MADLY OUT AND PROUD
Mad Pride kicks off a week of psychiatric survival strategies, films, poetry, plays and pokes at Big Pharma – including a reading by author/activist Pat Capponi from her new book, Last Stop Sunnyside, from Monday (July 14) through July 20. Free. Check madpridetoronto.com for times and places.
STOP THAT DEPORTATION
War resister Corey Glass has been ordered to leave Canada today (Thursday, July 10) despite Parliament’s decision to let peace soldiers stay. Make yourself a link in the human protest chain from the Federal Court Building at 180 Queen West to the U.S. Consulate (360 University), today from 4:30 to 6 pm. Free. 416-598-1222.
GRIST FOR THE GRISTMILL
Ex-Monkee Micky Dolenz teams up with the Spoons to raise funds for the restoration of Bell’s Gristmill in Utopia, Ontario, at a special concert tonight (Thursday, July 10) at the Capitol Event Theatre (2492 Yonge). The small community of 100 people located just west of Barrie is pulling together to revitalize the Utopia Conservation Area and transform the historic mill into a functioning gristmill and environmental resource education centre. 8 pm. $50. utopia.on.ca.