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Erica Godfrey’s brainchild raises millions for BaycrestErica Godfrey’s brainchild raises millions for Baycrest

Aug 22, 2017 | Godfrey sits on the board at Baycrest Health Sciences and came up with the idea for the Brain Project fundraiser after she was inspired by New York’s Fabergé Big Egg Hunt in 2014 — similar to...
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Samantha Peksa

McKenzie House a rare historical gem in rapidly developing North YorkMcKenzie House a rare historical gem in rapidly developing North York

Aug 21, 2017 | McKenzie House was built in 1913, by John and Eva McKenzie. The property was once a 144-acre farm owned by Phillip McKenzie that stretched from Yonge Street to Bayview Avenue, and from Norton...
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Jo-Anne Craine

Reviving a dead Midtown intersection Reviving a dead Midtown intersection

Aug 21, 2017 | Toronto-based developer First Capital Realty, which also owns Yorkville Village and the Pusateri’s property at Avenue Road and Lawrence Avenue West, has already begun extensive renovations to the...
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Samantha Peksa

Midtown pot dispensary raided three timesMidtown pot dispensary raided three times

Toronto police target the Canna Clinic chain in a string of raids across the city

Courtney Greenberg

Real Estate: The end of the realty double-ender Real Estate: The end of the realty double-ender

Aug 10, 2017 | The provincial government is set to ban dual agency, and the move is being greeted with approval, although some suggest more needs to be done to evolve the industry. The practice currently allows...
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Jeff Sandford

Looking back on a popular Bayview tennis shop, just in time for Rogers CupLooking back on a popular Bayview tennis shop, just in time for Rogers Cup

Aug 8, 2017 | Husband and wife duo Rob and Pam Horwood first opened the Merchant of Tennis in 1992. This year, the two local tennis enthusiasts are celebrating 25 years of business. Pam Horwood gave Post City...
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Post City Staff

City council to vote on backyard chicken banCity council to vote on backyard chicken ban

Aug 8, 2017 | A pilot project that would allow residents of four Toronto wards, including Ward 21, to raise hens in their backyards was proposed at Toronto City Council last month. Councillors have yet to vote...
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Jo-Anne Craine

Plumbing the depths of photographic inspirationPlumbing the depths of photographic inspiration

Aug 8, 2017 | Scrolling through Instagram, much of what we come across consists of stylized food shots, impossibly cute animals and aspirational travel photos. Something we don’t expect to see is toilets. But...
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Jessica Padykula

Paw and Order: Tails of woe from Toronto’s dog parksPaw and Order: Tails of woe from Toronto’s dog parks

Aug 3, 2017 | Toronto is home to 230,000 dogs, 60 dog parks and zero dedicated canine enforcement officers. Things are getting pretty hairy out there; dog lovers and locals share their tails of woe.
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Post City Staff

Land Rover set on fire at St. Clair & AvenueLand Rover set on fire at St. Clair & Avenue

Three suspects remain at large in arson investigation

Samantha Peksa

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Uber driver accused in kidnapping case

Uber driver accused in kidnapping case

On May 22, a 24-year-old Uber driver from Belleville was arrested for kidnapping a young female passenger he had picked up in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue area.

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8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Evergreen Brick Works' Wild Blueberry Weekend

What: Are you WILD about wild blueberries? Join us at the markets on Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20 to celebrate this delicious super berry indigenous to North America.Learn, taste,...

Cost: free

Where?
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON  M4W3X8
View map »

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse identities of more than 20 artists....

Cost: Tickets are $12 for students, $15 for seniors and $20 for adults

Where?
Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, ON  M3C 1K1
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 416-646-4677
Website »

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Alive with Art: A Festival of Scarborough's Creativity ​

Join Scarborough Arts, Scarborough's artists, and local arts organizations at ​Alive with Art​, a two-day festival celebrating Scarborough's creativity! Scarborough will come alive...

