April 19, 2014
April 18, 2014

Eat

Weekly Toronto Restaurant Recap: Wahlburgers, Gourmet Gringos, Hanif Harji, Sam James and more

Weekly Toronto Restaurant Recap: Wahlburgers, Gourmet Gringos, Hanif Harji, Sam James and more Weekly restaurant recap rounds up the week’s Toronto restaurant news. In this edition: the latest from restaurateur Hanif Harji, news about Marky Mark’s Wahlburgers, Gourmet Gringos, Sam James opens another location, and more.
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April 18, 2014

Eat

Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: a full-bodied Portuguese wine

Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: a full-bodied Portuguese wine Encruzado is a grape grown in Portugal's Dão region.
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April 17, 2014

Eat

First Look: Luckee, a new high-end dim sum restaurant from chef Susur Lee

First Look: Luckee, a new high-end dim sum restaurant from chef Susur Lee While dim sum will always be a part of Toronto’s collective unconscious, it seems to be having a bit of a moment these days. High-end chefs are getting into it, including the inimitable Susur Lee, who opened his highly anticipated Luckee at the SoHo Metropolitan Hotel earlier this month.
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April 17, 2014

Do

Weekend Warrior: Record Store Day, Lou Dawg’s, Brewer’s Backyard, Internet Cat Video Festival, Harbourfront Centre Spring Fling

Weekend Warrior: Record Store Day, Lou Dawg’s, Brewer’s Backyard, Internet Cat Video Festival, Harbourfront Centre Spring Fling It's the long weekend (and the weather seems to be co-operating), so get out there and enjoy what the city has to offer. On the docket this weekend: pulled pork poutine and live music on King St., brews at Evergreen Brick Works, a day of well-deserved veneration for the art of vinyl, an all-ages festival, and (the pièce de résistance) a cat video festival. Happy Easter, everyone.
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April 17, 2014

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Sewell: Elections coming, but who will stand up for Toronto?

Sewell: Elections coming, but who will stand up for Toronto? We are now at the point in the game where the cards have been put on the table by all the major players — the leading candidates for mayor of Toronto, the candidates for premier of Ontario and the candidates for Prime Minister of Canada.
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April 17, 2014

Eat

First Draught: A funky beer from Belgium, by way of Toronto’s Bellwoods Brewery

First Draught: A funky beer from Belgium, by way of Toronto’s Bellwoods Brewery Yeast plays a role in the flavour of every beer, but is probably most noticeable in the recipes that have historic roots in Belgium. Farmhouse ales, including the loosely defined saison style are typical of this characteristic. Bellwoods Brewery on Ossington has a few excellent ones in their lineup including the Farmhouse Classic and the Farmageddon Barrel-Aged Brett Saison.
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April 17, 2014

Shop

Retail Therapy: Victoire Boutique

Retail Therapy: Victoire Boutique Originally hailing from Ottawa, Victoire is a new fashionable women’s boutique that has recently opened its third location on lower Ossington. Co-owners Regine Paquette and Katie Frappier decided to expand to Toronto when one of their managers, Kristina Smith, informed them she was moving to Toronto.
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April 16, 2014

Do

The Race For Mayor: Shuffle Demon Richard Underhill toots his own horn on why he should be Toronto's next leader

The Race For Mayor: Shuffle Demon Richard Underhill toots his own horn on why he should be Toronto's next leader Richard Underhill has long been a community activist, especially regarding his home turf in Toronto’s Kensington Market. But, he’s best known as a member of legendary jazz fusion group Shuffle Demons. Now Underhill wants to parlay his decades of experience travelling the world as a musician and his work in grassroots organizing into a run at the mayor’s chair in the upcoming municipal election.
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April 16, 2014

Eat

Counter Culture: New plans for Mark Wahlberg’s first Toronto Wahlburgers outpost

Counter Culture: New plans for Mark Wahlberg’s first Toronto Wahlburgers outpost New explansion plans were announced yesterday for Toronto’s first Wahlburgers, a burger restaurant founded by brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg.
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April 16, 2014

