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08/18/2016 00:00:00 Shakespeare in High Park : Hamlet & All's Well That Ends Well Central West

A searing battle for justice and revenge — and a young man's passionate quest for his place in the world. A wildly funny fairy-tale about a young woman who'll do anything for love — and a young man who'll do anything to escape her. For its 34th Season in Toronto's High Park, Canadian Stage presents Shakespeare's greatest tragedy Hamlet and bold and brilliant romance All's Well That Ends Well on alternating evenings throughout the summer. Pack a picnic, bring your friends and come enjoy this indispensable outdoor theatre tradition.

08/18/2016 00:00:00 The Ultimate Golden Girls Experience: Thank You For Being A Friend Downtown $50 - $59

Thank You For Being a Friend is the ultimate Golden Girls experience, delivering all the classic dialogue, razor sharp gags and taboo-breaking stories you'd expect! As a wonderful introduction to the joy of the hit television series for first timers, it'll have the uninitiated rolling in the aisles, while die-hard fans fondly remember the brilliance of The Golden Girls!

08/17/2016 ROMwalks: Yorkville Downtown Free

Yorkville, once a satellite Tollgate village, became part of Toronto but has managed to maintain some individual identity despite being totally engulfed by the city and its changing commercial life. 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 and walks go Rain or Shine! 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.

08/17/2016 Classic Albums Live: Beatles 1966 at Maple Leaf Gardens Downtown

Not only has it been 50 years since the Beatles performed in Maple Leaf Gardens, but it's been almost 20 years since anyone's seen any concert at Maple Leaf Gardens. As part of Toronto's celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' last show at Maple Leaf Gardens, the stadium now known as Mattamy Athletic Centre is about to rock again to the sound of the original British Invaders. Classic Albums Live recreates that last Beatles Toronto show, performing the original set list in its entirety as well as hits from across the Fab Four's catalogue. Join us for unique events celebrating the Beatles' last Toronto show including Classic Albums Live performing the 1966 set in its entirety, along with the band's greatest hits.

08/17/2016 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.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Matilda The Musical Downtown

Matilda The Musical is the multi award- winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Dodgers, inspired by the beloved novel by Roald Dahl. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Winner of over 50 major international awards, including 12 for Best Musical, Matilda continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London's West End.

08/17/2016 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.

08/17/2016 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.

08/17/2016 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.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Free Flicks at Harbourfront Centre Downtown Free

Join us again on the waterfront this summer on Wednesday nights for a series of fun and inspiring films, from the McKenzie Brothers to Jane Austen, from Newfoundland to the Sudan. Catch Mean Girls on June 22 as part of PRIDE and be sure to cast your vote for the audience choice screening on August 31! Visit our website for a full list of what's playing and when!

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Shakespeare in High Park : Hamlet & All's Well That Ends Well Central West

A searing battle for justice and revenge — and a young man's passionate quest for his place in the world. A wildly funny fairy-tale about a young woman who'll do anything for love — and a young man who'll do anything to escape her. For its 34th Season in Toronto's High Park, Canadian Stage presents Shakespeare's greatest tragedy Hamlet and bold and brilliant romance All's Well That Ends Well on alternating evenings throughout the summer. Pack a picnic, bring your friends and come enjoy this indispensable outdoor theatre tradition.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 The Ultimate Golden Girls Experience: Thank You For Being A Friend Downtown $50 - $59

Thank You For Being a Friend is the ultimate Golden Girls experience, delivering all the classic dialogue, razor sharp gags and taboo-breaking stories you'd expect! As a wonderful introduction to the joy of the hit television series for first timers, it'll have the uninitiated rolling in the aisles, while die-hard fans fondly remember the brilliance of The Golden Girls!

