Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 6:30PM – 10PM
Indoors and Outdoors at the Royal Ontario Museum- 100 Queen`s Park
Join Toronto’s most discerning connoisseurs for Second Harvest’s Toronto Taste. For one exquisite evening, 65 of the city’s finest chefs and 35 celebrated beverage purveyors will unite for tastings, live and silent auctions and entertainment in support of hunger relief in our community.
Co-hosted by culinary adventurer and proud Second Harvest ambassador Bob Blumer and celebrity chef and recording artist Roger Mooking, and proudly presented by The Daniels Corporation along with Venue Sponsor the Bloor-Yorkville BIA, it’s the most anticipated culinary event of the year attended by 1,500 of the luckiest palates in the city.
Get your forks ready for an evening to remember.
Interim Toronto Taste Manager
t 416.408.2594 x 227
4TH ANNUAL YORKVILLE EXOTIC CAR SHOW
FATHERS DAY, Sunday June 16th at 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Bloor Street West between Bay and Avenue
The Bloor-Yorkville BIA is thrilled to present the 4th annual Yorkville Exotic Car Show on Father’s Day, June 16, 2013 between Noon – 5 pm.
Bloor Street (Avenue Road to Bay Street), will play host to an impressive red-carpet display of 120 highly coveted vehicles from Porsche, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Lotus and McLaren, all in support of Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC). Our neighbourhood is home to some of the finest retail shops in the world and provides a unique and prestigious backdrop for this hugely popular car show which draws over 50,000 visitors each year.
Among the 120 vehicles that will be showcased are Porsche 911’s – 50th Anniversary of the 911, Porsche 356’s, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes Benz – 50th Anniversary of the Pagota, BMW, Lotus, Aston Martin – 100th Anniversary, Corvette and open class specialty cars.
Last year, we raised over $30,000 for PCC and we hope to do even better this year. We are honoured to be associated with an incredible group of annual corporate sponsors and to also welcome a few new ones.
At this time of writing confirmed are Ultra 94 (Platinum); Porsche Cars Canada, Grand Touring Automobiles, Hudson’s Bay Centre, Garage Living, Elite Custom Storage (Gold); and Porsche Design, Auto One Palladini, McLaren (Silver).
Individuals and businesses are encouraged to fundraise for Prostate Cancer Canada by sponsoring a car (Bronze Sponsor) by going to the event’s website, www.YorkvilleExotics.com. Once a sponsor request has been processed, the sponsor’s name will be listed on the website as a Bronze sponsor with the sponsor’s logo on the website beside a picture of the car for one year. In addition, the sponsor’s name will be printed on a windshield banner for the car and also on an ID plate in front of the car during the event.
Those coming to area are reminded that Bloor Street will be closed to traffic between Avenue Road and Bay Street on June 16 from 6 am to 8 pm. The event will be open to the public free of charge, from 12 noon to 5 pm. Parking garages, located throughout the area, will provide ample parking and the TTC has excellent service to the area.
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For full event information please visit: www.YorkvilleExotics.com
Rick Kaczmarek, Director of Marketing, 416-928-3553 x24 firstname.lastname@example.org
TD DIRECT INVESTING SEMINARS FOR MAY
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FRIDAY NIGHTS AT THE ROM
Fridays- ALL SUMMER LONG from 7PM to 11PM
Friday May 10, 17, 24 and 31 and June 7,14, 21, 7-11 pm
ROM Friday Night Live
Specially ticketed events
Be a part of history at Toronto`s unique social destination. Dance, Celebrate, Explore the Museum like never before. Themed events throughout the Museum:
• May 10: Photography
• May 17: Rocks Rock
• May 24: ROMic-con
• May 31: Indo Pop
• June 7: Indigenous Arts
• June 14: Fashion
• June 21: Mesopotamia
HISTORICAL MEMORY OF TORONTO
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Time: 7 – 8 p.m. (Refreshments: 6:00-6:30 p.m.)
