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

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Happy Monday, Toronto!

What a weekend it’s been. Start off your week at one of these events in the city today!

Blossom and Bloom

Blossom and Bloom is a open-concept market showcasing local creative businesses, floral-focused designers, artists and musicians in a single event. A curated public style event that welcomes visitors of all interests and backgrounds to explore the creative work of our local makers. And just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Where: Union Station, 65 Front Street West
When: February 13 at 8 am to 8 pm

Mustang – Art Film Series

The Toronto Reference Library‘s free art film series continues this week, with a screening of Turkish film Mustang.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
When: February 13 at 2 pm

FREE ROMANCE Short Film Festival

A showcase of the best of romantic short films from the last year. Films from Sweden, USA, UK, and Canada. Sweet films! Funny films! Romantic films! And it’s free.

Where: Imagine Cinemas Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton Street
When: February 13 at 7 pm

Before the 6ix: Ladies First

This panel discussion visits the stories, events and musical contributions of hip hop artists Michie Mee, Fresh Arts and Honey Jam, and the critical but often overlooked role women have played in the history of Toronto’s hip-hop music scene. With Jemeni, Motion, Alison Duke and DJ L’Oqenz. This is the second installment of Before the 6ix, a two part series panel discussion examining the Toronto music scene?s classic hip hop albums and the trailblazers who helped shape it.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
When: February 13 at 7 pm

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

This distinguished ensemble displays its brilliance, warmth, and expressive versatility in Tchaikovsky’s stirring final masterpiece, the “Pathétique” Symphony, as well as colourful works by one of Ukraine’s finest composers, Yevhen Stankovych, including his second Violin Concerto, with the excellent violinist Dima Tkachenko as soloist. There will be a free pre-concert performance by the Ukrainian Art Song Project.

Where: Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
When: February 13 at 8 pm