No. 15 TAKE IN A WED­DING.

NOW Magazine - Hot Summer Guide - - HOT SUMMER GUIDE DAILY EVENTS -

PCELEBRATION OF LOVE A mass wed­ding cer­e­mony cel­e­brates World Pride Toronto with more than 100 same-sex cou­ples ty­ing the knot. Free for qual­i­fied cou­ples (mar­riage li­cense fees ex­tra). Casa Loma, 1 Austin Ter­race. pridewed­ding­toronto.com. DANC­ING ON THE PIER Out­door danc­ing to live mu­sic of all styles. To Jun 26. Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com. IN­TRO­DUC­TION TO E- READ­ING DE­VICES Work­shop. 7 pm. Free. Don Mills Li­brary, 888 Lawrence E. 416-3955710.

KENS­ING­TON MAR­KET Her­itage Toronto walk. 6: 30 pm. Free/pwyc. Belle­vue Square Park, 5 Belle­vue. her­itage­toronto.org.

PRIDE WALK: DIS­COV­ER­ING TORON

TO’S LGBTQ HER­ITAGE Her­itage Toronto bou­tique walk­ing tour. To­day 6: 30 pm; to­mor­row 2 pm. $20. Lo­ca­tion pro­vided on reg­is­tra­tion. her­itage­toronto.org.

STARRY NIGHT Drag queens Adore De­lano, Court­ney Act, Bianca Del Rio, Dari­enne Lake, DJs Freema­sons, Ros­abel and the Cube Guys and oth­ers. Free. Cawthra Square Park Greenspace, be­side 519 Church Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. greenspaceto.org.

TWO- SPIR­ITED PEO­PLE IN IN­DIGE­NOUS SO­CI­ETIES Talk by Jessica Dan­forth from the Na­tive Youth Sex­ual Health Net­work. 7 pm. Free. Spad­ina Road Li­brary, 10 Spad­ina Rd. toron­top­ub­li­cli­brary.ca.

YOGA Out­door classes for all lev­els. Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com.

Fri­day, June 27

Events

CANADA DAY EX­TRAV­A­GANZA En­ter­tain­ment, kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties, art, fire­works and more. To Jul 1. Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com.

DEEP FRIED FRI­DAYS DJs spin and lo­cal chefs pro­vide the food. Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com.

FAM­ILY PRIDE Ac­tiv­i­ties for fam­i­lies of all kinds in­clude chil­dren’s en­ter­tain­ers, a style zone, and arts and crafts. To Jun 29. Free. Church Street Jr Pub­lic School, Church and Alexan­der. world­pridetoronto.com.

FRI­DAY NIGHT LIVE @ ROM Live mu­sic, DJs, pop-up food, tours of the gal­leries and more with a ROM Proud theme. 7-11 pm. $12, stu $10. Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park.rom.on.ca/fnl.

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DO AT THE CARLU Group wed­ding for gen­tle­men, with mu­si­cal per­for­mances and a wed­ding cel­e­bra­tion. To­day and to­mor­row, 7 pm. $25. Carlu, 444 Yonge. the­carlu.com.

THE LIFE & DEATH OF STARS Plan­e­tari­aum show. 7 & 8 pm. $5. U of T As­tron­omy Bldg, 50 St George. plan­e­tar­ium@astro.utoronto.ca.

PONE WORLD: WHERE THE WILD THINGS

ARE Pride dance party. 7 pm-mid­night. Free. Cawthra Square Park Greenspace, be­side 519 Church Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. greenspaceto.org.

PARTY ON THE PLAZA Live mu­sic, food and drink out­doors ev­ery Fri evening. $25. Gar­diner Mu­seum of Ce­ramic Art, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-586-8080.

P5PRIDE STREET FAIR Ven­dors, arts and crafts, en­ter­tain­ment and more. To­day 6 pm- 2 am; to­mor­row noon-2 am; Jun 29 noon-11 pm. Free. Church and Welles­ley area. world­pridetoronto.com.

PTRANS MARCH A com­mu­nity-led po­lit­i­cal march leaves from Church and Is­abella at 8 pm (pre­ceded by a rally at 7 pm) heads N to Bloor, W to Yonge and S on Yonge to Yonge- Dundas Square. Free. world­pridetoronto.com.

