5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, July 6

Jul 5 2017, 8:34 pm

The short week is almost at its end! Enjoy this lovely Thursday and check out these events in and around Toronto today.

North York Farmers’ Market

If you’re around the north of the city, the Thursday North York farm market is back at Mel Lastman Square, providing locally grown market fresh fruit, vegetables, farm fresh produce, local honey, flowers, herbs, baked goods and preserves, details below.

Where: Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street
When: July 6 at 8 am to 2 pm

Play the Parks

Check out a free show downtown. BLAK UNiCRN—a magical, minimalist, genre-bashing, heavy-hitting, bitch-band-destroying beast that appears in the depth of night. All sub-genres of Reggae and Rock are crushed together forming tunes of diamond-like solidity.

Where: College Park Courtyard, 444 Yonge Street
When: July 6 at 12 to 1 pm

Dishing Up Toronto: Follow the Maize – From Mexico to the Great Lakes

Experience the long story of corn’s development as one of the world’s premier foods, its place in Mexican culture and gastronomy, and its gradual transition to the Great Lakes area where large corn farms were cultivated by the Peoples of the Longhouse, the Huron-Wendat (and later the Seneca) in villages all across the Toronto area long before Europeans arrived here.

Where: Beeton Hall, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
When: July 6 at 6 pm

AGO First Thursday: Future Perfect

Toronto’s biggest art party celebrates the breadth and the diversity of the Canadian experience with headliner Bear Witness, plus Esie Mensah, Manifest Destiny’s Child and more. This summer is Canada’s 150th anniversary and the AGO is marking the occasion with Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, an exhibition that questions the official narrative of Canadian history and imagines new potentials through the eyes of artists.

Where: Art Gallery of Ontario
When: July 6 at 7 pm

The Moody Blues

The Moody Blues launched a special live tour celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their iconic, landmark album, DAYS OF FUTURE PASSED, which was originally released in 1967.

Where: Sony Centre, 1 Front Street East
When: July 6 at 7:30 pm

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