5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, November 22

Nov 21 2018, 9:27 pm

We are officially one day closer to the weekend, Toronto.

This means you have plenty of reasons to celebrate. So, enjoy your Thursday by checking out some of these great events happening in the city.

Make sure to bundle up, it’s going to get cold out there.

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: November 22
Time: 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: The Sony Centre for  the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
Price: Free to join. Register here

Turkey Locker

What: You can get a free frozen bird on Queen West today. DAZN, a sports-streaming service, will be popping up a “Turkey Locker,” from 12 – 5 pm. Pro football hall-of-famer Thurman Thomas will be there, handing out free turkeys to visitors between 12 pm and 2 pm. You’ll also have the option to simply pop by and say hi, and donate your turkey to Second Harvest instead of taking it home.

When: November 22
Time: 12 pm to 5 pm (turkey available from 12 pm – 2 pm, or while quantities last)
Where: 438 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: Free

Happy Hour at Assembly Chef’s Hall 

What: This month’s Happy Hour at Assembly Chef’s Hall will see dinner from The Good Son Pizza. The focus is on local, seasonal and organic produce, and the menu has been designed for guests to share plates and enjoy experiences together.

When: November 22
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Assembly Chef’s Hall – 111 Richmond Street West
Price: Tickets are $50

Gourmet Food and Wine Expo

What: This one is for the foodies. The 24th annual Gourmet Food and Wine Expo returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, filling it with food, wine and spirits of all kinds.

When: November 22 to 25
Time: Thursday, 6 pm to 10 pm; Friday, 2 pm to 10 pm; Saturday, 12 pm to 10 pm; Sunday, 12 pm to 6 pm
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 222 Bremner Blvd.
Price: From $20

One of a Kind Winter Show

What: This year’s winter show is back and bigger than ever, featuring thoughtfully made items from hundreds of artisans including thousands of festive foodie treats, home décor, artsy offerings and everything else you’ll need to get your festive shopping done. In addition to shopping, attendees can unleash their creative side at the One of a Kind Creative Lounge where you’ll find various art and DIY related workshops.

When: November 22 to December 2
Time: Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 9 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm; extended hours on November 29, 10 am to 11 pm
Where: Encare Centre Exhibition Place
Tickets: $13 for adults

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