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CA-NA-DA with TSO – ARTS & CULTURE
Celebrate Canada 150 on a fun-filled journey with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra through the best of popular music from Canadian stage and screen. Hear classic tunes such as the “Log Driver’s Waltz” and “The Hockey Theme” (from Hockey Night in Canada), as well as a symphonic suite from Canada’s longest-running musical based on one of the country’s most beloved books, Anne of Green Gables and much more. Show is on tonight at 7:30PM down at Roy Thomson Hall (60 Simcoe St) with tickets starting at $39.75 https://goo.gl/eAzm2k
Foodalicious – FOOD & DRINK
Come down to Downsview Park today for Foodalicious: a new annual event that celebrates gourmet street food, bringing together some of the best food trucks that Toronto has to offer! This savoury and sweet event runs at Downsview Park from June 10-11 starting at 11AM. Along with the delicious food and tasty treats, there will be a beer garden and a live entertainment stage. In addition, the Kids Zone has all the entertainment needed to keep children amused, complete with a kiddy midway. Several of the popular food vendors at Foodalicious include: Mustache Burger, Johnny Roccos Pizza Wagon, Busters Sea Cove, Ontario Corn Roasters, Pronto Pasta and La Fiesta. Tickets are priced at $5 and will be available for purchase at the gates upon entry. To find out more visit https://www.foodalicious.ca/
Indoor Fishing (Teach a Kid to Fish) – KIDS
Indoor fishing at the Scadding Court Community Centre (707 Dundas W) is an annual tradition that returns to Toronto this weekend. Gone Fishin’ might sound kitschy, but Scadding Court developed the program to educate the city about issues surrounding food security and to give all children access to life experiences that may otherwise be inaccessible. The program runs from June 10 to 17 at the community centre’s indoor pool, and it costs $5 (or $3 if you’re a SCCC member) – this includes a fish that you can get cleaned and cooked on site.
Day Wave – CONCERT
Down at The Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen W) tonight is American indie rock band from Oakland California, Day Wave. Watch them perform new singles off of their 2017 album, The Days We Had. Performances also by Blonder and Billy Moon. This is a 19+ event. Doors open at 9PM. Tickets available online for only $13.50: https://goo.gl/PnrlbH
Manifesto 11 – FESTIVAL
TO’s annual Manifesto Festival returns for its 11th year down at Echo Beach (909 Lakeshore W) bringing artists Majid Jordan, The Internet, Isaiah Rashad, and Jidenna to Echo Beach for its main event! Other performers include Sean Leon, Tika Simone, Derin Falana, and The Sorority. The award-winning festival is one of Canada’s biggest celebrations of hip-hop culture and beyond – a multi-disciplinary, world-class festival with a positive social and economic impact. Show starts at 3PM. Tickets online at starting at $72. Get yours now! https://goo.gl/dkTDAa
Manifesto 11 After Party – NIGHTLIFE
Every month, Manifesto brings the nomadic party HIGH POWER to a special spot in the city where their DJs spin Hip Hop, Dancehall, Soca, Afrobeats and Global House! June’s version is the Official Manifesto 11 After Party, taking over a massive warehouse (500 Keele Street Unit 101). Special guest DJ Vashie Kola from NYC will be joined by the forces of Nino Brown and Dre Ngozi. 19+ Event – Doors at 10PM. Reduced RSVP tickets FREE! Just go here https://goo.gl/73GURf to get yours and claim at the door for $15.00 entry (subject to capacity, does not guarantee entrance, arrive early).