Cost: free

Where?
Scarborough Arts
Scarborough Arts' Harrison Properties, 1859 Kingston Road &
Scarborough Museum at Thomson Memorial Park, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON  M1N 1T3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Scarborough Arts
Telephone: 416-698-7322
Contact name: Marianne Rellin
Website »

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The AGO marks Canada’s 150th with an ambitious contemporary exhibition: Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th anniversary with Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, a dynamic contemporary exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the...

Cost: Tickets for the exhibition are included in the price of general admission

Where?
Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON  M5T 1G4
View map »

1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Artist in Residence - Mary, Sylva and Astha

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists is pleased to bring back our popular Artist in Residence Summer Program. Each week different RHGA members will turn the front room gallery into a studio. There...

Cost: 0

Where?
The Mill Pond Gallery
314 Mill Street
Richmond Hill, ON  L4C 4B5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Richmond Hill Group of Artists
Telephone: 905-770-7449
Contact name: Andrea End
Website »

4:45 PM

M-103: Islamophobia Cure or Sharia Trap

A simulcast public live event featuring stimulating speakers, panelists, and small working groups engaged in assessing the politics of implementing federal government motion M103-- criminalizing...

Cost: $20

Where?
North York Civic Centre
5100 Yonge Street
North York, ON  M2N 5V7
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For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Citizens for Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Telephone: 416-783-6776
Contact name: David Nitkin
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

Program Program includes: Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra Artistic Director & Conductor Earl Lee guides the TSYO’s season to a grand close with...

Cost: from $28.00

Where?
Koernr Hall
273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON  M5S 1W2
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 416-598-3375
Website »

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sunday Market at Evergreen Brick Works

Sundays: your new favourite day of the week! The new Sunday Market at Evergreen Brick Works is your place to shop artisanal goods, grab a bite from the local food court, sip on organic Caesars...

Cost: Free!

Where?
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON  M4W 3X8
View map »

11:00 AM

Canadian Stage Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Play the Parks at McGill Granby Parkette

Play the Parks is back for the 5th season! Enjoy free evening and weekend concerts in the Downtown Yonge BIA district throughout the summer. Join us at McGill-Granby Parkette Thursday evenings...

Cost: FREE

Where?
McGill Granby Parkette
415 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON
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For more information:
Sponsor: Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area
Telephone: 141-659-70255232
Contact name: Andrea Switzer, Events and Marketing Specialist
Website »

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Canadian Stage: Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse identities of more than 20 artists....

Cost: Tickets are $12 for students, $15 for seniors and $20 for adults

Where?
Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, ON  M3C 1K1
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 416-646-4677
Website »

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Alive with Art: A Festival of Scarborough's Creativity ​

Join Scarborough Arts, Scarborough's artists, and local arts organizations at ​Alive with Art​, a two-day festival celebrating Scarborough's creativity! Scarborough will come alive...

Cost: free

Where?
Scarborough Arts
Scarborough Arts' Harrison Properties, 1859 Kingston Road &
Scarborough Museum at Thomson Memorial Park, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON  M1N 1T3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Scarborough Arts
Telephone: 416-698-7322
Contact name: Marianne Rellin
Website »

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The AGO marks Canada’s 150th with an ambitious contemporary exhibition: Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th anniversary with Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, a dynamic contemporary exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the...

Cost: Tickets for the exhibition are included in the price of general admission

Where?
Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON  M5T 1G4
View map »

1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Artist in Residence - Mary, Sylva and Astha

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists is pleased to bring back our popular Artist in Residence Summer Program. Each week different RHGA members will turn the front room gallery into a studio. There...

Cost: 0

Where?
The Mill Pond Gallery
314 Mill Street
Richmond Hill, ON  L4C 4B5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Richmond Hill Group of Artists
Telephone: 905-770-7449
Contact name: Andrea End
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

Program Program includes: Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra Artistic Director & Conductor Earl Lee guides the TSYO’s season to a grand close with...

