JUNE FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (June 24- June 26, 2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENJOY THE WEEKEND EVERYONE!


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**FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 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

*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

*Family Ribfest (Oakville) (Free Admission)
Sheridan College Trafalgar Campus
1430 Trafalgar Rd.
Oakville, ON

Kick off summer in Oakville! The Oakville Family Ribfest is a Rotary-sponsored fundraising event taking place June 24-26, 2016, that brings people together to have fun, and enjoy great food and entertainment.
FREE admission for all.
Featuring live music, dozens of great bands, free Kids’ Play Zone, artisans, crafters, shopping and lots more — including much more food than just ribs! (Plus beer and wine tents too, of course.) Easy on-site parking or take Oakville Transit right to the gate at the Sheridan College Trafalgar Rd. campus.
No pets.

http://www.oakvillefamilyribfest.com

*Fundraising Carnival at The Boardwalk (Waterloo)
The Boardwalk at Ira Needles Blvd
Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

The Carnival is back at The Boardwalk at Ira Needles Blvd.
Join in the fun and enjoy all your favourite rides, games and carnival treats!
All proceeds go to St. Mary’s General Hospital.
This summer the Carnival is here June 23rd to the 26th.
weather permitting
Wander on the west side of Kitchener-Waterloo…here you will find dozens of unique and familiar stores, a variety of menus, accessible medical services and entertainment options all in one place.

 

 

 

 


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**SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016**

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

Movie: ET

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

*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

*Taste of Asia (Markham) (FREE)
Kennedy Rd & Steeles Ave E. Markham, ON

Each summer, Markham sees the coming together of dazzling cultural performances, culinary artists, iconic celebrities, dignitaries, sports fans, artisans and food connoisseurs. This year’s event will fill the streets with two days of non-stop multicultural performances for families and friends. Taste of Asia, organized by the City of Markham, F.C.C.M, and APMC, is an exciting, high-energy event that has been celebrating harmony, cuisine and culture for the past thirteen years.
Heading into our fourteenth milestone, we have pledged to bring more culturally diverse activities to the GTA- both flavourful and fun!

http://www.taste-of-asia.ca

*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

*CPAC Summer Festival (Scarborough)
11am-5pm
L’Amoreaux Sports Complex
3079 Birchmount Road
Scarborough, ON

The CPAC Summer Festival is an annual outdoor event to celebrate summer and Canada Day with thousands of GTA residents from all cultural communities.
The 2016 edition of the Festival will feature a wide variety of entertainment and amusement activities for people of all ages. Activities include cultural performances, parent-child sporting tournaments, arts and crafts, ethnic food tasting and much, much more. There will also be a flea market of children’s items, prize giveaways, and fabulous lucky draws.

http://www.cpac-canada.ca

*Children’s Tea at Gibson House (Toronto)
1pm or 3pm
Gibson House
5172 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

A chance for your little ones to wear their party dress or bow tie and enjoy a tea party in Mrs. Gibson’s parlour. Costumed interpreters serve tea and sweets in the setting of our elegant mid-19th century home. Enjoy outdoor games and Victorian toys before or after your tea.
Saturday, June 25 Two Sittings: 1 and 3 p.m.
Pre-payment is required and seating is limited, so book your tickets today! Please call 416-395-7432.
$10 per person plus tax, children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

*Dog Stars (Toronto) (FREE)
PawsWay
245 Queens Quay West
Toronto , ON

The Pro Plan Dog Stars are ready to wow – and bow wow- you in a spectacular agility competition! Highly trained dogs will leap through hoops, race through tunnels, jump over hurdles, and test their balance on teeter-totters.

http://www.pawsway.ca

*Gymboree National Day of Play (Toronto) (FREE)
10am- 4pm
Gymboree Play & Music Toronto
1213 Bayview Ave.
Toronto, ON

All the kids under 5 years of age are welcome! Come and join our first ever National Day of Play at Gymboree Play & Music Toronto.
It is a day full of fun, play, activities, crafts and unforgetable memories. Our friend Gymbo will make his appearance too and celebrate his birthday with all his friends. Adults please wear socks!

http://www.gymboreeclasses.com/en/booker

*Pet Expo (Toronto) (FREE)
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Rd
Toronto, ON

Canadian Pet Expo would like to formally announce our SUMMER PET FEST June 25 and 26 at Downsview Park’s Festival Terrace!
The SUMMER PET FEST is set to be Canada’s largest FREE outdoor pet festival sprawling over 8 acres of Toronto’s finest parkland, a perfect setting for pet product exhibitors, family and pet activities, and all the summer fun pet lovers can handle, in one convenient location.
Special Events Include: VIP Pet Family Tent -Competitive Dog Dock Diving -Disc Dog demonstrations -Best Dressed Pet Contest -Birds of Prey Demonstrations
-Woofjocks Canine All-Stars
-Reptilia Mini Zoo
-Celebrity dogs

