5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, December 16

Dec 16 2019, 4:31 am

Monday has returned to the city, what will you do with it? You can take the shameful way out like a lazy cartoon cat, eating your lasagna and staying in, or you could get out there and have some glorious fun in Toronto.

Make Monday mythical this December 16.

Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

What: Come cheer on the Raps as they take on the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight.

When: Monday, December 16
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena
Admission: Tickets start at $50, available online

James Lowrie’s “The Playscapes”

What: The Playscapes is an hour-long piano trio of musical activities and games by James Lowrie. The Canadian Music Centre is presenting its world premiere this weekend, so prepare for music written with abandon.

When: Monday, December 16
Time: 8 pm
Where: Canadian Music Centre — 20 St. Joseph Street
Admission: $18, available online

Mean Girls

What: At this point, we’re willing to declare Fetch a thing. See, in theatres, the movie that defined a generation of you women and gay men alike, Mean Girls. It’s Tina Fey’s masterpiece and worth seeing on the big screen.

When: Monday, December 16
Time: 6 pm
Where: Paradise — 1006 Bloor Street West
Admission: $14, available online

ALTdot Comedy Lounge

What: Monday’s can definitely be funny and ALTdot Comedy Lounge has been making laughter reign for years. Bust a gut tonight and have some fun with a stellar line up of comics including: Dave Merheje, Natalie Norman, Omid Singh, Quinn Martin, Carol Zoccolli, Al Val, Aaron Wry, Tom Calnan, and Andrew Bar.

When: Monday, December 16
Time: 9 to 11 pm
Where: Rivoli — 334 Queen Street West
Admission: $10

A Nutcracker Christmas at the Castle

What: Toronto’s only castle will host a wide range of activities and thrilling performances that will be fun for the whole family. Enjoy new shows by famed illusionist entertainer Professor Wick and ice skating performers Glisse on Ice. Guests will be surrounded by holiday magic throughout the castle which will be resplendent with holiday décor,

When: Now until January 5
Time: Daily, until January 5, 9:30 am to 5 pm; nightly, until December 30, 5 pm to 9 pm
Where: Casa Loma — 1 Austin Terrace
Admission: $30, available online

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