JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 20-21, 2019)

JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 20-21, 2019)

 



**SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2019**

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

Movie: MISSING LINK

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

*Fiesta Extravaganza (Vaughan) (Free Admission)
Dufferin Clark District Park
1441 Clark Avenue West
Vaughan, ON

“Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza” is a summer event that celebrates Filipino culture and tradition in Ontario and across Canada that will promote multicultural awareness and appreciation of Philippine heritage. One way of recognizing the achievements of the Filipino Community that has contributed to the social and economic fabric of Canada.
The main highlights of the festival are: Non-Stop Entertainment and Musical Extravaganza, Food Expo, Filipino Heritage Exhibits, Cultural Dance Competition and Presentation, Bumper2Bumper Auto Show, featured TFC Kapamilya Stars and celebrities and many more.
We are bringing together the community of Filipino entrepreneurs, artists and cultural groups from Canada and will showcase Philippines’ best in mainstream venue in the City of Vaughan. Part of the proceeds will help to renovate Patricia Kemp Community Centre, the home of the Filipino-Canadian Association of Vaughan (FCAV).
The festival will be held at Dufferin Clark District Park on July 20 and 21, 2019, Saturday and Sunday. The City of Vaughan is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada and home to more than 15,000 Filipinos. It is a sister city of Baguio in the Philippines.

http://www.vaughanfiestaextravaganza.ca

*Taste of the Woods (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Warden Woods Community Centre
74 Firvalley Court
Scarborough, ON

Taste of the Woods is an annual event hosted by Warden Woods Community Centre a non-profit organization. This community event is about bringing all communities together to express themselves through various forms.
Taste of the Woods offers delicious food, spectacular entertainment, amazing raffle prizes, fun activities, affordable vendors and much more.

www.wardenwoods.com/en/media

*Caribbean Carnival (Scarborough)
10:30am-8pm
Malvern and Neilson Parks, Scarborough, ON

The Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival is an exciting four-week celebration of Caribbean music, delicious cuisine and exciting revelry. It is the largest cultural event in Canada and the largest outdoor festival in North America.

More than 2,000 young participants will take part in the annual Junior Carnival & Family Day. The Junior Carnival Parade starts at 10:30 am with an official opening ceremony at the McLevin Road Entry to the Malvern Community Centre. Families are welcome to enjoy a carnival showcase, kids crafts and games, food, live entertainment and the always popular Junior Chef competition. The event is free and all are welcome to join at the parade starting point, along the parade route.

http://torontocarnival.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/201907-juillet-july

*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

*Black Creek Farm Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
Black Creek Community Farm
4929 Jane St
North York, ON

Fun day at the farm! Don’t miss out on delicious pizza from our brick bake oven, free workshops, activities, exhilarating scavenger hunt tour and many more!
Organic fresh produce for sale.
Free activities for the whole family:
• face painting
• scavenger hunt
• story telling
• food
• music
and much more!

http://www.facebook.com/events/2187608581334101/

*Swan Lake (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Malvern Branch Library
30 Sewells Road
Toronto, ON

Tutus, pointe shoes, cross bows and magic spells all come together in telling the famous story of Swan Lake. Join Siegfried and Odette in their battle over the forces of evil, and take home a Swan Lake inspired craft, for your own retelling of the tale.
For ages 6-12. Drop in. No registration required.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT396059&R=EVT396059

*Muhtadi International
Drumming Festival (Toronto)
Toronto’s Regent Park,
600 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

This year we are having a Celebration of Caribbean Drum & Dance
Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is a two-day multicultural extravaganza that showcases 30 plus performers/groups playing an eclectic array of drums from a beautiful mix of nations. Drumbeats at this Festival connect the heartbeats of Canada’s enviable, harmonious combination of cultures.
In addition to the live performances, the event also features Drum Village workshops where members of the public can learn, and try their hands at, various drumming styles. Lots of mouthwatering ethnic foods will also be available as well as arts and crafts from many parts of the world.

