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October 2016

Pie Auction

October 5, 2016 @ 6:30 PM
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What’s your pie type? Sweet or Savoury? Meaty or Cheesy? Creamy or Fruity? No matter – Lakeshore Arts’ Annual Pie Auction will have a pie for you! Join us on Wednesday October 5th for an exciting evening where you can bid on tasty homemade pie creations and mingle with the Lakeshore Arts community. Our favourite auctioneer, Debi Bonneville, will be returning and we hope to have over 30+ pies for you to bid on, including pie creations from some of our local “celebrity”…

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March 2018

25th Big Birthday Bash

March 24, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Big Rock Brewery, 1589 The Queensway
Etobicoke, Ontario M8Z 5W9 Canada
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Lakeshore Arts is turning 25 this year and we want to celebrate with YOU! We’re hosting our 25th Big Birthday Bash at Big Rock Brewery where we will have food, tunes, games, ways to flex your inner creative and of course beer all while we celebrate the accomplishments of the last 25 years of Lakeshore Arts and all our supporters. We will also be unveiling our new Lakeshore Arts rebrand which means there will be SWAG! Get your tickets early, space is limited and…

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April 2018

Lakeshorts 2018

April 20, 2018 - April 21, 2018
The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr
Toronto, Ontario M8V 4B6 Canada
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As many of you know The Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival fosters the arts community in South Etobicoke while showcasing the passion and spirit of independent film, and this year is no exception. The festival is organized by Fifth Ground Entertainment and Lakeshore Arts and is comprised of two Blue Carpet nights; the Friday evening “Scotiabank Loved and Local” screening featuring the work of Toronto and surrounding area filmmakers, and the Saturday evening “Lakeshorts Gala” screening and after party featuring…

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July 2018


July 9, 2018 - July 27, 2018
Lakeshore Arts, 2422 Lake Shore Blvd W
M8V 1C4, Ontario M8V 1C4 Canada
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ARTiculate 2018 - Featuring Bossy

Music video production with Toronto band "Bossie" July 9-27, 2018 Calling all aspiring filmmakers and music aficionados! This is your chance to work directly with pros from the film and music industries to experience video production like never before. If you’re looking to take your video production skills to the next level this summer youth leadership program is the one for you! Join us in July and make a full-scale music video from start to finish. Work directly with Toronto…

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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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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

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

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 MEET THE FACILITATORS DEANNA GENE Deanna Gene is a Toronto-based artist who works mainly on installations. Fostering an idea that emerges from her environment through light, sound, and mixed media is her passion. She often creates based on principle themes of culture and the human psyche. Filling up space to…

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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

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

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

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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