Toronto in May: Events & Festivals

Things to Do in Toronto in May: Events, Activities and Festivals happening in Toronto during the month of May 2017.




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11 Feb

Ed Mirvish Theatre, Victoria Street, Toronto

February 11, 2017 To May 14, 2017

$38 - $175

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don’t expect is to fall in love. A ‘BRILLIANT!’ (The Times), breathtakingly romantic thriller, THE BODYGUARD features a whole host of irresistible ...  »

01 Mar

Toronto Conservatories, Toronto

March 1, 2017 To May 14, 2017

Free

The Spring Show: Many varieties of cool crops are featured. At Allan Gardens Conservatory, these include primula, cineraria, schizanthus, calceolaria and aquilegia. Tulips, fragrant hyacinths and other bulbs join cool crops like primula and schizanthus to provide a sea of brightly coloured flowers in the Cool House.At Centennial Park ...  »

14 Mar

Second City, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

March 14, 2017 To July 15, 2017

4163430011

$26-$50

Trump is in the White House and O’Leary is on the rise. Are we reaching the era of peak a$$hole? We’re still trying to figure this all out, but we know laughing helps! The Second City has created a deliriously funny show to help you forget that ...  »

24 Mar

Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Avenue Toronto

March 24, 2017 To May 14, 2017

$54.99 - $64.99

A down-and out floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood! Soon “Audrey II” grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite, finally revealing itself ...  »

24 Mar

Second City Theatre, 3rd Floor, 99 Blue Jays Way, Toronto

March 24, 2017 To June 30, 2017

416-343-0011

$8

A new hilarious show every Friday at 8:00PM (excludes April 14th), featuring the Second City’s House Ensemble! See some of comedy’s most talented up-and-comers perform sketch and improv comedy in The John Candy Box Theatre. Featuring: Lance Byrd, Oliver Georgiou, Sheri Godda, Natalie Metcalfe, Jessica Perkins, Brittany Charlotte ...  »

31 Mar

The Ben Navaee Gallery, 1107 Queen St E, Toronto

March 31, 2017 To May 4, 2017

4169991030

Free

Join us for the Opening Night Reception of the “Spring Has Sprung” Exhibition on March 31st, 6:00-8:00pm. The Exhibition runs until May 4th. Who is it for? all-ages Free Admission WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: March 31st, 6:00-8:00pm. The Exhibition runs until May 4th. Daily 1pm-5pm. ...  »

03 Apr

The Second City Toronto, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

April 3, 2017 To October 23, 2017

416-343-0011

$20-$30

Join The Second City Touring Company for a comedic look at Canada’s 150th birthday! With sketches created and performed by Canada’s greatest comedic talents, laugh along at explorations of Canadian cliches and our… complicated relationship with our southern neighbours. We’re not too polite to brag about it: ...  »

13 Apr

Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson Ave, Toronto

April 13, 2017 To May 7, 2017

416 504 7529

$22.50 to $32.00

Sound of the Beast is a long-form narrative spoken word performance inspired by Tunisian hip-hop emcee Weld-El 15, who was jailed for his song, Boulicia Kleb (The Police Are Dogs). From this impetus, TPM Resident emcee Donna-Michelle St. Bernard digs down into”the need to speak” vs “the fear of hearing”. ...  »

15 Apr

Mysteriously Yours Dinner Theatre, 2026 Yonge Street, Toronto

April 15, 2017 To September 2, 2017

416-486-7469

$64-$89

Come and join the fun! Enjoy 3 course dinner and then participate in the solving of a hilarious whodunit?!
Now Playing a brand new mystery: The Final Clue?! Based on the Board game Clue.  »

17 Apr

Young People's Theatre, 165 Front Street East, Toronto

April 17, 2017 To May 14, 2017

PWYC -- $41

The beloved stories of acclaimed children’s author Robert Munsch – including Love You Forever, Murmel Murmel Murmel, Pigs, A Promise is a Promise, and Too Much Stuff – come to life on stage to delight young theatregoers.  »

18 Apr

30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

April 18, 2017 To May 28, 2017

416.531.1827

$15 & up

By David Greig and Gordon McIntyre Midsummer’s weekend in Edinburgh. It’s raining. Bob’s a failing car salesman on the fringes of the city’s underworld. Helena’s a high-powered divorce lawyer with a taste for other people’s husbands. She’s totally out of his league; he’...  »

18 Apr

Factory, 125 Bathurst Street, Toronto

April 18, 2017 To May 14, 2017

4165049971

$25-$55

Factory is proud to present the triumphant return of BANANA BOYS, adapted from Terry Woo’s game-changing novel by Leon Aureus, and one of the hit shows from Factory’s Naked Season. Factory Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino will close the current season with her highly inventive reimagining of BANANA ...  »

20 Apr

The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street West, Toronto

April 20, 2017 To May 13, 2017

$12 to $350

The story of Louis Riel, the Métis leader and founder of Manitoba, is told in this landmark work. Composed by Harry Somers for our nation’s centennial in 1967, this uniquely Canadian contribution to the opera world returns on the work’s 50th anniversary, and will help mark the 150th ...  »

22 Apr

Greenwin Theatre, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

April 22, 2017 To May 13, 2017

416-932-9995 x 224

$30 - $85.88

Written by Mark St. Germain Directed by David Ferry Legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud and the young, rising scholar, C. S. Lewis meet head-to-head in a fictitious battle of the mind. The play is set in Freud’s home on the brink of England entering the war in 1939. This deeply ...  »

22 Apr

Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto

April 22, 2017 To July 30, 2017

4169796648

$16.50 - $25.00

This spring the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) welcomes Georgia O’Keeffe, the largest retrospective of work by this pioneering American artist ever mounted in Canada. Featuring over 80 works this revealing exhibition charts six decades in her career as America’s most celebrated painter. Showcasing everything from New York skyscrapers ...  »

26 Apr

Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St W, Toronto

April 26, 2017 To June 25, 2017

$38 to $139

From the award winning visionary Baz Luhrmann, creator of Moulin Rouge, Romeo & Juliet and The Great Gatsby, comes STRICTLY BALLROOM, a brand new musical for the stage inspired by his classic film. STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring story of Scott Hastings, a championship ballroom dancer who defies ...  »

27 Apr

Various Venues, Toronto, ON

April 27, 2017 To May 7, 2017

$17-24

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, will present its 24th edition from April 27 to May 7, 2017, screening 200+ films from across the globe and welcoming hundreds of international filmmakers and industry delegates to Toronto! Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Single tickets – [&...  »

28 Apr

Village Players Theatre, 2190e Bloor Street West, Toronto

April 28, 2017 To May 20, 2017

$20 to $24

A weekend on a lake teeming with fish and eligible women – what’s not to like for brothers Owen and Lee Melville? Find out in The Melville Boys, a poignant comedy by the author of Maggie’s Getting Married.  »

29 Apr

Solar Stage Children's Theatre, 100 Upper Madison Avenue, Toronto

April 29, 2017 To May 13, 2017

416-368-8031

$17

THE PRINCESS KNIGHT: THE LEGEND OF KATE & TIMMY An original play by Tom McGee In the kingdom of Faraway everyone has a role to play. Kate is supposed to be a Princess, which, in Faraway, means pretty dresses, courtly functions and diplomacy. Timmy is supposed to be a knight, ...  »

30 Apr

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Queen Street West, Toronto

April 30, 2017 To May 20, 2017

$12 to $350

Set in Rome amid the turbulence of the Napoleonic Wars, Tosca is a tense psychological drama of passion and betrayal. Floria Tosca, a famous singer, murders Scarpia, the vicious chief of police, to save her beloved Cavaradossi. But Scarpia’s schemes outlive him with cruel and fatal consequences.  »

30 Apr

First Markham Place, 3255 Highway 7 East, Markham

April 30, 2017 To June 18, 2017

416-619-5229

165-200

At IRIS, we provide students with educational STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) learning programs using LEGO Robotics technology! Our educational programs offers students with an interactive and enjoyable learning environment. Our hands-on approach will allow students to exercise their problem solving skills while working in an atmosphere of creativity ...  »

01 May

Doris McCarthy Gallery, Military Trail, Scarborough

May 1, 2017 To May 20, 2017

4162877707

free of charge

The exhibition, “for there are many stories here,” engages in a conversation that spans some 40,800 years between contemporary, historic, and prehistoric artists and writers. It honours the honours the small acts of resistance and remembrance made by women-identified by Andrea Chung, Doris McCarthy, Ana Mendieta, Shelley Niro, Elizabeth Simcoe, Leanne ...  »

