As our regular 680News.com series continues, we look at events happening in the city for all ages and interests.
March 22-24, 2013
For families: Parents and kids alike can learn more about an ancient art form and hone their technique at the Easter Egg Painting Workshop. You’ll learn how to create your own personalized eggs using traditional wax resist techniques. Suitable for kids six and up. Todmorden Mills Heritage Site. 67 Pottery Rd. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Adults: $10. Children: $5. www.toronto.ca
For visitors: See the heart of the city and sample its eclectic cuisine on the 501 Steetcar Food Tour. At almost 25 kilometres, the Queen line is the longest streetcar route in North America, and you’ll sample succulent foods in six unique neighbourhoods over the four-and-a-half hour tour. 1730 Queen St. W. Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $65-$75 and includes your guided tour and all tastings. foodiesonfoot.ca
For singles: With more than 1,000 artists performing at 60 venues across the city, Canadian Music Week promises to be a feast for the ears. Various locations in Toronto. March 19-24. Wristbands range from $50-$100, or you can get individual tickets for some shows. cmw.net
For charity: SNOWBALL 2013: CHROMA is a gala event marking 25 years of care at Casey House, where people with HIV/AIDS are cared for with dignity and compassion. The night starts with cocktails, then a gourmet dinner and finally a lounge party with an open bar and DJs. Mattamy Athletic Centre. 50 Carlton St. Saturday, 5:30 p.m. – close. Gala Dinner $750 (includes Lounge Party). Lounge Party $150. caseyhouse.com
For kicks: Slip into some Lululemon pants and perfect your poses at the Yoga Conference and Show. There’s 70 free yoga classes and 200 exhibitors selling the latest gear. Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m – 8 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tickets: $15. theyogaconference.com