OCTOBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (October 19-20, 2019)

OCTOBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (October 19-20, 2019)

 

 



**SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019**

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

Movie: SHREK

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

*Indigo Kids Event: Open House (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am
Indigo Books & Music
All Over Ontario

Attention Toy Lovers! Join us for awesome toy demos from the brands you love! Unplug with us, test your skills & make your own fun!
For ages 4+
Free admission.

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/make-it-an-indigo-weekend/events

*October Family Fun Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

During October’s Family Fun Weekends enjoy treats and activities like an enchanted scavenger hunt and tour the historic buildings. Try a slice of Devil’s Food cake made in a wood burning stove with a cup of pumpkin spice drink, dress up in pioneer costumes and make a 3D pumpkin craft. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Fall and Harvest Traditions programming. Scarborough Museum is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. The museum interprets the development of Scarborough from its founding and early settlement to its growth and emergence as a major suburb in the 20th century.

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/201910-octobre-october

*Print A Trick Or Treat Bag (Toronto)
12pm-5pm
Mackenzie House
80 Bond Street
Toronto, ON

Print a Trick or Treat Bag at Mackenzie House!
Tour what is fabled to be Canada’s most haunted house and hear about Toronto’s first mayor as well as some of the most famous ghost stories associated with the site. After the tour, print a “Trick or Treat” bag on Mackenzie House’s 1845 press to take home.

This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Halloween programming. Mackenzie House is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. It interprets urban Victorian life of the 1860s and the evolution of democratic institutions through the lens of Toronto’s first Mayor William Lyon Mackenzie.
This program runs until October 27, 2019.

https://www.toronto.ca

*Retro 1940s Halloween Party (Toronto)
12pm-4pm
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Rd
Toronto, ON

Celebrate Halloween traditions of the past! Come in costume, decorate an owl cupcake or a ghost-shaped cookie, try your hand at traditional scary Halloween games, and thrill to spooky tales. Tour our historic homes decorated for the season, sample fall treats made from 1940s recipes, make a vintage take-home craft and take a spooky selfie in front of the specially decorated exteriors. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Halloween programming. Todmorden Mills Heritage Site is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. Set in the scenic Don Valley, the site is a complex of historic buildings which were once part of the small industrial community of Todmorden.
Event Ends October 27, 2019

Cost:
Child: $4.42 | Youth: $6.19 | Adult: $7.08 | Senior: $6.19

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?id=gV6EXDyiIE7zMl_65dI7cQ

*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

*Pumpkinville (Ajax)
11am-5pm
Ajax Downs
50 Alexander’s Crossing
Ajax, ON

Come join the Town of Ajax for the best fall event in Durham! Free admission! This fall event has been a community favourite for years. Activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, No Frill’s Pumpkin Patch, inflatable rides, Haunted Experiences, children’s activities, live entertainment, interactive experiences and more.
Nominal fees apply for food. Activities are subject to change without notice. ATM’s available on-site.
Parking is limited; guests are encouraged to take the “Pumpkinville Express” – a free shuttle bus service with a direct route to all the thrills, chills and spooky fun.
Shuttle Locations:
1. Ajax Town Hall
2. GO Parking off O’Brien Court
3. Audley Recreation Centre
Shuttles will be starting at approximately 10:45a.m. with the last shuttle bus leaving Ajax Downs at 5:15p.m. for each location.

events.ajax.ca/Default/Detail/2019-10-19-1100-Pumpkinville

*Family Freight Fiesta (Keswick)
5pm-8:30pm
Georgina Pioneer Village
26557 Civic Centre Rd.
Keswick, ON
Join us on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Georgina Pioneer Village for the annual Family Fright Fiesta. Kids can wear their costumes to this fun evening of Halloween delights. Enjoy balloon artists, stilt walkers, a magic show, haunted attractions throughout the village, giveaways and more.

$1 for children
$2 for adult/senior

www.georgina.ca/events/family-fright-fiesta-3

 



**SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20,  2019**

*MCB’s Hallowe’en Party (Markham)
2pm-4:30pm
Flato Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Blvd
Markham, ON

As our new season begins, you’ll hear a great arrangement of the Lone Ranger theme, a medley of music from the kid-favourite “My Neighbor Totoro”, and Brian Sadler’s “Superhero Medley”. The show’s highlight will be the wonderful “Scenes from the Louvre”. It’s a family-friendly experience for the young ones, and kids under twelve are free!

www.facebook.com/events/440523940141699/

*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/201910-octobre-october

*October Family Fun Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

During October’s Family Fun Weekends enjoy treats and activities like an enchanted scavenger hunt and tour the historic buildings. Try a slice of Devil’s Food cake made in a wood burning stove with a cup of pumpkin spice drink, dress up in pioneer costumes and make a 3D pumpkin craft. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Fall and Harvest Traditions programming. Scarborough Museum is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. The museum interprets the development of Scarborough from its founding and early settlement to its growth and emergence as a major suburb in the 20th century.