02 May

Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Tank House Lane, Toronto

May 2, 2017 To May 20, 2017

$25.00 to $58.00

Wildfire, a new play by Judith Thompson with the RARE ensemble, explores the boundaries of love for people with visible differences, and the ways in which they struggle with societal judgement. When a millennial male with Down syndrome falls for someone who does not have Down syndrome, questions are raised ...  »

02 May

Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E., Toronto

May 2, 2017

$89.95 - $329.95

Toronto UJA Presents: Shlomo Artzi and his Band: Yom Ha’Azmaut Concert. Shlomo Artzi has sold a total of over a million and a half albums, an unprecedented achievement in the Israeli music industry. He is well known for his marathon live shows, some of which last over two or ...  »

02 May

Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St West, Toronto, Ontario M6P 1Z1, 

May 2, 2017

6479937699

PWYC

Sure to be a great night of live music at Junction City Music Hall. Featuring local Toronto talent and new original music! Funk, Indy Rock, Country, Blues and more! Who is it for? adults HOW MUCH Tickets : PWYC How to get tickets? At the door: PWYC WHEN & WHERE Date &...  »

03 May

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street, Toronto

May 3, 2017 To May 14, 2017

$10–$28

Kurt and Trevor are a perfect gay couple – a young prince charming and a charming silver fox – whose marriage is threatened by the appearance of a sexy street boy named Gideon. Did Gideon have condomless sex with Trevor? Did Trevor give him permission? And did Trevor take his PrEP? As ...  »

03 May

Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front Street East, Toronto

May 3, 2017 To May 7, 2017

$35.10 - $114

The awe-inspiring power, riveting virtuosity and creative heart of Circa’s acrobatics. The sublime soul of Monteverdi’s operatic music. From the Australian company that has transformed contemporary circus comes another genre-defying show, celebrating the expressive possibilities of the human body pushed to extremes. Akin to a physical poem, the ...  »

03 May

Rebel, 11 Polson St., Toronto

May 3, 2017

$42.5 -$ 57.5

Artists: Mastodon, Eagles of Death Metal, Russian Circles Art is a cyclical beast. The same can easily be said of Grammy Award nominated hard rock juggernaut Mastodon. The group’s four members recognize the importance of life’s omnipresent cycles on their sixth full-length album, Once More ‘Round the Sun. ...  »

03 May

The Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto

May 3, 2017

$29.5 - $49.5

A Lesson In Romantics 10th Anniversary Tour, Tour Support: KNUCKLE PUCK MILESTONES   »

03 May

Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street, Toronto

May 3, 2017

$39.75 & up

Peter Oundjian and the TSO transport you on a journey of vibrant orchestral colours and unforgettable melodies inspired by the Arabian Nights legends, in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade. You’ll also enjoy a boisterous curtain-raiser by the Czech-Canadian composer Oskar Morawetz, and an impressive early piece for soprano, chorus, and orchestra ...  »

03 May

The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

May 3, 2017 To May 13, 2017

416-538-0988

$15-$20

Rimah Jabr and Natasha Greenblatt first met in Toronto. Rimah was born a Palestinian Muslim. Natasha was born a Canadian Jew. Is this just an ordinary meeting between two women or has some force conspired through time and across continents to bring them together? Two Birds One Stone is a ...  »

03 May

Various Venues, Toronto

May 3, 2017 To May 6, 2017

$10-$50

After a 5-year hiatus, the WE’RE FUNNY THAT WAY Festival returns by popular demand! The legendary LGBTQ+ comedy festival and fundraiser will make its triumphant return on May 3 - 6, 2017 with a variety of comedy, music, and burlesque performances to benefit the We’re Funny That Way Foundation.
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04 May

Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Avenue, North York

May 4, 2017 To May 6, 2017

416 294 3005

Free

The Spring Antique & Vintage Glass Lover’s Show & Sale is back in Toronto again….what a perfect opportunity to come out and enjoy the great selection of Antique Pressed Glass in clear from 1860-1960, but also a large variety of coloured glass pieces ( Victorian, Depression & Vintage) in ...  »

04 May

Berkeley Church, 315 Queen St. East, Toronto, ON. , 

May 4, 2017

$25-$35

May the Fourth be with you! Join us for Light vs Dark this May the Fourth. Each wine, spirit and beer vendor will feature a light wine, beer, or spirit as well as a dark wine, beer or spirit. Cast your vote and see who will prevail. Will we bring ...  »

04 May

Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Drive, Toronto

May 4, 2017

$80 - $95

The Brewers Plate on Thursday, May 4, is a celebration of local chefs and local beer. It’s an indulgent evening featuring unlimited sampling of collaborations between renowned rock star chefs and Ontario brewers. This is a rock and roll themed charitable event supports WarChild Canada. Who is it for? Legal ...  »

04 May

Theatre Scarborough, 3600 Kingston Road, Scarborough

May 4, 2017 To May 20, 2017

$10 to $27

Scarborough Music Theatre presents Man of La Mancha. “To dream the impossible dream…” Based on Cervantes’ literary classic, Don Quixote, this iconic musical is bold and breathtaking. A dying old man transforms himself into a knight errant against the wishes of his family to embark on his Quest – turning windmills ...  »

04 May

Nao

The Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto

May 4, 2017

$25 - $50

eo Jessica Joshua, better known as Nao, is a British singer-songwriter and record producer from East London.Her sound has been described as soul combined with electronic music, funk and R&B. Nao coined the term 'wonky funk' to describe her style.  »

04 May

Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street, Toronto

May 4, 2017

$39.75 & up

The eighty-plus members of the TSO rise magnificently to the occasion as Hungarian genius Béla Bartók puts them through countless thrilling paces in the twentieth-century classic, Concerto for Orchestra. Remarkable Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki appears as soloist in Schumann’s impassioned and poetic concerto. Who is it for? ...  »

04 May

Ristorante Boccaccio, 901 Lawrence Avenue West, Toronto

May 4, 2017

416-789-5555

$75

Enjoy an evening of culture and cuisine as Artistic Director Cristiano De Florentiis discusses contemporary Italian film and the exciting lineup for the 2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival. A prix-fixe gourmet dinner will be served.  »

04 May

Susan Hobbs, 137 Tecumseth Street, Toronto

May 4, 2017 To June 10, 2017

416.504.3699

free

Shirley Wiitasalo’s most recent paintings have a characteristically reductive vocabulary. Since 2010, she has explored various methods of application, whereby paint from one surface is then transferred to the canvas. Here, the viscosity of paint performs a physical negotiation between two surfaces. Material and information is altered or lost through ...  »

05 May

Toronto

May 5, 2017 To May 21, 2017

(416) 544-9800

$15 - $30

Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA) celebrates the fifth-annual Veggielicious festival— a two-week gastronomic extravaganza celebrating compassionate, mouth-watering cuisine. From May 5th to 21st, 2017 , over 40 participating GTA locations will feature exclusive vegetarian and vegan prix-fixe menus and other specials to tickle the taste buds. Veggielicious features range from $15-$30, with each meal ...  »

05 May

Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Tank House Lane, Toronto

May 5, 2017 To June 3, 2017

$32.00–$89.0

Through music, poetry and dance, seven women weave their stories of love, heartache, violence and joy into a powerful mosaic of the experiences of African-American women. This seminal work celebrates the power of reclaiming one’s voice.  »

05 May

Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street, Toronto

May 5, 2017

$25 - $170

 Investors Group Stars on Ice Presented by Lindt The three greatest Canadian men’s figure skaters will come together for the first time in 2017 to perform in the award-winning Investors Group Stars on Ice Tour presented by Lindt! Four-time World Champion Kurt Browning, 2014 Olympic Silver Medallist Patrick Chan, and two-time ...  »

05 May

The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave, Toronto

May 5, 2017

$32.50 -$44.50

Artists: Slowdive, Japanese Breakfast Slowdive are Neil Halstead, Rachel Goswell, Nick Chaplin, Christian Savill and Simon Scott. They formed in Reading in 1989 and signed to Creation Records, releasing three albums, ‘Just For A Day’, ‘Souvlaki’ and ‘Pygmalion’. Since their disbandment Slowdive have become one of the most cited bands of ...  »

05 May

Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St W, Toronto

May 5, 2017 To May 6, 2017

$40 - $60

When discussing ‘Father John Misty’, Tillman paraphrases Philip Roth: ‘It’s all of me and none of me, if you can’t see that, you won’t get it’. What I call it is totally arbitrary, but I like the name. You’ve got to have a name. I never ...  »

