MAY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (May 13- May 15, 2016)

I hope that all of you had a nice Mother’s Day!

I ended up spending time with my parents and in laws, and my kids got to play with their cousins. Sadly, I did not sit by myself and drink mimosas, but my kids did give me extra kisses and hugs. You can’t beat that.

Have a great weekend Everyone!


 

 GREAT WOLF LODGE MAY DEAL – FOR NEXT WEEK!

Great Wolf Deals for next week leading into long weekend.
Choose from Wednesday, Thursday, and/or Friday!

www.entertainkidsonadime.com/2016/05/05/may-great-wolf-lodge-deal

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MAGNETREE BOOKS DEAL
MagneTree Books are the newest thing in personalized books! These unique books are magnetic and use your own pictures to put your child’s loved ones right into the story. MagneTree Books is a family company founded by a local Richmond Hill mom and her brother. The stories are ideal for ages 2-5.

HOW IT WORKS
1) Chose your story (boy or girl)
2) Upload 9 photos of mom/dad/siblings/grandparents/pets.
3) DONE! We send your book out within a day or two.

EXCLUSIVE DEAL FOR THIS GROUP!
Get 10% off your order using coupon code ‘EKOAD10’ when placing your order.
For more information, go to: http://www.magnetree.ca

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2 MORE WEEKS TO GO!

Get your tickets for the Entertain Kids: REPTILIA PARTY​ on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 5pm-7pm!

Purchase your tickets on Eventbrite
http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/entertain-kids-reptilia-party-tickets-24444135066

You MUST buy your tickets in advance.

Your ticket includes all entertainment and hands on activities, swag bags, zoo admission and pizza and a drink!

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**FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
10:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.

•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

*$5 Sand Painting (Vaughan)
3pm-6pm
Sandyart Land
361 Connie Crescent (Inside IFA Playground)
Vaughan, ON

$5 Admission per person for 30 minutes of Sand Painting.

Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

http://www.sandyart.ca

*Buy One Get One 50% Off (Vaughan)
10am-8pm
IFA Playground
361 Connie Crescent
Vaughan, ON

Buy one, get one 50% on Admission Tickets. ($15 for two kids)

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

http://ifaplayground.ca

*Exclusive Ticket Discount (Vaughan)
10am-9pm
Canada’s Wonderland
9580 Jane Street
Vaughan, ON

Exclusive daily admission deals. Rates start at $34.99 per person.

• Show your Entertain Kids coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.canadaswonderland.com/ticket-category/Daily-Tickets

*Hatch $5 Fridays (Richmond Hill)
4:30pm or 6:15pm
SilverCity Richmond Hill
8725 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON

Have fun & learn something new, EVERY FRIDAY!

Have kids who are interested in tech?
Join us and try one of our weekly trial workshops.

Learn coding, robotics, video editing, 3D modeling and more!

Workshop are offered during 2 time slots: 4:30pm and 6:15pm.

Hatch Canada teaches kids how to write computer code in a fun and engaging way. From the most basic understanding of writing code to building games, apps, websites and robotics, students gain the tools to begin learning this critical 21st century skill.

Cost: $5

http://www.hatchcanada.com

*30% Off Admission (Richmond Hill)
9:30am-7pm
Explore Center Indoor Playground
385 Enford Rd Unit 1
Richmond Hill, ON

Children under 2- $4.20 new price
Children 2 and up- $7.70 new price

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

http://www.explorecenter.ca

*One Free Admission (Markham)
10am-5pm
Whittamore’s Farm
8100 Steeles Avenue West
Markham, ON

Receive one FREE admission to the Fun Farm at Whittmore’s Farm.
Admission Cost: $9 for 2 years of age and older.

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

http://www.whittamoresfarm.com

*$3 Off Admission (Toronto)
10am-5:30pm
100 Queen’s Park
Royal Ontario Museum
Toronto, ON

Get $3 off Daily Admission.
Coupon must be purchased online.

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.rom.on.ca/en/visit-us/buy-tickets

*Hatch $5 Fridays (Oakville)
4:30pm or 6:15pm
Film.ca Cinemas
171 Speers Road
Unit 25
Oakville, ON

Have fun & learn something new, EVERY FRIDAY!

Have kids who are interested in tech?
Join us and try one of our weekly trial workshops.

Learn coding, robotics, video editing, 3D modeling and more!

Workshop are offered during 2 time slots: 4:30pm and 6:15pm.
Hatch Canada teaches kids how to write computer code in a fun and engaging way. From the most basic understanding of writing code to building games, apps, websites and robotics, students gain the tools to begin learning this critical 21st century skill.

