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July 26, 2014

Chinese Night – July 26 – Famous PEOPLE Players

CHINESE ARTS COMMUNITY IN TORONTO CELEBRATES FAMOUS PEOPLE PLAYERS 40th ANNIVERSARY – SATURDAY JULY 26 – CHINESE EXTRAVANGANZA

Famous PEOPLE Players is a world renowned Canadian BLACKLIGHT theatre company who have enchanted millions from the Great Wall of China to Broadway. Famous PEOPLE Players was the first Western Act to be invited by the government of the People’s Republic of China to perform across China & Hong Kong a CBC 2 hour television special was made about this historical visit.

What you see is SENSATIONAL, what you don’t see is INSPIRATIONAL as the majority of the cast are people who are developmentally challenged.

2 Hong Kong Interns from the Hong Kong Baptist University are organizing the first CHINESE NIGHT for Famous PEOPLE Players 40th Anniversary to raise funds for the company’s Exceptional Achievement Program which allows new members to join the troupe. This exciting FUNraiser has rallied up some of the most talented Chinese Performers in the Toronto area.

The Toronto Chinese Dance Company will perform a tribute to China followed by a spectacular performance by Canada’s Official Lion & Dragon Dance Team – The Wushu Project. Famous PEOPLE Players will perform their Broadway production to the music and sounds from Italy.

Website: www.fpp.org

Famous People Players Dinner Theatre — 343 Evans Avenue

Toronto FC vs Sporting KC

When: Saturday, July 26, 2014

Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Kick off Caribana celebrations and watch TFC take on Sporting KC for Caribbean Heritage night! For more information: www.torontofc.ca

For tickets: bit.ly/UdAFTW

 
Date: July 26, 2014
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July 18, 2014 – July 27, 2014

Beaches International Jazz Festival

July 18 to July 27.

The Festival began in 1989, when top jazz artists were booked to perform at the Kew Beach Bandshell. Now celebrating its 24th anniversary, the festival has blossomed into a 10-day event that attracts millions of fans and makes a major contribution to promoting Canadian jazz excellence in Toronto and on the world stage.

Since her inception in 1989, this Great DIVA of Jazz Festivals has delivered her goods – for 25 un-interrupted years – under the creative eye of Bill King, the Festival’s long standing Artistic Director and the Festival’s tireless producer, Lido Chilelli.

For more details: www.beachesjazz.com

Location: The Beach Neighbourhood

July 18, 2014 – July 27, 2014

Beaches International Jazz Festival

July 18-27, 2014. The Beaches International Jazz Festival features more than 100 bands and admission is free.

For more details: www.beachesjazz.com

Location: Beach Neighbourhood

July 26, 2014 – July 27, 2014

NEW International Tiger Weekend

11:00am to 4:00pm

Indo-Malaya Boardwalk

Join us at the Sumatran Tiger Exhibit for tiger enrichment interpretive stations, artifacts and colouring sheets. Did you know that tigers are declared a critically endangered species and that the Amur, Sumatran and Malayan tiger population are fewer than 500 in the wild? The tiger populations are threatened by habitat loss and degradation, poaching, tiger-human conflict, loss of prey and other factors. Find out how you can commit to conservation efforts to help this extremely endangered species at home and abroad.

PLUS enjoy a special meet-the-keeper talk at 1:30pm and a special training demonstration at 2:30pm at the Sumatran Tiger Exhibit.

*Please note all events subject to change without notice.

www.TorontoZoo.com

Toronto Zoo — 361 A Old Finch Avenue

 
Start: July 26, 2014
End: July 27, 2014
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December 21, 2013 – August 1, 2014

The Kids’ Gallery — Just Like Me: Explore, Imagine, Create

On December 21, come visit the AGO for the opening of The Kids’ Gallery, a space created especially for children and you. Together you can experience art first-hand, learn and have fun.

In this first exhibition of paintings and sculptures, you’ll encounter children from faraway times and places. Some are outside and some are at home, spending time with their family, friends and pets. Has life really changed that much over the years?

Check out the works of art. Make a portrait. Explore the books. Relax and stay a while.

Exhibition-inspired costumes and props are available for visitors to design, dress up and pose for their own portraits. Families are encouraged to post their photographs on Instagram with the #AGOkidsgallery hashtag to see their portrait appear on a screen in the space. The Kids’ Gallery activity centre also includes art books and a drawing station for budding artists inspired by the exhibited works.

Organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario.

For more details: www.ago.net

Location: Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas Street West

 
Start: December 21, 2013
End: August 1, 2014
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Location: Art Gallery of Ontario

August 1, 2014 – August 2, 2014

One Direction “Where We Are Tour”

August 1 & 2, 2014.

Event Description: On Friday August 1, 2014, One Direction will bring their “Where We Are” stadium tour to Rogers Centre on their first stop of their North American tour.

It’s been a phenomenal week for One Direction as they took home two awards at the 2013 American Music Awards including Best Pop/Rock Album and Best Pop/Rock Group and released their third studio album MIDNIGHT MEMORIES which immediately shot to #1 in 97 countries around the world. Fans can also catch a sneak peek of the boys as they gear up to perform on NBC’s Saturday Night Live on December 7, their second appearance on the show.

For Tickets: www.ticketmaster.ca

Location: Rogers Centre- 1 Blue Jays Way

 
Start: August 1, 2014
End: August 2, 2014
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Location: Rogers Centre

August 3, 2014 – August 4, 2014

Jambana

August 3 – August 4, 2014. – Action packed from start to finish JAMBANA™ is a one of a kind festival that is fun for the whole family demonstrating the rhythms, tastes and flavors of Canadians of African, Jamaican and Caribbean heritage.

For more information, please see website: www.jambana.com

Location: Markham Fair Grounds — 10801 McCowan Road

 
Start: August 3, 2014
End: August 4, 2014
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Location: Jambana

August 8, 2014 – August 10, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Detroit Tigers

The best in Major League Baseball!!!

Game times: August 8 @ 7:07pm; August 9 @ 1:07pm; and August 10 @ 1:07pm.

For tickets: www.bluejays.com

Venue: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

 
Start: August 8, 2014
End: August 10, 2014
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Locations: Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

August 8, 2014 – August 10, 2014

Krinos Taste of the Danforth

August 8 – 10, 2014. Greektown Taste of the Danforth sponsored by Krinos is one of Toronto’s signature events, showcasing the best of Hellenic food, culture, and music our multicultural city has to offer – from souvlaki to mezes, authentic Greek music to interactive children’s games! Come enjoy the culture that makes the Danforth a year round destination. Greektown Taste of The Danforth sponsored by Krinos Kicks off its 20th Year!

Website: www.tasteofthedanforth.com

Location: Danforth Avenue (East of Broadview Avenue)

 
Start: August 8, 2014
End: August 10, 2014
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