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08/10/2015 00:00:00 Tough Love Improv Central East $1 - $9

Half show, half personal trainer, Tough Love Improv puts performers through their paces to get rid of performance rust, break bad performing habits, and retire stale go-tos. In this behind-the-scenes show format, Dale Wells (The Dandies) has an ensemble of improvisers ready to help you let go of your performance crutches. No Pain. No Game. Your taunting, teasing, and tormenting are music to our ears! Bi-weekly show (the 2nd and 4th Monday, each month)
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08/10/2015 00:00:00 Tough Love Improv Central East $1 - $9

Half show, half personal trainer, Tough Love Improv puts performers through their paces to get rid of performance rust, break bad performing habits, and retire stale go-tos. In this behind-the-scenes show format, Dale Wells (The Dandies) has an ensemble of improvisers ready to help you let go of your performance crutches. No Pain. No Game. Your taunting, teasing, and tormenting are music to our ears! Bi-weekly show (the 2nd and 4th Monday, each month)

08/09/2015 00:00:00 Evergreen Brick Works Site Tours Central East Free

Evergreen Brick Works is an environmental community centre that inspires and equips visitors to live, work and play more sustainably. Evergreen Brick Works is a global showcase for green design, urban sustainability and a vibrant public space, named one of the world's top 10 geotourism destinations by National Geographic. Take a weekend Guided Tour and discover the site's history, geology and its transformation from glaciers and 100 years of brickmaking into an award-winning community environmental centre.

08/09/2015 Kensington Krawl Food Tour Downtown, Central West

Taste your way through Toronto's most unique and eclectic neighbourhood on a culinary excursion in Kensington Market. As we stroll, you will learn about the history and heritage of the market, meet local shopkeepers and chefs, and indulge in variety of delicious foods and drinks. What's included? 6 generous tastings and an alcoholic beverage For more information and to get tickets, visit savourtoronto.com

08/09/2015 Free Intro to Reiki Healing Class Central East Free

Reiki is a Japanese method of hands on healing that helps people, pets, and plants. Stephanie Norwich, M.Ed.(Counselling), Reiki Master presents a beautiful and inspiring reiki talk followed by a question period. Topics include: 1) What is reiki? 2) The reiki treatment, 3) The benefits, 4) How it works, 5) The history, 6) Usage: relationships, children, friends, pets, and plants, 7) Self treatment, 8) Volunteering Reiki, 9) The 3 levels of training, and 10) How to become a licensed Holistic Practitioner.

08/09/2015 Free Intro to Reiki Healing Class Central East Free

Reiki is a Japanese method of hands on healing that helps people, pets, and plants. Stephanie Norwich, M.Ed.(Counselling), Reiki Master presents a beautiful and inspiring reiki talk followed by a question period. Topics include: 1) What is reiki? 2) The reiki treatment, 3) The benefits, 4) How it works, 5) The history, 6) Usage: relationships, children, friends, pets, and plants, 7) Self treatment, 8) Volunteering Reiki, 9) The 3 levels of training, and 10) How to become a licensed Holistic Practitioner.
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08/09/2015 Kensington Krawl Food Tour Downtown, Central West

Taste your way through Toronto's most unique and eclectic neighbourhood on a culinary excursion in Kensington Market. As we stroll, you will learn about the history and heritage of the market, meet local shopkeepers and chefs, and indulge in variety of delicious foods and drinks. What's included? 6 generous tastings and an alcoholic beverage For more information and to get tickets, visit savourtoronto.com
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Evergreen Brick Works Site Tours Central East Free

Evergreen Brick Works is an environmental community centre that inspires and equips visitors to live, work and play more sustainably. Evergreen Brick Works is a global showcase for green design, urban sustainability and a vibrant public space, named one of the world's top 10 geotourism destinations by National Geographic. Take a weekend Guided Tour and discover the site's history, geology and its transformation from glaciers and 100 years of brickmaking into an award-winning community environmental centre.
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Weekend Explorers Downtown Free

During this one hour program designed for families with children aged 6-10 you will: - Explore the Legislative Building and Chamber through a fun scavenger hunt. - Play games that teach you about Ontario's Parliament. - Participate in a craft activity.
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Toronto Architecture Tours Downtown $10 - $19

Toronto boasts a world class mix of both heritage and modern architecture designed by local and internationally acclaimed architects like Mies Van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, Will Alsop, Diamond & Schmitt and KPMB to name a few. Join the Toronto Society of Architects' guided outdoor walking tours for a 2 hour journey past some of Toronto's most iconic architecture. Our professionally trained volunteer guides will share the design context, details, and unusual features that make these buildings notable and demonstrate why architecture is such a powerful communications tool for businesses, organizations, and the city.
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 No.9 Eco-Art-Fest 2015 Central East, Southeast $1 - $9

Toronto's Historic Sites, in partnership with No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment, are pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming. Visit http://ift.tt/1tjkhhE for details.
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Mary Poppins Central West

Everyone's favourite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical!
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Mary Poppins Central West

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven TONY Awards, including Best Musical!
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Elmgreen & Dragset: Drama Queens Central West Free

