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August 2021

Free Virtual Write It Workshops

Thursday, August 5 - Saturday, August 21
Free
Virtual Write It Workshops

Sign up Free Write It Workshops designed for youth in grades 4-8. The creative writing program focuses on improving the writing skills of children through which participants are encouraged to find their voice and gain confidence in their choices as a writer. Thanks to its positive reception and engagement from children across Canada in 2020, Ripple is hosting three virtual workshops on Zoom every month…

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Courtyard Farmers’ Market – Fairmount Park

Thursday, August 5 - Wednesday, October 6
Fairmount Park, 1725 Gerrard St E
Toronto, Ontario M4L 2A9 Canada
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Free

JOIN THE JOURNEY COURTYARD FARMERS MARKET! The Courtyard Farmers’ Market aims to promote local Ontario Farmers, unique Artisans, eclectic Entrepreneurs and local businesses in a spirit of community, fun and wellness. We sell farm-fresh produce and a range of products that reflect Toronto’s diversity! Our vendor team consists of family-owned farms, women-led enterprises, and ethno-cultural businesses that represent the true diversity and richness of Toronto,…

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Scarborough Farmers’ Market – Oakridge

Thursday, August 5 - Thursday, October 7
Oakridge Park, 3459 Danforth Ave
Scarborough, Ontario M1L 1C9 Canada
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Free

JOIN THE JOURNEY SCARBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET! The Scarborough Farmers' Market aims to promote local Ontario Farmers, unique Artisans, eclectic Entrepreneurs and local businesses in a spirit of community, fun and diversity. 🍎 Our mission then, as it is now, is to bring nutrient-dense, fairly priced, culturally appropriate, fresh fruits, vegetables, and food & lifestyle products to the people of our beloved Scarborough! We sell farm-fresh…

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Happy 10 MCS

Thursday, August 5 - Monday, September 6
Mississauga Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON Canada
Free
MCS 10

It's been a decade since the Square started welcoming residents and visitors as the city's newest hotspot for concerts, cultural events, splash pad picnic days, outdoor exercise classes and much more. In the past 10 years, more than six million people have had the opportunity to include the Square in their all-time best memories. 2021 Summer Activities Loving Kindness Celebration Square is 10! To capture…

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Ready, Set, Connect! – Free Summer Program

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, August 13
Free

Ready, Set, Connect! is a free virtual summer program for kids 9-12 years old! For 2 weeks, 1 hour each day, a group of up to 8 kids will connect with a Program Leader using Zoom. Together groups will think creatively, learn leadership skills, build confidence, discuss and strengthen communication and participate in making a positive impact on their communities. For more information and to…

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Woodbridge Village Farmers Market

Thursday, August 5 - Saturday, October 9
Woodbridge Pool and Memorial Arena, 5020 Hwy #7 at Islington Ave.
Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 1T1 Canada
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Free

his event is part of a series that starts on June 27 @ 9:00 am and ends on June 27 @ 9:00 am The Woodbridge Village Farmers Market is a friendly, big-hearted market located on the northwest corner of Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot. The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine, between 9am and 1pm…

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Summer Wonders at TPL

Thursday, August 5 - Saturday, September 4

Summer is a great time to explore and discover new interests as a family. Summer Wonder offers free, online programs and activities to do together all summer long. The fun starts on June 14 and goes until September 4, 2021. With Summer Wonder, kids can build skills, discover new interests and, most important learn through fun-filled experiences with you! There are many wonder-full virtual workshops,…

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The Royal Agricultural Virtual Summer Session

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31
Free

The sun is shining and our crops are reaching for the sky, so we are happy to be bringing you The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience: Summer Session this June 15th and 16th. We’ve got lots of NEW videos, teaching resources and live sessions in store for you. Learn about getting started with fishing with your family, get some tips on great backyard gardens, or take…