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Superdude & Doctor Rude Downtown $10 - $19

In a world where kids make the rules, super-villains won't know what hit them. Join the Supercrew on a wild musical adventure filled with jet packs, secret lairs, and selfies! When Superdude loses his Bucket of Destiny, Doctor Rude comes up with the perfect scheme to take over the world. Luckily, Duder #9 and the Damsel have a plan — but it involves the entire audience! This show is sure to entertain all ages, but is ideal for ages 5-12.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Movies Nights in The Park Southeast Free

Join The Beach Village for Movie Nights in the Park every Wednesday starting July 6 – August 31! You voted on your favourite movies, now come out and enjoy them with your friends and family! Experience these movies under the stars in our beautiful parks (screenings will rotate between Kew Gardens and Ivan Forrest Gardens Park). Free admission and free popcorn! Visit our website for the full schedule.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Álvaro Siza: Gateway to the Alhambra Northeast $10 - $19

Through renderings, models and sketches, large-scale photographs and video, the exhibition reveals the artistic challenge behind Siza's design of the visitor centre that includes a courtyard, auditorium and restaurant. Also on display will be architectural objects from the Alhambra's own collection such as ceramic tiles, marble capitals and carved doors, providing a glimpse into why this World Heritage Site has inspired countless artists and architects since the 14th century. Siza's extension is only the latest chapter in a history of renovations at the Alhambra, stretching back to AD 889, when the Moors first built a small fortress from the shattered remains of Roman fortifications.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Bats, Birds and Bees- Walks and Talks All Summer Central West $1 - $9

Now in its 3rd season, High Park Nature Centre has even more Urban Bat Walks and talks planned for this summer. Each walk will feature new and engaging bat subjects by experts in the field. Plus we've expanded the events to also feature Birds & Bees! See below for workshop titles: July 6th Echolocation: Who Uses it and Why July 20th Bees: Diversity and Importance July 27th Tracking Birds and Butterflies Across International Boarders August 3rd Avian Urbanites: Chimney Swifts in Toronto August 17th Bat Research at the ROM: From Toronto to the Tropics August 31st Nighthawk Count

08/17/2016 00:00:00 The Idea of the North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris Downtown $20 - $29

As the leader of the Group of Seven, Lawren Harris first rose to national prominence while living and painting in Toronto. The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) welcomes his paintings home this summer—following a critically acclaimed trip across the United States—with The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris. The AGO's installation of this exhibition tells a much bigger story about art in Toronto, highlighting Harris's early streetscapes, his iconic northern landscapes and his lasting imprint on Canadian art and identity. It also examines Toronto's historic Ward neighbourhood—captured by Harris in his paintings and by archival photographers—and features reflections on the city's history by several contemporary artists.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Cultural Hotspot : My Art, My New Land Northwest Free

Cultural Hotspot : My Art, My New Land My Art, My New Land is a spark project for this year's Cultural Hotspot in partnership with Airsa Art and Thought Association, City of Toronto, Neighbourhood Arts Network and North York Arts. This free improv workshop series which has been created to help newcomer artists face and overcome challenges in a new culture and society by providing an opportunity to develop communication skills in authentic and dynamic situations. Join us at the Toronto Centre for the Arts on August 3, 10, 17 and 24.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Ghosts and Spirits of the Distillery Downtown

With tales of duels to the death, the perilous world of whiskey-making and the explosive War of 1812, you'll quickly see why this is area is known as one of Toronto's most haunted spots. Join us as we stroll along the cobblestone streets of the historic Distillery District and area by lantern light. This tour departs from the office of our partner Segway of Ontario (30 Gristmill Lane).

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Lunchtime Tours Downtown $1 - $9

Looking for something to do on your lunch hour? This summer the EWG is offering mini tours of the theatres! Our guide will take you to the original and new lobbies, the elegant Elgin and the whimsical Winter Garden. Reservations are not required, just show up before noon at the front doors of the theatre.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Theatre Museum Canada presents: Behind the Curtain Downtown Free

This free pop-up exhibit offers a chance to see costumes, props and other theatre wonders up close. Behind the Curtain will give you a glimpse into what goes on when artists and production staff collaborate as a team to bring theatre to life. The exhibit also provides a sample of what you might discover in the Theatre Museum permanent museum.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Under the Stars Central East Free

Come out every Wednesday for free movies in the park (the Big Park)! Before sundown, join us for music and pre-show activities such as DJ workshops, basketball games, dance classes and more. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for sale, and proceeds will go towards keeping our Annual Festival in November completely free. Bring a blanket and enjoy an evening under the stars! Follow us on twitter & instagram: @RegentParkFilm #UndertheStarsRP #summerseriesRP

08/17/2016 00:00:00 ShakesBeer! Locally Brewed Theatre + Beer Central West $30 - $39

In the spirit of a modern Elizabeth beer garden, enjoy a Bard's Beer Bucket – hand curated selections of rare and micro-brewed beers by local craft brewers, outstanding fare from local pop up chefs, fire eaters, buskers, musicians, and a performance that's “not only marvelous, but to be marveled at” (Mooney on Theatre).

