APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 17- April 19, 2015)

APRIL FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (April 17- April 19, 2015)

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**FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015**

*Indoor Play-BUY ONE GET ONE FREE (Woodbridge)
10am-4pm
Mini Mania
61 Creditview Road (Langstaff & Highway 400)
Woodbridge, ON

Indoor playground with jumping castles & slides.
Purchase one child’s day pass and receive the second child free. With the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$8 for two Children.

http://www.minimaniaplayground.com/

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

*Indoor Play-BUY ONE GET ONE FREE (Woodbridge)
10:30am-2pm
Bounce And Play Two
5875 Highway 7, Unit 7 (Highway 7 & Highway 27)
Woodbridge, ON

Indoor playground with jumping castles & slides.
Purchase one child’s day pass and receive the second child free. With the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$8 for two Children.

http://www.bounceandplaytwo.ca
Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Indoor Play- BUY ONE GET ONE FREE (North York)
9am-3pm
Active Kids Zone
751 Alness Street
North York, ON

Indoor playground with jumping castles.
Purchase one child’s day pass and receive the second child free. With the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
Cost: $7-$10 for 2 Children.

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/coupons

*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/

*TIFF Kids International Film Festival (Toronto)
TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
King Street West and John Street
Toronto, ON

Discover the best in Canadian and international children’s cinema! Featuring over 100 films from more than 35 countries, free activities and more, this year’s selection has something for every taste, interest and age group!
From high adventure to hilarious comedies, live action to animation, and dramas to documentaries, the TIFF Kids Festival brings the world of film to ages 3 to 13.

Costs:
Adult: $13
Student: $10.50
Child: $9
Senior: $10.50
Cost Information: Film + digiPlaySpace Combo also available: $15 for kids and $20 for adults.

http://tiff.net/tiffkids

*PD Day Fun (Waterloo)
9:30am-5pm
Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Rd
Kitchener, ON

Join us to celebrate Earth Day with ongoing and specially scheduled activities. Make crafts, test your detective skills, play games, and explore our featured exhibit, Ocean Bound!

Puppet Play: 1 p.m. and 3pm

All the Water in the World Craft: Ongoing throughout the day
How much of the earth’s water is available for drinking? Find out when you join our staff to make a bead bracelet or key chain craft about All the Water in the World.

Groundwater Detective: Ongoing throughout the day
Become a detective and search for answers to groundwater riddles throughout the museum! Be sure to pick up your activity copy at the
front desk.

Make Your Own Ocean Craft: 2 p.m. (each day)
Join our staff for a fun craft where you get to make and take home your own ocean in a bottle.

Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students, $5 Children, Children four and under free, Families $25, all admissions plus HST.

waterlooregionmuseum@regionofwaterloo.ca


**SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015**

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

Movie: Dolphin Tale 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

*Pancake Festival (Maple)
8pm-4pm
Maple Community Centre (In the arena)
10190 Keele St. (Keele & McNaughton Rd.)

We are continuing to offer a GLUTEN FREE pancake breakfast in addition to our usual delicious Pancakes.

Join us for a day of delicious food, great music, magic tricks and much more!

There is fun for the whole family – there will be exciting rides, face painting, music and performances by Arcadia Academy of Music.

There is a cost for each kids activity.

*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

Contact Roanna Tward for more information on programming.

905-303-1821 ex. 3014

*The Mad Hatters Afternoon Tea Party (Richmond Hill)
12pm, 1:30pm or 3pm
The Richmond Hill Heritage Centre
19 Church Street North
Richmond Hill, ON

Reserve Your Spot Today! 905-780-3802
“Celebrate silliness with us!” This year the Mad Hatter is inviting you to be creative in the craft room and decorate your own unique mad hat to wear at the tea party. Enjoy a light lunch with sandwiches and some fun and fancy dessert treats.
$15.00 per person.

http://richmondhill.ca/heritagecentre

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

BUY ONE GET ON FREE for Children 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. Two Kids for $30.
905-237-7270

http://creativeprojects.ca

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

*Mom to Mom Sale (Thornhill)
9am-12pm
Thornhill United Church
25 Elgin St

Come out to the longest running Mom to Mom sale in Markham! Great deals on everything you need for your new baby, toddlers, or school aged kids. Durable goods, books, clothing, and more. Buy some treats at our bakesale too! $2 entry fee, with proceeds supporting Yellow Brick House Shelter. Check out our contests on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ThornhillM2M).

http://www.momtomomsale.ca/Thornhill_United_Church.html

*Meet Cast Of Degrassi (Toronto)
2pm-4pm
Yonge Eglington Centre
2300 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON

Yonge Eglington Centre will host the launch of the second #RedDotSafeSpot event – declaring all RioCan properties as “bully-free” zones.
The event will feature a panel discussion with three members of the Degrassi cast (Season 14), Leave Out Violence (LOVE) and Psychologist, Sara Dimerman, around the issue of bullying and presenting solutions to eradicate this social problem. The event will also premier a PSA featuring Degrassi and unveil a new online resource www.reddotsafespot.com that provides a national directory for bullying support in local communities across Canada. Receive an autographed image and get your photo taken with the Degrassi cast.

http://www.reddotsafespot.ca

*Earth Day (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-4pm
Toronto Botanical Garden
777 Lawrence Avenue E
Lawrence Avenue East and Leslie Street

Cost Information: Free, no registration required.

