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06/10/2016 00:00:00 The Heidi Chronicles Central East

Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning comedy follows one woman from a 1960's teen to 1980's career woman, with all of the touching and heartbreaking moments in between. A sharp-eyed and personal look at feminism, friendship, and social change, The Heidi Chronicles explores the notion of “having it all.” Featuring Michelle Monteith, Damien Atkins, and Raquel Duffy.

06/10/2016 00:00:00 The Odd Couple Downtown

Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. Founding Member Diego Matamoros and artistic director Albert Schultz reprise the title roles as the suddenly single pals who become roommates, with hilariously disastrous results. Directed by Founding Member Stuart Hughes.

06/10/2016 00:00:00 Incident at Vichy Central East

In this taut historical drama by American master Arthur Miller, eight men are sequestered in a room in Vichy France, 1940, by local authorities in aid of the Nazis. None are told why they are held, or when they can leave. As each man is removed for interrogation, some are set free, some are never heard from again, and the stakes rise for those who remain. Due to popular demand, New Performances Added!

06/10/2016 00:00:00 Along for the Ride -- photography by Simeon Posen Downtown Free

Along for the Ride -- an exhibit of photography by Simeon Posen Sim Posen has been fascinated by the brash excitement and engineering marvels of the midway since he was a young boy and for the last seventeen years he has explored this by photographing the rides and their spinning lights, recording their patterns of movement as they weave lines across the night sky. Using a Pentax with 400 film, Posen has achieved a way for us to experience the sensation of speed and motion of a still image. Part of the city-wide Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

06/10/2016 00:00:00 Concrete and Clay Photography Exhibition - Opening Reception of Contact Photography Festival Central West Free

Contact Photography Festival – Concrete and Clay: photo documentation by Toronto artist Jen Falvy, drawing attention to the irreversible practice of shoreline hardening. Revetments, armour rocks and paved roads are taking over our natural shorelines. In an attempt to alter the malleable, shifting and changing clay shores of the Scarborough Bluffs, developers are not only destroying an ecosystem but they are severing our connection to the lake. There is still time to save the last natural shoreline in Toronto. This is an opportunity for you to re-establish your relationship with the shorelines and waters of Lake Ontario.

06/10/2016 00:00:00 Eat Fresh and Shop Local at Sherway Farmers' Market! Southwest Free

Discover a tradition that has been in operation for over 20 years and shop local at Sherway Farmers' Market! Find fresh, seasonal and local produce and locally made food products from the market's vendors at a great price every Friday, rain or shine, in the far northeast parking lot of Sherway Gardens, bordering on the Queensway and Sherway Gardens Road, just east of Hwy 427.

06/10/2016 00:00:00 The Testament of Mary Central East

In this challenging and imaginative solo play, acclaimed author Colm Tóibín paints a breathtakingly intimate, raw and humanizing depiction of one of the most beloved figures in history. Riveting and lyrical, The Testament of Mary reimagines the last days of Jesus as only a mother can. Featuring Soulpepper Founding Member Nancy Palk.

06/10/2016 00:00:00 The Odd Couple Downtown

Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. Founding Member Diego Matamoros and Artistic Director Albert Schultz reprise the title roles as the suddenly single pals who become roommates with hilariously disastrous results.

06/10/2016 00:00:00 Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap Central West $50 - $59

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst! Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. In her own inimitable style, Dame Agatha Christie has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner! Suitable for All Ages (10+)

06/10/2016 00:00:00 Killer Tunes Central West $80 - $89

Now Playing a brand new mystery: Killer Tunes! It's awards night and all your favourite music superstars - past and present - are here to claim top prize. Call Box Office for reservations at 416-486-7469 or 1-800-668-3323 (NOT DEAD) or visit www.MysteriouslyYours.com

06/10/2016 00:00:00 Mom and Me: Strolling the ROM Downtown $100 +

Meet other parents and enjoy adult learning and conversation in a baby-friendly atmosphere at the ROM! With a Museum Educator as your guide, you will explore a different gallery each week and discover extraordinary objects while your little one marvels at the new sights from their stroller or carrier! For adults with children up to 2 years.

06/10/2016 Luminato Festival Central East Free

Luminato Festival is Toronto's global multi-arts festival dedicated to performance, visual art, music, theatre, dance, magic and more. Luminato has become one of the preeminent arts festivals in North America, having commissioned close to 100 new works of art, with more than 3,000 performances featuring 11,000 artists from over 40 countries. As part of its first-ever residency, Luminato will temporarily transform the Hearn Generating Station, an epic decommissioned power plant and one of Canada's majestic industrial landmarks, into the world's largest multi-arts centre under one roof with a theatre, a music stage, a site-specific performance space, restaurants, bars and more.

06/10/2016 Celebrating Canada's Indigenous Writers Downtown Free

Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Joseph Boyden pays tribute to ground breaking Indigenous writers Lee Maracle and Thomas King. Special guests, drummers and pow wow dancers help celebrate the work of these First Nations icons. Book signing to follow. Books available for purchase beginning at 6pm. Cash or credit.

06/10/2016 Kensington Krawl Food Tour Downtown

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 food and drink tastings

06/10/2016 00:00:00 Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art Central East $10 - $19

Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art is a richly imaginative exhibition that presents creatures of air, water, fire, and earth in a breathtaking variety of artworks from the 7th to 21st centuries. Featuring manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, glass, and metalwork — in addition to sculptures and mixed media works by contemporary Lebanese artist Mohamad-Said Baalbaki — the exhibition proves the enduring fascination with these creatures across many cultures and shares the stories that first brought them to life.

06/10/2016 00:00:00 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Central West

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Blockbuster Musical returns to Toronto! One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son. Retelling the epic story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door. Book your tickets and be part of the magic! Great for all ages (4 and up). Visit www.gogogojoseph.com for more information today!