05 May

George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

May 5, 2017

$47.46

Music Director Nurhan Arman and Sinfonia Toronto will wrap up the orchestra’s 18th season in grand style on Friday, May 5, at 8 pm in George Weston Recital Hall of the Toronto Centre for the Arts. The program will feature young Austrian violin virtuoso Elisso Gogibedashvili in the beloved ‘Carmen Fantasy’ ...  »

05 May

The Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West, Toronto

May 5, 2017

1-888-985-0217

$175.00

Murray McLauchlan, Margaret Atwood, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, Albert Schultz, Ben Heppner, Travis Knights and Matt Andersen performing. Voices That Care, benefiting The Room 217 Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving quality of life and care for Canadians in life-threatening and complex-care circumstances through music. Who is it for? all-ages ...  »

05 May

The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

May 5, 2017 To May 13, 2017

416-538-0988

$15-$20

Playwright and director Marilo Nuñez presents El Retorno/I Return, a search for answers to childhood questions when, for one year, her family was part of The Return Plan – the return to Chile to help fight against the brutality of the Pinochet dictatorship.  »

05 May

The Beach, Queen Street East, Toronto

May 5, 2017 To May 6, 2017

Free

Let’s kick off the Beach season in style! Join us this May 5 & 6 for Spring to the Beach! Shop along Queen for Moonlight Madness  and a sidewalk sale. Stop and refuel at our newly renovated Kew Gardens Park and enjoy bites & brews from our local restaurants:The Stone ...  »

05 May

Queen-Richmond Centre West, 134 Peter St, Toronto

May 5, 2017 To May 6, 2017

Free

Two-day retail experience offering fashion-forward shoppers apparel and accessories for women and men from 70+ Canadian designers. With 95 percent of the collections being made-in-Canada and pieces available from $35 through $1,500, there is something for everyone who wants to support and buy Canadian. Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Free How [&...  »

05 May

The Halal Guys, 563 Yonge St, Toronto

May 5, 2017

Free

Grand Opening – The Halal Guys, Toronto 563 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4Y 1Z2, Canada FRIDAY, May 5th The day is finally here! The Halal Guys opens its first Toronto location! Food will be served all day based on availability. Doors open at 11 am – we’re working hard to serve everyone ...  »

05 May

Various Locations, Toronto

May 5, 2017 To May 7, 2017

free

Your city. Your stories. Jane’s Walk 2017 is May 5-7 Jane’s Walk is an annual festival of free, community-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. Explore your city, share stories about your community and connect with your neighbours on any of the hundreds of Jane’s Walks taking place ...  »

05 May

427 Bloor Street West, Toronto

May 5, 2017 To May 26, 2017

(416) 789-9596

Free

Check out some lovely crafters, artists, and entrepreneurs every Friday from 5-9pm at St. Paul's Trinity Church. The first 25 guests receive a free surprise bag with some goodies inside! Hourly draws for surprise gifts. The artists would love to see you.
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06 May

Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto

May 6, 2017

4169775093, ex. 2470

Free

Since 2008, the Kids’ World of Energy Festival – has directly engaged over 17,000 students and parents in the connection between energy and the environment and working towards an energy conscious world. Held at Evergreen Brick Works, a community green space in the heart of Toronto, the four-day Festival offers Gr. 5 and 6 students [&...  »

06 May

1 Front St E, Toronto

May 6, 2017

$34.39 - $119.39 + charges

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is becoming the must-see video game concert of the year, giving Pokémon fans of all ages the chance to experience live, beautiful music of the Pokémon franchise. All-new orchestral arrangements and carefully timed visuals draw from recent and classic Pokémon video games. Don’...  »

06 May

Woodbine Racetrack, , 555 Rexdale Boulevard, Toronto

May 6, 2017

$70

Celebrate “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” at Woodbine’s exclusive Kentucky Derby Party, Saturday May 6th! Situated in our lavish Northern Dancer Room, this Southern-styled celebration promises high-fashion & even higher stakes. Get your nails done, treat your taste buds to our chef’s best fare paired with ...  »

06 May

The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave, Toronto

May 6, 2017

$24.50 - $35.50

Artists: The Black Angels, A Place to Bury Strangers Since Aristotle, man has organized his knowledge vertically in separate and unrelated groups—Science, Religion, Sex, Relaxation, Work, etc. The main emphasis in his language, his system of storing knowledge, has been on the identification of objects rather than on the ...  »

06 May

Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street, Toronto

May 6, 2017

$49.50–$99.50

Singer, author, award winning actress and former Glee star Lea Michele brings songs from her forthcoming album ‘Places’ to Massey Hall on May 6. In January Michele performed three intimate sold-out shows in support of the new album, and due to fan demand announces this limited North American run of shows. ...  »

06 May

The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West, Toronto

May 6, 2017

$50-$75

To celebrate its 9th anniversary, the Toronto Concert Orchestra (TCO), led by the unrivaled Maestro Kerry Stratton, is proud to take Torontonians on an unforgettable journey through the streets of Paris for their upcoming concert: Piaf Encore – Paris in Springtime. Starring Sudbury actress and singer Pandora Topp, the concert will ...  »

06 May

Etobicoke Olympium, 590 Rathburn Road, Toronto

May 6, 2017

416-302-8349

$ 6

Mark this date in your calendar – Saturday, May 6, 2017 when, hundreds of parents and school council volunteers from across the GTA, will be brought together in one location in Etobicoke. These are parents who genuinely care about their child’s education; who see real value in being engaged in their child’...  »

06 May

The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Etobicoke

May 6, 2017

$65.00

Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival will bring the world of vanguard short filmmaking to Toronto’s lakeshore. In its seventh year, Lakeshorts will feature 16 diverse short films from Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Luxembourg and USA, ranging from inspirational dramas to sidesplitting comedies. The AGF Gala on Saturday, May 6 will showcase ...  »

06 May

District 28, 28 Logan Ave, Toronto

May 6, 2017

4165282325

$20 - $30

TASTE THE EAST SIDE! At the Leslieville Food & Drink Festival enjoy art, music, food and drink, while supporting our vibrant community! This all East Side event – an initiative of The Vandenberg House – supports and promotes local businesses and the community at large. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FESTIVAL – Indulge in the ...  »

06 May

401 Richmond Street West, Toronto

May 6, 2017

6478825177

Free

If we live in a Universe in which everything (including our brains) obeys the laws of physics, how can there be room for free choice? What makes a choice free, or ours, as opposed to it just being the effect of previous causes? Is free will an illusion? If so, ...  »

06 May

Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto

May 6, 2017 To November 4, 2017

4165967670

0-0

Shop the Saturday Farmers Market at Evergreen Brick Works and find good food from local farmers, food producers and chefs. Eat seasonally with local, organic items and enjoy the bounty of Ontario’s harvest.  »

07 May

The Phoenix Concert Theatre , 410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto

May 7, 2017

$25 - $119

Nate Feuerstein – recording and performing as the Hip-Hop/Alternative artist NF. On his albums, NF tells his story with lyrical vulnerability complimented by raw energy. His music draws from many real life struggles, including being abused as a kid, struggling with anger issues, and losing his mother to a drug ...  »

07 May

The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St W, Toronto

May 7, 2017

647-986-7653

$25 -$30

Come out and see some of Ontario’s pole dancers perform while supporting a great cause. If you ever wanted to see the sport and would like to support Saving The Survivors come out May 7, 2017 and prepared to be wowed. Who is it for? adults HOW MUCH Tickets : $25 in advance $30 ...  »

07 May

The L'Oreal Academy, 20 Richmond Street East, Toronto

May 7, 2017

4165967703

$85

This year we are excited to be celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Mane Event – a Hairstyling and Beauty Extravaganza in support of The Teresa Group. We also welcome our new event sponsor, Redken Canada. Volunteer stylists will wash, cut and style – all to support children living with and affected ...  »

07 May

18 Orde Street, Toronto

May 7, 2017

Free

Join us for the Orde Street Public School Spring Fair. Bring the whole family to our neighbourhood fair for games, prizes, music, face painting, food, crafts, balloons, dancing, martial arts, bouncy castle, and more! Who is it for? family-kids HOW MUCH Tickets : Free admission. Free and paid activities How to ...  »

07 May

Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto

May 7, 2017 To November 5, 2017

416-596-7670

0-0

Sundays: your new favourite day of the week! The new Sunday Market at Evergreen Brick Works is your place to shop artisanal goods, grab a bite from the local food court, sip on organic Caesars or craft brews and just enjoy relaxing in the great outdoors. Expect to find something ...  »

