The Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons and CHKC held the Annual CHKC Awards to honour individuals. For the people who have made outstanding achievements and contributions to the disability of deaf-blindness.
Eighth Annual Awards Luncheon
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall
The Honourable David C. Onley
Lt. Governor of Ontario
For more news story of the event, check out the following video.
With Mother’s Day right around the corner (May 13), you are probably scrambling to find the perfect activity to share the day together with your mom. Are you looking for the ultimate way to surprise mom this year? Toronto has a lot of unique options for last minute alternatives to the traditional Mother’s Day Brunch. Here are some of Toronto’s exciting events to help you celebrate your mother!
Mother’s Day Chocolate Tour:
Saturday, May 12th, 4 p.m – 7 p.m, SOMA Chocolate, 443 King Street West
Does your mother have a sweet tooth? Well you’re in luck! Tasty Tours is launching their Chocolate Tour this Mothers Day weekend. Go on a tasty walking tour of Trinity Bellwoods Park, sample a variety of chocolates and learn the history behind the sweets that mom loves. Mothers on the tour will get to enjoy a sweet thank you bonus gift: www.tastytourstoronto.com
All Aboard Mariposa’s Mother’s Day Brunch:
Sunday, May 13, Noon – 2 p.m, Mariposa Cruises, 207 Queens Quay West
Brunch is a traditional characteristic of Mother’s Day, Why not celebrate mom with something out the ordinary. Experience Mother’s Day brunch from the water on the Captain Matthews Finders. Enjoy a two-hour cruise around Toronto’s waterfront while enjoying a scrumptious brunch.: www.mariposacruises.com
Experience tea in fashion at the Bata Shoe Museum:
Sunday, May 13, 10 a.m – Noon, 327 Bloor St W
Experience the Bata Shoe Museum’s “Fashionable History of Tea” event. This stylish event lead by Certified Tea Sommelier and wardrobe stylist Linda Gaylard, will explore the influence of tea and social history. The event will include both tea tasting and light cuisine and will celebrate tea in the culture of style.: www.batashoemuseum.ca
Mothers Day at the Toronto Zoo:
Sunday, May 13 Toronto Zoo
Looking for something for the whole family to enjoy? Bring mom to the zoo, and interact with some of the Zoo’s wild mothers. Don’t forget to treat mom to a delicious Beavertail pastry! Other activities include carousel rides, and the Sharks at Stingray Bay experience: http://www.torontozoo.com/Events/?pg=MothersDay
100-Mile Mother’s Day Brunch at Wychwood Barns:
Sunday May 13th, from 10a.m to 2p.m.
Enjoy the innogrative100 Mile Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch at the Artscape Wychwood Barns! The menu will be created from ingredients purchased at the vendors of the Saturday Farmers Market, located at the Wychwood Barns. All proceeds from this event will help support the Wychwood Barns Community Association and Wychwood Open Door: www.wychwoodbarnscommunity.ca
Casa Loma Secret Gardens:
Sunday, May 13 1p.m- 2:30p.m
Give your mom a Mother’s Day to remember and unlock the secrets of the Casa Loma Estate Gardens. The Secret Garden will allow moms to learn about garden etiquette and the opportunity to sample edible plants. Mothers can also enjoy Through The Garden Gate, a magical tour of the spectacular gardens: www.casaloma.org/events
For more Toronto upcoming events check our website upcoming events, at www.torontocityevents.com .
Also for some gift suggestions we recommend the flower stores at Davenport and Dupont as well as chocolate treats from Café Moroco or Nadege in the Shops of Summerhill. Also Shay Lowe Jewelry Design is having a Spring Sale so check out some of the great deals for MOM, I have my eye on a bracelet for mom. https://www.facebook.com/Shay.Lowe.Jewellery.Design