DECEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (December 9 – 11, 2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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**FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 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

*2 For 1 Admission (Vaughan)
Legoland Discovery Centre
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan ON

Buy 1 Adult, and get 1 free Child’s Admission

• Print your Entertain Kids Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto/

*Frozen Fridays (Newmarket)
6pm-9pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
200 Doug Duncan Drive
Newmarket, ON

Join us every Friday evening for lights, music, treats, outdoor skating and train rides on the Tim Horton’s Express Train. Train rides will also be available on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. until January 8, 2017. Please note train rides will not be available on December 25 or January 1. Train rides are weather permitting and free of charge.

http://www.newmarket.ca/ThingsToDo/Pages/Recreation%20and%20Culture/Events/Winter-Wonderland.aspx

*Holiday Fair (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St West
Toronto, ON

In the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square, the Holiday Fair in the Square runs December 8th – 23rd. Combining the charm and elegance of a traditional European Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival, Fair in the Square is guaranteed to become a Toronto holiday tradition.
Whether you’re looking for that unique, perfect gift, taking the family for an afternoon of skating and festive fun, stopping by for some lunch and shopping, or enjoying a romantic evening drink at the ice bar, Holiday Fair in the Square has something for everyone.
Family Fun:
Interconnected by a dazzling display of festive holiday lights, the Holly Jolly Midway is designed for children and adults alike. With rides like the classic carrousel and tea cups, the Midway offers something for everyone.
Guests are welcomed into the warmth of Santa’s home for a meet-and-greet and holiday photos, plus kids can write letters to Santa, meet an elf or two and build a stuffed toy. Guests are not obligated to purchase a picture with Santa, every child will have the opportunity to meet with Santa free of charge.
The winter holiday season is an exciting time and the Fair in the Square is the perfect place to appreciate the wealth of diverse talents our city has to offer. Featuring an exciting array of Toronto professional and community performers, the mix of festive entertainment and original artistry will give visitors of all ages an exciting entertainment experience.
Supporting Epilepsy Toronto

www.fairinthesquare.ca

*Olde Tyme Family Christmas (Mississauga) (Free Admission)
6pm-9pm
Erin Mills Auto Centre
2560 Motorway Blvd.
Mississsauga, ON

Mississauga’s Erin Mills Auto Centre hosts our 3rd Annual Olde Tyme Family Christmas on Friday December 9th from 6PM to 9PM.

Santa comes early this year at Mississauga’s Erin Mills Auto Centre. Join us for our Third Annual Olde Tyme Family Christmas! Friday December 9th, visit us on Motorway Blvd. between Glen Erin Drive and Woodchester Drive in Mississauga. This year’s events include main stage entertainment by Childrens Choir, Steelpan Band, plus the main act put on by Canadian Xsports. The Canadian Xsports are the Ultimate Tribute to Canada’s Internationally Famous Hit songs, Great music and Bands that are recognized and loved by audiences of all ages.

Mississauga’s Erin Mills Auto Centre third annual Olde Tyme Family Christmas also includes free pictures with Santa, midway rides, inflatable fun, games, and kids activities including face painting and balloon artists! You can also enjoy a horse and carriage ride. All of this is made possible thanks to our organizers and sponsors.

https://www.facebook.com/events/715577541951913


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**SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2016**

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

Movie:  THE POLAR EXPRESS 3D

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

*2 For 1 Admission (Vaughan)
Legoland Discovery Centre
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan ON

Buy 1 Adult, and get 1 free Child’s Admission

• Print your Entertain Kids Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto/

*Santa’s Wonderland (Vaughan) (FREE)
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive

The Magic Returns this Holiday Season at Bass Pro Shops
Join us for our annual Santa’s Wonderland in Store daily
Receive a free photo with Santa
Free Crafts, Games and Activities

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?appID=94&catalogId=10051&storeID=11&storeId=10151

*Character Meet & Greets (Woodbridge) (FREE)
10am-1pm
Toys”R”Us Woodbridge
200 Windflower Gate
Woodbridge, ON

