15 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, March 31

Mar 30 2019, 1:11 am

It’s the final Sunday of the month, and if you’re looking for something to do other than go for brunch, we’ve got you covered.

Bundle up, head outside and check out some of these fun events happening in and around the city today.


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One of a Kind Show Spring Edition

One of a Kind Show

One of a Kind Show and Sale/Facebook

What: While this market is much larger than your typical artisan market, the One of a Kind Show is the perfect opportunity to shop for Canadian handmade goods while it’s still freezing outside. With over 500 artisans showing off their creations, there’s something for everyone at the One of a Kind Show.

When: On now until March 31
Time: Friday and Saturday, 10 am to 9 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd.
Admission: $15 for adults

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

CineCuba 2019

What: CineCuba is happening this month, giving you a chance to see a number of Cuban films for free.

When: On now until March 31
Time: 1:30 pm to 9 pm
Where: The Royal Cinema, 608 College Street
Price: All films are 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

Dinner with a View

What: Dinner with a View attendees will dine in heated, clear and frameless domes that offer a gorgeous view of the city around them. And your surroundings aren’t the only thing that’ll be beautifully designed: menus have been created by Chef René Rodriguez, Top Chef Canada Season 4 Winner. You’ll have the chance to choose from three blind menu categories – meat, fish or vegan – and from there, the adventure is a delicious surprise.

When: On now until May 2
 The Bentway
Time: Depends on booking
Admission: Tickets are available online

HideSeek pop-up Toronto

Image: HideSeek Toronto

What: Opening on March 30, for two months, you can awaken your inner child at Toronto’s brand new and unforgettable pop-up, HideSeek. Occupying a 7,000-sq-ft vacant retail space in the Dundas West neighbourhood, the pop-up invites you to escape reality and relive the days of childhood. Explore multi-sensory elements throughout the space and marvel at epic floor-to-ceiling installations.

When: On now until June 2
Time: Thursday and Friday, 12 pm to 10 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 10 pm
Where: Dundas West neighbourhood — 1305 Dundas Street West
Price: $25 (plus taxes and service fees) — Tickets available online

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

Elevated Vibrations with Indigo

What: Come experience the healing power of vibration through both a meditation and crystal singing bowl sound bath. Cassidy from Just Be Meditation will guide you through an opening meditation, followed by sound therapy with Alexandria Santaguida.

When: March 30
Time: 9 am
Where: Indigo, 220 Yonge Street (Eaton Centre location)
Price: $31.64

Leslieville Farmers’ Market

What: Come kick off another amazing season of the Leslieville Farmers’ Market this Sunday. There will be great tunes and farmers and plenty of food.

When: March 31
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: The Redwood Theatre, 1300 Gerrard Street
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 30
Time: Classes run 10 am to 11 am; 11:30 am to 12:30 pm; 1 pm to 2 pm
Where: 1300Gerrard Street East
Admission: $35

The Old Book and Paper Show

Old Book and Paper Show

What: The only event of its kind in Ontario, this show and sale covers every conceivable type of vintage printed material! Collectors and dealers in old paper, ephemera and vintage books get together for the biggest one-day vintage print sale of the year. There will be dozens of tables piled high with vintage paper galore, plus rare, antique books.

When: March 31
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street
Admission: $10

Coffee and Canvas: Freestyle Painting

What: Get your creative juices flowing this Sunday 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: March 31
Time: 11 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Fresh Paint Studio (Danforth East), 1849 Danforth Avenue
Admission: Canvases start at $20

Toronto Downtown Record Show

What: Calling all vinyl lovers, this Sunday the Toronto Downtown Record Show is happening, where there will be over 1000,000 records on sale, over 40 vendor tables spanning two rooms, and sellers who cater to every musical taste. There is also a $5 room, where every record is priced at just $5.

When: March 31
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: 958 Broadview Avenue
Admission: $5

Afternoon Paint Party

What: Cap off the weekend at this fun afternoon paint party where you can paint to music and enjoy some cocktails to help those creative juices flowing. Guests get to pick what they paint and the amazing staff will help them make a painting they actually feel proud of.

When: March 31
Time: 1 pm to 5 pm
Where: Paint Cabin, 723 Gerrard Street East
Price: $45 per person

Toronto Pug Grumble

What: Bring your pugs to the Dog Bowl in Trinity Bellwoods Park this Sunday for a Toronto Pug Grumble. Get ready for lots of snorting, rolling and grumbling.

When: March 31
Time: 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: Trinity Bellwoods Dog Bowl, 790 Queen Street West
Price: Free

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