5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, June 8

Jun 8 2016, 1:38 am

You’ve made it through to humpday. Get outside, get a hug, and check out some firemen! Here are five events in and around the city today.

Meagan’s Hug
What: The Michael Pinball Clemons Foundation and Meagan’s Walk spread kindness at City Hall during their #JUSTGIVE campaign. Grab your lunch outdoors, wear pink or purple, bring non-perishable food for the food bank, and take part in a large human hug.
When: June 8 at 1 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West

Toronto Festival of Clowns
What:  In its 11th year, the Toronto Festival of Clowns brings together clowns and physical theatre artists of all disciplines and backgrounds.
When: June 8 to 12
Where: Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street

2016 Toronto Firefighter Calendar Event
What: Heat up your Wednesday with some of the city’s finest. The Toronto Firefighter Calendar Event takes place tonight, so get ready to be entertained as the firefighters compete for a chance to be in the 2017 calendar. All proceeds go to the Fire Fighters’ Cancer Research Fund.
When: June 8 at 7 pm
Where: Tattoo, 567 Queen Street West

Rouge Days
What: Rouge Days is a five-day celebration of people, places and the nature of the Rouge River watershed. The celebrations include 21 family-friendly outdoor events across the city.
When: June 8 to 12
Where: Various locations

Ryerson Farmers’ Market
What: Feeling peckish midday? Head into the Ryerson University Farmers’ Market. Pick up some delish goodness while you’re there.
When: June 8 from 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street

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