JUNE FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (June 22-23, 2019)

JUNE FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (June 22-23, 2019)

 



**SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2019**

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

Movie: ET

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

*Toy Story 4 Play Day (All Over Ontario)
1pm-3pm
Toys R Us
All Over Ontario

Kids can make new friends and embark on a Toy Story 4 adventure with us!
• Build and take home a Duke Caboom 3D model
• Race to the finish line with Duke Caboom Stunt Racer challenge
• Make the jump with Hot Wheels, help the Buzz Lightyear Character Car free Ducky and Bunny and save the day
•Keep a steady hand and a cool head while you compete in a friendly, action-packed Kerplunk™ gameplay with a Toy Story 4 theme… and more!
Limit one make and take per child. While they last. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

http://www.toysrus.ca/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3373022

*National Indigenous Peoples Day (Newmarket)
1:30pm-3:30pm
Drop-in and learn about the cultural diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples through our collection of artifacts and reproductions. Experience Indigenous tradition through your taste buds and enjoy playing hands-on activities with your children. Curated by Janet Charpentier.

$3/child | Suitable for ages 4 to 10, Adult supervision required. Pre-Register by email at museum@newmarket.ca or call 905 953 5314

Enjoy an afternoon of educational and fun crafts, stories, games and hands-on activities while learning about our First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. Sample traditional Indigenous drinks and food like cedar tea, maple syrup, strawberry drink and bannock. Join us for a special Nin Os Kom Tin Hand Drumming Presentation at 2 p.m.

http://www.newmarket.ca/museum

*June Weekends (Scarborough)
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Come and experience the beautiful sight of Scarborough Museum’s rustic Victorian buildings against a backdrop of a park in full bloom! Every weekend in June enjoy lemonade and lemon or strawberry baked goods, play board games and giant outdoor games, participate in an animal scavenger hunt, and make animal-themed crafts.

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

*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/201906-juin-june

*Birkdale Arts Festival (Scarborough) (FREE)
10am-4pm
Birkdale Community Centre
1299 Ellesmere Road
Scarborough, ON

For over ten years, Birkdale Arts Festival (formerly Birkdale Art in the Park) has brought Birkdale Ravine and Community Centre alive with dozens of art exhibits, live performances, workshops and a variety of family-friendly activities.
This event draws hundreds of visitors, and feedback from our exhibitors has consistently praised this unique project and the space it provides for artists to collaborate and increase their connectivity with the broader community while showcasing and selling their original artwork.
Rain or shine!

http://www.facebook.com/BirkdaleArtsFestival/

*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

*The Junction Summer Solstice (Toronto)
12pm-12am
The Junction
Keele & Dundas St. West
Toronto, ON

We are delighted to be bringing back The Junction 8th Annual Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday, June 22, noon to midnight, and it’s going to be bigger than ever!

Live music, art market, food, craft, street performers + lots of fun for the whole family! Celebrating the longest day of the year and the kick-off to summer, the theme will be a retro-inspired beach party!

http://thejunctionbia.ca/the-junction-summer-solstice-festival-2019/

*Fairbank Summerfest (Toronto)
Eglinton Ave West
5 Blocks along Eglinton Ave.W.
Toronto, ON

Fairbank Village BIA, a Business Improvement Area servicing Eglinton West of Dufferin is proud to announce the annual Fairbank Summerfest along Eglinton Ave W., West of Dufferin.

