JUNE FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (June 2- June 4, 2017)

It’s Finally Here!

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The Mac & Cheese festival is happening THIS WEEKEND!

I will be running the indoor gaming zone for both events. For five tokens each, you can buy the wristbands, and can access all of these activities.

We have some amazing Companies working with us to make this magical for the families. Some of them include: The Medieval Times Knights, Bricks 4 Kidz, Reptilia, A tween spa, a Floof Sandbox, and more!

Below are the dates and times for each festival!
Make sure to order your FREE admission tickets online (so you can attend an hour earlier than the festival starts)!

COME VISIT AND HAVE FAMILY FUN AND ENJOY INCREDIBLE FOOD BY MASTER CHEFS!

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Mac & Cheese Festival 2017 (June 2- June 4)
Location: Ontario Place (West Island)
955 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON

Kids Zone Hours of Operation
Friday, June 2: 6pm-11pm
Saturday, June 3: 12pm-11pm
Sunday, June 4: 12pm-7pm

http://macandcheesefestival.ca
Get Your FREE Admission Tickets HERE

 


 

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**FRIDAY, June 2, 2017**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
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

*Sharing Dance Day (Toronto)
12pm-6pm
Yonge Dundas Square
1 Dundas St E
Toronto, ON

Canada’s National Ballet School and partners invite you to join the nation’s biggest dance party to celebrate Canada’s 150th with … Sharing Dance Canada 2017!
Sharing Dance Day Schedule:
12-2pm: As a field trip destination, Sharing Dance Day for children and youth will host free, open dance workshops and performances by both professional and student dance groups. It’s a can’t-miss event for schools!
2-4pm: Take part with the young-at-heart as they get their groove on! Join free, open dance workshops for all, and watch performances by some of Toronto’s most active seniors’ groups.
4-6pm: Witness a community come together to perform the Sharing Dance Canada 2017 choreography. The evening wouldn’t be complete without spectacular workshops and performances. Stay tuned for a full list of performers!
This exciting event will include:
Community performance presentations of the 2017 choreography
Community participants and partner organizations will perform the choreography in front of a large public crowd multiple times over the course of the event; hundreds of dancers expected at each Signature Official Event
Free open dance classes reflecting various dance forms
Professional dance performances
Partner activity booths
Activities will engage the whole family
An MC and other special guests
Social media activation
Videographer to capture the event
This year, four Canadian choreographers have collaborated to give voice and movement to a unique work that embodies and celebrates Canada’s diversity and artistic identity. Choreographers include Kimberley Cooper (Calgary), Eugene Baffoe (Winnipeg), Tracee Smith (Toronto) and Roger Sinha (Montreal).
Learn more on our website about how to join FREE dance rehearsals leading up to our June 2nd event at Yonge and Dundas Square. Bring your friends, family, and neighbors and DANCE!

Cost- FREE

http://www.nbs-enb.ca/Sharing-Dance/Sharing-Dance-Day-2017

*Mac And Cheese Festival (Toronto) (Entertain Kids On A Dime Exclusive)
6pm-11pm
Ontario Place
9455 Lakeshore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON

Talented chefs, savvy cooks and innovative food entrepreneurs will once again set the stage in Toronto to feed over 40,000 hungry fans with insanely creative versions of mac and cheese for 3 days only, June 2-4, 2017 at Ontario Place. We’re thrilled to announce that the Mac and Cheese Festival has a new name – “Black Diamond Mac and Cheese Festival” which is now one of Toronto’s biggest food festivals.

Teams will be competing to win Catelli’s People’s Choice Award and the $5,000 cash prize. There will be over 50 variations of mac and cheese to try this year! Kick back and relax in our lounge or catch a ride on our trackless train touring Ontario Place! For your convenience, take our free shuttle bus from Exhibition GO Station right to the front gates which runs every 10 minutes.
Fan favourites like craft brewers, wine makers, carnival games and live entertainment will be returning! We’ve added an entire Cheese Market filled with free cheese tastings, a massive Kids Village (featuring Reptilia, Medieval Times, Bricks 4 Kids and more), marshmallow fire pits, a gaming zone, a merchant marketplace and lounges. It’s a free family-friendly event that has something for everyone.

