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5 things to do this weekend: Taste of the Danforth, tree tours and Parkdale Flea

Aug. 8-10, 2014

Taste of the Danforth: Toronto’s largest street festival takes over the Danforth with Greek food, music, and fun. In its 21st year, organizers expect to see 1.5 million flock to the east end to take part in the festivities. Danforth Avenue, Broadview to Jones. Friday-Sunday. Free. tasteofthedanforth.com

Toronto Card Show: Bring your old sports trading cards and a chunk of change to buy, sell, and trade with vendors. Rare and common cards are available, as well as some autographed items. Leaside Gardens, 1073 Millwood Rd. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. torontocardshow.com

Immigration Stories: Making a Home in Old Toronto This historical walking tour hosted by Heritage Toronto takes participants through the neighbourhood around Old City Hall, once a settlement area for the country’s newcomers. Starting location provided upon registration. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. heritagetoronto.org

Parkdale Flea: Stroll the market for vintage, antique, and one-of-a-kind clothes and furniture while sampling food and drink from local vendors. 1266 Queen St. W. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free entry. parkdaleflea.com

Tree Identification Tour: Walk the Don Valley Brick Works Park while learning how to identify and appreciate the local foliage. Don Valley Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. yourleaf.org

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