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August 2017

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Saturday, August 5, 2017
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Explore your inner artist and get your creative juices flowing, making exciting, unique arts and crafts. Fun for everyone!

Event run: August 5–7,2017

Games, Games, Games!

Saturday, August 5, 2017
1:00pm– 8:00pm

Have fun playing life-sized games – checkers, chess, dominoes and more!

Event run: August 5–7,2017

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Saturday, August 5, 2017
3:00pm– 6:00pm

An elementary stilt dance workshop for children of all ages and an introduction to Moko Jumbie.

Event run: August 5–6,2017

Oware Games

Saturday, August 5, 2017
3:00pm– 6:00pm

Join the excitement as Oware, one Africa's popular board games played in the many Caribbean Islands and around the world, comes to Island Soul.

Event run: August 5–7,2017

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Sunday, August 6, 2017
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Explore your inner artist and get your creative juices flowing, making exciting, unique arts and crafts. Fun for everyone!

Event run: August 5–7,2017

Games, Games, Games!

Sunday, August 6, 2017
1:00pm– 8:00pm

Have fun playing life-sized games – checkers, chess, dominoes and more!

Event run: August 5–7,2017

Oware Games

Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:00pm– 5:00pm

Join the excitement as Oware, one Africa's popular board games played in the many Caribbean Islands and around the world, comes to Island Soul.

Event run: August 5–7,2017

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:30pm– 5:30pm

An elementary stilt dance workshop for children of all ages and an introduction to Moko Jumbie.

Event run: August 5–6,2017

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Monday, August 7, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Explore your inner artist and get your creative juices flowing, making exciting, unique arts and crafts. Fun for everyone!

Event run: August 5–7,2017

Games, Games, Games!

Monday, August 7, 2017
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Have fun playing life-sized games – checkers, chess, dominoes and more!

Event run: August 5–7,2017

Oware Games

Monday, August 7, 2017
2:00pm– 5:00pm

Join the excitement as Oware, one Africa's popular board games played in the many Caribbean Islands and around the world, comes to Island Soul.

Event run: August 5–7,2017

Shekere - African Rhythm Shakers Crafts

Saturday, August 12, 2017
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Join in the fun and learn to make your own African rhythm shekere!

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Saturday, August 12, 2017
2:00pm– 5:00pm

An elementary stilt dance workshop for children of all ages and an introduction to Moko Jumbie.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Oware Canada Games

Saturday, August 12, 2017
3:00pm– 6:00pm

Join the excitement as Oware, Africa’s most popular board game played in the many Caribbean Islands and around the world, comes to Habari Africa.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Sunday, August 13, 2017
1:00pm– 4:00pm

An elementary stilt dance workshop for children of all ages and an introduction to Moko Jumbie.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Shekere - African Rhythm Shakers Crafts

Sunday, August 13, 2017
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Join in the fun and learn to make your own African rhythm shekere!

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Oware Canada Games

Sunday, August 13, 2017
2:00pm– 5:00pm

Join the excitement as Oware, Africa’s most popular board game played in the many Caribbean Islands and around the world, comes to Habari Africa.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Power Kids: Family Trees

Sunday, August 13, 2017
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Ydessa Hendeles’ The Milliner’s Daughter, includes a photograph of the artist at age six, taken by her father soon after her family immigrated to Canada. Inspired by the artist’s story of migration, this program will reflect your family’s growth. Each participant, working closely with their adult companions, will create a colourful tree structure that will grow and change as they learn about their family members. After choosing what kind of tree your family might resemble, use wire and wood to build the main structure and add small leaves or fruits to represent family members.

Event run: August 13, 2017

Neema Children’s Choir

Sunday, August 13, 2017
5:00pm– 5:30pm

Neema Children's choir – representing children in Uganda and the rest of Africa who have been orphaned due to the effects of civil war, AIDS and under-developed social systems – raise their voices in songs of love, gratitude and praise, testifying to the hope that brough them through unimaginable challenges.

Event run: August 13, 2017

miniPong

Friday, August 18, 2017
6:00pm–11:00pm

Table tennis in miniature, miniPong is portable and versatile, and makes Harbourfront Centre's North Orchard a playful experience. Open to all ages and abilities, miniPong is fun for everyone!

Event run: August 18–20,2017

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Saturday, August 19, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Set the kids free at the HarbourKIDS Zone, where they can create at their hearts content!

Event run: August 19–20,2017

Hula Hoop Jam

Saturday, August 19, 2017
12:00pm– 5:00pm

Grab your friends and join the fun at the Hula Hoop Jam with the Sugar Hoops.

Event run: August 19–20,2017

Games, Games, Games!

Saturday, August 19, 2017
1:00pm– 7:00pm

Have fun playing life-sized games - chess, dominoes and more!

Event run: August 19–20,2017

miniPong

Saturday, August 19, 2017
1:00pm–11:00pm

Table tennis in miniature, miniPong is portable and versatile, and makes Harbourfront Centre's North Orchard a playful experience. Open to all ages and abilities, miniPong is fun for everyone!

Event run: August 18–20,2017

Dance Workshop with The Male Initiative

Saturday, August 19, 2017
2:00pm– 3:30pm

Learn some fresh moves from the next-gen leaders in Canadian contemporary dance during interactive workshops and demos.

Event run: August 19, 2017

Hula Hoop Jam

Sunday, August 20, 2017
12:00pm– 5:00pm

Grab your friends and join the fun at the Hula Hoop Jam with the Sugar Hoops.

