JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 10 – July 12, 2015)

 

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**FRIDAY, JULY 10, 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

*Indoor Play- 50% Off Admission (Vaughan)
Funtastic Forest
14 Connie Crescent #12
Vaughan, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$8-$12 per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.funtasticforest.ca

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

*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

*Summer Fest (Scarborough) (FREE)
2pm-6pm
St. Margarets Parkette
4138 Lawrence Avenue E
Lawrence Avenue East and Kingston Road
Scarborough, ON

The Scarborough Summer Fest is the perfect way to spend your Thursday afternoon!
It’s a free event for all with vendors selling various items, a fresh onsite BBQ, Kids activities & much more.
Stay for a hot burger fresh off the grill, enjoy the music, partake in a game and purchase something from a vendor while you there.
The purpose of this event is to address the needs & desires of residents of the city to come together, thrive & strengthen the community they live in.

http://scarbsummerfest.weebly.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/

*Eco-Art-Fest (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment in partnership withToronto of Toronto Historic Sites, is pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest at Todmorden Mills. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming.

http://www.no9.ca/ecoartfest

*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

*Ontario’s Celebration Zone (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-10pm
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Experience 38 days of the BEST of Ontario during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games – All events are FREE!
For families seeking kid-friendly activities, Ontario’s Celebration Zone has a jam-packed schedule of circus acrobats, children’s theatre, hands-on science adventures, super dog shows and so much more. Kids of all ages can try out the coolest toys from Ontario’s digital media sector or take part in multi-player gaming tournaments featuring Ontario’s latest video games.

The Best of Ontario. All in One Place. One Epic Celebration.

http://www.ontariotravel.net/en/info/panam

*Carabram: Multicultural Festival (Brampton)
Multiple Locations
Brampton, ON

Carabram, Brampton’s Multicultural Festival of Friendship, is alive and well and back for its 33rd year in 2015.
Carabram celebrates Brampton’s diverse culture through music, dance, food, art and story-telling in one incredible weekend. Join your friends at Carabram on July 10, 11 and 12.

http://www.carabram.org

*Ribfest (Bolton)
Albion Bolton Community Centre
150 Queen Street South
Bolton, ON

There will be entertainment for all ages
Bands, Midway, Crafters, Market Place

Check the website for times

http://www.boltonrotaryribfest.ca/

*Ribfest (Whitby) (Free Admission)
Victoria Fields
Victoria Street and Gordon Street
Whitby, ON

Join the Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise for the 4th annual Ribbers Run Wild – Whitby Ribfest!
Family Fun For All!
Free Admission – Donations Welcome
Carnival fun for the whole family
Shopping in the Marketplace
NEW – Kidfest
Live entertainment all weekend : Two For The Show, Leah Daniels and much more
Halenda’s Rib Eating Contest
Wounded Warriors Tug of War

See Times On The Site

http://www.whitbyribfest.com

*Cindy & Craig’s Movie In The Park (Courtice/Durham)
8pm-11:45pm
Courtice Community Centre
2950 Courtice Rd.
Courtice, ON

Cindy & Craig giving back to the Courtice Community by providing a complimentary movie night in the park for the whole family to enjoy. There will be drinks and treats and lots of fun!

http://www.cindyandcraig.ca

*Outdoor Movie Night in the Park (Keswick)
7pm-11:30pm
120 Cooks Bay Drive
Keswick, ON

Movie Night in The Park
Please bring a chair, towels, bug spray and something to do before the start of the movie. We will have the horse shoe pits open as well as bocce balls available.
There will be popcorn, drinks and hotdogs available for sale from 7pm – 9pm.
Open to all Indianola Beach Members, non-members are welcome, but will need to pay a donation fee to the park of $2.00/ person
All children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Indianola-Beach-Association-Keswick/334633779992461?fref=ts

 


 

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**SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2015**

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

Movie: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

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!

Craft: FOAM PRINTING

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

*Building Workshop (All Over The GTA) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Various Home Depot Locations

Kids will learn how to build a Minions Scooter with easy to follow step-by-step instructions.

From 10am to Noon, The Home Depot at locations across Toronto is hosting a free DIY workshop for kids to build their very own Minions Scooter.

