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Amusement Parks
Canada's Wonderland
Canada's premier amusement park, featuring 200+ attractions, more than 65 rides, North America's greatest variety of roller coasters, and Splash Works, a …
Ontario
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Amusement Places and Arcades
Laser Quest
Live Action Laser Tag at Its Best!
Laser Quest laser tag is great entertainment – fun for the whole family! It's perfect for birthdays, …
Richmond Hill
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Banquet Halls, Conference and Event Centres
Aurora Cultural Centre
The Aurora Cultural Centre is a centre for arts, culture and heritage, located in the former Church Street School.
Its mission is to engage, enrich and …
Aurora
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The Manor
The Manor is one of Ontario's premier banquet, wedding and meeting centres. It is a 34,000 sq ft. facility, offering 3 banquet halls, which can accommodate up …
York Region
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The Richmond Hill Heritage Centre
A unique facility highlighting the community’s heritage through its art exhibits and varied activities including lectures, hands-on workshops, birthday …
Richmond Hill
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Heintzman House
Heintzman House, a designated heritage site and one of the oldest homes in the GTA, offers an ideal venue for ceremonies, receptions, parties and …
Markham
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Markham Event Centre
Located in the heart of downtown Markham, the MEC caters for any and all types of event, providing customisable menus and tailoring services to satisfy …
Markham
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Strathcona Hotel
Toronto
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Bowling Alleys
World Bowl
World Bowl is a state of the art entertainment bowling centre with fully automated 10-pin bowling lanes and computerized scoring.
Richmond Hill
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Churches and Religious Centres
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Welcome to all of our family, friends and neighbours!
Holy Cross is an inclusive Christian community in Newmarket, Ontario. …
Newmarket
LGBT Ok
York Pines United Church
Sheltered amongst the tall pines is a congregation of creatively faithful people called the York Pines United Church. …
King Township
LGBT Ok
St Matthew's United Church
Richmond Hill
LGBT Ok
Richmond Hill United Church
RHUC is an affirming ministry, celebrating diversity and committed to the inclusion of, and justice for, all people, regardless of race, culture, …
Richmond Hill
LGBT Ok
Temple Kol Ami
A Reform Jewish community with a dynamic approach to Judaism, blending the traditional and the contemporary.
Vaughan
Unrated
LGBT Ok
Community Centres
The 519, Church St. Community Centre
A supportive meeting place in downtown Toronto, responding to the issues and needs of the gay community.
Toronto
LGBT Ok
LGBT Social Groups
YRGSA North
YRGSA North is a youth-run group, based in Newmarket, for LGBTTIQQ2SA youth and their Allies. We operate in partnership with the YRGSA (York Region Gay-Straight …
York Region
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GYRSG
Organizes and hosts regular social events at venues across York Region, for members of the LGBT community and their friends. Membership of GYRSG is free of …
York Region
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York Region Gay-Straight Alliance (YRGSA)
A Richmond Hill based, youth-run group for LGBTTIQQ2SA youth and their Allies. This group is open to all youth in the York Region community. …
York Region
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Women's Social Group
Our women’s group is a wonderful way for women to meet other women within the lesbian, bisexual, trans, transgendered, queer, and two spirited community. …
York Region
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York Region Rainbow Umbrella
York Region Rainbow Umbrella is a post-graduate group for LGBTTIQQ2SAP+ people and their allies based in Richmond Hill. However, you DO NOT have …
York Region
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Avalanche Events
Organizer of winter themed LGBT events.
Canada
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LGBT Sports Groups
Toronto Gay Golf Group
Gay and lesbian golf in the Toronto area. Holding events and tournaments at nearby affordable golf courses.
Central Ontario
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Museums and Art Galleries
The Richmond Hill Heritage Centre
A unique facility highlighting the community’s heritage through its art exhibits and varied activities including lectures, hands-on workshops, birthday …
Richmond Hill
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Parks, Beaches and Green Spaces
Richmond Green Sports Centre And Park
Richmond Green, the largest park in Richmond Hill, was built to accommodate sports enthusiasts and park visitors from well beyond the Town’s borders. As …
Richmond Hill
De La Salle Park
Includes one full size and two junior size soccer fields, picnic tables, shelter, drinking water, washrooms, playground, swimming, parking, public …
Georgina
Pride Festivals And Organizations
York Pride Fest
York Region's Annual Pride Festival
Richmond Hill
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Pride Durham
Pride Durham is a not-for-profit organization that hosts Pride and social events in Durham Region. This includes the annual region-wide Pride held the …
Oshawa
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Seneca College - Rainbow Pride Club
A bunch of fun and friendly students who are passionate about spreading a positive word on LGBTTQQI2S issues. The club welcomes all students, (including …
King Township, Markham, Newmarket
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Simcoe Pride
Creates and offers events, services and educational opportunities aimed at fostering a safe and inclusive community within Simcoe County.
Central Ontario
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Barrie Pride
Celebrating diversity, fighting stigma and showing pride in Barrie.
Central Ontario
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Peel Pride
Peel Region's Annual Pride Festival
Central Ontario
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Toronto Pride
Toronto's Annual Pride Festival
Canada
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Public Libraries
Newmarket Public Library
Newmarket
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East Gwillimbury (Holland Landing) Public Library
Holland Landing
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LGBT Ok
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Aurora Public Library
Aurora
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King City Public Library
King Township
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Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library
Whitchurch‑Stouffville
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LGBT Ok
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Markham (Angus Glen) Public Library
Markham
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LGBT Ok
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Richmond Hill Public Library
Richmond Hill
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LGBT Ok
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Markham Village Public Library
Markham
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