NOVEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (November 25-26, 2017)

NOVEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (November 25-26, 2017)

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!
Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas

Place: Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts

Show Dates:
Saturdays and Sundays at 11pm or 1pm
(From December 2, 2017- January 6, 2018)
And
December 28th and December 29th
January 4 and January 5th

Ticket Prices:
$18 for a single ticket
$60 for a family of four

The show is put on by the Electric Moon Theatre Company.

To buy tickets, or get more information, click on the link below…

https://electricmoontheatre.com/shows/fancy-nancy


Head Over to the Pop Events Group Sale!
UP TO 90% OFF BRAND NAMED TOYS!
This Sale runs until DECEMBER 24th! Stock up on your holiday gifts!

SALE LOCATION: 150 St. Regis Street South (Sheppard and Dufferin)

SALE HOURS:
Monday- Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday- Friday: 10am-6pm
Sunday- Monday: 11am-5pm


ONLINE SHOPPING OFFER FOR THIS GROUP!
Stock up on beautiful holiday gifts, holidays clothes for your child, or just get some great deals! Their clothes are gorgeous!
Kid’s Boutique Shaye Collezioni is having an exclusive pre-black Friday sale just for my group.
The store is for boys and girls size Newborn to 14/16 years.
Online Deal: 20% OFF Your Order. This includes sale items!
Some of the brands they carry: NuNuNu, Huxe Baby, Me Too, Blu By Blu, Appaman, Dex, and lots of Canadian and European Designers!

How To Shop This Deal:
* Go to: www.shayecollezioni.com
* At Checkout, Enter the Code: EKOAD
Sale Ends Monday November 27th!

Happy Shopping



**SATURDAY,  NOVEMBER 25, 2017**

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

Movie: HOME ALONE

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

*Santa’s Wonderland (Vaughan) (FREE)
Bass Pro Shops
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan, ON
5pm-8pm

FREE Photo with Santa
FREE Craft! Decorate a Santa stocking!
Games & Activities

http://www.basspro.com/shop/en/santas-wonderland?cm_sp=StWndldNov2017_SP

*Santa Under the Stars (Aurora) (FREE)
6pm-8pm
Orchard Height Blvd. to Murray Dr.
Aurora, ON

Don’t miss the magic Santa Under the Stars Parade!
The parade will travel Yonge Street from Orchard Heights Boulevard to Murray Drive.
The Salvation Army will be picking up food donations and letters for Santa along the route before the parade begins.
This night time parade is full of magic, with beautifully decorated floats, incredible marching bands and a few special guest include the Jolly man-in-red himself.

http://www.aurora.ca/Thingstodo/Pages/Special%20Events/Santa-Under-the-Stars%20Parade.aspx

*Santa Claus Parade (Markham) (FREE)
11am
Hwy 7 & Main
Markham, ON

2017 Parade Theme: Canadian 150 Heritage Christmas
Parade starts at 11:00am
The parade starts at Hwy 7 East and Main Street Markham (Hwy 48). It travels north along Main Street Markham to Markham Museum.

http://www.markhamsantaclausparade.com

*Santa Arrives & Horse Drawn Wagon Rides (Scarborough) (FREE)
1pm-6pm
Bridlewood Mall
2900 Warden Ave.
Scarborough, ON

Santa arrives for the season with help from his festive friends. Musical performances, tree lighting and caroling plus free outdoor horse drawn wagon rides and hot chocolate.

http://www.bridlewoodmall.com

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

Celebrate Movember at Scarborough Museum! The Victorians loved ‘staches” of all shapes and sizes, and so do we! Not growing one? Don’t worry, Make Your Own Mustache craft taking place all month long.

Cost: Pay What You Can

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

*Kidzfest (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-5pm
Yonge-Dundas Square
1 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON

Join Downtown Yonge BIA at Yonge-Dundas Square for a day of fun for kids of all ages, with hosts from TVOKids, see exciting stage shows, meet your favourite characters from Paw Patrol and PJ Masks and much more!

SCHEDULE
11:00AM – 5:00PM
– Stage performances featuring shows with science, music, magic and other surprises
– Throughout the day meet Chase and Skye from Paw Patrol and the gang from PJ Masks
– Arts and crafts from Power Kids, Clearview School of Arts and Culture and Mackenzie House
– Learn some science and technology with Pueblo Science and Maker Kids
– Have your face painted, jump in the bouncy castle, enjoy a sweet maple syrup treat and more!

http://www.downtownyonge.com/kidzfest/

*Swedish Christmas (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Get into the spirit at this expanded two-day holiday extravaganza!
Warm up to the sounds of children singing carols at the Lucia Pageant, experience Sami culture, and participate in folk dancing, craft making and more. It’s the perfect place to sample delicious Scandinavian food and have a drink of glögg.
Check off your gift list with imported handmade crafts, unique Christmas décor, textiles and tasty Swedish delicacies.

