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TO 3 For All: Happy Birthday Toronto, AGO First Thursdays, and an event for young entrepreneurs

Happy Birthday Toronto. The city turns 180 years old.

Happy Birthday Toronto
March 6, 2014
Steam Whistle Brewery's John St. Roundhouse
255 Bremner Blvd
7:30 p.m.
$40
 
Toronto turns 180 years this week and one event looks to celebrate the city's birthday in style. Calling itself a "celebration of the city's fundamental past, the evolving present and its promising future," the event features big band music and a number of different performances and artists. All proceeds from the ticketed semi-formal 19+ cocktail affair will support programs at Evergreen Brick Works. 

Tickets available at Soundscapes (572 College St West) and online here.

AGO First Thursdays
March 6, 2014
Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas St W
$15 at door/$13 for AGO members

If you haven't attended one of the Art Gallery of Ontario's monthly First Thursdays, now is your chance. This month celebrates the opening of two exhibitions of contemporary art: Elevated: Contemporary Art in the AGO Tower, and Bruce Nauman: Words on Paper. The event also features a cash bar, a performance by Egyptrixx with visuals by the Berlin-based Artist A.N.F., projects by a number of local artists and a performance by experimental musician Princy Nifty. There will be multiple of talks, interactive art-making, food, drinks, and DJs.
 
For more information and to buy discounted tickets in advance, check out the AGO's event page here

Helping Young Entrepreneurs Start a Business
March 12, 2014
Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street
6:30 p.m.
Free

Here's an event for young entrepreneurs looking to take the next step in their careers. The Toronto Reference Library will host Scott Bowmen, the senior director at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation, in a discussion about programs supporting young entrepreneurs ages 13-39 looking to launch their own businesses. Programs range from pre and post-launch coaching, financing, mentoring, and business resources. 

For more information, click here

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