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Thursday, November 24 Benefits
F Friends oF the tpl south chapter christmas used BooK sale Gift-type books, donated DVDs & sets, magazines and comic books. To Nov 26, Thu-Fri 9:30 am-7 pm, Sat 9 am-4 pm. Cash only, supports library programs. Reference Library, 789 Yonge. firstname.lastname@example.org, 416-397-5948. a very merry unBirthday Cocktail party with balloons, cake, live music and more. 7 pm. $10 (benefits Centre for Mindfulness Studies Community Program). Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. eventbrite.ca/e/29138683587.
F christmas time at the lodGe Enjoy natural greenery decorations, hot mulled cider, holiday treats and activities. To Jan 8, Tue-Sun noon-4 pm. $5-$8. Colborne Lodge, 11 Colborne Lodge. 416-392-6916. entrepreneurship 100: conversations Chat with successful entrepreneurs. 6-8 pm. Free. Room 2158. Medical Sciences Bldg, U of T, 1 King’s College Circle. e100.ca. the human condition Toronto Gurdjieff Group’s Search For Meaning Series lecture. 7:30 pm. $15-$20. Women’s Art Association, 23 Prince Arthur. torontogurdjieffgroup.ca. F nerd nite toronto holiday nerdtacular Talks, magic by Keith Brown, raffle, ugly sweater contest and beer and chocolate tastings. 7 pm. $15. Tranzac, 292 Brunswick. toronto.nerdnite.com. on the side oF the road Screening the 2014 doc on the 1948 Nakba, followed by Q&A with director Lia Tarachansky. 7-9:30 pm. $5. Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham. beitzatoun.org. poetry throuGh music Blues singer Diana Braithwaite, jazz trumpeter Chris Whitely and lecture by U of T’s Michael Johnstone. 7-8 pm. Free. Pre-register. North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge. 416-395-5639. F roarinG twenties christmas Guided tours, natural decor, festive treats and mulled cider. To Jan 8, Tue-Fri noon-4 pm, Sat-Sun noon-5 pm. $5-$8. Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd. 416-392-6910. F scottish holiday traditions Learn how the Gibson family celebrated in the 19th century, plus tours and treats by the hearth. To Dec 31, Wed-Sun 1-5 pm (Thu to 8 pm). $5-$8. Gibson House, 5172 Yonge. 416-395-7432. security BrieFinG Info session to learn how organizations can protect their data. 11 am-2 pm. Free. Canoe, 66 Wellington W, 54th floor. abovesecurity.com/events. stop city BudGet cuts: deputation traininG worKshop Prepare for public hearings on the budget being held in January. 6-8 pm. Free. OPSEU Education Centre, 31 Wellesley E. RSVP. email@example.com. stories oF ours: challenGinG dominant narratives True, personal stories and poetry shared by people of different backgrounds, ages and identities. 7 pm. Free/pwyc. 3rd floor. Centre for Social Innovation Regent Park, 585 Dundas E. storiesofours.org. strutt with your mutt Dogs walk the runway with owners, canine designs by Humber College Fashion Arts program. 6-9 pm. Free. Pre-register. PawsWay, 245 Queens Quay W. pawsway.ca, firstname.lastname@example.org. one oF a Kind show & sale Juried marketplace with items made by over 800 Canadian artisans and designers plus DIY workshops, contests and more. Thu-Sat 10 am-9 pm, Sun 10 am-6 pm. $13-$15, stu/srs $7.50, kids 12 & under free. Enercare Centre, 100
Snap up an Annie Lajeunesse paddle, a Dana Laferriere cake plate or
a Greg Voisin mug at One Of A Kind. tcm inFo niGht Learn about the school. 6:309 pm. Free. Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 283 Spadina. studytcm.ca. we are what we eat – the linK Between diet and pain Talk by Heather Tick on managing pain through diet. 7 pm. Free. Room 212. The Big Carrot, 348 Danforth. thebigcarrot.ca. west neiGhBourhood house Bazaar Handmade crafts & holiday art cards, bake sale and more. 10 am-4:30 pm. Proceeds support WNH Seniors’ programs. West Neighourhood House, 248 Ossington. 416-532-4828 ext 114, westnh.org. who you are matters! Professional and personal discovery workshop. 6:15-9 pm. Free. Pre-register. CareerCycles, 873 Broadview, unit 201. careercycles.com/game.
