Can't miss Toronto events of the week: April 15 to 21

Apr 12 2019, 8:39 pm

It’s a brand new week, Toronto!

Clear some room in your calendar and check out some of the top events happening throughout the city.

From lighting up at 420 at to a family-friendly Easter event, here are your top events of the week.

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Free Boxing at BOLO

What: You can kick start your morning with a free boxing class at Toronto’s BOLO studio in partnership with CLIF Bar. Participants can look forward to BOLO’s signature boxing class structure, which includes technical lessons, power punches, high-intensity intervals and a serious sweat. Before class, CLIF Bar is gifting all participants free BOLO handwraps, CLIF-inspired smoothies and a CLIF fruit smoothie filled energy bar after class.

When: April 16
Time: 7:15 am to 8:15 am
Where: BOLO, 364 Richmond Street West
Admission: Free – Registration for classes will open every Friday on

Fireside Tales: Year 6, Season Opener

What: The coziest storytelling show is returning for its sixth year. Come join hosts Helder Brum and Dan Galea around the fire as they bring together some of the best storytellers in the city. You bring the blankets, snacks and friends, and they’ll supply the hot cocoa and marshmallows.

When: April 16
Time: 8 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Dufferin Grove Park
Price: Pay-what-you-can

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

Easter Eggstravaganza

What: Enjoy crafts, face painting, games, wagon rides, petting zoo, food trucks,
scavenger hunts, a charity cafe, an artisan market and more at this free Easter celebration. Bring a non-perishable food donation for the 360 Kids Food Bank, sip warm drinks and munch on snacks.

When: April 19
Time: 12 pm to 3 pm
Where: Summit Community Church – 1750 Stouffville Road, Richmond Hill
Price: Free

Wood-Burning Oven Baking

What: Pizza, focaccia, sourdough… it seems all the best glutenous substances call for a wood-burning oven. Guess that means you’ve got to know how to use one. Learn the methods of indoor and outdoor cooking with serious heat at this educational event.

When: April 20
Time: 9:30 am
Where: Montgomery’s Inn – 4709 Dundas Street West
Price: $195

420 Toronto

What: Now that weed is finally legalized in Canada, you better believe that Torontonians are going to be lighting up on April 20. The festivities in Toronto will be taking place at Woodbine Park and will feature vendors, music and a free farmers market.

When: April 20
Time: 12 pm to 6 pm
Where: Woodbine Park, 1695 Queen Street East
Admission: Free

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