5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, August 12

Aug 9 2019, 7:30 pm

The weekend may have come and gone, but it’s time to kick the new week into high gear and have some fun today, Monday, August 12.

From a free yoga class to a festival of theatre, dance, music, and live art,  here are the top events happening in the city today.

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SummerWorks: Performance Festival

What: Canada’s largest curated performance festival of theatre, dance, music and live art kicks off today, and runs for 11 days for its 29th edition.

When: On now until August 18
Time: Schedules vary by day
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Price: Single tickets start at $15

The Funhouse

What: Queen Street West is about to get a brand new immersive installation. And it’s going to be a houseful of fun. Toronto-based art collective Mondo Forma and Universal Music Canada are bringing The Funhouse to downtown. The immersive, experiential art maze, inspired by music and created in collaboration with some of Toronto’s most exciting artists.

When: On now through to September
Time: Doors open at 10 am
Where: 
101 Lisgar Street
Price: $28 general admission

Yoga in the Square

What: It’s almost time to get your stretch on. Because Yoga in the Square is officially returning to Yonge-Dundas square in June. The popular downtown Toronto hub is teaming up with lululemon for the second year in a row to bring the city free, weekly community yoga sessions.

When: On Monday’s now through September 2
Time: 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free to participate

TechTO August Edition

What: Join the TechTO community this evening and meet and learn from Toronto’s technology leaders, innovators, and enthusiasts. Look forward to mingling and drinks, demos and showcases, a community open mic, presentations and more.

When: August 12
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: RBC WaterPark Place, 88 Queens Quay West
Price: $25

Boards and Beers Game Night

What: There’s nothing quite like ending a friendship over a game of Monopoly! Tonight you can do just this at Dominion Pub + Kitchen’s board game night. For $6, you can play unlimited games all night long. So round up your friends or get ready to meet some new ones over an old school board game.

When: August 12
Time: 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Dominion Pub + Kitchen, 500 Queen Street East
Price: $6

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