Stripe, a leading digital payment solutions provider

Stripe publicly launched in September 2011 and initially served customers in the United States. Since the launch, Stripe has expanded its digital payment services to 20 countries including Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. According to a recent Bloomberg Business article, Stripe has formed several key partnerships with companies including Apple, China-based Alibaba, and Twitter. Stripe is now integrated with Apple Pay, has added support for Alipay to Stripe Checkout, and provides digital payments services for Twitter. In addition, Stripe and Braintree (owned by PayPal), will be handling the payments for Pinterest’s newly launched Buy Button feature.
What matters in the marriage of feeling is that two people are drawn to each other by an overwhelming instinct and know in their hearts that it is right.
Simply Hired competes against the likes of Monster.com, Indeed (which was itself acquired by Recruit in Japan), LinkedIn, Glassdoor and many others.

Simply Hired — a job search engine with 30 million monthly users that is active in 24 countries and 12 languages — is shutting down on June 26
The proposed Scarborough subway extension will run from Kennedy Station, along Eglinton Avenue East, north on Danforth Road and McCowan Road to Ellesmere Road. At this point two businesses and approximately eight homes will be affected by the line.

06/09/2016 00:00:00 Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art Central East $10 - $19

Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art is a richly imaginative exhibition that presents creatures of air, water, fire, and earth in a breathtaking variety of artworks from the 7th to 21st centuries. Featuring manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, glass, and metalwork — in addition to sculptures and mixed media works by contemporary Lebanese artist Mohamad-Said Baalbaki — the exhibition proves the enduring fascination with these creatures across many cultures and shares the stories that first brought them to life.

06/09/2016 00:00:00 Rhyme N Reason - Music Studio Drop-In Program Northwest Free

This drop-in music program allows youth artists to book studio time with professional engineers and musicians, exposing them to potential careers in the music and media arts industry. Participants have access to a recording booth, beat-making room, rehearsal spaces, iMac workstations with production software and a lounge, as well as a knowledgeable staff, plus DJ Chef provides dinner and discussion.

06/09/2016 00:00:00 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Central West

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Blockbuster Musical returns to Toronto! One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son. Retelling the epic story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door. Book your tickets and be part of the magic! Great for all ages (4 and up). Visit www.gogogojoseph.com for more information today!

06/09/2016 00:00:00 The Heidi Chronicles Central East

Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning comedy follows one woman from a 1960's teen to 1980's career woman, with all of the touching and heartbreaking moments in between. A sharp-eyed and personal look at feminism, friendship, and social change, The Heidi Chronicles explores the notion of “having it all.” Featuring Michelle Monteith, Damien Atkins, and Raquel Duffy.

06/09/2016 00:00:00 Pay What You Wish Thursday Night Socials Northeast, Northwest

Have some tea and sit by the fire in the kitchen, play board games and chat with neighbours and friends. Drop by the community quilt group and see what they are creating – add a stitch or two, if you wish. Children may explore hands-on activities and crafts. Thursday Board Games Night – For All Ages Last Thursday of each month 6 to 8 p.m. Part of our Pay-What-You-Wish Thursday Nights. The Gibson family didn't have cable, a phone or wi-fi, so what did they do when the chores were done? They played games! Finished your work and chores for the day? Then come to the museum to play the featured games of the month as well as the classic games in the Discovery Gallery.

06/09/2016 00:00:00 The Odd Couple Downtown

Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. Founding Member Diego Matamoros and artistic director Albert Schultz reprise the title roles as the suddenly single pals who become roommates, with hilariously disastrous results. Directed by Founding Member Stuart Hughes.

06/09/2016 00:00:00 Incident at Vichy Central East

In this taut historical drama by American master Arthur Miller, eight men are sequestered in a room in Vichy France, 1940, by local authorities in aid of the Nazis. None are told why they are held, or when they can leave. As each man is removed for interrogation, some are set free, some are never heard from again, and the stakes rise for those who remain. Due to popular demand, New Performances Added!

06/09/2016 00:00:00 Along for the Ride -- photography by Simeon Posen Downtown Free

Along for the Ride -- an exhibit of photography by Simeon Posen Sim Posen has been fascinated by the brash excitement and engineering marvels of the midway since he was a young boy and for the last seventeen years he has explored this by photographing the rides and their spinning lights, recording their patterns of movement as they weave lines across the night sky. Using a Pentax with 400 film, Posen has achieved a way for us to experience the sensation of speed and motion of a still image. Part of the city-wide Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

06/09/2016 00:00:00 Concrete and Clay Photography Exhibition - Opening Reception of Contact Photography Festival Central West Free

Contact Photography Festival – Concrete and Clay: photo documentation by Toronto artist Jen Falvy, drawing attention to the irreversible practice of shoreline hardening. Revetments, armour rocks and paved roads are taking over our natural shorelines. In an attempt to alter the malleable, shifting and changing clay shores of the Scarborough Bluffs, developers are not only destroying an ecosystem but they are severing our connection to the lake. There is still time to save the last natural shoreline in Toronto. This is an opportunity for you to re-establish your relationship with the shorelines and waters of Lake Ontario.

06/09/2016 00:00:00 The Testament of Mary Central East

In this challenging and imaginative solo play, acclaimed author Colm Tóibín paints a breathtakingly intimate, raw and humanizing depiction of one of the most beloved figures in history. Riveting and lyrical, The Testament of Mary reimagines the last days of Jesus as only a mother can. Featuring Soulpepper Founding Member Nancy Palk.

06/09/2016 00:00:00 The Odd Couple Downtown

Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. Founding Member Diego Matamoros and Artistic Director Albert Schultz reprise the title roles as the suddenly single pals who become roommates with hilariously disastrous results.

