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The end is near ... of summer fun, that is

Hot & Spicy Food Festival
Aug 30 to Sep 2
Harbourfront Centre

Set your temperature soaring! A fiery palette of hot and spicy food, music, dance and the always-popular Iron Chef Competition. From cooking workshops to introduce the little one to spicy treats to performances that will have you on your feet, check it all out this weekend.

For more information, go to the Harbourfront Centre website.

Hispanic Fiesta
Aug 30 to Sep 2
Mel Lastman Square

Hispanic Festival has become the largest Hispanic cultural event in Canada, bringing together the best known local and International Hispanic performers covering 20 different countries that speak Spanish.

For a complete line-up of events, check out the Hispanic Fiesta website.

African Arts & Culture Festival
Until Sep 2 (10 AM to 6 PM)
Toronto Zoo

Back by popular demand, the Toronto Zoo offers visitors an experience of African Culture in their own African Savanna. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of African music, cultural craft and art demonstration.

For more information, check out the Toronto Zoo website.

Sunday Walking Tour: Myths and Legends
Sep 1
Starting Point: Benches, near south-side of Grenadier Restaurant

Walks are led by volunteer scientists, historians, and local naturalists who will help you to understand and explore High Park's many significant features. Walks may go on wooded trails, so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

For more information, check out the High Park Nature website.

ROMWalks: The Grange
Sep 1
Starting Point: Dundas and McCaul

Learn the story of how the Grange developed from a colonial park property owned by Toronto's early elite to become a neighbourhood of immigrants, workers and professionals with social concerns. The walk includes a variety of architectural style buildings from the 19th century Georgian Grange to 21st century dynamic postmodernism of OCAD ande Frank Gehry's AGO.

For more information, check out the ROM website.

Meet the Author: Jewel Kats
Aug 31
World's Biggest Bookstore

The children's book-author and comic-strip creator writes from her own perspective in works such as Cinderella's Magical Wheelchair and DitzAbled Princess.

For more information, check out Jewel Kats website.

Sunday Scene: Francisco-Fernando Granados
Sep 1
The Power Plant

Guatemalan-born, Toronto-based artist, writer, curator and educator, Francisco-Fernando will present his thoughts on Brussel-based artist Jimmy Robert's exhibition Draw the Line.

For more information, check out The Power Plant website.

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