Miscellaneous

Bisque It
9200 Weston Road, Unit #8  Woodbridge  ON  -
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http://www.bisqueit.com/

[email protected]
905.303.6333 
all ages
Pottery, painting studio, parties, school groups, classes, child drop-off.

Creativ Festival – Sewing and Needlework Festival
International Centre, Halls 1 & 2, 6900 Airport Rd  Mississauga  ON  -
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http://www.csnf.com/

[email protected]
1-800-291-2030 
all ages
This festival is about trend spotting, inspiration, new products, spectacular shopping, hands-on conference workshops, industry experts, how-tos, make ‘n takes, seminars, fashion, style and trunk shows, displays, meet and greets, door prizes and more. There is a spring and fall show. Spring show is April 15th and 16th, 2011. October show is October 21st to 23rd, 2011.

The Revue
400 Roncesvalles   Toronto  ON  M6R2M9
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://revuecinema.ca/dropyourshorts/

[email protected]
416-531-9959  416-531-9950
all ages
Toronto’s not-for-profit community-run movie theatre. Ongoing movies. Programs: Baby & You at the Revue, The Book Revue, Canadian Cinema in Revue, Drop Your Shorts (short-film festival), Film Noir, Great Cinematography in Revue, KinoKultura (Polish film festival) and Silent Sundays. Take your kids to see some old, but classic silent films!

Victoria Harbour Centennial/Canada Day Celebrations
Oakwood Arena and Oakwood Community Centre   Victoria Harbour  ON  L0K2A0
Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Region

http://www.tay.township.on.ca/Community/100thAnniversary/index.htm/

[email protected]
705-534-4196  1-877-773-7778
all ages
June 24 – 26, 2011. Celebrating it’s 100th anniversary and Canada during this 3-day event. Children’s midway, exiting events, craft and artisan show and sale. Canada Day Parade will host contingent from CFB Borden with local veterans and from Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. 

All Star Interactive – bowling
2791 Eglinton Ave. E.  Toronto  ON  M1J2E1
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.allstarinteractive.ca/

[email protected]
416-261-5011 
all ages
Newly renovated, two floors of 10-pin bowling adventure. Cosmic bowling, billiard tables, full service bar and kitchen, 24 lanes and automatic scoring make it a great venue for private parties, birthday parties and other events. Free game voucher on website.  

Applegrove Community Complex
60 Woodfield Road  Toronto  ON  M4L2W6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.applegrovecc.ca/

[email protected]
416-461-8143 
all ages
After-school program includes theme days like baking, cooking, creativity arts, music, drama, games, and kids’ choice Fridays. School year teen drop-in program for ages 13 to 18 is popular. Summer Day Camp for ages 6 to 12, and Leadership Program for youth 12 to 14 years of age. Programs for infants/parents, adults and seniors. 

Authors at Harbourfront Centre – Young readers festivals
235 Queens Quay West  Toronto  ON  M5J2G8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.readings.org/

[email protected]
416-973-4760 
all ages
Operates year-round promoting interest and enthusiasm in writing and reading. Readings, round table discussions, interviews and performances involving over 7,500 authors from more than 100 countries! Authors runs a weekly literary event series, the annual International Festival of Authors and for younger readers, the YoungIGOA and ALOUD: a Celebration for Young Readers with Forest of Reading Festival of Trees. There is also Junior Authors Camp during March break and summer. Hands on bookmaking workshop in October during YoungIFOA’s School Visits programme.  

Blue Mountain Village
11 km west of Collingwood off Hwy 26 on Blue Mountain Rd.  Collingwood  ON  -
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http://www.bluemountainvillage.ca/

[email protected]
877-445-0231  705-445-0231
all ages
Samsung Movies Under the Stars shows box office hits free every Wednesday and Friday evening at dusk beginning July 1st, 2011 – see website for movie schedule and bring your chair;  Wild Wonders at Blue June 18 – 19, 2011 presents bird and reptile shows, village dj and face painting; Salsa at Blue Mountain June 24 – 26, 2011 voted Best New Festival in Ontario. Showcasing the music, dancing, fiery foods of Latin life, fireworks, beach party, freestyle soccer, children’s activities and much more. Award winning festival for last 3 years.; July 1 – Canada Day with free activities all day – street performers, live music, guided family hikes, gondola rides, splash fountain, scavenger hunts, movies under the stars and fireworks. 

