NOVEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (November 17- 18, 2018)

NOVEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (November 17- 18, 2018)

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**SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2018**

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

Movie: HOME ALONE

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

*Santa Claus Parade (Richmond Hill) (FREE)
6pm-7:30pm
1 William Bell Parkway
Richmond Hill, ON

Richmond Hill’s Santa Claus Parade brings the holiday spirit to life each year for spectators of all ages.
This popular parade attracts thousands and features a number of diverse floats, walking groups and marching bands from in and around the community.

http://RichmondHill.ca/Santa

*Santa Claus Parade (Newmarket) (FREE)
11am
Lorne Ave. and Eagle St.
Newmarket, ON

Welcome Santa Claus to Newmarket at our annual Santa Claus parade beginning at 11 a.m. Bundle up and bring your family and friends to see the festive holiday floats followed by our special guest – jolly Old St. Nick.
Please remember to bring your letter to Santa to be picked up by Canada Post and your non-perishable food item to be collected for the Newmarket Food Pantry.

The parade will start at the corner of Lorne Avenue and Eagle Street; proceed east on Eagle Street and then North on Main Street, ending at Ontario Street.

http://www.newmarket.ca/thingstodo/pages/recreation%20and%20culture/events/santa-claus-parade.aspx

*Gallery of Festive Trees (Newmarket) (FREE)
10am-4pm
Elman W. Campbell Museum
134 Main Street, South
Newmarket, ON

See our Gallery of Trees decorated to different time periods. Whether your style is Victorian, Edwardian or Retro, there’s something for everyone. Opens November 17 until December 29. Free admission.

newmarket.ca/museum

*Santa Claus Parade (Uxbridge) (FREE)
11am
Brock & Centre
Uxbridge, ON

Welcome to the 58th Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade!
Theme for 2018 – “Christmas for Kids”
Start Time: 11am – approx 1.5 hours
Kids! Have your letters to Santa ready! Canada Post will be collecting them at the parade!

http://www.uxbridgesantaclausparade.com

*Movember November Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Rd, Scarborough, ON

It’s mysterious Movember at Scarborough Museum! Go on scavenger hunt and make a moustache disguise. Try the museum’s popular Mystery Cake and try to guess the surprise ingredient. Check out the museum’s discovery boxes and see what’s inside.

Cost is pay what you can.

https://www.toronto.ca

*Guided Hikes (Scarborough) (FREE)
Rouge National Urban Park – Parks Canada
Meadowvale Road
Scarborough, ON

Join us to discover the park’s natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and fun Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff. We have something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, discovering the past, fitness challenges or just to meet new people!
Various dates. See website for schedule.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201811-novembre-november

*Bloor-Yorkville Holiday Magic (Toronto) (FREE)
5pm-7pm
Village of Yorkville Park
115 Cumberland Street
Toronto, ON

The Bloor-Yorkville Business Improvement Area (BYBIA) will kick off the holiday season with Holiday Magic, the spectacular annual community concert event in support of the Canadian Foundation for Aids Research (CANFAR).

From 5:00pm – 7:00pm, families, friends and music lovers are invited to the Village of Yorkville Park (Cumberland & Bellair Streets) for the Official Tree Lighting and an exciting performance by Pop Star SHAWN HOOK. The two-time Juno Fan Choice Award nominee, started garnishing attention with his 2015 hit “Sound of Your Heart” which received double platinum status in Canada, hit Top 20 in America, and made it to #1 on the Billboard Dance Club chart. With recent performances on Jimmy Kimmel, The Today Show, and Live! With Kelly and Michael, his latest Certified Platinum single, “Reminding Me” featuring Vanessa Hudgens, peaked at #3 on Hot AC in Canada with Hook performing it on the So You Think You Can Dance finale.

The evening’s musical entertainment will start with a performance by The Rosedale Day School Choir.

CHUM 104.5’s Taylor Kaye will also be on hand to “flick the switch” and turn on the holiday lights to launch Holiday Magic in Bloor-Yorkville.

This is a FREE EVENT and attendees can also enjoy hot beverages, courtesy of Goldstruck, for a suggested $2 donation, as they enjoy the glittering lights, our new majestic Christmas tree and storefronts swathed in festive decorations. Cash & cheque donations are also welcome in support of CANFAR. There will be representatives from our charitable partners on-site at the BYBIA Tent.

http://www.bloor-yorkville.com/holiday_magic/

*Holy & Holly Christmas Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-2pm
Christ Church Deer Park
1570 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

Come and experience life in a Bethlehem Market with crafts and dress up photo booth. Carol singing, puppet shows. Plus jewellery table, silent auction, homemade gifts, baked treats, tea and lunch, plus so much more!

