SEPTEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (SEPTEMBER 7-8, 2019)

SEPTEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (SEPTEMBER 7-8, 2019)

 



**SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019**

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

Movie: The Secret Life of Pets 2

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

*Richmond Hill Heritage Centre Grand Open House (Richmond Hill) (FREE)
2pm-4pm
Richmond Hill Heritage Centre
19 Church Street North
Richmond Hill, ON

Calling all kids! The Heritage Centre is hosting a free event for Grandparents Day! This is a great opportunity to celebrate your Grands! Bring your Grandparents, Great Aunts and Uncles and even Grand friends or neighbours for an afternoon of discovery and fun at the Heritage Centre.
Enjoy a variety of exhibits and discovery boxes and spend quality time making a craft together.

www.richmondhill.ca/heritagecentre

*Multicultural Festival (Aurora)
11am-4pm
Aurora Town Park
Aurora, ON

Join us as we celebrate diversity and come together as a community at Aurora’s Multicultural Festival.
Focusing on celebrating our community’s roots while embracing new cultures, lively music, vibrant traditional clothing and wonderful dancing from around the world, this event will take you on a one-of-a-kind cultural tour; all in one location, all in the same day.
Be dazzled and awed as you experience how other cultures celebrate song and dance with a fully-packed entertainment line-up. Take your palate on a tour, sampling tastes from all over the world, attend a cooking demo and learn how to make a new dish at this free festival. Participate in fun activities you may not have experienced before, such as jousting or archery.
Be sure to take part in the cultural activities and games available, such as an inflatable jousting ring, archery, Sapo, bocce, cricket and more.

*Doors Open (Markham) (FREE)
10am-4pm
Locations across Markham
Markham, ON

Doors Open Markham is your chance to explore the buildings that tell our city’s stories. From art galleries to carousels, business hubs and community centres, sacred spaces to historical gems, Doors Open Markham is a free day long community-wide celebration that provides you with unique access to 24+ exciting venues. Each site will be providing unique experiences and engaging activities for the whole family.
Learn about Markham, its rich history, and the process through which it has developed into a blossoming diverse community. Visit sites that interest you, take part in tours, demonstrations, and presentations that demonstrate our civic motto: Leading while Remembering.
You don’t need to pre-register. Just show up at your choice of venues and enjoy!

https://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/about/events/signature-city-event/doors-open-markham

*Fall Fair Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Scarborough Museum’s Victorian buildings are set in beautiful Thomson Park, full of fall colours in September. Join us on September weekends for old-fashioned fall fair fun with bottle ring toss, bean bag toss, three legged races, and fall activities.
Enjoy tasty apple pie and cider, go on a time traveller scavenger hunt, and make crafts while sharing community history.

Admission is Pay What You Can

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/201909-septembre-september

*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-garde

*Cabbagetown Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Parliament St. between Wellesley St. E. and Gerrar
Toronto, ON

Join Us For The 2019 Cabbagetown Festival With Food, Entertainment And Fun For All!
This September, Cabbagetown will once again celebrate its annual FREE festival on Saturday, September 7th and Sunday, September 8th, 2019. Transforming Parliament Street from Wellesley to Gerrard, and Carlton Street from Ontario to Parliament, the event showcases the very best of what the community has to offer. The fun begins with special opening ceremonies on Saturday at 11am and continues until 8pm. The excitement returns Sunday, 11am – 7pm.
There’s something for everyone!
Everything fantastic about the Cabbagetown Festival – the ‘Made in Canada’ vendors, incredible food, rocking bands, patios and swinging ensembles – will be back again this year! The Festival offers something for everyone and every taste and includes an interactive Kids Zone featuring special entertainers and activities.
For more information about events, vendors, and how to get involved as a vendor, sponsor, or volunteer, please visit us online.

http://www.cabbagetownTO.com

*Dragon Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street west
Toronto, ON

Torontonian’s Favourite Street Party, Toronto Dragon Festival Returns this September at Nathan Phillips Square!
Dragons, drums, acrobatics, King Fu and much more. Canadian Association of Chinese Performing Arts is very excited to announce the 2nd Toronto Dragon Festival will come back to the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square from September 6 to 8 this year.
Admission is absolutely FREE!
The inaugural Toronto Dragon Festival wowed thousands of Torontonians and travellers last summer. Dazzling shows of Chinese traditional culture brought people from different communities. The whole day non-stop live performances welcomed more than 40 Chinese and Canadian performing arts groups. There were about 80 food and ethnical booths that interacted with more than 20,000 visitors. Our show has presented world-famous Sichuan Face Mask Changing and Chinese martial arts, not to mention inspiring Chinese traditional folk arts such as sugar paintings, paper-cutting, and mouth-watering Chinese and Asian specialty foods.
This year, the Square will turn into dragon’s playground with lots of fascinating decorations, a mighty inflatable dragon head, gigantic dragon lantern, dragon gates, and many more dragon-manias.

