5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, January 17

Jan 17 2019, 6:16 am

It’s almost the weekend!

So, let’s try and make the most of the last few days of the work week by checking out some of the great events happening in the city today.

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Lunchtime Yoga at Sony Centre

What: Come and work up a sweat while you spend your lunch hour stretching, twisting, breathing at a free yoga class at the Sony Centre this month. Classes run Tuesday and Thursday.

When: January 17
Time: 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: The Sony Centre for  the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
Price: Free to join. Register here

Free Skate Night at the Bentway

What: Winter is here and that means ice skating. On Thursday nights, the Bentway is hosting a free skate night, with free skate rentals courtesy of Billy Bishop Airport. There will also be free drop-in skating lessons courtesy of The West Toronto Skating Club.

When: January 17
Time: Free skate rentals, 5 pm to 9 pm; free skating lessons, 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: The Bentway, 250 Fort York Blvd.
Price: Free to attend

Pizza Making Class

What: Now that’s what we’re talkin’ about. Learn how to stretch your dough, sauce up that gluten, load on that cheese and bring out all the flavours of your other delicious toppings in this class. *Kisses fingers*

When: January 17
Time: 6:30 pm to 10 pm
Where: Cucinato Italian Culinary Studio – 1338 Lansdowne Avenue
Price: $100

Beer 101

What: This is the one type of school you’ll be down to attend: beer school. From words like ‘dry hopped sour’ to ‘wild farmhouse’ to ‘Porter’ to ‘Stout,’ all the terminology surrounding brews can get a little bit… confusing. This event is for those who want some clarity. Or want to look like they know what they’re talking about. Here’s lookin’ at you, (of-age) kid.

When:  January 17
Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Henderson Brewing Company – 128A Sterling Road
Price: $10

Come Up To My Room

What: The Gladstone Hotel’s annual Come Up to My Room exhibit provides artists and designers with the opportunity to take risks and to push their ideas, creating an immersive and interactive experience for the viewer.

When: January 17 to 20
Time: Thursday, 7 pm to 10 pm; Friday, 11 am to 10 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 10 pm & 7 pm to 10 pm; Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm
Where: The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West
Price: $10


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