No. 7 choose from over 500 events.

SUM­MER IS SHORT. GET OUT THERE AND DO SOME­THING!

NOW Magazine - Hot Summer Guide - - HOT SUMMER GUIDE DAILY EVENTS - Com­piled by LES­LEY MCALLISTER and JU­LIA HOECKE

Thurs­day, June 5

Ben­e­fits

THE AUTISTS (Geneva Cen­tre for Autism) En­ter­tain­ment, danc­ing, gambling, an auc­tion and more. $175. Corus Quay, 25 Dock­side. autism. net.

CON­NECT BEAUTY (Women’s Healthy En­vi­ron­ments Net­work/Fash­ion Takes Ac­tion) Eco-fash­ions on the run­way, a talk by Toxin Tox­out au­thor Rick Smith, a silent auc­tion and more. Doors 7 pm. $35-$40. Great Hall, 1087 Queen W. con­nect­beauty.ca.

POWER BALL: OLD/NEW WORLD (Power Plant) Gala art fundraiser, with vi­su­als, mu­sic and food. 7 pm. $165. Power Plant, 231 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4018.

TORONTO PLAYS (Right to Play) Drinks, danc­ing, Ve­gas-themed games, prizes and more. 8 pm-2 am. $ 85 adv. Bur­roughes Bldg, 637 Queen W. toron­to­plays.org.

Events

AGO FIRST THURS­DAYS Art con­ver­sa­tions, pop-up per­for­mances, mu­sic and more with art-rock band the Darcys, art his­to­rian John Arm­strong and oth­ers. 7-11:30 pm. $12-$15. Art Gallery of On­tario, 317

Dundas W. ago.net. 5DEBRA AN­DER­SON Au­thor talk and Q& A cel­e­brat­ing World Pride. 7 pm. Free. Park­dale Li­brary, 1303 Queen W. 416-393-7686.

JEF­FREY BROWN Sign­ing copies of his new book, Kids Are Weird: And Other Ob­ser­va­tions From Par­ent­hood. 7 pm. Free. Indigo Man­ulife, 55 Bloor W. chap­ters.indigo.ca.

LET’S GROW FOOD: HOME COM­POST­ING – RICH SOIL FOR YOUR GAR­DENS Work­shop. 5: 30- 8: 30 pm. $75 ( slid­ing scale avail). Food­Share, 90 Croa­tia. Pre-reg­is­ter 416363- 6441 ext 247, an­gela@food­share.net.

MAR­KET 707 FARM­ERS MAR­KET Lo­cal pro­duce, veg­gies, meats, cheese and more. Thurs­days to Sep 25. 3-7 pm. Free. 707 Dundas W. scadding­court.org/farm­er­s_­mar­ket. MU­SIC HIS­TORY ON THE YONGE STREET STRIP Her­itage Toronto bou­tique walk­ing tour. 6:30 pm. $20. Lo­ca­tion given on reg­is­tra­tion. Pre-reg­is­ter at her­itage­toronto.org.

LQ LIVE AT LU­MI­NATO Spe­cial live record­ing of CBC’s cul­ture show with Jian Ghome­shi. 6:45 pm. Win­ter Gar­den The­atre, 189 Yonge. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

SCOT­TISH COUN­TRY DANC­ING IN THE PARK Danc­ing to live mu­sic by Scotch Mist. 7 pm- dusk. Free. Ed­wards Gar­dens, SW cor­ner Lawrence and Leslie. rscd­storonto.org.

SIS­TER WRITES Cre­ative writ­ing pro­gram mag­a­zine launch and cel­e­bra­tion. 6: 30 pm. Free. Bloor/Glad­stone Li­brary, 1101 Bloor W. toron­top­ub­li­cli­brary.ca.

SOUPER FRANCOFUN Lob­ster din­ner and cruise with Fran­co­phonie en Fête. 6:45 pm. $65. Ma­rina Quay West, 539 Queens Quay W. fran­co­phonie- en-fete.com.

TURN IT U. P! Evening with may­oral can­di­date David Sok­nacki in con­ver­sa­tion with com­mu­nity work­ers and ac­tivists. 6: 30 pm. Free (pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired). OISE, rm 11-164, 252 Bloor W. pri­or­i­tyevents.ca. Fri­day, June 6

Ben­e­fits

ARAB SOUQ ( Syr­ian refugees in Jor­dan) Mu­si­cal per­for­mances by Maryem Tol­lar and oth­ers, a photo ex­hibit, shop­ping and more. To­day 6-10 pm; to­mor­row 10 am-5 pm. Free. Beit Za­toun, 612 Markham. beitza­toun.org.

CRUISE FOR A CURE (Princess Mar­garet Can­cer Fdn) Fundrais­ing har­bour cruise aboard the North­ern Spirit with a DJ and live auc­tion. 7 pm. $ 80, adv $75. 207 Queens Quay W. uni­iverse.com.

RE­LAY FOR LIFE TORONTO WEST (Cana­dian Can­cer Soc) All-night re­lay ben­e­fit where par­tic­pants take turns walk­ing laps. 7 pm. Pledges. Eto­bi­coke School of the Arts, 675 Royal York. face­book.com/rfltoron­tow­est.

Events

BrBIKE TOUR OF COM­MU­NITY GAR­DENS IN TORONTO’S WEST END Fam­i­lyfriendly cy­cling tour. 6: 30- 8: 30 pm. Free. Duf­ferin Grove Park com­mu­nity gar­den, Duf­ferin south of Bloor. ward18@ cy­cleto.ca.

CEL­E­BRATE DAD Fa­ther’s Day crafts. 3: 305: 30 pm. Free. Richview Li­brary, 1806 Is­ling­ton. 416-394- 5120.

DR SKETCHY’S CABARET LIFE DRAW­ING Life draw­ing with Dolly Berlin as a sexy can­ni­bal. 7 pm. $10. Round, 152A Au­gusta. 416451- 6346.

rETSY CRAFT PARTY Bring pho­tos, self­ies or post­cards and trans­form them into some­thing new us­ing craft sup­plies. 5-8 pm. Free. Tex­tile Mu­seum of Canada, 55 Cen­tre. 416- 599- 5321.

