Event Listings

Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family by Amanda Jetté Knox

In Conversation:

Amanda Jetté Knox

Join Pflag Canada Director, Jill Holroyd, as she welcomes award-winning writer, human rights advocate and public speaker, Amanda Jetté Knox, to discuss her story of support, acceptance, and, of course, love in her new book, Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family. Book signing to follow.

$1 from every copy sold from July 31 – September 2 of Love Lives Here will go to Pflag Canada, a national charitable organization.

Chapters Rideau

Ottawa, ON

Wednesday, August 21 at 7PM

Indigo Presents:Introduction to Digital Illustration Using Procreate

Indigo Presents:

Introduction to Digital Illustration Using Procreate

Become a pro at Procreate! This workshop will introduce you to the world of digital illustration on your iPad. You'll start with the basic interface, using the gallery, importing images, creating new canvasses and managing colour pallets. Then move on to brushes, layers, masks and special effects, and finish with a composition incorporating various artistic techniques!

NOTE: attendees must bring an iPad running iOS 11 or higher with the procreate app installed.

Ticket Price: $70 + tax & service fees

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Indigo Pinecrest

Ottawa, ON

Wednesday, August 21 at 7PM

Girls Need Not Apply: Field Notes From The Forces by Kelly S. Thompson

In Conversation:

Kelly S. Thompson

Join author and former captain in the Canadian Armed Forces, Kelly S. Thompson, as she discusses her debut memoir, Girls Need Not Apply: Field Notes From The Forces. Book Signing to follow.

Chapters Belleville

Belleville, ON

Wednesday, August 21 at 7PM

Chapters Rideau

Ottawa, ON

Thursday, August 22 at 7PM

Indigo Presents: Gemstone Intention Bracelet Workshop

Indigo Presents:

Gemstone Intention Bracelet Workshop

Join us for a relaxed evening of bracelet making to uplift, inspire and add a bit of intention into your summer! During this 90 min workshop, you will design & create your own gemstone & lava intention bracelet. With a beautiful selection of stones and beads for you to choose from, you can design your own custom piece! Add a drop of essential oil to the lava stones, and carry the scent with you throughout the day.

Ticket Price: $32 + tax & service fees

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Indigo Pinecrest

Ottawa, ON

Thursday, August 22 at 7PM

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Indigo x stackt

Indigo x stackt

Designed entirely out of shipping containers, stackt has taken unused land and transformed it into an experience of curated discovery. Indigo will be opening its doors to stackt market all summer long to house a one-of-a-kind immersive book experience. Come discover what Indigo at stackt contains …

Address:
2-101 28 Bathurst Street
Toronto ON

Dates:
to August 31, 2019

Hours of operation:
Monday – Wednesday: 11AM – 7PM
Thursday – Saturday: 11AM – 8PM
Sunday: 11AM – 6PM

Indigo x stackt

2-101 28 Bathurst Street

Toronto, ON

to August 31, 2019

Peppa Pig and the Muddy Puddles

IndigoKids Presents:

Peppa Pig Meet & Greet

Oink Oink! Join us for a meet and greet with your favourite cheeky pig, Peppa. Plus, enjoy a storytime, activities, and take home your own copy of Peppa Pig and the Muddy Puddle!

Ticket price: $12.99 + tax & service fees per child.
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Event Guidelines
  • Individuals must have a wristband to be in the event space and book signing line.
  • A limited number of tickets (wristbands) are available.
  • Each ticket will admit one person and include one copy of Peppa Pig and the Muddy Puddles.
  • Tickets are not available for purchase in-store.
  • Maximum one (1) ticket per child. One (1) book maximum per person per ticket.
  • Guests will receive a wristband when they arrive at the store on the day of the event. They must exchange their Ticketscene ticket for a wristband at that time.
  • Wristbands are non-transferrable and cannot be sold.
  • Access to the event area will only be granted to those guests who received a wristband.
Indigo West Edmonton Mall

Edmonton, AB

Friday, August 23 at 11AM

Fan the Fame by Anna Priemaza

In Conversation:

Anna Priemaza

Join local YA author Anna Priemaza as she celebrates the launch of her latest novel, Fan the Fame. Book signing to follow.

Indigo West Edmonton Mall

Edmonton, AB

Saturday, August 24 at 1PM

	Star Wars Queen's Shadow by E.K. Johnston

In Conversation:

YA Extravaganza

Join YA authors E.K. Johnston, Lindsay C Smith, Margaret Owen, Anna-Marie McLemore, and Faith Boughan as they discuss their latest books. Book signing to follow.

