HER Space
to Jun 26

HER Space

A specially curated experience for women to meaningfully connect, explore, create and discover with other like-minded women!

Book club meets art & creativity meets mindfulness meets de-stressing meets like-minded women meets YOU TIME!!

Stay tuned for more details coming soon.

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The Wild Nellies
1:00 PM13:00

The Wild Nellies


Gather your friends and join The Wild Nellies as we present women creators of world music, dance, art, film, spoken word poetry, and literature—along with a reveal of the sheroes who inspire us! Everyone is welcome!

Live Performances, Talks & Exhibits by:
BRITTA B … Spoken Word Poet and Arts Educator
SASKIA TOMKINS … Songwriter & Eclectic Musician (Violin, Viola, Cello, Nyckelharpa)
GRETEL BOOSE … Ceramic Sculptor
GEETIKA DANCE COMPANY … Bollywood & Classical Indian Dance
JOAN JOTHI SALDANHA … Artist, Photographer, Sacred Leader, Community Wellness Advocate
CARLA SINCLAIR … Documentary Filmmaker
GWEN TUINMAN … Novelist and Creator of The Wild Nellies

Special Guest:
RENÉE SGROI ... Brooklin Poetry Society President, Associate Member of League of Canadian Poets

GEORGIA FULLERTON ... Fine Artist, Arts-Educator and
Expressive Arts Therapy Practitioner

It’s going to be a Wild Nellies feel-good afternoon! We’re a joyful group of women creatives, passionate about spreading the healing power of creative self-expression through the arts. Come and hang out with like-minded people. Let’s #Gather2Inspire one another at this afternoon to benefit Women’s Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre of Durham (WMRCC).

(Free Admission and Complimentary Refreshments)
(Silent Auction. Donations to WMRCC accepted.)

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The Alchemy of Women's Collective Wisdom & Power
8:30 AM08:30

The Alchemy of Women's Collective Wisdom & Power

The Alchemy of Women’s Collection Wisdom and Power

We are excited to be part of this international anchoring event for women before the week of the Parliament of World Religions kicks off at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre!

Joan Jothi Saldanha is with Sacred Women International who is the Canadian host for this event.

It is our intention to provide an opportunity to prepare ourselves individually and collectively for the week ahead. We will meet one another in circle, experience the power of sacred space, deepen our skill of generative listening, discover resonance and reverence, and nurture the root system of women's spirituality.

8:30am Registration Opens

9:00am-12:00pm Event

We will be holding a sacred water ceremony. We invite you to bring a small vial of water that feels spiritually significant to you to include in the ceremony. For some it might be from the ocean, a river, or a waterfall. For others it may be from a shrine that is special to them. Or, you can bless tap water yourself!

Our collective water will then be carried in procession to the water's edge and then to the Parliament.

Please register soon. Space is limited.

For more information on how you can attend this intimate and blessed ceremony, please contact us!

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Culture Days presents heartBEAT!
2:00 PM14:00

Culture Days presents heartBEAT!

heartBEAT will take you into a drumming circle where you will have the amazing opportunity to play with drums from around the world!

Drumming circles are seen in many cultures all over the world. 
They bring community members together to create a collective voice and consciousness heightening your self-awareness and that of those around you.

Join us for this magical journey that brings this beautiful cultural and traditional heartBEAT to YOU!

*no experience required

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Clay Play!
to Nov 24

Clay Play!

The perfect class for a young sculptor to explore and create with clay! Children learn pottery techniques such as pinch, slab and coil methods of clay construction. Finished pieces will be glazed and are sure to be admired for years to come. New projects each season allow for continuous skill development

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Equilibrium Celebration
5:00 PM17:00

Equilibrium Celebration

  • 111 Carlton St. Toronto, ON M5B 2G3 (Parkside Student Residence Toronto Canada (map)
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Equilibrium created during world-renowned street artist Okuda San Miguel’s two-week-long residency in Toronto. With support from a local artistic team, Okuda produced a 23-storey cultural landmark at Carlton and Jarvis.

Jothi will have her art exhibited at the Community Celebration! Join us!

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Durham Rising Summer Mixer
7:00 PM19:00

Durham Rising Summer Mixer

A group of us bad ass city builders and game changers are hosting our very first Summer Mixer. Come with a friend to meet the Durham Rising Steering Committee and be introduced to some exciting new initiatives that we will be working on as a collective to animate Durham Region! This Summer Mixer is a great opportunity for you to meet others living in this area, have some great conversations and meaningful connections.

More information to come!

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Connect Women
7:00 PM19:00

Connect Women

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Join us for an evening of connections through creative expression, movement and drumming. Our promise, to refresh and replenish each queen!

About this Event

Greetings Queens,

I am so honoured you have taken the time to stop by and learn more about our inaugural CONNECT Series Event by POR AMOR Community Enhancements Initiatives. This interactive evening takes place in the beautiful Whitby Courthouse Theatre, and promises to elevate you. We invite you to connect deeply with yourself through authentic sharing circles, creative expression (even if you don’t consider yourself creative),guided movement, and drumming. The evening’s focus is “Walking Each Other Home”. We will take the time to nurture the most important relationship we have, the one with OURSELVES.

Share three hours of uninterrupted self love, experiencing the power of release, embracing deep inner joy and fun, and CONNECTING genuinely with other fabulous women in our community. Our promise is to refresh and replenish each queen within these few hours of ME time.

Share space with other like minded women and expand your network! Take this time that you deserve...this precious time for yourself because you give so much, to so many, in your life! Tell your daughters, girlfriends, sisters, aunties and mothers.

Feel free to CONNECT with us if you have any questions or if your interested in being an event sponsor for our CONNECT swag.


*Evening Hosted and Facilitated by Tanika Riley. Tanika is a City Builder, Mother, Artist, Educator, Speaker and Healer with over fifteen years experience connecting individuals through Arts and Culture.

*Limited space due to intimate setting

*Light refreshment will be served

*Bring a cushion to sit on, water bottle, towel, business cards, your journal, and a pen.

Look out for more events in the POR AMOR CONNECT Series.

CONNECT: Family, coming this Fall !!

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