BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//67.231.21.20//NONSGML kigkonsult.se iCalcreator 2.26.9// CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Scarborough Arts X-WR-CALDESC: X-FROM-URL:http://scarborougharts.com X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/Toronto BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Toronto X-LIC-LOCATION:America/Toronto BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:20191103T020000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 RDATE:20201101T020000 TZNAME:EST END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:20190310T020000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 RDATE:20200308T020000,20210314T020000 TZNAME:EDT END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-13133@scarborougharts.com DTSTAMP:20190918T201929Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:SA Talks\,Scarborough Arts Event CONTACT: DESCRIPTION:10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now  \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore\, from the beautiful architectur e and landscapes to the lively cultural events\, there is no shortage of e xcitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip ou t even if you’re not a  student!Here are 10 reasons to explore the Univers ity of Toronto Scarborough right now.  1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architect ure. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architec t John Hamilton Andrews in a popular style of the 1960s called “Brutalism” . The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spo ts 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 “Secrets” by Toronto-born rap artist\, The Weekend. 2. Ta ke a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. T he Highland Creek Valley is the perfect place to escape the business of th e university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has just reopened allowi ng all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highla nd Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the Environmental Science pro gram at UTSC and see how many trees\, plants\, and birds you can identify!  3. Tend a garden\, make friends with bees\, and support local businesses. Speaking of the environment\, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend y our time at the UTSC Farmers Market! If you plan your trip right\, you can also help tend the campus community garden\, view the beehives in the pol linator habitat\, or take a leisurely stroll down the rock walk. The Farme rs Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?     4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. With over 200 cl ubs\, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as ARTSIDEOUT\, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd\, 2019 this year and TedxUTSC\, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the cam pus live with fashion shows\, dance performances\, and film screenings. 5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!The Scarborough Sign is a mobile public art installation\, dev eloped by Scarborough Arts in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities\, that has been traveling all across Scarbrough for the past t wo 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 ton of great prizes. Wh o doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!    6. S ink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by Nasir Alhuttam. Runni ng for almost 15 years\, Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line\, but the food is well w orth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to e ntertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery! 7. Lear n to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.The Toronto Pan Am Sports C entre 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 wa ll\, yoga studios\, and a large\, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No wor ries\, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that temp ting post-workout slice of pizza.   8. View art from local\, national\, an d international contemporary artists. The Doris McCarthy Gallery is a prof essional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local cont ent\, visit the student-run gallery\, Gallery 1265. 9. Visual arts not you r thing? Join Ukulele Jam!UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The ca mpus has their own radio station\, choir\, bands\, and theatre! Attend a p lay at the Leigha Lee Browne Theatre\, or join the campus ukulele jam held every Wednesday afternoon.  10. The UTSC geese. Yes\, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some cam pus-goers love them\, some hate them\, but we can all agree that we cannot stop talking about them! 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10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now 

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The Univer sity of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore\, fro m the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events\ , there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The cam pus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!

Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. 

 1. Explore the beaut iful and famous architecture.

UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The S cience and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect < a onclick='javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadia nencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews')\;' href='https://www. thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews'>John Hamilton Andrews in a popular style of the 1960s called “Brutalism”. 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 f or science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in t he music video “Secrets” by Toronto-born rap artist\, The Weekend.

 

2. Take a quick break in nature by w alking through the Highland Creek Valley. 

The Highland Creek Valley is the perfect place to escape th e business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has just reopened allowing a ll members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland C reek. Bring a guide book or someone from the Environmental Science pro gram at UTSC and see how many trees\, plants\, and birds you can identify!

 

3. T end a garden\, make friends with bees\, and support local businesses.

Speaking of the environment\, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC Farmers Market! If you plan your trip right\, you can also help tend the campus community garden\, view the beehives in the pollinator habitat\, or t ake a leisurely stroll down the rock walk. The Farme rs Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?    

 

4 . Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. 

With over 200 clubs\, there is nev er a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as ARTSIDEOUT\, the o ne-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd\, 2019 this yea r and TedxUTSC\, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows\, dance performances\, and film screen ings.

 

5. Take a photo with The Scarbor ough Sign and win a prize package valued at almost $500!

The Scarborough Sign is a mobile public art installation\, developed by Scarborough Arts in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities\, that has been traveling all ac ross Scarbrough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 30th\, instag ram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a ton of great prizes. Who doesn’t want a $100 gift card to Scarborough Town Centre? Make sure your instagram accoun t is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   

 

6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. 

A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular h ot dog stand run by Nasi r Alhuttam. Running for almost 15 years\, Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTS C has become a staple go-to fo r 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!

 

7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.

The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre 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 w all\, yoga studios\, and a large\, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No wo rries\, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tem pting post-workout slice of pizza.  

 

8. View art from local\, national\, and international contemporary artists. 

The Doris McCarthy Gallery is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Can adian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content\, visit the student-run gallery\, Gallery 1265.

 

9. Vi sual arts not your thing? Join Ukulele Jam!

UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station\, choir\, bands\, and theatre! Attend a play at t he Leigha Lee Browne Theatre\, or join the campus ukulele jam held every Wednesday afternoon. 

 

10. Th e UTSC geese. 

Yes\, the U TSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal fri ends. Some campus-goers love them\, some hate them\, but we can all agre e that we cannot stop talking abou t them! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.


For more information about Scar borough Arts\, visit us at http://scarborougharts.com/

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