The workshop is for kids ages 4 – 12 and they must be accompanied by an adult.

ACTIVITY: Build a Minions Scooter!

http://www.homedepot.ca/workshops/build-a-minions-scooter

*Build and Grow Clinics (All Over The GTA) (FREE)
10am
Various Lowes Home Improvement Locations

Conveniently shop while your kids build a fun and educational project!

Recommended: For children from grades two to five.

What Kids Will Take Home: The toy they made, a merit certificate, name tag, apron and goggles.
How to Register: In advance in-store either at the Customer Service booth or through a Store Associate. Find your nearest Lowe’s Store.

Please note: You can register the day of the workshop. However, space is limited to 50 children per store. Register in advance to avoid disappointment!
Free apron and project patch at every clinic!

ACTIVITY: See It Grow Planter

http://www.lowes.ca/articles/build-and-grow-clinics_a756.html

*Indoor Play- 20% Off Admission (Vaughan)
Funtastic Forest
14 Connie Crescent #12
Vaughan, ON

20% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$8-$12 per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.funtasticforest.ca

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

*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

*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/

*Discovery Days (Aurora)
1pm-3pm
Hillary House National Historic Site
15372 Yonge Street

Animal Artists will enjoy:
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

*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

*Teddy Bear Fair (Mount Albert)
10am-4pm
Brooks Farms
122-141 Ashworth Road, Mount Albert, Ontario, L0G 1M0
Mount Albert, ON

The Cancer Recovery Foundation of Canada is holding their 4th Annual Teddy Bear Fair at Brooks Farms (122-141 Ashworth Road, Mount Albert, Ontario, L0G 1M0) on Saturday July 11th from 10-4pm.

It will be a family fun day that will bring much needed funds and awareness to the Cancer Recovery Foundation of Canada. The Foundation brings hope and help to those suffering with cancer and help bring smiles to children and families who are dealing with this devastating disease.

The Teddy Bear Fair will include; games, contests, prizes, a Teddy Bear clinic, vendors, face painting, balloon animals, raffles, cotton candy and so much more.

See the Site for pricing

http://cancerrecovery.ca/get-involved/events/teddy-bear-fair/

*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

*Taste of the Woods (Scarborough) (Free Admission)
12pm-5pm
Warden Woods Community Centre
74 Firvalley Court
Warden and St. Clair
Scarborugh, ON

This annual event will present live entertainment, food, vendors selling different products, activities for children: bouncy castles, face painting, arts and crafts, and Scarborough’s got talent.

The entry to the event is free but there will be a cost associated with the food and other vendors.

http://www.wardenwoods.com

*Eco-Art-Fest (Toronto) (FREE)
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment in partnership withToronto of Toronto Historic Sites, is pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest at Todmorden Mills. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming.

(Check the website for times)

http://www.no9.ca/ecoartfest

*Taste of Downsview (Free Admission)
Downsview Park (Pavilion Area)
3010 Keele Street
Toronto, ON

Now in its second year, the Taste of Downsview is free and open to all. The event will feature live music, an abundant “kids zone”, food trucks (i.e. Caplasky’s), vendors and business owners.
Based on the success last year, we will again be raising funds for the Humber River Hospital and North York Community Food Bank.

Check the website for costs & times.

http://www.ourdownsview.com

*Ontario’s Celebration Zone (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-10pm
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Experience 38 days of the BEST of Ontario during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games – All events are FREE!
For families seeking kid-friendly activities, Ontario’s Celebration Zone has a jam-packed schedule of circus acrobats, children’s theatre, hands-on science adventures, super dog shows and so much more. Kids of all ages can try out the coolest toys from Ontario’s digital media sector or take part in multi-player gaming tournaments featuring Ontario’s latest video games.

