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5 in­di­cates queer-friendly events How to place a list­ing All list­ings are free. Use the event sub­mis­sion form at nowtoronto.com. List­ings will be edited for length and style. Dead­line is the Thurs­day be­fore pub­li­ca­tion at 5 pm. To sub­mit a cor­rec­tion to an ex­ist­ing list­ing, email: fix­events@nowtoronto.com. Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 18 Ben­e­fits LIGHT THE NIGHT TORONTO Walk to hon­our can­cer sur­vivors, sup­port those fac­ing a loss and give hope to those still fight­ing. 5 pm. Free/do­na­tions, ben­e­fits the Leukemia & Lym­phoma So­ci­ety. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. light­thenight.ca. SHOW ME HOW YOU BUR­LESQUE Stage show, raf­fle & more, ben­e­fits the Cana­dian Can­cer So­ci­ety. 7:30 pm. $25. Monarch Tav­ern, 12 Clin­ton. go­go­events-bur­lesque.wee­bly.com. WORDS AND MU­SIC: LEONARD CO­HEN Mike Da­ley talks about and per­forms some of Co­hen’s po­ems and songs. Pro­ceeds sup­port the Stephen Lewis Fdn Grand­moth­ers to Grand­moth­ers Cam­paign. 7 pm. $30. Tran­zac, 292 Brunswick. eventbrite. ca/e/46741858156. Events

AR­CHI­TEC­TURE AN­CIENT AND MOD­ERN: THE VI­SION OF I.M PEI Brian Carter talks about the de­signer. 7 pm. Free. Pre-reg­is­ter. North York Cen­tral Li­brary, 5120 Yonge. 416-3955639. BUILD­ING THE 7 AT­TI­TU­DI­NAL FOUN­DA­TIONS OF MED­I­TA­TION Group dis­cus­sion & med­i­ta­tion. 6:30 pm. By do­na­tion. Vil­lage Healing Cen­tre, 240 Ron­ces­valles. awak­en­in­toronto. org. THE CON­DI­TION OF THE CHURCH IN CANADA: RE­LI­GION AND CANADA 1940-1950 Lec­ture. 6:30 pm. Free (RSVP on eventbrite.ca). Bar­bara Frum Li­brary, 20 Cov­ing­ton. 416-3955440. COUN­TER­ING “HATE SPEECH” Talk by pro­fes­sor and former ACLU pres­i­dent Na­dine Strossen. 7 pm. Free. Rm 103. Rogers Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Cen­tre at Ry­er­son, 80 Gould. 416-979-5000. FO­RUM: EVAN CALDER WIL­LIAMS The artist talks about his ex­hi­bi­tion. 7 pm. Free. Mercer Union, 1286 Bloor W. mer­cerunion.org. GUIDED MIND­FUL­NESS MED­I­TA­TION For re­lax­ation and spir­i­tual growth. Tue & Thu 6 pm. Free. Cen­tre Place, 320 Rich­mond E #101. 647-348-7755, zen.cen­tre­place.ca. MED­I­TA­TION CLASSES 6:30 pm. By do­na­tion. The Vil­lage Healing Cen­tre, 240 Ron­ces­valles. awak­en­in­toronto.org. HTHE ORIG­I­NAL HAUNTED WALK OF TORONTO Tour fea­tur­ing ghost sto­ries from the city’s ear­li­est days. To Nov 3, see web­site for times. $23.75. Starts at 30 Yonge. 