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September 2018

Etobicoke Lakeshore Culture Days

September 28, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - September 29, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

Etobicoke Lakeshore Culture Days, a part of the nation-wide Culture Days celebration. This weekend of FREE interactive, hands-on activities is dedicated to celebrating Etobicoke’s diverse culture and heritage. Attendees have the opportunity to connect with artists and local organizations while immersing themselves in unique artistic opportunities and coming together to celebrate the community. Etobicoke Lakeshore Culture Days kicks off on Friday and then on Saturday, choose from a wide range of art and culture-based activities across New Toronto and Mimico. No matter what your age or…

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April 2019

Closing Talk: What’s Next

April 11, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Lakeshore Arts' Neighbourhood Trust project is nearing completion, but the housing crisis remains a pressing issue within the community. Artist Hiba Abdallah will lead the closing talk, 'What's Next?', with a panel discussion alongside community members who participated in the project to talk about what worked, what didn't and what can still be useful for the community moving forward. Date: April 11, 2019 Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Where: Lakeshore Arts Community Space 2422 Lake Shore Blvd W, Etobicoke, ON M8V…

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C.A.K.E.S

April 17, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lakeshore Arts, 2422 Lake Shore Blvd W
M8V 1C4, Ontario M8V 1C4 Canada
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Just in time for the Long Weekend, Lakeshore Arts will host its inaugural C.A.K.E.S Raffle and Silent Auction – in support of our new initiatives like the 2019 Theatre Arts Summer Camp! Community members are invited to cast their raffle or bid on cakes, cake-lettes, cupcakes, and macaroons that have been generously donated by residents of the local community and local bakeries. WHEN? Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 Cake viewing at 7:00 PM Bidding begins at 8:30 PM WHERE? LSA’s Community…

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May 2019

Lakeshorts Family Screening

May 4, 2019 @ 11:30 AM
The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr
Toronto, Ontario M8V 4B6 Canada
$15

Celebrating its 9th year, the Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival is pleased to announce the inaugural TD Bank Family Screening: Big Questions from Little Films at the Assembly Hall on Saturday, May 4th. Six short films from around the world are being showcased including Columbia, Netherlands and Canada and range from 2 to 12 minutes in length. The films reflect a wide range of topics including the curiosity of youth, the challenges they face, environmental concerns and the importance of family. Adult…

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December 2019

Mimico-by-the-lake Tree Lighting

December 1, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
FREE

The 16th Annual Mimico by the Lake Tree Lighting 🎄🎅 Come out and join us along with the Mimico Children's Choir and a special sing-along with Santa himself. Enjoy some free hot chocolate and candy canes and don't forget to bring along a handmade decoration for the tree! This event is hosted by the Mimico by the Lake BIA and local Councillor Mark Grimes.

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February 2021

Lunar New Year PA Day Camp

February 12 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

In celebration of Lunar New Year, campers ages 8-12 will be crafting fire breathing dragons, dancing the lion dance and diving into the roots of Chinese culture! About the workshops “At first glance, I thought I saw a dragon dance”with Deanna Rose Gene Morning Workshop: 10:00 am – 11:00 am The Chinese dragon is a symbol of wisdom, power, and wealth. A dragon dance can be seen during the lunar new year festival. While we can’t fit a whole dragon in…

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April 2021

Q Summit’s Poetry Reading

April 10 @ 7:00 PM
Zoom, Canada

You are invited to a live-stream spoken-word event by Lakeshore Arts presented by brilliant 2SLGBTQIA+ youth and their allies aged 16 to 21. For the past ten weeks, these youth have explored the art of writing poetry and spoken word pieces, and have honed the power of using their own unique perspectives in creative work. Please join Lakeshore Arts in celebrating the launch of their Poetry Anthology on Saturday, 10th April at 7:00 pm virtually on Zoom. The youth will…

