August 30, 2014
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
“Slings & Errors is a completely improvised play in the style of Shakespeare’s most famous works. Featuring a cast of incredible improvisers, the show takes audiences through a whirlwind of hilarious characters, treacherous turns and dizzying romance and betrayals all while paying homage to Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, King Lear and dozens of other famous plays. The best part? The show is created entirely based on audience suggestions and is completely different each time.”
Venue: The Second City Mainstage (rental) — 70 Peter Street
Show time: 3pm
Tickets: $10 — call (416) 343-0011
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
Saturday August 30th at 1:00-3:30 pm
A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you’ll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator’s appointment book to solve the mystery.
On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don’t collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous questions. This event is not associated with the ROM. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/murder-at-the-royal-ontario-museum/.
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
Discovery Zone Courtyard & African Savanna 11:00am to 4:00pm
Did you know turkey vultures find their food using their sense of smell? Did you know that vultures poop on their legs to cool themselves? Did you know that vultures can soar for six hours without flapping their wings? Want to learn more cool facts? Come to the zoo on August 30th for the Fourth Annual International Vulture Awareness Day and see firsthand how the Toronto Zoo is helping vultures in the wild. PLUS compare your arm span to the wing span of a vultures and be sure to bring a camera so you can show the difference to your family and friends! Remember, bald is beautiful!
Our website: www.TorontoZoo.com
Toronto Zoo — 361 A Old Finch Avenue
October 12, 2013 – September 2014.
Max and Madeleine Clarkson Studio and Georgia Ridley Salon.
For more than two decades, Chester Brown has been one of Canada’s leading cartoonists. His innovative and influential Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography, which expanded the audience for Canadian cartooning, celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013. A selection of original drawings from the publication is now on view at the AGO. The works feature the Manitoba politician and Métis leader Louis David Riel fleeing from Fort Garry (now Winnipeg), and his subsequent hanging for treason. Brown’s work combines bold imagery, stark compositions and simple texts to convey a complex Canadian tragedy that remains, for many, controversial and unresolved.
Organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario.
For more details: www.ago.net
Location: Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas Street West
August 15 to September 1, 2014. One of the largest annual fairs in North America, the CNE offers a variety of entertainment including shows and concerts, Kids’ World, a large carnival midway, a working farm, shopping, an air show and more.
For more details: www.TheEx.com
Location: Exhibition Place