Looking forward, 2019 Toronto Dragon Festival is poised to yet another success, showcasing to our beloved city and people with more cultural performances, fine foods, and kids zones.
2019 Toronto Dragon Festival will proudly present to you:
• Toronto’s swingingest band: MegaCity Swing Band
• Splendid Chinese folk waist-drum dance
• Breathtaking choir and dances by 700 child performers
• Ethnic cultural shows presented by Toronto and Canada’s best local artists
• Delicious Chinese and other Asian cuisines

www.dragonfestival.ca

*Taste of the Kingsway (Etobicoke) (Free Admission)
The Kingsway, Etobicoke
3029 Bloor Street West
Etobicoke, ON

Discover international cuisines, continuous live entertainment and fresh food at Taste of the Kingsway! Live music, midway, dog show, and family entertainment!
This Annual festival is a renowned culinary and entertainment experience. Over 100 vendors & exhibitors will be participating with demonstrations and interactive exhibits along Bloor Street West, from Prince Edward Drive to Montgomery Road, September 6-8, 2019. #TOTK2019

http://bit.ly/TasteOfTheKingsway2019

*Oak Park 22nd Annual Fall Fair (Oakville)
12pm-10pm
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre
2200 Sawgrass Dr
Oakville, ON

Co-hosted by Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre and Councillor Jeff Knoll
A community fair for the whole family! A day filled with fun, games, activities, community booths, vendors, silent auction, music, food, neighbours and so much more!
The day culminates in a family movie under the stars, courtesy of Film.Ca. Bring your chairs and blankets! This year’s film is Disney’s Aladdin (2019).
Free admission — donations welcome!
Net proceeds go to support the amazing programming and services provided by the Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre.
Vendors, sponsors and donors still welcome. Get your brand, business or agency noticed by over 4,000 visitors and 1000’s more through our marketing campaign! Message here for more information!
SEE YOU THERE!

opnc.ca/whats-new/

*Fall Fair (Georgetown/Halton Hills)
Fairgrounds Park
1 Park Ave
Georgetown, ON

Are you ready for the best fall fair you have ever attended? Every year we strive to make the fall fair the best event our community can enjoy, share and experience with their friends and family.
Three days of fun! Located at the fair grounds, the Georgetown fall fair is must see event if you live in the Halton Hills area. Experience thrilling rides, exciting games, talented entertainment and delicious food with the community we are so proud to live in. See you there Georgetown!

http://www.georgetownfallfair.ca

*Western Fair (London)
Western Fair District
Rectory Street
London, ON

Entering its 144th year, the Western Fair has seen decades of excitement including carnival rides, concerts, rodeos, competitions, and a wide variety of fair foods. This year, experience the annual event with fresh eyes. Your Faves Are Back! Feel the giddy, nostalgic fall fair feeling with the reintroduction of yesteryear classics and create memories by visiting one of many new attractions.
-Indoor concerts
-Demolition Derby in the iconic grandstand
-Modern Square Dancing Demonstrations
-Midway
-An expanded focus on local food, farming, animals & much more!

http://www.westernfairdistrict.com/western-fair

*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

*Orono Fair (Orono/Clarington)
Orono Fairgrounds
Centreview Street
Orono, ON

Orono Fair is one of the oldest running fairs in Ontario and is one of the largest tourist events in Durham Region.
We are an Agricultural Fall Fair that runs the first weekend after Labour Day in September. Our Fair has been hosted by the Orono Agricultural society since 1852.
The fair annually features exquisite displays and competitions involving paintings, photographs, agriculture (fruits, vegetables and crops), livestock (sheep, cattle, poultry and rabbits), flowers, knitting, woodworking, sewing, crafts, school displays, culinary creations and many other artistic works. Features one of the largest midways in the area.
Celebrating 167 years of the Orono Fair!
“Agriculture- Celebrating The Next Generation”
September 10th-September 13th 2015

www.oronofair.com/

*Fall Fair (Uxbridge)
Elgin Park
Main Street South
Uxbridge, ON

Join us in beautiful Elgin Park, Uxbridge the weekend after Labour Day to celebrate the Uxbridge Fair. The theme for 2019 is Farm Boots and Country Roots. We will be celebrating rural life and agriculture.
Enjoy the midway fun, tractor pulls, demolition derby action, livestock shows and exhibits galore. Combine all this with the delicious farm fresh and fair food options from our local vendors and lots of family-friendly shows and events and it’s easy to understand why the Uxbridge Fall Fair is a highly anticipated annual event.

www.uxbridgefair.ca/

 



**SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8,  2019**

*Family Fitness Day (Vaughan) (FREE)
8am-12pm
Schwartz Reisman Centre
9800 Bathurst Street (Bathurst & Rutherford)
Maple, ON

Bring out the entire family for a full morning of fun and FREE activities!
Start the fall season with a taste of our fitness programming for kids, teens, and adults! Learn about our programs and services like Centre Camp, J Projects, JRoots, Kachol Lavan and enjoy live entertainment all morning!

