5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, July 21

Jul 21 2016, 1:47 am

Another summer day, another heatwave.

But we don’t mind the sunshine. Stay hydrated, and sail through your Thursday at one of these events in the city!

Pick Ontario

Around downtown this afternoon?  Check out Pick Ontario as they turn Yonge-Dundas Square into a floral haven. Happiness in Bloom will include Floral Art Installation, and a flower crown bar to make your own flower crowns. That is right. Your own flower crowns.

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
When: July 21, 9 am – 9 pm

Beaches International Jazz Festival: StreetFest

StreetFest is one of the Beaches International Jazz Festival’s signature events. Featuring live music ranging from fusion funk to jazz and R&N, this festival will close 2.5 km of Queen Street East to showcase incredible music for the next few nights.

Where: Queen Street East, between Woodbine and Beech.
When: July 21 – 23, 7 – 11 pm

In The Park

The First Canadian Place series is ready to surprise today with a chart topping mystery artist! The secret artists has gone two times platinum, and our anticipation is building. Plus, you have a chance to win tickets to Osheaga. Not bad for a free afternoon gig!

Where: 100 King Street West
When: July 21, 12:15 pm

City Canvas

Heineken will bring street artists together to transform a visible icon of the city’s culture: the streetcar. An exclusive party will be held at an underpass in downtown Toronto, and this should be one awesome event. It’s all free, just need to register.

Where: Underpass Park, Under and around the Eastern Avenue and Richmond/Adelaide overpasses, between Cherry Street and Bayview Avenue
When: July 21, 6 – 11 pm

Cast From The Storm

A screening of the award-winning documentary “Cast from the Storm” takes place tonight, with a live Q&A featuring cast and crew of the film. Proceeds will support Lifeline Syria.

Where: Bloor HotDocs Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
When: July 21, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

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