Toronto Public Library, Yorkville Branch, 22 Yorkville Avenue
How have Torontonians tried to remember their past, and why?
Join Gary Miedema, Heritage Toronto`s Chief Historian, to hear about how the present shapes our commemoration of the past, including Toronto`s first commemorative plaque program in the 1890s, and efforts to remember the War of 1812.
No registration required. Bring your colleagues! Bring your friends!
THE WEDDING FAIR by BITTERSWEET & WEDDINGBELLS
Thursday, May 30th, from 6 - 8 PM
136 Cumberland Street
SUMMER MUSIC IN THE PARK
June 8 – September 15 between 1:30 – 4:30 pm (weather permitting)
Village of Yorkville Park (Cumberland and Bellair Streets)
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 jazz with Raz Hilland Trio, to latin with Cascabel Duo, to acoustic roots with My Sweet Patootie. The Summer Music in the Park concert series takes place Saturdays, Sundays and Statutory Holidays from June 8 – September 15 between 1:30 – 4:30 pm (weather permitting).
SUMMER MUSIC IN THE PARK – 2013 SCHEDULE
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM PERFORMANCES:
June 8 CASCABEL DUO
June 9 JAMIE RUBEN TRIO
June 15 SEAN DOWHANIUK TRIO
June 22 SUNJAMMER TRIO
June 23 BRENDAN CASSIDY TRIO
June 29 RAZ HILLAND TRIO
June 30 DAVID LEASK
July 1 JAMIE RUBEN TRIO
July 6 FARRUCAS DUO
July 7 MY SWEET PATOOTIE
July 13 DAVID LEASK
July 14 RAZ HILLAND TRIO
July 20 MY SWEET PATOOTIE
July 21 KENNY V DUO
July 27 CASCABEL DUO
July 28 FARRUCAS DUO
August 3 BRENDAN CASSIDY TRIO
August 4 CHRISTOPHER PLATT TRIO
August 5 DAVID LEASK
August 10 JOHNSON CHUNG TRIO
August 11 DONALD GUINN TRIO
August 17 ATTILA FIAS TRIO
August 18 FIFTH AVENUE DUO
August 24 KENNY V DUO
August 25 JOHNSON CHUNG TRIO
August 31 SEAN DOWHANIUK TRIO
Sept. 1 CASCABEL DUO
Sept. 2 PETER SMITH TRIO
FILM FESTIVAL MUSICIANS IN THE PARK
Sept. 5 MARTY OAKES TRIO (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
Sept. 7 MY SWEET PATOOTIE (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
Sept. 8 CHRISTOPHER PLATT TRIO (1:30-4:30 pm)
Sept. 10 KENNY V. DUO (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
Sept. 12 JAMIE RUBEN TRIO (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
Sept. 14 ATTILA FIAS DUO (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
Sept. 15 DONALD GUINN TRIO (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
Rick Kaczmarek, Director of Marketing 416-928-3553 ex 24
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!
HISTORIC YORKVILLE WALKS
Tours begin at 10 AM or 2 PM
Yorkville today is one of Toronto’s toniest neighbourhoods. It however has a storied past when it as a village outside of Toronto. Our tour will visit many of the highlights of historic Yorkville. Potter’s field cemetery at Bloor and Yonge St., the town hall, Mt. Sinai hospital, the jail and firehall, and the Carnegie library. Today’s Yorkville is much reduced but at one time included parts of the Annex and Rosedale, areas that we will visit to see some of the great Victorian homes that still stand there. Meet at the south west corner of Bloor St and Avenue Road in front of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) the Michael Lin Chin Crystal Entrance. Tour begins at 10 a.m or 2 p.m. This Toronto Walking Tour last two hours. Cost $25.
Further information and/or reservations can be made by calling 416-367-0380 or email email@example.com. Reservation should be made as soon as possible since it is on a first come first serve bases. On the day of the tour reservations can be made right up to the tour`s start provided you have talked to a live operator to confirm the tour.