06/09/2016 00:00:00 Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap Central West $50 - $59

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst! Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. In her own inimitable style, Dame Agatha Christie has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner! Suitable for All Ages (10+)

06/09/2016 00:00:00 Organic Farmers' Market Central East Free

Come find greens, vegetables, seasonal berries and fruits, delicious ready-to-eat foods, free-range eggs, grass-fed beef, pork, veal, venison and poultry, cheese, maple syrup, jams, honey, all-natural personal care products, soaps and candles, olive oil, herbal oils and teas, seeds and grains, breads, tempting sweets and savouries, gluten-free baked goods, and organic VQA wines. Choose the freshest, healthiest foods, meet our organic vendors and enjoy farm tales, cooking tips and snacks or supper in a beautiful setting. Bistro tables offer convenient spots to relax. Toronto Master Gardeners are also on hand, providing an Advice Clinic.

06/09/2016 Home for Life Central East $100 +

Home for Life is a home-themed auction experience. Guests stroll through Eva's exciting virtual home and bid on housewares, furniture, entertainment, home improvements, garden accessories and experiences through a silent and live auction. Proceeds support Eva's award-winning programs assisting homeless and at-risk youth to make the transition to independent living and leave the streets permanently. Silent/live auction items and prizes you could win include: -2 Economy Class tickets to any Air Canada destination in North America including Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean -an Apple iWatch -a weekend cottage getaway -a 50″ ProScan LED Television

06/09/2016 The Lawyer Show Downtown

The Lawyer Show is a fundraiser production for the Nightwood Theatre, located in the Distillery District. "Nightwood Theatre forges creative alliances among women artists from diverse backgrounds in order to develop and produce innovative Canadian Theatre." The show is on June 9, 10 and 11. Please come and support a good cause and have a great evening of fun. It's a really great production. That's pair a dice with no spaces.

06/09/2016 12th Annual Toronto Tango Festival Central West

Toronto Tango Festival is presented by Elizabeth Sadowska & Rhythm & Motion Dance Studio, Lithuanian Hall (1573 Bloor Street W, Toronto, ON M6P 1A6) Toronto Tango Festival is a four day celebration of Argentine Tango, with workshops for all levels, practicas, milongas, performances and more. Explore and enrich your passion for this captivating dance at the biggest Argentine Tango event in Toronto. Instructors: Jonathan Saavedra & Clarisa Aragon from Buenos Aires, Argentina Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales Buenos Aires, Argentina Martin Maldonado & Maurizio Ghella from Buenos Aires, Argentina Please visit www.TorontoTangoFestival.com for more information.

06/09/2016 Italian Contemporary Film Festival Opening Night Party Downtown $90 - $99

ICFF has become known in Toronto and the GTA for its glamorous events, especially the Opening and the Closing parties. In 2016, the ICFF Opening Party will be held at Roy Thompson Hall and the Closing Party at The Ritz Carlton Hotel. The Opening and Closing Parties will feature entertainment, an exquisite culinary experience, and an opportunity to share the passion of cinema. Walk the red carpet to join this exclusive party with an Italian buffet & open bar. Guest stars in attendance!

06/09/2016 The Barbra Schlifer 22nd Annual Tribute Central East $80 - $89

The 22nd Annual Barbra Schlifer Tribute is an amazing chance for us to come together and take a step towards ending violence against women. On June 9th, please join us at Daniels Spectrum at 6:30 pm and take this step with us. There will be a live and silent auction, food, drinks and many memories to be made. The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic offers counselling, interpretation and legal services to women who have experienced violence. Tickets are $80 with proceeds supporting the continuation of these services. Let's make this Tribute the best one yet for the Schlifer Clinic!

06/09/2016 Italian Contemporary Film Festival Downtown $10 - $19

The festival comprises over 90 film screenings of utmost quality and stature from Italy, Canada and around the world; films that celebrate not only Italian culture, but its evolving identity in Canada. The festival includes nine days to explore Italian contemporary cinema and discover the cultural richness of Italian heritage. Every year the festival presents an international collection of feature films, documentaries and shorts, including premieres, advance screenings and independent films. Certain screenings will be followed with guest appearances by filmmakers, actors, authors, academics and other expert speakers and complemented by Q&A sessions. 
Canada fell to 10th place in the latest rankings of business competitiveness by the IMD World Competitiveness Center, its worst position in several years.
House Prices are still up dramatically over the past five years in Vancouver and Toronto, rising 41 per cent in Vancouver and 45 per cent in Toronto, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
House Prices are still up dramatically over the past five years in Vancouver and Toronto, rising 41 per cent in Vancouver and 45 per cent in Toronto, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
House Prices are still up dramatically over the past five years in Vancouver and Toronto, rising 41 per cent in Vancouver and 45 per cent in Toronto, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
Housing sales activity in Toronto and Vancouver is cooling.
Housing sales activity in Toronto and Vancouver is cooling.
“I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.”
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Dealing with Difficult People Workshop

Are you...avoiding conversations you know you ought to have?wishing you could be more assertive and in control?losing patience with certain people or personality types?having problems giving negative feedback?feeling anxious before a difficult conversation?thinking of what you "should have" said after the conversation is over?wishing you had managed a conversation or an individual differently?having trouble managing emotional customers, colleagues or employees?feeling that you could improve your communication skills and become a stronger communicator?Diffpeople.com

06/08/2016 00:00:00 Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art Central East $10 - $19

Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art is a richly imaginative exhibition that presents creatures of air, water, fire, and earth in a breathtaking variety of artworks from the 7th to 21st centuries. Featuring manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, glass, and metalwork — in addition to sculptures and mixed media works by contemporary Lebanese artist Mohamad-Said Baalbaki — the exhibition proves the enduring fascination with these creatures across many cultures and shares the stories that first brought them to life.

