Can't miss Toronto events of the week: March 4 to 10

Mar 2 2019, 4:14 am

It’s a brand new week Toronto, so you better make it count.

This week you can take advantage of the somewhat milder weather, in addition to all the awesome events happening in the city.

From the annual International Women’s Day March to the return of Sugar Shack TO, here are your top events of the week.

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Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival

What: The 14th annual Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival returns, featuring a stellar lineup of comedians, hilarious sketches, and special performances.

When: March 6 to 17
Time: Performance times vary by day
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Admission: Festival passes start at $100, individual performance prices vary

Gavin Matts at The Corner Downtown

What: Infuse your Friday night with a belly-laugh on March 8, when Gavin Matts and Lovers will be performing at The Corner Comedy Club. Matts is a stand up-writer and actor, originally from Vancouver, who’s now living in Los Angeles.

When: March 8
Time: 7 pm, 9 pm and 11 pm
Where: The Corner Comedy – 163 John Street
Tickets: $15, available online

Neo Retreat

What: Neo Retreat, a newly launched half-day event in Yorkville, will feature five wellness experts who will explore a variety of activities such as “Wim Hof”; style breathwork with Wellness Coach Bryan Hardy, Biohacking Better Sleep with Biotechnology Scientist Oksana Andreiuk and Yoga-Pilates fusion with Yin Yoga and Pilates Instructor Tyler Jackson.

When: March 9
Time: 9 am to 1 pm
Where: Mindset Brain Gym, 62 Cumberland Street
Admission: $148.91

International Women’s Day Toronto

What: A march and rally are planned for the upcoming International Women’s Day, giving Torontonians the opportunity to march in solidarity with women across the globe.

When: March 9
Time: Rally at 11 am, march at 1 pm
Where: Meet at the University of Toronto OISE Building (252 Bloor Street West)
Price: Free to participate and all are welcome

Sugar Shack TO

What: Regardless of what’s going on with the weather right now, the return of Sugar Shack means that warmer days are on their way. Mark your calendars to celebrate impending warmth with maple taffy, ice skating, a winter marketplace, a specialty bar, and so much more.

When: March 9 and 10
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Sherbourne Common – 61 Dockside Drive
Price: Admission is free

Toronto’s 185th Anniversary

What: Come and celebrate the past, present and future of your favourite city, as Toronto turns 185 years old this March!

When: March 9 and 10
Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Nathan Phillips Square
Price: Free to attend

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