FEMMES FA­TALE BUR­LESQUE Per­for­mances by Kryp­tonite Kunt, Coco La Creme and oth­ers. 10 pm. $14. Baltic Av­enue, 875 Bloor W. face­book.com/events/777053908971271.

FRI­DAY NIGHT LIVE @ ROM Live mu­sic, DJs, pop-up food, tours of the gal­leries and more with a Beats theme. 7-11 pm. $12, stu $10. Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park. rom.on.ca/fnl.

GHOSTS, GREASE­PAINT AND GAL­LOWS WALK Ghost walk of jails, a pub­lic hang­ing square and vaudeville the­atres. 6: 30-9 pm. $15-$ 25 (in­cludes snacks). St Lawrence Mar- ket mid­dle door, 93 Front E. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-923- 6813.

BWEST END COM­MU­NITY GAR­DEN TOUR Guided bike tour hosted by Cy­cle Toronto Wards 14 & 18. 7-8:30 pm. Duf­ferin Grove Park, Duf­ferin S of Bloor. bike­month.ca. Satur­day, June 7

Ben­e­fits

BLOOM: A SPRING­TIME GALA (Cana­dian Di­a­betes As­soc) Fundrais­ing din­ner and dance. 6 pm. $250/pair. Gerry Gal­lagher Hall, 1263 Wilson. di­a­betes.ca/events.

FOR­EVER YONGE RE­LAY (Mon Sheong Fdn) Cross- city re­lay race. 8:30 am. Do­na­tion. Mon Sheong Home for the Aged, 36 D’Arcy. 905-883-9288, msf.akaraisin.com/re­lay.

BRIDE TO CON­QUER CAN­CER (Princess Mar­garet Hos­pi­tal) Fundrais­ing 200K bike ride from Toronto to Ni­a­gara. To­day and to­mor­row. Pledges. con­quer­cancer.ca.

Events BLACK CANA­DIAN AWARDS Awards cer­e­mony cel­e­brat­ing suc­cess sto­ries, with per­for­mances by Ki Davis, Anselm Dou­glas and oth­ers. 5 pm. $ 30 and up. Queen El­iz­a­beth The­atre, 190 Princes’ Blvd, Ex­hi­bi­tion Place. black­cana­di­anawards.com.

BUY­ING YOUR FIRST HOME WORK­SHOP Learn about ob­tain­ing fi­nanc­ing and how to make an of­fer. 2-4 pm. Free. Lil­lian H Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-3937746.

rDUNDAS WEST FEST Car-free com­mu­nity street fes­ti­val with live mu­sic, buskers, kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties, food, shop­ping and more. 11 am-10 pm. Free. Dundas be­tween Lans­downe and Rox­ton. dun­daswest­fest.ca.

EATS & BEATS IN RIVER­SIDE Street fes­ti­val with mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment and tast­ing plates in lo­cal restau­rants. 1- 6 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Queen East be­tween the DVP and Em­pire. river­side-to.com.

rINSECTS Catch some bugs and learn about their amaz­ing world. 11: 30 am & 1 pm. Free w/ ad­mis­sion. Kor­tright Cen­tre for Con­ser­va­tion, Pine Val­ley and Ma­jor Macken­zie (Klein­burg). 905-832-2289. IN­VA­SIVE SPECIES RE­MOVAL Help con­duct meadow main­te­nance. 10 am-1 pm. Free. Heart Lake Con­ser­va­tion Area (Bramp­ton). Pre-reg­is­ter hlin­va­sive­sev­ent.eventbrite.ca.

rKNOW YOUR NA­TURE Fam­ily na­ture walk. 1: 30 pm. $2 or pwyc. High Park Na­ture Cen­tre, 440 Park­side. high­park­na­ture­cen­tre.com.

LMATTHEW BARNEY The artist talks about his work. 2 pm. $20, stu $12. Art Gallery of On­tario, 317 Dundas W. ago. net.

MUR­DER AT THE ROM SCAV­ENGER HUNT Mur­der mys­tery team scav­enger hunt for adults. 10: 30 am & 2 pm. $ 30. Royal On­tario Mu­seum steps, 100 Queen’s Park. Pre-reg­is­ter at ur­ban­ca­pers.com.

100 IN 1 DAY Fes­ti­val of cit­i­zen-driven ac­tion for peo­ple to showcase their ideas for a bet­ter city through ur­ban in­ter­ven­tions. Free. De­tails at 100in­1­day.ca/toronto.

POR­TUGUESE TORONTO Her­itage Toronto walk. 10 am. Free/pwyc. Belle­vue Square Park, 5 Belle­vue. her­itage­toronto.org.

BrS­CAR­BOR­OUGH SOUTH­WEST BIKE RODEO Fam­i­lies learn new cy­cling skills, get a free bike tuneup and shop the mar­ket­place. 10 am-2 pm. Free. War­den Hill­top com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 25 Men­delssohn. to35cy­cles.ca.

rTORONTO HORSE DAY Rid­ing and driv­ing demos, dis­plays, ed­u­ca­tional sta­tions and more. 11 am- 4 pm. Free. Rid­ing Academy at the Horse Palace, Ex­hi­bi­tion Place. horse.on.ca/oef-events/horse- day.

VOTE COM­MU­NIST! Provin­cial elec­tion rally. 7 pm. Free. Beit Za­toun, 612 Markham. info@com­mu­nist­par­ty­on­tario.ca. Sun­day, June 8

Ben­e­fits

HID­DEN GAR­DENS & PRI­VATE SPA­CES (Cab­bage­town Preser­va­tion As­soc) Self­guided tour of pri­vate gar­dens in Cab­bage­town. 10 am-3 pm. $15. cab­bage­townpa.ca.

TORONTO TASTE ( Sec­ond Har­vest) The city’s best culi­nary tal­ent pre­pares fare to help feed the hun­gry. 6 pm. $250. Lakeside, Corus Quay, 25 Dock­side. toron­to­taste.ca.

rTORONTO WALK TO FIGHT ARTHRI­TIS ( Arthri­tis Soc) All-ages fundrais­ing 1K or 5K walk. 10: 30 am. Pledges. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. Pre-reg­is­ter at walk­tofight­arthri­tis.ca.

