JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 21-22, 2018)

JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 21-22, 2018)

 



**SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018**

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

Movie: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN

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

*Farmer’s Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Pool and Memorial Arena
5020 Hwy # 7 at Islington Ave
Woodbridge, ON
The Woodbridge Village Farmers Market is a non-profit, volunteer run market. We are affiliated with the Woodbridge Agricultural Society. The market is a great place to spend a quiet Saturday morning, meeting with friends and neighbours. We invite you to join us every Saturday from June 16th 2018 to October 13th 2018.The Woodbridge Village Farmers Market is a friendly, big hearted market located on the northwest corner of Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot. Our volunteers are always there to help with the many special events. It’s a fun place for friends to meet and families to come Saturday mornings. Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly. This will be our 10th year of operation.

http://www.woodbridgefarmersmarket.com

*Family Camping (Newmarket)
Environmental Park (off Woodspring Avenue)
Environmental Park (off Woodspring Avenue)
Newmarket, ON

Family Camping
The Town of Newmarket invites you to our summer family camp out on Saturday, July 21 at Environmental Park (Woodspring Avenue).
Whether you are an experienced camper or this is your first time, come spend the night. Pop your tent, eat a traditional camping dinner, have fun, play games, sit around the campfire eating s’mores and sleep under the stars beginning at 1 p.m. for only $15 per person. Finish your camping experience by waking up at sunrise and enjoy breakfast around the campfire. In partnership with Lake Simcoe Region Conservation.

http://www.newmarket.ca/ThingsToDo/Pages/Recreation%20and%20Culture/Registered%20Programs/Youth/Family-Camping.aspx

*Busker Festival (Newmarket)
3pm-10pm
Riverwalk Commons
200 Doug Duncan Dr.
Newmarket, ON

Come and be amazed by incredibly talented and unique street performers who will provide a full day of entertainment for the whole family. Join us at Newmarket Riverwalk Commons (200 Doug Duncan Drive) from 3 to 10 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, performers will be indoors at the Community Centre and Lions Hall and Old Town Hall.

http://www.newmarket.ca/ThingsToDo/Pages/Recreation%20and%20Culture/Events/Buskerfestival0819-4409.aspx

*Jump Smile Ortho Grand Opening (Markham)
10am-1pm
Jump Smile Orthodontics
9750 Markham Road Unit #6
Markham, ON

Everyone is welcome to come celebrate with us at our Grand Opening Party for Jump Smile Orthodontics!
Enjoy refreshments and play some fun games with us! – FREE ICE CREAM (First come first serve) Balloon animals Games – Photo booth -Grand opening special discounts/offers!
Dr. Connie Ling will be there in person to answer any questions you may have.
See you there!

http://www.facebook.com/events/858196091030840

*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/201806-juin-june

*Nature Play In The Garden (Toronto)
Evergreen Brickworks
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto ON

This unique program and dynamic space requires parents and guardians to supervise their children while co-creating a magical world of possibilities.

The Children’s Garden is suitable for children of all ages as it inspires them to use their imagination in open-ended play. Here, children have the freedom to be the architects of their environment, to invent and build using their own creativity and problem-solving skills, all while developing an appreciation for the natural world.

Weekly activities respond to the changing seasons and weather, and are based on the natural materials we have available. Most importantly, our activities are a great way to be active and connect with community, family and the environment that sustains us all.

https://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/?date=2018-05-24&category=0&view=upcoming

*Black Creek Farm Festival (Toronto)
12pm-4pm
Black Creek Community Farm
4929 Jane St
North York, ON

Fun day at the farm! Don’t miss out on delicious pizza from our brick bake oven, free workshops, activities, exhilarating scavenger hunt tour and many more!
Organic fresh produce for sale.

http://www.facebook.com/events/963581490466753/

*BIG on Bloor (Toronto)
Bloordale
1131 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

The BIG on Bloor Festival of Arts and Culture is an exceptional community and city-building festival presenting hundreds of culturally significant events, activities, displays and exhibitions. Organized by BIG (the Bloor Improvement Group), the festival is a two-day summer event presented along a car-free stretch of Bloor Street West between Dufferin and Lansdowne Streets to celebrate local arts, culture and community. It has drawn up to 100,000 people.
The BIG on Bloor Festival features:
Main Stage performance!
Savour Bloor: At stores, restaurants, patios, and the Bloordale Food Court!
The BIG Market Place: Offers more than 200 arts, crafts, and information.

