Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toronto Entertainment, Activities, Events, Attractions
My favorite Toronto annual event is the Canadian National Exhibition held each summer.
Other world famous annual events held each year in Toronto include: Carabana Toronto, International Beaches Jazz Festival, Just for Laughs Toronto, Nuit Blanche, Fringe Theatre Festival, North by Northeast Music Festival, One of a Kind Craft Show, Luminato, Santa's Parade of Lights, Scream in High Park - Literary Festival, Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, St. Patrick's Day Parade, Cavalcade of Lights, Toronto Trek Convention, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Summerlicious and Winterlicious Toronto.
Look for the new free TLC Network Club's Toronto Student Entertainment Guide. Link to the Travel Language Culture Network Club.
Toronto has several art galleries that exhibit a wide variety of permanent collections and feature international traveling exhibits. Art galleries include: Art Gallery of Ontario, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Powerplant Gallery, Ryerson Gallery, University of Toronto Gallery and Art Gallery of York University.
The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition is underway for the summer. The event includes sculpture, painting, original prints, ceramics, glass, metal, wood, fibre, photography and mixed media. The 42nd annual Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition will take place at Nathan Phillips Square.
Toronto Libraries are generally regarded as the best when compared to any major city library system. The Toronto reference Library offers millions of books, maps, documents, DVDs, videos, CDs, ESL learning materials and language listening laboratory.
Toronto Reference Library Tour. The new Toronto reference library officially opened,
2 November, 1977 at 789 Yonge Street, at the northeast corner of Asquith Avenue. This
library features several collections, many services, virtual and computer learning stations
including language learning labs.
Unique Movie Venues
Cinesphere Theatre at Ontario Place and Omnimax at the Ontario Science Centre
The Toronto Information Guide "Museums" is the best place to start looking at the variety of Toronto Museums. Museums include: Bata Shoe Museum, Black Creek Pioneer Village, CBC Museum, Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Casa Loma, The Hockey Hall of Fame, Museum for Textiles, MZTV Museum of Television and the World Famous Royal Ontario Museum.
Ontario Science Centre
The Toronto Aerospace Museum's most ambitious project is the construction of a full-size replica of the magnificent Avro CF-105 Arrow supersonic interceptor that first flew at Toronto's Malton Airport in 1958.
Black Creek Pioneer Village a restored 19th-century rural Victorian community is located in northwest Toronto. The Village re-creates the past with over 35 carefully restored 1860s shops and homes, interpreters in period dress who help guide you through Canadian history.
Fort York reconstructed after the battle, today's Fort York is Canada's largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings and a designated National Historic Site.
Nature Trails and Parks
Metro Toronto Parks Facilities include hiking trails, nature trails, playing fields, community centers, recreation facilities events and camps. The Toronto Island Park and Waterfront Trail are excellent locations for leisure time relaxation.
Allen Gardens Conservatory
Centreville Amusement Park is nestled on over 600 acres of parkland with over 30 rides and attractions. The Toronto islands offer a panoramic view of the city skyline and miles of parkland with beaches, barbecues and picnic tables, boat rentals, bicycle paths and a children's farm.
Outdoor Activities and Exhibitions
The Toronto waterfront has excellent walking trails which connect "The Beaches", Harbourfront Centre and Ontario Place. Other Toronto outdoor activities and exhibitions include: Canada's Wonderland, the CN Tower, Metro Toronto Zoo and Skydome.
Ontario Place is a 96-acre modernistic park with a culture, leisure and entertainment complex built on three human-made islands over the lake. Ontario Place features restaurants, a children's village, an outdoor amphitheatre, a water play area, mini-golf, the Rush River Raft Ride and many other attractions. The highlight of Ontario Place is the Cinesphere - a six-story curved screen capable of showing not only regular 35 and 70 millimetre films, but IMAX films as well.
Paramount Canada's Wonderland is Canada's premier theme park and features over 200 attractions, more than 60 thrilling rides, North America's greatest variety of roller coasters, and Splash Works, a 20-acre water park.
Performance Arts Dance Opera Theatre Stages
Toronto is home to the third largest Live Entertainment Center in North America. The excellent Performance Arts Dance Opera Theatre Stages include: Harbourfront Centre, Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, National Ballet of Canada, New Opera Centre, Royal Alexandra Theatre, Princess of Wales Theatre, Roy Thomson Hall, Ryerson Dance, Second City Theatre Company, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, York U. Dance Events and Yuk Yuk's.
Visitors to Toronto can attend many different professional sports. Toronto teams include: Toronto Argonauts Football, Toronto Blue Jays Baseball, Toronto Indy Car Racing, Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey, Toronto Raptors Basketball, Toronto Rock Lacrosse and the Toronto Lynx Soccer team.
Toronto Argonauts Football Club
Toronto Blue Jays Baseball
Toronto Education Listings
Toronto Public Education Elementary and High schools
Toronto ESL English Tutors
Toronto Educational Organizations
The Ontario Science Centre is a wonderful educational experience for kids and adults alike.
Ryerson Polytechnic University
Toronto Newspapers, Magazines, TV and Radio Stations
The big four Toronto Newspapers: The Star, Globe and Mail, The Toronto Sun, National Post.
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