5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, April 16

Apr 15 2019, 8:54 pm

In case you’re looking for a reason to leave your home and have some fun today, we’ve put together a list of the top events happening in the city today, April 16.

From the Toronto Raptors playoff game to a free boxing class, here are the top events happening in Toronto this Tuesday.

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Free Boxing at BOLO

What: You can kick start your morning with a free boxing class at Toronto’s BOLO studio in partnership with CLIF Bar. Participants can look forward to BOLO’s signature boxing class structure, which includes technical lessons, power punches, high-intensity intervals and a serious sweat. Before class, CLIF Bar is gifting all participants free BOLO handwraps, CLIF-inspired smoothies and a CLIF fruit smoothie filled energy bar after class.

When: April 16
Time: 7:15 am to 8:15 am
Where: BOLO, 364 Richmond Street West
Admission: Free – Registration for classes will open every Friday on bodyloveinc.com

Red Chef Revival

What: This evening, Hot Docs is offering the opportunity to explore the power of reconciliation through food at the world premiere of the new docu-series Red Chef Revival. The series will highlight stories of Indigenous cuisine being reclaimed and reinvented by chefs from across Canada. Hot Docs will be airing a three-episode preview of the new STORYHIVE series, and attendees will enjoy a three-course meal and cocktail pairing, created by the chefs featured.

When: April 16
Time: 6 pm
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema – 506 Bloor Street West
Tickets: $49 (members: $44), available online

C! C! C! Epic Sadness/Beauty: Lana Del Rey

What: This evening, Choir! Choir! Choir! is honouring Lana Del Rey by hosting an epic sing-a-long party at Clintons. Get ready to belt out Born to Die. 

When: April 16
Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: Clintons, 693 Bloor Street West
Admission: $5

Toronto Raptors vs. Orlan Magic

What: Our Toronto Raptors are facing the Orlando Magic this evening as part of the NBA Playoffs East Conference game two. Orlando currently leads the series 1-0. And in case you can’t snag a ticket, there will be a FREE Raptors tailgate party happening in Maple Leaf Square tonight.

When: April 16
Time: 8 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Admission: Tickets start at $149

Fireside Tales: Year 6, Season Opener

What: The coziest storytelling show is returning for its sixth year. Come join hosts Helder Brum and Dan Galea around the fire as they bring together some of the best storytellers in the city. You bring the blankets, snacks and friends, and they’ll supply the hot cocoa and marshmallows.

When: April 16
Time: 8 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Dufferin Grove Park
Price: Pay-what-you-can

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