PWORLD PRIDE DRAG RACE CELEBRITY

CRUISE Cel­e­brate on a har­bour cruise with RuPaul. 8-11:30 pm. $115. Queen’s Quay Ter­mi­nal (foot of York). tick­ets.mari­posacruises.com.

Satur­day, June 28

Events

THE DON VAL­LEY: A BI­CY­CLE TOUR FROM TODMORDEN MILLS TO LAKE ON­TARIO Her­itage Toronto tour. To­day 10: 30 am; Sep 21, 1: 30 pm. $25. Lo­ca­tion pro­vided on reg­is­tra­tion. Pre- reg­is­ter at her­itage­toronto.org.

PDYKE MARCH Cel­e­brat­ing the di­ver­sity and pas­sion of LGBTTIQQ2S women and trans folk with a rally at Al­lan Gar­dens (Carl- ton and Jarvis) at 1 pm and the march at 2 pm head­ing W to Yonge and N on Yonge to Charles. Free. world­pridetoronto.com.

PHOMO NIGHT IN CANADA Queer com­edy from Susan Fis­cher, Elvira Kurt, Shawn Hitchins, John Hast­ings, Richard Ry­der and oth­ers, hosted by the B- Girlz. 8 pm. $25. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. 416-975-8555, bud­diesin­bad­times.com.

IN­TRO­DUC­TION TO TRAIL RUN­NING Ba­sics work­shop for adults. 10 am-noon. Kor­tright Cen­tre for Con­ser­va­tion, Pine Val­ley and Ma­jor Macken­zie (Klein­burg). Pre-reg­is­ter 905-8322289, kor­tright.org.

Sun­day, June 29

Events

PDISCO DISCO Pride dance party with DJs Dim­itri from Paris, Horse Meat Disco and oth­ers. 1 pm-mid­night. Free. Greenspace, Cawthra Square Park, be­side 519 Church Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. greenspaceto.org.

PTHE LADY OIYE’S TEA DANCE Low-key gath­er­ing off the pa­rade route for a cool respite. 3-10 pm. Free. Bud­dies in Bad Times The­atre, 12 Alexan­der. bud­diesin­bad­times.com.

NE­CROP­O­LIS Guided ROM walk. To­day and Jul 27, 2 pm. Free. 200 Winch­ester. rom.on.ca.

rPEDESTRIAN SUN­DAYS IN KENS­ING­TON

MAR­KET Cel­e­brate sum­mer with mu­sic, street the­atre and more on streets closed to traf­fic. Noon-7 pm. To­day, Jul 27 and Aug 31. Free. Kens­ing­ton Mar­ket, Au­gusta and Col­lege. pskens­ing­ton.ca.

PPRIDE PA­RADE The an­nual pa­rade of floats, march­ing bands and mu­sic starts 2 pm at Bloor and Church, heads west to Yonge, south on Yonge to Yonge- Dundas Square. Free. world­pridetoronto.com.

SUN­DAY POP- UP MAR­KET Mar­ket fea­tur­ing lo­cal ven­dors and DJs. To­day, Jul 27 and Aug 24 noon-5 pm. Free. Le Dolci, 1006 Dundas W. 416-262-3400.

PWORLD PRIDE CLOS­ING CER­E­MONIES Singer/song­writer duo Te­gan & Sara per­form at the clos­ing cer­e­monies. Free. Yonge-Dundas Square. world­pridetoronto.com.

Mon­day, June 30

Events

FIRE­WORKS DIN­NER CRUISE Har­bour cruise with cock­tails, din­ner and fire­works. 7-11: 30 pm. $98. Queens Quay Ter­mi­nal (foot of York). tick­ets.mari­posacruises.com.

rSHAKE­SPEARE FOR KIDS SUM­MER CAMP Two-week lit­er­acy, act­ing and per­for­mance camps for kids seven to 12. To Jul 11. $500. Shake­speare in Ac­tion, 385 Rox­ton. Pre-reg­is­ter shake­spearein­ac­tion.org.

Tues­day, July 1

Events

rCANADA DAY CEL­E­BRA­TION Tra­di­tional games, horse- drawn wagon rides, live mu­sic, vil­lage tours and more. Free w/ ad­mis­sion. Black Creek Pi­o­neer Vil­lage, 1000 Mur­ray Ross. 416-736-1733, black­creek.ca.

