Thursday, February 5
Sweet Talk (Propeller Centre) Valentine art show and fundraiser with raffle and silent auction. To Feb 15. Free. Propeller, 984 Queen W. 416-504-7142.
Saturday, February 7
Wedding Workshop (Girl Effect) Learn how to make your own wedding invites and thank-you cards. 10 am-noon. $20. 401 Richmond W, studio 228. heartlinepictures.com.
Candy Heart Gift Show Local artists sell their wares. 1:30-5:30 pm. Free. Press Club, 850 Dundas W. 416-347-0952.
Love Bugs At The Zoo Kids bring a Valentine for their favourite creepy crawly and get in free. Today and tomorrow, 9:30 am-3:30 pm. Free w/ admission. Toronto Zoo, Meadowvale N of 401. 416-392-5929.
Sunday, February 8
Little Sweetheart Ball (Rethink Breast Cancer's Support Saturdays) A fundraising social for parents and their kids, with a fashion show, food, music and silent auction. 3 pm. $50, child $5. Capitol Event Theatre, 2492 Yonge. rethinkbreastcancer.com.
Monday, February 9
The Love Lab Workshop on making natural lube and mojo massage oils. 6-8 pm. $30. Aangen Community Centre, 868 Dovercourt. Pre-register 416-519-9800.
Tuesday, February 10
No Sweetheart Required This anti-Valentine's cabaret features comedy, dance, music and theatre. Runs to Feb 14, Tue-Sat 8 pm. $18, Tue $10. Whistler's Grille, 995 Broadview, upstairs. 416-653-5870.
Wednesday, February 11
Sensual Dance For Women Learn the art of sensual dance in time for V-Day. 8:30 pm. $18 (incl instruction, feathered boa and magnet). Fitness One, 117 Peter. Pre-register laurafurtado.com.
Thursday, February 12
Alfie Zappacosta Valentine's Day concert $30-$32.50. Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas W. 416-531-6604. And Feb 13.
Chocolate Bash Pre-Valentine's Day bash with a chocolate fountain, romantic music and drink specials. 8 pm. $10. Bread & Circus, 299 Augusta. 416-278-9275.
Friday, February 13
Compassionate Hearts (Evangel Hall Mission) Valentine's dinner and dance. $150. Old Mill, 21 Old Mill. 416-504-3563 ext 241.
Be My Valentine Dress in pink or red and listen to Valentine stories. 2:30 pm. Free. Wychwood Library, 1431 Bathurst. 416-393-7683.
The Cinnamon Hearts Unlucky In Love The burlesque troupe takes a comedic look at love and heartache. 10 pm. $10-$12. Goodhandy's, 120 Church. cinnamonhearts.ca.
Hamlet & Ophelia: A Shakespeare Cabaret Humber River Shakespeare presents drama, music, bawdy humour and violence to tell the story of the ill-fated couple. 7 pm. $15. Montgomery's Inn, 4709 Dundas W. 416-209-2026.
Just Say Love 1920s-themed Valentine's party with speed dating, an old-tyme photo booth and the Carolyn T Jazz Band. 8 pm. $25. Loki, 577 King W. Pre-register fastlife.ca.
Key Party: Dirty Bird Edition Sexy improv comedy w/ Kris Siddiqi, Aurora Browne, Sarah Hillier, Bob Banks, Matt Folliott, Kayla Lorette and others. 10 pm. $10. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. comedybar.ca.
Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places... A Friday the 13th Valentines Cabaret Studio 5040 presents a performance by Gabi Epstein and Patrick Brown. 8:15 pm. $15. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge, Studio Theatre. 416-872-1111.
Marriage Of Figaro See Kadozuke Kollektif's adaptation of Mozart's opera. Today and tomorrow at 6:30 pm. $125 (includes dinner). Gloucester Square Inns, 514 Jarvis. 416-364-2495, zuke.ca.
The Revue Valentine's Special Music and performances by Cristabel, Gartina, Sharon Mirrors, DJ K-Tel and more. 10:30 pm. $7. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-875-9555.
Saturday, February 14
Single In The City (Cardiac Kids) Valentine's charity bachelor/bachelorette date auction and party. 9 pm. $40. Radisson Admiral Hotel, 249 Queens Quay W. Pre-register singleinthecity.ca.
Valentine Ball Gala Benefit (Youth Day, Ryerson and Toronto Crime Stoppers) Dinner, live auction, dance and fashion exhibits, music by Daniel Panetta and Gianluca, hosted by Farley Flex. 6 pm. $125. Liberty Grand, 25 British Columbia. 416-813-0909.
