MAY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (May 5-6, 2018)

MAY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (May 5-6, 2018)


Have a wonderful weekend!
Entertain Kids On A Dime is not responsible for any events listed below. All events can be cancelled or changed at any time. 


**SATURDAY,  MAY 5, 2018**

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

Movie: Ferdinand

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

*Marvel Avengers Event (All Over Ontario)
11am-1pm
Toys R Us
All Over Ontario

The Avengers have assembled!
Your little hero can join us instore for an action-packed playtime event including building their own LEGO Iron Man mosaic, a scavenger hunt with poster giveaway AND a Nerf product demo & play session.

Activities recommended for kids ages 4 and up. Parental supervision is required at all times. All giveaways and event material are available while supplies last and distributed to participants only. Limit one per customer.

http://www.toysrus.ca/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3373022&overrideStore=TRUSCA&locale=en_CA

*Comic Book Day (All Over Ontario)(FREE)
All Over Ontario

Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books on Free Comic Book Day!

Taking place annually on the first Saturday in May, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops!

http://www.freecomicbookday.com

*TO MOMMY FROM ME (All Over Ontario)
10:30am-11:15am
Sheridan Nurseries
All Over Ontario

Grandparents, Dads, Aunts or Uncles – bring Mom’s Little Digger, who will love painting a special planter for mommy, to this class! They’ll be super excited with Mom’s planter gift for her big day!

Pre-registration is required.
Members: $5.00 & Non-members: $7.00

Stores: Etobicoke/East Mississauga, Whitby, Georgetown, Kitchener/Waterloo, Markham/Unionville, Mississauga/Oakville, Scarborough and Toronto

http://www.sheridannurseries.com/events/little_diggers_club/to_mommy_from_me___little_diggers

*Four Winds Kite Festival at Kortright (Woodbridge)
10am-3:30pm
Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON

It’s time to look up … way up … and watch fascinating, fabulous kites take flight. Take part in this great family outing where you can see professional kite flying demonstrations, make a kite, enjoy pond dipping, have a picnic and take a self-guided hike to see nature blooming in the spring.

Launched in 1989, the Four Winds Kite Festival is one of the longest-running kite events in the country. We will be joined by experts from renowned kite clubs, who will wow the crowds with spectacular demonstrations.

Admission Fees- Adults $10; Kids, Seniors and Students $6.50; Children under 4 FREE! Parking $4

https://kortright.org/event/four-winds-kite-festival/?instance_id=84

*May Weekends (Scarborough)
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Tea brings people together, and Scarborough Museum wants to share this tradition with you! Come in and try savoury scones baked over the open fire, with a cup tea. For Mother’s Day let mom have a break with these delicious treats, while kids make a Mother’s Day card and try their hand at a paper tea cup craft. It’s high time for tea time all May long at Scarborough Museum!

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.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201805-mai-may

*May Fair at Waldorf Academy (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Waldorf Academy
250 Madison Avenue
Toronto, ON

Our annual May Fair boasts fantastic crafting activities, scavenger hunt, BBQ, Maypole dance, face painting, and obstacle course. Fun for the whole family!

Two Events:
Early Childhood Maypole:
10:00-12:00
Location: Hillcrest Park (940 Davenport Road)
– Maypole dance at 10:00
– Live music with Jesse Corrigan
– Potluck picnic
– Fairy wings mandatory!

Gradeschool Mayfair:
12:30 to 3:00pm
Location 250 Madison Avenue
– Paper Flower crafts
– Drop-in Needle Felting Workshop
– Scavenger hunt
– Tea room
– Open Mic
– Face painting
– BBQ
– Outdoor Ball hockey
– Faculty vs. students tug of war
– May pole dance: 2:30pm (Gr. 4 student performance)

info@waldorfacademy.org
http://www.waldorfacademy.org

*Droid Day (Select Toronto Locations)
11am
Select Indigo & Chapters Locations
Toronto, ON

Join us as we create our own custom Droid and bring it to life!
Teach your R2 Unit new tricks and take on new missions using the littleBits electronic blocks and free Droid Inventor app.
Plus, take home your very own droid paper craft.

Call your local store for details.

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

*Sunday’s at Westfield (Hamilton)
12:30pm-4pm
Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Road
Rockton, ON

Every Sunday and public holiday from March to the end of October you can immerse yourself in Westfield’s unique historic setting. Authentically costumed volunteers will take you back to earlier times and places through fun and educational demonstrations and activities. Westfield has more than thirty-five historical buildings to visit, including log homes, a one room schoolhouse, railway station, print shop, inn and cabinetmaker’s shop. Step up to the counter at the General Store for sweet treats and stop by the Gift Shop for unique finds.
You can also enjoy Westfield’s trails and natural areas, set on 500 beautiful acres.
For more information visit our website.

