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5 things to do this weekend: Comicon, Curryfest and Quad City Chaos

CityNews | posted Friday, Mar 20th, 2015

March 20-22, 2015

Toronto ComiCon: The ultimate comic book, gaming, and pop culture fan convention is back. You can snap photos with your favourite superheroes and villains and shop at over 100 unique retailers. Celebrity guests include The Walking Dead’s Chad Coleman, Star Trek’s Terry Farrell and Charmed star, Shannen Doherty, to name a few. Sat & Sun. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building. 222 Bremner Boulevard. http://www.comicontoronto.com/

Curryfest: Winter may be winding down, but there’s still a chill in the air. So why not spice things up at Toronto’s first Curryfest? You’ll dine on traditional Southern and South East Asian dishes, as well as modern local recipes that will tantalize your taste buds. Sunday. 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 2nd Floor Events, 461 King St. West. $10.https://www.universe.com/

Quad City Chaos: Roller derby fans will have plenty of action to absorb with six WFTDA-sanctioned games from four top-40 teams, plus three B team games. The headlining double-header on Saturday features Boston vs. Steel City at 5 p.m. followed by Rideau Valley vs Toronto at 7 p.m. Sat & Sun. The Bunker 40 Carl Hall Road, Studio 3. Day passes are $20 at the door or $30 for a weekend pass. http://torontorollerderby.com/

Motorcycle Spring Show: You can cruise down memory lane at the Bikes of the Century display, ogle one of Canada’s largest custom bike showcases or meet Kim “Tig” Coates from Sons of Anarchy at this two-day event focused on any and everything to do with motorcycle culture. Sat.& Sun. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Toronto International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd. http://motorcyclespringshow.com/

Canada Blooms: What better way to ring in spring than with a dash of colour and fragrance? Canada Blooms celebrates all aspects of horticulture and connects people to the joys of nature. March 13-22. Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd.http://canadablooms.com/

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