Category: August 2015 Calendar

AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 28 – August 31, 2015)
AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 28 – August 31, 2015)

4 MORE DAYS TO USE YOUR ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME COUPONS!!!  They EXPIRE on AUGUST 31st!!!

Have a great weekend!


 

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**FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015**

*Indoor Play- 50% off Admission (Vaughan)
Hop Hop Jump
400 Spinnaker Way
Vaughan, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$3.45-$4.95 for per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.hophopjump.com

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Indoor Play-50% Off Admission (Vaughan)
10am-2pm
Mini Mania
61 Creditview Road (Langstaff & Highway 400)
Woodbridge, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$4 for per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.minimaniaplayground.com/

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Fun Zone (Vaughan)
9:30am-11:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM
Ongoing | Monday, Wednesday & Friday

A great place to socialize, play, and meet new friends. Explore the different play centers, fine/gross motor skills toys, hands-on activities, and circle/story time. On Fridays, we highlight Shabbat by signing songs and eating challah together.
Parents, Grandparents, and/or Caregivers are welcome with children!

Age Recommended: 0-4 Years

Member Value Fee: $2.00
Non-Member Fee: $4.00

Certified ECE teacher
Take home crafts
Circle & story time
Fridays, Challah is served

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Fun-zone.asp

*Design & Build (Vaughan)
2pm-4pm
The Schwartz Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
Vaughan, ON

Ages 6+ Drop Off
Through; Science, Technology, Engineering/Architecture, Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M. Education) a mixture of hands-on learning, technology, and curriculum is reinforced for children in a fun, safe and relaxing environment where innovation and imagination are celebrated.
Participants will receive a 7 day family guest pass upon registration, so parents can enjoy our facilities while their kids are building and playing!

$10 for Members
$12 for Non-Members

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/pages/learn-build-play-calendar.asp-177.asp

*Indoor Play Zone- 50% Off Admission (North York)
9am-3pm
Active Kids Zone
751 Alness Street
North York, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
Cost: $3.50-$5 per child.

Please call to confirm they are not booked for a private party.
(416) 650-5060

http://www.activekidszone.com
Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupon

*Family Fun Fridays (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Ontario Legislative Building
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

This free, two hour interactive family program at Ontario’s Legislative Building is provided during the summer months – Fridays from July 3rd through August 28th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It offers families with children aged 6 – 10 the opportunity to:

Explore the historic Legislative Building
Play a role in a mock debate; dress-up in traditional robes
Participate in a scavenger hunt
Learn how Parliament works

This is a free program. Pre-registration is required. Call (416) 325-0061 to register or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://educationportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/family-fun-Friday’s

*Scotiabank BuskerFest (Toronto) (FREE)
Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood
Toronto, ON

Ontario’s largest street performers’ festival boasts a collection of musicians, sketch artists artisans and entertainers. Throughout the festival, gutsy street performers boldly take their talent right into the audience, where spectator participation ensures that every set is just a little different. The festival features over 100 performers from Canada, the U.S., Hungary, Argentina, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and more and is all in support of Epilepsy Toronto.

The Kids Zone features non-stop fun for the entire family. There will be face painting, balloon twisting, music, free workshops for kids in the Scotiabank Tent, free Hoola Hooping and Devil-Sticking at the Dispatch Talent Tent and busker acts from an incredible line up of international performers, all geared especially to the family audience.

http://www.torontobuskerfest.com/

*TAIWANFest at Harbourfront (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

There is a Children’s Programming Schedule.

http://www.taiwanfest.ca/program-schedules-toronto/
http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/taiwanfest/2015/

*Movies by Moonlight (Barrie)
5:30pm-10:30pm
Holly Community Centre
171 Mapleton Ave.
Barrie, ON

Movies by Moonlight: The Lego Movie
Movie starts at dusk (approximately 8pm) outside in the soccer field. Rain location: Holly CC Gymnasium).
Pre-Movie Event start: 5:30pm
Join us for face painting, games, Lego activities, get your picture taken with a Lego Man and more!
Calling all kids! Bring a cardboard box and you’ll get your own decorating kit to turn it into your own car – then get in and watch the movie!
This free, fun family event is made possible by Wendy’s restaurant.
Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Entrance to the event is free; food may be available for an additional cost. We ask that all families please leave their pets safely at home!

http://www.barrie.ca/pages/events_detail_community.aspx?event=2772&StartDate=2015-08-28

*Annual Fair (Barrie)
Essa Agriples
7505 10th Line
Barrie, ON

The first of our Fairs was held in 1853 and there is 162 years of tradition of our Fair within the Simcoe County community to celebrate our agricultural heritage.
Our 2015 Fair will continue in this tradition by hosting judged events of livestock, horses, and home crafts. The Fair will also offer a variety of vendors and exhibits which will be of interest to all visitors of the Fair. An exciting Midway and attractions like the Demolition Derby and Tractor Pulls will certainly make it another Fair not to miss!

http://www.essaagriplex.ca/161st-barrie-fair/


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**SATURDAY, AUGUST  22, 2015**

*Cineplex Family Favourites (All Over The GTA)
11am
Various Locations

Movie: Stuart Little 2

Admission (taxes included):
General: $2.99

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites

*Arts And Crafts Drop in (All over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Various Michaels Locations

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! 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!

http://canada.michaels.com/Kids-Store-Events/store-events-kids,default,pg.html

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
1:30pm – 3:30pm
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Farmer’s Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Village Farmers Market
Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot.

The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce.
Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly.

http://www.woodbridgevillagefarmersmarket.com

*Soap Making Workshop -50% OFF Admission (Richmond Hill)
10am-12pm
Let’s Make It
10217 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON

50% off Child Admission for a soap making workshop with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.

Drop off Optional for Kids 6 and Up.
Call in advance to make sure there is room.
$15 per child. Can be used with more than one child.

905-237-7270

http://creativeprojects.ca

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Farmer’s Market (Aurora)
8am-1pm
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

Yes! Live singing, free children’s crafts, splash pad, park and on most days we have book readings too (a lady comes and reads a book to the kids and does a little activity with them)

http://theaurorafarmersmarket.com/hours/

*Farmer’s Market (Newmarket)
8am-1pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
(corner of Doug Duncan and Timothy St.)

Wagon Rides on every 2nd and 4th weekend every month, face painting and more.

http://www.newmarketfarmersmarket.com

*Moksha Canada’s Annual BBQ (Markham) (Free Admission)
1pm-5pm
William Berczy Park (South side of bur oak blvd)
356, The Bridle Walk
Markham, ON

Community BBQ
Free for Anyone and Everyone.
Free Face painting, Balloons and Ice Cream.
Live DJ Music.
Veggie and Halal food also available.

Last weekend before school opens.
Fun for everyone.

http://mokshacanada.com

*August Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

oin the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed.

Admission is pay what you can.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Scotiabank BuskerFest (Toronto) (FREE)
Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood
Toronto, ON

Ontario’s largest street performers’ festival boasts a collection of musicians, sketch artists artisans and entertainers. Throughout the festival, gutsy street performers boldly take their talent right into the audience, where spectator participation ensures that every set is just a little different. The festival features over 100 performers from Canada, the U.S., Hungary, Argentina, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and more and is all in support of Epilepsy Toronto.

The Kids Zone features non-stop fun for the entire family. There will be face painting, balloon twisting, music, free workshops for kids in the Scotiabank Tent, free Hoola Hooping and Devil-Sticking at the Dispatch Talent Tent and busker acts from an incredible line up of international performers, all geared especially to the family audience.

http://www.torontobuskerfest.com/

*TAIWANFest at Harbourfront (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

There is a Children’s Programming Schedule.

http://www.taiwanfest.ca/program-schedules-toronto/
http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/taiwanfest/2015/

*Weston Festival (Toronto)
12pm-6pm
Little Avenue Park
(northwest corner of Weston Road and Little Avenue)

A multicultural festival featuring music, kids rides and food. The festival also features non stop entertainment on the main stage and a Kid’s Zone featuring a water theme; paddle boats and giant Zorn balls in 40ft tanks of water. Weston Idol Competition at 4pm.

http://www.westonvillagebia.com/bestofweston

*Mabuhay Philippines Festival (Toronto)
Metro Hall
215 King Street West
Toronto, ON

Mabuhay Philippines Festival & Commununity Parade of Fiestas Grand Showcase of Trade, Tourism & Talents
All day FREE outdoor entertainment – singers, dancers, martial arts demos, outstanding Filipino-Canadian Bands Colorful Fashion Show by renowned designers Stunning costumes direct from the Philippines in the Community Parade of Fiestas Filipino Food Vendors – the best of Philippine cuisine Exhibitors Presented by TD in support of Celebrate Ontario & WFG Organized by Philippine Independence Council (PIDC) www.pidctoronto.com www.pidctoronto.com/facebook Norma Carpio, PIDC President 905-257-1059

http://www.pidctoronto.com

*Family Fun Day with Liam (Milton)
9am-6pm
104 Tremaine Rd
Milton, ON

Family Fun for Everyone!!!!
Fundraising Event
Bake/Craft Sale
BBQ
Silent Auction/Raffle
Pony Rides/ Face Painting/Magician
Lots n Lots More

http://www.liamsangels.org

*Wonders of Nature Festival (Waterloo) (FREE)
11am-2pm
Huron Natural Area
1801 Trillium Drive
Kitchener, ON

Free family event presented by City of Kitchener & Waterloo Region Nature. Guided bird & butterfly walks. Presentation on Waterloo Region butterflies. Tent displays to learn about pollinators, birds, bats, native plants plus kids crafts & activities. Free milkweed plants to the first 100 visitors.

http://www.kitchener.ca/en/livinginkitchener/KitchenerNaturalAreasProgram.asp

*FAMFEST (Niagara Falls)
10am-2pm
Falls PHarmacy
6635 Drummond Road
Niagara Falls, ON

FAM JAM SATURDAY-KARATE DEMO, BBQ, BOUNCER, CARNIVAL CORNER, PONIES, DUNK TANK, FACE PAINTING, LIVE MUSIC, DRAWS

http://www.fallspharmacy.com
*Durham Region Waste Fair (Pickering) (FREE)
10am-3pm
1867 Valley Farm Rd.,
Pickering, ON

The Waste Fair is a free, family-friendly event that focuses on educating residents about responsible waste management.
Highlights of the Waste Fair will include:
• Educational displays about the Region’s waste management programs, including the new Durham York Energy Centre
• Educational displays by the Region’s waste management partners
• Eco-friendly crafts
• A face painter, balloon artist and Durham’s Blue Bin and Green Bin mascots
• An interactive bird show by the Canadian Raptor Conservatory
• A puppet show about the science of composting
Green bins, blue boxes and backyard composters will be available for purchase (cash only), and broken bins can be exchanged for free, while supplies last.