06/08/2016 00:00:00 The Heidi Chronicles Central East

Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning comedy follows one woman from a 1960's teen to 1980's career woman, with all of the touching and heartbreaking moments in between. A sharp-eyed and personal look at feminism, friendship, and social change, The Heidi Chronicles explores the notion of “having it all.” Featuring Michelle Monteith, Damien Atkins, and Raquel Duffy.

06/08/2016 00:00:00 The Odd Couple Downtown

Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. Founding Member Diego Matamoros and artistic director Albert Schultz reprise the title roles as the suddenly single pals who become roommates, with hilariously disastrous results. Directed by Founding Member Stuart Hughes.

06/08/2016 00:00:00 Montgomery's Inn Farmers' Market Southwest Free

Built in 1830, Montgomery's Inn was once part of a 400-acre farm which supplied food for the Montgomery family, guests of the Inn and for retail sale. Much of this land continued to be farmed by tenant farmers through the 1940s. Though the farm is long gone, the Inn remains and has been restored as a museum. Today we celebrate the Inn's agricultural roots by once again offering farm-fresh produce for sale at the Montgomery's Inn Farmers' Market. Our vendors sell local and organic veggies, fruit, meat, cheese, eggs, honey, preserves, baked goods, fresh bread and prepared foods that you can take home or enjoy on the premises. Enjoy live music in our new picnic area. Open year-round. May-November is outdoors. November-May indoors.

06/08/2016 00:00:00 Incident at Vichy Central East

In this taut historical drama by American master Arthur Miller, eight men are sequestered in a room in Vichy France, 1940, by local authorities in aid of the Nazis. None are told why they are held, or when they can leave. As each man is removed for interrogation, some are set free, some are never heard from again, and the stakes rise for those who remain. Due to popular demand, New Performances Added!

06/08/2016 00:00:00 Along for the Ride -- photography by Simeon Posen Downtown Free

Along for the Ride -- an exhibit of photography by Simeon Posen Sim Posen has been fascinated by the brash excitement and engineering marvels of the midway since he was a young boy and for the last seventeen years he has explored this by photographing the rides and their spinning lights, recording their patterns of movement as they weave lines across the night sky. Using a Pentax with 400 film, Posen has achieved a way for us to experience the sensation of speed and motion of a still image. Part of the city-wide Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

06/08/2016 00:00:00 Concrete and Clay Photography Exhibition - Opening Reception of Contact Photography Festival Central West Free

Contact Photography Festival – Concrete and Clay: photo documentation by Toronto artist Jen Falvy, drawing attention to the irreversible practice of shoreline hardening. Revetments, armour rocks and paved roads are taking over our natural shorelines. In an attempt to alter the malleable, shifting and changing clay shores of the Scarborough Bluffs, developers are not only destroying an ecosystem but they are severing our connection to the lake. There is still time to save the last natural shoreline in Toronto. This is an opportunity for you to re-establish your relationship with the shorelines and waters of Lake Ontario.

06/08/2016 00:00:00 City Place Urban Market Downtown Free

City Place Urban Market is a vibrant outdoor market which will be operating throughout the summer, located in the heart of the city bordering Spadina, Bremner, and Front Street City Place Urban Market will offer a multitude of different and delicious food trucks and food vendors as well as many different retail vendors selling everything from handmade of a kind goods to Toronto Blue Jays merchandise. Come and join us throughout the summer and help celebrate our community.

06/08/2016 00:00:00 The Testament of Mary Central East

In this challenging and imaginative solo play, acclaimed author Colm Tóibín paints a breathtakingly intimate, raw and humanizing depiction of one of the most beloved figures in history. Riveting and lyrical, The Testament of Mary reimagines the last days of Jesus as only a mother can. Featuring Soulpepper Founding Member Nancy Palk.

06/08/2016 00:00:00 The Odd Couple Downtown

Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. Founding Member Diego Matamoros and Artistic Director Albert Schultz reprise the title roles as the suddenly single pals who become roommates with hilariously disastrous results.

06/08/2016 00:00:00 ROMwalks City-wide Free

ROMwalks are walking tours which encompass the diverse aspects of Toronto's vibrant neighbourhoods including history, architecture, arts of all varieties, education and more. Most walks are free. Also available are Private Group Walks that are perfect for clubs, community groups, or out-of-town visitors. These group walks are arranged specifically for you and can be scheduled for any day and time. The cost is $10 per person with a minimum of 10 people. Call 416.586.8097 for more information about arranging a private group walk. All walking tours are organized by the ROM's Department of Museum Volunteers. Visit: www.rom.on.ca/sites/default/files/event/downloads/romwalkbrochure2016.pdf for information on all walks.

06/08/2016 Cheryl Pope: Objects for Listening Downtown Free

OCAD University and Onsite Gallery welcomes Chicago-based designer and artist, Cheryl Pope. The new site-specific work in this exhibition was developed through workshops with OCAD U students and the local community, creating objects for listening. Alongside Cheryl Pope's work is an OCAD U student exhibition to unite and empower our students in their diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. Opening Party Details - Featuring: DJ Mary Mack, DJ Cozmic Cat, and House of Monroe Event is FREE, all are welcome. ASL provided for opening remarks and to interpret the works. The space is wheelchair accessible. Presented as part of OCAD U's Major Cultural Partnership with Pride Toronto.

