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Thurs­day, June 14 Ben­e­fits

FANDOMITE Cos­tume party with live DJ, fa­mous cos­play­ers, food, a DIY workshop and more. 7 pm. $25, ben­e­fits Ron­ald McDon­ald House & the Ge­orge Brown Fdn. Re­vival Bar, 783 Col­lege. fandomite.ca. 5GAYBOURHOOD WATCH: RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE VIEW­ING PARTY Pearle Har­bour, Bear­doncé & DJ Or­ange Pekoe host. Pre-show 7:30 pm, episode 8 pm. No cover. Pro­ceeds to Rain­bow Rail­road. Apart­ment 200, 1034 Queen W. face­book.com/events/1723724954361513. RAT RACE FOR UNITED WAY Cer­ti­fied 5K fundrais­ing run fol­lowed by an af­ter-party with BBQ and live mu­sic by the Lonely Hearts. 6 pm. $20, stu $10 + $100 pledge min­i­mum. Pre-regis­ter. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. unit­ed­waygt.org/ra­trace.


A COM­PEN­DIUM OF A FATIMID COURT MU­SI­CIAN Talk by Ge­orge Sawa. 1-2 pm. Free w/ mu­seum ad­mis­sion. Aga Khan Mu­seum, 77 Wyn­ford. agakhan­mu­seum.org. BOARDS & BEERS GAME NIGHT Make new friends and learn new games. 6-9:30 pm. $6. Paint­box Bistro, 555 Dun­das E. 416-843-7344, con­tact@board­a­gaingames.com. DUN­DAS STREET & THE QUEEN’S RANGERS Her­itage talk by Lt. Col Phil Hal­ton on the 225th an­niver­sary of Sim­coe ar­riv­ing in On­tario. 7:30 pm. Free/pwyc. Lambton House, 4066 Old Dun­das. 416-767-5472. END UN­JUST HIV CRIMINALIZATION: A COM- MU­NITY DI­A­LOGUE Peo­ple liv­ing with HIV, com­mu­nity orgs & hu­man rights ad­vo­cates dis­cuss HIV criminalization in Canada and where the strug­gle goes from here. 6 pm. Free. Chelsea Ho­tel, 33 Ger­rard W. 416-5951666, eventbrite.ca, info@aid­slaw.ca. HOW THE PROVINCE’S SPE­CIAL IN­VES­TI­GA­TIONS UNIT OP­ER­ATES Pre­sen­ta­tion by a mem­ber of the SIU. 7-8 pm. Free. Lillian H. Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. 416-393-7746. IN­DIGE­NOUS EN­VI­RON­MEN­TAL HIS­TORY OF TORONTO Lec­ture on the roots of street and place names and the re­la­tion­ships In­dige­nous cultures had with plants. 7:30 pm. $12-$15. Toronto Botan­i­cal Gar­den, 777 Lawrence E. 416-397-1362, toron­to­b­otan­i­cal­gar­den.ca. MIND­FUL­NESS AND ZEN MED­I­TA­TION Gen­tle yoga, re­lax­ation, silent med­i­ta­tion. All lev­els. Tue & Thu 6-7 pm. Free/pwyc. Cen­tre Place, 320 Rich­mond E #101. zen.cen­tre­place.ca. TBG OR­GANIC FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET Food, flow­ers and VQA wines. 2-7 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Toronto Botan­i­cal Gar­den, 777 Lawrence E. toron­to­b­otan­i­cal­gar­den.ca. TRANS­FORM­ING SPACE: CAN AR­CHI­TEC­TURE COME ALIVE? Talk by mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary artist Philip Beesley. 11 am-1 pm. Free w/ ad­mis­sion. RSVP. Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park. pro­grams@rom.on.ca. TTCRIDERS AN­NUAL GEN­ERAL MEET­ING Learn about the group & get in­volved in the fight for af­ford­able, world-class pub­lic tran­sit. Guest speaker Deena Ladd. 6 pm. $15, mem­bers free. Col­lege Street United Church, 454 Col­lege. 647-775-8185, ttcriders.ca. WALK WARD’S IS­LAND An in­sider’s tour of the Is­land com­mu­nity led by res­i­dents. Tue & Thu 11 am, Sat 11:15 am, Jun 2-Sep 29. $25. Meet at ferry docks. Ward’s Is­land Ferry Docks, white gazebo. walk­ward­sis­land.com. THE WALRUS TALKS THE FU­TURE & 15TH AN­NIVER­SARY Dis­cus­sion on how trends are defin­ing our fu­ture with Lisa Charley­boy, Ge­off Cape, Craig Nevill-Man­ning, Robert Jago and Tanya De Mello. Fol­lowed by re­cep­tion. 6:30 pm. $20-$25. Pre-regis­ter. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. the­wal­rus.ca. WEL­COME TO KORE­ATOWN Walk­ing tour. 6:30 pm. $10 sugg do­na­tion. Al­pha Korean United Church, 300 Bloor W. her­itage­toronto.org.