*Global Village Festival (Toronto)
Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

The Global Village Festival is an annual celebration. It is the largest multicultural festival in Canada and has taken place in Mel Lastman Square and North York Civic Centre.
The event is the largest multicultural festival in Canada. It includes participation from the European, Asian, Middle Eastern, Hispanic, South Asian, African, Afro-Caribbean communities, and many more.
Each year, festival growing and have several cultural sections like: Stage performances, Book Expo, Photo Expo, Taste of Global, Film Festival, and more. Visit our Website for details.

http://www.globalvillagefestival.ca

*Family Ribfest (Oakville) (Free Admission)
Sheridan College Trafalgar Campus
1430 Trafalgar Rd.
Oakville, ON

Kick off summer in Oakville! The Oakville Family Ribfest is a Rotary-sponsored fundraising event taking place June 24-26, 2016, that brings people together to have fun, and enjoy great food and entertainment.
FREE admission for all.
Featuring live music, dozens of great bands, free Kids’ Play Zone, artisans, crafters, shopping and lots more — including much more food than just ribs! (Plus beer and wine tents too, of course.) Easy on-site parking or take Oakville Transit right to the gate at the Sheridan College Trafalgar Rd. campus.
No pets.

http://www.oakvillefamilyribfest.com

*Street Festival (Campbellville)
12pm-10pm
Crawford Cres
Crawford Crecent and Guelph Line
Campbellville, ON

The 8th annual Celebrate Campbellville Street Festival. Lots of activities for all to enjoy. There is a kids area, food trucks, live music. vintage car show and vendors market.
Join us at Crawford Crescent and Guelph Line in Campbellville.

http://www.campbellville.net

*Fundraising Carnival at The Boardwalk (Waterloo)
The Boardwalk at Ira Needles Blvd
Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

The Carnival is back at The Boardwalk at Ira Needles Blvd.
Join in the fun and enjoy all your favourite rides, games and carnival treats!
All proceeds go to St. Mary’s General Hospital.
This summer the Carnival is here June 23rd to the 26th.
Thursday and Friday 4:00-10:00
Saturday and Sunday 11:00-10:00
weather permitting
Wander on the west side of Kitchener-Waterloo…here you will find dozens of unique and familiar stores, a variety of menus, accessible medical services and entertainment options all in one place.
www.the-boardwalk.ca

http://www.the-boardwalk.ca

*Summer in the Village (Mississauga)
12pm-3pm
Clarkson Village
1684 Lakeshore Road West
Mississauga, ON

Summer in the Village!
Side Walk Sale – Classic Car Show – Kids Crafts & Activities – Local Musicians & Entertainment – Local Restaurant Food & Refreshments
Stroll the streets and experience what our businesses have to offer. Sample foods from our restaurants and take advantage of special offers at the sidewalk sales. Enjoy music and fun activities and check out the Classic Car Show.
Look forward to seeing you there!

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*Polish Day 2016 (Mississauga)
1pm-11pm
Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON

Visit Mississauga’s annual Polish cultural festival at Celebration Square. The event offers performances on three stages, traditional food, beer garden, art gallery, activities for kids and much more. Expect a full day of exciting attractions for visitors of all ages and backgrounds.
Entrance and parking are free. The event is accessible by public transit; it’s right near the Mississauga City Centre Transit Terminal.

http://mississaugapolishday.ca

*Durham Caribbean Festival (Ajax)
11am-9pm
Ajax Downs/OLG
50 Alexander’s Crossing
Ajax, ON

On Saturday June 25th 2016, Ajax Downs located in the city of Ajax will be backdrop to Durham regions’ most exciting, fun-filled extravaganza . Street performers, entertainers, singers, dancers, cultural and heritage groups will come together in one place to celebrate the diversity and flavours of the Durham Caribbean Festival.
Ajax Downs located at 50 Alexander’s Crossing in Ajax,On. L1Z 2E6
The festival will showcase the unique foods, music, traditions, and beliefs and interests of Durham’s fastest growing community – In the city of Ajax alone almost 40% of the population are from the Caribbean Islands.
For some participants, The Durham Caribbean Festival will awaken sweet and fond memories of their native lands; while for others it will be about “getting to know more about their neighbors, friends and co-workers “; and for all it will be about sharing in the “ Caribbean Vibe”.

