Daniels Spectrum Summer Series 2017



Join us for a series of free and fun events and activities taking place all summer long in and around Daniels Spectrum.


This fun thematic block party includes an outdoor BBQ, board games, garage sales, arts & crafts and a DJ spinning the best summertime jams. This is a chance for people to come together and show Regent Park some love. There’s always something new, so you’re not going to want to miss it! Organized by Keeping Youth Motivated at Dixon Hall.
DATES: Friday, July 21, August 18, 1pm to 8pm
LOCATION: Near the Bake Oven, Regent Park (Big Park), 620 Dundas St. E. (Follow the music!)

Don’t know how to fully operate your DSLR camera or figure out the photo settings on your smartphone? #Shootforpeacephotographers will take you on a journey through the changing landscape of Regent Park and show you tricks & tips to maximize the look of your images. Use the #SummerSeriesRP hashtag and we’ll share your pics on our Instagram!
DATES: Sundays: July 30, August 13, 20 and 27, 1pm to 4pm
LOCATION: Streets of Regent Park, meet at Daniels Spectrum (585 Dundas St. E.)

Every Wednesday in August, be entertained by a collection of buskers, stilt walkers and aerial performers. Want to learn how to juggle? Join us for workshops, games and lots of fun activities with Square Circle Social Circus! Don’t miss the Grande Finale on the 30th!
DATES: Wednesdays: August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 6pm to dusk
LOCATION: Regent Park (Big Park), 620 Dundas St. E.

It’s not soccer. It’s bubble soccer! Bounce your way into competition with friends, family and other community members. Interested participants must be 18+ and over five feet tall for safety reasons. Limited space available! Registration required:
DATE: Friday, August 4, 2pm to 4pm
LOCATION: Regent Park Athletic Grounds (480 Shuter St.)

What’s your favourite board game? Have a deck of cards to share? The Block Game is an outdoor games night by The Forgiveness Project that will allow you to unleash your competitive spirit on a relaxing Friday evening. Learn the basics of dominoes, card games, Jenga and other social games that require strategy. Bring a crew and or your favourite board game and tap into your competitiveness spirit.
DATES: Fridays: July 28, August 4, 11, 25 and September 1, 5pm to 9pm
LOCATION: Regent Park Blvd. (on the east of Daniels Spectrum)

Who doesn’t love dancing in the sun? Join Blackness Yes! in Regent Park (Big Park) on Caribana Sunday as they curate an afternoon of local and international DJs. Berlin-based OSUNLADE will be on the 1s and 2s in the evening playing the best in soulful house, afrobeat and R&B music. Bring picnic items, beverages and lime with us under the sun! Shop at the local artisan tents to purchase one-of-a-kind gifts for family or friends.
DATE: Sunday, August 6, 2pm to 10pm
LOCATION: Regent Park (Big Park), 620 Dundas St. E.*Rain plan: Ada Slaight Hall, Daniels Spectrum (585 Dundas St. E.)

What do you do with two tonnes of bicycle scraps? You get three artists to build a bike-powered sculpture. Bring your tools and helpCharlies Freewheels with this engineering feat.
DATE: Sunday, August 13, 12pm to 3pm
LOCATION: Regent Park Blvd. (on the east side of Daniels Spectrum)

Is your car dusty from all the construction happening in the neighbourhood? Come get your car washed for free by youth from the Regent Park community initiative organized by Youth2Give.
DATE: Saturday, August 19, 2pm to 7pm
LOCATION: Regent Park Blvd. (on the east side of Daniels Spectrum)

Join Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre for a Pow Wow in the park. A Pow Wow is a sacred gathering of Indigenous peoples to honour the past, renew, friendships and celebrate with music, drumming, song, food, dance and storytelling.
DATE: Saturday, August 26, 12pm to 5pm
LOCATION: Regent Park (Big Park), 620 Dundas St. E.

The Daniels Spectrum Summer Series is produced by Artscape in collaboration with our 2017 program partners and is made possible thanks to the generous support of two anonymous donors.

Get In Touch With Daniels Spectrum Today

As restrictions by the province and city slowly lift, Artscape is happy to announce that we are planning a safe and gradual reopening of our operations! Starting July 6, Daniels Spectrum will begin providing access to tenants, guests, and camp programming. Public access remains restricted at this time.

Here is a detailed list of safety measures in place to protect the health and safety of our community, as well as our Artscape Reopening FAQ.

Thank you for your patience, we can’t wait to see you back at Daniels Spectrum!