NOW Magazine - Hot Summer Guide
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Thursday, August 14
rSAIL- IN CINEMA Toronto Port Authority outdoor film festival with two-sided floating movie screen set atop a barge in the harbour to be viewed by land or boat. To Aug 16. Free. Sugar Beach, 25 Dockside. sailincinema.com.
TORONTO MUSIC RUN 5K night run along the shores of Lake Ontario combining music, light and an after-party. tomusicrun.ca.
Friday, August 15
rCANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION The Ex, featuring bandshell concerts, an acrobatics show, celebrity chef demos, parades, the Air Show, midway, rides, food trucks and much more opens today runs to Sep 1. $18, child/srs $14, under 4 free (rides extra). Exhibition Place. theex.com.
Tuesday, August 19
ACROSS THE UNIVERSE Outdoor film screening. 8: 30 pm. Free, Yonge- Dundas Square. ydsquare.ca.
Wednesday, August 20
FREE FLICKS: FUNNY GIRL Celebration of funny femmes in film with an outdoor screening hosted by NOW Magazine film critic Norm Wilner. Dusk (9 pm). Free. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000, harbourfrontcentre.com.
Saturday, August 23
THE BOYS OF HARBORD COLLEGIATE
AND THE GREAT WAR Heritage Toronto walk. 10 am. Free/pwyc. Ed & Anne Mirvish Parkette, outside Bathurst subway. heritagetoronto.org.
rRASTAFEST Multidisciplinary festival showcasing different aspects of Rastafrian culture.$10, adv $7. Downview Park, Sheppard and Keele. rastafest.com.
Saturday, August 16
AGGIE’S WILDFLOWERS Heritage Toronto walk. 1: 30 pm. Free/pwyc. Lambton House, 4066 Old Dundas. heritagetoronto.org.
Sunday, August 17
ARGONAUTS FOOTBALL The Argos play the BC Lions. 7: 30 pm. Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way. argonauts.ca. REMAKING TORONTO: ANIMALS AND OFFICE TOWERS IN THE DOWNTOWN CORE Heritage Toronto walk. 10: 30 am. Free/pwyc. Commerce Court North, 25 King W. heritagetoronto.org. TOWN TO PARK: AVENUE ROAD TO ROSEHILL RESERVOIR Heritage Toronto walk. 1: 30 pm. Free/pwyc. NW corner of Avenue and St Clair. heritagetoronto.org.
rPAWS IN THE PARK (Toronto Humane Soc) Pet walk with canine minimakeovers, face painting, a microchip clinic and more. 10 am-2 pm. Donations. Woodbine Park, Coxwell and Lake Shore E. pawsinthepark. com.
THE ROYAL ALEXANDRA THEATRE AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD Heritage Toronto walk. 11 am. Free/pwyc. Simcoe E of CBC Bldg ( 250 Front W). heritagetoronto.org. Tuesday, August 26
Sunday, August 24 Benefits TOMMY BOY Outdoor film screening. 8 pm. Free, Yonge- Dundas Square. ydsquare.ca.
Sunday, August 31 rPEDESTRIAN SUNDAYS IN KENSINGTON MARKET Celebrate summer with music, street theatre and more on streets closed to traffic. Noon-7 pm. Free. Kensington Market, Augusta and College. pskensington.ca.