THE AUGUST TO-DO LIST
MAKE THE MOST OF THE FINAL WEEKS OF SUMMER WITH THIS LIST OF THE HOTTEST EVENTS
Thursday, August 4 Benefits REMEMBERING BOBBY CURTOLA Friends of the music icon perform and share stories and rare video footage plus food, drink, memorabilia on display and more. 6:30-10:30 pm. $10 (Bobby Curtola Fdn). Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne. bobbytor.eventbrite.com. Events EXPLORATIONS IN THE CITY – WHERE PLAY MEETS ART, EDUCATION & DESIGN Discussion on the role of creative forms of exploration in citybuilding, with Kristyn Wong-Tam, Adam Nicklin, Josh Fullan and others. 6-8 pm. Free. Pre-register. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, 111 Queen’s Park. gardinermuseum.com/makeitrealproject.
DOUG LOVES MOVIES Empire Comedy Live presents comedian Doug Benson hosting a podcast show. 7:30 pm. $30.
Royal Cinema, 608 College. empirecomedylive.com. ISLAND OF LEMURS: MADAGASCAR
Screening of the film. Outdoors at the Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre. 9 pm. Free. Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst. 416392-3846. MUSIC HISTORY ON THE YONGE
STREET STRIP Heritage Toronto tour of famous music venue sites. 6:30 pm. $5/ pwyc. Meet at Queen E and Victoria, east of Yonge. heritagetoronto.org. MYSEUM CONNECTS: LET’S TALK CANADA 150 Networking event for people in arts, culture and heritage to brainstorm ideas and learn about funding for a Canada 150 project. 4-5:30 pm. Free (RSVP). Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen W. myseumoftoronto.com. PEACHES, THE HIDDEN CAMERAS
Concert. 8 pm. $18.94-$29.50. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria. masseyhall.com. QUEER & TRANS SUMMER SALSA
CLASSES Beginner 6-7 pm, intermediate 7-8 pm. No partner needed. Thu to Aug 18. $15. Multifaith Centre, 569 Spadina. firstname.lastname@example.org. Friday, August 5 Benefits
DANFORTH DASH BED RACE Local celebrities and others compete by racing hospital beds down the Danforth. 1-5 pm. Free to watch (donations benefit Toronto East General Hospital Foundation). At Danforth & Playter Blvd. foundation.tegh. on.ca. Events
ANGRY INDIAN GODDESSES Movie about Indian women taking part in a bachelorette party opens. movies.nowtoronto.com.
SHOPPING Concert. Doors 9 pm. $13.50. Silver Dollar, 486 Spadina. ticketfly.com, rotate.com, soundscapesmusic.com.
VAGABOND Kevin Morris presents a new cabaret show about finding your place in the world. 10 pm. $15-$20. Tallulah’s Cabaret. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. buddiesinbadtimes.com/ event/vagabond.
VCW GETS HACKED Live wrestling featuring Goliath Ayala vs The Hacker and Dirty Rex vs The Professional. Doors 7 pm, bell 8 pm. $15-$18. Super Wonder Gallery, 876 Bloor W. vcwrestling.net. Saturday, August 6 Benefits
MAIZE MUSIC FEST The Salvadorean Canadian Assoc presents live Latin American music, traditional maize-based food and dance to support youth scholarships in El Salvador. Doors 6 pm. $10 donation. LIUNA Local 183, 1263 Wilson #200. 416241-1183. ROTARY CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
Samples from local Ontario craft beer brewers, live music and more raise funds for charities supported by Rotary. 3-11 pm. $20. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge. rotarybeertasting.com. Events FULL COURT 21 CANADA: #THE6IX New concept basketball tournament: no teammates – you against the world. Noon-6 pm. $40 reg fee to play, free to watch. Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre, 627 Queens Quay W. j.mp/FullCourt21Canada. GTA ROLLERGIRLS ROLLER DERBY
Debs vs. Grey Bruce. 7 pm. $10, kids under 12 free. Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main. gtarollergirls.com.
HIGH PARK POETRY WALK Poets Maureen Scott Harris, Maureen Hynes, Dilys Leman and Nicholas Power along with Jon Hayes of the HPNC, Helen Mills of Lost Rivers and John Wilson of Bring Back the Don recite poems inspired by the park’s trees, landscapes and wildlife. 1-3 pm. Free. High Park Nature Centre, 375 Colborne Lodge. 416-392-1748, highparknaturecentre.com.