Kick off the growing season with TBG’s Family Earth Day celebration! Guided hikes, scavenger hunts, nature theatre and woodland crafts with DiscoverAbility and planting in the Teaching Garden. Grab a Discovery Map and follow the balloons up to the Teaching Garden. Stroller accessible.

416-397-1341
http://torontobotanicalgarden.ca/learn/kids/earth-day-family/

*Mom to Mom Spring Sale (Toronto)
9am-1pm
Baron Byng Beaches Royal Canadian Legion
243 Coxwell Avenue
Coxwell Avenue and Gerrard Street East

Perfect place to shop for your babies, kids and parents to be, a little something for everyone. Everything from books, clothes (lots and lots of clothes), toys, gear, and treats. Not only do we have parents selling their gently used items but we have an assortment of family businesses selling products and services.
Cost Information: $2 per person

http://www.torontomomtomom.com

*International Children & Youth Day Festival (Toronto)
1:30pm-5pm
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street W
Queen Street West and Bay Street
Toronto, ON

Children representing the cultural mosaic of Toronto will come together to perform their national dances and share their folk music. There are also many fun-fair activities such as clowns, face painting, popcorn and cotton candy stations, magic show and balloon sculpting, where children have the opportunity to interact with each other, enjoy the day and make friends all while being integrated to the highly cultural diversity found in Canada.

416-419-5970
https://www.facebook.com/23AprilInternationalChildrensDay

*Earth Day at Todmorden Mills (Toronto) (Free Admission)
12pm-4pm
Todmorden Mills Heritage Site
67 Pottery Road
Broadview Avenue and Danforth Avenue
Toronto, ON

Cost Information: Free admission. Free parking.

Discover what you can do to help the planet! Participate in creating collaborative, environmentally-friendly artwork. Tour the Wildflower Preserve to discover the natural habitats of the Don Valley. Learn about the impact of industrialization on our landscape through a special guided tour of the site.

416-396-2819
http://www.toronto.ca/museums

*Bengali New Year Festival (Toronto)
12pm-8pm
Ghoroa Restaurant Parking Area
2994 Danforth Avenue E
Danforth Avenue and Victoria Park Avenue
Toronto, ON

Come celebrate the popular Bangla New Year 2015/ Pohela Boishakh 1422 with us this spring! This year, we will have traditional Bengali folk and modern songs, dance performance, famous Pohela Boishakh Rally/ Mongol Shova Jatra, sports, quiz, free gifts and chocolates for kids, face painting and more!

647-891-6592

*TIFF Kids International Film Festival (Toronto)
TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
King Street West and John Street
Toronto, ON

Discover the best in Canadian and international children’s cinema! Featuring over 100 films from more than 35 countries, free activities and more, this year’s selection has something for every taste, interest and age group!
From high adventure to hilarious comedies, live action to animation, and dramas to documentaries, the TIFF Kids Festival brings the world of film to ages 3 to 13.

Costs:
Adult: $13
Student: $10.50
Child: $9
Senior: $10.50
Cost Information: Film + digiPlaySpace Combo also available: $15 for kids and $20 for adults.

http://tiff.net/tiffkids

*BMO Host Free Skate (Oakville)
3:30pm-5pm
Canlan Ice Sports Centre
2300 Cornwall Road
Oakville, ON

The BMO branch on Cornwall Street will be hosting a free skate at the Canlan Sports Centre. Great prizes. Everyone welcome!

james.ryan@bmo.com

*Earth Week EcoFair (Burlington) (Free Admission)
10am-4pm
Central Library
2331 New Street
Burlington, ON

It’s an all-day celebration of Planet Earth and the environment! FREE admission. All ages welcome.

Seedy Saturday Marketplace with eco-friendly vendors
Seedy Saturday Seed & Book Exchange
45-minute seminars by expert speakers (10.30am-2.30pm)
Interactive displays by local community groups dedicated to sustainable living
Hands-on crafting fun for Earth lovers of all ages

Grow Up Green Family Storytime & Craft (10.30am-11.30am)

Hands-on drop-in food workshop with Halton Food Council (11.30am-1pm)

TV Puppetree presents “Too Much Garbage” for ages 7+ (3pm-4pm)
Presented in partnership by Halton Food Council, ArtHouse, and Burlington Public Library

http://www.bpl.on.ca/earth-week-ecofair

*Earth Day (Waterloo)
11am-5pm
Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Rd
Kitchener, ON

Join us to celebrate Earth Day with ongoing and specially scheduled activities. Make crafts, test your detective skills, play games, and explore our featured exhibit, Ocean Bound!