A modern twist on a summer carnival, where the Admission, Rides & Entertainment are FREE!!! 20,000 of our Friends and Neighbours join us for this 2-day extravaganza that includes food from around the world as well as a sidewalk sale that will remind you of a European Bazar.
New this year show off your pet’s talent at the Ren’s Pets Depot – Woodbridge Location Pet Idol Competition or show off your skills at the Foosball Tournament. Also, come by between 12-4pm for FREE popcorn daily while supplies last.
Visit some of our local businesses and get the back of your postcard stamped for a chance to win a 55 inch TV! Enter the contest and find out more at the Fairbank Village Booth.
Bring the whole family down to Fairbank, on Eglinton West of Dufferin June 22 & 23 the fun starts at noon, fun for the whole family. Saturday, June 22 from 12-11pm and Sunday, June 23 from 12-9pm.

http://www.fairbanksummerfest.ca/

*Family Nature Walks (Toronto)
High Park Nature Centre
375 Colborne Lodge Drive
Toronto, ON

Suggested donation of $2-$5 per person.

Upcoming walks:
Invasive Species – June 22, 2019

http://highparknaturecentre.com/demo/calendars/familyNatureWalks

*Indigenous Arts Festival at Fort York (Toronto) (FREE)
Fort York
250 Fort York Blvd.
Toronto, ON

The multi-day festival of Indigenous culture energizes Fort York with performances by Indigenous artists from across Turtle Island and beyond. The festival includes storytelling, dance, film, food, and artisan market. Performances by Beatrice Deer, Quantum Tangle, Fawn Big Canoe, Jah’kota and more.

http://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/festivals-events/indigenous-arts-festival/

*The Queensway Butter Tart Festival (Etobicoke) (Free Admission)
11am-8pm
Queensway Park
8 Avon Park Drive
Etobicoke, ON

The Queensway Butter Tart Festival is a sweet one-day community festival celebrating the Canadian Butter Tart with bakers competing for the title of Toronto’s Best Butter Tart.
Spend your day at Queensway Park enjoying delicious treats from food trucks and vendors, a beer garden with live music, classic car show, PC SuperDogs, a kids zone, entertainment for all ages, and more!

http://queenswaybuttertartfestival.com/

*Family Ribfest (Oakville)
Sheridan College Trafalgar Campus
1430 Trafalgar Rd.
Oakville, ON

We are excited to invite you to attend the 8th Annual Oakville Family Ribfest. Once again, the Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar are hosting this years Ribfest at the beautiful Sheridan College campus on Trafalgar Road.
This expansive paved site means we have more ribs, more music, more things to see and do, more fun for the kids, more sweet treats, and more enjoyment with friends and family all weekend long.

www.oakvillefamilyribfest.com

*FrancoFEST 2019 (Hamilton)
Gage Park
1000 Main St E
Hamilton, ON

The largest francophone arts and culture festival on the Niagara Peninsula. The two-day festival returns from June 21st to 22nd to celebrate the vibrant francophone community and its dynamic Francophile supporters : family activities, live music

http://www.francofesthamilton.ca/

*Preschool Puppet Playhouse (Dundas)
10am-11:30am
Dundas Museum and Archives
139 Park St W
Dundas, ON

The final Preschool Puppet Playhouse of the season is coming up on June 22. Join us and Studio Babette Puppet Theatre for a classic fairy tale puppet show, puppet making, music, and sing-a-longs with a unique Dundas connection. Tickets are $5 per child, adults free. Spaces limited. Reserve your tickets on our website or by calling 905-627-7412.

www.dundasmuseum.ca/events/event/preschool-puppet-playhouse-9/

*21 Division Police and Community Fun Day (Brampton)
11am-3pm
10 Peel Centre Drive (Parking Lot)
Brampton, ON

21 Division, Peel Regional Police is proud to be hosting our fourth annual Police Day and Community Fun Fair on Saturday June 22nd 2019, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. The event will be held at the west parking lot adjacent to the Region of Peel building, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton which is attached to 21 Division.
Our Police Day and Community Fun Fair will provide a positive environment for all community stakeholders, citizens and police personnel to interact in a fun and informal environment.
Visitors to our event will be able to see many displays and exhibits.
There will also be music, great food and entertainment for everyone!