416-2381473, haunt­ed­walk.com/toronto-tours. PIC­TURE PER­FECT: POR­TRAI­TURE PHO­TOG­RA­PHY Toronto Cam­era Club work­shop with Olivia Goldstein. 7-10 pm. $15. Pre-reg­is­ter. Toronto Cam­era Club, 587 Mt Pleas­ant. 416480-0720, eventbrite.ca. RALLY AGAINST FORD’S ANTI-PROTEST LAW Speak out against Doug Ford’s at­tack on the rights of stu­dents and univer­si­ties. 1-3 pm. Free. Ry­er­son Uni­ver­sity, cor­ner of Gould & Vic­to­ria. 416-461-0304, marx­ist.ca. HTIFF SPE­CIAL EF­FECTS MAKE-UP WORK­SHOP 6 pm. Free. Pre-reg­is­ter. Deer Park Li­brary, 40 St Clair E. 416-393-7657. TREE FOR ME Pre-reg­is­ter, at­tend a work­shop in your area, and get a tree or shrub for your out­door space. To Oct 27, see web­site for de­tails. treeforme.ca, treeforme@tptf.ca. TRIN­ITY COL­LEGE BOOK SALE More than 60,000 books in over 70 cat­e­gories plus CDs & DVDs. Oct 18-22. Thu $5, other days free. Trin­ity Col­lege, 6 Hoskin. trin­ity.utoronto.ca/ book­sale. Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 19 Ben­e­fits HGHOST WALKS Spooky tours with some stairs and rough ter­rain. Not suit­able for chil­dren un­der 10. 7 pm. $10. Pro­ceeds to United Way Toronto & York Re­gion. Pr­ereg­is­ter. Ex­hi­bi­tion Place, 200 Princes’. 416263-3676. UN­LEASH THE NOISE FOR JACK.ORG Per­for­mance by the Roadogs and the Lynn Mof­fat Band. 8 pm. $20. Mod Club, 722 Col­lege. jack.org/un­leashthenoise. Events BUD­DHIST LEC­TURE SE­RIES PART 1: BUD­DHISM IN DAILY LIFE Lec­ture. 8 pm. $15. Di­a­mond Way Bud­dhist Cen­ter, 750 Yonge. 647-4471211, di­a­mond­way.org/toronto. CANA­DIAN WOMEN IN THE SKY: 100 YEARS OF FLIGHT Au­thor/his­to­rian El­iz­a­beth Muir dis­cusses her book. 6:30 pm. Free. S. Wal­ter Ste­wart Li­brary, 170 Me­mo­rial Park. 416396-3975. CON­NECT­ING HU­MAN­ITY: BEST PRAC­TICES IN HU­MAN­I­TAR­IAN COM­MU­NI­CA­TIONS Hu­man­i­tar­ian com­mu­ni­ca­tors gather to share ex­pe­ri­ences, ex­plore best prac­tices and an­swer ques­tions about this ca­reer path. 8 am-2 pm. Free. Pre-reg­is­ter. Ry­er­son Stu­dent Cen­tre, 55 Gould. eventbrite.ca/e/50131455533. FALL COT­TAGE LIFE SHOW Ven­dors and ex­hibitors, tips from ex­perts, demon­stra­tions, the Dock Party and more. Oct 19-21. $15, youth $8, child un­der 13 free. In­ter­na­tional Cen­tre, 6900 Air­port Rd. shows.cot­tagelife.com. HOG­TOWN HOEDOWN Bill Rus­sell call­ing and Zelma’s Dream play­ing the tunes. Beginner in­struc­tion 8 pm, dance 8:15 pm. $7-$15. Dover­court House, 805 Dover­court. hog­town­hoe­down@gmail.com. MALVERN FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET 3-8 pm. Malvern Em­manuel United Church, 25 Sewells. face­book.com/events/1676346222487410.

