August

Stratford Festival Exposes Young Audiences to Shakespeare

The Stratford Festival returns to an in-person experience for 2021 with offerings for younger audiences to become exposed to Shakespeare’s works, including a cabaret (“Play On!”), a family-friendly play with music (“I Am William”) and a modern adaptation of the classic Romeo and Juliet (“R + J”). Play On! A
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Ontario Place Summer Live Music Festival

Take in some free outdoor concerts while enjoying the lakeside breeze at Ontario Place’s Summer Live Music Festival, running until Labour Day weekend. 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,
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Welcome Home Team Canada at CF Sherway Gardens

Join Cadillac Fairview in congratulating Team Canada on its amazing achievements at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games on August 12 in the parking lot of CF Sherway Gardens. This is a special way to celebrate the determination and resilience of the Team Canada athletes. This outdoor drive-in celebration will
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Celebrating Caribbean Culture at Durham Carifest 2021

Celebrate the diversity and culture of the Caribbean Region at Durham Carifest with a fun, one-day festival. Enjoy learning about the uniqueness of the region through traditional and contemporary Caribbean arts and culture. Durham Carifest serves to promote, educate and build a vibrant and inclusive Caribbean Community that contributes to
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Guide to August Family Fun Events in Toronto

It’s August already?! Don’t worry, there’s still time to check off all of your summer to-do’s. In case you need some extra inspiration, we’ve listed a sampling of the family-friendly events happening this month in Toronto – head over to the Family Fun Toronto calendar page for more details. Click
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Free Comic Book Day is Back!

Free Comic Book Day is coming back! Usually on the first Saturday of May, it’s returning on August 14 (perfect timing if your kids have run out of summer reading material). Go to their store locator to find a local shop near you! Plus, it takes place all over North
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City View Drive-In Family Events in August

The CityView Drive-In in the Portlands has some fun FREE family-oriented movies and concert events coming up this month. Don’t forget to take a family selfie of the downtown skyline while you’re there! Get your tickets online in advance, drive with your friends and family to the 20 Polson Street
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The Word On The Street Festival’s Summer Spectacular

The Word On The Street, Toronto’s Book & Magazine Festival usually held in September, has pivoted this year to online programming. The Summer Spectacular series covers numerous interesting topics throughout the school break. Registration required – click on the links for more information. Summer Spectacular: CharacterMaker – Friday, July 30,
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TAIWANfest Toronto 2021 Presents Online Performances

For 2021, TAIWANfest Toronto presents one online presentation and two online performances: Re-Think Asia – August 27 to September 6, 2021 This year’s TAIWANfest includes Woodland Cultural Centre’s presentation of a virtual tour of the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School, a conversation by Michael Hollett, the founder of NXNE talking
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The Toronto Public Library Educates and Entertains Kids All Summer

Summer is almost halfway done… are your kids bored yet?! Thankfully, the Toronto Public Library branches have reopened and TPL has many different ways of entertaining and educating them, online at home as well. TD Summer Reading Club – Help kids stay motivated with the TD Summer Reading Club –
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