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boom­box Spooky en­ter­tain­ment, per­for­mances and con­coc­tions at this cos­tume party in sup­port of TIFF. 9 pm. $125-$175. TIFF Bell Light­box, 350 King W. 416-599-8433, tiff.net. Cana­dian mu­siC Ther­apy TrusT Fund 25Th birTh­day parTy The Born Ruf­fi­ans and Mponda Kalunga play this fundrais­ing party with silent auc­tion, food drinks and more. 7:30 pm. $150. Pro­peller Cof­fee Co, 50 Wade. show­pass.com/cmt­tfs-25th-birth­day.


Cape dorseT: an inuiT arT LegaCy Talk by Wil­liam Huff­man of the West Baf­fin Eskimo Co­op­er­a­tive. 6:30 pm. Free. S. Wal­ter Ste­wart Li­brary, 170 Memo­rial Park. 416-396-3975. CreaTive WriT­ing Work­shop With the Toronto Writer’s Col­lec­tive. 6-8 pm. Free. Main Street Li­brary, 137 Main. 416-393-7700. deaTh, dy­ing & Com­mu­niTy Talk on mak­ing ar­range­ments for the kind of death you’d like to have. 7 pm. Pwyc. The Vil­lage Heal­ing Cen­tre, 240 Ron­ces­valles. awak­en­in­toronto.org. guided mind­FuL­ness med­i­Ta­Tion Zen and sec­u­lar mind­ful­ness tech­niques for re­lax­ation and spir­i­tual growth. Tue & Thu 6 pm. Free. Cen­tre Place, 320 Rich­mond E #101. 647-3487755, zen.cen­tre­place.ca. nu­Tri­Tion in our goLden years: a heaLThy eaT­ing guide For op­Ti­maL heaLTh Se­nior­sori­ented talk. 2 pm. Free. S. Wal­ter Ste­wart Li­brary, 170 Memo­rial Park. 416-396-3975. reaL Fake: The sTory oF The ZapoTeC urn ROM Con­ser­va­tor Laura Lipc­sei ex­plores what makes an ob­ject real or fake in a mu­seum. 11 am. Free w/ ad­mis­sion. RSVP. Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park. 416-586-5797. so­CiaL Jus­TiCe Week aT ry­er­son univer­siTy: The poWer We have Lec­tures, panel dis­cus­sions, walk­ing tours and more to high­light the ef­forts of ac­tivist grass­roots orgs and com­mu­nity mem­bers. To Oct 26, see web­site for de­tails. Free. Ry­er­son Stu­dent Cen­tre, 55 Gould. ry­er­son.ca/so­cialjus­tice. sTephen mCneiLL – kiCk aT The dark­ness Film pho­tog­ra­phy talk. 7:30 pm. $15. Toronto Cam­era Club, 587 Mt Pleas­ant. 416-4800720, toron­to­cam­er­a­club.com. Tbg or­ganiC Farm­ers’ mar­keT 2-7 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Toronto Botan­i­cal Gar­den, 777 Lawrence E. toron­to­b­otan­i­cal­gar­den.ca.

Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 26 Ben­e­fits

ghosT 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. Pre-reg­is­ter. Ex­hi­bi­tion Place, 200 Princes’ Blvd. 416-263-3676. punk suCks haL­LoWeen Spooky punk dance party fundraiser with cos­tumes en­cour­aged. 10 pm. No cover, do­na­tions to Egale Youth Out­reach Coun­selling Cen­tre. Han­dle­bar, 159 Au­gusta. the­han­dle­bar.ca. uniTed For auTism: Funk disCo haL­LoWeen bash Live bands and DJs bring the funk at this dance party for a cause. 7 pm. $20. Pilot Tav­ern, 22 Cum­ber­land. ausum­char­ity.org.


