SUMMER MUSIC IN THE PARK
Fridays 11:30 am – 2:30 pm and Saturdays and Statutory Holidays between 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm, from June 5 – September 12 (weather permitting).
Village of Yorkville Park
As a Designated Tourist District, Bloor-Yorkville is excited to host residents and visitors for another season of the Summer Music In The Park music series taking place throughout the summer in the Village of Yorkville Park, located at Bellair St. and Cumberland St. Stroll through the neighbourhood, have a seat and tap your feet to the smooth summer sounds ranging from piano virtuoso Attila Fias and his trio, Celtic/American with David Leask, jazz with Raz Hilland Trio, Latin with Farrucas Duo, to blues / R&B with Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils.
The Summer Music in the Park concert series takes place Fridays 11:30 am – 2:30 pm and Saturdays and Statutory Holidays between 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm, from June 5 – September 12 (weather permitting).
FRIDAYS : 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM PERFORMANCES
June 5th – FARRUCAS DUO
June 12th – ATTILA FIAS TRIO
June 19th – THE LOCOS
June 26th – DAVID LEASK
July 3rd – JOHNSON CHUNG TRIO
July 10th – KENNY V DUO
July 17th – CHRISTOPHER PLATT TRIO
July 24th – LESTER MCLEAN TRIO
July 31st – IRENE TORRES & THE SUGAR DEVILS
August 7th – BUSTY AND THE BASS QUINTET
August 14th – RAZ HILLAND TRIO
August 21st - GLADSTONE AVENUE DUO
August 28th – BRENDAN CASSIDY TRIO
September 4th – CHRIS ROBINSON TRIO
September 11th – CASCABEL DUO
SATURDAYS & STATUTORY HOLIDAYS: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM PERFORMANCES
June 6th – SEAN DOWHANIUK TRIO
June 13th – CHRISTOPHER PLATT TRIO
June 20st –ATTILA FIAS DUO
June 27th – BRENDAN CASSIDY TRIO
July 1st – CASCABEL DUO
July 4th – THE LOCOS
July 11th – KENNY V DUO
July 18th – DAVID LEASK
July 25th – JOHNSON CHUNG TRIO
August 1st – CASCABEL DUO
August 3rd – SEAN DOWHANIUK TRIO
August 8th – BUSTY AND THE BASS QUINTET
August 15th – DAVID LEASK
August 22rd – IRENE TORRES & THE SUGAR DEVILS
August 29th – FARRUCAS DUO
September 5th – AKIM TRIO
September 7th – DONALD GUINN TRIO
September 12th (12:30-3:30) RAZ HILLAND QUARTET
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BLOOR-YORKVILLE FILM BY THE ROCK OUTDOOR CINEMA
September 12, 2015 8 - 10 p.m.
The Village of Yorkville Park - Cumberland Street & Bellair Street
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Toronto Film Festival, on September 12th we will be screening the instant classic The Imitation Game, in the Village of Yorkville Park from 8 to 10 p.m. The innovative outdoor theatre experience will be enhanced with complimentary popcorn and drinks provided by Whole Foods Market – Yorkville.
The Imitation Game is Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain`s top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
As we are anticipating a large crowd for the FREE event, which will result in people overflowing from the sidewalks onto the streets, a temporary street closure of Cumberland Street is necessary for pedestrian safety. Cumberland Street will be closed to traffic (Old York Lane to Bellair Street) from 5 to 11 p.m.
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Bloor-Yorkville Business Improvement Area
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B&O YORKVILLE RUN
Sunday, September 13th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Starts at Bay & Scollard, south on Bay to Dundas, back up University, ending at Jesse Ketchum Public School
B&O Yorkville Run hosts sixth annual 5K charity race and second annual Canadian 5K Road Race Championship in Bloor-Yorkville community on September 13, 2015
The B&O Yorkville Run is a premier, boutique, 5K race that unites local runners and businesses to raise funds for local charities. The run provides a luxurious experience to its 1,000 participants — from its high-end race kit, to its oversized finishers medals and après-run hors d`oeuvres served by white-gloved waiters, courtesy of Yorkville restaurants.
In its first five years, the B&O Yorkville Run raised over $360,000 to support YWCA Toronto women`s shelters, Mount Sinai Hospital, Prostate Cancer Canada and Jesse Ketchum Public School. In 2015, we have added Victim Services Toronto and Wellspring. We are very proud to be partnering with these great charities that will use the funds to benefit crucial programs and initiatives in our community.
What: B&O Yorkville Run / Canadian 5K Road Race Championship
Who: Bang & Olufsen Yorkville, with community partnership support from Bloor-Yorkville BIA
When: Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Who: Local businesses, community runners, and Canada’s best-in-class runners
Where: Starts at Bay & Scollard, south on Bay to Dundas, back up University, ending at Jesse Ketchum Public School http://yorkvillerun.com/the-event/beo-yorkville-run-2015/
Cost to participate: $100 for B&O Yorkville Run / $50 for Canadian 5K Road Race Championship For more information http://yorkvillerun.com/the-event/
Social Media: Use the hashtag: #YorkvilleRun15 when sharing and posting and include our social handles (@YorkvilleRun) so we can repost, retweet and regram! Please “like” and follow us for all the details.
