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July 2012

Free Skating on the Natrel Rink

Open Daily
Hours may vary

Skating

Set against the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ontario, the city’s most scenic rink awaits! Skate & helmet rentals available. Call the Rink Hotline at 416 954 9866 to confirm today’s hours.

Intro to Lacrosse with Cam Bomberry

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Learn the basics of lacrosse with coach and four-time member of Iroquois’ National team, Cam Bomberry.

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:00pm – 1:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:00pm – 2:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

Taste Canada in Season: Pizoccheri Pasta with Garlic Scape Pesto

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

The use of Canadian grown and harvested food is at a crossroads. Join us as we highlight fresh Canadian produce currently in season. In partnership with Toronto Garlic Food Festival.

Come Dance With Me, Canada: Iroquois Social Dances with Gadaihongwas

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Gadaihongwas will lead audiences through a workshop of various Iroquois dances.

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:00pm – 3:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
4:00pm – 4:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm – 5:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

Taste Canada in Season: Lake Erie Pickerel with Sauteed Wild Leeks and Double Smoked Bacon with Chef Kristin Donovan

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Learn how to make Lake Erie Pickerel with Sauteed Wild Leeks and Double Smoked Bacon with with Chef Kristin Donovan. Fresh, seasonal Canadian produce will be highlighted. In partnership with Slow Food Toronto.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
7:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Family Breakdancing Workshop with Benzo from Bag of Trix

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The whole family can enjoy and learn some b-boy and b-girl moves from the Canada’s own Corrie Daniels a.k.a. Benzo!

Interactive Dance Activities

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Bring the family down and get hip to all of the social all-ages dance activities we have to offer!

Games from around the World

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Bring the family by to enjoy and learn some children's games from around the world!

Spectrum: Global Bollywood - Bollywood Dance Workshop

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Global Bollywood, a part of the Spectrum collaborative, hosts a Bollywood dance workshop in Lakeside Terrace.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Arabesque Bellydancing Workshop with Yasmina Ramzy

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Arabesque artistic director Yasmina Ramzy, accompanied by Arabesque percussion director Suleiman Warwar, lead a workshop that explores a fascinating journey of experiencing a new way of connecting with one's body and the rich ancient culture of the Middle East.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Toys Made with Recyclables Workshop with Baby Steinberg

Saturday, July 7, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Learn how to make toys using recyclable material with Baby Steinberg.

Soccer Workshop with the Brazilian Soccer Academy

Saturday, July 7, 2012
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Coaches demonstrate, for kids, the "Brazilian style" of soccer through kicks, passes and juggling, and will develop soccer skills through fun activities and mini soccer games.

Peteka

Saturday, July 7, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Originally from Brazil, peteka is played similarly to volleyball and badminton but using only the palms of your hands. Great for players of any age or physical fitness!

Samba de Gafieira Workshop with Brazil Dance World

Saturday, July 7, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn all about Samba de Gafieira, an elegant partner ballroom dance based on the samba musical rhythm. Facilitated by Brazil Dance World.

Capoeira Workshop with Mestre Marcio Mendes

Saturday, July 7, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Learn all about capoeira, a type of martial art that combines self-defense with music and acrobatics! Facilitated by Mestre Marcio Mendes.

Papier Maché Workshop with Solange Escosteguy Cardoso

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Learn all about papier maché and create anything your imagination can conjure up! Facilitated by Solange Escosteguy Cardoso.

Peteka

Sunday, July 8, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Originally from Brazil, peteka is played similarly to volleyball and badminton but using only the palms of your hands. Great for players of any age or physical fitness!

Papier Maché Workshop with Solange Escosteguy Cardoso

Sunday, July 8, 2012
3:30pm – 5:30pm

Learn all about papier maché and create anything your imagination can conjure up! Facilitated by Solange Escosteguy Cardoso.

Bavia Arts Brazilian Drumming Workshop for Kids

Sunday, July 8, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Bavia Arts Studio leads a fun and exciting drumming workshop where kids are allowed to be as loud as they want!

Kidz Sound Zone

Saturday, July 14, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

This weekend, Zone 4 will host unique activities for kids, focusing on the traditions of sound clash and the interesting elements of sound itself.

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Saturday, July 14, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Saturday, July 14, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Community Outreach – Break it Down, Play de Record, UforChange

Saturday, July 14, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Drop by the booths of Break it Down, Play de Record, and UforChange to learn more about each organization and their variety of amazing programmes.

Salsa on the Lake with Caliente Entertainment (Beginner)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Learn the basic salsa steps that'll have you ready to move at the La Maquina de la Salsa performance immediately following this workshop!

UforChange Presents: Artful Dodgers Improv Workshop

Saturday, July 14, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

The improvisation acting workshop, featuring Mark ElRaheb, explores various techniques of improvised situational acting.

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Saturday, July 14, 2012
2:00pm – 2:30pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Saturday, July 14, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

UforChange Presents: Artful Dodgers Improv Workshop

Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

The improvisation acting workshop, featuring Mark ElRaheb, explores various techniques of improvised situational acting.

Salsa on the Lake with Caliente Entertainment (Intermediate)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Calling all salsa lovers! Join us for an exciting lesson in intermediate salsa moves. Beginners are welcome to show off and improve upon the skills they learned at the first workshop.