Fri­day, June 15 Ben­e­fits

ALL-STAR GALA Semi-for­mal with cock­tails, lux­ury live & silent auc­tions, live en­ter­tain­ment. 8:30 pm. $125 (ben­e­fits Dr. Seed’s re­search at Sick Kids’ Hospi­tal). Ex­hi­bi­tion Place, 200 Princes’ Blvd. sick­kid­sall­star­gala.com. NIGHT MAR­KET 6IX Lo­cal ven­dors, art, en­ter­tain­ment, food and dancing. 5-11 pm. Free. Ben­e­fits Ron­ald McDon­ald House Toronto & the Ge­orge Brown Col­lege Fdn. Ca­noe Land­ing Park, 95 Fort York Blvd. night­mar­ket6ix.ca. RE­LAY FOR LIFE Walk the track, pass the ba­ton to your team­mate or join in track­side ac­tiv­i­ties in this Cana­dian Can­cer So­ci­ety fundraiser. 6 pm-mid­night. $150. Pre-regis­ter. Downsview Park, 70 Canuck. re­lay­for­life.ca.


CAR­ING FOR THE EARTH: IN­TRO TO OR­GANIC GAR­DEN­ING Workshop. 2-4 pm. Free. Pr­ereg­is­ter. Don Mills Li­brary, 888 Lawrence E. 416-395-5710.

GEN­ERAL MERCER FUN FAIR Fam­ily fun with BBQ, bouncy cas­tles, raffle, face paint­ing, sports, prizes, and more. 3-7 pm. Free. Gen­eral Mercer Pub­lic School, 30 Turn­berry. face­book. com/events/451523248618987. JUNEFEST DEAFBLIND AWARE­NESS MONTH Flag rais­ing, info booth, demos and ac­tiv­i­ties to raise aware­ness. 11 am-3 pm. Free. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. junefest.ca. PEO­PLE IN MO­TION CAREER FAIR Job seek­ers with dis­abil­i­ties are en­cour­aged to at­tend. 10 am-5 pm. Free. Va­ri­ety Vil­lage, 3701 Dan­forth. pim­ca­reer­fair2018.eventbrite.ca.

Satur­day, June 16 Ben­e­fits

DRUNK MEAN GIRLS – A LIVE READ Pseu­do­celebs breath sweet, al­co­holic life back into the film. Doors 7 pm, show 7:30 pm. $10. Pro­ceeds to the Cana­dian HIV/AIDS Le­gal Net­work. The Gar­ri­son, 1197 Dun­das W. face­book.com/events/191677821454367. GATES OPEN HOME & GAR­DEN TOUR Tour houses perched along the Scar­bor­ough Bluffs and get home and gar­den in­spi­ra­tion. 10 am-4 pm. $30 (ben­e­fits Scar­bor­ough & Rouge Hospi­tal Fdn). Pre-regis­ter. Guild Park & Gar­dens, 201 Guild­wood Park­way. 416-281-7342, bd­luff­s­gate­sopen.com.

PAD­DLE THE ROUGE Pad­dling lessons, an op­por­tu­nity to pad­dle on the Rouge River, mu­sic, food trucks and ac­tiv­i­ties for all ages. 8 am-5 pm. $55 (ben­e­fits Wild­lands League). Pr­ereg­is­ter. Rouge Beach Park, 195 Rouge Hills. 416-971-9453, pad­dleth­er­ouge.com.

THRILL OF THE GRILL Fa­ther’s Day foodie event with 10 Dan­forth chefs cre­at­ing a BBQ feast in sup­port of kid­ney re­search at Sun­ny­brook’s Odette Can­cer Cen­tre. Noon-4 pm. $20. Dan­forth Av­enue, just east of Broad­view. dan­forththrillofthe­grill.com.


