JANUARY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (January 18-19, 2020)

JANUARY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (January 18-19, 2020)

 



**SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020**

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

Movie: THE ADDAMS FAMILY

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

*Whimsical Birdhouse KIDS PAINT Workshop (Various Locations)
1pm-2pm
All Terra Green House Locations (Vaughan, Milton, Burlington, Hamilton, Waterdown)

Whimsical Birdhouse KIDS PAINT Workshop
This adorable birdhouse makes for a really fun kids paint workshop! Our experts will show you how to paint this 5″H x 4 1/4″W birdhouse! All skill levels of ANY age are welcome. All workshop tools are supplied but paint friendly clothes are recommended.
Cost: $14.99

https://www.terragreenhouses.com/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/202001-janvier-january

*Drop-in Winter Wellness Baking (Scarborough)
1pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Drop by Scarborough Museum for a unique foodie experience. Visit the historic 1850s Cornell farmhouse kitchen where staff will cook and bake mouth-watering treats borrowing techniques used by early European settlers. The event offers a wonderful way to mingle with local community members and sample delicious food in a historic setting. Enjoy tastes of Devils Food Cake, Winter Jam, and Soda Bread!

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

*STC Welcomes the Year of the Rat (Scarborough)
12pm-1pm & 3pm-4pm
Scarborough Town Centre
300 Borough Dr
Scarborough, ON

In celebration of the Year of the Rat this Lunar New Year, Scarborough Town Centre is hosting events on Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19. Each day, there will be two shows, one between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. and the second between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. All shows will feature 5-lion dance performances and folk dances at STC’s Centre Court. The first show on Saturday, January 18 at 12:00 p.m. will open with a press conference and special Eye Dotting Ceremony with VIP guests and media. Guest Services will also be situated in Centre Court, handing out wish cards for visitors to fill out and attach onto the wall of wishes. This interactive activation will run until January 26 for visitors to enjoy.

www.scarboroughtowncentre.com/

*Frost Fair (Toronto)
10am-5pm
Fort York National Historic Site
250 Fort York Blvd
Toronto, ON

For a memorable outing, discover the winter beauty of Fort York’s 1812-era buildings blanketed in snow. In the evening, view the Fort in a “new” light during a special lantern tour, which provides a glimpse of garrison life after dark. Tour a selection of buildings with our interpretive staff and sample historic treats from the 1826 kitchen hearth. Don’t forget to bring your skates to glide along The Bentway Skate Trail, where you will be joined by a Redcoat or two! Warm-up in the Visitor Centre and grab a treat by local food vendors after your skate. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Welcome to Winter programming. Fort York is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. The museum, a 43-acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto, is a registered archaeological site, and home to Canada’s largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings.

https://www.toronto.ca

*International Boat Show (Toronto)
11am-7pm
Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place
100 Princes’ Blvd.
Toronto, ON

North America’s largest indoor boat show docks at the Enercare Centre with an impressive array of 1,200 new boats on display, educational seminars, and lifestyle programming. Spanning over a million square feet of show space, this year’s highlights include Ontario’s own Tammy Wolf, one of the most successful powerboat racers in North America and the only woman to podium at an FI Champion boat race; the 2nd annual Toronto Indoor Wakeboarding Championships featuring the world’s best professional riders; and treasure hunters Darrell Miklos and Jim Sinclair of the Discovery Channel’s hit show Cooper’s Treasure. And back by popular demand is Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel to delight audiences of all ages.
Families will be excited for the stacked line-up featuring the return of The Great Canadian Fish Tank, Kids Trout Pond, Free Boat Rides, all-new Winter Wake Fest and Water Ski Shows on the world’s largest indoor lake…and more!
Enjoy free admission for kids 16 and under, free parking on weeknights after 5pm, and sign up for the Captain’s Club to receive special members’ offers. Don’t forget to download the myShowApp to help you pre-plan, track exhibitors you visited, and find seminar schedules to make the most of your Boat Show visit.

http://www.torontoboatshow.com

*Family Nature Walks at High Park Nature Centre (Toronto) (FREE)
1:30pm-3pm
High Park Nature Centre
375 Colborne Lodge Dr
Toronto, ON

