North York Events August 2015

North York Events August 2015

Summer might seem like it is winding down in August but you would never know it by all of the cool and fun events happening all over the city. Here are details on just a few happening in our North York events August 2015 listings that you might want to check out:

North York Festival 2015

What: This annual multicultural celebration features musicians, singers, dancers, performers, and food from various countries including China, Korea, Persia, Russia, and many more.

Where: Mel Lastman Square - 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto ON, M2N 5V7

When: Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 12 pm to 10 pm

Who: All Ages

How: Free

Parapan Am Athletics - Medal

What: Athletics events for athletes with a disability, including wheel chair racing in 200 m, 400 m, 800 m and 1,500 m distances, discus, long jump, shot put, javelin, high jump, and relay.

Where: CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium (YOR) - 230 Ian Macdonald Boulevard, Toronto ON, M3J 1P3

When: Monday, August 10, 2015 at 3 pm

Who: All Ages

How: $20 ($10), $30

Parapan Am Athletics - Medal

What: Athletics events for athletes with a disability, including wheel chair racing in 200 m, 400 m, 800 m and 1,500 m distances, discus, long jump, shot put, javelin, high jump, and relay.

Where: CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium (YOR) - 230 Ian Macdonald Boulevard, Toronto ON, M3J 1P3

When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 3 pm

Who: All Ages

How: $20 ($10), $30

Sunday Serenades

What: Dance to the very best in swing, big band and jazz acts under the stars every Sunday in August.

Where: Mel Lastman Square - 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto ON, M2N 5V7

When: August 2,9,16, 2015 from 7:30 pm to 9 pm

Who: All ages

How: Free

Farmers’ Market Thursdays

What: Buy fresh local produce including strawberries, corn, tomatoes, potatoes, pumpkins and much more every Thursday in August.

Where: Mel Lastman Square - 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto ON, M2N 5V7

When: August 6, 13, 20, 27, from 8 am to 2:30 pm

Who: All ages

How: Free admission

Iranian Summer Festival

What: Enjoy Iranian music, food, dance and other cultural entertainment

Where: Mel Lastman Square - 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto ON, M2N 5V7

When: Saturday, August 15 from 4 pm to 10 pm

Who: All ages

How: Free; call 905-730-0616 for more information

Kurdish Festival

What: A festival that celebrates Kurdish culture, food, music and dance from all four parts of Kurdistan

Where: Mel Lastman Square - 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto ON, M2N 5V7

When: August 23, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Who: All ages

How: Free; call 416-985-6733 for more information

Korean Harvest Festival

What: Celebrate the Korean thanksgiving with the family. Come see, shop and eat Korean dishes. Enjoy song, dance and martial arts during this anticipated two day event.

Where: Mel Lastman Square - 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto ON, M2N 5V7

When: August 29 and 30 from 12 pm to 10:30 pm

Who: All ages

How: Free; call 416-645-3858 for more information

York-Eglinton International Street Festival

What: The 8th Annual York-Eglinton International Street Festival features live musical performances from local talent, salsa dance demonstrations and instruction, a street-level carnival, countless food vendors, an exotic animal petting zoo, and amazing sales offered by community businesses.

Where: The event features one-kilometer full-street-closure along Eglinton Ave. West from Marlee Ave. to Dufferin St.

When: Saturday, August 15 from 11 am to 10:30 pm and Sunday, August 16 from 11 am to 7 pm

Who: All ages

How: Free; call 416-789-1835 for more information