FEBRUARY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (February 10 – 11, 2018)

FEBRUARY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (February 10 – 11, 2018)

 



**SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY 10, 2018**

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

Movie: MINIONS

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

*Kids Workshop (All Over Ontario)
10am-12pm
Home Depot
Ontario, Canada
FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.
Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at all The Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and certificate.
Check locations near you for details.

Build a Valentine Bean Bag Toss
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Valentine Bean Bag Toss out of wood.

http://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/ideas-how-to/workshops.html

*Love For All (All Over Ontario)
11am
Indigo Book Stores
All Over Ontario

Love is in the air. Join us for a heartfelt storyline and a craft by Kid Made Modern. Call your local store for more information.

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings

*Guided Hikes (Scarborough) (FREE)
Rouge National Urban Park – Parks Canada
Meadowvale Road
Scarborough, ON

Join us to discover the park’s natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and fun Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff. We have something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, discovering the past, fitness challenges or just to meet new people!
Various dates. See website for schedule.

http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201802-fevrier-february

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

Fall in love with homemade potato soup and scones, cooked right before your eyes. Samples and recipes available to share them with those you love.

Scarborough Museum is set along the walking trails of beautiful Thomson Memorial Park, once the farm fields of Scarborough’s first settlers and now a popular heritage community. The museum shows the history and development of Scarborough from its founding and early settlement to its growth and emergence as a major suburb in the 20th century. The site and its gardens are situated on property first granted to David and Mary Thomson, who settled in Scarborough in the late 1790s.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

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

*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

*Valentine Pop-Up Craft (Toronto)
1:30pm-2:30pm
Dawes Road Library
416 Dawes Road
Toronto, ON

Make your own Valentine Card or another pop-up craft.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT315175&R=EVT315175

*Ribbit Art Valentine’s Day Craft (Toronto)
1pm-2pm
Forest Hill Library
700 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, ON

Come join us for a Saturday craft program with a Valentine?s theme. Ribbit Art will be returning to Forest Hill Branch for more paper crafts and you don’t want to miss it.

Ages 6 and up.
Drop-in Program, no registration required.

Please call 416-393-7706 with any questions.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Nr=p_cat_branch_name:Forest%20Hill

*Valentine’s Day Stories (Toronto)
11am-11:30am
Elmbrook Park Library
2 Elmbrook Crescent, Toronto, ON

Stories and crafts celebrating love and friendship.

For all ages. Drop in. No registration required.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Nr=p_cat_branch_name:Elmbrook%20Park

*Valentine’s Day Craft (Toronto)
10am-11pm
Humber Bay Library
200 Park Lawn Road, Toronto, ON

Drop in and make a special Valentine for your special someone. Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-394-5300 for more information.

*20 Years Of Harry Potter (Toronto)
Toronto Estonian House
958 Broadview Ave
Toronto, ON

Can you remember the first time you read Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone?
Grab your cloaks, brooms and wands!!! We are pleased to invite you to a Harry Potter celebration at The Estonian House which will be transformed into a Magical Wizard World for All Ages. Upon entrance you will be knighted with the sword of Gryffindor.
Get ready to relive the Magic. Take a photo in our Hogwarts photobooth, meet our Hagrid, Crookshanks and Scabber characters.
Enjoy your favorite Harry Potter activities:
~Magical Market featuring vendors selling clothing, books, collectibles and more
~Harry Potter Craft Bar (paper wands, badges, house crest etc)
~Potion Making Station
~Magic Show
~Tarot Readers
~Costume parade with prizes for best dressed
~Harry Potter-themed drinks including Butterbeer- alcohol-free also available.

This event is all ages and tickets are available on a first come basis. We want everyone to have an enjoyable experience. We reserve the right to refund excessive ticket purchases.
Children 5 and under get in free.
Tickets are $12
A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to Hygiene On Wheels.
19+ Harry Potter Cosplay Party after 9PM
$5 with Harry Potter ticket from daytime event.
*This event is not associated with J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros., or any of the individuals or companies associated with producing and publishing Harry Potter books and films*
Family-friendly event.

http://www.nostalgicevents.ca

*INDIGOSPIRIT (Oakville)
9am
485 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, Ontario

The first 50 people in line on February 10 at 9:00AM will receive a FREE $20 Indigo gift card. Please dress warmly!
10AM Storytime and character visit with Dog Man
11AM Kid Made Modern Valentine’s Day DIY Crafting
1PM Klutz Star Wars™ craft activity
2PM Klutz Scoubidou craft activity
3PM Magic Show!
9AM-5PM Strike a pose at our photobooth while the DJ plays great tunes!