*Annual Fair (Barrie)
Essa Agriples
7505 10th Line
Barrie, ON

The first of our Fairs was held in 1853 and there is 162 years of tradition of our Fair within the Simcoe County community to celebrate our agricultural heritage.
Our 2015 Fair will continue in this tradition by hosting judged events of livestock, horses, and home crafts. The Fair will also offer a variety of vendors and exhibits which will be of interest to all visitors of the Fair. An exciting Midway and attractions like the Demolition Derby and Tractor Pulls will certainly make it another Fair not to miss!

http://www.essaagriplex.ca/161st-barrie-fair/


 

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**SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2015**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
9:15am-10:45am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Community Family Fun Day (Vaughan) (Free Admission)
1pm-7pm
8090 Kipling Avenue,
Vaughan, ON

Come One come all. Please join us for a full day of fun in the sun on Sunday August 30th.
Free BBQ, refreshments, bouncy house, face painting and may more activities.

http://www.woodbridge22.adventistchurchconnect.org

*Block Party (Thornhill) (Free Admission)
1pm-4pm
Jacobs Deli
1470 Centre Street
Thornhill, ON

Live BBQ Tent
$3 Hot Dogs
Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Cotton Candy & Snow Cones, JStixx, DJ Samson

https://www.facebook.com/events/397371107134941/

*Community Barbeque (Maple) (Free Admission)
5pm
Chabad Romano Centre
10500 Bathurst Street
Maple, ON

Bring your family to an amazing community B-B-Q and High Holiday Fair!
Free petting zoo and pony rides!
Honey bee demonstration
Holiday arts
Rosh Hashanah cooking
Carnival booths
Activities and prizes!
Food for sale.
Bring your own lawn chairs. In case of rain, program will be held indoors.

905-303-1880

*Vitanova Summer Festival (Woodbridge) (Free Admission)
1pm-6pm
Vitanova
6299 Rutherford Road
Woodbridge, ON

A fun-filled afternoon of music, entertainment, BBQ with all the “fixings,” games for kids, and tours of building and grounds.

FREE Admission and Parking

(Please bring an article or two of used clothing for donation to STEPS)

(905) 850-3690

*Prince/Princess Party (Aurora)
11am-1pm
Boston Pizza
8 FIRST Commerce Dr.
AURORA, ON

Best dressed prince and princess wins Kids Meal for a year (1 kid meal a month)

JOIN US ON AUGUST 30TH FROM 11AM-1PM AT BOSTON PIZZA AURORA.
BEST DRESSED PRINCE/PRINCESS WINS KIDS MEALS FOR A YEAR (one kids meal a month)

MOVIE STARTS AT 11:00AM

(905) 726-1200

*August Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

oin the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed.

Admission is pay what you can.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Scotiabank BuskerFest (Toronto) (FREE)
Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood
Toronto, ON

Ontario’s largest street performers’ festival boasts a collection of musicians, sketch artists artisans and entertainers. Throughout the festival, gutsy street performers boldly take their talent right into the audience, where spectator participation ensures that every set is just a little different. The festival features over 100 performers from Canada, the U.S., Hungary, Argentina, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and more and is all in support of Epilepsy Toronto.

The Kids Zone features non-stop fun for the entire family. There will be face painting, balloon twisting, music, free workshops for kids in the Scotiabank Tent, free Hoola Hooping and Devil-Sticking at the Dispatch Talent Tent and busker acts from an incredible line up of international performers, all geared especially to the family audience.

http://www.torontobuskerfest.com/

*TAIWANFest at Harbourfront (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

There is a Children’s Programming Schedule

http://www.taiwanfest.ca/program-schedules-toronto/
http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/taiwanfest/2015/

*Mabuhay Philippines Festival (Toronto)
Metro Hall
215 King Street West
Toronto, ON

Mabuhay Philippines Festival & Commununity Parade of Fiestas Grand Showcase of Trade, Tourism & Talents
All day FREE outdoor entertainment – singers, dancers, martial arts demos, outstanding Filipino-Canadian Bands Colorful Fashion Show by renowned designers Stunning costumes direct from the Philippines in the Community Parade of Fiestas Filipino Food Vendors – the best of Philippine cuisine Exhibitors Presented by TD in support of Celebrate Ontario & WFG Organized by Philippine Independence Council (PIDC) www.pidctoronto.com www.pidctoronto.com/facebook Norma Carpio, PIDC President 905-257-1059

http://www.pidctoronto.com

*My Little Pony (Burlington)
11am-3pm
Burlington Mall
777 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON

Come see my little pony in centre court from 11am-3pm on August 30th and 31st!

http://www.burlingtonmall.com

*Kid’s Carnival Party (Ajax)
12pm-3pm
Boston Pizza Ajax
8 Salem Rd. S.
Ajax, ON

End summer with a bang before heading back to school at our Kid’s Carnival Party. Kids meals for just $4.99!! Fun carnival games!! Watch a movie on our 150″ TV.

905-686-1908

*Annual Fair (Barrie)
Essa Agriples
7505 10th Line
Barrie, ON

The first of our Fairs was held in 1853 and there is 162 years of tradition of our Fair within the Simcoe County community to celebrate our agricultural heritage.
Our 2015 Fair will continue in this tradition by hosting judged events of livestock, horses, and home crafts. The Fair will also offer a variety of vendors and exhibits which will be of interest to all visitors of the Fair. An exciting Midway and attractions like the Demolition Derby and Tractor Pulls will certainly make it another Fair not to miss!

http://www.essaagriplex.ca/161st-barrie-fair/


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**MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2015**

*****LAST DAY OF THE ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME COUPONS! 

USE THEM HERE!

*Design & Build (Vaughan)
2pm-4pm
The Schwartz Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
Vaughan, ON

Ages 6+ Drop Off
Through; Science, Technology, Engineering/Architecture, Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M. Education) a mixture of hands-on learning, technology, and curriculum is reinforced for children in a fun, safe and relaxing environment where innovation and imagination are celebrated.
Participants will receive a 7 day family guest pass upon registration, so parents can enjoy our facilities while their kids are building and playing!

$10 for Members
$12 for Non-Members

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/pages/learn-build-play-calendar.asp-177.asp

*My Little Pony (Burlington)
11am-3pm
Burlington Mall
777 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON

Come see my little pony in centre court from 11am-3pm on August 30th and 31st!

http://www.burlingtonmall.com

 

 

AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 21- August 23, 2015)
AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 21- August 23, 2015)

8 MORE DAYS TO USE YOUR ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME COUPONS!!!  They EXPIRE on AUGUST 31st!!!

Have a great weekend!


 

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**FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015**

*Indoor Play- 50% off Admission (Vaughan)
Hop Hop Jump
400 Spinnaker Way
Vaughan, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$3.45-$4.95 for per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.hophopjump.com

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Indoor Play-50% Off Admission (Vaughan)
10am-2pm
Mini Mania
61 Creditview Road (Langstaff & Highway 400)
Woodbridge, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$4 for per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.minimaniaplayground.com/

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Fun Zone (Vaughan)
9:30am-11:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM
Ongoing | Monday, Wednesday & Friday

A great place to socialize, play, and meet new friends. Explore the different play centers, fine/gross motor skills toys, hands-on activities, and circle/story time. On Fridays, we highlight Shabbat by signing songs and eating challah together.
Parents, Grandparents, and/or Caregivers are welcome with children!

Age Recommended: 0-4 Years

Member Value Fee: $2.00
Non-Member Fee: $4.00

More structured curriculum- highlighting all holidays
Certified ECE teacher
Take home crafts
Circle & story time
Fridays, Challah is served

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Fun-zone.asp

*Rib Fest (Newmarket)
Ray Twinney Complex
100 Eagle St W
Newmarket, ON

Lots of Food and Snacks.
Our Kids Zone will feature a Splash Pad, Inflatables, Bubble Soccer, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, and many other fun activities to keep busy!

http://www.newmarketribfest.com

*Indoor Play Zone- 50% Off Admission (North York)
9am-3pm
Active Kids Zone
751 Alness Street
North York, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
Cost: $3.50-$5 per child.

Please call to confirm they are not booked for a private party.
(416) 650-5060

http://www.activekidszone.com
Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupon

*Family Fun Fridays (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Ontario Legislative Building
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

This free, two hour interactive family program at Ontario’s Legislative Building is provided during the summer months – Fridays from July 3rd through August 28th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It offers families with children aged 6 – 10 the opportunity to:

Explore the historic Legislative Building
Play a role in a mock debate; dress-up in traditional robes
Participate in a scavenger hunt
Learn how Parliament works

This is a free program. Pre-registration is required. Call (416) 325-0061 to register or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://educationportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/family-fun-Friday’s

*Eastview Neighbourhood Summer Fun Fest (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-4pm
Kempton Howard Park (next to Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre)
84 Blake St, Toronto M4J 3C9
Toronto, ON

Great outdoor party for all the children and youth in our community to celebrate the end of summer! We provide over 200 children aged 0 – 12 yrs and their families with free food, games, music and entertainment from 12:00 – 4:00 pm at Kempton Howard Park (84 Blake St, M4J 3C9). Facepainting, bouncy castles, police cars and lots of singing and dancing too – fun for the whole family and FREE FREE FREE! Come join us for a great day out – any questions call Eastview at 416 392 1750, Ext 303 and ask for Fiona!

http://eastviewcentre.com

*Ribfest (Milton)
Milton Fairgrounds

LIVE BANDS ALL WEEKEND
ARTIZAN FAIR AND VENDORS
RIBBERS!!

Don’t forget to check out our Kids Zone with:
> Magic shows
> Face painters
> Slides
> Ponies
> Midway
> Games
> Magic
and much more!

www.miltonribfest.ca

*Shopkins Tour Van (Ajax)
1pm-3pm
Scholar’s Choice
145 Kingston Road East
Ajax, ON

Drop in at Scholar’s Choice AJAX! The Shopkins Tour Van is making a special stop at our store! They have samples of Shopkins and Trashpacks! Free posters for the kids too! Did we mention that the Weavy Loom Craft Van will be here too? They will be helping kids make some great jewelry….and its all free!!!

