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Dundas West. bestofbothworldscampaign.wordpress.com. 2 TASTE OF ISLAND SOUL Island Soul’s four-day celebration of the music, dance, visual arts, film and cuisine of the French Caribbean starts Friday (July 29), 6 pm, at Harbourfront Centre. Families are invited to a mini mas camp Monday at noon to create costumes, learn songs and dance steps and participate in the mas camp parade at 2:30 pm. Free. 235 Queens Quay West.
Full schedule of events at harbourfrontcentre.com. 3
GRAND PARADE Toronto Caribbean Carnival’s
marquee event, the Grand Parade, celebrates its 49th anniversary on Saturday (July 30), 10 am to 8 pm. Some 16,000 masqueraders will dance to steel pan and mas bands along a 3.5-kilometre route starting at Exhibition Place. Bleacher seating starts at $20, srs $10, families $50. caribbeancarnival.com.
Toronto Caribbean Carnival’s Grand Parade marks its 49th year Saturday (July 30). Complete Caribbean Carnival listings, page 30