Events Calendar

Event List Calendar

June 14, 2014 – August 30, 2014

Kitchen Table Dinner

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes in your favourite restaurant? If you are a culinary voyeur, then this is the experience for you. This ‘Backstage Pass’ gives you access to Chef Parsons’ kitchen where you’ll have a front row seat to watch his culinary team in action. Begin your evening in the kitchen with a glass of our award-winning sparkling wine and canapés while listening to a culinary brigade host share the secrets of pairing food and wine. Your experience culminates in a seasonally inspired 7-course tasting menu expertly paired with our award-winning wines. $165 per guest plus taxes and gratuities.

Dates: June 14, 21 & 28; July 5, 12, 19 & 26; and August 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30.

Time: Every Saturday at 6:30 pm.

Peller Estates Restaurant — Peller Estates Winery (290 John St. East, Niagara-on-the-Lake)

Reservations: Experiences on www.peller.com or 1.800.582.8412 extension # 2

 
Start: June 14, 2014
End: August 30, 2014
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August 30, 2014

Slings & Errors: An Improvised Shakespearean Comedy

“Slings & Errors is a completely improvised play in the style of Shakespeare’s most famous works. Featuring a cast of incredible improvisers, the show takes audiences through a whirlwind of hilarious characters, treacherous turns and dizzying romance and betrayals all while paying homage to Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, King Lear and dozens of other famous plays. The best part? The show is created entirely based on audience suggestions and is completely different each time.”

Venue: The Second City Mainstage (rental) — 70 Peter Street

Show time: 3pm

Tickets: $10 — call (416) 343-0011

Website: www.thesecondcity.com

 
Date: August 30, 2014
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July 5, 2014 – August 30, 2014

Tim Horton’s Saturday Night Movies under the Stars

July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 9PM

Back by popular demand, the Saturday Night Movies under the Stars will be returning every Saturday at 9PM beginning on July 5. Bring out your lawn chairs and get comfortable as we transform beautiful Garden Square into the ultimate cinema experience! Kids come early and participate in our Tim Horton’s pre-movie activity!

July 5 – Frozen

July 12 – Planes

July 19 – Grease

July 26 – Smurfs 2

August 2 – Captain America

August 9 – Muppets Most Wanted

August 16 – Nut Job

August 23 – Bears

August 30 – Thor: Dark World

*All outdoor programming is weather permitting and subject to change without notice. Visit www.rosetheatre.ca for more details.

Venue: Garden Square at the Rose Theatre Brampton

 
Start: July 5, 2014
End: August 30, 2014
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August 30, 2014

Murder at the ROM

Saturday August 30th at 1:00-3:30 pm

A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you’ll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator’s appointment book to solve the mystery.

On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don’t collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous questions. This event is not associated with the ROM. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/murder-at-the-royal-ontario-museum/.

 
Date: August 30, 2014
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June 14, 2014 – August 30, 2014

Kitchen Table Lunch

Interested in learning what goes on behind the scenes at Peller Estates Winery Restaurant? Then join us for an afternoon in Chef Parsons’ kitchen where you’ll have a front row seat to watch his culinary team in action. Begin your experience with a glass of our award-winning sparkling wine while listening to a culinary brigade host share the secrets of pairing food and wine. Your experience culminates in a seasonally inspired 4-course tasting menu expertly paired with our award-winning wines. $97 per guest plus taxes and gratuities.

June 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19, 26; and August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.

Time: 12 noon

Price: $97 per person

How to Book: Book by calling 1.800.582.8412 ext. 2 or visiting www.peller.com

Location: Peller Estates Winery — 290 John Street East, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

 
Start: June 14, 2014
End: August 30, 2014
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August 30, 2014

International Vulture Awareness Day

Discovery Zone Courtyard & African Savanna 11:00am to 4:00pm

Did you know turkey vultures find their food using their sense of smell? Did you know that vultures poop on their legs to cool themselves? Did you know that vultures can soar for six hours without flapping their wings? Want to learn more cool facts? Come to the zoo on August 30th for the Fourth Annual International Vulture Awareness Day and see firsthand how the Toronto Zoo is helping vultures in the wild. PLUS compare your arm span to the wing span of a vultures and be sure to bring a camera so you can show the difference to your family and friends! Remember, bald is beautiful!

Our website: www.TorontoZoo.com

Toronto Zoo — 361 A Old Finch Avenue

August 29, 2014 – August 31, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees

The best in Major League Baseball!!!

Game times: August 29 @ 7:07pm; August 30 @ 1:07pm; and August 31 @ 1:07pm.

For tickets: www.bluejays.com

Venue: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

 
Start: August 29, 2014
End: August 31, 2014
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Locations: Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

June 1, 2014 – August 31, 2014

Brampton Thursday Night Concert Series

June 1 to August 31, held Thurs. evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. The series offers a free concert in Gage Park in downtown Brampton. See the website for more information.

For more details: www.bramptondowntown.com

Location: Brampton, Ontario

August 31, 2014

Open Streets Toronto

In the last 10 years, Canada’s cultural capital has undergone an architectural renaissance. World-renowned architects Daniel Libeskind and Frank Gehry have left their imprint on the city alongside monumental works by resident firms Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg and Diamond and Schmitt.

Explore the Bloor Street Cultural District, Philosopher’s Walk, and University of Toronto downtown campus, where we emerge in the dynamic Medical Discovery District, seeing how the city and the campus flow into and out of one another while referencing the different periods and styles of buildings along the route. Learn about the “starchitects” and their innovative designs that are hidden in plain view on Bloor Street West and on the University of Toronto downtown campus. Our excursion concludes at the Art Gallery of Ontario at Dundas and McCaul Street.

Join On the Town Tours for complimentary walking tours of the Cultural-University-Discovery District at Open Streets Toronto, Sunday, August 31. All tours begin at 10 am and are approximately 1-1/2 hrs. long.

Meet at: 135 St. George Street, in front of the York Club, at the corner of St. George and Bloor

Please visit our website: www.onthetown.ca

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Date: August 31, 2014
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October 12, 2013 – September 1, 2014

Chester Brown and Louis Riel

October 12, 2013 – September 2014.

Max and Madeleine Clarkson Studio and Georgia Ridley Salon.

For more than two decades, Chester Brown has been one of Canada’s leading cartoonists. His innovative and influential Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography, which expanded the audience for Canadian cartooning, celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013. A selection of original drawings from the publication is now on view at the AGO. The works feature the Manitoba politician and Métis leader Louis David Riel fleeing from Fort Garry (now Winnipeg), and his subsequent hanging for treason. Brown’s work combines bold imagery, stark compositions and simple texts to convey a complex Canadian tragedy that remains, for many, controversial and unresolved.

Organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario.

For more details: www.ago.net

Location: Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas Street West

 
Start: October 12, 2013
End: September 1, 2014
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Location: Art Gallery of Ontario