As our regular 680News.com series continues, we look at events happening in the city for all ages and interests.
Sept. 20-22, 2013
Yogapalooza: Don’t let the name of this family-friendly event fool you. There’s a lot more to Yogapalooza than yoga. Celebrating music, movement and meditation, there will be drumming circles and a marketplace offering unique and healthy treats and great gift ideas. There will also be a Kids’ Space that provides fun and conscious activities for the little ones. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.
Word on the Street: Celebrate the power and pleasure of reading and writing at this annual outdoor festival. Some of the biggest names in Canadian literature will be on hand, and you can while away the hours browsing through the huge outdoor bookstore. The Children’s Activity Tent will assure there’s something for all ages. Queen’s Park Circle. Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.
Junction Music Festival: An eclectic lineup of local, established talent and ambitious up-and-comers will provide the soundtrack for the city’s hip, west-end neighbourhood. There will be plenty of food and drinks to keep the masses fueled for a long night of fun. The Junction, Dundas Street W. and Keele St. Saturday. Visit the event’s website for various times, and venue locations.
Toronto Wheelchair Relay Challenge: Help raise funds for those with spinal cord injuries at this action-packed charitable event. Participants, with and without disabilities, team up to relay race around a track in wheelchairs. Awards are handed out for Fastest Team, Most Spirited Team and Top Fund Raiser, among others. Ontario Place, 955 Lakeshore Blvd. W. Sunday. Registration starts at 9 a.m.
Kensington Krawl: Sample snacks and cuisine from vastly unique cultures during this charming food tour of Kensington Market. You’ll meet local merchants and shopkeepers along the way, and soak in some of Kensington’s storied history. Near Bellevue Square Park (exact location given when registered). 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $50.
–With a report from 680News staff