Cost: from $28.00

Where?
Koernr Hall
273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON  M5S 1W2
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 416-598-3375
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Camp Pal-O-Mine summer day camp

Camp Pal-O-Mine is the summer day camp program of Central Eglinton Community Centre, for children ages 4 to 12. Weekly sessions run from Tuesday, July 4 to Sept 1 (no camp on August...

Cost: $175.00

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. East
ground floor
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Central Eglinton Community Centre
Telephone: 416-392-0511
Contact name: Nancy Lyon
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Group of Seven Guitar Project

The Group of Seven Guitar Project explores the art of guitar making inspired by the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. This highly anticipated show puts the spotlight on eight masterwork guitars...

Cost: Adult: $18; Student: $15; Family: $36

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse identities of more than 20 artists....

Cost: Tickets are $12 for students, $15 for seniors and $20 for adults

Where?
Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, ON  M3C 1K1
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 416-646-4677
Website »

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Alive with Art: A Festival of Scarborough's Creativity ​

Join Scarborough Arts, Scarborough's artists, and local arts organizations at ​Alive with Art​, a two-day festival celebrating Scarborough's creativity! Scarborough will come alive...

Cost: free

Where?
Scarborough Arts
Scarborough Arts' Harrison Properties, 1859 Kingston Road &
Scarborough Museum at Thomson Memorial Park, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON  M1N 1T3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Scarborough Arts
Telephone: 416-698-7322
Contact name: Marianne Rellin
Website »

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The AGO marks Canada’s 150th with an ambitious contemporary exhibition: Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th anniversary with Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, a dynamic contemporary exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the...

Cost: Tickets for the exhibition are included in the price of general admission

Where?
Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON  M5T 1G4
View map »

1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Artist in Residence - Mary, Sylva and Astha

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists is pleased to bring back our popular Artist in Residence Summer Program. Each week different RHGA members will turn the front room gallery into a studio. There...

Cost: 0

Where?
The Mill Pond Gallery
314 Mill Street
Richmond Hill, ON  L4C 4B5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Richmond Hill Group of Artists
Telephone: 905-770-7449
Contact name: Andrea End
Website »

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Hitch-Hiker introduced by Jesse Wente

Director of TIFF Cinematheque Jesse Wente introduces Ida Lupino's nail-biting noir thriller.

Cost: Adult $14, Student/ Senior $11.50, Child/ Youth $10

Where?
TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
Toronto, ON  M5V 3X5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: TIFF
Telephone: 416-599-8433
Contact name: Customer Relations
Website »

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Open Roof Festival August 22 with It Comes At Night and Language Arts

Toronto’s Open Roof Festival (ORF), celebrating indie film and music, returns for its eighth season, kicking-off on June 27, 2017, with screenings every Tuesday for 10 weeks. The Festival...

Cost: $15.00

Where?
99 Sudbury
99 Sudbury Street
Toronto, ON  M6J 3S7
View map »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

Program Program includes: Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra Artistic Director & Conductor Earl Lee guides the TSYO’s season to a grand close with...

Cost: from $28.00

Where?
Koernr Hall
273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON  M5S 1W2
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 416-598-3375
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Camp Pal-O-Mine summer day camp

Camp Pal-O-Mine is the summer day camp program of Central Eglinton Community Centre, for children ages 4 to 12. Weekly sessions run from Tuesday, July 4 to Sept 1 (no camp on August...

Cost: $175.00

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. East
ground floor
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Central Eglinton Community Centre
Telephone: 416-392-0511
Contact name: Nancy Lyon
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Group of Seven Guitar Project

The Group of Seven Guitar Project explores the art of guitar making inspired by the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. This highly anticipated show puts the spotlight on eight masterwork guitars...

Cost: Adult: $18; Student: $15; Family: $36

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

11:00 AM

Canadian Stage Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Canadian Stage: Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse identities of more than 20 artists....

Cost: Tickets are $12 for students, $15 for seniors and $20 for adults

Where?
Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, ON  M3C 1K1
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 416-646-4677
Website »

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Alive with Art: A Festival of Scarborough's Creativity ​

Join Scarborough Arts, Scarborough's artists, and local arts organizations at ​Alive with Art​, a two-day festival celebrating Scarborough's creativity! Scarborough will come alive...

Cost: free

Where?
Scarborough Arts
Scarborough Arts' Harrison Properties, 1859 Kingston Road &
Scarborough Museum at Thomson Memorial Park, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON  M1N 1T3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Scarborough Arts
Telephone: 416-698-7322
Contact name: Marianne Rellin
Website »

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The AGO marks Canada’s 150th with an ambitious contemporary exhibition: Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th anniversary with Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, a dynamic contemporary exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the...

Cost: Tickets for the exhibition are included in the price of general admission

Where?
Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON  M5T 1G4
View map »

1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Artist in Residence - Mary, Sylva and Astha

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists is pleased to bring back our popular Artist in Residence Summer Program. Each week different RHGA members will turn the front room gallery into a studio. There...

Cost: 0

Where?
The Mill Pond Gallery
314 Mill Street
Richmond Hill, ON  L4C 4B5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Richmond Hill Group of Artists
Telephone: 905-770-7449
Contact name: Andrea End
Website »

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Le Ride cycling documentary Toronto

One night only screening of Phil Keoghan's (The Amazing Race) documentary chronicling re-riding the 1928 Tour course on antique bikes of the time. LE RIDE follows Phil Keoghan and his friend...

Cost: General Admission - CAD 14.50.

Where?
Cineplex Yonge-Dundas and VIP
10 Dundas St E #402
Toronto, ON  M5B 2G9
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Demand Film
Telephone: 131-099-48026
Contact name: Andrew

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

Program Program includes: Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra Artistic Director & Conductor Earl Lee guides the TSYO’s season to a grand close with...

Cost: from $28.00

Where?
Koernr Hall
273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON  M5S 1W2
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 416-598-3375
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Camp Pal-O-Mine summer day camp

Camp Pal-O-Mine is the summer day camp program of Central Eglinton Community Centre, for children ages 4 to 12. Weekly sessions run from Tuesday, July 4 to Sept 1 (no camp on August...

Cost: $175.00

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. East
ground floor
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Central Eglinton Community Centre
Telephone: 416-392-0511
Contact name: Nancy Lyon
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Group of Seven Guitar Project

The Group of Seven Guitar Project explores the art of guitar making inspired by the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. This highly anticipated show puts the spotlight on eight masterwork guitars...

Cost: Adult: $18; Student: $15; Family: $36

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

11:00 AM

Canadian Stage Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Canadian Stage: Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow expresses the absurd dilemmas of life in 2017. This hilarious, all-new sketch revue reflects suffering from political exhaustion, screaming over board games, settling...

Cost: Tickets starting at $26

Where?
Second City Toronto
51 Mercer
Toronto, ON
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse identities of more than 20 artists....

Cost: Tickets are $12 for students, $15 for seniors and $20 for adults

Where?
Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, ON  M3C 1K1
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 416-646-4677
Website »

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Alive with Art: A Festival of Scarborough's Creativity ​

Join Scarborough Arts, Scarborough's artists, and local arts organizations at ​Alive with Art​, a two-day festival celebrating Scarborough's creativity! Scarborough will come alive...

Cost: free

Where?
Scarborough Arts
Scarborough Arts' Harrison Properties, 1859 Kingston Road &
Scarborough Museum at Thomson Memorial Park, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON  M1N 1T3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Scarborough Arts
Telephone: 416-698-7322
Contact name: Marianne Rellin
Website »

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The AGO marks Canada’s 150th with an ambitious contemporary exhibition: Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th anniversary with Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, a dynamic contemporary exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the...

Cost: Tickets for the exhibition are included in the price of general admission

Where?
Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON  M5T 1G4
View map »

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

A&W Goals to Beat MS with Soccer Star Christine Sinclair

Canada has the highest rate of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the world with 1 in 340 Canadians living with the disease. A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. is holding its ninth annual Burgers to...