Eat

Drink This: the College Streetcar from College Street Bar

Drink This: the College Streetcar from College Street Bar College Street Bar has been a mainstay of Little Italy for an oh-so-casual 23 years. Known for their Soul Sundays — Hogtown’s longest-running live music show — the space has recently launched a sharing menu to match its laudable cocktail list. Owner and chief bartender Gavin MacMillan, one of Canada’s top 10 mixologists, turns out a number of top tier tipples, but it’s his College Streetcar that takes the cake.
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April 16, 2014

Shop

Shoe Fetish: these black and gold wedges from Jimmy Choo

Shoe Fetish: these black and gold wedges from Jimmy Choo Mid-April in Toronto is chock-full of stubbornly shivering women in layers too thin for the almost-spring. But hey, we're all waiting with bated breath for warmer weather, and no colour combination is quite as redolent of summer nights spent strolling a riviera (French or Mayan—take your pick) as black and gold.
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April 16, 2014

Do

Ecks and the City: How to age gracefully

Ecks and the City: How to age gracefully They say men get handsomer at 40, while we just get old. Yeah, screw that.
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April 15, 2014

Shop

Something men ought to know about: this indigo-dyed henley by Toronto brand Metsa Design

Something men ought to know about: this indigo-dyed henley by Toronto brand Metsa Design This just in: You need a henley, and you need one, like, yesterday. There are a few reasons for this. For one, they are bastions of versatility—a quality henley can go from serving as a basic layering piece, to complementing your denims, to being that uber casual top you had no business pairing so effortlessly with your Italian sport coat and trousers.
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April 15, 2014

Eat

Counter Culture: Hanif Harji and (possibly) Charles Khabouth ready new Yorkville steakhouse

Counter Culture: Hanif Harji and (possibly) Charles Khabouth ready new Yorkville steakhouse Some of the busiest restaurateurs in the city have been working away at another new project that should see the light of day this July. Hanif Harji along with Tim Foley and Charles Khabouth will be opening what he describes as an "Asian-inspired steakhouse" in the former location of Boba restaurant at 90 Avenue Road in Yorkville.
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8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Spring at the Avenue Road Arts School!

Our Spring Term begins on Saturday, April 5th with a wide variety of engaging visual art and drama programs for kids, teens and adults.

Cost: vaires

Where?
Avenue Road Arts School
460 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON  M4V 2J1
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For more information:
Sponsor: Avenue Road Arts School
Telephone: 416-961-1502
Contact name: Kristina
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Free Income Tax Clinic

Central Eglinton Community Centre offers its annual free income tax clinic from March 1 to April 25, 2013. Our trained volunteers will prepare your income tax return either on paper for you to...

Cost: free

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave East
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador January 25 – June 1, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM Changing Tides celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of Canada's newest...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
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For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Cut-a-thon for Parkinson’s

Spend the Sunday getting pampered while making a difference for the Parkinson's community. Celebrating 25 years, Cut-A-Thon for Parkinson's takes place during Parkinson's Awareness Month, offering...

Cost: 40$

Where?
Multiple locations
Toronto, ON

For more information:
Telephone: 416-227-3374
Contact name: Kimberley Murdoch
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mary Pratt

Mary Pratt January 18 – April 27, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM The critically acclaimed exhibition Mary Pratt is on now at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection - one of only five...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
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For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Boozy Bingo

Join 2nd Floor Events for a night of Boozy Bingo! April is National Grilled Cheese Month, so we’ll be featuring special sandwiches from Cheesewerks paired with our Stop and Go Caesar, all made...

Cost: $5 for your first five cards

Where?
2nd Floor Events
461 King St. West
Toronto, ON  M5V 1K4
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For more information:
Sponsor: 2nd Floor Events
Website »

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

50s/60s Dance at Seven44

Little Peter and the Elegants will bring hits from the 50s and 60s to Seven44 (formerly The Chick 'N' Deli) on Sunday April 13 from 5:00 to 9:00 with a $5.00/person charge at the door. You will...

