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15 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, April 15

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Ainsley Smith Apr 12, 2018 5:00 am 314

Sunday Funday has arrived!

If you’re looking for something to do other than brunch or hiding from the nasty weather, check out these awesome events happening in the city today.

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The Toronto Yoga Conference and Show

What: Today is the final day to check out Canada’s largest gathering of yogis! From today and until Sunday, you can enjoy 100+ hours of master classes with internationally-renowned yogis. Whether you’re new to yoga, or a 1000+ hour certified yoga teacher, there are always new lessons to learn and like-minded people to grow with.

When: Now until April 15
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Blvd.
Admission: Pricing starts at $24.75

William Ashley Warehouse Sale

What: You’ll find all the home goods you could ever need at unbeatable prices at the William Ashley Warehouse Sale. Departments on sale include dinnerware, garden, home decor, bed and bath, home office, kitchenware, holiday decor, dining, entertainment, and more.

When: Now until April 15
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 111 Creditview Road, Hwy. 400 and Langstaff Rd, Vaughan
Admission: Free

Water Docs Film Festival 2018

What: A unique and engaging film festival about all things water, the seventh annual Water Docs presents a fascinating film program on issues facing global and local water systems.

When: Now until April 15
Time: All day
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Admission: $10

Mixie and the Halfbreeds

What: This is the Toronto premiere of Mixie and the Halfbreeds, which is a hilarious production about being mixed race in Canada with a completely female cast.

When: Now until April 15
Time: Various times
Where: Pia Bouman School for Ballet, 6 Noble Street
Admission: 
From $15 to $35

 

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Images Festival

What: Images Festival features a series of independent artists, photographers, and filmmakers as they showcase their screenings, exhibitions, and performances at venues across the city.

When: Now until April 20
Time: Various times each day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Admission: $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors

Cityscapes: Skylines, Skyscrapers, and the CN Tower

What: If you’re in the market for some new art or you’re just in the mood to check out an incredible exhibit, the Twist Gallery will be kicking off its newest showcase this afternoon. From iconic landmarks to cozy side streets, this show will allow you to explore the city from all angles.

When: Now until April 28
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Twist Gallery, 1100 Queen Street West
Admission: Free

Samtack Warehouse Sale

What: Are you in the market for a new flatscreen TV? Maybe you need a new washer and dryer. Whatever home electronics you have on your shopping list you’ll find it at the Samtack Warehouse Sale. Here you’ll find brand name electronics, furniture, and more on sale at unbeatable discount prices.

When: Now until April 29 (Every weekend in April)
Time: Fridays, 12 pm to 7 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 1100 Rodick Road, Markham
Admission: Free

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

What: Infinity Mirrors, the dazzling world of Yayoi Kusama is now open at the AGO. During this exhibit, visitors have the opportunity to experience six of Kusama’s most iconic kaleidoscopic environments at once.

When: Now until May 27
Time: 10:30 am to 9 pm
Where: 
The Art Gallery of Ontario, 317, Dundas Street West
Admission: Tickets available online only through the AGO for $30 per person

Yoko Ono: The Riverbed

What: This weekend, you’re invited to experience Yoko Ono’s latest art installation, The Riverbed, at the Gardiner Museum. The Riverbed invites visitors to collaborate with the artist, the museum, and each other, through everyday action and contemplation.

When: Now until June 3
Time: All day
Where: The Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park
Admission: Starts at $15 for adults

 

Toronto Coffee & Tea Expo

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Toronto Coffee & Tea Expo 2018

What: Today is the final day to celebrate “the city’s buzzing café culture” at the Toronto Coffee & Tea Expo which brings together Toronto’s “best baristas, roasters, tea sommeliers, blenders, distributors, coffee shops, and café gear all under one roof.”

When: April 15
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Admission: Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the door, pending availability

A Kind Market Pop-Up

What: This Sunday, you can shop for ethically-sourced products while supporting local businesses and fundraising for the Toronto Humane Society. It’s a win-win for everyone!

When: April 15
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: La Maquette, 111 King East
Admission: Free

Leslieville Flea

What: The Leslieville Flea returns to Toronto’s Distillery District this afternoon. Visitors can look forward to loads of amazing vintage vendors as well as some exciting new vendors.

When: April 15
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: The Fermenting Cellar, 28 Distillery Ln
Admission: Free

Doc Soup Sundays: Manolo

What: This Sunday you can step into the storied universe of Manolo Blahnik with this in-depth portrait of the legendary designer whose dedication to his craft has made him the world’s most famous luxury shoemaker.

When: April 15
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Admission: General Admission starts at $15.04 online

Burpees + Brunch

What: Burpees + Brunch, the original sweat and work session, returns this Sunday. Look forward to prizes and surprises from Lululemon and Cacao70 for a delicious brunch. All fitness levels are welcome.

When: April 15
Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Where: 
Lululemon Queen Street, 318 Queen Street West
Admission: $30

Book Adventures

What: Book Adventures is a family-friendly event, filled with crafts and other interactive activities for children. Our goal is to provide an engaging day of fun for the family while inspiring a healthy appetite for literacy in today’s youth. All proceeds from the event will benefit Project Sunshine Canada and Humber College’s Event Management Scholarship Fund.

When: April 15
Time: 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Ralph Thornton Community Centre, 765 Queen Street East
Admission: Adults are free, children are $12 at the door

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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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