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Top 10 Events of the Week (March 3 – March 10)

1. Toronto International Bicycle Show

Friday – Sunday, March 3-5, 2017

Fri, 12-9pm; Sat, 10am-7pm; Sun, 10am-6pm

Marketplace and manufacturers’ showcase, BMX Jam competition, demos of pedal-assist bikes, Kids’ Zone, info on bicycle clubs and bicycle tourism and more at this giant expo. $15. Seniors and children (6-12) – $10; children 5 and younger – free. Family/multi-day passes available.

Better Living Centre, 195 Princes’ Blvd., Toronto. For more information click HERE.

2. Curious Minds Weekend

Friday – Sunday, March 3-5, 2017

Weekend of intriguing panels, presentations, lectures, discussions and a film screening. Speakers include award-winning journalist Naomi Klein, provocative sex columnist Dan Savage, Craig Kielburger, Tanya Tagaq, Jennifer Keesmaat and the cast of Orphan Black, and others. $26-$79, weekend pass $179.

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W., Toronto. For more information click HERE.

3. Unplugged Shabbat Dinner for LGBTQ 20s & 30s

Friday, March 3, 2017, 6:30-9:30pm

Take a break from technology to be together for an uninterrupted meal. Unwind, unplug, relax, reflect, and connect. For LGBTQ 20s and 30s and allies. Presented with Reboot, Kulanu Toronto, and Holy Blossom Temple. Please feel free to also bring a bottle of red or white wine to share with the group on our “drinks” table. Please keep it vegetarian so all can enjoy: no fish, and no gelatin products (e.g. no marshmallows, no jello). An ingredient list of your dish is appreciated. Friday night services will be led by Kohenet Annie Matan and be alternative and egalitarian

For tickets click HERE.

Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave., Toronto.

4. Purim Carnival at Temple Har-Zion

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 10am – 12pm

A fun-filled morning celebrating Purim with family and friends. For more details contact Charlotte Cantor: 905-889-2252, [email protected]

Temple Har-Zion, 7360 Bayview Ave., Thornhill

5. Purim Groove: Expect the Unexpected

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 10am – 1pm

A Purim Celebration for the whole family featuring: Live entertainment- bubble show, magic show, clowns and jugglers. Make Hamentashen, masks and Mishloch manot. Indoor carnival, face painting, balloon animals, jungle gym, photo booth, costume parade. Come in costume.Kosher snacks. Bring your own lunch. $5.

Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave., Toronto

6. Midtown Market: Spring Break Show

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 11am-4pm

Unique finds from local artisan and craft designers including modern art, jewellery, clothing, home decor, food, tea and more. Live sax performance by Ivengi Kriger. Free admission.

Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St., Toronto. For more information click HERE.

7. Celebrate Toronto 2017

Sunday, March 5, 12-6pm; Monday, March 6, 6-10:30pm

Festival honouring Toronto’s 183rd anniversary with skating, local vendors, food trucks, activities and more to celebrate the past, present and future of our city. Free admission.

Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W., Toronto. For more information click HERE.

8. Where is God in Reform Judaism?

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 7-8:30pm (every Tue. until March 21, 2017)

A mini-series with Rabbi Mikelberg. Our relationship with God began with Abraham who had the important directive “Lech Lecha — Go Forth”. Carrying forth Abraham’s legacy across lands and time periods, we have walked with God. Needless to say, this relationship is complicated. With the help of 30 minute telecasts from Hebrew Union College, Rabbi Mikelberg will lead us in important conversations of the soul as we explore our covenantal relationship with the Divine. Free for members. Others pay $5 a session. To register, please call 416-487-4161 or email [email protected].

Temple Sinai Congregation, 210 Wilson Ave., Toronto

9. Purim Party – A Zany Musical Revue

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 1-3pm

Vaudeville meets the 21st century in this musical variety show in celebration of Purim. Music, laughter, Hamentashn and fun. Featuring the WEL Group Players. Advance registration required. To register, please call 416-924-6211 x0

Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave., Toronto

10. An Evening with Lior Raz

Monday, March 6, 2017, 8-9:30pm

Meet the actor and creator of the successful Israeli TV series Fauda. Tickets are sold through Hillel for $18. VIP tickets available through website.

Beth Tzedec Congregation, 1700 Bathurst St., Toronto. For more information click HERE.

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