2018 u oF T korea Week Ex­plore Korea and its cul­ture with a K-Pop Night and Taste Of Korea Food Fes­ti­val. 4:30-8:30 pm. Free. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. 416-920-3809 ext 247, toron­to­cul­ture@mofa.go.kr. aro­maTher­apy For aFriCan de­sCen­danTs in The WesT Work­shop. 7 pm. Pwyc. RSVP. Anar­res Nat­u­ral Health Apothe­cary, 749 Dover­court. 647-827-6968. egLx gam­ing expo Mas­sive video game expo fea­tur­ing dis­plays from AAA and indie de­vel­op­ers, kids’ zone and four mas­sive stages. Oct 26-28. Day passes $40-$75, child $10. Hall D, Metro Toronto Con­ven­tion Cen­tre South Bldg, 222 Bremner Blvd. eglx.ca. From sèvres To FiFTh av­enue: CeramiCs aT The FriCk Talk by Frick Mu­seum di­rec­tor Ian Wardrop­per. 6:30 pm. $18. Gar­diner Mu­seum, 111 Queen’s Park. gar­diner­mu­seum.on.ca. TedxToronTo The con­fer­ence will ex­plore the theme of Iden­tity and fea­ture speak­ers like Julien Chris­tian Lutz (Di­rec­tor X) and Rap­tors pres­i­dent Ma­sai Ujiri. 8:30 am-5 pm. $250. Pre-reg­is­ter. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. 416-586-1929, tedxtoronto.com. Work­ing aT The in­Ter­FaCe: indige­nous Tex­TiLes in a Con­Tem­po­rary WorLd Talk by artists Meghann O’Brien. 6-7:30 pm. $20. Pre­reg­is­ter. Tex­tile Mu­seum of Canada, 55 Cen­tre. tex­tile­mu­seum.ca.

Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 27 Ben­e­fits

dis­ney’s beauTy and The beasT: in Con­CerT An­gel­walk Theatre & CosParty present a con­cert per­for­mance of the mu­si­cal plus cos­tume con­test & cos­play party to ben­e­fit the Heart & Stroke Fdn. 2 and 7:30 pm. $18-$65. Trin­i­tySt. Paul’s Cen­tre, 427 Bloor W. an­gel­walk.ca. dude­box is FuCk­ing dead ix Hal­loween party. 8 pm. $22. Pro­ceeds to Pieces to Path­ways and Shel­ter Movers. Se­cret Lo­ca­tion. face­book.com/events/314255152704284. sT. pe­Ter’s FaLL Fair Food, desserts, books, flea mar­ket and chance to win prizes. 10 am-5 pm. Free, pro­ceeds sup­port the church’s Win­ter Wel­come Ta­ble. St. Pe­ter’s Church, 840 Bathurst. 416-534-4219. u in your eL­e­menT Char­ity con­cert in sup­port of Car­ing for Young Minds. Doors 7 pm. $10. Su­per­mar­ket, 268 Au­gusta. el­e­ment.com.


bad rep­u­Ta­Tions: Cor­moranTs & Con­ser­va­Tion York U pro­fes­sor Gail Fraser de­scribes the role of cor­morants in the Great Lakes ecosys­tems. 2 pm. Free. Room 204. Deer Park Li­brary, 40 St Clair E. 416-393-7657. bees oF The WorLd’s driesT deserT Il­lus­trated lec­ture by Dr. Lau­rence Packer. 1:15 pm. Free. Room 212. Vic­to­ria Univer­sity, U of T, 73 Queen’s Pk Cres. on­tar­i­oin­sects.org. Chris­Tian mu­siC Fes­Ti­vaL Non-denominational, Christ Cen­tered cel­e­bra­tion with per­form­ers and artists. Noon-8 pm. Free. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. 647-979-3220, chris­tian­mu­sicfes­ti­val.org. ebW Farm­ers mar­keT 8:30 am-1 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. 416-596-1495, ever­green.ca. JunC­Tion Farm­ers mar­keT Lo­cal farm­ers & food ven­dors. 9 am-1 pm. Free. Junc­tion Train Plat­form, 2960 Dun­das W. junc­tion­mar­ket.ca. morT­gage 101 Learn the ba­sics. 2 pm. Free. Lil­lian H. Smith Li­brary, 239 Col­lege. 416-3937746. The poWer oF Com­pas­sion Week­end of teach­ings by his ho­li­ness the 17th Karampa. Oct 27-28, see web­site for de­tails and tick­ets. KSDL Ti­betan Bud­dhist Tem­ple, 12 May­nard. 416-653-5371, ksdl.org. reCoLLeCTiv Group for folks with me­mory chal­lenges to so­cial­ize & find joy through mu­sic-mak­ing. 12:30-2:30 pm. Free w/ RSVP. Tran­zac, 292 Brunswick. recollectiv.ca. ToronTo ConTra danCe Caller-lead so­cial danc­ing, all wel­come. Ba­sics class 7 pm, dance from 7:30 pm. $7-$20, 16 and un­der free. St. Barn­abas Church, 361 Dan­forth. tc­dance.org. Tree iden­Ti­Fi­Ca­Tion by The sea­son Guided tree tour with LEAF’s ar­borist. 1 pm. $5 sugg do­na­tion. RSVP. Colonel Sa­muel Smith Park, 3145 Lake Shore Blvd W. yourleaf.org. The ymCa aCademy open house Tour the in­de­pen­dent school pro­vid­ing unique ed­u­ca­tional re­sources to youth with learn­ing dis­abil­i­ties and learn­ing style dif­fer­ences. 11 am-2 pm. Free. The YMCA Academy, 15 Breadal­bane. ym­caa­cademy.org/open-house. 5The 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 28 Ben­e­fits

