DECEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (December 7-8, 2019)

DECEMBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (December 7-8, 2019)

 



**SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 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

*Toonies For Toys Kids Craft (All Over Ontario)
Terra Greenhouses
All Over Ontario

Join us at the Step Into Christmas Event as we host a Super Bells Kids Workshop for only $2!
All donations go to the Children’s Aid Society.
Drop in to participate. Purchase in store.
Paint friendly clothing is recommended.
Runs until December 8, 2019

https://www.terragreenhouses.com/event/toonies-for-toys-donations-going-to-childrens-aid-society/

*STEM Flashlight Making (Vaughan)
3pm, 4pm, or 5pm
Schwartz/Reisman Centre (Bathurst & Rutherford)
9600 Bathurst Street
Vaughan, ON

Come and register your kids for a one day STEM class to build your own flashlight.
Cost: $12 per kid and all materials are provided.
All proceeds go to the U10 JCC Maccabi Warriors basketball team.

Sign Up For Your Time Here-> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSek3SfTLRFnyP7OEyAnbCk2FtGAtjcgqol0-2Cls6V-I7D3Jg/viewform?fbzx=-6711407498064620811

Payment is by paypal online.

https://www.facebook.com/events/445930642725137/

*Santa’s Workshop (Vaughan) (FREE)
Bass Pro Shops
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Dr
Vaughan, ON

Free Crafts Each Day:
11/17-11/24: Merry Christmas Sign
11/25-12/1: Standing Reindeer
12/2-12/8: Felt Snowman
12/9-12/15: Color a Drawstring Bag
12/16-12/22: Decorate a Cookie Platter
12/23- 12/24: Decorate a Cookie

More information can be found online.

https://stores.basspro.com/ca/on/vaughan/1-bass-pro-mills-dr.html

*Christmas at the Farm (Richmond Hill)
12pm-4pm
Summit Community
1750 Stouffville Road
Richmond Hill, ON

Join us for an afternoon of Family Christmas Fun in the countryside of Richmond Hill!
This is a FREE event:
Wagon and Sleigh Rides, Christmas Carols, Kids Crafts, Face Painting, Live Nativity Play, Petting Zoo

http://www.summitcommunity.ca/event/christmas-the-farm/

*Cocoa and Cookies with Santa (Newmarket)
1pm-3pm
Elman W. Campbell Museum
134 Main Street, South
Newmarket, ON

Drop-in and enjoy an afternoon of hot cocoa, cookies and photo opportunity with Santa. Saturday December 7, 1-3p.m. Free admission with a food donation for the Newmarket Food Pantry. Pre-registration required by December 6 at museum@newmarket.ca. Presented by the Friends of the Museum. For more information visit us at newmarket.ca/museum. We are located at 134 Main St., South, Newmarket.

https://www.newmarket.ca/museum

*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/201912-decembre-december#1

*Christmas Market (Toronto)
Distillery District
55 Mill Street
Toronto, ON

The magic of the Christmas season returns to Toronto, November 14 to December 22, with the 10th annual Toronto Christmas Market at the Distillery Historic District. Ranked one of the best Christmas Markets in the world, the festival features hundreds of unique and locally handcrafted products, stunning light canopies, family friendly entertainment, heated mulled wine, beer and hospitality gardens, and Santa and the elves, all in an atmosphere so romantic you can’t help but fall in love with the holiday season all over again. Rediscover the magic of Christmas.
Admission is free of charge on weekdays until Friday at 5pm. There is admission on weekends; check website for tickets on weekends.
Children under 2 are free.

Although the Toronto Christmas Market is not active on Mondays, the shops and restaurants of the Distillery Historic District are open 7 days a week.
The Toronto Christmas Market is open Thursday November 14th to Sunday December 22nd, 2019.
Cost:$8-$30

http://www.torontochristmasmarket.com/

*Nutcracker (Toronto)
285 Spadina Road
Toronto, ON

A great chance to experience this stately home dressed to the nines for the holiday season. As a part of the Roaring 20s Christmas tours, participate in The Nutcracker Ballet-themed activities that include a scavenger hunt, take-home crafts based on the Nutcracker, and enjoy 1940s-era ballet costumes on loan from Dance Collection Danse. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Holiday programming. Spadina Museum is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. It offers a glimpse of Toronto during the 1900-1930 period through the lens of the Austin family.
Runs until January 5, 2020
Every Tuesday-Friday: 10am-4pm
Every Saturday & Sunday: 10am-5pm
Museum is closed on December 24 & 25.

