There are summer events happening in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from July 13 to July 27,

  • Most events are FREE.

This video presents “hondaindytoronto.”

Honda Indy Weekend

  • Experience the intensity of The Honda Indy Toronto taking place July 12-14 on the streets of downtown Toronto.
  • There is something for the whole family to enjoy with their new festival atmosphere, including:
    • craft beer & food
    • adrenaline packed stunt shows and competitions
    • charity events
    • celebrity appearances
    • interactive activities
    • live entertainment.

This video presents “Salsa on St Clair Toronto (HD) CCTV.”

9th Annual Salsa on St. Clair

FREE Admission

Saturday July 13th, 2013 (From noon – until 11pm)
Sunday July 14th, 2013 (From noon – until 9pm)

St. Clair Ave West from Winona Drive to Christie Street

  • TLN Telelatino, the Hillcrest Village BIA and the City of Toronto have once again joined forces to present Canada’s largest Latino-themed street festival which has attracted millions of salsa lovers to the streets of Toronto since it’s launch in 2005.
  • St. Clair Avenue West will be transformed into a showcase of Latin Life whereby you can enjoy the following activities:

    • live music,
    • dance lessons,
    • fiery food
    • and family fun take over the street.

Bloor West Village BIA Festival

FREE Admission

July 13

Bloor West Village

  • A fun family festival in Toronto featuring stage shows, strolling entertainment, activity centres, delicious food, sidewalk sales, carnival games, and inflatables.

City of Toronto to celebrate reopening of Flagstaff Park

FREE

July 15

10 to 11:30 a.m. Remarks: 10 a.m.

Flagstaff Park, 42 Mercury Rd.

  • Councillor Paul Ainslie (Ward 43 Scarborough East), Chair of the City’s Parks and Environment Committee, Councillor Doug Ford (Ward 2 Etobicoke North) and city staff will join members of the community in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the reopening of Flagstaff Park.
  • The park has undergone several improvements, including refurbishment of two tennis courts, construction of a new basketball court, a new accessible path and new playground equipment.

Istituto Italiano di Cultura

presents

OPERA IN THE GARDEN ’13: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO / THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED MEZZO-SOPRANO LAUREN SEGAL, WILL PERFORM LIVE BEFORE THE SCREENING!

Free admission

Friday, July 26, 2013

Gardens of the Italian Consulate at 136 Beverley St., Toronto

Gates will open at 7:00 p.m. with the film beginning at sunset (around 9:00 pm.)

  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura presents the screening of Mozart’s LE NOZZE DI FIGARO / THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, a 2006 production directed by Giorgio Strehler, conducted by Gérard Korsten with Orchestra & Chorus of Teatro alla Scala; starring Diana Damrau, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, Pietro Spagnoli, Monica Bacelli, Gérard Korsten.
  • In case of rain or strong winds the screening will be postponed to Sunday.
    • Please CLICK HERE on the days of the screenings to check the weather forecast or listen to CHIN Radio for last minute information.
  • Guests are invited to bring friends, family, blankets, and a picnic and are encouraged to dress in their finest operatic picnic attire for an evening that promises to be full of culture and entertainment.

Live Green Toronto Festival

 FREE Admission

July 27

11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Main stage will be at Yonge-Dundas Square.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Community Stage will be at the intersection of Queen and Yonge Streets.

  • The eighth annual Live Green Toronto Festival is Toronto’s largest outdoor celebration of all things green.
    • Live Green Toronto Festival will feature a dazzling array of musical talent on two downtown stages.
  • Performers on the main stage at Yonge-Dundas Square will include:
    • Thought Beneath Film will perform at noon,
    • Andria Simone at 12:30 p.m.,
    • the Abrams Bros at 1 p.m.,
    • Alex Cuba at 2 p.m.,
    • Anjulie at 3 p.m.,
    • Victoria Duffield at 4 p.m.,
    • the Parachute Club at 5 p.m.,
    • Treble Charger at 6 p.m.,
    • Kardinal Offishall at 7 p.m.
    • and Shawn Desman at 8 p.m.
  • Performers on the community stage will include
    • Mama D,
    • James from the songs,
    • Jaydahmann with Krystle Chance,
    • Christian Bridges and Philip Nozuka,
    • Womyn of Indigo,
    • and the Bloor Street Finishing School.
  • The Live Green Toronto Festival will also feature
    • a green street market with more than 100 exhibitors of green products/services,
    • Kids Zone,
    • Swap Zone,
    • an outdoor yoga class,
    • live demonstrations,
    • a beer garden
    • and more.
  • Yonge Street will be closed to traffic from Gould to Queen Streets to accommodate the green street market.