Boys and Girls Club of East Scarborough
100 Galloway Rd.  Scarborough  ON  M1E1W7
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.esbgc.org/

[email protected]
416-281-0262 
all ages
Ontario Early Years Centres, Licensed Child Care, Special Needs Consultation and Coordination, after-school programs, full day programs like P.A. days, Christmas, March break and summer camp, stay-in-school mentor/tutor, Youth Drop-in, Youth Council, Youth Mobilizer, Leaders in Training, volunteer opportunities, and G.L.O.W. (Great Learning Opportunities and Working Experience) Employment Development Program. Volunteer placements at great companies. 

Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.evergreen.ca/rethinkspace/?p=148/

[email protected]
416-596-7670 
all ages
Learn about the Brick Works history via exhibits, artifacts, and a tour. Pavillions house the indoor farmers’ market in the winter – Saturdays 9am – 1. School groups and everyone can learn about gardening and green technology at Koerner Gardens 20,000 square foot native plant demonstration space. Winter outdoor skating among enchanting scenery for school groups and families. Bike Works bicycle recycling program. Event space rental, Garden Market and of course the Farmers Market: Summer Saturdays 8am – 1 for fresh food, kids activities, cooking workshops, children’s garden and Green City Adventure Camps! 

Canada Blooms
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.canadablooms.com/

[email protected]
416-447-8655  1-800-730-1020
all ages
Flower and Garden Festival in March. 6 acres of stunning gardens. Special Children’s Area. Over 200 hours of free lectures, demonstrations and talks. Canada’s Largest Floral Competition. See the website’s Marketplace for hundreds of vendors. 

Canadian Aboriginal Festival
Copps Coliseum, 101 York Blvd.  Hamilton  ON  L8R3L4
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.canab.com/

[email protected]
519-751-0040 
all ages
November 25th to 27th, 2011. Organized and coordinated by Indian Art-I-Crafts of Ontario. Experience the Marketplace, Pow Wow, Fashion Show, Performing Arts, Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards, Education Day, Lacrosse Competition, Traditional teachings, workshops etc. 

Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay For Life
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.relayforlife.ca/toronto

[email protected]
1-800-268-8874  416-488-5400
all ages
See website for dates of the many locations. This 12-hour overnight, non-competitive relay takes place across Toronto and Ontario in June. This is a fundraising event for the Canadian Cancer Society. You can offer your support by making a pledge for a participant or team, buying a luminary or making a general donation on-line.  

Canadian Stage 
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.canadianstage.com/

[email protected]
416-367-8243  1-877-399-2651 x 229
under 21
School group discounted tickets. Youth Nights – See behind the scenes, attend a workshop, have pizza and enjoy complimentary tickets to the show. Young artist programs. Youth advisory committee, Young Company for ages 14 to 16 to develop performance skills is free and no acting experience necessary. Design and Production program etc. 

Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.  Toronto  ON  M4P3B5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.centraleglinton.com/ 

[email protected]
416-392-0511 
all ages
Programs offered for families and caregivers, older adults, March Break camp and after school program. Summer day camp for ages 4 to 12 with trips and theme days. Lunch, evening and Saturday programs for adults.

Centreville Amusement Park
Centre Island  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.centreisland.ca/

[email protected]
416-203-0405 
all ages
Over 600 acres of parkland across the harbour from Toronto. 30 rides and attractions, farm, food, bike rental, gardens, etc. Access by ferry. Link to ferry info from website. Open from June to September daily and all weekends in May and September. 

Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto
5183 Sheppard Avenue East  Scarborough  ON  M1B5Z5
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.cccgt.org/

[email protected]
416-292-9293 
all ages
The largest Chinese cultural centre in North America! Art gallery. State-of-the-art 600-seat theatre and 8500 square foot multi-purpose hall for sports, recreational activities, trade shows and banquets. Resource centre, boardroom, studios and classrooms. Family Connections Programme, Youth Chapter, Friendship Programme, Group Tours, Cultural and Educational Services. Events almost every day! Green Summer Camp for ages 4 to 12 – children trained in both Cantonese and Mandarin. Youth Orchestra, Chinese School. Classes in Chinese Opera, music-strings, table tennis, board games, cartooning… So much to do – you must see the website!

CN Tower
301 Front Street West  Toronto  ON  M5V2T6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.cntower.ca/

[email protected]
416-868-6937  416-362-5411
all ages
Classified as one of the Seven Wonders of the World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The World’s Tallest Tower has a revolving restaurant, indoor and outdoor viewing at observation levels 112 to 147 building stories high. Glass Floor look-down at 112 storeys high. Film, ride, gift shop and annual stair-climbing event are some attractions.  

CNE
Press Building, Exhibition Place, 210 Princes’ Boulevard  Toronto  ON  M6K3C3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.theex.com/

[email protected]
416-263-3800 
all ages
Concerts and events, rides and games, horse and ice shows, exhibits like sand sculptures, midway rides, kids’ world and farm, cat and dog shows, garden show, shopping and food. 

Cobourg Highland Games Festival
Donegan Park, se of D’Arcy St. and Queen St.  Cobourg  ON  K9A4L1
Kawartha and Northumberland Region

http://www.cobourghighlandgames.ca/

[email protected]
905-373-4166 
all ages
Saturday June 25, 2011. Parade through downtown Cobourg, Highland dancers, Celtic entertainers, pipes and drums, sheep herding and Medieval Knights! The Donegal Fiddlers Orchestra is back by demand. Strong Men and Strong Women competitions. Games for the kids. Vendors showcase Scottish food, crafts, clan displays and representatives. Kids 12 and under are free! No pets allowed on grounds. 

Cre8iv80 Studio
  Mississauga and Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.cre8iv80studio.com/

[email protected]
 
all ages
Arts and crafts workshops, juried shows, fund raising activities, studio rental.

Crescent Town Club Inc. – Community Centre
Crescent Town Club, 24A The Market Place, Cresent Town  East York  ON  M4C5M1
East York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.crescenttownclub.com/

416-699-9631 
all ages
Manages the recreational, athletic and day care facilities, including the provision of recreation, health, fitness and social programs. There are several clubs: swim, racquetball, squash, table tennis and karate. See website for program guides regarding: children and youth; aquatic programs; seniors centre; adult programs; bus trips; clubs and house leagues and community information. 

Distillery Historic District
55 Mill Street, Building #58 Suite 200  Toronto  ON  M5A3C4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.thedistillerydistrict.com/

[email protected]
416-364-1177  416-507-3454
all ages
Internationally acclaimed village of brick-lined streets and dozens of restored Victorian Industrial buildings. It’s home to live theatres, art galleries, fashion, design and jewelry boutiques, unique cafes and award-winning restaurants. It’s completely closed to traffic and one of Ontario’s hottest tourist attractions. So many exiting events throughout the year! Truly a place for everyone. MEC Bikefest June 25, 2011, Artisans at the Distillery Mid Summer Craft Show July 30 – August 1, 2011 – Free admission. open daily 11-6. ArtFest at the Distillery Outdoor Art Show Sept 2-5, 2011.  

Dunnville’s 37th Mudcat Festival “Salutes Our Troops”
Central/Wingfield Park/around town  Dunnville  ON  N1A2X1
Southwest Ontario Region

http://www.dunnvillechamberofcommerce.ca/mudcat.php/ 

[email protected]
905-774-3183 
all ages
June 8 – 12, 2011. Free. Named one of the top 100 festivals in Ontario. Tributes to local and Canadian soldiers -  Parade starts at 10am. Midway, fireworks, dances, magician, juggler, cruise night, strong man contest, duck and canoe races, reptile show, bed races, musical acts, pony rides and food. 

