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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 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai speaking in support of girls’ education to this year’s edition of the Toronto Coffee & Tea Expo, here are your top events of the week.
What: Ben & Jerry’s is hosting its annual free cone day this week to celebrate and say thanks to enthusiasts of the colourful and iconic ice cream brand.
When: April 10
Time: 12 pm to 3 pm
Where: Ryerson University, Gould Street
What: Global education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, will be speaking at a fundraising gala on girls’ access to education around the world. Taking place at Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, the evening will be hosted by Islamic Relief Canada and is dedicated to empowering young girls to learn and lead the movement for a more prosperous world
When: April 12
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, British Columbia Rd.
Price: Available online from $60 to $100
What: Images Festival features a series of independent artists, photographers, and filmmakers as they showcase their screenings, exhibitions, and performances at venues across the city.
When: April 12 to 20
Time: Various times each day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors
What: If you’re looking for a fun way to spend your Friday night, the Royal Ontario Museum is the place to be. This spring, the ROM is hosting Spring Fridays, a weekly party where guests can roam the galleries and check out the latest exhibits.
When: April 13
Time: 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: Royal Ontario Museum,
Tickets: Adults are $12
What: This nostalgic event at The Royal channels your inner child for a sugar-charged morning of retro cartoons and AYCE cereal.
When: April 14
Time: 10 am
Where: The Royal, 608 College Street
Price: $15 (Children $8)
What: After a sold-out inaugural run in 2017, the Toronto Coffee & Tea Expo is back for another weekend this April. The two-day event celebrates “the city’s buzzing café culture” and will bring together Toronto’s “best baristas, roasters, tea sommeliers, blenders, distributors, coffee shops, and café gear all under one roof.”
When: April 14 & 15
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the door, pending availability