Make sure to visit the Entertain Kids On A Dime Pavilion for some family fun!

Family Details Of The Event can be found HERE

All ticket holders get access into the festival 1 hour before it opens each day, entrance line-by pass and 1 free VitaCoco drink!
June 2, 2017: 7pm-11pm (6pm Access for ALL ticket holders)
June 3, 2017: 1pm-11pm (12pm Access for ALL ticket holders)
June 4, 2017: 1pm-7pm (12pm Access for ALL ticket holders)

Sign up online to receive your FREE admission ticket which includes entrance line bypass!

http://www.macandcheesefestival.eventbrite.com

*Harry Potter Party (Waterloo)
2:30pm-4pm
Waterloo Public Library
35 Albert Street
Waterloo, ON

Did you know that June marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first Harry Potter book? To celebrate 20 years of Potter and the gang, we are going to have a special Harry Potter themed party.
Drop by the Main Library and join us for Potter trivia, games, crafts, and more! Special giveaways will be awarded to anyone who dresses up for the party.
Learn more at http://bit.ly/2ocLSZe

*Ribfest (Pickering)
12pm-11pmn
Esplanade Park (Behind Pickering City Hall)
Pickering, ON

10th annual event
10 reasons to come
Free music
Durham Buskerfest
Video game arcade
more food choices
special mystic drumz kids show
cool scientists in school workshop
kids water bubble inflatables
Canada 150 theme
spectacular busker fire shows


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**SATURDAY, June 3,  2017**

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

Movie: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

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 with your family.

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

*York Region Family Pride (Richmond Hill)
12pm-4pm
Town Park
43 Church St South
Richmond Hill, ON

York Region Family Pride provides families with a fun and welcoming safe space where you can teach your kids about inclusion and the diversity in sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.
– Bouncy castle
– Crafts
– Games
– DJ Dance Party at 1 PM and 3 PM
– Doo Doo the Clown show @ 1:30 PM
(As seen on Treehouse TV)
– Magic of Aaron Matthews show @ 2:00 PM
(As seen on YTV)
– LGBTQ-friendly vendors
– And MORE!
It’s fun for the whole family!
Family Pride is an official Stand Proud York Region initiative hosted by Pflag Canada York Region, with support from the Town of Richmond Hill.

www.facebook.com/events/1912914578978753/

*Food Truck Festival (Woodbridge)
Boyd Park
8739 Islington Ave
Woodbridge, ON

Up to 20 Food Trucks,
Multiple Activities can include inflatables, bubble soccer, archery tag and other outdoor games,
Soccer Tournaments,
Exotic Italian Cars,
TFC guest appearances,
Music and fun for the whole family.

sonia.vsp2@gmail.com

*Unionville Festival (Markham)
Unionville Main Street
Unionville, ON

Join us June 3 and 4 to celebrate our beautiful heritage village in the heart of York Region. From muskets and marching bands to music, dance and hands-on fun for all ages, the whole community comes out. Jump into the FunZone. Cheer Krazy Kraft racers. Ride the York-Durham Heritage Train. Shop and eat at unique stores, restaurants and pubs, plus craft and food vendors. Refresh at the Bavarian Rock ‘n’ Roll Garden, and marvel at fireworks Saturday night (conditions permitting). On Sunday, participate in or cheer on the Funky 5K run and 2K walk (raising funds for Markham Stouffville Hospital) before heading to the Millennium Bandstand for hours of activities with BeFit and up to Crosby Park for amazing games at Family Fun Day. This is our 48th Festival, bigger and better than ever. Event details appear on the website. See you in Unionville!

www.unionvillefestival.com

*June Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Kickstart your summer at Scarborough Museum! Dive into world games and activities for all ages in preparation for Canadian Multiculturalism Day celebrations on June 27.