Cost: $5

http://www.hatchcanada.com

*Half Off Admission (Brampton)
10am-3pm
Jumping Jacks Indoor Playground
12 Fisherman Drive. Unit 5
Brampton, ON

Children 0-3: $3 new price
Children 4-12: $4 new price

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

http://www.jumpingjacksindoorplay.com

*Asian Heritage Month (Ajax)
6:45pm-7:45pm
Ajax Public Library, McLean Branch
95 Magill Drive
Ajax, ON

Bring the whole family, and join the fun at our Friday Family Fun Nights! Share stories as a family, followed by fun games, crafts and activities.
May 13 – Asian Hertiage Month
Celebrate Asian heritage with a special henna hand painting workshop and experience the intricate Indian art of henna.

http://www.ajaxlibrary.ca/events

*Friday Flicks (Barrie)
7pm-9pm
Barrie Public Library – Painswick Branch
48 Dean Ave
Barrie, ON

Bring some popcorn and join us the Barrie Public Library at the Painswick branch for some Friday evening feature films. We’ll be screening movies for the whole family, so you can spend some quality time decompressing from your week. Sit back, relax and enjoy our show! Also see our Reel Time Films – Family Style for more film showings.

On May 13, we’ll be screening Shaun The Sheep

http://sierra-app.barriepubliclibrary.ca/record=g1000281~S1


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**SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016**

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

Movie:  Shorts

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting Free The Children. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend wit

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites?gclid=CJ_fvubOysoCFQ6IaQodbBkFCw

*Kids Building Workshop (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Home Depot
All Over Ontario

Build An Angry Birds Birdhouse
Kids will learn how to Build an Angry Birds Birdhouse with easy to follow step-by-step instructions.
FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.

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

*Sustainable Saturday (Vaughan) (FREE)
10am-3pm
Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON

Interested in an electric ride? Ever wondered what a sustainable house looks like? Join TRCA, Plug n Drive and the Electric Vehicle Society of Canada for a fun filled day of test drives and Q & As – even the kids can ‘test drive’ our toy solar cars and bake cookies in our solar oven! Learn about sustainable living on a guided tour of the Archetype Sustainable House or take a walk along our Innovation Trail to learn about wind and solar power and to tour our newly renovated off grid cottage.
While this is a free event, registration is appreciated.
A BBQ lunch will be available for purchase.

http://www.kortright.org/whats-on/special-events.dot

*Exclusive Ticket Discount (Vaughan)
10am-9pm
Canada’s Wonderland
9580 Jane Street
Vaughan, ON

Exclusive daily admission deals. Rates start at $34.99 per person.

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*PAWS in the PARK (Aurora)
9am-3pm
Aurora’s PAWS in the PARK
Sheppard’s Bush (enter at Industrial Parkway South and Cousins Drive)
Aurora, ON

Celebrating the love of dogs! Learn about the Town’s pet bylaws and how to license your pet.
Enjoy free treats, activities, meet other pet owners and local pet vendors!
Pet passport activity with great prizes
Free giveaways
Food vendors on site-Please note, nominal fees apply.
Fashion show @ 2 pm
Photo’s for your pet.

We reserve the right to cancel, amend or change activities. Event takes place rain or shine.

http://www.aurora.ca/pawsinthepark

*Farmers’ Market (Aurora)
8am-1pm
Aurora Town Park
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

All are welcome shop and visit a variety of farm, food and artisan vendors at our outdoor market, featuring free children’s crafts and entertainment every Saturday from 8am-1pm

http://www.theaurorafarmersmarket.com

*Family Fun Day 2016 (East Gwillimbury) (FREE)
10am-3pm
York Region Family Fun Day
90 Bales Drive
East Gwillimbury, ON

Tour our facilities, participate in interactive displays and enjoy our charity BBQ benefitting The York Region Centre for Community Safety. This is a free event for families of all ages.

http://www.york.ca/familyfunday

*Fun Fair & Open House (Uxbridge)
10am-2pm
Uxbridge Montessori School
167 Main St. N
Uxbridge, ON

You are invited our very first FUN FAIR and OPEN HOUSE on May 14th from 10am – 2pm! Food by Mad Millies, face painting by Face It!, Princess visits from Snowflakes & Fairytales, bouncy castles, carnival games plus so much more! So much fun! Open to anyone and

office@uxbridgemontessori.com

*One Free Admission (Markham)
10am-5pm
Whittamore’s Farm
8100 Steeles Avenue West
Markham, ON

Receive one FREE admission to the Fun Farm at Whittmore’s Farm.
Admission Cost: $9 for 2 years of age and older.

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

http://www.whittamoresfarm.com

*Family Saturday’s (Toronto)
2pm
Runnymede Library
2178 Bloor St W
Toronto, ON

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir. For children ages 6 and up.

Call 416-393-7697 or visit the branch to register.

*WOOFEST (Toronto)
11am-4pm
2 Howard Park Avenue
Toronto, ON

Master Mechanic High Park and Dundas West Animal Hospital Presents WOOFEST! A Festival of Community, Dogs,Adoptions, Kid’s Activities with Music, Food and Contests.

http://www.torontowoofest.ca/

*Ontario Model Soldier Society’s Show (Toronto)
10am-5pm
Fort York National Historic Site
250 Fort York Boulevard
Toronto, ON

Children of all ages will enjoy Fort York as it hosts the Ontario Model Soldier Society’s annual show and competition. Take in demonstrations of casting and painting; displays of connoisseur figures, dioramas, and tableaux of more than a thousand pieces. Many vendors will be offering toy soldiers for sale. Included in regular admission.

