5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, April 12

Apr 11 2018, 4:43 pm

Don’t let the cold weather keep you from heading outside and enjoying the city today.

From the Toronto Yoga Conference and Show to the highly anticipated Images Festival, here are your top events happening in the city today.

Humboldt Jersey Day

What: In honour of the families affected by the tragic Humboldt bus crash, Canadians are encouraged to wear a sports jersey today as part of a Canada-wide Jersey Day.  To share your support, post a photo of your jersey on social media with the hashtag #JerseysForHumboldt.

When: April 12
Time: All day
Where: Across Canada
Price: Free

Malala Yousafzai in Support of Girls’ Education

What: Global education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, will be speaking at a fundraising gala on girls’ access to education around the world. Taking place at Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, the evening will be hosted by Islamic Relief Canada and is dedicated to empowering young girls to learn and lead the movement for a more prosperous world

When: April 12
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, British Columbia Rd.
Price: Available online from $60 to $100 

The Toronto Yoga Conference and Show

What: Canada’s largest gathering of yogis interested in continuing their yoga education returns. From today and until Sunday, you can enjoy 100+ hours of master classes with internationally-renowned yogis. Whether you’re new to yoga, or a 1000+ hour certified yoga teacher, there are always new lessons to learn and like-minded people to grow with.

When: April 12 to 15
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Blvd.
Price: Pricing starts at $24.75

Water Docs Film Festival 2018

What: A unique and engaging film festival about all things water, the seventh annual Water Docs presents a fascinating film program on issues facing global and local water systems.

When: April 12 to 15
Time: All day
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Price: $10

Images Festival

What: Images Festival features a series of independent artists, photographers, and filmmakers as they showcase their screenings, exhibitions, and performances at venues across the city.

When: April 12 to 20
Time: Various times each day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors

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