5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, February 18

Feb 16 2019, 5:10 am

The best Mondays are holiday Mondays.

And there’s still plenty of time to enjoy Family Day fun in the city, so check out these events happening in and around Toronto today.

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Nathan Phillips Square Skating Party

What: Families can visit Nathan Phillips Square at City Hall on Family Day to take part in a fun-filled outing sponsored by Tim Hortons, which will feature informal skating instruction and hot beverages at the Tim’s House lounge. Skate rentals are available.

When: February 18
Time: 9 am to 10 pm
Where: 100 Queen Street West
Price: Free to attend


What: Bundle up for a free day of family-friendly winter activities at Rouge National Urban Park. There will be bird watching, pinecone bird feeder building, snowshoeing, ice carving demonstrations and more.

When: February 18
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Bob Hunter Memorial Park
Price: Everything is free!

Brewer’s Backyard Family Day

What: In part of the Family Day festivities at the Evergreen Brick Works, this Brewer’s Backyard will feature suds from a number of craft beer makers along with eats from local food vendors.

When: February 18
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Price: Admission is free

Family Day Freestyle drop-in painting

What: Get your creative juices flowing this Family Day at Fresh Paint Studio’s drop-in painting session. While this isn’t a guided painting lesson, there will be images on display to provide reference along with helpful staff members. Just pay for your canvas and the studio will supply the rest.

When: February 18
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Fresh Paint Studio (Danforth East), 1849 Danforth Avenue
Price: From $20

WinterStations 2018

What: Now in its fifth year, WinterStations is an outdoor exhibition intended to celebrate Toronto’s winter waterfront landscape by bringing temporary public art installations to The Beaches.

When: February 18 to April 1
Time: All day
Where: The Beaches
Price: Free to attend

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