Elmgreen and Dragset's screenplay features a cast of iconic 20th-century sculptures who find themselves on stage and outside of their usual museum environments. As each piece takes its moment in the spotlight, Drama Queens embarks on a satirical and insightful take on the shifting nature of art and its relationship with institutions, markets and audiences over the past century. Curated by Jonathan Shaughnessy. Organized by MOCCA and the National Gallery of Canada. Gallery is wheelchair accessible.
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Salsa Days at Casa Loma Central West

Over five weekends in July and August we are welcoming ten of the GTA's best Latin dance schools to showcase their talents and offer introductory lessons to our visitors. Schedule available at www.casaloma.ca Presented in partnership with the Toronto Salsa Festival – http://ift.tt/1JVlKDq
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Great Villains Downtown Free

Now in its fifth year, the Christie Pits Film Festival features free outdoor movies for the public in beautiful Christie Pits Park. CPFF presents "Great Villains" as its 2015 theme. The Great Villains programme include: July 5th: A TORONTO SYMPHONY OF HORROR - Nosferatu with a live performance by Del Bel July 12th: O Brother, Where Art Thou? July 19th: The Birds July 26th: Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster August 2nd: Mean Girls August 9th: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? August 16th: (Closing Night) There Will Be Blood BYOBlanket
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Women in Engineering and Science Design Competition Downtown $50 - $59

WIES Design Competition is a 4 day event open to young female and male students in gr. 6 - 9 to help them discover the excitement of engineering and science! In order to help them along this journey, we will be supporting the students every step of the way by providing team facilitators who are currently in the field of engineering and science. This event runs over the course of two weekends: August 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th. There will be 3 workshops, prototype design and building, and final testing and presentation day. Register now at our website.
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Love's Labours Lost Downtown Free

We are excited to include the recently discovered song "Quand Colinet" -- we believe this is the first production in nearly 400 years to include the song. Love's Labour's Lost features Adrian Shepherd-Gawinksi as King Ferdinand, Sedina Fiati as the Princess of France, Jordin Hall as Berowne, Sehar Bohajani as Rosalind, Timonthy Ng as Longaville, Grace Gordon as Maria, Wilex Ly as Dumain, Maryse Fernandez as Katharine, Dean Rideout as Costard, Nicole Wilson as Jaquenetta, Helen Juvoven as Boyette, Emily Lukasik as Moth and Tim MacLean as Don Armado. Directed by Scott Emerson Moyle. Dauntless is committed to casting performers who truly represent the city of Toronto's diversity and explore classic characters in new ways.
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08/09/2015 00:00:00 Love's Labours Lost Downtown Free

We are excited to include the recently discovered song "Quand Colinet" -- we believe this is the first production in nearly 400 years to include the song. Love's Labour's Lost features Adrian Shepherd-Gawinksi as King Ferdinand, Sedina Fiati as the Princess of France, Jordin Hall as Berowne, Sehar Bohajani as Rosalind, Timonthy Ng as Longaville, Grace Gordon as Maria, Wilex Ly as Dumain, Maryse Fernandez as Katharine, Dean Rideout as Costard, Nicole Wilson as Jaquenetta, Helen Juvoven as Boyette, Emily Lukasik as Moth and Tim MacLean as Don Armado. Directed by Scott Emerson Moyle. Dauntless is committed to casting performers who truly represent the city of Toronto's diversity and explore classic characters in new ways.

08/09/2015 00:00:00 Women in Engineering and Science Design Competition Downtown $50 - $59

WIES Design Competition is a 4 day event open to young female and male students in gr. 6 - 9 to help them discover the excitement of engineering and science! In order to help them along this journey, we will be supporting the students every step of the way by providing team facilitators who are currently in the field of engineering and science. This event runs over the course of two weekends: August 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th. There will be 3 workshops, prototype design and building, and final testing and presentation day. Register now at our website.

08/09/2015 00:00:00 Great Villains Downtown Free

Now in its fifth year, the Christie Pits Film Festival features free outdoor movies for the public in beautiful Christie Pits Park. CPFF presents "Great Villains" as its 2015 theme. The Great Villains programme include: July 5th: A TORONTO SYMPHONY OF HORROR - Nosferatu with a live performance by Del Bel July 12th: O Brother, Where Art Thou? July 19th: The Birds July 26th: Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster August 2nd: Mean Girls August 9th: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? August 16th: (Closing Night) There Will Be Blood BYOBlanket

08/09/2015 00:00:00 Salsa Days at Casa Loma Central West

Over five weekends in July and August we are welcoming ten of the GTA's best Latin dance schools to showcase their talents and offer introductory lessons to our visitors. Schedule available at www.casaloma.ca Presented in partnership with the Toronto Salsa Festival – www.TorontoSalsaFest.com

08/09/2015 00:00:00 Elmgreen & Dragset: Drama Queens Central West Free

Elmgreen and Dragset's screenplay features a cast of iconic 20th-century sculptures who find themselves on stage and outside of their usual museum environments. As each piece takes its moment in the spotlight, Drama Queens embarks on a satirical and insightful take on the shifting nature of art and its relationship with institutions, markets and audiences over the past century. Curated by Jonathan Shaughnessy. Organized by MOCCA and the National Gallery of Canada. Gallery is wheelchair accessible.

