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What’s On Calendar
May 21–27, 2012

Roving Characters

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Giant stilt characters, innocent clowns, a wandering minstrel, a wind-up doll, an organ grinder, and even a lion tamer – all will roam the grounds at Harbourfront Centre all weekend long.

Balloon Genius

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 4:30pm

Check out the crazy balloon sculptures from Zero Gravity Circus!

Clownification Station

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 4:30pm

Enter as a normal person, and leave as a real live clown, ready to take your new-found skills out into the world and make 'em laugh!

Hula Hoop Tryouts

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Move and groove your way with a hula hoop under the guidance of upbeat professionals with exceptional skills.

Garden Jane

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Back for another year! Kids can dig in to explore seeds, shoots, composting and more.

Buttons!

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Are you silly and proud of it? Make a ridiculous button to show off how zany you are.

Flags!

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Design and make your own flag to wave at all the circus shows you'll be seeing!

Clown Hats!

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

All clowns need a hat to match their radiant personalities. Make yours today!

Natrel Tumble n' Swing Acrobatic Workshops

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am

Try tumbling, aerial hoop, silks and mini-trampoline under the guidance of circus professional from the Centre of Gravity Circus Training Studios!

The Whimsical World of Michelle McDonough

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Check out this amazing exhibition of kooky animals by Toronto artist Michelle McDonough.

Lakeside EATS

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside Eats during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to fuel yourself up for more circus fun!

World Café

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Offering the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices! Stop by with the family to have a taste!

The Mask Messengers

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am

A funny, wise and insightful production by Faustwork Theatre celebrating the art of the mask. Great for audiences of all ages.

Under the Little Top

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Specially trained instructors from Zero Gravity Circus's KinderCirque programme take kids aged 2-5 through some gentle tumbling exercises.

The Sweet Variety of Circus

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

A full day of weird, wacky and fiery performances. Join hilarious host, Derek Flores, as he welcomes jugglers, clowns, comedians and other talented folk to the stage.

The Dance Like No One's Watching Booth

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Step into the Dance Like No One's Watching Booth, put on our special pair of headphones, and follow the instructions. You'll be dancing up a storm.... all by yourself!

Loopy LEGO

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Kids can become a LEGO™ architect and create something new.

Canadian National Youth Circus

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:30am

You'll be amazed by the talents of these young circus performers!

Wunderground

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:30am

The adventures of Mr. MasterMinder, an energetic and eccentric scientist who explores the world beneath our feet using circus skills!

The Stand Up Dance Toddler Dance Parties

Monday, May 21, 2012
12:30pm

Toddlers under five can twist and shout to a live DJ!

Zacada Circus School

Monday, May 21, 2012
1:30pm

A circus school out of Stoney Creek, Ont. featuring contortionists, aerial silks, trapeze, hoops and juggling.

The Stand Up Dance Family Dance Parties

Monday, May 21, 2012
1:30pm

Kids of all ages can shake their groove thing with a live DJ!

Wunderground

Monday, May 21, 2012
2:00pm

The adventures of Mr. MasterMinder, an energetic and eccentric scientist who explores the world beneath our feet using circus skills!

The Stand Up Dance Toddler Dance Parties

Monday, May 21, 2012
2:30pm

Toddlers under five can twist and shout to a live DJ!

Silver Strings Marionettes

Monday, May 21, 2012
2:30pm

From rock stars to skeletons to mermaids and more, you'll be amazed by the captivating world of Ben Burland's marionettes.

The Stand Up Dance Family Dance Parties

Monday, May 21, 2012
3:30pm

Kids of all ages can shake their groove thing with a live DJ!

Silver Strings Marionettes

Monday, May 21, 2012
4:00pm

From rock stars to skeletons to mermaids and more, you'll be amazed by the captivating world of Ben Burland's marionettes.

Zero Gravity Circus Showcase

Monday, May 21, 2012
4:00pm

The can't-miss centerpiece stage show, packed with aerial athletics, human towers and incredible feats of strength.

Physical Theatre Workshops with Wonderbolt Circus

Monday, May 21, 2012
4:00pm

Learn about diabolo, aerials, stilt walking, juggling, acrobatics, make-up, plate spinning, clowning and more in this fun, inspiring and lighthearted workshop!

INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES / Jens Hoffmann

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
7:00pm

In his talk “Biennials and Curatorial Ambivalence,” Jens Hoffmann will discuss the increasing tendency of deskilling in the field of exhibition-making.

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre - Arena

Friday, May 25, 2012
8:00pm

This programme features six contemporary dance works, including two premieres by 2012 resident guest artist Sylvie Bouchard and artistic director Deborah Lundmark.

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre - Arena

Saturday, May 26, 2012
8:00pm

This programme features six contemporary dance works, including two premieres by 2012 resident guest artist Sylvie Bouchard and artistic director Deborah Lundmark.

2012 Purina Walk for Dog Guides

Sunday, May 27, 2012
10:00am

Join us for the 2012 Purina Walk for Dog Guides at PawsWay!

SUNDAY SCENE / Amish Morrell

Sunday, May 27, 2012
2:00pm

Amish Morrell is the editor of C Magazine and he will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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