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Cirque du Soleil: Luzia Central East

Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to announce a new production debuting next year: LUZIA The name LUZIA fuses the sound of “luz” (light in Spanish) and “lluvia” (rain), two elements at the core of the show's creation. LUZIA is a show inspired by the richness of the Mexican culture. LUZIA's creative team comprises 16 creators under the artistic guidance of Guy Laliberté (Guide) and Jean-François Bouchard (Creative Guide).

08/17/2016 00:00:00 'Birth and Death Frequencies' from A Time to Hear for Here (2007) by John Oswald Downtown Free

The Birth and Death Frequencies is a component from John Oswald's site-specific sound installation for the Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum. Using the high frequency characteristics of directional speakers this component from the expansive reflection on time, space and Canadian identity gave the illusion of sounds whispering into the ear of the visitor. Although magical and mysterious, it was also rarely heard as it was situated in a remote part of the Crystal. For the month of August, the Birth and Death Frequencies will be heard anew where they will receive special focus in the composer's lounge of the Canadian Music Centre.

08/17/2016 00:00:00 Summer Salon Group Show Exhibition Downtown Free

The Summer Salon showcases prints donated by the artist community at Open Studio. Over the past 45 years Open Studio has amassed a collection of original prints by significant Canadian artists and the show will feature work by Tatyana Abel, Hannah Alpha, Chloé Beaulac, Sarka Buchl Stephenson, Faye Digulla, Eric Edson, Elizabeth Forrest, Astrid Ho, Catherine Lane, Darryl Nunn, Lauren Nurse, SRees, Stephanie Russ and 20 more artists.

Canada has won its first medal of the Summer Olympics in Rio. Canada has won its first medal of the Summer Olympics in Rio. The women's swim team of Sandrine Mainville, Chantal van Landeghem, Taylor Ruck and Penny Oleksiak won bronze in the 4x100-metre freestyle relay on Saturday night. It's the first time since 1976 that Canada has won a medal in this event.

Canada has won its first medal of the Summer Olympics in Rio.



Canada has won its first medal of the Summer Olympics in Rio.



The women's swim team of Sandrine Mainville, Chantal van Landeghem,

Taylor Ruck and Penny Oleksiak won bronze in the 4x100-metre freestyle

relay on Saturday night.



It's the first time since 1976 that Canada has won a medal in this event.

Tips for home buyer facing a bidding war

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08/15/2016 Surrealism at Midday: Anastasia Rizikov Downtown

Anastasia first performed for Music Mondays at the young age of 13! This summer she returns as a seasoned 17 year-old, during which time her concert schedules have taken her all over Europe - Spain, Italy, Switzerland, France, Poland, Ukraine, Russia - the United States, and Canada, where she has played in such prestigious halls as Carnegie Hall, Roy Thomson Hall, Koerner Hall, Auditorio Manuel de Falla, and the Kremlin. Her program will include F. Liszt- Ballade No. 2 in B minor, S. 171; M. Ravel- Gaspard de la Nuit; and A. Scriabin- Sonata No. 4 in F-sharp major, Op. 30.

08/15/2016 00:00:00 The Voice of Toronto's Waterfront Downtown Free

The triple award-winning Singing Ambassadors presented by The Waterfront BIA return for their fifth year on Toronto's Waterfront. Eight lively ambassadors will be performing impromptu a cappella renditions of classic summer hits and offering assistance, directions and recommendations to visitors. The 2016 Singing Ambassadors are Asha James, Dan Lord, Erin Horan, Ewura-Abena Bourne, Hugh Ritchie, Jackson Smylie, Reuven Grajner and Stephanie Hotchkiss. They are split into two quartets that will perform ten a cappella summertime favourites in key locations and busy daytime spots along the Waterfront. Each song has been arranged as full and 1.5 minute songs by internationally-published com¬poser, arranger and per¬former Aaron Jensen.

08/15/2016 00:00:00 Ghosts and Spirits of the Distillery Downtown

With tales of duels to the death, the perilous world of whiskey-making and the explosive War of 1812, you'll quickly see why this is area is known as one of Toronto's most haunted spots. Join us as we stroll along the cobblestone streets of the historic Distillery District and area by lantern light. This tour departs from the office of our partner Segway of Ontario (30 Gristmill Lane).