08/09/2015 00:00:00 Mary Poppins Central West

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven TONY Awards, including Best Musical!

08/09/2015 00:00:00 Mary Poppins Central West

Everyone's favourite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical!

08/09/2015 00:00:00 No.9 Eco-Art-Fest 2015 Central East, Southeast $1 - $9

Toronto's Historic Sites, in partnership with No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment, are pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming. Visit www.no9.ca/ecoartfest for details.

08/09/2015 00:00:00 Toronto Architecture Tours Downtown $10 - $19

Toronto boasts a world class mix of both heritage and modern architecture designed by local and internationally acclaimed architects like Mies Van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, Will Alsop, Diamond & Schmitt and KPMB to name a few. Join the Toronto Society of Architects' guided outdoor walking tours for a 2 hour journey past some of Toronto's most iconic architecture. Our professionally trained volunteer guides will share the design context, details, and unusual features that make these buildings notable and demonstrate why architecture is such a powerful communications tool for businesses, organizations, and the city.

08/09/2015 00:00:00 Weekend Explorers Downtown Free

During this one hour program designed for families with children aged 6-10 you will: - Explore the Legislative Building and Chamber through a fun scavenger hunt. - Play games that teach you about Ontario's Parliament. - Participate in a craft activity.

08/08/2015 Riverside Walks Southeast Free

Come join us for a fun-filled Riverside Walks event: • Help launch Riverside's vibrant Sports Legacy Mural (1 Munro Street at 10:30 am) • Take in the sounds of the Vocalworks Children's Choir (Munro Street from 11 am to 12 pm) • Enjoy fresh blooms at the Toronto Flower Market (659 Queen Street East from 10 am to 3 pm) • Take part in a free Culinary Adventure Walking Tour (to compete for your spot in this $75 value tour, email us at [email protected]) • Experience Games-themed sidewalk shopping and tasters, happening all along Queen Street East (12 to 6 pm) • Get your limited edition Riverside tee while supplies last, the proceeds will support your fav' neighbourhood! (761 Queen Street East from 12-3pm)
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08/08/2015 Riverside Walks Southeast Free

Come join us for a fun-filled Riverside Walks event: • Help launch Riverside's vibrant Sports Legacy Mural (1 Munro Street at 10:30 am) • Take in the sounds of the Vocalworks Children's Choir (Munro Street from 11 am to 12 pm) • Enjoy fresh blooms at the Toronto Flower Market (659 Queen Street East from 10 am to 3 pm) • Take part in a free Culinary Adventure Walking Tour (to compete for your spot in this $75 value tour, email us at [email protected]) • Experience Games-themed sidewalk shopping and tasters, happening all along Queen Street East (12 to 6 pm) • Get your limited edition Riverside tee while supplies last, the proceeds will support your fav' neighbourhood! (761 Queen Street East from 12-3pm)

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Love's Labours Lost Downtown Free

We are excited to include the recently discovered song "Quand Colinet" -- we believe this is the first production in nearly 400 years to include the song. Love's Labour's Lost features Adrian Shepherd-Gawinksi as King Ferdinand, Sedina Fiati as the Princess of France, Jordin Hall as Berowne, Sehar Bohajani as Rosalind, Timonthy Ng as Longaville, Grace Gordon as Maria, Wilex Ly as Dumain, Maryse Fernandez as Katharine, Dean Rideout as Costard, Nicole Wilson as Jaquenetta, Helen Juvoven as Boyette, Emily Lukasik as Moth and Tim MacLean as Don Armado. Directed by Scott Emerson Moyle. Dauntless is committed to casting performers who truly represent the city of Toronto's diversity and explore classic characters in new ways.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Love's Labours Lost Downtown Free

We are excited to include the recently discovered song "Quand Colinet" -- we believe this is the first production in nearly 400 years to include the song. Love's Labour's Lost features Adrian Shepherd-Gawinksi as King Ferdinand, Sedina Fiati as the Princess of France, Jordin Hall as Berowne, Sehar Bohajani as Rosalind, Timonthy Ng as Longaville, Grace Gordon as Maria, Wilex Ly as Dumain, Maryse Fernandez as Katharine, Dean Rideout as Costard, Nicole Wilson as Jaquenetta, Helen Juvoven as Boyette, Emily Lukasik as Moth and Tim MacLean as Don Armado. Directed by Scott Emerson Moyle. Dauntless is committed to casting performers who truly represent the city of Toronto's diversity and explore classic characters in new ways.
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How to handle heat stress

Avoid direct sunlight when outdoors.Have cool drinking water near by & remember to drink a cup every 20 minutes or so. Wear light summer clothing (where suitable) to allow air flow. Vapour barrier clothing significantly increases the amount of heat stress on the body.Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat related conditions.Start a buddy system, as people are not likely to notice their own symptoms.

Heat Stress Fast Facts

Heat stress can happen to anybody, regardless of how fit or how old you are.The hotter or more humid the environment, the harder your body must work to get rid of its excess heat.When humidity is high, sweat does not evaporate as quickly and has little cooling effect.