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Bentway Summer of Play

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31
The Bentway, 250 Fort York Blvd
Toronto, ON M5V 3K9 Canada
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Bentway summer of play

The Bentway launches Playing in Public this summer, a collection of outdoor and online projects that invite you to rediscover “play” in the city. By the neighbourhood, for the neighbourhood, the program includes 8 art installations, a connective Play Path, roaming and audio experiences, and more. Playing in Public spreads out across “The Bentway and beyond” into local parks, public spaces, and sidewalks throughout the…

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Summer with the Science Centre

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31

Science and summer go together like sun and sand! This time of year is perfect for playing, exploring and making family memories—and not just on a beach. Science is everywhere! Get curious together and see what you can discover. We have plenty of experiments, activities and games that can be adapted for all ages, abilities and interests. Create the perfect bubble recipe. Make your own…

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TD Summer Reading Club

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31
TD Summer Reading Club

This year, the entire TD Summer Reading Club will be available online. Kids can join the Club starting on June 14 at their local library branch and participate online all summer. Club participants can read whatever they'd like throughout the summer and earn virtual badges, vote in the Battle of the Books, post reviews, write stories, read and write jokes, participate in weekly trivia, watch…

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BIG on Bloor Festival 2021

Thursday, August 5 - Wednesday, August 18
Bloordale Neighbourhood, Bloor Street West from Dufferin to Landsdowne
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free

BIG on Bloor Festival opens its 14th year on July 24th, 2021 with the launch of several art installations scattered throughout the Bloordale neighborhood; Bloor Street West, Dufferin to Lansdowne. Celebrating community magic, creativity, and diversity through arts and culture, while showing love to the local storefronts that make the strip so special. Various location-based projects will be on view 24/7 until the end of…

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Aurora Concert in the Park

Thursday, August 5 - Monday, August 23
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An event every week that begins at 2:40 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Aurora Town Park, Wells St
Aurora, ON L4G Canada
Free

Mark your calendar as Aurora’s summer tradition continues, with a concert every Wednesday. Performers include: Fleetwood Petty Nicks, Abbamania, The Premier Tribute to Shania Twain, The Fab Four and more! Location - Aurora Town Park July - 7, 14, 21 & 28 August - 4, 11, 18 & 25 September - 1 Registration - Will open on e-PLAY the Friday before each concert.  Admittance -…

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Ontario Place Summer Live Music Festival

Thursday, August 5 - Sunday, August 29
Ontario Place, 955 Plakeshore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON M6K 3B9 Canada
Free

Ontario Place has partnered with Toronto Undergraduate Jazz Fest (TUJF) and SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival to offer Ontario’s longest summer live music festival this year, at our beautiful waterfront location. The Ontario Place Summer Live Music Festival will begin July 29th and run through to September 6th. Performances will take place Thursday to Sunday h with the final performances on the Friday to…

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Aurora Movies in the Park

Thursday, August 5 - Thursday, August 26
Aurora Town Park, Wells St
Aurora, ON L4G Canada
Free

This year The Town of Aurora's movie series will include both Drive-In Movies and Movies in the Park. Please note these are at two different locations. Drive-in movies take place on Saturdays in July. Movies in the Park takes place on Thursdays in August.  All movies are free of charge but pre-registration is required. All movies start at dusk. Summer 2021 Schedule: Drive In Movies…

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CirqueConnect: Cirque du Soleil Online

Thursday, August 5 @ 2:40 pm - Tuesday, August 31 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:40 pm on day 5 of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Cirque Connect

Access Cirque du Soleil online content, all in one place with special programs for kids and 60 minute specials featurng scenes from Cirque du Soleils recent shows like Luzia and O. The online portal also featured facepaint makeup tutorials, workouts and more! CirqueConnect offers an escape from everyday life through the delight and whimsy of their online shows and welcome you into their magical world…

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Power of Words Academy – Book a FREE Assessment

