Media Advisory - Shops at Don Mills - Ontario's first outdoor urban village - celebrates opening weekend with a family fun-filled Festival in the Square



    TORONTO, April 24 /CNW/ - The new Shops at Don Mills made Canadian retail
history this week as Ontario's very first urban village opened its doors to
the public. The celebration continues with a weekend festival in the Shops at
Don Mills' Town Square, so come on out and join the fun!

    
    WHAT:  Located in Toronto at the intersection of Don Mills Road and
           Lawrence Avenue East, the Cadillac Fairview development - one of
           the largest redevelopment projects in Canada - represents a new
           evolution in retail, showcasing a fresh concept where visitors
           stroll from stores to restaurants to public spaces in an open-air
           setting. More than 100 best-in-class shops and boutiques,
           restaurants and amenities are moving in, including many first-to-
           market tenants such as Canada's first Anthropologie store,
           Ontario's first McNally Robinson bookstore, Salomon Sports' first
           North American non-resort store, and Toronto chef Mark McEwan's
           20,000-sq.-ft. gourmet food store.

    WHEN:  Saturday, April 25, 2009

              -  1:00 p.m. - Fashion show hosted by stylist Sandra Pittana
              -  1:15 p.m. - Chef Mark McEwan of mcewan talks food and
                 entertaining
                 -  PHOTO OPP: Chef McEwan will be BBQing and serving up food
                    samples at his booth in the Town Square
              -  1:30 p.m. - Author/health and wellness consultant Rose
                 Reisman talks cooking tips and the story behind her new
                 restaurant, Glow
                 -  PHOTO OPP: Ms. Reisman will be demonstrating how to make
                    dessert in a shooter glass
              -  1:45 p.m. - Bra Fitting Clinic by Change Lingerie
              -  1:55 p.m. - Fashion show hosted by stylist Sandra Pittana
              -  2:30 p.m. - Famed Canadian author Douglas Coupland explains
                 the story behind his distinctive clock tower that is a
                 tribute to Don Mills' history
              -  2:45 p.m. - Michelle Hillier dance and fitness demo
                 (sponsored by Eddie Bauer)
              -  3:30 p.m. - Concert in the Square with special guest Eva
                 Avila of Canadian Idol
              -  4:15 p.m. - Concert in the Square headliner Jully Black, R&B
                 singer and Juno award winner

           Sunday, April 26, 2009

              -  1:00 p.m. - Chef Mark McEwan of mcewan talks food and
                 entertaining
                 -  PHOTO OPP: Chef McEwan will be BBQing and serving up food
                    samples at his booth in the Town Square
              -  1:15 p.m. - Fashion show hosted by stylist Sandra Pittana
              -  1:30 p.m. - Cookbook author and wellness consultant Rose
                 Reisman
                 -  PHOTO OPP: Ms. Reisman will be demonstrating menu items
                    available at her new restaurant, Glow
              -  1:50 p.m. - Fashion show hosted by stylist Sandra Pittana
              -  2:30 p.m. - Children's story time with Franklin author
                 Paulette Bourgeois (sponsored by McNally Robinson)
              -  2:45 p.m. - Michelle Hillier dance and fitness demo
                 (sponsored by Eddie Bauer)

    WHERE: Shops at Don Mills' 58,125-sq.-ft. Town Square
           1090 Don Mills Road (at the corner of Don Mills Rd. and Lawrence
           Ave. E.)
           Toronto
    

    For more information and full event listings, please visit:
www.shopsatdonmills.ca.





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