08/08/2015 Lovin' Local Food Fest Downtown Free

The City of Toronto's first Lovin' Local Food Fest will be a full day celebration of local food and drink. Featuring the best of Toronto's local food and music scene — with Chef Lynn Crawford, chef competitions (you be the judge!), restaurants, food trucks, Ontario wines, beers and ciders, family fun zone, buskers, prizes and more — there will be something for everyone. Performers on the main stage include Jully Black, The Spoons and Delhi to Dublin.

08/08/2015 Murder at the ROM Scavenger Hunt Downtown

A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you'll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator's appointment book to solve the mystery. On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don't collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humorous questions. Teams of two to six compete over the course of two hours. This hunt is designed for adults, but children as young as 10 have participated. This event is not associated with the ROM.

08/08/2015 Toronto Vegan Food and Drink Festival Central West $10 - $19

Ecorazzi.com presents an all-vegan experience featuring comfort food, craft brews, wine and spirits. We are proud to support local vegan artists and will showcase live entertainment by Marico Novelli, Meghan Morrison, Matt "Zaddy" Kadovich, Dream Awake, Hot Apollo and Midnight Lemonade and more. Stand-up Netflix comedian, Myq Kaplan, will also present a very special act. Join us for an unforgettable all vegan experience! This is a 19+ event. Interested in becoming a vendor? Visit our website to fill out an application today!

08/08/2015 Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival Downtown $20 - $29

Taking over Roundhouse Park, home to Steam Whistle Brewing, the Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival was named one of the top five beer festivals to attend in Toronto by Toronto Life Magazine. Now in its fourth year, the festival has earned the reputation for being the laid back, good time and classic summer craft beer festival. With more than 30 different craft brewers confirmed guests can expect the return of past favourite breweries and local gourmet food trucks along with plenty of new additions. NEW this year, craft enthusiasts are invited to take a journey into the past with a special Canadian beer history exhibit, participate in summer games and more.

08/08/2015 Jerk Fest (Jerk Food Festival) Northwest

JerkFest 2015 is celebrating its 14th anniversary this year and you are invited! Come and satisfy your taste buds on the traditional jerk chicken, fish or pork; or if you dare, take on the exotic meats of alligator, Kangaroo & shark to name a few. Sit back in our VIP Garden and enjoy live steel pan music, Reggae or Soca. If you wish, sign up for one of the many interactive games or workshops taking place on the weekend. JerkFest2015 promises something for everyone, so bring your lawn chairs and come for the food and stay for the fun!

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Mentors and Fellows Downtown

A TSM audience favourite! Artist Mentors (August 1 may include Pedja Muzijevic, Martin Beaver, Harumi Rhodes, Eric Nowlin, and Mark Kosower) perform alongside TSM Chamber Music Institute Fellows, a collaborative concert featuring established musicians and tomorrow's stars.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 No.9 Eco-Art-Fest 2015 Central East, Southeast $1 - $9

Toronto's Historic Sites, in partnership with No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment, are pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming. Visit www.no9.ca/ecoartfest for details.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Toronto Architecture Tours Downtown $10 - $19

Toronto boasts a world class mix of both heritage and modern architecture designed by local and internationally acclaimed architects like Mies Van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, Will Alsop, Diamond & Schmitt and KPMB to name a few. Join the Toronto Society of Architects' guided outdoor walking tours for a 2 hour journey past some of Toronto's most iconic architecture. Our professionally trained volunteer guides will share the design context, details, and unusual features that make these buildings notable and demonstrate why architecture is such a powerful communications tool for businesses, organizations, and the city.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Weekend Explorers Downtown Free

During this one hour program designed for families with children aged 6-10 you will: - Explore the Legislative Building and Chamber through a fun scavenger hunt. - Play games that teach you about Ontario's Parliament. - Participate in a craft activity.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Evergreen Brick Works Site Tours Central East Free

Evergreen Brick Works is an environmental community centre that inspires and equips visitors to live, work and play more sustainably. Evergreen Brick Works is a global showcase for green design, urban sustainability and a vibrant public space, named one of the world's top 10 geotourism destinations by National Geographic. Take a weekend Guided Tour and discover the site's history, geology and its transformation from glaciers and 100 years of brickmaking into an award-winning community environmental centre.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Junction Farmers Market Central West Free

The Junction Farmers Market provides local, sustainably produced fresh foods in ways that build community, support local food growers and producers, and promote access to healthy food for all. At the market, there are over 20 full-time and part-time vendors, with space for pop-up vendors to join us on occasion. We have fruits, vegetables, baked goods, sustainable meat, preserves, prepared food, and so much more! The Junction Farmers Market was born out of community desire and effort. We continue to place the Junction community at the centre of all we do. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday mornings in the Junction!

08/08/2015 00:00:00 The Stop's Farmers' Market at Wychwood Barns Central West Free

The Stop's Farmers' Market at Wychwood Barns operates year-round and focuses on local, sustainable, organic, and artisanal products. We encourage our farmers to grow as sustainably as possible, and many of our farms are certified organic. All of our non-farmer vendors shop for their ingredients from the Market. The range of produce available varies from season to season, connecting customers to the natural growing cycle of our region. The market provides fresh, local food to our community while supporting local producers. There's also great music, community information booths, and lots of brilliant chefs making special treats every week, including at The Stop's Market Cafe.

