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in­di­cates queer-friendly events How to place a list­ing All list­ings are free. Use the event sub­mis­sion form at nowtoronto.com. In­clude the event name, a brief de­scrip­tion, date & time, venue name & ad­dress, price and con­tact info (phone, e-mail or web­site) for the event. List­ings will be edited for length and style. Dead­line is the Thurs­day be­fore pub­li­ca­tion at 5 pm. To sub­mit a cor­rec­tion to an ex­ist­ing list­ing, email: fix­events@nowtoronto.com.

Thurs­day, Au­gust 30 Ben­e­fits

CUREAPALOOZA VOL­UME 2 Sam Roberts Band, Dwayne Gret­zky and Side Hustle play this ben­e­fit for Make-A-Wish & JACO. Doors 6 pm. $99-$110. Phoenix Con­cert The­atre, 410 Sher­bourne. cureapalooza.com. SU­PER­POWER 5K Come in cos­tume and take on the course. 6 pm. $45-$85. Ben­e­fits Sick­Kids Fdn. Pre-regis­ter. Ward’s Is­land, Toronto Is­lands. su­per­pow­er5k.com.


AFRICAN FASH­ION WEEK TORONTO Four days of top Afro-in­spired fash­ion and arts with stu­dent com­pe­ti­tion, show­cases and talks. Aug 30-Sep 2. $30 & up. The Globe and Mail Cen­tre, 351 King E. afwt.ca. FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET BY DOWNSVIEW PARK Open air mar­ket with lo­cal grow­ers and restau­rants and guided ac­tiv­i­ties. 3-8 pm. The Kee­ley, 3100 Keele. 416-537-0954. MIND­FUL­NESS AND ZEN MED­I­TA­TION Guided med­i­ta­tion, deep re­lax­ation, gen­tle yoga. All lev­els. Tue & Thu 6 pm. Free. Cen­tre Place, 320 Rich­mond E #101. zen.cen­tre­place.ca. rRE-ENERGIZE AT LUNCH TIME Out­door live per­for­mances by an eclec­tic line up of per­form­ers. Noon-1:30 pm. Free. Jun 21-Sep 13. Col­lege Park Court­yard, 444 Yonge. down­towny­onge.com/playthep­arks. rSUMMER MU­SIC IN THE PARK Out­door con­certs Fri, Sat, Sun & stat hol­i­days, to Sep 8, 11:30 am-4 pm. Free. Vil­lage of Yorkville Park, Cum­ber­land and Bel­lair. bloor-yorkville.com/mu­sicinthep­ark. TBG OR­GANIC FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET Flow­ers, food and VQA wines. 2-7 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Toronto Botan­i­cal Gar­den, 777 Lawrence E. toron­to­b­otan­i­cal­gar­den.ca. WALK WARD’S IS­LAND An in­sider’s tour of the Is­land com­mu­nity led by res­i­dents. Tue & Thu 11 am, Sat 11:15 am, to Sep 29. $25. Meet at the Ward’s Is­land Ferry Docks, white gazebo. walk­ward­sis­land.com.

Fri­day, Au­gust 31 Ben­e­fits

HEATHERS THE MU­SI­CAL: IN CON­CERT We Are Here Pro­duc­tions presents a con­cert ver­sion of the play based on the 80s film to ben­e­fit the Cana­dian Men­tal Health As­so­ci­a­tion. Aug 31-Sep 2 at 8 pm. $30. Artscape Wy­ch­wood Barns, 601 Christie. bpt. me/3551818.


rFAMILY FUN FRIDAYS Scavenger hunt, crafts and other in­ter­ac­tive ac­tiv­i­ties for ages 6-17. 1-3 pm. Free. On­tario Leg­isla­tive Build­ing, 111 Welles­ley W. 416-325-0061, tour­book­ings@ola.org. SENECA FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET 11 am-4 pm in Park­ing Lot 1. Seneca Col­lege Newn­ham Cam­pus, 1750 Finch E. 416-491-5050. SHER­WAY FARM­ERS MAR­KET Fruits, veg­gies, maple syrup, pre­serves and more. 8 am-2 pm. Church on the Queensway, 1536 The Queensway. farm­fresh­mar­kets.ca. WOMEN AND HORSES AT WAR 1914-1918 Her­itage bike/walk from Sum­mer­hill to Oak­wood. 6:15 pm. Free. Meet at Sum­mer­hill Sub­way Sta­tion, Shaftes­bury & Yonge. 416-593-2656.