IMPORTFEST Large after-market automotive car show with displays of modified vehicles, vendors, live DJ battle, giveaways and more. 11 am-11 pm. $25, child 12 & under $15. Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Bldg, 255 Front W. importfest.com.
TIKI LANI LANAI 4 Toronto Vintage Society presents live surf rock by Mark Malibu & the Wasagas, The Surfrajettes and others, burlesque, marketplace, photo booth, contests & more. 6 pm-close on the Back Patio. $10 adv, $15 at the door. Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen W. facebook.com/torontovintagesociety.
CANADA’S FINEST Empire Comedy Live presents Mike Wilmot, Rebecca Kohler and Arthur Simeon. 9 pm. $15. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. comedybar.ca.
TIME FESTIVAL Outdoor music festival with Run The Jewels, Broods, Kehlani, Joey Bada$$, Bob Moses, KiNK, TOKIMONSTA, Cold Cave, Jacques Greene, Jonas Rathsman, Chrome Sparks, Everything Everything, Kirk Knight & Nyck Caution, Bambii and others. Doors at noon. All ages. $30-$50. Fort York Garrison Common, 250 Fort York. time-fest.com, ticketweb.ca.
UKE CAN SING Workshop/jam session to learn how to sing and play the ukulele.
Aug Free. 6, Borrow13, 20 ata uke 2-3:30or bringpm, Aug your 17 own.at 7 pm. Corktown waterfrontoronto.caCommon, 155 Bayview. Register. WE CAN ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS: HIROSHIMA/NAGASAKI COMMEMORATION
event with info tables, Family-friendly commemoration ceremony (6:30 activist pm), Setsukotalk by Thurlow Hiroshima and survivor/peace entertainmentKorb & Raging by Asian the WomenRaging Grannies,taiko drummers. Ron Square, 4:30-8:30100 Queen pm. W. Free. Nathan Phillips hiroshimadaycoalition.ca. WEST DON LANDS: FROM MANUFACTURING TO MEDALS
walking tour. 1:30 pm. $5-$10/pwyc.Heritage Toronto Starts at Square.401 Front heritagetoronto.org.E, ends at Lawren Harris Sunday, August 7 Benefits PROVISIONSTO ALMANAC ISLAND Marc Thuet, Kevin Castonguay, Charlotte Langley and five other all-star chefs create a culinary feast to benefit Artscape Gibraltar Point. 3 pm. $125. Artscape Gibraltar Point, 443 Lakeshore Rd, Toronto Island. Pre-register. provisionsto.com. Events FIELD TRIP: ART BUS TO THE MCMICHAEL GALLERY Special 50th anniversary exhibition program. Pick up at 11 am and return by 5 pm. $30. Pre-register. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 50years. mcmichael.com. ROM WALK: WHISKEY, WHARF AND
WINDMILL Walking tour. 2 pm. Free. St Paul’s Basilica, 83 Power. rom.on.ca. TORONTO URBAN COLLECTIVE POPUP MARKET Goods by local artists, craftmakers, photographers, designers and artisan chefs. 11 am-6 pm. $5. Reference Library, 789 Yonge. urbancollectiveto.com. TREE KANGAROO AWARENESS DAY
Learn about Matschie’s tree-kangaroo, an endangered species native to Papua New Guinea, through talks, artifacts and activities. 11 am-3 pm. Included w/ admission ($18-$28). Toronto Zoo, 361 Old Finch. torontozoo.com.
YONGE STREET ARCHITECTURE Heritage Toronto walking tour. 11 am. $5-$10/ pwyc. Metro YMCA, 20 Grosvenor. heritagetoronto.org. Monday, August 8
CANADIAN TRANSPLANT GAMES Organ transplant recipients and their friends and families come together for competition and fun in a celebration of health. Aug 8-13, opening ceremonies Mon 7-9 pm in the Square (free), see website for other events, venues and details. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. games.canadiantransplant.com. Tuesday, August 9
MAKE YOUR OWN SUNSCREEN Workshop. 7-8:30 pm. $10 or pwyc. Pre-register. Karma Food Co-op, 739 Palmerston. 416534-1470. SECOND CITY 78TH MAINSTAGE REVUE The Second City presents a fulllength sketch comedy revue. Previews from tonight, opens Aug 30 for a limited run. Details TBA. Second City, 51 Mercer. secondcity.com. Wednesday, August 10 Benefits COURAGE FOR GORD FAN
FUNDRAISER Tragically Hip fans’ pre-concert party with raffle prizes, a silent auction, performance by cover band Strictly Hip and more. Aug 10, 12 and 14, noon-6 pm. All proceeds support the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research at Sunnybrook Hospital. Firkin on Harbour, 10 Yonge. fb. com/courageforgordtoronto. Events SOCIALISM IN CANADA: AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIALISM Talk by activist/Socialist Action newspaper
co-editor Barry Weisleder. 7 pm. Free. Under the gazebo. Christie Pits Park, 750 Bloor W. email@example.com.
