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it's happening w Tuesday, March 11

The Dressing for Downton WHERE: Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd. Fans of the hit BBC series Downton Abbey can take in costumes worn in the show alongside actual items of clothing worn in Toronto during the same era at the Spadina Museum. The exhibit runs until April 13.

w Saturday, March 15

Toronto Indie Arts Market Spring Fashion Extravaganza WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W. CONTACT: Sheryl Kirby, www.torontoindieartsmarket.com COST: $5, partial proceeds to The Corsage Project Welcome spring with a new wardrobe. Join more than 50 artisans of locally made clothing, jewelry and accessories for an afternoon of stylish shopping.

w Saturday, March 29

Movement Workshop Week-End WHEN: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and tomorrow WHERE: Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St. CONTACT: Angela Blumberg, 416-420-4345,

.com COST: $10 to $15 sliding scale The Intergalactic Arts Collective is excited to present their first Movement Workshop Week-End. The intention is to connect with the community and to offer affordable, engaging and high-quality classes, that bring out the joy of movement in young and old, experts and beginners!

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The City of Toronto holds public consultations as one way to engage residents in the life of their city.Toronto thrives on your great ideas and actions. We invite you to get involved.

Electronic and illuminated sign study Public Consultation Sign Regulations The City ofToronto is looking for the public’s input on potential changes to the sign regulations related to electronic and illuminated signs and billboards. In 2013, the City ofToronto initiated a comprehensive research project that included a planning and design review, an update of traffic safety implications, and a poll to assess public opinion inToronto towards electronic and illuminated signs. Public consultation is an essential element of this process. Based on the study findings, changes toToronto’s sign regulations have been proposed. AllToronto residents and businesses are encouraged to participate and provide the City with feedback about this important issue. Members of the public are invited to attend the following workshop for a brief presentation, and to speak with City staff to share thoughts and ideas on this subject.

Monday March 10, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., Council Chamber, 6 pm., staff presentation at 7 p.m. For those unable to attend in person, comments can also be sent directly to signbylawunit@toronto.ca. Information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.

looking ahead w Saturday, March 22

Tax clinic hosted by Peggy Nash, MP WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: St. John’s Polish National Church, 186 Cowan Ave. CONTACT: 416-769-5072, http://peggynash.ndp.ca/taxclinics, COST: Free Volunteer Certified General Accountants will be on site to offer free tax preparation services, by appointment, to individuals with an annual income under $35,000 or families with an annual income below $40,000. Call 416-769-5072 to book an appointment.

Check out our complete online community calendar by visiting www.parkdalevillager.com. Read weeks of listings from your neighbourhood as well as events from across Toronto.

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