Calendar of events for the week of June 12

June 12 – September 9

Humber River Full Moon Paddle

Paddle the Humber River at night from King’s Mill Park North to the downtown skyline, passing wildlife and city life. Highlights include sliding under the Tube tracks at Old Mill Station and the Humber Bay Arch Bridge. In addition to the boat and paddles, tickets include life jackets, glow sticks and experienced staff always on hand. torontoadventures.ca

June 14

Immigrants with Attitude

Comedy Bar hosts a stand-up show featuring Sunny Deewana, Vishal Ramesh and a host of other Canadian comedians putting a hilarious spin on the immigrant experience. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West.

June 14 – 19

NXNE

The city’s biggest music festival makes club hopping mandatory, as top Canadian and international artists perform at the Horseshoe Tavern, Bovine Sex Club, El Mocambo and more. nxne.com

June 15 – 17

Creation Destruction

Presented as an exploration of “humanity’s capacity to adapt, innovate and survive”, for three performances only, this outdoor multimedia event will fuse video installations, 11 dancers and spellbinding chamber rock from members of the Montreal group Godspeed You! Black Emperor. Trillium Park Pavilion, 955, boul. Lakeshore. W.luminatofestival.com

June 15 – 19

aluCinArte: Multidisciplinary Festival of Latin Arts

Celebrate the works of Latin Canadian artists and those of the Latin Diaspora. There are interactive workshops – such as Afro-Colombian drumming, a Peruvian ceviche class, and outdoor salsa and bachata lessons – as well as a panel discussion honoring Latinx visionaries in Canada and film screenings in places across the city. alucinefestival.com

June 17 – 18

Beloved: A Celebration of Toni Morrison and Black Women Writers

For two evenings, acclaimed authors such as Zalika Reid-Benta and Dawnie Walton discuss Toni Morrison’s legacy with literary critic Donna Bailey Nurse. Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. luminatofestival.com

For two evenings, acclaimed authors such as Zalika Reid-Benta and Dawnie Walton discuss Toni Morrison’s legacy with literary critic Donna Bailey Nurse. Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. luminatofestival.com

June 17 – 19

Taco Feast 2022

Tacos

Taste Toronto celebrates dozens of varieties of iconic Mexican dishes — and the chefs who create them — during this three-day festival, which also features cocktails, interactive games, live music and dancing. Place de l’Ontario, 955, boul. Lakeshore O. thetacofest.ca

June 18

Art Walk Exhibition Venue

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Explore these 143-year-old grounds with the whole family, including the dog. Beginning at the Porte des Princes, this guided tour is your chance to discover sculptures, mosaics, and more than 90 other works of public art spread across the 192-acre site. Rain or shine, the walk is a date. Just make sure your furry friend is on a leash. replace.on.ca

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