TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE XMAS

November 30, 2016 by  
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Twas Three Nights Before Christmas
IT’S TIME for Shanny & Deb to host the Twas Three Nights Before Christmas.
The Holidays season is here and Christmas and Hanukkah is getting closer! Come celebrate the start of the Holiday Season and end of the holiday party season with Shanny in the City and CityEvents, at one of Toronto’s most unique downtown venue’s, Everleigh.
The holidays wouldn’t be the same without our clients, supporters, partners and friends all there to celebrate the festive season under one roof!
DJ: Jed Harper
Date: December 22nd
Time: 10:00 PM
Location: Everleigh Club, 580 King Street West
For more information: info@torontocityevents.ca
or date@shannyinthecity.com
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Small but Lovely Events in Toronto’s communities!

September 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Event Venues, Toronto

The warm weather is changing soon. Use the remaining sunny days and attend one of Toronto’s smaller community events. We have provided a few ideas in this article where you can attend a local event within a big city.

The Beaches host a very interesting event, which the artist lovers among you will like! The Beach Guild of Fine Art group presents it’s annual fall show and sale featuring paintings by over 40 of the Guild artists. You will also find lucky draw and a gift boutique there. The event takes places on Friday September 19th to Sunday September 21st from 10 am to 5 pm. Come to Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave.

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The Beaches host another event that’s is especially interesting for families and kids! The Mooseketeer Kid’s Club encourages children to come up with creative ideas to collect loose change all summer. By doing so, they help take a bite out of canine cancer. There are prizes for top coin collectors! This is the kid’s portion of the 3rd Annual Walk to End Canine Cancer. The event takes place Saturday September 29 at noon. Come to Kew Beach and walk to End Canine Cancer. Visit www.beachesliving.ca/ to check out more events at the beaches!

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At this time of the year almost all of the crops are in! Come to the Leslieville Farmers Market and buy local and seasonal food! The Market’s Mission is to “Foster engagement and relationship among market goers and local environmentally responsible food producers, The Leslieville Farmers’ Market increases access to and awareness of local and seasonal food.”

Taste the different flavor of locally grown food and appreciate its organic origin. The Farmer’s Market is at Jonathan Ashbridge Park?and takes place every Sunday from 9am-2pm ?on Queen St E. between Greenwood & Coxwell. The? 2014 Season: May 25th to October 26th.  Check out their website for more details http://leslievillemarket.com.

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Last but not least we want to introduce you to a small and unique festival at RoncesvallesVillage. If you have Polish roots or if you are interested in getting to know their culture, this event is the best opportunity! This Polish Festival is North America’s largest celebration of Polish culture in Toronto’s neighborhood! You can enjoy local and international music, folklore and entertainment from near and far on multiple stages. Join the  “Dance Under The Stars” polka party as well as cuisine from Roncesvalles’ renowned restaurants and experience a traditional Polish fare. The event takes place from Saturday September 13th to Sunday September 14th.  To see more pictures visit the event’s website click here 

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As you see, there are lots of great events coming up! But there are so many more taking place in Toronto this month. Check out our event calendar and find out what is pleasing you.

By Mareike Kanning 

CFPDP to induct four NEW members into the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame!

August 25, 2014 by  
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After celebrating the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame’s 20th anniversary last year, CFPDP is excited to hold yet another induction ceremony on November 3, 2014. Honourable David Crombie, Chair, Canadian Disability Hall of Fame and Honourable Vim Kochhar, CFPDP Chair will welcome four new members into the fold at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall in Toronto.

Each year, it gives CityEvents great pleasure to assist CFPDP in the planning of this awards ceremony and witness many outstanding Canadians inducted into the Hall of Fame.

The Selection Board has chosen the following inductees in the categories of Builder, Achiever or Athlete.  These individuals have been selected because they have truly made a difference for people with disabilities.

  • Sudarshan Gautam, Achiever – First armless person to climb the summit of Mount Everest without the use of prosthetics.
  • Mark Wafer, Builder – As a Tim Hortons franchisee, Wafer has hired nearly 100 people with disabilities in competitively paid positions and developed an influential case mode for inclusive hiring practices.
  • Elisabeth Walker-Young, Achiever – Four-time Paralympic swimmer and multi-medalist Walker-Young was recently named Team Canada’s Chef de Mission for the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto.
  • Chris Williamson, Athlete – Visually impaired athlete and Markham, Ont. Native Williamson is one of the world’s most decorated para-alpine racers.

Maureen Sabia, Chairman, Canadian Tire Corp. will be the keynote speaker this year. CFPDP is expecting an incredible turn out with over 500 guests registered for the event.