Character Meet & Greets At Participating Toys”R”Us Stores
Get a chance to meet your favourite characters – PJ Masks (Catboy, Owlette and Gekko), Peppa Pig, PAW Patrol (Chase & Marshall) and Jett from Super Wings – at participating Toys”R”Us stores!
No ticket necessary. Don’t forget your camera and make sure to arrive early as photo ops are available on a first come, first serve bases.

www.toysrus.ca/events

*Free Holiday Bounce and Concert (Markham) (FREE)
1pm-4pm
Springfree Trampoline Markham
151 Whitehall Drive
Markham, ON

Springfree Trampoline invites you to join us for an afternoon of bouncing, treats, crafts and a special performance by Team T&J at 3PM.
All activities are free of charge and in celebration of the holiday season!

http://www.facebook.com/events/545544932307754

*Evergreen’s Winter Village (Toronto) (Free Admission)
2pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Celebrate the holiday season at Evergreen’s Winter Village at the Brick Works! Enjoy the new Street Food Market, find unique gifts, shop the Farmers Market and play outdoors all throughout December.
Admission is free!
Eat Local • Shop Local • Play Local
Open December 10 to January 8
View hours and event details online.

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/wintervillage

*It’s a Wonderful Christmas (Toronto)
10am or 7pm
Church On The Queensway
1536 The Queensway
Toronto, ON

On December 10 & 11, the hilarious musical comedy It’s a Wonderful Christmas is returning to the Christian Performing Arts stage. This fun-filled, family favorite is sure to delight audiences of all ages with it’s Broadway style dancing and singing in a magnificent Christmas display.
It’s a Wonderful Christmas is an original story that mixes the classics “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Christmas Carol” into a Christmas adventure unlike any other. The production depicts the perfect life of Joe Jones, a man with a beautiful family, plenty of money, and success that borders on the Midas touch. Unexpectedly, his world collapses in every way, leaving him full of doubts, fears and questions. Joe concludes that Christmas is responsible for all his woes, but with the help of three mysterious figures, an unforgettable journey begins to recover the true meaning of Christmas and life itself.
Saturday, December 10 – 2pm and 7pm
Sunday, December 11 – 4pm
Recommended age: 6+
Tickets are only $5

http://www.CPACentre.org

*Handprint Ornaments (Toronto)
11am-12pm
Runnymede Library
2178 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Make a handprint ornament for your tree. All materials will be provided.

This program is for ages 5 & up. Drop-in, no registration required.

*Decorating the Library (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Beaches Library
2161 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON

Make a fun craft and help decorate our library!

Drop in for ages 5 and up.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT261362&R=EVT261362

*Gingerbread Cookie Decoration (Toronto) 
12pm-5pm
Gibson House
5172 Yonge Street
North of the North York Centre Subway Stop
Toronto, ON

Start your adventure by decorating freshly-baked gingerbread cookies with holiday sweets. It’s just $1 per cookie!

Afterward, take a tour of the museum with our costumed interpreters and learn how the Gibson family would have baked gingerbread over the open hearth. Finish your visit by enjoying your gingerbread cookie! Holiday admission applies.

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

*Santa’s Wonderland (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
Bass Pro Shops
300 taylor Road
Niagara on the Lake, ON

Join us every day from now until Christmas Eve for fun in Santa’s Wonderland!
FREE 4X6 photos with Santa (with additional photos for sale)
FREE Crafts daily
FREE hands on kids exhibits/toys
FREE Letters to Santa & Adult Wishlists

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?storeId=10151&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&appID=94&storeID=96&tab=3&cm_sp=Store082Oct2014_RD

*Skating Party (Waterloo) (FREE)
11am-1pm
Albert McCormick Community Centre
500 Parkside Drive
Waterloo, ON

Join us on Saturday December 10th, 2016, from 11am-1pm for a FREE Skating Party at Albert McCormick Arena (500 Parkside Dr., Waterloo).
Strap on your skates, or borrow a pair of skates or wheelchair sledges, generously made available by Value Village, City of Kitchener and City of Waterloo. RSVP your size to Kim Sproul (519-741-0190 x 247), and we will make sure they are on hand.
Hot Chocolate will be provided by Tim Hortons, and snacks will also be on hand in case you have the munchies. Do a wintery craft or have your face painted by ArtShine.
All ages and abilities are welcome. This is a free event.

