Support Regent Park music
With money scarce in the school system, music programs are always at risk. Help support one of the most crucial and effective at a funder for the Regent Park School of Music on Saturday (February 23), 8:30 pm, at the Cameron. Singer/songwriter Whitney Rose and alt-country performer Kayla Howran, two rising stars on the upstart Cameron House record label, perform at the pwyc event. 408 Queen West. cameronhouserecords.com/deeply-rooted-in-music-education.
Climate change: a mind thing
Our leaders sure aren't getting a grip on climate change, and it could be we're not pushing them hard enough. Maybe it's a mental block? Psychology And Climate Change: The Dilemma Of Inaction explores this possibility with speaker Omid Alaei, a solar power engineer and expert in cognitive behaviour modification. Tonight (Thursday, February 21), 6:30 pm. Free. North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge. meetup.com/climate-change-Toronto.
TTC money talks
As the clogged TTC continues to be squeezed, find out how to fund the transit of our dreams with Civic Action CEO Mitzie Hunter, Toronto Board of Trade's Richard Joy, Pembina Institute's Cherise Burda and Councillor Joe Mihevc. Tuesday (February 26), 7 pm. Free. Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie. joemihevc.com.