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July 2012

Canada Day: Going Global Crafts

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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 - maple leaf sun glasses!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Giant Chess, Checkers, Connect Four & Snakes and Ladders

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Test your mettle on a larger scale with our super-size version of chess, checkers, Connect Four & Snakes and Ladders.

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:30pm– 9:30pm

Host Martin Samuels keeps things orderly on the Redpath Stage all weekend long!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

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!

Event run: July 1, 2012 13&17

Awesome Toronto Central

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central to view past Awesome Foundation winners, learn how to vote on current submissions and pitch your own "awesome" project on the spot to Awesome Toronto trustees. In partnership with the Awesome Foundation.

Event run: July 1, 2012

Mountie Stilt Walker

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:00pm– 4:00pm

Come join us on the lawn for some Canadian Mountie fun!

Event run: July 1, 2012

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.

Event run: July 1, 2012

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!

Event run: July 1, 2012 13&17

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.

Event run: July 1, 2012

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!

Event run: July 1, 2012 13&17

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!

Event run: July 1, 2012 13&17

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!

Event run: July 1, 2012 13&17

The Awesome Pitch

Sunday, July 1, 2012
6:00pm– 6:30pm

Join us for the Awesome Pitch as you help vote for this special prize with finalists pitching their "awesome" project to the audience and Awesome Foundation trustees. In partnership with the Awesome Foundation.

Event run: July 1, 2012

Canada Day Shorts: Inuit Film Spotlights

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

A family-friendly film series that explores our festival theme of Crossroads and places a spotlight on Inuit artists and culture.

Event run: July 1, 2012

Global Passports

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Families and children of all ages can create global passports and begin their journey around the world!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Canada Day: Going Global Crafts

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

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 - maple leaf sun glasses!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Giant Chess, Checkers, Connect Four & Snakes and Ladders

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Test your mettle on a larger scale with our super-size version of chess, checkers, Connect Four & Snakes and Ladders.

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 5:30pm

Host Martin Samuels keeps things orderly on the Redpath Stage all weekend long!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

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!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

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!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

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!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Listening the River: A Sound Sculpture by Cildo Meireles

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm

This film follows the work of Cildo Meireles, an artist, while he searches for the sound of the main Brazilian hydro banks and "processed" waters.

Event run: July 6, 2012

Axe Capoeira

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:30pm– 8:30pm

Capoeira is a Brazilian Martial art created mainly by descendants of African slaves with Brazilian native influences in the beginning of the 16th century.

Event run: July 6, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: The Oyster and the Wind

Friday, July 6, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

A fantasy/mystery film about the disappearance of a lighthouse owner and his daughter.

Event run: July 6, 2012

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.

Event run: July 7, 2012

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.

Event run: July 7, 2012

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!

Event run: July 7–8, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Estamira

Saturday, July 7, 2012
5:00pm– 7:00pm

Estamira follows the life of a schizophrenic woman in search of the truth.

Event run: July 7, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Foolish Heart

Saturday, July 7, 2012
8:30pm–11:00pm

Foolish Heart documents one man's journey to reconnect with his past.

Event run: July 7, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Short Films

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm– 2:30pm

Sit back and enjoy an afternoon of short films.

Event run: July 8, 2012

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.

Event run: July 8, 2012 13&15

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!

Event run: July 7–8, 2012

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.

Event run: July 8, 2012 13&15

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!

Event run: July 8, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Tonic Dominant

Sunday, July 8, 2012
4:00pm– 5:30pm

A film for music lovers that documents three days in the life of a young clarinetist who is in love with a violinist.

Event run: July 8, 2012

Kidz Play Zone

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

Chill out inside our game hub with Twister, Snakes and Ladders, giant chess, giant checkers, and giant Connect 4!

Event run: July 14–15, 2012

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.

Event run: July 14–15, 2012

Kidz Play Zone

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Chill out inside our game hub with Twister, Snakes and Ladders, giant chess, giant checkers, and giant Connect 4!

Event run: July 14–15, 2012

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.