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The world I want to see

April 22
Online
FREE

If there was one greener thing you would today, what would it be? Our Youth Climate Collective has combined some creative actionable things to make today greener. Watch and share this inspiring video created by 12 to 16 year old climate change advocates challenging each of us to make the Earth a World we want to see.  The youth have produced this video through a series of weekly mentorship workshops co-facilitated by Nick Sweetman, Graham Budgeon, and Eliza Martin. Through…

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June 2021

Animation PA Day Camp

June 4 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Pay-what-you-can

We're offering a virtual PA Day camp on Friday, June 4th, for campers ages 8-12. Campers will dive into the history of animation, learn fundamentals in drawing cartoons and the different styles of animations and comic books. ⁣Facilitated by illustrator and 3D artist BritneyCoates, campers will feel excited and confident to explore the style they like best while continuing to develop their overall drawing ability! ⁣ Animation part 1: History & Technique Morning 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM In this…

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Designing a Transportation Vehicle

June 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Zoom Canada
FREE

Led by: Alejandro Rizzo Nervo & Cecilia Salcedo Join us for the Designing a Transportation Vehicle workshop. We will create an opportunity to connect design thinking and hands-on making to reconsider how and why we move across the world. Using prompts, we will encourage participants to think imaginatively and out of the box, forgoing any preconceived ideas of how transportation and vehicles can function. Material kits will be delivered to participants with all the necessary materials for this workshop, including…

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Creating Your Desired Travel Document

June 23 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Zoom Canada
FREE

Led by: Ana Luisa Bernárdez & Sebastián Rodríguez y Vasti Creating Your Desired Travel Document will be a hands-on workshop that explores ideas behind travel, immigration laws, and borders and therefore, identity documents like passports, visas, and permits. Participants will then create their own desired travel document. This will be followed by a discussion where we collectively reflect on our creations.  Material kits will be delivered to participants with all the necessary materials for this workshop, including cardstock, construction paper…

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July 2021

Art funding loopholes for non-permanent residents in Canada

July 21 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FREE

Led by: Ana Luisa Bernárdez & Sebastián Rodríguez y Vasti Securing funding for projects as a non-permanent resident can be tricky due to the eligibility criteria of most granting bodies. In this workshop we will discuss options and loopholes to find ways around these obstacles. There will be a presentation followed by a discussion, and participants are welcome to bring project ideas to brainstorm funding options together.  No materials are needed for this workshop, but participants will need a computer…

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Natural Dyeing

July 28 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Zoom Canada
Free

Led by: Camila Salcedo & denirée isabel Discover the magic of the natural world around you! This workshop will teach participants a few different natural dye techniques from dyeing to flower pounding with local plant materials. We will talk about the importance of buying locally, appreciating the lands we are on, and being conscious of our impact on the systems of global trades.  Material kits will be delivered to participants with all the necessary materials for this workshop,  including natural…

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August 2021

Writing a Letter to your Immigrant Self

August 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Free

Led by: Alejandro Rizzo Nervo & denirée isabel Using an interactive game-like approach, together we retrace our past selves as we journey back through time in the form of writing. We ask you to reflect on when you immigrated to your current home and the relationships you’ve developed between here and there, now and then while acknowledging the uprooting that occurs when relocating. Material kits will be delivered to participants with all the necessary materials for this workshop, including origami…

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Creating a Portable Memorial

August 18 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free

Led by: Camila Salcedo & Cecilia Salcedo  Creating a Portable Memorial will be a sensory workshop through which we engage the five senses to remember family members far away, or no longer with us. We will build our own sensory memory boxes via a series of activities from creating a digital collage to recreating objects with play dough, so that we can return to them whenever we are missing our loved ones. Material kits will be delivered to participants with…

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October 2021

Pie Auction

October 6 @ 5:00 AM - 6:00 PM

LSA’s annual pie auction returns on Wednesday, October 6th as a virtual event, and it is not to be missed for all pie lovers. Bid on a delicious dessert pie or a savoury pie that eats like a meal, all created by residents, art lovers, and pastry chefs of the Etobicoke-Lakeshore community and beyond. Proceeds from the auctioned pies will go towards the amazing community arts programs we deliver to over 10,000 people annually! Want to join our list of…

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