Friday, November 25 Benefits
Bayscapes Bash and auction Georgian Bay Land Trust night of art and entertainment in support of wilderness conservation including a silent auction of Georgian Bay themed art, items, live music and more. 7-11 pm. $80, adv $70, under 30 years $50. Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie. gblt.org/bayscapes. First liGht celeBrations Music by Eric StLaurent Trio, keynote talk by former justice minister Irwin Cotler, dinner, a silent auction and more. 6:30-10 pm. $125 (benefits Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture). Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-363-1066 ext 222, eventbrite.com/e/27950317151. F GiFts oF hope holiday pop-up shop Benefit for Plan Canada with hands-on experiences including virtual reality, interactive art and activities for kids. Nov 25-29, 11 am-7 pm. Caffe Furbo, 12 Case Goods Lane. plancanada.ca/giftsofhope. GreGG cup charity concert Country performer Aaron Pritchett headlines. 7:30 pm. $75-$200 (Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, UHN). Steam Whistle Brewing, 255 Bremner. eventbrite.ca/e/ 27541885521. a hairy niGht oF music: a Fundraiser For movemBer DJ Morgan Yew, Pressgang Mutiny, Freeman Dre and the Kitchen Party perform at this benefit concert. 7:30 pm. $25. Opera House, 735 Queen E. 416-466-0313, mvmbr.co/AHairyNight. F liGht up the Beach The boardwalk will be illuminated by 80,000 lights, plus an appearance by Santa, singing and more at this community celebration. 6:30-7:30 pm. Free (donations support Michael Garron Hospital Fdn). Foot of Leuty Ave. lightupthebeach.com.
anatomy oF violence: how to stop rape Screening of Deepa Mehta’s film followed by a panel discussion on violence against women w/ Mehta, Ratna Omidvar, Wendy Cukier, Peter Sloly, Sandy Simpson, Suvercha Pasricha and moderator Susan G Cole. 6:30 pm. $10$14. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. 416-5998433, tiff.net. diaBetes Health talk. 1-2:30 pm. Free. Preregister. 2nd floor. Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst. 416-603-6475. FinGer KnittinG worKshop Knit using only your fingers. For ages 11-18, supplies provided. 4-5 pm. Free. Pre-register. S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park. 416-396-3975. the Gem expo Gems, minerals, beads and jewellery. Nov 25-27. $6/day, pass $12. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 370 King W. thegemexpo.com. hu – a love sonG to God Group mantra singing, open to all. 11 am. Free. Toronto Eckankar Centre, 19 Yorkville. 416-926-8946. international FolK dance Beginners classes, no partner necessary, instruction provided. 8-11 pm. $8. Room 122. University of Toronto Schools, 371 Bloor W. 416-978-0623. maKe your own Fascinator Workshop to make a fascinator or cocktail hat. 7-10 pm. $30. Pre-register. Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd. 416-392-6910. new to canada? speaK to a costi representative An immigrant services rep answers questions about employment, education, health, housing and more. 1-2 pm in Farsi, 2-3 pm in English. Free. North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge. 416-395-5660, tpl.ca. nxt city niGht Symposium after-party with city-building enthusiasts enjoying music, food & drink and art. 8 pm. $40, under 35/stu $25. District 28, 28 Logan. nxtcity.ca. nxt city symposium Gathering of city-building enthusiasts to inspire radical change in the way our cities are shaped. 8 am-5 pm. $75-$150. Pre-register. District 28, 28 Logan. nxtcity.ca.
philosophy For livinG Seminar in celebration of UNESCO World Philosophy Day. 7:309:30 pm. $17-$22, stu $12-$16. New Acropolis, 215 Spadina, suite 400. 416-486-7198. rom Friday niGht live: aFterGlow Art party with music by DJ Conor Cutz, Twin Rains, DJ Sean Caff, Amanda Martinez and others plus gallery activations and food vendors. 7-11 pm. $15. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park. 416-586-8000, rom.on.ca/fnl. F st demetrius christmas Bazaar Traditional Ukrainian cuisine, meat products, baking, jams, crafts and more. Nov 25-26, 11 am-8 pm. Free. St Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church, 135 La Rose. 416-244-5333.