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/

 



**SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 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

*National Cupcake Day Kick Off Party (Thornhill)
11am-4pm
Thornhill Community Centre
7755 Bayview Avenue
Markham, ON

We will be hosting our National Cupcake Day Kick Off Party on Sunday February 11th from 11:00am-4:00pm in the Fireside Lounge at the Thornhill Community Centre. We will be selling cupcakes, have a kitty cat kissing booth, Valentines day crafts, and cupcake decorating for all ages! This will be a fun event! There will be a donation required for cupcakes/cupcake decorating but all other activities will be free and fun!

http://markham.ontariospca.ca

*Celebrates Winterfest (Woodbridge) (FREE)
10am-3:30pm
Vellore Village Community Centre
1 Villa Royale Ave
Woodbridge, ON

The City of Vaughan will hold its 29th annual Vaughan Celebrates Winterfest event on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Vellore Village Community Centre. FREE family fun entertainment and activities include outdoor stage shows, an Official Welcome by Mayor and Members of Council, as well as midway rides and inflatables, face painting, arts & crafts, a photo booth, horse-drawn wagon rides, a free pancake breakfast, and so much more!

http://www.vaughan.ca/events/winterfest

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

Fall in love with homemade potato soup and scones, cooked right before your eyes. Samples and recipes available to share them with those you love.

Scarborough Museum is set along the walking trails of beautiful Thomson Memorial Park, once the farm fields of Scarborough’s first settlers and now a popular heritage community. The museum shows the history and development of Scarborough from its founding and early settlement to its growth and emergence as a major suburb in the 20th century. The site and its gardens are situated on property first granted to David and Mary Thomson, who settled in Scarborough in the late 1790s.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

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

*YMCA Celebrates Annual Lunar New Year (Scarborough)
11:30am-3pm
Scarborough Town Centre
230 Town Centre Court
Scarborough, ON

The Scarborough YMCA is hosting the annual Lunar New Year celebration! This event is free to the public and brings together members of the community to enjoy Traditional Chinese Music, Games and special dance performances.
Throughout the day until 3:30 p.m., festivities will include Traditional Chinese dance and music, Tai Chi and Karate, and family-friendly games among other interactive activities!

obrien@veritasinc.com

*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

*20 Years Of Harry Potter (Toronto)
Toronto Estonian House
958 Broadview Ave
Toronto, ON

Can you remember the first time you read Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone?
Grab your cloaks, brooms and wands!!! We are pleased to invite you to a Harry Potter celebration at The Estonian House which will be transformed into a Magical Wizard World for All Ages. Upon entrance you will be knighted with the sword of Gryffindor.
Get ready to relive the Magic. Take a photo in our Hogwarts photobooth, meet our Hagrid, Crookshanks and Scabber characters.
Enjoy your favorite Harry Potter activities:
~Magical Market featuring vendors selling clothing, books, collectibles and more
~Harry Potter Craft Bar (paper wands, badges, house crest etc)
~Potion Making Station
~Magic Show
~Tarot Readers
~Costume parade with prizes for best dressed
~Harry Potter-themed drinks including Butterbeer- alcohol-free also available.
This event is all ages and tickets are available on a first come basis. We want everyone to have an enjoyable experience. We reserve the right to refund excessive ticket purchases.
Children 5 and under get in free.
Tickets are $12
A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to Hygiene On Wheels.
19+ Harry Potter Cosplay Party after 9PM
$5 with Harry Potter ticket from daytime event.
*This event is not associated with J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros., or any of the individuals or companies associated with producing and publishing Harry Potter books and films*
Family-friendly event.

http://www.nostalgicevents.ca

*Winter Carnival (Mississauga) (Free Admission)
1pm-6pm
Veterans’ Club RCL Branch 139
101 Church Street, Streetsville
Mississauga, ON

Legion Members (any Branch) and Non Members All Welcome Bring your Friends 
Free Admission – No Tickets Required 
Zone Social – Winter Carnival
Toasty warm and cozy In our Banquet Hall
Entertainment, Games, lots of Prizes, Cash Bar & Food.
Chinese Auction with Great Gifts donated by all 11 Branches in our Zone and local sponsors.
Snowman Races and other Fun and Games! Prizes for the best dressed Snow Man & Snow Lady!
Come out and welcome fun and friendly people from the 11 RCL Branches in Zone B7: 
Mississauga (3) Oakville (2), Brampton (2), Erin, Milton, Georgetown, and Acton.

http://streetsvillelegion.ca

*Lunar New Year Celebration (Oshawa) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street
Oshawa, ON

Hey families, we’re trying something different! Get unplugged and join us on a Sunday for unique experiences sparking conversations themed to our exhibitions; our beautiful fine art activities will be on your fridge for a while!
We are celebrating the year of the dog! Come create man’s best friend using fine art materials and enjoy the new family space while you’re here.
OPG Second Sundays offers FREE art activities each month! 
Registration not required.

rmg.on.ca/events/opg-second-sundays/

 

 


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