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Community Events, Multicultural Activities,
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Free Concert: Starlight Orchestra
Scarborough Civic Centre
150 Borough Drive
July 29 2001, 2-4 PM

The Odyssey
Cliffhanger Productions presents the classic tale of Greek heros and monsters
Guild Inn Gardens, 201 Guildwood Parkway, Scarborough
July 3 to Aug. 9 2001

Showcasing Toronto's Caribbean community throughout the city.
July 20 to Aug. 6 2001

14th Annual Community Charity Fish Fry
Bluffers Park
7 Brimley Road South
Toronto, Ontario, M1M 3W3
August 5th, 2001- Start at 1:00 pm

Heritage Board Appointments
To get involved in the preservation of Toronto's heritage, attend the Information Seminar at Metro Hall, 55 John St., Rm 307
Aug. 9 2001, 7 PM

Fringe Festival of Independent Dance Artists
90 dancers perform in various locations in Toronto
Aug. 1 to 19 2001

Festival of Beer
Beer tasting and beer history at Historic Fort York.
Aug. 10 to 12 2001

Taste of the Danforth
Now a multicultural festival of food on Danforth Avenue between Jones and Broadview.
Aug. 10 to 12 2001

Massey Field Day
Antique tractor and implement demonstrations
Norbrae Farm, 1 mile east of #12 Highway, 1 mile north of Greenbank
(1 hour from Scarboro Heights)
August 18-19 2001

Kanatan Aski
Native North American music and dance
Nathan Phillips Square
Aug. 22 2001, noon-2 PM

Fiddle Song Trio
Concert: Early Canadian as well as international music.
Harbourfront Centre, Toronto Music Garden
Aug. 23 2001

Estate Sale: Contents -- Antiques / Furniture
189 Randall Cres., Scarborough
(Kingston Road / St. Clair)
Sat. Aug. 25, 9-4
Sun. Aug. 26, 10-3

Rhythms of the World
200 concert performances presented by musicians from 20 different nations
Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen's Quay W.
Until Sept. 2 2001

Open Doors 2001
Scarborough Arts Council's Arts Week Presentation
Sept. 22-30
Including the following in Scarboro Heights:
-Neigh the Front-Exploring Scarboro Heights, Book Signing at the Bluffs Gallery, 1859 Kingston Road, Sept. 29, 1 to 4 PM
-Barishev School of Fine Art, 2965 Kingston Road, Ste. 2A, 
-Barbara Sutherland, 1 Ledge Road, Sept. 29-30, 2-5 PM
-Doris McCarthy, 1 Meadowcliffe Dr., Sept. 25, 1-4 PM

Book Signing: Neigh the Front -- Exploring Scarboro Heights, by Bruce McCowan.
At the Bluffs Gallery, 1859 Kingston Road, 416-698-7322
Cost of Book
: $15.00 (Proceeds to the Janet McCowan Fincham Memorial Scarborough Community Studies program) (Also available from the McCowan Society, c/o 19 Monarchwood Crescent, Don Mills, Ont., M3A 1H3 -- add $2.00 for postage)
Sept. 29 2001, 1:00 to 4:00 PM

In Neigh the Front, Bruce McCowan has assembled an impressive montage of primary sources documenting the history of the Scarboro Heights. The story is told through eyewitness accounts amplified by background information, learning exercises, pictures and maps...

Barbara Myrvold, librarian and local historian

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra
First concert of the season is at Scarborough Civic Centre, Sun. Sept. 30 2001, 2 PM
visit www.cathedralbluffs.com

International Conference on Volunteer Administration
Oct. 3-6, 2001.
Downtown Sheraton Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Sponsored by the Association for Volunteer Administration. For information, call 804-345-2266 or visit www.avaintl.org
(See also my page on Volunteerism)

Exhibition: Justina M. Barnicke Gallery
Hart House
October 11 to November 8, 2001
Yehouda CHAKI
"Mi Makir: A Search for the Missing"

Apple Harvest Festival
Scarborough Historical Museum, 1007 Brimley Road, north of Lawrence, Sun., Oct. 14 12-4. The McCowan Log House, one of the buildings at the museum, was occupied by William Porteous McCowan from 1848 to 1902.

Ashbridge ECO Community Garden
Harvest Festival
Oct. 13, 2-4 PM
The organic vegetable and herb garden is located on the lot of the Division 55 Police Station at Dundas and Coxwell.

Scottish Studies Program Fall Colloquium
"Regulating Culture and Society in Scotland"
University of Guelph, University Centre Rm 103
Oct. 13 2001

Cabbagetown Walking Tour
Sunday October 14, 2001, 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Meet Toronto Historical Association guide at Riverdale Farm, 201 Winchester Street. Please register by October 8. Call 416-926-7145. (Canadian Celtic Arts Association)

International Festival of Authors
Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen's Quay W.
Oct. 17-27

Tillsonburg, Canadian Stage Presentation
October 15 - November 10, 2001. "Discover" the meaning of culture shock picking tobacco in the back fields of Ontario. Berkeley Street Theatre 

Irish Canadian Aid and Cultural Society of Toronto Grand Millennium Reunion
Saturday October 27, 2001. 

Scarborough Camera Club Meeting
Oct. 23 2001
David and Mary Thomson Collegiate, 2740 Lawrence Ave. E.

Rediscovering Garrison Creek
Walking Tour presented by Waterfront Regeneration Trust
October 28 2001, 1-4 PM, gather at Christie Pits (Bloor/Christie)

Ontario Contact 2001 -- Annual Arts Conference
Presented by Ontario Arts Council
George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts
5040 Yonge St.
Nov. 8-10

Craft Show
Royal Canadian Legion, 81 Peard Road (Victoria Park / St. Clair)
Nov. 24, 9am - 3pm

Stage: Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
Stage Door Theatre
Nov. 22-24; Nov. 29-Dec.1; 8 PM

Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir
St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd.
Nov. 24, 7:30 pm

Wine: 7000 Years of History
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park
Until October 21 2001

Ready & Able -- Including Volunteers with Disabilities
Conference: November 6th 2001 at Metro Hall
To launch resource materials and to provide training to organizations. A Volunteer Trade Show & Fair will be held on the same date.
Please contact: Audrey Jamal
Volunteer Centre of Toronto
344 Bloor Street West, Suite 207
Toronto, ON M5S 3A7

2001 Heritage Toronto Awards
November 15
The 2001 Heritage Toronto Awards Gala will be held at the Ontario Association of Architects. The Annual Awards programme was introduced in 1974 to recognize individuals, groups or organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the preservation of Toronto's archaeological, built, cultural and natural heritage.

Christmas Pageant, "Christmas Presence"
Cliffcrest United Church, 1 McCowan Road
Dec 9 2001, 10:30 AM service

A Christmas Carol
A Dramatic Reading with music
Birchcliff United Church, 33 East Road (Kingston / Warden)
Dec. 15 2001, 7 PM

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Leacock Collegiate, 2450 Birchmount Road
Dec. 15 2001, 8 PM

Jews in Shanghai: Exhibit
Chinese Cultural Centre
5183 Sheppard Ave. E.
Until Dec. 22 2001

Short Story Contest (Canadian Authors Assoc)
Entry forms are at www.tacob.org

Every Step a Lotus: Shoes in the Lives of Women in Late-Imperial China
The pain of foot-binding.
Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor St. W.
Until December 31 2001

Agincourt Community History Project: Exhibit
Multicultural History Society and City of Toronto Culture Division
Dec. 2001