August 19, 2014
FREE Outdoor Movies – Watch a family favourite at Fort York.
August 19 – Ghostbusters.
This summer, Scotiabank is presenting Cinema Under the Stars – a FREE outdoor movie series. On Tuesdays in August, residents of Toronto can watch a family favourite film at Fort York. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and sit back and relax under the stars. The first 300 people will receive free popcorn and the first 50 Scotiabank SCENE Debit and VISA cardholders to show their cards will receive a VIP seat. Movies being at sunset, so be sure to arrive early to secure a great spot! This is a family friendly event, no alcohol or smoking please.
Fort York — 100 Garrison Road
30 Teams. 30 Days. Celebrating hockey fans one team at a time. Between July 3 and August 21, the Hockey Hall of Fame will spotlight a different NHL team. The first 1,000 guests with paid admission on these days will receive a free Hockey Hall of Fame “Game-Worn Jersey” trading card of the featured team’s goalie. Visit HHOF.com for schedule, fan discounts, contests and more.
Hockey Hall of Fame — Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge Street
Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
July 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 at 7PM
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
July 29, 30, 31 at 7PM
August 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 at 7PM
*All outdoor programming is weather permitting and subject to change without notice. Visit www.rosetheatre.ca for more details.
Venue: Garden Square at the Rose Theatre Brampton
7:30PM – August 15-16, 19-23.
2:00PM – August 16, 23.
Single Tickets: $32 Subscribe from $87.
A man hires an escort to pose as his fiancée in an effort to impress his visiting father. A romantic comedy set in the midst of a dysfunctional family reunion, Drinking Alone is exquisitely crafted and filled with wit and warmth.
Directed by Danny Harvey.
For tickets: www.rosetheatre.ca
Rose Theatre, Brampton — 1 Theatre Lane
July 5 – August 23, 2014. Sponsored by the Toronto Sun, the 18th Annual Great Ontario Salmon Derby is North America’s largest freshwater fishing derby and takes place in the Canadian waters of Lake Ontario attracting participants from Florida, Arizona, Michigan and other US States. They also have participants from England, Germany & Italy on a regular basis. The Derby boasts an average participation of 21,000 people annually over a 50 day period. Fishermen/women compete for various weekly prizes including cash, tackle, rods, reels and for the heaviest salmon caught every week. The event is climaxed with a Fish-off for the 70 prize winners preceding the Awards Ceremony, September 13, 2014. Visit www.greatontariosalmonderby.ca to see a complete list of prizes, rules and to order tickets online.
Canada will be playing their first two matches in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 right here at Toronto’s National Soccer Stadium (BMO Field)! The competition serves as the preeminent international showcase for the future stars of women’s soccer world-wide. Visit the website below for ticket information, match schedules, volunteer registration, photos, videos and more. The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup is the greatest stage for the world’s future stars of international soccer. It is a celebration that unites all nations and we look forward to celebrating this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with you.
For tickets: www.FIFA.com/Canada2014
Venue: National Soccer Stadium (BMO Field), Exhibition Place
The Second City Touring Company comes home to Toronto for an unforgettable night of classic and original sketch comedy and trademark improvisation. Featuring the next generation of talent, The Best of The Second City delivers some of our funniest material from the past fifty years, as well as wild unpredictable laughs inspired by the audience’s suggestions.
Located in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District, The Second City’s intimate cabaret-style theatre offers table service of an affordable food and bar menu throughout the performance.
Featuring The Second City’s National Touring Company:
Leigh Cameron, Devon Hyland, Hayley Kellett, Etan Muskat, Kirsten Rasmussen & Kevin Whalen.
Director: Paul Bates
Musical Director: Lee Cohen
Stage Manager: Meg Maguire
PERFORMANCES: MONDAYS at 8:00pm • $14.00
Find out more about our Dinner & Show packages. Student and Group Discounts available.
Box Office: 416-343-0011
The Second City — 51 Mercer Street, Toronto
Heritage Toronto brings Toronto’s heritage to life this summer with a simple and delightful walking tour called “Creating Toronto: The Story of the City in Ten Stops.”
Passing by some of the city’s most celebrated sites, this tour gives a “big picture” overview of Toronto’s history. It visits a number of Toronto landmarks and shares inspiring stories of the people who built the city. The tour also introduces citizens and tourists to key moments of innovation and creativity that have shaped Toronto, from the people who, over 10,000 years ago, left footprints in the clay under Toronto Bay, to the rise of the city’s Financial District, to the story of stunning homegrown scientific breakthroughs that shaped our modern world.
The “Creating Toronto: The Story of the City in Ten Stops” tours run every Thursday at 6:30pm from July 10 to August 28.
Cost is $20 per person and proceeds go directly toward the charitable agency of the City’s programming, which focuses on helping people appreciate Toronto’s rich natural, cultural, archaeological and architectural heritage.
Pre-registration and pre-payment at www.heritagetoronto.org/creatingtoronto is required to secure a guaranteed spot.
The 2014 Heritage Toronto Tours season, which is in its 20th year, officially ends on October 26. Click here heritagetoronto.org/tours/ for a digital version of this season’s Heritage Toronto Tours brochure which lists all tour dates, times and descriptions.
Heritage Toronto thanks Tours Sponsor TD Bank Group for making this program possible.
Heritage Toronto is a charitable arms-length agency of the City of Toronto established in 1949 to promote a greater appreciation for the city’s rich architectural, cultural, archaeological and natural heritage. Through partnerships with local community groups and volunteers, Heritage Toronto provides city-wide programs and services.
SUMMER MATINEES FOR ALL AGES!
Big Bad Wolf (vs. Lord Underwearface von Schtinker) is a hilarious musical romp that takes a new look at a children’s classic. Framed for heinous crimes by the evil von Schtinker, our unlikely hero, Big Bad Wolf, must enlist the help of his fairy tale friends to prove that things aren’t always as they seem. Featuring sing-alongs, goofy chases, and a true lesson in friendship, the interactive nature of the show will engage and delight children, while Second City’s sly humour ensures parents will be laughing along as well.
Suitable for all ages.
On Stage: July 3 – August 29, 2014.
Matinee performances! Each Wednesday & Thursday at 1pm
Tickets $14.00 Family 4-Packs $45.00.
Group pricing available for parties of 12 or more. Contact email@example.com
The Second City Theatre – 51 Mercer St., Toronto
Box Office: 416-343-0011
Join us as the grizzlies, African penguins, polar bears and Sumatran tigers receive a special frozen treat every Friday this summer. Keepers will be on hand to meet with our visitors and answer questions about the importance of these four animals, how the zoo is helping to save and protect them and why the Toronto Zoo offers our animals frozen treats as part of our Enrichment Program. Each session is approximately 20 minutes in length and free with admission.
Grizzlies – Canadian Domain 1:00pm to 1:20pm
African penguins – African Savanna 12:30pm to 12:50pm
Polar bears – Tundra Trek 3:00pm to 3:20pm
Sumatran tigers – Indo-Malaya 2:30pm to 2:50pm
Toronto Zoo – 361 A Old Finch Avenue