905-426-9224


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**SATURDAY, AUGUST  22, 2015**

*Cineplex Family Favourites (All Over The GTA)
11am
Various Locations

Movie:  Maya The Bee (This one is a FREE Screening)

Admission (taxes included):
General: $2.99

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites

*Arts And Crafts Drop in (All over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Various Michaels Locations

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! 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!

http://canada.michaels.com/Kids-Store-Events/store-events-kids,default,pg.html

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
1:30pm – 3:30pm
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Farmer’s Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Village Farmers Market
Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot.

The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce.
Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly.

http://www.woodbridgevillagefarmersmarket.com

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

The Bets Ribs in Town. Once a year the greatest Ribfet.
Ribs, Food, Music, Beer and Wine. Kids Amusements …………………..Fun for all!

http://www.clubrunner.ca/woodbridge

*Soap Making Workshop -50% OFF Admission (Richmond Hill)
10am-12pm
Let’s Make It
10217 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON

50% off Child Admission for a soap making workshop with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.

Drop off Optional for Kids 6 and Up.
Call in advance to make sure there is room.
$15 per child. Can be used with more than one child.

905-237-7270

http://creativeprojects.ca

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Farmer’s Market (Aurora)
8am-1pm
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

Yes! Live singing, free children’s crafts, splash pad, park and on most days we have book readings too (a lady comes and reads a book to the kids and does a little activity with them)

http://theaurorafarmersmarket.com/hours/

*Farmer’s Market (Newmarket)
8am-1pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
(corner of Doug Duncan and Timothy St.)

Wagon Rides on every 2nd and 4th weekend every month, face painting and more.

http://www.newmarketfarmersmarket.com

*Rib Fest (Newmarket)
Ray Twinney Complex
100 Eagle St W
Newmarket, ON

Lots of Food and Snacks.
Our Kids Zone will feature a Splash Pad, Inflatables, Bubble Soccer, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, and many other fun activities to keep busy!

http://www.newmarketribfest.com

*44th Annual Heritage Days (Uxbridge)
10am-5pm
Uxbridge Historical Centre
7239 Concession Rd 6,
Uxbridge, ON

Family fun for all, as the days are filled with live entertainment, Military re-enactments, kids programs, animal exhibits and much more.
Rich is Uxbridge’s history with farming; come see antique farm machinery, tractors, and vintage cars. Tour the Museum grounds with its historical buildings and artifacts. The Passport Challenge will have the children learning about the Historical Centre while visiting various areas and buildings on the grounds.
The view from the top of the hill that overlooks Uxbridge is breath taking.. Sit in the shaded Beer Garden sipping a cool drink; enjoy a snack from the Meat Merchant Food Truck; a cob of corn cooked in a cauldron on an open fire; or a slice of pie with Kawartha Dairy Ice Cream for dessert. A friendly Horse Shoe tournament takes place on Saturday from 11 – 4 pm.
A non denominational church service will be held on Sunday at 1:00 pm.
Adults $5.00; kids under 12 – free
Parking – Free

http://uxbridgehistoricalcentre.com

*RBC Children’s Festival (Markham)
10am-6pm
Markham Civic Centre
101 Town Centre Blvd.
Markham, ON

RAIN OR SHINE!
Free admission to Arts & Crafts, Games and Entertainment for Ages 2 – 12 years.
Community Park Play-All-Day Wristband only $10
Petting Zoo, Inflatable Attractions, Horse-drawn Wagon Rides and much more!
Download the Milliken Millie colouring page from MillikenChildrensFestival.ca, colour the page and bring it to the Festival to get $2.00 off your Play-All-Day Wristband.

http://www.millikenchildrensfestival.ca

*August Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

oin the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed.

Admission is pay what you can.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Fro-Caribbean Festival (Scarborough)
Albert Campbell Square
150 Borough Drive
Toronto, On

Live Musical Performances From Talented International And Local Artists
Exciting Afro-Caribbean Visual Exhibitions And Live Art Displays
Tasty African & Caribbean Cuisine And Other Cultural Foods
From all Over The World
Learn Some New African and Caribbean Dance Moves
Bring Your Children To the Kids Zone For Face Painting, Games And So Much More

http://www.scarboroughafrocaribfest.com/

*Chinatown Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-11pm
Toronto Chinatown
Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON

The Toronto Chinatown Festival incorporates different ethnicities and presents them in an open area booth set-up, along with performances that attract all ethnicities and ages. Dundas Street will be filled with international street foods.

There will be sweet and savoury specialty foods from the Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Greek, French, Caribbean, Malaysian cultures, and many more. Keep your eyes peeled for the dragon parading around the streets of Chinatown as well as lively lion dances during the Festival hours. Don’t forget to say hi!

http://www.chinatownbia.com

*Multicultural Fair (Toronto) (Free Admission)
2pm-8pm
Paradise Playground
150 Grenoble Drive
TORONTO, ON

* Activities for All
* Live Musical Performances – Music from Around the World
* Arts and Crafts
* Entertainment
* Face painting and Henna
* Multicultural Bazar : Jewellery, Clothing, Food and much more
* Prizes

*Paws in the Park (Toronto)
9am-2pm
Woodbine Park/Ashbridges Bay
Kingston Rd & Queen St
Toronto, ON

Are you ready to Unleash Your Inner Pup this August? TheToronto Humane Society’s walk-a-thon fundraiser – Paws in the Park® –takes place on August 23rd and your support matters!
Paws in the Park® has been a staple in our community for years, and this year’s event is sure to be the biggest yet! We’ve got free and extraordinarily delicious food for all participants, a special live performance by a band making a splash across Canada and the United States,interactive canine performances, primping for your pooch, a world class magician, celebrity guests, shopping in our Vendor Village, face painting and so much more!

As our largest annual fundraising event Paws in the Park® provides a significant portion of our annual operating expenses and helps us keep our doors open for the next animal in desperate need of our assistance.
On top of supporting a great organization and enjoying day outside with family and friends, we’ve got fantastic prizes, plus great food and entertainment in store for all of our participants!

tcosway@snapd.com

*Monthly Movie Matinee (Toronto) (FREE)
3pm-5pm
Purina PawsWay
245 Queens Quay W.
Toronto, ON

Come watch a classic pet-themed movie in our Pet Park! All are welcome, with or without pets. FREE!

http://www.pawsway.ca

*BIG ON BLOOR Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
Dufferin to Lansdowne
Toronto, ON

Car-free Bloor St., Toronto, Dufferin to Lansdowne, celebrates arts, culture, community & small business with a unique community and city-building festival featuring hundreds of events, activities and exhibitions including: Bloordale Market: more than 200 arts, crafts, vendors and information tables!

BIG on Bloor leading events: Celebrate Here: Music, performance and dance! Culture Works: Institutions, collectives, artists creative events… see, touch, learn, participate! Savour Bloor: In the stores, restaurants, patios and the Bloodale Food Court! Big Awards: Community appreciation! Play Fair: Games for children and adults and the Bloordale Market!

http://bigonbloorfestival.com/

*6th annual Wild Blueberry Festival (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON

With Wild Blueberry Month just around the corner, everyone’s favourite anti-oxidant rich berry is back. This August, join Evergreen Brick Works in celebrating another year of wild family fun, from workshops to storytelling and pie baking to special guest blueberry vendors. Fun for the whole family, the festivities celebrate this wild and wonderful berry, native to North America.

http://www.evergreen.ca/get-involved/evergreen-brick-works/

*Corn Roast (Etobicoke)
2pm-4pm
Franklin Horner Community Centre
432 Horner Ave
Etobicoke, ON

The First Annual Etobicoke Corn Roast. Come for live music, a raffle, kids activities including face painting, and of course…..corn! We’ve also invented a new contest called ‘Lob the Cob,’ so come and challenge for the title of “Lob The Cob World Champion”!

RSVP: http://www.ourplaceinitiative.com/corn_roast_2

*Ribfest (Milton)
Milton Fairgrounds

LIVE BANDS ALL WEEKEND
ARTIZAN FAIR AND VENDORS
RIBBERS!!

Don’t forget to check out our Kids Zone with:
> Magic shows
> Face painters
> Slides
> Ponies
> Midway
> Games
> Magic
and much more!

www.miltonribfest.ca

*Monkeys Kids Club (Milton)
10am-12pm
Milton Mall
55 Ontario Street South
Milton, ON

Looking for something to do with the kids? The Milton Monkeys Kids’ Club is open to children ages 4 to 12 and is always free! Come out on Saturday, August 22nd to celebrate the end of summer vacation and welcome the new school year. New members receive a welcome bag and there are also prizes for ten and twenty visits. Please note that parents must remain with their children.

http://miltonmall.com

*Flying Dance Festival (Guelph)
9am-9pm
Guelph Lake Conservation Area

Local dance festival which hosts free outdoor dance events in Guelph and Elora. The festival brings together local dancers, singers and instructors and encourages them to showcase their talents to local communities. The community is invited to learn different dance styles, watch performances as well as dance. there is a children’s area with various activities including arts and crafts, face painting, kids dance workshops , and a few other surprises. There will be a silent auction with all the proceeds going back into the festival.

http://fdfest.com

*Farmers Market (Port Credit)
8am-1pm
Corner of Lakeshore Road East and Elmwood Avenue (2 blocks east of Hurontario Street).
Port Credit, ON

Our Farmers Market also has weekly live music, demonstrations and a new group of artisans each week. The kids will love the drop-in crafts and gardening workshops. Every week is event week at the market!

http://www.portcredit.com/explore-port-credit/farmers-market/

 

*National Tooth Fairy Day (Mississauga)
1pm-4pm
Chapters
3050 Vega Blvd
Mississauga, ON

To celebrate National Tooth Fairy Day, I will be reading my story Tooth Tales – Lucy’s Loose Tooth and signing copies of my book. Also joining me is illustrator Kannishaa Loganathan who will be doing an interactive drawing session with the kids.

http://toothtalesbook.com

*ITAL FEST (Mississauga)
12pm-11pm
Mississauga Celebration Square
310 Burnhamthorpe Road West | Mississauga, ON
Mississauga, ON

Join Us to Celebrate All Things Italian!

