NO FLAT CITY: Toronto's Incomparable Terrain will dispel the myth that the Toronto region is completely flat by focusing on the many unusual and unexpected characteristics of the landscape. Featuring work by Sarah Burtscher, Chloë Ellingson, Brett Gundlock, Brendan George Ko, Darren Rigo and Victoria Vitasek, the exhibition will consist of 72 large-scale photographic images, set alongside Lake Ontario at Harbourfront Centre.
September 27, 2014 - December 27, 2014 819 Sheppard Ave W, M3H 2T3
Little Kickers North York will be continuing their fall soccer season indoors at the Toronto Heschel School. Soccer skills classes are for children 18 months to 5 years of age, and classes coming for children 5-7 year of age soon.
Little Kickers is a fun and imaginative introduction to soccer. Non-competitive soccer skills in a pressure free positive environment are instructed. Little Kickers also offers special programs for birthdays, special occasions, and schools.
This multi-concert event, running Sundays from September 28, 2014 through April 12, 2015 will feature symphony, chamber and string quartet music... and truffles! A combination that is not to be missed.
The unique, interactive show is a lively and fun way to learn about classical music for children and adults.
Concerts run for 1 hour from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. All 5 concerts are available in a series for $50 - Subscribe here
Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.
Winter Festival of Lights helps people get in the spirit of the season by walking or driving the five-kilometre illumination route. Visitors can expect to see many of the iconic displays that have become favourites for attendees including the shimmering Zimmerman Fountain and the world's largest illuminated Canadian-American flag.
This season the Festival will also unveil a number of brand new illuminations including 3D Canadian Wildlife displays and projection lighting that will illuminate the trees in Dufferin Islands animating the moraine with the lights choreographed music to create an audio/visual experience.
There is no admission fee to view the illuminations but donations are gratefully accepted by Festival Ambassadors at the exit of Dufferin Islands (suggested contribution ($5 - $10 per car; $1 per coach bus passenger), with proceeds used to enhance the lights and displays.
Take an unprecedented journey through the essential bundle of neurons that is the human brain, the control centre for our thoughts, senses and feelings.
Walk through a forest of tangled wires and flashing lights that evokes trillions of firing synapses inside the brain. Watch a video projected on a giant brain model that provides an introduction to the many areas and functions of this remarkable organ. Explore how your brain processes language, organizes the visual world, and stores memories. Learn about the surprising ways the brain continually rewires itself through different stages of life and discover how new knowledge about the brain's inner workings may help scientists repair and improve brain function.
Along the way, be challenged with puzzles and games that probe neural connections and pathways. Finally, relax in the "Brain Lounge" and observe how different parts of the brain are stimulated by various activities - like listening to music, sporting events or foreign languages.
Special Exhibition included with Science Centre Admission
Celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas at Black Creek Pioneer Village! Come see the Village in it's finest holiday attire and celebrate Christmas with old and new traditions.
Enjoy special Christmas programs:
• Tour the historic houses and discover the origins of Christmas traditions popular today. Why do we send Christmas cards? Why do we put up Christmas trees and open presents on Christmas Day? • Learn about the origins of traditional Christmas foods, marvel as the flaming plum pudding enters the room, and then taste this old-fashioned Christmas treat. • Kids can make their very own Christmas card. •After an afternoon of strolling through the Village, purchase a homemade mincemeat tart and cider warmed over the fire.
On weekends in December before Christmas, enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride around the historic Village and meet with Santa in Santa's Cottage!
On Saturdays December 6, 13, and 20, do Christmas By Lamplight for an evening tour of the Village and lamplight dinner.
Make this a joyful and memorable holiday season for all Torontonians. Drop off new, unwrapped toys, gifts and gift cards to any of the following toy drive collection locations, during operating hours, until Tuesday, December 24:
City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. Metro Hall, 55 John St. Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St. East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave. Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr. York Civic Centre, 2700 Eglinton Ave. W.
The toys, gifts and gift cards collected will be distributed through established toy drive programs the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish and Global Television (Toronto). Donations will help provide a festive Christmas for Toronto children and families who might not otherwise have one.
All toy and gift donations are appreciated. It should be noted that there is typically a shortage of gifts for infants and teenagers. Gift cards for grocery and department stores also help to make the holidays enjoyable for families who need assistance.
Cash donation can be made at any RBC branch, at 299 Queen Street West in the lobby, at the CP24 CHUM Wish Warehouse at 1366 Blundell Road in Mississauga or online at www.thewish.ca.
Experience a 1920s Christmas on a guided tour of Spadina. Holly wreaths, garlands of evergreens and mistletoe festoon the house based on the memories of the Austin family grandchildren. In the kitchen visitors will enjoy holiday treats made from original recipes and sip mulled cider warmed on the art deco gas range. Holiday admission applies.
This festive season take a step back in time to Victorian Toronto and experience the magic of a traditional Christmas in an 1859 row-house. Escape from the hustle and bustle while you enjoy a sample of mulled cider and a biscuit in the warmth of the historic kitchen. Discover the story of how families celebrated Christmas in 19th century Toronto as you tour the Mackenzie home which is dressed in greenery for the holidays.
During the Victorian Christmas program, until December 24, children are invited to write a letter to Santa Claus during their visit. Children love writing to Santa Claus to tell him about their Christmas wish lists. Select a card that has been printed on our 1845 printing press, and write a personal message. Drop the wish card into our magic post box and it will go to Santa! Included with admission.
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