AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 26- August 28)

THIS SUNDAY!

FREE ACTIVE KIDS EVENT is now FULL!

I have started a waiting list. If you want to attend, please email me at: entertainkidsonadime@hotmail.com with your name and number of kids, and I will let you know if we get open spots!

The event is THIS Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 10am-12pm at Rugcutterz Danz Artz (behind Vaughan Mills Mall)

* Each child who is signed up will get a free bottle of water and a nut free snack.

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REPTILIA Camp Deal!

$52 per day
The Camp goes right until September 2nd.
Get your dates before they are gone!
It is so adorable. They get to feed the animals, play zoo keeper, do crafts, have turtle races, and more…

My kids are there this week and they are having a ball!

http://www.peachybuy.com/mom

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*ENTERTAIN KIDS GIVES BACK

FREE ACTIVE KIDS EVENT is happening on Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 10am-12pm at Rugcutterz Danz Artz​ in Vaughan!

**Please RSVP for your free tickets before they are all gone!
Spaces are limited. 12 KID’S SPOTS LEFT!

(If the event is at CAPACITY, I am going to put together a waiting list, in case we have cancellations. Please email your name and last name, and number of kids to: entertainkidsaondime@hotmail.com)

* Each child who is signed up will get a free bottle of water and a nut free snack.

Please sign up through this link:
http://entertainkidsgivesback.eventbrite.ca

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**FRIDAY, August 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

*Ribfest (Aurora) (Free Admission)
Machell Park
2A Aurora Heights Drive
Aurora, ON

Aurora’s Ribfest the tastiest event of the year. The event will also feature Hoedown showdown talent competition, children’s activities with inflatable midway, fantastic entertainment, Aurora Rotary Club Beer Garden, Food vendors serving ribs, roasted corn, bloomin’ onions, beaver tails and more.

http://aurora.ca/ribfest

*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

*TAIWANFest (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Learn to play Mahjong in Ontario Square? Watch Chinese Chess integrated with Flag Football taking over the Commons? Rope jump like the old days in Taiwan with the Rubber Band Rope. Learn and sail in the Marine Exchange installation where famous boats from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Canada gather!
More activities like Monkey Theatre, One-Minute Movies and Hong Kong’s “Beat the Petty Person!” will immerse you in two of the most storied cultures in Asia.
Friday August 26th 6pm – 10pm
Saturday August 27th noon – 11pm
Sunday August 28th noon – 6pm
For details, visit our website.

www.taiwanfest.ca

*Movie in the Forest (Oakville) (FREE)
Forster Park
South Forster Park Dr
Oakville, ON
Movie In The Forest 2016 is a FREE event supporting the Oakville Fare Share Food Bank. Join us Friday, August 26th. 9pm start time. Forster Park, Oakville.
Bring a blanket or lawn chair and join us for an evening with friends and family under the canopy of Forster Park.
Movie: The Jungle Book 2016
We’re collecting donations to the Oakville Fare Share Food Bank, and the most needed items list can be found on our website.

http://www.oakville.ca/events/Movies-in-the-Forest.html

*Carnival at Grace Villa (Hamilton)
11am-3pm
Country Carnival at Grace Villa!!!
45 Lockton Crescent
Hamilton, ON

Grace Villa is hosting a large community event to invite our local neighbors, guests and friends to enjoy a fun filled day including: BBQ, petting zoo, clowns and face painting, psychic readings with Dana Jensen, candy floss, ice cream truck, vendors, henna tattoos, dunk tank, vendors, raffle draw. A small donation to enter event and there is cost for the BBQ and shopping at the vendor tables. All other activities are free of charge.

jclarke@gracevilla.ca

 


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**SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2016**

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

Movie: THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTEN

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

* Kid’s Club Crafts (All Over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Michaels Art Store
All Over Ontario

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or just drop in. 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! Parents must remain on premises during the event.

http://canada.michaels.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-MichaelsCanada-Site/en_CA/Page-Show?cid=store-events

*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

*Ribfest (Aurora) (Free Admission)
Machell Park
2A Aurora Heights Drive
Aurora, ON