08/08/2015 Accessibility Innovation Showcase Downtown Free

Join top innovators and para-athletes for a free public event showcasing ground-breaking accessibility technologies. Coinciding with the 2015 Parapan Am Games, this event features tech demos, interactive displays, a Kids Zone and Sports Zone, public tours of Jane's Walk and iDAPT Labs, a 48-hour Hackathon, special performances and more! For full details, visit ontario.ca/AccessibilityShowcase

08/08/2015 Family Interactive Indigenous Storytelling with Aqua Northeast Free

Planet IndigenUS 2015! Aqua uses one of the oldest standing traditions of storytelling to share the significance and relevance of the Seven Grandfather teachings. She uses a kinesthetic approach to sharing the medicine wheel teachings, which always ends in a game of laughter... one of our strongest medicines! In partnership with Harbourfront Centre, Planet IndigenUS and Woodland Cultural Centre, we celebrate international indigenous cultures. For all Planet IndigenUS events, go to www.harbourfrontcentre.com/planetindigenus.

08/08/2015 Le Tour de Cafe - Coffee and Pastry Tour Central East

Join us on a fun and engaging tour as we explore some of Toronto's best independent coffee joints and pastry shops in the city's east-end. On our "Le Tour de Cafe" food tour, you will wander through the heart of Corktown and Riverside, two distinct burgeoning neighbourhoods with a fascinating past. You will have the opportunity of enjoying a selection of coffee drinks with an assortment of delicious pastries and other sweet treats. Along the way, you will get to meet with some friendly baristas and shopkeepers who will showcase their unique offerings to you. This tour will provide you with a greater appreciation for all things surrounding coffee and the pleasure of drinking it.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Tours of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre Downtown $10 - $19

Guided tours of this National Historic Site and the last operating double-decker theatre in the world recount the history and restoration of the complex. Visit the original and new lobbies, the elegant Elgin Theatre, the unique and resplendent Winter Garden Theatre and samples from the world's largest collection of vaudeville scenery. As well, a backstage exhibit housing the Winter Garden's original Simplex Silent Film Projector and a dressing room containing artifacts from the time period are on view.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 I Must Have it! I Must! I Must! Celebrating 29 Years of Booing Ross Petty Downtown Free

The exhibition chronicles two decades of fractured fairy tales, featuring costumes, posters and artifacts. The exhibition also honours the “notorious evil-doer” Ross Petty, who has endured boos and hisses from audiences as the Sheriff of Nottingham to Bertha Von Botox to this year's incarnation of Captain Hook.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Women in Engineering and Science Design Competition Downtown $50 - $59

WIES Design Competition is a 4 day event open to young female and male students in gr. 6 - 9 to help them discover the excitement of engineering and science! In order to help them along this journey, we will be supporting the students every step of the way by providing team facilitators who are currently in the field of engineering and science. This event runs over the course of two weekends: August 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th. There will be 3 workshops, prototype design and building, and final testing and presentation day. Register now at our website.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 The Time Travel Trail Downtown

Have you ever wanted to go back in time? Now you have your chance as you explore the The Time Travel Trail with your very own time-traveling tour guide! Discover the hidden secrets of Toronto's past that you won't find in any history book on this wacky and interactive adventure through time.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Under the Big Top Southwest

What you see is sensational, what you don't see is inspirational! Famous People Players' Under the Big Top brings the magic of the circus to life under the black light for a spell bounding extraordinary show at their Dine & Dream Theatre. Everything defies gravity Under the Big Top! Gargantuous props come to life on stage with music from the 1940's and 50's while the Ring Master extraordinaire has Famous PEOPLE Players' most famous characters jumping to the beat of his drum and the sting of his whip. Enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner while Famous PEOPLE Players' clown around.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Salsa Days at Casa Loma Central West

Over five weekends in July and August we are welcoming ten of the GTA's best Latin dance schools to showcase their talents and offer introductory lessons to our visitors. Schedule available at www.casaloma.ca Presented in partnership with the Toronto Salsa Festival – www.TorontoSalsaFest.com

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Elmgreen & Dragset: Drama Queens Central West Free

Elmgreen and Dragset's screenplay features a cast of iconic 20th-century sculptures who find themselves on stage and outside of their usual museum environments. As each piece takes its moment in the spotlight, Drama Queens embarks on a satirical and insightful take on the shifting nature of art and its relationship with institutions, markets and audiences over the past century. Curated by Jonathan Shaughnessy. Organized by MOCCA and the National Gallery of Canada. Gallery is wheelchair accessible.

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Mary Poppins Central West

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven TONY Awards, including Best Musical!

08/08/2015 00:00:00 Mary Poppins Central West

Everyone's favourite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical!

