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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

Footwear Design Workshop

Release your inner shoe designer and join Jennifer Allison of Toronto’s Art and Sole Academy for this exciting workshop.  Jennifer will introduce you to a variety of creative exercises to help communicate your shoe design concepts on paper.  You’ll learn tips and tricks for sketching different styles and silhouettes, all while keeping the fundamental proportions and footwear anatomy in mind.  Let your imagination run wild and experiment with different media such as prismacolor markers, pencil crayons and ink.

PA Day Fun at the BSM

Keeping the kids busy on a PA Day can sometimes be a challenge.  Why not bring them all down to the shoebox for some drop-in fun! Each child will receive an activity bag with a special craft, an iSpy game for each of the galleries and a colourful temporary tattoo.  While here be sure to check out the hands-on demo in our All About Shoes gallery from 1-3pm.

Drop-in activities until 4pm | Included in museum admission | Perfect for children 3-12 years old


4th Annual Wide Open House

Come to the 4th Annual Wide Open House at The Royal Conservatory of Music (273 Bloor Street West) on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Fun for the entire family (10 am – 4 pm): Smart StartTM class for babies and toddlers; Kids Zone; instrument petting zoo; courtyard party. Special programming for adults (2:30 – 6pm): Music Appreciation; open jam sessions; instrument demonstrations and classes. Koerner Hall concerts throughout the day for all ages!
Location: Royal Conservatory of Music, 273 Bloor Street West

21st Annual Annex Family Festival

Enjoy musicians, food vendors, buskers, health and fitness demos, children's activities, theatre and more! 
Bloor Street between Bathurst and Spadina
10 am - 6 pm
Now in its 21st year, the Annex Family Festival (AFF) is a fun, one-day street festival that attracts over 20,000 people, making it one of Toronto's premier summer events. The event offers local businesses, Torontonians and sponsors an opportunity to celebrate our unique local heritage through a variety of activities suited for families of all shapes and sizes.

CBC's Podcast Playlist Live!

Podcast all-stars hit the stage for Matt Galloway and Lindsay Michael's exciting live edition of Podcast Playlist! Watch Sleepover host Sook-Yin Lee help a special guest solve a problem, debunk Our Fake History with host Sebastian Major, hear live storytelling from The Spoke and watch the heroes from the sci-fi improv podcast Illusionoid save the world. And, of course, be ready for some surprises and special guests.

Children’s Musical Theatre Project Presents: Into the Woods

In the Al Green Theatre in the Miles Nadal JCC
Our not-for-profit, community initiative that gives kids an opportunity to build confidence and develop interpersonal skills through the creative process of mounting a full-scale junior musical. A fun, respectful and inclusive environment where kids can be themselves.
Tickets: $15 on eventbrite.
All ticket sales are final. No refunds, no exchanges. Box Office opens on site beginning one (1) hour prior to the performance. Door sales are cash only.

Experimental Time: Listening, Simultaneity, Dis-Unison

Join Cornell musicologist Benjamin Piekut, specialist in post-1960s experimentalism, and New York sound-installation artist and turntablist Marina Rosenfeld, in an event exploring the relations of listening and behaviour in the social and creative realms. Coffee-break lectures by Piekut and Rosenfeld will be followed by a reception, a collective listening session to Rosenfeld’s new 45-minute radio work “Production a+f,” and a scholar-artist Q&A.


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