With expectations of 15,000+ attendees, the event will be filled with food, fun and festivities as you spend the day exploring all that is Italian We look forward to sharing “La Nostra Vita” with all citizens of Mississauga and the neighbouring communities. We have no doubt this will be a fun-filled day for the entire family!
Please bring your own chair!

http://www.mississaugaitalfest.com

*Sheridan Sharks Kids’ Club (Mississauga)
2pm-4pm
Sheridan Centre
2225 Erin Mills Parkway South
Mississauga, ON

Looking for something to do with the kids? The Sheridan Sharks Kids’ Club is open to children ages 4 to 12 and is always free! Come out on Saturday, August 22nd from 2 to 4 pm to celebrate the end of summer vacation and welcome the new school year at our Pack it Back to School themed event. New members receive a welcome bag and there are also prizes for ten and twenty visits. Please note that parents must remain with their children.

http://sheridancentre.ca

*Family Fun “BEE”-BBQ (Caledon)
10am-1pm
Willoughby Nature Reserve
16658 Kennedy Road
Caledon, ON

Celebrate nature with the whole family at Willoughby Nature Reserve! Join Ontario Nature staff in celebrating pollinators with a Bee-BBQ picnic, nature hike, crafts, games, and more! Explore nature with new eyes on a kid-friendly guided trail hike. You can see a beautiful cold water creek, old-growth deciduous forest, and tons of cool species! Talk to experts about welcoming wildlife to your own backyard and great ways to support nature in the community. Kids of all ages can decorate butterfly wings, join bee relays, and learn about the amazing world of pollinators. Please wear long pants and closed toed shoes. Bring a hat, sunscreen, and re-fillable waterbottle. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

http://ontarionature.org/events

*Grand Opening (Whitby) (FREE)
12pm-4pm
Royal Pine Montessori Academy
126 Ash St
Whitby, ON

Join us for the Grand Opening of Royal Pine Montessori Academy on Saturday August 22nd between 12:00-4:00 pm! There will be a Jumping Castle, Face Painting, Games, Complimentary Snacks and Tours of the Facility. Come experience Montessori and find out how the students gain such a strong foundation for learning. This is a free event and children of all ages are welcome.

http://www.facebook.com/events/147472235588384/

*13th Annual Dragon Boat Festival (Barrie)
6pm-9pm
Heritage Park
2 Simcoe St.
Barrie, ON

The 13th annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival presented by Tim Hortons will take place at Barrie’s Heritage Park August 22, 2015. Only a few more spots open for new teams to join.

Barrie Public Library is continuing a new tradition based on a centuries old one. The Barrie Dragon Boat Festival is a summer event that promotes community spirit, vitality and unity. The fundamental objective of a Dragon Boat Festival is to strengthen community spirit, providing an opportunity for citizens to demonstrate their organizational talent and resources in hosting a major recreational and cultural event. Fun & Excitement on Kempenfelt Bay! Bring the family to watch the Dragon Boat races, cultural and commercial exhibits, children’s activities and much more. Please view the website for more details. Event Time: 6:00am – 7:00pm Admission: Free

http://www.barriedragonboatfestival.ca

*Wild Wonders Weekend (Blue Mountain/Collingwood)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd.
The Blue Mountains, ON

Experience and learn about free-flying birds of prey and reptiles from near and far. Enjoy street performers, live music, hiking and free gondola rides down the mountain. It’s a discovery of “Neature” and “Edutainment” for the whole family! For more event details visit website.

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/


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**SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2015**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
9:15am-10:45am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Tastes of the Hill (Richmond Hill)
11:00am-8:00pm
Richmond Green Sports Centre & Park
1300 Elgin Mills Road East
Richmond Hill, ON

Celebrate diversity and culture at Richmond Hill’s Tastes of the Hill, a multicultural festival that provides a great opportunity for visitors to learn about cultures from around the world; to try international foods; to make crafts from different places; to visit animals from far away lands; to experience entertainment you have never seen before; and to discover new sports.

http://richmondhill.ca/tastesofthehill

*Rib Fest (Newmarket)
Ray Twinney Complex
100 Eagle St W
Newmarket, ON

Lots of Food and Snacks.
Our Kids Zone will feature a Splash Pad, Inflatables, Bubble Soccer, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, and many other fun activities to keep busy!

http://www.newmarketribfest.com

*44th Annual Heritage Days (Uxbridge)
10am-5pm
Uxbridge Historical Centre
7239 Concession Rd 6,
Uxbridge, ON

Family fun for all, as the days are filled with live entertainment, Military re-enactments, kids programs, animal exhibits and much more.
Rich is Uxbridge’s history with farming; come see antique farm machinery, tractors, and vintage cars. Tour the Museum grounds with its historical buildings and artifacts. The Passport Challenge will have the children learning about the Historical Centre while visiting various areas and buildings on the grounds.
The view from the top of the hill that overlooks Uxbridge is breath taking.. Sit in the shaded Beer Garden sipping a cool drink; enjoy a snack from the Meat Merchant Food Truck; a cob of corn cooked in a cauldron on an open fire; or a slice of pie with Kawartha Dairy Ice Cream for dessert. A friendly Horse Shoe tournament takes place on Saturday from 11 – 4 pm.
A non denominational church service will be held on Sunday at 1:00 pm.
Adults $5.00; kids under 12 – free
Parking – Free

http://uxbridgehistoricalcentre.com

*August Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

oin the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed.

Admission is pay what you can.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*GoGo SqueeZ Adventure (Toronto)
12pm-5pm
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
2302 bridge road
Toronto, ON

Materne Canada, Inc., makers of GoGo squeeZ fruit snacks will be travelling across Canada this summer to major venues and events where kids can participate in the GoGo squeeZ Adventure. Kids will enjoy fun games and an interactive ball pit as well as free samples of the squeezable fruit snack when they visit.

http://www.gogosqueez.ca

*BIG ON BLOOR Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
Dufferin to Lansdowne
Toronto, ON

Car-free Bloor St., Toronto, Dufferin to Lansdowne, celebrates arts, culture, community & small business with a unique community and city-building festival featuring hundreds of events, activities and exhibitions including: Bloordale Market: more than 200 arts, crafts, vendors and information tables!

BIG on Bloor leading events: Celebrate Here: Music, performance and dance! Culture Works: Institutions, collectives, artists creative events… see, touch, learn, participate! Savour Bloor: In the stores, restaurants, patios and the Bloodale Food Court! Big Awards: Community appreciation! Play Fair: Games for children and adults and the Bloordale Market!

http://bigonbloorfestival.com/

*Ribfest (Milton)
Milton Fairgrounds

LIVE BANDS ALL WEEKEND
ARTIZAN FAIR AND VENDORS
RIBBERS!!

Don’t forget to check out our Kids Zone with:
> Magic shows
> Face painters
> Slides
> Ponies
> Midway
> Games
> Magic
and much more!

www.miltonribfest.ca

*LINK Picnic Festival 2015 (Kitchener)
Victoria Park
Kitchener, ON

Join us on Aug. 22 – Aug. 23, 2015 as we celebrate the African and Caribbean cultures with this two day festival happening in Victoria Park, Downtown Kitchener.

Experience the culture and come see the live performances, carnival parades, face painting, food and much more!

http://linkpicnicfestival.com/

*Wild Wonders Weekend (Blue Mountain/Collingwood)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd.
The Blue Mountains, ON

Experience and learn about free-flying birds of prey and reptiles from near and far. Enjoy street performers, live music, hiking and free gondola rides down the mountain. It’s a discovery of “Neature” and “Edutainment” for the whole family! For more event details visit website.

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/

AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 7 – August 9, 2015)
AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 7 – August 9, 2015)

 

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**FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 2015**

*Indoor Play- 50% off Admission (Vaughan)
Hop Hop Jump
400 Spinnaker Way
Vaughan, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$3.45-$4.95 for per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.hophopjump.com

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Indoor Play-50% Off Admission (Vaughan)
10am-2pm
Mini Mania
61 Creditview Road (Langstaff & Highway 400)
Woodbridge, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$4 for per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.minimaniaplayground.com/

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Fun Zone (Vaughan)
9:30am-11:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM
Ongoing | Monday, Wednesday & Friday

A great place to socialize, play, and meet new friends. Explore the different play centers, fine/gross motor skills toys, hands-on activities, and circle/story time. On Fridays, we highlight Shabbat by signing songs and eating challah together.
Parents, Grandparents, and/or Caregivers are welcome with children!

Age Recommended: 0-4 Years

Member Value Fee: $2.00
Non-Member Fee: $4.00

More structured curriculum- highlighting all holidays
Certified ECE teacher
Take home crafts
Circle & story time
Fridays, Challah is served

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Fun-zone.asp

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

The Bets Ribs in Town. Once a year the greatest Ribfet.
Ribs, Food, Music, Beer and Wine. Kids Amusements …………………..Fun for all!

http://www.clubrunner.ca/woodbridge

*Indoor Play Zone- 50% Off Admission (North York)
9am-3pm
Active Kids Zone
751 Alness Street
North York, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
Cost: $3.50-$5 per child.

Please call to confirm they are not booked for a private party.
(416) 650-5060

http://www.activekidszone.com
Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupon

*KidzFREE60 (Toronto) (FREE)
9:30am-11:30am
Kidz360 Active Learning Centre
3431 Dundas St. West
Toronto, ON

This time is open to the community for Parents & Kids (under 3.5 Years) to connect, participate in our free play and experience our new, fun programs each week.

http://kidz360.ca/

*Family Fun Fridays (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Ontario Legislative Building
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

This free, two hour interactive family program at Ontario’s Legislative Building is provided during the summer months – Fridays from July 3rd through August 28th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It offers families with children aged 6 – 10 the opportunity to:

Explore the historic Legislative Building
Play a role in a mock debate; dress-up in traditional robes
Participate in a scavenger hunt
Learn how Parliament works

This is a free program. Pre-registration is required. Call (416) 325-0061 to register or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://educationportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/family-fun-Friday’s

*Grange Festival (Toronto)
12pm-4pm
Grange Park
23 Grange Road
Toronto, ON

-Hundreds of happy kids and families
-Entertainment that is better than the CNE bandstand
-FREE games and prizes for all the kids
-Over 30 community tables for non-profit organizations
-A special “Kids Zone” for the little ones
-Free hot-dogs and sno-cones for everyone!

http://universitysettlement.ca/2015/07/06/grange-festival-2015/

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

Pilaros Taste of the Danforth is one of Toronto’s signature events, showcasing the best of Hellenic food, culture, and music our multicultural city has to offer – from souvlaki to mezes, authentic Greek music to interactive children’s games! Come enjoy the culture that makes the Danforth a year round destination.