The Hall of Fame, located at both the former Metro Hall and the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, is open to the public around the clock. Nominations come from sources across Canada, including community groups, private citizens, associations and organizations of and for people with physical disabilities.

For more information about CFPDP visit their website, www.cfpdp.com.

CityEvents will be tweeting live from the event. Follow us on Twitter @CityEvents for frequent updates.

 

 

MANAGING FOR GROWTH SERIES – PROSPERITY IN AN AGE OF DECLINE

July 2, 2014 by  
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Canada is financially doing well but not all the economic news is good. We will be taking a look at what it all means to your business.

In the US, the sagging housing market is a short-term issue and the mounting government debt is a long-term problem, but there is plenty of room in between to make money. China is a growing wild card and Europe is showing signs of sustaining recovery despite the Ukraine issues. We are going to talk about these issues and more at the Seminar.

Guest Speaker: Brian Beaulieu, CEO, ITR Economics
Brian’s presentations cover a wide variety of topics including short- and long-term global economic forecasts, regional economic updates, an outlook on inflation, and the relationship of political events and economic growth. He details what economic indicators executives should follow and provides proven strategies for leveraging economic forecasts at the company level.

Date: Thursday, September 25th, 2014,
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Venue: Hilton Suites, 8500 Warden Avenue at Hwy 7
Fees: $25 which includes continental breakfast (net proceeds go to the Ted Rogers School of Management
Seating is limited, please RSVP online at http://www.hss-ca.com/events.php

Who Should Attend:
• Small to medium business owners, entrepreneurs
• CEO’s, CFO’s

Key Learnings:
• Current economic forecast
• Industry trends
• Business cycle forecasts
• Easy-to-understand, strategic action items

Series Sponsors:
Hogg, Shain & Scheck, Komitas-Mastromartino Wealth Management Group of RBC Dominion Securities, State of Tennessee, BDC, PROFIT Magazine, Ted Rogers School of Management and the Markham Board of Trade.

CANADA DAY 2014

June 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Past Events, Toronto

Are you ready for the 1st of July?
You still have two weeks left before the annual Canada day!
Check the cool places in Toronto we have selected and organize where to celebrate it!

July 1st, after 9:30 pm

Enjoy the July Summernight breeze and Fireworks:
Canada Day Fireworks
Ashbridges Bay Park
City of Toronto
http://www.beachesliving.ca/pages/index.php?act=events

June 27th – July 1st
Spend your Canada day at Harboufront Centre.
For more info: http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/summer/canadaday/

June 28 – 29, from 4:00 pm
Listen the music from the 4th Annual SoundClash Music Award Winner.

June 30, 10:30PM – 11:00PM
Enjoy the spectacular OLG Canada Eve Fireworks, a 20-minute 2-barge fireworks display set to music on Toronto’s central waterfront, @Canada Square.

July 1, 3:00PM – 4:00PM
Wear your red or white and join The Maple Leaf Forever @Exhibition Common as we create a human flag and share our ideas about how the maple leaf represents us.

June 30, 9:00PM – 10:30PM
Discover Bombino’s world online and live his performance this night!
http://www.bombinomusic.com/

Other Canada Day Events:

June 28-29th

Digital Dreams, the largest electronic music festival in Canada. Digital Dreams, For more info: http://digitaldreamsfest.ca/info/

July 1st 2014, 04:00 PM – 11:00 PM

The 18th annual Caledon Canada Day Celebrations!
Albion Hills Conservation Area
More info: http://www.trca.on.ca/events/event.dot?id=161108

June 27th – July 1st

Toronto Ribfest
Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Road,
More info: http://www.torontoribfest.com/

July 1, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

For those who want to celebrate the Canada day at the Niagara-on-the-lake:
http://www.friendsoffortgeorge.ca/docs/canada-day-2014.pdf

July 1, 11:00 AM – 06:00 PM

Why not to spend Canada day with your family at a local shopping centre.
Here are a few that have some great activites!

Music, Magic shows, Clown appearances, Canada day themed desserts.. and more!
Get the info:
- Promenade Shopping Centre:
http://www.promenade.ca/en/Pages/default.aspx
- Markville Shopping Centre:
http://www.markville.ca/en/centreinfo/Pages/CentreHours.aspx
- Hillcrest Mall:
hillcrestmall.ca

July 1, 12:00 PM – 8:30PM

On this special day, various Mandarin restaurants propose buffet free for all Canadian!
Check right now your nearest restaurant!
Mandarinrestaurant.com

 

Author: Annie NGUYEN

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