http://www.eafwr.on.ca/free-skating-party

*Christmas in the Village (Pickering)
2pm-6pm
Pickering Village
Along Old Kingston Road
Ajax, ON

Bring the whole family and enjoy this amazing event brought to you by the merchants of Pickering Village.
Stroll along Old Kingston Road and enjoy the activities from 2-6pm. Be sure to be at the main square for the lighting of the tree at 6pm!

http://pickeringvillage.ca/en/Events


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**SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11,  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

*2 For 1 Admission (Vaughan)
Legoland Discovery Centre
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan ON

Buy 1 Adult, and get 1 free Child’s Admission

• Print your Entertain Kids Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

https://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto/

*Santa’s Wonderland (Vaughan) (FREE)
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive

The Magic Returns this Holiday Season at Bass Pro Shops
Join us for our annual Santa’s Wonderland in Store daily
Receive a free photo with Santa
Free Crafts, Games and Activities

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?appID=94&catalogId=10051&storeID=11&storeId=10151

*Lunch with Santa (Uxbridge)
12pm-2pm
Boston Pizza uxbridge
284 Toronto Street South
UXBRIDGE, ON

He’s coming to town!!!!
Join us for lunch with Santa!
Come have lunch at Boston Pizza Uxbridge!
Get your photo taken with Santa, receive a present from Santa
Colouring Contest & More!

*Lunch with Santa (Scarborough)
12pm-2pm
Boston Pizza Morningside
25 Cinemart Drive
Scarborough, ON

He’s coming to town!!!!
Join us for lunch with Santa!
Come have lunch at Boston Pizza Morningside!
Get your photo taken with Santa, receive a present from Santa
Colouring Contest & More!

schoutena@bostonpizza.com

*It’s a Wonderful Christmas (Toronto)
11am
Church On The Queensway
1536 The Queensway
Toronto, ON

On December 10 & 11, the hilarious musical comedy It’s a Wonderful Christmas is returning to the Christian Performing Arts stage. This fun-filled, family favorite is sure to delight audiences of all ages with it’s Broadway style dancing and singing in a magnificent Christmas display.
It’s a Wonderful Christmas is an original story that mixes the classics “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Christmas Carol” into a Christmas adventure unlike any other. The production depicts the perfect life of Joe Jones, a man with a beautiful family, plenty of money, and success that borders on the Midas touch. Unexpectedly, his world collapses in every way, leaving him full of doubts, fears and questions. Joe concludes that Christmas is responsible for all his woes, but with the help of three mysterious figures, an unforgettable journey begins to recover the true meaning of Christmas and life itself.
Saturday, December 10 – 2pm and 7pm
Sunday, December 11 – 4pm
Recommended age: 6+
Tickets are only $5

http://www.CPACentre.org

*Character Meet & Greets At Participating Toys”R”Us Stores (Burlington)
10am-1pm
Toys”R”Us
3501 Appleby Line
Burlington, ON

Get a chance to meet your favourite characters – PJ Masks (Catboy, Owlette and Gekko), Peppa Pig, PAW Patrol (Chase & Marshall) and Jett from Super Wings – at participating Toys”R”Us stores!
No ticket necessary. Don’t forget your camera and make sure to arrive early as photo ops are available on a first come, first serve bases.

www.toysrus.ca/events

*Santa’s Wonderland (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
Bass Pro Shops
300 taylor Road
Niagara on the Lake, ON

Join us every day from now until Christmas Eve for fun in Santa’s Wonderland!
FREE 4X6 photos with Santa (with additional photos for sale)
FREE Crafts daily
FREE hands on kids exhibits/toys
FREE Letters to Santa & Adult Wishlists

http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?storeId=10151&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&appID=94&storeID=96&tab=3&cm_sp=Store082Oct2014_RD

*Lunch with SANTA (Pickering)
12pm-2pm
Boston Pizza Pickering
1899 Brock Road
Pickering, ON

Join us for lunch with Santa!
Come have lunch at Boston Pizza Pickering!
Get your photo taken with Santa, receive a present from Santa
Colouring Contest & More!


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