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August 25, 2014

The Best of the Second City

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

Website: www.secondcity.com

 
Start: May 26, 2014
End: August 25, 2014
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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox

The best in Major League Baseball!!!

Game times: August 25 @ 7:07pm; August 26 @ 7:07pm; and August 27 @ 7:07pm.

For tickets: www.bluejays.com

Venue: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

 
Start: August 25, 2014
End: August 27, 2014
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Locations: Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

Getting to Know Toronto’s Heritage in Ten Stops

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.

 
Start: July 10, 2014
End: August 28, 2014
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Big Bad Wolf (vs. Lord Underwearface von Schtinker)

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 groupsales@secondcity.com

The Second City Theatre – 51 Mercer St., Toronto

Box Office: 416-343-0011

Website: www.secondcity.com

 
Start: July 3, 2014
End: August 29, 2014
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Frozen Fridays at the Toronto Zoo!

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

Website: www.TorontoZoo.com

Toronto Zoo – 361 A Old Finch Avenue

 
Start: June 27, 2014
End: August 29, 2014
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Play The Parks

Play the Parks is back for its second season! Everyone is invited to come join us at Trinity Square Park and College Park for FREE lunch time concerts featuring upcoming indie artists and different fitness classes that will get you moving! Soak in the summer sun and get re-energized!

Grab your lunch from your favourite Downtown Yonge BIA restaurants or food court, lounge on the colourful Adirondack chairs and listen to amazing performers. Performances every Thursday and Friday at noon throughout July and August. (With special performances during Pride week, see schedule below).

For details: www.downtownyonge.com/playtheparks/ and www.downtownyonge.com/events/play_the_parks_with_pride.html

 
Start: July 3, 2014
End: August 29, 2014
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Friday Night Spotlight

July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 at 7PM

They’re local, they’re awesome and they’re ready to turn your Friday nights upside down. Come out and enjoy the beautiful weather, meet a few friends and have a good time with some top notch talent!

Marc Joseph Band – July 4, 2014

Jason Wilson Band – July 11, 2014

Atom and the Volumes – July 18, 2014

Krista Earle – July 25, 2014

The Shakedown – August 1, 2014

Black Lady Soul – August 8, 2014

Unbuttoned – August 15, 2014

Stuck on Planet Earth – August 22, 2014

The Claytones – August 29, 2014

*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

 
Start: July 4, 2014
End: August 29, 2014
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Kitchen Table Dinner

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes in your favourite restaurant? If you are a culinary voyeur, then this is the experience for you. This ‘Backstage Pass’ gives you access to Chef Parsons’ kitchen where you’ll have a front row seat to watch his culinary team in action. Begin your evening in the kitchen with a glass of our award-winning sparkling wine and canapés while listening to a culinary brigade host share the secrets of pairing food and wine. Your experience culminates in a seasonally inspired 7-course tasting menu expertly paired with our award-winning wines. $165 per guest plus taxes and gratuities.

Dates: June 14, 21 & 28; July 5, 12, 19 & 26; and August 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30.

Time: Every Saturday at 6:30 pm.

Peller Estates Restaurant — Peller Estates Winery (290 John St. East, Niagara-on-the-Lake)

Reservations: Experiences on www.peller.com or 1.800.582.8412 extension # 2

 
Start: June 14, 2014
End: August 30, 2014
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Tim Horton’s Saturday Night Movies under the Stars

July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 9PM

Back by popular demand, the Saturday Night Movies under the Stars will be returning every Saturday at 9PM beginning on July 5. Bring out your lawn chairs and get comfortable as we transform beautiful Garden Square into the ultimate cinema experience! Kids come early and participate in our Tim Horton’s pre-movie activity!

July 5 – Frozen

July 12 – Planes

July 19 – Grease

July 26 – Smurfs 2

August 2 – Captain America

August 9 – Muppets Most Wanted

August 16 – Nut Job

August 23 – Bears

August 30 – Thor: Dark World

*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

 
Start: July 5, 2014
End: August 30, 2014
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Kitchen Table Lunch

Interested in learning what goes on behind the scenes at Peller Estates Winery Restaurant? Then join us for an afternoon in Chef Parsons’ kitchen where you’ll have a front row seat to watch his culinary team in action. Begin your experience with a glass of our award-winning sparkling wine while listening to a culinary brigade host share the secrets of pairing food and wine. Your experience culminates in a seasonally inspired 4-course tasting menu expertly paired with our award-winning wines. $97 per guest plus taxes and gratuities.

June 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19, 26; and August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.

Time: 12 noon

Price: $97 per person

How to Book: Book by calling 1.800.582.8412 ext. 2 or visiting www.peller.com

Location: Peller Estates Winery — 290 John Street East, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

 
Start: June 14, 2014
End: August 30, 2014
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