08 May

350 King Street W, Toronto Ontario

May 8, 2017 To May 13, 2017

416-551-4615

$12

Come and join the Italian Contemporary Film Festival in an annual celebration of the best in cinema for children called ‘ICFF Junior’! The festival which takes place from May 8th to 13th 2017, focuses specifically on top-quality programming for all children aged 8 to 18, including schools, community groups, and families. ICFF Junior ...  »

08 May

The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave, Toronto

May 8, 2017

$29.50 - $42.50

Artists: Rival Sons, London Souls, Howie Pyro Pitched somewhere between the loose revivalism of Jack White and the groove of Alabama Shakes, Rival Sons possess a chimera-like character: a jazz -trained rhythm section that met at Isaac Hayes’ house, a garage-rock fuzzadelic guitar maestro, and a Blues rooted street singer ...  »

08 May

.Units 4-5, 114 Anderson Ave, Markham

May 8, 2017 To May 14, 2017

9052010409

$5-$10

Treat yourself for Mother’s Day! Come to Markham Busy Bodies Indoor Playground with your child and let them run wild while you enjoy a cup of Expresso or organic Tea for FREE. Socialize with other moms and have a great time with friends and family! Who is it for? ...  »

09 May

Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto

May 9, 2017 To May 29, 2017

416 504-3898

$20-$40

Based on Ian Brown’s candid and moving memoir of raising his son Walker, The Boy in the Moon captures the difficult but joyous journey of a couple raising an extremely disabled child. First presented in 2014 in Ottawa by the Great Canadian Theatre Company, the text of the play draws ...  »

09 May

Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E., Toronto

May 9, 2017

$52.39 - $153.39

Current Grammy-nominated artist and French electronic music composer and producer JEAN-MICHEL JARRE’s reputation for the spectacular is unmatched, having been one of the first artists in the world to perform electronic music as we know it today. Famed for staggering visuals and the use of cutting-edge digital technology, which ...  »

09 May

Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street, Toronto

May 9, 2017

$49.50 – $99.50

Live Nation presents With decades of acclaimed work to his credit, and accolades ranging from “one of the most elegant singer-songwriters of his generation” (The New York Times) to “one of the few truly great roots-rock troubadours left” (Entertainment Weekly), Prisoner—Ryan Adams’ first album of all new original material ...  »

10 May

Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West, Toronto

May 10, 2017

6473826296

$10

Two teams of comedians battle it out board-game style based on the cards they draw. Hosted by Jason Ox and Cameron LaPrairie.  »

10 May

Centre for Social Innovation - Regent Park, 585 Dundas Street East, Toronto

May 10, 2017

0-40$

As more and more of us confront the fact that the world is not equitable for all, it is crucial for us to understand what our role is in supporting one another and together, figure out the systems and society that work for everybody.  »

11 May

1 Front St. E., Toronto, ON M5E 1B2 CA 

May 11, 2017 To May 13, 2017

$55 - $145

Sony Centre is pleased to co-present the Eifman Ballet with Show One Productions. Powerful, passionate, raw and visceral, the internationally renowned Eifman Ballet is set to deliver its visually stunning production of Red Giselle to Toronto audiences. The company is always a welcome addition, and this is their third visit ...  »

11 May

The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

May 11, 2017 To May 20, 2017

$15 to $30

At the forefront of contemporary dance for over 25 years, internationally acclaimed Kaeja d’Dance, returns with two physically demanding and poignant dances. Revisiting Karen’s smash hit, CRAVE, and Allen’s exhilarating new work, DEFIANT, this program features all the hallmarks of the Kaeja aesthetic—sensual, articulate, and fierce. CRAVE ...  »

11 May

The Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto

May 11, 2017

$27.5 - $65

Herbert Anthony Stevens IV, better known by his stage name Ab-Soul, is an American hip hop recording artist from Carson, California.  »

11 May

Various Venues, Toronto, ON

May 11, 2017 To May 18, 2017

416-924-6211

$15.00 + Free Family Day

The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (MNjcc) presents the second annual ReelAbilities Film Festival (RAFF) in Toronto, the first and largest festival of its kind in Canada showcasing disability and Deaf cultures through film. This year’s festival will showcase 17 films, including Canadian and International premieres from Brazil, Canada, Hungary, ...  »

11 May

Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga

May 11, 2017

8772680740

0

Looking for a job? New Career? Immediate Hiring? Direct Interview? JOBS CANADA – FAIR Meet face to face with recruiters, HR Managers and hiring companies from the Greater Toronto Area and across Ontario. DO NOT MISS !!! Check the list of job postings and the List of Exhibitors on the website link ...  »

12 May

Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson Ave, Toronto

May 12, 2017 To May 21, 2017

416 504 7529

$20 to $30

In 1894 the bodies of two little girls were discovered in a Toronto basement by an eccentric, mild mannered, private detective. This was the beginning of a nightmare. Julian R. Munds’ new play puts us in touch with one of the most prolific serial killers in history: Dr. Henry Howard Holmes. ...  »

12 May

Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street, Toronto

May 12, 2017

$39.50 - $69.50

Live Nation presents The Jesus and Mary Chain emerged from Lanarkshire, Scotland, to become one of the most influential bands of their era. What followed was a rush of creativity and controversy in which the power of their music – most strikingly the landmark debut Psychocandy – was matched by the volatility ...  »

12 May

Art Gallery of Ontario, Dundas Street West, Toronto

May 12, 2017 To May 13, 2017

$20.00

Join us at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall to see the newest and coolest Canadian documentary, “Call of the Forest.” “We cut down billions of trees every year – Today only five percent of the world’s old growth forests remain intact. Yet trees are one of this ...  »

12 May

Fleck Dance Theatre, Queens Quay West, Toronto

May 12, 2017 To May 14, 2017

416-973-4000

$28 - $48

Ballet Creole presents its Spring Season production, KAMBULE – bringing the roots of Caribbean Carnival to life! Let the rhythms move you in this powerful manifestation of cultural beauty, spirituality and pride. Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : General Admission $28 – $48 How to get tickets? Buy Online Phone: 416-973-4000 ...  »

13 May

443 King St W, Toronto

May 13, 2017

$25.00 - $39.00

Does your mom love chocolate? Then you’re looking at the perfect gift for Mother’s Day! On our Mother’s Day Chocolate Tour, we’ll spend the afternoon visiting some of Toronto’s finest eateries, sampling delicious chocolates and chocolatey treats while learning all about our favourite. Let’s ...  »

13 May

Massey Hall, Victoria Street, Toronto

May 13, 2017

416-872-4255

$39.50 -$69.50

Massey Hall presents Seven Things I’ve Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass Ira Glass is the host and creator of the public radio program This American Life, heard weekly on more than 500 public radiostations in the United States, Australia and Canada, and via podcast. Under Glass’s editorial direction, ...  »

13 May

Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto

May 13, 2017 To May 14, 2017

Free

Toronto Public Library and The Beguiling present TCAF 2017 – The Toronto Comic Arts Festival With over 400 cartoonists from more than 20 countries on their way to Toronto this May, we’re getting ready celebrate the very best in comics, graphic novels, bandes dessinées, and manga! Prepare yourself for a week of ...  »

13 May

The Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley Street, Toronto

May 13, 2017 To June 4, 2017

$30 to $59

A thrilling, contemporary adaptation of Pushkin’s timeless poem and Tchaikovsky’s renowned opera, Onegin features a high-energy musical score to tell a sweeping tale of unrequited love, infatuation, and intrigue.  When the young and innocent Tatyana falls in love with the self-obsessed aristocrat Onegin, he firmly rejects her, arousing ...  »

13 May

George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

May 13, 2017

$35 - $40

This 30th anniversary spring programme by the BCC will focus on the timely themes of taking care of the earth, its creatures, and each other. The opening song of the movie, Frozen, which uses a Sami chant calling people together, will begin the concert. Songs exploring water will include the ...  »

13 May

Parkdale, 1313 Queen Street West, Toronto

May 13, 2017

4165366918

$1

Free outdoor Street Festival featuring 4+ Markets, entertainment, street vendors, food, free crafts and the Foodora Night Market. Festival along Queen Street West from Roncesvalles to Dufferin. Food tickets purchased online for Foodora Night Market. Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Free Admission Food Tickets: $5 How to get tickets? ...  »

