The best trade show for home renovation and decor, The National Home Show and Canada Blooms, landed at the Enercare Centre on March 10th and will be open to the public until March 19th.
Whether you’re looking to create an outdoor oasis with beautifully landscaped foliage or you’re searching for inspiration for your next bathroom or kitchen renovation, there is a booth for you! From custom flooring to numerous roofing choices, your options are endless.
Some of the featured booths include; The Best Buy Smart Home, an interactive booth that allows you to walk through different rooms to experience technology that is integrated with living, and The Future Dream Home, a project featuring environmentally friendly materials that can be designed and customized according to the client.
Canada Blooms is eager to celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday. The chosen flower of the year is the new Canadian Shield rose, that is hearty enough to withstand colder temperatures. Gorgeous gardens and pretty patios were sprouting up throughout the exhibition.
The National Home Show and Canada Blooms is located in the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place. The show opens at 10 a.m. everyday from March 10 – March 19.
On November 8th CEO and Co- Founder, Alan Smithson, introduced the Toronto-based Virtual and Augmented Reality Innovation Agency, MetaVRse.
Here are some new and exciting things that will make your next event a little different. Our favourite was the 360° Photo Booth.
MetaVRse Emulator ELITE is the world’s most advanced DJ performance system, a.k.a. It’s the future of DJ’ing. With the world’s largest capacitive touchscreen, the Emulator ELITE is the updated and more tactile version of the original Emulator. If you want to really wow the crowd, have the DJ perform on this machine, guaranteed “rave” reviews for your event.
For a fully immersive guest experience, MetaVRse 360° Photo Booth will take up to 10 people to a world specifically branded to your event. With a fully customizable photo background and booth exterior, the specifically designed “green room” takes a picture or video using a futuristic 360° camera to capture the scene. Afterward, your guests can view their experience on touch screens or VR Headset and have it sent to them so the experience can be shared with their friends via social media.
VR Headsets is how much of MetaVERses fantasies become augmented reality, and its application is only limited to your wildest activations. The headset act like goggles, letting the wearer see a scene or video in full 360° view. Explore the entire scenario by simply moving your head, more immersive techniques allow you to walk around, and with handheld remotes the 3D world becomes interactive.
Contact website for even more exciting tools to integrate into your next event http://metavrse.com/
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
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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.
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!
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.
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
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
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.
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