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Events listing

Canada Eve Fireworks

June 30, 2015

One night only! Donít miss the best fireworks show in the city, exploding over Lake Ontario and set to an all-Canadian playlist.

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Canoe & Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

July 1-September 7, 2015

Take a break from the action and enjoy a fun float on the Natrel Pond, located beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

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Canadian Mosaic Project

July 1, 2015

Canada has many faces and the Canadian Mosaic Project brings together 54,000 portraits from across the country to create one large portrait. Join us on Canada Day to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our flag and take part in Tim Van Horn's Canadian Mosaic Projects.

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Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

July 1, 2015

Ever pluck a harp or drum on a djembe? Ever strummed on an electric guitar or played drums like a rock star? All of these instruments and many more from around the world are part of Musical Instrument Petting Zoo.

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Canada Day Family Crafts: Make your own rock star merch

July 1, 2015

Create buttons, posters and more for your band - whether itís a band youíre in now or one that you imagine youíll be in one day! In partnership with Girls Rock Camp Toronto.

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Canada Day Family Crafts: Maple leaf hats

July 1, 2015

Canada Day is all about celebrating our nation and what could be more fun than taking a little piece of our country home with you? Learn how to make maple leaf hats Ė crafts that show off your Canadian pride and our countryís unique landscape.

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Jacob Two-Two: Scavenger Hunt & Family Drama Workshop

July 1, 2015

Join us and Young People's Theatre in celebrating the 40th anniversary of Mordechai Richlerís influential childrenís book Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang.

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Mad for Maple

July 1, 2015

Join us for another exciting food competition at the Harbourfront Centre, Mad for Maple. We invite top bakers and chefs from Toronto to create Torontoís most loved baked goodie.

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Canada Day with the WoofJocks Canine All Stars!

July 1, 2015 12&15

The WoofJocks are a team of professional dog trainers and, of course, their very talented dogs. They offer 30-minute, variety-type shows that are both educational and entertaining.

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Maple Leaf Families: Folktales from Japan and Canada

July 1, 2015

Join us for a day full of family programming aimed at taking youth on a journey to explore multiple performing arts disciplines from cultures around the world. Nathalie Vachon shares folktales from Japan and Canada through this engaging session of storytelling with music.

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Maple Leaf Dream: Royal Canadian Naval Reserve Ship HMCS York Band

July 1, 2015 13&15

This Canada Day we celebrate how our nation, its people and its peopleís celebration of it are changing. We've invited a range of artists to express their Canadian pride through performance and, across our site, give a platform for the diverse voices and sounds of our population. March along to the brass of the HMCS York Band.

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Maple Leaf Dream: Tunes Beats Awesome

July 1, 2015 13&14

This Canada Day we celebrate how our nation, its people and its peopleís celebration of it are changing. We've invited a range of artists to express their Canadian pride through performance and, across our site, give a platform for the diverse voices and sounds of our population. TBA (Tunes, Beats and Awesome) bring their contemporary a cappella stylings to celebrate Canada Day.

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