Saturday, November 26 Benefits
hear here literary salon: Be4 Readings by Lara Bozabalian, Andrea Thompson, Rocco de Giacomo, Richard Glen Lett, music by Lemon Bucket Orkestra, DJ Faetal, Dirty Decibels, visual art, theatre and more. 7:30 pm. Full access $35, after party $20 (supports local literacy programs). Secret Location. hear-here.org. i’m still here: puttinG a spotliGht on als Concert with Patricia Haldane and friends. 7:30 pm. Minimum $20 donation. St Andrew’s United Church, 117 Bloor E. als.ca. 5time aFter time: Queers in wonderland All-ages afternoon tea dance inspired by Alice In Wonderland, with DJ Kaleb Robertson. 2-5 pm. $10 or pwyc, supports Senior Pride Network. 519 Church Street Community Centre. seniorpridenetwork.com.
adopt-a-street-tree inFormation session Learn how to care for street trees in your community. 1-3 pm. Free. Pre-register. Bloor/Gladstone Library, 1101 Bloor W. yourleaf.org. Frcavalcade oF liGhts The city’s official holiday season kick-off. Music by Choir! Choir! Choir!, Kiran Ahluwalia, Cris Derksen’s Cavalcade Orchestra, Don Amero, Whitehorse and others, tree unveiling and fireworks, skating party with DJ General Eclectic and more. 7-10:30 pm. Free. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. toronto.ca/cavalcade. F christmas Bazaar Handmade solid wood cutting boards, toys, candles, soaps, upcycled sweater toques, dog treats, vegan food & more. 10 am-5 pm. Free admission. Holy Name Parish, 71 Gough. 416-466-8281. F christmas cooKie decoratinG Hands-on workshop for kids age 6-12 and their parents. Nov 26 & 27, 2-4 pm. $25. Pre-register. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas W. 416-394-8113. F christmas marKet on roncesvalles Vintage Flea market w/ records, ornaments from the 60s & 70s, jewellery, vegan baking, Christmas cards, handmade knits & more. 9 am-3 pm. Free. St. Vincent de Paul Church, 263 Roncesvalles. email@example.com. climate chanGe action under trump: where to From here? Evening of learning, reflection, sharing and action with John Dillon of KAIROS. 7-9 pm. Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 79 Hiawatha. firstname.lastname@example.org. colleGe street local Monthly local artisans’ market with art, beauty, fashion, handmade, reclaimed, vintage and more. 11 am-5 pm. Revival, 783 College. collegestreetlocal.com. F GiFts From the muses Fine art and gift show including paintings, photographs, mixed media, handmade arts and crafts, books and more plus live music performances and literary readings. 11 am-4 pm. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton. 416-922-3618. GoodBye super wonder Gallery party Artists will paint murals on the gallery walls plus DJs and live music. 8 pm. $5 (supports the gallery’s move). Super Wonder Gallery, 876 Bloor W. superwondergallery.com. an honest Farewell Learn about Toronto For Everyone, a multi-day, multidisciplinary, immersive and interactive event that will take place inside Honest Ed’s in Feb 2017. 6-7 pm. Free. CSI Regent Park, 585 Dundas E. email@example.com. horse memorial trail (First world war, 1914-19), horses route From lansdowne ave to union stocKyards Lost rivers bike/ walk. Meet at Lansdowne subway station. 1:30 pm. Free. 416-593-2656. how to start a revolution Screening of the 2011 documentary about Nobel Peace Prize nominee Gene Sharp, part two of In Honour Of Dr Ursula Franklin series on nonviolence. 7-9 pm. Free. Noor Cultural Centre, 123 Wynford. noorculturalcentre.ca. rKidzFest Stage performances from Bob the Builder, Chase from Paw Patrol and other characters, plus arts & crafts, science experiments, ferris wheel, bouncy castle and more. 11 am-5 pm. Free. Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas E. downtownyonge.com/kidzfest. rKnow your nature w/ hiGh parK eaGles Learn about the plants & animals in the Park from young naturalists. 1:30-3 pm. Pwyc. High Park Nature Centre, 375 Colborne Lodge. highparknaturecentre.com. FrliGht up riverside 2016 Festive family activities. Events in the neighbourhood from noon, tree lighting 5-7 pm with music by Toronto Beach Chorale, photos with Santa, craft sale and more. Free. Mustard Seed Gardens, 791 Queen E. riverside-to.com. miGrahacK traininG day Open Data, Census Data and Mapping Data workshops and a panel discussion. 10 am-5 pm. Free. Pre-register. Reference Library, 789 Yonge. myseumoftoronto.com/cosmopolis. 1,001 events at Beit zatoun – the GoodBye party Celebration of good times at BZ with music by Aviva Chernick & Justin Gray, Zari Trio, Maryem Tollar Trio, Roula Said, Waleed Abdulhamid and others, conversations, food and more. 6:30-10 pm. $20-$50 (sliding scale). Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham. beitzatoun.org. red cross BaBysittinG course Certification course, ages 11-15. 9 am-5 pm. $60. Beaches Library, 2161 Queen E. Register. 416-393-7703. F sparKhall artisans handmade craFts sale Handmade artisan crafts by local artists. 11 am-5 pm. Bain Co-op Community Centre, 100 Bain. firstname.lastname@example.org. toronto salsa practice No lesson, beginners to pros, no partner required. 3:30-5:30 pm & 5:30-8 pm. $5. Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor W. torontosalsapractice.com. victorian tea Finger sandwiches and sweets in the historic farmhouse in the company of costumed interpreters. Noon and 2:30 pm. $20. Pre-register. Gibson House, 5172 Yonge. 416-395-7432.
F Winter Folk Fair Craft market, live music, local food, art and more. 11 am-6 pm. $5 (includes raffle ticket). St Vladimir Institute, 620 Spadina. kosakolektiv.com.
Sunday, November 27 Benefits
liv, love & lyrics Singer/songwriter Virginia To Vegas and others perform at this concert/ party in support of the LivWise Foundation. 7 pm. $75, stu $45. Mod Club, 722 College. livwisefund.com. skratch Bastid, dJ dopey, dJ James redi and dJ serious Benefit dance party to raise funds for PARC community meal program in Parkdale. Doors 9 pm. $10. Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen W. partsandlabour.ca.
cycle toronto advocacy Forum Learn how Cycle T.O. works and how you can shape our city. 10 am-5 pm. $30. Pre-register. Metro Hall, 55 John. cycleto.ca. the deadstock depot Curated flea market of urban & vintage street wear. 1-9 pm. Super Wonder Gallery, 876 Bloor W. fb.com/thedeadstockdepot. Free community Guided meditation Nondenominational, no experience necessary. Bring a mat. 7-8 pm. Free. Jaya Yoga Centre, 121 Willowdale #302. jayayoga.ca. FuelinG our Future: is reneWaBle doaBle? Toronto Climate Film Festival screens films on renewable energy followed by speaker Jose Etcheverry. 7 pm. Free/pwyc. Friends House, 60 Lowther. tcff.ca. Glass slippers, WinGed sandals and redhot shoes oF torment: shoes in early children’s stories Illustrated talk by Leslie McGrath. 1-3 pm. Free. Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor W. email@example.com. hiGh park Buckthorn BustinG High Park Stewards session followed by a potluck lunch 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Meet at Grenadier Cafe, 200 Parkside. highparknature.org. historic cookinG classes: mince pies Learn to create 18th-century dishes. 10 am-3:30 pm. $75. Pre-register. Fort York, 250 Fort York Blvd. 416-392-7484. F holidays in harmony Programming for adults includes a showcase concert, sing-along
with a cappella group Cadence, demo classes in viola, piano, guitar and more and a vocal workshop. 2:30-5:30 pm. Free (pre-register). Royal Conservatory of Music, 273 Bloor W. learning.rcmusic.ca/holidayharmony. F leslieville Flea holiday market Vintage, handcrafted and unique gifts. 10 am-4 pm. Free. Free gift wrapping in exchange for nonperishable food donation, proceeds to Community Centre 55. SH Armstrong Community Centre, 56 Woodfield. leslievilleflea.com. F lpcc’s annual christmas market Face painting, Kids’ Zone, a visit with Santa and chance for grown-ups to check out goods by local artisans. 11:30 am-3:30 pm. Free admission. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview. lawrenceparkchurch.ca. phsc vintaGe photoGraphic imaGe shoW & sale Presented by the Photographic Historical Society of Canada. Noon-4 pm. Free admission. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm. phsc.ca. pride in the cariBBean Talk by gay rights activist/attorney Maurice Tomlinson about the struggle for gay rights in the Caribbean. 10:30 am. Free. Unitarian Fellowship of Northwest Toronto, 55 St Phillips. ufnwt.com. psychic development class Intro. 6 pm. Free. Starbucks, 1088 Yonge. thehealingteam.org. sunday scene: mark kinGWell The artist will discuss Maria Loboda’s exhibition. 2 pm. Free. The Power Plant, 231 Queens Quay W. thepowerplant.org. toronto comic Book shoW holiday sale New & vintage comics. 10 am-4 pm. $5, kids under 12 free. Toronto Plaza Hotel, 1677 Wilson. torontocomicbookshow.com. travellinG to an asteroid Lecture on the OSIRIS REx space mission by Dr. Michael Daly. 2-3:30 pm. Free. . Medical Sciences Bldg, 1 King’s College, Auditorium. rciscience.ca. yoGa on the Grounds Hatha yoga, all levels. 3 pm. Pwyc. Pre-register. Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd. 416-392-6910.
