Until August 31st Room 212 @ The Gladstone Hotel Gladstone Gallery, 1214 Queen St. W. Every day in August, a surprise is happening in room 212. Everything from tea and dumplings to psychotherapy sessions to haircuts to gallery tours will be going down, so make sure to stop by or you won’t know what you missed! $0-however much you want to donate.
August 13th-15th Hot & Spicy Food Festival @ Harbourfront Centre. The Rhyming Chef, an Iron Chef competition, world music. This fest will be hot hot hot! http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/worldroutes2010/hotandspicy.cfm
August 13th-15th Mildred’s Temple Kitchen 2nd Annual Wild Blueberry Festival @ Mildred’s Temple Kitchen, 89 Hanna Ave. A sweet and savoury menu, refreshing cocktails, smoothies, and famous blueberry buttermilk pancakes. They’ll also be selling pancake mix, Blueberry Peppercorn Chutney, and blueberry jam.
9 pm Rockability Thursdays @ Rockwood, 31 Mercer St. Strictly party music on the rooftop patio. $4.50 Jager and $4.50 Coronas all night. $5 on guestlist before 12, $10 after. email@example.com
9:30 pm Joke Club @ Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor St. W. As discussed on CBC.
10 pm Thursdays Upstairs @ Nyood, 1096 Queen St. W. Hip meets swank, style code strictly enforced. Bottle service and table reservation contact firstname.lastname@example.org
6 pm A Mystical Masquerade @ Roosevelt Room, 2 Drummond Place. For guestlist and reservations email@example.com.
9 pm Playdeaf-Super Sexy CD Release Party @ Horseshoe Tavern, 368 Queen St. W. Ten Kens, Playdeaf, The Joys, Afraid of Humans.
9 pm Son of Kung Fu Fridays @ Toronto Underground Cinema, 186 Spadina Ave. A screening of cult classic Mad Monkey Kung Fu. $8
10 pm Arcade Fridays Presents Designer Drugs @ Mod Club, 722 College St. $15 on guestlist before midnight, firstname.lastname@example.org
10 pm Friday the 13th with The Best @ Methodlab, 146 Augusta Ave. Featuring DJ Benny along with The Best and some other groups.
6 pm Once Upon A Time In Marrakech @ The Roosevelt Room Supper Club, 2 Drummond Place. A celebration of Moroccan culture with belly dancers, a fashion show, and shisha.
9 pm A Midsummer’s Slow Night Dance @ Dovercourt House, 1st Floor Ballroom, 805 Dovercourt House. They’ll have a lending library of designated dancers for wallflowers, Queer, senior and couple friendly, a high school dance with a happy ending! $10
10 pm Big City Nights @ Andy Poolhall, 489 College St. Good ol’ fashioned drunk dancing. $5.
10 pm There Goes The Neighbourhood @ The Barn, 418 Church St. The second floor is a wild dance party, and the first floor is songs you know (so…also a wild dance party.) Photos by www.alexevans.net, live Twitter stream. No cover before midnight, $2 drinks before 11:30
10 pm 90’s Party @ Neutral, 349A College St. (off Augusta). All 90’s music, all night long. Free before 11, $5 after. Cash and drink prizes for best ’90s costume. Requests strongly encouraged.
10 pm Bangs ‘n’ Blush @ Czehoski, 678 Queen St. W. We love these ladies and the dancing their Motown, soul and rock n roll inspires.
10 pm DJ Fathom, Douglas Carter, Kay Gee @ Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St. W. $5 before midnight. Late dinner menu available from 6 pm until last call. Free guestlist: email@example.com
10 pm Red Top Hip Hop @ The Shop Under Parts and Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. Classic 90s, East Coast/West Coast, Gangsta Rap, Dirty South, Trap Muzik, new ish.
9 am-1 pm Literature for Life Summer Book Sale @ 28 Glengrove Ave W. Over 1000 books will be sold at only $1 each, with proceeds benefiting young mothers ages 14-29 and their children.
11 am-4 pm Wild Blueberry Festival @ Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave. Blueberry pies, blueberry pizzas, slow food bake sale, chefs in attendance from some of Toronto’s best restos, fruit wines from Southbrook wines.
12 pm hugTO Urban Pool Party and Networking Event @ The Hilton Rooftop Pool, 145 Richmond St. W. Hip & Urban Girl’s Guide and Mill St. Brewing present a co-ed pool party. Samples from Mill St., cotton candy, make-up touch ups, amazing prizes, cash bar and bbq, and, of course, the pool. $25
4 pm Retro Beach Party Open House @ Aradia Fitness Downtown Toronto, 721 Queen St. W. Suite 202. Dress beachy for complimentary hand treatments, Thai massage, Tattoo consults, and performances by Aradia instructors and students. Complimentary goodie bags for the first 50 ladies. $10. http://retrobeachparty.eventbrite.com/