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

Apr 17 2019, 2:55 am

Toronto, we’re one day closer to the long weekend.

And if you’re in the mood to have some fun, we recommend checking out some of the top events happening in and around the city today, Wednesday, April 17.

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Anthony Ricciardi DREAM SPACE Exhibit

What: DREAM SPACE is a 2,500-sq-ft immersive pop-up museum featuring Ricciardi’s original canvas work and sculpture series. The gallery acts as an entry point to a “secret and hidden” pop-up experience filled with 15 large-scale interactive installations and multi-sensory immersive spaces inspired by Ricciardi’s creations, including a pool of gold coins. Visitors will also have the chance to take one of Ricciardi’s pieces home with prices starting at $100, up to $7,000.

When: Open now until July 2019
Where: Yorkdale Mall. 3401 Dufferin Street
Admission: Admission to the gallery is free with a $15 admission fee to access the pop-up art installation and immersive space

Free pizza at Pi Co.

What: Neapolitan-style pizzeria, Pi Co. is celebrating its continued expansion across Toronto by offering pie enthusiasts free pizza today. The local chain of quick-service, made-to-order, full-customizable pizzas is treating its new neighbours to piping hot Margherita pizza at its newly opened outpost located in the Annex.

When: April 17
Time: 12 pm to 2:30 pm
Where: 537 Bloor Street West
Price: FREE

9th Annual Level Up Showcase

What: Ontario’s very popular annual Level Up Showcase returns to celebrate the best video games in class for 2019. This free event invites attendees to play games created by students from post-secondary schools across Ontario. This year there will be three-time slots available to ensure everyone has an equal chance to check out the games.

When: April 17
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm; 6 pm to 8 pm; 8 pm to 10 pm
Where: Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street
Admission: Free

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

What: Our Maple Leafs are facing the Bostin Bruins this evening for game Game 4 of the NHL playoffs. Toronto currently leads the series 2-0. And in case you can’t snag a ticket, there will be a FREE Leafs tailgate party happening in Maple Leaf Square tonight.

When: April 17
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Admission: Tickets start at $330

Grow Op 2019 at the Gladstone

What: Now in its 7th year, Grow Op at the Gladstone is celebrating with an exhibition of art, design, and ideas across a range of disciplines. Curated by Christine Leu and Alan Webb of LeuWebb Projects, with Lee Petrie, Exhibitions Director, Gladstone Hotel.

When: April 17 to April 21
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West
Tickets: General admission starts at $10

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