Event run: July 14–15, 2012

PyRomeo

Friday, July 20, 2012
9:00pm– 9:30pm

Enjoy a smokin’ performance sure to light your sense on fire!

Event run: July 20, 2012

Get Your Hot & Spicy Photo!

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family and learn about the CIBC Hot Night Out!

Event run: July 21–22, 2012

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!

Event run: July 21–22, 2012

Savoury Cinema: Ratatouille

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Academy Award-winning director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and the amazing storytellers at Pixar Animation Studios (Cars, Finding Nemo) take you into an entirely new and original world where the unthinkable combination of a rat and a five-star gourmet restaurant come together for the ultimate fish-out-of-water tale.

Event run: July 21, 2012

Hottt Mmammacita

Saturday, July 21, 2012
2:30pm– 3:30pm

Enjoy sizzling site animation from The SwizzleStick Theatre!

Event run: July 21, 2012 14&18

Hottt Mmammacita

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

Enjoy sizzling site animation from The SwizzleStick Theatre!

Event run: July 21, 2012 14&18

Get Your Hot & Spicy Photo!

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family and learn about the CIBC Hot Night Out!

Event run: July 21–22, 2012

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!

Event run: July 21–22, 2012

Woofjocks

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:45pm– 2:45pm

Hot dogs! The Woofjocks offer a fast-paced 30-minute programme set to music, consisting of training tips, hilarious tricks, agility/flying-disc demonstrations, and culminating in the finale: the crowd-pleasing Precision Obedience Drill.

Event run: July 22, 2012

The Listening Trees

Friday, July 27, 2012
6:00pm– 9:30pm

Catch a relaxing time under the Zone 5 trees listening to the way that music can tell stories!

Event run: July 27–29, 2012

Aesthetec Studio: Sing & Paint

Friday, July 27, 2012
7:00pm– 9:30pm

Sing & Paint is an interactive installation where audiences paint their own vocal chords!

Event run: July 27–29, 2012

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!

Event run: July 28–29, 2012

The Listening Trees

Saturday, July 28, 2012
1:00pm– 9:30pm

Catch a relaxing time under the Zone 5 trees listening to the way that music can tell stories!

Event run: July 27–29, 2012

Wandering Musicians

Saturday, July 28, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Keep an eye (and an ear) out for wandering musicians, playing a variety of stringed instruments sometimes enticingly, sometimes amusingly, always surprisingly.

Event run: July 28–29, 2012

Aesthetec Studio: Sing & Paint

Saturday, July 28, 2012
1:00pm– 7:30pm

Sing & Paint is an interactive installation where audiences paint their own vocal chords!

Event run: July 27–29, 2012

Flames Across the Border Featuring Mike Ford

Saturday, July 28, 2012
1:00pm

An interactive breakneck tour through the history of the 1812 war and its historical implications told with brilliant guitar playing and song by Mike Ford. Suitable for families and children, eight and up.

Event run: July 28, 2012 13&17

Flames Across the Border Featuring Mike Ford

Saturday, July 28, 2012
5:00pm

An interactive breakneck tour through the history of the 1812 war and its historical implications told with brilliant guitar playing and song by Mike Ford. Suitable for families and children, eight and up.

Event run: July 28, 2012 13&17

The Canadian Opera Company presents Hansel and Gretel

Sunday, July 29, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Join in and let your vocal chords soar as Hansel and Gretel follow the breadcrumb trail to the gingerbread house.

Event run: July 29, 2012

The Listening Trees

Sunday, July 29, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Catch a relaxing time under the Zone 5 trees listening to the way that music can tell stories!

Event run: July 27–29, 2012

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!

Event run: July 28–29, 2012

Wandering Musicians

Sunday, July 29, 2012
1:00pm– 5:00pm

Keep an eye (and an ear) out for wandering musicians, playing a variety of stringed instruments sometimes enticingly, sometimes amusingly, always surprisingly.

Event run: July 28–29, 2012

Aesthetec Studio: Sing & Paint

Sunday, July 29, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Sing & Paint is an interactive installation where audiences paint their own vocal chords!

Event run: July 27–29, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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