WALK NOW FOR AUTISM (Autism Speaks Canada) 3K walk around down­town. 10:45 am. Pledges. Nathan Phillips Square, Queen and Bay. wal­know­forautism­s­peaks.ca.

Events

rANNEX FES­TI­VAL ON BLOOR Live mu­sic, fit­ness demos, buskers, kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties, craft and food ven­dors, and more. 11 am- 6 pm. Free. Bloor, Spad­ina to Bathurst. mnjcc.org.

LTHOMAS ENGER/JAKOB MELANDER/ DAN T SEHLBERG/HER­MAN KOCH Read­ings by the Scan­di­na­vian au­thors. 4 pm. Free (ad­vance ticket re­quired). Ref­er­ence Li­brary, 789 Yonge. toron­top­ub­li­cli­brary. ca/ap­pel­sa­lon.

BrBIKE THE PARK Bike ride and scav­enger hunt for fam­i­lies in High Park. 2- 4 pm. Free. ward13@ cy­cleto.ca.

BIRD WALK Guided bird hike. 8 am. Free. Tommy Thomp­son Park, foot of Leslie. 416- 661- 6600 ext 5770.

BOOK MOVIE MU­SIC ECO-SWAP Bring your books, comics, DVDs and vinyl to a swap meet. 10 am- 4 pm. $ 5. Toronto Har­bourfront, 235 Queens Quay W. swapc­ity.ca/meets.

DIS­TILLERY SUN­DAY MAR­KET Ju­ried art mar­ket. Ev­ery Sun rain or shine. Free. Dis­tillery Dis­trict, 55 Mill. thedis­tillery­dis­trict.com.

LISABELLA ROS­SELLINI The ac­tor/di­rec­tor is in­ter­viewed by New York Times se­nior food ed­i­tor Sam Sifton. 6 pm. $25. MaRS Dis­cov­ery Dis­trict, 101 Col­lege. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com. IS­LING­TON VIL­LAGE: AN ART WALK THROUGH HIS­TORY Her­itage Toronto walk. 1: 30 pm. Free/pwyc. Mont­gomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas W. her­itage­toronto.org.

BMORE THAN AN IS­LAND: A BI­CY­CLE TOUR OF TORONTO IS­LAND Her­itage Toronto tour. 2 pm. $ 25. Pre-reg­is­ter at her­itage­toronto.org.

MOUNT PLEAS­ANT CEME­TERY Guided ROM walk. 2 pm. Free. Yonge en­trance (N of St Clair). rom.on.ca. SLEEP­ING IN THE DEVIL’S BED: THE MU­SIC OF DANIEL LANOIS Panel dis­cus­sion with Lanois and guests. 2 pm. $25. MaRS Dis­cov­ery Dis­trict, 101 Col­lege. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

5rSTUMBLE, TOP­PLE AND STAND Straight Camp presents a show fea­tur­ing messy, queer fairy tales for all ages. 2 pm. $10, free for kids un­der 10. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. 416-9758555.

rSUM­MER MU­SIC CAMP OPEN HOUSE Check out pro­grams in pi­ano, com­po­si­tion, jazz, mu­si­cal the­atre and more and see teach­ers per­form. 2-5 pm. Free. On the Off Beat Mu­sic School, 1113 Queen E. on­the­off­beat.ca.

Mon­day, June 9

Ben­e­fits

A TASTE OF HOME (Child De­vel­op­ment In­sti­tute) Kid-in­spired culi­nary cre­ations by chefs in­clud­ing Sam Geldman of Mo­mo­fuku and Scott Vi­vian of Beast. 6 pm. $150. KPMG, Bay Ade­laide Cen­tre, 333 Bay. child­de­velop.ca/tas­te­ofhome.

Events

LAUGH­TER YOGA Dis­cover the phys­i­cal, emo­tional and so­cial ben­e­fits of laugh­ter ex­er­cises and yoga breath­ing. To­day and Jun 19, 12:10-12: 50 pm. Free (bring your lunch). North York Cen­tral Li­brary, 5120 Yonge. 416-395- 5653.

TRAM­PO­LINE HALL Mini-lec­tures hosted by Misha Glou­ber­man. 8 pm. $ 5-$6. Gar­ri­son, 1197 Dundas W. tram­po­line­hall. net.

Tues­day, June 10

rAARON BELL: OJIB­WAY STO­RY­TELL

ER Sto­ry­telling and drum­ming for all ages. 1: 30pm. Free. Bar­bara Frum Li­brary, 40 Or­chard View. 416-395-5440.

ART SO­CIAL Talk by Susan N Ste­wart. 7 pm. Free. Luce Resto-Bar, 791 King W. 647-7485464.

ASIA IN STYLE Travel talk. 6: 30 pm. Free. Ad­ven­ture Travel Co, 408 King W. at­cad­ven­ture.com.

SHARON BALT­MAN Launch­ing her mem­oir Es­cape From The Bed­side. 2 pm. Free. Wy­ch­wood Li­brary, 1431 Bathurst. 416393-7683.

rBOOGIE AT THE BARNS: BOO­GIE

WOO­GIE Dance class and danc­ing with Bees Knees. 7:15 pm. $15, stu/srs $10,

un­der 14 $ 5. Artscape Wy­ch­wood Barns, 601 Christie. vol­un­teer­w­bca@gmail.com.

rBOTANICAL SKETCH­BOOK Three-week work­shop for adults. 6-9 pm. $150. High Park Na­ture Cen­tre, 440 Park­side. Pre-reg­is­ter at high­park­na­ture­cen­tre.com.

LCOPYCAT TALKS: THE POL­I­TICS OF EMO­TION IN CON­TEM­PO­RARY ART Talk by Jen­nifer Doyle. 8 pm. $25. The­atre Cen­tre, 1115 Queen W. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

5A DEFIN­ING MO­MENT FOR GAY AND LES­BIAN AC­TIVISM: TORONTO IN THE 1970S Dis­cus­sion with York his­to­ri­ans Tom Hooper and Mathieu Brûlé. 7 pm. Free. North York Cen­tral Li­brary, 5120 Yonge. toron­top­ub­li­cli­brary.ca.

HAUNTED YORKVILLE, U OF T AND QUEEN’S PARK Ghost walk. 6: 30-9: 30 pm. $ 25, srs/stu $ 20, child $15. Royal On­tario Mu­seum steps, 100 Queen’s Park. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-923- 6813.