Wedding Workshop (Girl Effect) Learn how to make your own wedding favours. 10 am-noon. $20. 401 Richmond W, studio 228. heartlinepictures.com.
Betty & the Bobs Valentine's Day concert $16-$18. Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas W. 416-531-6604.
Big Band Valentine's Dance Glenn Chipkar & the Swing Shift Big Band Orchestra, Larisa Renee, Trio Bella Big Band Valentine's Dance. $50. Palais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore W. ticketweb.ca.
Brogue A Valentine's Day ceilidh with the dancing troupe, Dan MacDonald, Brian Pickell and Ross Griffiths. 8 pm. $15, stu $13. Tranzac, 292 Brunswick. 416-787-2800.
Cherry Bomb Valentine's DJ Sk8 DJs Denise Benson, Cozmic Cat. 8 pm, free. Harbourfront Centre Ice Rink, 235 Queens Quay. 416-973-4000.
Couples Massage Learn the art of touch with your beloved. 11:30 am-4:30 pm. $95. Pure Intent, 64 Oxford. Pre-register 416-466-3237.
Cupcake Decorating Workshop Decorating techniques. 1-4 pm. $18 plus $15 kit fee. Assembly Hall, 1 Col Samuel Smith Park. Pre-register 416-396-4026.
Decade Burlesque troupe the Scandelles perform their tenth and final Valentine's Cabaret. Doors 9 pm. $12-$15. Lee's Palace, 529 Bloor W. thescandelles.com.
Erotic Arts & Crafts Fair Craft fair dedicated to romantic, sexual and erotic DIY expression. Noon-8 pm. Free. Gladstone, 1214 Queen W. eroticartsandcrafts.com.
Hunter Valentine, Chad Michael Stewart, the Switch Valentine's Day concert. All ages, $10-$13. Reverb, 651 Queen W. ticketweb.ca.
The Love Boat - Cruise To Murder A Valentine's Day interactive mystery, plus buffet and silent auction. 7 pm. $48. Assembly Hall, 1 Col Samuel Smith Park. 416-231-3131.
Love Song Showdown Celebrate Valentine's Day with Meghan Hoople and Ben Kunder. 9 pm. Pwyc. Bread & Circus, 299 Augusta. breadandcircus.ca.
Loving Your Pet For Valentine's Day Tell stories and make a Valentine card for your pet. Today, 2-6 pm; tomorrow, 1-4 pm. Free. PawsWays, 245 Queens Quay W. 416-360-7297.
Paul James Band Valentine's Day Party. 8 pm, $12. Silver Dollar, 486 Spadina. 416-975-9631.
Queen Of Hearts Party Celebrate V-Day with stories, rhymes and jam tarts. 2 pm. Free. Danforth/Coxwell Library, 1675 Danforth. 416-393-7783.
A Queer Kind Of Valentine's An evening of romance and wit with musicians Jeff Straker, Bryce Kulak and others. 8 pm. $5. Free Times Café, 320 College. 416-967-1078.
The Red Party Annual V-Day party for singles. 8 pm. $25. Toika, 471 Richmond W. Pre-register fastlife.ca.
Scaramella Lettera Amorosa Valentine's Day programme. 8 pm, $15-$25. Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles W. 416-760-8610.
Valentine's Concerts Laura Fernandez 7 pm, Ricky Franco 8:30 pm. Salsa lesson in between. $10 (first show), $15 (second show), $54 (both). Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas W. 416-588-0307.
Valentines Card Learn to make Valentine's cards. All ages. 2:30 pm. Free. Queen/Saulter Library, 765 Queen E. 416-393-7723.
Vert Gastro Club Valentine's Day dinner and dance with DJ Honeypie. 7 pm. $75. The DepARTment, 1389 Dundas W. 416-535-2412.
Voluptuous Panic! Bump N Grind Valentine Skin Tight Outta Sight Rebel Burlesque perform a tribute to Weimar-era Berlin with special guests. Doors 9 pm. $25. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. skintightouttasight.com.
V-SPot Bitches In Stiches present female comedy for singles and couples. 10 pm. $7. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. comedybar.ca.
Sunday, February 15
Eliana Cuevas Valentine's concert Lula Lounge $15. 416-588-0307.
A Mid Winter Harlettes Dream Burlesque troupe the Harlettes dance through a soda shop and fight crime in this musical revue. 7:30 pm. $12-$15. Bread & Circus, 299 Augusta. 647-444-2662, harlettes.com.