THE TRAGICALLY HIP Man Machine Poem Tour concerts. 7 pm. $56-$166. Aug 10, 12 & 14. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Sunnybrook Foundation.
Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay. livenation.com. UNDER THE STARS: PATHER PANCHALI Outdoor screening of the 1955 film by Satyajit Ray in the park. Music, games, arts and craft and performances from 7-8:30 pm, screening at 9 pm. Free. Bring a blanket/chair. Regent Park, 620 Dundas E. regentparkfilmfestival.com. Thursday, August 11 Benefits
NEDIC PAINT PARTY Create a masterpiece, sip drinks and meet others while supporting the National Eating Disorder Information Centre. 7-9 pm. $30. RSVP. Paintlounge West, 784 College. nedic.ca, firstname.lastname@example.org. Events
WEST SIDE STORY LOT presents the musical about rival gangs and love by Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. Opens today and runs to Sep 18. $55-$65. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington. lowerossingtontheatre.com. Friday, August 12 Events ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT ART
CRAWL Art, photography, fashion, pet fashions, sculpture, woodwork, metal work and more plus food trucks & DJs. 11 am-6 pm. Free. David Pecaut Square, 215 King W. torontoartcrawl.com.
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Meryl Streep plays a notoriously bad opera singer. Opens today. movies.nowtoronto.com.
PEACE FEST Celebrate the pursuit of peace, social justice and reconciliation 71 years after the end or WWII with games, chalk art, musical performances, origamimaking, art exhibits and more. Noon-9 pm. Free. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge. alphaeducation.org.
SAUSAGE PARTY Animated pic about a sausage’s identity crisis opens today. movies.nowtoronto.com. Saturday, August 13 Benefits
CLOSER TO THE HEART VIII Dave Diamond, Tara Slone, Kevin Kane, Justin Nozuka, Steve Stanley & others perform. 8 pm. $30 (benefits the Regent Park School of Music). Hard Rock Cafe, 279 Yonge. eventbrite.ca/e/26562140076.
Events CORSO ITALIA STREET FEST & CINEMA UNDER THE STARS Street closures between Boon and St Clair Gardens to enjoy musicians and strolling entertainers, craft tables, caricature artists and more. Film at 9 pm in the parking lot. 11 am-11 pm. Free. Green P Parking Lot, 141 Greenlaw. torontocorsoitalia.com. Sunday, August 14 Benefits
PAWS IN THE PARK Food and drink, pooch primping stations, pet photo booth, vendors, face painting and more at the annual walk-a-thin fundraiser for the Toronto Humane Society. 9 am-3 pm. $50 min pledges. Woodbine Park, 1695 Queen E. pawsinthepark.com. Events
JEWS ON THE ROOF Jewish Comedy Festival presents Jewish comics from Canada and the U.S., w/ Ariel Kagan, Adrienne Fish, Ronen Geisler, Robby Hoffman, Simon Rakoff, Sheba Mason and Jon Steinberg. 8 pm. $25-$70. Regent Theatre, 551 Mt Pleasant. jewishcomedyfestival.com. Monday, August 15 CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP INFORMATION PART ONE: THE CITIZENSHIP
APPLICATION PROCESS Info session. Bring permanent resident card or record of landing. 6-8 pm. Free. North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge. 416-395-5660. Tuesday, August 16
CASE/LANG/VEIRS Concert with Neko Case, kd Lang and Laura Veirs. Doors 7 pm. $54.45-$64.70. Aug 16 & 17. Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth. ticketmaster.ca. THE GO-GO’S, BEST COAST Farewell tour concert. 8 pm. $69.50-$99.50. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria. masseyhall.com. ROMEO & JULIET Shakespeare in the Ruff presents the romantic tragedy outdoors. Previews from Aug 16, opens Aug 20 and runs to Sep 4, Tue-Sun 8 pm. Pwyc. Withrow Park, 725 Logan. shakespeareintheruff.com. Wednesday, August 17
