June officially signals the arrival of summer here in the GTA. So, slather yourself in sunscreen lotion and unearth those flip-flops. Check out these events in June 2015.
Friday, June 5
Event: Besharam Pride
Details: Besharam, Toronto’s hip and happening club, which defines itself as a destination for people of all sexual orientation and cultures, will be hosting Besharam Pride at the Revival, 783 College St. from 10:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. Tickets cost $10 (women) before 11 p.m. and $15 after. For men, it’s $20/person.
Saturday, June 6
Event: Halal festival
Details: The 2nd Mississauga Halal Festival returns this year after a smashing success last year. The free event takes place at the Celebration Square in Mississauga from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and will include dozens of vendors, suppliers and products. The main goal is to bring suppliers, retailers and consumers all together under one roof, say organizers.
Sunday, June 7
Details: Metro Punjabi Sports Club will host a Kabbadi tournament at the Powerade Centre, 7575 Kennedy Rd. S.
Contact: Balraj Cheema, 416-399-3000
Sunday, June 14
Event: Rung De One
Details: It’s the 2nd annual Rung De One, a celebration of the festival of Holi. The colour fest will take place between 12 noon and 5 p.m. at The Great Punjab Plaza, 2960 Drew Rd. Mississauga. Tickets cost $20/person.
Saturday, June 20
Event: Classical Concert
Details: The Toronto Classical Group will present an Evening of Enchanting Classical Vocal Music featuring Kaushiki Chakraborty. The event will take place at the Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School, 2 St. Andrews Blvd. Etobicoke at 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 21
Event: Jashan in the Baug
Details: The Ontario Zoroastrian Community Foundation will be showcasing the North American Mobeds in a Khushali nu Jashan taking place at 1187 Burnhamthorpe Rd. E. Oakville, ON at 3 p.m.
The Jashan will recognize the work of senior and youth mobeds that have served the community. There will be lunch and entertainment by the youth of Ontario Zoroastrian Community Foundation (OZCF).