/R E P E A T -- 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.


Torch relay celebration


Hon Michael Coteau, Hon Michael Coteau Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport and Minister Responsible for the 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games, MPP Don Valley East
Hon John Carmichael, MP Don Valley West
Councillor Jon Burnside, Ward 26

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


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


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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