LTHE LOST TRAIN Take the train on a train-themed ad­ven­ture to a se­cret lo­cale. To Jun 12. $225. Departs from Royal York Ho­tel, 100 Front W. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

RAY ROBERT­SON Read­ing from his book I Was There The Night He Died. 2 pm. Free. Tay­lor Memo­rial Li­brary, 1440 Kingston. 416-396-8939.

SUM­MER HOL­I­DAYS: BEYOND FOOT­PRINTS IN THE SAND Con­ver­sa­tion about the tra­di­tion of pil­grim­age both abroad and nearby for young adults. 7 pm. Free. Sin & Re­demp­tion Pub, 136 McCaul. Pre-reg­is­ter mber­ar­dinelli@stpatrick­storonto.ca.

5STORIES FROM OUR YOUTH: WHAT HAS SAME SEX MAR­RIAGE DONE FOR ME? Lec­ture by He­len Kennedy. 6:30 pm. $15. Gar­diner Mu­seum of Ce­ramic Art, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-586-8080.

TAI CHI Out­door classes. Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-9734000, har­bourfront­cen­tre.com.

Wed­nes­day, June 11

Ben­e­fits

CIT­I­ZENS CLI­MATE LOBBY FUNDRAISER (Cit­i­zens Cli­mate Lobby) Panel dis­cus­sion with Ch­eryl McNa­mara and oth­ers. 6:45 pm. U of T, 255 Huron. cit­i­zen­scli­matelob­byca.

EARTH DAY GALA (Earth Day Canada) Gala cel­e­bra­tion with an all-star lineup of award win­ners. 7 pm. $40-$250. Mill St Brew Pub, 21 Tank House Lane. earth­day.ca.

Events

ABO­RIG­I­NAL MONTH CEL­E­BRA­TION Au­thors Cherie Di­ma­line and Giles Ben­way. 7 pm. Free. Lil­lian H Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-393-7746.

BTHE BI­CY­CLE POLKA RIDE Cy­cle the streets of west T.O. while lis­ten­ing to polkain­spired mu­sic. 7:15-11 pm. Duf­ferin Grove Park, 875 Duf­ferin, S of Bloor. bike­month.ca/ events.

CAB­BAGE­TOWN NORTH Guided ROM walk. 6 pm. Free. NE cor­ner Par­lia­ment and Winch­ester. rom.on.ca.

ERNEST TATE Launch­ing his book Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Ac­tivism In The 1950s And 60s. 6:30 pm. Free. Pau­per’s Pub, 539 Bloor W, 2nd fl. 416-530-1331.

LLISA GABRIELE/HEATHER O’NEILL/LIZ RENZETTI/MIRIAM TOEWS Read­ing. 6:30 pm. Free (adv ticket re­quired). Ref­er­ence Li­brary, 789 Yonge. toron­top­ub­li­cli­brary.ca/ ap­pel­sa­lon.

MED­I­TA­TION Class for the ex­pe­ri­enced or for those who can’t sit stil. 7 pm. Free. Ralph Thorn­ton Cen­tre, 765 Queen E. ralph­thorn­ton.org.

5QPOC CHRON­I­CLES Fea­tur­ing queer el­ders of colour fo­cus­ing on their his­toric per­spec­tive. 7 pm. Free. On­site @ OCAD U, 230 Rich­mond W. ocadu.ca/on­site.

ROUGE PARK Guided walk. 9:30 am. Free. Var­i­ous lo­ca­tions in Rouge Park. De­tails at rougepark.com/hike.

SPRING SPEC­TAC­U­LAR: GROW­ING MAG­NO­LIAS, AZA­LEAS AND RHODO­DEN­DRONS IN SOUTH­ERN ON­TARIO Eto­bi­coke Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety talk. 8 pm. Free. Fair­field Se­niors Cen­tre, 80 Loth­ian. gar­de­non­tario.org.

TAS­NEEM JA­MAL Launch­ing her de­but novel, Where The Air Is Sweet. 6 pm. Free. Dora Keogh, 141 Dan­forth. 416-361- 0032.

Thurs­day, June 12

Ben­e­fits

5LATE TO THE PROM (Rainbow Camp) ProudFM fundrais­ing prom party. 8pm.

Pwyc, House $20. Lane. sugg. proudfm.com/late­tothe­p­rom.Mill St Brew Pub, 21 Tank TORONTOEVENT (Princess FIRE­FIGHTER Mar­garet CALENDARCancer Fdn) Cal­en­dar7 pm. $ launch35, adv with $25. fire­fight­erTat­too Rock mod­els. Par­lour, Doors 567 Queen W. 416-703-5488.

Events BAR­BRA SCH­LIFER COM­MEM­O­RA­TIVE CLINIC 20TH AN­NIVER­SARY TRIB­UTE & AWARD (Bar­bra Sch­lifer Com­mem­o­ra­tive Clinic) Trib­ute gala, awards pre­sen­ta­tion and live auc­tion. 6: 30 pm. $60. Daniels Spec­trum, 585 Dundas E. schlif­er­clinic.com.

LCOPYCAT TALKS: FOL­LOW­ING THE

BLIND MAN Talk by Ken­dell Geers. 8 pm. $25. The­atre Cen­tre, 1115 Queen W. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

HEALTH & BEAUTY DAY Demos and ex­hibits on med­i­ta­tion, skin and body care, fit­ness, nat­u­ral cos­met­ics, natur­o­pathic care and more. 10 am-3 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Cen­tral Eglin­ton Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 160 Eglin­ton E. cen­traleglin­ton.com.

PLIBIDO: DYKE MARCH FUNDRAISER Queer art, mu­sic and per­for­mances. 9 pm-2 am. Glad­stone Ho­tel, 1214 Queen W. 416-5314635, world­pridetoronto.com.

LOOK­ING FOR MY ROOTS Sol Her­molin talks about his re­cent trip to Poland. Noon. $18 (in­cludes buf­fet lunch). Free Times Café, 320 Col­lege. yid­dishvinkl.com. SCOT­TISH COUN­TRY DANC­ING IN THE

PARK Danc­ing to live mu­sic by Scotch Mist. 7 pm- dusk. Free. Ed­wards Gar­dens, SW cor­ner Lawrence and Leslie. rscd­storonto.org.