B BA­SIC BIKE MAIN­TE­NANCE Hands-on workshop with Cy­cle Toronto. 3-4 pm. Free. Pr­ereg­is­ter. Lillian H. Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. 416-393-7746. Br BELLS ON DAN­FORTH Pedal-pow­ered fam­ily friendly pa­rade to cel­e­brate cy­cling. Meet at 10:30 am, de­part at 11 am. Free. Withrow Park, 725 Lo­gan. bell­son­dan­forth.ca. CANA­DIAN HYMN TEA Hope United Choir sings Cana­dian hymns in­ter­spersed with his­tor­i­cal anec­dotes. In­cludes tea & re­fresh­ments. 5:30 pm. Free will of­fer­ing. Hope United Church, 2550 Dan­forth. 416-691-9682, hope­u­nited.ca. CLOTH­ING REPAIRATHON Bring clean cloth­ing in need of small re­pairs, max 2 items per fam­ily. 9 am-noon. Free. Withrow Park Farm­ers’ Mar­ket, 725 Lo­gan. repairathon.com. DEMOCRACYKIT WORK­SHOPS: DRIVE PO­LIT­I­CAL CHANGE Learn about par­tic­i­pa­tion in the 2018 mu­nic­i­pal elec­tion and civic cam­paign skills. 2 pm. Free. Pre-regis­ter. Lillian H. Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. 416-393-7746, eventbrite.ca. DISCOVER DOWNSVIEW PARK Walk­ing tour. 1:30 pm. $10 sugg do­na­tion. Downsview Park Hub, 70 Canuck. her­itage­toronto.org. EBW FARM­ERS MAR­KET Lo­cal farm­ers, chefs & food pro­duc­ers mar­ket, 8:30 am-1 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. 416-596-1495, ever­green.ca. rGUYANA’S 52ND AN­NIVER­SARY OF IN­DE­PEN­DENCE Cel­e­bra­tion with an open­ing cer­e­mony, cul­tural show, arts and crafts, Guyanese cui­sine and domi­noes. Noon-8 pm. Free. L’Amore­aux Com­mu­nity Re­cre­ation Cen­tre, 2000 McNi­coll. al­liance­ofguyanese.ca. HIS­TORY COMES ALIVE His­toric re-en­ac­tors stroll the streets (noon-3 pm), and a his­toric spin­ner demon­strates her art (10 am-1 pm, 8 Mar­ket St). Free. Ber­czy Park, 35 Welling­ton E. old­town­toronto.ca. HOGTOWN ROLLER DERBY DOU­BLE HEADER The All-Stars play the Hamil­ton Area Roller Derby, then the Debs play South Sim­coe Rebel Rollers. 5 pm. $10, srs $8, un­der 12 free w/ adult. Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main. 647-9843487, hog­town­rollerderby.com. INORGANIC MAR­KET Bring TVs, com­put­ers, phones and other un­used elec­tron­ics for safe dis­posal. 11 am-3 pm. Free. Gold­hawk Park Li­brary, 295 Al­ton Tow­ers Circle. 416-5587035, in­or­gan­ic­mar­ket.ca. IN­STRU­MENTS OF HAP­PI­NESS Trib­ute to Ge­orge Har­ri­son by 100 elec­tric gui­tarists, led by Tim Brady and hun­dreds of Doane Uschool ukulele stu­dents. 11 am-3:30 pm. Free. Brook­field Place, 181 Bay. lu­mi­natofes­ti­val.com. JUNC­TION FARM­ERS MAR­KET Lo­cal farm­ers & food ven­dors. 9 am-1 pm. Free. Junc­tion Train Plat­form, 2964 Dun­das W. junc­tion­mar­ket.ca. THE LESLIEVILLE FLEA @ THE DIS­TILLERY Cu­rated flea mar­ket sell­ing vin­tage and hand­crafted goods. 