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What’s On Calendar
June 27 – July 3, 2011

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Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, June 30, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Nagez, rameurs!

Thursday, June 30, 2011
7:00pm

Quebec’s award-winning Genticorum gets toes tapping with passionate interpretations of traditional French-Canadian music.

Guinness World Record Layer Cake Challenge

Friday, July 1, 2011
10:00am – 7:00pm

Watch as we attempt to set the Guinness World Record for “Most Layers in a Layer Cake” with a giant, towering, 300-layer cake!

Canoe Rides on The Natrel® Pond

Friday, July 1, 2011
10:00am – 9:00pm

Our famous canoe rides will be available at The Natrel® Pond. Take a break and enjoy a fun float beside our picturesque boardwalk.

YTV W.O.W. Tour

Friday, July 1, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

YTV launches their summer W.O.W. tour at Harbourfront Centre on Canada Day with lots of exciting prizes for families to win all day long.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, July 1, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Strawberry Culinary Marathon with Lesley Mattina of OMG Baked Goodness

Friday, July 1, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Come and enjoy a day-long marathon of strawberry-themed food demonstrations! Lesley Mattina of OMG Baked Goodness will demonstrate and sample an array of savoury and sweet strawberry treats.

Learn to Curl with Capital One Rocks & Rings

Friday, July 1, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Kids have the opportunity to throw some “stones” and learn the ins and outs of this great Canadian sport!

Canada Day Crafts

Friday, July 1, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Stop by and learn how to make a nationally inspired craft – a Canadian maple leaf sun visor!

Giant Connect Four

Friday, July 1, 2011
1:00pm – 9:00pm

Giant versions of this much-loved game will be scattered throughout our site, just waiting for you to take part!

Giant Chess

Friday, July 1, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Check, mate! Test your mettle on a larger scale with our super-size version of chess.

Rope-skipping Demonstrations by Brampton Acro Ropers

Friday, July 1, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Come play a familiar game with new songs, new rhythms and in entirely new ways!

Free Haircuts by Marca College

Friday, July 1, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Whether you are five or 105, get a new “do” that will let you show off your Canadian pride in style!

Book Sale

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm

Looking for fantastic deals on art books and exhibition catalogues? Join us on our terrace for our second annual Canada Day Book Sale.

Fantasy Strawberry Shortcake Competition presented by Redpath Sugar

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm – 5:00pm

In a sweet take on our popular Iron Chef competitions, Ayoma Cake Masterpieces and The Wedding Cake Shoppe will go head-to-head to create a shortcake impressive enough to wow our celebrity judges.

Strawberry Cooking Classes for Kids

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm

With classes led by Mia Brown of Kids Can Cook, kids of all ages will enjoy safely chopping, measuring, mixing, layering (and of course eating) all of the ingredients for delicious strawberry shortcakes.

Giant Twister

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Get ready to be tied up in knots in a larger-than-life Twister game!

Strawberry Culinary Marathon with Lesley Mattina of OMG Baked Goodness

Friday, July 1, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Come and enjoy a day-long marathon of strawberry-themed food demonstrations! Lesley Mattina of OMG Baked Goodness will demonstrate and sample an array of savoury and sweet strawberry treats.

Talespinners 2

Friday, July 1, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Enjoy seven short animated films for kids from the National Film Board of Canada!

Strawberry Cooking Classes for Kids

Friday, July 1, 2011
3:00pm

With classes led by Mia Brown of Kids Can Cook, kids of all ages will enjoy safely chopping, measuring, mixing, layering (and of course eating) all of the ingredients for delicious strawberry shortcakes.

Giant Twister

Friday, July 1, 2011
3:30pm – 4:00pm

Get ready to be tied up in knots in a larger-than-life Twister game!

O! Canada

Friday, July 1, 2011
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Join us as finalists from our online singing contest compete live onstage, offering up their unique rendition of our national anthem.

Strawberry Cooking Classes for Kids

Friday, July 1, 2011
4:00pm

With classes led by Mia Brown of Kids Can Cook, kids of all ages will enjoy safely chopping, measuring, mixing, layering (and of course eating) all of the ingredients for delicious strawberry shortcakes.

Giant Twister

Friday, July 1, 2011
4:30pm – 5:00pm

Get ready to be tied up in knots in a larger-than-life Twister game!

Strawberry Culinary Marathon with Lesley Mattina of OMG Baked Goodness

Friday, July 1, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Come and enjoy a day-long marathon of strawberry-themed food demonstrations! Lesley Mattina of OMG Baked Goodness will demonstrate and sample an array of savoury and sweet strawberry treats.

Finding Farley

Friday, July 1, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

A family sets out to trace the footsteps of Farley Mowat, one of Canada’s most famous writers, in this heartwarming documentary from the National Film Board of Canada.

Strawberry Cooking Classes for Kids

Friday, July 1, 2011
5:00pm

With classes led by Mia Brown of Kids Can Cook, kids of all ages will enjoy safely chopping, measuring, mixing, layering (and of course eating) all of the ingredients for delicious strawberry shortcakes.

