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June 29, 2005
Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre is back in the limelight
The Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre in Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst St., is
making a come-back and is staging two series, Family Fun Summer Festival and
Tuesday Night Live!, for its second debut.

The Family Fun Summer Festival features free activities like parachute games
and crafts in Earl Bales Park from 5:30 to 7 p.m. when the family-oriented
performances start in the amphitheatre. There are four performances:

Wednesday, July 6 Maderaz (Latin Music)
Thursday, July 28 Kanata Native Dance Theatre
Wednesday, August 10 Cadence: 4 men, 4 mics, no instruments
Tuesday, August 30 “Rock ‘N’ Fable” presented by Really Little Theatre

Tuesday night concerts will take place every week in July and August. All
performances begin at 7 p.m. and will take place in the Earl Bales Community
Centre in the event of rain. The line up will be as follows:

July 5 Thornhill Community Band
July 12 Mega City Swing Band
July 19 North York Concert Band
July 26 The Choralairs
August 2 Chasing Arcadia (Pop Rock Band)
August 9 Thornhill Community Players
August 16 Wagman Centre Players
August 23 Treasure Chest Comedy Night

The Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre was dark for several years. Recently, it has
undergone a complete make-over ready for the 2005 season.

“Many have worked hard to bring life back to the theatre and we need you there
to keep it alive,” said Deputy Mayor Mike Feldman. “I encourage everyone to
attend and enjoy the concerts, comedy and theatre that will be offered free of

For more information about the performances at the Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre
or activities at Earl Bales Park call, 416-395-7873 or visit

Media contact:
Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline, 416-560-8726



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