08/15/2016 00:00:00 'Birth and Death Frequencies' from A Time to Hear for Here (2007) by John Oswald Downtown Free

The Birth and Death Frequencies is a component from John Oswald's site-specific sound installation for the Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum. Using the high frequency characteristics of directional speakers this component from the expansive reflection on time, space and Canadian identity gave the illusion of sounds whispering into the ear of the visitor. Although magical and mysterious, it was also rarely heard as it was situated in a remote part of the Crystal. For the month of August, the Birth and Death Frequencies will be heard anew where they will receive special focus in the composer's lounge of the Canadian Music Centre.

08/14/2016 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. Walks go Rain or Shine! 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.

08/14/2016 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!

08/14/2016 Paws in the Park Southeast Free

Are you ready to Unleash Your Inner Pup this August? Paws in the Park#174; has been a staple in our community for years, & this year's event is sure to be the biggest yet! We've got extraordinarily delicious food for all participants, primping for your pooch, a pet photo booth, celebrity guests, shopping in our Vendor Village, face painting & much more! As our largest annual fundraising event Paws in the Park#174; provides a significant portion of our operating expenses & helps us keep our doors open for the animals in need of our assistance. On top of supporting a great organization & enjoying a summer day outside with family and friends, we've got fantastic prizes, & great food and entertainment in store for all of our participants!

08/14/2016 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.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 Lakeview Market Downtown Free

At the heart of Harbourfront's summer festivals you will find the Lakeview Market. Strategically located where the action is, the Lakeview Market is surrounded by the Stage in the Round, the World Café and venues that offer diverse programmes in music, dance, theatre, films and workshops throughout the summer weekends. The Lakeview Market is an integral part of the festival programme and our summer festival season is as much about music, dance and cultural arts as it is about shopping for unique wares.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 Matilda The Musical Downtown

Matilda The Musical is the multi award- winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Dodgers, inspired by the beloved novel by Roald Dahl. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Winner of over 50 major international awards, including 12 for Best Musical, Matilda continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London's West End.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 West Side Story Central West

Young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in this seminal retelling of Romeo and Juliet! From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theatre's finest accomplishments. Recommended for audience members 14 and up.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 Peter and the Starcatcher Downtown $50 - $59

The 5-time Tony-award winning play Peter and the Starcatcher will take you on a magical journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? This epic origin story of popular culture's most enduring and beloved character proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world! Peter and the Starcatcher is a hilarious flight of fancy that brings the magic of theatre to life, and this swashbuckling grownup prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight!

08/14/2016 00:00:00 Christie Pits Film Festival Central West

Christie Pits Film Festival is a local arts organization that program's a free weekly series of outdoor film screenings in Christie Pits Park. Founded in 2011 by cultural programmer and local resident Emily Reid, the festival brings high quality, diverse and engaging film programming to the residents of Toronto's urban west end and increases the use­-value of the park it calls home. The festival's program includes a combination of popular and critically-acclaimed feature films to draw large audiences, and local and Canadian short and feature films to share with our attendees to excellent homegrown artistry.

08/14/2016 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.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 Shakespeare in High Park : Hamlet & All's Well That Ends Well Central West

A searing battle for justice and revenge — and a young man's passionate quest for his place in the world. A wildly funny fairy-tale about a young woman who'll do anything for love — and a young man who'll do anything to escape her. For its 34th Season in Toronto's High Park, Canadian Stage presents Shakespeare's greatest tragedy Hamlet and bold and brilliant romance All's Well That Ends Well on alternating evenings throughout the summer. Pack a picnic, bring your friends and come enjoy this indispensable outdoor theatre tradition.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 The Ultimate Golden Girls Experience: Thank You For Being A Friend Downtown $50 - $59

Thank You For Being a Friend is the ultimate Golden Girls experience, delivering all the classic dialogue, razor sharp gags and taboo-breaking stories you'd expect! As a wonderful introduction to the joy of the hit television series for first timers, it'll have the uninitiated rolling in the aisles, while die-hard fans fondly remember the brilliance of The Golden Girls!