The Krinos Taste of the Danforth is Canada’s largest street festival, welcoming 1.5 million attendees annually. As we enter our 21st year, the festival is set to be bigger and better than ever before with dozens of free activities for visitors of all ages – and of course Food, Food and more Food!

http://www.tasteofthedanforth.com

*Games & Giggles Fun Fair (London)
11am-2pm
Ford Access Centre
25 Ford Crescent
London, ON

Community Living London invites you, your family and friends to the Games & Giggles Fun Fair on Friday, August 7th from 11am-2pm at Community Living London’s Ford Access Centre at 25 Ford Crescent.
Cost is $10 for unlimited games plus two food tickets.
The Ford Access Centre will be transformed into a carnival-type setting and welcomes everyone for an afternoon of games, activities, entertainment and food!

519-686-3000 ext. 334

*NFBC Community Fun Fair (Newcastle/Durham)
6:30pm-10:30pm
Memorial Park
200 King Avenue East
Newcastle, ON

Come one! Come all! To the NFBC Community Fun Fair! Please join us for this evening of fun with prizes. There will be games, prizes, a jumping castle, clowns, and many other things followed by an outdoor showing of Paddington at dusk. Sponsored by Newcastle Fellowship Baptist Church and The Vatandoust Team.

ndmuscutt@newcastlebaptist.ca

*Summer Sun Days (Niagara Falls) (Free Admission)
11am-5pm
Battle Ground Hotel Museum & Willoughby Historical Museum
6137 Lundy’s Lane & 9935 Niagara Parkway
Niagara Falls, ON

Explore our other sites this summer as a family and make a craft during your visit!

http://niagarafallsmuseums.ca

 


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**SATURDAY, AUGUST  8, 2015**

*Cineplex Family Favourites (All Over The GTA)
11am
Various Locations

Movie: Air Buddies

Admission (taxes included):
General: $2.99

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites

*Arts And Crafts Drop in (All over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Various Michaels Locations

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! 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!

http://canada.michaels.com/Kids-Store-Events/store-events-kids,default,pg.html

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
1:30pm – 3:30pm
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Farmer’s Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Village Farmers Market
Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot.

The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce.
Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly.

http://www.woodbridgevillagefarmersmarket.com

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

The Bets Ribs in Town. Once a year the greatest Ribfet.
Ribs, Food, Music, Beer and Wine. Kids Amusements …………………..Fun for all!

http://www.clubrunner.ca/woodbridge

*Farmer’s Market (Aurora)
8am-1pm
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

Yes! Live singing, free children’s crafts, splash pad, park and on most days we have book readings too (a lady comes and reads a book to the kids and does a little activity with them)

http://theaurorafarmersmarket.com/hours/

*Farmer’s Market (Newmarket)
8am-1pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
(corner of Doug Duncan and Timothy St.)

Wagon Rides on every 2nd and 4th weekend every month, face painting and more.

http://www.newmarketfarmersmarket.com

*August Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

oin the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed.

Admission is pay what you can.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*North York Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-10pm
Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

10 hours of family festival fun with amazing activities for all (children to seniors): Special community tents (Chinese, Korean, Persian, Russian, and more!) Free kids playground Food, beverages, juice, and ice cream.

Free live music, performances, dance and singing competitions, dance groups and DJs Magicians and a fashion show Lots of prizes for everyone!
The event includes: a Kids Playground, Magic Show, Entertainment, and Stilt Walkers.

The “North York Festival” is a free public event.

http://www.northyorkfestival.com

*Felstead Park Fairy Fun (Toronto)
10am-12pm
Felstead Park
49 Felstead Avenue
Toronto, ON

Join the Friends of Felstead Park and Danny’s Urban Fairies for FREE temporary fairy tattoos and crafts, as well as a community sponge water fight. Sponges and water will be provided. The water fun starts at 11 am. Come in fairy attire for extra excitement.

http://www.dannysurbanfairies.ca

*Lovin’ Local Food Festival (Toronto)
11am-12pm
Yonge Dundas Sqaure
1 DUNDAS ST E
Toronto, ON

The City of Toronto’s first Lovin’ Local Food Fest will be a full day celebration of local food and drink.
Featuring the best of Toronto’s local food and music scene — with Chef Lynn Crawford, chef competitions (you be the judge!), restaurants, food trucks, Ontario wines, beers and ciders, family fun zone, buskers, prizes and more — there will be something for everyone.
Performers on the main stage include Jully Black, The Spoons and Delhi to Dublin!

*PURR Feline Film & Arts Festival (Toronto)
1pm-7pm
Purina PawsWay
245 Queens Quay W.
Toronto, ON

On World Cat Day, join Purina PawsWay and PURR Toronto founder Jill Andrew in a celebration of cats and film. The event will feature films, videos and Q&As, guest speakers, face painting, giveaways and more! This is definitely an event you and the family will want to attend! There is no fee to attend, but donations will be accepted for various local cat rescue organizations. http://www.pawsway.ca/purr-toronto-film-arts-festival/

http://www.pawsway.ca/purr-toronto-film-arts-festival/

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

Pilaros Taste of the Danforth is one of Toronto’s signature events, showcasing the best of Hellenic food, culture, and music our multicultural city has to offer – from souvlaki to mezes, authentic Greek music to interactive children’s games! Come enjoy the culture that makes the Danforth a year round destination.

The Krinos Taste of the Danforth is Canada’s largest street festival, welcoming 1.5 million attendees annually. As we enter our 21st year, the festival is set to be bigger and better than ever before with dozens of free activities for visitors of all ages – and of course Food, Food and more Food!

http://www.tasteofthedanforth.com

*Rogers Cup Pizzaville Weekend (Toronto) (FREE)
9:30am-5:30pm
Aviva Centre
1 Shoreham Drive
Toronto, ON

Aviva Centre opens its doors August 8-9 for those who want to enjoy a weekend filled with free tennis and fun activities for the whole family.

Pizzaville Free Community Weekend combines the competition between the world’s best players with a festive atmosphere that includes contests, games, music, plus the chance for fans to pick up a racquet and get on court themselves, giving families and friends the chance to spend quality time together.

http://rogerscup.com

*Sandcastles Festival (Burlington)
10am-5pm
Beachway Park
1100 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON

The City of Burlington’s Sandcastles Festival
o 10am-5pm
o Beachway Park
o Burlington’s beautiful beach is host to sand sculpting demonstrations, competition, entertainment, activities, and marketplace. Register to compete in the Annual Sandcastles Competition for great prizes in all categories.
o Visit www.burlington.ca/sandcastles for more information or call (905) 335-7766

http://www.burlington.ca/sandcastles

*Corn Festival (Baden/Waterloo)
7am-9pm
Charles Street
Baden, ON

The Baden Corn Festival is an annual summer event highlighting local food producers and restaurants, and celebrating Wilmot Township’s agricultural heritage. Residents and visitors alike will enjoy a wide variety of activities throughout the day, including the firefighters’ breakfast, Kid Zone, the Ultimate Baden Scavenger Hunt, Human Foosball Tournament, and food and craft vendors, and culminating in a delicious corn roast supper with live music by Vanyah and Strings and Traps.

http://badencornfest.ca/

*Dragon Day (Guelph)
10am-12pm
Guelph Public Library
100 Norfolk Street
Guelph, ON

Come out and learn about dragons, listen to local author Barbara
Andrew read her story, “A Dragon Named Naturally Speaking”,
and spend some time creating your own dragon!

http://www.ottsaplings.com

*Teddy Bear Picnic (London)
2pm-4pm
Eldon House
481 Ridout St. N
London, ON

Drop in between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Bring your favourite stuffed friend for an afternoon of fun at Eldon House! Join us for lemonade and cookies, crafts and games on the beautiful grounds of the museum.
(Rain date: August 15)

http://www.eldonhouse.ca

*Hooray for Henna (Mississauga) (FREE)
2pm-3pm
Streetsville Library
112 Queen St. S.
Mississauga, ON

Make some cool designs with your friends! Beginners are welcome to this free event at Streetsville Library. Henna cones are provided. Call 905-615-4785 for more details!

http://www.mississauga.ca/portal/residents/streetsvillelibrary

*Ratha Yatra Festival (Brampton)
11am-5:30pm
Chinguacousy Park
9050 Bramalea Road
Brampton, ON

ISKCON Brampton will be hosting it’s annual Ratha Yatra festival at Chinguacousy Park in Brampton on Saturday August 8th 2015.
We would like to invite you and your friends and family to the colourful festival on this day.

We invite everyone to join in as there will be a free vegetarian feast, many attractions, performances and family activities.

http://www.iskconbrampton.com

*Summer Fun Community BBQ (Barrie) (FREE)
1pm-4pm
St. Vincent Park
Blake St. and St. Vincent St.
Barrie, ON

Everyone is welcome at MPP Ann Hoggarth’s Community Summer Fun BBQ, Free Hot Dogs, Drinks, Children’s games, and Music.

705-726-5538


 

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**SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2015**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
9:15am-10:45am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Discovery Days: Animal Artists (Aurora)
1pm-3pm
Hillary House National Historic Site
15372 Yonge Street
Aurora, ON

A walk through Hillary House
A tour of the surrounding landscape
Discussion about the plants and animals on the property
An outdoor craft session!

http://aurorahs.com/activities/

*Antique & Classic Car Show (Stouffville)
11am-4pm
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre
14732 Woodbine Ave
Gormley, ON

Join us as Exhibitors from across southern Ontario display their prized antique & classic cars. Enjoy all this family event has to offer, including our new Tiny Seedlings’ Kids Zone, heritage activities in scenic Vandorf Park, live entertainment from Howard Ross and the Full Count Blues Band, and delicious food from Kruizin Kuizine, Belfiore Foods and Mister Softie Treats Ice Cream! Rain Date: August 16. Admission: $5 (children under 3 free), $15 per family of up to 4.

http://www.townofws.ca/museum

*Community BBQ (Markham)
1pm-4pm
Markham Museum
9350 Markham Rd.
Markham, ON

Come join Dr. Jaczek at her 8th Annual Community BBQ.

