16 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, March 25

Mar 22 2018, 7:35 pm

Don’t spend another Sunday hibernating indoors!

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

Toronto Storytelling Festival

What: Founded in 1979, the Toronto Storytelling Festival has grown to be one of the largest celebrations of the arts of voice and story. Visitors can enjoy concerts, live story readings, and workshops. Today is the final day to check out the festival!

When: Now until March 25
Where: Various venues throughout the city

What the Film Festival

What: Now in its fourth year, What the Film Festival celebrates contemporary eccentric cinema and is taking over The Royal Cinema this weekend. Keep in mind that today is the final day of What the Film Festival.

When: Now until March 25, 12 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: The Royal Cinema, 608 College Street

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

What: Today is the last day to watch a selection of Canadian outdoor adventurers on some of their cool adventures around the world on the big screen at the Banff Mountain Film Festival.

When: Now until March 25
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West

Ladies Learning Code: HTML & CSS for Beginners

What: If you are looking to get your feet wet when it comes to programming, then this is the workshop for you. Ladies can learn the basics of coding in a welcoming environment, plus, you’ll get to build your very own website! The workshop, which is sponsored by Booking.com, will also include a contest where one winner will win a $500 travel credit and a one-hour mentorship session with a Booking.com female tech expert.

When: Now until March 28, 6 pm
Where: Canada Learning Code, 129 Spadina, Suite 501

Winter Stations

What: Winter Stations returns for its fourth year, welcoming international designers to bring public art installations to Toronto’s beaches. Winners had to follow Winter Stations 2018 theme, RIOT: violent disturbance; uproar; outburst of uncontrolled feelings; a large or varied display. The result has been some of the most interesting and beautiful public art in the city.

When: Now until April 1
Where: The Toronto Beaches

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

What: This spring, the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival returns to four conservation areas, all within an hour drive from Toronto! Tickets are available online starting at $5.75.

When: Now until April 8
Where: Bruce’s Mill, Kortright Centre, Island Lake and Terra Cotta

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

What: Infinity Mirrors, the dazzling world of Yayoi Kusama is now open at the AGO. During this exhibit, visitors have the opportunity to experience six of Kusama’s most iconic kaleidoscopic environments at once.

When: Now until May 27
The Art Gallery of Ontario, 317, Dundas Street West

Yoko Ono: The Riverbed

What: This weekend, you’re invited to experience Yoko Ono’s latest art installation, The Riverbed, at the Gardiner Museum. The Riverbed invites visitors to collaborate with the artist, the museum, and each other, through everyday action and contemplation.

When: Now until June 3
Where: The Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park

TNT Spotlight: J.Y. Gao & Monoxide 

What: TNT Spotlight will debut a series of designers over the spring and summer months, giving them a spotlight amid TNT’s core international and Canadian collections, curated by owner Arie Assaraf and his team. This weekend will highlight amazing Canadian jewelry brands J.Y. Gao and Monoxide.

When: March 25
Where: TNT WOMEN, 55 Avenue Road, Lower Level

Old Book and Paper Show

What: This Sunday, 40 dealers from Montreal and Toronto will be displaying (and selling)  vintage paper collectibles, home decor, old and rare books, photography and more.

When: March 25, 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street

Trinity Bellwood’s Flea Market

What: After a long, cold winter it’s time to put a bit of spring back in your step and the best way to do this is at Trinity Bellwood’s upcoming March Market. This free to attend market will feature goods for your home, wardrobe, beauty routine, and more all made from 50 local vendors, artisans, and small business. Admission is free.

When: March 25, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West

Nando’s Chicken Dash

What: FREE lunch alert! Nando’s Chicken Dash is fast approaching. Taking place at restaurants across Canada, the annual promotion presented by the international chicken chain features a free quarter chicken lunch complete with peri-peri fries.

When: March 25, 11 am to 1 pm
Where: All Nando’s restaurants in Canada

Kensington Krawl Food Tour

What: Calling all Toronto foodies! Come and taste your way through Toronto’s most unique and eclectic neighbourhood on a culinary excursion in Kensington Market. As you stroll, you will learn about the history and heritage of the market, meet local shopkeepers and chefs, and indulge in a variety of delicious foods and drinks.

When: March 25, 11 am to 2:30 pm
Where: Meeting point is Jimmy’s Coffee (Kensington Market), 191 Baldwin Street

Spring & Easter Pop-Up Shop

What: Arta Gallery will be hosting a spectacular free pop-up shop this afternoon featuring an incredible array of unique artisans, from ceramics to jewellery, to handmade artisanal items and small artworks.

When: March 25, 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Arta Gallery, 14 Distillery Ln.

March 2018 Toronto Pug Grumble

What: Get ready for cuteness overload, there’s a pug meet up taking place in Toronto this weekend. This monthly Toronto Pug meet at the Dog Bowl in Trinity Bellwoods Park is the kind of cute event you shouldn’t miss in the city and is a must-see event, even if you don’t own your own pug.

When: March 25, 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: Dog Bowl, Trinity Bellwoods Park

Toronto Raptors vs. LA Clippers

What: Come cheer on your Toronto Raptors this afternoon as they take on the LA Clippers on homecourt. Tickets start at $66, tipoff is 6 pm.

When: March 25, 6 pm
Where: Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay Street

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