17 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, March 10

Mar 8 2019, 8:35 pm

Sunday Funday has arrived!

If you’re looking for something to do other than brunch, check out these awesome events happening in the city today, including the St. Patrick’s Day parade.

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International Women’s Day with Levi’s

What: In the lead up to International Women’s Day, Levi’s has launched the ‘I Shape My World campaign‘ – a global initiative that recognizes the spirit of women empowerment and the determination to inspire change. Here in Toronto, Levi’s stores are offering in-store workshop drop-in sessions for women to engage directly with tailors and learn how to customize denim pieces.

When: Now until March 10
Time: Varies by store location
Where: Toronto Eaton Centre, Square One and Sherway Levi’s stores
Price: Workshops are free with purchase and are available on a drop-in basis

Tirgan Nowruz Festival

What: This three-day festival features theatre, dance, music, a traditional tea house, and plenty of delicious food in honour of Iranian culture.

When: Now until March 10
Time: Sunday, 10 am to 8:15 pm
Where: Toronto Centre For The Arts, 5040 Yonge Street
Admission: Free to attend

Women from Space Festival

What: This unique festival features four days of performances by the visionary women of Toronto’s creative music, improvisation and Jazz scenes.

When: Now until March 11
Time: Times vary by day
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Admission:
 Free to attend

Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival

What: The 14th annual Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival returns, featuring a stellar lineup of comedians, hilarious sketches, and special performances.

When: On now until March 17
Time: Performance times vary by day
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Admission: Festival passes start at $100, individual performance prices vary

Winter at Ontario Place

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What: Following last year’s successful inaugural winter program, Ontario Place will once again come alive this winter season. Running from now to March 17, the West Island of Ontario Place will be home to the Winter Light Exhibition, free public skating and community bonfires. This year, visitors can also look forward to a series of DJ nights at the iconic waterfront venue and a range of beloved films at Cinesphere.

When: Now until March 17
Time: 6 pm to 12 am
Where: 955 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Price: Free to attend

The Moon: A voyage through time

What: The Aga Khan Museum’s exhibit ‘The Moon: A voyage through time‘ starts this Saturday, and “celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon by discovering the wonder, knowledge, and beauty the moon has inspired through the ages.”

When: Now until  August 18
Time: Tuesdays, 10 am to 6 pm; Wednesdays, 10 am to 8 pm; Thursdays to Sundays, 10 am to 6 pm (closed Mondays)
Where: 77 Wynford Drive
Admission: $20

FEMME: The Power of the Female Form

What: Curated by Jessica Lindsay Phillips, this collection invites you to view the female form in more ways than the social norm. From a beer pot from Nyakyusa, Tanzania, Africa, energetically charged contemporary art, to the raw sexuality found in nature, FEMME features pieces from Lekha Singh and Reisha Perlmutter and celebrates both the power and subtlety found in femininity.

When: On now until March 20
Time: Mondays to Sundays, 11 am to 8 pm
Where: 162 Bedford Road
Admission: No cover

Myseum: Intersections

What: The 2019 exhibition, revisits and re-imagines the dominant narratives that shape our understanding of the city through a festival of collaborative exhibits and events. This exhibition will explore lost or hidden Toronto stories that have been paved over and forgotten, and how we can reclaim those histories.

When: Now until March 31
Time: Varies by event
Where: Venues throughout the city
Admission: Free

Winter Stations 2019

Winter Stations

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What: Winter Stations returns for its fifth year, welcoming international designers to bring public art installations to The Beaches. The installations, which run from February 18 until April 1, will be temporary structures that will be able to withstand our rigours winter weather.

When: Now until April 1
Time: All day
Where: Woodbine Beach, 1675 Lake Shore Blvd. East
Price: Admission is free

Ai Weiwei: Unbroken

What: Ai Weiwei, one of the world’s most influential living artists and human rights activists, is bringing a collection of his ceramic works to Toronto’s Gardiner Museum. Called Unbroken, the exhibit will present an array of Ai’s ceramic works while highlighting “urgent global issues.”

When: On now until June 9
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park
Admission: $15 for adults

Toronto’s 185th Anniversary

What: Come and celebrate the past, present and future of your favourite city, as Toronto turns 185 years old this March!

When: March 10
Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Where: 
Nathan Phillips Square
Admission: Free to attend

Bend & Brew at CRAFT Beer Market

What: Yoga and beer? Now that sound’s like a fun way to spend your Sunday. CRAFT Beer Market is teaming up with Innergy Corporate Yoga and Culture Kombucha to host a one hour Hatha yoga session, followed by a guided beer tasting of six local brews. Guests will also receive a bottle of kombucha to take home.

When: March 10
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market, 1 Adelaide Street East
Admission: $30 per person

Toronto Card Show

Toronto Card Show

What: Calling all sports card collectors! This Sunday, vendors from across the province will be buying, selling and trading the best selection of sports cards in Ontario. Taking place at Brunswick Bierworks, attendees can also enjoy 20 craft beers on tap and BBQ eats.

When: March 10
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Brunswick Bierworks, 25 Curity Avenue
Admission: Free

Sugar Shack TO

What: Regardless of what’s going on with the weather right now, the return of Sugar Shack means that warmer days are on their way. Mark your calendars to celebrate impending warmth with maple taffy, ice skating, a winter marketplace, a specialty bar, and so much more.

When: March 10
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Sherbourne Common – 61 Dockside Drive
Admission: Free

Puppy Yoga

What: Your yoga practice is about to get a heck of a lot cuter at this adorable puppy yoga class. They provide the puppies, you bring your mat.

When: March 10
Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Gerrard Street East
Admission: $35

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

What: The St. Patrick’s Day parade is back for the 31st year and will celebrate Irish culture, history and heritage. The parade is recognized as the largest Irish themed event in Toronto and is fun for all ages.

When: March 10
Time: Starts at noon
Where: The parade will start at Bloor and St George, continue down Yonge and finish at Nathan Phillips Square

Beer and Cheese Pairing

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What: Everyone knows about pairing cheese and wine, but what about cheese and beer? Sounds like honestly, it could be even better. Check out this event to taste 6 different cheeses and their brewed Ontario craft counterparts.

When: March 10
Time: 4 pm to 7 pm
Where: 747 Queen Street East
Admission: $45