http://www.bigonbloorfestival.com

*Muhtadi Drumming Festival (Toronto)
Toronto’s Regent Park,
600 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is a two-day multicultural extravaganza that showcases 30 plus performers/groups playing an eclectic array of drums from a beautiful mix of nations. Drumbeats at this Festival connect the heartbeats of Canada’s enviable, harmonious combination of cultures.
In addition to the live performances, the event also features Drum Village workshops where members of the public can learn, and try their hands at, various drumming styles. Lots of mouthwatering ethnic foods will also be available as well as arts and crafts from many parts of the world.
An innovative, fun, second-year addition to the festival is ‘Let The Children Play.’ Children of all ages are invited to join in and play various percussion instruments. Cameroon-born musician, percussionist, Njacko Backo, will be the instructor. Added to this there will be a speed drumming challenge, drum circles and much more. Great family fun for all!
The 19th edition of Muhtadi International Drumming Festival (MIDF) will be held at Toronto’s Regent Park, 600 Dundas St E, Toronto, on Saturday, July 21 & Sunday, July 22, 2018.
This is, as always, a FREE event.

www.muhtadidrumfest.com

*Summer Playfest (Etobicoke)
10am-3pm
690 Evans Avenue
Etobicoke, ON
M9C1A1

We’re celebrating by hosting amazing Playfests in our parking lots
with FREE outdoor play activities for the whole family, complimentary snacks and giveaways!

And spot Geoffrey with #LetsPlayCanada at regional events
across the country and receive a $5 shopping card*

http://m.toysrus.ca/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3373022

*Food Truck Festival (Burlington)

The Burlington Food Truck Festival will take place in Spencer Smith Park and will feature 40 food frucks, a children’s village, live music, cold drinks, eating challenges and free admission!

www.canadianfoodtruckfestivals.com/burlington/

*Ribfest (Kitchener)
Victoria Park
Kitchener, ON

Savour the Flavour! Ribs, chicken, Ontario craft-brewed beer, live entertainment, and a Telus Kids Zone.

Admission free but donations to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region accepted at the gate. Food and beer costs additional.

http://www.kitchenerribandbeerfest.com

*Move More (Mississauga)
2pm-4pm
Sheridan Centre
2225 Erin Mills Parkway
Mississauga, ON

Move More Mississauga- Sheridan Sharks will get to show off their moves and test their skills. There will be Zumba Kids classes every 15 minutes plus games including skipping, hoola hoops and balance beams. Parents are welcome to join in the fun! A make and take craft plus a healthy treat will round out the afternoon.
The Kids’ Club is FREE and open to children ages 4 to 12. Please note that parents must remain with their children.

http://www.sheridancentre.ca/events

*Movie Night in the Parkette (Jackson’s Point)
8:30pm-11:45pm
Jackson’s Point
21093 Dalton Rd
Jackson’s Point, ON

Join us at the Parkette! Bring a blanket and a chair and join in on the fun.

jacksonspointbia@gmail.com

*Festival (Sutton)
10am-3pm
High Street and Market Street
Sutton, ON

Sutton BIA poudly presents our 6th annual Festival on High Street on Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy live music; set the kids loose on inflatables and activities; hunt for bargains along a street-long sidewalk sale and vendor market; and relax on a horse-drawn wagon ride through town. Why come to Festival on High? 
Shop, play, groove and dine at a charming small-town festival!

http://www.suttonbia.com/

*Medley Festival (Barrie)
Medley Festival
205 Lakeshore Blvd
Barrie, ON

Medley Fest is Barrie’s first ever festival dedicated entirely to the celebration of Food, Drink and Music. It will be taking place on the South Shore Centre Park Grounds July 20-22nd, 2018. This outdoor festival features over 60 vendors and includes tons of extra programming including Celebrity Chef’s & Cooking Demos, Wine Tastings, Food & Drink competitions, Axe Throwing, Kids Zone, Live Skydiving presentation, Auto Show, Wooden Boat Show, Live Music and much more. Bands include Fish Head, Dirty Little Swing Thing, Community Soul Project, Candice Sand and Northern Harbour. And don’t forget to come out for Caesar Sunday where we will be crowning Barrie’s Best Caesar as part of our Canadiana programming!

http://www.medleyfest.com/

 