http://www.muhtadidrumfest.com

*Weekend Explorers (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-11am
Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON

Join us for a fun family program on the weekends at the Legislative Building during the summer! During this one hour program designed for families with children aged 6-10 you will:
-Explore the Legislative Building and Chamber through a fun scavenger hunt
-Play games that teach you about Ontario’s Parliament
-Participate in a craft activity
Pre-registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://www.ola.org/en/visit-learn/programs/summer-programs

*Summer Fair Farm Expo (Milton)
Country Heritage Park
8560 Tremaine Road
Milton, ON

Bring the whole family out for a fun-filled day at our Summer Fair! It all starts up Friday evening with TNT Outdoor Country Concert featuring Taw Connors and Ty Baynton @ 7 pm and Beer Garden! Then Saturday is all about Heavy Horse Pull & Antique Trucks! and Tractor and Super Pull! and a Grand Parade. Take the kids to the cool Kids Zone-Saturday and Sunday! Lots of food, entertainment and so much more!

https://www.countryheritagepark.com/

*Summer Sounds Festival (Milton)
11am-5pm
Victoria Park
150 Mary St, Milton ON L9T 6Z5
Milton, ON

Join the Academy of Music for an afternoon of entertainment and fun for the whole family.
Bring lawn chairs or a blanket to relax and listen to music or walk around to shop the food & local businesses and check out the free activities for kids.
Afternoon entertainment by Academy of Music students & professional

www.facebook.com/events/424433171439021/

*Northern Heat Rib Series (Milton) (Free Admission)
Milton Fairgrounds
136 Robert Street
Milton, 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

*Bollywood Monster Mashup (Mississauga) (FREE)
Celebration Square
Mississauga, ON

The Largest South Asian Festival #BollywoodMonster Mashup is a FREE event happening at Mississauga Celebration Square July 19&20. Join us for Bollywood music, bhangra dance, food & marketplace vendors, dance lessons, kids activities, laser show, Bollywood stars coming all the way from India, and much more!

http://bollywoodmonstermashup.com

*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

http://pama.peelregion.ca/en/programseventsandschoolresources/pamakids.asp?_mid_=19896

*Museum Minecraft (Pickering)
10:30am-4pm
Pickering Museum Village
2365 Concession 6
Pickering, ON

Back by popular demand! Unplug for the day and join us for our live version of the computer game. Mine for resources throughout the village and craft your items to get through our game levels. To finish all levels of our game may take over 3 hours, so join us for the day! Last admission time is 3:00 pm for participating in Minecraft activities. Please note: no computers are used in our live version of the game and running shoes are highly recommended! Special Admission fees apply.

http://calendar.pickering.ca/default/Detail/2019-07-20-1030-Museum-Minecraft

 

 

 



**SUNDAY, JULY 21,  2019**

*Springfree Trampoline Open Play (Multiple Locations) (FREE)
12pm-3pm
Multiple Locations

Wondering what you can do this Sunday? Springfree Trampoline is happy to announce we will be hosting Open Play every week at all of our GTA Locations!!

Oakville
3499 Wyecroft Rd, Oakville ON L6L 0B6

Markham
151 Whitehall Drive, Markham ON L3R 9T1

Oshawa
419 King St. W., Oshawa ON L1J 2H9

Children get to come in and jump FREE on our World’s Safest Trampolines or play fun games with our staff in store!
Come by and spend some time with your children at our store!

www.facebook.com/events/476911146185933/

*Fiesta Extravaganza (Vaughan) (Free Admission)
Dufferin Clark District Park
1441 Clark Avenue West
Vaughan, ON

“Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza” is a summer event that celebrates Filipino culture and tradition in Ontario and across Canada that will promote multicultural awareness and appreciation of Philippine heritage. One way of recognizing the achievements of the Filipino Community that has contributed to the social and economic fabric of Canada.
The main highlights of the festival are: Non-Stop Entertainment and Musical Extravaganza, Food Expo, Filipino Heritage Exhibits, Cultural Dance Competition and Presentation, Bumper2Bumper Auto Show, featured TFC Kapamilya Stars and celebrities and many more.
We are bringing together the community of Filipino entrepreneurs, artists and cultural groups from Canada and will showcase Philippines’ best in mainstream venue in the City of Vaughan. Part of the proceeds will help to renovate Patricia Kemp Community Centre, the home of the Filipino-Canadian Association of Vaughan (FCAV).
The festival will be held at Dufferin Clark District Park on July 20 and 21, 2019, Saturday and Sunday. The City of Vaughan is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada and home to more than 15,000 Filipinos. It is a sister city of Baguio in the Philippines.

http://www.vaughanfiestaextravaganza.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/201907-juillet-july

*Staycation Sundays (Scarborough) (FREE)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
Thomson Memorial Park
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Unplug, relax and get away from the city…in the city! Bring your family, friends and a picnic meal to the heart of beautiful Thomson Park to relax, surrounded by nature. Use one of our picnic blankets or bring your own! Try samples of freshly churned ice cream or taste test our popcorn. Check out what’s cooking in the historic buildings, learn some new old-fashioned dance moves, play giant games, try your hand at horseshoe, croquet and lawn darts.
Runs Until August 25th

https://www.toronto.ca

*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

*Weekend Explorers (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-11am
Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON

Join us for a fun family program on the weekends at the Legislative Building during the summer! During this one hour program designed for families with children aged 6-10 you will:
-Explore the Legislative Building and Chamber through a fun scavenger hunt
-Play games that teach you about Ontario’s Parliament
-Participate in a craft activity
Have fun, all for free!
Pre-registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://www.ola.org/en/visit-learn/programs/summer-programs

*Staycation Sundays (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-5pm
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

Drop by Todmorden Mills for an unforgettable summer! Enjoy different activities each week including arts, crafts and painting en plein air; indoor and outdoor games, macramé workshop and ice cream churned the old fashioned way!
On until August 30th.
All outdoor activities are free.

https://www.toronto.ca

*Staycation Sundays Summer Sodas (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-5pm
Spadina Museum
285 Spadina Road
Toronto, ON

What did frozen lakes have to do with summer sodas? Learn about harvesting ice, and how summer ice delivery made cool drinks possible in the 1920s.
Mix up a fruity summer soda and enjoy it on the beautiful grounds of Spadina Museum. Come up with your own soda flavor and design a bottle label. Once you’re fortified with a cool drink, challenge your friends to an outdoor game like badminton, croquet, or quoits.
On until August 30th.
All outdoor activities are free.

https://www.toronto.ca

*Staycation Sundays (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-5pm
Colborne Lodge
11 Colborne Lodge Drive
Toronto, ON

Bring your own picnic to the grounds of Colborne Lodge on Sunday afternoons. Enjoy a variety of informal music performances, dance, outdoor games and art activities as well as mini-garden and outdoor history tours. Learn to play croquet on the lawn. Bring your own board games to play in the shade. Mix your own shrub (a traditional summer fruit drink). Check the chalkboard for times and details every Sunday.
On until August 25th.
All outdoor activities are free.

https://www.toronto.ca

*Staycation Sundays (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-5pm
Mackenzie House
82 Bond Street
Toronto, ON

Join museum staff for free activations in the Mackenzie House courtyard and experience summer in the city unplugged. Different activities every week include post card printing, ice cream making and summer songs.
On until August 25th
All outdoor activities are free.

https://www.toronto.ca

*Staycation Sundays (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-5pm
Gibson House
5172 Yonge Street
North York, ON

