WEEK­END PLAN­NER

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Runs Beer fes­ti­val Out­door movie Opera Honda Indy Toronto But­ter­fly walk

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.

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