5 QUEER GAYMERS NIGHT Come meet other queers and play some games. 7 pm. $7. Away Kitchen + Cafe, 536 Queen W. 416-843-7344, con­tact@board­a­gaingames.com. Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 20 Ben­e­fits DONWAY COVENANT FALL SALE Fur­ni­ture, DVDs, small ap­pli­ances, bikes, knick­knacks and more plus a bake sale & tea room. Cash only, BYO bags. 8:30 am-2 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Donway Covenant United Church, 230 the Donway West. 416-444-8444. HUSH HUSH 2018: DEWEY DEC­I­MAL TO DIG­I­TAL Party in the stacks with in­ter­ac­tive in­stal­la­tions and unique food ex­pe­ri­ences to ben­e­fit the Toronto Pub­lic Li­brary Foun­da­tion. 9 pm. $130. Bloor/Glad­stone Li­brary, 1101 Bloor W. tplfoun­da­tion.ca/hush-hush. STOKE THE FIRE Char­ity fit­ness class in sup­port of CAMH. 9:30 am-12:30 pm. $45. Pr­ereg­is­ter. Al­lan Lam­port Sta­dium, 1155 King W. eventbrite.com/e/50856985613. Events

BUD­DHIST LEC­TURE SE­RIES PART 2: LOVE AND

PART­NER­SHIP Lec­ture. 7 pm $15. Di­a­mond Way Bud­dhist Cen­ter, 750 Yonge. 647-4471211, di­a­mond­way.org/toronto. HrHALLOWEEN MASK-MAK­ING Fam­ily work­shop. 1-3 pm. $10, child $5. Pre-reg­is­ter. Tod­mor­den Mills, 67 Pot­tery. 416-396-2819. JUNC­TION FARM­ERS MAR­KET Lo­cal farm­ers & food ven­dors. 9 am-1 pm. Free. Junc­tion Train Plat­form, 2960 Dun­das W. junc­tion­mar­ket.ca. RECOLLECTIV Folks with mem­ory chal­lenges can so­cial­ize & find joy through mu­sic-mak­ing at this weekly event. 12:30-2:30 pm. Free w/ RSVP. Tran­zac, 292 Brunswick. recollectiv. ca. ROYAL FAIR – CEL­E­BRATE FALL Shop for jams, pick­les, bak­ing, crafts, books and more at the flea mar­ket plus a silent auc­tion. 9:30 am-1 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Royal York Rd United Church, 851 Royal York. ryru.ca. SPEAK­ING OF FISH: PRO­TECT­ING AQUATIC ECOSYS­TEMS WITH LAN­GUAGE Pre­sen­ta­tion by bi­ol­o­gist/ed­u­ca­tor Mary Kate Whibbs. 2:30 pm. Free. Room 204. Deer Park Li­brary, 40 St Clair E. 416-393-7657. HTALES FROM MOUNT PLEAS­ANT II Walk through the ceme­tery and hear sto­ries about T.O. res­i­dents of the past. 3 pm. Free. Meet at Yonge en­trance of Mount Pleas­ant Ceme­tery, 1651 Yonge. fb.com/Toron­toCeme­teryTours. TORONTO FLOWER MAR­KET Check out lo­cal grow­ers, florists, crafts­peo­ple and gar­den­ers. 10 am-3 pm. Free. En­trance off Shaw. CAMH, 1001 Queen W. torontoflow­er­mar­ket.ca.

5 THE YOUTH/EL­DERS POD­CAST Per­sonal sto­ries, lived his­to­ries & can­did con­ver­sa­tions from queer el­ders and youth. All wel­come to par­tic­i­pate or just lis­ten. Weekly, 11 am. Free. Oak­wood Vil­lage Li­brary and Arts Cen­tre, 341 Oak­wood. bud­diesin­bad­times.com. Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 21 Ben­e­fits LOVE IS IN THE AIR – DINE FOR DIG­NITY Gala in sup­port of ESS Sup­port Ser­vices fea­tur­ing former Blue Jays broad­caster Jerry Howarth and singer Michael Van­hevel. 4:30 pm. $85. Pre-reg­is­ter. Panemonte Ban­quet & Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, 220 Hum­ber­line. 416-243-0127, bit.ly/D4Dtick­ets2018. OPEN MO NIGHT – VOL 5 Open-mic night with lo­cal mu­si­cal tal­ent, ben­e­fits Movem­ber Toronto. Doors 5:30 pm. $10. Glad­stone Ho­tel, 1214 Queen W. eventbrite.ca.

PEACE OF MINDS WALK Help raise aware­ness for men­tal ill­ness and sup­port pro­grams & ser­vices of the Schizophre­nia So­ci­ety of On­tario. 10 am. Pledges. Pre-reg­is­ter. David Pe­caut Square, 215 King W. schizophre­nia.on. ca. 5PSYCHIC BRUNCH Two in­sight­ful 15-minute read­ings plus a $5 Brunch Voucher, net pro­ceeds to RACA. 11 am. $42. Cran­ber­ries, 601 Par­lia­ment. psy­chicbrunch.ca. TORONTO WA­TER­FRONT MARATHON Marathon, half-marathon & 5K in sup­port of var­i­ous char­i­ties. 8 am. $52.50-$150. Pre-reg­is­ter. toron­towa­ter­front­marathon.com. Events

