5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, April 23

Apr 23 2019, 4:02 am

It’s a sunny Tuesday in Toronto, which means there’s no better time to head outside and check out some of the events happening in the city.

And it just so happens that we’ve rounded up the top events happening in the city today to make the decision-making process that much easier.

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Toronto Van Attack Anniversary Ceremony

To mark one year of the Yonge Street tragedy, the city will commemorate those who lost their lives or were injured during the tragic events with a ceremony at the Mel Lastman Square Amphitheatre this afternoon.

When: April 23
Time: 1:30 pm
Where: Mel Lastman Square Amphitheatre
Price: No price to attend

Remembering Kurt Cobain: 25th Anniversary Tribute with Nirvana Manager Danny Goldberg

On the 25th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, Nirvana manager Danny Goldberg joins Hot Docs for the Toronto launch of his new book, Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain, a new perspective on one of the most compelling icons of our time—and the only book written by someone who knew him.

When: April 23
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Price: General admission is $11.50

Combined Raptors and Leafs Tailgate Party

As round one of the NBA playoffs continues, the Toronto Raptors will host a tailgate party tomorrow evening at Maple Leaf Square for game five at home against the Orlando Magic. At the same time, the Toronto Maple Leafs will face the Boston Bruins on the road for game seven of their NHL Playoffs series. The big screen will broadcast the Raptors game while smaller screens in the square will play the Leafs game to provide a combined tailgate experience for fans in the square.

When: April 23
Time: 7 pm
Where: Maple Leaf Square
Price: Free to attend

The Fast and the Furious Trivia Night

One of the west end’s most bustling bars will be hosting a trivia night totally dedicated to the Fast and the Furious series tonight. Reposado, serving up margaritas and tapas on the Ossington Strip, will be partnering with The Royal Cinema to bring the neighbourhood a night of Q and (hopefully correct) A that revolves around the films.

When: April 23
Time: From 8 pm
Where: Reposado – 136 Ossington Avenue
Price: No cover

Comedy on College

Nothing beats an evening filled with some good old fashioned belly laughs. Head to Little Italy where you can enjoy a mixture of talented up-and-coming comics and some seasoned pros, in addition to cheap eats and a killer beer list.

When: April 23
Time: 8 pm to 10 pm
Where: 583 College Street
Price: Admission is free

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