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May 20, 2013

The 10th Annual Canada Cup Floorball Championship

The Canada Cup Floorball Championship is North America’s largest floorball event with over 60 teams and 1000 participants. Floorball is an Olympic recognized form of indoor hockey that is fast, exciting and safe. It’s great off ice training for hockey players.

For more details: www.thecanadacup.com

Location: Mattamy Athletic Centre — 50 Carlton Street

Start: May 17, 2013
End: May 20, 2013
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HarbourKIDS The Toronto International Circus Festival

The circus is back in town! It’s time again for the Toronto International Circus Festival! This Victoria Day weekend, dazzling daredevils, amazing acrobats, hilarious buskers and more take over our site.
HarbourKIDS is Harbourfront Centre’s family programme designed to inspire imagination and creativity in kids under 12, by exploring contemporary arts and culture from a kid-centric point of view.

For more information: www.HarbourfrontCentre.com

Location: Harbourfront Centre

 
Start: May 18, 2013
End: May 20, 2013
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Location: Harbourfront Centre

Live Jazz

6:30pm:
JAKE WILKINSON:
Jake Wilkinson-Trumpet,
Lee Wallace-Guitar, &
Jon Meyer-Bass.
9:30pm: MIKE MALONE
JAZZ ORCHESTRA:
18-Piece Big Band
led by Mike Malone-Trumpet.
Music of Dave McMurdo.

For more information: www.TheRex.ca

Venue: The Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West

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Date: May 20, 2013
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Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays

May 20 at 1:07pm; May 21 at 7:07pm; and May 22 at 4:37pm.

For tickets: www.bluejays.com

Location: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

 
Start: May 20, 2013
End: May 22, 2013
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Locations: Rogers Centre

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World Turtle Week

Turtles around the world are threatened with extinction, but they are also some of the most honoured and celebrated creatures on earth. Join the Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme to discover the diversity of culture and mythology associated with turtles; learn how conservationists are helping to save turtles globally and how you can protect these amazing animals here in Ontario. Visit Americas Wetlands and come face to face with a giant turtle mascot, inflatable replicas of Canadian species, a turtle bouncy castle, face painters and more!

For more information: www.TorontoZoo.com

Location: Toronto Zoo — 361A Old Finch Avenue

 
Start: May 18, 2013
End: May 23, 2013
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Location: Toronto Zoo

scotiabank contact photography festival

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival is an annual event in May with well over 1500 Canadian and international artists and photographers exhibiting at more than 175 venues throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Founded as a not-for-profit organization in 1997 and now a charitable organization, the Festival is devoted to celebrating, and fostering the art and profession of photography, through a diverse range of programmes.

As a leading proponent of photography, the Festival increases exposure and recognition for local, Canadian and international artists and is committed to advancing knowledge, creativity and innovation in photography. It stimulates excitement and discussion among a diverse audience that has grown to over 1.8 million. CONTACT is the largest photography event in the world, and a premiere cultural event in Canada.

For more details: www.contactphoto.com

Location: Various Venues

Start: May 1, 2013
End: May 31, 2013
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Photography in the Junction

The Junction Business Improvement Area is pleased to launch another year of Photography in the Junction – part of Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

From May 1 – 31, the Junction will be home to 18 venues showcasing the fine photographic works of over 20 artists. Come stroll Toronto’s emerging art and design destination and discover a collection of unique pop-up galleries ranging from cafes to restaurants to retail stores. On May 4th you will be able to enjoy the opening receptions for several photography shows at these galleries along Dundas St. West at Keele St. and have the chance to appreciate the artists and their work.

Furthermore, please join us for our opening gala reception on Saturday May 4th from 6PM to 10PM at Dundas St. W and Pacific Ave. for an evening dedicated to celebrating Photography in the Junction. Come and find out what the festival is about, experience a digital photographic work presentation and partake in the audience choice awards. Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the kick-off to Photography in the Junction, with the highest concentration of participating venues in the city for the duration of the internationally acclaimed CONTACT Photography Festival.

For more details: www.thejunctionbia.ca/contact-2013

Location: The Junction Business Improvement Area

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Start: May 1, 2013
End: May 31, 2013
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Location: The Junction B.I.A.

Ghost Tracking

Does Casa Loma have ghosts? Find out for yourself with our Ghost Tracking experts….
The Evening will commence in the Library for a quick introduction and breakdown of haunted tales, a sneak peek at your hosts Paranormal Equipment, and perhaps listen to some of the amazing EVP’s captured during some of the investigations that have taken place at The Castle. We will then proceed forward for a mini tour – allowing you, our honoured guests, some extra time to investigate on your own!

Dates: Monday, May 20, 2013,
Friday, May 24, 2013, &
Friday, May 31, 2013.

Times: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Price: Adult $26.96, Children $15.95

Registration/Tickets: www.canadasmosthauntedmedia.com/casa-loma

Location: Casa Loma — 1 Austin Terrace

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Start: May 20, 2013
End: May 31, 2013
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Location: Casa Loma

Adult Archery

Casa Loma is pleased to offer an ARchery Workshop. Join our NCCP trained archery coach, Shawn Adams, for an opportunity to learn the history and techniques involved in the ancient sport of archery. This hands-on workshop is suited to beginners and will afford all participants the chance to develop and hone their archery skills.

Available archery dates are updated regularly at www.casaloma.org

Price for Daytime Archery: $40.00 + HST (includes admission to Casa Loma.) Participants must be minimum 14 years old.

To register, please phone 647-725-0707.

Location: Casa Loma — 1 Austin Terrace

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Start: May 14, 2013
End: May 31, 2013
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Location: Casa Loma

The Book of Mormon

FROM THE CREATORS OF SOUTH PARK. Nine 2011 Tony Awards® say it’s the Best Musical of the Year. Vogue says “It’s the best musical of the last 25 years.” And The New York Times says, “It’s the best musical of this century.” It’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, the Broadway phenomenon from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart calls it, “A crown­ing achievement. So good, it makes me angry.” Contains explicit language.

For tickets please visit: http://www.mirvish.com/shows/thebookofmormon

Location: Princess of Wales Theatre — 300 King Street West

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Start: April 30, 2013
End: June 9, 2013
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Location: Princess of Wales Theatre