535 YEARS & COUNT­ING Bud­dies cel­e­brates its 35th an­niver­sary with a party, per­for­mances and more. 10 pm. Free. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. 416975-8555.

Fri­day, June 13

Events

LCOPYCAT TALKS: HI­JACK­ING AS PRO

AC­TIVE STRAT­EGY Talk by Märten Späng­berg. 8 pm. $25. The­atre Cen­tre, 1115 Queen W. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

CRAFT BEER FES­TI­VAL Sam­pling of craft beers from 30 brew­eries plus mu­sic and food. To­day and to­mor­row. Free ad­mis­sion. Yonge- Dundas Square. ses­sion­toronto.com.

FRI­DAY NIGHT LIVE @ ROM Live mu­sic, DJs, pop-up food, tours of the gal­leries and more with an In­dige­nous Now theme. 7-11 pm. $12, stu $10. Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park. rom.on.ca/fnl.

GIV­ING GREAT HEAD Work­shop. 7 pm. $ 33. Good for Her, 175 Har­bord. Pre-reg­is­ter 416588- 0900, good­forher.com. IN THE FOOT­STEPS OF CHARLES DICK­ENS Lit­er­ary de­tec­tive walk. 3- 5: 30 pm. $ 25, stu/srs $ 20, child $15. St Lawrence Mar­ket mid­dle door, 93 Front E. Pre-reg­is­ter 416923- 6813. MR HARPER, KEEP YOUR PROM­ISE: WHERE ARE THE 1,300 SYR­IAN REFUGEES? Fo­rum to call upon the gov­ern­ment to keep its prom­ise to al­low ac­cess to Syr­ian refugees. 7 pm. $ 3 or pwyc. Trin­ity St Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor W. 416-922-8435.

Satur­day, June 14

Ben­e­fits

BAR­BA­DOS BALL (Bar­ba­dos Ball Canada Aid) Party and awards cer­e­mony to support schol­ar­ships and health care in Bar­ba­dos and Canada. 5:30 pm. $225, adv 200. Pear­son Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, 2638 Stee­les E (Bramp­ton). bar­ba­dos­ball­canada.com.

COM­MU­NITY BOOK FAIR ( Yonge Street Mis­sion) Popular fic­tion, chil­dren’s books, cook­books, dic­tionar­ies and more. To Jun 19. $ 2. 306 Ger­rard E. 416-929-9614, ysm.ca.

HOPE VOLLEYBALL TOUR­NA­MENT (Kids, Cops & Com­put­ers/Alzhimer So­ci­ety of Toronto) Hun­dreds of teams play on 40+ courts. Var­i­ous prices, spec­tat­ing free. Olympic Is­land, Toronto Is­lands. hopevol­ley­ball.com.

Events ALONG THE BOARD­WALK OF HUM­BER BAY Her­itage Toronto walk. 1: 30 pm. Free/ pwyc. Small park on E side of Palais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore W. her­itage­toronto.org.

ALONG THE FRONT Guided ROM walk of the old town of York. 2 pm. Front & Jarvis. rom.on.ca.

ASIAN COM­MU­NITY GAMES Track and field, swimming, soc­cer, bas­ket­ball, volleyball, cricket, golf and more. To Jun 22. Tait McKen-

zie Cen­tre, York U, 4700 Keele. acgames.ca.

BEACHES ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW Visual arts, jew­ellery, fash­ions, ceram­ics and more. To­day and to­mor­row. Free. Kew Gar­dens, Queen E at Lee. beach­esart­sand­craftsshow.ca. BE­FORE TORONTO: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL BUS TOUR OF OUR CITY’S FIRST 13,000 YEARS Her­itage Toronto all-day bus and walk­ing tour. 10 am. $80. Pre-reg­is­ter at her­itage­toronto.org. CANADA’S NA­TIONAL BAL­LET SCHOOL CRE­ATIVE CHAL­LENGE Out­door per­for­mances by young dancers. 3- 6 pm. Free. Dis­tillery Dis­trict, Trin­ity Square, 55 Mill. thedis­tillery­dis­trict.com.

GLUTEN FREE MAR­KET Sam­ples and gluten­free food to buy. 9 am-5 pm. $14, adv $12, srs $11, child free. In­ter­na­tional Cen­tre, 6900 Air­port Rd. canadas­g­luten­freemar­ket.com.

LOST FIRST CHI­NA­TOWN FOOD TOUR Ex­plore the sites of the city’s orig­i­nal Chi­na­town. 10 am-1 pm. $ 30-$ 45 (in­cludes food). Meet at Old City Hall, 60 Queen W. Pre­reg­is­ter 416-923- 6813.

MORT­GAGE 101 Learn about mort­gage ba­sics, ap­provals and what banks don’t tell you. 2 pm. Free. Lil­lian H Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-393-7746.

NORTH YORK CEN­TRE THEN AND NOW Her­itage Toronto walk. 10: 30 am. Free/ pwyc. Gib­son Park, NW cor­ner Yonge and Park Home. her­itage­toronto.org.

RE­PAIR CAFÉ Bring in a bro­ken house­hold item and get help fix­ing it. 10 am-2 pm. Free. North York Cen­tral Li­brary, 5120 Yonge. 416395- 5653, re­pair­cafe­toronto.ca.

SWANSEA & LM MONT­GOMERY LIT WALK Lit­er­ary de­tec­tive walk that traces places and folks Mont­gomery met in Toronto. 3-5:30 pm. $25, child $18 (in­cludes snacks). Run­nymede sub­way. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-923- 6813. WHISTLING GAR­DENS & WHITE­HERN HIS­TORIC HOME & GAR­DEN Bus trip. 8:45 am. $74. Swansea Town Hall, 95 Lavinia. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-767-2574. BWORLD NAKED BIKE RIDE Cy­cle bare as you dare to protest oil de­pen­dency and car ob­scen­ity. Noon. Free. Corona­tion Park, Lake Shore W of Bathurst. world­naked­bik­eride.org. YOUTH EM­PLOY­MENT AND VOL­UN­TEER FAIR Lo­cal agan­cies pro­vide info on op­por­tu­ni­ties for teens. 2- 4 pm. Free. Richview Li­brary, 1806 Is­ling­ton. 416-394-5120. Sun­day, June 15 Ben­e­fits YORKVILLE EX­OTIC CAR SHOW (Prostate Can­cer Canada) View ve­hi­cles in­clud­ing cars from Porsche, Fer­rari, As­ton Martin and Bent­ley along car-free Bloor. Noon-5 pm. Free (do­na­tions ap­pre­ci­ated). Bloor be­tween Bay and Av­enue Rd. bloor-yorkville.com.

