NOW editors pick a trio of can’t-miss events
1 GETTING OUT THE YOUTH VOTE
The Parliament Street Library hosts a Raise Your Voice! Election Voting & Civic Engagement for Youth forum next Thursday, May 24. Learn who’s who in the upcoming election and why voting is important. Follow along at #OnCivilSociety #OnDemocracy). Open to youth aged 18-24. 4-5 pm. Free. 269 Gerrard East. RSVP at 416-393-7663.
2 DOWNSVIEW FOOD IN THE PARK
Learn about food security through Downsview Park’s Food In The
Park stewardship program this spring. The program goes every first and third Thursday and second and fourth Sunday of the month until the end of September. On Thursday (May 17), plant in the education garden and forage for garlic mustard in the forest. (Wear clothes that can get dirty and bring a bag or container to take food home. 6-8 pm. Free. 70 Canuck Ave. RSVP at downsviewpark.ca.
3 IMAGINE PEACE FORUM LOOKS AHEAD
The Gardiner Museum hosts a talk between artists and academics about how governments and people are shaping the future in digital space. It’s part of the museum’s current Yoko
Ono exhibit, The Riverbed. Wednesday (May 23), 6:30 pm. $18. 111 Queen’s Park. gardinermuseum.on.ca.
Parliament Street Library event May 24 invites youth to get involved in Ontario election.