Paid parking at Casa Loma

Cost: $6.00 – $10.00
Child: $6.00 | Youth: $8.00 | Adult: $10.00 | Senior: $8.00+HST

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?id=qAB%24WkYIaWakPAHwo7iIVw

*Christmas at the Lodge (Toronto)
12pm-4pm
Colborne Lodge
11 Colborne Lodge Drive
Toronto, ON

Warm up by the hearth at Colborne Lodge and take in the sights and aromas of a Victorian Christmas. Learn about traditions including decorating, gift giving, foods and entertainment. Admire the Victorian Christmas tree, play with traditional toys and admire traditional gifts like china dolls, tea sets and John Howard’s walking stick. Toast the season with a glass of hot mulled cider by the wood stove and nibble on special holiday treats. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Holiday programming. Colborne Lodge is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. The museum explores 19th-century innovation and creativity, city building, science, technology and design as exemplified by John Howard one of Toronto’s first architects.
Cost: $5.00 – $8.00
Child: $5.00 | Youth: $7.00 | Adult: $8.00 | Senior: $7.00

Please note: Closed on Mondays. Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day.
Reduced hours on December 24 and December 31: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This runs until January 5, 2020

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?start=2019-10-24T04%3A00%3A00.000Z&end=2020-10-24T03%3A59%3A59.999Z&search=&categories=&themes=&free=false&accessible=false&ongoing=true&locations.locationName=Colborne%20Lodge&view=fecList&id=tmplpRJJkCrGVTy4U_PX7Q&oindex=

*Evergreen’s Winter Village (Toronto) (FREE)
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave.
Toronto, ON

Celebrate the holidays in a reimagined historic brick factory at Evergreen Brick Works.
Skate on the picturesque outdoor skating rink, shop local craft goods at the Holiday Market, listen to live music and end your stay with tasty and toasty eats and drinks.
Evergreen’s Winter Village is free to attend, open every weekend from November 30 to December 22, 2019.

https://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/evergreen-winter-village/

*Christmas on the Farm (Milton)
10am-3pm
Springridge Farm
7256 Bell School Line
Milton, ON

Join us at the farm as we celebrate the season with Christmas on the Farm. Families will enjoy visiting during the holiday season as we deck the halls and trim the tree in anticipation of Santa’s arrival at Springridge Farm.
Join us in Santa’s Workshop weekends November 23 – December 15, 10am -3pm
Santa’s Workshop is located upstairs in the Springridge barn and includes two festive activities for children to enjoy. Each child will have the opportunity to paint a glass ornament to bring home to adorn your Christmas tree and will decorate a freshly baked gingerbread cookie. The jolly old man in red will be on hand greeting families and posing for Christmas photos with Santa.
Admission to Santa’s Workshop is $10 (includes HST) per child. There is no admission charge to visit the barn market, bakery & gift shop.

http://www.springridgefarm.com/Christmas-Activities.htm

*Downtown Holiday Fest (Milton)
12pm-7pm
Downtown Milton
251 Main St. E.
Milton, ON

Celebrate the holidays in charming Downtown Milton! Visit Santa, shop for unique gifts, enjoy some holiday tunes, fantastic dining, and more.
Main St. E. will be closed from Martin St. to Brown St. for this event.

https://downtownmilton.com/event/holidayfest/

*Santa & Mrs. Claus in the Market (Hamilton) (FREE)
10am-3pm
Hamilton Farmers’ Market
35 York Blvd
Hamilton, ON

For the second year running, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making an appearance at the Hamilton Farmers’ Market!
This year there will be a workshop set up in the lower level of the Market specifically designated for Santa & Mrs. Claus. Santa’s workshop in the Market will be the perfect backdrop for parents to get a picture of their kids with Santa and Mrs. Claus. The Market will be offering FREE photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus.
During your visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus kids will receive a Market coloring page, a treat from Santa and will get the opportunity to chat with and interact with Santa & Mrs. Claus.

www.hamiltonfarmersmarket.ca/santa-mrs-claus-in-the-market/

*Paws ’N Mr. Claus (Mississauga)
11am-3pm
Bradley Museum Log Cabin
1620 Orr Rd
Mississauga, ON