08/14/2016 00:00:00 Álvaro Siza: Gateway to the Alhambra Northeast $10 - $19

Through renderings, models and sketches, large-scale photographs and video, the exhibition reveals the artistic challenge behind Siza's design of the visitor centre that includes a courtyard, auditorium and restaurant. Also on display will be architectural objects from the Alhambra's own collection such as ceramic tiles, marble capitals and carved doors, providing a glimpse into why this World Heritage Site has inspired countless artists and architects since the 14th century. Siza's extension is only the latest chapter in a history of renovations at the Alhambra, stretching back to AD 889, when the Moors first built a small fortress from the shattered remains of Roman fortifications.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 The Voice of Toronto's Waterfront Downtown Free

The triple award-winning Singing Ambassadors presented by The Waterfront BIA return for their fifth year on Toronto's Waterfront. Eight lively ambassadors will be performing impromptu a cappella renditions of classic summer hits and offering assistance, directions and recommendations to visitors. The 2016 Singing Ambassadors are Asha James, Dan Lord, Erin Horan, Ewura-Abena Bourne, Hugh Ritchie, Jackson Smylie, Reuven Grajner and Stephanie Hotchkiss. They are split into two quartets that will perform ten a cappella summertime favourites in key locations and busy daytime spots along the Waterfront. Each song has been arranged as full and 1.5 minute songs by internationally-published com¬poser, arranger and per¬former Aaron Jensen.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 Flow-active's Yoga in High Park Northwest Free

Join us all summer long for free Yoga in High Park - every Sunday morning at 10am! Each class style will vary week to week, but will always accommodate beginners and is open to all ages. All classes will be located on the West side of the Chess House which is closest to the Bloor Street entrance to High Park. The location is steps from the High Park subway station, public restrooms and has both shade and sunny spots.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 The Idea of the North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris Downtown $20 - $29

As the leader of the Group of Seven, Lawren Harris first rose to national prominence while living and painting in Toronto. The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) welcomes his paintings home this summer—following a critically acclaimed trip across the United States—with The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris. The AGO's installation of this exhibition tells a much bigger story about art in Toronto, highlighting Harris's early streetscapes, his iconic northern landscapes and his lasting imprint on Canadian art and identity. It also examines Toronto's historic Ward neighbourhood—captured by Harris in his paintings and by archival photographers—and features reflections on the city's history by several contemporary artists.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 Summer Music in the Garden Downtown Free

Join us twice a week for free live music. Our event is hosted at the Toronto Music Garden. This delightful garden — a reflection in landscape of Bach's Suite No. 1 in G Major for unaccompanied cello, BWV 1007 — was designed by internationally renowned cellist Yo Yo Ma and landscape designer Julie Moir Messervy, in collaboration with landscape architects from the City of Toronto's Parks and Recreation department. And in the summer...the gardens come to life. Experience the best classical music from around the world in a wonderfully serene setting.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 DXCommunity: Kids' Days at Union Station Downtown Free

From building mini models to sketching colourful artwork and imagining new ways of getting from point A to point B, kids will create their own DIY designs inspired by ‘journeys', the iconic Union Station building and other Toronto city spaces. DX Kids' Days encourage youth and people of all ages to take part in hands-on design learning while connecting with others in Toronto's design and creative community. Young audiences are encouraged to become creative problem-solvers and design thinkers at every age. Design Exchange is committed to delivering accessible design experiences and education and aims to provide the tools necessary to connect design learning to the ordinary and extraordinary. DX will provide all the materials.

08/14/2016 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'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 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. This event is not associated with the ROM.

08/14/2016 00:00:00 Cirque du Soleil: Luzia Central East

Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to announce a new production debuting next year: LUZIA The name LUZIA fuses the sound of “luz” (light in Spanish) and “lluvia” (rain), two elements at the core of the show's creation. LUZIA is a show inspired by the richness of the Mexican culture. LUZIA's creative team comprises 16 creators under the artistic guidance of Guy Laliberté (Guide) and Jean-François Bouchard (Creative Guide).

08/14/2016 00:00:00 Kensington Market Sweet & Savoury Food Tour Downtown $40 - $49

Take a trip around the world in one lunch as we sample a variety of cuisine in the multi-cultural enclave of Kensington Market, including a stop in Chinatown. You'll get to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of this colourful National Historic Site as we chow down on sweet and savoury delights hailing from Chinese and Latin American kitchens, among others! Come with an appetite, as you'll have enough samples for lunch. Exclusive: Includes a typical 'Canadian' dish with a custom Tasty Tours twist designed for the tour!