Admission is Pay What You Can

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

*Customer Appreciation Day (Toronto)
10:30am-4pm
Agincourt Library
155 Bonis Ave
Toronto, ON

Agincourt Library is pleased to invite each of you to our annual Customer Appreciation Day!
The day will be filled with a variety of activities to celebrate and showcase the newly renovated spaces and new services at the Agincourt District Library.
Highlights include: Book sale; branch tours through the new Digital Innovation Hub and expanded Teen Space; a range of diverse programs for many ages and interests; musical performers and much more!
Join us! Drop-in, no registration needed

*Mac And Cheese Festival (Toronto) (Entertain Kids On A Dime Exclusive)
12pm-11pm
Ontario Place
9455 Lakeshore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON

Talented chefs, savvy cooks and innovative food entrepreneurs will once again set the stage in Toronto to feed over 40,000 hungry fans with insanely creative versions of mac and cheese for 3 days only, June 2-4, 2017 at Ontario Place. We’re thrilled to announce that the Mac and Cheese Festival has a new name – “Black Diamond Mac and Cheese Festival” which is now one of Toronto’s biggest food festivals.

Teams will be competing to win Catelli’s People’s Choice Award and the $5,000 cash prize. There will be over 50 variations of mac and cheese to try this year! Kick back and relax in our lounge or catch a ride on our trackless train touring Ontario Place! For your convenience, take our free shuttle bus from Exhibition GO Station right to the front gates which runs every 10 minutes.
Fan favourites like craft brewers, wine makers, carnival games and live entertainment will be returning! We’ve added an entire Cheese Market filled with free cheese tastings, a massive Kids Village (featuring Reptilia, Medieval Times, Bricks 4 Kids and more), marshmallow fire pits, a gaming zone, a merchant marketplace and lounges. It’s a free family-friendly event that has something for everyone.

Make sure to visit the Entertain Kids On A Dime Pavilion for some family fun!

Family Details Of The Event can be found HERE

All ticket holders get access into the festival 1 hour before it opens each day, entrance line-by pass and 1 free VitaCoco drink!
June 2, 2017: 7pm-11pm (6pm Access for ALL ticket holders)
June 3, 2017: 1pm-11pm (12pm Access for ALL ticket holders)
June 4, 2017: 1pm-7pm (12pm Access for ALL ticket holders)

Sign up online to receive your FREE admission ticket which includes entrance line bypass!

http://www.macandcheesefestival.eventbrite.com

*Kid’s Coin Collecting Workshop (Toronto) (FREE)
10:15am-11:15pm
Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

Kids, Join us at the Toronto Coin Expo for our FREE Educational Workshop & Auction, and learn what collecting is all about.
A workshop for the young (and young at heart!) who want to learn more about what beginners can collect. We will also see how chocolate coins are made, which are “strikingly” similar to how the Mint makes coins! Chocolate coins (as well as real ones) will be available to sort into your collection. Free to young collectors in attendance at the Coin Expo!
As a new addition this year, there will be a fun-filled auction for the younger numismatics. The numismatic auction is only for young collectors using school play money to buy real items!
IT IS A FUN INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION AND A MUST ATTEND!!
Reserve your spot today! (recommended for kids 8+)

Cost- Free

http://www.torontocoinexpo.ca

*Downtown Street Festival (Milton)
12pm-11:30pm
Main Street
Main Street
Milton, ON

Free family oriented festival with live entertainment, kidz zone, vendors and much more.
Cost: FREE
Free and extended transit service all routes in Milton as well as to/from festival 7:10am – 1am.

http://www.downtownmiltonstreetfestival.ca

*Feathered Friends Festival (Oshawa)
10am-3pm
General Motors of Canada Headquarters
1908 Colonel Sam Drive
Oshawa, ON

Friends of Second Marsh in partnership with General Motors of Canada will be hosting a Feathered Friends Festival at General Motors of Canada head-quarters overlooking the McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve and Second Marsh Wildlife Area in Oshawa.
This event is a festival celebrating the return of migratory birds with a live bird show, hikes, crafts and activities. New for this year, we will be including bees, butterflies and bats as part of this festival. There will be no cost to attend this event. Event will run rain or shine. Volunteers needed for this event.
No dogs permitted at the festival and it is a smoke free environment.

http://secondmarsh.outdoorontario.ca


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**SUNDAY, June 4,  2017**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
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

*June Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Kickstart your summer at Scarborough Museum! Dive into world games and activities for all ages in preparation for Canadian Multiculturalism Day celebrations on June 27.

