Social Events in Toronto, Canada This Week

Let’s explore social events in Toronto, on happening this week. Local events are a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Look through this page and consider going out and socializing during one of these social events.

Social events are great and offer a world of possibilities. You can make new friends, learn new skills, see things from different perspectives and it’s fantastic for your mental health. And never before has companionship and being able to spend time with others been as important as it is today.

You probably remember being a kid and going up to another person your age and saying, “Do you want to be friends?” and that was pretty much that. Friend made. Alas, it’s not quite as simple now that we’re grown up, but it doesn’t have to be as difficult or as awkward as we think. There are thousands of people out there who would love to meet up with others, finding them just takes a bit of help and that’s what we’re here for.

On this page, we hope you’ll find some interesting events in Toronto where you can make some new friends.

Local Groups’ Events in Toronto

Qt Toronto Community Meetup

Qt Toronto Community Meetup

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: StartWell – Offsite Venue

Welcome to the first **Qt Toronto Community Meetup** !

**Talks**
**1)** “Taking Qt Quick Controls 2’s Template/Style to the Next Level” *by Furkan Üzümcü, Autodesk (Toronto, Canada)*

* **Abstract:** QML is designed to be a language that makes it very easy to properly separate the logic from the design.A great example of this is Qt Quick Controls 2 library. Qt Quick Controls 2 provides a template(…)

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Enrich Data Analytics with GenAI | KNIME Data Connect: Toronto (Onsite)

Enrich Data Analytics with GenAI | KNIME Data Connect: Toronto (Onsite)

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: Startuptive | Coworking and Team Office in Downtown Toronto

Learn how to enrich data analytics with GenAI without writing a line of code.

During this event, we will explore a fraud detection use case and we will exploit the multi-language capabilities of GenAI to automatically generate custom alert messages.

During this hands-on workshop you will get familiar with the free low-code tool [KNIME Analytics Platform](https://www.knime.com/knime-analytics-pla(…)

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SPRING TOUG MEETUP 2024

SPRING TOUG MEETUP 2024

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: Humber college

We are planning on a meetup for – Stay tuned for more details
𝐒𝐀𝐕𝐄 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐃𝐀𝐓𝐄!
#2024 spring TOUG Meetup 🚀🚀👨🏻‍🚀
📢 Oracle enthusiasts in Toronto! 🍁 join us on May 15th for a great Kickoff meetup .
Please RSVP by 12 PM Tuesday, May 14
**Intro : Lightning talk (5min)** brief review of **Oracle 23 ai** new announcements by **Oracle Team** (Oleksiy)

**💡Topic1: Oracle 23c Performance: R(…)

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Bubble Tea and Mental Health Hangout

Bubble Tea and Mental Health Hangout

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Machi Machi

Sip some bubble tea while just chatting about life.

Topics will be provided to guide conversation.

Location not final but will be in the North York area.(…)

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Engineering Wellness: Innovations and Challenges in Health Tech

Engineering Wellness: Innovations and Challenges in Health Tech

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: 1 Roof Garden Lane

Join us as we continue our second in-person “*Guppy Talks”* event! Hosted in the heart of Toronto at the beautiful **Roof Garden** event space, we look forward to an evening filled with insightful discussions, networking opportunities, and celebrations of pioneering achievements in the health tech industry.

This event will be **in-person** on **Thursday, May 16th** (doors open **@6pm**) and hoste(…)

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Toronto Singles Mixer for Professionals @ Mademoiselle 25+

Toronto Singles Mixer for Professionals @ Mademoiselle 25+

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: Mademoiselle Raw Bar + Grill

### Toronto Singles Mixer for Professionals

Join us for an exciting **Toronto Singles Mixer** event designed to connect you with other like-minded individuals seeking meaningful connections.