THE AC­CEPT­ABLE MUS­LIM AND BOUND­ARIES OF RACIAL­IZED IN­CLU­SION IN CANADA Lec­ture by Dr. She­lina Kas­sam. 2 pm. $5. Noor Cul­tural Cen­tre, 123 Wyn­ford. noor­cul­tur­al­cen­tre.ca. THE COUN­TRY WITH­OUT A POST OF­FICE: A META-PHO­TO­GRAPHIC HIS­TORY OF KASH­MIR Talk by scholar/pho­tog­ra­pher Nathaniel Brunt. 1:30 pm. Free. LIB 072. Ry­er­son Li­brary Bldg, 350 Vic­to­ria. 416-979-5000. DAVENPORTAGE Portage across the city form Hum­ber to Don River fol­low­ing an­cient First Na­tions trail (16 km). Meet at 11:30 am. Free (reg­is­tra­tion manda­tory). Eti­enne Brûlé Park, 13 Crosby. 416-962-7000, davenportage.ca. THE ECO LIFE­STYLE MAR­KET Lo­cal + hand­made, fash­ion, art, food, vin­tage ven­dors. 10 am-5 pm. Free. The Great Hall, 1087 Queen W. trin­i­ty­bell­woods­flea@gmail.com. EN­CHANTED EVENING Chant­ing of sa­cred mantras to live mu­sic & veg­e­tar­ian meal. 6-8 pm. Free, do­na­tion for meal. Trin­ity-St. Paul’s Cen­tre, 427 Bloor W. med­i­ta­tion­toronto.com. GAR­RI­SON FALL FLEA Mu­sic, food, and plenty of lo­cal vin­tage and hand­made goods. Noon-6 pm. No cover. The Gar­ri­son, 1197 Dun­das W. face­book.com/ events/1887039748057016. HrHALLOWEEN LANTERNS Pa­per lantern work­shop. 1-3 pm. $10, child $5. Pre-reg­is­ter. Tod­mor­den Mills, 67 Pot­tery. 416-396-2819. rROM FAM­ILY FUNDAY: DIG­GING HIS­TORY In­ter­na­tional Ar­chae­ol­ogy Day cel­e­bra­tion looks at the old­est tools used by ho­minids to tech­nol­ogy avail­able to ar­chae­ol­o­gists. 11 am-4 pm. Free w/ ROM ad­mis­sion. Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park. rom.on.ca. SHUK MACHANE YEHUDA Is­raeli mar­ket­place

to raise aware­ness and funds for Ezer Mizion’s Jewish Bone Mar­row Donor Reg­istry. Oct 2122, 11 am-6 pm. $10 & up. Prom­e­nade Shop­ping Cen­tre, 1 Prom­e­nade Cir­cle. 647-7991475, eventbrite.ca/e/46586752230. vol­un­Teer ToronTo YouTh exPo Event for high school stu­dents to con­nect with non­prof­its look­ing for vol­un­teers. 1-4 pm. Free. Roy Thom­son Hall, 60 Sim­coe. 416-9616888, info.vol­un­teer­toronto.ca/youth-expo-2018. well­ness mar­keT Ven­dors, info on prod­ucts and ther­a­pies, panel talks, demos, med­i­ta­tion sta­tion and more. 11 am-5 pm. $5, kids free (work­outs ex­tra). Artscape Wy­ch­wood Barns, 601 Christie. thewell­ness­mar­ket.ca. Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 22 Ben­e­fits a con­ver­sa­Tion wiTh sTeve Paikin Dis­cussing his ex­pe­ri­ences in jour­nal­ism and with On­tario pre­miers. 7:30 pm. $35 (ben­e­fits Stephen Lewis Foun­da­tion African Grand­moth­ers Cam­paign). Pre-reg­is­ter. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor W. eventbrite.ca/e/48210153868. share The walk De­vel­op­ment and Peace walk in sol­i­dar­ity with forced mi­grants to sup­port com­mu­nity de­vel­op­ment pro­grams. 5 pm. Free/pwyc. Bloor & Park­side en­trance of High Park, 1873 Bloor W. 416-922-1592, devp.org. Events