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Saturday, July 14, 2012
5:30pm – 6:30pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Saturday, July 14, 2012
5:30pm – 6:00pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

UforChange Presents: Artful Dodgers Improv Workshop

Saturday, July 14, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

The improvisation acting workshop, featuring Mark ElRaheb, explores various techniques of improvised situational acting.

Arts Funding: Grant Applications Workshop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Attend our panel discussion featuring various arts funding organizations and learn what grant applications are available to the dance/music community.

Kidz Sound Zone

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

This weekend, Zone 4 will host unique activities for kids, focusing on the traditions of sound clash and the interesting elements of sound itself.

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

Street Stylez Hip Hop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Graeme Guthrie teaches you all there is to know about hip hop music and dance at this informative workshop.

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Anke Djé, Anke Bé: Diasporic African Drumming

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Along with a dynamic ensemble of musicians, Toronto-based drummer, instructor and facilitator Barry Hibbert will present an energetic programme infusing traditional drumming and dance from Guinea.

Community Outreach – Break it Down, Play de Record, UforChange

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Drop by the booths of Break it Down, Play de Record, and UforChange to learn more about each organization and their variety of amazing programmes.

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm – 2:30pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

UforChange Presents: Artful Dodgers Improv Workshop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

The improvisation acting workshop, featuring Mark ElRaheb, explores various techniques of improvised situational acting.

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm – 2:30pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

POWER KIDS / Useless Tools

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Inspired by the current group exhibition Tools for Conviviality, this FREE workshop will teach kids the processes of product development and simple tool-making.

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

Street Stylez Hip Hop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Graeme Guthrie teaches you all there is to know about hip hop music and dance at this informative workshop.

UforChange Presents: Artful Dodgers Improv Workshop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

The improvisation acting workshop, featuring Mark ElRaheb, explores various techniques of improvised situational acting.

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Sunday, July 15, 2012
5:30pm – 6:00pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Food Demonstration: Toronto Garlic Festival

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

The Toronto Garlic Festival features Top Chef Canada's Elizabeth Rivasplata, preparing her favourite garlic-infused dishes while discussing the merits of cooking with Ontario garlic with a local garlic farmer. Elizabeth will be demonstrating Roast Garlic and Green Pea Soup and Sweet Garlic Glazed Back Ribs.

Hot & Spicy: Past/Present/Future featuring Banjara Indian Cuisine and Roti Cuisine of India

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

In this series, participants from the past 15 years of Hot & Spicy select and pair up with an up-and-coming chef to watch in the local food scene!

Exploring the Urban Orchard with Not Far From the Tree

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Walk into the urban orchard and discover a taste of what our city has to offer!

Hot & Spicy Smokehouse – Slow Food Toronto

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Enjoy a world of smoky flavours with a smoked sausage demonstration by Alex Carr-White of Marben!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Canning Seminar with Andrew Chase

Saturday, July 21, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn everything you need to know about making and canning spicy pickles with Andrew Chase!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Foraging Seminar with Slow Food Toronto

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Learn the ins and outs of foraging around the city with a representative from Slow Food Toronto!

TECHmunch Toronto Food Blogger Conference

Sunday, July 22, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

TECHmunch is making its debut in Toronto to serve up tasty strategies for food blogger success!

TECHmunch Toronto Food Blogger Conference

Sunday, July 22, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

TECHmunch is making its debut in Toronto to serve up tasty strategies for food blogger success!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Canning Seminar with Andrew Chase

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Learn everything you need to know about making and canning spicy pickles with Andrew Chase!

Exploring the Urban Orchard with Not Far From the Tree

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Walk into the urban orchard and discover a taste of what our city has to offer!

Food Demonstration: Spicy Mexican Flavours with Chef Arturo Anhalt

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Take a tour of spicy Mexican flavours with chef and owner of Milagro Cantinas, Arturo Anhalt.

Spectrum: Urban Rhythms/Flamenco Dance Workshop

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Don't miss out on this spectacular flamenco and belly dance performance and workshop!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Foraging Seminar with Slow Food Toronto

Sunday, July 22, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Learn the ins and outs of foraging around the city with a representative from Slow Food Toronto!

Dare to Create: Strings and Things

Saturday, July 28, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Make an instrument and decorate it to the hilt. There will be specially announced times when the creators of the instruments can join together on the Redpath Stage and play along to a classic rock or violin track! Play loud, play proud!

Dare to Create: Strings and Things

Sunday, July 29, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Make an instrument and decorate it to the hilt. There will be specially announced times when the creators of the instruments can join together on the Redpath Stage and play along to a classic rock or violin track! Play loud, play proud!

Ukulele Workshop with Judy Marshak

Sunday, July 29, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Be a part of the Ukulele Project! Bring your own ukuleles to this workshop and learn the chorus of the "1812 Overture," led by instructor Judy Marshak.

Ukelele Project

Sunday, July 29, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

The simplicity of the ukulele re-creating the pomp of the "1812 Overture" - an intersection of classic proportions.

Rosbilt Tin Can Banjo and Ukulele Maker

Sunday, July 29, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Ross Stuart, banjo and ukulele maker, will show you the intricacies that go into making a (fairly sophisticated) ukulele and banjo from scratch.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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