CANADA DAY CRUISE Har­bour cruise with a buf­fet lunch. 11: 30 am-2: 30 pm. $ 59. Queens Quay Ter­mi­nal (foot of York). tick­ets. mari­posacruises.com.

rMULTICULTURAL CANADA DAY Mu­sic and cul­tural per­for­mances, arts and crafts, and more. Free. Yonge-Dundas Square. yd­square.ca.

Wed­nes­day, July 2

Events

FREE FLICKS: MEAN GIRLS Cel­e­bra­tion of funny femmes in film with an out­door screen­ing hosted by NOW Mag­a­zine film critic Norm Wilner. Dusk (9 pm). Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416973- 4000, har­bourfront­cen­tre.com.

GE­OF­FREY FARMER The artist talks about his work. 5: 30 pm. $12, stu $ 8. Art Gallery of On­tario, 317 Dundas W. ago.net.

HEART OF TORONTO Guided ROM walk ex­plor­ing the city halls and more. To­day 6 pm; Aug 3, 2 pm. Free. Doors of New City Hall, Queen and Bay. rom.on.ca.

Thurs­day, July 3

Events

CHI­NA­TOWN: THEN AND NOW Her­itage Toronto bou­tique walk­ing tour. To­day 6:30 pm; Aug 3, 2:30 pm. $20. Lo­ca­tion pro­vided on reg­is­tra­tion. Pre-reg­is­ter her­itage­toronto.org.

MAR­KET 707 FARM­ERS MAR­KET Lo­cal pro­duce, veg­gies, meats, cheese and more. Ev­ery Thurs­day 3-7 pm. Free. 707 Dundas W. scadding­court.org/farm­er­s_­mar­ket.

Fri­day, July 4

Events

TORONTO OUT­DOOR ART EX­HI­BI­TION Paint­ing, draw­ing, pho­tog­ra­phy, sculp­ture, ceram­ics, glass art, jew­ellery and more from 400 artists. Fri & Sat 10:30 am-7:30 pm, Sun 10:30 am- 6 pm. To Jul 6. Free. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W, at Bay. toron­toout­doorart.org.

Satur­day, July 5

Events

ARG­ONAUTS FOOT­BALL The Ar­gos play the Saskatchewan Roughrid­ers. 3 pm. Rogers Cen­tre, 1 Blue Jays Way. arg­onauts.ca.

SEC­OND CHI­NA­TOWN FOOD­IES WALK Tour of a Chi­nese bak­ery, gro­cery shops and more. 10 am-1 pm. $50, stu/srs $45, child $35 (in­cludes food). Red pole with black cat, 350 Spad­ina. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-923- 6813.

THE TOWN OF YORK AND THE WAR OF 1812 Her­itage Toronto walk. 1: 30 pm. Free/pwyc. St James Park, King and Church. her­itage­toronto.org.

Sun­day, July 6

Events

THE AN­NEX Guided ROM walk. To­day 2 pm; Aug 20, 6 pm; Oct 5, 2 pm. Free. West cor­ner of ROM on Bloor (just west of Av­enue Rd). rom.on.ca.

BRAINS, WORDS & VOICES Po­etry contest with pre1975 po­ems re­cited from mem­ory be­fore an au­di­ence for a cash prize. To­day and Aug 3, 6: 30 pm. Turotino, 109 Ni­a­gara, buzzer 007. thero­tary­dial.ca/ brainsword­sand­voices.

EX­TRA! EX­TRA! MAK­ING THE NEWS IN TORONTO Her­itage Toronto walk. 11 am. Free/pwyc. Ber­czy Park, 35 Wellington E. her­itage­toronto.org.

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN Out­door film screen­ing and cos­tume contest. 9 pm ap­prox. Pwyc. Christie Pits Park, Bloor and Christie. christiepitsff.com.

rTHE UN­COM­MON FLEA MAR­KET Out­door flea mar­ket. Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com.

WWE LIVE SUM­MER SLAM HEAT­WAVE TOUR Wrestling with John Cena, the Shield, Seth Rollins s an­dan oth­ers. 5 pm. $20 and up. Ri­coh Coli­seum, 100 Princes’ nces’ Blvd,B Ex­hi­bi­tion Place. tick­et­mas­ter.ca.

Mon­day, July 7

Events

YOUTH SUM­MER OPERA IN­TEN­SIVE Day camp for youth in grades 9 to 12 with the Cana­dian Opera Co. To Jul 14. $350 1 week, 2 weeks $625. Joey and Toby Ta­nen­baum Opera Cen­tre, 227 Front E. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-3638231.

