2.0-//67.231.21.20//NONSGML kigkonsult.se iCalcreator 2.26.9//GREGORIANPUBLISHhttp://scarborougharts.comAmerica/TorontoAmerica/TorontoAmerica/Toronto2019-11-03T02:00:002020-11-01T02:00:00EST-04:00-05:002019-03-10T02:00:002020-03-08T02:00:002021-03-14T02:00:00EDT-05:00-04:00ai1ec-11412@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:01ZJAYU’s iAM Gallery<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/14468494_1246244822063006_5131365103584954796_o-300x200.jpg" width="300" height="200" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2016-09-292016-10-10en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Community Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/jayus-iam-gallery/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/14468494_1246244822063006_5131365103584954796_o-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/14468494_1246244822063006_5131365103584954796_o-300x200.jpg;300;200;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/14468494_1246244822063006_5131365103584954796_o-1024x683.jpg;1024;683;1,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/14468494_1246244822063006_5131365103584954796_o.jpg;1620;1080;ai1ec-11479@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:01ZDolled!<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section 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data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2016-10-202016-10-29en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Community EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, 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elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2016-10-312016-11-01en-USDeadlineSergei Petrov; 416-698-7322; ed@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/call-satogether16/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/deadline-sa-together-call-for-applications/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/CALLS_FALL16-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/CALLS_FALL16-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/CALLS_FALL16.jpg;640;470;ai1ec-11488@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:02ZDeadline: Seniors Write Anthology Call for Submissions<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/SWA_640-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2016-10-312016-11-01en-USDeadlineRachel Fender; 416-698-7322; seniorswriteanthology@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/call-anthology16/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/deadline-seniors-write-anthology-call-for-submissions/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/SWA_640-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/SWA_640-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/SWA_640.jpg;640;470;ai1ec-11489@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:02ZDeadline: Holiday Dreams Call for Member Submissions<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/CALLS_FALL163-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2016-11-072016-11-08en-USDeadlineSasha Kovacs; 416-698-7322; programs@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/call-holidaydreams16/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/deadline-holiday-dreams-call-for-member-submissions/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/CALLS_FALL163-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/CALLS_FALL163-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/CALLS_FALL163.jpg;640;470;ai1ec-11731@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:02ZYearbook (at 401 Richmond)<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2016-12-192017-03-02en-USCommunity EventMyseum of Toronto; 416-583-2030; http://www.myseumoftoronto.com/+43.647814-79.394557Myseum Hub at 401 Richmond @ 401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1X3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/yearbook-at-401-richmond/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-11848@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:02ZI Am Ontario Youth Public Art Competition<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2017-04-132017-04-14en-USDeadlineJesse St. Amant; www.pickering.ca/experienceart+43.837745-79.084068City of Pickering City Hall @ 1 The Esplanade S, Pickering, ON L1V 6K5, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/i-am-ontario-youth-public-art-competition/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13482@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:03ZGallery City presents the Crosstown Art Crawl!<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-06-302018-09-04en-USCommunity Event,Community Partner EventGallery City ; http://www.gallerycity.ca/#AboutFrom Mount Dennis to Kennedy Road0http://scarborougharts.com/event/gallery-city-presents-the-crosstown-art-crawl/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13477@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:03ZScarborough Arts at Nuit Blanche<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-09-292018-09-30en-USCommunity Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; https://nbto.com/+43.772898-79.25768Scarborough Civic Centre @ 150 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4N6, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/scarborough-arts-at-nuit-blanch-toronto-scarborough/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-11403@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:03ZYin & Yang 2016 Art Exhibition<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2016-09-20T10:00:00America/Toronto2016-09-23T17:00:00en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Community EventHong Fook Mental Health Association; 