MAY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (May 25-26, 2019)

MAY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (May 25-26, 2019)

 



**SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2019**

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

Movie: AQUAMAN

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

*Vaughan Ribfest (Vaughan)
Improve Canada Centre
7250 Keele Street
Vaughan, ON

The inaugural Vaughan Ribfest Presented by Improve Canada will take place at the outdoor event grounds at Improve Canada Centre convenient for all surrounding communities.
Produced by Ontario Festival Group we are bringing 4 of North America’s Best Rib Teams coming from New Mexico USA, Alabama USA, Oklahoma USA, and Fort Erie, Ontario. These “Pitmasters” are ready to serve you and your friends Award-Winning Mouth-Watering BBQ Smoked Ribs.
Watch Live Music all weekend long featuring amazing Tributes and local bands. There will be a variety of festival foods like mini-donuts, roasted corn, poutines, funnel cakes and of course to wash it all down nice cold beer. There will be plenty of activities including a Spectacular Midway, Carnival Games, Marketplace, Artisans, Rib Eating Contest and more…
Watch Live Music all weekend long featuring amazing Tributes to Bob Marley, Bon Jovi, U2, and more. Like us on Facebook for daily updates facebook.com/VaughanRibfest

www.ontariofestivalgroup.com/event/vaughanribfest/

*City of Vaughan Public Works Open House (Vaughan)
10am-2pm
Joint Operations Centre
2800 Rutherford Road
Vaughan, ON

The Public Works Portfolio will be hosting its annual Public Works Open House Event. Come out to learn about the services Public Works staff provide, your whole family will also enjoy activities, including:
• Music and Entertainment
• BBQ – Food prepared by Enbridge
• Mascots – Meet and Greet
• Kids Zone – Face painting, balloon twisting, waste diversion basketball, coloring tables, life size version of
snakes and ladders, Photo Booth
• Kids Bike Rodeo – bring your helmet and bike!
• Bike Repair Shop – bring in your bicycle for advice on repairs and a tune up. Also take the opportunity to test an e-bike!
More info on the website.

http://www.vaughan.ca/publicworksday

*Northern Heat Rib Series (Newmarket)
Newmarket Rib Fest
17730 Leslie Street, Newmarket, ON

Northern Heat Rib Series is Canada’s largest Rib & Craft Beer Series featuring some of the best rib teams in North America. With events across Ontario, you can always rely on us to bring you the BEST barbeque and food festival experience!
Our Craft Beer Market & Summer Cocktails will you keep you refreshed all summer long! All our events include free admission, live music, kids zone, backyard BBQ games, free parking and much more…Guaranteed fun for all ages!

www.northernheatribseries.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/201905-mai-may

*Weekend Nature Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for play, art and stewardship during Earth month as we explore and celebrate planet Earth and the different plants and animals which call it home.

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/nature-play-childrens-garden

*Doors Open (Toronto) (FREE)
Multiple Locations
Toronto, ON

One weekend every year Doors Open Toronto provides an opportunity to explore some of the most architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city, many of which are not usually open to the public.
This year’s anniversary theme is “20 Something,” celebrating the first 20 years of Doors Open Toronto while looking forward to the next 20 years.
Full event details and a complete list of participating buildings will be available on the Doors Open website early in May.

http://www.toronto.ca/doorsopen

*Sterling Weekend (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-5pm
MOCA Toronto
158 Sterling Road
Toronto, ON

Coinciding with Doors Open, MOCA’s Sterling Weekend activities take inspiration from Mark Dion’s exhibition, ‘The Life of a Dead Tree’ and the 100th anniversary of the Tower Automotive Building. Reflecting on the life that has returned to the Tower Automotive Building, artist Mark Dion’s exhibition brings a massive, fully grown, deceased tree into the gallery along with its inhabitants, to create a sensory experience and exploration of the natural cycle of life and death.
A series of film screenings, workshops, and lively conversations delve into the unique history of the building, and investigate the concrete architecture and parklands that make up our city.
Join us at MOCA for two full days of free, interactive programs that are open to visitors of all ages.
Floors 1-5 and 8-10 will be open!

www.museumofcontemporaryart.ca

*Kids’ Days (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-4pm
Design Exchange
234 Bay Street
Toronto, ON

