5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, March 2

Mar 1 2020, 8:10 pm

Don’t take this week by the horns — honestly, that sounds dangerous. Take it by the well-padded handlebars and zoom into the event that’s just perfect for you.

There’s a lot going down this Monday, so make the most of it.

The Summit Lodge

What: This new rooftop pop up is bringing a classic ski lodge right into the heart of Toronto. Lounge in comfy chic furnishings alongside faux fireplaces, deep oak wood tones and numerous photo-worthy displays including a ski lift and wall created from wine barrel tops. Come and check out Toronto’s new winter lodge without leaving the city.

When: Monday, March 2
Time: 2 to 10 pm
Where: The Broadview Hotel — 106 Broadview Avenue

History & Beer in Toronto’s Corktown

What: Now that the temperatures are a little better, take a stroll through historic Corktown. Explore secret back alleys and laneways not listed on the maps. Learn about hidden native burial grounds and also secret Cholera burial sites underneath modern buildings and concrete. There are stories you never knew existed on this tour.

When: Monday, March 2
Time: 2 pm
Where: Distillery District entrance gates — 31 Trinity Street
Admission: $55.60, available online

Friends Trivia Night

What: PIVOT! Think you know everything about Friends? Monday night, fans of the hit TV show are encouraged to participate in this very new edition of Friends Trivia. There will be three rounds, with 15 questions each. If you attended any previous events, the questions will be new.

When: Monday, March 2
Time: 6 pm to 9:30 pm
Hemingway’s — 142 Cumberland Street
$8.50 per person

#DevTO’s International Women’s Day Talks

What: Powerful women from businesses like Google, Shopify, Microsoft, and more will be meeting for a day of talks, stories, and community. Led by storyteller Anita Clarke, this is the place to be for women in tech.

When: Monday, March 2
Time: 5:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: RBC Waterpark Place — 88 Queens Quay West
Admission: General admission, $35, available online

Fox and His Friends

What: Filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder casts himself as the titular Fox, whose sudden lottery win makes him a target for his bougie boyfriend. Fox and his opportunistic friends scheme and despair in a series of brilliantly conceived set pieces—including a dinner party from hell—as they spin a web of melodrama, money and sharp social commentary.

When: Monday, March 2
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Paradise Theatre — 1006 Bloor Street West
Admission: $14, available online