Adults $7.96, Seniors/Youth $4.87, Children $3.76 (plus tax). Children 5 years and under are free.

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

*$3 Off Admission (Toronto)
10am-5:30pm
100 Queen’s Park
Royal Ontario Museum
Toronto, ON

Get $3 off Daily Admission.
Coupon must be purchased online.

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.rom.on.ca/en/visit-us/buy-tickets

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

Let’s get physical! The whole family is welcome to try our indoor endurance course. Milton Monkeys will be making trophies and medals, plus there are ribbons for everyone taking part! Parents are encouraged to put away their electronic devices and join in the old-school unplugged fun with their children.

http://www.miltonmall.com

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

Let’s get physical! The whole family is welcome to try our indoor endurance course. Sheridan Sharks will be making trophies and medals, plus there are ribbons for everyone taking part! Parents are encouraged to put away their electronic devices and join in the old-school unplugged fun with their children. We promise, it won’t be too difficult!

http://www.sheridancentre.ca

*Cruisefest (Innisfil)
9:45am-3:15pm
Innisfil Beach Park
Innisfil, ON

Cruisefest 2016 is the Innisfil Beach Cruisers Car club’s first classic car show of our season!
Come out and see many fantastic cars from years gone by as well as many different and rare vehicles. Last year we had close to 300 cars throughout the day and we hope this year will be bigger and better than ever!
This year we have a small $5 entrance fee for classic cars who enter the show. 100% of proceeds go to local food bank. We will also accept non perishable food items. Registration begins around 10am. Your vehicle must be registered by 1pm! Winners for this years trophies to be awarded around 3pm.

Napoleon BBQ will be showcasing their BBQ’s and will also be providing their services by cooking up some great burgers. Proceeds from this will be going back to a charity as well.

We have a new feature this year too. We would like to welcome TEAM T&J who are local children’s entertainers (but are starting to be known all over Canada) they will be entertaining the children during 2 shows at 1130am and 1pm. You won’t want to miss them as they promise to bring lots of fun, dancing and singing for all ages!

For our fellow car club’s out there who will be joining us. If you wish to have spots reserved for your club members please contact Rick at swinso703@rogers.com asap as we will have limited reserved spots. Please arrive early to register you classic’s too as the first 100 cars will receive a great grab bag filled will goodies again this year from some of our sponsors and local businesses in Alcona and surrounding areas.
Please note if it rains on Saturday, our rain date is Sunday!

kim.ibccarclub@yahoo.ca

*Garage Sale and Family Fun Day (Barrie)
8am-6pm
88 Finlay Mill Road
Midhurst, ON

Please join us for a day of family fun in support of The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. 100% of the proceeds will go to The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world. Events include: garage sale, silent auction, face painting, bouncy castle, mini-golf, baked goods, and much, MUCH more!

http://www.conquercancer.ca/site/TR/Events/Toronto2016?px=4029206&pg=personal&fr_id=1561

 


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**SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
10:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.

•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

*Exclusive Ticket Discount (Vaughan)
10am-9pm
Canada’s Wonderland
9580 Jane Street
Vaughan, ON

Exclusive daily admission deals. Rates start at $34.99 per person.

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Day Fundraiser (Aurora)
12pm-5pm
Aurora Public Library, Magna Room
15145 Yonge Street
Aurora, ON

An afternoon of card and board games at the Aurora Public Library, Magna Room. Bring your friends, choose some games and just have fun! $10.00 donation to play. Snacks, bottled water and Scentsy products also for sale to support the cause. RSVP to amanda.amanda.robar@gmail.com if you think you may come. Looking forward to a great day!

(905) 716-1895

*One Free Admission (Markham)
10am-5pm
Whittamore’s Farm
8100 Steeles Avenue West
Markham, ON

Receive one FREE admission to the Fun Farm at Whittmore’s Farm.
Admission Cost: $9 for 2 years of age and older.

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

http://www.whittamoresfarm.com

*The Amazing Birds of High Park (Toronto)
10:30am-12pm
High Park
1873 Bloor St West
Toronto, ON
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Listen, watch, spot and identify resident and migratory birds with experienced and knowledgeable birder Brian Bailey. Meet at the benches across from the Grenadier Restaurant.

http://highpark.org

*$3 Off Admission (Toronto)
10am-5:30pm
100 Queen’s Park
Royal Ontario Museum
Toronto, ON

Get $3 off Daily Admission.
Coupon must be purchased online.

• Show your Entertain Kids Coupon on your phone or print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.rom.on.ca/en/visit-us/buy-tickets

*Spring into Action: Heroes from Fantasy & History (Caledon)
2pm-4pm
Caledon Community Complex
6215 Old Church Road
Caledon East, ON

This family friendly concert event features casual cafe style seating, free refreshments and a Fan Costume Contest. Musical selections will include Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Trek, Pirates of the Caribbean, Dr. Who, Hockey and Olympic Themes. Proceeds support the Caledon Concert Band Association musical education Scholarship Program and music development opportunities within the community.

http://www.caledonconcertband.com

 


 

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