Jump up and head to Nathan Phillips Square to take part in the official launch of this year’s Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival. Get into the spirit of the islands while experiencing a taste of what’s to come in the three week celebration of Caribbean culture, food, music, art, and dance.
Condo-ville isn’t exactly known for its access to organic and locally grown foods. MyMarket is trying to change that with weekly farmers’ markets set up in the in the Northern Linear Park. Residents can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables virtually from their doorstep, while supporting local farmers. Everyone wins!
If the environment is your thing, what could be better than networking with a bunch of like-minded individuals on one of the leafiest rooftops in the city? That’s what Green Roof Gathering is all about. This installment features presentations from two people working to make our world a greener place—Alex Versluis, VP of YMCA Property Management; and Lara Mrosovsky, a health promoter who has organized the first green roof atop an Ontario Community Health Centre.
Discover new perspectives on mental illness with Mad Matters: A Critical Reader in Canadian Mad Studies. Presenting a variety of voices—from psychiatric survivors, to academics, and mental health activists— the book challenges our understanding of “madness.” The launch features appearances by the co-editors, and several writers who will discuss their contributions, as well as stand-up from the Mad Comedy Jam.