06/08/2016 ROMwalks: Annex Downtown, Central West Free

An introduction to Toronto's first planned suburb for professional and upper middle class residents with unique Toronto architecture from the 1800s to the 21st century. ROMwalks are walking tours which encompass the diverse aspects of Toronto's vibrant neighbourhoods including history, architecture, arts of all varieties, education and more. Most walks are free. Visit: www.rom.on.ca/sites/default/files/event/downloads/romwalkbrochure2016.pdf for information on all walks including Private Group ROMwalks that are perfect for clubs, community groups, or out-of-town visitors.

06/07/2016 00:00:00 Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art Central East $10 - $19

Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art is a richly imaginative exhibition that presents creatures of air, water, fire, and earth in a breathtaking variety of artworks from the 7th to 21st centuries. Featuring manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, glass, and metalwork — in addition to sculptures and mixed media works by contemporary Lebanese artist Mohamad-Said Baalbaki — the exhibition proves the enduring fascination with these creatures across many cultures and shares the stories that first brought them to life.

06/07/2016 00:00:00 The Heidi Chronicles Central East

Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning comedy follows one woman from a 1960's teen to 1980's career woman, with all of the touching and heartbreaking moments in between. A sharp-eyed and personal look at feminism, friendship, and social change, The Heidi Chronicles explores the notion of “having it all.” Featuring Michelle Monteith, Damien Atkins, and Raquel Duffy.

06/07/2016 00:00:00 The Odd Couple Downtown

Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. Founding Member Diego Matamoros and artistic director Albert Schultz reprise the title roles as the suddenly single pals who become roommates, with hilariously disastrous results. Directed by Founding Member Stuart Hughes.

06/07/2016 00:00:00 Incident at Vichy Central East

In this taut historical drama by American master Arthur Miller, eight men are sequestered in a room in Vichy France, 1940, by local authorities in aid of the Nazis. None are told why they are held, or when they can leave. As each man is removed for interrogation, some are set free, some are never heard from again, and the stakes rise for those who remain. Due to popular demand, New Performances Added!

06/07/2016 00:00:00 Along for the Ride -- photography by Simeon Posen Downtown Free

Along for the Ride -- an exhibit of photography by Simeon Posen Sim Posen has been fascinated by the brash excitement and engineering marvels of the midway since he was a young boy and for the last seventeen years he has explored this by photographing the rides and their spinning lights, recording their patterns of movement as they weave lines across the night sky. Using a Pentax with 400 film, Posen has achieved a way for us to experience the sensation of speed and motion of a still image. Part of the city-wide Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

06/07/2016 00:00:00 Concrete and Clay Photography Exhibition - Opening Reception of Contact Photography Festival Central West Free

Contact Photography Festival – Concrete and Clay: photo documentation by Toronto artist Jen Falvy, drawing attention to the irreversible practice of shoreline hardening. Revetments, armour rocks and paved roads are taking over our natural shorelines. In an attempt to alter the malleable, shifting and changing clay shores of the Scarborough Bluffs, developers are not only destroying an ecosystem but they are severing our connection to the lake. There is still time to save the last natural shoreline in Toronto. This is an opportunity for you to re-establish your relationship with the shorelines and waters of Lake Ontario.

06/07/2016 00:00:00 The Testament of Mary Central East

In this challenging and imaginative solo play, acclaimed author Colm Tóibín paints a breathtakingly intimate, raw and humanizing depiction of one of the most beloved figures in history. Riveting and lyrical, The Testament of Mary reimagines the last days of Jesus as only a mother can. Featuring Soulpepper Founding Member Nancy Palk.

06/07/2016 00:00:00 The Odd Couple Downtown

Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. Founding Member Diego Matamoros and Artistic Director Albert Schultz reprise the title roles as the suddenly single pals who become roommates with hilariously disastrous results.

06/07/2016 Mad Hot Ballet: Outta This World! After Party Central East $100 +

This year's event takes place at Polson Pier. Choreographic Associate Robert Binet is curating and choreographing inventive and immersive ballet pop-up performance pieces that will occur throughout the evening. Enjoy this creative atmosphere and high energy evening by dancing to a live DJ, sipping signature mad hot cocktails and tasting treats from hors d'oeuvres stations by Pusateri's, as well as other special surprises. All proceeds support the National Ballet's inspiring artists and performance. 19+ ID may be required
Foreign ownership of condominiums tends to be higher in buildings built since 2010 in the cities of Toronto and Vancouver, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says.
The 17th annual Doors Open Toronto is this weekend.
A plan by grocer Loblaw Co. to sell its 212 gas stations could be a good opportunity for Parkland Fuel Corp. to acquire additional retail sites.
Released on the first anniversary of the #donthave1million housing affordability rally in downtown Vancouver, the average price of a Canadian home has nearly doubled from $199,182 in the 1976-to-1980 period to $408,068 in 2014. In Metro Vancouver, the price has more than quadrupled to a whopping $813,000.
US manufacturing has been under pressure as weak global demand and a strong dollar have hurt exports and falling oil prices have triggered cutbacks at energy companies.
The CMHC requires a 10-per-cent down payment on the portion of any mortgage it insures over $500,000. The five-per-cent rule remains for the portion up to $500,000.

Home offer, inspection and survey

You can make your offer subject to a survey of the property, subject to an inspection, or both. At this stage, you can also get your new home's square footage independently measured.
IMF, World Bank, Deutsche Bank, Reuters, Bloomberg, Robert Shiller, Nouriel Roubini, and a host of other organizations all believe that Canada has a housing bubble.
According to the National Bank of Canada estimates, in 2015 Chinese buyers invested $12.7 billion in Vancouver's real estate (1/3 of all real estate transactions in the area) and $9 billion in GTA's real estate. Most of them pay cash.
Why do you think the birthrate for Canadians is so low,...because Canadians cannot afford more than 2 kids.
Canada's national housing agency says nine of Canada's 15 largest housing markets are showing signs of being overvalued.
The Conference Board of Canada found home prices in Windsor increased nearly 16 per cent over last year.
Demand for detached homes has sent would-be buyers out to the suburbs of the large metropolitan areas, inflating prices in those regions.
The Conference Board of Canada found home prices in Windsor increased nearly 16 per cent over last year.