East Scarborough Community Festival Market
St. Margaret’s Parkette, 4130 Lawrence Ave. E. at Morningside  Toronto  ON  -
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http://wx.toronto.ca/festevents.nsf/farmers+markets?openform

416-562-5557 
all ages
Thursdays, June 2 – August 25, 2011 from 1-5. Numerous vendors of all sorts including vegetable and fruit stands, BBQ, art exhibits, information booths, childrens’ activities and entertainment. 

Evergreen Hill Farm
687 St. John’s Rd. E.   between Port Dover and Simcoe  ON  -
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http://www.evergreenhillfarm.ca/

[email protected]
519-426-2155 
all ages
Enjoy carriage rides with their beautiful Belgian Draft horses. Sugar Bush Tours, hay rides throughout the summer and full. Party room for your event. Winter sleigh ride on large bob sleighs or a personal 6-seat Victorian sleigh. Horse-drawn services. 

Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art and Open Clay Studio
111 Queen’s Park   Toronto  ON  M5S2C7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/

[email protected]
416-586-8080 
all ages
Opened in 1984 and had a major expansion from 2004 to 2006. School groups, exhibitions, clay classes for beginner to advanced for adults and kids. Half-day and full-day kids clay camps, family Sundays from 1 to 4. Drop-in clay classes every Wednesday  6 – 8 pm, Fridays 6 – 8 pm, and Sundays 1 – 3 pm.

Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon
  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.runtoronto.com/

[email protected]
416-972-1062  416-946-6584

Sunday May 15th, 2011, in support of Princess Margaret Hospital. There is a 5 km. run, a half-marathon of 19 km. and the 40km run. 

Greektown Taste of the Danforth
Greektown on the Danforth BIA, #201 – 699 Danforth Ave.   Toronto  ON  M4J1L2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://tasteofthedanforth.com/

[email protected]
416-469-5634  416-402-4948

August 5th to 7th, 2011. Sponsored by Pilaros. This is Canada’s largest street festival and has won many awards. Showcasing the best of Hellenic food, culture and music, plus interactive children’s games. The Celbrity Stage has events going on from Second City, Stage West, Toronto Symphony, So You Think You Can Dance Canada, Jesse Labelle, Arkadia and many more. There’s also a Greek Stage, Sports Zone, Kids’ Fun Zone and many freebies. 

Hearth Place 5K on the Runway
Oshawa Municipal Airport, 1200 Airport Blvd.  Oshawa  ON  L1G1L7
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.hearthplace.org/event/view/76/

[email protected]
905-579-4833 
all ages
October 23, 2011, 9am to 1:30pm. (Registration 8 – 9:30am.)The runways of the airport will be dedicated to walkers and runners of all ages in support of Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre. The runways will be divided into a 5K course for more serious runners and walkers and a 1K course for strolling. 

High Park
1873 Bloor St W.  Toronto  ON  M6R2Z3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.highpark.org/

[email protected]
416-397-2628  416-338-0338
all ages
So many fun things! Jamie Bell Adventure Playground, High Park Animal Paddocks, Colborne Lodge, CanStage TD Dream In High Park and High Park Organic Market. Shakespeare in the park is live theatre for the whole family. Also walking trails, fishing, sports venues, chess club, allotment Gardens, swimming pool and Grenadier Restaurant and Teahouse. You can book picnic shelter areas too. Also seasonal trackless train for a 9-stop, 25 minute ride around the Park. see also www.highparktoronto.com 

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
110 Spadina Avenue, Suite 333  Toronto  ON  M5V2K4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.hotdocs.ca/

[email protected]
416-203-2155 
all ages
North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market running April 26 – May 6, 2012. Over 150 cutting-edge documentaries selected from around the globe. The Forum is an event for industry professionals.  Doc Soup is a monthly screening and discussion series for the public throughout the fall and winter. Hot Docs offers programs during the festival and throughout the year for youth and educators like Docs For Schools, Doc IT!, Doc Camp – a free, week-long introduction to documentary filmmaking for ages 14 – 18, no experience necessary, and the Doc Library. 

