MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - The Pan Am Flame to visit the Ontario Science Centre on July 6

Science Centre hosts free torch relay celebration for the community

TORONTO, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The countdown is on! The Pan Am flame will visit the Ontario Science Centre on July 6. To mark the occasion, the Science Centre will host a torch relay celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. that day in TELUSCAPE, located outside of the Science Centre's main entrance.  Everyone is invited to participate in this free event, which will include sports-related programming, sponsor activations and live music. The Pan Am flame is scheduled to arrive at the Ontario Science Centre at approximately 1:25 p.m.

The Ontario Science Centre is proud to be a part of the torch relay's 41-day journey across Canada. The Science Centre is honoured to have Marissa Papaconstaninou, a local teen para-athlete who holds the Canadian record for the 100m and 200m sprint in her class, as its torchbearer.

What:     

Torch relay celebration





Who:                    

Marissa Papaconstantinou, Ontario Science Centre-nominated torchbearer
Mary Ito, Host, CBC Radio's Fresh Air
Dr. Maurice Bitran, CEO, Ontario Science Centre
Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra
Kaha:wi Dance Theatre
Ground Shakers Tassa
Afrolatino Dance Company




When:                 

Monday, July 6, 2015
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.     

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.   

1:25 p.m.        

 

Sports-related programming, sponsor activations and live music
Pan Am torch relay and celebration

Pan Am flame arrives




Where:               

Ontario Science Centre


770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON

SOURCE Ontario Science Centre

For further information: Media contacts: Anna Relyea, Director, Strategic Communications, 416-696-3273, c: 416-668-1967, Anna.Relyea@osc.on.ca; Jefferson Darrell, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3154, Jefferson.Darrell@osc.on.ca; Andrea Mus, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3191, c: 416-895-5482, Andrea.Mus@osc.on.ca

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