JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 27-28, 2019)

JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 27-28, 2019)

 

 



**SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2019**

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

Movie:

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

*Northern Heat Rib Fest (Thornhill)
1441 Clark Ave W
Thornhill, 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

*Ribfest (Richmond Hill) (Free Admission)
Richmond Green Park
1300 Elgin Mills road East
Richmond Hill, ON

Ribfest is a three-day outdoor festival that features professional rib teams travelling to Richmond Hill from across North America.
Ribbers cook and compete for various Best titles including Best Sauce and Best Ribs as decided by honorary judges. Bring your friends and your appetites as this festival is one you won’t want to miss!

http://RichmondHill.ca/Ribfest

*Busker Festival (Newmarket)
12pm-10pm
BuskerFestival
Main Street Newmarket
Newmarket, ON

Come and be amazed by incredibly talented and unique international street performers who will provide an afternoon of entertainment for the whole family!

https://www.newmarket.ca/buskerfest

*Carnival Embracing Community Harmony (Markham)
9:30am-6pm
Markham Peoples Community Church
22 Esna Park Drive
Markham, ON

Markham Carnival is a yearly event that is full of fun for the whole family. Come and try different types of food at our International Food Fair or be part of the various sports tournaments and carnival games. Join us for Walkathon and later should you want to take a break, visit our beautiful new 750 seat air conditioned auditorium and enjoy various performances.
For only $10 per ticket, from 4:30-6pm you can enjoy special multicultural performances. There will be Multicultural Costume Show, Musical (Sound of Music 50 actors), Traditional Chinese Magic Show, Cultural Dances from various countries, etc.
Come and join us with your friends and /or family for a day filled with excitement.

info@mpcchurch.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

*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

*Ossfest (Toronto) (FREE)
Ossington Avenue between Queen and Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON

Nothing says summer more, than street festivals in Toronto! For the fourth consecutive year, OssFest returns for a pedestrian take over of the Ossington Strip between Dundas St W and Queen St W.
Beginning with a yoga class in the morning, followed by artisans and local businesses showcasing their goods all day. We have over 20 extended patios, music and entertainment programming all day and into the evening.
It is family friendly, dog friendly, and is a fantastic way to celebrate the neighbourhood and Toronto! And people talk about it all year, excited for the next.

http://www.ossingtonbia.ca

*AlohaFest (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-7pm
Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Streeet
North York, ON

Hālau Hula I Ka Lā (“Hula School in the Sun”) is excited to present the 5th anniversary of AlohaFest Toronto, the city’s original and only united celebration of Polynesian culture.
On Saturday July 27th from 11am-7pm, we will share the Aloha spirit through cultural musical and dance performances, fun kids’ crafts and unique items available at the AlohaFest Marketplace.
AlohaFest Toronto is one of the few places in the city where guests can indulge in both local favourites and unique Hawaiian treats. AlohaFest Toronto is a free event that will take place rain or shine. E komo mai (“Welcome”)!

http://alohafesttoronto.com

*Taste of the Middle East Food (Toronto)
Yonge-Dundas Square
1 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON
Toronto, ON

We invite you again to come down to Yonge Dundas Square on Saturday July 27, 2019 and let your five senses travel to a Souk in the Middle East for one day. Learn what a Jalab is or how Turkish Coffee is made. Try a sip of Arak or take a bite of a Manooshe.
Purchase handmade jewellery or a vibrant piece of art. Tired yet? Then take a little break and stop by our coffee cup reading tent to get some traditional fortune telling done!
Appreciate the vibrant art, music and dance that will surround you as you expand your palate and taste the 1001 Flavours that the Middle Eastern culture has to offer while giving back to the largest food rescue charity in Canada, Second Harvest (our charity partner for the 2nd year).

www.tasteofthemiddleeast.ca

*Tirgan Festival (Toronto)
Four Toronto Locations
Toronto, ON

A weekend-long festival celebrating Iranian arts and culture; featuring theatrical performances, dance, music, a DJ night, numerous kids programs, a traditional tea house, and lots of delicious food.
About Tirgan: Tirgan is a non-religious, non-partisan, registered Canadian charity, which organizes festivals in celebration of Iranian arts and culture.

Four locations:
Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8)
Distillery District (7 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4)
St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts (27 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E 1B4)
Michener Institute (222 St. Patrick St, Toronto, ON M5T 1V4)

http://www.tirgan.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

*CountryFest (Georgina)
10am-11pm
The ROC
26479 Civic Centre Rd
Georgina, ON

One Huge Day of Local Music; performances all day. Also, food trucks, Harvey’s inside the Chalet, Brock Street Brewery Beer Garden, Jose Cuervo Margaritta Bar, HorseShoes, SloPitch, Youth Hardball, Badminton, Volleyball, Classic Car Show (10-3 Only). Family Fun Zone with Inflateable Castles and Games. Crock-A-Doodle Pottery; Face Painting, Stilt-Walkers, And Nerf Wars – Just the Beginning.
Admission
$5 per Adult (21+)
Age 20 & Under ARE Free

https://www.facebook.com/georginacountryfest/

 

 

 



**SUNDAY, JULY 28,  2019**

*Northern Heat Rib Fest (Thornhill)
1441 Clark Ave W
Thornhill, 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

*Ribfest (Richmond Hill) (Free Admission)
Richmond Green Park
1300 Elgin Mills road East
Richmond Hill, ON

Ribfest is a three-day outdoor festival that features professional rib teams travelling to Richmond Hill from across North America.
Ribbers cook and compete for various Best titles including Best Sauce and Best Ribs as decided by honorary judges. Bring your friends and your appetites as this festival is one you won’t want to miss!

http://RichmondHill.ca/Ribfest

*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

*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

*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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