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Toronto - Leisure, Entertainment & Sports
Art galleries and art studios in the Bloor/Yorkville neighborhood showcase Canadian and international art, while at the Toronto Free Gallery, you can acquaint yourself with exhibitions that take up social, cultural and environmental causes. The Art Gallery of Ontario, the City Hall, the Design Exchange museum, and the Hockey Hall of Fame count among Torontos famous attractions. But in the midst of them all, the CN Tower stands tallest, providing outstanding views, a thrilling elevator ride and fine food!
For lovers of the outdoors, the drive up to the Woodbine Beach, a day at the Allan Gardens Conservatory, or star gazing at the York Universitys Observatory are some of the options to look at. Theres even a forest within the city, the Riverdale Farm where nature trails take you right up to farm animals and vegetable gardens. The Don Valley too is perfect for trekking, with its steep trails through thick woods.
For indoor, outdoor and sports enthusiasts, Toronto holds unlimited fun and opportunities. Sports venues like the Air Canada Centre and the Rogers Centre are sports and entertainment hubs that match the best in the world.
The Toronto Central Sport and Social Club www.tcssc.com is open to all sports enthusiasts in the city for organized sports events that run right through the year. The range of activities range from basketball, football, hockey, tennis and volleyball to frisbee and fitness classes.
For a complete list of sports avenues and facilities in Toronto, refer to www.toronto.ca/links.htm#sports
Torontos nightlife gives you no reason to complain, with a plethora of choices right across all its neighbourhoods. You can look up www.toronto.com/bars_clubs to stay abreast of all the excitement at the city's clubs.
Immigrant communities have come together to form their own cultural associations, keeping alive their links with the mother country. From the Somalis and the Vietnamese, to the Arabs and the Greeks, theres an association that serves their interests and keeps them entertained through regular social and cultural events.
A few websites of interest to British and American expatriates in Toronto could be:
The Toronto Expats Meetup Group brit.meetup.com
American Womens club of Toronto www.awcto.com
The Toronto Expat American Meetup Group www.meetup.com/The-Toronto-Expat-American-Meetup-Group
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