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Monthly events – September

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City of Toronto Event Listings—Lots of good stuff
//www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/festivals-events/

 

The library you say!?

Museum + Arts Pass Program

//www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/museum-arts-passes/index.jsp

 

+++The Stop Food Rally

Health & Culture Expo

A variety of performances of both music and cultural dance on the amphitheater stage as well as marching drums core demos by the Pathfinders, many booths displaying health, cooking demos, speakers, exercise sessions for people to join in and participate. Bouncy castles for the children along with face painting and prizes to give away.

 

At: 5100 Yonge St (north of Sheppard Ave, Mel Lastman Square

Time: 11am –5pm            Phone: (416) 636-2471        Website: //healthcultureexpo.com/

September  13   2018      (Thursday) 

 

Women’s Empowerment Series -Asserting Ourselves

FREE 9 week sessions for the women who want to learn how to interact with others, gain skills to effectively communicate and assert yourself, learn how to deal with stressful and unhealthy relationship and so on. Register 416-781-0479

September 13 2:30-5:00 //nywc.org/services/groups/ 116 Industry Street (Weston Rd and Eglinton area) 

 

Brian Goldman: The Power of Kindness

Veteran emergency room physician Dr. Brian Goldman circled the planet trying to find the most empathic people. He presents his findings from this quest to understand how and why kindness is so vital to our existence. In conversation with Professor Emeritus of psychology, Keith Oatley. This event is FREE, and no registration is needed to attend.

 

At: 100 Queen St W (@ Bay St – Nathan Phillips Square)                            City Hall Library

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm   Phone: 416-393-7650

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September 11, 2018 (Tuesday) 11:30-1:00

Dental & Oral Health Workshop

Presented by: Toronto Public Library & Toronto Public Health

Join us for this free workshop and learn about the structure of your teeth, common dental problems, their causes, symptoms and treatments, the importance of dental hygiene, and how to find free dental care & other community resources. Where: Lillian H. Smith Library, 239 College Reservations / Advance Tickets are required

 

Now   –   September  16    2018  Toronto Career Fair & Training Expo

Discover new opportunities. This event is the perfect opportunity for employers, training colleges and prospective job seekers to meet face-to-face and find the right fit. RSVP on website below.

 

At: 255 Front St W    (east of Spadina Ave)             Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Bldg

Time: 10am – 4pm Website: //careerfaircanada.ca/

September 16, 2018 AIDS Walk Toronto

Come join us for the 30th Anniversary of the AIDS Walk Toronto and demonstrate visible support for the people in our community living with HIV. There will be entertainment, a community fair and coming together as we walk to advocate for change, celebrate what we’ve accomplished, and remember the loved ones we have lost.

Event Time(s): 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W

www.aidswalk30.com : aidswalk@actoronto.org

September 19th Harm Reduction Drop-in Community Kitchen

3rd Wednesdays from 4-7 at Regent Park Community Health Centre

Free Program. Snacks, drinks, meal and harm reduction supplies provided. Learn about Food Skills, Healthy cooking on a budget, Meal-planning, Physical and mental health education. (416) 364-2261  465 Dundas Street East

8TH Toronto Disability Pride March is

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018

Starting at Queens Park (111 Wellesley Street West) and marching to the School of Disability Studies at Ryerson (99 Gerrard Street East) from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Find more at: //bit.ly/2uXFB40

Donate: //bit.ly/2NEAs92

September 22nd, 2018
Good Food For All Festival 

The Stop’s annual Good Food For All Festival is a free, family-friendly outdoor community event that draws attention to food-related social and economic issues. .

A peaceful march to raise awareness of the critical role that food security plays in the heart of any community. Following the march, attendees will gather to enjoy a delicious meal, dance to live music, join fun and immersive activities, and hear passionate speakers from The Stop community and from like-minded organizations and campaigns. Saturday, September 22nd 2018

  • Community March: 11:30am—12pm
  • Festival: 12pm—3pm

Where: 1900 Davenport Rd, in front of Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre
Questions? Contact Kate Fane, at 416-625-7867 x. 250 or kate@thestop.org //thestop.org/good-food-for-all-festival/

 

September  29   2018    (Saturday)

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto 21st Annual Community Pow Wow

“Honouring Indigenous Leadership” is Native Child and Family Services of Toronto’s 21st Annual Community Pow Wow. Featuring Indigenous dancing, drumming, and singing with a large Aboriginal Artisan Market, Children’s Games and Crafts, Pow Wow Tacos and a BBQ lunch. All are welcome!

Sunrise Ceremony at 6:00 am; Dancer / Drummer Registration at 11:00 am; Grand Entry at 12:00 pm Flags Retire at 5:00 pm

At: 2 blocks south of Bloor St W on Dufferin St Dufferin Grove Park     Time: 6am – 5pm                                                            Phone: (416) 969-8510 ext.3472

 

 

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