5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, April 29

Apr 27 2019, 3:32 am

The weekend has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you should stop having fun, especially because it’s Monday.

Not sure what to do today? We’ve rounded up the top events happening in the city, including free meditation classes a documentary festival, and more.

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Iconic Hair Dresser Trevor Sorbie in Toronto

What: Renowned hairstylist Trevor Sorbie, who is the founder of mynewhair, a charity that trains professional hairstylists on how to cut and style wigs for people with medical hair loss, is conducting a wig cutting and styling seminar, that will give hair stylists a wig-cutting certification.

When: April 29
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Loreal Toronto Academy, 20 Richmond Street West
Price: From $150

It Happened Here

What: You can celebrate 25 years of Budweiser Stage magic at this interactive pop-up exhibit on Queen West. Check out dozens of photos from some of the biggest names to perform at the iconic music venue, enjoy live music and experience a little bit of history.

When: On now until May 4
Time: 12 pm to 10 pm
Where: 950 Queen Street West
Price: Free to attend

Hot Docs

What: North America’s largest documentary festival returns to Toronto this month bringing an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences.

When: On now until May 5
Time: Various screenings each day
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Price: Tickets vary by screening

FITC Toronto 2019

What: FITC Toronto is a professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, digital development, media and innovation in creative technologies – three days and nights of presentations, parties, installations and performances that unite and transform the industry.

When: April 29 to May 1
Time: 7 am to 5 pm
Where: Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond Street West
Price: Various ticket options, all available online

Free Mindspace Meditation

What: This Ossington meditation studio is kicking off the new month by offering free classes for two weeks. Visitors can enjoy meditation, mindful movement, soundbaths, and trauma and recovery focused practices.

When: April 29 to May 12
Time: Various class times
Where: +focus mindspace, 49 Ossington Avenue, Second Floor
Price: Free

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