NOVEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (November 9-10)

NOVEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (November 9-10)

 



**SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2019**

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

Movie: Dora And The Lost City Of Gold

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

*Kids Building Workshop (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
10am-12pm
The Home Depot
All Over Ontario

FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.
Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at all The Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and certificate.

Build a Snowman Decoration
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own snowman decoration.

http://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/ideas-how-to/workshops.html

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

Something mysterious is going on at the museum every weekend in November! Explore all of Scarborough Museum’s secrets with mystery themed treats, games and activities. Start off with the always popular scavenger hunt, now available for kids and adults alike. Put your senses to the test with Mystery Cake made with a top secret ingredient. Discover the mysteries of various artifacts past with the History’s Mysteries artifact guessing game. Plus, riddles, puzzles and more! Guests with or growing a moustache will get an extra surprise in honour of Movember whether the ‘stache is real or fake! This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Holiday programming.
This runs until December 1, 2019

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?id=q2qnDwR%24xB1eG4AqTn1SaA

*WEE Asian (Toronto) (FREE)
9am
TIFF Bell Lightbox Green Room
Toronto, ON

Wee Asian returns for its fourth year! Kids can explore the art of moviemaking and fuel their creativity through films, colouring and storytelling sessions from event partner Type Books as well as local author, Thao Lam, reading their recently-released book, My Cat Looks Like My Dad.
This free drop-in event takes place Saturday, November 9 from 9:00 am in the TIFF Bell Lightbox Green Room.

https://www.reelasian.com/

*Storytime (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-1:30pm
Toronto Railway Museum
255 Bremner Blvd., Stall 17
Toronto, ON

Looking for a great way to spend an afternoon with your children? Every Saturday in November 2019, the Toronto Railway Museum will be offering a reading of popular, railway-themed children’s books! Staff will read to the audience one of our wonderful books.
This event is open to all ages, so come and listen by yourself, with your family, or a group of friends.
Tickets for this event include museum admission.

Cost: $3-5

http://www.trha.ca/

*Day of the Dead Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-8pm
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Join us for the 16th anniversary of our Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos celebration: an exploration of the ancient and contemporary traditions of Mexico’s oldest cultural celebration of life, heritage and family histories. This free, two day, family-oriented festival is Toronto’s longest running celebration of one of Mexico’s most important holidays.
This year, we focus on the evolution of the ofrenda, offering a contemporary look through the vision of local and international Mexican artists as they bring new perspectives to the traditional form.

https://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/dayofthedead/index.cfm?ref=home

*Whole Life Expo (Toronto)
4pm-6pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front St. West
Toronto, ON

Join us at Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 8, 9 and 10 for the 33nd annual Whole Life Expo.
As Canada’s largest showcase of natural health and green living, this event plays host to over 175 exhibitors and 80 speakers from across North America.

https://www.wholelifecanada.com/hours.php

*Poppy Wreath Making Drop-In (Toronto)
12pm-4pm
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

Commemorate Remembrance Day with a hand-made paper poppy wreath to display in your home. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Commemorative programming.
Onsite Food and BeveragesFree ParkingPublic WashroomsBike RacksFamily/Children, Remembrance Day

Cost: $4.42 – $7.08
Child: $4.42 | Youth: $6.19 | Adult: $7.08 | Senior: $6.19
Admission includes a guided tour of Todmorden’s historic homes in addition to the drop-in wreath activity.

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?id=1siduMxPvxrFnSpwyb2KbQ

*Bata Shoe Museum visits Forest Hill Library (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Forest Hill Library
700 Eglinton Avenue West
Toronto, ON

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behind the shoes.
For all ages.
Drop in. No registration required.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT386666&R=EVT386666

*Todmorden Mills Heritage Site Visits Woodside Square Library (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Woodside Square Library
Woodside Square Mall
1571 Sandhurst Circle
Toronto, ON

Discover toys and games from the past, and make your own old-fashioned plaything to take home. Ages 4+ Registration begins September 28th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT386896&R=EVT386896

*Toronto Zoo visits Brookbanks Library (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Brookbanks Library
210 Brookbanks Drive
Toronto, ON

Penguins and Polar Bears you say! Interact with various animal artifacts to discover the features that these animals and other aquatic creatures have for living in their watery home.
Ages 5-12
* No live animals will be present.
* Registration required.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT420698&R=EVT420698

*Bata Shoe Museum Visits Jones Library (Toronto)
11am-12pm
Jones Library
118 Jones Avenue
Toronto, ON

The Bata Shoe Museum will be at Jones library for a very special MAP family Saturday program!
Hear the stories behind the shoes. Make a shoe-themed craft.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT385706&R=EVT385706

*Family Interactive Movie: The Wizard of Oz (Toronto)
2pm-4pm
Don Mills Library
888 Lawrence Avenue East
Toronto, ON

Participate in the movie experience with Dorothy, the Wicked Witch of the West and all your favourite Wizard of Oz characters! Props will be provided – you?ll get to sing along, use noisemakers, throw props, and more! Fun for the entire family! All ages.
Please register in person or by calling 416 395-5710.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT420317&R=EVT420317

*Gibson House Museum visits Bayview Library (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Bayview Library
Bayview Village Shopping Centre
123A-2901 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON

Join interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! Create a small toy to take home. Registration is required. Registration begins on August 26th. Please call Bayview Branch for more information at 416-395-5460.

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT397520&R=EVT397520

*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

 

 



**SUNDAY,NOVEMBER 10, 2019**

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

Something mysterious is going on at the museum every weekend in November! Explore all of Scarborough Museum’s secrets with mystery themed treats, games and activities. Start off with the always popular scavenger hunt, now available for kids and adults alike. Put your senses to the test with Mystery Cake made with a top secret ingredient. Discover the mysteries of various artifacts past with the History’s Mysteries artifact guessing game. Plus, riddles, puzzles and more! Guests with or growing a moustache will get an extra surprise in honour of Movember whether the ‘stache is real or fake! This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Holiday programming.
This runs until December 1, 2019

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?id=q2qnDwR%24xB1eG4AqTn1SaA

*Day of the Dead Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-8pm
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Join us for the 16th anniversary of our Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos celebration: an exploration of the ancient and contemporary traditions of Mexico’s oldest cultural celebration of life, heritage and family histories. This free, two day, family-oriented festival is Toronto’s longest running celebration of one of Mexico’s most important holidays.
This year, we focus on the evolution of the ofrenda, offering a contemporary look through the vision of local and international Mexican artists as they bring new perspectives to the traditional form.

https://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/dayofthedead/index.cfm?ref=home

*Whole Life Expo (Toronto)
4pm-6pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front St. West
Toronto, ON

Join us at Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 8, 9 and 10 for the 33nd annual Whole Life Expo.
As Canada’s largest showcase of natural health and green living, this event plays host to over 175 exhibitors and 80 speakers from across North America.

https://www.wholelifecanada.com/hours.php

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

These FREE arts workshops for children ages 7-12 begin with a tour of the gallery and conclude with an art activity, inspired by the ideas behind the current exhibition. Tours and workshops are led by Amanda Foulds, Power Kids Family Programs Coordinator and assisted by Erica Cristobal, Power Kids Teaching Assistant.
Upcoming Events:
Making Faces
In this workshop, participants will create multiple portraits using wax and watercolour paint resulting in a layered image.

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

*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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