Enjoy indoor and outdoor 19th-century preserving demonstrations using seasonal produce from the Gibson House Garden. Try traditional summer drinks or ice creams and play games on the great lawn. There will be different outdoor interactive interpretive activities each week.
On until August 25th
All outdoor activities are free.

https://www.toronto.ca

*Muhtadi International (Toronto)
Drumming Festival (Toronto)
Toronto’s Regent Park,
600 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

This year we are having a Celebration of Caribbean Drum & Dance
Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is a two-day multicultural extravaganza that showcases 30 plus performers/groups playing an eclectic array of drums from a beautiful mix of nations. Drumbeats at this Festival connect the heartbeats of Canada’s enviable, harmonious combination of cultures.
In addition to the live performances, the event also features Drum Village workshops where members of the public can learn, and try their hands at, various drumming styles. Lots of mouthwatering ethnic foods will also be available as well as arts and crafts from many parts of the world.

www.muhtadidrumfest.com

*Youth Day (Toronto) (FREE)
Yonge-Dundas Square
1 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON
Toronto, ON

WELCOME to “The Largest Festival of Its Kind” celebrating our next generation of young creatives and supporting their PASSION for the ARTS as they showcase their passion in music, dance, art, photography, fashion and film.
They are talented; they are enthusiastic about their focus; and together with your keen insight, we can help them grow to everyone’s benefit everywhere! BE PART OF IT!
In many of our selected cities we also enable vibrant Markets for Food Vendors, diverse Artisans, valuable Exhibitors and Corporate Champion opportunities for all to enjoy.
YD was originally initiated as a non-profit community event in 2007 in Toronto Canada, and is operated by dedicated volunteers and enabled by Corporate Champions. In just 8 years it went GLOBAL; Now YD is in it’s second decade!

http://www.yd-toronto.com

*BrazilFest (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Earlscourt Park Toronto
1200 Lansdowne Avenue
Toronto, ON

The Festival will offer its attendees the opportunity to be closer to the performers, get a chance to enjoy a taste of Brazil with Brazilian style foods and a family area.
The rhythms of Brazil will be expressed and celebrated with the help of a diverse and high quality team of performers and bands.
There are attractions for the whole family including a great Kids Zone open all day.
Live Brazilian music, dance groups, food, and our national drink “Caipirinha”

http://brazilfest.ca

*Staycation Sundays (Etobicoke) (FREE)
12pm-5pm
Montgomery’s Inn
4709 Dundas St. West
Etobicoke, ON

Vacation like a Victorian at Montgomery’s Inn this summer! Enjoy games like cat’s cradle, stilts and bean bag toss, and try churning ice cream the old-fashioned way. Bring or borrow a blanket and purchase a picnic plate, featuring artisan cheese, charcuterie, pickles, oatcakes and a cookie, along with hot or iced tea. Visit our Roots of History Garden, an edible timeline & tribute to the agricultural history of the Inn’s land from pre-contact to today and enjoy farm-to-table demonstrations including butter churning and pickle making.
Until August 25

Outdoor events are free
Indoor activities included in admission
Small charge for tea room offerings

https://www.toronto.ca

*Summer Fair Farm Expo (Milton)
Country Heritage Park
8560 Tremaine Road
Milton, ON

Bring the whole family out for a fun-filled day at our Summer Fair! It all starts up Friday evening with TNT Outdoor Country Concert featuring Taw Connors and Ty Baynton @ 7 pm and Beer Garden! Then Saturday is all about Heavy Horse Pull & Antique Trucks! and Tractor and Super Pull! and a Grand Parade. Take the kids to the cool Kids Zone-Saturday and Sunday! Lots of food, entertainment and so much more!

https://www.countryheritagepark.com/

*Northern Heat Rib Series (Milton) (Free Admission)
Milton Fairgrounds
136 Robert Street
Milton, 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

*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

http://pama.peelregion.ca/en/programseventsandschoolresources/pamakids.asp?_mid_=19896

 

 


 

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