Sept 27 to Sept 29 Various Locations
Culture Days raises the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. With the support of volunteer groups at the national, provincial and local levels, hundreds of thousands of artists, cultural workers, organizations and groups, volunteers and supporters self-mobilize to host free participatory public activities that take place in hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country over the last weekend of September each year.
For more information about the various events happening, check out the Culture Days website.
Birds and Beans Cafe By the Lake
Ongoing 2413 Lake Shore Boulevard West
This neighbourhood cafe is one of the many reasons to savour Mimico. They have built a sense of community, organizing bird walks and book readings, and are really involved in celebrating the neighbourhood.
To find out more about the cafe, check out the Birds and Beans website.
Homegrown Park Crawl
Sept 29 Various Locations
Join 16 homegrown food vendors, 16 local groups, 4 local musical acts and the David Suzuki Foundation's team of Neighbourhood Park Rangers in celebration of the first year of the Homegrown National Park Project.
For more information, check out the David Suzuki Foundation website.
Toronto Palestine Film Festival
Sept 28 to Oct 4 Various Locations
This film festival dedicated to bringing Palestinian cinema, music, cuisine and art to GTA audiences kicks off another year a film that screened at TIFF 2012 -- When I Saw You. Other events this weekend include a discussion on the role of film, video, art and theatre in Middle Eastern revolutions and resistance of the occupation.
For more information, check out the Toronto Palestine Film Festival website.
Toronto Science Festival
Sept 27 to Sept 29 U of T
The Toronto Science Festival is a three-day, public celebration of science-with keynote speakers, panel discussions, live music and dance performances, film screenings, microscope and telescope sessions, a Cafe Scientifique "Brunch-with-a-Scientist" and more.
For more information about this year's theme of Life in the Universe, check out the Toronto Science Festival website.
In Concert: Jamesking
Sept 28 Alleycatz
Lead singer Gyles has launched a solo career in the recent past, but the group still brings its funky r'n'b vibes to Toronto hangouts.