5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, February 15

Feb 15 2018, 6:01 am

So obviously the most important thing you need to do today is by all the Valentine’s Day chocolate on sale!

And while you’re at it, you might as well check out these awesome events happening in and around the city.

Ice Breakers

What: Now in its second year, temporary winter art exhibit Ice Breakers is returning to Toronto’s waterfront. Organized by Winter Stations and The Waterfront Business Improvement Area (WBIA), Ice Breakers will provide the city with five temporary wintertime art installations that are 100% free to the public.

When: Now until February 25
Where: Queens Quay from Harbourfront Centre to the Toronto Music Garden

Toronto Light Fest

What: For the second year in a row, the historic Distillery District will be home to the Toronto Light Fest this winter. Designed to entertain and inspire, the free to attend light festival will feature curated light installations and illuminated sculptures created by a number of local and international artists.

When: Now until March 4
Where: Distillery District

Giro d’Italia

What: The Consorzio di Ristoranti Italiani hosts this celebration of regional Italian cuisine at 16 restaurants in Toronto. Participating cucinas will be dishing out limited-time prezzo fisso menus for the occasion.

When: February 15 to 25
Where: Participating Italian restaurants across Toronto

Hooking Up: Second Base

What: The key to a healthy relationship? Laughter and lots of it. Spend your Monday evening at Second City for Hooking Up: Second Base, which explores hilarious Tinder dates, long-lost lovers, and all the sickening bliss that comes with new relationships.

When: February 15, 10 pm to 12 pm
Where: Toronto Mainstage Theatre, 51 Mercer Street

CNTV Chinese New Year 2018

What: Hundreds of elite artists from Mainland China and Canada will be performing at this incredible event. If you want to enjoy the splendid Chinese traditional culture along with a fabulous visual art feast, you won’t want to miss this event.

When: February 15, 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East

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