Networking Event

Animating Your Park – Funding Workshop & Community Social

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Join Toronto Arts Council, Toronto Arts Foundation & Park People / Amis des parcs for a FREE funding workshop and community social! This gathering will help you find funding opportunities available for local arts programming in your community. Connect with local artists, community organizers while learning how to plan and host arts events in your neighbourhood parks and public spaces. Anyone interested in learning about arts programming in parks and public spaces is welcome (all ages, artists and non-artists, community organizations, agencies, service providers, etc.) !

Digital Strategy Fund Info Session

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

During this 90 minute info session, program officers will:

  • Provide an overview of the vision and scope of the Fund
  • Help you understand which program component is right for you
  • Offer tips to keep in mind while you write your grant application
  • Answer your questions

Each session will be followed by an informal networking event to help you connect with others in your community who are also interested in working on digital projects.

1 Contrary 5 Agokwe-Nini (Documentary Film Screening)

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Directed by Carmel Whittle & Howard Adler the film “1 Contrary 5 Agokwe-Nini” is a talk-show style documentary film hosted by the one and only ‘contrary’ Alik Beavers (aka Sharp Dopler), and features 5 Agokwe-nini guest speakers: Ashley Grenstone, Benny Michaud, Theo Paradise-Ottawa, Kole Peplinski and Carmel Whittle. They discuss gender, sexuality, Indigenous identity, traditional two-spirit roles, terminology, accessing ceremonial spaces, and safe spaces in mainstream society.

Film Length: 35 mins
Language: English
* Mature Subject Matter

ArtsEffect Auction

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 6:00pm

Join us May 30th for an evening of art, cocktails, and conversation. ArtsEffect 2019 will again feature some of Canada’s best contemporary artists in a live auction led by esteemed auctioneer, Stephen Ranger.

All funds raised go to support VIBE Arts, an award-winning charitable organization committed to providing youth in under-resourced communities with high-quality community and school-based arts education.

Tickets available NOW at


Collider Cafe: Art. Science. Journeys.

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Artist / Astronaut. Watercolour / Triops. Cancer / Costume. Movement / Music. What are the journeys taken, and the art+science stories behind them? 

Our #ColliderCafe is a space for artists, scientists, makers, and anyone interested in art+science. Meet, discover, connect, create. Are you curious? Join us at "Collider Cafe: Art. Science. Journeys." to explore how art and science intersect in the exploration of curiosity.

Bring a Friend to Choir Day!

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:45pm

Have you always wanted to experience what it is like to sing in a choir? Please join us on April 15th to try it out! Everyone is welcome!  Learn music from Dear Evan Hansen! Email us at for more information!


VIVA!’S SEVEN CHOIRS FOR AGES FOUR THROUGH ADULT, offer members the opportunity to achieve artistic excellence in a singer-centred, collaborative choral community, featuring youth mentoring programs and the TD Bank Group Inclusion Program.