ben­e­FiT Con­CerT For ker­aLa FLoods Clas­si­cal In­dian mu­sic & dance at this con­cert for a cause to help with cri­sis re­lief. 5-8 pm. $15$20 do­na­tion. Periya Si­van Tem­ple, 1148 Bel­lamy N. eventbrite.ca/e/50574664182. side­WaLk & rum­mage saLe Art­work, jew­ellery, nat­u­ral body care, books and more, pro­ceeds sup­port the Co Im­mu­nity Cam­paign. 2-6 pm. Pwyc. Anar­res Nat­u­ral Health Apothe­cary, 749 Dover­court. anar­reshealth.ca. rsT. Joseph’s ToronTo WesT haL­LoWeen FesT Fam­ily-friendly cos­tume pa­rade through the neigh­bour­hood with live en­ter­tain­ment, and fun ac­tiv­i­ties to ben­e­fit St. Joseph’s Health Cen­tre Fdn. 11 am-4 pm. Free. Bloor West be­tween Win­der­mere and Run­nymede. 416-530-6704, stjoe­shal­loween­fest.ca.


baCk­sTage Tours oF The Four sea­sons Cen­Tre Do­cent led 90-minute tour. 10:30 am. $20, stu/srs $15. Four Sea­sons Cen­tre for the Per­form­ing Arts, 145 Queen W. 416-3638231. egLin­Ton Way Farm­ers’ mar­keT Weekly to Oct 28, 8 am-1 pm. Free. Carpark 47, 125 Burn­aby Blvd. theeglin­ton­way.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. high park buCkThorn busT­ing Help re­move this in­va­sive species and fix up boule­vard beds. Meet at 10:30 am. Free. Gre­nadier Cafe, 200 Park­side. stewards@high­park­na­ture.org. Liv­ing WiTh poT: mediCine & pub­LiC heaLTh in an age oF Le­gaL­iZa­Tion Royal Cana­dian In­sti­tute for Science panel dis­cus­sion. 2-4 pm. Free. Pre-reg­is­ter. JJR Ma­cleod Au­di­to­rium, Med­i­cal Sci­ences Bldg, U of T, 1 King’s Col­lege Cir­cle. eventbrite.ca/e/49154335942. my arT; my arT Talk by so­cial worker/artist Joe Rich. 2-4 pm. Free. Neil­son Park Creative Cen­tre, 56 Neil­son. 416-622-5294. rpedesTrian sun­days Monthly cel­e­bra­tion

of com­mu­nity, cul­ture and ecol­ogy of­fers car­free streets for peo­ple to en­joy plus mu­sic, street theatre, lo­cal ven­dors and more. Noon7 pm. Free. Kens­ing­ton Mar­ket, Au­gusta south of Col­lege. kens­ing­ton­mar­ket­bia.com. Sun­day ar­ti­San Mar­ket Ro­tat­ing ros­ter of lo­cal mak­ers. 10 am-3 pm, Free. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. ever­green.ca.

Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 29 Ben­e­fits

Her­itage toronto awardS Cel­e­bra­tion of peo­ple and groups who con­trib­ute to the con­ser­va­tion and pro­mo­tion of out city’s her­itage. 5:30 pm. $95. Pre-reg­is­ter. The Carlu, 444 Yonge. her­itage­toronto.org.


acker awardS toronto 2018 Cel­e­brate the long-stand­ing creative achieve­ments of lo­cal artists of ev­ery dis­ci­pline who are non-con­form­ing, risk-tak­ing and com­mu­nity/cul­ture ori­ented. 7 pm. Pwyc. Theatre Cen­tre, 1115 Queen W. ack­er­award­storonto.ca. BoSS Lady Mon­dayS – Fear cLuB edi­tion Se­ries by women for women, this month we dis­cuss and dis­pel our fears. 6 pm. Free. The Painted Lady, 218 Oss­ing­ton. the­p­aint­ed­lady. ca. Fu­ture oF tHe art oF tHe Book: Let­ter­preSS & dig­i­taL Pre­sen­ta­tion by Deb­o­rah Bar­nett fol­lowed by Q&A. 7 pm. Free. Toronto Ref­er­ence Li­brary, 789 Yonge. 416-393-7156. Maria tHereza aLveS: recipeS For re­SiS­tance Talk by the in­ter­na­tional artist. 7:30 pm. Free. Au­di­to­rium (room 190). OCAD U, 100 McCaul. jru­bino@ocadu.ca. Sec­ond act: eSL tHeatre pro­graM Theatre­fo­cused work­shops for youth ages 14-25, to feel more con­fi­dent in their speak­ing abil­i­ties. To Nov 2, see web­site for dates and to reg­is­ter. Free. Casa Maíz, 1280 Finch W, #204. 416733-9388, eventbrite.ca/e/49055159302. So­rau­ren FarM­erS’ Mar­ket Weekly, 3-7 pm. So­rau­ren Park, 50 Wabash. wes­t­end­food. coop/mar­ket. tSdS weSt coaSt Swing Se­ries of five lessons. Be­gin­ners 7:30 pm, in­ter­me­di­ate 8:45 pm. Se­ries $60, drop in $16. Lithua­nian House, 1573 Bloor W. toron­toswing­dance­so­ci­ety.ca.

Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 30

art taLk: den­niS duFFy Pre­sen­ta­tion on Ed­ward Lear’s ca­reer in terms of his paint­ing and his verse and draw­ings. 6 pm. Free. Room 204. Deer Park Li­brary, 40 St Clair E. 416-393-7657. artiSt taLk witH eto­Bi­coke print­Mak­erS The artists dis­cuss their ex­hi­bi­tion. 7-9 pm. Free. Neil­son Park Creative Cen­tre, 56 Neil­son. 416-622-5294. Big data For SMaLL BuSi­neSS Sem­i­nar by Ry­er­son U in­struc­tor Ceni Babaoglu. 6:30 pm. Free. Bee­ton Hall. Toronto Ref­er­ence Li­brary, 789 Yonge. 416-393-7149. don river vaL­Ley – diF­Fer­ent park, SaMe re­Mark­aBLe proM­iSe Riverdale His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety talk by Brent Ray­mond. 6:30 pm. $5. St Matthew’s Club­house, 450 Broad­view. riverdale­his­tor­i­cal­so­ci­ety.com. guided Mind­FuL­neSS Med­i­ta­tion Zen and sec­u­lar mind­ful­ness tech­niques for re­lax­ation and spir­i­tual growth. Tue & Thu 6 pm. Free. Cen­tre Place, 320 Rich­mond E #101. 647-3487755, zen.cen­tre­place.ca. How MatH can Save your LiFe Fields-CQAM pub­lic lec­ture by pro­fes­sor Chris Budd. 6 pm. Free. RSVP. Fields In­sti­tute, 222 Col­lege. eventbrite.ca/e/ 51088779916. ican Ban tHe BoMB: new Hope For a new gen­er­a­tion In­ter­na­tional Cam­paign to Abol­ish Nu­clear Weapons chair Dr. Tilman Ruff dis­cusses hopes and chal­lenges for nu­clear weapons-free fu­ture. 7 pm. Free. North York Civic Cen­tre, 5100 Yonge. pgsad­min@ pgs.ca. iS tHe re­ForM Move­Ment in iran dead? Launch for Maral Karimi’s book The Ira­nian Green Move­ment Of 2009: Re­ver­ber­at­ing Echoes Of Re­sis­tance and panel dis­cus­sion. 5:30 pm. Free. Nexus Lounge, OISE, 252 Bloor W. GreenMove­men­tLaunch@gmail.com. rLego cLuB Weekly drop in, larger blocks avail­able for younger chil­dren. 4 pm. Free. Jones Li­brary, 118 Jones. tpl.ca. #notMypreMier: Me­dia ac­tiviSM in Ford’S on­tario Work­shop on how to mo­bi­lize against Doug Ford’s at­tacks on democ­racy, sex-ed, Toronto and uni­ver­si­ties. 7-9:30 pm. Free. Sally Hors­fall Ea­ton Cen­tre at Ry­er­son, 99 Ger­rard E. stu­dio­for­me­di­aac­tivism.com. Spi­der-Man: Leg­end & Legacy Comics gi­ants Chip Zdarsky & Adam Ku­bert un­pack the his­tory of Spidey in pop cul­ture. 7 pm. $20. Pre-reg­is­ter. Royal On­tario Mu­seum, 100 Queen’s Park. 416-586-5797, pro­grams@rom.on.ca. trivia tueS­dayS Weekly. 7 pm. Free. The Gaslight, 1426 Bloor W. the­gaslightto.com. york u raLLy againSt Ford’S anti-proteSt Law Take a stand against Doug Ford’s Or­wellian schemes. 1-3 pm. Free. York Univer­sity, 4700 Keele. marx­ist.ca.

Wednes­day, Oc­to­ber 31

Board­a­gain drop in gaMe nigHt Make new friends and learn new games. 6-10 pm. $6. Away Kitchen + Cafe, 536 Queen W. 416-8437344, con­tact@board­a­gaingames.com. FreSH ink: youtH writ­ing group Safe place for teens 13-19 to ex­plore all kinds of writ­ing & get feed­back with au­thor Ma­hak Jain. 5:307:30 pm. Drop-in. Free. San­der­son Li­brary, 327 Bathurst. 416-393-7653. knit knigHt & cro­cHet cor­ner Join fel­low knit and cro­chet artists as they work on their projects. 6:30-9:30 pm. $5. Neil­son Park Creative Cen­tre, 56 Neil­son. 416-622-5294. Mont­goMery’S inn FarM­erS’ Mar­ket Or­ganic fruit & veg, cheese, bread, honey and more. 2-6 pm. Free. Mont­gomery’s Inn, 4709 Dun­das W. 416-394-8113.

up­com­ing Thurs­day, Novem­ber 1 Ben­e­fits

eu­cHre in tHe BeacH Be­gin­ners wel­come. 7 pm. $5 to play and 50/50 draw, pro­ceeds to St. Ai­dan’s com­mu­nity out­reach. St. Ai­dan’s in the Beach, 70 Sil­ver Birch. 416-691-2222. tHe pur­pLe party Child­hood Can­cer Canada’s sig­na­ture fundrais­ing event with speak­ers, food & drink, an auc­tion and more. 7:30 pm. $150. Pre-reg­is­ter. Mon­tecito Restau­rant, 299 Ade­laide W. child­hood­cancer.ca/pur­pleparty. tHe wiz­ard oF oz! – Movie nigHt Fun-raiSer Screen­ing of the 1939 clas­sic star­ring Judy Gar­land in sup­port of Alli’s Jour­ney. 6:15-8:30 pm. $25-$40. Sil­verCity York­dale, 3401 Duf­ferin. aj­movienight2018.eventbrite.ca.

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