Admission: $11

www.westfieldheritage.ca

*Veggie Fest (Hamilton)
10am-6pm
Ancaster Fair Grounds
630 Trinity Rd South
Hamilton, ON

Hamilton’s largest vegetarian, vegan and raw food festival. We have over 80 vendors, a full day of free yoga, industry leading speakers, a kids zone and so much more. Join us for amazing food and compassionate shopping.
Free admission and parking.
ALL are welcome.

*Family Geocache Adventure (Pickering)(FREE)
12pm-4pm
Pickering Recreation Comnplex Arena
1867 Valley Farm Road
PICKERING, ON

Free Family Event for all ages.
Pick up your map and adventure kit at the Rec Complex Arena Lobby. Be ready to spend a couple of hours travelling the City Centre on a day of discovery!
Each discovery location will host a different activity for your family to experience including arts, crafts, sports, games, and prizes. Refreshments will be provided.
Your adventure ends with an awesome victory party!
Participants are responsible for their own transportation to locations. Walk, bike, or ride.

http://calendar.pickering.ca/default/Detail/2018-05-05-1200-Discover-Pickering-Geocache-Adventure-2018

*Hip Hop in The Park (Pickering) (FREE)
12pm-4pm
Diana Princess of Wales Skatepark – behind Pickering Recreation Complex
1867 Valley Farm Road
Pickering, ON

This free teen event features music, live DJ, and breakdancing. Special guests include a world champion b-boy artist and crew, demos & dance battles.
Learn some moves in the Breakdance Workshop from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Free refreshments, food, giveaways, and prizes!
Spectators of all ages will enjoy this awesome celebration of culture, art and dance!
Celebrate Youth Week, May 1 – 7, 2018.

http://calendar.pickering.ca/default/Detail/2018-05-05-1200-Hip-Hop-in-The-Park

*Rooks to Cooks – Kids Free Pasta Workshop (Oshawa)(FREE)
11am-3pm
Zion Christian Reformed Church
409 Adelaide Ave E
Oshawa, ON

Rooks to Cooks invites you to join us on Sat. May 5th for a hands-on cooking workshop, hosted by Chef Maysaa. Little ones, ages 4 and up, will learn basic culinary skills, make fresh pasta dough, and roll, cut, and fill their own agnolotti. They’ll also get kid-friendly cooking tips and tricks.

3 Sessions to choose from:
(1) 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (2) 12:30 – 1:30 pm (3) 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Please book your Tickets for this FREE Kids Workshop now! You must register through Eventbrite link below to secure your spot.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/rooks-to-cooks-pasta-workshop-tickets-45383797159#tickets

*Only 20 spots available per session, so please sign up soon.

** If your child is age 6 and under, then we ask that they are accompanied by an adult.

http://www.rookstocooks.ca



**MAY 6, 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

*May Weekends (Scarborough)
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Tea brings people together, and Scarborough Museum wants to share this tradition with you! Come in and try savoury scones baked over the open fire, with a cup tea. For Mother’s Day let mom have a break with these delicious treats, while kids make a Mother’s Day card and try their hand at a paper tea cup craft. It’s high time for tea time all May long at Scarborough Museum!

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.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201805-mai-may

*Build a Birdhouse (Toronto)
11am-3pm
FIDO Classroom at Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Grab a hammer and join us in building your very own birdhouse with Pat Kelly, our favourite birdhouse builder. We’ll learn about the characteristics of the birds who live in in the Don Valley. All ages are welcome and feel free to drop-in anytime between 11am and 3pm.

Plus, be sure to join us at 1pm for a guided bird walk through the Don Valley Brick Works Park. We’ll look for and listen to the local birds found in the Don Valley.

Cost: Suggested donation of $5 per person

http://donrivervalleypark.ca/events/build-a-birdhouse

*The Bump To Baby Show (Toronto)
9:30am-3:30pm
Riverdale Hub
1326 Gerrard St. E.
Toronto, ON

We’ve gathered together everything you need from the best, health-conscious businesses out there to make your life a little easier and way more fun.

Shop for the entire family from the best health-conscious vendors in the city.

Experience fun and free kids activities throughout the whole day.

http://www.thebumptobabyshow.com

*Sunday FUNday (Oshawa) (FREE)
12pm-4pm
Oshawa Museum
1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, ON

Disassemble your cell phone and what have you got? A clock, a newspaper, a camera, a slate, and a telephone. Check out the ‘Victorian Cellphone’!

How would you get the important news of the day? How would you check the weather? See how your phone compares to ours on Sunday May 6th from 12—4 pm in the Verna Conant Gallery at Guy House.

Admission is free, for all ages.

http://oshawamuseum.org

 


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