11 am-6 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. The Dis­tillery District, 55 Mill. leslieville­flea.com. rLESLIEVILLE TREE FES­TI­VAL Ur­ban for­est cel­e­bra­tion with mu­sic by Toronto All-Star Big Band, en­vi­ron­men­tal ex­hibits, kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties, ar­ti­sans & more. Noon-4 pm. Free. Les­lie Grove Park, 1158 Queen E. yourleaf.org. OLD TOWN WALK­ING TOUR On the Edge of the City: Toronto in 1833 tour. 12:30-2 pm. Free. Rain or shine. Toronto’s First Post Of­fice Mu­seum, 260 Ade­laide E. towno­fy­ork.com. PA­PER FAIR AT THE P.O. Party with lo­cal mak­ers of pa­per goods with hand­made pa­per items on sale, ac­tiv­i­ties and more. 11 am-5 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Toronto’s First Post Of­fice Mu­seum, 260 Ade­laide E. fb.com/TOs1stPO. PRETTY HE­ROES & TORONTO SAILOR MOON CEL­E­BRA­TION Watch anime, play vide games, check out ven­dors and more at this girl power pop-cul­ture & cos­play con­ven­tion. Jun 16-17, see web­site for info and to regis­ter. $40-$60, child $18-$20. On­tario Science Cen­tre, 770 Don Mills. pret­ty­heroes.com. RALLY FOR DE­CENT WORK Show your sup­port for a $15 min­i­mum wage & de­cent work for all. Guests in­clude Naomi Klein, Chris Buck­ley, Sandy Hud­son, Ri­tika Goel & oth­ers. 1-4 pm. Free. Out­side of the Min­istry of Labour, 400 Univer­sity. 647-685-1655, 15and­fair­ness.org. RECOLLECTIV Group for folks with cog­ni­tive im­pair­ments to so­cial­ize & find joy through mu­sic-mak­ing.12:30-2 pm. Free w/ RSVP. Tran­zac, 292 Brunswick. recollectiv.ca. rSOLDIERS AND SPIES Week­end of revo­lu­tion­ary war re-en­act­ments, mus­ket demos, march­ing and more. Sat-Sun 11 am-5 pm. $11-$15. Black Creek Pi­o­neer Vil­lage, 1000 Mur­ray Ross Pkwy. black­creek.ca. TORONTO BLOOMS­DAY FES­TI­VAL (Anna Livia Pro­duc­tions). Ac­tors and mu­si­cians re-en­act scenes from James Joyce’s novel in a walk along the beach, fol­lowed by read­ings and mu­sic at the Beaches Li­brary. 9 am-noon. Free. Kew Gar­dens Park, 2075 Queen E. 416778-8203, toron­to­blooms­day.com. TORONTO GREENEST NEIGH­BOUR­HOOD LAUNCH Learn about the pro­gram and get tips on re­duc­ing en­ergy bills. 2-4 pm. Free. Jane/Dun­das Li­brary, 620 Jane. green13­toronto.org. TORONTO SALSA PRAC­TICE All lev­els, no for­mal in­struc­tion, no part­ner nec­es­sary. 3:30-5:30 pm. $7. Trin­ity-St. Paul’s Cen­tre, 427 Bloor W. 416-536-7663, toron­tos­al­saprac­tice.com. rWITHROW PARK FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET Weekly live mu­sic, arts & crafts for kids and lo­cal or­ganic food. 9 am-2 pm till Oct 13. Withrow Park, 725 Lo­gan. with­row­mar­ket.com. WOMEN IN TRADES AND TECH­NOL­OGY Those who iden­tify as women can learn about non­tra­di­tional ca­reers. 10 am-4 pm. Free. Pr­ereg­is­ter. Metro Hall, 55 John. eventbrite.ca.