UNDER THE STARS: BOY Outdoor screening of the 2010 film by Taika Waititi in the park. Music, games, arts and craft and performances from 7-8:30 pm, screening at 9 pm. Free. Bring a blanket/ chair. Regent Park, 620 Dundas E. regentparkfilmfestival.com. Thursday, August 18 MUSIC HISTORY ON THE YONGE
STREET STRIP Heritage Toronto tour of famous music venue sites. 6:30 pm. $5/ pwyc. Meet at Queen E and Victoria, east of Yonge. heritagetoronto.org. QUEER & TRANS SUMMER SALSA
CLASSES Beginner 6-7 pm, intermediate 7-8 pm. No partner needed. Thu to Aug 18. $15. Multifaith Centre, 569 Spadina. email@example.com. Friday, August 19
CAMP WAVELENGTH Cloud Nothings, Young Galaxy, LAL, Operators, Odonis Odonis, Moss Lime, Bruce Peninsula, Brendan Philip, Bart, For Esmé and others perform at this outdoor music festival. Aug 19-21. Gates Fri 5 pm, Sat-Sun noon. Festival pass $55, camping pass $150, VIP $250. Artscape Gibraltar Point, 443 Lakeshore Rd, Toronto Island. campwavelength.com.
THE INFILTRATOR Brian Cranston stars in a biographical crime drama about a U.S. customs official and drug lord Pablo Escobar. Opens today. movies.nowtoronto.com.
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Animated pic about a boy’s coming of age opens today. movies.nowtoronto.com. Saturday, August 20
BEATLES FASHION TRIBUTE Beatles 50 T.O. event as part of Toronto Men’s Fashion Week. 6 pm. $25, stu $15. Mattamy Athletic Centre, 50 Carlton. toronto.ca/beatles50.
SUBURBAN STEAM FESTIVAL Live performances, talks on Victorian and Edwardian fashions and technological advances, vendors and crafts for all ages at this retro-futuristic community festival celebrating all things Steampunk. 11 am-5 pm. Free. Historic Zion Schoolhouse, 1091 Finch E. 416-395-7432.
WARRIORS’ DAY PARADE Veterans’ parade that’s been part of the CNE since 1921. Starts 10:30 am at the Princes’ Gates. Free w/ admission. Exhibition Place, 200 Princes’ Blvd. thewarriorsdayparade.ca. WHEN THE BEATLES ROCKED TORONTO Heritage Toronto walking tour. 10:30 am. $5-$10/pwyc. Mattamy Athletic Centre, 50 Carlton. heritagetoronto.org. Sunday, August 21
THE LESLIEVILLE FLEA Curated market selling vintage, salvaged and upcycled goods, furniture, antiques, collectibles and work from select artisans. 10 am-5 pm. Free. Ashbridge Estate, 1444 Queen E. leslievilleflea.com.
OPEN STREETS T.O. Streets will be closed to cars and opened for people to enjoy as “paved parks.” Run, walk, bike and play. Details TBA. Free. Various venues, see website for info. openstreetsto.org. Tuesday, August 23
BARBRA STREISAND Concert. 8 pm. $99-$510. Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay. livenation.com, ticketmaster.ca. Wednesday, August 24 PROPHETS OF RAGE AND AWOLNATION Make America Rage Again Tour by the supergroup featuring Tom Morello, Tim Commeford, Brad Wilk, Chuck D, BReal & DJ Lord. 7 pm. $20-$99.50. Molson
Amphitheatre, 909 Lake Shore W. ticketmaster.ca, livenation.com. UNDER THE STARS: PURPLE RAIN
Outdoor screening of the film starring Prince. Music, games, arts and craft and performances from 7-8:30 pm in the park, screening at 9 pm in the MDC Courtyard behind the building (note: film is R rated). Free. Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas E. regentparkfilmfestival.com. Thursday, August 25 FAIRIES & GNOMES OF HIGH PARK Family nature walk. 6-7:30 pm. $2-$5 docontinued on page 33 oe
nation. High Park Nature Centre, 375 Colborne Lodge. 416-392-1748, highparknaturecentre.com.
