As our regular 680News.com series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto for a variety of ages and interests.
March 1-3, 2013
For Families: Learn the science and the art behind a Canadian classic at Humber College’s maple syrup harvest. Collect, boil and, yes, taste syrup fresh from the trees. Humber Arboretum, 205 Humber College. Saturday, 10 a.m. Adults: $8. Children: $5 humberarboretum.on.ca
For Visitors: Check out the latest in cycling – including a BMX jam and a mountain bike stunt competition – at the Toronto International Bicycle Show. Take in a bike polo tournament and browse the latest parts and accessories. Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place. Friday-Sunday, hours vary. $9-$13 bicycleshowtoronto.com
For Singles: Does he really have a great sense of humour? Put your dating cliché to the test at the Port Credit Comedy Festival as Toronto mainstays Debra DiGiovanni and Pete Zedlacher perform. Various venues. Friday & Saturday. Hours vary. $26. portcreditcomedy.com
For Charity: Dust off your college skills to help out a great cause at Gregg Zaun’s Beer Pong Tournament. All proceeds benefit the Kids Help Phone through the Gregg Zaun Foundation. There’s also a DJ and raffle prizes. 2nd Floor Events , 461 King St. W. Saturday, 8 p.m. $60. gzfoundation.com/events
For Kicks: The penny has been put out to pasture but there could still be some life – or some art – in the vanishing one-cent coin. Create your own masterpiece or browse existing works at the Penny Art Workshop & Sale. Yellow Door Learning Centre, 6. St. Joseph St. Friday, 4 p.m. Free. miss-suzette.com