**SUNDAY, JULY 22, 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

*Dogs of Vaughan (Thornhill)
11am-2pm
JEH Macdonald Heritage House
121 Centre Street
Vaughan, ON

Pet Exhibitors, Nail Trims, Treats, Silent Auction, Pet Art Show

http://www.woofapalooza.ca/

*Kids Day at the Market (Markham)
10am-4pm
Unionville Stiver Mill Farmers’ Market
9 Station Lane
Unionville, ON

Today we have a few extras for the kids! Specialty booths include Starry Castle Canada and author Marisa Colosimo. York Region Children’s Aid Society will be joining us to promote Fostering in the community. There will be colouring at the Market Information Booth PLUS all the goodies our regular vendors have to offer! The Unionville Stiver Mill Farmers’ Market is located outside beside the historic Stiver Mill at 9 Station Lane in Unionville. Open rain or shine!

www.unionvillestivermillmarket.com/

*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/201807-juillet-july

*Muhtadi International Drumming Festival (Toronto)
Toronto’s Regent Park,
600 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is a two-day multicultural extravaganza that showcases 30 plus performers/groups playing an eclectic array of drums from a beautiful mix of nations. Drumbeats at this Festival connect the heartbeats of Canada’s enviable, harmonious combination of cultures.
In addition to the live performances, the event also features Drum Village workshops where members of the public can learn, and try their hands at, various drumming styles. Lots of mouthwatering ethnic foods will also be available as well as arts and crafts from many parts of the world.
An innovative, fun, second-year addition to the festival is ‘Let The Children Play.’ Children of all ages are invited to join in and play various percussion instruments. Cameroon-born musician, percussionist, Njacko Backo, will be the instructor. Added to this there will be a speed drumming challenge, drum circles and much more. Great family fun for all!
The 19th edition of Muhtadi International Drumming Festival (MIDF) will be held at Toronto’s Regent Park, 600 Dundas St E, Toronto, on Saturday, July 21 & Sunday, July 22, 2018.
This is, as always, a FREE event.

www.muhtadidrumfest.com

*BrazilFest (Toronto)
Earlscourt Park Toronto
1200 Lansdowne Avenue
Toronto, ON

The Festival will offer its attendees the opportunity to be closer to the performers, get a chance to enjoy a taste of Brazil with Brazilian style foods and a family area.
The rhythms of Brazil will be expressed and celebrated with the help of a diverse and high quality team of performers and bands.
There are attractions for the whole family including a great Kids Zone open all day.
Live Brazilian music, dance groups, food, and our national drink “Caipirinha”

http://brazilfest.ca

*Youth Day (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-11pm
Yonge-Dundas Square
1 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON
Toronto, ON

“The Largest Festival of Its Kind” celebrating our next generation of young creatives.
YDTO is a FREE annual festival celebrating the positive achievements of young people showcasing their MUSIC, DANCE, ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, FASHION & FILM in front of some 40,000 visitors!
Held in the downtown core of Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square, with an opportunity to be positioned right in our VIBRANT Street Market on our Yonge St. closure from Dundas to Shuter streets, the event features 12 hours of non-stop performances on 2 outdoor stages plus the tented YD Gallery.
JOIN US this summer for our 12th year, BE PART OF IT!

http://www.yd-toronto.com

*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

*Ribfest (Kitchener)
Victoria Park
Kitchener, ON

Savour the Flavour! Ribs, chicken, Ontario craft-brewed beer, live entertainment, and a Telus Kids Zone.

Admission free but donations to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region accepted at the gate. Food and beer costs additional.

http://www.kitchenerribandbeerfest.com

*Medley Festival (Barrie)
Medley Festival
205 Lakeshore Blvd
Barrie, ON

Medley Fest is Barrie’s first ever festival dedicated entirely to the celebration of Food, Drink and Music. It will be taking place on the South Shore Centre Park Grounds July 20-22nd, 2018. This outdoor festival features over 60 vendors and includes tons of extra programming including Celebrity Chef’s & Cooking Demos, Wine Tastings, Food & Drink competitions, Axe Throwing, Kids Zone, Live Skydiving presentation, Auto Show, Wooden Boat Show, Live Music and much more. Bands include Fish Head, Dirty Little Swing Thing, Community Soul Project, Candice Sand and Northern Harbour. And don’t forget to come out for Caesar Sunday where we will be crowning Barrie’s Best Caesar as part of our Canadiana programming!

http://www.medleyfest.com/


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