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13 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, March 24

Ainsley Smith Mar 22, 2019 5:00 am

Don’t spend another Sunday hibernating indoors, because we’re supposed to have double-digit temperatures today.

Make the final day of the weekend count by checking out these awesome events happening in the city. Enjoy!

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Starbucks Pop-Up Bean N’ Brew

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What: If you want to learn how to make barista-worthy coffee at home, you need to check out Starbucks’ pop-up Bean N’ Brew event. Here, guests can explore an immersive coffee experience that will engage their five senses, as well as enjoy samples, learn coffee brewing tips from Starbucks Coffee Masters, discover coffee trends, elevate their at-home coffee ritual, and more. For those unable to attend, Starbucks Premium Select Collection is available to purchase in grocery stores.

When: On until March 24
Time: RSVP here to reserve your time slot
Where: 20 Givins Street, Toronto
Price: Free to attend

Water Docs Film Festival 2019

What: Water Docs is a film festival about all things water. Come and enjoy feature and short films, live Q&A sessions with filmmakers, artists, activists, and speakers.

When: On now until March 24
Time: Screenings vary by day
Where: Hod Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Price: Festival pass starts at $40

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: On now until March 31
Time: Varies by event
Where: Venues throughout the city
Admission: Free

Winter Stations 2019

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


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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

Meditation and Sound with Indigo

What: Come and join Cassidy from Just Be Meditation for an opening meditation, followed by a sound bath with Alexandria Santaguida. Find rest in savasana and be brought into a state of pure bliss and deep rest. Beginners to meditation are most welcomed, no experience necessary.

When: March 24
Time: 9 am
Where: Indigo, 220 Yonge Street (Eaton Centre location)
Price: $28

MOCA Community Sundays

What: The Museum of Contemporary Art is offering the perfect way to escape the cold by offering free admission to all visitors on one Sunday each month so they can check out all the new exhibits.

When: March 24
Time: One Sunday monthly from 10 am to 2 pm
Where: MOCA – 158 Sterling Road, Toronto
Tickets: Available online

GH Marketplace: Wellness Market

What: Come and support local vendors and charities as you discover products, services, and experiences that support wellness and self-care.

When: March 24
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West
Admission: Free

Drop Dead Fred Screening

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What: Spend your Sunday afternoon enjoying the 90s classic, Drop Dead Fred, that’s about a young woman who’s already unstable life gets rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from her childhood. Make sure to arrive early, because there will be games, activities, and a chance to join in on a raffle for some awesome prizes.

When: March 24
Time: 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: Royal Cinema, 608 College Street
Price: From $5.84

Badass Babes Season 10: The Gala

What: The Gala is Badass Babes Toronto’s celebration of its tenth season and three-year anniversary. The all-ages event will include entertainment, great music, sweet treats, and much more. The evening will also include a raffle fundraiser for The Hobbins family, to assist with Fletcher Hobbins’ lifelong neuro therapy.

When: March 24 and 25
Time: Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm
Where: Mod Club Theatre, 722 College Street
Price: $25 at the door

Pulp Fiction

What: You can watch hitmen Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega, two hitmen, as they set out to retrieve a suitcase stolen from their employer, mob boss Marsellus Wallace on the big screen this evening.

When: March 24
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Cinesphere, 909 Lake Shore Boulevard West
Price: $15

Music Trivia Night

What: Calling all music buffs! Come and test your trivia knowledge this Sunday with these trivia questions as well as audio and visual questions.

When: March 24
Time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Whelan’s Gate, 1663 Bloor Street West
Price: Admission is free

Video Void

Dundas Video/Video Void

What: If you’re looking for a fun way to cap off the weekend, come check out this VHS and video game-themed dance night featuring live house, techno, art shows and RoxyByProxy video art on the main screen.

When: March 24
Time: 10 pm to 2:30 am
Where: Dundas Video, 831 Dundas Street West
Price: No cover

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