MARCH/APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (March 30-April 2, 2018)

MARCH/APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (March 30-April 2, 2018)

I wanted to wish everyone a Happy Passover and Happy Easter to you and your families (if you celebrate either holiday)!

Have a great weekend!


 

**FRIDAY,  March 30, 2018**

*Canadian Pet Expo (Mississauga)
10am
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON

The Canadian Pet Expo will be presenting its responsible pet ownership message to over 175,000 pet attendees and their pets throughout Canada. With our diversity in the vendors list and dedicated team of sponsors the Canadian Pet Expo will continue to share the message that every pet is a companion for life and to share each day with them as you would with every family member.

With the addition of some exciting elements to the 2018 Spring CPE, we are confident your family including all pets will enjoy the weekend. Some new events include the CPE Small Animal Village – Parade of Breeds – CPE Disc Competition – Weight Pull – Breeders Village – Reptiles on Display – our largest Bird presence ever – Celebrity appearance including Hulk the real Life Gentle Giant….So many great elements.

We look forward to sharing our pet families with yours at the Canadian Pet Expo!

www.springcpe.ca

*Easter In The Village (Collingwood)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Collingwood, ON

Bring the kids for the annual Village Easter Egg Hunt, horse and wagon rides and family activities. Check out the end of season meltdown party and Pond Skim March 31.

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/easter

 



**SATURDAY,  March 31, 2018**

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

Movie: HOP

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

*DECORATE-A-POT (All Over Ontario)
11:15pm-12pm
Sheridan Nurseries
All Over Ontario (Not Etobicoke or Georgetown location)

Little Diggers will bring out their artistic side decorating a pot that will be home to a pansy!
Pre-registration is required.
Special class rate: $4.00

NOTE: This class is NOT available at our Etobicoke or Georgetown locations.

http://www.sheridannurseries.com/events_and_locations/little_diggers

*Easter Egg Hunt (Aurora)
9:30am-1pm
Aurora’s Senior Centre
Aurora, ON

Hope on down and enjoy Aurora’s Easter Egg Hunt. Not only is the hunt eggciting but so are the variety of games and activities available such as make and take crafts, baby bunnies and chicks.

Wristbands are now on sale. Wristbands are $6 per child, parents and guardians are free. Wristbands will NOT be available on-site. Wristbands MUST be purchased in advance at either the following locations:
Aurora Family Leisure Complex
Aurora Town Hall
Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex

https://www.aurora.ca/easteregghunt

*Eggceptional Easter (Newmarket)
1:30pm-3pmn
Elman W. Campbell Museum
134 Main Street, South
Newmarket, ON

Hop on in to the Elman W. Campbell Museum for an eggciting afternoon! Meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy Easter displays, activities, egg decorating and light refreshments! Saturday, $5.00 per child. Suitable for ages 4-10, registration required.

http://www.newmarket.ca/museum

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

Did you know that Canada produces over 80% of the world’s Maple Syrup? Throughout Canadian history March has always been known as maple syrup time, and to celebrate this special time of year we’ll be preparing freshly-baked maple butter tarts for everyone to try all month long! For some extra luck, kids can make a four leaf clover bookmark. Drop by and indulge in maple this March at Scarborough Museum!
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

*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

*Easter Crafts (Toronto)
Toronto Public Library (Various Locations)
Toronto, ON

Check the link below to check if any Easter programs are happening at your local library.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/programs-and-classes/categories/hobbies-crafts-games.jsp?N=4292809375&No=90&Ns=p_pub_date_sort&Nso=0

*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

*Canadian Pet Expo (Mississauga)
10am
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON

The Canadian Pet Expo will be presenting its responsible pet ownership message to over 175,000 pet attendees and their pets throughout Canada. With our diversity in the vendors list and dedicated team of sponsors the Canadian Pet Expo will continue to share the message that every pet is a companion for life and to share each day with them as you would with every family member.

With the addition of some exciting elements to the 2018 Spring CPE, we are confident your family including all pets will enjoy the weekend. Some new events include the CPE Small Animal Village – Parade of Breeds – CPE Disc Competition – Weight Pull – Breeders Village – Reptiles on Display – our largest Bird presence ever – Celebrity appearance including Hulk the real Life Gentle Giant….So many great elements.

We look forward to sharing our pet families with yours at the Canadian Pet Expo!

www.springcpe.ca

*Easter Egg Hunt (Whitby)
11am-4pm
Lynde House Museum
900 Brock Street South
Whitby, ON

The Easter Bunny has been busy visiting the Lynde House Museum. Come and help us to find all the Easter eggs in the House and receive an Easter Surprise. Then enjoy Easter crafts in the Warren General Store. $3 per child. For more information or to pre-register for the event call 905-665-3131, email info@lyndehousemuseum.com or visit www.lyndehousemuseum.com.

