PAN AM COLUMN: City hall celebrates next block of ticket sale with demonstration and speakers

Community Apr 16, 2015 by Michele McLean York Guardian

City hall celebration today

The next block of tickets to the Pan Am Games went on sale today.

To kick off the occasion, there will be a rhythmic gymnastics demonstration in the city hall rotunda from 5 to 7 p.m. by Pan Am hopeful Patricia Bezzoubenko, winner of five gold medals at the Commonwealth Games.

Elise Marcotte, a two-time Olympic synchronized swimmer, as well as paralympic swimmer Benoit Huot, will also speak at the event.

Mural Routes in Scarborough

Faces of the Community is about to start at Cedarbrae Library.

Mural Routes recently announced the community art mural program, part of Toronto Pan Am/Parapan Am Games’ Ignite community partnership program, and which consists of six workshops being held at the library at 545 Markham Rd.

The series, which runs from April 17 to May 29, includes teaching portrait photography, stencil design and more.

For more information, or to register, email tara@muralroutes.com or call 416-698-7995.

Official Toronto 2015 store open

The official Toronto 2015 store is now open at the Toronto Eaton Centre.

The store features some of the most in-demand Games merchandise including plush versions of Pachi, the porcupine, the official mascot of the Games. There is also a range of clothing, accessories and pins.

The store is on Level 3 on Trinity Way at the north end of the Toronto Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge St.

Music Festival pays homage to Pan Am Games

Toronto Summer Music Festival, titled The New World, runs July 16 to Aug. 9 and pays homage to the Pan Am Games.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the festival, which explores the rise to pre-eminence of American culture in the 20th century.

The festival will feature performances by renowned Canadian and international artists plus a range of ancillary events. To purchase festival passes and single tickets, visit www.torontosummermiusic.om or call 416-408-0208.

Ontario invests $9.79 million to support athletes

This year, 1,286 athletes will receive $6.4 million through the province’s Quest for Gold program, which supports athlete’s performances at the highest level by providing funding, increasing access to high-performance coaching, enhancing training and competitive opportunities and encouraging athletes to stay, live and train in Ontario.

The program supports Ontario athletes and para-athletes as they train and prepare to represent Canada at national and international events including the upcoming Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

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Michele McLean’s column on the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games appears every second week. Reach her at mmclean@insidetoronto.com

PAN AM COLUMN: City hall celebrates next block of ticket sale with demonstration and speakers

Community Apr 16, 2015 by Michele McLean York Guardian

City hall celebration today

The next block of tickets to the Pan Am Games went on sale today.

To kick off the occasion, there will be a rhythmic gymnastics demonstration in the city hall rotunda from 5 to 7 p.m. by Pan Am hopeful Patricia Bezzoubenko, winner of five gold medals at the Commonwealth Games.

Elise Marcotte, a two-time Olympic synchronized swimmer, as well as paralympic swimmer Benoit Huot, will also speak at the event.

Mural Routes in Scarborough

Faces of the Community is about to start at Cedarbrae Library.

Mural Routes recently announced the community art mural program, part of Toronto Pan Am/Parapan Am Games’ Ignite community partnership program, and which consists of six workshops being held at the library at 545 Markham Rd.

The series, which runs from April 17 to May 29, includes teaching portrait photography, stencil design and more.

For more information, or to register, email tara@muralroutes.com or call 416-698-7995.

Official Toronto 2015 store open

The official Toronto 2015 store is now open at the Toronto Eaton Centre.

The store features some of the most in-demand Games merchandise including plush versions of Pachi, the porcupine, the official mascot of the Games. There is also a range of clothing, accessories and pins.

The store is on Level 3 on Trinity Way at the north end of the Toronto Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge St.

Music Festival pays homage to Pan Am Games

Toronto Summer Music Festival, titled The New World, runs July 16 to Aug. 9 and pays homage to the Pan Am Games.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the festival, which explores the rise to pre-eminence of American culture in the 20th century.

The festival will feature performances by renowned Canadian and international artists plus a range of ancillary events. To purchase festival passes and single tickets, visit www.torontosummermiusic.om or call 416-408-0208.

Ontario invests $9.79 million to support athletes

This year, 1,286 athletes will receive $6.4 million through the province’s Quest for Gold program, which supports athlete’s performances at the highest level by providing funding, increasing access to high-performance coaching, enhancing training and competitive opportunities and encouraging athletes to stay, live and train in Ontario.

The program supports Ontario athletes and para-athletes as they train and prepare to represent Canada at national and international events including the upcoming Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

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Michele McLean’s column on the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games appears every second week. Reach her at mmclean@insidetoronto.com

PAN AM COLUMN: City hall celebrates next block of ticket sale with demonstration and speakers

Community Apr 16, 2015 by Michele McLean York Guardian

City hall celebration today

The next block of tickets to the Pan Am Games went on sale today.

To kick off the occasion, there will be a rhythmic gymnastics demonstration in the city hall rotunda from 5 to 7 p.m. by Pan Am hopeful Patricia Bezzoubenko, winner of five gold medals at the Commonwealth Games.

Elise Marcotte, a two-time Olympic synchronized swimmer, as well as paralympic swimmer Benoit Huot, will also speak at the event.

Mural Routes in Scarborough

Faces of the Community is about to start at Cedarbrae Library.

Mural Routes recently announced the community art mural program, part of Toronto Pan Am/Parapan Am Games’ Ignite community partnership program, and which consists of six workshops being held at the library at 545 Markham Rd.

The series, which runs from April 17 to May 29, includes teaching portrait photography, stencil design and more.

For more information, or to register, email tara@muralroutes.com or call 416-698-7995.

Official Toronto 2015 store open

The official Toronto 2015 store is now open at the Toronto Eaton Centre.

The store features some of the most in-demand Games merchandise including plush versions of Pachi, the porcupine, the official mascot of the Games. There is also a range of clothing, accessories and pins.

The store is on Level 3 on Trinity Way at the north end of the Toronto Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge St.

Music Festival pays homage to Pan Am Games

Toronto Summer Music Festival, titled The New World, runs July 16 to Aug. 9 and pays homage to the Pan Am Games.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the festival, which explores the rise to pre-eminence of American culture in the 20th century.

The festival will feature performances by renowned Canadian and international artists plus a range of ancillary events. To purchase festival passes and single tickets, visit www.torontosummermiusic.om or call 416-408-0208.

Ontario invests $9.79 million to support athletes

This year, 1,286 athletes will receive $6.4 million through the province’s Quest for Gold program, which supports athlete’s performances at the highest level by providing funding, increasing access to high-performance coaching, enhancing training and competitive opportunities and encouraging athletes to stay, live and train in Ontario.

The program supports Ontario athletes and para-athletes as they train and prepare to represent Canada at national and international events including the upcoming Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

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Michele McLean’s column on the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games appears every second week. Reach her at mmclean@insidetoronto.com