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How to find a list­ing Daily events ap­pear by date, then al­pha­bet­i­cally by the name of the event. c = Caribbean Car­ni­val-re­lated event r in­di­cates kid-friendly events

in­di­cates queer-friendly events How to place a list­ing All listings are free. Send to: [email protected]­toronto.com. In­clude a brief de­scrip­tion of the event, date, time, price, venue name and ad­dress and a con­tact phone num­ber, e-mail or web­site ad­dress for the event. Listings may be edited for length. Dead­line is the Thurs­day be­fore publication at 5 pm. If your free list­ing re­quires a cor­rec­tion, send info to: fix­[email protected]­toronto.com. For com­plete Caribbean Car­ni­val event listings, see page 30

Thurs­day, July 28 Ben­e­fits

c an evening OF Haitian cel­e­bra­tiOn Tra­di­tional Vodou cer­e­mony, a Veve demon­stra­tion, food, live mu­sic with Jaffa and DJ Scar & more. 6-11 pm. $50. Pro­ceeds sup­port the Best of Both Worlds cam­paign to im­prove Haitian men­tal health. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dun­das W. be­stof­both­world­scam­paign.word­press.com. buD­DHa On Fire Yoga to live mu­sic and tea to sup­port ed­u­ca­tion in Kenya. 8-10:30 pm. $15 or pwyc (ben­e­fits SEED Kenya). Ahimsa Yoga Cen­tre, 440 Bloor W. fb.com/Bud­dhaonFire. Haitian vODOu Priest Pre­sen­ta­tiOn Wid­ner Du­may, Houn­gan from Haiti talks about what Vodou of­fers for men­tal health prob­lems, the role of a Houn­gan in heal­ing and his thoughts on Cog­ni­tive Be­havioural Ther­apy. 2-5 pm. $25 (Best of Both Worlds cam­paign to im­prove Haitian men­tal health). Ge­orge Ig­nati­eff Theatre, 15 Devon­shire Place. Pre-reg­is­ter. be­stof­both­world­scam­paign.word­press.com. Events

rbsm sum­mer Fun Fam­ily-friendly drop-in ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing games, tem­po­rary tat­toos, crafts and more. 10 am-4 pm daily. In­cluded w/ ad­mis­sion ($5-$14). Bata Shoe Mu­seum, 327 Bloor W. batashoe­mu­seum.ca. c caribbean car­ni­val king & queen sHOW Mu­sic and dance per­for­mances and judg­ing of elab­o­rate cos­tumes and in­no­va­tive parade floats. 7 pm-mid­night. $30-$35, VIP $100. Al­lan Lam­port Sta­dium, 1151 King W. caribbean­car­ni­val.com. crazy Dames Walk­sHOPs Mo­bile par­tic­i­pa­tory art work­shops/walk­ing tours of var­i­ous neigh­bour­hoods as part of the Make It Real Project. Jul 25-Aug 4, see web­site for days, times and to pre-reg­is­ter. Free. Gar­diner Mu­seum of Ce­ramic Art, 111 Queen’s Park. gar­diner­mu­seum.com/makeitre­al­pro­ject. creat­ing tOrOntO: tHe stOry OF tHe city in seven stOPs Her­itage Toronto walk­ing tour. 6:30 pm. $5-$10/pwyc. St Lawrence Mar­ket South, 93 Front E. her­itage­toronto.org. Danc­ing On tHe Pier Weekly so­cial dance se­ries with a dance les­son and live mu­sic. 7 pm. Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com. DuFFerin grOve Or­ganic Farm­ers’ mar­ket Lo­cal & or­ganic goods, runs year-round ev­ery Thu 3-7 pm. Dufferin Grove Park, 875 Dufferin. duf­fer­ingrove­mar­ket.ca.

