5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, July 12

Jul 12 2018, 4:05 am

The week is winding down Toronto!

Check out some of the awesome Thursday events happening around the city.

2018 Masters Indigenous Games

What: This inaugural games provide Indigenous adults the opportunity to compete against their peers in a variety of contemporary and traditional sporting activities at Toronto’s Downsview Park.

When: July 12 to 15
Time: 12 pm to 7 pm
Where: Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Rd
Price: Free to attend

Arts in the Parks: Toronto Bicycle Music Festival Sunset Series

What: Arts in the Parks brings free, family-friendly arts events and activities to a park near you. Tonight you can look forward to a massive outdoor concert, with the sound system being powered by members riding stationary generating bikes to produce the electricity needs for the show.

When: July 12
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Memorial Park, 32 Little Avenue
Price: Free to attend

Free Summer Concert Series

What: If you’re looking for a fun way to spend your Thursday evenings this summer, the Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) will be hosting a free weekly concert series set within the natural beauty of grounds. Tonight’s performer is Toronto-based jazz saxophonist Michael Massaro.

When: July 12
Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Avenue East
Price: Free admission

Foo Fighters

What: The iconic Seattle-born rock band the Foo Fighters is taking over the Rogers Centre this evening. Get ready to rock out to the band’s hit tracks including Everlong, The Pretender, Best of You, and more.

When: July 12
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: Rogers Centre, One Blue Jays Way
Price: Tickets start at $72

Corktown Common Park

What: This marks the third season of outdoor films at Corktown Common Park and this summer, the public is invited to enjoy a series of films about four cities in ten short and feature films set in Toronto, Rome, Berlin, and Selma, Alabama. Tonight’s screening is Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World.

When: July 12
Time: Roughly 9 pm
Where: Corktown Common Park, 155 Bayview Avenue
Price: Free

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