Toronto Outdoor Club

  Thanks to the Toronto Outdoor Club you can hike, kayak, canoe, cycle, camp, climb, picnic, snowshoe, ski and  snowboard  in volunteer planned and led events with a friendly bunch of outdoor enthusiasts. Activities for beginners to super fit. Get to know the beauty of the Toronto and surrounding area’s natural and urban landscape.  Many events are accessible by public transit, with car pooling available … Continue reading Toronto Outdoor Club

Assistance with YMCA Membership

Enjoy a full range of recreation amenities including: gym, swimming pool, drop-in classes, squash and racquetball, camp… with fees manageable for you. Financial assistance for membership fees is available to individuals and families.  Go to #4 on this link and scroll down to the link to the application pdf. Proof of residence and needs required with the application form.  Details of information and documentation needed … Continue reading Assistance with YMCA Membership

Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

Power Plant Public Contemporary Art Gallery Feast your eyes in the four galleries and expansive open spaces. Learn at and enjoy incredible range of participatory events. What’s On: current and past exhibitions, and special events including talks, workshops, films, openings, kids programs, youth programs…. Where: 231 Queens Quay West, (Harbourfront Centre) Toronto When:  Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm, Thursday 10am to 8pm and holiday … Continue reading Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

Alumnae Theatre- Pay What You Can

The Alumnae Theatre Company is dedicated to producing adventurous theatre and the advancement and development of women in theatre. Get out for an outstanding mental workout. Pay what you for selected performance times. Where: Alumane Theatre, 70 Berkeley Street, Toronto  (a converted firehall, at Berkeley and Adelaide). When: Sunday 2pm, New Ideas Festival Saturday noon reading, Fireworks Festival matinees. Cost: pay what you can at … Continue reading Alumnae Theatre- Pay What You Can

Factory Theatre- Pay What You Can

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday pay what you can for outstanding theatre. Tickets available one per person at the box office on the day of the performance at 1pm.  Check What’s On to view current show listings. Where: Factor Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street, Toronto  (Bathurst Street and Adelaide Street) When: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, tickets available at 1pm,  performance at 8pm. Cost:  pay what you can, $15 … Continue reading Factory Theatre- Pay What You Can

Art Exhibitions, Talks and Special Events

Ryerson Image Centre Ryerson Image Centre is a teaching, research and exhibition space for photographic arts on the Ryerson University campus in downtown Toronto.  Watch for an ever changing incredible line up of feasts for the eyes and creative spirit. When: exhibitions are open from 10am to 5 pm Monday to Friday with some evening receptions,  lectures and events are on a variable schedule at … Continue reading Art Exhibitions, Talks and Special Events

How do you live well, save more and spend less!

Mr. Money Mustache Check out the voice and wisdom of a guy who managed his income and investments well, was vigilant with his spending in his 20`s and retired in his 30`s.  He generously shares his experience and insights- mystery of the road to financial independence demystified.  Join the movement, come on you want to! Forbes Magazine has put together  12 Mustache basics. Excellent intro … Continue reading How do you live well, save more and spend less!

No Fee Banking, No Minimal Balance!

Keep your money!  There is no need to pay banking fees.  Several institutions offer no fee service with no minimum balance and unlimited transactions. Your best bets in Canada right now are: PC Financial (affiliated with CIBC)   Tangerine (affiliated with Scotiabank).  and  EQ Bank The catch is transactions are done on line and over the phone.  These accounts are not suitable for those who need … Continue reading No Fee Banking, No Minimal Balance!