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5 things to do this weekend: Polka party, art crawl and free film

Sept. 12-14, 2014

Roncesvalles Polish Festival: A celebration of the Roncy neighbourhood’s post-Second-World-War history, when many Polish immigrants settled in the area — and brought pierogies, kielbasa and polka with them. On the other side of High Park, the Bloor West Village Toronto Ukrainian Festival showcases the culture of the Eastern European country. Roncesvalles Polish Festival: Roncesvalles Avenue, from Queen Street West to Dundas Street West. Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. polishfestival.ca

Queen West Art Crawl: An outdoor art show and sale and tour of the gallery district on Queen Street West, from Shaw Street to Gladstone Avenue. Trinity Bellwoods Park. Saturday-Sunday. Free. queenwestartcrawl.com

Community Planting: Here’s an easy way to make the city a little greener: a public planting in the Don River valley. Gloves, tools, drinking water and snacks provided. Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave. Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. evergreen.ca

Toronto Flower Market: A sale with local flowers, growers and florists in one of the most urban parts of the city. 1056 Queen St. W. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. torontoflowermarket.ca

Free Friday Film: The U of T’s Cinema Studies Student Union hosts its first Free Friday Film of the year — a screening of the Oscar-winning doc about backup singers, Twenty Feet from Stardom. Muzzo Family Alumni Hall, Room 100, 121 St. Joseph St. Friday, 7 p.m. Free. cinssu.ca

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