10 things to do in Toronto today: Saturday, January 28

Jan 26 2017, 9:30 pm

The weekend continues!

Check out what’s happening in Toronto this lovely Saturday.

Uniqlo’s 30,000 clothes giveaway at Yonge-Dundas

For the second time this weekend. Free clothes! Mobile teams at Yonge-Dundas Square will be handing out 30,000 (no, that’s not a typo) UNIQLO ‘Heattech’ items of clothing.

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
When: January 28 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Urban Writing Sanctuary

A full-day creative writing sanctuary dedicated to helping you relax, recharge and reconnect with your writing practice.

Where: 555 Richmond Street West
When: January 28 at 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Toronto Light Festival

The highly anticipated, massive Light Festival is on now!

Where: Distillery District
When: January 27 to March 12

The Toronto Tea Festival

Infusing a little warmth into the last weekend of January, the Toronto Tea Festivalis taking place this weekend at the Toronto Reference Library.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
When: January 28 from 10 am to 5 pm

2017 Toronto Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration

Celebrate the year of Rooster in one of the biggest North American Chinatown at Dragon City Mall!  To kick off the lucky Rooster year, Chinatown BIA will introduce some new yet traditional performances like Fortune Telling, Dragon Dance and God of Prosperity sending out red envelopes, also many interactive games with prizes to be won, which are the highlights for this event.

Where: Dragon City, 280 Spadina Avenue
When: January 28 at 12 to 5 pm

Dragon Ball 2017

The tradition continues! The Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation’s annual benefit gala returns to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Where: Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place, 105 Princes’ Blvd.
When: January 28 at 5:45 pm

DJ Skate Nights: Bey Skate

The free DJ skate night at Harbourfront Centre is going to be lit this Saturday. You can celebrate queen Beyonce on ice all night long.

Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
When: January 28 at 8 pm to 11 pm

Monster Jam

Big wheels will be rolling at Rogers Centre all weekend long! Monster Jam will hit the dirt in the centre for an evening and matinee show this weekend.

Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
When: January 28 at 7 pm

Toronto Rock vs. Rochester Knighthawks

You support the Raptors, you support the Leafs and the Jays, why not give the Rock a chance? Check out Toronto’s Lacrosse team take on Rochester!

Where: Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street
When: January 28 at 7 pm

Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto 1

Superlative works by Tchaikovsky and Dvorák anchor this hearty program. Pianist Stewart Goodyear, whom the Los Angeles Times has called “a phenomenon who deserves wide attention,” masters every dimension of Tchaikovsky’s commanding concerto. The Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra joins the TSO in a performance of Dutch-Canadian composer Edward Top’s sesquicentennial commission.

Where: Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
When: January 28 at 8 pm

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