JANUARY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (January 15- January 17, 2016)

Hi Everyone,

I will not have access to a desk top next week, but I didn’t want all of you to miss out on the calendar.
Here is NEXT WEEK’S CALENDAR (Friday, January 15- Sunday, January 17, 2016).

The calendar isn’t busy again this week :(
February is right around the corner there will be more fun things to do with your kids!

Have an awesome weekend!

 


SPIDERMAN BIRTHDAY PARTY REVIEW

Click HERE to read about my son Bentley’s 4th Birthday Party featuring Spiderman! He stayed in full character the whole time and the kid’s had a blast!

IMG_4549


 

Thank you to everyone who came out to the ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME NEW YEARS PARTY at Active Kids Zone! We had a blast!

 

12402147_1754674868086205_103949639731735602_o

12492061_1754672181419807_1209734386048124886_o

12484669_1754666758087016_6165515835138624333_o


 

For those of you who are in “THE ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME” FACEBOOK GROUP, don’t forget to ADD YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY MEMBERS into the group!

download (1)

 

I am always trying to grow the group which I hope will get us more deals for hotels and attractions!

Here is the Link to my Facebook Grouphttps://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime

 

 


 

Black_Friday


**FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2016**

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

DROP-IN PROGRAM
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

•Please check the schedule before attending this event.

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

*International Boat Show (Toronto)
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place
100 Princes’ Boulevard
Toronto, ON

We are… SUMMER! Find the boat of your dreams – and everything to go along with it – at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place.

Celebrating 58 years in 2016 as the best place to see and buy boats, the show also offers expert boating information, 200+ seminars, an abundance of family fun attractions and on-the-water boating activities.

Activities are FREE with admission – there’s no better place to put some summer in your winter than at the Toronto International Boat Show!

This year at the show, Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel. She’s been entertaining audiences of all ages for the past 33 years and a big advocate of water safety. A true star with cameos in films such as Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy; as well as Brad Paisley’s River Bank video. Sure to make waves on the water, Twiggy will be appearing daily throughout all nine days of the Toronto Boat Show!

http://www.torontoboatshow.com

*Movie Day (Toronto)
1:30pm-2:30pm
Fort York Library
190 Fort York Blvd
Toronto, ON

Join us for the Brothers Grimm’s classic tale told by Fort York’s own puppeteers!

Make your own Rumpelstiltskin themed craft to take home.

For children ages 5 and under with their caregivers.
Tickets will be available 30min before the start of the show

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT221580&R=EVT221580

* Family Movie Night (Toronto)
6pm-8pm
Pape/Danforth Library
701 Pape Avenue
Toronto, ON

Join us for a monthly free family movie. Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event.

January title: Inside Out

416-393-7727

*P.A. Day Drop In Activity (Thorold/St. Catherines)
10am-4pm
Thorold Public Library
14 ORMOND STREET NORTH
THOROLD, ON

Up-cycle gift wrap to make your own notebook! FREE. Plus enjoy other activities in the Library such as our Make n Take, Puppet Theater, Lego and Looms. For more information, please contact the Library.

http://www.thoroldpubliclibrary.ca

*Frozen Hot Chocolate Party (Ajax)
6:45pm-7:45pm
Ajax Public Library, McLean Branch
95 Magill Drive
Ajax, ON

Warm-up with Frozen! Bring your Frozen toys or dress up as your favourite character. Share stories as a family and create a melting Olaf. Please ‘lug a mug’ for your hot chocolate.
Bring the whole family, and join the fun at our Friday Family Fun Nights.
Drop In.

http://www.ajaxlibrary.ca/events

 


images (1)


**SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2016**

* Shopkins Swap & Meet (All Over Ontario)
12pm-2pm
Scholar’s Choice
Various Locations in Ontario

Attention Shopkins Collectors!

Our next swap meet event is happening on January 16, 2016 from 12 PM – 2 PM at all of our retail locations.

Children are invited to bring their duplicate Shopkins characters to trade with other children. Plus, enter a draw for a chance to win a $100 Scholar’s Choice gift card.

Find a store near you – http://www.scholarschoice.ca/25-retail-stores

* Movie Screening (All OVer Ontario) (FREE)
Select Times
Cinaplex Theatres
Various Locations In Ontario

Movie: Monkey Up

http://www.cineplex.com/Movie/monkey-up-a-family-favourites-free-screening

* Movie Madness (Richmond Hill) (FREE)
2pm-3:30pm
Central Library
1 Atkinson Street
Richmond Hill, ON

Looking for a great way to spend an afternoon? Join us for Movie Madness at the Library!
Please feel free to bring a nut-free snack to the movie.

Tickets for the movie will be handed out 15 minutes before the movie starts in the Warm Walkway on the East Side. There is a limit of 80 tickets for each movie.

Note: An adult must stay with all children under the age of 8 years during the entire movie. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child.

http://www.rhpl.richmondhill.on.ca/Programs/ProgramDetail.cfm?programID=728

*January Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Celebrate the start of 2015 with Scarborough Museum.