Emerald Park

9 Bogert Ave. (North York) The 42-storey, lissome twin towers (connected by a bridge) aren’t just green in colour. Its “thermal envelope” minimizes heat loss, while daylight censors turn the lobby and hallway lights on and off as needed. And thanks to a direct connection to the Sheppard subway, it’s easy to go carless in North York.
PRICES: $300,000s–$1 million
 PRICE PER SQ. FT.: $575 to $675
 NO. OF UNITS: 570
 AVERAGE SIZE: 750 sq. ft.
 CONDO FEES: $0.49 per sq. ft.
AMENITIES: Indoor pool, party rooms, games lounges, guest suites
 PARKING: $48,800 per spot
 NEAREST TRANSIT: Direct access to both Yonge and Sheppard lines

06/05/2016 00:00:00 Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art Central East $10 - $19

Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art is a richly imaginative exhibition that presents creatures of air, water, fire, and earth in a breathtaking variety of artworks from the 7th to 21st centuries. Featuring manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, glass, and metalwork — in addition to sculptures and mixed media works by contemporary Lebanese artist Mohamad-Said Baalbaki — the exhibition proves the enduring fascination with these creatures across many cultures and shares the stories that first brought them to life.

06/05/2016 00:00:00 The Great Whisky Heist at the Distillery - A Mystery Scavenger Hunt Central East $40 - $49

In 1923, a shipment of whisky was stolen from the Distillery and disappeared forever. Can you solve the Great Whisky Heist Mystery? In the Roaring Twenties, a huge shipment of whisky was stolen from the Gooderham & Worts Distillery and disappeared forever. Recent renovations turned up new evidence and you may finally be able to solve The Great Whisky Heist Mystery. Working in teams of 2-6 people, you the sleuths will unravel a tale of dreams, thievery and deceit. Who stole the whiskey? Who got the money? And how did it all go down? Please note: this scavenger hunt is strictly a product of Urban Capers, and any questions relating to the product, location, etc. should be directed to Urban Capers, not to the Distillery District.

06/05/2016 00:00:00 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Central West

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Blockbuster Musical returns to Toronto! One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son. Retelling the epic story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door. Book your tickets and be part of the magic! Great for all ages (4 and up). Visit www.gogogojoseph.com for more information today!

06/05/2016 00:00:00 Murder at the ROM - A Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt Downtown $30 - $39

A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you will 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 do not collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous 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.

06/05/2016 00:00:00 Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap Central West $50 - $59

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst! Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. In her own inimitable style, Dame Agatha Christie has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner! Suitable for All Ages (10+)

06/05/2016 00:00:00 ROMwalks City-wide Free

ROMwalks are walking tours which encompass the diverse aspects of Toronto's vibrant neighbourhoods including history, architecture, arts of all varieties, education and more. Most walks are free. Also available are Private Group Walks that are perfect for clubs, community groups, or out-of-town visitors. These group walks are arranged specifically for you and can be scheduled for any day and time. The cost is $10 per person with a minimum of 10 people. Call 416.586.8097 for more information about arranging a private group walk. All walking tours are organized by the ROM's Department of Museum Volunteers. Visit: www.rom.on.ca/sites/default/files/event/downloads/romwalkbrochure2016.pdf for information on all walks.

06/05/2016 Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual Downtown $60 - $69

Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend. Mandy Patinkin in Concert presents the acclaimed actor/singer/ storyteller in his most electrifying role: concert performer. “Mandy Patinkin is in the business of showstopping,” raves The New Yorker, and that's exactly what he does in this powerful, passionate evening of popular song. From Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim, from Cole Porter to Harry Chapin, Mandy Patinkin takes you on a dazzling musical journey you'll never forget.

06/05/2016 Hidden Gardens And Private Spaces Self-Guided Tour Central East $10 - $19

The Hidden Gardens and Private Spaces tour in Cabbagetown is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The attraction is not only the unique and charming gardens found here but also the historic streets, delightful laneways, and Victorian architecture from modest to grand. A feature of this year's tour includes the ever popular and dramatic 6000 square foot private roof garden atop the Hugh Garner Co-op. This year's expert gardener is Marjorie Harris along with her colleague Esther, gardener extraordinaire.

06/05/2016 Chuck's Run for Dystonia Central West $20 - $29

The Dystonia community in the Greater Toronto Area organizes the Chuck's Run for Dystonia to raise awareness, funds for research, and support for the condition in honor of Chuck Saundercook, who was diagnosed in 1972 with generalized dystonia at the age of 11 and died at age 16. Dystonia is a rare neurological movement disorder. Complimentary food and refreshments; Meet the DMRFC Toronto Support Group; Group photos, free swag; Prizes in six race categories

06/05/2016 Kensington Krawl Food Tour Downtown $60 - $69

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 food and drink tastings For more info and to get tickets, visit savourtoronto.com

06/05/2016 DiversityFest Downtown Free

DiversityFest is the celebration of Canada's cultural kaleidoscope, presenting an array of entertaining arts and culture performances. DiversityFest is a day long FREE festival on June 5 in the heart of downtown Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square. Starting at 1:00 PM, the festival will feature some of the best Canadian and International artists and performances, showcasing an eclectic fusion of South Asian, Chinese, Filipino and Arab arts and culture. Enjoy a whole day of fun and entertainment with food and market vendors, free activities, gifts, lucky draws and much more!

How to use sunscreen?

