5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, August 8

Aug 4 2016, 10:36 pm

So you blinked, and the weekend is over.

Keep the vibes going this sunny Monday, and check out one of these Toronto events.

The Dark Knight

Yes, Suicide Squad is out in theatres now. But let’s be real, The Dark Knight remains one of the top action-packed-comic-book type of film. Check out a free screening of this Batman film tonight.

Where: The Royal Theatre, 608 College Street
When: August 8 at 6:30 pm

SummerWorks Performance Festival

SummerWorks is Canada’s largest curated performance festival of theatre, dance, music, and live art. For 11 days every August, SummerWorks hosts over 500 artists, performing in over 60 performance projects.

Where: Various venues
When: On now until August 14

Zakk Wylde

American singer/songwriter, and former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist, Zakk Wylde is in town for a gig tonight. Sharing the rocking stage tonight on the Book of Shadows II tour are Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, and Jared James Nichols.

Where: The Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street
When: August 8 at 7 pm

LUZIA – Cirque du Soleil

Transport to Mexico in this rich, fantastical cirque production. If you’ve never experienced a Cirque du Soleil, be sure to check out one of this year’s shows – nothin’ like some Cirque on a Monday.

Where: The Port Lands, between Cherry and Leslie Streets
When: On now until October 16

Tai Chi in Exhibition Common

Free outdoor Tai Chi classes are back. If you haven’t tried it yet, think of adding these Monday night classes into your schedule. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise, cultivates both body and mind to restore and maintain good health.

Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
When: August 8 at 6 pm – 7 pm

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