Inside Out Festival
219 – 401 Richmond St. W.  Toronto  ON  M5V3A8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.insideout.ca/21/

[email protected]
416-977-6847 

A not-for-profit charity that exists to challenge attitudes and change lives through the promotion, production and exhibition of film and video made by and about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people of all ages, races and abilities. See youth screenings and film ratings for age appropriateness. 

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Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC)
6 Garamond Court  Toronto  ON  M3C1Z5
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.jccc.on.ca/

[email protected]
416-441-2345 
all ages
Open to everyone to showcase Japanese artistic and athletic talents; social and intellectual events, the history and future of Japanese-Canadian community. Many Japanese cultural programs. Almost half of members are of non-Japanese ancestry, and over a third are seniors. See and learn from artisans, musicians, dancers and martial arts practitioners. Coordinates community events and programs with other ethnic organizations to build harmony among cultures.

Live Green Toronto Festival
Yonge-Dundas Square  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.toronto.ca/greentorontofestival/index.htm

416-392-6342 
all ages
Saturday July 16th, 2011, 11am to 8pm. Toronto’s largest outdoor festival exhibiting many types of products, services and businesses that are considerate of our environment. 

Luminato Festival
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.luminato.com/

[email protected]
416-368-3100  
all ages
June 10th to 19th, 2011. For 10 days, Toronto’s stages, streets and public spaces are illuminated with arts and creativity. An annual multi-disciplinary celebration of theatre, dance, music, literature, food, visual arts, fashion, film, magic and more. See website for daily schedules and free and ticketed events.  

Mess for Fun Indoor Playground and Ceramic Studio
73 Alness Street, Unit #3,  Toronto  ON  M3J2H2
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.messforfun.com/

[email protected]
416-736-7101 
all ages
Indoor playground and ceramic studio designed for children and adults. Play structure, playhouse, ball pit, jumping castle and more. Sitting area for adults. Party packages available. The Ceramic Studio will come to you too! Great for schools, daycares, retirement homes, camps, baby showers and other groups. Walk-in times are 10 – 6pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Thursday and Friday open 12 to 6pm.. Mondays by appointment only. Socks a must, 2 hours of play. 

Octopus Garden Yoga Centre
967 College St.  Toronto  ON  M6H1A6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.octopusgardenyoga.com/

[email protected]
416-515-8885 
5 and up
Kids’ Yoga for all levels for ages 5 to 10. So you can practice at the same time as your kids! Adult programs: Intro to Self-Practice, information session on Buteyko Method etc. Late summer retreat in Hockley Valley, Family and Winter retreats in Mexico, 

One of a Kind Craft Show and Sale
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd.  Toronto  ON  M6K3C3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.oneofakindshow.com/

[email protected]
416-960-3680 
all ages
Spring show March to April, Christmas Show and Sale in November/December.  Visit Nov.24th to Dec.4th, 2011. Many events and features like The Muskoka Artists Marketplace, fashion shows, seminars and more. Complimentary services like Family Centre – complimentary child-minding for ages 2 to 8 for maximum 90 minutes, parcel check, wheelchairs, piazza and Art School – art-related activities for ages 8 and over. Classes available on first come, first served basis. 

Playground Paradise
150 Grenoble Dr.  Toronto  ON  M3C1E3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.toronto.ca/parks/prd/facilities/complex/583/index.htm

416-395-6014 
1 to 12 years
Indoor playground is a 2-story foam and mesh climbing structure with slides and padding. Also, there is a lot of open floor space where the kids can run and play in a toddler area or build blocks. Kids and parents must wear socks. Also, there is an outdoor playground adjacent to the building and a splash pad. Public drop-in and birthday parties. The building also hosts after school programs, daytime preschool programs and adult fitness. 