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Buy Tickets at: [https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/toronto-singles-mixer-for-professionals-mademoiselle-25-tickets-891756938007](https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/toronto-singles-mixer-for-professionals-mademoisell(…)

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Toronto Real Estate Meetup

Toronto Real Estate Meetup

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: Local Public Eatery

Join us for an evening of learning and networking at the Canadian Real Estate Investor Podcast’s Toronto Meetup. Whether you are new to real estate investing or looking to enhance your skills, this event is designed for all levels of experience. Our group of seasoned real estate agents, investors, and entrepreneurs will share their knowledge and insights on topics such as mortgages, property manag(…)

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Cloud Security Career Sustainability

Cloud Security Career Sustainability

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

Join us on **Wednesday, May 15, 2024** as we talk about **Cloud Security**. Cloud security is paramount in today’s digital landscape. With businesses increasingly relying on Cloud services, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data is crucial. Led by Cloud Security Evangelist, Kemar Jackson, dive deep into into the ever-growing world of Cloud, where we will address security(…)

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Beyond Competition: Prioritizing Differentiation in Product Roadmaps

Beyond Competition: Prioritizing Differentiation in Product Roadmaps

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: 180 Simcoe St 3rd floor

How do you ensure your product helps your organization stand apart from the competition?

Join us for a presentation that rethinks traditional product roadmap prioritization, specially designed for product managers and Agile team participants aiming to elevate their product strategies.
We’ll move past current prioritization frameworks like MoSCoW, introducing approaches that emphasize the power of(…)

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8 v 8 CO- ED pick up soccer game in Ballsports Polson Pier

8 v 8 CO- ED pick up soccer game in Ballsports Polson Pier

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Ballsports Polson Pier

20$ per head – NO Metal Studs

TO BE CONFIRMED YOU MUST PAY IN ADVANCE VIA eTRANSFER BEFORE JOINING – wednesday of playing week to
[email protected]

RULES
3 teams – 8v8
7 mins each game and winners stay in for 3 straight games if unbeaten.

Please arrive 10 minutes before the start time. Otherwise you risk playing a shortened game.(…)

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Dynamic Data: Architecture, Modeling, and Business Intelligence

Dynamic Data: Architecture, Modeling, and Business Intelligence

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

Join the Toronto Tech Career Transition Meetup Group for an insightful event focused on empowering and advancing individuals looking to transition into the tech industry.

For this event, our focus will be on Databases: the importance of having a database, database creation, database management, and techniques to improve performance and security, as well as Database Administration best practices, (…)

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Vaughan Real Estate Investors – May Meetup (Collab Edition/RPM Wealth Builder)

Vaughan Real Estate Investors - May Meetup (Collab Edition/RPM Wealth Builder)

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: Speducci Mercatto

Join the Canadian Real Estate Investor Podcast in giving Vince Gaetano’s RPM Wealth Builders Kick-Off a very warm welcome!
\- Event starts at 6
\- Presentations: 6:30 \- 7:30pm
\- Apps & Refreshment: 7:30 \- 8:30

Join us for an evening of learning and networking at the Canadian Real Estate Investor Podcast’s Vaughan Meetup. Whether you are new to real estate investing or looking to enhance your s(…)

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Discussion: Sharing stories: visiting China

Discussion: Sharing stories: visiting China

◦ When: Monday, May 13th

◦ Where: 4841 Yonge St

How to find us
We will meet at the Yonge Shepherd Center food court, look for Tony (pictured host) wearing black.

This is a discussion focused event where participants share stories of heading back to China or their desire to visit China.

Can you share a memorable moment or experience from your trip to China?
Did you encounter any challenges or cultural differences while in China?
What surprised(…)

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Weekly on-water practice at Sunnyside

Weekly on-water practice at Sunnyside

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: Sunnyside Pavillion

Please bring a change of clothes. For May practices, consider warmer clothing such as jackets and pants. Please show up 15-20 minutes ahead of time to get changed and warm up. Paddles and life jackets are provided.(…)

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Seller Financing In Canada: The Infinite Portfolio vs The BRRRR Method

Seller Financing In Canada: The Infinite Portfolio vs The BRRRR Method

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: undefined

**Event Date: Saturday, May 15th 2024**
Time: 3pm PST \|\| 4pm MST \|\| 5pm CST \|\| 6pm EST
LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE!!

We’ve all heard of “The BRRR Method” and under the perfect conditions, the BRRR method works, but here in Canada – Its not quite as simple or straight-forward as you might think. This event will uncover steps you can take to reduce your risks with investments like this and show a(…)

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The Dating Un-Game: MEETING SINGLES (The Old Fashion Way-Discover Who We Are?)