Apply a large amount of sunscreen (the equivalent of a shot glass or a palmful) to all exposed areas of your skin 20 minutes before you go outside. Read the instructions on the bottle carefully and reapply at least every 2 hours and after swimming or sweating.

The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) has revealed the worst roads in Ontario

Ontario’s top 10 worst roads for 2015:County Road 49, Prince Edward CountyAlgonquin Blvd. W., TimminsBalmoral St., Thunder BayAlgonquin Blvd. E., TimminsQueenston St., St. CatharinesBurlington St. E., HamiltonLorne St., SudburyBayview Ave., TorontoDufferin St., TorontoRiverside Dr., Timmins, tied with Water St., Thunder Bay
Dancing with an elephant is always tricky—and often painful.
Amazon plans to start deliveries of fresh food in Berlin in coming months, a magazine reported on Thursday, as the e-commerce giant extends its foray into groceries beyond its home market.

06/04/2016 Muhtadi International Drumming Festival Southeast Free

Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is extremely proud to present our South Asian theme this year and will feature the outstanding drumming groups from the South Asian community in Toronto!. Performing at the 2016 festival are Gurpreet Chana, Professor Trichy Sankaran, Dhol Circle and Hummingbird Tassa Group, to name a few. We also have 30+ Food & Craft Vendors, Digital Drum Zone and Drum Clinics! On June 5, MIDF will partner with the Arthritis Society in support of the annual Walk to Fight Arthritis. MIDF will be providing the entertainment along the walk so come out and enjoy the great weather, energetic sounds and raise fund for a great cause.

06/04/2016 Toronto Pro Super Show Downtown $20 - $29

The 2016 Toronto Pro SuperShow will showcase more than 100 booths of the latest sports equipment, apparel and nutrition. The EXPO will host several sporting competitions, events, feature several guest speakers and industry celebrities. It showcases leading businesses and organizations with the latest trends in the industry. The 2016 Toronto Pro SuperShow will also be hosting a range of events including IFBB Championships, Sweat4SickKids obstacle course challenge, WAKO Kickboxing Champioships, Absolute Touch IFBB Fit Model Championships, OPA Provincial Championships, Pole Fitness Competition, Professional Wrestling Powerlifting, Weightlifting, Arm Melter Tournament, Sweat Rx Crossfit Championships and Ontario Strongest Man and Woman.

06/04/2016 ORIANA Women's Choir Concert: East Meets West - Featuring Autorickshaw Central West $10 - $19

We look forward to sharing the stage with Toronto-based east-west fusion trio Autorickshaw at our second concert. Autorickshaw features vocalist Suba Sankaran, tabla player Ed Hanley, and multi-instrumentalist Dylan Bell. This Juno-nominated ensemble is praised for its unique blend of Indian folk music, jazz, and funk. The trio has toured extensively across Canada, the US, Europe, the UK, and India. In this unique concert ORIANA will join Autorickshaw in presenting their original compositions and arrangements. Get ready for an evening of complex rhythms, brilliant melodies, and exotic harmonies. Artistic Director: Mitchell Pady

06/04/2016 Field Trip Music and Arts Festival Downtown

Toronto's favourite weekend music event and the unofficial kickoff to the city's bustling summer festival season is back with its most diverse lineup yet. Four years into creating a world­-class, boutique music event inside the gorgeous confines of the city's Historic Fort York & Garrison Common, Field Trip is driven by community and discovery. This year's edition will again be programmed far beyond music to focus on highlighting Toronto's best culinary offerings, as well as collaborative explorations on the themes of visual art, technology, fashion and more. Performers include international headliners The National and Robyn, as well as Canadian indie darlings July Talk, Jason Collett, Basia Bulat and more.

06/04/2016 Riverside Eats & Beats Streetfest Southeast Free

Taste the Eats and feel the Beats in Riverside's 10 vibrant blocks. Riverside will be hosting their annual Street Festival, showcasing Riverside's family friendly food outlets. The Riverside District is renowned for its home design shops, heritage architecture, cafes, pubs and popular contemporary restaurants. Local eateries will be opening their doors serving tasting plates and musical entertainment. There will be a variety of destination points at four street closures with live music, and entertainment and, of course, mouthwatering Riverside tasters. Fresh music will enliven Riverside's streetscape with sounds ranging from Samba, New Orleans-style Jazz, Funk, Celtic, Accordion Folk, Drumming, Roots/Rock and Children's music.

06/04/2016 Safe Cycling 101 Workshop Downtown Free

Tired of commuting with others on the TTC? Fed up off getting stuck in traffic? Looking to save some money on the costs of parking and insurance? Get on a bicycle and beat the GRIDLOCK! But first attend Cycle Toronto's interactive workshop and gain new safety strategies to keep yourself and others safe! You'll gain knowledge on: - Rules of the road: The Ontario Highway Traffic Act and City of Toronto's Cycling By-Laws - How to share the road with other users - Techniques for safe cycling - Route selection - Community and legal resources

06/04/2016 Dundas West & Ossington Food Tour (Best of the West) Central West

Explore the very best of Dundas West and Ossington, a burgeoning neighbourhood filled with restaurants, eateries, food shops and bakeries. For our "Best of the West" food tour, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a diverse range of tastings from some of the best establishments in the neighbourhood that are serving up a range of cuisines. Your guide will take you on a leisurely stroll to explore these culinary highlights from gourmet food shops, bakeries, eateries to sit-down restaurants and more. Along the way, you will hear about the recent changes and learn about the background of this burgeoning area. What's included? 6 generous tastings For more info and to get tickets, visit savourtoronto.com

