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5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, August 13

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Ainsley Smith Aug 12, 2018 7:30 pm

It’s a brand new week, Toronto.

Get it started on the right note by checking out the top events happening in and around the city today.

SummerWorks: Performance Festival

What: Canada’s largest curated performance festival of theatre, dance, music and live art is on now for its 28th edition.

When: Now until August 19
Time: Schedules vary by day
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Price: Single tickets start at $15

Alana & leigh Cline at Union Summer Market

What: Toronto based Celtic fiddle and guitar instrumental duo who combine Irish, Cape Breton and Scottish styles to create their own sound will be performing at the open-air market today. In addition to music, you can enjoy delicious eats from participating food vendors including Amano PastaBananza, Fugo DessertsHarry’s CharbroiledMean BaoRoywoodsThe Carbon BarThe Plant YYZ, Union Chicken, and Wvrst.

When: On now until August 19
Time: 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: 65 Front Street West, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

Manifesto

What: Manifesto Festival of Community & Culture returns this month, taking over downtown Toronto with multi-arts events that end with a FREE concert and community gathering at City Hall.

When: Now until August 19
Time: 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: Various venues
Price: Free

TechTO Meetup

What: If you want to network with the Toronto’s tech leaders, this is an event you won’t want to miss. Come and enjoy an evening of innovative speakers, networking, demos and showcases, presentations, cocktails and more.

When: August 13
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: RBC Waterpark Place Auditorium, 88 Queens Quay West
Price: $24

Hogtown Heatwave – The Best of The Second City

What: Hogtown Heatwave kicks off at Second City tonight, featuring the comedy centre’s funniest and hottest material of all time.

When: August 13
Time: 8 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: The Second City, 51 Mercer Street
Price: From $16

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]

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