Events

rBAT­TLE OF BLACK CREEK Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War re-en­act­ment with a rub­ber-band shoot­ing gallery, Fa­ther’s Day bar­be­cue and more. To­day and to­mor­row 11 am-5 pm. Free w/ ad­mis­sion. Black Creek Pi­o­neer Vil­lage, 1000 Mur­ray Ross. 416-736-1733.

rCHESSFEST Games and pro­grams on the his­tory of chess for all ages and lev­els. Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com.

LDAVID BYRNE The mu­si­cian is in­ter­viewed by The New York Times me­dia re­porter Ben Sisario. 6 pm. $25. MaRS Dis­cov­ery Dis­trict, 101 Col­lege. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

rFATHER’S DAY BBQ Live en­ter­tain­ment, self- guided tours, fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties and a bar­be­cue. 11 am-5 pm. $ 40, srs/yth $ 35, child $ 30, un­der 3 free. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Ter­race. 416-923-1171, casa­loma.org.

rFATHER’S DAY BRUNCH CRUISE Cruise the har­bour and en­joy a buf­fet brunch. 11: 30 am-2: 30 pm. $ 59. Queens Quay Ter­mi­nal (foot of York). tick­ets. mari­posacruises.com.

PFREE JANE Read­ing of a new play by Sonny Mills fol­lowed by an open mic. 8 pm. Free. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. 416-975-8555.

PGENDERPLAY: FUN WITH DICK (AND JANE) Read­ing of Larocque’s play about a man who found love in an un­likely place. 2 pm. Pwyc. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. 416-975-8555.

LIF I LOVED YOU: GEN­TLE­MEN PRE­FER BROAD­WAY – AN EVENING OF LOVE DUETS Panel dis­cus­sion with Ru­fus Wain­wright and guests. 11 am. $25. MaRS Dis­cov­ery Dis­trict, 101 Col­lege. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

5ELISHA LIM Launch­ing her de­but graphic novel, 100 Crushes. 2-5 pm. Free. On­site @ OCAD U, 230 Rich­mond W. ocadu.ca/on­site.

LA LIT­ER­ARY PIC­NIC Out­door read­ings and more. Noon-3:30 pm. Free (bring lunch). Trin­ity Bell­woods Park, 155 Craw­ford (rain lo­ca­tion: Artscape Young­place, 180 Shaw). lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

LLITERARY WALKS Walks led by au­thors Cary Fa­gan, An­drew Pyper and Alissa York. 2, 3 & 4 pm. $25. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

LTHE LOST SONGS OF TORONTO Lit­er­ary event. 6 pm. $18 & $25. Ed­ward Day Gallery, 952 Queen W. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com.

THE MAN­SIONS OF JARVIS STREET Her­itage Toronto walk. 11 am. Free/pwyc. SE cor­ner Jarvis and Is­abella. her­itage­toronto.org.

rSUR­VIVAL SKILLS Learn what can keep you alive in the for­est if you get lost. 11:30 am & 1 pm. Kor­tright Cen­tre, Pine Val­ley and Ma­jor Macken­zie (Klein­burg). 905832-2289.

YORKVILLE Guided ROM walk. 2 pm. Free. Yorkville Li­brary, 22 Yorkville. rom.on.ca.

Mon­day, June 16

Events

GROWNUPS READ THINGS THEY WROTE AS KIDS CBC ra­dio show launch party. 8 pm. $10. Gar­ri­son, 1197 Dundas W. 416-519-9439.

PSTILETTOS ON THE MOVE Fash­ion show fea­tur­ing drag per­form­ers. 7 pm. Free (RSVP). North York Cen­tral Li­brary, 5120 Yonge. pridetpl.eventbrite.ca.

Tues­day, June 17

Events

NA­TURE ALL AROUND US Join a team of ex­perts to piece to­gether the his­tor­i­cal flora and fauna of dy­nas­tic China. 7 pm. $21, stu $18. Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-586-5797.

REAL FOOD FOR A CHANGE Talk on the prob­lems fac­ing our food in­dus­try and po­ten­tial so­lu­tions by pro­fes­sor Rod MacRae. 1 pm. Free. Ref­er­ence Li­brary, 789 Yonge. toron­top­ub­li­cli­brary.ca.

5KEN SET­TER­ING­TON Au­thor of Branded By The Pink Tri­an­gle dis­cusses events in LGBTQ his­tory. 7 pm. Free. Ben­dale Li­brary, 1515 Dan­forth Rd. 416-396-8190.

5ZANELE MUHOLI The pho­tog­ra­pher and LGBTQ ac­tivist talks about her ex­hi­bi­tion Faces And Places. 7:30 pm. Ry­er­son Im­age Cen­tre, 33 Gould. con­tact­photo.com.

Wed­nes­day, June 18

Ben­e­fits

MU­SIC HEALS (Hol­land Bloorview Kids Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Hos­pi­tal Fdn) Rock bands in­clud­ing Marc Reed, SoSumi, the Sauce and the Gavel­heads, danc­ing, auc­tion, food and more. 7 pm. $75. Hard Rock Café, 279 Yonge. mu­sicheals.hol­land­bloorview­found­tion.ca.

Events BLUE AND WHITE CHI­NESE PORCE­LAIN: SO­CIAL

CUR­RENCY PAST AND PRESENT Lec­ture by Sotheby's Cyn­thia Volk. 6: 30 pm. $20. Gar­diner Mu­seum of Ce­ramic Art, 111 Queen’s Park. 416- 586-8080.

PKAMAL AL-SO­LAYLEE Read­ing from his mem­oir, In­tol­er­a­ble: A Mem­oir Of Ex­tremes. 1 pm. Free. City Hall Li­brary, 100 Queen W. 416-393-7650.