13 May

Markland Wood Golf Club, 245 Markland Drive, Toronto

May 13, 2017

416-560-3835

$25-$65

Join us in for a Tribute to Mom! Saturday, May 13, 2017 is After Breast Cancer S|HE Blooms Fashion Show and Brunch Fundraising Event – This blooming and stylish event is a Tribute to Moms! LIFE after BREAST CANCER is very different for the ladies next door, the financial burden to have ...  »

13 May

Stephen Leacock C I and John Buchan Senior Public School, 2450 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough

May 13, 2017

$15-25

Joint campus fun fair. Games, rides, face painting! Craft vendors, food and entertainment. Antique car show, silent auction and more!  »

13 May

St. Andrew's Church, Simcoe Street, Toronto

May 13, 2017

416-593-5600, ext 231

$20 - $25

Explore our nation’s rich musical heritage at Singing Our History: A Canada 150 Celebration! Presented by Music at St. Andrew’s , this all-Canadian evening of music will be performed by classically-trained singers drawn from Canada’s multicultural mosaic. Singers include soprano Allison Angelo, soprano Xin Wang, mezzo soprano Ariana Chris, ...  »

13 May

DanceLife X Centre, 619 Yonge St, Toronto

May 13, 2017 To May 14, 2017

(647) 725-9658

$8-$12

Take the free lesson from 9:30-10:15pm to get you started and the music is mostly remixes of top 40 (non-bachata) hits that you’re gonna LOVE. 70% bachata, 30% salsa until 1:30AM. Located at the huge new DanceLifeX Centre at 619 Yonge, just South of Bloor st. Easy access from both major subway ...  »

13 May

Lee Valley Tools, 167 Chrislea Rd, Woodbridge

May 13, 2017

9054263434

$30

Round up your kids or grandkids and become scientists with Scientists in School and Lee Valley Tools. Together you will play, explore and create with the fields of music and sound (10:30 AM-12:00 PM), or electricity and magnetism (1:00 PM-2:30 PM). See sound with your own eyes and create music with a ...  »

13 May

Ricarda's Restaurant, 134 Peter St, Toronto

May 13, 2017

416-304-9134

$49 + HST per child

This Mother’s Day, have your little chef learn what it’s like to cook in the kitchen! Ricarda’s invites children ages six to 10 into the kitchen to prepare a three course meal for mom, including an appetizer, main, and dessert. Under the supervision of Ricarda’s staff, each ...  »

13 May

Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto

May 13, 2017

4163925929

Zoo Admission

Animal mothers have special relationships with their youngsters. Here at the Toronto Zoo we have many special moms including Er Shun (giant panda), Ashakiran (Indian rhino), Aurora (polar bear) and Josephine (gorilla). Come celebrate our special Zoo moms and their babies by visiting them and our interpretive stations in the ...  »

13 May

Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto

May 13, 2017

4163925929

0

International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) celebrates the migration of birds between their nesting grounds in North America and their wintering grounds in Central and South America. The theme this year for this international event is “Helping Birds Along the Way”. This marks the 18th year that the Toronto Zoo will ...  »

13 May

Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto

May 13, 2017

4163925929

0

Experience science through the wonderful world of wildlife at the Toronto Zoo. Participate in hands-on activities led by students and scientists of U of T Scarborough in partnership with Let’s Talk Science as they bring science to life. This event is part of a national day of festivities celebrating ...  »

13 May

Varley Art Gallery of Markham, 216 Main Street Unionville, Markham

May 13, 2017

905.477.7000 ext. 3275

FREE

Join us to celebrate the opening of our summer exhibitions with a performance from Chun Hua Catherine Dong starting at 4PM, followed by the opening remarks and refreshments at 6PM. Opening reception sponsored by Oak Ridges Retirement Community. Mother Tongue Chun Hua Catherine Dong, Raafia Jessa, Jihee Min, Yvonne Singer, ...  »

13 May

Canada's Wonderland, 1 Canada's Wonderland Drive, Vaughan

May 13, 2017 To June 25, 2017

Park admission

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars will make a splash in this dock and pool centered show that features both jaw dropping feats of athleticism and the crowd pleasing antics of the WoofJocks. Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Park Admission – $39.99 and up How to get tickets? Buy Online ...  »

14 May

Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto

May 14, 2017

416.667.6295

$29.95 - $54.95

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a delicious brunch & exquisite tea experience. Mind your p’s and q’s as you take part in a light- hearted etiquette lesson and learn to talk like a Victorian lady or gentleman. Then take a springtime stroll through the beautiful historic Village at ...  »

14 May

Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto

May 14, 2017

416.923.1171

$55 - $75

Experience the splendour of Casa Loma this Mother’s Day. Our annual Brunch, served in the stately elegance of Toronto’s famous castle, is an event your family will long remember. After brunch, explore the castle at your leisure. Who is it for? All ages HOW MUCH Tickets : $75 per person $55 ...  »

14 May

Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E., Toronto

May 14, 2017

$30.51 - $153.39

The wildly popular PBS KIDS® television show, WILD KRATTS, is coming to the live stage. Animated Kratt Brothers Martin and Chris “come to real life” in a classically Wild Kratts story. Off “to the Creature Rescue!” the Emmy nominated Kratt Brothers activate some fan favorite Creature Power Suits to confront ...  »

14 May

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Bremner Boulevard, Toronto

May 14, 2017

$65

Indulge in an exquisite High Tea Under the Sea experience this Mother’s Day! Swim by Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada for freshly baked scones, delicious finger sandwiches, decadent sweets and premium specialty teas on Sunday May 14, 2017! HOW MUCH   Tickets: $65.00 + HST per person *Includes general admission How to get ...  »

14 May

2201 Dundas Street West, Toronto

May 14, 2017

$30

Your mother fed you and sustained you for many years of your life. Return the favour by treating her (or your grandma, mother-in-law or wife) to an afternoon exploring Roncesvalles on a Food Nook Tour for Mother’s Day! We’ll take you to five distinct food shops, where you ...  »

14 May

Jubilee Queen, 539 Queens Quay West, Toronto

May 14, 2017

4162037245

$29.95 - $54.95

An incredible Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise awaits you, Mom and family that is heated for your comfort and provides a breathtaking tour around the Toronto Harbourfront and islands. Our on-board executive chef strikes up a delightful gourmet brunch for all whilst our Pro DJ entertains the masses. Great view ...  »

14 May

Holiday Inn Toronto-Yorkdale, 3450 Dufferin St, Toronto

May 14, 2017

416-785-6815

$13.95 - $24.95

Celebrate the love only a mother can offer with our Mother’s Day extended breakfast buffet in Toronto on Sunday May 14, 2017 from 10 am – 1 pm. Our famous deluxe breakfast buffet will be extended until 1 PM featuring all your Mother’s Day breakfast buffet favourites. Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH ...  »

14 May

JC's Grillhouse, 1500 Matheson Blvd, Mississauga

May 14, 2017

905.232.2200

Free

Mom's Breakfast is on us! 7am to 11am From 11am to Close Moms Entree is FREE! $5 Mimosa's All Day Long!  »

14 May

Ricarda's Restaurant, 134 Peter St, Toronto

May 14, 2017

416-304-9134

$55

Brunch your heart out this Mother’s Day! On Sunday, May 14, families are invited to celebrate mom at Ricarda’s lively jazz buffet. From 10.30 a.m. to 4 p.m., families can enjoy fresh seafood, foie gras, fresh-baked breads, hearty salads, cheeses, made-to-order pastas, carved meats, breakfast la carte options and ...  »

14 May

Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, Bloor Street West, Toronto

May 14, 2017 To May 28, 2017

10-20

Orson Whales Presents: Herman Vaudeville! The home of big attractions! Another Talk-of-the-Town Show! Featuring: Definition Of Knowledge (slam poetry with talking and words) Flo & Joan (clever English musical comedy artists) Puppetmongers Theatre (exploring and advancing the theatrical possiblities of puppetry) Hosted (as always) by the debonair Prince Vaudeville III ...  »

16 May

The Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto

May 16, 2017

$23 - $28

Sidney Royel Selby III, better known by his stage name Desiigner, is an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York. Who is it for? All ages HOW MUCH Tickets : $23 – $28 How to get tickets? Buy Online Phone: 1-855-985-5500 In person at venue boxoffice and Ticketmaster Retail Locations WHEN & WHERE ...  »

16 May

Hershey Centre, 5500 Rose Cherry Pl, Mississauga

May 16, 2017

1-888-946-3549

$30.60 - 110.60

Event Description: Xinflix Media is bringing to Toronto the MOST ANTICIPATED Wu Lin Feng martial arts competition on May 16th at Hershey Centre, Mississauga, Ontario. The battles between the East vs West begins at 6:30pm. 10 weight classes in both the men’s and women’s division will take place in ...  »