Cost: $5.00/person

Where?
Seven44 Restaurant & Lounge
744 Mount Pleasant Rd.
Toronto, ON  M4S 2N6
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Toronto's Bridal Show

Toronto's Bridal Show presented by Remax, is the city's best bridal show focusing on the latest trends for our newly engaged couples in the GTA. Showcasing 100's of exhibitors, amazing fashion show...

Cost: $20

Where?
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place
100 Princes Blvd
Toronto, ON
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For more information:
Sponsor: Remax

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Toronto's Bridal Show

One of the top bridal shows in the city is back with best-in-class exhibitors for the discerning bride-to-be and her entourage. Toronto’s Bridal Show presented by RE/MAX features over 150...

Cost: $20

Where?
Direct Energy Centre, Hall C
100 Princes' Boulevard
Toronto, ON  M6K 3C3
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For more information:
Sponsor: Presented by RE/MAX
Telephone: 905-264-7000
Website »

6:00 PM

Project Gallery presents: SALON SHOW Exhibition

Exhibition: April 3rd – April 13th 2014 Reception: Thursday, April 3rd (6-10pm) ATTENTION artist and art enthusiasts, Project Gallery will be hosting a large-scale salon style exhibition from...

Cost: Free

Where?
Project Gallery Toronto
1109 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON  M4M 1K7
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8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Tangled Art + Disability presents Festival Krip-Hop Nation: Toronto

Tangled Art + Disability presents Canada’s first Krip-Hop Nation event featuring hip hop artists with disabilities www.tangledarts.org Kicking off the 2014 Tangled Arts Festival, Tangled Art...

Cost: various

Where?
Oakham House
63 Gould St
Toronto, ON  M5B 1E9
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For more information:
Telephone: 647-300-8211
Contact name: Claire Hefferon
Website »

Robert Burley: The Disappearance of Darkness

Robert Burley: The Disappearance of Darkness January 22 – April 13, 2014 Curated by Dr. Gaëlle Morel Main Gallery Opening Reception: January 22, 2014, 6-8pm The exhibition Robert Burley: The...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Ryerson Image Centre
33 Gould Street
Toronto, ON  M5B 2K3
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For more information:
Sponsor: Ryerson Image Centre
Telephone: 416-979-5164
Contact name: Erin Warner
Website »

Art @First: Paintings and Stitchery

Wendy Ounpuu has been sewing since the age of five, learning to embroider at a convent run by Irish nuns in the U.K. Self-taught in the arts, she has explored and experimented with colour and...

Cost: Free

Where?
First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St Clair Ave West
Toronto, ON  M4V 1P7
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For more information:
Sponsor: Arts Committee
Telephone: 416-924-9654x221
Contact name: Administrator
Website »

Kidville Winter Semester

Register now for Winter 2014! Kidville is the #1 place for families with young children – from newborn to age six! Enroll in a Kidville class today to get your free family membership and gain...

Cost: Free

Where?
Kidville at Yonge and Lawrence
3420 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON  M4N 2M9
View map »

For more information:
Contact name: Micah
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Spring at the Avenue Road Arts School!

Our Spring Term begins on Saturday, April 5th with a wide variety of engaging visual art and drama programs for kids, teens and adults.

Cost: vaires

Where?
Avenue Road Arts School
460 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON  M4V 2J1
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Avenue Road Arts School
Telephone: 416-961-1502
Contact name: Kristina
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Free Income Tax Clinic

Central Eglinton Community Centre offers its annual free income tax clinic from March 1 to April 25, 2013. Our trained volunteers will prepare your income tax return either on paper for you to...

