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5 things to do this weekend: antiques, inner peace & dancing in the streets

As our CityNews.ca series continues, we look at events happening in the city for all ages and interests.

July 6-8, 2012

For Families: Shop for antiques, vintage records and even have your portrait taken using the historical tintype process at the Junction Flea, a hip, new outdoor flea market in the west end. 2803 Dundas St. W. Sunday, 9 a.m. Free. junctionflea.blogspot.ca

For Visitors: Unearth everything from paintings to papier-mâché by established artists and students alike at the 51st Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, the largest of its kind in Canada. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W. Friday – Saturday, 10:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Free. torontooutdoorart.org

For Singles: There will be dancing in the streets, as the song goes, during the popular Salsa on St. Clair this weekend. Learn from the pros, catch some live music and taste authentic Latin American fare for the full experience. St. Clair Avenue from Winona Drive to Christie Avenue. Saturday, noon–11 p.m.; Sunday, noon–8 p.m. tlntv.com

For Charity: Find inner peace while helping to build a school in Ebe, Nigeria, at the Yogathon Festival for Unity — a day of yoga, meditation, music, art and poetry at Artscape Wychwood Barns. 601 Christie St. Saturday, 3–10 p.m. $30; children free. onlynowexists.org

For Kicks: Catch this year’s equivalent of The Drowsy Chaperone or Kim’s Convenience at Toronto’s Fringe Festival before it — like those two plays — becomes theatre’s next big thing. Various locations. Friday – Sunday. Up to $11. fringetoronto.com

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