Sun­day, June 17 Ben­e­fits

JOUR­NEY TO CON­QUER CAN­CER – RUN OR WALK Hot break­fast, en­ter­tain­ment and post-race cel­e­bra­tion at this PMCC fundraiser with 1, 3 and 5K op­tions. $45 reg fee, kids free (Princess Margaret Can­cer Fdn). Princess Margaret Can­cer Cen­tre, 610 Univer­sity. runor­walk.ca.


black owned sum­mer mar­ket mu­sic, per­for­mances, food, prod­ucts and ser­vices from black-owned busi­nesses. 1-8 pm. free ad­mis­sion. artscape wych­wood barns, 601 christie. black­owne­dunity.com. day of delight 2018 clay & pa­per the­atre presents artists, pup­peteers, ac­tors, singers, cir­cus per­form­ers and dancers in an in­sur­rec­tionary love-in. 2-5 pm. pwyc. duf­ferin grove park, 875 duf­ferin pk. fb.com/clayand­pa­per. eglin­ton way farm­ers’ mar­ket weekly to oct 28, 8 am-1 pm. free. carpark 47, 125 burn­aby blvd. 416-487-3294. an en­chanted even­ing 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. 416-539-0234, med­i­ta­tion­toronto.com. b5f­wod ride to tril­lium park & ride­plan­ning clinic info on plan­ning & lead­ing group rides fol­lowed by group ride to the wa­ter­front park. fwod is a group for *trans, women and gen­der non-bi­nary cy­clists. 5:15 pm. free. ur­bane cy­clist, 280 col­lege. bike­month.ca. mar­ket 55 weekly farm­ers’ mar­ket in the up­per beach. 9 am-1 pm. com­mu­nity cen­tre 55, 97 main. face­book.com/farm­ers­mar­ket55. romwalk: queen’s park circle his­tory & ar­chi­tec­ture walk. 2-3:30 pm. free. meet in front of the on­tario leg­isla­tive build­ing, 111 welles­ley w. rom.on.ca. sun­day ar­ti­san mar­ket ro­tat­ing ros­ter of lo­cal mak­ers. 10 am-3 pm, may 13-nov 4. free ad­mis­sion. ever­green brick works, 550 bayview. 416-596-1495, ever­green.ca. word sound power open mic & com­mu­nity net­work­ing, all cultures, ages & dis­ci­plines wel­come. 6-9 pm. pwyc. amp stu­dio cafe, 154 oak­wood. face­book.com/djblack­lo­tus. yonge street: in the heart of mu­sic city her­itage toronto walk­ing tour. 10:30 am. $10 sugg do­na­tion. black bear espresso, 25 carl­ton. her­itage­toronto.org. yorkville ex­otic car show clas­sic and ex­otic cars on the mink mile. noon-5 pm. free (do­na­tions to prostate can­cer canada wel­come). bloor west closed to traf­fic be­tween av­enue and bay. bloor-yorkville.com/yorkville­ex­otics.

Mon­day, June 18

brain health ac­tiv­i­ties that may re­duce your risk of de­men­tia. 6 pm. free. pre-regis­ter. deer park li­brary, 40 st clair e. 416-393-7657. bud­dhist teach­ings and med­i­ta­tion ses­sion on jun 18 & 19 at 7 pm. $15-$20. so­matic stretch, 681 markham. 647-447-1211, firewheel.herokuapp.com/events/1777. re­flect­ing on franklin: mov­ing for­ward sym­po­sium on the lega­cies of colo­nial­ism, is­sues of cli­mate change & more re­lated to sir john franklin’s 1845 ex­pe­di­tion. 9:45 am-5 pm. free w/ rsvp (rom ad­mis­sion not in­cluded). royal on­tario mu­seum, 100 queen’s park. 416-586-5797, pro­grams@rom.on.ca. what next for the left af­ter the ford win? in­ter­na­tional so­cial­ists’ pub­lic fo­rum. 7 pm. free. steel­work­ers hall, 25 ce­cil. so­cial­ist.ca. the world records of the uni­verse talk by pro­fes­sor bryan gaensler. 6:30 pm. free. s. wal­ter ste­wart li­brary, 170 me­mo­rial park. 416-396-3975. yoga mon­days out­door open-level yoga class. noon-1 pm, jun 18-sep 3. free. yonge­dun­das Square, 1 Dun­das E. yd­square.ca.

Tues­day, June 19 Ben­e­fits

shout sis­ter toronto south/east choir year end concert in sup­port of chil­dren’s book bank. 7 pm. $10. kingston road united church, 975 kingston. shout­sis­ter­choir.ca.


