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Author Event: Juliet's Answer and the magic of Verona

Glenn Dixon joins us to discuss and present his new memoir. In Juliet's Answer, the acclaimed author, journalist and documentary filmmaker travels to Verona to mend a broken heart. As he settles into the charming, picturesque city, he learns the traditions of the locals and volunteers to answer the thousands of letters addressed to Shakespeare's fictional Juliet, sent from lovelorn people all over the world.

Author Event: Adam Gopnik presents At the Stranger's Gate: Arrivals in NYC

A beloved New Yorker writer and Canadian expat, Adam Gopnik has won legions of fans with his bestselling memoirs Paris to the Moon and Through the Children’s Gate. Hot Docs is proud to present the first Canadian event to celebrate the launch of At the Stranger's Gate: Arrivals in New York. Be the first to hear Adam Gopnik tell some of the best moments from his new memoir about moving to New York in the 1980s: a pilgrimage site for the young and the arty and ambitious.

Author Event: The New Yorker's Daniel Mendelsohn presents An Odyssey

An award-winning memoirist, critic and New Yorker contributor, Daniel Mendelsohn has been called "the best writer and critic at work today" by The New York Review of Books. In this Toronto debut, he joins award-winning critic and University of Toronto English professor Nick Mount to discuss his new memoir An Odyssey, a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading Homer's epic masterpiece.

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Presented by: The Toronto Fringe

July 5 – July 16, 2017
Daily from 10 am – 2 am

The Toronto Fringe Festival is Ontario’s largest theatre and performance festival with over 160 shows taking place between July 5-16, 2017. Venues include the Al Green Theatre at the Miles Nadal JCC, and our festival hub, the Fringe Club, is located at the Scadding Court Community Centre, Dundas and Bathurst.

Supper Club

Designed for young adults with developmental disabilities and ASD and open to all. Cook, meet new people and gain valuable customer service experience. Make and share dinner each night and prepare healthy snacks to sell in the Fitness Centre. Facilitated by Dream Weavers: An Occupational Therapy Collective.

Info: Liviya Mendelsohn (416) 924-6211 x330;

The 2017 Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition

Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition 2017 Call for Submissions:
The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre in Toronto is accepting submissions to The Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition.

The submission deadline is Tuesday July 5, 2017. The 2017 winner of the Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition will be announced in January 2018. Prize includes a 1 day workshop presentation and $1000 to the winning playwright. Thank you to the Asper Foundation for support of this program.


On July 15 and 16, we welcome you to join us for the suspense and drama of the world’s premiere tennis tournament on our giant screen. Enjoy every nail-biting rally, booming ace and hotly contested game point as the best tennis players duke it out for the most prestigious title of the season.

All of the hallowed Wimbledon traditions will be observed—The Royal Box, strawberries and cream, and tea sandwiches. Tennis whites not required!

Sat, July 15: Ladies' Singles Final 
8:00 AM: Doors Open, TSN's Breakfast at Wimbledon Pre-Show
9:00 AM: Match Begins

Harmony Yoga - Free Class

Join us for Harmony Yoga – hatha yoga with classical music at the Royal Conservatory of Music! Yoga instructor and pianist, Mark-Anthony Del Brocco, will guide you through a session set to live or recorded classical music that focuses on breath awareness and gentle asanas (poses).
Special Offer! 1st Wed of every month - free yoga for the first five registrants. More information and registration at  
Class Schedule: Wed and Friday, 7:30am - 8:30am; Tuesday, 12:00 –12:50pm


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