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

*Bronte Village Tree Lighting (Oakville)
4pm-6:30pm
Centriller Square
Oakville, ON

Activities include:
Photo-op with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Kids activities
Performances by Tempus Choral Society and The Salvation Army Oakville Choir
Address by local dignitaries at Tree Lighting at 6:30pm SHARP
Food and beverages provided by local businesses.

www.brontevillage.net/events/treelighting2017

*Santa’s Wonderland (Niagara Falls)
12pm-5pm
300 Taylor Road
Niagara Falls, ON

Free Pictures with Santa
Free Crafts!!
Games & Activities

http://www.basspro.com/shop/en/santas-wonderland?cm_sp=StWndldNov2017_SP

*Christmas in the Village (Mississauga) (FREE)
Streetsville Village Square
Mississauga, ON

Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree this November! The Streetsville BIA is excited to present the second annual Christmas in the Village festival, and it promises to be even bigger and better than last year!
Starting Saturday, November 25th, event-goers will enjoy crisp craft beer and mulled wine while snacking on tasty maple taffy made for them right in the Streetsville Village Square. All weekend long, family-friendly live bands will be playing for guests while they feast on delicious eats from an array of local restaurants and unique food trucks.
Visitors can head down Queen St. S. to check out the Children’s craft tent, browse through dozens of unique market vendors, enjoy a horse and carriage ride, and take pictures with Santa outside the Robinson Bray House. Santa’s sleigh of live reindeer will also make an appearance on Sunday at Jon Clipperton Park!
Saturday, November 25th | 2pm – 9pm
Sunday, November 26th | 11am – 4pm

http://www.streetsvillechristmasinthevillage.com

*Light Up the Square (Mississauga) (FREE)
12pm-9pm
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON

In our final celebration of Canada 150 we kick-off the holiday season at Light Up the Square, presented by Rabba. Celebrate the wonder that is the great white north where bright lights, winter’s magic, and cozy moments make for an unforgettable night.

SHINE BRIGHT
The Square will be all aglow featuring:
Hosted by Liem Vu from Global TV, Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Council invite you to join us for the official lighting of the Christmas tree, brought to you by Amacon.
Be wowed by the spectacular STARDREAMER Illuminated Experience by Creativiva Inc., featuring a glow sway pole act, cosmic dance performances and over a dozen dazzling roaming acts from pixel poi performers to illuminated stars.
Enjoy live music by Mississauga’s own DJ D-Smooth and Hogtown Sound.
HELLO WINTER
Enjoy winter fun for the young and young-at-heart:
Lace up your skates as we open the skating rink for the first time this season.
Check out the Polar Stop:
.Snap a selfie with some glowing polar bears
.Capture the moment at the Light Painting Photo Booth
.Play on with giant Light Brite
.Take in live performances at the Sauga Busks Stage.
Drop by Winter Wonderland for festive kids fun:
.Get creative at the Digital Graffiti Wall
.Have your face painted
.Take in a live show by the Culture Division Dance Pack at the Spirit Stop.
.Don’t forget everyone’s favourite, photos with Santa and his elves, brought to you by Insurance Hotline
STAY COZY
There are plenty of ways to stay warm on a winter’s night:
Shop the Holiday Street Market, featuring 50 artisanal and food vendors to grab yourself a bite to eat or a handmade pair of mittens.
Stop by the S’more Station and roast your own marshmallow, fireside.
Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and chill out at the Glow Lounge
Surrounded by twinkling lights and 15,000 new friends, there is no better way to kick-off the Holiday season than Light Up The Square.

http://culture.mississauga.ca/event/celebration-square/light-square-2017

*Santa Claus Parade (Pickering) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Pickering, ON

The Kinsmen & Kinette Club of Pickering host the 49th Annual Santa Claus Parade. View the parade along the route: Glenanna Road, between Dixie Road and Pickering Parkway.
This year’s theme is 150 Years of a Canadian Christmas – a Sesquicentennial Celebration.