08/13/2016 Play the Parks - Festive Summer Streets - McGill Granby Parkette Downtown Free

Join us for Play the Parks, as it returns for its 4th season! Enjoy free after-work concerts in the Downtown Yonge BIA district all summer long. Soak in the sun and hear music curated by Massey Hall from upcoming Toronto artists as they play the parks. McGill Granby Parkette will be celebrating the spirit of summer and the global communities that ignite Toronto's streets with vibrant energy. Featuring a diverse array of exciting sounds from all corners of the globe. For more information and artist line-ups, visit our website, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook, @DowntownYonge.

08/13/2016 Bollywood Classics Series: "Jodhaa Akbar" Central East Free

Concluding the Aga Khan Museum's Bollywood Classics Series, Jodhaa Akbar returns to the 16th century as Emperor Akbar takes the romantic lead in a spectacular production that includes politics, religion, and love in its vast reach. Described as “filmmaking on the grand scale of Cecil B. DeMille,” Jodhaa Akbar dramatizes Emperor Akbar's stormy relationship with the fiery Hindu princess Jodha. Wanting to bring about a long and lasting peace between his empire and the Rajput kingdoms, Mughal emperor Akbar agrees to marry Jodha, who is already betrothed to a Rajput prince. Misunderstandings and conflict ensue as politics continue to define the lives of the newlyweds — and to shape a diverse empire.

08/13/2016 The Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival Downtown $20 - $29

Steam Whistle's Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival is the ultimate summer craft beer festival. Named by Toronto Life Magazine as one of the top five beer festivals to attend in Toronto, beer fans are invited to Roundhouse Park to sample & savour offerings from some of the province's best craft beers and local producers. The festival has earned the reputation for its laid back, good time and classic summer festival vibe. With more than 30 different craft brewers participating last year, attendees can expect the return of past favourite breweries and local gourmet food trucks along with plenty of new additions.

08/13/2016 4th Pan American Food Festival Downtown Free

Toronto's only festival celebrating the cuisine and culture of the Americas features international chefs, food competitions, free Latin dance classes and performances. This free-to-attend festival at Yonge-Dundas Square includes a marketplace, competitive cook-offs, demos, coffee tastings, kids activities and more. Musical performances take place throughout the two days, with musical stars Fito Blanco and Chantel Collado, “the Princess of Bachata”, headlining. A highlight of the festival will take place on Saturday at 5:00 pm at Yonge-Dundas Square when the glittering Carnaval of Bolivia will bring all the colour, energy and excitement of the country's carnival traditions to Toronto, with dancers, revelers and mythical creatures on parade.

08/13/2016 00:00:00 Peter and the Starcatcher Downtown $50 - $59

The 5-time Tony-award winning play Peter and the Starcatcher will take you on a magical journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? This epic origin story of popular culture's most enduring and beloved character proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world! Peter and the Starcatcher is a hilarious flight of fancy that brings the magic of theatre to life, and this swashbuckling grownup prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight!

08/13/2016 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.

08/13/2016 00:00:00 Shakespeare in High Park : Hamlet & All's Well That Ends Well Central West

A searing battle for justice and revenge — and a young man's passionate quest for his place in the world. A wildly funny fairy-tale about a young woman who'll do anything for love — and a young man who'll do anything to escape her. For its 34th Season in Toronto's High Park, Canadian Stage presents Shakespeare's greatest tragedy Hamlet and bold and brilliant romance All's Well That Ends Well on alternating evenings throughout the summer. Pack a picnic, bring your friends and come enjoy this indispensable outdoor theatre tradition.

08/13/2016 00:00:00 The Ultimate Golden Girls Experience: Thank You For Being A Friend Downtown $50 - $59

Thank You For Being a Friend is the ultimate Golden Girls experience, delivering all the classic dialogue, razor sharp gags and taboo-breaking stories you'd expect! As a wonderful introduction to the joy of the hit television series for first timers, it'll have the uninitiated rolling in the aisles, while die-hard fans fondly remember the brilliance of The Golden Girls!

08/13/2016 00:00:00 Álvaro Siza: Gateway to the Alhambra Northeast $10 - $19

Through renderings, models and sketches, large-scale photographs and video, the exhibition reveals the artistic challenge behind Siza's design of the visitor centre that includes a courtyard, auditorium and restaurant. Also on display will be architectural objects from the Alhambra's own collection such as ceramic tiles, marble capitals and carved doors, providing a glimpse into why this World Heritage Site has inspired countless artists and architects since the 14th century. Siza's extension is only the latest chapter in a history of renovations at the Alhambra, stretching back to AD 889, when the Moors first built a small fortress from the shattered remains of Roman fortifications.

