How do you survive a zombie apocalypse? And why do you need to know? Read on to check out what's going in the city this weekend.
May 31 Alpha Obstacle Training/Molson Pier
5K + 13 Obstacles + 1000 Zombies. Need we say more? Sign up to run like a survivor or infect like a zombie. Have fun, get fit and raise awareness and funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Youth in Motion.
For more information, check out the Ready.Set.DIE! website.
Capital One Race for Kids
May 31 Start Point: Nathan Phillips Square
Capital One Race for Kids™ is an urban adventure race where you get to compete in a team of four in a race to the finish line, completing 10 challenges along the way. An Adventure right in Toronto! Your participation will help support over 28,000 youths and allow us to deliver programs and services aimed at providing opportunities for youths right in your own community.
For more information, check out the Capital One Race for Kids website.
May 31 - June 1 ROM
Rung brings you a line up of exotic performances and exhibits showcasing a variety of dance forms, instrumental performances, traditional crafts, workshops, documentary films plus interactive games and activities for kids. Last but not least, the delicious South Asian menu at the ROM Café!
For more information, check out the Rung Festival website.
Toronto Korean Film Festival
May 30 - May 31 Jackman Hall/AGO
Among other offerings, check out the feature film Broken on offer this weekend. The cold body of middle school student Su-jin is found at an abandoned public bathhouse. Her father, Sang-hyeon, refuses to stay helpless in the face of his daughter's death. He sets out in rage to find and kill those who were responsible; and hot on his own trail is officer Eok-gwan, the same detective in charge of Su-jin's case.
For more information on the festival, check out the Toronto Korean Film Festival website.
Festival of Social Innovation
May 31 CSI Annex (720 Bathurst St.)
Ten years ago, a group of intrepid entrepreneurs bucked convention and opened the Centre for Social Innovation - one of the first coworking spaces in the world! It started with 14 founding tenants and they now have 700 projects that make CSI their home in three Toronto locations and one in NYC. So what does 10 years of social innovation look like? Join in to see for yourself.
For more information, check out the Centre for Social Innovation Facebook page.
May 29 to June 7 Alumnae Theatre
Canada's largest ten-minute play festival will showcase the best ten-minute plays from around the globe, and feature local playwrights with 25 ten-minute plays set to take on Toronto. What makes the festival truly distinct is its curated approach to theater.
For more information, check out the InspiraTO Festival website.
In Concert: Honey Jam Audition
June 1 (2 PM) Mod Club
Do you have what it takes? They're searching the country for female artists, ages 14-25, representing pop, hip hop, jazz, soca, r&b, gospel, rock, dancehall, blues, alternative, opera, country - all styles of music! Admission is $10.00 for everyone - spectators and artists. They STRONGLY suggest you arrive by 1:00pm to register as there are a limited number of audition spots.
For more information, check out the Honey Jam website.