Aurora’s Ribfest the tastiest event of the year. The event will also feature Hoedown showdown talent competition, children’s activities with inflatable midway, fantastic entertainment, Aurora Rotary Club Beer Garden, Food vendors serving ribs, roasted corn, bloomin’ onions, beaver tails and more.

http://aurora.ca/ribfest

*Children’s Festival (Markham)
10am-6pm
Markham Civic Centre,
101 Town Centre Blvd.
Markham, ON

The Markham-Milliken Children’s Festival is celebrating its 18th year in the heart of Markham! Ontario’s largest annual children’s festival takes place at the Markham Civic Centre and features a wide variety of entertainment, play zones, crafts and other outdoor activities for children 2 to 12 years of age.
The day is FREE to all and includes:
-Entertainment featuring an impressive line-up of children’s performers.
-Superheroes and other mascots join Millie the Monarch Butterfly to provide photo opportunities for children and their families.
-An interactive marketplace showcasing family-oriented products and services.
-Vendors selling foods from around the world.
-Play zones, craft activities, face-painting, and more!
-Community activities including police and fire safety demonstrations.
Purchase a $10 Play-All-Day Wristband and get access to MORE rides and activities including a rock climbing wall, petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon ride, inflatable attractions and much more!
Please note: the festival will operate rain or shine so dress

http://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/Markham/RecreationCulture/SpecialEvents/MarkhamMillikenChildrensFestival/!ut/p/a1/jc_NCsIwEATgR8qEZNt6jCmk2x9ikGrNRXoqBa0exOe3Sq9W9zbwDcyKKDoRp_45Dv1jvE395Z1jci4ZVpoKpVNewiR5vc-IdxnpGZxmYJ0pdFoDaF0OTsO29U2lwMl_fXw5g1_9o4grZEOULkB7Z219yEIIbh7GhSFuFCzJBaz98AErI-_XtsPIwwsHUxLf/dl5/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/

*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

*Coconut Festival (Toronto)
David Pecaut Square
215 King Street
Toronto, ON

It’s a Free General Admission event featuring over 63 vendors dealing with coconut ingredients in your foods, health benefits, cleaning, cosmetics, fashion and more. Foods are from Asia & Pan America with local artisans that showcase addictive vegan deserts, pancakes, spreads, oils, energy snacks, chips, dips, smoothies, drinks, and more. Many food vendors were sold out last year. There are also restaurants and caterers offering full meals for the whole family.

Interactive Content includes; Edane Padme – free children’s grass yoga and tea ceremony & Kelani Dance -a Polynesian dance. The festival also provides entertainment for children i.e games, coconut bowling and hula contests, and also acro yoga for all to amaze. Enjoy the Eco Fashion show with local designers and artists.
The first 500 attendees receive a complimentary swag bag. Partial proceeds from donations and sales of fresh coconuts will go to build a library in an orphanage partner in the Philippines ages 1-21 .

www.coconutfestival.ca

*TAIWANFest (Toronto)(FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Learn to play Mahjong in Ontario Square? Watch Chinese Chess integrated with Flag Football taking over the Commons? Rope jump like the old days in Taiwan with the Rubber Band Rope. Learn and sail in the Marine Exchange installation where famous boats from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Canada gather!
More activities like Monkey Theatre, One-Minute Movies and Hong Kong’s “Beat the Petty Person!” will immerse you in two of the most storied cultures in Asia.

www.taiwanfest.ca

*Korean Fest (Toronto)
Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street W
Toronto, ON

At the 2016 Korean Harvest Festival, annual community festival to uphold Korean Tradition. You will leave the 2016 Toronto Korean Harvest Festival with special memories and rich cultural experiences as a result of the variety of performances and events that will take place. We would like to invite you, your friends and family, to create unforgettable memories with us.

http://koreanharvestfest.com

*K9 Olympaws (Toronto)
12pm-5pm
245 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

A full day of fun and games for dogs of all skill levels to participate as a team with their human.
Geared towards FUN as opposed to obedience, even children can take part with the family pet.
Complete with an opening ceremony and medals ceremony.
Visitors can enjoy watching or taking part in the events to win prizes, and just having some good old fun!