Farm­ers’ mar­ket tHurs­Days Weekly 8 am-2 pm un­til Oct 27. Mel Last­man Square, 5100 Yonge. 905-985-7493. tHe im­Pres­siOn­ist vic­tOry Art lec­ture se­ries with Suaznne Tevlin. To Aug 25. 1-3 pm. $30 per lec­ture. Camp­bell House Mu­seum, 160 Queen W. suzan­[email protected]­pa­tico.ca. rmulti-sPOrt leaD­er­sHiP camP Bas­ket­ball, soc­cer, cricket, bad­minton & more. Age 10-13. Tue & Thu 1-4 pm to Aug 11. $5/day. Blessed Pier Gior­gio Fras­sati Catholic School, 8 Sea­sons. Pre-reg­is­ter. 416-284-4184 ext 252. 5queer & trans sum­mer salsa classes Begin­ner 6-7 pm, in­ter­me­di­ate 7-8 pm. No part­ner needed. $15. Mul­ti­faith Cen­tre, U of T, 569 Spad­ina. [email protected]­dance.com. 5queer game nigHt Board games so­cial. 8-11 pm. $5. Board Again Games, 2111 Dun­das W. 416-453-6885, board­a­gaingames.com. rOgers cuP ten­nis ATP ten­nis tour­na­ment.

To Jul 21, tick­ets $15 and up. Aviva Cen­tre, 1 Shore­ham Court. roger­scup.com. rrumPlestilt­skin Duf­fle­bag Theatre presents a fam­ily-friendly show out­doors at the Barry Zuk­er­man Am­phithe­atre. Ac­tiv­i­ties from 6 pm, show 7-8 pm. Free. Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst. 416-392-3846, bit. ly/29938V4. tasty tHurs­Days Food trucks and lo­cal ven­dors of­fer lunch com­bos plus live mu­sic on the out­door stage in front of City Hall. 11 am-2 pm till Aug 25. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. toronto.ca/spe­cial_ events. tbg Or­ganic Farm­ers’ mar­ket Year-round weekly mar­ket of­fer­ing food, flow­ers, jams, all­nat­u­ral per­sonal

care items, VQA wines and more. 2-7 pm. Toronto Botan­i­cal Gar­den, 777 Lawrence E. toron­to­b­otan­i­cal­gar­den.ca. tOrOntO PrO­Fes­siOn­als & en­trePreneurs sO­cial mixer So­cial net­work­ing group. 6-11 pm. Free. On the pa­tio. Mu­vbox by Marche, 181 Bay. fb.com/Toron­toSo­cialMixer. uP­tOWn Farm­ers’ mar­ket Weekly, 3-7 pm to Oct 6. St Clement’s Church, 70 St Cle­ments. ap­ple­treemar­kets.ca.

Fri­day, July 29

cics gOOD FOOD mar­ket Af­ford­able, sea­son­able, or­ganic veg­gies and fruits plus games, work­shops and fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties. 3-6 pm. Free. Cen­tre for Im­mi­grant & Com­mu­nity Ser­vices, 2330 Mid­land. 416-2927510 ext 152, ci­c­scanada.com. Diy lO­tiOn base lab Workshop

to cre­ate your own cleansers, hair con­di­tion­ers and other multi-pur­pose lo­tions and creams. 7-9 pm. $15 sugg do­na­tion. Pre-reg­is­ter. Anar­res Apothe­cary, 749 Dover­court. 647827-6968. 5encOre nigHt WitH tOrOntO gaymers Board games. 7 pm. $6. Board Again Games, 2111 Dun­das W. board­a­gaingames.com. en­vi­rOn­men­tal Haz­arDs anD HealtH Health talk with Lisa Van­lint. 1-2:30 pm. Free. Pre-reg­is­ter. Toronto Western Hos­pi­tal, 399 Bathurst. 416-603-6475. rFam­ily Fun Fri­Days at tHe Olb Youth ages 6 to 17 can learn how de­bates work in the Cham­ber while try­ing on the tra­di­tional black robes worn in par­lia­ment, ex­plore the build­ing on a scav­enger hunt and more. Fri 1-3 pm un­til Aug 26. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired, chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. On­tario Leg­isla­tive Build­ing, 111 Welles­ley W. 416-325-0061, tour­book­[email protected]

