This Week in Geekery June 30th – July 6th




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Welcome to This Week in Geekery!  A weekly round-up of all things geeky happening in Toronto.  Do you have an event you’d like added to a future edition, send me an e-mail with all the information!

This week there’s Canada Day and World Cup and Fringe Festival and and—well and GEEKERY – like Can’t Stop the Serenity, Polar Chill, the Constellation Awards and so much more!

 

Monday June 30th

Make Me One With Everything - Variety Show

Make Me One With Everything – Variety Show

8 pm HSSE Make Me One with Everything Variety Show $10
Baltic Avenue 875 Bloor Street West (upstairs) just east of Ossington
Standup and Singing and Burlesque Oh My!
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Tuesday July 1st CANADA DAY

There should be fireworks SOMEWHERE!

11 am-3 ish Kensington Market SteamPunk Shopping Trip!
Let veteran steampunkers show you the best places to shop in Toronto’s historic (thus open) Kensington Market!
More Info Here

 

 

Wednesday July 2nd

 

Fringe - It's back!

Fringe – It’s back!

The Fringe Festival July 2 -13
With over 150 different plays over 12 days, there will be something for everyone whether it’s the Fringe Kids, or dance, or clowns, or one person shows the Fringe will have it. Ticket $12 in advance, $10 at the door. This year all tickets will be available in advance.
More details here 

 

Holodeck

8pm Holodeck Follies presents Tribbles with Troubles (Star Trek improv with musical guests Debs & Errol) $8 at door 154 Danforth Ave (above the Black Swan)
90 minute improv and variety show inspired by the voyages of a not so famous Federation crew.
More Info Here

 

Friday July 4th

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Friday July 4-6  Polar Chill Relax-a-Con
Join them for a full weekend of fun as we celebrate your favourite in science fiction, fantasy, comics, gaming, anime, horror and more through discussions, activities and games.
Polar Chill is also the official host of this year’s Constellation Awards!
More Info Here

 

 

 

Even More Geeky Improv

Even More Geeky Improv

7-9 Tomes Adventure Hour PWYC
The Central 603 Markham Street (Near Bloor & Bathurst)
120 minutes of geeky standup and improv  – some based on covers of 70s sci-fi/fantasy paperbacks!
More Info Here

Saturday July 5th

 

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Noon Can’t Stop the Serenity $15 at the door
The Royal Theater on College Street (Between Bathurst and Ossington)
Come see Joss Whedon’s first feature film – and the further adventure of our Big Damn Heroes.
The screening will be followed by a charity auction with awesome one of a kind items and you can reserve a spot at the Shindig afterwards!
More Info Here

 

FFTMNT
8 pm FanFiction the Show: TeenAge Mutant Ninja Turtles Edition $10
The Social Capital Theatre (above the Black Swan) 154 Danforth Ave just east of Broadview
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9 pm Whedonesque – Firefly $15
Comedy Bar – 945 Bloor West (just west of Ossington, downstairs) Watch an improv troupe explore the further adventure s of our favourite band of browncoats!
More Info Here

Sunday July 6th

1 pm High Tea at the Embassy
The Comic Book Embassy 2nd Floor 392 Spadina (just south of College)
Ladies come and join other lady creators (in comics, illustrators, video games,  or crafters, those who enjoy any and all of the above) for tea and help by bringing tasty snacks to share.
More Info Here

Upcoming Events

Tuesday July 8th

Classic Simpsons Trivia
7:30 Cadillac Lounge 1296 Queen Street West
Think you know all there is to know about how they land on the sofa? Test that knowledge for prizes and glory!
More Info Here

 

Wedesday July 9th

6 pm Special Evening with Nelvana at Paradise Comics
Meet the forces behind the collection and reissuing of Canada’s First Super Heroine!
More Info Here

 

TOWebJuly

8pm Toronto WebSeries Creators Meet Up – Fox & Den 1075 Bay Street
Are you a webseries creator? Do you want to be? Meet others who share your insanity over beers and burgers!
More Info Here

 

Thursday July 10th

6-11 Joe Shuster’s 100th Birthday at the Comic Book Lounge – 587 College Steet (Upstairs)
Help raise funds for the Shuster awards and have a slice of CAKE!
More Info Here

Friday July 11th

Check it out - for SCIENCE! (or at least at the Ontario Science Center)

Check it out – for SCIENCE! (or at least at the Ontario Science Center)

Atomic Lollipop Convention – July 11th – 13th
Ontario Science Center – An Anime Inspired gathering
More Info Here