416-493-4242; http://www.hongfook.ca/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/yin-yang-2016-art-exhibition/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-11482@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:03ZDolled! Exhibit Opening Reception<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2016-10-20T18:00:00America/Toronto2016-10-20T20:00:00en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Community EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/dolled-exhibit-opening-reception/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-11514@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:03ZScarborough Arts at Fairmount P.S. Fall Fair<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2016-10-22T11:00:00America/Toronto2016-10-22T15:00:00en-USCommunity EventFairmount Public School; 416-396-6240; fairmountfallfair@gmail.com; http://schoolweb.tdsb.on.ca/fairmount/Home.aspx+43.719622-79.230907Fairmount Public School @ 31 Sloley Rd, Scarborough, ON M1M 1C7, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/scarborough-arts-at-fairmount-p-s-fall-fair/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-11711@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:03ZToronto Arts Council’s Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship Grant Information Session<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TAC_NAN_Banner_Web-version-300x136.jpg" width="300" height="136" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2017-02-21T18:00:00America/Toronto2017-02-21T20:00:00en-USCommunity EventRupal Shah; rupal@torontoartscouncil.org; http://www.torontoartscouncil.org/grant-programs/discover-tac-grants/tac-grants/other-tac-grants/newcomers-and-refugees/newcomer-and-refugee-artist-mentorship+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/toronto-arts-councils-newcomer-and-refugee-artist-mentorship-grant-information-session/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TAC_NAN_Banner_Web-version-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TAC_NAN_Banner_Web-version-300x136.jpg;300;136;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TAC_NAN_Banner_Web-version-1024x465.jpg;1024;465;1,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TAC_NAN_Banner_Web-version.jpg;2550;1157;ai1ec-11829@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:04ZEAT MY ART Podcast Launch<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/podcast-launch-tickets-32398058465">https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/podcast-launch-tickets-32398058465</a>.</p>America/Toronto2017-03-22T19:00:00America/Toronto2017-03-22T21:00:00en-USCommunity Event+43.650206-79.359219Ernest Balmer Studio @ 9 Trinity St #316, Toronto, ON M5A 1G3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/eat-my-art-podcast-launch/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683$10-$14https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/podcast-launch-tickets-32398058465ai1ec-11849@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:04ZGreat Explorations: A Series of Academic Discussions to Inspire Our Community<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section 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data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2017-04-03T10:00:00America/Toronto2017-04-03T12:00:00America/Toronto2017-04-10T10:00:00America/Toronto2017-04-24T10:00:00America/Toronto2017-05-01T10:00:00en-USCommunity Event+43.78679-79.18993University of Toronto Scarborough — Environmental Science & Chemistry Building, Catalyst Centre @ 1095 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/great-explorations-a-series-of-academic-discussions-to-inspire-our-community/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683$12-$40ai1ec-11902@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:04ZTea and Storytelling with EastEnd Storytellers<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1148868_741617302525763_7374473337090512765_n-300x200.jpg" width="300" height="200" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2017-04-19T18:30:00America/Toronto2017-04-19T20:00:00America/Toronto2017-04-19T18:30:00America/Toronto2017-05-17T18:30:00America/Toronto2017-06-21T18:30:00en-USCommunity Event,SA Member EventMorningside Library; 416-396-8881+43.769355-79.177255Toronto Public Library - Morningside Branch @ 4279 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1E 2S8, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/tea-and-storytelling-with-eastend-storytellers/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1148868_741617302525763_7374473337090512765_n-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1148868_741617302525763_7374473337090512765_n-300x200.jpg;300;200;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1148868_741617302525763_7374473337090512765_n.jpg;960;639;ai1ec-11909@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:04ZCatherine Hernandez’ ‘Scarborough’ Book Launch<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/scarborough-catherine-hernandez-199x300.jpg" width="199" height="300" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2017-04-22T12:00:00America/Toronto2017-04-22T13:00:00en-USCommunity Eventhttps://www.facebook.com/events/253176251787287/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts' Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/catherine-hernandez-book-launch/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/scarborough-catherine-hernandez-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/scarborough-catherine-hernandez-199x300.jpg;199;300;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/scarborough-catherine-hernandez-681x1024.jpg;681;1024;1,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/scarborough-catherine-hernandez.jpg;720;1083;ai1ec-11906@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:04ZScarborough