*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

*A Steampunk Extravaganza (Whitby)
10am-5pm
Lynde House Museum
900 Brock Street South
Whitby, ON

Join us for Durham Region’s first Steampunk Festival!
Dress in your Victorian best and enjoy a fun-filled day for the whole family!
HISTORIC HOUSE TOURS ~ VENDORS ~ PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES
MUSIC, MAGIC, DANCING & A SIDESHOW!

With Entertainment By:
Dragonfly Bellydance
Joy Brigade
Majinx
Mental Floss Sideshow
Food Truck Provided By: Gangster Cheese
With Cosplay Special Guest: Professor Ravenscroft

www.lyndehousemuseum.com/

*45th Annual Fiesta Week (Oshawa)
9am-11:45pm
Oshawa Fiesta Week
110 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON

This year marks the 42nd Anniversary of Fiesta Week and it all starts Father’s Day Sunday June 19th at 12: 30 at King St W and Centre St S.
With over 65 Fantastic Parade Entries you can’t miss out on the Biggest Multicultural Parade in Durham!
We are honored to have Jennifer Valentyne formerly of City TV as our Grand Parade Marshal to lead our parade.
Head over to Memorial Park for a Free Concert with a taste of our amazing entertainment and cuisine presented by the 18 Pavilions hosting Fiesta Week. Jennifer Valentyne will also be there for a meeting great for all her loyal fans who have missed her.
Visit our Tent for Fiesta Week T-shirts and Advance Passports.
Happy Father’s Day and Fiesta Week from the Oshawa Folk Arts Council “The Fiesta People”

http://fiestaweek.ca

*HBR’s Canine Carnival (Bowmanville)
10am-4pm
K-9 Central
2836 Holt Road
Bowmanville, ON

We are having our annual Canine Carnival event on June 22, 2019.
Held at K-9 Central Pet Resort, Training and Spa Inc, Bowmanville
2836 Holt Road, Bowmanville
Bring the kids and your dogs. Games for both children and your dogs. Dock diving, carnival games, food, music, prizes, silent auction, lure coursing and much more!

*Community Fun Day (Barrie)
7:30am-1pm
Barrie Free Methodist Church
290 Cundles Road East
Barrie, ON

3rd Annual COMMUNITY FUN DAY, YARD SALE & BBQ!
Don’t miss the fun! Come out for a great morning of shopping, food, fun and games for the whole family …there’s something for all ages!

• 30+ yard sale vendors*
• Kid’s Zone including: Clowns, Bouncy Castle, Live Animals, Kids’ Closet
• Carnival games including baseball pitch
• Live Music
• Hot dogs, refreshments, cotton candy
• Free Icecream
…and more!

www.bfmc.org/



**SUNDAY, JUNE 23,  2019**

*Israel Day Festival (Thornhill)
10am-5pm
Promenade Mall (former Sears store)
1 Promenade Circle
Thornhill, ON

Fun for the whole family, this year’s Israel Day Festival takes place in a new indoor location, conveniently located at the former Sears in Promenade Mall, on Bathurst Street just south of Centre Street in Thornhill.
The Festival includes a Children’s Village featuring arts & crafts, rides, and jumping castle; all-day, on-stage entertainment; vendors showcasing a wide range of products and community organizations supporting many different causes; and delicious Israeli and Canadian food.

http://www.israeldayfestival.com/

*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/201906-juin-june

*June Weekends (Scarborough)
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Come and experience the beautiful sight of Scarborough Museum’s rustic Victorian buildings against a backdrop of a park in full bloom! Every weekend in June enjoy lemonade and lemon or strawberry baked goods, play board games and giant outdoor games, participate in an animal scavenger hunt, and make animal-themed crafts.

