As our regular CityNews.ca series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto for a variety of ages and interests.
Feb. 20-22, 2015
The Artist Project: The next generation of art stars are coming together this weekend at a contemporary art showcase. The Artist Project will showcase original works from over 200 artists from different back grounds across the globe. You’ll also get the chance to meet the artists and learn about their inspirations. Friday & Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. From $10 to $48. The Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place. Theartistproject.com
Toronto Golf and Travel Show: If you’re counting down the days until you can get back on the greens make sure to check out the Toronto Golf and Travel Show this weekend. From some of the top equipment, onsite lessons, the show has everything you need to start your journey to becoming the next Tiger Woods. Can’t wait until spring? The show has travel options as well as ways to create a golf themed vacation. Friday to Sunday. The International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga. General: $15.00; Seniors: $12.00; Kids: Free. Torontogolfshow.com
Icefest: Don’t hate the winter, celebrate its beauty at the 10th annual Bloor-Yorkville IceFest. Take in some of the dazzling ice sculptures on display. This year the theme is “Frozen in Time.” And make sure to check out the street performers before sneaking into one of the area’s many restaurants to warm up with a hot chocolate. Free. Saturday and Sunday. Noon – 5 p.m., the Village of Yorkville Park and Cumberland Street. Bloor-yorkville.com
Physics in Action Sleepover: Future scientists and young nature lovers can spend the night at one of the city’s most fascinating museums – the Ontario Science Centre. Kids will learn about physics before taking in the IMAX film Island of Lemurs: Madagascar. They’ll end the night dancing their excitement out with a DJ session. It’s a night the family won’t forget. Saturday. 770 Don Mills Road. General: $64; Member: $59. Ontariosciencecentre.ca/Sleepovers
Yum Cha Dim Sum Fest: Ring in the Chinese lunar new year with a Toronto take on traditional dim sum. From dumplings and buns to sweet and savoury small plates, ten separate vendors will be set up to tantalize your taste buds. Saturday. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daniels Spectrum (formerly known as: Regent Park Arts and Cultural Centre). $10. Spotlighttoronto.com