Happy Humpday, Toronto! Here are five great way to spend your Wednesday.
Fun fact: Mike Myers first played Wayne Campbell on stage at Toronto’s Second City, and developed him further on CBC’s It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll. And he snuck plenty of hometown references into the movie, which may be set in Illinois but is totally Toronto at heart. “Stan Mikita’s Donuts”? Shyeah, right.
Where: Concert Stage, 235 Queens Quay West
When: July 12, from 9 to 11 pm
Ice cream trucks in Toronto have officially gone to the dogs.
Rolling into town for one-day only next week is a food truck that deals in treats for humans AND their four-legged best friends. The ice cream truck from PetSmart will be making the rounds and hosting free ice cream socials at parks in Toronto on Wednesday, July 12.
On the truck menu: dog-safe, vanilla, non-dairy ice cream (since dairy isn’t always dogs’ best friend).
Where: Berczy and Woodbine Park
When: July 12, from noon to 4 pm at Berczy Park, 4:30 to 8 pm at Woodbine Park
Boys and girls, it’s time to get out your bodysuits and high heels. Arrive at 8 pm for a Beyoncé tribute class and learn how to dance like Queen B with the choreography experts from Beyography. Afterwards be entertained by the Sasha Fiercest drag queen of them all, the one and only Beardoncé.
Where: Fringe Club, 707 Dundas Street West
When: July 12, from 8 to 10 pm
The board game that every single one of you has been waiting for, even if you didn’t know it!
This show features a brand new board game with cards! Dice! Pieces! Fun! And most importantly: IMPROV! Two teams of comedians battle it out board game style to see who will be the ultimate champion!
Where: Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street
When: July 12 from 8 to 9:30 pm
Welcome to Toronto’s largest trivia night in support of Sick Kids presented by Toronto Cosmetic Clinic. With a name like The 90’s Trivia VS The Odds you can only assume our theme is one of the best decades of our time…the 90s!
Where: Artscape Sandbox, 301 Adelaide Street West
When: July 12 from 6:30 to 10 pm