elec­Tion FrighT nighT The wards have been slashed, so why not watch the car­nage of the mu­nic­i­pal elec­tion results on a big screen with oth­ers? 7 pm. Free. Re­vue Cin­ema, 400 Ron­ces­valles. re­vuecin­ema.ca. korea week sPeaker se­ries Dr. Jai­won Shin of NASA dis­cusses in­no­va­tion. 6 pm. Free. RSVP. OISE, 252 Bloor W. eventbrite.ca. 5queers and more queers game nighT This event wel­comes trans, non-bi­nary, femmes, women and any queer iden­ti­fied folk. 7-10 pm. $6/pwyc. Glad Day Book­shop, 499 Church. con­tact@board­a­gaingames.com. so­cial Jus­Tice week aT rY­er­son uni­ver­siTY: The Power we have Lec­tures, panel talks, walk­ing tours and more to high­light the ef­forts of ac­tivist grass­roots orgs and com­mu­nity mem­bers. Oct 22-26, see web­site for de­tails. Free. Ry­er­son Stu­dent Cen­tre, 55 Gould, and other venues. ry­er­son.ca/so­cialjus­tice. Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 23 Bring­ing Back The Birds Brid­get Stutch­bury dis­cusses song­bird de­clines. 6 pm. Free. Lil­lian H. Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. 416-393-7746. em­Pow­er­ing women aT work Part two of 3-part lec­ture se­ries Equal­ity Of Power by lawyer/ac­tivist Linda Sil­ver Dra­noff. 7 pm. Free. Toronto Ref­er­ence Li­brary, 789 Yonge. tpl.ca. Fake nerd girl Wild Talk The­atre presents a solo show by Chloe Payne fol­lowed by a panel on cy­ber-bul­ly­ing, doxxing & pub­lic sham­ing. 8 pm. Free. Hart House East Com­mon Room, 7 Hart House. face­book.com/ fak­en­erd­girl. HForT York aFTer dark: lanTern Tours Tour the grounds at night and hear sto­ries of the haunted light­house and the bloody Bat­tle of York, plus visit two mil­i­tary ceme­ter­ies nearby. Oct 23-27 at 7:30 pm. $13.27. Pre-reg­is­ter. Fort York, 250 Fort York Blvd. 416-392-7484, forty­ork.stream­intick­ets.com. is uBer helP­ing or hurT­ing PuB­lic Trans­PorTa­Tion? Talk by pro­fes­sor Jonathan Hall. 6:30 pm. Free. S. Wal­ter Ste­wart Li­brary, 170 Me­mo­rial Park. 416-396-3975. kew Beach & BalmY Beach PuB­lic schools: his­TorY and Founders Talk by au­thor and his­to­rian Jean Cochrane. 7 pm. Free. Beaches Li­brary, 2161 Queen E. 416393-7703. make Your own sauer­krauT! Learn the ba­sics of fer­men­ta­tion. 7 pm. $5-$10. Pr­ereg­is­ter. Karma Food Co-op, 739 Palmer­ston. 416-534-1470, man­ager@kar­ma­coop.org. The real dirT on BeauTY Prod­ucTs Lec­ture. 6:30 pm. Free. North York Cen­tral Li­brary, 5120 Yonge. 416-395-5639. The sPan­ish in­qui­si­Tion Ex­am­i­na­tion of the ori­gins, ac­tiv­i­ties, tragedies, myths, and lega­cies of this in­fa­mous in­sti­tu­tion. 7:30 pm. Free. Cen­tre Place, 320 Rich­mond E #101. 647348-7755, thein­qui­si­tion.eventbrite.ca. Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 24 aZure Talks: The in­clu­sive ciTY Panel on creat­ing in­clu­sive ur­ban en­vi­ron­ments with ar­chi­tects Gre­gory Hen­riquez & Meg Gra­ham, ur­ban de­signer Ken Green­berg and ar­chi­tect/ur­ban­ist An­to­nio Gomez-Pala­cio. 7 pm. $20. Pre-reg­is­ter. OCAD U, 100 McCaul. 416-203-9674, azm.ag/2zvx4sC. eF­Fec­Tive Tax sTraTe­gies Work­shop. 6:30 pm. Free. Lil­lian H. Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. 416-393-7746. mi­gra­TorY cri­sis Screen­ing and panel dis­cus­sion about the po­lit­i­cal tur­moil in Nicaragua, which is forc­ing many to flee to Costa Rica. 6 pm. $10/pwyc. Unit 2, 163 Ster­ling. face­book.com/events/335237167259433. Po­lice sur­veil­lance and civil liB­er­Ties Panel on the grow­ing num­ber of po­lice tech­nolo­gies and the ques­tions they raise about civil lib­er­ties and pri­vacy. 7 pm. Free. Rogers Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Cen­tre at Ry­er­son, 80 Gould. 416-979-5000, cfe.ry­er­son.ca. scoTT caPle: losT ark To elasTi­girl Talk by the artist. 7 pm. $15. Melt­down ES­ports Bar, 686 Col­lege. face­book.com/An­i­mat­icTO. sour­dough work­shoP Make a whole­wheat sour­dough loaf. 7 pm. $10-$15. Pre-reg­is­ter. Karma Food Co-op, 739 Palmer­ston. 416-534-1470, man­ager@kar­ma­coop. org. ToronTo ca­reer Fair Net­work with em­ploy­ers and gain ca­reer ad­vice. 11 am-3 pm. Free w/ pre-reg­is­tra­tion. Roy Thom­son Hall, 60 Sim­coe. toron­to­jobs.ca. To­ward 21sT cen­TurY Black liB­er­a­Tion ECI Man­dela Lec­ture by au­thor Robyn May­nard, fol­lowed by dis­cus­sion with May­nard, Hawa Mire and Syrus Mar­cus Ware, mod­er­ated by Yusra Khogali. 6:30-9 pm. Free. Ry­er­son Univer­stiy, Ea­ton Lec­ture The­atre, 80 Gould. ry­er­son.ca/so­cialjus­tice. upcoming Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 25 Ben­e­fits HBoomBox Spooky en­ter­tain­ment, per­for­mances and more at this cos­tume party in sup­port of TIFF. 9 pm. $125-$175. TIFF Bell Light­box, 350 King W. tiff.net. 3

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