Hopefully, you weren’t planning on having a quiet week following St.Patrick’s Day.
From the Canadian Film Fest to delicious foodie events, there are plenty of events and activities to keep you busy from Monday to Sunday.
What: This nationally recognized film fest is dedicated to showcasing Canadian films to inspire filmmakers and cultivate a network of Canadian talent. Over the coming days, you can enjoy both Canadian and Toronto movie premiers in addition to 10 features and 20 shorts, with nearly 50% from female directors.
When: March 20 to 24
Where: Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond Street West
What: In honour of National Waffle Day, Foodora is teaming up with Cluck Clucks Chicken & Waffles for a one-day-only pop-up celebration in Kensington Market. The pop-up waffle bar promises DIY waffle-making stations featuring an array of over-the-top toppings spanning the gamut of sweet to savoury.
When: March 24, 12:30 pm to 3 pm
Where: 156 Augusta Avenue, Toronto
What: This Easter-themed fundraiser event doesn’t just support rescue and re-homing work by Fetch & Releash, it’s also absolutely adorable. By booking a five-minute photo shoot and making a donation, Toronto pet lovers can get a hi-res photo of their best four-legged friend with cheese Easter props provided.
When: March 24, 2 pm to 5 pm
Where: Pet Uno, 675 College Street
What: Hemingways, Toronto’s popular New Zealand-style pub, is throwing an epic ‘silent disco’ this weekend where party-goers finally get to take control of what they listen to. Guests have the option of listening to 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks, Top 40 Dance Hits, or Hip-Hop & R&B.
When: March 24, 10 pm to 2 am
Where: Hemingway’s, 142 Cumberland Street
What: FREE lunch alert! Nando’s Chicken Dash is fast approaching. Taking place at restaurants across Canada, the annual promotion presented by the international chicken chain features a free quarter chicken lunch complete with peri-peri fries.
When: March 25, 11 am to 1 pm
Where: All Nando’s restaurants in Canada
What: Get ready for cuteness overload, there’s a pug meet up taking place in Toronto this weekend. This monthly Toronto Pug meet at the Dog Bowl in Trinity Bellwoods Park is the kind of cute event you shouldn’t miss in the city and is a must-see event, even if you don’t own your own pug.
When: March 25, 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: Dog Bowl, Trinity Bellwoods Park