Admission is Pay What You Can

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

*Print A Trick Or Treat Bag (Toronto)
12pm-5pm
Mackenzie House
80 Bond Street
Toronto, ON

Print a Trick or Treat Bag at Mackenzie House!
Tour what is fabled to be Canada’s most haunted house and hear about Toronto’s first mayor as well as some of the most famous ghost stories associated with the site. After the tour, print a “Trick or Treat” bag on Mackenzie House’s 1845 press to take home.

This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Halloween programming. Mackenzie House is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. It interprets urban Victorian life of the 1860s and the evolution of democratic institutions through the lens of Toronto’s first Mayor William Lyon Mackenzie.
This program runs until October 27, 2019.

https://www.toronto.ca

*Retro 1940s Halloween Party (Toronto)
12pm-4pm
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Rd
Toronto, ON

Celebrate Halloween traditions of the past! Come in costume, decorate an owl cupcake or a ghost-shaped cookie, try your hand at traditional scary Halloween games, and thrill to spooky tales. Tour our historic homes decorated for the season, sample fall treats made from 1940s recipes, make a vintage take-home craft and take a spooky selfie in front of the specially decorated exteriors. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Halloween programming. Todmorden Mills Heritage Site is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. Set in the scenic Don Valley, the site is a complex of historic buildings which were once part of the small industrial community of Todmorden.
Event Ends October 27, 2019

Cost:
Child: $4.42 | Youth: $6.19 | Adult: $7.08 | Senior: $6.19

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?id=gV6EXDyiIE7zMl_65dI7cQ

*Soup Festival (Toronto)
Garrison Common
100 Garrison Rd
Toronto, ON

Join us for two amazing days full of great food to be enjoyed with friends and family. The Toronto Soup Festival will be showcasing a wide variety of gourmet soup and artisan exhibitors.
Attendees will be treated to signature soups, fresh baked goods, live entertainment, hot beverages, and a fascinating array of demonstrations.

There is fun for the entire family including the kids. Bundle them up and bring them out to enjoy our Kid’s Zone. Here you will find an array of games and activities that will keep your children occupied which will keep a smile on your face. It’s important that the wee ones enjoy themselves too.

http://soupfestival.ca

*Great Pumpkin Giveaway (Milton)
12pm-3pm
Beaty Trail Park
675 Trudeau Drive
Milton, ON

Hundreds of pumpkins! Come pick your favorite to take home and carve! Halloween treats, activities, face painting, funny photos… stop by and say “hi” to The Cliff Barron Team. All donations for pumpkins are greatly appreciated and will be going to Milton District Hospital Foundation. Happy Halloween!!!

cat_buzz@hotmail.com

*Pumpkin Sunday (Hamilton)
12:30pm-4pm
Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall RoadCreate New
Rockton, ON

A fun event for the whole family, especially the little ones! Featuring pumpkin-themed games, demonstrations, crafts and activities. Bring your camera!
Admission is $12.00 for adults, $10.00 for seniors (65+) and $6.50 for Youths ages 6-17. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Family Rate is $32.00 (two adults and two youth). HCA Members receive free admission for two adults and up to four youths. Parking is free. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online.

www.westfieldheritage.ca/events/pumpkin-sunday-3/

*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

*Forest Brook Fall Fest (Ajax)
11am-2pm
Forest Brook Community Church
60 Kearney Drive
Ajax, ON

Your family is invited to Forest Brook Fall Fest! Come for live music, tons of kids entertainment, a FREE BBQ and lots of other fall fun. Bring home a FREE pumpkin. Cost is FREE (see a theme here?) but you may bring along some non-perishable food to donate to our Community Food Cupboard. We want to get to know our neighbours- come say hi!

melissa.luciano@forestbrook.ca

*Halloween Trains (Uxbridge)
York Durham Heritage Railway
19 Railway St.
Uxbridge, ON

Put on your costumes and join us for a spooktacular heritage train ride with on-board entertainment.
Saturday October 19th & Sunday October 20th
Children 12 and under in costume ride for only $3.99!

www.ydhr.ca/trips/

*First Annual Pumpkin Giveaway (Keswick)
12pm-4pm

The Plaid Jacket
253 The Queensway S
Keswick, ON

Come out for an afternoon of some Halloween fun! Have you ever touched juicy bug guts or slimy worms? Here’s your chance with our sensory haunted house! Enter into the darkness and feel your way around to a fun surprise! There will also be some fun coloring and a bouncy castle. Don’t forget to grab your pumpkin (while supplies last) to enter into our pumpkin carving contest! Simply tag us on Facebook or Instagram for your chance to win a big bag full of all your favourite Halloween treats!

wei.hwa@century21.ca

 

 


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