Here are some great events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Are You Interested in Weaving?
Tuesday Afternoons from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. FREE Admission
Gibson House Museum
5172 YONGE ST
Call 416-395-7432 for more info.
Gibson House’s small but dedicated group of weavers has been making textiles for the museum programs and gift shops for years.
Their products are so popular they need more hands to help.
If you have basic weaving experience and are interested in helping them grow this group and their weaving activities at the museum – please join them.
Please call to confirm your interest.
After your initial orientation, you can drop in to weave any time (pre-arranged).
Saturdays and Sundays in January
Admission is by Pay What You Can
12 to 4 p.m.
Contact Info: 416-338-8807 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“Warm up with some cider, sample fresh baked treats and share what you love about Scarborough! Make your family a part of history!
The Community Memories Kiosk is waiting to record individual and family stories.
“ Newcomers and long time residents welcome.
Please click here for more info. Factory Farms: Behind the Scenes
January 8, 2014
Brentwood Program Room Speaker: Sonia Faruqi (
www.soniafaruqi.com) What are factory farms? What do they do? And why are they concerning?
In this talk, Sonia Faruqi will draw on industry information as well as her own experiences investigating and living at factory farms around the world.
The talk will end with tangible, practical solutions and actions.
Drop-In Workshop. First Come, First Seated.
Please click here for more info. Toronto Repair Café
January 11, 2014
Do you have a broken appliance, piece of furniture or item of clothing that you’d like to save from the landfill?
That’s where the volunteer “fixers” at the Repair Café come in!
Help combat waste and built-in obsolescence at this event!
For more info about Toronto Repair Café, please click here.
Rouge Park’s 11th Annual Winter Bird Count
January 12, 2014
Sheryl Santos provided the following details of this event:
Continue reading “You’re Invited: Toronto Events Jan.7-Feb.2, 2014 + Toronto & Ontario News”
There are exciting celebratory events happening in Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
This video presents “Festival recap – BARBEGAZI 2013.”
BARBEGAZI 2013 – Action Sports Festival at the Esplanade Financière Sun Life, Parc Olympique, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
Launch of the 2013-2014 Winter Program of the Olympic Park: ENTER PLAY OUTSIDE the Sun Life Financial Esplanade!
December 1, 2013 to January 5, 2014
February 7, 2014
February 15 and 16, 2014
Olympic Park announced that the Esplanade will once again host an authentic Winter Village , a central element of its winter program that will include family, FREE and accessible activities.
Fitted this year in the
area 100 of the Sun Life Financial Esplanade, which is located behind the Pie-IX metro, this new version of the Olympic Winter Park Village will feature a rink, allowing everyone to skate FREE and, even in mild weather thanks to its cooling system.
For the second year, the Winter Village is easily recognizable by its huge natural tree which this year, will measure 65 feet tall!
It will certainly return to Montreal as Sun Life Financial Esplanade will be hosted throughout the cold season.
The official opening of the site on December 1 will be highlighted by a fundraiser to benefit the organization’s Frimousse, a toy lending library of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.
For the modest sum of $2, children and adults can come affix a huge Christmas tree decoration in the Winter Village and are collected for each design will be donated to the toy library.
They will also be on site to donate new toys to contribute to service the loan toys Frimousse.
And to close the festival in style, end of the day, the Olympic Park will illuminate all lights to shine throughout the winter!
This is an update to my previous blog
You’re Invited: Special Events in Toronto January 2013:
For this month, please mark your calendars for these additional five
FREE events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
Conference of the Historical Society of Toronto
L’art du vitrail / The art of stained glass
Wednesday, 16 January 2013, 7:00 pm / Mercredi 16 Janvier 2013, 19h00
Continue reading “You’re Invited: More Special Events in Toronto January 2013”
This video presents “1 LOVE T.O. Holiday Ice Skating Party”:
“1 LOVE T.O. presents The Harbourfront’s DJ Skate Night as our Holiday Ice Skating Party for the city of Toronto,” Ontario, Canada (2011)
Music by DJ D-LUX and JEDI
During the holiday season, some special events are happening in Toronto.
The 12 Strays of Christmas
December 12 – 23, 2012
Continue reading “You’re Invited: Toronto’s Special Events + TTC’s Holiday Schedule 2012”
This video presents National Aboriginal History Month kick-off – Toronto – Jun 1, 2010:
Rain dancing in Toronto at Dundas Square
There are five events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to celebrate Indigenous peoples and cultures as follows:
The City of Toronto invites you to the following
FREE celebratory event: National Aboriginal History Month Celebration
June 12, 2012
Continue reading “You’re Invited: Five Toronto Events Celebrate Indigenous Peoples & Cultures June 12-August 19, 2012”
See spectacular fireworks celebrating Victoria Day:
“A brilliant fireworks display is produced by FX Work and is choreographed to a contemporary mix of music” at Canada’s Wonderland, as shown in this video:
Here are some
FREE celebratory events for the upcoming Victoria Day Weekend in Ontario, Canada:
Continue reading “You’re Invited: Victoria Day Weekend Celebrations May 19 – 21, 2012”
Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, presents the following FREE event for Seniors: Open House / Free Tour for Seniors
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
231 Queens Quay West
Continue reading “Seniors, You’re Invited: Harbourfront Centre’s Open House / Free Tour of Exhibitions May 15, 2012!”