OCTOBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (October 26-27, 2019)

OCTOBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (October 26-27, 2019)

 



**SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 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

*Kreepy Kortright (Vaughan)
6:30pm-9:30pm
Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON

Celebrate the Halloween spirit with spooky and scary activities at Kortright!
Discover a haunted house, take a frightening forest walk, and enjoy Halloween activities, including a bonfire, scary stories and an encounter with live owls.
Fun for children 10 and under! (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)
Advance tickets required.
Cost: $7.50 to $14.50 + HST

www.kortright.org/whats-on/calendar/

*Haunted Forest (Aurora)
6pm-9pm
Sheppard’s Bush
Industry Street
Aurora, ON

Join the fun at Aurora’s Haunted Forest taking place on Saturday, October 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sheppard’s Bush (via Mary Street entrance). There are many decorated trails and three cabins to explore for all ages. A charitable BBQ will be on site for a nominal fee. In addition to the fun that takes place at Sheppard’s Bush, there are crafts and games available to enjoy at the Aurora Family Leisure Complex.
Aurora’s Haunted Forest has been acclaimed as one of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario.

www.aurora.ca/hauntedforest

*Halloween Fun (Newmarket)
1:30pm-3pm
Elman W. Campbell Museum
134 Main Street, South
Newmarket, ON

Join us for a howling good time! Fun activities include Halloween crafts, pumpkin hunts, scavenger hunts with prizes, candy guess, table top activities, light refreshments and loot bags. Costumes are encouraged. Suitable for ages 4-10. $3/child, adult supervision required. Pre-register by October 25 at museum@newmarket.ca or call 905-953-5314. The Museum is located at 134 Main Street South, Newmarket.

www.newmarket.ca/museum

*Scaryfest (Markham)
Markham Museum
9350 Markham Road (formerly Hwy. 48)
Markham, ON

Join us as we transform our 25-acre site into a ghoulishly grand Halloween town – a family event perfect for kids 10 and under!
With your treat bag in tow, trick-or-treat around the Museum grounds! Have your fortune told by our Fortune Teller, and dance the night away at our Monster Mash! Come in costume, have fun and enjoy the family activities.
Children must be supervised at all times. Last entry is 30 minutes before closing. There will be no guided tours during Scaryfest. The Museum will operate on special event hours only during this time.
Cost: $9 per person. Children 24 months and under admitted free.

https://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/arts/markham-museum/all/scaryfest-2019

*Trick or Treat on Main Street (Markham)
12pm-2pm
Main Street Markham
132 Robinson Street
Markham, ON

Dress up in costume and Trick or Treat your way down Main Street Markham on Saturday October 26th 2019 from 12pm to 2pm.
Meet some special guests along your adventure and take a photo at the photo booth.
Participating businesses will be handing out Halloween treats while supplies last.

www.mainstreetmarkham.com/trick_or_treat_on_main_street.php

*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

*Halloween Blast from the Past (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
Located in Thomson Memorial Park
Scarborough, ON

Wear your Halloween costume to Scarborough Museum for a fun-filled day of activities. No costume? No problem! Come as you are or dress up in one of our pioneer outfits and take some spooky selfies. Try freshly baked devil’s food cake, sample pumpkin spice drink, go on an enchanted scavenger hunt and make a 3D pumpkin craft. Don’t miss out on trick or treating at the museum buildings! 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.
This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Halloween programming. Admission by Pay As You Can donation.

https://www.toronto.ca

*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

*Bata Shoe Museum Halloween Spooktacular (Toronto)
Bata Shoe Museum
327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Decorate a Halloween-inspired cookie, make a special craft and play games in the galleries.
Kids in costumes get in free! Perfect for kids 3–12.
Drop-in until 4pm | Included with museum admission

Cost: Free for kids in costume

http://www.batashoemuseum.ca/event/halloween

*Halloween Boo Barn at Riverdale Farm (Toronto)
9:30am-3:30pm
Riverdale Farm
201 Winchester Street
Sumach Street and Gerrard Street
Toronto, ON

Get spooky at Riverdale Farm!
Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
– great for kids aged 3-9
– face painting and crafts
Find the pumpkin patch!
Carve on-site, collect your seeds and take them home. No mess or fuss. Tools are provided, no cost to carve.
Suggested $5.00 donation per pumpkin. Pumpkins are first-come, first-serve; supplies are limited.
Donation of a non-perishable food item suggested to explore ‘BOO barn’. All proceeds support Riverdale Farm.

http://riverdalefarmtoronto.ca/

*Halloween Howl at TBG (Toronto)
1pm-3pm
Toronto Botanical Garden
777 Lawrence Avenue East
Toronto, ON

Try out your Halloween costume at this family-friendly event filled with spooky games, crafts and snacks. Adult accompaniment and registration required.
This program is recommended for children 4 to 9 years old. Younger children are welcome but will require assistance from older siblings and/or adult family members to participate in activities. Please note that paid parking is now in effect, however TBG members park for free.
PUBLIC: $15 per person or bring the family for $45
MEMBER: $12 per person or bring the family for $36

https://torontobotanicalgarden.ca/learn/kids/family-events

*Mall O’ween (Milton)
10am-12pm
Milton Mall
55 Ontario Street South
Milton, ON

Get ready because its about to get spooky here at Milton Mall for the month of October! Join us for our annual Mall’Oween celebration! Complete with a DJ, costume contest, crafts, pumpkin carving and lots of treats!
Supplies are limited for the first 200 children. Kids’ Club is free of charge for children ages
4-12, and they must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information please visit our website at miltonmall.com

miltonmall.com/events/milton-mall-o-ween

*Tiny Tots Trick or Treat (Milton)
10am-12pm
Downtown Milton
251 Main St. E.
Milton, ON

