Mel Lastman Square is more than just a garden court that’s situated on 20,000 square feet of open space in a scenic park setting in Toronto. It’s main feature attraction is an outdoor amphitheatre that can seat over 600 people on seated, raised concrete bleachers, and that provides room for more than 3,000 spectators.
It’s huge, amazing and you have to be there to appreciate just how great it is.
There are many different and individual cultural communities living within the wide boundaries of the city of Toronto. Mel Lastman Square provides each of them with the opportunity to showcase their cultural events and celebrate their special days with music and art, dancing and food! And with so much diversity to be shared, every event is distinctive and exciting.
The amphitheatre is where Toronto celebrates many of its outstanding events such as dynamic cultural festivals, diverse and exciting concerts, diplomatic fundraisers, community awareness campaigns, amazing interactive children’s activities and exquisite displays of art. There is always something exciting being presented and there’s never a lack of applause.
Mel Lastman Square is located right in the heart of North York at 5100 York Civic Centre. It’s surrounded with many friendly shops and inviting restaurants, and is conveniently accessible through public transportation.
Details for all the special events at Mel Lastman Square are available online at Toronto.ca/events/melevents.htm, by telephone at 416-338-3343 or by visiting Calendar of Events.
Enjoy movies under the stars beginning at dusk every evening right up until August 25th. For all updates and movie listings as well as show times, visit http://www.johnfilion.ca.
Children’s Literature Festival
The Toronto Public Library will be hosting an exciting festival on August 28th and 29th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. as it celebrates Canadian Children’s Literature. This exciting event will feature some of Canada’s great authors and illustrators.
There’s always something going on in Toronto in the music garden, as well as discovery walks for the walking enthusiast, family biking in many of the parks, and swimming in the park’s rec centers and even dog parks for your family pet. Toronto has it all and to stay updated on park events, you can subscribe to this column and have the information delivered right to your email box.