Three Things to do the weekend is a varied sampling of what to be at this weekend, featuring things we haven’t already covered this week. For more options, visit our  add-you-own events page.


Women: Closing Reception
Saturday April 1st, 3:30- 5:00pm  @ The Leyton Gallery of Fine Art

This group exhibit opened on International Women’s Day and features work inspired by women. The participating artists include Malin Enström, Andrea Pottyondy, Carolyne Honey Harrison, Kelsey Una, Louise Sutton, Virginia Mak, April White, and John MacCallum. The closing reception is free and everyone is welcome to attend.  The “Women” exhibition will be on display until April 8th 2017.


From Standing Rock To NL: Towards A Better Energy Future
Sunday April 2nd 2:00-4:00pm @ Eastern Edge Gallery

This event aims to look at the ongoing resistance to mega-energy projects at Standing Rock and in Labrador. The afternoon will begin with a screening of the documentary “Pipe Dreams” (0:40, Iwerks Productions). The screening will be followed by a discussion about tangible local action to support resistance to these projects.The event is pay-what-you-can and all proceeds will go towards legal funds for the protectors at Standing Rock and in Labrador (shared 50/50). 

FOR  KIDS (Of All Ages) 

Pippy Park Maple Syrup Festival
Sunday April 2 12:00-3:00 @ North Bank Lodge, Pippy Park 

The third annual Pippy Park Maple Syrup Festival is a free event for the whole family. There will be short, on-site maple syrup tapping tutorials where organizers demonstrate how to tap a maple tree and give attendees samples of fresh syrup.Terry Reilly will be playing music and there will be complimentary hot chocolate available, organizers ask you bring your own mug if possible. The festival will wrap up with an informal ‘tasting competition’, seasoned maple makers are invited to enter their syrup!