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Diary of Events and Happenings in Toronto, Ontario.

Tallawah Takeover

Wednesday, 23 August 2023 - Tallawah Takeover is the culminating showcase, featuring emerging Black youth artists of Tallawah Sound, a City of Toronto Cultural Hotspot SPARK Project. Youth from the Little Jamaica area engaged in performance art and music development workshops focused on creative development and leadership through mentorship from July to August and now take to the stage. The live summer event in Eglinton West features Lsthawav3, TNO, Smuggz, MTK, Koka, Janaya, DJ Chapelle and a special guest performance by Sydanie. - 98 Montcalm Ave, Toronto, ON M6E 4P2, Canada - Event Details

Season for Colour

Tuesday, 22 August 2023 - Colour broadens and changes how we perceive our world. West Toronto Artists employ colour as artistic expression in their new exhibition comprising works in oil, acrylic, pottery and glass. - Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall, Etobicoke, ON M9C 2Y2, Canada - Event Details

Ferragosto Sagra della Porchetta

Sunday, 20 August 2023 - Celebrate the peak of summer as we commemorate Ferragosto, the annual Italian summer holiday! Join us for an afternoon of free activities for the entire family, including children’s entertainment, face painting, porchetta and other delicious Italian foods, gelato cart, and more! - 901 Lawrence Ave W, North York, ON M6B 4E7, Canada - Event Details


Saturday, 19 August 2023 - BACKYARD is back! STACKT's 5-part summer festival celebrating community + culture is returning for 2023. Come join us as we celebrate small and local businesses through vendor markets, music, food specials, performances, workshops + more. Spread hyper-local-love with STACKT at MadeInTO! - 28 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5V 0C6, Canada - Event Details

Wheels on the Danforth

Friday, 18 August 2023 - Hosted by The Crossroads of The Danforth BIA, Wheels on The Danforth is one of Toronto's most renowned outdoor car shows; Featuring 500+ vehicle displays, live entertainment, street vendors and family-fun zones! - - Event Details

Rastafest in Little Jamaica

Thursday, 17 August 2023 - Rastafest is more than just a music festival—it’s a celebration of Rastafarian culture in its entirety. Engage in thought-provoking discussions and enlightening workshops that delve into the principles and values that define Rastafarianism. Discover the deep spiritual connection to nature, the pursuit of social justice, and the promotion of equality that underpin this remarkable movement. - - Event Details

Beat of Your Own Drum Final Celebration

Wednesday, 16 August 2023 - Celebrate a rhythmic journey with community! VIBE Arts Cultural Hotspot Signature Project engaged seniors living at 1775 Eglinton Street West with 8-weeks of African Drumming programming that culminates in a free community engaged performance and celebration hosted by the seniors who participated. - 1775 Eglinton Ave W, York, ON M6E 2H7, Canada - Event Details

Bats: A Batty Adventure

Tuesday, 15 August 2023 - Join us for an indoor talk followed by outdoor walk to explore the fascinating world of bats. Come learn about these amazing creatures and how scientists study them in cities! The Toronto Zoo’s Native Bat Conservation Program is one of the zoo's Species Recovery programs doing "boots on the ground" conservation to keep wild species on the map in Ontario. This program is for open to participants of all ages. Please note that pets are not permitted at this program, and service animals are always welcome. - 70 Canuck Ave, North York, ON M3K 2C5, Canada - Event Details

City Hall Live Presents: Summer Series at Trillium Park - An Afternoon of Music and Family Fun

Sunday, 13 August 2023 - City Hall Live is a music showcase and event series that features local artists, organizations, venues and presenters. This year City Hall Live will be programming a weekend of live music and activities as part of the SummerSeries at Trillium Park at Ontario Place. The goal of City Hall Live is to create paid opportunities for local musicians and to provide great live music accessibly for residents and visitors. - 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON M6K 3B9, Canada - Event Details