08/08/2015 Jerk Fest (Jerk Food Festival) Northwest

JerkFest 2015 is celebrating its 14th anniversary this year and you are invited! Come and satisfy your taste buds on the traditional jerk chicken, fish or pork; or if you dare, take on the exotic meats of alligator, Kangaroo & shark to name a few. Sit back in our VIP Garden and enjoy live steel pan music, Reggae or Soca. If you wish, sign up for one of the many interactive games or workshops taking place on the weekend. JerkFest2015 promises something for everyone, so bring your lawn chairs and come for the food and stay for the fun!
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08/08/2015 Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival Downtown $20 - $29

Taking over Roundhouse Park, home to Steam Whistle Brewing, the Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival was named one of the top five beer festivals to attend in Toronto by Toronto Life Magazine. Now in its fourth year, the festival has earned the reputation for being the laid back, good time and classic summer craft beer festival. With more than 30 different craft brewers confirmed guests can expect the return of past favourite breweries and local gourmet food trucks along with plenty of new additions. NEW this year, craft enthusiasts are invited to take a journey into the past with a special Canadian beer history exhibit, participate in summer games and more.
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08/08/2015 Toronto Vegan Food and Drink Festival Central West $10 - $19

Ecorazzi.com presents an all-vegan experience featuring comfort food, craft brews, wine and spirits. We are proud to support local vegan artists and will showcase live entertainment by Marico Novelli, Meghan Morrison, Matt "Zaddy" Kadovich, Dream Awake, Hot Apollo and Midnight Lemonade and more. Stand-up Netflix comedian, Myq Kaplan, will also present a very special act. Join us for an unforgettable all vegan experience! This is a 19+ event. Interested in becoming a vendor? Visit our website to fill out an application today!
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08/08/2015 Murder at the ROM Scavenger Hunt Downtown

A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you'll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator's appointment book to solve the mystery. On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don't collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humorous questions. Teams of two to six compete over the course of two hours. This hunt is designed for adults, but children as young as 10 have participated. This event is not associated with the ROM.
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08/08/2015 Lovin' Local Food Fest Downtown Free

The City of Toronto's first Lovin' Local Food Fest will be a full day celebration of local food and drink. Featuring the best of Toronto's local food and music scene — with Chef Lynn Crawford, chef competitions (you be the judge!), restaurants, food trucks, Ontario wines, beers and ciders, family fun zone, buskers, prizes and more — there will be something for everyone. Performers on the main stage include Jully Black, The Spoons and Delhi to Dublin.
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08/08/2015 Le Tour de Cafe - Coffee and Pastry Tour Central East

Join us on a fun and engaging tour as we explore some of Toronto's best independent coffee joints and pastry shops in the city's east-end. On our "Le Tour de Cafe" food tour, you will wander through the heart of Corktown and Riverside, two distinct burgeoning neighbourhoods with a fascinating past. You will have the opportunity of enjoying a selection of coffee drinks with an assortment of delicious pastries and other sweet treats. Along the way, you will get to meet with some friendly baristas and shopkeepers who will showcase their unique offerings to you. This tour will provide you with a greater appreciation for all things surrounding coffee and the pleasure of drinking it.
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08/08/2015 Family Interactive Indigenous Storytelling with Aqua Northeast Free

Planet IndigenUS 2015! Aqua uses one of the oldest standing traditions of storytelling to share the significance and relevance of the Seven Grandfather teachings. She uses a kinesthetic approach to sharing the medicine wheel teachings, which always ends in a game of laughter... one of our strongest medicines! In partnership with Harbourfront Centre, Planet IndigenUS and Woodland Cultural Centre, we celebrate international indigenous cultures. For all Planet IndigenUS events, go to http://ift.tt/1ex099a.
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08/08/2015 Accessibility Innovation Showcase Downtown Free

Join top innovators and para-athletes for a free public event showcasing ground-breaking accessibility technologies. Coinciding with the 2015 Parapan Am Games, this event features tech demos, interactive displays, a Kids Zone and Sports Zone, public tours of Jane's Walk and iDAPT Labs, a 48-hour Hackathon, special performances and more! For full details, visit http://ift.tt/1U8aEzI
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 The Stop's Farmers' Market at Wychwood Barns Central West Free

The Stop's Farmers' Market at Wychwood Barns operates year-round and focuses on local, sustainable, organic, and artisanal products. We encourage our farmers to grow as sustainably as possible, and many of our farms are certified organic. All of our non-farmer vendors shop for their ingredients from the Market. The range of produce available varies from season to season, connecting customers to the natural growing cycle of our region. The market provides fresh, local food to our community while supporting local producers. There's also great music, community information booths, and lots of brilliant chefs making special treats every week, including at The Stop's Market Cafe.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Junction Farmers Market Central West Free

The Junction Farmers Market provides local, sustainably produced fresh foods in ways that build community, support local food growers and producers, and promote access to healthy food for all. At the market, there are over 20 full-time and part-time vendors, with space for pop-up vendors to join us on occasion. We have fruits, vegetables, baked goods, sustainable meat, preserves, prepared food, and so much more! The Junction Farmers Market was born out of community desire and effort. We continue to place the Junction community at the centre of all we do. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday mornings in the Junction!
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Evergreen Brick Works Site Tours Central East Free

Evergreen Brick Works is an environmental community centre that inspires and equips visitors to live, work and play more sustainably. Evergreen Brick Works is a global showcase for green design, urban sustainability and a vibrant public space, named one of the world's top 10 geotourism destinations by National Geographic. Take a weekend Guided Tour and discover the site's history, geology and its transformation from glaciers and 100 years of brickmaking into an award-winning community environmental centre.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Weekend Explorers Downtown Free

