5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, August 17

Aug 17 2017, 4:02 am

It’s almost the weekend, Toronto!

Get yourself set up in weekend mode by checking out what’s happening in and around the city today.

Local Food Market

This summer, eat delicious food and buy quality, local goods directly from the people who produce them.

Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
When: August 17 at 2 to 8 pm

Toronto Public Library Clearance Book Sale

The annual Friends of Toronto Public Library Clearance Book Sale is taking place at the Toronto Reference Library today, and is bound to be the best bang for your buck when it comes to books.

Where: Toronto Reference Library
When:  August 17 to 19

Live on the Patio

With members hailing from El Salvador, Chile, Argentina, Panama and Colombia, via Canada, Latin Hip Hop collective Los Poetas sounds like nothing you’ve ever heard before. Join them for a free show today.

Where: Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
When: August 17 at 5 pm

Sail-In Cinema

Sail-In Cinema is coming back to Toronto this summer for its seventh year and tonight, Sugar Beach will be transformed into the largest outdoor theatre. Movie buffs will be able to participate from both the shore and the open water thanks to the only duel-sided floating movie screen in the world. This week’s lineup includes Edward Scissorhands, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark and Beauty and the Beast. 

Where: Sugar Beach, 25 Dockside Drive
When: August 17 to 19

Boiler Room x Budweiser Toronto Pt.1

Music buffs, this one is for you! Extremely popular online music broadcasting platform Boiler Room is back in Toronto with two shows. If you’ve seen one of these, you know it’s going to be a party. Be sure to sign up to get your free tix.

Where: The Velvet Underground, 508 Queen St W.
When: August 17 at 10 pm

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