about Matthew, a young boy who is blind and uses his other senses to discover the world around him
he’s got eyes hiding everywhere: in his hands, in his feet and especially in his ears
this week, his mother and father are preparing a surprise for his birthday and he can hardly wait to find out what it is
Following the screening, children will take part in a total sensory experience.
They will become attuned to their other senses through such hands-on activities as odour sampling, navigating their way around a bedroom blindfolded, learning how to walk with a cane, write their names in Braille, and more!
“Listen to stories from historian Bruce Bell about Old Town Toronto, the war of 1812, and what it was like to be a kid 200 years ago!
In between, our chef will be whipping up a batch of mini maple scones for everyone to enjoy.“
This video invites you to stop by the St. Lawrence Market to support upcoming culinary artists of Toronto in special events, including the inaugural GradsMarket Event which is a one day culinary competition and a graduate showcase, sponsored by St. Lawrence Market:
Thanks to the following Toronto’s tips for planning ahead, getting there and getting around Scotiabank Nuit Blanche – from sunset at 6:59 p.m. on Saturday, October 1 to sunrise on Sunday, October 2 – you can make this contemporary art affair an unforgettable “Wow, What a Night!” celebration:
The flag, whose creation and design were approved by Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge, will be flown for the first time today when The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Ottawa to begin their nine-day Royal Tour of Canada, from June 30th to July 8th.
The itinerary of the nine-day Royal Tour of Canada for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge includes the following highlights:
Canada Day marks the anniversary of the formation of the union of the British North America provinces in a federation under the name of Canada on July 1st. The holiday was called Dominion Day, and since 1983 has been officially known as Canada Day.
Join in the fun and celebrate Canada’s 144th birthday on July 1.
The annual Canada Day celebration on the front (south) lawn of the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park will feature a 21-gun salute to be fired by the 7th Toronto Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery, and the singing of O Canada.
FREE Canada Day activities include:
a line up of multicultural acts with eight dance performances;
a meet-and-greet with beloved kids’ character Shrek; and
inflatable rides, crafts, arcade games and a special kids show.
The day’s celebrations are all FREE and will begin with a citizenship ceremony to welcome new Canadians – with activities and entertainment following from noon until 5:00 p.m.
The following Queen’s Park road closures will be in effect Friday, July 1, 2011, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.:
o Queen’s Park Crescent East from College St. to Wellesley St. West
o Queen’s Park Crescent West from College St. to Hoskin Ave
o Grosvenor St. from Queen’s Park Crescent East to Surrey Place
Canada Day Celebration Highlights at Harbourfront Centre: FREE
Canada Day (July 1) events include
a screening of Talespinners 2, seven short animated films for kids from the National Film Board of Canada,
make a Canadian maple leaf sun visor at the Canada Day Crafts station, and
sign up for one of the Strawberry Cooking Classes for Kids
YTV will even be on-site with their W.O.W. Tour!
during On the Pulse, you can play The Real Life Where’s Waldo? Game,
learn about the Arts & Animals of Colombia, and more!
“O! Canada is the results of an online singing competition using the National Anthem. Through social networking we have generated an overwhelming response to our call-out for your take on “O Canada”… without changing any of the lyrics of course.”