5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, February 15

Feb 14 2017, 10:43 pm

First thing is first, buy all the chocolate that’s on sale!

Treat yourself, Toronto.

And while you’re at it, check out these events happening in and around the city.

The Toronto Black Film Festival

The Toronto Black Film Festival, or TBFF, is an event that celebrates black voices in cinema. The festival starts today and goes until the 19th.

Where: Various locations
When: February 15 to 19

Have a Heart – Support First Nations Children!

Celebrate Have a Heart Day this February, and stand with First Nations children for the same chance to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and proud of their cultures. Join Toronto’s Amnesty International Action Network for Women’s Human Rights (ANWHR) for a night of arts and crafts, letter writing and sweet treats as they send messages to our Prime Minister and Members of Canadian Parliament to ask them to Have A Heart for our First Nation’s children.

Where: Amnesty International Toronto Office, 1992 Yonge Street, 3rd Floor
When: February 15 at 7 pm to 9 pm

Beers & Books with Ian Hamilton

On the third Wednesday of each month, Henderson Brewing teams up with House of Anansi Press to feature great authors in our country! They’ll be chatting with authors, hosting audience Q&A, debates and more.

Where: Henderson Brewing, 128A Sterling Road
When: February 15 at 7 pm

The 38th Rhubarb Festival

Canada’s longest-running new works festival returns for a 38th year. Rhubarb transforms Buddies into a hotbed of experimentation, with artists exploring new possibilities in theatre, dance, music, and performance art. Rhubarb is the place to see the most adventurous ideas in performance and to catch your favourite artists venturing into uncharted territory.

Where: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street
When: February 15 at 8 pm

Toronto Raptors vs. Charlotte Hornets

After some big trade news yesterday, the Raps are in town hosting the Hornets tonight!

Where: ACC, 50 Bay Street
When: February 15 at 7:30 pm

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