Does your family pet need some quality time with Santa?
Santa will have a twinkle in his eye! Proceeds from our photo sales will be shared equally between Mississauga Animal Services Special Care & Resources Fund ( S.C.A.R.F) and Friends of the Museums of Mississauga. Animal Services Staff will be there to help get the perfect picture. Pet Valu – Clarkson Crossing Plaza will provide pet loot bags for those on the nice list. It will be a PAWSitively lovely time!
COSTS: – one professional 4 x 6 photo for $15, two 4 x 6 photos for $25,
each additional photo is $5
* digital photos are NOT available, cash only please

http://culture.mississauga.ca/events

*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

*Holly Jolly Jubilee (Whitby)
10am-3pm
WindReach Farm
312 Townline Road
Ashburn, ON

Bring the family out to the Holly Jolly Jubilee! On December 7th from 10 am to 3 pm, WindReach Farm will be hosting its annual holiday open house, featuring lots of activities for all ages, including wagon rides, local artisans, photos with Santa, pony rides, visits with our animals, and more! The cost is $25/car and patrons are encouraged to bring cash for the entry fee and to do a little holiday shopping at the craft fair.

http://windreachfarm.org/events/holly-jolly-jubilee-2019/

*Santa Claus Parade of Lights (Georgina)
5pm-6:30pm
Dalton Rd. and High St.
Sutton, ON

Santa arrives in Sutton for the annual Santa Claus Parade of Lights. Beginning at 5 p.m. in Jackson’s Point, the parade travels down Dalton Road to High Street, then along High Street ending at the fairgrounds. For more information visit georgina.ca/events.

http://www.georgina.ca/events/sutton-santa-claus-parade-lights-0

 

 

 



**SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2019**

*Toonies For Toys Kids Craft (All Over Ontario)
Terra Greenhouses
All Over Ontario

Join us at the Step Into Christmas Event as we host a Super Bells Kids Workshop for only $2!
All donations go to the Children’s Aid Society.
Drop in to participate. Purchase in store.
Paint friendly clothing is recommended.
Runs until December 8, 2019

https://www.terragreenhouses.com/event/toonies-for-toys-donations-going-to-childrens-aid-society/

*Santa’s Workshop (Vaughan) (FREE)
Bass Pro Shops
Vaughan Mills Mall
1 Bass Pro Mills Dr
Vaughan, ON

Free Crafts Each Day:
11/17-11/24: Merry Christmas Sign
11/25-12/1: Standing Reindeer
12/2-12/8: Felt Snowman
12/9-12/15: Color a Drawstring Bag
12/16-12/22: Decorate a Cookie Platter
12/23- 12/24: Decorate a Cookie

More information can be found online.

https://stores.basspro.com/ca/on/vaughan/1-bass-pro-mills-dr.html

*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/201912-decembre-december#1

*Christmas Market (Toronto)
Distillery District
55 Mill Street
Toronto, ON

The magic of the Christmas season returns to Toronto, November 14 to December 22, with the 10th annual Toronto Christmas Market at the Distillery Historic District. Ranked one of the best Christmas Markets in the world, the festival features hundreds of unique and locally handcrafted products, stunning light canopies, family friendly entertainment, heated mulled wine, beer and hospitality gardens, and Santa and the elves, all in an atmosphere so romantic you can’t help but fall in love with the holiday season all over again. Rediscover the magic of Christmas.
Admission is free of charge on weekdays until Friday at 5pm. There is admission on weekends; check website for tickets on weekends.
Children under 2 are free.

Although the Toronto Christmas Market is not active on Mondays, the shops and restaurants of the Distillery Historic District are open 7 days a week.
The Toronto Christmas Market is open Thursday November 14th to Sunday December 22nd, 2019.
Cost:$8-$30

http://www.torontochristmasmarket.com

*Evergreen’s Winter Village (Toronto) (FREE)
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave.
Toronto, ON

Celebrate the holidays in a reimagined historic brick factory at Evergreen Brick Works.
Skate on the picturesque outdoor skating rink, shop local craft goods at the Holiday Market, listen to live music and end your stay with tasty and toasty eats and drinks.
Evergreen’s Winter Village is free to attend, open every weekend from November 30 to December 22, 2019.

https://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/evergreen-winter-village/

*Nutcracker (Toronto)
285 Spadina Road
Toronto, ON

A great chance to experience this stately home dressed to the nines for the holiday season. As a part of the Roaring 20s Christmas tours, participate in The Nutcracker Ballet-themed activities that include a scavenger hunt, take-home crafts based on the Nutcracker, and enjoy 1940s-era ballet costumes on loan from Dance Collection Danse. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Holiday programming. Spadina Museum is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. It offers a glimpse of Toronto during the 1900-1930 period through the lens of the Austin family.
Runs until January 5, 2020
Every Tuesday-Friday: 10am-4pm
Every Saturday & Sunday: 10am-5pm
Museum is closed on December 24 & 25.