*Scouts Easter Egg & Scavenger Hunt (Brooklin)
10am-2pm
Brooklin Kinsmen Park
8 Vipond Rd.,
Brooklin, ON

Annual Easter Egg & Scavenger Hunt in Brooklin. Hosted by 2nd Brooklin Scouts
$5 per participant
Loot bags & crests for all paying participants. Prizes for top 3 scavengers and top 3 egg collectors. Boys & Girls aged 7 and younger can collect eggs hidden in the woods. Youth aged 6 to 13 can test their keen eye sight and knowledge about the Environment, Nature, current story characters, Scouting and Brooklin by joing the Scavenger Hunt
Light snacks available at the concession stand.

www.facebook.com/2ndBrooklinScoutingPublic

*Goodwood Easter Family Fun Day (Uxbridge)
9am-11am
Goodwood Community Hall
268 Highway 47
Goodwood, ON

Presented by Goodwood Community Association and Healthy Kids Program.
Rain or Shine, Face painting, Scavenger Hunt, Games, Healthy snacks, Bunny Ears, Loot Bag… And maybe even the Easter Bunny.
For info: Pamela Beach 647-467-3105, pbeach@town.uxbridge.on.ca
Limited to children 12 yrs and younger $5.00 per child.

pbeach@town.uxbridge.on.ca

*Easter In The Village (Collingwood)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Collingwood, ON

Bring the kids for the annual Village Easter Egg Hunt, horse and wagon rides and family activities. Check out the end of season meltdown party and Pond Skim March 31.

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/easter

 



**SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 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

*Easter (Unionville)
11am-3pm
Location
Unionville Main Street
157 Main Street Unionville
Unionville, ON

Come in and meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy everything Main Street has to offer.

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

Did you know that Canada produces over 80% of the world’s Maple Syrup? Throughout Canadian history March has always been known as maple syrup time, and to celebrate this special time of year we’ll be preparing freshly-baked maple butter tarts for everyone to try all month long! For some extra luck, kids can make a four leaf clover bookmark. Drop by and indulge in maple this March at Scarborough Museum!
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

*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

*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

*Easter Egg Extravaganza at Mountsberg Conservation Area (Halton)
10am-4pm
Mountsberg Conservation Area
2259 Millburough Line
Campbellville, ON

Celebrate the advent of spring with Mountsberg’s Easter Egg Extravaganza! Kids will love the giant, non-competetive Easter Egg Hunt and meeting the farm animals in the barn yard. With a touch of face paint, little ones are transformed into adorable easter bunnies. Make a day of it and explore the tradition of Maple Sugaring in Maple Town where you can enjoy a stack of syrup covered pancakes. Make sure to check out the Birds of Prey and the Wildlife Walkway before you head home. You can get nose to beak with an amazing bird of prey during shows at 11, 12,1, 2 & 3!

http://www.conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=60

*Canadian Pet Expo (Mississauga)
10am
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON

The Canadian Pet Expo will be presenting its responsible pet ownership message to over 175,000 pet attendees and their pets throughout Canada. With our diversity in the vendors list and dedicated team of sponsors the Canadian Pet Expo will continue to share the message that every pet is a companion for life and to share each day with them as you would with every family member.

With the addition of some exciting elements to the 2018 Spring CPE, we are confident your family including all pets will enjoy the weekend. Some new events include the CPE Small Animal Village – Parade of Breeds – CPE Disc Competition – Weight Pull – Breeders Village – Reptiles on Display – our largest Bird presence ever – Celebrity appearance including Hulk the real Life Gentle Giant….So many great elements.

We look forward to sharing our pet families with yours at the Canadian Pet Expo!

www.springcpe.ca

*Easter In The Village (Collingwood)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Collingwood, ON

Bring the kids for the annual Village Easter Egg Hunt, horse and wagon rides and family activities. Check out the end of season meltdown party and Pond Skim March 31.

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/easter


 

**MONDAY,  April 2, 2018**

*Canadian Pet Expo (Mississauga)
10am
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON

The Canadian Pet Expo will be presenting its responsible pet ownership message to over 175,000 pet attendees and their pets throughout Canada. With our diversity in the vendors list and dedicated team of sponsors the Canadian Pet Expo will continue to share the message that every pet is a companion for life and to share each day with them as you would with every family member.

With the addition of some exciting elements to the 2018 Spring CPE, we are confident your family including all pets will enjoy the weekend. Some new events include the CPE Small Animal Village – Parade of Breeds – CPE Disc Competition – Weight Pull – Breeders Village – Reptiles on Display – our largest Bird presence ever – Celebrity appearance including Hulk the real Life Gentle Giant….So many great elements.

We look forward to sharing our pet families with yours at the Canadian Pet Expo!

www.springcpe.ca

*Easter In The Village (Collingwood)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Collingwood, ON

Bring the kids for the annual Village Easter Egg Hunt, horse and wagon rides and family activities. Check out the end of season meltdown party and Pond Skim March 31.

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/easter


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