Cost: free

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave East
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mary Pratt

Mary Pratt January 18 – April 27, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM The critically acclaimed exhibition Mary Pratt is on now at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection - one of only five...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador January 25 – June 1, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM Changing Tides celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of Canada's newest...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

FREE 50+ Drop-in Stretch & Breathe (Chair Exercises)

Drop in for this FREE program, which is an ancient Chinese system of mild exercise, inspired by animal movement that is related to Tai-Chi, Chi Gung and Chinese Yoga. We’ll follow easy stretching...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

FREE Current Events (50+ Drop-in)

Join our FREE, spirited and interactive group discussions on relevant news-worthy topics. The group is facilitated by staff or volunteers. Our Monthly Birthday Party will be the last Monday of the...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

FREE 50+Intermediate French Conversation Circle (Drop-in)

Did you know that practicing a foreign language decreases the chance of dementia? Join Madame Bui and friends on select Monday afternoons from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor, Program Room...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
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For more information:
Telephone: 416-392-0511x228
Contact name: Sherri Bulmer
Website »

7:00 PM - 10:15 PM

euphonia presents Mahler #4 REDUX

HAPPY BIRTHDAY EUPHONIA! In April 2013 a group of like-minded classical musicians came together to form a group that would take classical music out of the concert hall, reaching out to a new...

Cost: $10 cover charge

Where?
Lula Lounge
1585 Dundas St. W
Toronto, ON
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Kidville Winter Semester

Register now for Winter 2014! Kidville is the #1 place for families with young children – from newborn to age six! Enroll in a Kidville class today to get your free family membership and gain...

Cost: Free

Where?
Kidville at Yonge and Lawrence
3420 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON  M4N 2M9
View map »

For more information:
Contact name: Micah
Website »

Art @First: Paintings and Stitchery

Wendy Ounpuu has been sewing since the age of five, learning to embroider at a convent run by Irish nuns in the U.K. Self-taught in the arts, she has explored and experimented with colour and...

Cost: Free

Where?
First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St Clair Ave West
Toronto, ON  M4V 1P7
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Arts Committee
Telephone: 416-924-9654x221
Contact name: Administrator
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Spring at the Avenue Road Arts School!

Our Spring Term begins on Saturday, April 5th with a wide variety of engaging visual art and drama programs for kids, teens and adults.

Cost: vaires

Where?
Avenue Road Arts School
460 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON  M4V 2J1
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Avenue Road Arts School
Telephone: 416-961-1502
Contact name: Kristina
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Free Income Tax Clinic

Central Eglinton Community Centre offers its annual free income tax clinic from March 1 to April 25, 2013. Our trained volunteers will prepare your income tax return either on paper for you to...

Cost: free

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave East
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mary Pratt

Mary Pratt January 18 – April 27, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM The critically acclaimed exhibition Mary Pratt is on now at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection - one of only five...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador January 25 – June 1, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM Changing Tides celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of Canada's newest...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

FREE 50+ Stretch & Breathe (Chair Exercises) Drop-in

Drop in for this FREE program, which is an ancient Chinese system of mild exercise, inspired by animal movement that is related to Tai-Chi, Chi Gung and Chinese Yoga. We’ll follow easy stretching...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

FREE 50+ Scrabble Party (Drop-in)

Have fun with good companions and exercise your brain at the same time. Scrabble players of all levels are welcome. Call 416-392-0511 for more information. Please see our 50+ Calendar for any...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

50+ Zumba Gold

Zumba® combines aerobics and Latin dance in a party atmosphere. Zumba Gold® has been specifically designed for older adults. Zumba® includes cardio and resistance training and is for non-dancers...

Cost: $8.50 non CECC member drop-in

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
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For more information:
Telephone: 416-392-0511x228
Contact name: Sherri Bulmer
Website »

7:00 PM

Whole Body Detox 2014

Ever wanted to do a detox? (but didn’t know where to start?) Detox can help with: • Weight loss • Fatigue and “brain fog” • Digestive upset • Weak immunity • Hormonal balance at...

Cost: $487

Where?
Mahaya Forest Hill Integrative Health
73 Warren Road, Suite 102
Toronto, ON  M4V 2R9
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For more information:
Telephone: 416-792-4400
Contact name: Kate Whimster
Website »

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Adult Hebrew Language Lab — Making Chemistry With Hebrew Letters - Beginners Plus

Do you need to brush up on your Hebrew skills? Building on our initial studies, we’ll study basic Hebrew skills and provide the tools to access our ancient language. This class is intended for...

Cost: $200

Where?
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON  M5M 3B1
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For more information:
Sponsor: Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
Telephone: 416-487-3281
Contact name: Education Office
Website »

Art @First: Paintings and Stitchery

Wendy Ounpuu has been sewing since the age of five, learning to embroider at a convent run by Irish nuns in the U.K. Self-taught in the arts, she has explored and experimented with colour and...

Cost: Free

Where?
First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St Clair Ave West
Toronto, ON  M4V 1P7
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Arts Committee
Telephone: 416-924-9654x221
Contact name: Administrator
Website »

Kidville Winter Semester

Register now for Winter 2014! Kidville is the #1 place for families with young children – from newborn to age six! Enroll in a Kidville class today to get your free family membership and gain...

Cost: Free

Where?
Kidville at Yonge and Lawrence
3420 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON  M4N 2M9
View map »

For more information:
Contact name: Micah
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Spring at the Avenue Road Arts School!

Our Spring Term begins on Saturday, April 5th with a wide variety of engaging visual art and drama programs for kids, teens and adults.

Cost: vaires

Where?
Avenue Road Arts School
460 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON  M4V 2J1
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Avenue Road Arts School
Telephone: 416-961-1502
Contact name: Kristina
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Free Income Tax Clinic

Central Eglinton Community Centre offers its annual free income tax clinic from March 1 to April 25, 2013. Our trained volunteers will prepare your income tax return either on paper for you to...

Cost: free

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave East
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mary Pratt

Mary Pratt January 18 – April 27, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM The critically acclaimed exhibition Mary Pratt is on now at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection - one of only five...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador January 25 – June 1, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM Changing Tides celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of Canada's newest...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

FREE 50+ Drop-in Stretch & Breathe (Chair Exercises)

Drop in for this FREE program, which is an ancient Chinese system of mild exercise, inspired by animal movement that is related to Tai-Chi, Chi Gung and Chinese Yoga. We’ll follow easy stretching...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

FREE 50+ Cindy's Knitting Circle (Drop-in)

Bring your yarn, needles and patterns and join Cindy’s Knitting Circle. Whether you are experienced or not, this is the Circle for you! If you want to learn the basics, or are a little rusty,...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Open House

Join us for our standing Open House every Wednesday, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. New Open Houses for the upcoming academic year begin August 28, 2013.

Cost: FREE

Where?
Northmount School
26 Mallard Rd.
North York, ON  M3B 1S3
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For more information:
Telephone: 416-449-8823
Contact name: Manfred von Vulte
Website »

4:00 PM

Soup & Movie Night

Award winning contemporary films about "Which Side Are You On?". Watch the film at 4 pm, stay for soup supper at 6 pm. The film will be shown again at 7 pm in the Living Room at the Donway...

Cost: $5

Where?
Donway Covenant United Church
230 The Donway West
(Lawrence Ave. E & Don Mills Rd.)
Toronto, ON  M3B 2V8
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For more information:
Sponsor: Donway Covenant United Church
Telephone: 416-444-8444
Contact name: Jaren McLeod
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

5 STARS

The Ontario Wine Society is pleased to announce the return of 5 STARS, a wine tasting event showcasing the very best in Ontario wines: Riesling, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc and Sparkling...

Cost: $58

Where?
The Faculty Club, University of Toronto
41 Willcocks St.
Toronto, ON
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For more information:
Website »

7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

416RISE

Our 2nd year Anniversary “416RISE” will take place on April 16th 2014, (7pm-10:30pm). The event is a celebration of Toronto’s impact in the Arts & Culture among all demographics. The event...

Cost: $15 in advance $20 at the door

Where?
Daniel's spectrum
585 Dundas st. East
Toronto, ON
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For more information:
Sponsor: Artscape, Manifesto, UNITY Charity, GYC, Remix Project, YYZ higlightz
Contact name: Tony
Website »

Kidville Winter Semester

Register now for Winter 2014! Kidville is the #1 place for families with young children – from newborn to age six! Enroll in a Kidville class today to get your free family membership and gain...

Cost: Free

Where?
Kidville at Yonge and Lawrence
3420 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON  M4N 2M9
View map »

For more information:
Contact name: Micah
Website »

Art @First: Paintings and Stitchery

Wendy Ounpuu has been sewing since the age of five, learning to embroider at a convent run by Irish nuns in the U.K. Self-taught in the arts, she has explored and experimented with colour and...

Cost: Free

Where?
First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St Clair Ave West
Toronto, ON  M4V 1P7
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Arts Committee
Telephone: 416-924-9654x221
Contact name: Administrator
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Spring at the Avenue Road Arts School!

Our Spring Term begins on Saturday, April 5th with a wide variety of engaging visual art and drama programs for kids, teens and adults.

Cost: vaires

Where?
Avenue Road Arts School
460 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON  M4V 2J1
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Avenue Road Arts School
Telephone: 416-961-1502
Contact name: Kristina
Website »

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Taste the Passion: Experience Lavazza’s new drip coffee blends at a complimentary sampling event

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square: 1 Dundas Street East, Toronto, ON M5B 2R8 When: Thursday, April 17- Saturday, April 19; Thursday: 8AM – 7PM, Friday & Saturday: 10AM – 7PM Description: Lavazza,...

Cost: Free

Where?
Yonge-Dundas Square
1 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON   M5B 2R8
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For more information:
Sponsor: Yonge-Dundas Square
Telephone: 212-957-3005
Contact name: Joe Gallo
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Free Income Tax Clinic

Central Eglinton Community Centre offers its annual free income tax clinic from March 1 to April 25, 2013. Our trained volunteers will prepare your income tax return either on paper for you to...

Cost: free

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave East
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mary Pratt

Mary Pratt January 18 – April 27, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM The critically acclaimed exhibition Mary Pratt is on now at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection - one of only five...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
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For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador January 25 – June 1, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM Changing Tides celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of Canada's newest...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
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For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
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12:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Lou Dawg's Celebrates 5 Years on King with Rib Eating Contest & FREE Poutine

Lou Dawg’s is celebrating five years of southern hospitality and good times on King West with a lineup of wet-nap-required festivities kicking off Thursday, April 17, 2014 at its anniversary...

Cost: Free

Where?
Lou Dawg's
589 King Street West
Toronto, ON  M5V 1M5
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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Toronto Botanical Garden Organic Farmers' Market

The TBG Organic Farmers’ Market is now year-round! The market takes place on Thursdays: 3 to 7 p.m. (outside until October 10th); 2 to 6 p.m (inside starting October 17th). The market is located...

Cost: free (optional food for purchase)

Where?
Toronto Botanical Garden
777 Lawrence Ave. East
Toronto, ON  M3C 1P2
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For more information:
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Project Gallery presents: CENSUS Exhibition

Exhibition: April 17 - April 23 Opening Reception: April 17, 7-11PM CENSUS is a contemporary art exhibition featuring emerging lens-based artists completing their thesis studies at OCAD...

Cost: Free

Where?
Project Gallery Toronto
1109 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON  M4M 1K7
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7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Adult Hebrew - Intermediate

Over the years, this class has become a family, always open to newcomers looking to practice their Hebrew. We will use prayers and Biblical stories as our text as we further our Hebrew knowledge...

Cost: $200

Where?
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON  M5M 3B1
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For more information:
Sponsor: Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
Telephone: 416-487-3281
Contact name: Education Office
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Art @First: Paintings and Stitchery

Wendy Ounpuu has been sewing since the age of five, learning to embroider at a convent run by Irish nuns in the U.K. Self-taught in the arts, she has explored and experimented with colour and...