Admission is Pay What You Can

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

*Mac And Cheese Festival (Toronto) (Entertain Kids On A Dime Exclusive)
6pm-7pm
Ontario Place
9455 Lakeshore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON

Talented chefs, savvy cooks and innovative food entrepreneurs will once again set the stage in Toronto to feed over 40,000 hungry fans with insanely creative versions of mac and cheese for 3 days only, June 2-4, 2017 at Ontario Place. We’re thrilled to announce that the Mac and Cheese Festival has a new name – “Black Diamond Mac and Cheese Festival” which is now one of Toronto’s biggest food festivals.

Teams will be competing to win Catelli’s People’s Choice Award and the $5,000 cash prize. There will be over 50 variations of mac and cheese to try this year! Kick back and relax in our lounge or catch a ride on our trackless train touring Ontario Place! For your convenience, take our free shuttle bus from Exhibition GO Station right to the front gates which runs every 10 minutes.
Fan favourites like craft brewers, wine makers, carnival games and live entertainment will be returning! We’ve added an entire Cheese Market filled with free cheese tastings, a massive Kids Village (featuring Reptilia, Medieval Times, Bricks 4 Kids and more), marshmallow fire pits, a gaming zone, a merchant marketplace and lounges. It’s a free family-friendly event that has something for everyone.

Make sure to visit the Entertain Kids On A Dime Pavilion for some family fun!

Family Details Of The Event can be found HERE

All ticket holders get access into the festival 1 hour before it opens each day, entrance line-by pass and 1 free VitaCoco drink!
June 2, 2017: 7pm-11pm (6pm Access for ALL ticket holders)
June 3, 2017: 1pm-11pm (12pm Access for ALL ticket holders)
June 4, 2017: 1pm-7pm (12pm Access for ALL ticket holders)

Sign up online to receive your FREE admission ticket which includes entrance line bypass!

http://www.macandcheesefestival.eventbrite.com

*Scotiabank Better Together Bed Race (Toronto)
12pm-5pm
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive (across from Square One Shopping Centre)
Mississauga, ON

Join us on Sunday, June 4, 2017 where thousands of Mississauga community members will cheer on our bed racers and enjoy our fun festival in support of Trillium Health Partners.
Apart from bed racing, this fun-filled day will include live music, dancers, food, attractions, games and giveaways for all ages! Be sure to visit us at trilliumbedrace.ca for our list of attractions throughout the day! The Scotiabank Better Together Bed Race promises to be a day of fun for everyone!
Be part of the excitement while 20 teams comprised of corporations, hospital staff and community teams race their custom-decorated beds through Mississauga Celebration Square as they compete for fastest bed to win the coveted golden Bed Pan Trophy.
Festivities are from 12-5 p.m. With every $5 donation, participants receive a festivities wristband to experience all the family fun we have to offer! Park admission is FREE.
Cost -Free, donations

http://trilliumbedrace.ca

*Imagine In The Park Children’s Arts Festival (Hamilton) (FREE)
11am-6pm
Gage Park
1000 Main St E
Hamilton, ON

Imagine In The Park is a free children’s art festival. We offer hands-on workshops held by local artists in all forms of the Arts- music, dance, literature, crafts- like felting, screen printing etc. and more. This will be our 7th year hosting the festival, and we welcome you and your family to join us Saturday, June 3rd at Gage Park.
We have food trucks available, local service organisations, face painting, a magic show and more! Also, children receive a new book donated by Frontier College!
This year, we are operating under the theme of PROUD TO BE CANADIAN and so, we have some extra special guests joining us. We have an Aboriginal dance group, an English/ French storyteller and author and Derek Douglas- illustrator of Canada: Our Road to Democracy children’s book!

https://imagineinthepark.wordpress.com

*Kite Festival (Burlington)
11am-4pm
Brant Hills Community Centre and Park
2255 Brant Street
Burlington, ON

Celebrate diversity and let fun take flight! Join us for the 26th annual Kite Festival! Free kite building materials are available (while supplies last), as well as activities and entertainment.

http://www.burlington.ca/en/live-and-play/kite-festival.asp


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