Paid parking at Casa Loma

Cost: $6.00 – $10.00
Child: $6.00 | Youth: $8.00 | Adult: $10.00 | Senior: $8.00+HST

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?id=qAB%24WkYIaWakPAHwo7iIVw

*Christmas at the Lodge (Toronto)
12pm-4pm
Colborne Lodge
11 Colborne Lodge Drive
Toronto, ON

Warm up by the hearth at Colborne Lodge and take in the sights and aromas of a Victorian Christmas. Learn about traditions including decorating, gift giving, foods and entertainment. Admire the Victorian Christmas tree, play with traditional toys and admire traditional gifts like china dolls, tea sets and John Howard’s walking stick. Toast the season with a glass of hot mulled cider by the wood stove and nibble on special holiday treats. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Holiday programming. Colborne Lodge is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. The museum explores 19th-century innovation and creativity, city building, science, technology and design as exemplified by John Howard one of Toronto’s first architects.
Cost: $5.00 – $8.00
Child: $5.00 | Youth: $7.00 | Adult: $8.00 | Senior: $7.00

Please note: Closed on Mondays. Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day.
Reduced hours on December 24 and December 31: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This runs until January 5, 2020

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?start=2019-10-24T04%3A00%3A00.000Z&end=2020-10-24T03%3A59%3A59.999Z&search=&categories=&themes=&free=false&accessible=false&ongoing=true&locations.locationName=Colborne%20Lodge&view=fecList&id=tmplpRJJkCrGVTy4U_PX7Q&oindex=

*Power Kids: Activities (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.

We Are The Stars
In this workshop, we will collectively create an alternate universe on black paper using paint, tin foil, plastic wrap, tape, and marbles.

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

*Screening Of Frozen 2 (Oakville) (FREE)
10:15am-1pm
Film.ca Cinemas
171 Speers Road, #25
Oakville, ON

You must RSVP to confirm a spot by calling Trafalgar Village Dental at 905-339-0404.
Trafalgar Village Dental, a family dental practice in Oakville, invites you to see the new Frozen 2 movie! This event is open to the community, but space is limited. In addition to the movie, you’ll receive a small popcorn and drink. Doors open at 10:15am, movie starts at 11:00am. There is no cost to attend this event.

905-339-0404
info@trafalgarvillagedental.com

*Christmas on the Farm (Milton)
10am-3pm
Springridge Farm
7256 Bell School Line
Milton, ON

Join us at the farm as we celebrate the season with Christmas on the Farm. Families will enjoy visiting during the holiday season as we deck the halls and trim the tree in anticipation of Santa’s arrival at Springridge Farm.
Join us in Santa’s Workshop weekends November 23 – December 15, 10am -3pm
Santa’s Workshop is located upstairs in the Springridge barn and includes two festive activities for children to enjoy. Each child will have the opportunity to paint a glass ornament to bring home to adorn your Christmas tree and will decorate a freshly baked gingerbread cookie. The jolly old man in red will be on hand greeting families and posing for Christmas photos with Santa.
Admission to Santa’s Workshop is $10 (includes HST) per child. There is no admission charge to visit the barn market, bakery & gift shop.

http://www.springridgefarm.com/Christmas-Activities.htm

*Santa & Mrs. Claus in the Market (Hamilton) (FREE)
10am-3pm
Hamilton Farmers’ Market
35 York Blvd
Hamilton, ON

For the second year running, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making an appearance at the Hamilton Farmers’ Market!
This year there will be a workshop set up in the lower level of the Market specifically designated for Santa & Mrs. Claus. Santa’s workshop in the Market will be the perfect backdrop for parents to get a picture of their kids with Santa and Mrs. Claus. The Market will be offering FREE photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus.
During your visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus kids will receive a Market coloring page, a treat from Santa and will get the opportunity to chat with and interact with Santa & Mrs. Claus.

www.hamiltonfarmersmarket.ca/santa-mrs-claus-in-the-market/

*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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