17 May

Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane, The Distillery District, Toronto

May 17, 2017 To May 20, 2017

$25.00–$60.0

An original Soulpepper collective creation based on the legendary American poet, essayist, painter, and playwright E. E. Cummings, this compelling and humorous musical exploration of Cummings’ extensive canon is an ode to the depth and imagination of his work. It’s an innovative, immersive and highly theatrical perspective on one ...  »

17 May

Marben, 488 Wellington Street West, Toronto

May 17, 2017

(416) 979-1990

0

Marben Restaurant is celebrating 10 years of dining and hospitality with 10 days of programming! Come by Marben on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 from 5 P.M. to 11 P.M. for the Sausage League Redux featuring Jesse “The Champ” Valins from Maple Leaf Tavern against Team Marben. Guests can also enjoy Happy Hour from 5....  »

18 May

Yonge & Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St E, Toronto

May 18, 2017 To May 21, 2017

Free

Rib & Craft Beer Fest at Yonge & Dundas Square will feature the BEST RIB TEAMS IN CANADA along with bbq foods from many of the cities different cultures and along with amazing craft beer vendors! May is BBQ MONTH and what better way to celebrate our favourite way to ...  »

18 May

Oshawa Little Theatre, Russett Avenue, Oshawa

May 18, 2017 To May 27, 2017

905.723.0282

$15 to $28

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy ...  »

18 May

Rebel, 11 Polson St., Toronto

May 18, 2017

$39.5 - $55

Bush are a British rock band formed in London, England in 1992. Their current lineup includes lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Gavin Rossdale, lead guitarist Chris Traynor, bassist Corey Britz, and drummer Robin Goodridge. Who is it for? All ages HOW MUCH Tickets : $39.5 – $55 How to get tickets? Buy Online Phone: 1-855...  »

18 May

Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E., Toronto

May 18, 2017

$10 - $25

Outside Looking In offers a high school accredited program providing the opportunity for Indigenous youth and their communities to engage in long-term intensive education through dance. Should youth fulfill the academic and attendance requirements of the program, youth get the opportunity to join other Indigenous youth from across Canada for ...  »

18 May

The Cloak Bar, 488 Wellington Street West, Toronto

May 18, 2017

(416) 979-1990

0

Toronto's favourite underground bar, The Cloak Bar is celebrating its 1 Year Anniversary with a party on Thursday, May 18th, 2017! Guests can enjoy $10 cocktails from 6 P.M. to 2 A.M.  »

18 May

Paint Cabin, 723 Gerrard St E, Toronto

May 18, 2017 To June 8, 2017

416-904-2937

free

We are hosting a photographic art show featuring award winning photographers Harold Staats, Peter Young, Chris McCallan and Elizabeth Stanton. Harold, 1st place winner of the Beach International Jazz Festival will show some of his iconic rock images of Annie Lennox, Prince and Bruce Springsteen he will also be showing ...  »

19 May

Uniun Nightclub, 473 Adelaide St West, Toronto

May 19, 2017

$20 - $35

Launching this April, All Knight Long will see the Grammy-nominated electronic artist and Toolroom founder Mark Knight play extended 6+ hour sets at some of the world’s finest clubs, including Womb, Tokyo; Output, New York and Basing House, London. The All Knight Long tour sets out to capture this very ...  »

19 May

Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto

May 19, 2017 To May 22, 2017

Free

The Culinary Ontario festival at Ontario Place, a celebration of the province’s 150th anniversary. The free admission 4-day festival will showcase Ontario’s diverse culinary culture amidst a variety of activities and entertainment. Join us Victoria Day long weekend for a taste of Ontario’s best in food and ...  »

19 May

Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

May 19, 2017

Free

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore! On Friday May 19th from 4-6pm we will be celebrating #NationalPizzaPartyDay presented by #Panago. Come hungry friends because along with pizza crafts and a one of a kind twister game, we will also be serving ...  »

19 May

Marben, 488 Wellington Street West, Toronto

May 19, 2017

(416) 979-1990

0

Marben Restaurant is celebrating 10 years of dining and hospitality with 10 days of programming! Come by to Marben on Friday, May 19th, 2017, between 11 A.M. and 2 P.M. for lunch and drink specials. Who is it for? adults HOW MUCH Tickets : 0 How to get tickets? At the door: Lunch and drink [&...  »

20 May

Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto

May 20, 2017 To May 22, 2017

416-736-1733

Regular admission

Join us on the May long weekend for three whole days of family fairy tale fun! Don’t forget your eye patches and tiaras! Enjoy interactive characters, pirate school, a Village-wide treasure hunt — and more! Event Highlights Polish your skills with Cinderella and Belle at the Imperial Charm School. Join ...  »

20 May

Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum, 14732 Woodbine Ave, Gormley

May 20, 2017

905-727-8954

Free

Celebrate International Museum’s Day with FREE admission to the museum! Explore the log cabin, heritage schoolhouse, Victorian farmhouse, community centre and more as you learn what your museum has to offer! TODAY ONLY – Whitchurch Township History Book available at discounted price of $10! Learn about all the facility has to ...  »

20 May

Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto

May 20, 2017 To May 22, 2017

416 973 4000

Free

Harbourfront Centre’s annual HarbourKIDS: Circus festival returns and is sure to inspire our youngest guests to fly. For the second year in a row, we’ve teamed up with Femmes de Feu’s Holly Treddenick and Adam Lazarus as curators, to help fill our site and stages with contemporary ...  »

20 May

The Distillery District, 55 Mill Street, Toronto

May 20, 2017 To May 22, 2017

705-293-2787

0.00

Celebrating painting, photography, sculpture, fine craft, live music and more from Canada’s top artists. Set throughout the cobblestone lanes of the Distillery Historic District in downtown Toronto. Who is it for? all-ages FREE admission WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: Friday, May 20 – Sunday, May 22, 2017 | 11am to 6pm daily Venue:...  »

20 May

The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave., Toronto

May 20, 2017

$45.5 - $59.5

Legendary Australian rock band and agitators Midnight Oil today announced their first World Tour in over two decades. They also unveiled plans to release three archival box sets including a collection called “The Overflow Tank” which will contain more than 14 hours of previously unreleased and rare material. “The Great Circle 2017” ...  »

20 May

Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum, 14732 Woodbine Avenue, Gormley

May 20, 2017

905-727-8954

$16 to $20

A craft workshop where participants get to create their own dream catchers as well as learn its importance. Workshop includes: Smudge, Eagle Feather Introductions, Ojibway Welcoming Song, Story of the Dream Catcher, Make Dream Catchers, Ojibway Travelling Song. Pre-registration required. Who is it for? This workshop is suitable for adults &...  »

20 May

HTO Park, 339 Queens Quay West, Toronto

May 20, 2017 To October 7, 2017

(416) 596-9821

$0

The Waterfront Artisan Market (WAM) presented by The Waterfront Business Improvement Area and operated by Scadding Court Community Centre, returns to HTO Park this summer. Toronto’s Waterfront open-air market features a carefully-curated mix of 75 local, up-and-coming artisans, crafters, chefs and bakers. Visit waterfrontbia.com for more information. Shop for ...  »

20 May

Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

May 20, 2017

416-662-7861

Free

Mississauga Halal Food Fest brings together a variety of Halal food from a wide range of suppliers offering information about and awareness of the benefits of Halal products. There will be inflatable rides for the children to enjoy, and a mixture of traditional and current musical entertainment performed by local ...  »

20 May

Garrison Common, 100 Garrison Road, Fort York, Toronto

May 20, 2017 To May 21, 2017

$30 to $35

Celebrate Canada’s rich brewing history this Victoria Day long weekend, with experts of the brewing craft from around Ontario and hosted by the same company that brings you Toronto’s Festival of Beer. Featuring 30+ brands onsite, this is Canada’s premier celebration of the golden beverage! Great brews, tasty ...  »

20 May

Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West, Toronto

May 20, 2017

416-551-6540

$10

The Superstars of Comedy return to Comedy Bar after multiple sold-out shows. This show will feature some of the best stand-up comedians in Toronto. This night of comedy is hosted by the hilarious Bryan Hatt and will feature performances by: Peter Anthony(Halifax Comedy Festival) Pat MacDonald(Yuk Yuks) And ...  »