Satur­day, Septem­ber 1

CANA­DIAN MEM­ORY CHAM­PI­ONSHIP Check out the com­pe­ti­tion to choose the 2018 cham­pion. 1-5 pm. Par­tic­i­pants $5-$10, spec­ta­tors free. Trireme Academy, 1850 Vic­to­ria Park. 647-885-2514, cana­di­an­mem­o­rycham­pi­onships.ca. rCRAFTERNOON Drop-in crafts all af­ter­noon. 11 am-4 pm. Free. Jones Li­brary, 118 Jones. 416-393-7715, tpl.ca. DEMOCRACYKIT WORK­SHOPS: GET OUT THE VOTE Learn how cam­paign vol­un­teers help with ad­vance polling, scru­ti­neer­ing and more. 2 pm. Free. Pre-regis­ter. Lil­lian H. Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. 416-393-7746. EBW FARM­ERS MAR­KET Lo­cal farm­ers, chefs & food pro­duc­ers mar­ket, 8:30 am-1 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Ev­er­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. 416-596-1495, ev­er­green.ca. rGRUP THE CLOWN: AT WORK (AND PLAY) Fam­ily-friendly event with Phil Koole and his beloved clown char­ac­ter. Sat & Sun 2-5 pm. Free. Wal­ter Saun­ders Me­mo­rial Park, 426 Hopewell. artsinthep­ark­sto.org. HI­MALAYAN FES­TI­VAL Fam­ily-friendly out­door cul­tural cel­e­bra­tion fea­tur­ing per­for­mances, food and more. 2-8 pm. Free. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. nccs.ca. JUNC­TION FARM­ERS MAR­KET Weekly lo­cal farm­ers & food ven­dors. 9 am-1 pm. Free. Junc­tion Train Plat­form, 2960 Dun­das W. junc­tion­mar­ket.ca. SATUR­DAY NIGHT SWING Fea­tur­ing Combo Royale. Be­gin­ner dance lessons 7-9 pm, swing dance party 9:10 pm-1 am. $13-$18. Dover­court House, 805 Dover­court. swing­toronto.com. rWITHROW PARK FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET Weekly live mu­sic, arts & crafts for kids and lo­cal or­ganic food. 9 am-1 pm till Oct 13. 725 Lo­gan. with­row­mar­ket.com.

Sun­day, Septem­ber 2

EGLIN­TON WAY FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET Weekly to Oct 28, 8 am-1 pm. Free. Carpark 47, 125 Burn­aby Blvd. theeglin­ton­way.com.

SUN­DAY AR­TI­SAN MAR­KET Ro­tat­ing roster of lo­cal mak­ers. 10 am-3 pm, to Nov 4. Free ad­mis­sion. Ev­er­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. 416-596-1495, ev­er­green.ca. TILE PAINT­ING: MYS­TI­CAL MAR­BLING Tile-dec­o­rat­ing ac­tiv­ity. 11 am-3 pm. $15. Gar­diner Mu­seum, 111 Queen’s Park. gardinermuseum.on.ca.

Mon­day, Septem­ber 3

LABOUR DAY PA­RADE Join var­i­ous groups to say no to aus­ter­ity and labour con­ces­sions. Meet near Univer­sity and Queen West be­tween 8:30 and 9 am. Free. labour­coun­cil.ca. SORAUREN FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET Weekly, with lo­cal pro­duce, meats, breads, take-home din­ners and more. 3-7 pm. Sorauren Park, 50 Wabash. wes­t­end­food.coop/mar­ket. YOGA MON­DAYS Out­door open-level class. Noon-1 pm, to Sep 3. Free. Yonge-Dun­das Square, 1 Dun­das E. yd­square.ca.

