Spring Awakening

Photo by kaybee07 from the Torontoist Flickr Pool.

Photo by kaybee07 from the Torontoist Flickr Pool.

  • Lillian H. Smith Library (239 College Street)
  • 1:30 p.m.

Your green thumb has been suffocating inside your mitten all winter, but now it’s time to put it in some dirt! Get into the gardening gear with the Spring Awakening workshop hosted by the Toronto Public Library. Join Toronto Master Gardener Elizabeth Stewart for an overview of mulching, pruning, and transplanting for everything from veggie patches to shrubbery.

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Free Intro to Bellydance Workshop

Learn to dance with the founder of the Arabesque Bellydance Academy. Photo by Nina Stepić Čupić, courtesy of Arabesque Academy.

Learn to dance with the founder of the Arabesque Bellydance Academy. Photo by Nina Stepić Čupić, courtesy of Arabesque Academy.

  • Arabesque Dance Academy (1397 Yonge Street)
  • 2:30 p.m.

We all know that Shakira’s hips don’t lie, but how exactly does she get them to move that way? Find out by taking a Free Intro to Bellydance Workshop at the Arabesque Academy. Founder and renowned dancer Yasmina Ramzy will take you through the fundamentals of bellydance and folklore performance. No experience is necessary: just bring your workout clothes and excitement to learn!

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Worn Fashion Journal‘s Secondhand Prom

  • Adelaide Music Hall (250 Adelaide Street West)
  • 9 p.m.

Was your high-school prom a nightmare or a dream come true? Whether you’d like a do-over or want to relive the magic, WORN Fashion Journal can make it happen. To mark the launch of The WORN Archive—a collection of the mag’s best published content since its inception—it’s hosting a Secondhand Prom. Wear whatever prom-esque attire you’d like, and dance all night to retro tunes while keeping your energy up with snacks from Bunner’s Bake Shop.

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Ongoing…

A Journey Into the Forbidden City

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  • Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queens Park)
  • All day
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