Poetry Club<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/https-2F2Fcdn.evbuc_.com2Fimages2F284640382F1516684772462F12Foriginal-300x150.jpg" width="300" height="150" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div 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class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2017-05-05T18:30:00America/Toronto2017-05-05T20:00:00America/Toronto2017-05-05T18:30:00America/Toronto2017-06-02T18:30:00America/Toronto2017-07-07T18:30:00en-USCommunity Event,SA Member EventScarborough Poetry Club; scarboroughpoetry@gmail.com; https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/scarborough-poetry-club-tickets-32194419375+43.784338-79.292116Toronto Public Library - Agincourt Branch @ 155 Bonis Ave, Scarborough, ON M1T, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/scarborough-poetry-club-2/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/https-2F2Fcdn.evbuc_.com2Fimages2F284640382F1516684772462F12Foriginal-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/https-2F2Fcdn.evbuc_.com2Fimages2F284640382F1516684772462F12Foriginal-300x150.jpg;300;150;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/https-2F2Fcdn.evbuc_.com2Fimages2F284640382F1516684772462F12Foriginal.jpg;800;400;ai1ec-13180@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZMural Routes WALS Utility Box Murals<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://muralroutes.ca/wals-utility-box-2018/">https://muralroutes.ca/wals-utility-box-2018/</a>.</p>America/Toronto2018-03-21T18:00:00America/Toronto2018-03-21T20:30:00en-USCommunity Event,Community Partner EventMural Routes; 416-698-7995; kyla@muralroutes.ca; https://muralroutes.ca/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/mural-routes-wals-utility-box-murals/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683$25 - $30https://muralroutes.ca/wals-utility-box-2018/ai1ec-13178@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZThe Scarborough Project Stage Management Workshop<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-03-22T16:00:00America/Toronto2018-03-22T18:00:00en-USCommunity Event,Community Partner EventAnne Wessels; anne@tarragontheatre.com; http://www.tarragontheatre.com/+43.783153-79.187036University of Toronto Scarborough @ Humanities Wing, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C 1A4, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/the-scarborough-project-stage-management-workshop/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13157@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZThe Art Guild of Scarborough Spring Art Show and Sale<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div 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class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-03-24T10:00:00America/Toronto2018-03-24T17:00:00America/Toronto2018-03-25T10:00:00en-USCommunity EventGarry Herridge and Jean Bilz; 416-293-7441; herridge@rogers.com; http://www.theartguildofscarborough.com/events.html+43.774771-79.236725Centennial Community & Recreation Centre @ 1967 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough, ON M1H 2W5, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/the-art-guild-of-scarborough-spring-art-show-and-sale/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13485@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZThe Mosaic Stories Workshop<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-04-30T13:00:00America/Toronto2018-04-30T15:00:00America/Toronto2018-05-07T13:00:00America/Toronto2018-05-14T13:00:00America/Toronto2018-05-28T13:00:00America/Toronto2018-06-04T13:00:00America/Toronto2018-06-11T13:00:00en-USCommunity Event,Community Partner EventSarvenaz Rayati ; 416-565-2287; sarvenazrayati@gmail.com+43.785203-79.293481Agincourt Library @ 155 Bonis Ave, Scarborough, ON M1T 3W6, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/the-mosaic-stories-workshop/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13478@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZScarborough Arts’ Member, Jo’el Douglas presents Maroon Jazz 2<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-05-26T19:30:00America/Toronto2018-05-26T21:00:00en-USSA Member Eventhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/maroon-jazz-2-featuring-omar-lfs-tickets-45708549502+43.651353-79.411373The May Cafe @ 876 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1V7, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/scarborough-arts-member-joel-douglas-presents-maroon-jazz-2/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683$1ai1ec-13154@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZCall for Exhibitors: Birkdale Art in the Park Deadline<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflyLcDM2MzgIop4_exk-a1CJ-m07v3KWcKsaIlFOwflXB_cA/viewform?c=0&w=1">https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflyLcDM2MzgIop4_exk-a1CJ-m07v3KWcKsaIlFOwflXB_cA/viewform?c=0&w=1</a>.