Events Calendar

Event List Calendar

August 5, 2014

Scotiabank presents Summer Cinema @ Fort York

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

August 5 – Jurassic Park.

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 8, 2014

Retro Dinner Cruise

Friday, August 8th, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Retro Dinner Cruise ($86.27 per person)

Join us August 8th aboard Mariposa Cruises’ Showboat for the Retro Dinner Cruise! Your throwback evening includes a three hour cruise through Toronto’s spectacular Harbourfront and a delicious buffet-style dinner prepared fresh by our chef. Dance the night away while our DJ spins retro tracks and enjoy a cocktail from our fully licensed cash bar.

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=938

Tori Amos

Tori Amos returns to Massey Hall on a worldwide tour in support of Unrepentant Geraldines, her brand new studio album, to be released May 13th in the North America.

Multiple Grammy nominations, Tori Amos is one of the most successful and influential artists of her generation. A pioneer across multiple platforms, she was the first major label artist to offer a single for download, has had her songs turned into graphic novels, and has produced groundbreaking videos throughout her career. She is renowned for her passionate and broad fan-base, her critically and commercially successful tours, and her ever evolving live show.

Tickets: www.masseyhall.com or 416-872-4255

Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street

 
Date: August 8, 2014
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The Global Meditation Event of the Year

You’re invited to join thousands of people around the world for the largest meditation gathering in history.

Join Deepak Chopra, Gabrielle Bernstein, and Grammy-award winning artist India Arie online for this historic event. Together, we’ll break the Guinness World Record for the largest group meditation in history on August 8 at 12pm EST.

Deepak Chopra and Gabrielle Bernstein will lead the live meditation and set the collective intention for inner peace; India Arie be performing live as you slip into stillness.

Help us break the world record. Register for this free event at globalmeditation.chopra.com or join us live at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. For more information on how to buy tickets click here: events.brightstarevents.net/featured/a-global-meditation-for-world-peace

Westin Harbour Castle — 1 Harbour Square

Website: globalmeditation.chopra.com/

 
Date: August 8, 2014
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John Legend – The All of Me Tour

John Legend is a superlative R’nB singer. Since his debut album he has been on an upward trajectory. His career seems to know no bounds. This summer he is riding the crest of a wave with his mega-hit “All Of Me,” one of the best songs to hit the airwaves in a while. It might be contender for “Song of the Summer.” His is also an actor and has won an impressive nine Grammy Awards. His velvet voice can also be heard on tracks by Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, and Britney Spears.

For tickets: www.LiveNation.com

Venue: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre — 909 Lakeshore Boulevard West

 
Date: August 8, 2014
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Haunted Toronto

Friday August 8th 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: August 8, 2014
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July 25, 2014 – August 9, 2014

Sleuth

7:30PM – July 25-26, 29-31, August 1-2, 5-9.

2:00PM – July 26, August 2, 9.

Single Tickets: $32 Subscribe from $87.

An eccentric mystery writer lures his wife’s new lover into a tangled web of deceit, jealousy, drama and intrigue. This exciting, edge-of-your-seat thriller is a puzzle filled with cunning plot twists that not only beg the question “Whodunit?” but “Whodunwhat?”
Directed by Robert Woodcock.

For tickets: www.rosetheatre.ca

Rose Theatre, Brampton — 1 Theatre Lane

 
Start: July 25, 2014
End: August 9, 2014
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August 9, 2014

Yanni

His ethereal music is light and soothing. Primarily an instrumentalist, Yanni has played with musicians around the globe. He has traveled far and wide, and performed concerts at some of the great wonders of the world. Despite the fact he does not receive radio air play Yanni has a large following. His music captivates the heart, mind, and soul. A night at a Yanni concert is a night to remember.

For tickets: www.LiveNation.com

Venue: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre — 909 Lakeshore Boulevard West

 
Date: August 9, 2014
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Etsy Roadtrip

August 9, 11am – 7pm, Trinity Square

A celebration of cool handmade treasures, local music, food, and community, the Etsy Roadtrip makes a stop in the Distillery District – the perfect place to make new discoveries! Featuring performances by the Taylor Knox Band and pop-up shops by Etsy sellers, it’s a great chance to meet your favourite makers in person, groove to some tunes, and nosh on some tasty treats!

For more information please visit: etsyroadtrip.tumblr.com

The Distillery District — 55 Mill Street

Date: August 9, 2014
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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