5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, December 19

Dec 16 2016, 9:27 pm

It’s freezing on a Monday.

Not going to say this doesn’t suck.

But at least it’s not snowing today too. And once you make it out the front door, check out what’s going on in the city to start the Christmas week!

Wild Weather

If you’ve been curious at all about all this snow, maybe it’s time to check out the Wild Weather exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre! Wild Weather immerses visitors of all ages in the power and unpredictability of extreme weather.

Where: Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
When: On now until January 8

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Anaheim Ducks

It’s game day for our boys in blue & white. Take a break from shovelling and chopping, and cheer on the good guys – they need it!

Where: Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street
When: December 19 at 7:30 pm

Together For The Holidays

The biggest names in Canadian music gather to celebrate the holidays – together. Sarah McLachlan, Johnny Reid, Holly Cole, and Jordan Smith each perform a set of 5 of their favourite holiday songs followed by an on-stage interview as part of this unforgettable evening. Joined by host Jann Arden.

Where: Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street
When: December 19 at 8 pm

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Tonight, Hot Docs Holiday Classics continues to celebrate the holidays with your favourite seasonal films. The evening’s free feature is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

Where: Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
When: December 19 at 8:45 pm


Hallelujah! Experience Handel’s Messiah, Toronto’s must-see holiday classic, performed with matchless spirit by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Acclaimed Baroque-music specialist Nicholas McGegan conducts the Orchestra and a stellar lineup of vocalists and chorus, in five tremendous performances of the immortal oratorio.

Where: Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
When: December 19 at 8 pm