5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, August 25

Aug 23 2016, 10:42 pm

Happy day before Friday!

We’re making it through the week, and the sun continues to shine. Check out some of these Toronto events and activities today, and enjoy the summer weather!

Tasty Thursdays

Last call for Tasty Thursdays! The City Hall event has been running all summer, and features delicious foods in time for lunch, along with live music. This is the last Tasty Thursday this summer. Sad face.

Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
When: August 25 at 11 am – 2pm

INDULGE at David Pecaut Square

Or if you’re further downtown, check out the last few weeks of INDULGE. The David Pecaut Square event transforms the area into place of sounds, sights, and flavours. Today’s music will be presented by Donne Roberts.

Where: 55 John Street
When: August 25 at 8 am – 2:30 pm

Arctic Home: Stories of Hope & Courage

Oscar-winning actress and activist Emma Thompson is in town for a night of stories as well as digital and art installations that will allow you to witness the breathtaking beauty of the Arctic and facts about climate change. Hosted by Greenpeace Canada.

Where: Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street
When: August 25 at 5 – 9 pm

Movies in St. James Park

As past of Beatles 50 T.O week, Movies in St. James Park will present an outdoor screening of A Hard Day’s Night – the classic Beatles film. The Rattles will also play a pre-screening concert at 8 p.m.

Where: 120 King Street East
When: August 25 at 8 pm

Paddle Royale

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto Young Leaders are hosting a ping pong tournament that supports programs for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto. Beers, raffles, surprises, and lots of ping pong.

Where: Steam Whistle Brewery
When: August 25