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The Toronto Maple Leafs face off against The Phoenix Coyotes.
Each year 600 media and tech-savvy people gather together at the Mod Club to celebrate the holidays and to help make the world suck a little less. Called "the party that twitter built" HoHoTO is often sited as one of the first remarkable examples of a hyper-connected social media movement using the power of self-organizing online groups to make a real world difference. Since 2008, HoHoTO has raised over $280,000 for Daily Bread Food Bank. You can find us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/HoHoTO and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HoHoTO
From Jim Robinson, the creator of BeerProv, comes a brand new monthly show that serves up plenty of beer and plenty of laughs. The Draft features thirsty young improvisers competing in a series of elimination games for the chance to drink from the Mini-Mug of Champions. Come and see what has been called "...one of Canada’s most uniquely hilarious live comedy shows."
Enjoy a relaxing evening of animations and popcorn! Put together by NFB Film Club, the screening includes 7 short holiday animations: Noel Noel - A Holiday Fairytale, Lucretia, An Old Box, The Story of Christmas, Christmas Cracker, Lights for Gita, and The Tender Tale of Cinderella. Free tickets handed out 30minutes before the program.
Pres. 1: "Slinging Drinks" by Michael Webster
The brass tacks of cocktails, from the basic principles of a great cocktail to what to look for from a bar/bartender. Michael has created several cocktail lists and assisted with opening many popular restaurants (Weslodge, Momofuku, Bar Isabel)-he is also a writer/comedian/actor.
Pres. 2: "Making Magic: the Design and Engineering of a Magic Illusion" by Ben Train Ben combines sleight-of-hand, unique insight and a wikipedic knowledge of the arts in his performances and lectures.
Comedy with Craig Fay: Craig has performed at Montreal's Just For Laughs festival, was voted Toronto.com's Funniest Torontonian and appeared on CBC Radio's Laugh Out Loud. @CraigFayComedy, craigfay.com
Make this your year to celebrate the holidays with Tafelmusik! Bring the family to Handel's Messiah, and join Tafelmusik for an uplifting and profoundly moving performance of this baroque masterpiece in the intimate and acoustically stunning Koerner Hall. Directed by Ivars Taurins
Emma Kirkby, soprano
Laura Pudwell, mezzo-soprano
Colin Balzer, tenor
Tyler Duncan, bass-baritone "...an almost superhuman achievement...one of the best Messiahs I have ever heard." -The Globe and Mail
The Toronto Raptors face off against The Charlotte Bobcats.
Invite your co-workers or clients to an elegant holiday themed buffet lunch at the Estates of Sunnybrook. Wednesday December 18, 2013 from 12:00pm-3:00pm with live entertainment. $40.00 per person, plus applicable taxes and gratuities. Perfect for small groups. Call to reserve today!
This seminar covers the information sources available to potential exporters -- key websites, export diagnostic tools, preliminary market research, and sample export plans. Practical aspects like paperwork and legal requirements will be explained, and exporter support programs from various levels of government will be described. A comprehensive handout will be provided with full details and URLs for all export programs and resources.
Jazz Series Cadence
Lucas Marchand, tenor
Ross Lynde, tenor
Carl Berger, baritone/bass
Kurt Sampson, bass/vocal percussion Famous for their infectious energy and uncanny verve, Canada’s premier a cappella vocal ensemble has been wowing audiences across the country and around the world for nearly 15 years. Whether performing seasonal songs, classics by Joni Mitchell or Louis Prima, bebop standards or cheeky arrangement of 1980s hits, their hypnotic blend of complex harmonies, intricate arrangements, vocal dexterity and on-stage antics are simply irresistible!
The Toronto Maple Leafs face off against The Florida Panthers.
The weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter, but the Toronto Symphony (TSO) has a heart-warming holiday tradition to lift your spirits! Handel’s powerful and passionate Messiah has been an annual tradition with the TSO for over 80 years, and returns to Roy Thomson Hall this season. This season, Maestro Christopher Warren-Green, who conducted the London Chamber Orchestra at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will be joined by the 140 talented voices of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and four outstanding soloists: soprano Klara Ek, countertenor Lawrence Zazzo (making his TSO début), tenor John Tessier, and bass-baritone John Relyea for this stirring and joyful concert.
JUNO Award-winning vocal sensations The Tenors are returning home to celebrate the holidays in Toronto with a special concert at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on December 16, 2013 at 8 p.m. The charismatic quartet will delight fans with a selection of holiday favourites from their double-platinum-selling holiday album The Perfect Gift as well as new hits from their JUNO Award-Winning album Lead With Your Heart.
Euphonia is presenting something very special to celebrate the holidays, a night of fabulous music, food and laughter! Our fantastic musicians will be performing festive pieces, 'party' pieces, holiday music and some sing-a-longs. There will be games, prizes, stories from the real (and often bawdy) lives of the great composers, a secret Santa joke-off and quite a few surprises. Ori Dagen (recently voted best male vocalist in Toronto!) will join us to sing some fun jazzy holiday songs. Afterward a live salsa band will take over! Dinner reservations guarantee seating.
Kai Chan has received numerous grants from from the Canada Council for the Arts and Ontario Arts Council and won awards including the Jean A. Chalmers National Crafts Award (1998) and the Saidye Bronfman Award for Excellence in the Fine Crafts (2002). In 2010, the Textile Museum of Canada mounted a solo exhibition of his work. Chan will speak on the exhibition Micah Lexier: One, and Two, and More Than Two. Read more at thepowerplant.org.
The Leslieville Flea takes place the 3rd Sunday of every month with 37 vendors showcasing hundreds of curated items from vintage clothing to mid century furniture, hand crafted designs, photography and more. Our daily blogs reveal the treasures to be unveiled. For more information please go to our website.
"CREATION, CULTURE, CUISINE" Visit Toronto's 1st annual MADE IN CANADA Show at Artscape Wychwood Barns on Sunday, December 15th. Free Admission! An exciting exhibition of what Canadians have to offer - fashion, food, crafts, jewellery, accessories, art, innovation and music. Listen to musicians, experience cuisine, try on fashion and experience unique Canadian products and designs. Shop for Canadian made gifts for family and friends during the holiday season!
The Markland Wood Homeowners Association (MWHA) is pleased to sponsor the 46th Annual Christmas Caravan & Food Drive.
The event covers all the homes within the Markland Wood, Circle of Friends. The Markland Wood Plaza is where start at 9:00 AM sharp, break at the Silverthorn CI at about 10:30 AM. Lunch will be served to all the hungry elves at the Bloordale United Church at approximately 12:30 PM, then we send everyone out to finish the route. Various charities are given the food, toys, clothing and money collected throughout the day, including the Toronto Daily Bread Food Bank, The Scott Mission, The Fathers of the Good Sheppard, Toronto Star Christmas Fund. www.marklandwood.org/item/christmas-caravan
In this class, you will work with fondant to make your own Winter Wonderland-inspired cupcake toppers. Holiday music and Christmas spirit included! Visit our website to book your spot!
Skate, shop, eat, drink and celebrate winter with Evergreen and Junction Flea! Lace up for the season opening of Evergreen’s outdoor Ice Rink Shop for the holidays with Junction Flea’s over 60 craft, antique, clothing and jewellery vendors Fuel up with some hot chocolate, mulled wine, beer and festive treats around the fire Explore nature in the city and celebrate the start of winter