Everything is FREE and we encourage you to bring a friend along!

Register here -> http://in1.eliteemail.net/track/lt?lid=3ba091dd-ae46-4d74-ba44-585bd6fd62c3&sid=d3795a49-6567-4e3a-8300-378fe112c46a

*Musical Mayhem (Scarborough)
9am-9:45am
Chapters Scarborough
Scarborough, ON

Get ready to rock and roll! Join us for a morning of musical mayhem with Toronto-based children’s entertainer James Funnyhat, 1 hour prior to store opening.
Little musicians and their parents or caregivers will have a blast signing along, exploring instruments, and playing musical games! This event is perfect for kids aged 2-7.
Ticket Price: $10 + HST & service fees

BUY TICKETS
Please note that this is not a drop-off program, and that parents or caregivers need to stay and are encouraged to participate.
Due to the intimate nature of this event, we have a maximum of 20 tickets available.

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/

*Fall Fair Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Scarborough Museum’s Victorian buildings are set in beautiful Thomson Park, full of fall colours in September. Join us on September weekends for old-fashioned fall fair fun with bottle ring toss, bean bag toss, three legged races, and fall activities.
Enjoy tasty apple pie and cider, go on a time traveller scavenger hunt, and make crafts while sharing community history.

Admission is Pay What You Can

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/201909-septembre-september

*Musical Mayhem (Scarborough)
9am-9:45am
Chapters Scarborough
Scarborough, ON

Get ready to rock and roll! Join us for a morning of musical mayhem with Toronto-based children’s entertainer James Funnyhat, 1 hour prior to store opening.
Little musicians and their parents or caregivers will have a blast signing along, exploring instruments, and playing musical games! This event is perfect for kids aged 2-7.
Ticket Price: $10 + HST & service fees

BUY TICKETS
Please note that this is not a drop-off program, and that parents or caregivers need to stay and are encouraged to participate.
Due to the intimate nature of this event, we have a maximum of 20 tickets available.

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/

*Fall Fair Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Scarborough Museum’s Victorian buildings are set in beautiful Thomson Park, full of fall colours in September. Join us on September weekends for old-fashioned fall fair fun with bottle ring toss, bean bag toss, three legged races, and fall activities.
Enjoy tasty apple pie and cider, go on a time traveller scavenger hunt, and make crafts while sharing community history.

Admission is Pay What You Can

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

*Cabbagetown Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Parliament St. between Wellesley St. E. and Gerrard
Toronto, ON

Join Us For The 2019 Cabbagetown Festival With Food, Entertainment And Fun For All!
This September, Cabbagetown will once again celebrate its annual FREE festival on Saturday, September 7th and Sunday, September 8th, 2019. Transforming Parliament Street from Wellesley to Gerrard, and Carlton Street from Ontario to Parliament, the event showcases the very best of what the community has to offer. The fun begins with special opening ceremonies on Saturday at 11am and continues until 8pm. The excitement returns Sunday, 11am – 7pm.
There’s something for everyone!
Everything fantastic about the Cabbagetown Festival – the ‘Made in Canada’ vendors, incredible food, rocking bands, patios and swinging ensembles – will be back again this year! The Festival offers something for everyone and every taste and includes an interactive Kids Zone featuring special entertainers and activities.
For more information about events, vendors, and how to get involved as a vendor, sponsor, or volunteer, please visit us online.

http://www.cabbagetownTO.com

*Dragon Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street west
Toronto, ON

Torontonian’s Favourite Street Party, Toronto Dragon Festival Returns this September at Nathan Phillips Square!
Dragons, drums, acrobatics, King Fu and much more. Canadian Association of Chinese Performing Arts is very excited to announce the 2nd Toronto Dragon Festival will come back to the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square from September 6 to 8 this year.
Admission is absolutely FREE!
The inaugural Toronto Dragon Festival wowed thousands of Torontonians and travellers last summer. Dazzling shows of Chinese traditional culture brought people from different communities. The whole day non-stop live performances welcomed more than 40 Chinese and Canadian performing arts groups. There were about 80 food and ethnical booths that interacted with more than 20,000 visitors. Our show has presented world-famous Sichuan Face Mask Changing and Chinese martial arts, not to mention inspiring Chinese traditional folk arts such as sugar paintings, paper-cutting, and mouth-watering Chinese and Asian specialty foods.
This year, the Square will turn into dragon’s playground with lots of fascinating decorations, a mighty inflatable dragon head, gigantic dragon lantern, dragon gates, and many more dragon-manias.

