JUNE FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (June 17- June 19, 2016)

JUNE FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (June 17- June 19, 2016)

I want to wish all of the DADS out there a very HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!

Have a great day and a fun filled weekend!

574--fathers-day

 


 

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**FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 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

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

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

*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 and print: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

http://www.whittamoresfarm.com

*BOOM 97.3 Beach BBQ and Brews Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Woodbine Park
Toronto, ON

The boom 97.3 Beach BBQ & Brews Festival is an annual event taking place Father’s Day weekend at Woodbine Park! An incredible venue located at the “Beach” in the east end of Toronto it offers a unique atmosphere not found anywhere else in the city. Supported by the City of Toronto and buoyed by a large consumer base, this event is family friendly, active, and the place to be on Father’s Day Weekend!
Come out to this FREE EVENT to enjoy the BEST RIB TEAMS & BBQ IN CANADA, live music, a children’s area (complete with rides!), BBQ competitions, grilling demonstrations, craft vendors, and, of course, beer and beverage vendors. It’s a community favourite and has something for everyone!

http://www.beachbbqandbrews.com

*CHIN Picnic (Toronto) (FREE)
College & Shaw
9 Gervais Dr
Toronto, ON

Toronto’s largest multicultural celebration, the CHIN Picnic, is back and celebrating its 50th anniversary! This year, the Picnic will once again coincide with The Taste of Little Italy Festival and honour its birthplace in Little Italy on Father’s Day weekend, June 17th-19th.
CHIN will be providing international headlining musical entertainment on the CHIN Picnic main stage, and bringing back traditional folklore dancers to celebrate old traditions for the anniversary.

http://www.chinradio.com

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

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

*Sound of Music Festival (Burlington) (Free Admission)
Spencer Smith Park
1400 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON

Activities include a ticketed Kick-off Concert, Sound of Music Club Series, Grande Festival Parade, Downtown Streetfest, Children’s Village, carnival, vendors and FREE concerts on Father’s Day Weekend! Bring the whole family, you’ll find something for everyone.

http://www.soundofmusic.ca

*Waterfront Festival (Mississauga)
Memorial Park, Port Credit
20 Lakeshore Rd., East
Mississauga, ON

Celebrating 30 years!
Live Entertainment, Carnival, Sports & Games, Arts & Crafts, Food Vendors.

www.themwf.com

*Family Super Hero: Dad Rocks (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.
Celebrate Dad or your other favourite family super hero. Take home a special gift that you will create yourself.
Drop-in. All ages welcome.

http://www.ajaxlibrary.ca/events


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**SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016**

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

Movie: JURASSIC WORLD

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

*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

*Farmers Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Pool and Memorial Arena
5020 Hwy #7 and Islington Ave.
Woodbridge, ON

The Woodbridge Village Farmers’ Market is a friendly, big hearted market located on the northwest corner of Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot. The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine, between 9am and 1pm from June 18 until Thanksgiving Weekend, October 8, 2016. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce. Our volunteers are always there to help with the many special events. It’s a fun place for friends to meet and families to come Saturday mornings. Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly. This will be our 8th year of operation. One of the main reasons we exist is to encourage our community to buy locally grown and harvested IN SEASON conventional and organic vegetables and fruit. Also at the market you will find cheese, eggs, honey, nuts and dried fruit, yummy breads and baked goods, and prepared food for sale.

http://woodbridgefarmersmarket.com

*Pride Parade / Park Concert (Richmond Hill)
1pm-6pm
Lorne Ave and Town Park for Concert, Richmond Hill Yonge St (Parade between Crosby Ave and Lorne Ave)
Richmond Hil, ON

York Pride Fest will stage York Region’s fourth annual Family Friendly Pride Parade and concurrent Pride In The Park Concert celebration as part of the region’s 16th Pride Week festival & Celebrating 10 years as an organization in our region.
Follow the parade as it makes its way to Pride In The Park, offering a family friendly and fun-filled afternoon of live entertainment, refreshments, community fair, fully interactive kids zone and more.”
All Are Welcome

Accessible Washrooms
All Ages Event –
Bring reusable water bottles for:
FREE DRINKING WATER provided by the Municipal York Region TAP’D IN WATER TRUCK
FREE -Parade/Concert/Interactive Kids Zone (Remember Blankets & Lawn Chairs)
FREE -Parking at Town Park

http://www.yorkpridefest.com

*Kid’s Discovery Day (Aurora)
1:30pm-3:30pm
Hillary House National Historic Site
15372 Yonge Street
Aurora, ON

Join the Aurora Historical Society for our summer children’s program Discovery Days for Kids! Each day will consist of a kid-friendly tour of Hillary House National Historic Site followed by a fun heritage craft or activity. Programs include Medical Detectives, Nature Seekers, Arts and Craft, Back to School, and our ever-popular Dig It!

www.aurorahs.com

*Farmers’ Market & Artisan Fair (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.

http://www.theaurorafarmersmarket.com

*One Free Admission (Markham)
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

*June Weekends (Scarborough)
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Hello June! Breathe in a breath of fresh air as we welcome the summer. Check out what’s happening at the museum and sample a classic food – bannock! It’s all fun and all family friendly as we start the countdown to Scarborough Museum’s big Multiculturalism Day event on June 27th!