Ticket Prices
Durham Caribbean Festival Advance General Admission $5.00

June 25, 2016 from 11:00am to 9:00pm
Children Admission $2.00

June 25, 2016 from 11:00am to 9:00pm

http://www.durhamcaribbeanfestival.com

*Dyeing to Spin (Simoce)
Simcoe County Museum
1151 Highway 26
Minesing, ON

Do you ever wonder how a sheep’s wool becomes yarn? In partnership with the Huronia Spinners Guild, the Simcoe County Museum is hosting Dyeing to Spin, an exciting new event, on Saturday, June 25, 2016 that provides visitors with an in-depth look at the art of spinning through hands-on demonstrations and displays.
Try your hand at spinning and learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the wool-making process, including what’s involved in taking “sheep white” wool and dying it a beautiful array of colours.
You can even purchase a spindle spinning kit to take home with you!
Bring a packed lunch and spend the day.
Regular Museum admission rates apply: Museum Members and Preschoolers are free; Adults $6; Seniors/Students $5; Children $4.
*In case of inclement weather, the event will be brought inside for visitors to enjoy.

http://www.museum.simcoe.ca

*Fort McMurray Family Fundraiser (Barrie)
11am-3pm
Barrie Manor
340 Blake St.
Barrie, ON

Fort McMurray Family Fundraiser
Fundraising Event for Families displaced by the Fort McMurray Wildfires. Old Car Show, Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Bake Sale, BBQ, Etc.

www.barriemanor.ca


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**SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 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

*Firefighter’s Charity Car Wash (Thornhill)
11am-4pm
CF Promenade Mall Parking Lot 10 by the LCBO
180 Promenade Circle
Thornhill, ON

The firefighters of Vaughan’s Fire & Rescue Service are holding their annual car wash fundraiser at the Promenade Mall from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in support of the community garden behind Firehall 7-1 (Bathurst & Clark). Bring your family to enjoy the unique car wash experience, a tour of the firetruck, some colouring books and fire helmets, while supplies last. If you’re looking for an opportunity to volunteer at this event and/or in the garden, please contact: info@seedsforchangegardens.org

http://facebook.com/SeedsForChangeGradens

*Hill Farmers’ Market (Richmond Hill)
10am-2pm
Elgin Barrow Arena
43 Church Street South
Richmond Hill, ON

The Richmond Hill Farmers Market brings a variety of vendors providing food, fresh produce, baked goods and handcrafted arts to the community every weekend this summer. In addition to the many food and art vendors, enjoy family-friendly entertainment and activities with new features every week! 
Bring your family and friends to the Richmond Hill Farmers’ Market!
For more information, email community@richmondhill.ca or call 905-884-0855, ext. 220.

community@richmondhill.ca

*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

*Summer Carnival (Uxbridge)
12pm-4:30pm
Boston Pizza Uxbridge
284 Toronto Street South
Uxbridge, ON

Come join us and kick off summer! Games, Prizes, Food, Fun!

barkeyj@bostonpizza.com

*Taste of Asia (Markham) (FREE)
Kennedy Rd & Steeles Ave E.
Markham, ON

Each summer, Markham sees the coming together of dazzling cultural performances, culinary artists, iconic celebrities, dignitaries, sports fans, artisans and food connoisseurs. This year’s event will fill the streets with two days of non-stop multicultural performances for families and friends. Taste of Asia, organized by the City of Markham, F.C.C.M, and APMC, is an exciting, high-energy event that has been celebrating harmony, cuisine and culture for the past thirteen years.
Heading into our fourteenth milestone, we have pledged to bring more culturally diverse activities to the GTA- both flavourful and fun!

http://www.taste-of-asia.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

*Earl Bales Art and Music Festival (Toronto)
12pm-8pm
Earl Bales Park
4169 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ONThis one-day annual event celebrating the arts and culture of North York and Toronto features performances by a variety of local musicians, displays by artists, food booths from local restaurants and activities for kids.http://toronto.ca/culturalhotspot*Dog Stars (Toronto) (FREE)
PawsWay
245 Queens Quay West
Toronto , ON

The Pro Plan Dog Stars are ready to wow – and bow wow- you in a spectacular agility competition! Highly trained dogs will leap through hoops, race through tunnels, jump over hurdles, and test their balance on teeter-totters.

http://www.pawsway.ca

*Global Village Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

The Global Village Festival is an annual celebration. It is the largest multicultural festival in Canada and has taken place in Mel Lastman Square and North York Civic Centre.
The event is the largest multicultural festival in Canada. It includes participation from the European, Asian, Middle Eastern, Hispanic, South Asian, African, Afro-Caribbean communities, and many more.
Each year, festival growing and have several cultural sections like: Stage performances, Book Expo, Photo Expo, Taste of Global, Film Festival, and more. Visit our Website for details.

http://www.globalvillagefestival.ca/

*Family Ribfest (Oakville) (Free Admission)
Sheridan College Trafalgar Campus
1430 Trafalgar Rd.
Oakville, ON

Kick off summer in Oakville! The Oakville Family Ribfest is a Rotary-sponsored fundraising event taking place June 24-26, 2016, that brings people together to have fun, and enjoy great food and entertainment.
FREE admission for all.
Featuring live music, dozens of great bands, free Kids’ Play Zone, artisans, crafters, shopping and lots more — including much more food than just ribs! (Plus beer and wine tents too, of course.) Easy on-site parking or take Oakville Transit right to the gate at the Sheridan College Trafalgar Rd. campus.
No pets.

http://www.oakvillefamilyribfest.com

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