During this one hour program designed for families with children aged 6-10 you will: - Explore the Legislative Building and Chamber through a fun scavenger hunt. - Play games that teach you about Ontario's Parliament. - Participate in a craft activity.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Toronto Architecture Tours Downtown $10 - $19

Toronto boasts a world class mix of both heritage and modern architecture designed by local and internationally acclaimed architects like Mies Van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, Will Alsop, Diamond & Schmitt and KPMB to name a few. Join the Toronto Society of Architects' guided outdoor walking tours for a 2 hour journey past some of Toronto's most iconic architecture. Our professionally trained volunteer guides will share the design context, details, and unusual features that make these buildings notable and demonstrate why architecture is such a powerful communications tool for businesses, organizations, and the city.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 No.9 Eco-Art-Fest 2015 Central East, Southeast $1 - $9

Toronto's Historic Sites, in partnership with No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment, are pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming. Visit http://ift.tt/1tjkhhE for details.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Mentors and Fellows Downtown

A TSM audience favourite! Artist Mentors (August 1 may include Pedja Muzijevic, Martin Beaver, Harumi Rhodes, Eric Nowlin, and Mark Kosower) perform alongside TSM Chamber Music Institute Fellows, a collaborative concert featuring established musicians and tomorrow's stars.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Mary Poppins Central West

Everyone's favourite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical!
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Mary Poppins Central West

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven TONY Awards, including Best Musical!
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Elmgreen & Dragset: Drama Queens Central West Free

Elmgreen and Dragset's screenplay features a cast of iconic 20th-century sculptures who find themselves on stage and outside of their usual museum environments. As each piece takes its moment in the spotlight, Drama Queens embarks on a satirical and insightful take on the shifting nature of art and its relationship with institutions, markets and audiences over the past century. Curated by Jonathan Shaughnessy. Organized by MOCCA and the National Gallery of Canada. Gallery is wheelchair accessible.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Salsa Days at Casa Loma Central West

Over five weekends in July and August we are welcoming ten of the GTA's best Latin dance schools to showcase their talents and offer introductory lessons to our visitors. Schedule available at www.casaloma.ca Presented in partnership with the Toronto Salsa Festival – http://ift.tt/1JVlKDq
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Under the Big Top Southwest

What you see is sensational, what you don't see is inspirational! Famous People Players' Under the Big Top brings the magic of the circus to life under the black light for a spell bounding extraordinary show at their Dine & Dream Theatre. Everything defies gravity Under the Big Top! Gargantuous props come to life on stage with music from the 1940's and 50's while the Ring Master extraordinaire has Famous PEOPLE Players' most famous characters jumping to the beat of his drum and the sting of his whip. Enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner while Famous PEOPLE Players' clown around.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 The Time Travel Trail Downtown

Have you ever wanted to go back in time? Now you have your chance as you explore the The Time Travel Trail with your very own time-traveling tour guide! Discover the hidden secrets of Toronto's past that you won't find in any history book on this wacky and interactive adventure through time.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Women in Engineering and Science Design Competition Downtown $50 - $59

WIES Design Competition is a 4 day event open to young female and male students in gr. 6 - 9 to help them discover the excitement of engineering and science! In order to help them along this journey, we will be supporting the students every step of the way by providing team facilitators who are currently in the field of engineering and science. This event runs over the course of two weekends: August 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th. There will be 3 workshops, prototype design and building, and final testing and presentation day. Register now at our website.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 I Must Have it! I Must! I Must! Celebrating 29 Years of Booing Ross Petty Downtown Free

The exhibition chronicles two decades of fractured fairy tales, featuring costumes, posters and artifacts. The exhibition also honours the “notorious evil-doer” Ross Petty, who has endured boos and hisses from audiences as the Sheriff of Nottingham to Bertha Von Botox to this year's incarnation of Captain Hook.
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08/08/2015 00:00:00 Tours of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre Downtown $10 - $19

Guided tours of this National Historic Site and the last operating double-decker theatre in the world recount the history and restoration of the complex. Visit the original and new lobbies, the elegant Elgin Theatre, the unique and resplendent Winter Garden Theatre and samples from the world's largest collection of vaudeville scenery. As well, a backstage exhibit housing the Winter Garden's original Simplex Silent Film Projector and a dressing room containing artifacts from the time period are on view.
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08/07/2015 Queer West Film Festival Central West $10 - $19

Showcasing; the very best of emerging LGBTQ filmmakers, both locally and internationally. The festival was founded in June 2008 as a one-day event. In 2015 it will be a 3-day event, which will include networking events, artist workshops and panel discussions with film directors. Queer West Film Festival donates half of the box office sales to a struggling film company or filmmaker. The rest of the proceeds goes towards next year's festival.
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08/07/2015 PANAMANIA - MIX Downtown

Brazilian choreographer Deborah Colker combines the competitive edge of sport, the self-discipline of ballet, the freedom of modern dance and the daredevilry of the circus in this electrifying performance. Winner of a Laurence Olivier Award, MIX takes you to the dance halls of Rio through a combination of contemporary and traditional techniques that draw on everyday themes.
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08/07/2015 Krinos Taste of the Danforth Central East Free