Drop in to DX for fun-filled days of FREE hands-on activities with inspiring lessons and DIY workshops led by creative and qualified DX Instructors.
Perfect for imaginative, curious and creative kids, all materials will be provided – markers, pipe cleaners, glitter, glue – even an app or two.
No previous design experience is required.
MAY 25Doors Open Toronto
Hands-on design activities during Doors Open that encourage kids to become creative problem solvers and design thinkers.
Admission is free however you must get your tickets online.

http://www.dx.org/index.cfm?pagepath=Education/Kids&id=77978

*Woofstock (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Woodbine Park
Toronto, ON

It’s grown into a festive tour de force, now drawing tens of thousands of dogs in the know, their faithful humans in tow, from across the country and the U.S. It’s without question, the largest outdoor festival for dogs in all of North America.
Woofstock was the first festival to allow people to celebrate their dogs, indulge them, party with them and let them show off their special talents in fun and wacky contests and fashion shows. Woofstock is world famous, drawing vendors from across North America. There isn’t a toy, fashion line, accessory, and type of treat or exclusive service for dogs that you can’t find at Woofstock.
Quirky and fun, non-stop two day party taking place at Woodbine Park in Toronto Beaches, the City’s most dog “Paws-itive” neighbourhood!

www.woofstock.ca

*Live History (Niagara Falls)
12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm
Battle Ground Hotel Museum
6137 Lundy’s Lane
Niagara Falls, ON

May 25, 2019 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
May 25, 2019 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
May 25, 2019 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
May 25, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

$10 a ticket
Tickets MUST be purchased in advance by calling 905-358-5082 or in person at the Niagara Falls History Museum. Tickets will not be available at the door.
Explore Niagara history in an interactive theatrical experience like no other! Tour around the historic Battle Ground Hotel Museum while participating in a mystery described as a cross between Downton Abbey and an Escape Room. Work with the characters in this dark drama to uncover a cipher, and discover the past in a whole new way.

niagarafallsmuseums.ca/

*Family Festival (Niagara Falls)
10am-2pm
Heartland Forest
8215 Heartland Road
Niagara Falls, ON

Please join us for a fun filled fundraiser day including vendors, a games room, food truck, penny sale, train rides for the kids, and more!
Located at Heartland Forest from 10am-2pm.
Hosted by A Child’s World – Family and Children’s Services of Niagara.

https://www.heartlandforest.org/event/5th-annual-family-festival/

*Family Fun Day (Mississauga)
10am-3pm
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON

Join us for National Public Works Week – Family Fun Day at Celebration Square.
This free family event invites residents to learn about the power of public works through interactive exhibits, activities for kids, heavy equipment displays and guided tours of the Mississauga Transitway and Traffic Management Centre.
Families will also enjoy a variety of entertainment including a bounce castle, photo booth and charity barbecue.

http://www.mississauga.ca/portal/residents/roads;jsessionid=sfVNrsrcTucc2oWp49nSEJneN5PlYbtWx_wJ1pzF?paf_gear_id=9700018&itemId=8800138q

*Family Programs (Brampton)
1pm-4pm
PAMA
9 Wellington St. E.
Brampton, ON

Guide your family through art projects at PAMA and inspire creativity! Drop-in activities are included in the cost of PAMA admission and members are free.

Admission:
Adults: $5
Seniors: $4
Families (Up to 2 Adults, and up to 5 Children): $12
Children Under 5: Free

North is Freedom: design your own quilt pattern

http://calendar.pama.peelregion.ca/default/Detail/2019-03-02-1300-Family-Fun-Activities

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

This free family oriented event is a festival celebrating the return of migratory birds. The theme of the event is birds and all aspects related to birds. We hope to have our visitors connect with birds in a fun and meaningful way by providing hands on experiences through live bird presentations, crafts, hikes and other activities. Butterflies, bats and bees have also been added to the event as well. Dogs are not permitted with the exception of service dogs. Event will run rain or shine.

https://calendar.oshawa.ca/Default/Detail/2015-05-23-Feathered-Friends-Festival

*Tails On The Trails (Clarington)
10am-3pm
Tails on the Trails
1970 Concession Rd 9
Clarington, ON

A Fun Family Day Walk to Support The Animal Guardian Society. Other events include Silent Auction, Nail Trims, Dog Park, activities for your dog. Vendors,draws and so much more. For Registration https://raceroster.com/events/2019/22635/tails-on-the-trail-2019, grab bags and t-shirts included in your registration. For more information, to become a vendor or sponsor contact tagsinfo@yahoo.ca. Location of the walk is at TAGS 1970 Conc. Road 9 Clarington.

www.animalguardian.org

 

 



**SUNDAY, MAY 26,  2019**

*Vaughan Ribfest (Vaughan)
Improve Canada Centre
7250 Keele Street
Vaughan, ON

The inaugural Vaughan Ribfest Presented by Improve Canada will take place at the outdoor event grounds at Improve Canada Centre convenient for all surrounding communities.
Produced by Ontario Festival Group we are bringing 4 of North America’s Best Rib Teams coming from New Mexico USA, Alabama USA, Oklahoma USA, and Fort Erie, Ontario. These “Pitmasters” are ready to serve you and your friends Award-Winning Mouth-Watering BBQ Smoked Ribs.
Watch Live Music all weekend long featuring amazing Tributes and local bands. There will be a variety of festival foods like mini-donuts, roasted corn, poutines, funnel cakes and of course to wash it all down nice cold beer. There will be plenty of activities including a Spectacular Midway, Carnival Games, Marketplace, Artisans, Rib Eating Contest and more…
Watch Live Music all weekend long featuring amazing Tributes to Bob Marley, Bon Jovi, U2, and more. Like us on Facebook for daily updates facebook.com/VaughanRibfest

www.ontariofestivalgroup.com/event/vaughanribfest/

*Northern Heat Rib Series (Newmarket)
Newmarket Rib Fest
17730 Leslie Street, Newmarket, ON

Northern Heat Rib Series is Canada’s largest Rib & Craft Beer Series featuring some of the best rib teams in North America. With events across Ontario, you can always rely on us to bring you the BEST barbeque and food festival experience!
Our Craft Beer Market & Summer Cocktails will you keep you refreshed all summer long! All our events include free admission, live music, kids zone, backyard BBQ games, free parking and much more…Guaranteed fun for all ages!

www.northernheatribseries.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/201905-mai-may

*Weekend Nature Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for play, art and stewardship during Earth month as we explore and celebrate planet Earth and the different plants and animals which call it home.

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/nature-play-childrens-garden

*Doors Open (Toronto) (FREE)
Multiple Locations
Toronto, ON

One weekend every year Doors Open Toronto provides an opportunity to explore some of the most architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city, many of which are not usually open to the public.
This year’s anniversary theme is “20 Something,” celebrating the first 20 years of Doors Open Toronto while looking forward to the next 20 years.
Full event details and a complete list of participating buildings will be available on the Doors Open website early in May.

http://www.toronto.ca/doorsopen

*Woofstock (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Woodbine Park
Toronto, ON

It’s grown into a festive tour de force, now drawing tens of thousands of dogs in the know, their faithful humans in tow, from across the country and the U.S. It’s without question, the largest outdoor festival for dogs in all of North America.
Woofstock was the first festival to allow people to celebrate their dogs, indulge them, party with them and let them show off their special talents in fun and wacky contests and fashion shows. Woofstock is world famous, drawing vendors from across North America. There isn’t a toy, fashion line, accessory, and type of treat or exclusive service for dogs that you can’t find at Woofstock.
Quirky and fun, non-stop two day party taking place at Woodbine Park in Toronto Beaches, the City’s most dog “Paws-itive” neighbourhood!

www.woofstock.ca

*Live History (Niagara Falls)
12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Battle Ground Hotel Museum
6137 Lundy’s Lane
Niagara Falls, ON

May 26, 2019 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
May 26, 2019 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
May 26, 2019 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm

$10 a ticket
Tickets MUST be purchased in advance by calling 905-358-5082 or in person at the Niagara Falls History Museum. Tickets will not be available at the door.
Explore Niagara history in an interactive theatrical experience like no other! Tour around the historic Battle Ground Hotel Museum while participating in a mystery described as a cross between Downton Abbey and an Escape Room. Work with the characters in this dark drama to uncover a cipher, and discover the past in a whole new way.

niagarafallsmuseums.ca/

 

 

 


 

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