Rails End Gallery & Arts Centre
23 York St., POB 912  Haliburton  ON  K0M1S0
Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley region

http://www.railsendgallery.com/programs.php/

[email protected]
705-457-2330 

Community Drum Circle Wednesdays 6:30 – 8. Art Attack – art outdoors. Treasures N Trash is a huge community yard sale happening June 18, 2011. Vintage goods, antiques, used and handcrafted items, preserves, plants and more. 

Red, White & Vinyl Festival
Woodbine Park  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.vinyl953.com/Events/RedWhiteVinyl.aspx

[email protected]
905-521-9900  1-800-953-2464
all ages
Canada Day, July 1st, 2011. Free admission! Performers: Dan Hill, Brass Transit, Alannah Myles, Andy Kim and Lighthouse. Family Fun Zone, Disco Dance Party, Licensed Brava Area. Toronto’s largest fireworks display at dusk. 

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Ricoh Coliseum, Exhibition Place  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.royalfair.org/

[email protected]
416-263-3400 
all ages
November 4 to 13th, 2011. This is the largest combined indoor agricultural fair and international equestrian competition in the world! Growers, exhibitors compete for champion titles. Something for everyone in your family. Animals, giant vegetables, Royal Horse Show, good health exhibits, butter scultpures, square dancing, Woof and Hoof and the President’s Choice SuperDogs!

SLOBBERFEST
97 Main St.  Toronto  ON  M4E2V6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://centre55.com/events_slobberfest.htm

416-691-1113 
all ages
May 28, 2011. Annual dog festival. Pack Parade, crowning of the slobber king and queen, pet vendors, many canine contests.  

Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival for Children and Youth
  Sept.10-19  ON  -
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http://tiff.net/sprockets

416-599-8433  1-888-599-8433
3 amd up
Sprockets includes 2 public weekends for ages 3 and up and two weeks of school programs. There are programme guides for elementary and high school students. There are a selection of films and short films on diverse subjects in a variety of genres and styles. Running April 5 – 17, 2011.

Stonegate Community Health Centre
150 Berry Road  Toronto  ON  M8Y1W3
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.stonegatechc.org/

[email protected]
416-231-7070 
all ages
Early Years, children, youth, family and adult programs. Programs for parents, women and seniors. Community food programs like School Snack Program, Good Food Box, Stonegate Farmers’ Market – running Tuesdays 4-7 from June 21 – October 11, 2011, and more. Health, housing and counselling services, jobs and events. Free after school activities for children and youth 6 to 17. Homework support program, recreational activities, age-specific programs, youth workshops and education sessions. 

SunRype Tri KiDS Triathlon Series
Multiple locations – see website map    ON  -
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http://www.trikidstriathlon.com/

[email protected]
905-582-4633 
3 to 15
June 26th, 2011, July 10, 24, August 6, 21st and September 17th. Swim, bike, run event for kids age 3 to 15. Non-competitive, safe and fun! Heated outdoor pool. If sold out, check website for availability in these race locations: Milton, Fergus, Oakville, Burlington and Bracebridge.

The Stop’s Green Barn
Wychood Barns, 601 Christie St., Studio 181   Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.thestop.org/green-barn/

[email protected]
416-651-7867  416-652-7867
all ages
School groups learn about sustainable food systems, go for tours. There is a state-of-the-art greenhouse, a sheltered garden, their Global Roots Garden, food systems education programs, community bake oven and compost demonstration centre. Group tours also and informal, self-guided open houses.  Also, the after school programs for kids age 8 to 12 have fun, hands-on activities that teach skills necessary to grow, cook and select healthy foods, plus arts, games, homework help and field trips. March break and summer camps, summer drop-in and graduate program. 

Theatre Scarborough
Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Road  Scarborough  ON  M1M1R9
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.theatrescarborough.com/

[email protected]
416-439-1104 

Auditions June 1,2,,5, 2011 for Josheph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – children’s chorus for ages 7 to 14 and adult roles too. Auditions and job postings throughout the year. Many plays and music theatre performances throughout the year.

