West Willowdale Neighbourhood Association Annual Canada Day BBQ

Dempsey Park 250 Beecroft Ave, Toronto

The West Willowdale Neighbourhood Association (WWNA) is hosting its fourth annual Canada Day BBQ. Join WWNA for hamburgers, hot dogs, games and fun! If you are not a member, the association kindly asks you to join at the BBQ ($20/yr per household or $30 for 2 years) as either a member (in the catchment with voting rights) or as an Associate member for the same price to those who live outside the catchment area. Membership helps WWNA support the neighbourhood through hosting several events during the year, communication, and the food for the BBQ. The Canada Day BBQ will commence, whether rain or shine.  

$20 – $30

Panel Discussion: AR Today & Tomorrow

North York Central Library 5120 Yonge Street, North York

A curated panel discussion about what augmented reality is, how it has evolved currently and what to look forward to in the future. Registration is required. Please register here.

Summerlicious

Summerlicious, created by the City of Toronto, returns from July 5 to 21 with delicious meals served at nearly 200 Toronto dining establishments. A complete list of participating restaurants is available at https://www.toronto.ca/summerlicious. Three-course prix fixe lunch menus are priced at $23, $28 and $33, and dinners are priced at $33, $43 and $53. Restaurants will start accepting reservations for the Prix Fixe Promotion on June 20. Reservations are strongly recommended and are to be made directly with the participating restaurants. As a companion to Summerlicious, Toronto's Table produced by Toronto History Museums gives food lovers the chance to explore the city's diverse food past through a new culinary program […]

$23 – $53

Cultura Festival

Mel Lastman Square 5100 Yonge Street

Cultura celebrates Toronto’s rich diversity featuring world renowned musicians, tasty international street food, explosive buskers, interactive art activities, and evening film screenings under the stars. Cultura is a free family friendly outdoor festival happening every Friday evening in July. Friday, July 5th Mainstage 8 PM: Lemon Bucket Orkestra (pictured) Busker 9 PM: beat-boxing musical sensation Nemesis Feature Film 9:30 PM: Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse

Free

Fly By Night

Lee Lifeson Art Park 223 Gladys Allison Place, Toronto

Presented by Pleasure Dome, Fly by Night features a dynamic sound performance followed by an hour-long outdoor screening at night delving into the rhythms and waves of immigrant narratives that sustain and thrive in North York by centering Korean, Chinese, and Persian filmmakers in Canada.

Community Environment Day

Centrepoint Mall 6464 Yonge Street, North York

Community Environment Days are held every year from April to September to help reduce the amount of reusable, recyclable or household hazardous waste going into landfill. During Environment Day at Centerpoint Mall, you can bring a variety of items to safely dispose of. These items include cell phones and small electronics; household hazardous waste; paints, solvents and glue; unused medications, batteries, E-cigarettes, propane tanks, pesticides and fertilizers; fluorescent bulbs, and used cooking oil. You can also donate items in good condition for reuse, including sporting goods; arts and crafts supplies; books (excluding textbooks; cameras, CDs and cases; dress-up clothing and costume jewelry; clothing and linens; small household items; musical instruments […]

Free

Staycation Sundays at Gibson House Museum

Gibson House 5172 Yonge Street, North York

Gibson House Museum and Historic Zion Schoolhouse presents Staycation Sundays at Gibson House Museum. Try traditional summer drinks or ice creams and play games on the great lawn! Elsewhere, take in indoor and outdoor 19th-century preserving demonstrations using seasonal produce from the Gibson House Garden. Regular admission applies inside the museum, and outdoor activities are free! Staycation Sundays at Gibson House Museum runs every Sunday (12 PM to 5 PM) from July 7 to August 25.

Rembrandt and the Human Psyche

North York Central Library 5120 Yonge Street, North York

Rembrandt has become synonymous with genius. He quickly transformed the artistic culture of his home town of Leyden, after which his most brilliant works arose when he moved to Amsterdam. There his portraits as much as his biblical paintings explored notions of conscience and the self that soon became an integral part of our understanding of the individual. Ethan Matt Kavaler is Director of the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies and Professor of Art History at the University of Toronto. Registration is required. Please call (416) 395-5639. Please inform staff if you are unable to attend.  

Free

Gibson House Museum Cooking Workshop and Dinner

Gibson House 5172 Yonge Street, North York

Gibson House Museum is hosting two hands-on historic cookery workshops inspired by Al Fresco Suppers that took place at the Gibson Farm in the 1800s. Work with an experienced historic cook to prepare dishes to cook over the open hearth and then enjoy the supper on the Gibson House lawn! Farmhouse Supper: Hearth Cooking Workshop and Dinner runs July 12 and 13.

$50.00

Cultura Festival

Mel Lastman Square 5100 Yonge Street

Cultura celebrates Toronto’s rich diversity featuring world renowned musicians, tasty international street food, explosive buskers, interactive art activities, and evening film screenings under the stars. Cultura is a free family friendly outdoor festival happening every Friday evening in July. Friday, July 12th Mainstage 8 PM:  The Circle Music Band (pictured) Busker 9 PM: The glowing LED Hoops Feature Film 9:30 PM: The Breadwinner

Free