Monday, November 28
the art oF connectinG With your audience Panel discussion. 5-7 pm. Free. Pre-register. Ryerson Heaslip House, 297 Victoria. elx.blog. ryerson.ca/networking, firstname.lastname@example.org. east coast sWinG Toronto Swing Dance Soc lesson, no partner required. Beginner 7:30 pm, intermediate 8:45 pm. $16. Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor W. torontoswingdancesociety.ca. mandatory vaccination – Freedom oF choice at risk Talk presented by Vaccine Choice Canada. 7 pm. $5/pwyc. Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham. beitzatoun.org. meditations For World peace Weekly walkin class. 7-8 pm. Free. Kadampa Meditation Centre, 631 Crawford. kadampa.ca.
Tuesday, November 29
clouds over sidra virtual reality experience View a short film about life inside a refugee camp in Jordan using virtual reality technology. 3-5 pm. Free. Parkdale Library, 1303 Queen W. 416-393-7686. the colonial leGacy and the Far riGht in contemporary France Lecture in English by U of T prof Jack Veugelers. 7 pm. Free. Alliance Française, 24 Spadina Rd. alliance-francaise.ca. comedy class Improv, stand-up & sketch for newbies. 5:30-6:30 pm. Free. Enter from Yonge. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front E. sonycentre.ca/community. hospice toronto inFo session Info on becoming an in-home hospice/complementary therapy volunteer. 6-7:30 pm. Free. Hospice Toronto, 55 Eglinton E #502. 416-364-1666 ext 226, email@example.com. F oxFam’s annual ethical shoppinG holiday Bazaar Holiday shopping while supporting ethical and locally sourced shops. Chocolates, handcrafted jewelry, stained glass panels, raffle and more. 11 am-5 pm. East Common Room. Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. firstname.lastname@example.org. the poWer oF community: reneWaBle enerGy & citizen participation in ontario Talk by enviro commish Dianne Saxe. 6:309:30 pm. Free. YWCA Elm Centre, 87 Elm. power-of-community.eventbrite.com. toronto comic Jam 20th anniversary party, draw with indie artists. Bring your own pencils & pens. 7:30 pm. Free. Back Room. Cameron House, 408 Queen W. 416-703-0811. veGetarianism 101 Easy steps to eating less meat and making healthier, more sustainable and compassionate food choices. 7 pm. Free. Pre-register. Central Eglinton Community Centre, 160 Eglinton E. 416-392-0511. F a victorian christmas Experience the holidays in a 1859 row-house. To Dec 31, TueFri noon-4 pm, Sat-Sun noon-5 pm. $5-$8. Mackenzie House, 82 Bond. 416-392-6915. Why proportional representation Would make canadian elections Fairer Talk by columnist/CBC panelist Andrew Coyne with host David Cayley. 8 pm. Free. Green Beanery, 565 Bloor W. greenbeanery.ca.