Tues­day, July 8

Events

CCARIBBEAN CAR­NI­VAL TORONTO LAUNCH Of­fi­cial launch party for the fes­ti­val. Noon-2 pm & 4-8 pm. Free. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W, at Bay. toron­to­caribbean­car­ni­val.com.

IN­TER­NET TELE­VI­SION WITH XBMC Learn how to watch TV us­ing open-source soft­ware. 12:10-12: 50 pm. Free (bring your lunch). North York Cen­tral Li­brary, 5120 Yonge. 416-395-5653.

TRAINSPOT­TING Out­door film screen­ing. 9 pm. Free, Yonge-Dundas Square. yd­square.ca.

Wed­nes­day, July 9

Events

FREE FLICKS: BEND IT LIKE BECK­HAM Cel­e­bra­tion of funny femmes in film with an out­door screen­ing and host NOW Mag­a­zine’s film critic Norm Wilner. Dusk (9 pm). Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-9734000, har­bourfront­cen­tre.com.

GRAND PRIX OF MOSPORT RACE­FEST Free. Yonge

Dundas Square. yd­square.ca.

PHAN­TOMS, PLAY­ERS AND PUN­DITS WALK Ghostly tour and tales of Fi­nan­cial and En­ter­tain­ment dis­trict bldgs. 6:30-9 pm. $25, srs/stu $20, child $15. Old City Hall (front steps), 60 Queen W. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-923- 6813.

A SENSE OF SPAD­INA: HIS­TORIC JEWISH TORONTO Her­itage Toronto walk. 6: 30 pm. Free/pwyc. Ce­cil St Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 58 Ce­cil. her­itage­toronto.org.

Thurs­day, July 10

Events

CRE­AT­ING TORONTO: THE STORY OF THE CITY IN

TEN STOPS Her­itage Toronto bou­tique walk­ing tour. To­day, Jul 17, 24, Aug 7, 14 and 28, 6: 30 pm. $ 20. Pre­reg­is­ter her­itage­toronto.org.

TASTY THURS­DAYS Live world mu­sic and food from the grill ev­ery Thu through the sum­mer. Free. Nathan Phillips Square, Queen and Bay. toronto.ca/spe­cial_ events.

Satur­day, July 12

Ben­e­fits

HEAT­WAVE TORONTO BEACH VOLLEYBALL (Sick­Kids) Cor­po­rate teams com­pete to help fight child­hood can­cer. To­day and to­mor­row, see web­site for de­tails. Ash­bridges Bay and Wood­bine Beach. heat­waveevents.com.

Events

ARG­ONAUTS FOOT­BALL The Ar­gos play the Cal­gary Stam­ped­ers. 6: 30 pm. Rogers Cen­tre, 1 Blue Jays Way. arg­onauts.ca.

CrCARIBANA PRESENTS FLAGS AND COLOURS Street pa­rade and ac­tiv­i­ties with a fo­cus on ed­u­cat­ing chil­dren about the car­ni­val arts and cul­ture. Pa­rade at 10 am (from Shore­ham Pub­lic School, 31 Shore­ham), fes­tiv­i­ties 11 am-6 pm. Free. York­gate Mall, Finch west of Jane. flagsand­colours.org. IM­MI­GRA­TION STO­RIES: MAK­ING A HOME IN OLD TORONTO Her­itage Toronto walk. To­day 11 am; Jul 24, 7 pm & Aug 10, 11 am. Free/pwyc. Lo­ca­tion pro­vided on reg­is­tra­tion. her­itage­toronto.org.

THE NE­CROP­O­LIS Her­itage Toronto walk. 1:30 pm. Free/ pwyc. Ne­crop­o­lis Ceme­tery Gates, 200 Winch­ester. her­itage­toronto.org.

Sun­day, July 13

Events

BEA­CONS­FIELD VIL­LAGE Her­itage Toronto walk. 1: 30 pm. Free/pwyc. 1153 Queen W. her­itage­toronto.org. GET­TING AROUND DOWN­TOWN IN THE AU­TO­MO­BILE

AGE Her­itage Toronto walk. 10:30 am. Free/pwyc. SW cor­ner Queen and Yonge. her­itage­toronto.org.

MR HU­LOT’S HOL­I­DAY Out­door film screen­ing. 9 pm ap­prox. Pwyc. Christie Pits Park, Bloor and Christie. christiepitsff.com.

PARK­DALE Guided ROM walk. To­day 2 pm; Aug 6, 6 pm. Free. Park­dale Li­brary, 1303 Queen W. rom.on.ca.

Tues­day, July 15

Events

NA­TIONAL LAM­POON VA­CA­TION Out­door film screen­ing. 9 pm. Free, Yonge-Dundas Square. yd­square.ca.

Wed­nes­day, July 16

Events

CAB­BAGE­TOWN NORTH Guided ROM walk. To­day 6 pm; Aug 24, 2 pm. Free. NE cor­ner Par­lia­ment and Winch­ester. rom.on.ca.

FREE FLICKS: CLUE­LESS Cel­e­bra­tion of funny femmes in

film with an out­door screen­ing hosted by NOW Mag­a­zine film critic Norm Wilner. Dusk (9 pm). Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000, har­bourfront­cen­tre.com. MU­SIC HIS­TORY ON THE YONGE STREET STRIP Her­itage Toronto bou­tique walk­ing tour. To­day 6:30 pm; Aug 9, 10 am. $20. Lo­ca­tion pro­vided on reg­is­tra­tion. Pre-reg­is­ter at her­itage­toronto.org. THE WINE DOC­TOR REC­OM­MENDS... SUM­MER DRINKS Info sem­i­nar with the Wine Doc­tor Ed­ward Fin­stein. 12:10-12: 50 pm. Free (bring your lunch). North York Cen­tral Li­brary, 5120 Yonge. 416-395- 5653.

Satur­day, July 19

Events

GUILD PARK: WHERE ART MEETS NA­TURE Her­itage Toronto walk. 1: 30 pm. Free/pwyc. 201 Guild­wood Pkwy. her­itage­toronto.org.

CrJU­NIOR CAR­NI­VAL PA­RADE Caribbean Car­ni­val presents chil­dren mas­quer­aders. 11 am-6 pm. Free. Downsview Park, Keele and Shep­pard. toron­to­caribbean­car­ni­val.com.

rLIVE GREEN TORONTO FES­TI­VAL Green street mar­ket, con­certs, swap zone, buskers, kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties and more. 11 am-8 pm. Free. Yonge-Dundas Square. live­g­reen­toronto.ca. TEX­TILE CITY: LIV­ING FASH­ION AND GAR­MENT PRO­DUC­TION IN TORONTO Her­itage Toronto walk. 10: 30 am. Free/pwyc. Grange Park south of AGO ( 317 Dundas W). her­itage­toronto.org.

Sun­day, July 20

Events

THE GRANGE Guided ROM walk. To­day 2 pm; Sep 28, 2 pm. Free. SW cor­ner Dundas and McCaul. rom.on.ca.

STAND BY ME Out­door film screen­ing. 9 pm ap­prox. Pwyc. Christie Pits Park, Bloor and Christie. christiepitsff.com. WA­TER­SHED WON­DERS: THE FORKS OF THE DON Her­itage Toronto walk. 10 am. Free/pwyc. Marc Garneau Col­le­giate, 135 Over­lea. her­itage­toronto.org.

Mon­day, July 21

Events

rRYERSON RA­DIO CAMP Kids eight to 12 and 12 to 15 learn the ins and outs of ra­dio broad­cast­ing at a week-long day camp. To­day (ages eight to 12); Jul 28 (ages 12 to 15). $ 325. Pre-reg­is­ter at thesco­peatry­er­son.ca.

Tues­day, July 22

Events

LET’S GROW FOOD: ABUN­DANT HAR­VEST – GROW­ING VEGETABLES OR­GAN­I­CALLY Work­shop. 5:30-8:30 pm. $75 (slid­ing scale avail). Food­Share, 90 Croa­tia. Pre-reg­is­ter 416-363- 6441 ext 247, an­gela@food­share.net.

LIT­TLE MISS SUN­SHINE Out­door film screen­ing. 9 pm. Free, Yonge- Dundas Square. yd­square.ca.

Wed­nes­day, July 23

FREE FLICKS: CARAMEL Cel­e­bra­tion of funny femmes in film with an out­door screen­ing hosted by NOW Mag­a­zine film critic Norm Wilner. Dusk (9 pm). Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000.

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