Cost: Free

Where?
First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St Clair Ave West
Toronto, ON  M4V 1P7
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For more information:
Sponsor: Arts Committee
Telephone: 416-924-9654x221
Contact name: Administrator
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Kidville Winter Semester

Register now for Winter 2014! Kidville is the #1 place for families with young children – from newborn to age six! Enroll in a Kidville class today to get your free family membership and gain...

Cost: Free

Where?
Kidville at Yonge and Lawrence
3420 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON  M4N 2M9
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For more information:
Contact name: Micah
Website »

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Taste the Passion: Experience Lavazza’s new drip coffee blends at a complimentary sampling event

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square: 1 Dundas Street East, Toronto, ON M5B 2R8 When: Thursday, April 17- Saturday, April 19; Thursday: 8AM – 7PM, Friday & Saturday: 10AM – 7PM Description: Lavazza,...

Cost: Free

Where?
Yonge-Dundas Square
1 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON   M5B 2R8
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For more information:
Sponsor: Yonge-Dundas Square
Telephone: 212-957-3005
Contact name: Joe Gallo
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Spring at the Avenue Road Arts School!

Our Spring Term begins on Saturday, April 5th with a wide variety of engaging visual art and drama programs for kids, teens and adults.

Cost: vaires

Where?
Avenue Road Arts School
460 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON  M4V 2J1
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For more information:
Sponsor: Avenue Road Arts School
Telephone: 416-961-1502
Contact name: Kristina
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Free Income Tax Clinic

Central Eglinton Community Centre offers its annual free income tax clinic from March 1 to April 25, 2013. Our trained volunteers will prepare your income tax return either on paper for you to...

Cost: free

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave East
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mary Pratt

Mary Pratt January 18 – April 27, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM The critically acclaimed exhibition Mary Pratt is on now at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection - one of only five...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
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For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

FREE 50+ Games Morning (Drop-in)

Join us for a fun morning of games. Beginner euchre, cribbage, board games and more. Call 416-392-0511, ext. 228 or see CECC's 50+ Calendar for any changes to the schedule. Must be aged 50+....

Cost: FREE

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

All About Pets Show

All the pets you know, and some you don’t will be at the International Centre Easter weekend – April 18-20. Join some 20,000 visitors in family-fun activities, entertainment, world renowned...

Cost: $12 for youth & senior, $18 adults ($16 online)

Where?
The International Centre
6900 Airport Rd.
Mississauga, ON  L4V 1E8
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador January 25 – June 1, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM Changing Tides celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of Canada's newest...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
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For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

FREE 50+ Computer Lab Drop-in

High-speed computers and internet access! No reservations! Located on the 2nd Floor. There will be a volunteer available to assist you during the 50+ Computer Lab Drop-In. We can help you set up...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
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12:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Lou Dawg's Celebrates 5 Years on King with Rib Eating Contest & FREE Poutine

Lou Dawg’s is celebrating five years of southern hospitality and good times on King West with a lineup of wet-nap-required festivities kicking off Thursday, April 17, 2014 at its anniversary...

Cost: Free

Where?
Lou Dawg's
589 King Street West
Toronto, ON  M5V 1M5
View map »

For more information:
Website »

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Project Gallery presents: CENSUS Exhibition

Exhibition: April 17 - April 23 Opening Reception: April 17, 7-11PM CENSUS is a contemporary art exhibition featuring emerging lens-based artists completing their thesis studies at OCAD...

Cost: Free

Where?
Project Gallery Toronto
1109 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON  M4M 1K7
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7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir: Sacred Music for a Sacred Space

Enjoy the glories of French composers Maurice Duruflé and Louis Vierne in a concert of music for chorus and organ. Duruflé’s Requiem, based on the Gregorian plainchant Mass for the Dead,...

Cost: $35-$50

Where?
St. Paul's Basilica
83 Power St.
Toronto, ON   M5A 3A8
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For more information:
Sponsor: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Telephone: 416-598-0422
Contact name: Jennie
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Art @First: Paintings and Stitchery

Wendy Ounpuu has been sewing since the age of five, learning to embroider at a convent run by Irish nuns in the U.K. Self-taught in the arts, she has explored and experimented with colour and...

