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September 28, 2014

Celebrate Community Day

10 am to 5 pm

The Ontario Science Centre first opened its doors to the public in September 1969 as one of the world’s first interactive science museums that sparks the curiosity of its visitors.

Celebrate Community Day with FREE general admission* to the Science Centre and a special price for IMAX® films!

Presented by TELUS, Community Day is the Science Centre’s way of celebrating science with the whole community. In addition to FREE admission to all our exhibits, The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll and special programming in the Centre throughout the day, we invite all adults to become children again! For this day only, adult visitors will be able to turn back the clock to see the popular IMAX films Island of Lemurs: Madagascar and Under the Sea at the children’s price.
*IMAX film tickets for all age categories on September 28 will be $9 per person.

For all IMAX ticket holders please arrive at least 20 minutes before the start of the film.
*Please note: Parking is not included. Parking at the Ontario Science Centre is $10 per vehicle.

More details can be found here: www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/CommunityDay/

Ontario Science Centre — 770 Don Mills Road

Otario Science Centre
Date: September 28, 2014
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September 18, 2014 – September 21, 2014

The Sketchbook Project

Trinity Square, 1 Trinity Street

September 18 – 21

The Sketchbook Project is an evolving library that features more than 18,000 artists’ books contributed by creative people from 130+ countries. The Sketchbook Project transports thousands of sketchbooks city-to-city in their custom Mobile Library. Join us for the only Toronto stop on the tour, and you’ll be able to make a free library card on-site and search our catalog by tag words, location, themes, and even find books by local artists.

Free admission.

For more information, please visit www.sketchbookproject.com

 
Start: September 18, 2014
End: September 21, 2014
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ScienceROCKS!

‘ScienceROCKS! transforms the Science Centre into a music playground, where adults 19+ can rock out to live performances, engage in innovative presentations, explore the new exhibition The Science of Rock ‘N’ Rolland enjoy ROLLING STONES AT THE MAX on the IMAX® screen.

Join us Thursday, September 18 from 7 pm to midnight for an unforgettable evening, featuring very special guests Stax Records guitar legend Steve “The Colonel” Cropper and Blues Brothers lead singer Jonny “The Rock & Roll Doctor” Rosch, great food, cocktails and rock-it science!

$15 in advance; $18 at the door. Ages 19+ only. Valid photo ID required at the door.’

Website: www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/Calendar/220/

Ontario Science Centre — 770 Don Mills Road

Otario Science Centre
Date: September 18, 2014
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September 11, 2014

Noon Time Collection Talk

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 12pm.

Toronto collectors Harry and Ann Malcolmson, have been collecting photographic works since the mid 1980s. Their collecting practices are driven by their travels and a desire to develop a collection representing the history of photography. Their holdings include nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first century works by various artists including, among others, Eugène Atget, Tina Modotti, László Moholy-Nagy, Max Dean, Robert Frank and Man Ray, many of which make up their recent donation and corresponding exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario, and past exhibitions at the University of Toronto Art Centre (2012) and the Presentation House Gallery (2009).

Please visit our website: www.ryerson.ca/ric

RIC Research Centre — 122 Bond Street, Second Floor, RIC-241

 
Date: September 11, 2014
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September 4, 2014 – September 14, 2014

Toronto International Film Festival

September 4 – September 14, 2014. The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is the world’s largest public film festival, screening more than 300 films from around the world in venues across the city. Visit our new home at TIFF Bell Lightbox to get into the Festival spirit year-round.

Website: www.tiff.net

TIFF Bell Lightbox — 350 King St. West (and other venues)

 
Start: September 4, 2014
End: September 14, 2014
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August 29, 2014 – September 1, 2014

Artfest Toronto

August 29 – September 1

Artfest Toronto, now in its 8th year, is emerging as one of Toronto’s favorite summer art shows. Celebrating painting, photography, sculpture, fine craft, live music, and more from Canada’s top artists, set throughout the cobblestone lanes of the Historic Distillery District in downtown Toronto.

Free admission.

For more information, please visit: artfestontario.com

The Distillery District — 55 Mill Street

Start: August 29, 2014
End: September 1, 2014
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August 26, 2014

Scotiabank presents Summer Cinema @ Fort York

FREE Outdoor Movies – Watch a family favourite at Fort York.

August 26 – The Amazing Spiderman 2.

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

August 21, 2014

ScienceROCKS!

ScienceROCKS! will transform the Ontario Science Centre into a music playground, where adults 19+ can rock out to live performances, engage in innovative presentations, explore the new exhibition The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll and enjoy ROLLING STONES AT THE MAX on the IMAX® screen. Each evening event rocks a different theme, and all are accompanied by great food, cocktails and rock-it science!

7 pm to midnight

Ages 19+ only. Valid Photo ID required at the door.

TICKETS: $15 in advance; $18 at the door; and $15 Members (anytime).

Website: www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/Calendar/220/

Ontario Science Centre — 770 Don Mills Road

Otario Science Centre
Date: August 21, 2014
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August 19, 2014

Scotiabank presents Summer Cinema @ Fort York

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

August 12, 2014

Scotiabank presents Summer Cinema @ Fort York

FREE Outdoor Movies – Watch a family favourite at Fort York.

August 12 – The Breakfast Club.

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