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Local runners will want to join others along the Waterfront Trail Saturday morning. A free weekly 5K timed run organized by volunteers starts at the Lakeview building, 180 Van Wagners Beach Rd. Runners must pre-register in order to get a bar code to time their run. Come out every Saturday at 8 a.m. Don’t forget to pre-register at parkrun.ca. Sloan and Said the Whale headline at the Because Beer Craft Beer Festival this weekend. The festival runs Friday, 3 p.m. to midnight, and Saturday from 2 p.m. to midnight at Pier 4 Park. Sample a variety of craft beers. Guest speakers, a music stage, specialty food vendors and an awards ceremony for the Because Beer Homebrew Competition. Tickets are $39 at the gate, $10 for designated driver. becausebeer.ca. Bring a blanket, sleeping bag or folding chair to watch the show Saturday. Films in the Forest is at Dundas Valley Conservation Area, 650 Governor’s Rd., Dundas. This weekend’s scheduled film is “Beauty and the Beast.” Arrive by 7:30 p.m., the film begins at dusk. Admission is $15 per car. conservationhamilton.ca The Bicycle Opera Project is kicking off its summer tour in Hamilton with the Canadian première of “SWEAT,” a contemporary opera about the women who make our clothes and life on the factory floor. Co-presented by the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, 51 Stuart St. Performances are Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are PWYC. bicycleopera.com Heading down the QEW? Make a note of Toronto road closures near the Exhibition grounds, including Lake Shore Boulevard West between Strachen Avenue and British Columbia Road. The race and its festival continues to Sunday. Throughout the Honda Indy, children 12 and under get free general admission and ride GO Transit for free to the Honda Indy Toronto with an event-ticketed adult. The Urquhart Butterfly Garden kicks off its summer Saturday walks. As part of the garden’s education program, free one-hour walks are to be led by naturalist Matt Mills. Wear a sun hat and bring a chair. The guided walks are from 11 a.m. to noon. The garden is at the end of Centennial Park, 71 Cootes Dr., Dundas.