Prizing: Fundraisers who raise more than $500 will be rewarded with a luxury gift from our sponsors and local Yorkville boutiques! Check it out http://yorkvillerun.com/prizes/
To register and fundraise on behalf of one of our charity partners, visit: http://yorkvillerun.com/the-cause/
About Canadian 5K Road Race Championship:
Last year marked the first ever Canadian 5km Road Race Championship. This year we look forward to hosting Canada’s top competitive, masters and age group athletes, competing for their respective titles. The race will take place on the same fast course as the B&O Yorkville Run which was named the fastest 5K road race in Canada between 2010 and 2014.
The Canadian 5K Road Race Championship will be held on Sunday September 13, 9:00 AM.
B&O Yorkville Run
EQUINOX RUN CLUB
August 10th until September 28th, 2015
EQUINOX YORKVILLE MEMBERSHIP SHOWROOM - 108 YORKVILLE AVENUE
A PASSION FOR YELLOW
June 9th 2015 to January 3rd 2016
The Gardiner Museum - 111 Queens Park
George Gardiner and his future wife, Helen, discovered their love for the colour yellow in the 1970s. One of the world’s greatest collections was then born.
BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR
Saturday, September 12th - 10am-2pm
Whole Foods Market Yorkville - 87 Avenue Road
Whole Foods Market Yorkville is celebrating healthy eating and school snack treating! Join us for a fun-filled day in our front café where we’ll be fundraising for the Whole Kids Foundation. Taste test healthy back to school recipes and learn how to build a better lunchbox for kids and adults! We’ll also have family friendly games, prizes, face painting, live music and more fun - all to help a great cause!
Whole Kids Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports local schools and inspires families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness.
TODD WHITE AT LISS GALLERY
Saturday, September 26th
140 Yorkville Avenue
This show-stopping exhibition from Todd White demonstrates exactly why his wit and insight have made him one of the world`s most sought-after contemporary artists. He has earned the title of `coolest artist on the planet` due to his stylish, avant-garde figurative. His unfailing eye recreates every nuance of body language and expressions; while his subjects come from everyday life, his unusual perspective alters the way we perceive other people`s characters and motives.
Gallery Confirmed RSVP is required - email@example.com
POMPEII: SHADOW OF THE VOLCANO
June 13th 2015 to January 3rd 2016
Royal Ontario Museum - 100 Queens Park
Immerse yourself in the deep history of the city of Pompeii. Almost two thousand years ago, a volcano in southern Italy erupted with tremendous force and little warning.
SUMMER SERIES VIII
July 1st to August 31st 2015
Ingram Gallery - 24 Hazelton Avenue
Enjoy a wide range of emerging contemporary artists from across Canada at the annual Ingram Gallery Summer Series.
July 1st to December 31st 2015
77 Bloor St W
View over 120 original prints and paintings from Revolver Gallery. Celebrate Canada Day with this interactive Warhol gallery experience
THE ROYAL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC`S 2015-16 CONCERT SEASON
June 2015 - May 2016
The Royal Conservatory of Music - Koerner Hall
- Meryl Streep and Takács Quartet perform at a sold out season gala concert
- World-renowned baritone Bryn Terfel makes his Koerner Hall debut
Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club starts their farewell tour in Koerner Hall as part of TD Jazz: Katrina 10 Years On concert series
- Quiet Please, There’s A Lady On Stage concert series features seven extraordinary female singers whose voices demand attention
- Johnny Clegg and Anoushka Shankar return after two previous Koerner Hall sellouts
- Canadian musicians include Jan Lisiecki, James Ehnes, David Buchbinder, Jane Bunnett, Joe Sealy, Robi Botos, Maple Blues Band, Brett Polegato, and Erin Wall, as well as Order of Canada recipients Tommy Banks, Guido Basso, Terry Clark, Phil Dwyer, Oliver Jones, Ian McDougal, Phil Nimmons, Don Thompson, Dave Young, and Jens Lindemann
- Cameron Carpenter brings his new travelling organ
Legendary east L.A. group Los Lobos perform two concerts in one day
- Senegalese superstar Youssou N’Dour and Le Super Étoile de Dakar
make their Koerner Hall debut
- Birthday Concerts: Frank Sinatra @ 100, Yehudi Menuhin @ 100, Edith Piaf @ 100, and Oscar Peterson @ 90
- Exquisite ensembles include the Vienna Boys’ Choir, Bach Collegium Japan,
The Knights, The Tallis Scholars, and The Orlando Consort
- Igudesman & Joo bring hilarity with their show about Mozart
21C Music Festival returns for third installment in May 2016
YORKVILLE GALLERY WALK
Join Marg King and group leaders in touring local Art Galleries in Yorkville. Meet exhibiting artists, hear gallery curators commentary and meet other Art Walk visitors.
The walk is always on the first Thursday of every month (except January), Gather at 6:00 p.m, at Hazelton Lanes, lower level. (The Rotunda). The walk starts at 6:30 p.m. sharp and ends at approximately 8:00 p.m. See website for complete details. Cost: Free!