The Best of Ontario. All in One Place. One Epic Celebration.

http://www.ontariotravel.net/en/info/panam

*Street Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-5pm
2200 Bloor street west
Toronto, ON

This free event is great for the whole family and will feature activities and entertainment that include a Frozen Castle, a wildlife and reptile display, sidewalk sale, delicious food, stage shows inflatables, and much, much more!
http://bloorwestvillagebia.com

*Block Party at Boston Pizza (Toronto) (Free Admission)
11am-4pm
Boston Pizza – Lakeshore & Leslie
16A Leslie Street
Toronto, ON

Join us at Boston Pizza for a Block Party!
Event includes Canadian Tire Sports Zone, Soccerworld Kids Shootout, Training Challenges, Face Painting, Bouncy Slide, Balloon Artist, Guest Appearances and so much more!

Kids can eat cheap! Boston Pizza offers kids meals for $4.99 every week on Kids Sundays.
Come to this great community event that will be a blast for families.

http://www.facebook.com/BpBeaches?_rdr

*1812 Pan Am Games (Toronto) (FREE)
12:30pm-3pm
Berczy Park
35 Wellington Street
Toronto, ON

A fun family friendly event celebrating the history of Toronto and the 2015 Pan Am Games from 12:30 – 3 p.m. on July 11th and 12th in Berczy Park. Historical re-enactors will facilitate fun activities including canoe races, hoop and stick races and a group safe sword fighting tutorial. Some prizes will be awarded. Also onsite, demonstrations by a historical artisan, face painting, a colouring and sidewalk chalk station and a commemorative button booth. Come and be a part of history!

http://www.oldtowntoronto.ca

*Splatoon Canadian Summer Tour (Oakville)
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12pm-4pm
Yogurtys
482 Dundas Street West
Oakville, ON

Nintendo is inviting you and your family to get messy! Nintendo is travelling across Canada so you can try their new action game, Splatoon, only for the Wii U console. Go head-to-head with a friend and splatter your way to victory. Switch from human form to squid form at any time to swim faster in your coloured ink or hide from your enemies. The more of your coloured ink the ground is covered with, the bigger your advantage. Don’t miss out, Start Inking!
Also at the Splatoon Splatter truck, you have the chance to enter a draw to win a Splatoon Prize Pack. Each week we will be drawing for two lucky winners to take home: a packaged version of Splatoon, a Splatoon amiibo 3-pack and a Splatoon-themed skin to customize your Wii U GamePad controller.

Please see the complete list of the tour schedule here:
http://www.nintendo.com/en_CA/whatsnew/detail/bKBn27m8ZtI1zW9puuy_Zk1U7bj_T3kj

*TD IRIE Music Festival (Mississauga) (FREE)
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON

Join the celebration of music—from Reggae to Salsa, Soul to African; dance from the African Diaspora presented in association with dance Immersion, spoken word, visual arts exhibition, delicious tropical food & drinks and mor

http://iriemusicfestival.com

*Ribfest (Bolton)
Albion Bolton Community Centre
150 Queen Street South
Bolton, ON

There will be entertainment for all ages
Bands, Midway, Crafters, Market Place

Check the website for times

http://www.boltonrotaryribfest.ca/

*Ribfest (Whitby) (Free Admission)
Victoria Fields
Victoria Street and Gordon Street
Whitby, ON

Join the Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise for the 4th annual Ribbers Run Wild – Whitby Ribfest!
Family Fun For All!
Free Admission – Donations Welcome
Carnival fun for the whole family
Shopping in the Marketplace
NEW – Kidfest
Live entertainment all weekend : Two For The Show, Leah Daniels and much more
Halenda’s Rib Eating Contest
Wounded Warriors Tug of War

See Times On The Site

http://www.whitbyribfest.com

 


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**SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2015**

*Indoor Play- 20% Off Admission (Vaughan)
Funtastic Forest
14 Connie Crescent #12
Vaughan, ON

20% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$8-$12 per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.funtasticforest.ca

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

*FAMILY FUNDRAISER PARTY (Thornhill)
1pm-4pm
Yogurtys (Autumn Hill & Dufferin)
9001 Dufferin Street
Thornhill, ON

Come drop in at Yogurty’s (Dufferin & Autumn Hill) THIS Sunday for a day of family fun from 1pm-4pm
This is a fundraiser honouring Irina Shoykher who recently passed away leaving her 3 young children behind.

The cost of admission is PAY WHAT YOU CAN (all proceeds will be set up in an account for the kids).
* You can also donate new or gently used boys and girls clothing from ages 3-12 years, toys, and crafts.

