SPORTS: A community meeting is being held tonight by City Councillor Bill Saundercook to discuss bike lanes running along Annette Street between Runnymede Road and Jane Street. The Toronto Cyclists Union is encouraging “strength in numbers,” asking that “everyone who wants Toronto to have a secure, connected bicycle network should attend.” James Culnan Catholic School (605 Willard Avenue), 7 p.m., FREE.
WORDS: Author Rebecca Rosenblum is speaking tonight at the Gladstone Hotel as This Is Not A Reading Series continues. Rosenblum won the 2007 Biblioasis Metcalfe-Rooke Award for up-and-coming independent Canadian writers, and she will be presented with the award this evening. She’ll also be launching Once, her new short fiction collection. Speaking with Rosenblum this evening will be John Metcalf, Leon Rooke, and Steven Temple. Gladstone Hotel (1214 Queen Street West), 7 p.m., FREE.
WORKSHOPS: A number of the Harbourfront Centre‘s fall adult courses begin this week. This season’s affordable cultural workshops include classes in flamenco dance, web design, circus performance, and fashion design. Registration can be done online. Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), various times and prices.
FESTIVAL: Ladyfest Toronto continues tonight at Beaver Hall Gallery with a presentation of short films exploring feminist issues. The films were made by such artists as Sarah Boothroyd, Audrey Huntley, Andrea Bennett with Kaitlin Schwann, Sarah Claudon, and Caroline Koebel. Beaver Hall Gallery (29 McCaul Street), 7 p.m., $5.
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