Cost: Free to attend, $2 to participate

Where?
A&W Restaurant (Mercer St. & John St.)
8 Mercer Street
Toronto, ON  M5V 0C4
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: A&W Food Services of Canada & the MS Society of Canada
Telephone: 416-366-7735x255
Contact name: Strategic Objectives PR (Rachel)
Website »

1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Artist in Residence - Mary, Sylva and Astha

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists is pleased to bring back our popular Artist in Residence Summer Program. Each week different RHGA members will turn the front room gallery into a studio. There...

Cost: 0

Where?
The Mill Pond Gallery
314 Mill Street
Richmond Hill, ON  L4C 4B5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Richmond Hill Group of Artists
Telephone: 905-770-7449
Contact name: Andrea End
Website »

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Humber College Continuing Education Information Evening

Join us at Humber College for our Continuing Education Information Evening! Whether it's a professional certification, a new career or a personal passion, we've got options for you....

Cost: Free

Where?
Humber College, North Campus
205 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, ON  M9W 5L7
View map »

For more information:
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

Program Program includes: Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra Artistic Director & Conductor Earl Lee guides the TSYO’s season to a grand close with...

Cost: from $28.00

Where?
Koernr Hall
273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON  M5S 1W2
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 416-598-3375
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Camp Pal-O-Mine summer day camp

Camp Pal-O-Mine is the summer day camp program of Central Eglinton Community Centre, for children ages 4 to 12. Weekly sessions run from Tuesday, July 4 to Sept 1 (no camp on August...

Cost: $175.00

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. East
ground floor
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Central Eglinton Community Centre
Telephone: 416-392-0511
Contact name: Nancy Lyon
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Group of Seven Guitar Project

The Group of Seven Guitar Project explores the art of guitar making inspired by the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. This highly anticipated show puts the spotlight on eight masterwork guitars...

Cost: Adult: $18; Student: $15; Family: $36

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

11:00 AM

Canadian Stage Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Pilates at Yonge & Eglinton

You'll take your Pilates practice to the next level with this class, working with the large stability ball, the stability foam roller, and small weights and bands. 8 classes, $90 or drop in...

Cost: $12 drop in

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave East
ground floor
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
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For more information:
Sponsor: Central Eglinton Community Centre
Telephone: 416-392-0511
Contact name: Nancy Lyon
Website »

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Lady Gaga: #ARTBIRTH

She's showed us her "P-P-Poker Face," and now Lady Gaga's ready to share something a lot more intimate and avant-garde with her biggest fans: her real-life p-p-pregnancy!...

Cost: early bird tickets (before june 1st) $28, regular admission $35 - $40

Where?
Berkeley Street Downstairs Theatre
26 Berkeley St
Toronto, ON  M5A 2W3
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For more information:
Website »

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Canadian Stage: Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
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For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow expresses the absurd dilemmas of life in 2017. This hilarious, all-new sketch revue reflects suffering from political exhaustion, screaming over board games, settling...

Cost: Tickets starting at $26

Where?
Second City Toronto
51 Mercer
Toronto, ON
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For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse identities of more than 20 artists....

Cost: Tickets are $12 for students, $15 for seniors and $20 for adults

Where?
Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, ON  M3C 1K1
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For more information:
Telephone: 416-646-4677
Website »

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Alive with Art: A Festival of Scarborough's Creativity ​

Join Scarborough Arts, Scarborough's artists, and local arts organizations at ​Alive with Art​, a two-day festival celebrating Scarborough's creativity! Scarborough will come alive...

Cost: free

Where?
Scarborough Arts
Scarborough Arts' Harrison Properties, 1859 Kingston Road &
Scarborough Museum at Thomson Memorial Park, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON  M1N 1T3
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For more information:
Sponsor: Scarborough Arts
Telephone: 416-698-7322
Contact name: Marianne Rellin
Website »

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The AGO marks Canada’s 150th with an ambitious contemporary exhibition: Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th anniversary with Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, a dynamic contemporary exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the...