Live Green Toronto Festival Contact Info:

  • Environment & Energy Office
    Jessica Chow, Events Coordinator
    416-392-6342
    jchow3@toronto.ca
    Contact for: Green Street Market, Kids’ Zone
  • Mark Singh, Program Manager
    416-392-9714
    msingh@toronto.ca
    Contact for: Sponsorships, Concert Lineup, Media

Weekend Road Closures

Honda Indy’s road closures are from July 13 to  July 14 at 12 midnight.

  • The only available access to Ontario Place will be from Lake Shore Boulevard at the foot of Strachan Avenue.
  • Alternate east/west routes are the Gardiner Expressway or King Street.

Salsa on St. Clair’s road closure is from Saturday, July 13 at 8 a.m. to Sunday, July 14 at 11 p.m.

  • Vaughan Road and Davenport Road are alternative east-west routes.

Bloor West Village BIA Festival’s road closures are on Saturday, July 13 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • A series of road closures involve the following local roads running off Bloor Street will take place to accommodate this event:
    • Windermere Avenue,
    • Beresford Avenue,
    • Glendonwynne Road,
    • Armadale Avenue,
    • Durie Street
    • and Kennedy Avenue.

Live Green Toronto Festival’s road closure is on July 27.

City of Toronto Contact Info

Phone within Toronto city limits: 311.

Phone outside city limits: 416-392-CITY (2489)
(can be used within Toronto if you can’t reach 311).

TTY customers: 416-338-0TTY (0889)
Fax: 416-338-0685
E-mail: 311@toronto.ca

Always call 911 for emergencies.

If your matter is urgent, please call them. They are open 24/7.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

NEWS RELEASE

July 10, 2013

Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

Three special events this weekend will involve road closures. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events. Businesses in the areas affected are open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to vehicles.

Festivals and other special events are important to the city, injecting hundreds of millions of dollars annually into Toronto’s economy, and they are enjoyed each year by local residents.

In addition to road closures related to special events, there is a significant amount of road work taking place in the city. People are encouraged to take public transit as a greener, faster and more affordable way of getting to their destinations.

For those who need to drive in the general vicinity of special events, allow extra time to get to and from your destination. More information is available at http://www.toronto.ca/torontostreets/.

Salsa on St. Clair
St. Clair Avenue, from Winona Drive to Christie Street, will be closed in both directions from Saturday, July 13 at 8 a.m. to Sunday, July 14 at 11 p.m. Vaughan Road and Davenport Road are alternative east-west routes.

Honda Indy Weekend
Wednesday, July 10 at noon: Strachan Avenue from Lake Shore Boulevard to Fleet Street will be closed.

Wednesday, July 10 at 9 p.m.: Lake Shore Boulevard from Strachan Avenue to British Columbia Drive will be closed. Both closures are in effect until Sunday, July 14 at 12 midnight. There will be no eastbound or westbound traffic during this closure.

The only available access to Ontario Place will be from Lake Shore Boulevard at the foot of Strachan Avenue. Alternate east/west routes are the Gardiner Expressway or King Street.

Bloor West Village BIA Festival
Saturday, July 13 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.: a series of road closures involving local roads running off Bloor Street will take place to accommodate this event. Closures will affect Windermere Avenue, Beresford Avenue, Glendonwynne Road, Armadale Avenue, Durie Street and Kennedy Avenue.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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