The Dating Un-Game: MEETING SINGLES (The Old Fashion Way-Discover Who We Are?)

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: The Pheasant: A Firkin Pub

Hello everyone,

Tired of those endless and annoying dating apps?? Why not meet some great new people the old fashion way *(in-person)* and have a fun and casual time in the process?

Please join us for a fun, interactive and stress-free evening as we explore each others dating styles, preferences and personalities in an uplifting and spirited way.

\*Joined by my other social groups so we can ant(…)

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Make connections with relaxing conversations and art

Make connections with relaxing conversations and art

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: North York Centre

Welcome!

Join us at the North York Centre to colour and chat.

You can bring your own colouring books and colouring pencils.
There’s a Dollarama across the street to buy them.
If you’re coming empty handed no worries you can use ours for $2 cash.
You can do other art related projects such as sketching, crochet etc. As long as you bring your own materials 🙂

We’re meeting at the North York Centre(…)

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VRC 88 – StrikerVR Unveils the Mavrik – A New Frontier in VR Gaming

VRC 88 - StrikerVR Unveils the Mavrik - A New Frontier in VR Gaming

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: TacoTaco

**Toronto VRC 88**
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**TALK #1 :: StrikerVR Unveils Mavrik – A New Frontier in VR Gaming!**
Experience the forefront of gaming innovation as StrikerVR team will be giving a talk, unveiling the Mavrik-Pro’s cutting-edge capabilities. Join our electrifying meetup to hear from lead developers and StrikerVR insiders.
Discover the **Mavrik-Pro, StrikerVR**’s latest VR marvel, (…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

You can make more friends at one party by showing interest in them than in a month by trying to meet people online. Meeting new people and making genuine connections in local events can be fun and easy if you go with the right mindset.

When it comes to meeting new people, nothing beats showing up in the real world. But none of the tips will work if you are not coming from the right place. Keep an open mind when attending social events. Reframe strangers as potential friends, it will make it much easier to approach conversations and fully engage in them.

When choosing an event, keep an eye on interesting themes, something you can relate to. Meeting new people in the context of mutual interest increases your chances of being friends.

Research events with the types of people you want to meet. They could be people in your age group, your field of work, or a specific neighborhood. Do not be too strict though, loosen up a little bit from your expectations.

Go where people are intentionally looking to make friends such as networking events where it feels normal and expected to walk up and introduce yourself.

In this digital era, apps and websites are the most convenient solutions for finding out about local events. If you are not sure where to look for events happening in Toronto, you can try out Toronto.com, Tolive.com, or Destinationtoronto.com.

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Events for Expats and Locals to meet

Toronto Nature Ambassadors Orientation

Toronto Nature Ambassadors  Orientation

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

Events will be ongoing regularly June through September
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays of the month.

This is only for the webinar orientation process on May 14th, please register at bottom of page on URL bellow (if you are interested in volunteering but are unable to attend webinar, register anyway. A link to a recording will be emailed to you after the orientation):

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Free: Nuits Balnéaires, United in Bassam Exhibition

Free: Nuits Balnéaires, United in Bassam Exhibition

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

In his 2021 series The Power of Alliances, Ivorian artist Nuits Balnéaires explores the symbols, roles, and relationships of the N’zima Kotokô people’s seven great families. Based in Grand-Bassam, his multidisciplinary approach blends contemporary perspectives with traditional themes. In our post-pandemic era, as we reckon with how to navigate social and physical environments, Nuits Balnéaires’ wo

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Spring Dinner

Spring Dinner

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

Lets kick start the long weekend by having dinner and meet new friends

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InterNations Toronto: Lez Party Da Night With Live Music !

InterNations Toronto: Lez Party Da Night With Live Music !

◦ When: Friday, May 24th

◦ Where: Loose moose/Antler room

Yes ! back to back again on request ! An InterNations favourite. Let’s meet at the Antler Room at The Loose Moose and dance and sing the night away with the live band. They play all our favourite songs from the 80ies – today.

Please RSVP Only if you can make it !

This event is FREE for Albatross members and $ 10 for Basic members, and $ 15 for Non-members/Not signed up IN members and guests.

Pl

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