Longo’s Friday Picnic – Strawberry Shortcake

Friday, July 1, 2011
5:30pm – 7:00pm

It wouldn’t be a birthday party without cake, and a 144th birthday definitely calls for one big cake! Come and enjoy a lazy Friday picnic after a day of celebrating Canada’s birthday.

Complaints Choir Reunion

Friday, July 1, 2011
6:00pm

Gripers and groaners unite! Our celebrated Complaints Choir returns for an encore presentation on Canada Day!

Strawberry Culinary Marathon with Lesley Mattina of OMG Baked Goodness

Friday, July 1, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Come and enjoy a day-long marathon of strawberry-themed food demonstrations! Lesley Mattina of OMG Baked Goodness will demonstrate and sample an array of savoury and sweet strawberry treats.

Boardwalk Flicks

Friday, July 1, 2011
9:30pm

In partnership with the Inside Out Film Festival we present a series of short films from the queer community.

Strawberry Culinary Marathon with Michelle Curnock of The Chef Upstairs

Friday, July 1, 2011
9:30pm –11:00pm

Come and enjoy a day-long marathon of strawberry-themed food demonstrations! Our marathon concludes with two decadent, totally romantic food demonstrations from Michelle Curnock of The Chef Upstairs.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, July 2, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, July 2, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Arts & Animals of Colombia

Saturday, July 2, 2011
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Have fun while discovering the richness and vitality of Colombian culture through fun activities for kids led by Tridha Arts Association.

Canadian Improv Games: Intro to Improv

Saturday, July 2, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of spontaneous creation!

The Second City’s Absolutely Positively Completely Made-Up Show

Saturday, July 2, 2011
3:00pm

This side-splitting performance will tickle the funny bone of young and old alike with an hour of interactive improvisation and theatre games for the whole family.

Global Grilling Host: Catherine Jheon

Saturday, July 2, 2011
4:00pm – 5:00pm

A virtual United Nations of barbeque, the Global Grilling food series looks to highlight the hot spots of grilling around the world. Hosted by Catherine Jheon.

Global Grilling: Colombian-inspired BBQ by Top Chef Canada Competitor Chef Steve Gonzalez

Saturday, July 2, 2011
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Top Chef Canada competitor Chef Steve Gonzalez as he grills up some mouth-watering Colombian-inspired BBQ!

Canadian Improv Games: Intro to Improv

Saturday, July 2, 2011
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of spontaneous creation!

The National Theatre of the World presents the Carnegie Hall Show

Saturday, July 2, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Grab a tux, a tie, a frock, or a boa and join us at the Harbourfront Centre debut of the Carnegie Hall Show!

Global Grilling: Argentinean Parrillada (BBQ) by Sky Ranch Restaurant

Saturday, July 2, 2011
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Join Sky Ranch Restaurant chef Favio Barenbaum as he grills up some simmering Argentinean Parrillada (BBQ)!

Global Grilling Host: Catherine Jheon

Saturday, July 2, 2011
6:00pm – 7:00pm

A virtual United Nations of barbeque, the Global Grilling food series looks to highlight the hot spots of grilling around the world. Hosted by Catherine Jheon.

Canadian Improv Games: Intro to Improv

Saturday, July 2, 2011
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of spontaneous creation!

LIVE / Anna Ostoya: Jiggling and Rustling

Saturday, July 2, 2011
7:00pm

In conjunction with her participation in the exhibition Rearview Mirror, Anna Ostoya presents a free-associative performative lecture.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, July 3, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, July 3, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Maori with Attitude! Workshop with Moana & the Tribe

Sunday, July 3, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Join Moana & the Tribe at an exciting and informative workshop exploring the traditional Maori music and performance elements of haka and poi.

Arts & Animals of Colombia

Sunday, July 3, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Have fun while discovering the richness and vitality of Colombian culture through fun activities for kids led by Tridha Arts Association.

Pemetawe (Come & Play): Games of the Plains Cree

Sunday, July 3, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Come learn the exciting Messekuche Kunek (The Handgame) and Wolf and Deer Game led by Kehewin Native Dance Theatre.

SUNDAY SCENE / Clara Hargittay

Sunday, July 3, 2011
2:00pm

Clara Hargittay is a Toronto-based independent curator currently serving as Public Art Officer at the City of Toronto.

Global Grilling Host: Catherine Jheon

Sunday, July 3, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

A virtual United Nations of barbeque, the Global Grilling food series looks to highlight the hot spots of grilling around the world. Hosted by Catherine Jheon.

Global Grilling: Brazilian-inspired BBQ by Caju Restaurant

Sunday, July 3, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join Cajú Restaurant's chef and owner Mario Cassini as he grills up some Brazillian-inspired BBQ!

The Real Life Where’s Waldo? Game

Sunday, July 3, 2011
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Fake Waldos roam the Harbourfront Centre site. Audiences of all ages will get clues to the whereabouts of the real Waldo.

‘O solo il mio violoncello!

Sunday, July 3, 2011
4:00pm

The brilliant, Montreal-based cellist Elinor Frey performs music by Italian cellist-composers from the Baroque, as well as powerful solos by Giovanni Sollima (b. 1962) and Canada’s Chris Paul Harman.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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