http://calendar.pickering.ca/default/Detail/2017-11-25-1000-Santa-Claus-Parade

*Santa Claus Parade (Ajax) (FREE)
6pm-9pm
Downtown Ajax
Ajax, ON

Once again, Ajax residents and visitors are invited to come out and welcome Santa when he arrives in town for “Santa’s Magical Parade of Lights”. The parade begins at the intersection of Bayly Street and Mackenzie Avenue, proceeding east along Bayly and then north on Harwood Avenue South, concluding at Ajax Town Hall. Immediately following the parade will be a special tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall (65 Harwood Avenue South) with children’s activities. Parking at Town Hall is limited and patrons are encouraged to park at the Ajax Plaza, Harwood Shopping Centre or Baywood Centre.

http://calendar.ajax.ca/default/Detail/2017-11-25-1800-Annual-Santa-Claus-Parade-of-Lights

*Santa Claus Parade + Warm-Up Party (Ajax)
6pm-9pm
Ajax Public Library, Main Branch
55 Harwood Avenue South
Ajax, ON

Santa’s Magical Parade of Lights
Follow’s the Town’s annual evening parade and tree lighting, visit the Main Branch for a children’s craft and hot chocolate hosted by the Library’s Teen Advisory Council.
November 25
Parade at 6:00 pm
Tree Lighting Warm Up Party at 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Free admission. For more information, visit www.ajax.ca.
Main Branch will be open until 9pm — come and enjoy the festivities

http://www.ajaxlibrary.ca/?q=node/992

*Safety Village Christmas (Whitby)
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Kids Safety Village of Durham Region
1449 Athol St,
Whtiby, ON

Children young and old are invited to join in a community event full of decorations, lights and Holiday Spirit all for free, at the Kids’ Safety Village of Durham Region. When Cullen Gardens closed a few years ago, many were left without the family tradition of seeing lights and festive displays that made Cullen Gardens so magical. This year, the business community and volunteers have come together to help celebrate the 23rd Anniversary of the Kids’ Safety Village with nine magical nights for the entire family. Best of all, it’s FREE!

This special event is open to the public nightly from Friday November 17 to Saturday November 25, 2017 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm and will include 26 buildings and storefronts, holiday inflatables and projections all decorated in the spirit of the season. Kids’ Safety Village of Durham Region is located at 1129 Athol Street in Whitby. Everyone is welcome!

On Friday, November 17, Saturday November 18 and then again on November 24th and 25th enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate from the Optimist Club, meet members of Durham Regional Police in the police station, firefighters from across Durham Region in the village fire hall, and members of the Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood and Whitby Lions Club.

Admission is free but a donation to support the new Kids’ Safety Village Fire Safety Smoke House Classroom project is greatly appreciated.

Special thanks to the Holiday Spirit at Kids’ Safety Village lead partners: Canadian Tire Whitby North, Vickery Electric, Whitby Hydro, CKDO, DRPS and community volunteers and sponsors.

http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/holiday-spirit-2017-tickets-39725369650



**SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 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

*Santa’s Wonderland (Vaughan) (FREE)
Bass Pro Shops
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan, ON
5pm-8pm

FREE Photo with Santa
FREE Craft! Decorate a Santa stocking!
Games & Activities

http://www.basspro.com/shop/en/santas-wonderland?cm_sp=StWndldNov2017_SP

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

Celebrate Movember at Scarborough Museum! The Victorians loved ‘staches” of all shapes and sizes, and so do we! Not growing one? Don’t worry, Make Your Own Mustache craft taking place all month long.

Cost: Pay What You Can

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

*Weston Santa Claus Parade (Toronto) (FREE)
2pm
Weston Road & Church Street
Toronto, ON

The Parade begins at Weston and Church Street and proceeds south on Weston Road ending at Sidney Belsey Crescent.
The parade is in its 38th year and is still going strong with an attendance of over 20,000 people each year.
COME ON OUT for the more than 50 entries including bands, community floats, clowns, and of course … our favourite chap with the white beard and the red suit!
Weston Area Emergency Support Food Bank will pick up donations of non-perishable food items along. Rain or Shine.

http://www.westonvillagebia.com/santaparade

*Swedish Christmas (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Get into the spirit at this expanded two-day holiday extravaganza!
Warm up to the sounds of children singing carols at the Lucia Pageant, experience Sami culture, and participate in folk dancing, craft making and more. It’s the perfect place to sample delicious Scandinavian food and have a drink of glögg.
Check off your gift list with imported handmade crafts, unique Christmas décor, textiles and tasty Swedish delicacies.