Come out and Celebrate Summer with free food, live performances and kids activities!

http://www.helenajaczek.onmpp.ca/News/11219?l=EN

*August Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

oin the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed.

Admission is pay what you can.

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Nature Connection (Toronto) (FREE)
Downsview Park – Discovery Centre
35 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

A FREE nature program for families.
Connect with your natural world and come out to Downsview Park! All ages are welcome.*

Downsview Park staff will take you on a free indoor/outdoor Park program based on nature-themed topics to get you exploring the natural world, starting with Downsview Park!
Each two-hour program will explore a natural theme. Activities will be flexible to reflect the interest of participants.

Nature Connection runs every 2nd and 4th Sunday.

http://downsviewpark.ca/content/downsview-nature-connection

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

Pilaros Taste of the Danforth is one of Toronto’s signature events, showcasing the best of Hellenic food, culture, and music our multicultural city has to offer – from souvlaki to mezes, authentic Greek music to interactive children’s games! Come enjoy the culture that makes the Danforth a year round destination.

The Krinos Taste of the Danforth is Canada’s largest street festival, welcoming 1.5 million attendees annually. As we enter our 21st year, the festival is set to be bigger and better than ever before with dozens of free activities for visitors of all ages – and of course Food, Food and more Food!

http://www.tasteofthedanforth.com

*Rogers Cup Pizzaville Weekend (Toronto) (FREE)
9:30am-5:30pm
Aviva Centre
1 Shoreham Drive
Toronto, ON

Aviva Centre opens its doors August 8-9 for those who want to enjoy a weekend filled with free tennis and fun activities for the whole family.

Pizzaville Free Community Weekend combines the competition between the world’s best players with a festive atmosphere that includes contests, games, music, plus the chance for fans to pick up a racquet and get on court themselves, giving families and friends the chance to spend quality time together.

http://rogerscup.com

*JerkFest Food Festival (Etobicoke) (Free Admission)
Centennial Park
256 Centennial Park Road
Etobicoke, ON

Come and indulge in a wide array of jerk foods – if you dare, try the jerk Frog Legs or jerk alligator! If not stick to the conventional jerk items like jerk chicken, jerk pork or jerk fish.

In addition to food, the festival also feature entertainment as well as jerk cooking competitions, and eating competitions.

The Kidz Zone remains a major attraction for families, especially the children. These young ones can enjoy the face painting, balloon characters, inflatable rides, rock climbing, midway rides and so much more.

http://jerkfestival.ca

*Sports Bike & Car Show (Waterloo)
12pm-6pm
Waterloo City Hall
100 regina Street
Waterloo, ON

Join us for the second annual Sports Bike & Car show. This family friendly event will welcome Sports cars and Bikes from across southern Ontario. From a family fun zone, stunt show, wheelie machine and much more there is something for the entire family.

This year we will host a show and shine for both motorcycles and Sport cars. Enjoy great food and entertainment as you watch all the competitions taking place.

http://www.sportsbikecarshow.com

*Summer Festival (Whitby)
11am-3pm
The Village of Taunton Mills
3790 Brock Street North
Whitby, ON

Summer Festival for the whole family. Food, Animals, Games, Dunk Tank, Live music and vendors. Featuring neighbourhood businesses and services. Come out and see what your neighbours have to offer.

nicole.lock@schlegelvillages.com

*Potato Festival (Alliston)
Downtown Alliston
Victoria Street
Alliston, ON

Grand midway, LIVE music, Beer Gardens, VICTORIA STREET DOWNTOWN MARKET – over 200 vendors, Amusements and rides like our GRAND Rock Wall, Mechanical Bull, Awesome Obstacle Course, Pony Rides – LIVE music, Busker Shows, Potato Pancake Breakfast from 7 am – 11 am on Victoria Street, Classic Car Show with 200 Classic beauties to see at this show n shine, SS Arts Council presenting a world of arts, Karate / Dance/ Music / Gymnastics Performances and so much MORE. Fairgrounds Midway, Baby Contest, West Coast Lumberjack Show, and more fun! We were voted Top 100 Festivals in Ontario – Come see why!!

JULY/AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 31-August 3)
JULY/AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 31-August 3)

 

 

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**FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2015**

*Indoor Play- 50% off Admission (Vaughan)
Hop Hop Jump
400 Spinnaker Way
Vaughan, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$3.45-$4.95 for per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.hophopjump.com

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Indoor Play-50% Off Admission (Vaughan)
10am-2pm
Mini Mania
61 Creditview Road (Langstaff & Highway 400)
Woodbridge, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$4 for per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.minimaniaplayground.com/

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Fun Zone (Vaughan)
9:30am-11:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM
Ongoing | Monday, Wednesday & Friday

A great place to socialize, play, and meet new friends. Explore the different play centers, fine/gross motor skills toys, hands-on activities, and circle/story time. On Fridays, we highlight Shabbat by signing songs and eating challah together.
Parents, Grandparents, and/or Caregivers are welcome with children!

Age Recommended: 0-4 Years

Member Value Fee: $2.00
Non-Member Fee: $4.00

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Fun-zone.asp

*Indoor Play Zone- 50% Off Admission (North York)
9am-3pm
Active Kids Zone
751 Alness Street
North York, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
Cost: $3.50-$5 per child.

Please call to confirm they are not booked for a private party.
(416) 650-5060

http://www.activekidszone.com
Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupon

*Ribfest (Scarborough)
Thomson Memorial Park
Lawrence Avenue East and Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy delicious ribs, hot dogs, french fries, corn on the cob and more – Midway rides and skill testing games – Karaoke competition everyday – Creative designs by crafters and vendors – All day beer garden.

Feature acts: Friday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Tom Hayes and the Twisters Saturday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Green River Revival: Canada’s Premiere Tribute to CCR Sunday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Hot Rocks: The Rolling Stones Tribute Show Monday night (4 to 7 pm) – Back Track Band

This is a great family event! Don’t forget to bring Grandma and Grandpa too. Please leave your pets at home.

Entertainment and parking are free.

http://www.scarboroughribfest.com

*KidzFREE60 (Toronto) (FREE)
9:30am-11:30am
Kidz360 Active Learning Centre
3431 Dundas St. West
Toronto, ON

This time is open to the community for Parents & Kids (under 3.5 Years) to connect, participate in our free play and experience our new, fun programs each week.

http://kidz360.ca/

*Family Fun Fridays (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Ontario Legislative Building
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

This free, two hour interactive family program at Ontario’s Legislative Building is provided during the summer months – Fridays from July 3rd through August 28th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It offers families with children aged 6 – 10 the opportunity to:

Explore the historic Legislative Building
Play a role in a mock debate; dress-up in traditional robes
Participate in a scavenger hunt
Learn how Parliament works

This is a free program. Pre-registration is required. Call (416) 325-0061 to register or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://educationportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/family-fun-Friday’s

*Pan American Food Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

Flavour & Fun Pan American Style!
3 days of delish food to whet your appetite.

The Pan American Food Festival is back in July and August 2015 showcasing restaurants, food producers, chefs and the variety of national and regional cuisines of the Western Hemisphere, with a spotlight on one country each year. A cultural festival of art, music and folklore enhances the food experience to celebrate the region’s diverse cultural expression.
This year, the featured country is Mexico.
Don’t forget to check our our Family Fun Zone.

http://panamfoodfest.com/

*Island Soul Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Roots, culture and plenty of vibes!

A four-day festival celebrating the cultural diversity of Toronto and the island countries, Harbourfront Centre presents their annual Island Soul Festival.
Explore the rhythms, mythologies, histories and delicacies of the islands with a diverse lineup of artists and thinkers striving to leave their mark on Caribbean cultural identity and catalyze an emerging generation.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/islandsoul/2015/

*Community Charity BBQ (Markham)
11am-4pm
Loblaw Marketplace
200 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON

Community Charity BBQ with York Regional Police.
Informational booth, games, face painting and a charity pie toss at management.
Bring friends and family to enjoy this event from 11~4pm at our McCowan Loblaw location off Bullock Drive.

thesqueakychef@hotmail.ca

*Central Party Out Front (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
6pm-8pm
Central Community Church
6970 Mountain Road
Niagara Falls, ON

Join us for a FREE community event – all are welcome! Something new every week!

Reptile Kingdom, live music, inflatable games, $1 hot dogs
*in case of rain, all events will happen indoors

http://centralcc.ca

*Ribfest (St. Catherines)
St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest
Montebello Park
St. Catharines, ON

The St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest is a yearly event where we bring some of the top ribbers and great bands to Montebello Park in St. Catharines. July 31, 2015 – Aug. 3, 2015

http://www.stcatharinesribfest.com/

*Ribfest (London)
Victoria Park
London, ON

The London Ribfest is in its 27th year and is the first Ribfest in Canada. Ribfest features 10 world class Ribbers battling it out for awards including best Ribber. Also featured is food from around the world to please everyone in the family. Expressions in Chalk featuring over 30 Artists. Also featured are 150 vendors offering products for sale and on display. Entertainment includes the popular beer garden, Campbells amusement rides $20 all you can ride (parent rides free), 2 road closers and much more.

http://www.canadasbiggestparty.com

*MuslimFest 2015 (Mississauga)
Mississsauga Celebration Square
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West
Mississauga, ON

MuslimFest returns to Mississauga Celebration Square in its fourteenth year, will attract 25,000 visitors over two days and welcomes everyone. The essential role of art based in traditional and contemporary Islamic context is prevalent throughout the festival, the event showcases entertainment that is hundreds of years old but also retains a lineup of new performers ready to become household names. It is this cultural fusion that sets MuslimFest apart and enjoyed by attendees of all backgrounds and age groups.

Children can enjoy the camel and carnival rides, break a sweat at basketball tournament.

http://muslimfest.com/

*Kempenfest (Barrie) (Free Admission)
5pm-10pm
Along Kempenfelt Bay
205 Lakeshore Drive
Barrie, ON

Held annually on the August long weekend. One of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals. Features over 400 Art, Craft and Antique exhibits. Midway and Children’s Village. Live entertainment all weekend. Free shuttle buses and remote Park n’ Ride, off-site parking and buses. Vendors open Sat/Sun/Mon.

http://www.kempenfest.com

 

 


 

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**SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2015**

*Cineplex Family Favourites (All Over The GTA)
11am
Various Locations

Movie: Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

Admission (taxes included):
General: $2.99

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites

 

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
1:30pm – 3:30pm
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Farmer’s Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Village Farmers Market
Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot.