RIO Film screening outdoors at the Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre. 9 pm. Free. Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst. 416-392-3846.
Friday, August 26
TAKING THE A TRAIN UPTOWN MANHATTAN – HARLEM Soulpepper Theatre Concert Series presents a musical revue by Albert Schultz tht looks at one of America’s most vibrant and culturally rich neighbourhoods from 1905 up to the present. Aug 26Sep 3, Fri 7:30 pm, mat Sep 3 at 1:30 pm. $25-$69. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House. soulpepper.ca.
Saturday, August 27
Benefits BUCTO16 URBAN CHALLENGE Curbside Cycle presents the Brompton Urban Challenge. Open to folding bike riders, join as a team or come on your own. 10 am-2 pm. $25 (benefits Cycle T.O.). Queen’s Park, 47 Queen’s Park Cres E. Pre-register events@ curbsidecycle.com. Events
ART IN THE PARK Multi-arts event for all ages in the park adjacent to the building. Vendors, writing workshops, exhibits, crafts and more. 1 pm. Free. Scarborough Arts Council, 1859 Kingston Rd. scarborougharts.com.
CITYFEST Artists, vendors, food trucks and fun activities for all ages. Noon-9 pm. Free. Canoe Landing Park, 95 Fort York Blvd. cityfest.ca.
COCONUT FESTIVAL & MARKETPLACE Info on natural products, food vendors, naturopaths, authors, health lecturers and others. Entertainment includes kids’ games, hula hoop contests, free yoga and cultural performers. 10 am-8 pm. Free admission. David Pecaut Square, 215 King W. coconutfestival.ca.
IN LIVING KOHLER Rebecca Kohler’s comedy album taping show. 8 & 10 pm. $TBA. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. comedybar.ca.
TORONTO CIDER FESTIVAL Dedicated to grown-up (hard) cider. Live music, food vendors, photo booth and more. Session 1 from 11:30 am-4 pm; Session 2 from 6-10:30 pm. $40-$60. Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas E. torontociderfestival.com.
Sunday, August 28
PEDESTRIAN SUNDAYS IN KENSINGTON
MARKET Monthly celebration of car-free streets for people with music, street theatre and more. Noon-7 pm. Free. Kensington Market, Augusta south of College. pskensington.ca.
TORONTO ISLANDS BIKE TOUR Heritage Toronto & Community Bicycle Network bike tour. 10:30 am. $25. Pre-register. Hanlan’s Point Beach, Toronto Islands. heritagetoronto.org.
Tuesday, August 30
KANYE WEST The Saint Pablo Tour concert. 7 pm. $30-$199. Aug 30 & 31. Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay. livenation.com, ticketmaster.ca.
Wednesday, August 31
THE DREAMERS EVER LEAVE YOU The National Ballet of Canada and the Art Gallery of Ontario present an immersive ballet inspired by the work of Lawren Harris. Runs to Sep 10, Wed, Fri and Sat 6-8:30 pm. $55. Signy Eaton Gallery. Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas W. national.ballet.ca.
Thursday, September 1
AGO FIRST THURSDAYS Pop-up art party. Details TBA. 7-11:30 pm. $12. Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas W. ago.net/firstthursdays. MUSIC HISTORY ON THE YONGE STREET STRIP Heritage Toronto tour of famous music venue sites. 6:30 pm. $5/pwyc. Meet at Queen E and Victoria. heritagetoronto.org.
Saturday, September 3
WATERFRONT ARTISAN MARKET Openair market featuring a curated mix of more than 50 artisans, crafters, chefs and bakers. Sep 3-5, Sat-Mon 10 am-6 pm. HTO Park, 339 Queens Quay W. waterfrontartisanmarket.com.
Sunday, September 4
FIELD TRIP: ART BUS TO THE MCMICHAEL GALLERY Special 50th anniversary exhibition program. Pick up at 11 am and return by 5 pm. $30. Pre-register. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 50years.mcmichael.com.
Monday, September 5
LABOUR DAY PARADE Join various movements in the annual event to honour workers. Meet near University and Queen W between 8:30-9 am. Enters CNE grounds around 11 am. Free (includes admission to the CNE). Exhibition Place, 200 Princes’ Blvd. labourcouncil.ca.
