JANUARY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (Jan 27-Jan 28, 2018)

JANUARY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (Jan 27-Jan 28, 2018)

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**SATURDAY,  JANUARY 27, 2018**

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

Movie: THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE

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

*Winter Workshop: Mammals & Tracks (Stouffville) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre
16389 HWY 48
Stouffville, ON

Winter is a great time to explore the outdoors, trying to spot evidence of mammals. Although you may not see them, you’ll be able to learn which mammal has come by and left tracks. Join us for a family-friendly weekend workshop.

http://oakridgesmoraine.org/workshops-events/

*Port Union Winterfest (Scarborough) (FREE)
11am-3pm
Port Union Community centre
5450 Lawrence Ave E
Scarborough, ON

Free family event for the community. Games, Food, Displays, Activities and lots of family fun!

http://www.portunionwinterfest.com

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

Warm up after your toboggan time with hot chocolate and something sweet! It’s cozy family fun all month long at Scarborough Museum.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

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

*Family Literacy Day Celebrations (Toronto) (FREE)
Toronto Public Libaries
Toronto, ON

Celebrate Family Literacy Day throughout the entire month at Toronto Public Libraries!
From puppet show to reading groups, family bingo, board games, special shows and activities, you’ll find tons of activities to celebrate Family Literacy Day … all for Free.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/search.jsp?N=37867+4292773987+4288234299&No=0&Ns=p_pub_date_sort&Nso=0&Ntt=family+literacy+day

*Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
1pm-2pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for songs, art and hands on activities as we embrace all things winter related in the Children’s Garden.
This unique program and dynamic space requires parents and guardians to supervise their children while co-creating a magical world of possibilities.
As always visitors will have access to our clay table, sand and water play, greenhouse, and urban agriculture activities, or can just enjoy our family-friendly Children’s Garden quiet zones with a good storybook!

$5 suggested donation.

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/nature-play-childrens-garden

*Library Community Art Event (Brampton) (FREE)
12pm-4pm
Brampton Library Chinguacousy Branch Civic Centre
150 Central Park Drive
Brampton, ON

FREE Community Art Event

All Ages

We are looking for your contribution to further enhance our newly renovated Chinguacousy Branch Library! Everyone is invited to drop in. Bring your favourite quote, know the source, and Brampton Library will provide the rest.

http://www.bramptonlibrary.ca/

*Winter Community Skating/Tobagganing (Oshawa) (FREE)
1pm-4pm
Trillium Trails Conference Centre (10 minutes north of Oshawa off of Simcoe St North)
53 Snow Ridge Court
North Oshawa, ON

Enjoy an afternoon of free outdoor family fun from 1-4pm on Sat Jan 27th just 10 minutes north of Oshawa. Weather permitting, this will be a tobogganing, pond skating, winter community event offered by The Salvation Army Church of Oshawa. Inside the lodge there will be hot drinks and snacks. At 1:30 p.m. there’s two hours of optional tree-top zip-lining for approximately $25. Come back to www.oshawa-temple.org for last minute details/snow & ice condition updates. A free ticket is not absolutely necessary for this free event but please use the “Register” button on our website www.oshawa-temple.org so we know how many to expect, for you to receive a map for directions, and for you to get a reminder a few days prior.

http://www.oshawa-temple.org/

*Fire And Ice Carnival (Bracebridge)
Downtown Bracebridge
Bracebridge, ON

This festival offers a unique approach to a traditional winter carnival with FIRE and ICE features through downtown.

$5 per adult, $3 per child ages 6 – 12 and free for kids 5 and under.

http://www.fireandicebracebridge.com/



**SUNDAY, JANUARY 28, 2018**

*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

*Visit the Therapy Dogs at The Library (Thornhill)
2pm-3pm
Bathurst Clark Resource Library
900 Clark Avenue West
Thornhill, ON

Need a break from stress and want a chance to pet adorable dogs? Bathurst Clark Resource Library is hosting Visit the Therapy Dogs in partnership with St. John Ambulance.

http://www.vaughanpl.info

*New Year’s Levee & Family Skate (Newmarket) (FREE)
2pm-4pm
Ray Twinney Complex – RTRC1
100 Eagle St. West
Newmarket, ON

Please join MPP Chris Ballard for his annual New Year’s Levee and a Free Family Skate

http://chrisballard.onmpp.ca/

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

Warm up after your toboggan time with hot chocolate and something sweet! It’s cozy family fun all month long at Scarborough Museum.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

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

*Family Literacy Day Celebrations (Toronto) (FREE)
Toronto Public Libaries
Toronto, ON

Celebrate Family Literacy Day throughout the entire month at Toronto Public Libraries!

From puppet show to reading groups, family bingo, board games, special shows and activities, you’ll find tons of activities to celebrate Family Literacy Day … all for Free.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/search.jsp?N=37867+4292773987+4288234299&No=0&Ns=p_pub_date_sort&Nso=0&Ntt=family+literacy+day

*Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
1pm-2pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for songs, art and hands on activities as we embrace all things winter related in the Children’s Garden.
This unique program and dynamic space requires parents and guardians to supervise their children while co-creating a magical world of possibilities.
As always visitors will have access to our clay table, sand and water play, greenhouse, and urban agriculture activities, or can just enjoy our family-friendly Children’s Garden quiet zones with a good storybook!

$5 suggested donation.

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/nature-play-childrens-garden

*Tea|Art|Party (Etobicoke) (FREE)
2pm-4pm
Assembly Hall
1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive
Etobicoke, ON

Join us for tea | art, a community open house and art exhibition. Warm up inside by viewing the paintings by Anjum Siddiqui and sculptural stoneware by Wayne Cardinalli.

Tea and in kind support generously provided by DAVIDsTEA – Sherway Gardens!
At the event:
• Have your tea leaves read by tea leaf reader, Tara Greene.
• Find out how to steep the perfect cup of tea, from the DAVIDsTEA experts.
• Discover our display of teapots from around the world.
• Explore the history of tea with our audio guide tour.
• Learn how to manage your winter symptoms with an Ayurvedic tea infusion.
• Bring the kids – Herbal tea and colouring activities for budding tea lovers.

Admission is free. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

http://www.assemblyhall.ca

*Family Literacy Day (Waterloo)
10am-4pm
Conestoga Mall
550 King St N
Waterloo, ON

We’re excited to be a part of the 20th annual Family Literacy Day at Conestoga Mall along with the Early Literacy Alliance of Waterloo Region and others.
Fun and interactive activities for all ages.
Free book for each child (while supplies last)
Erick Traplin concert
Bring the family; everyone welcome!

http://www.wpl.ca/family_lit_day

*Fire And Ice (Caledon)
1402 Queen St.
Village of Alton
Caledon, ON

Rediscover Canadian winter traditions and enjoy spectacular ice carvings, a super snow slide, skating on the millpond rink, art activities, food & hot beverages, and a fire sculpture at dusk on Sat.

Admission for the Fire & Ice Festival is Pay What You Can. Suggested donation $10 per adult, $5 per child, $25 per family.

http://altonmill.ca/visit/events/fire_and_ice_2018_event/


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