The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce.
Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly.

http://www.woodbridgevillagefarmersmarket.com

*Farmer’s Market (Aurora)
8am-1pm
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

Yes! Live singing, free children’s crafts, splash pad, park and on most days we have book readings too (a lady comes and reads a book to the kids and does a little activity with them)

http://theaurorafarmersmarket.com/hours/

*Farmer’s Market (Newmarket)
8am-1pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
(corner of Doug Duncan and Timothy St.)

Wagon Rides on every 2nd and 4th weekend every month, face painting and more.

http://www.newmarketfarmersmarket.com

*July Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th-century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed. Admission is pay-what-you-can.

Cost is Pay What You Can

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Ribfest (Scarborough)
Thomson Memorial Park
Lawrence Avenue East and Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy delicious ribs, hot dogs, french fries, corn on the cob and more – Midway rides and skill testing games – Karaoke competition everyday – Creative designs by crafters and vendors – All day beer garden.

Feature acts: Friday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Tom Hayes and the Twisters Saturday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Green River Revival: Canada’s Premiere Tribute to CCR Sunday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Hot Rocks: The Rolling Stones Tribute Show Monday night (4 to 7 pm) – Back Track Band

This is a great family event! Don’t forget to bring Grandma and Grandpa too. Please leave your pets at home.
Entertainment and parking are free.

http://www.scarboroughribfest.com

*Pan American Food Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

Flavour & Fun Pan American Style!
3 days of delish food to whet your appetite.

The Pan American Food Festival is back in July and August 2015 showcasing restaurants, food producers, chefs and the variety of national and regional cuisines of the Western Hemisphere, with a spotlight on one country each year. A cultural festival of art, music and folklore enhances the food experience to celebrate the region’s diverse cultural expression.
This year, the featured country is Mexico.
Don’t forget to check our our Family Fun Zone.

http://panamfoodfest.com/

*Island Soul Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Roots, culture and plenty of vibes!

A four-day festival celebrating the cultural diversity of Toronto and the island countries, Harbourfront Centre presents their annual Island Soul Festival.
Explore the rhythms, mythologies, histories and delicacies of the islands with a diverse lineup of artists and thinkers striving to leave their mark on Caribbean cultural identity and catalyze an emerging generation.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/islandsoul/2015/

*The Pirate Festival (Milton)
Country Heritge Park
8560 Tremaine Road
Milton, ON

Join us for exciting – mystery filled days in the Village of Dry Bluffs. The Pirates are rejoicing in Return of the Tide-Indeed-Economy has never been better! The Pirates have returned to full Pirating! A mysterious Pirate arrives, and what of the body that is discovered? And the Code? Will the Pirate Crews remain loyal to their captains? Or mutiny!
Enjoy the privileges that Piracy brings! Attend the best in Entertainment.
Saturday Evening presents The Captain’s Keg. An adult event filled with Spectacular Performances.
Visit our website for the list of family entertainment and shows!
Open daily Civic Holiday Weekend 2015

http://www.thepiratefestival.com/

*Ribfest (St. Catherines)
St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest
Montebello Park
St. Catharines, ON

The St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest is a yearly event where we bring some of the top ribbers and great bands to Montebello Park in St. Catharines. July 31, 2015 – Aug. 3, 2015

http://www.stcatharinesribfest.com/

*Summer Sun Days (Niagara Falls) (Free Admission)
11am-5pm
Battle Ground Hotel Museum & Willoughby Historical Museum
6137 Lundy’s Lane & 9935 Niagara Parkway
Niagara Falls, ON

Explore our other sites this summer as a family and make a craft during your visit!

http://niagarafallsmuseums.ca

*John Galt Day Festivities (Guelph)
10am-2pm
Market Square
1 Carden Street
Guelph, ON

Join the party!
Bring the whole family to Guelph’s favourite gathering place for a day of activities, entertainment, local food and more:
• Interactive entertainment featuring Envirodrum
• Guelph Storm Hockey Tunnel
• Face painting with Cleo the Clown and her Painting Pals
• “Tread On It” interactive t-shirt printing
• Children’s Games & Crafts
• City of Guelph Water Wagon onsite
• Water feature open for playing, strolling or splashing

http://guelph.ca/event/52741/

*Ribfest (London)
Victoria Park
London, ON

The London Ribfest is in its 27th year and is the first Ribfest in Canada. Ribfest features 10 world class Ribbers battling it out for awards including best Ribber. Also featured is food from around the world to please everyone in the family. Expressions in Chalk featuring over 30 Artists. Also featured are 150 vendors offering products for sale and on display. Entertainment includes the popular beer garden, Campbells amusement rides $20 all you can ride (parent rides free), 2 road closers and much more.

http://www.canadasbiggestparty.com

*MuslimFest 2015 (Mississauga)
Mississsauga Celebration Square
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West
Mississauga, ON

MuslimFest returns to Mississauga Celebration Square in its fourteenth year, will attract 25,000 visitors over two days and welcomes everyone. The essential role of art based in traditional and contemporary Islamic context is prevalent throughout the festival, the event showcases entertainment that is hundreds of years old but also retains a lineup of new performers ready to become household names. It is this cultural fusion that sets MuslimFest apart and enjoyed by attendees of all backgrounds and age groups.

Children can enjoy the camel and carnival rides, break a sweat at basketball tournament.

http://muslimfest.com/

*Royal Beach Cottagers Association Music Fest (Georgina)
11am-10pm
Cronsberry & Lakeshore
Pefferlaw, ON

Join family and friends for a day of fun at the Royal Beach Cottagers Association MusicFest 2015. It runs from 11 am – 10 pm including live music, bbq, games, silent auction, bake sale, raffles, vendors. And, for the kids a jumping castle,, face painting and carnival games. Proceeds from this event will be used for community improvement

johunter40@hotmail.com

*Kempenfest (Barrie) (Free Admission)
5pm-10pm
Along Kempenfelt Bay
205 Lakeshore Drive
Barrie, ON

Held annually on the August long weekend. One of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals. Features over 400 Art, Craft and Antique exhibits. Midway and Children’s Village. Live entertainment all weekend. Free shuttle buses and remote Park n’ Ride, off-site parking and buses. Vendors open Sat/Sun/Mon.

http://www.kempenfest.com

*Barrie Kennel Dog Show (Orillia)
ODAS Park
4500 Fairgrounds Rd.
Orillia, ON

The Barrie Kennel and Obedience Club is hosting it’s annual dog show on the Civic Holiday Weekend August 1, 2, & 3rd 2015 at the Orillia and District Agricultural Society Park On Fairgrounds Rd. west of Orillia.
Enjoy seeing purebred dogs showing off their beauty and movement, and intelligence and training in obedience and rally trials. Cheer on our junior handlers at noon each day. See Dogs ranging from 3 months old to 10 plus years.
Special shows for Irish wolfhounds, Doberman Pinschers and Norfolk Terriers. Special features this year, Irish Wolfhound racing on Saturday, and Meet the Breeds on Sunday. Canine Good neighbor (CGN) test for ALL dogs on Sunday.
For more information or to registers for the CGN, go to www.barriekennelclub.com

http://www.barriekennelclub.com

 


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**SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2015**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
9:15am-10:45am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Ribfest (Scarborough)
Thomson Memorial Park
Lawrence Avenue East and Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy delicious ribs, hot dogs, french fries, corn on the cob and more – Midway rides and skill testing games – Karaoke competition everyday – Creative designs by crafters and vendors – All day beer garden.

Feature acts: Friday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Tom Hayes and the Twisters Saturday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Green River Revival: Canada’s Premiere Tribute to CCR Sunday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Hot Rocks: The Rolling Stones Tribute Show Monday night (4 to 7 pm) – Back Track Band

This is a great family event! Don’t forget to bring Grandma and Grandpa too. Please leave your pets at home.

Entertainment and parking are free.

http://www.scarboroughribfest.com

*Pan American Food Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

Flavour & Fun Pan American Style!
3 days of delish food to whet your appetite.

The Pan American Food Festival is back in July and August 2015 showcasing restaurants, food producers, chefs and the variety of national and regional cuisines of the Western Hemisphere, with a spotlight on one country each year. A cultural festival of art, music and folklore enhances the food experience to celebrate the region’s diverse cultural expression.
This year, the featured country is Mexico.
Don’t forget to check our our Family Fun Zone.

http://panamfoodfest.com/

*Island Soul Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Roots, culture and plenty of vibes!

A four-day festival celebrating the cultural diversity of Toronto and the island countries, Harbourfront Centre presents their annual Island Soul Festival.
Explore the rhythms, mythologies, histories and delicacies of the islands with a diverse lineup of artists and thinkers striving to leave their mark on Caribbean cultural identity and catalyze an emerging generation.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/islandsoul/2015/

*Caterpillars, Moths and Butterflies (Toronto)
10:30am-12pm
High Park
1873 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Popular science writer and teacher Don Scallen shares his knowledge of these beautiful creatures. Children love this one! Meet at the benches near Grenadier Restaurant.

http://www.highpark.org

*The Pirate Festival (Milton)
Country Heritge Park
8560 Tremaine Road
Milton, ON

Join us for exciting – mystery filled days in the Village of Dry Bluffs. The Pirates are rejoicing in Return of the Tide-Indeed-Economy has never been better! The Pirates have returned to full Pirating! A mysterious Pirate arrives, and what of the body that is discovered? And the Code? Will the Pirate Crews remain loyal to their captains? Or mutiny!
Enjoy the privileges that Piracy brings! Attend the best in Entertainment.
Saturday Evening presents The Captain’s Keg. An adult event filled with Spectacular Performances.
Visit our website for the list of family entertainment and shows!
Open daily Civic Holiday Weekend 2015

http://www.thepiratefestival.com/

*Ice Cream Carnival (Hamilton)
Westfield Heritage Village
Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Road
Rockton, ON

Celebrate summer with the sweet taste of ice cream at this lively family event.
Enjoy Edwardian carnival foods, games, amusements and music. Hand cranked real ice cream making demonstrations and samples throughout the day. Don’t miss this delicious and festive family outing!

