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June 8, 2013

The Absolutely Positively Completely Made-Up Show!

Comedy for Kids!

It’s playtime! The Second City’s performers lace up their sneakers and reach deep into their imaginations to present The Absolutely Positively Completely Made-Up Show! It’s an hour of interactive, family-friendly games and laughs. Young audience members are encouraged to shout out ideas and even join the fun on stage!

Perfect for ages 13 and under. Snacks and beverages available within our comfortable theatre.

Approx running time: 60 minutes

The Second City — 51 Mercer St., Toronto (2 blocks north of the CN Tower)


Saturdays at 1:00pm
Until November 12.

Individual Tickets: $12 plus tax
Family 4-Packs: $40 plus tax (available at box office or by phone 416-343-0011 or 1-800-263-4485)

Visit The Second City website for more information.

Made-Up Show at Second City
Date: June 8, 2013

Canada vs Portugal

The World League is the most prestigious annual volleyball competition. Eighteen of the best national teams from around the world compete for the title of World League Champions. This event showcases the finest volleyball players on the planet.
Egypt (12th in the world), who last participated in 2010, and Japan (19th in the world), who finished 15th in 2012, will join Pool C which consists of Canada (18th in the world), South Korea (24h in the world), Finland (30th in the world) and the Netherlands (36th in the world).

All details at www.volleyball.ca/content/world-league-2013

Location: Hershey Centre — 5500 Rose Cherry Place, Mississauga, Ontario

Start: June 7, 2013
End: June 8, 2013
Location: Hershey Centre SportZone

The IAMS So Good! Doggie Jam


Iams SO GOOD! keeps love real between people and pups at Canada’s first dog concert.

Howls, barks, sniffs and wagging tails! Iams SO GOOD! has launched in Canada and dogs everywhere can’t wait to get a taste. As a valuable part of the family, your pet deserves to eat well and have fun too! On Saturday, June 8, as many at 5,000 dogs and pet lovers will celebrate real love at Canada’s first ever concert for dogs by Iams – The Iams SO GOOD! Doggie Jam.

The Iams SO GOOD! Doggie Jam is a special classical music concert designed to be enjoyed by everyone in the family and appeal to unique canine senses.

At the event, a live, 45 piece orchestra will play classical music that is sure to delight pets and owners alike.

Tickets Available at Ticketmaster

Time: Saturday, June 8, 2013, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Echo Beach, 999 Lakeshore Boulevard West

World Oceans Day

The world’s oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth’s surface and contain approximately 80% of all life on Earth! Join the Toronto Zoo along with others around the world for a creative and fun way to celebrate World Oceans Day and our connection to the sea. Visit our exhibits and special displays that highlight the astonishing diversity of life that exists within our seas!

For more information: www.TorontoZoo.com

Location: Toronto Zoo — 361A Old Finch Avenue

Live Jazz

12 Noon Matinee:
featuring Jay Vasquez-Voc/Guitar.
with Michael Herring & Ethan Ardelli.
Jake Chisholm-Vocals/Guitar,
Dafydd Hughes-Keyboards, Chris Banks-Bass & Chris Lamont-Drums.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

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

Date: June 8, 2013

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

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

Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers

June 7 at 7:07pm; June 8 at 1:07pm; and June 9 at 1:07pm.

For tickets: www.bluejays.com

Location: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

Start: June 7, 2013
End: June 9, 2013
Locations: Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club


10am to 6pm. When Woofstock launched in 2003, the Toronto Star called it “the summer of canine love.” What else can you call 300,000 dog lovers and their four-footed friends coming together each year for this wildly popular doggie love-in!

Woofstock is the largest outdoor festival for dogs in all of North America. One year it was beamed around the world on CNN for the entire weekend.

For more details: www.woofstock.ca

Location: The St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood

Muhtadi International Drumming Festival

June 8 – June 9, 2013 at Woodbine Park in the Beaches. The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is an annual event that celebrates the drum, its universality as an art form, and its cultural relevance today in communities around the world. The Festival is free to the public and accessible to everyone. Our 2013 Festival will celebrate our fourteenth anniversary.

For more information: www.muhtadidrumfest.com

Location: Woodbine Park

Revealing the Early Renaissance: Stories and Secrets in Florentine Art

Revealing the Early Renaissance: Stories and Secrets in Florentine Art will explore how the city’s burgeoning economy of the time fostered a unique demand for artworks both religious and civic, as well as the collaborative nature of artistic production, a closer look at the workshops of artists, the stories behind the works and their subjects and insight into conservation research. Visitors will interact with the exhibition at numerous hands-on stations, offering the opportunity to explore inside the Renaissance artist’s studio, discover the pigments and tools used, hear music from a book whose pages will be reunited for the first time in over a century, view footage of Florence and see aspects of the works through the microscopes of conservators.

For more information: www.ago.net/RevealingTheEarlyRenaissance

Location: Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas Street West

Art Gallery of Ontario
Start: March 16, 2013
End: June 16, 2013
Location: Art Gallery of Ontario