5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, February 8

Feb 7 2018, 7:54 pm

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

From a free yoga class to a mouthwatering Chinese New Year feast, here are your top events for this chilly Thursday.

Progress Festival

What: Today is the final day to check out the Progress Festival, which is an international festival of performance and ideas presented in partnership with SummerWorks Performance Festival and The Theatre Centre. The festival will feature a series of performances including MDLSX, Race Cards, LOST in Trans, and many more.

When: February 8
Where: Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West

Free Lunch Time Yoga

What: Spend your lunch hour stretching, twisting, breathing and add some calm to your Thursday with this FREE yoga class.

When: February 8, 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East

Chinese New Year Feast

What: Get a head start on Lunar New Year celebrations at this feast presented by Chef Mandy Sou. On the menu, shrimp-lobster dumplings, chicken and egg soup, roast suckling pig, and more!

When: February 8, 7 pm
Where: Pray Tell, 838 College Street

Brockhampton Live in Toronto

What: Calling all music lovers: Brockhampton, the 15-member hip-hop collective, will be in Toronto tonight. The LA-based boyband released three albums in 2017 and this will give you the opportunity to hear music from each album live.

When: February 8, 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: REBEL, 11 Polson Street, Unit 1

The $5 Hip Hop Show

What: If you’re looking for a more low key evening of live music, the Handlebar is hosting a $5 hip hop show tonight that will feature a stacked lineup of performers all evening long.

When: February 8, 9 pm to 2 am
Where: Handlebar, 159 Augusta Avenue

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