Around campus: What to do October 7-13


“Toronto-Street Level” is a photography exhibit that is on all week at the Credit Union Lounge. (Anam Latif / Ryersonian Staff)

Need a study break? The Ryersonian brings you a roundup of campus events this week.

For the creative: 

Get involved with Social Justice Week with a hands-on interactive canvas making workshop at Stitch a Home: Social Safety Net and Homelessness on Tuesday evening at 5 p.m. The workshop will be an interactive experience with guest speakers. Learn about the social safety net while decorating squares of canvas to add to an even larger art project.

For the documentary lover: 

Spend Thursday evening at a free film screening for the feature documentary Occupy Love at 6 p.m. The film features Occupy Wall Street in New York City and insider footage from the Egyptian revolution to the Alberta tar sands.

For the art aficionado: 

“Toronto-Street Level” is a photographic display of what Toronto looks like from a disability lens. It is on all week at the Credit Union Lounge beside the HUB cafe. The exhibit was a part of last year’s Ability Arts Festival and was also displayed at 2012’s Nuit Blanche. Learn more about the featured artists in this exclusive opportunity here.

For the philanthropist:

Looking for a chance to give back to the community? Drop by the Volunteer and Involvement fair on Wednesday at 11 a.m. and learn about over 20 different campus groups and external groups seeking volunteers. Some of the confirmed groups include Big Brother Big Sister Toronto and The Good Shepherd.

For the film buff: 

Do you love movie soundtracks? Well Musicians@Ryerson are hosting an “Epic Movie Soundtrack” night at the student union building. Relive those classic movie moments on Thursday at 7 p.m. and mingle with fellow Ryerson musicians.

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