Group Mantra SinGinG SeS­Sion 7-7:30 pm. Free. Toronto Eck­ankar Cen­tre, 19 Yorkville. 416-926-8946, mir­a­clesiny­ourlife.org. C oSa panoraMa/pan alive CoM­pe­ti­tion On­tario Steel­pan As­so­ci­a­tion presents a night of steel pan per­for­mances as part of Toronto Caribbean Car­ni­val. 7 pm-mid­night. $25. Al­lan Lam­port Sta­dium, 1151 King W. caribbean­car­ni­val.com. pSy­ChiC Devel­op­Ment ClaSS Talk and video screen­ing. 7-8:30 pm. Free. Pre-reg­is­ter. Ti­mothy’s World Cof­fee, 1070 Eglin­ton W. the­heal­ingteam.org. roM SuM­Mer Fri­DayS Live mu­sic by disco/ du-wop/jazz/rock artist Maiko Wat­son & Bill King in the c5 Lounge, plus art talks, film screen­ings and ac­cess to the gal­leries. 4:308:30 pm. $10, stu/srs $9, child 4-14 $7 (spe­cial ex­hibits ex­tra). Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park. rom.on.ca. Sher­way FarM­erS’ Mar­ket Fri­days to Oct 28, 8 am-2 pm. NE park­ing lot, Sher­way Gar­dens, 25 The West Mall. farm­fresh­mar­kets.ca. verSa Mu­sic cre­ated on a bass guitar is ren­dered vis­i­ble as low-fre­quency sound trav­el­ling through wa­ter in this au­dio/vis­ual col­lab­o­ra­tion be­tween mu­si­cian Alex Ricci & artist Monika Hauck. 9-10:30 pm. Free. Sher­bourne Com­mon, 61 Dock­side. ver­sav­i­su­als.com.

Satur­day, July 30

ralo­haFeSt Cel­e­bra­tion of Poly­ne­sian cul­ture in­clud­ing art, dance, mu­si­cal per­for­mances, food and crafts. 11 am-7 pm. Free. Mel Last­man Square, 5100 Yonge. hu­laikala.com. 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. ever­Green FarM­erS Mar­ket Wide va­ri­ety of lo­cal and sea­sonal food. Satur­days 8 am-1 pm till Nov 5. Free ad­mis­sion. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. ever­green.ca. JunC­tion FarM­erS Mar­ket Lo­cal, sus­tain­ably pro­duced fresh foods. Satur­days to Nov 5, 9 am-1 pm. Junc­tion Train Plat­form, 2964 Dun­das W. junc­tion­mar­ket.ca. CrMini MaS CaMp & paraDe Cre­ate a cos­tume, learn the songs and dance steps, all to cul­mi­nate in a parade on the last day of the Is­land Soul fes­ti­val. Sat 2-6 pm, Mon noon2:30 pm. Free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com. ravine Strat­eGy pop-up Con­Sul­ta­tion Ses­sions for the public to learn about the City’s plans and pro­vide in­put. 9 am-1 pm. Free. At the Junc­tion Farmer’s Mar­ket, 2964 Dun­das W. ravines­trat­[email protected] Satur­Day CraFter­noonS Weekly in-store craft­ing and demos. 1-4 pm. Free. The Pa­per Place, 887 Queen W. fb.com/pa­per­place. the Stop FarMer’S Mar­ket Lo­cal, sus­tain­able, or­ganic prod­ucts, live mu­sic and more. 8 am-1 pm. Artscape Wy­ch­wood Barns, 601 Christie. fb.com/TheS­topFarm­er­sMar­ket. C toronto Caribbean Car­ni­val GranD paraDe Pro­ces­sion of steel pans and mas­querad­ing bands be­gins at Ex­hi­bi­tion Place, trav­el­ling 3.5 km down Lake Shore Blvd West. 9 am-9 pm. Seat­ing in­side Ex­hi­bi­tion Place $20, srs $10, fam­ily $50; more for VIP. Free along the street route. Ex­hi­bi­tion Place, 200 Princes’ Blvd. caribbean­car­ni­val.com. 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. wa­ter­Front ar­ti­San Mar­ket Open-air mar­ket with a cu­rated mix of more than 50 ar­ti­sans, crafters, chefs & bak­ers. Jul 30-Aug 1, Sat-Mon 10 am-6 pm. HTO Park, 339 Queens Quay W. wa­ter­frontar­ti­san­mar­ket.com. rthe wooFJoCkS Ca­nine all-StarS Va­ri­ety­type show fea­tur­ing pro­fes­sional dog train­ers and their tal­ented dogs. Jul 30-Aug 1, daily at noon, 1:30 and 3:30 pm. Free. PawsWay, 245 Queens Quay W. 416-360-7297, pawsway.ca.