Event run: August 19–20,2017

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Sunday, August 20, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Set the kids free at the HarbourKIDS Zone, where they can create at their hearts content!

Event run: August 19–20,2017

miniPong

Sunday, August 20, 2017
1:00pm– 7:00pm

Table tennis in miniature, miniPong is portable and versatile, and makes Harbourfront Centre's North Orchard a playful experience. Open to all ages and abilities, miniPong is fun for everyone!

Event run: August 18–20,2017

Games, Games, Games!

Sunday, August 20, 2017
1:00pm– 7:00pm

Have fun playing life-sized games - chess, dominoes and more!

Event run: August 19–20,2017

TAIWANfest Time Capsule

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:00pm– 7:00pm

Explore the festival and collect your points – spin the wheel to take home a piece of TAIWANfest history! What will your lucky spin land on?

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Paint by Numbers

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:00pm– 7:00pm

These beautiful scenes look straight from the brush of a talented, veteran painter with years of study in framing, perspective, colour selection and shading, but don’t be fooled! All it takes is a little bit of patience and, piece by piece, these canvases come to life!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Love, Binti

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:00pm– 7:00pm

Do you have unused or unwanted flannels and fleece? Bring them and support the “Love, Binti” project! Learn to craft reusable sanitary pads that will be donated to girls in need in Kenya.

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Paper Play Exhibition

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:00pm–11:00pm

The story of paper as art forms is one beyond traditional barriers, as the ubiquitous material is reshaped time and again. Follow the path of the Paper Play through China to Japan and from there to Taiwan, Canada, and even a certain Dutch painter in Antwerp.

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Friendship Picnic

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:00pm– 1:00pm

Join TAIWANfest for Friendship Picnic as we swap stories, travel the world, and learn something new all through the eyes and ears of a new friend!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Who Am I?!

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:00pm– 7:00pm

To a group of Taiwanese artists, whose lives and social identities were forever flickering between their past Taiwanese/Chinese heritage and now Japanese nationality, the priceless question of a lifetime was: Who Am I?!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Paper Play - The Art of the Fan

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:00pm– 7:00pm

Keita Yamamoto is a fourth-generation fan craftsman in Tokyo, and will introduce the history and development of his art as well as the broad variations of styles and uses.

Event run: August 26–27,2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:30pm– 1:30pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Saturday, August 26, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Spintop Kids

Saturday, August 26, 2017
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Dubbed by the internet as the "Spintop Snipers", this Taiwanese group has practiced with spin tops for more than 40 years to the gorgeous backdrop of Japanese-era baroque architecture along the Sanxia Old Street in Taiwan.

Event run: August 26–27,2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Saturday, August 26, 2017
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Saturday, August 26, 2017
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Who Am I?!

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

To a group of Taiwanese artists, whose lives and social identities were forever flickering between their past Taiwanese/Chinese heritage and now Japanese nationality, the priceless question of a lifetime was: Who Am I?!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

TAIWANfest Time Capsule

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Explore the festival and collect your points – spin the wheel to take home a piece of TAIWANfest history! What will your lucky spin land on?

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Friendship Picnic

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 1:00pm

Join TAIWANfest for Friendship Picnic as we swap stories, travel the world, and learn something new all through the eyes and ears of a new friend!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Paper Play - The Art of the Fan

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Keita Yamamoto is a fourth-generation fan craftsman in Tokyo, and will introduce the history and development of his art as well as the broad variations of styles and uses.

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Paper Play Exhibition

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

The story of paper as art forms is one beyond traditional barriers, as the ubiquitous material is reshaped time and again. Follow the path of the Paper Play through China to Japan and from there to Taiwan, Canada, and even a certain Dutch painter in Antwerp.

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Love, Binti

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Do you have unused or unwanted flannels and fleece? Bring them and support the “Love, Binti” project! Learn to craft reusable sanitary pads that will be donated to girls in need in Kenya.

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Paint by Numbers

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

These beautiful scenes look straight from the brush of a talented, veteran painter with years of study in framing, perspective, colour selection and shading, but don’t be fooled! All it takes is a little bit of patience and, piece by piece, these canvases come to life!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:30pm– 1:30pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Spintop Kids

Sunday, August 27, 2017
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Dubbed by the internet as the "Spintop Snipers", this Taiwanese group has practiced with spin tops for more than 40 years to the gorgeous backdrop of Japanese-era baroque architecture along the Sanxia Old Street in Taiwan.

Event run: August 26–27,2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Sunday, August 27, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Spintop Kids

Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Dubbed by the internet as the "Spintop Snipers", this Taiwanese group has practiced with spin tops for more than 40 years to the gorgeous backdrop of Japanese-era baroque architecture along the Sanxia Old Street in Taiwan.

Event run: August 26–27,2017

Power Kids: Rebuilding What's Broken

Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Ydessa Hendeles is not just an artist, but a collector and curator as well! She often collects objects and then organizes these objects to present a new narrative or idea. In this workshop, we will recontextualize a collection of repurposed children’s toys, using them as the base materials for an artwork. Participants will challenge themselves by creating assemblage sculptures with different elements in only one chosen colour. Their sculpture will tell a story or create a larger form that has never existed before.

Event run: August 27, 2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Sunday, August 27, 2017
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

Event run: August 26–27,2017

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

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