NOW editors pick a trio of can’t-miss events
1 PADDLE THE ROUGE
Wildlands League marks its 50th anniversary at Rouge Park Beach on Saturday (June 16) with its fifth annual Paddle The Rouge event in support of the environmental group’s good works. Learn to paddle and love nature with food, music and activities for the budding naturalists in your family. 8am—5 pm. $55. 195 Rouge Hills. Pre-register. paddletherouge.com
2 RALLY FOR DECENT WORK
And so the battle against Doug Ford begins. Author Naomi Klein, On- tario Federation of Labour president
Chris Buckley, Black Lives Matter– Toronto co-founder Sandy Hudson, Decent Work and Health Network member Dr. Ritika Goel and Ontario Sikh and Gurdwara Council chair Gobinder Singh Randhawa lead a rally for a $15 minimum wage in front of the Ministry of Labour building on Saturday (June 16). 1—4 pm Free. 400 University. 647-685-1655, 15andfairness.org
3 BLOOMSDAY FEST ON THE BEACH
Join actors and musicians in their re-enactment of scenes from James Joyce’s seminal novel, Ulysses, which takes place every June 16 in Dublin. Saturday, 9 am to noon. Free. Starts in Kew Gardens Park, 2075 Queen East. torontobloomsday.com.
Love nature at Wildlands League’s Paddle The Rouge on June 16.