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June 26, 2013
Scarborough Museum celebrates Canadian Multiculturalism Day
  
Councillor Raymond Cho (Ward 42 Scarborough-Rouge River) will join the Scarborough Museum's community and cultural partners to celebrate Toronto's and Canada's diversity on Canadian Multiculturalism Day.

Date: Thursday, June 27
Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Location: Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Rd.

The museum's Canada Rocks evening event will feature live music and entertainment reflecting Scarborough's diverse population including a performance of the Afro-Brazilian art form capoeira by Scarborough-based Sinh√° Bahia de Capoeira Canada.

The Scarborough Museum Youth Collective will present a photography exhibit, Bollywood dancing and tastings of sweets from around the world. The Destination Scarborough travelling exhibit and oral history project will highlight the Scarborough immigrant experience.

Scarborough Museum's Canadian Multiculturalism Day event is supported by a grant from the Department of Canadian Heritage's Celebrate Canada Fund. More information is available at http://www.toronto.ca/scarboroughmuseum.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media Contact
Shane Gerard, Communications Coordinator
Strategic Communications
416-397-5711
sgerard@toronto.ca

 

 

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