06/04/2016 Le Tour de Cafe - Coffee and Pastry Tour Central East $50 - $59

Immerse yourself in some of Toronto's best cafés and pastry shops! On our "Le Tour de Cafe" food tour, you will wander through the heart of Corktown and Riverside. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of speciality drinks from cafés focusing their efforts on creating an excellent cup of coffee. Indulge in scrumptious pastries and sweet treats as we visit some great bakeries and gourmet food shops as well. Along the way, you will get to meet with these talented baristas and artisan bakers who will share their passions and stories of their craftsmanship with you. What's included: 6 generous food and drink tastings For more and to get tickets, visit: savourtoronto.com

06/04/2016 Civic Engagement Festival - 100in1Day Toronto City-wide Free

Your Ideas. Your City. Your Day. What if hundreds of people united, each taking one small action to improve their city, all on the same day? 100In1Day is a global festival of civic engagement returning to Toronto for its third year on June 4, 2016. Imagine the possibilities if hundreds of people participated in small initiatives to spark change. From street art and urban gardens to beautification projects, social events, and improvements in city infrastructure, 100In1Day is a day to turn ideas into reality all over the city by celebrating the cumulative power of small changes and celebrations.

06/04/2016 The Fair Trade Show Southwest $10 - $19

The Fair Trade Show is Canada's leading consumer show dedicated to fair trade, ethical sourcing and social enterprises. We believe that our purchasing decisions have the power to change the world around us. Shop for unique products and create a lasting impact. Our exhibitors work with under-privileged communities world wide and bring you a selection of unique, diversified and beautiful products ranging from housewares, olive oil, bananas, coffee, apparel and accessories. We celebrate businesses that change the world!

06/04/2016 00:00:00 Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art Central East $10 - $19

Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art is a richly imaginative exhibition that presents creatures of air, water, fire, and earth in a breathtaking variety of artworks from the 7th to 21st centuries. Featuring manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, glass, and metalwork — in addition to sculptures and mixed media works by contemporary Lebanese artist Mohamad-Said Baalbaki — the exhibition proves the enduring fascination with these creatures across many cultures and shares the stories that first brought them to life.

06/04/2016 00:00:00 Haunted Toronto Scavenger Hunt Downtown $30 - $39

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 humourous 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. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/haunted-toronto/.

06/04/2016 00:00:00 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Central West

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Blockbuster Musical returns to Toronto! One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son. Retelling the epic story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door. Book your tickets and be part of the magic! Great for all ages (4 and up). Visit www.gogogojoseph.com for more information today!

06/04/2016 00:00:00 The Heidi Chronicles Central East

Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning comedy follows one woman from a 1960's teen to 1980's career woman, with all of the touching and heartbreaking moments in between. A sharp-eyed and personal look at feminism, friendship, and social change, The Heidi Chronicles explores the notion of “having it all.” Featuring Michelle Monteith, Damien Atkins, and Raquel Duffy.

06/04/2016 00:00:00 The Odd Couple Downtown

Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. Founding Member Diego Matamoros and artistic director Albert Schultz reprise the title roles as the suddenly single pals who become roommates, with hilariously disastrous results. Directed by Founding Member Stuart Hughes.

06/04/2016 00:00:00 Incident at Vichy Central East

In this taut historical drama by American master Arthur Miller, eight men are sequestered in a room in Vichy France, 1940, by local authorities in aid of the Nazis. None are told why they are held, or when they can leave. As each man is removed for interrogation, some are set free, some are never heard from again, and the stakes rise for those who remain. Due to popular demand, New Performances Added!

06/04/2016 00:00:00 Along for the Ride -- photography by Simeon Posen Downtown Free

Along for the Ride -- an exhibit of photography by Simeon Posen Sim Posen has been fascinated by the brash excitement and engineering marvels of the midway since he was a young boy and for the last seventeen years he has explored this by photographing the rides and their spinning lights, recording their patterns of movement as they weave lines across the night sky. Using a Pentax with 400 film, Posen has achieved a way for us to experience the sensation of speed and motion of a still image. Part of the city-wide Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

06/04/2016 00:00:00 Concrete and Clay Photography Exhibition - Opening Reception of Contact Photography Festival Central West Free

Contact Photography Festival – Concrete and Clay: photo documentation by Toronto artist Jen Falvy, drawing attention to the irreversible practice of shoreline hardening. Revetments, armour rocks and paved roads are taking over our natural shorelines. In an attempt to alter the malleable, shifting and changing clay shores of the Scarborough Bluffs, developers are not only destroying an ecosystem but they are severing our connection to the lake. There is still time to save the last natural shoreline in Toronto. This is an opportunity for you to re-establish your relationship with the shorelines and waters of Lake Ontario.

06/04/2016 00:00:00 City Place Urban Market Downtown Free

City Place Urban Market is a vibrant outdoor market which will be operating throughout the summer, located in the heart of the city bordering Spadina, Bremner, and Front Street City Place Urban Market will offer a multitude of different and delicious food trucks and food vendors as well as many different retail vendors selling everything from handmade of a kind goods to Toronto Blue Jays merchandise. Come and join us throughout the summer and help celebrate our community.

06/04/2016 00:00:00 Murder at the ROM - A Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt Downtown $30 - $39

A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you will 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 do not collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous 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.

06/04/2016 00:00:00 The Testament of Mary Central East

In this challenging and imaginative solo play, acclaimed author Colm Tóibín paints a breathtakingly intimate, raw and humanizing depiction of one of the most beloved figures in history. Riveting and lyrical, The Testament of Mary reimagines the last days of Jesus as only a mother can. Featuring Soulpepper Founding Member Nancy Palk.

06/04/2016 00:00:00 The Odd Couple Downtown

Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. Founding Member Diego Matamoros and Artistic Director Albert Schultz reprise the title roles as the suddenly single pals who become roommates with hilariously disastrous results.