aids can­dle­light vigil re­mem­ber, hon­our and cel­e­brate those who have passed and those who fight on. 9 pm. free. bar­bara hall park, 519 church. toron­toaidsvigil.ca. big time horse rac­ing at dan­forth & main 1853-1912 her­itage talk by bar­bara myr­vold. 7 pm. free. beaches li­brary, 2161 queen e. 416393-7703. com­pas­sion circle dis­cus­sion, med­i­ta­tion and non-judge­men­tal sup­port group. 7-9 pm. free. inner arts col­lec­tive, 257 dan­forth. 647863-5963, fb.com/the­com­pas­sion­cir­cle. dancing in the park scot­tish coun­try dancing, no part­ner needed. tues­days in june, 7 pm to dusk. free. edwards gar­dens, 755 lawrence e. dancescot­tish.ca. gos­sip girl trivia 7 pm. free. lucky shrike, 850 dun­das w. 416-815-7777. per­sua­sive pitch com­pe­ti­tion in­spi­ra­tional speaker com­pe­ti­tion. 6 pm. $15. re­vival bar, 783 col­lege. speak­er­slam.ca. pol­li­na­tor-friendly gar­den­ing info ses­sion. 6:30 pm. free. s. wal­ter ste­wart li­brary, 170 me­mo­rial park. 416-396-3975, tpl.ca. through a web darkly: sex and death in the world of spi­ders may­di­anne an­drade talks about the lives and loves of some of the world’s most notorious spi­ders. 7 pm. $20. royal on­tario mu­seum, 100 queen’s park. 416-586-5797, pro­grams@rom.on.ca. the ward un­cov­ered: the ar­chae­ol­ogy of ev­ery­day life holly martelle, ta­tum tay­lor, john lor­inc and michael mc­clel­land dis­cuss the city’s first im­mi­grant neigh­bour­hood. 7 pm. free. toronto ref­er­ence li­brary, 789 yonge. tpl.ca.

Wed­nes­day, June 20

cel­e­brat­ing na­tional in­dige­nous day movem­ber foun­da­tion hosts a screen­ing of two in­dige­nous shorts, plus a drum­ming and singing show­case and dis­cus­sion. 5:30 pm. free. rsvp by jun 15. mo house, 588 rich­mond w. eventbrite.ca/e/46172024769. the cre­ation of canada’s first na­tional ur­ban park talk on rouge na­tional ur­ban park. 6 pm. free. lillian h. smith li­brary, 239 col­lege. 416-393-7746. cy­ber­at­tacks and dig­i­tal pri­vacy tips on pro­tect­ing your pri­vacy and guard­ing against iden­tity theft and ran­somware. 7-8 pm. free. toronto ref­er­ence li­brary, 789 yonge. tpl.ca. democracykit workshop 1: drive po­lit­i­cal change learn about par­tic­i­pa­tion in the 2018 mu­nic­i­pal elec­tion and civic cam­paign skills. 6 pm. free. pre-regis­ter. s. wal­ter ste­wart li­brary, 170 me­mo­rial park. 416-396-3975. toronto mu­sic trivia all gen­res/eras, prizes to win. 7:30 pm. free. rorschach brew­ing com­pany, 1001 eastern. 647-924-2711. trivia club team game. 8 pm. free. far­side, 600 ger­rard e. face­book.com/triv­i­a­club. what’s on the end of your fork? talk on food be­ing a pow­er­ful medicine to heal chronic dis­ease. 2 pm. free. s. wal­ter ste­wart li­brary, 170 me­mo­rial park. 416-396-3975.


Thurs­day, June 21 Ben­e­fits

eva’s home for life home-themed mar­ket­place and auc­tion, hosted by de­sign duo colin mcal­lis­tar & justin ryan. pro­ceeds to eva’s ini­tia­tives for home­less youth. 6-10 pm. $125. hol­cim gallery, ever­green brick works, 550 bayview. evas.ca.


in­dige­nous peo­ples day sun­rise cer­e­mony event to rec­og­nize the unique and im­por­tant his­tory, cul­ture and con­tri­bu­tions of first na­tions, métis and inuit peo­ples. 5:30 am. free. nathan phillips square, 100 queen w. toronto.ca/abo­rig­i­nal-events. shades of our sis­ters ex­hibit hon­our­ing mmi­wgt2s and em­pow­er­ing fam­i­lies to cel­e­brate the lives of their loved ones. 11 am-7 pm, open­ing cer­e­mony at 11 am. li ka shing knowl­edge in­sti­tute, 209 vic­to­ria. face­book.com/shades­o­four­sis­ters. sum­mer sol­stice labyrinth walk group walk. wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble, braille labyrinth on site. noon-1 pm. free. toronto pub­lic labyrinth, 1 trin­ity sq. labyrinth­net­work.ca.

Black Owned Sum­mer Mar­ket takes place June 17.

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