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ENTERTAINMENT - A look at special events taking place in Toronto this month

Compiled by Lisa Day

Friday, Feb. 1

Meagan’s Walk Gala

Meagan’s Walk Gala raises hope, awareness and funds for pediatrics brain tumour research at The Hospital For Sick Children.

Hosted by television personality Alicia Markson, people can enjoy a full evening of live music by Baby Come Back featuring award-winning Canadian singer Kim Stockwood from 6 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Atlantis Pavilion, 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W. Cost, $150 per person and $3,000 for a corporate table. Call 416-239-7843 or email meaganswalkgala@gmail.com

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Grand Masked Ball

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Casa Loma Feb. 5 from 7:30 p.m. to midnight at 1 Austin Terrace.

The Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma hosts the charity gala fundraiser for breast cancer research,

Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, gourmet food islands and dessert, live entertainment, performances, DJ and dancing and a contest for the best costume/masks.

Tickets are $75. There is a cash bar.

Call 416-515-9396 or email Kiwaniscasaloma@gmail.com

Thursday, Feb. 7

Book Lovers’ Ball

Attend “Toronto’s best event of the year” while raising money for Toronto’s library system.

Cityline’s Tracy Moore and Melanie Ng from CityTV hosts the evening, which includes a cocktail reception and hors d’oeuvres; dining with authors; entertainment; and an auction. The black-tie event takes place at the Royal York Hotel.

Visit www.bookloversball.ca for details.

Saturday, Feb. 9

Dragon Ball 2013

Dragon Ball, which raises money for Yee Hong centre for seniors, takes place from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building, 255 Front St. W. Celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Water Snake with cultural performances, food, silent and live auction items and a chance to win a luxurious 2013 Lexus CT200h through the Grand Raffle.

Contact 416-321-0777, fiona.wu@yeehong.com or www.yeehongdragonball.org for details.

Ongoing

inTO

inTO is a new monthly series featuring one of a kind, authentic, and exclusive experiences in Toronto. Brought to you by sceneopolis, a paid arts and culture subscription service aimed at engaging young urban professionals in Toronto, inTO works with local celebrities, artists and notables to curate unique happenings to help consumers experience the arts in a new way. The series allows customers to connect with the city, fellow urban adventurers and notables on a human level.

Tickets for future events will be on sale four weeks before each event.

Visit www.Sceneopolis.com or follow on twitter @Sceneopolis

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