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

*Waldorf School Christmas Fair (Burlington)
12pm-4pm
Halton Waldorf School
2193 Orchard Road
Burlington, ON

Everyone is invited to our 32nd Annual Christmas Fair! The whole family will enjoy festive activities, delicious food, and gift shopping with local vendors.

Our activities will include cookie decorating, a puppet play, candle dipping, a forest quest, a candy cane fairy, candle holder decorating, gnome home treasures, candle lake, and a knights in training obstacle course.

http://www.haltonwaldorf.com/event/christmas-fair-4

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

Children ages 3-9 are invited to the Erland Lee Museum (552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek) for a day of Christmas fun! The program starts at 12:30 or 2:00pm, and runs approximately 1.5 hours. We are offering the program on November 26th, and December 3rd, 16th, and 17th
There will be lots of fun activities including stories, games, crafts, and treats all relating to that tasty Christmas treat–Gingerbread!
Admission is $5 per child (accompanying adults are free). For more information, call 905-662-2691. No pre-registration required.

905-662-2691

*Santa’s Wonderland (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
12pm-5pm
300 Taylor Road
Niagara Falls, ON

Free Pictures with Santa
Free Crafts!!
Games & Activities

http://www.basspro.com/shop/en/santas-wonderland?cm_sp=StWndldNov2017_SP

*Christmas in the Village (Mississauga) (FREE)
Streetsville Village Square
Mississauga, ON

Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree this November! The Streetsville BIA is excited to present the second annual Christmas in the Village festival, and it promises to be even bigger and better than last year!
Starting Saturday, November 25th, event-goers will enjoy crisp craft beer and mulled wine while snacking on tasty maple taffy made for them right in the Streetsville Village Square. All weekend long, family-friendly live bands will be playing for guests while they feast on delicious eats from an array of local restaurants and unique food trucks.
Visitors can head down Queen St. S. to check out the Children’s craft tent, browse through dozens of unique market vendors, enjoy a horse and carriage ride, and take pictures with Santa outside the Robinson Bray House. Santa’s sleigh of live reindeer will also make an appearance on Sunday at Jon Clipperton Park!
Saturday, November 25th | 2pm – 9pm
Sunday, November 26th | 11am – 4pm

http://www.streetsvillechristmasinthevillage.com

*Safety Village Christmas (Whitby)
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Kids Safety Village of Durham Region
1449 Athol St,
Whtiby, ON

Children young and old are invited to join in a community event full of decorations, lights and Holiday Spirit all for free, at the Kids’ Safety Village of Durham Region. When Cullen Gardens closed a few years ago, many were left without the family tradition of seeing lights and festive displays that made Cullen Gardens so magical. This year, the business community and volunteers have come together to help celebrate the 23rd Anniversary of the Kids’ Safety Village with nine magical nights for the entire family. Best of all, it’s FREE!

This special event is open to the public nightly from Friday November 17 to Saturday November 25, 2017 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm and will include 26 buildings and storefronts, holiday inflatables and projections all decorated in the spirit of the season. Kids’ Safety Village of Durham Region is located at 1129 Athol Street in Whitby. Everyone is welcome!

On Friday, November 17, Saturday November 18 and then again on November 24th and 25th enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate from the Optimist Club, meet members of Durham Regional Police in the police station, firefighters from across Durham Region in the village fire hall, and members of the Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood and Whitby Lions Club.

Admission is free but a donation to support the new Kids’ Safety Village Fire Safety Smoke House Classroom project is greatly appreciated.

Special thanks to the Holiday Spirit at Kids’ Safety Village lead partners: Canadian Tire Whitby North, Vickery Electric, Whitby Hydro, CKDO, DRPS and community volunteers and sponsors.

http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/holiday-spirit-2017-tickets-39725369650

*Old Fashioned Christmas (Keswick)
5:15pm-8pm
Georgina Pioneer Village
26557 Civic Centre Road
Keswick, ON

Price: $1

Festival of Lights
Enjoy the magic and splendor of the holiday season as we light up the Pioneer Village grounds in this annual event. Take part in a sing-along with Mayor and Council, a visit with Santa and witness the unveiling of the lights. It’s an event you don’t want to miss.

Old Fashioned Christmas
Kick off the holiday season by stepping back in time to enjoy the sights, smells and sounds that a 19th Century Christmas would bring. Live music, tree decorating, holiday crafts, hot apple cider, historic demonstrations and so much more!

http://www.georgina.ca/events/festival-lights-old-fashioned-christmas-0

 


 

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