5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, January 31

Jan 31 2019, 6:42 am

It’s the final day of the month so you’re going to want to make it count.

Whether you’re in the mood to laugh or have a few drinks, there are plenty of fun events happening in the city today that are worth leaving your house for.

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 31
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

Food in Film: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 

What: Food in Film kicks off 2019 with a 35mm screening of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles paired with pizza from Blondies Pizza. Pizza and an epic movie, what more could you want?

When: January 31
Time: 6:45 pm to 9 pm
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue
Price: From $17 to $20

Progress Festival 2019

What: Progress is an international festival of performance and ideas that features a collectively curated selection of rotating performances from across the globe that responds to urgent issues of today.

When: Now until February 17
Time: 7 pm to 12 am
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Price: Single tickets start at $25

Amy Schumer in Toronto

What: Amy Schumer is the only female comic to ever sell out Madison Square Garden and this evening, she’s taking over Toronto. The Trainwreck Star will be visiting the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts tonight.

When: January 31
Time: 8 pm
Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street
Price: Tickets from $87, available online

Boozy Bingo

What: Does the cold weather have you down? Warm up with a drink (or three) at this fun bingo night. There’ll be food, awesome prizes and a shot for every BINGO that’s called out.

When: January 31
Time: 8 pm to 10 pm
Where: Nightowl, 647 College Street
Price: No cover

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