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What’s On Calendar
August 19–25, 2019

Harbourfront Centre continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. For the health and safety of all our staff and our volunteers, our patrons, supporters and the community, and in line with the advice and guidelines of Toronto Public Health, we will be closed to the public until further notice. Learn more here.

Summer Camps

Monday, August 19, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Monday, August 19, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Summer Camps

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Summer Camps

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Summer Camps

Thursday, August 22, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Thursday, August 22, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Dancing on the Pier: Latin Rhythms

Thursday, August 22, 2019
7:00pm –10:00pm

Azusa and Frank Bishun show you how to Merengue, then practice your moves all night with live music from Latin Fusion band, La República!

Summer Camps

Friday, August 23, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Friday, August 23, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Festival Vendors

Friday, August 23, 2019
6:00pm –11:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s TAIWANfest. Check out the vendors we’re expecting this weekend.

Compositions

Saturday, August 24, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Let’s Savour Taiwan – The Soy Sauce Test

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Do you know where your food comes from? Explore farmers’ best practices to help our environment and sample Taiwanese flavours!

Taiwan New DNA

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Shih Chien University invited elders from the Atayal tribes to share their knowledge on traditional textiles. This exhibition features the creations of the students who participated.

Puppeteer Workshop – Taiwan’s Glove Puppet

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

The puppet show is something that is well-rooted within Taiwanese society. Experience this magical, storied art in the palm of your hand at TAIWANfest!

Puppeteer Workshop – Vietnam’s Water Puppet

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

You don’t have to venture all the way to Hanoi to experience the thousand-year history of Vietnamese water puppets – you can be a puppeteer at TAIWANfest!

Pig Hero Ring Toss

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

The little Pig Heroes began their journey at LunarFest last winter. Now they continue their quest for those with the most precise touch at TAIWANfest!

Taiwan Bookstore – Women Inspired

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

When women write about the world, its history and current events, do we understand humanity better? Explore more at the Taiwan Bookstore.

Festival Vendors

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s TAIWANfest. Check out the vendors we’re expecting this weekend.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Saturday, August 24, 2019
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Put your creative hats on and join us for unique paper crafts – from paper flowers to dog houses, a masterpiece is waiting to be created!

Friendship Kitchen: Josie Chang - Petit Été

Saturday, August 24, 2019
1:15pm – 2:45pm

TAIWANfest invites you to join Josie’s cooking class, and through her stories, visit the bridge of friendship between two countries she has built through food.

Hope Talk – Taiwan Refocus: Wen Cheng Lee

Saturday, August 24, 2019
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Wen Cheng Lee uses animation to illustrate common Taiwanese scenery such as store signs and building structures, transforming the urban monster as archetypes of human desires.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Saturday, August 24, 2019
2:45pm – 3:45pm

Put your creative hats on and join us for unique paper crafts – from paper flowers to dog houses, a masterpiece is waiting to be created!

Friendship Kitchen: Allie Huang - The Alley No. 11

Saturday, August 24, 2019
3:45pm – 5:15pm

Allie Huang brings her story and her food to Canada, where you’ll see firsthand how much Taiwanese chefs and farmers cherish the environment, cultures, peoples,and land.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Saturday, August 24, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Put your creative hats on and join us for unique paper crafts – from paper flowers to dog houses, a masterpiece is waiting to be created!

Hope Talk – Taiwan Street Arts: Milkfish Man

Saturday, August 24, 2019
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Meet Milkfish Man, a famous Taiwanese graphic designer, visual artist, owner of two bookstores and now the fourth member of Sorry Youth, in charge of the bubble machine during performances.

Friendship Kitchen: Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng - Hanoi Celebrity Chef

Saturday, August 24, 2019
6:15pm – 7:45pm

In Chef Nguyễn’s cooking class, you don’t just copy notes and learn to cook – you follow him through the crowded streets of Hanoi and explore the city with heart!

Compositions

Sunday, August 25, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Let’s Savour Taiwan – The Soy Sauce Test

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Do you know where your food comes from? Explore farmers’ best practices to help our environment and sample Taiwanese flavours!

Taiwan New DNA

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Shih Chien University invited elders from the Atayal tribes to share their knowledge on traditional textiles. This exhibition features the creations of the students who participated.

Friendship Kitchen: Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng - Hanoi Celebrity Chef

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 1:30pm

In Chef Nguyễn’s cooking class, you don’t just copy notes and learn to cook – you follow him through the crowded streets of Hanoi and explore the city with heart!

Puppeteer Workshop – Taiwan’s Glove Puppet

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The puppet show is something that is well-rooted within Taiwanese society. Experience this magical, storied art in the palm of your hand at TAIWANfest!

Puppeteer Workshop – Vietnam’s Water Puppet

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

You don’t have to venture all the way to Hanoi to experience the thousand-year history of Vietnamese water puppets – you can be a puppeteer at TAIWANfest!

Pig Hero Ring Toss

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The little Pig Heroes began their journey at LunarFest last winter. Now they continue their quest for those with the most precise touch at TAIWANfest!

Taiwan Bookstore – Women Inspired

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

When women write about the world, its history and current events, do we understand humanity better? Explore more at the Taiwan Bookstore.

Festival Vendors

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s TAIWANfest. Check out the vendors we’re expecting this weekend.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Sunday, August 25, 2019
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Put your creative hats on and join us for unique paper crafts – from paper flowers to dog houses, a masterpiece is waiting to be created!

Hope Talk: The Value of Democracy: The Taiwan story of a Chinese Girl – Alison Zhao

Sunday, August 25, 2019
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The activist shares her story about her work on the Chinese struggle for human rights and the feminist movement.

Friendship Kitchen: Allie Huang - The Alley No. 11

Sunday, August 25, 2019
2:15pm – 3:45pm

Allie Huang brings her story and her food to Canada, where you’ll see firsthand how much Taiwanese chefs and farmers cherish the environment, cultures, peoples,and land.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Sunday, August 25, 2019
2:45pm – 3:45pm

Put your creative hats on and join us for unique paper crafts – from paper flowers to dog houses, a masterpiece is waiting to be created!

Friendship Kitchen: Josie Chang - Petit Été

Sunday, August 25, 2019
4:30pm – 6:00pm

TAIWANfest invites you to join Josie’s cooking class, and through her stories, visit the bridge of friendship between two countries she has built through food.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Sunday, August 25, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Put your creative hats on and join us for unique paper crafts – from paper flowers to dog houses, a masterpiece is waiting to be created!

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