5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, May 17

May 16 2017, 7:11 pm

Happy Hump Day, Toronto. Here’s what’s happening in and around Toronto (and mostly outdoors) on this HOT and beautiful day.

And if you’re looking for a patio, we got you covered. Check out this list!

Untangling the Cosmos

Join CIFAR (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) and the Ontario Science Centre today for a symposium that will take you on a journey to unravel some of the greatest secrets of the universe. This event is an affiliate event of Innovation 150, celebrating ideas, ingenuity and innovation for Canada’s 150th year.

Where: Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd
When: May 17 at 9 am to 4:30 pm

Yoga in the Garden

Where better to connect with yourself through yoga than in the lush and inspiring Toronto Botanical Garden. Join Mobilityoga for outdoor yoga sessions. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Bring a yoga mat and towel.

Where: 777 Lawrence Avenue East
When: May 17 at 4:30 pm

ROMWalk: Heart of Toronto

It’s so nice outside, take the time to explore the city! Check out the original ROMWalk. Discover the newly refurbished, dynamic 50-year old Nathan Phillips Square abutted by two extraordinary City Halls, and view nearby historic buildings. Hear about the civic, political and legal challenges spanning two centuries.

Where: Front doors of New City Hall (north and west of Queen & Bay Streets). Look for the purple ROMWalks umbrella
When: May 17 at 6 pm

Toronto Ride of Silence 2017

This will be a short, slow ride, ending at the Peace Garden in Nathan Phillips Square. Ride in memory of the cyclists who have been lost to car traffic accidents.

Where: Matt Cohen Park, 725 Spadina
When: May 17 at 6:30 to 8 pm

Beers & Books

For this final instalment of Beers and Books this season, (resumes September 2017) tonight is a very exciting event. Time to chat about beer, Toronto and Katherena Vermette’s book The Break.

Where: Henderson Brewing, 128A Sterling Road
When: May 17 at 7 pm

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