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

*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

*Downsview Park Nature Connection (Toronto) (FREE)
2pm-4pm
Downsview Park
70 Canuck Avenue
Toronto, ON

A FREE nature program for families. Connect with the natural world and come out to Downsview Park!
Downsview Park staff will take you on a free outdoor Park program based on nature-themed topics to get you exploring the natural world, starting with Downsview Park!
Using natural and human-made materials, participants will explore a naturalized area and engage in free-play. This program encourages imagination, exploration and group-play. Please note this program is unstructured and encourages a hands-off approach from adults. More information about the program will be sent to families after enrollment.
All participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. This program may take place on rough trails, strollers are not recommended. Please do not bring animals* to Nature Connection programs and remember to dress for the weather.

*Service animals are always welcome.

http://en.downsviewpark.ca/events

*Fairbank Summerfest (Toronto)
Eglinton Ave West
5 Blocks along Eglinton Ave.W.
Toronto, ON

Fairbank Village BIA, a Business Improvement Area servicing Eglinton West of Dufferin is proud to announce the annual Fairbank Summerfest along Eglinton Ave W., West of Dufferin.

A modern twist on a summer carnival, where the Admission, Rides & Entertainment are FREE!!! 20,000 of our Friends and Neighbours join us for this 2-day extravaganza that includes food from around the world as well as a sidewalk sale that will remind you of a European Bazar.
New this year show off your pet’s talent at the Ren’s Pets Depot – Woodbridge Location Pet Idol Competition or show off your skills at the Foosball Tournament. Also, come by between 12-4pm for FREE popcorn daily while supplies last.
Visit some of our local businesses and get the back of your postcard stamped for a chance to win a 55 inch TV! Enter the contest and find out more at the Fairbank Village Booth.
Bring the whole family down to Fairbank, on Eglinton West of Dufferin June 22 & 23 the fun starts at noon, fun for the whole family. Saturday, June 22 from 12-11pm and Sunday, June 23 from 12-9pm.

http://www.fairbanksummerfest.ca/

*Indigenous Arts Festival at Fort York (Toronto) (FREE)
Fort York
250 Fort York Blvd.
Toronto, ON

The multi-day festival of Indigenous culture energizes Fort York with performances by Indigenous artists from across Turtle Island and beyond. The festival includes storytelling, dance, film, food, and artisan market. Performances by Beatrice Deer, Quantum Tangle, Fawn Big Canoe, Jah’kota and more.

http://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/festivals-events/indigenous-arts-festival

*Family Ribfest (Oakville)
Sheridan College Trafalgar Campus
1430 Trafalgar Rd.
Oakville, ON

We are excited to invite you to attend the 8th Annual Oakville Family Ribfest. Once again, the Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar are hosting this years Ribfest at the beautiful Sheridan College campus on Trafalgar Road.
This expansive paved site means we have more ribs, more music, more things to see and do, more fun for the kids, more sweet treats, and more enjoyment with friends and family all weekend long.

www.oakvillefamilyribfest.com

*Garden Festival (Mississauga)
10am-4pm
Riverwood Park
4150 Riverwood Park Lane
Mississauga, ON

There’s a world of fun for nature lovers, garden lovers, and kids at the Mississauga Garden Festival. Here’s a taste of what’s happening:
– Tours of the beautiful MacEwan Gardens
– Master Gardeners to answer your questions
– Games and activities for kids
– A marketplace featuring artisan vendors
– Food vendors
– Horticultural/Garden Club representatives
Before the festival, join expert birder Luc Fazio for a Bird Hike around Riverwood from 9-10:10 a.m. Meet at Chappell House.
Cash is recommended to purchase items from vendors, but some will take credit cards.
Join us for the festival and enjoy the trails at Riverwood!

https://www.mississaugagardenfestival.ca/

*MP Mark Holland’s Annual Summer BBQ (Ajax)
1pm-4pm
Ajax Downs
50 Alexander’s Crossing
Ajax, ON

Come out and enjoy a FREE summer barbecue on behalf of your local Member of Parliament, Mark Holland! It will be an afternoon of food – which includes vegetarian and halal options – and ice cream, with live entertainment and fun activities for the kids,

 


 

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