Sun­day, July 31

an en­ChanteD eveninG Group breath­ing med­i­ta­tion plus chant­ing of sa­cred mantras to live mu­sic and a veg­e­tar­ian meal. 6-8 pm. Free, do­na­tion for meal. Trin­ity St. Paul’s Cen­tre, 427 Bloor W. med­i­ta­tion­toronto.com. barry Zuk­er­Man aM­phithe­atre Mu­ral Park Peo­ple, StreetARToronto, Friends of Earl Bales Park and SKETCH will work with the com­mu­nity, an emerg­ing lead artist and ap­pren­tice youth artists to de­velop, de­sign and in­stall a mu­ral that speaks to and about the com­mu­nity. 5-8:30 pm. Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst. toronto.ca/cul­tur­al­hotspot. rDX kiDS’ DayS @ union Sta­tion Fam­i­lies are in­vited to drop by the DX booth to join in a va­ri­ety of fun-filled, hands-on de­sign work­shops on city build­ing, trav­el­ling and trans­porta­tion.

Sun 1-4 pm till Sep 4. Free. Union Sta­tion, 65 Front W. dx.org. GuilD park Her­itage Toronto walk­ing tour of the park and the new Mon­u­ment Walk. 1:30 pm. $5-$10/pwyc. Guild Park & Gar­dens, 201 Guild­wood Parkway. her­itage­toronto.org. in­terSeSSionS toronto #2 DJ workshop cu­rated for and by women and LGBT+ folk with CL, In­ter­net Daugh­ter, Diana McNally, Shifra, Kare, Chippy Non­stop. 7-10 pm. $10 or pwyc, no one turned away. Stu­dio Bar, 824 Dun­das W. in­ter­s­es­sion­[email protected] peDeS­trian Sun­DayS in kenS­inG­ton Mar­ket Monthly cel­e­bra­tion of car-free streets for peo­ple with mu­sic, street theatre and more. Noon-7 pm. Free. Kens­ing­ton Mar­ket, Au­gusta south of Col­lege. pskens­ing­ton.ca. the Su­per Flea Weekly mar­ket/party. 3-10 pm. Free. Su­per Won­der Gallery, 876 Bloor W. su­per­won­der­gallery.com. wa­ter­Front ar­ti­San Mar­ket Open-air mar­ket with ar­ti­sans, crafters, chefs and bak­ers. 10 am-6 pm. HTO Park, 339 Queens Quay W. wa­ter­frontar­ti­san­mar­ket.com.

Mon­day, Au­gust 1

rSiMCoe Day @ Fort york Mus­ketry, ar­tillery and mu­sic demon­stra­tions, tours of the his­toric kitchen and bar­racks and more. 10 am-5 pm. Free. 250 Fort York Blvd. 416-3926907, toronto.ca/forty­ork. u oF t QuaDS anD Qui­eter plaCeS A stroll look­ing at green spa­ces where stu­dents can get a lit­tle peace to study and think. 1:30 pm. Free. Meet out­side Northrop Frye Hall, 73 Queen’s Park Cres. 416-939-5476. wa­ter­Front ar­ti­San Mar­ket Open-air mar­ket with ar­ti­sans, crafters, chefs and bak­ers. 10 am-6 pm. HTO Park, 339 Queens Quay W. wa­ter­frontar­ti­san­mar­ket.com.

Tues­day, Au­gust 2 Ben­e­fits

roMa Me­Mo­rial event Gath­er­ing to com­mem­o­rate Ro­mani vic­tims of the Holo­caust. Live mu­sic and screen­ing of an abridged ver­sion of Aaron Yeger’s doc­u­men­tary A Peo­ple Un­counted. 6-8:30 pm. Free (do­na­tions sup­port Roma Com­mu­nity Cen­tre). Re­vue Cin­ema, 400 Ron­ces­valles. ro­ma­toronto.org.


90S kiD tueS­DayS Weekly mu­sic, games and TV show s. 5 pm-late. Free. Glad­stone Ho­tel, 1214 Queen W. glad­stone­ho­tel.com. be­tween the teS­taMentS Lec­ture on how his­tory and ar­chae­ol­ogy con­tex­tu­al­ize the New Tes­ta­ment. 7 pm. Free. Cen­tre Place, 320

Rich­mond E #101. cen­[email protected] gmail.com. Cab­baGe­town FarM­erS Mar­ket Weekly 3-7 pm to Oct 4. Riverdale Park West, 201 Winch­ester. cab­bage­town­mar­ket.ca. CraZy talkS Open fo­rum on psych and mad pol­i­tics with Erick Fabris and guest Jewelles Smith talk­ing about mad mother­ing. 7-8:30 pm. Free. Room 12-202. OISE, 252 Bloor W. [email protected]­savvy.com. Dav­iSville vil­laGe FarM­erS Mar­ket Weekly 3-7 pm to Oct 4. June Row­lands Park, 220 Dav­isville. ap­ple­treemar­kets.ca.