Cost is Pay What You Can

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

*Junction Summer Solstice Festival (Toronto)
12pm-12am
The Junction
2960 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON

The Junction BIA is proud to present The Junction Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday, June 18th from noon-midnight. Celebrate the longest day of the year and the first festival of the summer season here in the eclectic neighbourhood known as the Junction.
With over 80 local businesses participating, the Junction Summer Solstice Festival offers exclusive sales and promotions, live music, art installations, urban culture, craft and design workshops, and featured menus. Participate in health activities, interactive performances and demos while enjoying captivating shows by roaming artists, buskers and cirque performers.
The Junction Summer Solstice is an event showcasing our neighbourhood’s passion for maximizing urban and public space. From noon to midnight enjoy a variety of family friendly shows, and workshops while meandering down our ‘Laneway Crawl’ being brought to you by The LanewayProject. Enjoy some curbside cuisine at our ‘pop up parking spot patios’ and taste the best our community has to offer. Stick around and take part in the ‘Junction Jubilee’ (from the creator of the Junction Flea), enjoy live music or experience our bustling nightlife which includes a late night projection show.

http://www.thejunctionsummersolstice.com

*International Dragon Boat Race Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
Toronto Centre Island
Toronto, ON

The 28th Annual Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival will be starting on June 18th & 19th, 2016.
From the humble beginning of only 27 teams participating in the first festival back in 1989, the Festival has evolved to a much bigger operation over the past two decades.
Organized by the Toronto Chinese Business Association and Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival, the Festival in 2016 will once again expect 180 to 200 teams with over 5,000 athletes.

In 2016, as the Festival celebrates its 28th year, it promises to continue to be one of the most exciting summer events in Toronto. Once again this year, the Festival will welcome teams from all provinces across Canada, from the U.S., the Caribbean Islands, Europe and Asia.

http://www.dragonboats.com

*CHIN Picnic (Toronto) (FREE)
College & Shaw
9 Gervais Dr
Toronto, ON

Toronto’s largest multicultural celebration, the CHIN Picnic, is back and celebrating its 50th anniversary! This year, the Picnic will once again coincide with The Taste of Little Italy Festival and honour its birthplace in Little Italy on Father’s Day weekend, June 17th-19th.
CHIN will be providing international headlining musical entertainment on the CHIN Picnic main stage, and bringing back traditional folklore dancers to celebrate old traditions for the anniversary.

http://www.chinradio.com

*BOOM 97.3 Beach BBQ and Brews Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Woodbine Park
Toronto, ON

The boom 97.3 Beach BBQ & Brews Festival is an annual event taking place Father’s Day weekend at Woodbine Park! An incredible venue located at the “Beach” in the east end of Toronto it offers a unique atmosphere not found anywhere else in the city. Supported by the City of Toronto and buoyed by a large consumer base, this event is family friendly, active, and the place to be on Father’s Day Weekend!
Come out to this FREE EVENT to enjoy the BEST RIB TEAMS & BBQ IN CANADA, live music, a children’s area (complete with rides!), BBQ competitions, grilling demonstrations, craft vendors, and, of course, beer and beverage vendors. It’s a community favourite and has something for everyone!

http://www.beachbbqandbrews.com

*Outdoor Pow Wow (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-5pm
Fort York National Historic Site
250 Fort York Boulevard
Toronto, ON

Native Men’s Residence Traditional Pow Wow is held to recognize National Aboriginal Day on the Summer Solstice. The event features traditional dancing, drumming, kid’s area, craft vendors, and a full feast after the dancing. Seven Aboriginal drum groups will be on hand, including host drum Chippewa Travelers and co-host drum Big Train. Over 100 traditional dancers are expected to participate including head dancers Tee Lyn Copenance and Mike Healy. The day begins with a sunrise ceremony at 6 a.m., the Grand Entry takes place at 12 p.m., and the community feast will begin shortly after 4:30 p.m. The Pow Wow will be followed by a gala concert as part of the Indigenous Arts Festival @ Fort York featuring the legendary Derek Miller and more.

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

*Farm Food Truck Festival (Milton) (Free Admission)
Springridge Farm
7256 Bell School Line
Milton, ON

Mark your calendars – the 3rd annual Springridge Farm Food Truck Festival is rolling into town June 18 & 19 from 11am-3pm!

http://www.springridgefarm.com

*Sound of Music Festival (Burlington) (Free Admission)
Spencer Smith Park
1400 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON

Activities include a ticketed Kick-off Concert, Sound of Music Club Series, Grande Festival Parade, Downtown Streetfest, Children’s Village, carnival, vendors and FREE concerts on Father’s Day Weekend! Bring the whole family, you’ll find something for everyone.

http://www.soundofmusic.ca

*Father’s Day Craft (Waterloo)
9:30am-5pm
Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Road
Kitchener, ON

Make dad the coolest Father’s Day card ever! Join museum staff in the museum foyer and make a Father’s Day card for dad.
Activity is included in regular admission. This activity is appropriate for all ages.

