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Monday, May 31, 2010

Yonge-Dundas Square Free Events for June

YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE
PRESENTED BY VIRGIN MOBIILE

Free Summer Events in the Heart of the City!

Serenades in the Square - FREE Lunchtime jazz, roots and folk
Wednesday, June 2 PAISLEY JURA 12:30pm - 1:30pm

The Globe and Mail calls her "an old-soul chanteuse with savvy pop sensibilities." Now Magazine says she has "an unadorned voice that rings clear and true." The Edmonton Vue Weekly advises "bring a box of Kleenex."
Paisley Jura's brand of elegant, genre-defying original pop has captured the hearts of listeners across the country, topping college radio charts. Live performances feature Jura playing her 200-year-old Italian double bass, piano and guitar with Toronto luminaries Jamie Stager (piano, trombone and vocals), Mark Kelso (drums and vocals), and Joel Schwartz (guitar, mandolin and lapsteel).
Global Grooves - A carnival of the world's delights, every Friday night
Presented by Virgin Mobile

Friday, June 25 LADY SON AND ATICULO VEINTE 8pm - 10pm
A tight, horn-driven unit that takes classic Afro-Latin roots into a new century, combining different musical genres and sounds while maintaining the essence of the NuYorican style salsa and (Cuban) Son Montuno style son.
Safecracker Cinema - Free outdoor film screenings - At this price, it's a steal
Presented by Cineplex Entertainment

Wednesday, June 30 GRAND SLAM Sunset - 10pm
The Italian diamond heist classic starring Edward G. Robinson and Janet Leigh.
Quintessential viewing for any fan of caper films.
Arts at the Heart - Weekend Artisan Market
This program runs in conjunction with community festivals and other events.
Artisans feature high quality, unique, one-of-a-kind handcrafted items with a wide variety of cultural influences. Receive a free reusable tote designed by Toronto artist Yasmine Louis with a minimum purchase of $10.
Friday, June 4 11am - 11pm (in conjunction with Ontario Tourism Week)
Saturday, June 5 11am - 11pm (in conjunction with Dignitas Race for Dignity)
Sunday, June 6 12pm - 7pm (in conjunction with Punch Buggy 4 Sick Kids)
Friday, June 25 11am - 11pm
Saturday, June 26 11am - 11pm (in conjunction with Mexican Cultural Festival)
Sunday, June 27 12pm - 7pm (in conjunction with Russian Carousel)
Tuesday, June 30 11am - 11pm


Community Events and Festivals

Tuesday, June 1 - National Aboriginal History Month
Friday, June 4 - Ontario Tourism Week
Saturday, June 5 - Dignitas Race for Dignity
Sunday, June 6 - Punch Buggy 4 Sick Kids
Friday, June 11 - Wednesday, June 16 - Luminato: Toronto Festival of Arts + Creativity
Thursday, June 17 - Sunday, June 20 - North By Northeast Music Festival
Wednesday, June 23 - Toronto Hydro Day
Saturday, June 26 - Mexican Cultural Festival
Sunday, June 27 - Russian Carousel
Yonge-Dundas Square
Presented by Virgin Mobile
FREE weekly events in the Heart of the City!

For a full schedule and complete listings information, visit www.ydsquare.ca

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