Sunday, September the 24th is the first weekend of Fall 2017 which officially arrived on September the 22nd.! AccuWeather has issued a heat warning for this Sunday as temperatures are expected to be as as high as 28c – without humidity, while the average temperature for this time of year is around 20c. So, who would have imagined we will be able to wear shorts, tea shirts, sandals and a sun hat tomorrow?
There are 78 exciting and unique events and festival, that the City of Toronto put together for tomorrow, and 24 events in York Region. Like most Sundays, these numerous exciting and unique events offer a variety of activities and themes, such as Art, Music, Food, Dancing, sports, movies, fundraising, Canadiana and so much more. All you need to do, is decide what are you in the mood for?
Cirque Du Soleil: VOLTA
VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired by the adventurous spirit that fuels action sports, the show weaves the adrenaline rush of acrobatics into a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score. For this new production, Cirque du Soleil collaborated with international artist M83 as the composer and musical director, adding his epic space-age future pop sound to the VOLTA stage for the first time. http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/volta
The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 will take place in Toronto, Canada from September 23 to 30, 2017. These will be the third and largest Invictus Games yet, with 550 competitors from 17 nations competing in 12 sports, including wheelchair rugby, athletics, swimming and new to the 2017 Games, golf. The Invictus Games use the power of adaptive sport to help wounded warriors on their journey to recovery. http://bit.ly/2wOdDqg
JFL42 Festival, presented by Air Canada in association with Sirius XM, is an unprecedented pass-based interactive comedy Festival, welcoming comedy’s biggest names and rising stars to Toronto. https://www.jfl42.com
The Word on the Street Festival
Participate in hundreds of author readings, discussions, and activities, and shop in a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you’ll find anywhere. There’s plenty to see and do at Canada’s largest free book and magazine festival! http://bit.ly/2ykGXG6
A Joyous Welcome
Fanfares herald Tafelmusik’s 2017/18 season opening concert and new Music Director, Elisa Citterio! Citterio’s sound has been described as sinuous, supple, varied, and stylish—ingredients that bode well for exciting and incisive performances. Join Tafelmusik and Elisa Citterio in A Joyous Welcome featuring performances of Handel, Rameau, and Vivaldi. http://bit.ly/2jR6Hrr
Art and Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear
At the top of the world, the Arctic seems harsh and inhospitable, yet over forty distinct culture groups have thrived there for centuries. Among the most beautiful and innovative is the diverse footwear and clothing created to meet environmental challenges and express culture meanings. Drawing from the BSM’s extensive circumpolar holdings and building upon information gathered during the Museum-sponsored field research trips to all Arctic nations, Art and Innovation showcases a vast variety of footwear, garments and tools, highlighting the artistry and ingenuity of the makers, and revealing different cultural identities, crafting techniques and spiritual meanings. http://bit.ly/2xoZuo6
Block by Block / Quartier par Quartier
Block by Block is a participatory, multimedia project. Led by young people, Block by Block seeks to engage the public in a dialogue around the impact local communities have in the lives of newcomers. On September 24 the project will be unveiled to the public at a community block party. http://bit.ly/2xmslt1
Downsview Park Orchard Party
Join us at Downsview Park as we celebrate the autumn harvest and open up the Orchard to the community! http://bit.ly/2yyj6nm
Family Fun on Children’s Day
The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre invites families to experience Children’s Day at the J on Sunday, September 24, 2017. This fun-filled day will allow children to enjoy a variety of interactive and educational programs and activities at no cost at all. Parents can join in on the fun and take part in activities such as the Zumbathon, arts and crafts, and first aid demonstrations. http://www.mnjcc.org
Film Screening: To Build a Fire