waterlooregionmuseum@regionofwaterloo.ca

*Strawberry Festival (Niagara)
9am-3pm
33rd Annual Strawberry Festival
St. Andrew’s Presbytrian Church, Simcoe at Gage Street
Niagara on the Lake, ON

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church 33rd Annual Strawberry Festival, Simcoe at Gage, Niagara-on-the-Lake. There will be all things Strawberry, barbeque, corn, plants, silent auction, Granny’s Attic, used books, bake table, along with Children’s Area and tours of the church. Entertainment all day

http://www.standrewsniagara.com

*Community Festival (Mississauga) (Free Admission)
11:30am-6pm
Wildwood Park (Paul Coffey Park)
3430 Derry Rd. E
Mississauga, ON

The festivities will continue will feature continuous stage entertainment, a free multicultural community barbeque, up to 80 community displays, and activities for all ages. The activities will include children’s arts and crafts, bouncy castles, reptilia, a youth basketball tournament, the introduction of a new sports activity, seniors’ games and more.

http://www.maltonfestival.ca

*Western Day (Caledon)
2pm-11pm
Caledon Community Complex
6215 Old Church Road
Caledon, ON

Caledon Day has Gone Country! Come and be a part of this year’s Country and Western themed celebrations. With live entertainment, food and product vendors, silent auction, fireworks display, and much, much, more!

http://www.caledon.ca/en/live/caledon-day.asp

*Philippine Fiesta (Pickering)
10am-6pm
Philippine Fiesta in Durham 2016
One The Esplanade Park
Pickering, ON

Philippine Fiesta in Durham is organized to celebrate and share the Filipino heritage and culture. It will commence with Philippine Flag Raising at 10:00 in commemoration of Philippine Independence Day. It will be followed by a colorful parade called Santacruzan. During the day, vendors showcasing Filipino food will be on site. Cultural presentation through dance and singing will be performed by young talented Filipinos. Popular Filipino games will be shared to young Filipino-Canadians as well.

http://www.filipinosindurham.com


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**SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 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

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

*Family Kite Festival (Uxbridge)
1pm-4pm
Uxbridge Historical Centre
7239 Conc. Road 6
Uxbridge, ON

Join us at the windy panoramic Historical Centre grounds for a Father’s Day afternoon full of fun! Bring a kite or build one on site and enjoy music, crafts, face-painting, activities, prizes and high-flying family fun! Pre-register at www.taketimeuxbridge.ca and get a chance to win a kite!

http://taketimeuxbridge.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

*June Weekends (Scarborough)
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Hello June! Breathe in a breath of fresh air as we welcome the summer. Check out what’s happening at the museum and sample a classic food – bannock! It’s all fun and all family friendly as we start the countdown to Scarborough Museum’s big Multiculturalism Day event on June 27th!
Cost is Pay What You Can

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

*BOOM 97.3 Beach BBQ and Brews Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Woodbine Park
Toronto, ON

The boom 97.3 Beach BBQ & Brews Festival is an annual event taking place Father’s Day weekend at Woodbine Park! An incredible venue located at the “Beach” in the east end of Toronto it offers a unique atmosphere not found anywhere else in the city. Supported by the City of Toronto and buoyed by a large consumer base, this event is family friendly, active, and the place to be on Father’s Day Weekend!
Come out to this FREE EVENT to enjoy the BEST RIB TEAMS & BBQ IN CANADA, live music, a children’s area (complete with rides!), BBQ competitions, grilling demonstrations, craft vendors, and, of course, beer and beverage vendors. It’s a community favourite and has something for everyone!

http://www.beachbbqandbrews.com

*CHIN Picnic (Toronto) (FREE)
College & Shaw
9 Gervais Dr
Toronto, ON

Toronto’s largest multicultural celebration, the CHIN Picnic, is back and celebrating its 50th anniversary! This year, the Picnic will once again coincide with The Taste of Little Italy Festival and honour its birthplace in Little Italy on Father’s Day weekend, June 17th-19th.
CHIN will be providing international headlining musical entertainment on the CHIN Picnic main stage, and bringing back traditional folklore dancers to celebrate old traditions for the anniversary.

http://www.chinradio.com

*Sound of Music Festival (Burlington) (Free Admission)
Spencer Smith Park
1400 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON

Activities include a ticketed Kick-off Concert, Sound of Music Club Series, Grande Festival Parade, Downtown Streetfest, Children’s Village, carnival, vendors and FREE concerts on Father’s Day Weekend! Bring the whole family, you’ll find something for everyone.

http://www.soundofmusic.ca

*Waterfront Day (Ajax)
11am-10pm
Rotary Park
177 Lake Driveway W
Ajax, ON

Join us for an outdoor extravaganza of fun at the water front! The full day and evening event features a variety of talents artisans, a wide array of vendors,! Outstanding entertainment and an outdoor Hospitality Tent hosted by Magwyers Pub. Kids will enjoy jumping castles, games and lots of treats!

http://www.ajaxhomeweek.com/index#.Vznl3JPvurA