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Winter Olympics and more this weekend...

The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics open today. And you can celebrate all things Olympic, right here, in the CBC atrium. That's just one of the events to check out this weekend:


Celebrate The Winter Olympics
Feb 7 to Feb 9
CBC

Celebrate all things Olympics at our house - come to the CBC in Toronto to watch our athletes take on the world during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games! Cheer on Team Canada, channel your inner athlete and be on-site for our giveaways!

Check out the full schedule on the CBC website and be sure to mark your calendars for our featured events.


Kuumba Comedy Night: Celebrating our Identity
Feb 7 (8 PM to 1 AM)
Brigantine Room

Canada's top comedians hit the stage for an evening of hilarious stand-up performances.
Featuring Trixx, Jay Martin, Nick Reynoldson and Marlon Palmer. DJ Lissa Monet will be spinning music after the comedy show.

For more information, check out the Harbourfront website.


DJ Skate Night
Feb 8
Harbourfront Centre

Dwight Drummond, co-host of the Canadian Screen Award-nominated CBC News Toronto, will break out his blades with hundreds of skaters as Dr. Jay de Soca Prince spins Caribbean 'chunes' and showcases the greatest soca music from Trinidad and beyond.

For more information, check out the CBC Toronto website.


Being Black In Canada
Feb 9 (6 and 11 PM)
CBC TV

Join host Asha Tomlinson as she explores the challenges Black Canadians face today, and asks what they are doing about them. You'll hear from prominent members of Canada's Black community - from journalists and judges to athletes and actors - as they share their personal stories of discrimination, inspiration, and their ideas for the future.

For more information, check out the CBC Toronto website.


360 Screenings: Love
Feb 7 and Feb 8
Secret Location

A secret downtown location, some clues, live theatrical/interactive experience and then the reveal -- the name of the movie being screened.

To find out more, check out the 360 Screenings website.


Nature and Heritage Hike
Feb 9
Evergreen Brick Works

Get outdoors and active this winter and join in an exploration of Toronto's largest watershed! Discover the ecology and history of the Don River in a series of scenic guided hikes through the ravines connected to EBW--and enjoy a little exercise to boot!

For more information, check out the Evergreen Brick Works website.


Richmond Hill Winter Carnival
Feb 7 to Feb 9
Mill Park Pond

There's lots for both the young and the young at heart. From pancake breakfast, kids skating races, wing eating contest, adult pond hockey and get your picture take with Ookpik.

For more information, check out the Richmond Hill Winter Carnival website.


In Concert: Matt Morgan and the Emerson Street Rhythm Band
Feb 7
Castlefield Event Theatre

Funk up your February with Valentini Blue Funk and Soul and raise money for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Event includes performances by Matt Morgan & The Emerseon Street Rhythm Band, silent auction, raffle, door prizes, hors d'oeuvres and much more!

For more information, check out the Cystic Fibrosis Canada website.

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