Help decorate New Year’s cupcakes and make traditional Chinese lanterns!

Admission is Pay What You Can.

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

*International Boat Show (Toronto)
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place
100 Princes’ Boulevard
Toronto, ON

We are… SUMMER! Find the boat of your dreams – and everything to go along with it – at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place.

Celebrating 58 years in 2016 as the best place to see and buy boats, the show also offers expert boating information, 200+ seminars, an abundance of family fun attractions and on-the-water boating activities.

Activities are FREE with admission – there’s no better place to put some summer in your winter than at the Toronto International Boat Show!

This year at the show, Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel. She’s been entertaining audiences of all ages for the past 33 years and a big advocate of water safety. A true star with cameos in films such as Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy; as well as Brad Paisley’s River Bank video. Sure to make waves on the water, Twiggy will be appearing daily throughout all nine days of the Toronto Boat Show!

http://www.torontoboatshow.com

* Winter Fun Day (Toronto)
12pm-3pm
Colborne Lodge
Colborne Lodge Drive
South end of High Park

Fun wintery activities including taffy pulling for kids take place inside Colborne Lodge and roasting marshmallows, playing games and sipping warm cider in the great outdoors. Dress warmly as most of the activities are outside. Small fees apply for some activities. Grounds are free, regular admission applies for tours of Colborne Lodge.

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

*Sports Hall of Fame Winter Carnival (Etobicoke)
12:30pm-2:30pm
MasterCard Centre
400 Kipling Avenue
Etobicoke, ON

community winter carnival in the main lobby of the MasterCard Centre, autographs from Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni, Hall of Fame Alumni, giveaways and raffle prizes, free admission

http://etobicokesports.ca

*PAWs to Read (Brampton)
10:15am-11:15am
Brampton Library Gore Meadows Branch
10150 The Gore Road
Brampton, ON

To become a confident reader, sometimes all you need is a good listener! Come and meet our furry friends who love listening to children read. This program is offered in partnership with Therapeutic Paws of Canada™ and is open to children in grades 1-6. Registration through the City of Brampton is required

http://bramptonlibrary.ca

*Star Wars Party (Pickering)
2pm-3:30pm
Pickering Public Library
One the Esplanade
Pickering, ON

Bring the family and enjoy Star Wars themed games, crafts and activities. Star Wars costumes are welcome!
12 and Under

http://www.picnet.org


cfhu584izwzgvxhwpf0o


**SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
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

PLEASE CALL and confirm the  MORNING hours and what time they are running…

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

*January Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Celebrate the start of 2015 with Scarborough Museum.

Help decorate New Year’s cupcakes and make traditional Chinese lanterns!

Admission is Pay What You Can.

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

*International Boat Show (Toronto)
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place
100 Princes’ Boulevard
Toronto, ON

We are… SUMMER! Find the boat of your dreams – and everything to go along with it – at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place.

Celebrating 58 years in 2016 as the best place to see and buy boats, the show also offers expert boating information, 200+ seminars, an abundance of family fun attractions and on-the-water boating activities.

Activities are FREE with admission – there’s no better place to put some summer in your winter than at the Toronto International Boat Show!

This year at the show, Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel. She’s been entertaining audiences of all ages for the past 33 years and a big advocate of water safety. A true star with cameos in films such as Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy; as well as Brad Paisley’s River Bank video. Sure to make waves on the water, Twiggy will be appearing daily throughout all nine days of the Toronto Boat Show!

http://www.torontoboatshow.com

* Applefun Puppet Show (Toronto)
3pm-4pm
Agincourt Program Library
155 Bonis Avenue
Toronto, ON

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with Robin Hood and the Dragon. Join Applefun Puppetry for 45-minutes of puppet show fun. Oh no! The Sheriff has stolen the money! The best way to get it back? A dancing contest of course! Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home. No registration required.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT217762&R=EVT217762

*Sunday FUNday (Oshawa)
12pm-4pm
Oshawa Community Museum
1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, ON

An art session for all ages where participants are invited to interpret our portrait of Harriet Cock in whatever medium they like.

Harriet, or Granny as she is known to her Guy relatives, was one of Oshawa’s early female land owners and was the first mother-in-law of Thomas Guy Jr.

Artists may choose to leave their portaits with staff at the Museum to be displayed in an upcoming exhibit.

Supplies included; bring your own if you like. Admission is $5 per person. 12-4 pm.

COST $5 per person

http://www.oshawamuseum.org

 


submitEvent

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE YOUR EVENT ON THE ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME CALENDAR?

*Please note that your event must INCLUDE this to be CONSIDERED:
*Admission is Free or Under $15
*The event must have kid’s activities or entertainment
*The even must be held in the province of Ontario
*Your event must have a website or Facebook Page with information
*You must send your event 1 WEEK BEFORE the date!

To Submit an Event, Click HERE!

Leave a comment

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.