NOW editors pick a trio of this week’s can’t-miss events

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Warm up to 100 to 1 day

How do you change the way people interact with their cities? By joining 100 In 1 Day for one big session of civic engagement and community-based interventions. Attend the warm-up for the event at the pre-festival workshop on citizen-driven action to see how you can get involved in the project, which features street art, urban gardens, beautification projects, social events and improvements in city infrastructure – on Tuesday (May 27), 6 to 8 pm, at the Ted Rogers School of Management, 55 Dundas West, rm 1-003. Free. 100in1day.ca/toronto.

Boost Bond

Support families in need and catch one of the best shows currently on stage when Second City performs Sixteen Scandals as a benefit for Bond Child and Family Development. Bond provides services and programs – including a child’s garden and creative expressions groups – for families in St. James Town and Regent Park. Sixteen Scandals, which takes on everything from the weather to – what else? – the mayor, got a rare 5N review in NOW. See it and do some good Tuesday (May 27), 8 pm. 51 Mercer. $40. bcfdsecondcity2014.eventbrite.com.

Be kind to the bees

Chemicals brought to you by the people responsible for Agent Orange blanket monoculture farms across the world, resulting in bee colony decline, environmental degradation and top-soil depletion. The March Against Monsanto on Saturday (May 24) is part of an international effort to support food protection, local farmers, the environment and the bees. Join the protest against the use of bee-killing agricultural neonicotinoid pesticides. 11 am. Free. Queen’s Park, 111 Wellesley West. facebook.com/MillionsAgainstMonsantoToronto.

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