Get outside and explore nature in High Park with your whole family! Grandparents, parents, teens, children and babies alike will love this chance to discover the natural wonders in High Park’s incredible savannahs, woodlands and wetlands. Walks are led by our amazing nature interpreters. Kindly note, Family Nature Walks take place on wooded trails that are not stroller or wheelchair accessible.
Fire Skills and Storytelling – January 18

http://highparknaturecentre.com/2/family-nature-walks

*The Year of the Rat: A lunar New Year Celebration (Burlington)
1pm-4:30pm
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre
440 Locust Street
Burlington, ON

Presented in Partnership with Redleaf Cultural Integration
Join us to ring in the Lunar New Year, as we welcome the zodiac animal of 2020: the clever and energetic rat! We welcome everyone in Burlington to come together in celebration of diversity and unity as we kick off The Year of the Rat.
Indulge in an afternoon of dazzling performances including ancient Chinese instruments, Beijing classical opera, Mongolian folk dance, and contemporary vocalists. Outside the theatre we welcome everyone to explore our traditional art exhibition featuring live calligraphy demonstrations and activities for the whole family.
FREE Cultural Exhibition in the BPAC Family Lobby at 1pm.

www.burlingtonpac.ca/events/the-year-of-the-rat/

*Fire & Ice Winter Festival (Caledon)
8am-11pm
Alton Mill Arts Centre
1402 Queen Street West
Alton, ON

Rediscover the joys of the winter season and great Canadian outdoors with friends and family at the historic Alton Mill Arts Centre in rural Caledon.
Pond hockey, food & drink, ice sculptures, a super snow slide, skating, art workshops … and more fun for the whole family. Don’t miss the festival highlight: a fire sculpture at dusk!
Festival-goers are invited to explore galleries in the restored heritage site, and meet the Mill’s resident artists in their working studios, from 10am-5pm.

http://altonmill.ca/visit/events/fi_2020_event

*MPP Andrea Khanjin’s Family Skate (Innisfil)
12:30pm-2pm
Innisfil Recreational Complex
7315 Yonge Street
Innisfil, ON

Join Barrie-Innisfil MPP Andrea Khanjin for a free family skate at the Innisfil Recreational Complex on Saturday, January 18th from 12:30 – 2 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

melissa.varsava@pc.ola.org

 



**SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020**

*Whimsical Birdhouse KIDS PAINT Workshop (Various Locations)
1pm-2pm
All Terra Green House Locations (Vaughan, Milton, Burlington, Hamilton, Waterdown)

Whimsical Birdhouse KIDS PAINT Workshop
This adorable birdhouse makes for a really fun kids paint workshop! Our experts will show you how to paint this 5″H x 4 1/4″W birdhouse! All skill levels of ANY age are welcome. All workshop tools are supplied but paint friendly clothes are recommended.
Cost: $14.99

https://www.terragreenhouses.com/events

*Little Yogis (Scarborough)
9am-10am
Chapters Scarborough
20 William Kitchen Rd
Scarborough, ON

Calling all little yogis! Join us for an exclusive event prior to store opening at our Chapters Scarborough location. Join certified kids yoga teacher and Power Yoga Canada instructor, Emma Sanson, as she welcomes the morning with a yoga and mindfulness sequence. Plus, learn meditation techniques through a storytime and educational games. Perfect for kids aged 3-7!
Ticket Price: $10 + tax & service fees

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/?link-usage=Header%3A%20Events

*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/202001-janvier-january

*STC Welcomes the Year of the Rat (Scarborough)
12pm-1pm & 3pm-4pm
Scarborough Town Centre
300 Borough Dr
Scarborough, ON

In celebration of the Year of the Rat this Lunar New Year, Scarborough Town Centre is hosting events on Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19. Each day, there will be two shows, one between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. and the second between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. All shows will feature 5-lion dance performances and folk dances at STC’s Centre Court. The first show on Saturday, January 18 at 12:00 p.m. will open with a press conference and special Eye Dotting Ceremony with VIP guests and media. Guest Services will also be situated in Centre Court, handing out wish cards for visitors to fill out and attach onto the wall of wishes. This interactive activation will run until January 26 for visitors to enjoy.

www.scarboroughtowncentre.com/

*International Boat Show (Toronto)
11am-7pm
Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place
100 Princes’ Blvd.
Toronto, ON

