The clock moved forward one hour, we lost one hour of sleep, March break has started, these are all signs that spring is finally in the air! ……..AccuWeather forecasts a partly cloudy sky with temperatures of +4 degrees, with a light wind chill making it feel like -1 degree. The City of Toronto is hosting 60 exciting and unique events on Sunday, March,11 2018 – some of these events are OUTDOORS, some are indoors, some are free, some are for a fee. These numerous exciting and unique events offer a variety of activities which you may want to participate in and have lots of fun! What will you be in the mood for? Winter? Spring? Art? Music? History? Theatre? Grab your hat, your light winter coat, your partner, and enjoy which ever event you choose!!!
New Ideas Festival 2018
Alumnae Theatre Company’s 30th annual New Ideas Festival, a three-week, juried celebration of original writing and works-in-progress. This year’s festival features 15 new works, ranging in length from 10 to 75 minutes. The plays’ eclectic mix of characters includes a dancing man with a secret, a Greek cook who thinks he’s Socrates, the Chinese-Canadian daughter of an activist killed at Tiananmen Square, two drowning girls, a pre-WW I British spy in the Middle East, a troubled student teacher, several ghosts, and Lake Ontario’s very own monster. Come, enjoy three evenings of original plays and three Saturday readings, and give the playwrights your feedback. http://bit.ly/2tEohE7
Sugar Shack TO
Tap into your true Canadian self this March Break at the 3rd annual Sugar Shack TO. With real maple taffy, ice sculptures, interactive activities, live music, delicious food, a specialty bar and more, there is something for the whole family! Have a staycation and join us on the beach, Sugar Beach that is, to kick off March Break. http://bit.ly/2HnnQQt
The 2018 National Home Show
This year North America’s largest home and garden event is back and ready to bring homeowners 10 days of the latest innovation, design trends and advice to get you loving your home – inside and out. The National Home Show co-located with Canada Blooms showing homeowners how to seamlessly combine design and technology, while giving access to advice from celebrity experts, be inspired by walking through this year’s ergonomically designed Dream Home the Angeline by Bonneville Homes, browse more than 700 exhibitors giving the best deals, trends, insights, discounts and much more. http://bit.ly/2DgPqw3
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
The Art Gallery of Ontario will be the only Canadian stop for Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors. Featuring the North American debut of numerous new works by the celebrated Japanese artist, visitors are invited to enter fantastical worlds as they experience six of Kusama’s most iconic kaleidoscopic environments, alongside the artist’s large-scale paintings, sculptures and works on paper. http://bit.ly/2Fwj16X
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Chekhov Collective (I Take Your Hand in Mine, The Cherry Orchard, The Seagull) is proud to present a mid-winter production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s most magical and inventive play that explores love in all its complications and contradictions. http://bit.ly/2ttTWYF
Beach Photo Club
Beach Photo Club presents an exhibition, show and sale of recent works in the Papermill Gallery at Todmorden Mills. http://bit.ly/2iain8i
Canada’s largest flower & garden festival celebrates its 22nd anniversary. Experience a paradise bursting with acres of glorious gardens in full bloom, Canada’s largest flower show, meet Canada’s gardening and horticultural experts and shop ‘til you drop in the Blooms Marketplace. http://bit.ly/2oUWwSU
Build your own toy castles LEGO® brick by brick. Models of real-world castles Blarney, Arundel, and Neuschwanstein offer insights about how castles were planned and built.
Build areas for toddlers, ages 3–6, and ages 7 and up allow children to use their newfound knowledge to create their own unique structures.
Visitors can learn about everyday castle life, and are able to dress up as royalty, knights or dragons, or climb a lookout tower. And of course, no trip to a castle would be complete without meeting the resident dragon! http://bit.ly/2tzXoku
Come From Away
After a sold-out, standing-room only Toronto engagement before heading to Broadway, Come From Away returns due to overwhelming demand!
Come From Away is the breathtaking new musical that Toronto embraced with open arms and had audiences leaving the theatre night after night claiming they were “proud to be Canadian!” http://bit.ly/2IfF7w9
Downsview Park Nature Connection: Pop-up Adventure Playground
Join us at Downsview Park for a fun-filled afternoon. In February and March we are partnering with Earth Day Canada for four POP-UP Adventure Playgrounds and campfires. http://bit.ly/2CcC1ok
Ice Breakers 2018
Discover, explore and engage as five interactive public art installations break through Queens Quay West this winter at the second annual Ice Breakers event. Ice Breakers, the temporary Waterfront art exhibit presented by the Waterfront BIA and produced by Winter Stations, asked artists and designers to look to the stars for inspiration for 2018. http://bit.ly/2DWcz8r
March Break Family Drop-In at Mackenzie House – http://bit.ly/2DfDzOS
March Break Family Drop-In at Todmorden Mills – http://bit.ly/2iain8i
March Break Fun at the Aga Khan Museum – http://bit.ly/2p2Oq9X
March Break at The Textile Museum – http://bit.ly/2oXN2pL
March Break at Young People’s Theatre – http://bit.ly/2oUNO75
March Break at the Art Gallery of Ontario – http://bit.ly/2FoNwiT
March Break at the Hockey Hall of Fame – http://bit.ly/2oYflV1
March Break at the ROM – http://bit.ly/2p35PPT
Did you know that Canada produces over 80% of the world’s Maple Syrup? Throughout Canadian history March has always been known as maple syrup time, and to celebrate this special time of year we’ll be preparing freshly-baked maple butter tarts for everyone to try all month long! For some extra luck, kids can make a four leaf clover bookmark. Drop by and indulge in maple this March at Scarborough Museum! http://bit.ly/2zoGnZl
St Patrick’s Parade
A celebration of the deep rooted Irish heritage, history and culture of Toronto, that is open and includes the entire community. One of the largest, if not THE largest St Patrick’s Day Parades in North America, with over 4,000 participants from a broad range of community groups. http://bit.ly/2p3Dl8z
Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM*)
Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM*) is the most influential platform in Canada for menswear designers and brands. This season, TOM* will put a spotlight on the country’s most notable and up-and-coming Canadian menswear designers and brands with a focus on outerwear. In line with the global fashion week event circuit for the Fall/Winter 2018 season, the official runway schedule for TOM* is set. http://bit.ly/2DepNfD
Yoko Ono: THE RIVERBED
The Gardiner Museum is pleased to present a three-part installation by Yoko Ono entitled THE RIVERBED. Yoko Ono is a forerunner of Conceptual art who frequently involves collaboration, audience participation, and social activism in her artwork. http://bit.ly/2GaVqts
To You can find the complete list of the Toronto events on http://bit.ly/2GbUwNt
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