5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, February 16

Feb 15 2017, 9:24 pm

It’s almost the long weekend!

As you prepare yourself for Family Day festivities, check out these events in Toronto today.

Lunchtime Yoga

Free lunchtime Yoga at the Sony Centre continues this week as part of their community programs. Bring your own towel, and register to ensure your spot!

Where: Sony Centre for Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
When: February 16 at noon

Nyam: An Afroculinary Experience

Chef Teneile Warren pays tribute to her Black food history with a melting pot of African, Jamaican and Canadian eats. On the prix fixe menu, look forward to selections like Spiced Buttercup Squash Soup with Masa Bread, Jamaican-style Patties, Jerk Chicken and Waffles, Three Bean Curry, Pumpkin Cheesecake, and more.

Where: The Dylan Bar, 1276 Danforth Avenue
When: February 16 at 5 pm

I’m Okay Screening – Mental Health and Romance: A Toronto Epidemic

Have you ever been through a bad breakup where you hated the world AND yourself? This film explores what that’s like. It’s an anti-romantic comedy by Toronto’s very own mathematician turned filmmaker Curt Jaimungal. If you’re expecting a v-day rom com with mental health fluff as filler, this event is not for you.

Where: The Royal, 608 College Street
When: February 16 at 7 pm

Amy Schumer Live

The multitalented comedian is gracing the Air Canada Centre with her signature style of raunchy and irreverent humour. Remember not to wear mascara, in case you laugh so hard you cry.

Where: Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street
When: February 16 at 8 pm

Art of Time Ensemble: Northern Songs

Art of Time’s first ever festival, presenting the works of Canadian classical and jazz composers mirrored with the best of Canada’s popular music. The festival runs for the next few days.

Where: Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West
When: February 16 at 8 pm