21 May

Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto

May 21, 2017

$49.50 - $100.00

The Revolution — Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Bobby Z, BrownMark and Dr. Fink — is most commonly known as the versatile band behind the music icon, Prince. Merging funk, rock n’ roll, rhythm and blues, pop & psychedelia genres, the band is considered to be one of the most successful music acts ...  »

21 May

Rebel, 11 Polson St., Toronto

May 21, 2017

$25 - $50

Two years removed from his ninth studio LP Automatic, electronic music mainstay Kaskade is set to celebrate the changing of the seasons this spring with a new string of live dates. The “Spring Fling” tour will see the artist hit Washington, New York, Wahlawa, Seattle and Chicago in May and ...  »

21 May

Starbucks, 2201 Dundas St W, Toronto

May 21, 2017 To June 18, 2017

$30

Come enjoy the fresh air with us on a Food Nook Tour – a guided, walking food tour of Roncesvalles. We’ll take you to five distinct food shops and restaurants, where you will be treated to multiple, delicious food samples at each destination, all while learning about the neighborhood and ...  »

21 May

Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto

May 21, 2017 To May 22, 2017

4163925929

0

Turtles around the world are threatened with extinction, but they are also some of the most honoured and celebrated creatures on earth! Join Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme for a fun filled day at the Zoo where your family will discover the diversity of turtles; how conservationists are ...  »

21 May

Jubilee Queen, 539 Queens Quay West, Toronto

May 21, 2017

416-203-7245

$29.95 - $54.95

Enjoy our Victoria Day Brunch Cruise this May long weekend aboard Jubilee Queen as you taken on a leisurely tour through the canals and water ways of the Toronto Islands, and past the serenity of the natural beauty of the Toronto Island Parklands. After your meal make your way upstairs ...  »

21 May

Memorial Park, Whitchurch-Stouffville

May 21, 2017

Free

Join us Sunday May 21 in Memorial Park to celebrate Victoria Day with a spectacular fireworks display, food, and family fun! Fireworks Sponsor:  Stouffville Academy of Music and Dance Who is it for? All ages – Family Free WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: Sunday, May 21, 2017 | 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM Firesworks: […]  »

22 May

Echo Beach, 909 Lakeshore Blvd. W., Ontario Place, Toronto

May 22, 2017 To May 23, 2017

$52.5 - $72.5

The I See You Tour is the second concert tour by English indie pop band The xx, in support of their third studio album I See You (2017).  The North American leg will then kick off on 14 March 2017 as part of Coachella in Indio, California, and will continue through 26 May 2017. SUPPORT: [&...  »

22 May

Glow Event Centre, 2220 Highway 7, Vaughan

May 22, 2017

905-660-5555

$15

Hey Moms, we’ve got something special just for you… Its Glowtastic!! Its Glowriffic!! Its Bombastic!! Its……………. GLOW ZUMBA !!!!!!!!!!! Set in a nightclub environment under a kaleidoscope of colour and sound, exercise has never been this much fun! Do something good for yourself in a group with other moms looking ...  »

22 May

Mississauga Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

May 22, 2017

Free

Imagination comes to life this Victoria Day at Celebration Square. Kids of all ages can live out their wildest dreams at this larger-than-life event for the whole family. There’s lots to do, including: • Step on up to the podium and take your turn to conduct an orchestra. • Keep the ...  »

22 May

Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St. Studio 170, Toronto

May 22, 2017

By donation

Our WeeFestival last season was a huge success, and now we’re gearing up for another great festival in May 2018! With only one year to go before our WeeFestival 2018, we’re inviting you to join us for a special launch event. A range of arts, music, storytelling, puppetry, and gardening ...  »

22 May

Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto

May 22, 2017

Free

The Brewer’s Backyard returns with our annual Victoria Day event on Monday, May 22nd at the Evergreen Brick Works. Entitled Queen Victoria’s Secret, at this event we only reveal the beers available when we start – so you’re going to have to join us to find out what’...  »

22 May

Fort York, 250 Fort York Blvd., Toronto

May 22, 2017

Regular Admission

What better way to celebrate Victoria Day than to visit the birthplace of Toronto? Join us for guided tours, children’s activities (such as soldier’s drill), see demonstrations of Georgian-era cooking techniques in one of the oldest kitchens in Toronto as well as English country dancing. Who is it ...  »

22 May

Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto

May 22, 2017

Free

Toronto can take in the lush harmonies and haunting lyricism of the Birds of Bellwoods, four men making handsome music! Their interpretation of folk and rock have mesmerized audiences across Ontario, including sold out showcases at CMW and NXNE. Who is it for? all-ages Tickets : Free WHEN & WHERE Date &...  »

22 May

Ashbridges Bay Park, Lake Shore Boulevard East, Toronto

May 22, 2017

Free

Come enjoy the end of the first long weekend of summer at Ashbridges Bay Park. Celebrate Victoria Day with a dazzling display of pyrotechnics that will definitely impress. The show will feature about 2,000 fireworks, with a spectacular finale. WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: Victoria Day Monday – May 22, 2017  | Dusk  ~ 10:00 […]  »

22 May

Canada's Wonderland, 1 Canada's Wonderland Drive, Vaughan

May 22, 2017

$36

Come celebrate our 36th birthday on Monday, May 22, 2017 for a day of FUN and THRILLS including street performers and a PEANUTS Dance Party inside the Front Gate on International Street! Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Guests can also purchase a 36th Birthday Regular Admission Ticket for only $36! ...  »

23 May

Greenwin Theatre, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

May 23, 2017 To June 18, 2017

416-932-9995 x 224

$54.81 - $66.11

A co-production with Dancap Productions Adapted by Richard Sabellico Directed by Tim French. This production tells the story of a son’s struggle between his passion for a Broadway career, and his father’s plans to have him follow in his footsteps as a cantor. This dynamic production features musical ...  »

24 May

Budweiser Stage, 909 Lakeshore Blvd. W., Toronto

May 24, 2017

$39.25 - $119.25

Chancelor Bennett (The Rapper), Peter Cottontale (Music Director/ Keys), Nate Fox (Keys), Greg Landfair Jr. (Drums), Nico Segal (Trumpet/Backing Vocals)  »

24 May

Imperial Oil Opera Theatre, 227 Front Street East, Toronto

May 24, 2017 To May 30, 2017

416-537-6066

$50 - $175

Tapestry Opera, Canada’s leading contemporary opera company, presents its most ambitious work to date. Starring Ukrainian-Canadian soprano Natalya Gennadi, Oksana G. tells the wrenching story of a young Ukrainian woman lured into the world of sex trafficking by a recruiter who unexpectedly falls in love with her. When Oksana ...  »

25 May

Woodbine Concert Hall, 555 Rexdale Blvd., Etobicoke

May 25, 2017

$25 - $45

.Orville Richard Burrell CD, known mostly by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-American reggae fusion singer and deejay. He is best known for his hit singles “Oh Carolina”, “Boombastic”, “It Wasn’t Me” and “Angel”. With a commanding presence, a distinctive voice that is recognizable throughout the world and ...  »

25 May

The Royal, 608 College St, Toronto

May 25, 2017

416-846-4212

$27.50 – $65

Join acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Chris Burkard for a special night of celebration of cold water surfing and adventure under the Northern Lights. Setting sail along the frozen shores of Iceland, surfers face one of the largest storms to hit the country in 25 years, enduring constant darkness and brutal seas ...  »

26 May

Kew Gardens, Queen Street East, Toronto

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

4166919351

free

This show will future small paintings by over 30 of the Guilds artists, and is a great opportunity to view and purchase affordable art (nothing over $350.00) by some of the most well-known Beach Artists. There will be the Artists note cards for sale. As always, admission is free Who is it ...  »

26 May

Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street, Toronto

May 26, 2017 To May 27, 2017

Grammy Award®-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weeknd unveiled details behind his first-ever world tour – Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour. Phase one of the North American and European spanning tour will kick off on Friday, Feb. 17 in Stockholm, Sweden at The Globe and visit 14 additional cities ...  »

26 May

Memorial Park, 20 Lakeshore Road East, Port Credit, Mississauga

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

705-293-2787

0.00

Artfest Port Credit launches the summer celebrating over 100 of Canada’s top artists & artisans! Featuring pottery, glass, jewellery, paintings, wood turning, gourmet foods, live music and more. Artfest Port Credit offers children’s art classes. Located in beautiful Memorial Park in the picturesque downtown of Port Credit. There is ...  »