Looking forward, 2019 Toronto Dragon Festival is poised to yet another success, showcasing to our beloved city and people with more cultural performances, fine foods, and kids zones.
2019 Toronto Dragon Festival will proudly present to you:
• Toronto’s swingingest band: MegaCity Swing Band
• Splendid Chinese folk waist-drum dance
• Breathtaking choir and dances by 700 child performers
• Ethnic cultural shows presented by Toronto and Canada’s best local artists
• Delicious Chinese and other Asian cuisines

www.dragonfestival.ca

*Humber by Canoe (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-4pm
Etienne Brule Park
5 Catherine St
(Entrance at Old Mill Bridge and Catherine St )
Toronto, ON

Humber by Canoe is a full day of free, family activities including paddling, live entertainment, heritage walks and celebratory activities for the Humber River’s 20th Anniversary as a designated Canadian Heritage River.
The event offers free paddling opportunities and safety demonstrations allowing participants to get on the river and explore the natural heritage for them selves.
Humber by Canoe is the perfect way to experience the rich heritage that spurred the designation of the Humber River in the midst of the City of Toronto, and to help celebrate, protect, and restore the River for generations to come.

http://www.trca.ca/humberbycanoe

*Taste of the Kingsway (Etobicoke) (Free Admission)
The Kingsway, Etobicoke
3029 Bloor Street West
Etobicoke, ON

Discover international cuisines, continuous live entertainment and fresh food at Taste of the Kingsway! Live music, midway, dog show, and family entertainment!
This Annual festival is a renowned culinary and entertainment experience. Over 100 vendors & exhibitors will be participating with demonstrations and interactive exhibits along Bloor Street West, from Prince Edward Drive to Montgomery Road, September 6-8, 2019. #TOTK2019

http://bit.ly/TasteOfTheKingsway2019

*Fall Fair (Georgetown/Halton Hills)
Fairgrounds Park
1 Park Ave
Georgetown, ON

Are you ready for the best fall fair you have ever attended? Every year we strive to make the fall fair the best event our community can enjoy, share and experience with their friends and family.
Three days of fun! Located at the fair grounds, the Georgetown fall fair is must see event if you live in the Halton Hills area. Experience thrilling rides, exciting games, talented entertainment and delicious food with the community we are so proud to live in. See you there Georgetown!

http://www.georgetownfallfair.ca

*Western Fair (London)
Western Fair District
Rectory Street
London, ON

Entering its 144th year, the Western Fair has seen decades of excitement including carnival rides, concerts, rodeos, competitions, and a wide variety of fair foods. This year, experience the annual event with fresh eyes. Your Faves Are Back! Feel the giddy, nostalgic fall fair feeling with the reintroduction of yesteryear classics and create memories by visiting one of many new attractions.
-Indoor concerts
-Demolition Derby in the iconic grandstand
-Modern Square Dancing Demonstrations
-Midway
-An expanded focus on local food, farming, animals & much more!

http://www.westernfairdistrict.com/western-fair

*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

*Orono Fair (Orono/Clarington)
Orono Fairgrounds
Centreview Street
Orono, ON

Orono Fair is one of the oldest running fairs in Ontario and is one of the largest tourist events in Durham Region.
We are an Agricultural Fall Fair that runs the first weekend after Labour Day in September. Our Fair has been hosted by the Orono Agricultural society since 1852.
The fair annually features exquisite displays and competitions involving paintings, photographs, agriculture (fruits, vegetables and crops), livestock (sheep, cattle, poultry and rabbits), flowers, knitting, woodworking, sewing, crafts, school displays, culinary creations and many other artistic works. Features one of the largest midways in the area.
Celebrating 167 years of the Orono Fair!
“Agriculture- Celebrating The Next Generation”
September 10th-September 13th 2015

www.oronofair.com/

*Fall Fair (Uxbridge)
Elgin Park
Main Street South
Uxbridge, ON

Join us in beautiful Elgin Park, Uxbridge the weekend after Labour Day to celebrate the Uxbridge Fair. The theme for 2019 is Farm Boots and Country Roots. We will be celebrating rural life and agriculture.
Enjoy the midway fun, tractor pulls, demolition derby action, livestock shows and exhibits galore. Combine all this with the delicious farm fresh and fair food options from our local vendors and lots of family-friendly shows and events and it’s easy to understand why the Uxbridge Fall Fair is a highly anticipated annual event.

www.uxbridgefair.ca/

 


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