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August 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

Thursday, August 1, 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 1, 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

Friday, August 2, 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 2, 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.

Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle

Friday, August 2, 2019
8:00pm – 9:30pm

Come and experience the journey of Calypso Rose, a militant and authentic woman and the uncontested diva of Calypso music.

Calypso Dreams

Friday, August 2, 2019
11:00pm –12:30am

Calypso Dreams is an intimate portrait of some of the true calypsonians in Trinidad & Tobago, in performance and in conversation.

Compositions

Saturday, August 3, 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.

Family Carnival Crafts

Saturday, August 3, 2019
2:00pm – 8:00pm

Families come join visual artist Karen Bell-Higgins in making carnival masks and Afro-Caribbean inspired necklaces in the Kids Tent.

Calypso at Dirty Jim's

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pm

This film provides an opportunity to recapture the legendary singers and the sound of classic calypso in all of its splendor at Dirty Jim’s

Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle

Saturday, August 3, 2019
9:00pm –10:30pm

Come and experience the journey of Calypso Rose, a militant and authentic woman and the uncontested diva of Calypso music.

Compositions

Sunday, August 4, 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.

Family Carnival Crafts

Sunday, August 4, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Families come join visual artist Karen Bell-Higgins in making carnival masks and Afro-Caribbean inspired necklaces in the Kids Tent.

Calypso Dreams

Sunday, August 4, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Calypso Dreams is an intimate portrait of some of the true calypsonians in Trinidad & Tobago, in performance and in conversation.

Calypso at Dirty Jim's

Sunday, August 4, 2019
9:00pm –10:30pm

This film provides an opportunity to recapture the legendary singers and the sound of classic calypso in all of its splendor at Dirty Jim’s

Compositions

Monday, August 5, 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.

Family Carnival Crafts

Monday, August 5, 2019
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Families come join visual artist Karen Bell-Higgins in making carnival masks and Afro-Caribbean inspired necklaces in the Kids Tent.

Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle

Monday, August 5, 2019
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Come and experience the journey of Calypso Rose, a militant and authentic woman and the uncontested diva of Calypso music.

Summer Camps

Tuesday, August 6, 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 6, 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 7, 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 7, 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 8, 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 8, 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

Friday, August 9, 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 9, 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.

Compositions

Saturday, August 10, 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.

Kalimba Orchestra with Njacko Backo

Saturday, August 10, 2019
2:00pm – 4:00pm

In this interactive fun children's workshop, Njacko Backo invites you to join the Kalimba Orchestra – play and create your own sounds!

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Saturday, August 10, 2019
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn the traditions of Moko Jumbie, a stilt-dancing forest spirit, using specially designed kid-sized training stilts.

aKasha

Saturday, August 10, 2019
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Writer/director Hajooj Kuka takes a self-assured step towards fictional storytelling in this comedy pivoting on an unlikely love triangle between a boy, a girl and an AK-47 in rebel-held areas of Sudan.

I Am Not A Witch

Saturday, August 10, 2019
7:30pm – 9:00pm

A fictional tale of a nine-year-old girl in Zambia, accused of witchcraft and given a stark choice: to accept her supernatural branding and live a tethered life as a sorceress, or cut her ties with local tradition and be transformed into a goat.

Compositions

Sunday, August 11, 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.

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Sunday, August 11, 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Learn the traditions of Moko Jumbie, a stilt-dancing forest spirit, using specially designed kid-sized training stilts.

Kalimba Orchestra with Njacko Backo

Sunday, August 11, 2019
2:00pm – 4:00pm

In this interactive fun children's workshop, Njacko Backo invites you to join the Kalimba Orchestra – play and create your own sounds!

Fig Tree

Sunday, August 11, 2019
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Summer Camps

Monday, August 12, 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 12, 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 13, 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 13, 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 14, 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 14, 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 15, 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 15, 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

Friday, August 16, 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 16, 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.

Barbados on the Water 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019
6:00pm –11:00pm

The largest celebration of Barbadian culture in Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre with music, food and more.

Compositions

Saturday, August 17, 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.

Barbados on the Water 2019

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

The largest celebration of Barbadian culture in Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre with music, food and more.

Family Crafts: Kites and Arts & Crafts

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Come as a family and get crafty with Karen Bell Higgins and Troy Brathwaite!

Children’s Face Painting with Tim Hortons

Saturday, August 17, 2019
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Bring your children to have their face painted during the day on Saturday and Sunday.

Compositions

Sunday, August 18, 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.

Barbados on the Water 2019

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The largest celebration of Barbadian culture in Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre with music, food and more.

Family Crafts: Kites and Arts & Crafts

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Come as a family and get crafty with Karen Bell Higgins and Troy Brathwaite!

Children’s Face Painting with Tim Hortons

Sunday, August 18, 2019
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring your children to have their face painted during the day on Saturday and Sunday.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

Cinematic Taiwan: Manfei

Saturday, August 24, 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm

TAIWANfest presents a documentary about Lo Man Fei, known for her work with Cloud Gate Dance Theatre and her role as a choreographer and mentor for a generation of dancers.

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!

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!

Cinematic Taiwan: The Immortal’s Play

Saturday, August 24, 2019
5:45pm – 7:45pm

How did a star of the Vietnamese National Circus become a star in traditional Taiwanese opera? TAIWANfest presents a documentary about the remarkable journey of Annie Nguyen.

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.

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.

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!

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!

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!

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!

Summer Camps

Monday, August 26, 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 26, 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 27, 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 27, 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 28, 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 28, 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 29, 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 29, 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

Friday, August 30, 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 30, 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.

Compositions

Saturday, August 31, 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.

Exquisite Corpse

Saturday, August 31, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Create life-sized bodies with this family activity inspired by poets and artists of the Surrealist movement.

Microphone Station

Saturday, August 31, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring the family to the microphone station and encourage the aspiring singers, comedians and more in your household.

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