My Events

Upcoming Events

From DANI: “Finding Nemo”

Starring Rita as Nemo

Monday, May 27, 2024 / 7-00 pm

DANI is about to present another one of their show-stopping musicals, “Finding Nemo.” Rita plays the part of Nemo. This performance is a result of the collaborative efforts of DANI’s dedicated staff, volunteers, and participants, providing a platform for self-expression through dramatic performance. The performance will be on May 27th at 7:00 pm at the Richmond Centre Hill for Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St. Richmond Hill, Ontario. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by clicking here.

Past Events

Kingston Sukkar

Sukkah in the Square

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 / 12-2 pm

Rita will demonstrate her technique during a live painting session at Kingston Jewish Community’s Sukkah in the Square event, weather permitting.  There will also be a reading of Rita’s book “My Art, My World.”  Copies of the book will be available for purchase with proceeds to the charity of the day.  Rain date is Oct 4, 2-4 pm.  The event will occur in Springer Market Square. Find out more.

JDAIM Community Event

Sunday, February 5, 2023 / 11-2 pm

At the Prosserman JCC, Rita will display her artwork and showcase her book “My Art, My World.” Stop by our booth and say hi! The Prosserman JCC is located at 4588 Bathurst St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Full details at the Prosserman JCC website


Ontario Library Association Super Conference

Friday, February 3, 2023 / 12:15-12:45 pm

Rita signed copies of her book, “My Art, My World,” at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference in the Second Story Press booth. The event occurred at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St W, Toronto, ON.

Artshowandsale Clipped Rev 1 (1)

Art Show and Sale in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Sunday, December 11, 2022 / 11 am – 4 pm

Temple Anshe Sholom invites you to its 4th Annual Art Show and Sale featuring local Jewish artists. Come and browse the many different artistic creations by over a dozen artists, plus students from our Jewish schools and residents of Shalom Village. Find jewelry, paintings, photographs, pottery, and more. Just in time for Chanukah!

Sweet Week Market 1 1024x564 1

Honey & Barry Community Park

Sunday, September 18, 2022 / 1 am – 4 pm

Rita had a booth in Artist Alley at Toronto’s first Rosh Hashannah Sweet Week Market. Rita was selling original art, signed copies of her book “My Art, My World” and printed art items.

Art Exhibit and Book Signing at The Muse

June 16th – July 21st, 2022

Lake of the Woods Museum & Douglas Family Art Centre, Kenora, Ontario. Click here for more information.

From DANI: “The Little Mermaid”

Monday, May 30, 2022

Featuring DANI participants. Rita will play the role of “Flounder.”

From Toronto – See Rita, Mom and Uncle Mark on Breakfast Television Show (CityTV)

From Toronto – See Rita, Mom and Uncle Mark on The Morning Show (Global News)

Miles Nadal JCC Zoom Joint Event
with Helen Wolfe

Dani Book Launch Event on Zoom

Zoom Interview with Second Story Press