5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, March 7

Mar 7 2019, 5:34 am

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

From a free yoga class to International Women’s Day events to a sausage making class, here are your top events for this chilly Thursday.

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Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival

What: The 14th annual Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival returns, featuring a stellar lineup of comedians, hilarious sketches, and special performances.

When: On now until March 17
Time: Performance times vary by day
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Admission: Festival passes start at $100, individual performance prices vary

FEMME: The Power of the Female Form

What: Curated by Jessica Lindsay Phillips, this collection invites you to view the female form in more ways than the social norm. From a beer pot from Nyakyusa, Tanzania, Africa, energetically charged contemporary art, to the raw sexuality found in nature, FEMME features pieces from Lekha Singh and Reisha Perlmutter and celebrates both the power and subtlety found in femininity.

When: On now until March 20
Time: Mondays to Sundays, 11 am to 8 pm
Where: 162 Bedford Road
Admission: No cover

Open House: Part-time and Continuing Education

What: If you’re interested in continuing your education but you don’t know where to start, Ryerson is hosting an open house this afternoon so you can learn more about specific programs and general student information.

When: March 7
Time: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: Ryerson University, 380 Victoria Street
Admission: No cost to attend

Major Milestones with Mejuri: International Women’s Day Panel

What: This Thursday, you can celebrate International Women’s Day with an evening of panel discussions at Free Agency. Hear four influential women share their struggles, successes and major milestones. Speakers include Justine Lancon, Creative Director at Mejuri, Britt Barkwell, founder of Trouvaille, Hana James, Co-founder/Director of Community at Greenhouse Juice Co., and Jessey Finizio, Sales Director at Refinery 29 Canada.

When: March 7
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Free Agency, 68 Claremont Street
Admission: Free

Sausage Making 101

What: Grind, season and stuff your own hand-made sausages while learning the stories behind your favourite craft beers at Rainhard Brewing, one of the city’s most innovative craft breweries. You’ll learn how to make wieners at home, and walk out walk out with a pound of fresh sausage to grill up yourself.

When: March 7
Time: 7 pm to  9 pm
Where: Rainhard Brewing Co., 100 Symes Road
Price: $75

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