North America’s largest indoor boat show docks at the Enercare Centre with an impressive array of 1,200 new boats on display, educational seminars, and lifestyle programming. Spanning over a million square feet of show space, this year’s highlights include Ontario’s own Tammy Wolf, one of the most successful powerboat racers in North America and the only woman to podium at an FI Champion boat race; the 2nd annual Toronto Indoor Wakeboarding Championships featuring the world’s best professional riders; and treasure hunters Darrell Miklos and Jim Sinclair of the Discovery Channel’s hit show Cooper’s Treasure. And back by popular demand is Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel to delight audiences of all ages.
Families will be excited for the stacked line-up featuring the return of The Great Canadian Fish Tank, Kids Trout Pond, Free Boat Rides, all-new Winter Wake Fest and Water Ski Shows on the world’s largest indoor lake…and more!
Enjoy free admission for kids 16 and under, free parking on weeknights after 5pm, and sign up for the Captain’s Club to receive special members’ offers. Don’t forget to download the myShowApp to help you pre-plan, track exhibitors you visited, and find seminar schedules to make the most of your Boat Show visit.

http://www.torontoboatshow.com

*Winter Stations Presents LOOP (Toronto) (FREE)
York Street Park
York Street & Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

A much-needed splash of colour is coming to winter on the waterfront. Winter Stations Presents: LOOP is a FREE, family friendly, interactive, retro-futuristic art installation, powered by you!
LOOP is a cross between a music box, zoetrope, and a railway handcar. Visitors can hop two at a time into one of the six illuminated cylinders and pump a lever to activate the music and lit up animated fairy tales.

https://www.winterstationspresents.com/

*Let it Snow Sundays (Toronto)
1pm-4pm
Montgomery’s Inn
4709 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON

Enjoy tobogganing down the hill next to Montgomery’s Inn — a favourite spot for generations of Etobicans. Walk through Tom Riley Park and cross the footbridges over Mimico Creek. After a memorable afternoon of these winter traditions, get cozy by the fire with a warm pot of tea or a mug of hot apple cider and savour fresh house-baked treats in the inn’s tea room. You can also sample roasted chestnuts from the indoor wood-burning oven. Afterwards, take a tour of the museum at regular admission prices.
This runs every Sunday until February 23, 2020

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

*International Boat Show (Toronto)
11am-7pm
Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place
100 Princes’ Blvd.
Toronto, ON

North America’s largest indoor boat show docks at the Enercare Centre with an impressive array of 1,200 new boats on display, educational seminars, and lifestyle programming. Spanning over a million square feet of show space, this year’s highlights include Ontario’s own Tammy Wolf, one of the most successful powerboat racers in North America and the only woman to podium at an FI Champion boat race; the 2nd annual Toronto Indoor Wakeboarding Championships featuring the world’s best professional riders; and treasure hunters Darrell Miklos and Jim Sinclair of the Discovery Channel’s hit show Cooper’s Treasure. And back by popular demand is Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel to delight audiences of all ages.
Families will be excited for the stacked line-up featuring the return of The Great Canadian Fish Tank, Kids Trout Pond, Free Boat Rides, all-new Winter Wake Fest and Water Ski Shows on the world’s largest indoor lake…and more!
Enjoy free admission for kids 16 and under, free parking on weeknights after 5pm, and sign up for the Captain’s Club to receive special members’ offers. Don’t forget to download the myShowApp to help you pre-plan, track exhibitors you visited, and find seminar schedules to make the most of your Boat Show visit.

http://www.torontoboatshow.com

*Winter in the Valley (Toronto)
1pm-2pm
Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

Nature lovers, don’t miss this lovely walking tour of the Wildflower Preserve. Hit the trails with Todmorden staff and along the way learn how animals, birds and plants of the Lower Don Valley adapt and survive the city’s harsh winters. After the hour-long walk, warm up in the adjoining Brewery with a mug of hot-mulled cider. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Welcome to Winter 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.
The walk takes place outdoors – visitors should dress appropriately for the weather. Boots are recommended if it is snowy or icy.

Admission
Child: $4.42 | Youth: $6.19 | Adult: $7.08 | Senior: $6.19 + HST

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

 

 

 


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