« Calendar

June 8, 2013

Category: Nature and Outdoor Activities

The IAMS So Good! Doggie Jam

AS MANY AS 5,000 TAILS WILL BE WAGGIN’ AT THE IAMS SO GOOD! DOGGIE JAM

Iams SO GOOD! keeps love real between people and pups at Canada’s first dog concert.

Howls, barks, sniffs and wagging tails! Iams SO GOOD! has launched in Canada and dogs everywhere can’t wait to get a taste. As a valuable part of the family, your pet deserves to eat well and have fun too! On Saturday, June 8, as many at 5,000 dogs and pet lovers will celebrate real love at Canada’s first ever concert for dogs by Iams – The Iams SO GOOD! Doggie Jam.

The Iams SO GOOD! Doggie Jam is a special classical music concert designed to be enjoyed by everyone in the family and appeal to unique canine senses.

At the event, a live, 45 piece orchestra will play classical music that is sure to delight pets and owners alike.

Tickets Available at Ticketmaster

Time: Saturday, June 8, 2013, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Echo Beach, 999 Lakeshore Boulevard West

World Oceans Day

The world’s oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth’s surface and contain approximately 80% of all life on Earth! Join the Toronto Zoo along with others around the world for a creative and fun way to celebrate World Oceans Day and our connection to the sea. Visit our exhibits and special displays that highlight the astonishing diversity of life that exists within our seas!

For more information: www.TorontoZoo.com

Location: Toronto Zoo — 361A Old Finch Avenue

Woofstock

10am to 6pm. When Woofstock launched in 2003, the Toronto Star called it “the summer of canine love.” What else can you call 300,000 dog lovers and their four-footed friends coming together each year for this wildly popular doggie love-in!

Woofstock is the largest outdoor festival for dogs in all of North America. One year it was beamed around the world on CNN for the entire weekend.

For more details: www.woofstock.ca

Location: The St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood

Muhtadi International Drumming Festival

June 8 – June 9, 2013 at Woodbine Park in the Beaches. The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is an annual event that celebrates the drum, its universality as an art form, and its cultural relevance today in communities around the world. The Festival is free to the public and accessible to everyone. Our 2013 Festival will celebrate our fourteenth anniversary.

For more information: www.muhtadidrumfest.com

Location: Woodbine Park

YDS presents LUNCHTIME LIVE!

From May 27 – June 17 and September 16 – October 7, YDS presents LUNCHTIME LIVE!, a series of free singer/songwriter lunchtime concerts from 12:30-1:30pm every Monday. Canada’s most critically acclaimed jazz, folk and roots artists will appear including trendsetter Elizabeth Shepherd, Chic Gamine with their the wall of sound harmonies, and Toronto’s own The Wilderness of Manitoba.

For more information and a full schedule of events, please visit ydsquare.ca

Location: Yonge-Dundas Square — Yonge and Dundas Streets

Lunchtime Live with Elizabeth Shepherd (2)
Start: May 27, 2013
End: June 17, 2013
Category:, ,

Brampton Thursday Night Concert Series

The series offers a free concert in Gage Park in downtown Brampton, held Thursday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m, June to September. See the website for more information.

For more details: www.bramptondowntown.com

Location: Gage Park — Brampton, Ontario

Summer Music in the Garden

Garden Tours start June 5 – September 18, 2013. Concerts most Thursdays at 7pm and Sundays at 4pm.
Treat yourself to free, outstanding performances of classical and traditional music from around the world, as
the popular Summer Music in the Garden returns with another superb season. Bench seating is available
but limited, so feel free to bring a lawn chair – and don’t forget your hat or umbrella and sunscreen as shade
is also limited. Concerts proceed weather permitting. Music Garden tours are also available!

For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Location: Harbourfront Centre – Toronto Music Garden

 
Start: June 5, 2013
End: September 18, 2013
Category:, ,
Location: Harbourfront Centre

EdgeWalk

Season 3 starts April 15, 2013

Toronto’s newest and tallest attraction has adventure lovers taking a walk OUTSIDE – around the circumference of the roof! So, do you dare to test your limits and experience the thrill of a lifetime?

EdgeWalk is CN Tower’s most thrilling attraction in its 35 year history, and the first of its kind in North America. It is the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk on a 5 ft (1.5 m) wide ledge encircling the top of the Tower’s main pod, 356m/1168ft (116 storeys) above the ground. Visitors walk in groups of six, while attached to an overhead safety rail via a trolley and harness system. Trained EdgeWalk guides will encourage participants to push their personal limits, allowing them to lean back over Toronto with nothing but air and breathtaking views of Lake Ontario beneath them.

Visit the EdgeWalk site for more information and to book your adventure today!

EdgeWalk
Start: April 15, 2013
End: October 26, 2013
Category:,
Location: CN Tower

Canada’s Wonderland

It’s really no wonder that Canada’s Wonderland is Canada’s premiere amusement park. It’s where families come to spend quality time with each other and their good friends, g-forces. There’s Leviathan, a new roller coaster in 2012 that boasts speeds of 125 mph with an 80-degree drop as well as such thrilling rides as Vortex, Shockwave, Behemoth and the 301-foot WindSeeker.

And for the kids, there’s Planet Snoopy and the new Dinosaurs Alive! Seven acres of Jurassic fun with over 40 life-sized dinos. And if you like water park thrills, there’s Splash Works, a 20-acre water park featuring The Plunge, Super Soaker, the Lazy River and enough thrill rides to leave you and your family closer and prunier than ever.

Canada’s Wonderland opens on May 5th.
Open daily May 17th – September 2nd.
Weekends from September 7 to October 27th.

Location: Canada’s Wonderland — 9580 Jane Street, Vaughan, Ontario

For more information, please visit the Canada’s Wonderland website.

Leviathan
Start: May 5, 2013
End: October 27, 2013
Category:,
Location: Canada’s Wonderland

ROM Walks

One of the greatest ways to explore the city is walking at street level through Toronto’s neighbourhoods. Guided walking tours are offered for free by ROMwalks every Wednesday evening and Sunday afternoon from May through October. Tour leaders from the Royal Ontario Museum’s (ROM) Department of Museum Volunteers present thoroughly researched guided tours through some of the city’s most distinctive neighbourhoods, visit historic landmarks and illuminate the architectural and historical significance of Toronto’s building.

All ROMwalks are free and no reservations are needed, with the exception for ROMwalk Plus walks.
See www.rom.on.ca/en/activities-programs/bus-walks-travel for more details.

 
Start: May 1, 2013
End: October 27, 2013
Category:, , ,
Location: Royal Ontario Museum