Monday May 1

2017 Skills Ontario Competition – EXHIBITION

Photo: Skills Canada- Ontario

Stop by and explore the largest skilled trade and technology show in Canada at The Toronto Congress Centre. With over 2,100 student competitors, visitors can enjoy overseeing the skilled trade and technology contest areas and browse through 500,000 square feet of action, inspiration and demos. This event is completely FREE for visitors to attend from 9 am – 3 pm. For more info and schedules please visit skillsontario.com

http://www.skillsontario.com/competition-visitors

 

 

Matthew Logan Vasquez – CONCERT

Catch Matthew Logan Vasquez tonight at 8PM where he will deliver a passionate set filled with thought-provoking lyrics during his Have You Seen Me Tour at The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen W). Doors are at 8PM. This is a 19+ event – tickets still available online at Ticketfly for only $17.

http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1420015?utm_source=fbTfly&utm_medium=ampOfficialEvent

 

86’D Monday: Annual Guacamole Smackdown – FOOD & DRINK

It’s Cinco de Mayo week, so 86’d is celebrating the best way they know how; a Guacamole Smack Down! Cheer for the competitors; Baro, Che Food Truck, La Carnita, Cocina Economica + more!

Join judges Jonny Gray from Altos Tequila + Pete n’ Chris Neal from Neal Brothers in choosing the best Guacamole in Toronto + crunch your way through all of the competitors for the people’s choice vote! Located at the Drake Hotel (1150 Queen W) at 8pm.

http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/happenings/2017/5/1/86d-w-ivy-knight/

 

CONTACT PRESENTS: Nature is Calling – ARTS & CULTURE

The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival is in recognition of the 150th anniversary of confederation. The Festival’s artistic vision focuses on Canada thi harough a series of exhibitions, public installations and events. Featured Exhibition Nature is Calling by Michelle Valberg

Is on from May 1–31 at the Scotiabank Old Banking Hall (40 King St W). For over 28 years, Michelle Valberg has photographed Canadian landscapes and wildlife with the intention of regenerating simple beauty into a deeper reflection of humanity. By developing a deeper understanding of the interconnections between people, animals, and the environment, she believes that others can be motivated to take action in their local communities and beyond.

https://scotiabankcontactphoto.com/2017/featured-exhibition/scotiabank-old-banking-hall-nature-is-calling

 

PLAYOFF ROUND 2 GAME 1 RAPTORS VS CAVS – SPORTS

The game is in Cleveland but Toronto will still be out in numbers inside Jurassic Park to support our Home Team. The square will open for tailgating and parties two hours before tip off. Get there early for a good spot! Tipoff is at 7 pm.