Cost: Tickets for the exhibition are included in the price of general admission

Where?
Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON  M5T 1G4
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1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Artist in Residence - Mary, Nicholas and Margaret

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists is pleased to bring back our popular Artist in Residence Summer Program. Each week different RHGA members will turn the front room gallery into a studio. There...

Cost: 0

Where?
The Mill Pond Gallery
314 Mill Street
Richmond Hill, ON  L4C 4B5
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For more information:
Sponsor: Richmond Hill Group of Artists
Telephone: 905-770-7449
Contact name: Andrea End
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

Program Program includes: Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra Artistic Director & Conductor Earl Lee guides the TSYO’s season to a grand close with...

Cost: from $28.00

Where?
Koernr Hall
273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON  M5S 1W2
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For more information:
Sponsor: Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 416-598-3375
Website »

10:30 PM - 12:30 AM

BeerProv

BeerProv spilled onto the comedy scene for the first time in June of 2010 and quickly developed a reputation as being one of the funniest shows in Canada. A rotating cast of comedians create...

Cost: 20

Where?
Comedy Bar
945 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6H1L5
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For more information:
Telephone: 141-655-16540
Contact name: Jim Robinson
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Camp Pal-O-Mine summer day camp

Camp Pal-O-Mine is the summer day camp program of Central Eglinton Community Centre, for children ages 4 to 12. Weekly sessions run from Tuesday, July 4 to Sept 1 (no camp on August...

Cost: $175.00

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. East
ground floor
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
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For more information:
Sponsor: Central Eglinton Community Centre
Telephone: 416-392-0511
Contact name: Nancy Lyon
Website »

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sherway Farmers’ Market has moved to the Church on the Queensway

Sherway Farmers’ Market has moved to a new location in the parking lot of the Church on the Queensway (1536 The Queensway), Fridays, beginning Friday, June 2 until Friday, October 27 from...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Church on the Queensway
1536 The Queensway
Etoicoke, ON  M8Z 1T5
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Group of Seven Guitar Project

The Group of Seven Guitar Project explores the art of guitar making inspired by the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. This highly anticipated show puts the spotlight on eight masterwork guitars...

Cost: Adult: $18; Student: $15; Family: $36

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
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11:00 AM

Canadian Stage Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

DX Friday Eye Openers:

Open your eyes to Canada's rich design heritage. On the last Friday of every month DX opens our doors even wider and offers a free, guided tour! Explore highlights of our collection and...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Design Exchange
234 Bay Street
Toronto, ON  M5K 1B2
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8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Lady Gaga: #ARTBIRTH

She's showed us her "P-P-Poker Face," and now Lady Gaga's ready to share something a lot more intimate and avant-garde with her biggest fans: her real-life p-p-pregnancy!...

Cost: early bird tickets (before june 1st) $28, regular admission $35 - $40

Where?
Berkeley Street Downstairs Theatre
26 Berkeley St
Toronto, ON  M5A 2W3
View map »

For more information:
Website »

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Canadian Stage: Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow expresses the absurd dilemmas of life in 2017. This hilarious, all-new sketch revue reflects suffering from political exhaustion, screaming over board games, settling...

Cost: Tickets starting at $26

Where?
Second City Toronto
51 Mercer
Toronto, ON
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse identities of more than 20 artists....

Cost: Tickets are $12 for students, $15 for seniors and $20 for adults

Where?
Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, ON  M3C 1K1
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 416-646-4677
Website »

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Alive with Art: A Festival of Scarborough's Creativity ​

Join Scarborough Arts, Scarborough's artists, and local arts organizations at ​Alive with Art​, a two-day festival celebrating Scarborough's creativity! Scarborough will come alive...

Cost: free

Where?
Scarborough Arts
Scarborough Arts' Harrison Properties, 1859 Kingston Road &
Scarborough Museum at Thomson Memorial Park, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON  M1N 1T3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Scarborough Arts
Telephone: 416-698-7322
Contact name: Marianne Rellin
Website »

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The AGO marks Canada’s 150th with an ambitious contemporary exhibition: Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th anniversary with Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, a dynamic contemporary exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the...