Puppet Play: 1 p.m. and 3pm

All the Water in the World Craft: Ongoing throughout the day
How much of the earth’s water is available for drinking? Find out when you join our staff to make a bead bracelet or key chain craft about All the Water in the World.

Groundwater Detective: Ongoing throughout the day
Become a detective and search for answers to groundwater riddles throughout the museum! Be sure to pick up your activity copy at the
front desk.

Make Your Own Ocean Craft: 2 p.m. (each day)
Join our staff for a fun craft where you get to make and take home your own ocean in a bottle.

Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students, $5 Children, Children four and under free, Families $25, all admissions plus HST.

waterlooregionmuseum@regionofwaterloo.ca

*Library 10th Anniversary (Mississauga)
1:30pm-3:00pm
Courtneypark Library
730 Courtneypark Dr W
Mississauga, ON

Stop by the Courtneypark Library to celebrate its official 10th anniversary. Following the official ceremony, the Library is hosting a number of fun activities and programs for the whole family.

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

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

Kids’ Club friends will reduce, reuse and recycle to make their very own recycled CD craft at 2 pm. The magic of recycling will complete the afternoon from 3 to 3:45 pm.

http://sheridancentre.ca

*Pre-Teen Video Dance Party (Bolton)
7pm-10pm
Bolton Event Hall (Old Legion)
50 Ann Street Bolton
Bolton, ON

Join us for our Monthly Video Dance Party for Pre-teens ages 8-14 at the Simcoe Recreation Centre! Admission is $10 and the dance runs from 7-10pm. Tickets are available online anytime or at the door starting at 5pm the day of the dance.
Dances run every month from September to June. These are monthly fundraisers for Bolton Sports Clubs and Service Clubs and are chaperoned by parents/adults.

An incredible light show, huge screens, contests and giveaways are all part of the show! There is also a snack bar on-site. Content is edited for the intended audience.

Awesome prizes from Mr. Sub in downtown Bolton.

For Parent info, Dance rules and more information please visit our website: www.videodanceparty.ca

*Swing into Spring (Ashburn/Durham Region)
10am-3pm
WindReach Farm
312 Townline Road
Ashburn, ON

WindReach Farm Annual Swing into Spring Event. Fun for the entire family! Wagon rides, baby chicks and lambs, petting zoo, interactive wool demos and more! Live sheep shearing from 10am to 12pm.
New this year vendor tables. Food & Refreshments for purchase. This is a great event for family & friends. For more information contact 905-655-5827.

http://www.windreachfarm.org


**SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 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

Contact Roanna Tward for more information on programming.

905-303-1821 ex. 3014

http://fitness.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym-324.asp

*TIFF Kids International Film Festival (Toronto)
TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
King Street West and John Street
Toronto, ON

Discover the best in Canadian and international children’s cinema! Featuring over 100 films from more than 35 countries, free activities and more, this year’s selection has something for every taste, interest and age group!
From high adventure to hilarious comedies, live action to animation, and dramas to documentaries, the TIFF Kids Festival brings the world of film to ages 3 to 13.

Costs:
Adult: $13
Student: $10.50
Child: $9
Senior: $10.50
Cost Information: Film + digiPlaySpace Combo also available: $15 for kids and $20 for adults.

http://tiff.net/tiffkids

*Earth Day (Waterloo)
11am-5pm
Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Rd
Kitchener, ON

Join us to celebrate Earth Day with ongoing and specially scheduled activities. Make crafts, test your detective skills, play games, and explore our featured exhibit, Ocean Bound!

Puppet Play: 1 p.m. and 3pm

All the Water in the World Craft: Ongoing throughout the day
How much of the earth’s water is available for drinking? Find out when you join our staff to make a bead bracelet or key chain craft about All the Water in the World.

Groundwater Detective: Ongoing throughout the day
Become a detective and search for answers to groundwater riddles throughout the museum! Be sure to pick up your activity copy at the
front desk.

Make Your Own Ocean Craft: 2 p.m. (each day)
Join our staff for a fun craft where you get to make and take home your own ocean in a bottle.

Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students, $5 Children, Children four and under free, Families $25, all admissions plus HST.

waterlooregionmuseum@regionofwaterloo.ca


Below is a coupon link for Medieval Times, LEGOLAND, Reptilia and The Rom. There are deals for all. Make sure you use them before April 30, 2015.

http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons