The Waterfront Artisan Market returns to HTO Park this summer! WAM will take place every Saturday from May 20 through Thanksgiving weekend, rain or shine! Toronto’s own Waterfront open-air market features a carefully-curated mix of 75 local, up-and-coming artisans, crafters, chefs and bakers.
If you’re looking for a vibrant yet refreshing way to spend your Saturday mornings - rain or shine, look no further than the Withrow Park Farmers' Market.
The market is celebrating 11 years of uniting the community through wonderful live music,arts and crafts activities for kids, and of course, great local food. You can be sure to find certified organic, non-GMO, and sustainably produced products and goods sold at the market. Whether it be the fresh fruits and veggies, enthusiastic volunteers, the good tasting coffee, the laidback atmosphere, or the opportunity to connect directly with farmers and food entrepreneurs, come see for yourself why Withrow Park Farmers' Market has been met with success Summer after Summer.
June 3, 2017 - June 28, 2017 Rouge National Urban Park - Parks Canada Meadowvale Road Scarborough, ON
Hit the trail withRouge Park's Guided Walks! Join a walk to discover nature and wildlife with our friendly and fun volunteer leaders. There is something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, fitness challenges or just to meet new people. Various dates in June. See website for schedule.
Free. Contributions welcome to support our volunteer program.
Lower Ossington Theatre presents The Wizard of OZ. Fun for the whole family! A girl from Kansas travels over the rainbow in this adaptation of the classic family film about believing in magic and the love of home. With the original Harold Arlen score and including famous songs like "Over the Rainbow" and "We're Off to See the Wizard".
Ages: 4+ Days/Times: Fri. 7:30 pm, Sat. 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm, Sun. noon and 4 pm Cost: from $55/person
June 11, 2017 - August 12, 2017 Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Rd.
Spend some quality family time in our pottery studio this summer! Each participant will receive a piece of clay and 2 hours of free building time. Instructors will demonstrate a variety of techniques and assist you with your unique pottery creations.
Pick up fresh Ontario-grown tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers. Local Ontario honey, maple syrup, and an extensive array of baked goods, farm-fresh eggs, deli meats and cheese will also be available. We are excited to return to the Shops at Don Mills community for a second year! Stop by the Shops Farmers’ Market and stock up on fresh fruit, vegetables and delectable baked treats for the week.
June 21, 2017 - July 16, 2017 Hershey Centre 5500 Rose Cherry Place, Mississauga
Odysseo is a show unlike any other on the planet. Beyond the impressive technical display and equestrian and acrobatic numbers that are unlike anything ever seen on stage, Odysseo is first and foremost a work that feeds the soul. The poetry flowing from this grand adventure shines a light on a more humane world where human and horse may live in harmony.
Odysseo transports spectators to a new level of beauty, grace, and magic. The show features 65 magnificent horses and 48 talented riders, acrobats, dancers, stilt walkers and musicians.
June 27, 2017 - June 29, 2017 Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E., Toronto
At Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone in Concert, relive the magic of the film on a high-definition screen as you hear the entire John Williams' score of the movie live, performed by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Women's Chorus from Amadeus Choir and the Elmer Iseler Singers.
June 27, 2017 - June 27, 2017 Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Celebrate Multiculturalism Day here in the 6ix, the most diverse city in the world! This full-day celebration starts early, honouring the land with a special dance in the Natrel Pond by Red Sky Performance, as well as a neighbourhood breakfast and morning stretch. There is a lot to explore throughout the day including an immersive multimedia performance by Jowi Taylor and the Dream Catchers, a musical by the Confederation Centre Young Company. Join any of our free workshops in drumming, kite making, dance, spoken word, shadow puppets and more, or sit in a taxi and hear the stories of some of our own at Taxi Stories. Stick around as we close out the day in style with Toronto’s Canada 150 Ambassador, Kardinal Offishall!
Canada's Wonderland presentes the Ultimate Thrills Circus that will entertain guests with edge-of-your-seat thrills including a Motorcycle High Wire, Globe of Death, Extreme Trapeze and even a Human Cannon Ball! Location: International ShowplacE. FREE with park admission.
June 29, 2017 - September 3, 2017 High Park Amphitheatre, 1873 Bloor St. W., Toronto
Shakespeare in High Park is Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event, now in its 35th year. It's worth trying with teens who are starting to read Shakespeare in school. But all kids under 12 are free, so if your little one has the patience, go for it. Family-friendly programming takes place each night before the show.
This year, Canadian Stage presents untraditional takes on the madcap comedy Twelfth Night and the drama King Lear.
Days/Times: Twelfth Night Wed., Fri., Sun. at 8 pm; King Lear Tue., Thu., Sat. at 8 pm; gates open at 6 pm Cost: $25 reserved premium seating or pay-what-you-can at the gate; children under age 12 free
June 29, 2017 - June 29, 2017 Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W., Toronto
The popular Summer Music in the Garden concert series returns for its 18th season by the shores of Lake Ontario. Treat yourself to 19 free concerts this summer featuring outstanding artists and a wide range of musical styles, from medieval love songs to finger-style guitar. Performances are June 29–September 17, most Thursdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 4 pm.
The first performance of the season, on June 29, is cellist Elinor Frey, who will play unaccompanied works by J.S. Bach and Toronto composer Linda C. Smith.
June 30, 2017 - July 3, 2017 Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W, Toronto
The Heritage Ontario Festival lets you delve into Canada's past and gaze into its future. This free four-day festival will celebrate Ontario’s vast multicultural history with lots of heritage activities, food, drinks and entertainment.
June 30, 2017 - June 30, 2017 185 Bullock Dr, Unit 1, Markham ON
The Winged Canvas Art Hub presents the PA Day Painting Campwhere kids are invited to a fun day of paiting! The theme for this PA Day camp is Summer Landscapes! When the weather is warm, we take our easels outdoors in the morning to practice the art of ‘plein air’ painting! Everyone takes home their colourful creations! Beginners welcome: we will teach you all the basics, step-by-step. All high quality art materials and canvases are included. Two healthy snacks are provided each day!
Time: 9am - 4pm (or half day 9am - 12pm or 1pm - 4pm) Ages: 5+ Cost: $85 Full day $55 Half day
June 30, 2017 - July 3, 2017 Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W.
This Canada Day weekend, join us as we acknowledge the creative contributions of indigenous and new Canadians through a family-friendly celebration of the diverse sounds and stories of the land known as Turtle Island.
June 30, 2017 - June 30, 2017 Wychwood Library, 1431 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5R 3J2
Kick off the summer with Toronto Public Library's TD Summer Reading Club 2017 at Wychwood library. Presented by Ballet-let's talk about it, is the music filled puppet show that follows the plot of the ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, pairing the familiar tale with Tchaikovsky's especially composed score. The program will end with a small craft for children to make and take home. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the start of the show.
Age: 2-6 Time: 10:30am - 11:30am Cost: FREE
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