5SKY GIL­BERT Evening of po­etry with the poet and drag per­former. 7 pm. Free. North York Cen­tral Li­brary, 5120 Yonge. toron­top­ub­li­cli­brary.ca.

PPRIDECAB Mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary cabaret of songs and mono­logues by mem­bers of the Queer Youth Arts Pro­gram. 8 pm. $10, free for youth 25 & un­der. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. 416-975-8555.

ROUGE PARK Guided walk. 9:30 am. Free. Var­i­ous lo­ca­tions in Rouge Park. De­tails at rougepark.com/hike.

THE STRUG­GLE TO JUG­GLE Pre­sen­ta­tion on mul­ti­ple life roles, brain health and the sand­wich gen­er­a­tion. 7 pm. Free. Beaches Li­brary, 2161 Queen E. toron­top­ub­li­cli­brary.ca.

THEN AND NOW Guided ROM walk around the mu­seum to cel­e­brate its cen­ten­nial. 6 pm. Free. In front of the ROM, 100 Queen’s Park. rom.on.ca.

WHEN WORLDS COL­LIDE Read­ing by 25 Cana­dian au­thors in­clud­ing Jowita Byd­lowska, Lin­wood Bar­clay, Lynn Cros­bie. An­drew Pyper and Zoe Whi­tall. 7: 30 pm. $10, stu/yth un­der 25 free. Har­bour­font Cen­tre Bri­g­an­tine Room, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000, ifoa.org.

THE YORKVILLE MU­SIC SCENE OF THE 1960S Her­itage Toronto bou­tique walk­ing tour. 6:30 pm. $20. Lo­ca­tion given on reg­is­tra­tion. Pre-reg­is­ter at her­itage­toronto.org.

Thurs­day, June 19

Ben­e­fits

PA CHO­RUS QUEEN (Toronto Peo­ple with AIDS Fdn) Ben­e­fit per­for­mance of the drag mu­si­cal. Mon-Sat 7:30 pm, mati­nees Jun 21 and 25 at 2 pm. To Jun 28. $35-$45. Hart House The­atre, 7 Hart House. uoft­tix.ca/acq.

40TH AN­NIVER­SARY GALA (Downsview Svs for Se­niors) Party cel­e­brat­ing 40 years of com­mu­nity ser­vice. 5 pm. $90. Black Creek Pi­o­neer Vil­lage, 1000 Mur­ray Ross. downsviewser­vices.com/gala.

Events

ARG­ONAUTS FOOT­BALL Ar­gos sea­son opener against the Hamil­ton Tiger Cats. 7 pm. Rogers Cen­tre, 1 Blue Jays Way. arg­onauts.ca.

BOOK SUM­MIT 2014: IN BED WITH THE READER In­dus­try event for pub­lish­ing pro­fes­sion­als with labs on mar­ket­ing, so­cial me­dia and more. 8:45 am. $166, stu/ srs $93. Har­bourfront Cen­tre Bri­g­an­tine Rm, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000, ifoa.org.

AL­LAN STRAT­TON Read­ing from The Res­ur­rec­tion Of Mary Ma­bel McTav­ish. 7 pm. Free. Yorkville Li­brary, 22 Yorkville. 416-393-7660.

Fri­day, June 20

Events

AZ AWARDS Gala cel­e­brat­ing ar­chi­tects and de­sign­ers from around the world. 8 pm. $75. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. aza­wards. ad­beast.com.

PTHE BIZARRE BALL: RAINBOW WAR­RIORS This Pride ball fea­tures vogue­ing per­form­ers the House of Nu­ance. 10: 30 pm. $10. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. 416-975-8555.

CEN­TRAL CANA­DIAN BARISTA COM­PE­TI­TION T.O.’s best up-and- com­ing baris­tas com­pete for a spot in the Na­tion­als. To­day and to­mor­row. Pro­pel­lor (Crema Cof­fee), 50 Wade. toron­toc­cbc@gmail.com.

FRI­DAY NIGHT LIVE @ ROM Live mu­sic, DJs, pop-up food, tours of the gal­leries and more with a Sun Burn theme. 7-11 pm. $12, stu $10. Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park. rom.on.ca/fnl.

5LADIES ARMY 6 IN­TER­NA­TIONAL WOMEN’S BIKE POLO TOUR­NA­MENT Bat­tle for global cham­pi­onship by 32 women and trans bike polo teams. Fri 9 am to Sun 1 pm. To Jun 22. Duf­ferin Grove Park, 875 Duf­ferin S of bloor. bike­polo.to.

PPRIDE WALK: DIS­COV­ER­ING TORONTO’S LGBTQ HER­ITAGE Her­itage Toronto bou­tique walk­ing tour. To Jun 25 week­days 6:30 pm, Sat-Sun 1:30 pm. $20. Lo­ca­tion given on reg­is­tra­tion. Pre-reg­is­ter her­itage­toronto.org.

PTHAT’S SO GAY: ON THE EDGE Ex­hi­bi­tion of new projects cre­ated by LGBTTI2QQ artists about their ex­pe­ri­ences of iden­tity. To Jun 27. Noon-5 pm. Free. Glad­stone Ho­tel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635. WOMEN’S WORLD WHEEL­CHAIR BAS­KET­BALL CHAM­PI­ONSHIP Cheer on Team Canada. To Jun 28. $5-$100. Mat­tamy Ath­letic Cen­tre, 50 Carl­ton. 2014wheelchair­bas­ket­ball.com.

PWORLD PRIDE OPEN­ING CER­E­MONIES Fire­works plus live per­for­mances by Melissa Etheridge, Deb­o­rah Cox, Martha Wash, DJs David Mo­rales, Quentin Har­ris and oth­ers. 7:30pm. Free. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. world­pridetoronto.com.

Satur­day, June 21

Ben­e­fits

BCY­CLE FOR SIGHT (Foun­da­tion Fight­ing Blind­ness) Fully sup­ported, one-day cy­cling event. Pledges. Black Creek Pi­o­neer Vil­lage, Jane & Stee­les W. cy­cle­for­sight.ca.