eaSt york FarM­erS’ Mar­ket Rain or shine, 8 am-2 pm till Oct 25. East York Civic Cen­tre, 850 Coxwell. fb.com/EastYorkFarm­er­sMar­ket. rGirlS Mul­tiSport Girls age 10 can ex­plore di­verse sports and co­op­er­a­tive ac­tiv­i­ties. Tue 5-7 pm un­til Aug 9. $5/day. Pre-reg­is­ter. Malvern Fam­ily Re­source Cen­tre, 90 Lit­tles. 416284-4184 ext 252, mfrc.org.

Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 3

aS­tron­oMy on tap t.o. Mind-ex­pand­ing talks, games, prizes and con­ver­sa­tion about the cos­mos with Univer­sity of Toronto as­tronomers. 7:30 pm. Free. Tran­zac, 292 Brunswick. fb.com/dun­lap­in­sti­tute. avian ur­ban­iteS: ChiM­ney SwiFtS in toronto Talk by bi­ol­o­gist Dan Ri­ley. 7:30 pm. $2-$5 do­na­tion. High Park Na­ture Cen­tre, 375 Col­borne Lodge. 416-392-1748. City plaCe ur­ban Mar­ket Food, hand­made jew­ellery, Blue Jays merch and more. Wed 3-8 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm. Con­cord Ci­tyPlace, 23 Spad­ina. city­placeur­ban­mar­ket.com. el­Gin & win­ter Gar­Den theatre tourS Drop-in 45-minute tours of the his­toric theatre com­plex. Noon. $5. El­gin Theatre, 189 Yonge. 416-314-2874. FreSh weD­neS­DayS Weekly farm­ers’ mar­ket in front of City Hall. 10 am-2 pm till Aug 24. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. toronto.ca/spe­cial_events. lea­SiDe FarM­erS’ Mar­ket Wed­nes­days, 3-7 pm un­til Aug 24. Trace Manes Park, 110 Rum­sey. ap­ple­treemar­kets.ca. Mont­GoMery’S inn FarM­erS’ Mar­ket Lo­cal, or­ganic and nat­u­rally pro­duced foods and live mu­sic in the pic­nic area. 2-6 pm. Free. Mont­gomery’s Inn, 4709 Dun­das W. 416-394-8113, toronto.ca/inn-mar­ket. per­Ma­nent rev­o­lu­tion, Stal­in­iSM anD the tran­Si­tional pro­GraM Talk by ac­tivist/ news­pa­per co-ed­i­tor Barry Weisleder. 7 pm. Free. Un­der the gazebo. Christie Pits Park, 750 Bloor W. so­cial­is­tac­tion­[email protected] po­lariS her­itaGe priZe Con­Cert Mu­si­cal trib­ute to the best al­bums of the last five decades. The Massey Hall Band will per­form with Peaches, The Weather Sta­tion, Michelle McA­dorey, Amelia Cur­ran and Chris Murphy and Jay Fer­gu­son from Sloan. 8 pm. $25. The Great Hall, 1087 Queen W. massey­hall.com. run­ninG Free! Weekly run/walk group. 5:30 pm. Free. Meet at 100 Stokes near CAMH. Find us on Face­book. camh.ca. ry­er­Son FarM­erS’ Mar­ket Wed­nes­days, 11 am-2 pm un­til Oct 5. Ry­er­son Univer­sity, Vic­to­ria & Gould. ap­ple­treemar­kets.ca. toronto hiS­tory leC­ture Ar­lene Chan talks about Toronto’s first Chi­na­town & the trans­for­ma­tion of the Chi­nese com­mu­nity into a thriv­ing and in­te­gral part of the ur­ban mo­saic. 7:30 pm. Free (pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired). The City of Toronto Archives, 255 Spad­ina Rd. toronto­fam­i­ly­his­tory.org/cal­en­dar. un­Der the StarS: the Jun­Gle book Out­door screen­ing of the 2016 film by Jon Favreau in the park. Mu­sic, games, arts and craft and per­for­mances from 7-8:30 pm, screen­ing at 9 pm. Free. Bring a blan­ket/ chair. Re­gent Park, 620 Dun­das E. re­gent­park­film­fes­ti­val.com.

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