*Santa Claus Parade (Oakville) (FREE)
9am
Lakeshore Road East & Reynolds Avenue
Oakville, ON

The route begins in Downtown Oakville at Lakeshore Road East and Reynolds Avenue (see parade route map below).

2018 theme: Celebrating 70 Years!
This is a rain or shine event coordinated in association with the Town of Oakville

http://www.oakvillesantaclausparade.ca/

*Santa Parade (Hamilton) (FREE)
4:30pm

Hamilton, ON
We sent our invitation to the North Pole a few months ago and we received notification that both Santa and Mrs Claus are more than overjoyed to be able to come to Hamilton and see everyone.
With that said the Hamilton Santa Claus Parade Committee is pleased to announce that this years parade will be taking place on Saturday November 17, 2018 at 4:30pm. The route remains the same as last year.
Please hereby find this as your invitation to join us at this time to give both Santa and Mrs Claus a warm welcome to our city. We look forward to seeing everyone.

http://www.hamiltonsantaparade.com

*Santa Claus Parade (Brampton) (FREE)
5pm-6:30pm
Downtown Brampton
Main Street
Brampton, ON

he annual Brampton Santa Claus Parade has been tradition in Brampton since 1985. Join the crowds that line the streets to welcome Mr. and Mrs. Claus to town at Canada’s largest night time parade. Arrive early to get a good seat and don’t forget to bring your lawn chair!

bramptonsantaclausparade.com/

*Santa’s Parade of Lights (Oshawa) (FREE)
6pm
Oshawa, ON

http://www.oshawasantaclausparade.org/

*Santa Claus Parade (Barrie) (FREE)
5pm-8pm
Tiffin and Lakeshore
Barrie, ON

The Barrie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to have a longstanding partnership with Santa. He joins us each year for this fun night parade that features fantastic lights, colours and music.
The 2018 parade is scheduled for 5pm on Saturday, November 17, 2018. This years theme is “Christmas Past, Present and Future”.
We will be traveling the same route again this year, departing from Tiffin and Lakeshore, heading straight up Tiffin to Bradford Street. We will then head North on Bradford to Dunlop, then through Downtown Barrie, where we will be part of the Downtown Barrie Tree Lighting festivities!

http://barriechamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/barrie-santa-claus-parade-november-17-2018-3005

*Santa Claus Parade (Bowmanville) (FREE)
10:30am
King and Scugog out to King and Simpson
Bowmanville, ON

The Bowmanville Santa Claus Parade will be happening on Saturday November 17, 2018. The parade begins at 10:30am and usually finishes up at around noon.
The parade route will travel from one end of downtown straight through to the far end, from King and Scugog out to King and Simpson.

http://www.bowmanvillesantaclausparade.com/



**SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2018**

*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

*Movember November Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Rd, Scarborough, ON

It’s mysterious Movember at Scarborough Museum! Go on scavenger hunt and make a moustache disguise. Try the museum’s popular Mystery Cake and try to guess the surprise ingredient. Check out the museum’s discovery boxes and see what’s inside.

Cost is pay what you can.

https://www.toronto.ca

*Guided Hikes (Scarborough) (FREE)
Rouge National Urban Park – Parks Canada
Meadowvale Road
Scarborough, ON

Join us to discover the park’s natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and fun Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff. We have something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, discovering the past, fitness challenges or just to meet new people!
Various dates. See website for schedule.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201811-novembre-november

*Santa Claus Parade (Toronto) (FREE)
12:30pm
Christie Street and Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Since 1905, the Toronto Santa Claus parade has made its way through the streets of downtown Toronto. Today, The Santa Claus Parade is the longest running children’s parade in the world and one of the overall largest parades in the world.
The 114th Toronto Santa Claus parade takes place on November 18, 2018 at 12:30.
The parade begins at Christie Street and Bloor Street West. See website for full route details!

http://www.thesantaclausparade.ca/

*Santa Claus Parade (Milton) (FREE)
1:30pm
Along Main Street
Milton, ON

The 2018 Milton Santa Claus parade theme is “The Next Generation” celebrating how Milton is flourishing into a bigger community. Together, we will shape the future of Milton by building a vibrant, thriving and innovative community, where everyone feels welcome, safe, connected and engaged.
The parade will take place on Sunday November 18th starting at 1.30 pm

http://www.miltonsantaclausparade.ca

*Christmas Event (Burlington)
11am-4pm
Ireland House Museum
2168 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON

Jingle all the way! Celebrate the traditions of the season with holiday tours of the historic Ireland House Museum, treats made on an 1830s Rumford cooking hearth, horse drawn wagon rides, crafts, roasted marshmallows and Santa’s reindeer! All-inclusive admission is $10 for adults, $8 for children (ages 3-16), and free for children 2 and under. Please park at MM Robinson High School.

museumsofburlington.ca/ireland-house/events/308-a-christmas-event-at-ireland-house-museum-november-18-2018


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