Events

PTHE B-GIRLZ: PRIDE NA­TION! The drag troupe per­form a disco-cabaret trib­ute to gay life. 8 pm. $25-$28. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. 416-975-8555. DR FITZGER­ALD AND THE CON­NAUGHT LAB­O­RA­TO­RIES: MED­I­CAL LEGACY MEETS FAM­ILY HIS­TORY Her­itage Toronto walk. 11 am. Free/pwyc. Con­vo­ca­tion Hall, 31 King’s Col­lege Cir­cle. her­itage­toronto.org.

BrEBW FAM­ILY BIKE FES­TI­VAL Wild bike ride with a nat­u­ral­ist, safety checks for kids’ bikes and more. 10 am-1 pm. Free. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. ever­green.ca.

BECO- WHEELS SHOW Check out the lat­est in ecofriendly trans­porta­tion, high-tech ac­ces­sories, rider ed­u­ca­tion and more. 11 am-7 pm. Free. Mel Last­man Square, 5100 Yonge. eco-wheelsshow.com.

FELDENKRAIS AWARE­NESS THROUGH MOVE­MENT In­tro­duc­tory class. 10: 30 am-noon. Free. Ralph Thorn­ton Cen­tre, 765 Queen E. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-406- 0054.

rFURRY FOR­EST FRIENDS Fam­ily na­ture walk. 1:30 pm. $2 or pwyc. High Park Na­ture Cen­tre, 440 Park­side. high­park­na­ture­cen­tre.com. JOUR­NAL­ISTS AND ED­I­TORS IN 19TH CEN­TURY TORONTO Her­itage Toronto walk. 10 am. Free/pwyc. 160 Fred­er­ick. her­itage­toronto.org.

rJUNC­TION SUM­MER SOL­STICE FES­TI­VAL Bike the West Toronto Rail­path to en­joy art, mu­sic, bike tune-ups, out­door cin­ema and more. Noon to mid­night. Free. Dundas from In­dian Rd to Que­bec. the­junc­tion­bia.ca.

KENS­ING­TON FOOD­IES ROOTS WALK Cel­e­brate food con­nected with the im­mi­grant waves in the Mar­ket. 9: 30 am-1 pm. To­day and Jul 26, 10 am-1 pm. $ 50, stu/srs $ 45, child $ 35. Red Pole with Black Cat, 350 Spad­ina. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-923- 6813.

rLESLIEVILLE TREE FES­TI­VAL Live per­for­mances, na­tive plants, tree- plant­ing, lo­cal artists, a kids’ zone, green ven­dors and more. Noon- 4 pm. Free. Leslie Grove Park, 1158 Queen E. yourleaf.org.

MUR­DER AT THE ROM SCAV­ENGER HUNT Mur­der mys­tery team scav­enger hunt for adults. 10: 30 am & 2 pm. $ 30. Royal On­tario Mu­seum steps, 100 Queen’s Park. Pre-reg­is­ter at ur­ban­ca­pers.com.

PNUIT ROSE Queer grass­roots con­tem­po­rary art event from sun­down to 3 am. Glad­stone Ho­tel, 1214 Queen W, and Queer West Zone on Queen be­tween Shaw and Glad­stone. nu­itrose.word­press.com.

PRISE Sexy play­ground of art, dance, strip tease and aerial aro­bat­ics with Charissa Wil­cox, Shane MacK­in­non, Kitty Nep­tune, Axel Blows and oth­ers. 8:30 pm. $15. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. 416-975-8555, bud­diesin­bad­times.com/pride2014.

SOL­STICE TAROT CIR­CLE Sum­mer sol­stice potluck feast and cir­cle to share the tarot’s wis­dom. 6:30 pm. $25. The Her­mit’s Lamp, 425 Vaughan. her­mit­slamp.com. UN­DER­STAND­ING YOUR CREDIT RE­PORT & CREDIT SCORE Learn more about how to im­prove your credit score. 2 pm. Free. Lil­lian H Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-393-7746.

YO­GATHON Yoga en­thu­si­asts wel­come sum­mer at spe­cially themed out­door classes for all lev­els. 9 am-5 pm. Free (bring yoga mat). Dis­tillery Dis­trict, 55 Mill. omto.ca.

Sun­day, June 22

Ben­e­fits

PJUST ME, YOU AND THE SI­LENCE (FARUG – Free­dom and Roam Uganda) Read­ing of a play by Ugan­dan writer ADONG Lucy Ju­dith fol­lowed by a panel dis­cus­sion. 7 pm. $10 adv, pwyc at the door. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. 416-975-8555, bud­diesin­bad­times. com/pride2014.

Events

rGATSBY GAR­DEN PARTY Gar­den party with 20s pe­riod mu­sic, food, dance and a cos­tume contest. Noon-5 pm. $5, kids free. Spad­ina Mu­seum, 285 Spad­ina Rd. 416392- 6910.

GET INTO SAIL­ING DAY RS sail­ing demo day. 11 am-3 pm. Free. Outer Har­bour Cen­tre­board Club, 14 Re­gatta. 416251- 0384.

THE HOG­TOWN HOE­DOWN Ap­palachian square danc­ing and in­struc­tion. To­day and Jul 20. Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com.

ON­TARIO WINE FAIR Wine- and cheese-tast­ing event. 1 pm. $70, adv $60. Drake One Fifty, 150 York. cafe­tas­teevents.com.

PAINT PARTY All-in­clu­sive, paint-your- own- can­vas event. 7: 30-10 pm. $ 20. Art Fac­tory, 263 Ade­laide W. art­fac­tory.cc.

SA­CRED STONES & STEEPLES Guided ROM walk of re­li­gious build­ings along Church, with snacks. To­day and Aug 10, 2 pm. $ 30. Pre-reg­is­ter 416- 586- 5799. ST CLAIR WEST: THE GROWTH OF A STREET­CAR SUB­URB Her­itage Toronto walk. 10:30 am. Free/pwyc. Artscape Wy­ch­wood Barns, 601 Christie. her­itage­toronto.org. PA LET­TER TO MY QUEER FAM­ILY Read­ings by au­thors Katie Cook, Farzana Doc­tor, Mary Ellen Ma­cLean, Brian Rigg and oth­ers. 2:30 pm. $10. Nexus Lounge, OISE, 252 Bloor W. Pre-reg­is­ter gai­ley­road@gmail.com.

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