5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, August 11

Aug 10 2016, 5:58 pm

Another warm day is upon us, Toronto.

But it’s Thursday, which means we are one step closer to the weekend. There are some fun events taking place around town, check them out but make sure you’ve got your water bottles filled. Wear loose clothes, a hat, and stay in the shade when you can.

Drink that water today, Toronto! Or maybe take a nap?

Play the Parks
Play the Parks’ free outdoor summer concert series continues this hot afternoon with the sweet sounds of DonnĂ© Roberts. Bring your lunch and check it out.

Where: College Park Courtyard, 444 Yonge Street
When: August 11 at 12 – 1 pm

Nap in the Snooze Room
Yes, you heard that right. The Casper Snooze Room is now in Toronto, and will be available throughout the month in different locations. Today, snooze away at King & Portland. Make sure you set your alarm.

Where: Casper Snooze Room, King & Portland
When: August 11 at 11 am – 7 pm

Live from City Hall
As part of the City of Toronto’s continuing commitment to create more live music opportunities, the Live from City Hall concert series began earlier this summer with a line up of amazing local talent. Today, check out the soulful Mattie Leon!

Where: Nathan Phillips Square
When: August 11 at 12:30 pm

Movies on the Common
Can’t get enough of the outdoor movies this summer? Check out the new Corktown Common and an open-air screening of classic film, Apollo 13. There will be food, yoga, and more.

Where: Corktown Common, West Don Lands
When: August 11 at 6 – 11 pm

Dancing on the Pier
A weekly free dance series featuring different styles of dancing from all over the world. Tonight, be transported by the exotic beats of the Afro-Peruvian stylings of Lando and festejo!

Where: Harbourfront Centre, Boulevard Tent, 235 Queens Quay West
When: August 11 at 7 – 11 pm