OCTOBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (October 13-14, 2018)

OCTOBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (October 13-14, 2018)

 



**SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018**

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

Movie: READY PLAYER ONE

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

*Paint A Pumpkin (All Over Ontario)
10am-3pm
Terra Greenhouses
Select Locations

Come to TERRA and celebrate fall with our Paint a Pumpkin Event! $5 per pumpkin and get $5 off your same day in store purchase!

www.terragreenhouses.com/event/paint-a-pumpkin-september-29/

*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.

Fire Boat
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 fire boat.

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

*Wizarding World Of Harry Potter (All Over Ontario)
11am
Chapters/Indigo Stores
All Over Ontario

Calling all wizards! Dress up as your favourite Harry Potter™ character and join us for some magical fun! Plus, build your own LEGO snitch to take home!
At participating Indigo & Chapters locations (Coles and Indigospirit stores excluded). Call your local store for more details.

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

*Brick-or-Treat (Vaughan)
LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan, ON

Treat the kids to spooky, kooky, bricktastic fun all Halloween season!
Jump inside the world’s spookiest box of LEGO® bricks at the only Halloween Party that’s built for kids! Our LEGO® FUNgineers are busy making the attraction boo-tiful and are planning awesome activities around every creepy corner.
• Spooky LEGO build challenge
• Monster mash scavenger hunt
• Positively perfect pumpkin trail
• Zombie Takeover in MINILAND
• And more!
Visit The Ultimate Indoor LEGO Playground for these spook-tacular Brick or Treat every Saturday & Sunday this October!

Get your Entertain Kids Coupon here: https://directory.entertainkidsonadime.com/item/legoland-discovery-centre

http://toronto.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/whats-inside/events/brick-or-treat/

*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

*Pumpkin Festival (Bradford)
11am-3pm
Henderson Memorial Park (3171 9th Line)
Bradford, ON

Celebrate the Fall season with our Second Annual Pumpkin Fest. The event runs from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm with many events and activities for everyone!

https://www.townofbwg.com/pumpkinfest

*October Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Rd, Scarborough, ON

Let’s get spooky at Scarborough Museum! Halloween is just around the corner and we’ve got you covered. Make a decoupage lantern and ghostly craft to decorate your home. Devil’s Food Cake and Witches Brew (don’t worry it’s just apple cider!) are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Cost is pay what you can.

shm@toronto.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/201810-octobre-october

*Fire Department Open House (Milton)
10am-2pm
Memorial Arena, South Parking Lot
77 Thompson Road South
Milton, ON

As part of Fire Prevention Week, the Milton Fire Department invites you to attend their open house on Saturday, October 13 from 10am to 2pm. Learn about fire safety through hands-on kid-friendly activities, station tours, equipment demos and more! The event and BBQ is FREE.

*Fire Station Open House (Burlington)
1pm-3pm
Burlington Fire Station 1 Headquarters
1255 Fairview St.
Burlington, ON

Burlington’s Fire Station 1 Headquarters (1255 Fairview St.) and Station 5 (2241 Kilbride St.) will be hosting open houses during Fire Prevention Week on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Station 1 – 1255 Fairview St. * Headquarters will feature special activities and live fire and rescue demonstrations starting at 1:30 p.m. including:
Adult fire extinguisher training. A family fire escape room challenge. Kid’s fire hose spray and firefighter obstacle course. Live kitchen and car fire. Vehicle rescue. High-angle rope rappelling. A historical fire service exhibit. An outdoor antique fire truck display. Pumper and rescue fire trucks on display and Burlington’s newest Support Unit
Station 5 – 2241 Kilbride St. *Station 5 will feature family-friendly activities and a historical display celebrating the station’s 40-year anniversary.

www.burlington.ca/fpw

*Diwali RazzMatazz – Canada Diwali (Mississauga) (FREE)
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON

Celebrate Diwali at Celebration Square! Known as the festival of lights, “Diwali” signifies the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair.
Diwali RazzMatazz is a joyous festive celebration for the entire family. Stage programming includes Bollywood headliner performances, musical concerts, dance performances, Diwali bazaar, kids’ rides, Diwali lucky draws and other sponsored gifts and prizes. Food vendors provide the authentic flavours of Diwali festivities.
The festival is organized by Indo Canada Arts Council, a federally registered not-for-profit organization dedicated in promoting and recognizing the various cultural and art forms between India and Canada.

www.canadadiwali.ca/

*Pumpkinville (Ajax) (FREE)
11am-5pm
Greenwood Conservation Area
2290 Greenwood Rd
Ajax, ON

Free admission! This fall event has been a community favourite for years. Activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, No Frill’s Pumpkin Patch, inflatable rides, Haunted House, children’s activities, live entertainment, interactive experiences and more.
Nominal fees apply for food. Activities are subject to change without notice. ATM’s available on-site.
Parking is limited; guests are encouraged to take the “Pumpkinville Express” – a free shuttle bus service with a direct route to all the thrills, chills and spooky fun.



**SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018**

*Paint A Pumpkin (All Over Ontario)
10am-3pm
Terra Greenhouses
Select Locations

Come to TERRA and celebrate fall with our Paint a Pumpkin Event! $5 per pumpkin and get $5 off your same day in store purchase!

www.terragreenhouses.com/event/paint-a-pumpkin-september-29

*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

*Brick-or-Treat (Vaughan)
LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan, ON

Treat the kids to spooky, kooky, bricktastic fun all Halloween season!
Jump inside the world’s spookiest box of LEGO® bricks at the only Halloween Party that’s built for kids! Our LEGO® FUNgineers are busy making the attraction boo-tiful and are planning awesome activities around every creepy corner.
• Spooky LEGO build challenge
• Monster mash scavenger hunt
• Positively perfect pumpkin trail
• Zombie Takeover in MINILAND
• And more!
Visit The Ultimate Indoor LEGO Playground for these spook-tacular Brick or Treat every Saturday & Sunday this October!

Get your Entertain Kids Coupon here: https://directory.entertainkidsonadime.com/item/legoland-discovery-centre

http://toronto.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/whats-inside/events/brick-or-treat

*Justin’s Fall Festival (Vaughan)
1pm-4pm
Justin’s No Frills
1054 Centre Street
Vaughan, ON

FEATURES: Carnival games, fall crafts, music by popular Toronto entertainers Sunshine and Broccoli, kids workouts with Justin (as he trains for a marathon in support of sick kids), refreshments and much more. Admission is free as are many of the activities. Carnival games and refreshments are being offered at minimal cost, such as $1 per game – with valuable prizes – $2 for a hot dog and $1 for a drink. Every dollar collected will go to Chai Lifeline Canada.
Asking the public to “Help Justin Help Kids,” Justin will give away 200 $10 No Frills gift cards –one card to the first 100 families to come through the festival doors, as well as one to the first 50 attendees entering the festival on the hour at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. He will also give away thousands in free prizes for kids and complimentary food samples for the whole family. One-day major, brand name in-store sales include $1.99 for a 1.89-litre bottle of grape juice and $1.47 for a 24-pack of spring water.

*Camp Robin Hood Fall Funday (Markham) (FREE)
12pm-3pm
Camp Robin Hood
10243 Reesor Road
Markham, ON

Fun camp activities, inflatables, carnival games, camp tours, s’mores and other treats, a BBQ lunch, petting zoo, sports and more!
As always, this event is free for all families!

www.camprobinhood.ca/funday/

*Fall Walks Festival (Scarborough) (FREE)
10am-3pm
Rouge National Urban Park, Zoo Road Welcome Area
1749 Meadowvale Rd
Scarborough, ON

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Fall Walks Festival in Rouge National Urban Park!
In collaboration with OPG Biodiversity and the Toronto and Region Conservation, join us for a week of fun and fascinating walks and activities with our guided walk leaders and guest educators. Learn more about biodiversity, cultural and agricultural heritage right here in the GTA.
The event also includes walks, special guests and activities for families with young children ages 3-12.
The 2018 Fall Walks Festival in Rouge National Urban Park is generously supported by OPG’s Biodiversity program.
Parkbus will also be running a free shuttle service from downtown Toronto to Rouge National Urban Park.
All walks are free and open to the public.

http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/evenements-events-2018/20181009-automn-fall

*October Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Rd, Scarborough, ON

Let’s get spooky at Scarborough Museum! Halloween is just around the corner and we’ve got you covered. Make a decoupage lantern and ghostly craft to decorate your home. Devil’s Food Cake and Witches Brew (don’t worry it’s just apple cider!) are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Cost is pay what you can.

shm@toronto.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/201810-octobre-october

*Hops & Harvest Festival (Milton)
11am-5pm
Kelso Conservation Area
5234 Kelso Road
MIlton, ON

Hops & Harvest is an autumn festival that features breweries, food vendors, and artisans while celebrating the great outdoors. Hops & Harvest is a unique opportunity to hike the trails, take a chairlift ride, admire the scenery, and then enjoy craft brews and seasonal eats.
The festival will also include the Harvest Ride—a fun, beginner-friendly bike ride through the trails with brewery swag for participants! For craft beer and food connoisseurs in search of fall flavours and outdoor enthusiasts looking to taste something different, Hops &
Harvest is about bringing people together and creating opportunities to celebrate the natural and cultural heritage of the Niagara Escarpment.

Adult: $7 Senior (65 & over): $6 Child (5-14): $5 Child (4 & under): Free

http://www.conservationhalton.ca/hopsandharvest


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