http://www.pawsway.ca

*Dragon Boat Festival (Barrie)
7am-6pm
Heritage Park
Barrie, ON

The Barrie Dragon Boat Festival is a summer event that promotes community spirit, vitality and unity. The fundamental objective of a Dragon Boat Festival is to strengthen community spirit, providing an opportunity for citizens to demonstrate their organizational talent and resources in hosting a major recreational and cultural event. Benefits include fundraising opportunities for local charitable and not-for-profit organizations, increased exposure for local businesses and a fun-filled event the whole family can enjoy.
Since our 2003 inaugural year the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival has raised over $1.6 million for a variety of local charities including supporting Barrie Public Library. We are so proud of the Library’s role in bringing this bounty to our community. The coming together and support of our civic leaders, governments, businesses, sponsors, donors, volunteers and various organizations is imperative to the continued success of the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival. Paddling together in harmony enriches the quality of life for the citizens of Barrie.

www.barriedragonboatfestival.ca


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**SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 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

*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.

*Ribfest (Aurora) (Free Admission)
Machell Park
2A Aurora Heights Drive
Aurora, ON

Aurora’s Ribfest the tastiest event of the year. The event will also feature Hoedown showdown talent competition, children’s activities with inflatable midway, fantastic entertainment, Aurora Rotary Club Beer Garden, Food vendors serving ribs, roasted corn, bloomin’ onions, beaver tails and more.

http://aurora.ca/ribfest

*Annual Heritage Day (Uxbridge)
UXBRIDGE HISTORICAL CENTRE
7239 Conc. 6 (just north of Brock Street)
Uxbridge, ON

A full day of activities for kids as well as the adults. A kid’s zone with crafts and other activities will help them learn about the various displays housed at the Historical Center. Try your hand at horse shoe tossing – a ringer could net you $10.00.Of course, the freshly cooked kettle corn is always a treat for everyone. A non-denominational church service begins at 1:00 pm in the historical Fifth Line Church. Come and see Fly Freeman with her stone carving. Hungry? The Meat Merchant Food Truck and Thornbury Craft Cider and Craft Beer join us again this year. Listen to live music from the Gazebo. Pie and Ice cream for dessert !Tractors on parade, Classic Cars on display, various local vendors, Margo the balloon lady, period re-enactors. So much to see and do for only $5.00 a person!! Hope to see you there.
The view from the Museum is breathtaking. It overlooks all of Uxbridge. Take a trip up one day, you won’t regret it.

*Kid’s Party (Uxbridge)
11:30am-1:30pm
Boston Pizza Uxbridge
284 Toronto Street south
Uxbridge, ON

Come join us for our BACK TO SCHOOL KIDS PARTY @Uxbridge Boston Pizza
Loot bags, colouring contest, FACE PAINTING
MEET A SPECIAL GUEST!
A chance to win a full backpack!

schoutena@bostonpizza.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

*TAIWANFest (Toronto)(FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Learn to play Mahjong in Ontario Square? Watch Chinese Chess integrated with Flag Football taking over the Commons? Rope jump like the old days in Taiwan with the Rubber Band Rope. Learn and sail in the Marine Exchange installation where famous boats from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Canada gather!
More activities like Monkey Theatre, One-Minute Movies and Hong Kong’s “Beat the Petty Person!” will immerse you in two of the most storied cultures in Asia.

www.taiwanfest.ca

*Korean Fest (Toronto)
Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street W
Toronto, ON

At the 2016 Korean Harvest Festival, annual community festival to uphold Korean Tradition. You will leave the 2016 Toronto Korean Harvest Festival with special memories and rich cultural experiences as a result of the variety of performances and events that will take place. We would like to invite you, your friends and family, to create unforgettable memories with us.

http://koreanharvestfest.com

*Family Hip Hop Event (Ajax)(FREE)
12:30pm
Christian Life Centre
1030 Ravenscroft Rd
Ajax, ON

Free Family Hip Hop Concert! Free bouncy castles, free face painting, free concert from the biggest names that the GTA has to offer! All proceeds from the BBQ will go towards Spill Youth group’s MEDEBA retreat!

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10154466729212899&substory_index=0&id=170516517898


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