The Krinos Taste of the Danforth is Canada's largest street festival, welcoming 1.5 million attendees annually. As we enter our 22nd year, the festival is set to be bigger and better than ever before with dozens of free activities for visitors of all ages – and of course Food, Food and more Food!
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08/07/2015 Aboriginal Pavilion - Parapan Am Games Downtown, Central West Free

The Aboriginal Pavilion is a 19 day Indigenous arts, culture, and sports festival as part the Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games. The Pavilion will bring together Indigenous peoples from across the Americas to celebrate, share and learn through our exciting programming. From Main Stage musical performances to dance, theatre, and family programming on our Small Stage; from visual arts and traditional crafts workshops to artist talks, film screenings, a curated exhibition, there will be much to see and much to do! Energetic athletes will animate our Sports Zone, and talented artisans and chefs will offer up handcrafted works and culinary treats for visitors in our Artisan and Food Marketplace. A cultural feast awaits you!
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08/07/2015 Kensington Krawl Food Tour Downtown, Central West

Taste your way through Toronto's most unique and eclectic neighbourhood on a culinary excursion in Kensington Market. As we stroll, you will learn about the history and heritage of the market, meet local shopkeepers and chefs, and indulge in variety of delicious foods and drinks. What's included? 6 generous tastings and an alcoholic beverage For more information and to get tickets, visit savourtoronto.com
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08/07/2015 Haunted Toronto Scavenger Hunt Downtown

Tales of intrigue, betrayal, and revenge abound on this scavenger hunt after dark through Toronto's most haunted places... Bring a flashlight and a steady nerve as you uncover some of prim Toronto's grisly past. On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don't collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humorous questions. Teams of two to six compete over the course of two hours. This hunt is designed for adults, but children as young as 10 have participated.
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08/07/2015 Benny Walker: Live from Australia Central West Free

Planet IndigenUS 2015! Victorian Indigenous singer/songwriter Benny Walker inherited his passion for music from his father and grandfathers, all talented musicians in their own right. Walker formed his first band at the age of 12 and cut his teeth on classical blues, surf and folk before finding his own voice in the raw honesty of acoustic roots music. In partnership with Harbourfront Centre, Planet IndigenUS and Woodland Cultural Centre, we celebrate international indigenous cultures. For all Planet IndigenUS events, go to http://ift.tt/1ex099a
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08/07/2015 00:00:00 First Friday Group Art Opening/Reception Southeast Free

On the first Friday each month we have a juried group art show with opening reception, live music by The Sidewalkers, and refreshments. All are welcome to submit works, with a deadline of 5 days before the reception date. We don't charge artists to submit works, unless they are accepted into this juried group show. Artists who submit works bring an appetizer to the opening. Some upcoming themes include: March: The Square Foot Show April: Terra Nova & Friends. Mother Nature, Intergalactic & Extraterrestrial Art
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08/07/2015 00:00:00 Sherway Farmers' Market Southwest Free

Shop local at Sherway Farmers' Market and discover a tradition that has been in operation for over 20 years! Find fresh, seasonal and local produce and locally made food products from the market's vendors at a great price. Featuring Ontario grown fruit and vegetables plus farm-fresh eggs, fresh baked goods, honey, deli meats, lamb, cheese, locally grown mushrooms and much more! Open every Friday, rain or shine, in the far northeast parking lot of Sherway Gardens.
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08/07/2015 00:00:00 Magnetic Beats Downtown Free

Dance to the beat, every week! Magnetic Beats is a social and interactive series combining urban dance and music in one space, every Friday. This series initiates meaningful artist collaboration and social opportunities for emerging Toronto artists and audiences – all on the dance floor!
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08/07/2015 00:00:00 DJ Deep Fried Fridays Downtown Free

DJ Deep Fried Fridays returns for its third year with a new collection of crate diggers and chefs turning up the beats and frying up some eats! Every Friday night this summer, Harbourfront Centre sets the table and lays down the dance floor as both DJ and chef take us on a journey of the senses with a delicious mix of music and food.
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08/07/2015 00:00:00 Family Fun Fridays Downtown Free

This two hour interactive family program at Ontario's Legislative Building is provided during the summer months It offers families with children aged 6 – 10 the opportunity to: Explore the historic Legislative Building. Play a role in a mock debate; dress-up in traditional robes. Participate in a scavenger hunt. Learn how Parliament works.
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08/07/2015 00:00:00 Boot Camp at Shops at Don Mills Central East Free

Physiomobility Boot Camp is a free low to intense circuit-training format workout involving body weight, plyometrics, and dumbbell exercises to target the whole body and to improve your cardiovascular and muscular health. All healthy adults (17 & older) are welcome to join us on Fridays at 7 pm sharp! If you are interested please sign up or contact Daniel Policicchio at [email protected] Space is limited; reserve your spot in advance.
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08/07/2015 00:00:00 No.9 Eco-Art-Fest 2015 Central East, Southeast $1 - $9

Toronto's Historic Sites, in partnership with No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment, are pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming. Visit http://ift.tt/1tjkhhE for details.
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08/07/2015 00:00:00 Mary Poppins Central West

Everyone's favourite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical!
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08/07/2015 00:00:00 Mary Poppins Central West

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominati