The Big Five: June 26-29



The Big Five: June 26-29

Every Friday, Torontoist provides a not-so-scientific roundup of the best people, places and things to check out over the weekend. The result: The Big Five.

Photo by postbear eater of worlds from the Torontoist Flickr group

Photo by postbear eater of worlds from the Torontoist Flickr group.

Trans* Pride Rally and March 2015
Church & Isabella Streets
June 26, 7p.m.

The first annual Trans* Pride Community Fair caps off with this personal and political march that includes speakers from multiple intersectional trans identities and walks of life.

Pink Market 2015
Artscape Youngplace (180 Shaw Street), 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
June 27-28

Get ready for Pride Week with a queer craft, fashion, art and literature fair featuring tons of local vendors and a photo booth guaranteed to be as queer as a two-dollar bill.

The Launch of Art Hub 27
39 Queen’s Quay East
June 27, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Free admission.

Home to four innovative arts organizations – including No.9 Contemporary Art and the Environment, Pan Am Path and Latin American Canadian Art Projects (LACAP), the Hub will feature a gallery, arts education and public programming. Live street art starts at 1pm, with remarks and cake at 3pm.

Dovercourt Village Summer Social
Hub Coffee (983 Dovercourt Road)
June 28, 12 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Remember how we told you in February that Dovercourt Village was becoming the city’s new hip ‘hood? Well, the good people at the Hub and neighbouring businesses are teaming up to prove it with a day-long patio party, backyard barbecue, free yoga, free massage, local music and more.

Beyography- End Of Time
Elevation Dancentre (979 Bloor Street West)
June 27, 2-4p.m.

Learn the full choreography for Beyonce’s End of Time in a two-hour drop in class. Yes yes y’all. (This project will be repeating with a different song and choreography each week Saturday, Friday and Thursday until October 24.)