AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 11-12, 2018)

AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 11-12, 2018)

Introducing Solar Buddies!

It is a fun and easy, mess-free applicator which helps kids apply sunscreen themselves.

No more inhaling sprays or greasy hands – and no more battles!

**EKOAD DEAL 
Get $2 OFF a Solar Buddies two pack 
Regular price: $19.99 for a two pack
Shipping is not included

How To Get Your Deal:
1) Go to: www.solarbuddies.com
2) Select the two pack
3) At checkout, Enter the code: Ekoad

 


I got our group a deal for the Royal Canadian Circus happening in Etobicoke from August 9-12!

Tickets are 2 for the price of 1

Go to: http://www.royalcanadiancircus.ca
Enter the Code: Ekoad

Enjoy!



**SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2018**

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

Movie: JUMANJI

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 Building Workshop (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Home Depot Stores
All Over Ontario

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.
Bookworm Bookends
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, weve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own bookworm bookends.

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

*Ribfest (Woodbridge)
Woodbridge Fairgrounds
100 Porter Avenue
Woodbridge, ON

This year, the kids entertainment will be brought to you by Magical Midway. One of the leaders in providing great Family Entertainment with some of the more popular Rides in the industry. Spend the day with some amazing rides and entertainment.

http://www.woodbridgeribfest.com

*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

*Summer Funfest (Markham)
3pm-4:30pm
Ray Street Park
100 South Unionville Avenue
Markham, ON

An afternoon of Fun and FREE food for ALL AGES.

The Federation of Canadian Chinese in Markham (FCCM) invites the community to participate in the 2018 Funfest. It wouldn’t be Funfest without the fun. The free event offers a lot of fun activities for the kids and learns about the Chinese cultural interest classes offered by the FCCM cultural center.

www.fccm.ca

*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/201808-aout-august

*Bridlewood Mall Comic-Con (Scarborough) (Free Admission)
10am-7pm
Bridlewood Mall
2900 Warden Ave.
Scarborough, ON

Bridlewood Mall and Pop Culture Canada present Comic-Con – a comic book and pop culture convention featuring comic book artists and vendors, superhero characters, Batman and the live Batmobile! Join us for this amazing event – come in costume or as you are and join the fun!

http://www.bridlewoodmall.com

*Feast of St. Lawrence (Toronto)
10am-7pm
St. Lawrence Market and Market Street
93 Front Street East
Toronto, ON

Join us on Saturday, August 11th for our Market Street Celebration. We celebrate the world famous St. Lawrence Market and Market Street with outdoor food stalls and seating areas, farm fresh produce, live music at the Audi FEAST Stage, a pig roast from the Farmer’s Market, kids entertainment, games and activities at the FEAST for Kids sponsored by TD Bank Group, and much more! The event runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and admission is free.

www.feastofstlawrence.ca

*Habari African Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Habari Africa festival is a multi-disciplinary music and arts festival that displays the rich and diverse cultures of Africa. Join us for a weekend of exploration and engagement with the art, sounds and tastes of the continent. The festival will display an authentic African experience through presentations and workshops that celebrate the uniqueness, wealth and diversity of African music, dance, arts and culture.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com

*Krinos Taste of the Danforth (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Greektown
Toronto, ON

The Taste of Danforth will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018 from August 10-12.
The Krinos Taste of the Danforth is Canada’s largest street Festival, welcoming approximately 1.65 million attendees annually. The Festival features dozens of free activities for visitors of all ages. And of course Food, Food, and more Food!
Enjoy free entertainment on three separate stages! Find a host of celebrity talent on our Celebrity Stage, the finest in Greek performers on the Astro Athentikos Greek Stage and an eclectic mix of local and international talent on our Danforth Showcase Stage.
Also features a Kids Zone!

Free Admission (Food purchases are available)

http://www.tasteofthedanforth.com

*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

*Humber Bay Shores Waterfront Festival (Etobicoke)
Marine Parade Drive
Etobicoke, ON

Returning again for our 7th year, this event is not to be missed. This is going to be a street party like no other street party. Join us from 10am to 7pm.
Bright and early come shop the crafts and trinkets of over 40 artisan vendors and local sponsors.
In addition the Farmer’s Market vendors are returning this year. Over 35 local farmers will be featuring fresh produce, meat, bread, cheese and much, much more. Bring your bags and come prepared to feast on the delights and prepared foods they promote.
The Food Truck Line up is exciting this year. We have:
Flamez & Flava delivering on savoury Jamaican cuisine, Golden Fryer with chicken fingers, burgers, poutine and more for kids. And we have Chifles on the Go promising tasty Colombian treats including Chicken Wings on a Stick, Pulled Pork and Beef.
Back by popular demand is the Kids Zone area which will interactive activities, bouncy castles, face-painting, stilt-walkers, a magician, and other activities for children.
Also in attendance this year we will have Toronto Fire, Toronto Police, and the Toronto Police Dog (for a brief time).

www.hbsca.ca/events/humber-bay-shores-annual-waterfront-festival/

*Food Truck Festival (Pickering) (Free Admission)
The Esplanade Park
1 The Esplanade
Pickering, ON

You’ll want to bring your friends and kids to Esplanade Park for some unbelievable food! We’re transforming the park to a foodie haven, jam-packed with a children’s village, beer garden and live entertainment stage. As always, admission is free and we’ll be beefing up the park with some good tunes.
AUG 10: 5PM – 9PM
AUG 11: 12PM – 9PM
AUG 12: 12PM – 8PM

Free (Food purchases are available)

www.canadianfoodtruckfestivals.com/pickering



**SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 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

*Ribfest (Woodbridge)
Woodbridge Fairgrounds
100 Porter Avenue
Woodbridge, ON

This year, the kids entertainment will be brought to you by Magical Midway. One of the leaders in providing great Family Entertainment with some of the more popular Rides in the industry. Spend the day with some amazing rides and entertainment.

http://www.woodbridgeribfest.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/201808-aout-august

*Krinos Taste of the Danforth (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Greektown
Toronto, ON

The Taste of Danforth will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018 from August 10-12.
The Krinos Taste of the Danforth is Canada’s largest street Festival, welcoming approximately 1.65 million attendees annually. The Festival features dozens of free activities for visitors of all ages. And of course Food, Food, and more Food!
Enjoy free entertainment on three separate stages! Find a host of celebrity talent on our Celebrity Stage, the finest in Greek performers on the Astro Athentikos Greek Stage and an eclectic mix of local and international talent on our Danforth Showcase Stage.
Also features a Kids Zone!

Free Admission (Food purchases are available)

http://www.tasteofthedanforth.com

*Habari African Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Habari Africa festival is a multi-disciplinary music and arts festival that displays the rich and diverse cultures of Africa. Join us for a weekend of exploration and engagement with the art, sounds and tastes of the continent. The festival will display an authentic African experience through presentations and workshops that celebrate the uniqueness, wealth and diversity of African music, dance, arts and culture.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.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

*Food Truck Festival (Pickering) (Free Admission)
The Esplanade Park
1 The Esplanade
Pickering, ON

You’ll want to bring your friends and kids to Esplanade Park for some unbelievable food! We’re transforming the park to a foodie haven, jam-packed with a children’s village, beer garden and live entertainment stage. As always, admission is free and we’ll be beefing up the park with some good tunes.
AUG 10: 5PM – 9PM
AUG 11: 12PM – 9PM
AUG 12: 12PM – 8PM

Free (Food purchases are available)

www.canadianfoodtruckfestivals.com/pickering/


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