.m.
• Take part in family-friendly fire safety activities
• Meet your local firefighters and watch live demos
• Learn how to prevent fires at your home
Stop by your neighbourhood station or visit them all!
Station 1 – 1255 Fairview St. (Headquarters)
Station 2 – 2300 Upper Middle Rd.
Station 3 – 1044 Waterdown Rd.
Station 4 – 711 Appleby Line
Station 5 – 2241 Kilbride St.
Station 6 – 455 Cumberland Ave.
Station 7 – 4100 Dundas St.
Station 8 – 1837 Ironstone Dr.

www.burlington.ca/en/services-for-you/fire-prevention-week.asp

*Carnival at The Boardwalk (Waterloo)
The Boardwalk
The Boardwalk at Ira Needles Blvd.
Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

The Carnival is back at The Boardwalk at Ira Needles Blvd.
Join in the fun and enjoy all your favourite rides, games and carnival treats!
All proceeds go to St. Mary’s General Hospital.
This Fall, the Carnival is here Sept 28th to October 1st.
Thursday and Friday 4:00-10:00
Saturday and Sunday 11:00-10:00
Weather permitting
Wander on the west side of Kitchener-Waterloo…here you will find dozens of unique and familiar stores, a variety of menus, accessible medical services and entertainment options all in one place.

www.the-boardwalk.ca

*Saturday Night Movie and Culture Days (Brampton)
7pm-9:30pm
Garden Square (downtown Brampton, corner of Queen and Main Streets)
1 Theatre Lane
Brampton, ON

Saturday Night Movie: Culture Days Special Presentation – “Lost in Oz” and “Gnomeo and “Juliet”

As part of our Brampton Culture Days celebration, we recognize the talents and achievements of local artists. This special edition of Movie Night includes a Q&A and meet and greet with Paul Stodolny. Stodolny has an extensive filmography that includes visual effects, directing, and acting. The screenings tonight are just a small sample of his work. Stodolny directed the Emmy award –winning Lost in Oz and was Lighting Lead for Gnomeo and Juliet. Enjoy this entertaining and insightful evening as Stodolny answers questions about animation and the creative process.

http://www.brampton.ca/en/pages/welcome.aspx

*Diwali Music Fest (Brampton)
3pm-9pm
DIWALI MUSIC FEST
BRAMLEA GO STATION
Brampton, ON

CULTURAL ANNUAL EVENT, FREE ENTRY, FAMILY EVENT, KIDZ ZONE, LIVE CONCERT, BOLLYWOOD DANCE, GIDDHA AND BHANGRA
“FREE FIREWORK DISPALY”

http://www.diwalimusicfest.ca/

*Culture Days: Artistic Community (Brampton)
10:30am-4:30pm
Four Corner’s Library
65 Queen Street East
Brampton, ON

We look forward to celebrating Culture Days with you, right here in our Library branches. Brampton’s creative community displays their talents and offers the public a wide range of interactive activities.

http://www.bramlib.on.ca

*Kids Yoga (Brampton) (FREE)
11am-3pm
Chapters Brampton
52 Quarry Edge Drive
Brampton, ON

Come out to Chapters Brampton on Saturday, September 30th any time between 11:00am and 4:00pm to meet the author of I’m a Growing YOGI and participate in free mini kids yoga classes throughout the day!

416 562 4408
lisa@lalawellness.ca

*Conant Complex Community Fair (Oshawa) (FREE)
11am-3pm
Conant Complex Community Fair
115 Grassmere Ave
Oshawa, ON

FREE community fair open to residents of oshawa, face painting, bouncy castles, variety of community service providers offering program guides and flyers for their programs and services, NEW THIS YEAR FREE PIZZA from Pizza Pizza provided by Walters Pharmacy in Oshawa , raffle prizes, crafts , lots of fun things to do for the entire family, everyone is welcome

*Heritage Day (Whitby)
10am-4pm
Downtown Whitby – Brock and Highway 2
Whitby, ON

Discover some of the architectural treasures in our neighbourhoods, and enjoy a wide range of re-enactments and activities that bring to life local history and culture.
Visit the Vintage Whitby Booth for the launch of Talking Historical Plaques. This new technology makes history comes alive. Don’t forget to pick up a quiz at the Downtown Steering Committee Booth for your chance to win a prize!
Sample culinary delicacies at local restaurants and community BBQs.
Farmers’ Market vendors trim the streets with their wide array of sweets, fall vegetables and decorations.
Local musicians provide entertainment throughout the day.
Petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, games, balloons, horse and wagon rides.
Crafts, heritage displays and demonstrations ensure visitors of all ages enjoy the festivities and discover the Town’s historical roots.
Culture Days activities such as: old fashioned dinner triangle making, corn husk doll making, ice cream making, spinning demonstrations, interactive hand drumming, history comes alive plaque tour.

http://www.whitby.ca/en/residents/heritageday.asp

 



**SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 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

*Culture Days (Vaughan)
Locations around Vaughan
Vaughan, ON

This three-day event is an inclusive experience for all ages and abilities that encourages everyone to be a champion of local artistry and get involved in colourful and unique traditions.
This year, Vaughan Culture Days will extend the Canada 150 celebration with a number of special sesquicentennial activities. It begins with a kick-off party at Dave and Buster’s on Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. with games, prizes, refreshments and guest speakers. Other highlights include:
• I.AM Enough Community Arts Festival: the I.AM (Intergenerational Arts Movement) will feature works by local artists as well as the Noojamadaa (which means let’s heal) Exhibit by First Nations artists from Manitoulin Island.
• Art windows at select Hero Certified Burgers locations: in celebration of Canada 150, local artist Andrew Abballe will paint beautiful original artwork on five Hero Certified Burgers windows across the city depicting Vaughan landscapes and heritage images. Citizens are encouraged to take a picture of their favourite window and post it on Instagram using #HeroCertifiedBurgers, #vaughanculturedays or #vaughanCAN150 for a chance to prizes.
• Discover the Magic of Music: explore music in a changing world from early contemporary to the modern digital age. The public is invited to experiment with different musical instruments and new digital studio equipment.
• Dream Weaver Project with ThinkinEd: the community is invited to weave their dreams for Vaughan’s future into a tactile, interactive collective art piece that will tell the City’s colourful and evolving story.
Art and culture enthusiasts are also invited to view the urbanGRAFFITI exhibit on display in Vaughan City Hall’s On The Slate atrium gallery. The paintings by Suzanne Metz depict her interpretation of Vaughan’s vision for its new downtown core – the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.

http://www.vaughan.ca/CultureDays

*Carribean Family Day (Richmond Hill) (FREE)
12pm-8pm
Richmond Green Sport Centre
1300 Elgin Mills Road East
Richmond Hill, ON

Enjoy a cultural festival! Taste unique Caribbean dishes, enjoy festive music and colourful costumes and immerse yourself in the art and history of the Caribbean islands.
Fund by the Government of Canada.

http://caribbeannorth.ca

*Culture Days (Newmarket) (FREE)
Historic Sites Across Newmarket
Newmarket, ON

Join thousands of Canadians across the country celebrating FREE cultural activities!
Check out activities at: Elman Campbell Museum; history hunt, and new displays/ Newmarket Group of Artists; Art Walk & Studio Tour throughout the downtown/Fun with Minions activity; NGA Art Exhibition; and Canada 150 Mosaic community painting party at Old Town Hall.

http://www.newmarket.ca/artsandculture

*Fair (Markham)
Markham Fairgrounds
10801 McCowan Road
Markham, ON

Markham Fair is one of Canada oldest country fairs. Since 1844 the fair has been providing the community with a showcase for talents and products in a friendly competitive spirit. As well as the competitive displays, the community is further brought together to enjoy various forms of entertainment such as horse pull, demolition derby, tractor pull, midway rides and displays of farm animals.
Highlights include:
• Midway Rides by World’s Finest Shows
• Monster Truck Madness on Thursday and Sunday
• Demolition Derby on Saturday Night
• Old MacDonald’s Farm – Animal Displays
• Heavy Horse Show Featuring the Six Horse Hitch Class
• Homecraft Exhibits – Pies, Quilts, Photography and more
• Children’s Entertainers – Acrobats, Clowns, Jugglers and more
• Live Bands
• Great Food!
• Free Parking
• And much more!

http://www.markhamfair.ca/

*Salmon Festival (Scarborough) (FREE)
11am-4pm
Morningside Park
390 Morningside Ave
Scarborough, ON

Come celebrate nature at the 7th Annual Salmon Festival at Highland Creek as we showcase the salmon run in Morningside Park!
The Salmon Festival is a free, family-oriented event. Take a self-guided a guided hike through the park and try to catch a glimpse of salmon swimming upstream.
Enjoy live music from The Monkey Bunch, get your face painted and visit fun booths to learn about salmon and water conservation. Great food will be available. Two guided walks require registration.

www.thesalmonfestival.ca

*Doors Open Halton (Oakville)
22 Locations Around Oakville
Oakville, ON
L9E 0C5

Halton Region invites you to share its rich heritage, cultural diversity and stunning natural beauty. Under the umbrella of Doors Open Halton, Oakville is participating with 22 sites that are waiting for you. Combine this great event with Culture Days, there is a lot to see and do. Halton Region’s four historical communities (including Oakville) will open their doors and welcome both residents and visitors alike. From the urban centers on Lake Ontario’s shore to the rural splendor of the Niagara Escarpment, there is much to explore. Museums, public buildings, private homes, businesses, industrial complexes, places of worship and sites of historical significance are waiting to be discovered.
Most sites are open from 10am – 4pm. Free Admission

www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/HaltonRegion

*Carnival at The Boardwalk (Waterloo)
The Boardwalk
The Boardwalk at Ira Needles Blvd.
Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

The Carnival is back at The Boardwalk at Ira Needles Blvd.
Join in the fun and enjoy all your favourite rides, games and carnival treats!
All proceeds go to St. Mary’s General Hospital.
This Fall, the Carnival is here Sept 28th to October 1st.
Thursday and Friday 4:00-10:00
Saturday and Sunday 11:00-10:00
Weather permitting
Wander on the west side of Kitchener-Waterloo…here you will find dozens of unique and familiar stores, a variety of menus, accessible medical services and entertainment options all in one place.

www.the-boardwalk.ca

*Artefact Explosion (Oshawa)(FREE)
12pm-4pm
Oshawa Museum
1450 Simcoe Street South, Lakeview Park
Oshawa, ON

Within the last few months, the Museum has received over 25 artefacts for its growing education collection. These are things we take to schools and outreach programs to enhance everyone’s learning experiences. They can be touched and manipulated, tried on and tested out – and you can experience them all at the next Sunday FUNday at the Oshawa Museum!
On Sunday, October 1, 2017, Visitor Hosts will be on hand in the Verna Conant Gallery at Guy House to show you all of these genuine Victorian and Edwardian era artefacts! Test out our new carpet sweeper, or hand pump butter churn, try photographing your friend with a vintage Kodak! Browse through Oshawa newspapers from Canada’s Centennial and Oshawa’s Semicentennial or 50th Anniversary as a City.
Sunday FUNday runs from 12 – 4 pm at the Oshawa Museum in Lakeview Park, Oshawa and admission is free.

http://oshawamuseum.org


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