Event Guidelines:
  • Line-up will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Individuals must have purchased a copy of one of the participating authors' books to be in the book signing line; proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, Coles, Indigospirit, or Indigo.ca.
  • Authors will sign backlist titles.
  • Posed photography is allowed.
Chapters Newmarket

Newmarket, ON

Saturday, August 24 at 2PM

IndigoKids Presents: Monkeying Around with Music!

IndigoKids Presents:

Monkeying Around with Music!

Get ready to rock and roll! Join us for a morning of musical mayhem with Ottawa's Monkey Rock Music. Little musicians and parents or caregivers will have a blast singing along, exploring instruments, and playing musical games! This event is perfect for kids aged 2-7. (Please note that this is not a drop-off program, and that parents or caregivers need to stay and participate.)

Ticket Price: $15 + tax & services fees per child.
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Chapters Kanata

Ottawa, ON

Sunday, August 25 at 9AM

Indigo Presents: Brush Calligraphy Workshop

Indigo Presents:

Brush Calligraphy Workshop

Learn the basics of modern calligraphy with Brush Pens in the Brush Calligraphy Workshop, taught by calligrapher Alicia Spence. In this 2-hour introductory workshop, you’ll learn how to master each brush stroke with small and large brush pens, write the upper and lower case alphabet, and connect letters to form words and phrases. Lots of tips and tricks will be shared, and no experience is required. All supplies are included with registration, so you can continue your lettering journey at home!

Ticket Price: $99 + tax and service fees

Ticket price includes: Personalized Indigo Journal, 3 Brush Pens, Brush Calligraphy Workbook and Folder, Custom Name Cards & Coaster, Cardstock

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Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Monday, August 26 at 7PM

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Ten Years A Nomad: A Traveler's Journey Home by Matthew Kepnes

In Conversation:

Matthew Kepnes

Join New York Times bestselling author of How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, Matthew Kepnes, as he discusses new book, Ten Years A Nomad: A Traveler's Journey Home. Book signing to follow.

Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Monday, August 26 at 7PM

Indigo Place Montreal Trust

Montreal, QC

Saturday, August 31 at 1PM

Indigo Presents: Introduction to Chalk Lettering

Indigo Presents:

Introduction to Chalk Lettering

Join us for a 2.5-hr workshop with hand-letterer and calligrapher Becca Courtice of The Happy Ever Crafter. In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of hand lettering, and then get the secret tricks to apply it flawlessly to any chalkboard. You will leave this workshop with new hand lettering skills, a small completed chalkboard of your own, and the skills to create endless new chalk art at home. Includes all of the tools and supplies (to keep!). No experience necessary!

Ticket Price: $100 + tax & service fees
Ticket includes: admission to event & all required materials.

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Indigo Pinecrest

Ottawa, ON

Wednesday, August 28 at 7PM

Indigo Presents: Paint Night

Indigo Presents:

Paint Nite

Tap into your creativity and unleash your inner artist. A professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in two hours. No experience necessary and all materials are provided.

Ticket price: $35 + tax & service fees

Ticket includes: Expert led workshop, all painting materials (canvas, paints, brushes)

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Chapters Scarborough

Scarborough, ON

Wednesday, August 28 at 7PM

Butterfly in Frost by Sylvia Day

In Conversation:

Sylvia Day

Join #1 New York Times bestselling author, Sylvia Day, as she discusses of her hotly anticipated new love story, Butterfly in Frost. Book signing to follow.

Indigo Robson

Vancouver, BC

Wednesday, August 28 at 7PM

Indigo Toronto Eaton Centre

Toronto, ON

Thursday, September 12 at 7PM

A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong, illustrated by Xavière Daumarie

In Conversation:

Kelley Armstrong

Join award-winning YA author Erin Bow as she welcomes bestselling author Kelley Armstrong to discuss and sign copies of her newest middle-grade novel, A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying.

Event Guidelines:
  • Line-up will be available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Individuals must have purchased a copy of one of A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying to be in the book signing line; proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, Coles, Indigospirit, or Indigo.ca
  • Author will sign backlist titles
  • Posed photography is allowed
Indigo Kitchener

Kitchener, ON

Thursday, August 29 at 4PM

Hello, Friends!: Stories From My Life And Blue Jays Baseball by Jerry Howarth

In Conversation:

Jerry Howarth

Join legendary radio broadcaster and voice of the Toronto Blue Jays for 36 years, Jerry Howarth, as he signs copies of his memoir, Hello, Friends!: Stories From My Life And Blue Jays Baseball.

Indigo Heritage Greene

Stoney Creek, ON

Saturday, August 31 at 1PM

Indigo Ancaster

Ancaster, ON

Saturday, August 31 at 4:30PM

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger and  Steven Scott

Indigo Exclusive:

In Person: George Takei

Join actor, activist and author George Takei as he signs copies of his bestselling new graphic memoir, They Called Us Enemy.

Event Guidelines:
  • A limited number of tickets are available for purchase through Ticketscene
  • Limit of (3) three tickets per person
  • Ticket price includes one (1) signed copy of They Called Us Enemy. The book will be provided at the event
  • Tickets are not available for purchase in-store
  • Guests will exchange their Ticketscene ticket for a numbered wristband upon arrival at the store on the day of the event
  • Individuals must have a wristband to join the signing line
  • Candid photos from the line are allowed; no posed photography
  • Memorabilia is not permitted at this event and will not be signed

Ticket price: $25.99 + tax & service fees.

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Indigo Robson

Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, September 3 at 7PM

Builder Brothers: Better Together by Drew and Jonathan Scott, Illustrated by Kim Smith

IndigoKids Presents:

Drew & Jonathan Scott

Join New York Times bestselling authors and hosts of the Emmy-nominated HGTV show Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott, as they read and sign copies of their latest book, Builder Brothers: Better Together.

Event Guidelines:
  • Line-up will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Individuals must have purchased a copy of Builder Brothers: Big Plans to be in the book signing line; proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, Coles or Indigospirit location, or Indigo.ca.
  • No memorabilia or additional items will be permitted for the signing. Book signing only.
  • Candid photos permitted.
Indigo Cambridge

Cambridge, ON

Saturday, September 7 at 2PM

Indigo Square One

Mississauga, ON

Sunday, September 8 at 2PM

IndigoKids Presents: Musical Mayhem!

IndigoKids Presents:

Musical Mayhem!

Get ready to rock and roll! Join us for a morning of musical mayhem with Toronto-based children's entertainer James Funnyhat, 1 hour prior to store opening.

Little musicians and their parents or caregivers will have a blast signing along, exploring instruments, and playing musical games! This event is perfect for kids aged 2-7.

Ticket Price: $10 + HST & service fees

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Please note that this is not a drop-off program, and that parents or caregivers need to stay and are encouraged to participate.

Due to the intimate nature of this event, we have a maximum of 20 tickets available.

Chapters Scarborough

Scarborough, ON

Sunday, September 8 at 9-9:45AM

Frankly in Love by David Yoon

In Conversation:

David Yoon

Join author Sheena Kamal as she welcomes writer and designer, David Yoon, to discuss his first YA novel, Frankly in Love. Book signing to follow.

Indigo Yorkdale

Toronto, ON

Monday, September 9 at 7PM

Indigo Presents: Crystal Bowl Meditation

Indigo Presents:

Crystal Bowl Meditation

Explore the healing powers of vibration through this unique meditation and crystal bowl experience. The beautiful pure tones produced by these crystal bowls relax the body, help quiet the mind, and guide you to a natural state of balance.

NOTE:
Not recommended for those with tinnitus or vertigo.
Participants are encouraged to bring a mat or blanket.

$35 + tax & service fees

Indigo Innes

Ottawa, ON

Sunday, September 15 from 9-10AM

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Indigo Barrhaven

Ottawa, ON

Sunday, September 22 from 9-10AM

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Thunder Trucks by Cheryl Klein and Katy Beebe,
Illustrated by Mike Boldt

IndigoKids Presents:

Mike Boldt

Join local illustrator of the bestselling I Don’t Want to be a Frog series, Mike Boldt, as he reads and signs copies of his latest book¸ Thunder Trucks.

Chapters Southpoint

Edmonton, AB

Sunday, September 15 at 11AM

Boxitects by Kim Smith

IndigoKids Presents:

Kim Smith

Join bestselling local author/illustrator Kim Smith as she reads and signs copies of her new picture book, Boxitects.

Chapters Red Deer

Red Deer, AB

Sunday, September 15 at 2PM

Keto For Women by Leanne Vogel

In Conversation:

Leanne Vogel

Join bestselling author Leanne Vogel as she discusses and signs copies of The Keto Diet, The Keto Diet Cookbook, and Keto for Women.

Indigo Mayfair

Victoria, BC

Sunday, September 15 at 2PM

Indigo Robson

Vancouver, BC

Monday, September 16 at 6PM

Chapters Chinook

Calgary, AB

Wednesday, September 18 at 7PM

Indigo Eaton Centre

Toronto, ON

Monday, September 23 at 7PM

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

In Conversation:

Margaret Atwood

Join acclaimed Canadian author Margaret Atwood, in conversation, as she discusses her new book, The Testaments - a sequel to her 1985 novel, The Handmaid’s Tale.

This is a talk only; no book signing.

SOLD OUT

Bluma Appel Theatre

St Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St E

Toronto, ON

Monday, September 16 at 7PM

SOLD OUT

Mixology 101

Indigo Presents:

Mixology 101

Join us for an evening of tantalizing taste tests with expert mixologists from Edmonton favourite, Bar Clementine. This educational cocktail seminar will guide you through a tasting of several of Bar Clementine’s popular house cocktails and you’ll leave with enough knowledge to stock your bar to make fantastic cocktails at home. All supplies are included with registration. No experience required. Ages 19+.

$50 plus tax + service fees

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Chapters Southpoint

Edmonton, AB

Wednesday, September 18 from 7-9PM

The New Plant Parent: Develop Your Green Thumb and Care for Your House-plant Family by Darryl Cheng

Indigo Presents:

The New Plant Parent Workshop

Join Darryl Cheng, creator of Instagram's @houseplantjournal and author of The New Plant Parent for an informative and interactive workshop on how to care for some of our most popular house plants. The session will begin with insights into house plant upkeep, tips and tricks on how to keep your plant children alive and well, followed by step by step guidance to pot your own plant to take home.

$55 plus tax + service fees

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Ticket price includes:

  • Instructional tips and tricks for planting your new tropical foliage
  • One (1) copy of The New Plant Parent
  • One (1) tropical foliage plant
  • One (1) ceramic plant pot
Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Thursday, September 19 at 7PM

The Case Of The Vanishing Caterpillar by Eric Hogan and Tara Hungerford

IndigoKids Presents:

The Gumboot Kids

Join us for a fun, interactive, and musical event with The Gumboot Kids to celebrate the launch of their new Nature Mystery series for young readers. Meet Scout and Daisy, along with award-winning singer Jessie Farrell, as they explore the wonders of nature through songs and storytime. Following the presentation there will be a book signing with the authors and co-creators of the CBC Kids hit show Scout & The Gumboot Kids, Tara Hungerford and Eric Hogan, plus an opportunity to get your photo taken with Scout & Daisy!

Indigo Oshawa Centre

Oshawa, ON

Saturday, September 21 at 12PM

Chapters Southland Mall

Regina, SK

Sunday, September 29 at 11AM

Indigo West Edmonton Mall

Edmonton, AB

Saturday, October 12 at 1PM

Chapters Chinook

Calgary, AB

Sunday, October 13 at 11AM

Scarred: The True Story of How I Escaped NXIVM, the Cult that Bound My Life by Sarah Edmondson

In Conversation:

Sarah Edmondson

Join Canadian whistleblower, actress and author, Sarah Edmondson, as she recounts her recruitment into the NXIVM cult, the twelve years she spent within the organization and her harrowing fight to get out as discussed in her compelling memoir, Scarred. Josh Bloch, host of the CBC podcast Uncover Escaping NXIVM will moderate. Book signing to follow.

Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Monday, September 23 at 7PM

Indigo Presents: In-Season Flower Arranging

Indigo Presents:

In-Season Flower Arranging

Create a seasonal lush or colourful table arrangement using flowers that can be found in the wild and your own gardens. This workshop is designed for beginners, hobbyists, flower lovers, and those who are just looking to try something new! We will provide all necessary tools and step-by-step instruction, as well as some tips & tricks of the trade. You just need to bring yourself, some clothes you're ok with getting a little dirty, and any flower related questions you may have!

Ticket Price: $65 + tax & service fees

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Indigo Pinecrest

Ottawa, ON

Monday, September 23 at 7PM

A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong, illustrated by Xavière Daumarie

In Person:

Kelley Armstrong

Join bestselling author Kelley Armstrong as she sign copies of her newest middle-grade novel, A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying.

Indigospirit Sunnyside Mall

Halifax, NS

Friday, September 27 from 5:30 to 7PM

How To Cure A Ghost by Fariha Róisín, Illustrated by Monica Ramos

In Conversation:

Fariha Róisín

Join writer, editor and podcaster, Fariha Róisín as she discusses her debut poetry book, How To Cure A Ghost. Book signing to follow.

Indigo Place Montreal Trust

Montreal, QC

Friday, September 27 at 7PM

Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Monday, September 30 at 7PM

Indigo Robson

Vancouver, BC

Wednesday, Ocotber 2 at 7PM

Mixed Feelings: Poems and Stories by Avan Jogia

In Conversation:

Avan Jogia

Join actor Avan Jogia as he presents excerpts from his debut poetry collection, Mixed Feelings set to musical and visual accompaniment, and explores what it means to be mixed-race within a world increasingly fixated on racial identity. Book signing to follow.

Event Guidelines:
  • Line-up will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Individuals must have purchased a copy of Mixed Feelings to be in the book signing line; proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, Coles or Indigospirit location, or Indigo.ca.
  • Backlist titles are permitted and will be signed.
  • Posed photography is allowed.
Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Saturday, September 28 at 7PM

IndigoKids Presents: Little Yogis

IndigoKids Presents:

Little Yogis

Calling all little yogis! Join us for an exclusive event prior to store opening at our Chapters Scarborough location. Join certified kids yoga teacher and Power Yoga Canada instructor, Emma Sanson, as she welcomes the morning with a yoga and mindfulness sequence. Plus, learn meditation techniques through a storytime and educational games. Perfect for kids aged 3-7!

Ticket Price: $10 + HST & service fees

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Due to the intimate nature of this event, we have a maximum of 15 tickets available.

NOTE: please ensure child is wearing comfortable clothing. Adult supervision required.

Chapters Scarborough

Scarborough, ON

Sunday, September 29 at 9-9:45AM

The Testaments by Antoni Porowski

Indigo Exclusive:

In Conversation with Antoni Porowski

Join Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski for a special evening of beautiful conversation and fun in partnership with Indigo to celebrate the publication of his first cookbook, Antoni in the Kitchen.

Antoni is the food and wine guru on Netflix's Emmy Award-winning sensation Queer Eye, and his passion for food is completely irresistible. A television personality, chef, model, and now cookbook author, Antoni is a man of many talents and even more fascinating stories. During this evening event, Antoni will demo recipes from the book, answer questions from the audience, and share why food, healthy living, and community are so important to him.

Antoni in the Kitchen (published by Houghton Miflli Harcourtooks, on sale September 9) brings together Antoni’s trademark inclusive and accessible attitude to food with one hundred of his all-time favourite recipes. This cookbook celebrates Antoni's love for fresh, casual, and healthy cooking, and the occasional indulgent feast, and inspires both newbies and knowledgeable cooks to get back into the kitchen.

VIP tickets include a Meet & Greet with Antoni and benefit the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation, which is dedicated to putting books in the hands of Canadian children at high-need elementary schools. NOTE: VIP ticket holders must arrive at 6:30PM.

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Isabel Bader Theatre

93 Charles St. W

Toronto, ON

Wednesday, October 2 at 8PM

SOLD OUT

When You Ask Me Where I'm Going by Jasmin Kaur

In Conversation:

Jasmin Kaur

Join author Jasmin Kaur as she discusses and reads from her debut collection of poetry, illustrations and prose, When You Ask Me Where I'm Going. Book signing to follow.

Indigo Robson

Vancouver, BC

Saturday, October 5 at 4PM

Permanent Record by Mary H. K. Choi

In Conversation:

Mary H. K. Choi

Join New York Times bestselling author of Emergency Contact, Mary H. K. Choi, as she discusses her new book, Permanent Record, with screenwriter, author and artist Jonny Sun. Book signing to follow.

Event Guidelines
  • Line-up will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Individuals must have purchased a copy of Permanent Record to be in the book signing line; proof of purchase required from any Indigo, Chapters, Coles or Indigospirit location, or Indigo.ca.
  • Backlist titles are permitted and will be signed.
  • Posed photography is allowed.
Indigo Yorkdale

Toronto, ON

Friday, October 25 at 7PM

Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris

In Conversation:

Heather Morris

Join bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris, as she discusses her new novel based on an incredible true story, Cilka's Journey. Book singing to follow.

Indigo Bay & Bloor

Toronto, ON

Friday, November 1 at 7PM

*At participating Indigo & Chapters locations (Coles and Indigospirit stores excluded). Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Event materials may be limited and events are subject to cancellation or change without notice.

 

**At hosting store only. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Event materials may be limited and events are subject to cancellation or change without notice.