Wednesday, November 30 Benefits
Be here noW: the andy WhitField story Documentary on the actor seeking treatment and answers following a cancer diagnosis. 7 pm. $15. Proceeds benefit the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research. Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton. eventbrite.ca. yoGa n’ chill Relaxed yoga and mindfulness class, followed by cocktails and comedy with Matt O’Brien and Julia Hladkowicz, benefits New Leaf Foundation. Yoga 6 pm, comedy (Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria), 7 pm. $20, comedy show only $10, ($25/$15 adv). Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen E. eventbrite.ca.
ayahuasca talks Lecture by Rebecca Hayden. 8 pm. Free. CSI Annex, 720 Bathurst. Pre-register. eventbrite.ca/e/29269569069. Boozaar vintaGe niGht market Vintage, retro and repro clothing, accessories & vinyl. 7-11 pm. Free. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. gladstonehotel.com. 5candleliGht viGil For World aids day Join the Choir of St. Anne’s and Singing OUT LGBTQ community choir to honour and remember those affected by HIV/AIDS. 7:30 pm. Free. St Anne’s Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone. 416-536-3160, saintanne.ca. co-oWnership seekers’ schmoozer Event for people interested in residential co-ownership and a more social, sustainable, affordable home life. 6-8 pm. $15, under 18 free. Preregister. Northern District Library, 40 Orchard View. eventbrite.com/e/29015157116. create in t.o. Meet-up of technology designers. 7-10 pm. Free. Handlebar, 159 Augusta. thehandlebar.ca. diGital or Bust? the Future oF maGazines Canadian Journalism Fdn J-Talk on the state of print media with John R MacArthur, Jonathan Kay, Sarah Fulford & Steve Maich. 6 pm. $20$25, stu $15. TMX Broadcast Centre, Exchange Tower, 130 King W. cjf-fjc.ca/j-talks. hoW Good are you at stress manaGement? Lecture. 7:30-9 pm. Free. North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge. Register. 416-395-5660. indoor Winter Farmers market Organic fruit & veg, cheese, bread, honey and more. 2-6 pm. Free admission. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas W. 416-394-8113. intro to JeWellery desiGn Workshop. 6-8 pm. $55. Pre-register. Design Exchange, 234 Bay. 416-363-6121, dx.org. the (lane)Way ForWard: 2016 laneWay summit & exhiBit Designers, planners, artists and laneway lovers imagine ways of unlocking the potential of these overlooked public spaces. Panel discussion will be followed by music, mingling and an exhibit of lanewayinspired art. 7-10 pm. $12. The Great Hall, 1087 Queen W. thelanewayproject.ca. the movement must Be Funded! investinG money in radical chanGe Talk on how allies with economic privilege can help grassroots movements. 6:30-8:30 pm. Free. Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church. groundswellfund.ca. reFlectinG on Beit zatoun – past and Future Gathering to reflect on past events and what was shared and learned. 7-9 pm. Pwyc. Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham. beitzatoun.org. World aids day viGil Remember lives lost and support the fight with speaker Adrian Betts, choral music by Guys Like Us. Refreshments from 5:30 pm, vigil at 6 pm. Free. St Simon-the-Apostle Church, 525 Bloor E. 416923-8714, toronto.anglican.ca/calendar.
upcoming Thursday, December 1 Benefits
celeBrate World aids day With us Buffet dinner and entertainment. 6-9 pm. $20 (Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention). Preregister. Lahore Tikka House, 1365 Gerrard E. 416-599-2727 ext 21, email@example.com. F ho ho to Party for digital mavens, techies, social media types and anyone who wants to dance. 8 pm. $25-$40 (YWCA Toronto Girls’ Centre). Mod Club, 722 College. hohoto.ca. 12 trees G party Gala Performance by the Art of Time Ensemble, food and drink, a silent auction and more to benefit the museum. 7 pm. $200. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, 111 Queen’s Park. gardinermuseum.on.ca. voices oF hope World aids day concert Dr Draw, Thom Allison, Jani Lauzon, Sheila McCarthy and others perform, plus a candlelight ceremony in the courtyard. Hosted by Maggie Cassella. 7 pm. Free/$20 donation suggested (benefits Casey House). Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen E. caseyhouse.com.
BuildinG the WorkForce oF tomorroW in scarBorouGh Panel discussion. 6:30-9:30 pm. Free. RSVP. Centennial College, 941 Progress. eventbrite.ca/e/28733772487. 5community carnation memorial World AIDS Day gathering with readings, candlelight procession and memorial reflection. 5:45 pm. Free. 519 Church Street Community Centre. pwatoronto.org.
carollers, food and more. TueThu noon-9 pm; Fri noon-10 pm; Sat 10 am-10 pm; Sun 10 am-9 pm. Tue-Fri free, Fri from 5 pm & Sat-Sun $6. The Distillery District, 55 Mill. torontochristmasmarket.com. To Dec 22