August 31, 2013
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.
August 31; 6:30 pm Reception; 7 pm Dinner.
As the sun sets over our backyard vineyard, Winery Chef and Gold Medal Plates inner, Frank Dodd, will lead you through progressive 4 course dinner showcasing every part of a pig – nose to tail. Savour Chef Dodd’s award-winning plates as you sip on perfectly paired wines selected by our Winemaker Craig McDonald. Take time with fellow guests at the table to appreciate the sounds and smells of harvest in Wine Country in the most picturesque setting at Trius.
Cost: $99 per person plus taxes and gratuities.
Call 1-800-582-8412 ext. 2 or visit www.triuswines.com
Location: Trius Winery at Hillebrand — 1249 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Star-studded performer lineup includes headliners Robin Thicke and Avril Lavigne along with Nikki Williams, Classified, and Shawn Desman.
Tickets go on sale Friday, July 5, 2013 at 10 a.m. ET at all Ticketmaster outlets and at LiveNation.com.
As announced on The Roz and Mocha Show, Toronto’s #1 Hit Music Station KiSS 92.5, in collaboration with Live Nation, bring the legendary summer concert WHAM BAM back to Toronto on Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Tickets go on sale, Friday, July 5, 2013 at 10 a.m. ET at all Ticketmaster outlets and LiveNation.com.
11:00am. Discover what New York Times calls one of Toronto’s hippest up and coming neighbourhoods.
The Junction, which was dry until 1997, is emerging as the next big destination in Toronto. It is made up primarily of independent retailers.
Learn about this historical neighbourhood as you sip and savour at foodie destinations along the way. Your guided tour will include tastings at 5-6 shops as well as historical points of interest. You will have the chance to meet and greet the shop owners whenever possible. All aboooard!
Approximately 2.5-3 hours.
Tickets are $65-75 plus HST and include your guided tour and all tastings.
During your visit, take a break and enjoy a lovely picnic on the enchanted grounds of Casa Loma. We’ll do the work; you just pick up your basket, spread out the blanket, and relax in the sunshine.
Picnic Basket for Two: $25.50 (taxes included). Available Wednesday to Sunday.
Click here: tinyurl.com/paxsw3e for more information and menu.
Location: Casa Loma — 1 Austin Terrace
12 Noon Matinee:
DANNY MARKS & FRIENDS.
3:30pm: BOB CARY ORCHESTRA:
18-Piece Big Band Ensemble.
7:00pm: NICK TEEHAN GROUP
led by Nick Teehan-Vocals/Sax.
9:45: Steve Koven’s PROJECT REX:
Rich Underhill & Dan Bone-Saxes,
Steve Koven-Keys, Rob Clutton-
Bass & Nick Fraser-Drums.
For more details: www.TheRex.ca
Venue: The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West
It’s not always fun being the smallest. Unless you are the world’s smallest ninja!
This summer, The Second City is pleased to bring you a hilarious new adventure for all ages, Princess Polly and the World’s Smallest Ninja. Come along as Princess Polly sets out to save the kingdom, with the help of a tiny ninja, whose skills will baffle your eyes!
Complete with wonderful original songs, a heart-warming tale, and plenty of surprises, Princess Polly is a production that will delight kids and parents alike!
Recommended for ages 5 – 102. Performances: July 4 to September 1.
Thursdays & Sundays at 1:00pm. (Doors open at 12:30pm).
Tickets: Individual Tickets $14. Family 4-Packs $45.
For groups of 10 or more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: The Second City – 51 Mercer Street (at Blue Jays Way)
This summer, see Shakespeare’s powerful tragedy Macbeth and early comedy The Taming of the Shrew under the stars. Both works will be playing outdoors throughout the summer on alternate nights, a rare repertoire summer at Shakespeare in High Park. This pay-what-you-can event is one of Toronto’s favourite traditions.
Please note: When you make a contribution, our ticketing system will assign you a random seat number for each ticket. Because all reservations are general admission, please disregard any seat number that appears in your shopping cart and confirmation receipt.
Location: High Park
The world’s largest celebration of video games making its first Canadian appearance, Game On 2.0 features game design, development, and production including multiplayer games, handheld devices, original concept and character art, and the history’s most influential arcade machines. From Pong to Guitar Hero; the Ontario Science Centre will host Game On 2.0 which offers a hands-on exploration of video game history and culture. Visitors will experience more than 60 years of gaming entertainment and technology; from the very first commercial coin-operated game to the latest in virtual reality and 3D gaming.
Game On 2.0 tracks the development of video games from the earliest computer games to arcade-era hits and the very latest from today’s multi-billion dollar industry with more than 150 playable games from across the history of the medium – including pinball games – as well as rarely-seen consoles, controllers and collectables.
Location: Ontario Science Centre – 770 Don Mills Road
Visit the Ontario Science Centre website for more information.
Game On 2.0 is an exhibition organized and toured by the Barbican Centre which is owned and funded by the City of London Corporation. Game On 2.0 is presented by triOS College. This event has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation. Media Partner: The Toronto Star