Tues­day, Septem­ber 4

FASH­ION MEETS TECH­NOL­OGY Ashley Barby of Fash­ionTech Toronto dis­cusses in­no­va­tive tech­nolo­gies re­shap­ing fash­ion, re­tail and beauty. 6:30 pm. Free. Toronto Ref­er­ence Li­brary, 789 Yonge. 416-393-7157. JEW­ELLERY WORK­SHOP Be­gin­ners work­shop, all sup­plies pro­vided. 6-7 pm. Free. Pre-regis­ter. North York Cen­tral Li­brary, 5120 Yonge. eventbrite.ca/e/48623572414. THE MYTH OF THE MOUND BUILDERS The 19th­cen­tury myth that con­tin­ues to claim the her­itage of pre-Columbian North Amer­i­cans to­day. 7:30 pm. Free. Cen­tre Place, 320 Rich­mond E #101. 647-348-7755, mound­builders. eventbrite.ca. SHOPS AT DON MILLS FARM­ERS MAR­KET 10:30 am-5:30 pm. 1090 Don Mills. 416-738-9506, farm­fresh­mar­kets.ca.

Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 5

AFROFUSION DANCE CLASS With Esie Men­sah, all ages, no ex­pe­ri­ence needed. 6-7 pm. Free. Sony Cen­tre for the Per­form­ing Arts, 1 Front E. sony­cen­tre.ca. DEMOCRACYKIT WORK­SHOP: GET OUT THE VOTE Learn how cam­paign vol­un­teers can help with ad­vance polling, scru­ti­neer­ing and what to ex­pect on Elec­tion Day. 6 pm. Free. Pre-regis­ter. S. Wal­ter Ste­wart Li­brary, 170 Me­mo­rial Park. tpl. ca/democ­racy. MONT­GOMERY’S INN FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET Or­ganic fruit & veg, cheese, bread, honey and more. 2-6 pm. Free. Mont­gomery’s Inn, 4709 Dun­das W. 416-394-8113. TORONTO’S STREETS AT A CROSS­ROADS

In­ter­ac­tive dis­cus­sion with ex­perts, pol­icy mak­ers, ad­vo­cates and thought lead­ers, ex­plor­ing so­lu­tions to en­hance road safety. 6-8 pm. Free. Ry­er­son Univer­sity Stu­dent Learn­ing Cen­tre, 341 Yonge. Pre-regis­ter on­line at city­buildin­gin­sti­tute.ca. TRIVIA CLUB Pop cul­ture & gen­eral trivia knowl­edge. Teams of 2-6 peo­ple. 8 pm. Free. Far­side, 600 Ger­rard E. face­book.com/far­sideto.

up­com­ing Thurs­day, Septem­ber 6

THE CEN­SOR­SHIP OF ART Three artists ex­plore the is­sue and dis­cuss cur­rent ex­am­ples. 7 pm. Free. Room 103. Rogers Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Cen­tre at Ry­er­son, 80 Gould. 416-979-5000, cfe.ry­er­son.ca/events. rCORN ROAST & HER­ITAGE FAIR Corn from the out­door bake oven, kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties, live mu­sic and dis­plays from west-end her­itage or­ga­ni­za­tions. 5-8 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Mont­gomery’s Inn, 4709 Dun­das W. 416-394-8113, ow.ly/ hII130lm94d. DOWNSVIEW PARK: FOOD IN THE PARK Pro­gram to ex­plore con­nec­tions be­tween stew­ard­ship ac­tions & food se­cu­rity. 6-8 pm. Free. RSVP. Downsview Park Dis­cov­ery Cen­tre, 70 Canuck. 416-952-2160, downsview­park.ca. NOT YOUR GRAND­DAD’S WEED: THE FOREN­SIC SCI­ENCE OF CANNABIS Talk by a foren­sic tox­i­col­o­gist on the var­i­ous types of mar­i­juana in­clud­ing ed­i­ble cannabis, dabs, and their psy­choac­tive ef­fects and risks in­clud­ing Cannabi­noid Hyper­eme­sis Syn­drome. 6:30 pm. Free. S. Wal­ter Ste­wart Li­brary, 170 Me­mo­rial Park. 416-3963975, tpl.ca. A SHORE THING: TORONTO’S CEN­TRAL WA­TER­FRONT Her­itage Toronto walk­ing tour. 6:30 pm. $10 sugg do­na­tion. Har­bour 60, 60 Har­bour. her­itage­toronto.org.

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