08/13/2016 00:00:00 The Voice of Toronto's Waterfront Downtown Free

The triple award-winning Singing Ambassadors presented by The Waterfront BIA return for their fifth year on Toronto's Waterfront. Eight lively ambassadors will be performing impromptu a cappella renditions of classic summer hits and offering assistance, directions and recommendations to visitors. The 2016 Singing Ambassadors are Asha James, Dan Lord, Erin Horan, Ewura-Abena Bourne, Hugh Ritchie, Jackson Smylie, Reuven Grajner and Stephanie Hotchkiss. They are split into two quartets that will perform ten a cappella summertime favourites in key locations and busy daytime spots along the Waterfront. Each song has been arranged as full and 1.5 minute songs by internationally-published com¬poser, arranger and per¬former Aaron Jensen.

08/13/2016 00:00:00 The Idea of the North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris Downtown $20 - $29

As the leader of the Group of Seven, Lawren Harris first rose to national prominence while living and painting in Toronto. The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) welcomes his paintings home this summer—following a critically acclaimed trip across the United States—with The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris. The AGO's installation of this exhibition tells a much bigger story about art in Toronto, highlighting Harris's early streetscapes, his iconic northern landscapes and his lasting imprint on Canadian art and identity. It also examines Toronto's historic Ward neighbourhood—captured by Harris in his paintings and by archival photographers—and features reflections on the city's history by several contemporary artists.

08/13/2016 00:00:00 Ghosts and Spirits of the Distillery Downtown

With tales of duels to the death, the perilous world of whiskey-making and the explosive War of 1812, you'll quickly see why this is area is known as one of Toronto's most haunted spots. Join us as we stroll along the cobblestone streets of the historic Distillery District and area by lantern light. This tour departs from the office of our partner Segway of Ontario (30 Gristmill Lane).

Burger King: Get 10 Nuggets for $1.99

It's back, it's delicious and you only need a toonie. Burger King's popular chicken nugget deal is back and right now you can get 10 of them for only $1.99 plus tax! Perfect as a snack or hearty meal, you also get two sauces of your choice! Sauce options include BBQ, Honey Mustard, Ranch, Zesty, Buffalo and Sweet & Sour. This offer is only available for a limited time only, so get your nuggets now before they're gone! This deal is available at all participating Burger King restaurants -- click here to find the location nearest you.

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Safe Families Canada is a movement of compassion involving collaboration between area churches, volunteers and Christian organizations in order to support at-risk children and parents in need.

Safe Families is an opportunity for volunteers to have a powerful impact in the lives of others through practicing biblical hospitality and extending the love of Christ to people in need — all from their own home! Parents experiencing a temporary crisis can arrange for their children (newborn through 18 years old) to stay with Safe Families volunteers while they address the issues that led to the instability in their lives.

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CN Tower Climb for United Way.

Walk past the elevators and straight up Toronto’s most famous landmark! While celebrating a tall personal feat—conquering all 1,776 steps—you’ll also be helping to level the playing field for individuals, families and communities, elevating our region as a whole. Are you ready to step up? Way up?

CN Tower Climb for United Way.

Scotiabank is a premier financial institution

Scotiabank is a premier financial institution and Canada’s most international bank recognized as a Best Workplace®, in Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Panama, Peru, Chile and Latin America by the Great Place to Work® Institute.

Nextopia

Nextopia Based in Toronto, we're the #1 global provider of eCommerce site search and navigation solutions, and are currently looking for a Database Marketing Analyst to join our team. We've got a great product with over 1,600 happy customers.

Queen Victoria Park

Queen Victoria Park is the main parkland located in Niagara Falls, OntarioCanadaopposite the American and Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Established by a Provincial Park Act in 1885 and opened in 1888, the park is operated by the Niagara Parks Commissionand is considered the centerpiece of theNiagara Falls recreational tourist area.The park is known for its outstanding flower displays of daffodils and roses in-season, with many of the plantings done in a carpet-bedding design. Queen Victoria Park is also the focal point for the annual winter Festival of Lights