French filmmaker Fx Goby’s animated adaptation of Jack London’s 1908 classic novel, To Build a Fire, depicts a trapper’s struggle for survival in the freezing temperatures of the Yukon in the late 1890s. This interpretation echoes the rugged Canadian landscape scenes depicted on the Minton porcelain dessert service featured in the lobby display The Canadian Odyssey of Lord Milton. http://bit.ly/2xwuoKc
Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Please join students and staff from George Brown College at Corktown Common for a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup event. Registration will open at 12:00PM and together, we will roll up our sleeves to help make the Lower Don River Recreational Trail cleaner and safer for wildlife. http://bit.ly/2xrkaJs
High Park Zoo Llama Feeding
Feed and pet the llamas and learn about the other animals including the capybaras. Take a walk through High Park’s beautiful ravine lands. https://www.highparkzoo.ca/
Master and Commander: A Weekend in 1800
Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the Royal Navy in Lord Nelson’s time. Enjoy a concert by renowned trio Gin Lane, the merchants’ market, historical meals by candlelight, dancing, demonstrations, hearth-cooking workshops, and much more. http://bit.ly/2xq0iGT
Direct from Vienna, Operettts opens the season with three performances at the St. Lawrence Centre on September 22, 23, and 24, 2017. Operettts, a madcap music comedy, features the zany antics of three tenors as they compete for stardom on the operetta stage. The best in Viennese operetta and a little bit more, starring tenor Thomas Sigwald and pianist Christian Koch from Vienna and Canadian tenors Michael Barrett and Adam Fisher. A hit at the Volksoper in Vienna and other centres in Germany and Austria, these performances mark the show’s North American Premiere. Presented in cooperation with Attila Glatz Concert Productions. http://bit.ly/2xqE8nQ
Party Today, Panic Tomorrow
Party Today, Panic Tomorrow expresses the absurd dilemmas of life in 2017. This hilarious, all-new sketch revue reflects suffering from political exhaustion, screaming over board games, settling scores with dance-offs, and taking life advice from a giant banana. The Second City Mainstage cast will help audiences spin, sing and laugh their troubles away. https://www.secondcity.com/toronto/
ROMWalks – Heart of Toronto
Our original ROMWalk. Discover the newly refurbished, dynamic 50-year old Nathan Phillips Square abutted by two extraordinary City Halls, and view nearby historic buildings. Hear about the civic, political and legal challenges spanning two centuries. http://bit.ly/2jUD88b
Soupalicious Toronto 2017
Soupalicious is a soup-tasting and harvest celebration involving local gardeners, farmers, restaurants and chefs, featuring fresh, locally grown produce and showcasing the local community’s culinary talents through the creation of signature soups for tasting and slurping. http://www.soupalicious.ca
Toronto Blue Jays – vs. Yankees (regular season game)
Toronto’s Mayors: From Muddy York to Megacity
Explore Toronto’s history from its incorporation in 1834 through the eyes of 10 of our chief magistrates, starting with the first, William Lyon Mackenzie, and including W. H. Howland, promoter of “Toronto the Good;” Tommy Church, mayor during the Anti-Greek Riots and the Second World War; and Nathan Phillips, “mayor of all the people.” http://bit.ly/2y0I2XL
FINE ART BY EIGHT
Located at 12936 Keele Street, King City, Kingscrafts is a volunteer run, Non-for profit studio and gallery where members of every skill level are brought together by their shared interest in arts and crafts. http://www.kingcrafts.ca/
RICHMOND HILL FARMERS MARKET
Bring your family and friends to the Richmond Hill Farmers Market for fun activities and to purchase fresh produce! There will be family entertainment, food and crafts and activities for the children. Visiting the Farmers Market is a fun way to enjoy summer in the community! http://bit.ly/2hnGQ9F
CELEBRATE FALL: COMMUNITY PLANTING EVENT
Join us in celebrating fall’s arrival at this fun family event! Plant native trees and shrubs, participate in tree health monitoring and enjoy free kids nature activities! http://bit.ly/2hpQ0yU
Say good bye to summer and hello to the Fall of 2017 by enjoying the unusual high temperatures it is bringing with it this Sunday. So just decide what you are in the mood for…….. Get out there, shake off the week that was, and celebrate the week which is yet to start…ENJOY!
To You can find the complete list of the Toronto events on http://bit.ly/2wecnNM
You can find the complete list of the York Region events on http://bit.ly/2xqAieo
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