Cost: Free

Where?
First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St Clair Ave West
Toronto, ON  M4V 1P7
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For more information:
Sponsor: Arts Committee
Telephone: 416-924-9654x221
Contact name: Administrator
Website »

Kidville Winter Semester

Register now for Winter 2014! Kidville is the #1 place for families with young children – from newborn to age six! Enroll in a Kidville class today to get your free family membership and gain...

Cost: Free

Where?
Kidville at Yonge and Lawrence
3420 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON  M4N 2M9
View map »

For more information:
Contact name: Micah
Website »

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Spring at the Avenue Road Arts School!

Our Spring Term begins on Saturday, April 5th with a wide variety of engaging visual art and drama programs for kids, teens and adults.

Cost: vaires

Where?
Avenue Road Arts School
460 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON  M4V 2J1
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Avenue Road Arts School
Telephone: 416-961-1502
Contact name: Kristina
Website »

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Taste the Passion: Experience Lavazza’s new drip coffee blends at a complimentary sampling event

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square: 1 Dundas Street East, Toronto, ON M5B 2R8 When: Thursday, April 17- Saturday, April 19; Thursday: 8AM – 7PM, Friday & Saturday: 10AM – 7PM Description: Lavazza,...

Cost: Free

Where?
Yonge-Dundas Square
1 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON   M5B 2R8
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Yonge-Dundas Square
Telephone: 212-957-3005
Contact name: Joe Gallo
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Free Income Tax Clinic

Central Eglinton Community Centre offers its annual free income tax clinic from March 1 to April 25, 2013. Our trained volunteers will prepare your income tax return either on paper for you to...

Cost: free

Where?
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave East
Toronto, ON  M4P 3B5
View map »

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

66th Annual Spring Juried Art Show

The Willowdale Group of Artists (WGA), one of Toronto’s oldest, active art groups, is celebrating the onset of spring with a juried show, featuring works painted by some of Toronto’s finest...

Cost: Free

Where?
North York Civic Centre
5100 Yonge St.
North York, ON   M2N5V7
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For more information:
Sponsor: Willowdale Group of Artists
Telephone: 416-590-1296
Contact name: Margie Wagner
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mary Pratt

Mary Pratt January 18 – April 27, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM The critically acclaimed exhibition Mary Pratt is on now at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection - one of only five...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador

Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador January 25 – June 1, 2014 Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM Changing Tides celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of Canada's newest...

Cost: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $12; Free for members

Where?
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON  L0J 1C0
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 905-893-1121
Website »

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

All About Pets Show

All the pets you know, and some you don’t will be at the International Centre Easter weekend – April 18-20. Join some 20,000 visitors in family-fun activities, entertainment, world renowned...

Cost: $12 for youth & senior, $18 adults ($16 online)

Where?
The International Centre
6900 Airport Rd.
Mississauga, ON  L4V 1E8
View map »

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Project Gallery presents: CENSUS Exhibition

Exhibition: April 17 - April 23 Opening Reception: April 17, 7-11PM CENSUS is a contemporary art exhibition featuring emerging lens-based artists completing their thesis studies at OCAD...

Cost: Free

Where?
Project Gallery Toronto
1109 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON  M4M 1K7
View map »

Art @First: Paintings and Stitchery

Wendy Ounpuu has been sewing since the age of five, learning to embroider at a convent run by Irish nuns in the U.K. Self-taught in the arts, she has explored and experimented with colour and...

Cost: Free

Where?
First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St Clair Ave West
Toronto, ON  M4V 1P7
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Arts Committee
Telephone: 416-924-9654x221
Contact name: Administrator
Website »

Kidville Winter Semester

Register now for Winter 2014! Kidville is the #1 place for families with young children – from newborn to age six! Enroll in a Kidville class today to get your free family membership and gain...

Cost: Free

Where?
Kidville at Yonge and Lawrence
3420 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON  M4N 2M9
View map »

For more information:
Contact name: Micah
Website »

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