Toronto Botanical Garden
777 Lawrence Avenue East   Toronto  ON  M3C1P2
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.torontobotanicalgarden.ca/

[email protected]
416-397-1341 
all ages
17 award-winning gardens covering almost 4 acres. Programs, garden tours, nature day camps, field trips and an extensive horticultural library. LEED Silver Certified Building with sloping green roof, rental facitilities, garden shop and seasonal café. 

Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival
Toronto’s Centre Island  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.torontodragonboat.com/

[email protected]
416-595-0313 
all ages
June 25th to 26th, 2011, sponsored by President’s Choice. See 180 to 200 teams from across Canada, the U.S., the Caribbean Islands, Europe and Asia with over 5,000 athletes. New to the festivities is the Pan Am Village where booths with cultural artifacts, displays and food from the Latin American and Caribbean backgrounds will be set up. Hear their music on the main stage throughout the 2-day event. 

Toronto Parks and Recreation Facilities
Multiple locations – see website.   Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens/centennialgdns.htm/

[email protected]
311  416-338-0338
all ages
Recreation centres, arenas, pools, fitness rooms, stadiums, dog off-leash areas, golf courses, rinks, playgrounds, picnic areas, splash pads, sports fields, tennis courts, trails, wading pools and parks etc. 

Toronto Pro SuperShow
Metro Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front St. W.  Toronto  ON  M5V3L9
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.torontoprosupershow.com/janTana/

[email protected]
1-888-565-6845 
all ages
June 17 – 18, 2011. Kickboxing, boxing, powerlifting, IFBB Pro: Men’s bodybuilding and women’s bikini, women’s figure, women’s fitness, women’s bodybuilding, men’s bodybuilding 202. OPA Provincial Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure and Bikini Championships, Oxygen Fitness Model Search, North American Pro Strongman Champtionships, Ontario Amateur Strongman Championships and more. See website.

Toronto Public Libraries
Toronto Public Library Board

789 Yonge Street

Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8    ON  -
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http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/

[email protected]
416-393-7215 
all ages
Book, CD, DVD rentals, programs, classes and exhibits and rental spaces. Reading festival and programs, photography events and exhibits, movie times, book signings etc. 

Toronto Raw/Vegan Festival
918 Bathurst St   Toronto  ON  -
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www.TorontoRawVeganFestival.com
[email protected]
905-476-0059 
all ages
June 11, 2011, from 10 to 8. Free festival of over 60 vendors and a full day of speakers and food demos throughout the day. Highlighted are raw, vegan foods, superfoods, take-out and packaged foods, clothing – organic, hemp and non-leather items. Also a variety of health practitioners – chiropractors, yoga instructors, holistic health care providers etc. 
World Environment Day – Toronto selected as Host!
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http://www.toronto.ca/livegreen/greenlife_wed.htm

 
all ages
The United Nations Environment Programme has chosen Toronto as the North American host city. Commemorated each year on June 5th, this is the first time the North American World Environment Day celebrations will be held in Canada! World Environment Day is one of the largest environmental events of its kind with thousands of events taking place in UNEP’s 6 global regions. Events will be held at the Evergreen Brick Works for 2 days June 6th and 7th. See the United Nations report on forests, youth events and consult with leaders in the environmental community. 

YMCA Hamilton, Burlington, Brantford – Camp Wanakita
1883 Koshlong Lake Rd., R.R. 2  Haliburton  ON  K0M1S0
Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley region

http://www.ymcahbb.ca/

[email protected]
1-800-387-5081  905-317-4929

Overnight camp Wanakita in Haliburton, day camps throughout region. Community centres, childcare, career development and learning.

YMCA-YWCA Ottawa Region and Camp Davern
Camp Davern, c/o Bonnenfant Y Outdoor Education and Leadership Centre, 1620 Sixth Line Rd.  Dunrobin  ON  -
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http://www.ymcaywca.ca/

[email protected]
613-832-1234 
all ages
Bonnenfant Y Outdoor Education and Leadership Centre for school groups, Camp Davern overnight camp for girls aged 6 to 16, local day camps, canoe camping club, after school programs, employment and youth internship program, other youth programs, swim and fitness programs, social services and child care.