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July 30, 2014

AM740 Oldies Dinner Cruise

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – AM740 Oldies Dinner Cruise ($74 per person)

Join AM740’s Norm Edwards aboard the Northern Spirit for the AM740 Oldies Cruise. Enjoy a full buffet dinner prepared fresh by our chef and spectacular views of Toronto’s skyline. Fun contests and prizes will be on board with our DJ playing your favourite oldies classics.

Mariposa Cruises has been sailing the city’s Harbourfront from April to New Year’s Eve for more than 25 years and welcomes over 100,000 guests each season. Mariposa Cruises has built its reputation as the leader in the Toronto harbour, with an impressive fleet of seven distinctive ships, varying in size and style. Docked in a prime location at Toronto’s waterfront alongside Queens Quay Terminal, Mariposa Cruises can accommodate groups of 15 to 575.

Website: tickets.mariposacruises.com/index.php?event_id=833

July 27, 2014

Kensington Culinary Adventure

Sunday July 27th at 11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Uncover history, folklore, graffiti and street foods of the world in this scavenger hunt through Toronto’s most multicultural corner. Explore early Toronto architecture, haunted locales, teahouses, vintage shops and ethnic markets – all while answering our tricky questions.

Rescue your tastebuds from blandness! Try exotic eats from the four corners of the globe. This is a two-in-one adventure: answer the tricky questions found on other Urban Capers scavenger hunts while noshing on nibbles to score maximum points. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/kensington_culinary_adventure/.

 
Date: July 27, 2014
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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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July 25, 2014 – July 27, 2014

Toronto’s Festival of Beer

Toronto’s Festival of Beer is a celebration of Canada’s rich brewing history, hosted by experts of the brewing craft from around the world. Featuring 300+ brands onsite, this is Canada’s premier celebration of the golden beverage!
This is a 19+ event, no children, no pets, no exceptions!

The 20th annual Toronto’s Festival of Beer will take place from July 25-27th, 2014. Details are:
Friday, July 25th – 3:30-10:00pm;
Saturday, July 26th – 1:30-8pm; and
Sunday, July 27th – 1:30-8pm.

Location: Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place

For more information: www.beerlicious.ca

 
Start: July 25, 2014
End: July 27, 2014
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July 25, 2014 – July 27, 2014

Toronto’s Festival of Beer

July 25 – July 27, 2014. Toronto’s Festival of Beer is a celebration of Canada’s rich brewing history, hosted by experts of the brewing craft from around the world. Featuring 300+ brands onsite, this is Canada’s premier celebration of the golden beverage! This is a 19+ event, no children, no pets, no exceptions! While the beer may take center stage, there are still many activities to partake in! Check out the Main Stage for daily headlining acts and the Grilling Tent for some tips on cooking with beer. Don’t miss the World of Beer Pavilion, the Girls Guided Beer Tour or the Brewmaster’s Series! And make sure to download the Official Phone App for Android and iPhone!

Website: www.beerlicious.ca

Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place

 
Start: July 25, 2014
End: July 27, 2014
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July 25, 2014 – July 27, 2014

Classical VI: Voice & Strings

Discover the diversity of voices and strings that span centuries, continents and all cultures. May they strike a chord with you!

For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Location: Harbourfront Centre

 
Start: July 25, 2014
End: July 27, 2014
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Haunted Toronto

Friday July 25th at 8:00-10:30 pm

Tales of intrigue, betrayal, and revenge abound on this scavenger hunt after dark through Toronto’s most haunted places… Bring a flashlight and a steady nerve as you uncover some of prim Toronto’s grisly past.

On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don’t collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous questions. Teams of two to six compete over the course of two hours. This hunt is designed for adults, but children as young as 10 have participated. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/haunted-toronto/.

 
Date: July 25, 2014
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July 24, 2014 – July 27, 2014

Taste of Toronto

July 24 – July 27, 2014. The World’s Greatest Restaurant Festival Arrives in Toronto.

Taste Extraordinary! Featuring Toronto’s most celebrated chefs and rising stars, foodie entertainment and a boutique food & drink market, Taste of Toronto invites you to the 1st annual celebration of everything we love about food.

Taste of Toronto will bring the global excitement of the “world’s greatest restaurant festival” to North America for the first time ever. The event will take place over four days inside the historic walls of Fort York. Comprised of six half-day sessions, featuring some of the city’s latest, greatest and most unique restaurants, top local and international chefs, over 50 local artisan exhibitors, and a range of interactive culinary features, this is foodie heaven!

Website: www.tasteoftoronto.com

Fort York National Historic Site, 100 Garrison Rd.

 
Start: July 24, 2014
End: July 27, 2014
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July 21, 2014 – July 25, 2014

National Zoo Keeper Week

Discovery Zone Courtyard, 10:00am to 4:00pm

The event will offer rare insight to the unique roles the Zoo Keeper plays within your zoo. Come on out and catch a Meet-the-Keeper Talk, join us at our educational booth in the Discovery Zone to see the tools of the trade, learn about keeper conservation initiatives and participate in children’s activities.

Join us in the Waterside Theatre, daily, at 12:00 noon where you will be able to participate in a special game that mimics Zoo Keeper work. Then watch as Zoo staff compete through demonstrations and in challenges to show you what it really takes to be a keeper. Show our Zoo Keepers how much you appreciate and support them by bringing a special card to say thank you for everything they do! When you bring in a card your name will be entered into a draw for a chance to win a family pack of passes to the Zoo!

PLUS, join us in the Discovery Zone Courtyard for Special Animal Visitors at 11:00am and 2:00pm, daily.

www.TorontoZoo.com

Toronto Zoo — 361A Old Finch Avenue

 
Start: July 21, 2014
End: July 25, 2014
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July 19, 2014

17th Annual GWN Sport Regatta

The ever popular GWN Sport Regatta returns to the Western Beaches Watercourse at Marilyn Bell Park in Toronto, site of the 2006 Club Crew World Championships and the 2011 ICF World Championships. Teams can register into the Sport Division or the Community Division.

Location: Marilyn Bell Park — 851 Lake Shore Blvd West

Website: www.gwndragonboat.com/Default.asp?id=16&l=1