What To Do About The Town – October 22-24, 2010

Now that Veronica is back from sunny California, our regularly scheduled socializing will pick back up and we will be able to make more frequent posts again. In the mean time, here are some great city events to keep our minds off those long ago warm and sunny days.


Sherway Gardens’ Hometown Fair (local community groups) Show and sale of handmade items including woodwork, quilts, ornaments, toys and baked goods. Oct 21 – 23. Free. www.sherwaygardens.ca

Haunted Streets Of Downtown Toronto Guided tour with ghost stories. Oct 21 to 31, 7 pm. $10. muddyyorktours.com


The Chocolate Ball (Sick Kids Fdn) Chocolate-themed gala party with Disco Inferno, DJs, a silent auction and more. $150. thechocolateball.com

Night Of The Literary Dead Zombie book launch party for Andrea Subissati’s book When There’s No More Room In Hell: The Sociology Of the Living Dead. 10 pm. Free. Cherry Cola’s Rock N’ Rolla Cabaret & Lounge. zombiebooklaunch.info

Take Back The Night Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape celebrates 30 years of struggle, resistance and liberation with a community fair and rally (4-8 pm), a march (8-9:30 pm) and an afterparty wth DJs (9:30-11 pm). Yonge-Dundas Square. trccmwar.ca

Salsa Saturday Dinner Cruise Interactive salsa lessons from the Afrolatino Dance Co and dancing aboard the Captain Matthew Flinders. 7 pm-10 pm. $60. 207 Queen’s Quay W, mariposacruises.com

Toronto Zombie Walk Dress up and join other zombies for a walk ending at Christie Pitts park. 3 pm. Free. NW corner Trinity Bellwoods Park (Dundas and Gore Vale), torontozombiewalk.ca

Health, Food, Creativity Wellness fair. Oct 23 and Oct 24, 10 am-7 pm. $10, stu/srs $6, children free. LucSculpture, 663 Greenwood, sites.google.com/site/healthfoodcreativity

Toronto Roller Derby Semi-finals with Chicks Ahoy! vs Death Track Dolls. 7:30 pm. $18, adv $12. The Hangar, Downsview Park, 75 Carl Hall, torontorollerderby.com


Best Buddies Challenge (Best Buddies Canada) Olympic medallists and other celebrities take part in this 1-10 K walk/run to support people with developmental disabilities. 8 am. $15-$60 registration. The Shops at Don Mills, 1090 Don Mills, audibestbuddieschallenge.com

Canvas For Cause (Samaritan Fdn) Art raffle fundraiser with theatrical performances, live music, comedy and more. 7 pm-2 am. $5. C’est What 67 Front E, 416-867-9499, thesamaritanfoundationdr.com

Long Life Empowerment And Long Life Ceremony His Holiness the Dalai Lama discusses long life empowerment, plus a ceremony and The Eight Verses Of Training The Mind. 9 am to 4 pm. $100-$200. Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre, 40 Titan, dalailamatoronto2010.org

For more events visit Now Toronto

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