As our regular CityNews.ca series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto for a variety of ages and interests. If you have a suggestion for this weekly article, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org submit through our “Your Stories” tool on the right side of CityNews.ca or via our iPhone & iPad app.
May 14 to May 15, 2011
1. For families: Find buried treasure during a geocaching workshop at the Kortwright Centre for Conservation. In addition to the beginner GPS clinic, the Woodbridge centre is also offering guided hikes and a barbecue. Tickets $6.50 for adults, $5.50 for seniors, and children 15 and under are free. Parking is $4 per vehicle. The event runs Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. trca.on.ca/events
2. For visitors: Toronto FC hopes to snap their one-game losing streak with a match against the Chicago Fire at BMO Field on Saturday May 14. Game time is 7 p.m. Tickets start at $35.50. www.torontofc.ca
3. For singles: Contact, the world’s largest photography festival, continues in multiple venues across the city. Over 1000 local, national and international artists display their wares at more than 200 locations. www.scotiabankcontactphoto.com
4. For charity: Cardiac Health Foundation’s Walk of Life. Take a stroll on Saturday May 14 to raise money in support of rehabilitation programs across the country. Since 1965, the Canada-wide event has raised $10 million for education and other endeavours. cardiachealth.ca
5. For kicks: Satisfy your sweet tooth at the fourth annual Cake Show. Students and instructors at the Bonnie Gordon College of Confectionary Arts show off their stuff on Sunday May 15. Tickets are $10.50 for adults, $5.50 for children (2-12) and seniors, and children under 2 are free. Families (2 adults, 2 children) get in for $25.50. Event runs 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Artscape Wychwood Barns. www.bonniegordoncollege.com