Calendar of Events

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
28 Sunday
1 Monday
2 Tuesday
3 Wednesday
4 Thursday
5 Friday
6 Saturday
7 Sunday
8 Monday
International Women’s Day and United Nation’s Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace

An international day to celebrate the social, cultural, political, and economic achievements of all women.

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9 Tuesday
Trivia Tuesday

Join us for our online event, Trivia Tuesdays! Keep your brain active and have a little fun all while helping Toronto Humane Society raise money to keep improving the lives of animals.  Buy a ticket for one game night or for the whole 4 week tournament.

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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10 Wednesday
11 Thursday
Maha Shivratri (The Great Night of Shiva)

Hindu Festival. One of the most important days in India’s spiritual calendar to honour and celebrate Lord Shiva.

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Lailat al Miraj (Isra and Mi’raj)

Islamic Holiday.  A day to celebrate the physical and spiritual journey of when the Prophet Muhammad travelled from Mecca to Jerusalem and then ascended into heaven.

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12 Friday
13 Saturday
14 Sunday
Zendoki (Memorial of Shan-tao/Zendo Daishi)

Honen Buddhism Memorial Service. Anniversary of the death of the Chinese priest, Zendo (Shan-tao) Daishi, who created the tradition of nembutsu (the reciting of the name of Buddha)

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15 Monday
Clean Monday

First Day of Great Lent for Eastern Christians. The first day of Great Lent (the Lenten season) for Eastern Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians

Time: All Day
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16 Tuesday
Trivia Tuesday

Join us for our online event, Trivia Tuesdays! Keep your brain active and have a little fun all while helping Toronto Humane Society raise money to keep improving the lives of animals.  Buy a ticket for one game night or for the whole 4 week tournament.

Time: 12:00am - 8:00pm
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17 Wednesday
Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated world-wide to recognize Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, as well as the Irish culture.

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18 Thursday
19 Friday
Naw-Rúz (New Year)

The first day of the Baháʼí calendar year as well as the new year festival to represent the new life of spring

Time: All Day
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20 Saturday
Naw-Rúz (New Year)

The first day of the Baháʼí calendar year as well as the new year festival to represent the new life of spring

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Spring Equinox (Higan-E, Ostara)

The Spring Equinox Celebration is when both night time and day time are equal, which means that light and the dark are close together and makes passage between the two easier.

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International Francophonie Day

An international day to acknowledge and celebrate the French language as well as the Francophonie culture.

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21 Sunday
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

A day to recognize the negative consequences of racial discrimination and encourage the responsibility to fight against such prejudices.

Time: All Day
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World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD)

A day to advocate for the rights of those with down syndrome.

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International Day of Nowruz/Eid-e-Navroz

A day to celebrate the New Year by Persian, Iranian, Muslim, and other communities, as well as the festival for commencing the start of spring and the renewal of nature.

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22 Monday
World Water Day

A day focusing on what water means to people around the world, what it’s true value is, and what we can do to protect water as a vital resource.

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23 Tuesday
Trivia Tuesday

Join us for our online event, Trivia Tuesdays! Keep your brain active and have a little fun all while helping Toronto Humane Society raise money to keep improving the lives of animals.  Buy a ticket for one game night or for the whole 4 week tournament.

Time: 12:00am - 8:00pm
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24 Wednesday
World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

A day to grow awareness surrounding the worldwide epidemic of tuberculosis and the efforts being made to abolish the disease

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25 Thursday
26 Friday
Birth of Prophet Zarathustra

The birthday of Zarathustra, who was the founder of Zoroastrianism

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Purple Day (Epilepsy Awarness Day)

A global effort dedicated to raising epilepsy awareness by inviting others to wear purple and host events to show their support

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27 Saturday
 Pesach (Passover) Begins

Passover celebrates freedom by commemorating the Israelites’ Exodus (depature) from Egypt and their transition from slavery to freedom.

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28 Sunday
 Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday symbolizes the beginning of Holy Week as a way to remember Jesus’s celebratory entry into Jerusalem.

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Holi (Festival of Colours)

Originally, Holi was a festival to celebrate the beginning of Spring in hopes of good harvest and land fertility. Today it is more so for representing and commemorating a legend from Hindu mythology.

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Mid-Sha’ban/Shab e-Barat

A holiday celebrated on the 14th night of Sha’aban as being a night of fortune and forgiveness

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29 Monday
Hola Mohalla (“Hola”)

Sikh festival that consists of demonstrations of martial arts and sports, worship services and singing hymns, as well as the traditional parade.

Time: All Day
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Holi (Festival of Colours)

Originally, Holi was a festival to celebrate the beginning of Spring in hopes of good harvest and land fertility. Today it is more so for representing and commemorating a legend from Hindu mythology.

Time: All Day
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Mid-Sha’ban/Shab e-Barat

A holiday celebrated on the 14th night of Sha’aban as being a night of fortune and forgiveness

Time: All Day
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30 Tuesday
Hola Mohalla (“Hola”)

Sikh festival that consists of demonstrations of martial arts and sports, worship services and singing hymns, as well as the traditional parade.

Time: All Day
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Trivia Tuesday

Join us for our online event, Trivia Tuesdays! Keep your brain active and have a little fun all while helping Toronto Humane Society raise money to keep improving the lives of animals.  Buy a ticket for one game night or for the whole 4 week tournament.

Time: 12:00am - 8:00pm
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31 Wednesday
Hola Mohalla (“Hola”)

Sikh festival that consists of demonstrations of martial arts and sports, worship services and singing hymns, as well as the traditional parade.

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International Transgender Day of Visibility

A day to show support and spread knowledge for the trans community by bringing attention to the accomplishments of trans people worldwide and helping to stop cissexism and transphobia.

Time: All Day
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National Aboriginal Languages Day

A day to honour the various Aboriginal languages and cultures as well as restore and discover ways to support the perseverance of their languages.

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1 Thursday
2 Friday
3 Saturday
Lent Ends

Lent is observed by many Christian faiths. The Lenten season prepares believers for Easter. Throughout the season many participate in prayer, pentance, charity work, and fasting. It often aims to replicate the 40 days and nights Jesus is said to have spent in the desert.

Time: 12:53pm - 12:53pm
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