5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, April 30

Apr 28 2018, 4:21 am

It’s the last day of April Toronto, which means there’s no better time to check out some of the awesome events happening in the city today.


What: Start your week off by catching a screening at HotDocs, North America’s largest documentary festival. Documentary buffs can enjoy an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world.

When: Now until May 6
Time: Various screenings each day
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Admission: Tickets start at $21.24

A Forest of Canoes at The Bentway

What: Make the most of the nice weather and check out The Bentway’s newest outdoor art installation, Forest of Canoes by Dana Claxton. The installation highlights the iconic role and symbolism of the canoe in Canadian, Metis, and Indigenous histories.

When: Now until August 31
Time: All day
Where: The Bentway, 250 Fort York Blvd.
Admission: Free

Boss Lady Mondays

What: This social gathering for women combines the power of TedTalks-style storytelling with your weekly ladies hang session of wine and cheese.

When: April 30
Time: 5 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Avenue
Admission: Free

Monday Night Sketch Comedy Show

What: If you’re in the mood to get your laugh on, come and enjoy the most fun Monday night comedy show in the city. Here you’ll witness some of the hottest sketch and improv acts the city has to offer.

When: April 30
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West
Admission: $5

Smooky MarGielaa

What: Smooky MarGielaa, who is also known as ASAP Rocky’s newest protegee, is performing an all-ages show at Mod Club Theatre this evening. Last minute tickets are still available and start at $23.

When: April 30
8 pm
Where: Mod Club Theatre, 722 College Street West
Admission: Tickets start at $23

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