5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, June 28

Jun 28 2016, 6:25 am

It’s another beautiful day in Toronto.

Continuing on with our short week, here are some events happening around the city today.

Toronto Jazz Festival
The Toronto Jazz Festival continues, and today is no exception in awesome shows. Two free shows take place at Nathan Phillips Square, with a lunch time performance by Michael Occhipinti’s Sicilian Jazz Project and an evening performance by Mark McLean’s Playground.

Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
When: June 28 at 12:30 pm, and 6:30 pm

The Art Bar Poetry Series Retirement Party
Canada’s longest running weekly poetry-only reading series is coming to an end. Although the evening does not include an open mic, there will be amazing poets featured throughout the evening.

Where: Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Avenue
When: June 28 at 8 pm

Scottish Dancing in the Park

Every Tuesday this month, Edward Gardens is host to Dancing in the Park – a fun night with a lot of dancing and traditional music. Today’s dance is the last one organized, so make sure to check it out if you’ve been meaning to.

Where: Edward Gardens, 755 Lawrence Street East
When: June 28 at 7 pm

City Cinema presents Bridesmaids
The free outdoor screening at Yonge-Dundas Square is back tonight, with the hilariousness that is Bridesmaids. Bring some snacks, and get ready to laugh.

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas Street East
When: June 28 at 9 pm

Aids Candlelight Vigil
As part of Pride Month, the annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil takes place tonight at Barbara Hall Park to remember the fighters, the advocates, the supporters, the caregivers, the researchers, and the ones who have passed away. This year’s theme is Taking Care of Each Other.

Where: Barbara Gall Park, 519 Church Street
When: June 28 at 9 pm

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