Entertainment Includes:
* Plant Trainers​ kids yoga from 1:15pm-1:45pm!
* Glama Gal Tween Spa and Party Studio​ will be doing nails from 2pm-4pm
* Face Painting by Little Miss Henna​
* Barbie will be visiting from 3:30pm-4pm
* Kreative Kidz Art Bus​ will be doing crafts with the kids from 1pm-3pm
* It’s Pure Entertainment​ will be Deejaying the event!
* Cookie decorating with Cookie Munchsters​ from 1pm-2pm
* J Stixx Baby​ rumming show from 3pm-3:30pm

TONS OF RAFFLE PRIZES TO BE WON!
COME OUT AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!

(905) 707-0923
https://www.facebook.com/events/1464081850568981/

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*BBQ Fundraiser for SICK KIDS (Richmond Hill)
11am-4pm
Active-Med Health and Wellness Centre
10650 Leslie St Unit 7
Richmond Hill, ON

Active-MED health + wellness centre will be hosting its 2nd Annual BBQ Fundraiser on July 12th 2015 from 11am to 4pm to raise money for the Sick Kid’s The Great Camp Adventure 20K Walk! Join US for a Fun Day of Activities for Adults and Kids, Face Painting, Entertainment, Petting Zoo, Draws & Prizes, Food and Drinks. We will be selling gift certificates for our services at a reduced price and all proceeds will be going towards Sick Kids Foundation.
BRING YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS to JOIN US at Active-MED health + wellness centre!

http://www.facebook.com/events/971638739533473/

*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

*Ontario’s Celebration Zone (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-10pm
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Experience 38 days of the BEST of Ontario during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games – All events are FREE!
For families seeking kid-friendly activities, Ontario’s Celebration Zone has a jam-packed schedule of circus acrobats, children’s theatre, hands-on science adventures, super dog shows and so much more. Kids of all ages can try out the coolest toys from Ontario’s digital media sector or take part in multi-player gaming tournaments featuring Ontario’s latest video games.

The Best of Ontario. All in One Place. One Epic Celebration.

http://www.ontariotravel.net/en/info/panam

*Nonviolence Festival (Kitchener) (Free Admission)
12pm-5pm
Victoria Park, Roos Island
80 Schneider Avenue
Kitchener, ON

The region’s many positive forces gathered under the banner of nonviolence – to celebrate the building of a brighter future. The day features community group displays, vendors, music, food, and children’s activities.

http://www.nonviolencefestival.com

*TD IRIE Music Festival (Mississauga) (FREE)
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON

Join the celebration of music—from Reggae to Salsa, Soul to African; dance from the African Diaspora presented in association with dance Immersion, spoken word, visual arts exhibition, delicious tropical food & drinks and mor

http://iriemusicfestival.com

*Ribfest (Bolton)
Albion Bolton Community Centre
150 Queen Street South
Bolton, ON

There will be entertainment for all ages
Bands, Midway, Crafters, Market Place

Check the website for times

http://www.boltonrotaryribfest.ca/

*Charity Car Show and Family Fun (Ajax) (Free Admission)
10am-3pm
VanDusen Chevrolet Buick GMC
425 Bayly Street West
Ajax, ON

FREE PUBLIC ADMISSION! Draws, Raffles, Live Pinstriping, Gourmet Food Vendors, Music, Kids’ Face Paint, Bounce Castle and Games.

Cruisers, Hot Rods, Trucks, Race & Muscle Cars. All makes of special interest vehicles welcome! $2 Donation to register a vehicle. All proceeds go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ajax- Pickering.

*Ribfest (Whitby) (Free Admission)
Victoria Fields
Victoria Street and Gordon Street
Whitby, ON

Join the Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise for the 4th annual Ribbers Run Wild – Whitby Ribfest!
Family Fun For All!
Free Admission – Donations Welcome
Carnival fun for the whole family
Shopping in the Marketplace
NEW – Kidfest
Live entertainment all weekend : Two For The Show, Leah Daniels and much more
Halenda’s Rib Eating Contest
Wounded Warriors Tug of War

See Times On The Site

http://www.whitbyribfest.com

 

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