5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, July 31

Jul 31 2018, 1:30 am

It’s a brand new day in Toronto, which means there are plenty of new events worth checking out. From live music to free movie screenings, here are your top Toronto events for Tuesday, July 31.

Play the Parks

What: Play the Parks is back for the 6th season and will feature free lunchtime concerts in the Downtown Yonge BIA district throughout the summer.

When: Every Tuesday, now until September
Time: 12:30 pm to 2 pm
Where: Trinity Square Park, 19 Trinity Square
Price: Free to attend

LolaSue’s Bingo at The Drake

What: This revamped bingo night is not to be confused with your grandparent’s bingo. This classic game will be played with not so classic twists like having extra “side bets” (made to increase your chances of walking away with a little something in hand), settling a tie by shooting a Meme in the Mouth, and callouts throughout the night.

When: July 31
Time: 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West
Price: Tickets are not available for purchase, but you can reserve your spot by calling 416-531-5042 x 1 or emailing [email protected]

City Cinema: Rockumentaries

What: Yonge-Dundas Square is providing Toronto the ultimate summer soundtrack with Rockumentaries, a lineup of non-fiction films that explore the life and times of some of North America’s most beloved musical acts, featuring different artists and their signature sounds each week. Tonight’s screening is 20 Feet From Stardom. 

When: July 31
Time: 8 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free to attend

St. Vincent in Toronto

What: Multi-talented indie rockerAnne Erin Clark, better known as St. Vincent, is bringing her unparallelled chops to Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts this evening. Fans can look forward to an evening featuring her top tracks including New York, Stange Mercy, Digital Witness, and more.

When: July 31
Time: 8 pm
Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
Price: From $62

416 Light Up The Night

What: In response to the tragic mass shooting that took place in Toronto’s Greektown, a group of individuals representing the theatre, film, and TV community are hosting an outdoor gathering at Withrow Park this evening. Guests are encouraged to bring a flashlight or candle to light up the night in unison once the sun has set.

When: July 31
Time: 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: Withrow Park, 725 Logan Avenue
Price: Free to attend

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