Celebrate Halloween in Downtown Milton! Children (and their parents) are invited to wear their costumes and collect goodies at participating businesses. There will be fun activities, lots of treats, popular characters, and more!
Main Street East will be closed to vehicles between Martin Street and James Street for the event. This event is organized by the Downtown Milton BIA.

downtownmilton.com/event/tiny-tots-trick-or-treat/

*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

*BOOFest! Halloween Crafts & Fun (Brooklin)
1:30pm-3:30pm
Brooklin Community Centre & Library
8 Vipond Rd
Brooklin, ON

BOO! Group 74, a local women’s group dedicated to working within our community, is hosting the 3rd annual BOOfest All funds raised are always used to help local charities and families in need 🎃🧡🎃
Join us for Halloween kids crafts, local vendors & raffles!
This year’s BOO!fest is supporting
The Pediatric Cancer Family Support Program at Hearth Place

www.facebook.com/events/403674543672073/

*Hallowe’en Event (Whitby)
5pm-8pm
Kids Safety Village Of Durham Region
1129 Athol St.
Whitby, ON

The Kids of Durham Region and their parents are all invited to wear their costumes and walk the spooky streets of the Kids’ Safety Village to collect some treats.
ADMISSION IS FREE FOR ALL FAMILIES! (Voluntary donations are also gratefully accepted to help support the Village, which is a registered charity). We will also have a collection area to receive donations of non-perishable food items for our local food banks.

www.durhamsafetyvillage.com/halloween-haunt

 

 



**SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27,  2019**

*RHBOT Spectacular Open House (Richmond Hill)
2pm-5pm
Richmond Hill Board of Trade
376 Church St.
Richmond Hill, ON

Bring all your young ghosts and goblins to the Richmond Hill Board of Trade as we celebrate this spooky holiday. A fully decorated heritage house, games, treats and a costume contest. A family event!

www.rhbot.ca

*Kreepy Kortright (Vaughan)
6:30pm-9:30pm
Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON

Celebrate the Halloween spirit with spooky and scary activities at Kortright!
Discover a haunted house, take a frightening forest walk, and enjoy Halloween activities, including a bonfire, scary stories and an encounter with live owls.
Fun for children 10 and under! (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)
Advance tickets required.
Cost: $7.50 to $14.50 + HST

www.kortright.org/whats-on/calendar/

*Scaryfest (Markham)
Markham Museum
9350 Markham Road (formerly Hwy. 48)
Markham, ON

Join us as we transform our 25-acre site into a ghoulishly grand Halloween town – a family event perfect for kids 10 and under!
With your treat bag in tow, trick-or-treat around the Museum grounds! Have your fortune told by our Fortune Teller, and dance the night away at our Monster Mash! Come in costume, have fun and enjoy the family activities.
Children must be supervised at all times. Last entry is 30 minutes before closing. There will be no guided tours during Scaryfest. The Museum will operate on special event hours only during this time.
Cost: $9 per person. Children 24 months and under admitted free.

https://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/arts/markham-museum/all/scaryfest-2019

*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

*Power Kids: Free Kids Activities (Toronto) (FREE)
3pm
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
231 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

DIY Survival Kit
In this workshop, we will use travel-size objects to invent our own survival kit, combining materials that bring us comfort.

http://thepowerplant.org/ProgramsEvents/Programs/Power-Kids.aspx

*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

*Bata Shoe Museum Halloween Spooktacular (Toronto)
Bata Shoe Museum
327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Decorate a Halloween-inspired cookie, make a special craft and play games in the galleries.
Kids in costumes get in free! Perfect for kids 3–12.
Drop-in until 4pm | Included with museum admission

Cost: Free for kids in costume

http://www.batashoemuseum.ca/event/halloween/

*Halloween Boo Barn (Toronto) (FREE)
9:30am-3:30pm
Riverdale Farm
201 Winchester Street
Sumach Street and Gerrard Street
Toronto, ON

Get spooky at Riverdale Farm!
Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
– great for kids aged 3-9
– face painting and crafts
Find the pumpkin patch!
Carve on-site, collect your seeds and take them home. No mess or fuss. Tools are provided, no cost to carve.
Suggested $5.00 donation per pumpkin. Pumpkins are first-come, first-serve; supplies are limited.
Donation of a non-perishable food item suggested to explore ‘BOO barn’. All proceeds support Riverdale Farm.

http://riverdalefarmtoronto.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

*Halloween at The Market (Pickering)
10:45am-4:30pm
The Pickering Markets
1400 Squires Beach Rd
Pickering, ON

On Sunday October 27th, The Pickering Markets invite you and your family out for a great day of family fun with Halloween activities for all! Come for our Trick or Treat and stay for our Halloween costume contest for a chance to win great prizes while making family memories! Our event poster and website have more details.

www.pickeringmarkets.com/events/

*Spooky Halloween Live Animals (Barrie)
10am-2pm
Wild Birds Unlimited Barrie
515 Bryne Drive
Barrie, ON

Up for something Spooky? Why not join Wild Birds Unlimited Barrie in store on Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for this exciting event as we host LIVE animals who inspire thoughts of Halloween! We won’t spoil all the details, but these furry visitors may include a skunk and more! Meet their handlers and learn more about these unique, and often misunderstood, creatures and see them up close. This is a drop in style event and you are welcome to visit the animals any time from 11 am – 2 pm for as long as you would like. This event is free and great for all ages, we hope to see you in store!

barrie.wbu.com/

 

 

 

 

 


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