Drop by at noon tomorrow and every week. This year’s theme is “Dance Inspiring Fusion of the Americas”
A gathering place for danceable rhythms from across the Americas. Salsa, samba and more, are reimagined to feature a wider variety of genre-defying music from the best established and emerging artists in the city.
Full schedule of concerts in Trinity Square and other events close by can be found here.
Only 9 concerts left in this our 25th Anniversary season.
Visit the Music Mondays page to see the full schedule and details about repertoire.
Mark Monday, August 29 in your calendars for the 25th Anniversary Gala featuring David Braid on piano.
Hailed in the Canadian press as “A jazz genius to call our own” (Macleans Magazine), Steinway Piano Artist David Braid was recently awarded Jazz Pianist of the Year in Canada. He has released nine recordings, garnering six Juno nominations and two Juno awards; he is also a multi-National Jazz Award Winner and a recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts’ “JazzID Award.” Join us to hear David perform on our new Steinway “B” piano, in a Gala Music Mondays 25th Anniversary Concert, presented by Steinway Piano Gallery Toronto. There will be a reception following the concert.
Joins us for Pride Part II this Sunday at 10:30 AM. A reprise of the True Colours and Pulse by Melissa Ethridge will be performed along with some repeated readings. New music will be there and our musician will be William Aide.
Our guest homilist on Pride Sunday at HT (June 26) will be MPP Cheri DiNovo, long-time activist for LGBTQ rights and an ordained United Church minister. Named by NOW readers in 2015 as Best MPP.
From her official bio:
Cheri has been a 40+ year activist for LGBTQ issues. She was the only woman in Canada to sign the ‘We Demand’ statement in 1971—the first demand for gay rights on Parliament Hill. In 2012, Cheri succeeded in getting Toby’s Act passed, an amendment to the Ontario Human Rights Code to include gender identity and gender expression–the first of its kind in North America.
All are warmly invited to the
Summer Solstice 2016 Labyrinth Walk
at the Toronto Public Labyrinth
in Trinity Square Park
(south of the Church of the Holy Trinity and west of the Eaton Centre)
Musician Michael Franklin (pictured below) will accompany us with his eclectic mix of festive, spiritual, meditational, dance, and trance-dance music, using voice, percussion, hurdy-gurdy, shawms, bagpipes, flutes, recorders, double recorder, crumhorn, pipe and tabor, jaw harp, and singing bowls.
Braille Labyrinth on site
Do come and bring your friends!
We had a lovely time welcoming people from Toronto, Bahamas, Iceland and Lansing, Michigan to name a few places.
Ian Grundy and Sherman Hesselgrave played the organ, Michael Shapcott played his concertina and the Pethalia Singers performed a mini concert of East Coast Kitchen Music. You can catch their whole performance this Sunday. Visit their website for details.
Thanks to Ken West, Bob Smyth, Jim Houston, Malcolm & Stella Savage, Lucas Oxby and Jonathan Robart there were friendly faces to welcome our guests, answer questions and generally be hospitable. It was good to be open in the Heart of the City!
The Holy Trinity Refugee Committee will host it’s Annual Book Sale on Thursday, June 23 & Friday June 24 from 9 to 5 or so. This will be held outside on the south side of the building.
All funds raised directly support the work of The Holy Trinity Refugee Committee. The committee is currently going into its second year of sponsorship of a family of four from Columbia and began the sponsorship of a man from Eritrea who arrived this past February.
With the support of the Church of the Holy Trinity and other amazing volunteers and contributors, we are able to provide financial and emotional support for these refugees while they settle into a new country and community. Our twenty years of refugee sponsorship experience has been shared extensively this past year as many new groups welcomed refugees from Syria.
Always looking ahead, we are excited to continue with the tradition of a book sale fundraiser which over the years has contributed directly to the support of our newly arrived families.
Donations of books (no magazines or textbooks) can be dropped off at 19 Trinity Square Monday to Friday 11 AM to 3 PM. If you require pick up contact Margot at email@example.com or 416-598-4521 ext. 222