Sunday, Sept. 25

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This weekend marks Sun Youth’s annual fundraising exhibition of model trains at their Plateau headquarters, featuring dozens of antique and contemporary miniature railroads on display, from the 1920’s to today. 4251 St-Urbain, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., $8

The Hip Hop You Don’t Stop festival closes today with a day-long Elementakiza, featuring hip hop performances from Urban Science, Illa J, Strange Froots and more, b-boy and b-girl breakdancing, live painting, turntable scratch sessions, workshops and screenings plus tacos and jerk chicken on the BBQ. Parc Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, corner Girouard & Sherbrooke W., 11 a.m.–10 p.m., free

It’s the last day of POP Montreal! If you haven’t joined the party yet, take the opportunity today. Here are some programming recommendations:

POP Montreal’s cinematic series Film POP (in conjunction with the Image + Nation film festival) presents Kiki, Sara Jordenö’s new film profiling seven LGBTQ youth-of-colour in New York City’s contemporary ballroom scene. Cinéma du Parc (3575 Parc), 5 p.m., $11

American composer, singer, musician and vocal-manipulation and synth pioneer Annette Peacock makes a rare appearance in Montreal, playing a show at Ukrainian Federation with opener Joanne Pollock, a Winnipeg-based synth-pop artist. 5213 Hutchison, 8 p.m., $30

Versatile Montreal musician Joe Grass — who you’ve likely seen accompanying the Barr Brothers and a number of other local rock, country, folk and even jazz acts — launches a new album of his own (The Rest Will Disappear), with openers St. Lawrence Warehouse Company and Channel No One. Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent), 9 p.m. $8/$10

The closing party for this year’s edition of POP Montreal promises to be a banger: Jef Elise Barbara’s Black Space features a joint tribute to Prince and David Bowie with Fredy V and a DJ sets by Jef Elise Barbara and Noah Bick. Rialto (5723 Parc), doors 11 p.m., show at midnight, PWYC (proceeds will be donated to Taking What We Need)

See our Event Listings for more concert, nightlife, theatre, comedy and community event options. See our Art Listings here.

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