5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, February 28

Feb 27 2019, 8:22 pm

It’s the last day of February and we’re one day closer to the weekend, which means it’s time to have some fun.

Make the most of this fine Thursday by checking out these awesome events happening in the city today, February 28.

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East Coast Kitchen Party

What: There’s something wonderfully nostalgic about hanging out in the kitchen. Now you can, grand-scale, with the addition of tasty east coast inspired snacks, tunes, beer and laughs. Oysters, pickled eggs, sea salt potato chips, donair and cupcakes are just a few of the mouthwatering eats that’ll be on-deck.

When: February 28
Time: 6:30 to 10 pm
Where: Eastbound Brewing Company – 700 Queen Street East
Price: $55

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: February 28 to June 9
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park
Price: $15 for adults

Brickworks Ciderhouse Turns 1

What: Brickworks is celebrating its first birthday! Come and enjoy some live music, passed appetizers, and head Cidermaker Martha Lowry will be sampling Brickworks’ anniversary cask.

When: February 28
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: 709 Queen Street East
Price: No cover

Boozy Bingo

What: Looking to enjoy a few drinks and have some fun, without having to go to a bar? Look no further because Nightowl has you covered. Night Owl has awesome prizes from its suppliers, and not to mention a shot for every BINGO that’s called out.

When: February 28
Time: 8 pm to 10 pm
Where: Nightowl, 647 College Street
Price: Free to attend

10/17: A Legal Comedy Show

What: If you’re in the mood to get your laugh on, Bad Dog Theatre is hosting a hilarious comedy show this evening. 10/17 features Toronto’s high functioning improvisers as they celebrate the legalization of recreational marijuana. While smoking is highly encouraged before the show, it’s not allowed during the set.

When: February 28
Time: Doors open at 10:17 pm
Where: Bad Dog Theatre, 875 A Bloor Street West
Price: $10