WEEKLY ONGOING EVENTS Sundays
DX KIDS’ DAYS @ UNION STATION Families are invited to drop by the DX booth for hands-on design workshops on city building, travelling and transportation. Sun 1-4 pm till Sep 4. Free. Union Station, 65 Front W. dx.org.
THE SUPER FLEA Weekly market/party. 3-10 pm to Aug 28. Free. Super Wonder Gallery, 876 Bloor W. superwondergallery.com.
90S KID TUESDAYS Weekly music, games and TV show s. 5 pm-late. Free. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. gladstonehotel.com. CABBAGETOWN FARMERS MARKET
Weekly 3-7 pm to Oct 4. Riverdale Park West, 201 Winchester. cabbagetownmarket.ca.
CITY CINEMA Free outdoor screenings Tuesdays at sunset to Aug 30. Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas E. ydsquare.ca.
DAVISVILLE VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET Weekly 3-7 pm to Oct 4. June Rowlands Park, 220 Davisville. appletreemarkets.ca.
EAST YORK FARMERS’ MARKET Rain or shine, 8 am-2 pm till Oct 25. East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell. fb.com/EastYorkFarmersMarket.
ELGIN & WINTER GARDEN THEATRE
TOURS Drop-in 45-minute tours of the historic theatre complex. Noon, to Aug 24. $5. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge. 416-314-2874.
FREE FLICKS Outdoor film screenings by the lake Wednesdays at dusk (approx 8:45 pm) till Aug 31. Free. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre. com. FRESH WEDNESDAYS Weekly farmers’ market in front of City Hall. 10 am-2 pm till Aug 24. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. toronto.ca/special_events. LEASIDE FARMERS’ MARKET Wednesdays, 3-7 pm until Aug 24. Trace Manes Park, 110 Rumsey. appletreemarkets.ca. MONTGOMERY’S INN FARMERS’ MARKET Local, organic and naturally produced foods and live music in the picnic area. 2-6 pm. Free. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas W. 416-394-8113. RYERSON FARMERS’ MARKET Wednesdays, 11 am-2 pm until Oct 5. Ryerson University, Victoria & Gould. appletreemarkets.ca.
DANCING ON THE PIER Weekly social dance series with a dance lesson and live music. 7 pm. Free. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre.com. DUFFERIN GROVE ORGANIC FARMERS’
MARKET Local & organic goods, runs yearround every Thu 3-7 pm. Dufferin Grove Park, 875 Dufferin. dufferingrovemarket.ca.
FARMERS’ MARKET THURSDAYS Weekly 8 am-2 pm until Oct 27. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge. 905-985-7493. THE IMPRESSIONIST VICTORY Lectures with art historian Suaznne Tevlin. 1-3 pm to Aug 25. $30/lecture. Campbell House Museum,
160 Queen W. firstname.lastname@example.org.
TASTY THURSDAYS Food trucks and local vendors offer lunch combos plus live music on the outdoor stage in front of City Hall. 11 am-2 pm till Aug 25. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. toronto.ca/special_events. TBG ORGANIC FARMERS’ MARKET
Year-round weekly market offering food, flowers and VQA wines. 2-7 pm. Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence E. torontobotanicalgarden.ca. UPTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Weekly, 3-7 pm to Oct 6. St Clement’s Church, 70 St Clements. appletreemarkets.ca.
FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS AT THE OLB Youth ages 6 to 17 can learn how debates work, try on traditional black robes worn in parliament, explore the building on a scavenger hunt and more. Fri 1-3 pm until Aug 26. Pre-registration required, must be accompanied by an adult. Ontario Legislative Building, 111 Wellesley W. 416-325-0061, email@example.com. SHERWAY FARMERS’ MARKET Fridays to Oct 28, 8 am-2 pm. NE parking lot, Sherway Gardens, 25 The West Mall. farmfreshmarkets.ca.
EVERGREEN FARMERS MARKET Wide variety of local and seasonal food. Saturdays 8 am-1 pm till Nov 5. Free admission. Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview. evergreen.ca.
JUNCTION FARMERS MARKET Local, sustainably produced fresh foods. Saturdays to Nov 5, 9 am-1 pm. Junction Train Platform, 2964 Dundas W. junctionmarket.ca.
THE STOP FARMER’S MARKET Local, sustainable, organic products, live music and more. 8 am-1 pm. Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie. fb.com/TheStopFarmersMarket.