</p>America/Toronto2018-05-31T17:00:00America/Toronto2018-05-31T17:00:00en-USDeadline,Scarborough Arts EventBirkdale Art In The Park​​; artintheparkbirkdale@gmail.com; https://artintheparkbirkda.wixsite.com/birkdaleartinthepark+43.76919-79.264565Birkdale Community Centre @ 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough, ON M1P 2X9, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/call-for-exhibitors-birkdale-art-in-the-park/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflyLcDM2MzgIop4_exk-a1CJ-m07v3KWcKsaIlFOwflXB_cA/viewform?c=0&w=1ai1ec-13483@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZAgincourt Village Community Association (AVCA) BBQ<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-06-02T12:00:00America/Toronto2018-06-02T14:00:00en-USCommunity Event,Community Partner EventAVCA; avcatoronto@gmail.com; http://www.avcatoronto.ca/news.html+43.784187-79.292151Agincourt Mall Parking Lot @ 3850 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1T 3L3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/agincourt-village-community-association-avca-bbq/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13486@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZThe Mosaic Stories Showcase<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-06-18T17:00:00America/Toronto2018-06-18T19:00:00en-USCommunity Event,Community Partner EventSarvenaz Rayati; 416-565-2287; sarvenazrayati@gmail.com+43.785203-79.293481Agincourt Library @ 155 Bonis Ave, Scarborough, ON M1T 3W6, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/the-mosaic-stories-showcase/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13468@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZBirkdale Art in the Park<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-06-23T10:00:00America/Toronto2018-06-23T16:00:00en-USCommunity Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; https://artintheparkbirkda.wixsite.com/birkdaleartinthepark+43.769048-79.26485Birkdale Community Centre @ 1299 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough, ON M1P 2X9, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/birkdale-art-in-the-park-2/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13471@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZCanada Day at Albert Campbell Square<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-07-01T11:00:00America/Toronto2018-07-01T21:00:00en-USCommunity Event,Community Partner EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.772898-79.25768Albert Campbell Square @ 150 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4N6, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/canada-day-at-albert-campbell-square/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13474@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZScarborough Arts at the 57th Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-07-06T10:00:00America/Toronto2018-07-06T19:00:00America/Toronto2018-07-07T10:00:00America/Toronto2018-07-08T10:00:00en-USCommunity Event,Scarborough Arts EventToronto Outdoor Art Exhibition ; 416-408-2754; info@torontooutdoorart.org; https://torontooutdoor.art/+43.653483-79.384094Nathan Phillips Square @ 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1P5, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/scarborough-arts-at-the-57th-toronto-outdoor-art-exhibition/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13472@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:05ZWheels on the Danforth<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div 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class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-08-17T18:00:00America/Toronto2018-08-17T23:00:00en-USCommunity Event,Community Partner EventWheels on the Danforth; 416-693-8300; info@wheelsonthedanforth.ca; https://www.wheelsonthedanforth.com/+43.692739-79.280674Danforth Ave @ 3345 Danforth Ave, Scarborough, ON M1L 1C7, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/wheels-on-the-danforth/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13473@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:06ZWheels on the Danforth<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-08-18T11:00:00America/Toronto2018-08-18T23:00:00en-USCommunity Event,Community Partner EventWheels on the Danforth; 416-693-8300; info@wheelsonthedanforth.ca; https://www.wheelsonthedanforth.com/+43.692739-79.280674Danforth Ave @ 3345 Danforth Ave, Scarborough, ON M1L 1C7, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/wheels-on-the-danforth-2/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13957@scarborougharts.com2019-09-18T18:13:06ZOPENING RECEPTION – Greetings from Scarborough by Charles Weiss<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><p>The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></p><p><strong> 1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><p><strong>5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!</strong></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a mobile public art installation, developed by </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><p><strong>6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</strong></p><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><p><strong>8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</strong><b> </b></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gallery 1265</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><p><strong>9. Visual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!</strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><p><strong>10. The UTSC geese. </strong></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br /><span style="font-weight: 400;">For more information about Scarborough Arts, visit us at </span><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://scarborougharts.com/</span></a></p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2018-08-18T13:00:00America/Toronto2018-08-18T16:00:00en-USCommunity Event,SA Member EventCharles Weiss; http://www.charlesweissart.com/+43.680337-79.290739Cobalt Gallery @ 870a Kingston Rd, Toronto, ON M4E 1S3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/opening-reception-greetings-from-scarborough-by-charles-weiss/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683