Category: Family Activities
May 26, 2014 – May 28, 2014
May 29, 2014 – June 1, 2014
June 5, 2014
The acclaimed Oakville Children’s Choir is celebrating its 20th anniversary season, and its 8th season under the artistic direction of Sarah Morrison, recipient of the 2010 Leslie Bell Prize for Choral Conducting. The multi-level community organization has six choirs (ages 5-18) and in 2012 won best Arts Group Award at the Cogeco Stars Among Us hosted by the Oakville Arts Council. The 45-member combined Senior and Chamber Choirs, who are featured on this RTH concert, earned Gold at the 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati, USA, and Silver at the 2010 International Choral Festival in Preveza, Greece.
Made possible by the generous support of Edwards Charitable Foundation.
Concerts suitable for ages six and up.
For tickets or details: www.roythomsonhall.com
Venue: Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street
March 7, 2014 – June 7, 2014
Celebrate important scientific and technological advancements and discoveries made by scholars during the Golden Age of the Islamic World (8th to 18th centuries). This exhibition highlights the multicultural roots of modern science and technology. Learn how these scholars developed the decimal point, flew the first successful glider and navigated the seas without a magnetic compass. Ten exhibition areas cover disciplines including astronomy, mathematics, optics and medicine. Organized by MTE Studios.
Time: Temporary Exhibition, open daily from March 7 to June 7, 2014.
Price: Free with general admission.</p>
Location: Level 6.
For more details: www.ontariosciencecentre.ca
Venue: Ontario Science Centre — 770 Don Mills Road
June 6, 2014 – June 8, 2014
June 7, 2014 – June 8, 2014
Held on the first weekend of June. The Bread & Honey Festival happens on the first weekend of June and is Mississauga’s longest running festival. It commemorates the founding of the historic Village of Streetsville. The Festival provides an affordable, fun-filled, family event, where all ages can enjoy a wide variety of activities and entertainment. There is a parade through Streetsville, leading to Memorial Park, Vic Johnson’s Community Centre and Streetsville Arena. Highlights include children’s activities including a fishing derby, a petting zoo and live entertainment. Other traditions are the Lions Club Carnival, Rotary Consumer Market, crafters market, heritage games, displays and demonstrations. There is a wide variety of food, buskers, musical talent, even a 5km and 15km road race, and of course, free bread and honey for everyone!
Location: Streetsville, Ontario
June 9, 2014 – June 11, 2014
April 30, 2014 – June 15, 2014
Experience the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you’ll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice’s Oscar®-winning song “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” and “Circle of Life.” Let your imagination run wild at the Tony® Award-winning Broadway sensation Newsweek calls “a landmark event in entertainment.” Toronto’s most eagerly awaited return will leap onto the Princess of Wales stage.
For tickets or information: www.mirvish.com
Location: Princess of Wales Theatre — 300 King Street West
June 13, 2014 – June 15, 2014
June 13-15, 2014.
The Beach BBQ & Brews Festival is an annual festival taking place on Father’s Day weekend at Woodbine Park. An incredible venue located at Woodbine Park in the “Beach” in the east end of Toronto. Supported by the City of Toronto and buoyed by a large consumer base this event is family friendly, active and the place to be! Come out to this FREE RIBFEST to enjoy great BBQ, Live Music, Children’s Area (complete with rides!), BBQ competitions, Grilling Demonstrations, Craft Vendors and of course the Beer and Beverage vendors. It’s a community favourite and has something for everyone!
For more details: www.Beachbbqandbrews.com
Location: Woodbine Park
April 30, 2014 – June 15, 2014
Experience the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you’ll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice’s Oscar®-winning song “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” and “Circle of Life.” Let your imagination run wild at the Tony® Award-winning Broadway sensation Newsweek calls “a landmark event in entertainment.” Toronto’s most eagerly awaited return will leap onto the Princess of Wales stage this April.
Regarding Children & “Babes in Arms” in the Theatre.
Babes in arms or children under the age of two (2) are not permitted in the theatre. All guests require a ticket, regardless of age. Children older than two (2) should be able to sit quietly in their own seats throughout a performance. If you are in doubt about bringing a child to any particular production, please ask before buying tickets. Please be aware that if you do bring a young child and that child creates any disturbance, you may be asked to leave the auditorium. We recommend that children be at least six years old to attend a performance of The Lion King.
For tickets: www.mirvish.com/shows/thelionking
Princess of Wales Theatre — 300 King Street West