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

Jun 27 2018, 10:16 pm

A warm Thursday is ahead of us, Toronto!

Go outside, enjoy the day, and check out all these awesome events happening in the city today.

Toronto Japanese Film Festival

What: Now in its seventh year, the Toronto Japanese Film Festival showcases the finest Japanese films that have been recognized for excellence by Japanese audiences and critics, international film festival audiences and the Japanese Film Academy.

When: Now until June 28
Time: 1 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Court
Price: $12

Happy Hour at Assembly Chef’s Hall: Lobsterfest Edition

What: You can enjoy the freshest Nova Scotia lobster at Assembly Chef tonight. Headed by Garth Legree, executive chef of the Italian restaurant Little Anthony’s, this private event will showcase a number of signature lobster dishes.

When: June 28
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Assembly Chef’s Hall, 111 Richmond Street West
Price: $50

Beer & Sausage Making 

What: Calling all meat lovers! You can learn how to grind, season and stuff your own hand-made sausages this evening, all while learning about your craft beers at The Junction.

When: June 28
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Junction Craft Brewing, 150 Symes Road
Price: $75

Shakespeare in High Park

What: Toronto’s annual Shakespeare in High Park is back. The untraditional rendition of Shakespeare returns on June 28 and will run until September 2. The longest-running outdoor theatre event is celebrating its 36th year and takes on two classics this year, the tragic romance of Romeo and Juliet and the frolicking comedy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

When: Tuesday to Sunday, June 28 to Sept 2
Time: 8 pm
 High Park Amphitheatre
Price: Pay what you can

SPEED RACER: 10th Anniversary IMAX Presentation

What: Just in time for the end of Pride Month, you can see a 10th-anniversary screening of transgendered filmmakers Lana and Lily Wachowski’s Speed Racer at Toronto’s iconic Cinesphere.

When: June 28
Time: 8 pm to 11 pm
Ontario Cinesphere

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