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

Jul 16 2019, 2:36 am

Well, you’ve already survived the first day of the week, so why not reward yourself with a fun event?

Make the most of today by checking out these awesome events happening throughout the city this fine Tuesday, July 16.

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Comedy on College

What: 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: July 16
Time: 8 pm
Where: 583 College Street
Price: Admission is free

Shakespeare in High Park: Measure for Measure

What: The untraditional rendition of Shakespeare returns this month and will run until September 1. The long-running outdoor theatre event is celebrating its 37th year and takes on two classics this year. This summer’s plays include the comedic tale of love and desire, Much Ado About Nothing, and the timeless story of morality and power, Measure For Measure.

When: July 16
Time: All performances begin at 8 pm
Where: High Park Amphitheatre
Price: Tickets are pay-what-you-can

Fireside Tales: July Edition

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

City Cinema: A Mighty Wind (2003)

What: This summer, you can enjoy free weekly movies in the heart of downtown Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square. From now through August 27, Yonge-Dundas Square will once again host its outdoor film series City Cinema, but this time, with a hilarious live twist. Every Tuesday, City Cinema will host a live performance by The Second City before screening the funniest films featuring The Second City alumni John Candy, Catherine O’Hara, Eugene Levy, Mike Myers, and more. Tonight’s screening is A Mighty Wind (2003).

When: July 16
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free

What: Get the popcorn ready, free movie nights at Trinity Bellwoods Park is back this evening. This evening’s screening is Ratatouille and the screening will begin at dusk. There will also be local food vendors on sight if you’re hungry.

When: July 16
Time: Roughly 9 pm to 11 pm
Where: Trinity Bellwoods Dog Bowl, 790 Queen Street West
Price: Free to attend

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