5 pm Launch of Joyce Wieland’s: Writings and Drawings 1952-1971 @ Ben McNally’s Bookstore, 366 Bay St. The Porcupine’s Quill presents this collection from the young woman who grew to be a renowned Canadian artist.
8 pm Out of this Spark presents Snailhouse and Evening Hymns @ The Tranzac, 292 Brunswick Ave. Two of our favourite Canadian bands in one evening. Lovely. $10
7 pm 1st ACT to ACT Screenplay Festival @ NFB, 150 John St. Three screenplays will be read, and the audience votes on the winner!
8 pm The Bernardo Padron Group: Tales of La Juana @ The Music Gallery, 197 John St. Venezuelan folk music interpreted by Canadian jazz artists. $15
1 pm Learn to Dance in a Day @ Monarch’s Pub, Delta Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St. W. Jive Nation presents a Beginner’s Intensive Workshop. Register here: http://jivenationtoronto.eventbrite.com/
7 pm Holy Oak Book Club: The Waterproof Bible by Andrew Kaufman @ Holy Oak Cafe, 1241 Bloor St. W. Drinks, conversation, a reading by Andrew Kaufman, and discussion questions.
8:30 pm Earth Hour 2010 @ Wherever You Like. Turn the lights down low to demand action on climate change! Switch off and have a sexy candelight party.
9 pm Show and Tell @ Methodlab, 148 Augusta Ave. Urban artists play show and tell-The Best will play this weekend. Lots of candles, music, art, skateboards, etc.