http://www.conservationhamilton.ca/component/ohanah/ice-cream-carnival

*Ribfest (St. Catherines)
St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest
Montebello Park
St. Catharines, ON

The St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest is a yearly event where we bring some of the top ribbers and great bands to Montebello Park in St. Catharines. July 31, 2015 – Aug. 3, 2015

http://www.stcatharinesribfest.com/

*Summer Sun Days (Niagara Falls) (Free Admission)
11am-5pm
Battle Ground Hotel Museum & Willoughby Historical Museum
6137 Lundy’s Lane & 9935 Niagara Parkway
Niagara Falls, ON

Explore our other sites this summer as a family and make a craft during your visit!

http://niagarafallsmuseums.ca

*Ribfest (London)
Victoria Park
London, ON

The London Ribfest is in its 27th year and is the first Ribfest in Canada. Ribfest features 10 world class Ribbers battling it out for awards including best Ribber. Also featured is food from around the world to please everyone in the family. Expressions in Chalk featuring over 30 Artists. Also featured are 150 vendors offering products for sale and on display. Entertainment includes the popular beer garden, Campbells amusement rides $20 all you can ride (parent rides free), 2 road closers and much more.

http://www.canadasbiggestparty.com

*MuslimFest 2015 (Mississauga)
Mississsauga Celebration Square
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West
Mississauga, ON

MuslimFest returns to Mississauga Celebration Square in its fourteenth year, will attract 25,000 visitors over two days and welcomes everyone. The essential role of art based in traditional and contemporary Islamic context is prevalent throughout the festival, the event showcases entertainment that is hundreds of years old but also retains a lineup of new performers ready to become household names. It is this cultural fusion that sets MuslimFest apart and enjoyed by attendees of all backgrounds and age groups.

Children can enjoy the camel and carnival rides, break a sweat at basketball tournament.

http://muslimfest.com/

*Kempenfest (Barrie) (Free Admission)
5pm-10pm
Along Kempenfelt Bay
205 Lakeshore Drive
Barrie, ON

Held annually on the August long weekend. One of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals. Features over 400 Art, Craft and Antique exhibits. Midway and Children’s Village. Live entertainment all weekend. Free shuttle buses and remote Park n’ Ride, off-site parking and buses. Vendors open Sat/Sun/Mon.

http://www.kempenfest.com

*Barrie Kennel Dog Show (Orillia)
ODAS Park
4500 Fairgrounds Rd.
Orillia, ON

The Barrie Kennel and Obedience Club is hosting it’s annual dog show on the Civic Holiday Weekend August 1, 2, & 3rd 2015 at the Orillia and District Agricultural Society Park On Fairgrounds Rd. west of Orillia.
Enjoy seeing purebred dogs showing off their beauty and movement, and intelligence and training in obedience and rally trials. Cheer on our junior handlers at noon each day. See Dogs ranging from 3 months old to 10 plus years.
Special shows for Irish wolfhounds, Doberman Pinschers and Norfolk Terriers. Special features this year, Irish Wolfhound racing on Saturday, and Meet the Breeds on Sunday. Canine Good neighbor (CGN) test for ALL dogs on Sunday.
For more information or to registers for the CGN, go to www.barriekennelclub.com

http://www.barriekennelclub.com

 


 

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**MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2015**

*Fun Zone (Vaughan)
9:30am-11:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM
Ongoing | Monday, Wednesday & Friday

A great place to socialize, play, and meet new friends. Explore the different play centers, fine/gross motor skills toys, hands-on activities, and circle/story time.
Parents, Grandparents, and/or Caregivers are welcome with children!

Age Recommended: 0-4 Years

Member Value Fee: $2.00
Non-Member Fee: $4.00

More structured curriculum- highlighting all holidays
Certified ECE teacher
Take home crafts
Circle & story time
Fridays, Challah is served

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Fun-zone.asp

*Ribfest (Scarborough)
Thomson Memorial Park
Lawrence Avenue East and Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy delicious ribs, hot dogs, french fries, corn on the cob and more – Midway rides and skill testing games – Karaoke competition everyday – Creative designs by crafters and vendors – All day beer garden.

Feature acts: Friday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Tom Hayes and the Twisters Saturday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Green River Revival: Canada’s Premiere Tribute to CCR Sunday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Hot Rocks: The Rolling Stones Tribute Show Monday night (4 to 7 pm) – Back Track Band

This is a great family event! Don’t forget to bring Grandma and Grandpa too. Please leave your pets at home.

Entertainment and parking are free.

http://www.scarboroughribfest.com

*Pan American Food Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

Flavour & Fun Pan American Style!
3 days of delish food to whet your appetite.

The Pan American Food Festival is back in July and August 2015 showcasing restaurants, food producers, chefs and the variety of national and regional cuisines of the Western Hemisphere, with a spotlight on one country each year. A cultural festival of art, music and folklore enhances the food experience to celebrate the region’s diverse cultural expression.
This year, the featured country is Mexico.
Don’t forget to check our our Family Fun Zone.

http://panamfoodfest.com/

*Island Soul Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Roots, culture and plenty of vibes!

A four-day festival celebrating the cultural diversity of Toronto and the island countries, Harbourfront Centre presents their annual Island Soul Festival.
Explore the rhythms, mythologies, histories and delicacies of the islands with a diverse lineup of artists and thinkers striving to leave their mark on Caribbean cultural identity and catalyze an emerging generation.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/islandsoul/2015/

*The Pirate Festival (Milton)
Country Heritge Park
8560 Tremaine Road
Milton, ON

Join us for exciting – mystery filled days in the Village of Dry Bluffs. The Pirates are rejoicing in Return of the Tide-Indeed-Economy has never been better! The Pirates have returned to full Pirating! A mysterious Pirate arrives, and what of the body that is discovered? And the Code? Will the Pirate Crews remain loyal to their captains? Or mutiny!
Enjoy the privileges that Piracy brings! Attend the best in Entertainment.
Saturday Evening presents The Captain’s Keg. An adult event filled with Spectacular Performances.
Visit our website for the list of family entertainment and shows!
Open daily Civic Holiday Weekend 2015

http://www.thepiratefestival.com/

*Ice Cream Carnival (Hamilton)
Westfield Heritage Village
Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Road
Rockton, ON

Celebrate summer with the sweet taste of ice cream at this lively family event.
Enjoy Edwardian carnival foods, games, amusements and music. Hand cranked real ice cream making demonstrations and samples throughout the day. Don’t miss this delicious and festive family outing!

http://www.conservationhamilton.ca/component/ohanah/ice-cream-carnival

*Joseph Brant Festival (Burlington)
11am-5pm
LaSalle Park
50 Northshore Blvd. E
Burlington, ON

ACTIVITIES ALL DAY: Children’s Area, Museum Educational Crafts & Activities, Giveaways, PanAm Sports Challenges, Games and Obstacles, Interactive participants including: Crossfit Altitude, Oakville Fencing Academy, Burlington Youth Soccer Club, Monkeynastic Gymnastics, Bradbury, Splitsville Entertainment & Better State Crew! Splash Park for Kids available, Hands-on Activities, Artisans and Vendors, the Famous Brant Day Silent Auction and many other attractions.

http://www.facebook.com/events/886900864709951/

*Ribfest (St. Catherines)
St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest
Montebello Park
St. Catharines, ON

The St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest is a yearly event where we bring some of the top ribbers and great bands to Montebello Park in St. Catharines. July 31, 2015 – Aug. 3, 2015

http://www.stcatharinesribfest.com/

*Kidsummer (Waterloo)
9:30am-4pm
Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Road
Kitchener, ON

KidSummer is a fun family day where children of all ages can have some good old fashioned fun.
Stroll our picturesque 60 acre living history village and enjoy a wonderful summer day.
Enjoy gallery activities, games, and horse-drawn wagon rides. Hands-on activities may include egg collecting from the chicken coop, helping the blacksmith twist iron, or sending a telegraph.
Free admission for up to two children, with each $10 adult admission purchased.

http://www.waterlooregionmuseum.com/upcoming-events/event-details/?id=2&type=0&calendar=

*Ribfest (London)
Victoria Park
London, ON

The London Ribfest is in its 27th year and is the first Ribfest in Canada. Ribfest features 10 world class Ribbers battling it out for awards including best Ribber. Also featured is food from around the world to please everyone in the family. Expressions in Chalk featuring over 30 Artists. Also featured are 150 vendors offering products for sale and on display. Entertainment includes the popular beer garden, Campbells amusement rides $20 all you can ride (parent rides free), 2 road closers and much more.

http://www.canadasbiggestparty.com

*Family Picnic and Antique car show (Georgina)
10am-4pm
Pefferlaw Lions community Park
Petes Lane
Pefferlaw, ON

Family Picnic with Games, Magician, Birds of Prey exhibit, Zoo to you, bounce Castle, rock Wall, hot wing eating contest, watermelon eating contest….Participation prizes and much more…Free admission, free parking , free entertainment…Free ice cream …..Its all free

http://lake-simcoe.ca

*Kempenfest (Barrie) (Free Admission)
5pm-10pm
Along Kempenfelt Bay
205 Lakeshore Drive
Barrie, ON

Held annually on the August long weekend. One of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals. Features over 400 Art, Craft and Antique exhibits. Midway and Children’s Village. Live entertainment all weekend. Free shuttle buses and remote Park n’ Ride, off-site parking and buses. Vendors open Sat/Sun/Mon.

http://www.kempenfest.com

*Barrie Kennel Dog Show (Orillia)
ODAS Park
4500 Fairgrounds Rd.
Orillia, ON

The Barrie Kennel and Obedience Club is hosting it’s annual dog show on the Civic Holiday Weekend August 1, 2, & 3rd 2015 at the Orillia and District Agricultural Society Park On Fairgrounds Rd. west of Orillia.
Enjoy seeing purebred dogs showing off their beauty and movement, and intelligence and training in obedience and rally trials. Cheer on our junior handlers at noon each day. See Dogs ranging from 3 months old to 10 plus years.
Special shows for Irish wolfhounds, Doberman Pinschers and Norfolk Terriers. Special features this year, Irish Wolfhound racing on Saturday, and Meet the Breeds on Sunday. Canine Good neighbor (CGN) test for ALL dogs on Sunday.
For more information or to registers for the CGN, go to www.barriekennelclub.com

http://www.barriekennelclub.com