Thursday, August 5 - Sunday, October 10
Power of Words Academy North York Campus, 230 The Donway West
North York, ONTARIO M3B2V8 Canada
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Free

Power of Words Academy offers after-school writing and public speaking programs for students ages 7 to 14. To be considered for the programs, students must be reading at their grade level, complete an entrance interview and written assessment. The assessment will take up to 30 minutes. We will ask your child to complete a writing sample and a reading comprehension exercise. The purpose of the…

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Sample Camp – Online

Thursday, August 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Free

Join us and see what an Ivy Camps class is truly like! We will be sampling activities from a variety of our classes from all disciplines including: engineering, science, arts, interdisciplinary studies, and technology. Join us in learning something new, the Ivy Camps USA way! Each sample camp will be 60 minutes in duration, with a 15 minute Q&A session after. All instructors for our…

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Learn to Play Disc Golf!

Thursday, August 5 @ 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 19, 2021

White Spruce Park, 10302 Heart Lake Rd
Brampton, Ontario L6Z 0B4 Canada
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Free

Join our instructors for a FREE introduction to the rules of the game and learn how to throw a disc. The program runs on Tuesday and Thursday at White Spruce Park. Classes are from 5:30 to 6:15 pm and 6:15 to 7 pm. Register online using an existing or new City of Brampton Recreation registration account.

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Free Financial Literacy for kids workshop by Explorer Hop

Saturday, August 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Sign up for a free Financial literacy workshop that is designed for from age 4-17. The workshop give you and your child a glance of what Explorer Hop has to offer. If you don’t know what Explorer Hop is, it is a not-for-profit global edu-tech institution from Canada seeking to empower students around the world with Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship. Their goal, creating the change…

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Kids Corner Live

Wednesday, August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Free

Join us for 60 minutes of interactive fun as we virtually explore Ontario’s Legislative Building. Learn how provincial parliament works, see where laws are passed for the province of Ontario and participate in a debate, games and much more. This is an online event for children ages 6 to 12, and will be hosted on Microsoft Teams.

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Summer Music in the Park

Thursday, August 12 @ 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 9, 2021

Bloor-Yorkville, 110 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 2W7 Canada
Summer Music in the Park

Presenting the return of Summer Music in the Park, #BYLiveEdition, the virtual concert series taking place on @BloorYorkville Instagram Live and IGTV from June 17th to September 9th. Bloor-Yorkville’s Summer Music in the Park #BYLiveEdition will feature performances every other Thursday at 12:30pm (weather permitting), streamed from select venues throughout the neighbourhood including Eataly, 99 Yorkville Ave., the ROM and TNT Lounge in Yorkville Village.…

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Drive-In Movie Nights in King – The Croods

Saturday, August 14
King Township Municipal Centre, 2585 King Rd
King City, ON Canada
Free

Join us for an evening under the stars! Movie Night in King #3: King Township Municipal Centre, 8:30 pm Featured Movie - The Croods: A New Age Registration opens Monday, July 26th at 10 am Very limited spaces available.

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Buy A Burger and Help Canadians Living with MS on A&W Canada

Thursday, August 19

Calling all burger fans! On Thursday, August 19, join A&W Canada in celebrating the 13th annual Burgers to Beat MS campaign where $2 from every Teen Burger® sold across Canada will be donated to the MS Society of Canada to help raise awareness and funds to help people living with multiple sclerosis (MS). Don’t want to wait to make a difference? From now until August…

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Backyard Warriors – A Virtual Interactive Summer Adventure!

Friday, August 27 - Sunday, August 29
Online on our website, https://www.thebackyardwarriors.com
Free

After a wonderful winter show last December, Mission Jolly Productions is back! This summer, come along on a fantastical, jolly, virtual, interactive adventure at one of the most magical and familiar places; the backyard. Blade and Pixie need your help to defeat the evil Thornilius and save the elf kingdom. Are you up to the challenge? ​ Watch and participate in our episodic show series!…

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