Cost: Tickets for the exhibition are included in the price of general admission

Where?
Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON  M5T 1G4
View map »

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Stephenson Park Tree Tour and Picnic

Join LEAF's Young Urban Forest Leaders to learn about the importance of trees and tree care on a guided walk through Stephenson Park, followed by a group effort to add mulch around the trees...

Cost: Free! [REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED]

Where?
Stephenson Park
61 Stephenson Avenue
Toronto, ON  M4C 1G2
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For more information:
Sponsor: LEAF
Telephone: 416-413-9244
Contact name: Jillaine Yee
Website »

12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

SCARBOROUGH AFRO-CARIB FEST CELEBRATING OUR DIVERSITY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2017 “Celebrating our Diversity” at the Scarborough Afro-Carib Fest this summer! It’s BACK!! It’s BIGGER!! It’s BETTER!! The 6th annual...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Albert Campbell Square Scarborough Civic Centre
105 Borough Drive
Scarborough, ON  M1P4N6
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For more information:
Sponsor: Heritage Skills Development Centre
Telephone: 416-345-1613
Contact name: MADELINE
Website »

1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Artist in Residence - Mary, Nicholas and Margaret

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists is pleased to bring back our popular Artist in Residence Summer Program. Each week different RHGA members will turn the front room gallery into a studio. There...

Cost: 0

Where?
The Mill Pond Gallery
314 Mill Street
Richmond Hill, ON  L4C 4B5
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Richmond Hill Group of Artists
Telephone: 905-770-7449
Contact name: Andrea End
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

Program Program includes: Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra Artistic Director & Conductor Earl Lee guides the TSYO’s season to a grand close with...

Cost: from $28.00

Where?
Koernr Hall
273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON  M5S 1W2
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 416-598-3375
Website »

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Evergreen Brick Works Farmers Market

Shop the Saturday Farmers Market at Evergreen Brick Works and find good food from local farmers, food producers and chefs. Eat seasonally with local, organic items and enjoy the bounty of...

Cost: Free!

Where?
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON  M4W 3X8
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Waterfront Artisan Market

– The Waterfront Artisan Market (WAM) presented by The Waterfront Business Improvement Area (BIA) and operated by Scadding Court Community Centre, returns to HTO Park this summer! Located...

Cost: FREE

Where?
HTO Park
339 Queens Quay W.
Toronto, ON  M5V 1A2
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For more information:
Telephone: 416-596-9821
Contact name: Karen Gore
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Withrow Park Farmers' Market

If you’re looking for a vibrant yet refreshing way to spend your Saturday mornings - rain or shine, look no further than the Withrow Park Farmers' Market. Located in Withrow Park at...

Cost: Free

Where?
Withrow Park
725 Logan Ave
Toronto, ON  M4K 3B9
View map »

11:00 AM

Canadian Stage Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Lady Gaga: #ARTBIRTH

She's showed us her "P-P-Poker Face," and now Lady Gaga's ready to share something a lot more intimate and avant-garde with her biggest fans: her real-life p-p-pregnancy!...

Cost: early bird tickets (before june 1st) $28, regular admission $35 - $40

Where?
Berkeley Street Downstairs Theatre
26 Berkeley St
Toronto, ON  M5A 2W3
View map »

For more information:
Website »

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Canadian Stage: Shakespeare in High Park: King Lear and Twelfth Night

Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics under the stars. Get...

Cost: PWYC or $25 Advance

Where?
High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Canadian Stage
Telephone: 416-368-3110
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow expresses the absurd dilemmas of life in 2017. This hilarious, all-new sketch revue reflects suffering from political exhaustion, screaming over board games, settling...

Cost: Tickets starting at $26

Where?
Second City Toronto
51 Mercer
Toronto, ON
View map »

For more information:
Website »

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