Here’s What’s Goin’ On in Parkdale This Week:
Parkdale Picks December 15 – 22nd
Thursday, December 15th, 9pm, Wrongbar, 1279 Queen West. 4th Annual Adrift Booty Shaking Contest Featuring DJ Funk.
Thursday, December 15th, 7pm, The Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen West, Burning Boyz, Ike Cedar and the Daydrinkers and Clang play The Cadillac. Bring an unwrapped toy or buy a gift card at the door for children living at our local shelter.
Friday, December 16th, 5-9pm, Academy of the Impossible, 213 Wallace Ave. Warm the Academy of the Impossible with the Parkdale Street Writers, find out what the Parkdale Street Writers are all about and how you can get involved!
Friday, December 16th, 6 pm, 1275 Queen West. Community 54 Store Launch – opening of Community 54’s Toronto location (fashion meets video arcade!) featuring a special in-store meet and greet with rapper Rich Hil.
Friday, December 16th, 10 pm, The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen West. 5th Annual Parkdale Festivus! A dance party for a great cause with music provided by DJ Vaneska and raffle prizes donated by Parts & Labour, C2 Apparel, Crows Nest Barber Shop, The Pearl Harbour Gift Shop, MISFITSTUDIO, Jack Astor’s, Doublenaut, Bikes on Wheels and lots more. $10 at the door, with proceeds going to Interval House, a Toronto Shelter that provides emergency services for abused women and children.
Saturday, December 17th, 10 pm, The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Quwwn West. The Parkdale Soul Revue with DJs Mark Pesci and Kristal Kent spinning sweet soul music by the likes of Stax, Volt, Hi, Chess, Motown and more. Special Christmas edition will include the best soul of the season plus the usual year-round classics! Free before 11:30 pm, $5 after.
Saturday, December 17th, 2pm. Masaryk-Cowan CRC, 220 Cowan Avenue Auditorium. Keys to the Studio concert. Keys to the Studio is a collective of artists diagnosed with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
Sunday, December 18th, 10 – 5, Gladstone Hotel Art Bar. Peepboo Holiday Pop-Up Boutique, Peepboo is a system of dressing for breastfeeding Moms, handmade in Toronto.
Sunday, December 18th, 6pm, Gladstone Gallery, Book Launch for Shelley Hornstein’s Losing Site: Architecture, Memory And Place.
Monday, December 19th 3-7pm, Sorauren Farmers Market (inside the Fieldhouse, 50 Wabash Avenue).