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Recommended Events for the week of April 14 – 20, 2017

1. TIFF Kids International Film Festival
Friday – Sunday, April 14 – 17, 2017

The Easter long weekend is packed with “insightful, funny and fearless films from around the world”. This year’s TIFF Kids Festival features over 160 films for mini cinephiles from ages 3 to 13. interactive games and installations await at digiPlaySpace after the screenings.

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St W, Toronto

For more information click HERE.

2. Midnight MRKT

Friday, April 14th, 2017. 8:00 pm – 1:00 am

Midnight MRKT celebrates it’s 5th anniversary with music, drinks, street style and food.

Guests can expect fresh and creative local retailers, food truck favourites, a bar, and the city’s favourite Toronto DJs in this downtown venue event.

For more information click HERE.

2nd Floor Events, 461 King Street West, Toronto

3. EGGstravaganza

Fri – Sun, April 14 – 16, 11am – 4pm

Presented by the Lindt Gold Bunny, guests are invited to join The Easter Bunny for a fun filled day where they can get their face painted, feed farm animals, and take part in the Easter egg hunt.

Participants can collect brightly coloured eggs hidden throughout Centreville and Far Enough Farm to redeem them for amazing prizes. $15 per person.

To buy tickets click HERE.

Centre Island, Toronto

4. Easter at Springridge Farm’s annual Easter Festival

Fri – Sun, April 14 – 16, 10am – 4pm

An egg hunt with the Bunny, an Easter puppet show, face painting, springtime baby animals and more. $12 per person.

For more information click HERE.

Springridge Farm, 7256 Bell School Line, Milton

5. Prince Hamlet
Sunday, April 17, 8pm

An English and American Sign Language bilingual production by Why Not Theatre, directed by Ravi Jain, Prince Hamlet features a gender-bending, cross-cultural cast which illuminates the contemporary relevance of the 400-year-old play and asks the question, “who gets to tell this story?”.

The Theatre Centre, 115 Queen Street West, Toronto

For more information click HERE.

6. Munschtime!

April 17 – May 14, 2017

Adapted by Stephen Colella and Allen MacInnis, and directed by Herbie Barnes, the beloved stories of acclaimed children’s author Robert Munsch – including Love You Forever, Murmel Murmel Murmel, Pigs, A Promise is a Promise, and Too Much Stuff. $20 and up.

For tickets click HERE.

Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East, Toronto

7. Canadian Music Week

Tue-Sun, April 18 – 23, 2017

Six days of live music at Canada’s biggest New Music Festival, the Canadian Music Week (CMW), now in it s 35th year.

Expect to see music, comedy and film, as well as a trade and award show.

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto

8. Fashion Art Toronto

Tue-Sat, April 18 – 22, 5:30pm – 2am

A five-day celebration of provocative, avant-garde and cutting-edge fashion and art. With over 45+ runway shows and performances, photography exhibits, art installations and fashion films planned.

Fashion Art Toronto continues to be Canada’s foremost platform for independent fashion and design. The event has launched the careers of up-and-coming fashion designers, unconventional runway models and multi-disciplinary artists. $45 and up.

Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East, Toronto

9. National Canadian Film Day 150 Free Screening of The Skin We’re In

Wednesday, April 19, 6:30 – 9:30pm

Regent Park Film Festival celebrates National Canadian Film Day 150 with a free screening of The Skin We’re In. Acclaimed journalist Desmond Cole explores what it is to be Black in 21st century Canada. Following the screening, there will be a discussion moderated by Lu Asfaha, with Desmond Cole and Charles Officer.

National Canadian Film Day 150 is a massive one-day celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of our nation’s sesquicentennial.

Register beforehand to guarantee a seat. Limited tickets available at the door.

Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas, 10 Dundas Street East, Suite 402, Toronto

10. Freud’s Last Session

April 22 to May 14, 8pm

Legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud and the young, rising scholar C.S. Lewis meet head-to-head in a fictitious battle of the mind. The play is set in Freud’s home on the brink of England entering the war in 1939. This deeply touching play is filled with humour and wit and explores the minds, hearts and souls of two brilliant men addressing love, sex and the greatest questions of all time: the existence of God, and the meaning of life. $60.

Toronto Centre for the Arts (Greenwin Theatre), 5040 Yonge Street, North York

For more information click HERE.

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