Temperatures are rising this weekend. While you’re busy listening to this song, be sure to catch all of the great park events happening in Toronto this weekend including trees, paddling, knitting,  biking and sitting on your rump to watch a movie.

Check out our full events calendar for everything that’s happening in Toronto parks this weekend. Don’t forget to submit yours!

Light Up the Lakeshore

On Saturday, join a solstice celebration in Amos Waites Park, with European folk dance, lantern making and shadow puppet performance. Details here >>

Get Spooked in the Outfield

On Saturday, head to Queensway Park for Toronto Outdoor Picture Show. This outdoor, free screening will feature the classic silent film Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau, 1922) with an original musical score composed and performed live by Toronto-based band Del Bel. Details here >>

Hit an Urban Forest Festival

Join LEAF at Leslie Grove Park on June 18 for stage performances, a ceremonial tree planting and fab local food.  Over 40 environmental groups and local vendors will be there. Get details here >>

Paddle the Rouge

There’s been much written about Rouge Park this past week. Show your love for Rouge Park on Saturday, by loading into a canoe and paddling along the shores of Canada’s first urban National Park. Paddle your heart our and raise funds for CPAWS Wildlands League Details here >>

Knit out in the Open

Join 53 countries around the globe for World Wide Knit in Public Day, The STEPS Initiative kicks off the first of three events this Saturday, June 18th, in a community art series called “Woven.” Meet near the Wayfinding Marker Walter Saunders Memorial Park, Hopewell Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada Details here >>

Bike with Tommy

Ever wonder how Tommy Thompson Park came to exist? On Sunday, prepare to have your questions answered! Starting from the entrance to TTP, cycle into the park and discover the story behind Toronto’s Urban Wilderness. Details here >>

Cool Down with Ice Age

Park People’s Moonlight Movies kicks off on Friday June 24 with Ice Age: Continental Drift at Rowntree Park.  Co-hosted with Delta Family Resource Centre, the free outdoor movie will start with a pre-show at 7pm. Details here >>