26 May

The Toronto Congress Centre, Dixon Road, Etobicoke

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

$35 - $60

Anime North is an anime convention located in Toronto, Canada that celebrates anime, manga, music, games and all other forms of Japanese Culture! Who is it for? All ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Adult prices for Weekend single admissions are (children between 6-13 are half-price): Weekend admissions: $60 Adult prices for Single ...  »

26 May

Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St., Toronto

May 26, 2017 To May 27, 2017

$49.5 - $95

9-time GRAMMY winner Norah Jones comes full circle with Day Breaks, her stunning sixth solo album which is a kindred spirit to the singer’s breakout debut Come Away With Me and finds Norah returning to the piano and her roots. The album features jazz luminaries including her Blue Note ...  »

26 May

Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street, Toronto

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

$39.75 & up

Renowned TSO Conductor Laureate Sir Andrew Davis leads a globe-trotting program that includes the famous of all Norwegian concertos, pauses in the USA for an Impressionist interlude spotlighting the Orchestra’s esteemed Principal Flute, and concludes in Vienna with Beethoven’s most exhilarating symphony.  »

26 May

Queen Elizabeth Building, 190 Princes' Blvd, Toronto

May 26, 2017 To May 27, 2017

905-346-1230

Free

Canada’s largest disability exhibition, presenting the latest in technology for persons with disabilities, returns this spring to the Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place in Toronto, May 26-27. Who is it for? all-ages Free Admission WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: Friday, May 26 — 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 27 — 10 a....  »

26 May

99 Sudbury St, Toronto

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

$9.95

We’ve rounded up an all-star roster of the most iconic brunch spots in the city to bring you a one-of-a-kind social experience celebrating everyone’s favourite weekend ritual. Bud Light Radler BRUNCH FEST Presented by TasteToronto – Toronto’s Top Brunch Eats – Bacon, Berries, Benedicts & Bagels – Pancakes, Pastries, Poached ...  »

26 May

Summerhill Resto Pub & Patio, 13775 Hwy 27, Schomberg

May 26, 2017

416-318-7500

$10

SPRING PARTY featuring LIVE MUSIC by PLANB LIVE®. Door Prizes, Meet New Friends in this upscale venue. In  support of King Food Bank Who is it for? adults HOW MUCH Tickets : Adults $10 How to get tickets? At the door WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: Friday May 26th – starts 8:30pm ...  »

26 May

Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

Free

Kick-start your summer with the largest festival of Barbadian culture in Canada! This year, Barbados on the Water celebrates Canada! The largest festival of Barbadian culture in Canada livens up the waterfront with tasty cuisine, music, fashion, literary events and children’s activities. Don’t miss the return of the ...  »

26 May

213 Harry Walker Pkwy S, Newmarket

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

Free

Smiles at Summerhill Dental is bringing you the NEWMARKET RIB & CRAFT BEER FEST! All NEW Craft Beer Market, Wine & Spirits Area, Kids Zone, Life-Size Board Games, Backyard BBQ Games, Variety of Food & Beverage Vendors and much more! This is the 3rd year of a new summer tradition ...  »

26 May

Gage Park, 1000 Main Street East, Brampton

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

By Donation

Three days of ribs and rock and roll. Lots of other food choices. Money raised at the event goes to support four worthy causes in Brampton –Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness, Tour for Kids, ErinoakKids and Rotary Youth projects. WARD FAMILY DAY on Sunday includes entertainment for ...  »

27 May

Toronto

May 27, 2017 To May 28, 2017

416-392-2489

Free

The 18th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28. The event will offer free and rare access to more than and offers an opportunity to see inside more than 150 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city. The 2017 theme is ...  »

27 May

Echo Beach, 909 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto

May 27, 2017

$42.50+ charges

A true celebration of CBC! The CBC Music Festival is Canada’s music festival! Highlights from the festival will be featured in this hour-long TV special. Now in its fifth year, the 2017 CBC Music Festival will feature an all-Canadian lineup including Serena Ryder, Walk Off The Earth, Keys N Krates, ...  »

27 May

Solar Stage Children's Theatre, 100 Upper Madison Avenue, Toronto

May 27, 2017 To August 13, 2017

416-368-8031

$17

THE REALLY REAL ADVENTURES OF SCOTT FREE AND WILL DO An original play by Kate Keenan & Lesley Halferty Music by Mike Gennaro with Arrangements by Ian Goodtimes Directed by Kate Keenan Choreography by Alison Lisa Featuring Jocelyn Adema, Wiley Ly, Lena Maripuu & Thomas Putman Scott Free and Will ...  »

27 May

Various Venues - Hamilton, London, Strathroy

May 27, 2017 To June 10, 2017

519-495-7305

$17.00 - $20.00

Synopsis: Grace Mission is a musical about seven Grade 12 students in their final year of high school. The guys have a band and want to enter a big music contest but need one more guy to compete. The girls want to be part of it but don’t have the ...  »

27 May

The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave., Toronto

May 27, 2017

$25.5 - $40.5

Future Islands is an American synthpop band based in Baltimore, Maryland Band Members: William Cashion Samuel T. Herring Gerrit Welmers Who is it for? 19+ HOW MUCH Tickets : $25.5 – $40.5 How to get tickets? Buy Online Phone: 1-855-985-5500 In person at venue boxoffice and Ticketmaster Retail Locations WHEN & WHERE Date &...  »

27 May

Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road, North York

May 27, 2017

416-730-8299

0-$40

Join the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada’s 33rd Walk of Life 2017! Walk, run, kids fun run, chair exercises and special appearance by the Paw Patrol. Proceeds are for ‘Prevention, Education and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation’ Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : ADULTS Option 1: Raise $100 in donations OR Option 2:$35 Early ...  »

27 May

Canadian Contemporary School of Art, 109 Vanderhoof Ave, Toronto

May 27, 2017

4167400078

0

We are a new arts school offering a summer camp program for children aged 4-12 in Toronto. On May 27th we will be holding an open house to introduce our facilities and classes to parents and families. We will have art activities for children and snacks for parents!  »

27 May

Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, Asquith Avenue, Toronto

May 27, 2017

$40 - $70

Join us on May 27th as we celebrate the future of fashion at Design Forward: Canada’s Sustainable Fashion Award, presented by Pure + Simple. Our quest to find the top Canadian fashion designer who has struck the perfect combination of style + ethics, has led us to select 10 semi-finalists who will ...  »

27 May

Cinecycle, 129 Spadina Avenue, Toronto

May 27, 2017 To May 29, 2017

$10

Censured In Canada is an underground film festival dedicated to surmounting the limits of expression in Canada by giving Canadian-based films and filmmakers marginalized by existing Canadian festivals and institutions a voice. For its 2017 season, Censured In Canada will be premiering 23 films over the weekend. Who is it for? adults ...  »

27 May

Eglinton Flats, 101 Emmett Avenue, Toronto

May 27, 2017

0

Activities for kids, fun, food, giveaways and exhibition games. Who is it for? family-kids Age 4-18 HOW MUCH Tickets : Free Admission How to get tickets? At the door: Free WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m Run time: Come dressed for outdoor games and fun beginning ...  »

27 May

Canada's Wonderland, 1 Canada's Wonderland Drive, Vaughan

May 27, 2017

Park Admission

Canada’s Wonderland’s Premier Water Park will open for another season of fun in the sun on May 27th. Experience the exhilarating free-fall on the all-new Muskoka Plunge! Splash Works is included with Park Admission and Season Passes. Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Park Admission – $39.99 & ...  »

27 May

Oakville & Vaughan, ON

May 27, 2017 To May 28, 2017

416-201-9390 x250

N/A

Did you know that Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that’s triggered when people with the disease eat gluten?! It is estimated that 1 in 133 persons in Canada are affected by the Celiac Disease. The month of May is Celiac Awareness Month, so stop by our Gluten Free Event to ...  »

28 May

George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

May 28, 2017

$44.25 - $100.50

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano Nora Shulman, flute Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring Grieg: Piano Concerto Griffes: Poem for Flute and Orchestra Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Who is it for? All ages HOW MUCH Tickets : $44.25 – $100.50 + charges How to get tickets? Buy Online Phone: 1-855-985-5500 ...  »

28 May

Echo Beach, 909 Lakeshore Blvd. W., Ontario Place, Toronto

May 28, 2017

$65 - $202

Sigur Rós (['sɪːɣʏr rouːs] is an Icelandic post-rock band with melodic, classical, experimental, and minimalist elements. The band is known for its ethereal sound and lead singer Jónsi’s falsetto voice. Sigur Rós means Victory Rose, named after Jonsi's little sister.  »

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