Event Planning

In this interactive workshop, we will cover the foundations of running a great event in your neighbourhood.
You will leave this session with the following:
  • Templates, including an event planning checklist 
  • An event planning toolkit
  • Skills and knowledge to plan high impact events
  • Sources of funding for grassroots events
  • Connections to other groups funded by the Neighbourhood Grants program


Noora Sagarwala is the Touring and Audience Development Officer at the Ontario Arts Council. As an arts manager with over 15 years of experience, Noora has coordinated both large-scale festivals and local community events. She has held positions at Manifesto, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, the National Arts Centre, and the Canada Dance Festival. Noora completed an MBA from the Schulich School of Business where she received the Joe Green Founder’s Award in Arts & Media.

Luisa Giacometti is a two-time recipient of the City of Toronto Neighbourhood Grants. She is an active volunteer in her community, and is co-chair of the Falstaff Table and the Rustic Community Network. Luisa has vast experience putting together successful local programs and events.

Dinner and 2 TTC tokens / $6 parking reimbursement will be provided. When you register, please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or need any other support such as childcare.

July 31, 2018 at 6:00pm - 9pm

Will you come?

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