1 Night Only at The Mirage – NIGHTLIFE
The Mirage is opening it’s doors once again for ONE NIGHT ONLY! You’ve never heard of The Mirage? It was a real-life, completely fictional speakeasy in Toronto back in the days of prohibition. Come and celebrate independent art – and share a drink with exciting new creators here tonight at 8pm @ The Commons (587A College St.). $12 entry at door, cash bar. Just don’t tip off the coppers!
Science Rendez-vous – SOCIAL
Described as Nuit Blanche for the sciences, Science Rendezvous is Canada’s largest nation-wide science festival. This year’s festival will celebrate 10 years of Science Rendezvous and 150 years of Canadian science. Taking place all over the city throughout the day, check out www.sciencerendezvous.ca for site info!
Big Shiny Dwayne 4 – CONCERT
Big Shiny Dwayne 4: Dwayne Gretzky does the 90’s – It’s BIG SHINY time! Come re-live your fav parts of the 1990s without the threat of getting grounded for staying up too late on ICQ. Tickets are $25 advance on tickeyfly.com. Show is 19+ https://goo.gl/vWg4O3
Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Festival & Market – SHOPPING
The 5th Annual Spring Festival is the largest free outdoor event held within the BIA, attracting thousands of local & neighbouring visitors to the heart of Parkdale Village! Be a part of this vibrant event & help support the arts, community, culture, diversity & shopping local. Enjoy 130+ vendors, 25+ entertainers, 10+ free family activities, indoor & outdoor market. Queen Street West from Dufferin to Roncesvalles from 12 PM – 6 PM.
Toronto Comic Arts – FESTIVAL
TCAF is The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, taking place in 2017 at Toronto Reference Library and the surrounding Bloor/Yonge neighbourhood in Toronto from 10am – 5pm and it’s FREE to attend. It is celebration of comics and graphic novels and their creators. Other Festival events include readings, interviews, panels, workshops, gallery shows, art installations, and more. The full program and list of participating creators available: http://www.torontocomics.com/
A Mother’s Day Event: High Tea & Painting Workshop – SOCIAL
Treat your mom to a wonderful afternoon & experience at Paint Cabin (723 Gerrard St E) with the High Tea Service and Painting Workshop. High Tea Service includes Assorted & Delicious finger sandwiches, Fresh assorted pastries – Scones, Desserts (cakes, pies), Fruit platter & Assorted Teas all included in the $49 ticket. Also available: Mimosa’s, Champagne, Wine specials and Specialty lattes. After some one on one with mom, it’s time to select your own chosen images, and let the painting begin! The Paint Cabin team/instructors will guide you through to your masterpiece! Each participant will select between a 12×12 canvas or a 16×20 canvas. https://goo.gl/lmTqfu