5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, June 26

Jun 22 2018, 6:59 pm

Tuesday, we meet again.

In case you’re looking for something to do today, we’ve rounded up the top events happening throughout the city this fine Tuesday.

The Art of Banksy

What: A new massive exhibit curated by Steve Lazarides, Banksy’s former manager, is now open in Toronto displaying the largest collection of the artist’s works. According to organizers, with over $35 million in art, this is the largest Banksy exhibit ever assembled.

When: Now until August 19
Time: Monday and Tuesday, 11 am to 7 pm; Wednesday, 11 am to 8 pm; Thursday and Friday, 11 am to 10 pm; Saturday, 9 am to 12 am; Sunday, 9 am to 9 pm
Where: 213 Sterling Road, Toronto
Price: Tickets start at $35

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, June to September
Time: 12:30 pm to 2 pm
Where: Trinity Square Park, 19 Trinity Square
Price: Free

Classic Simpsons Pub Quiz

What: Do you think you know the names of every Simpsons character? Test your knowledge at this Simpsons pub quiz. It’s $5 per person, a maximum of five people per team, and it’s BYOP (bring your own pen).

When: June 26
7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Beaver Cafe, 1192 Queen Street West
Price: $5

City Cinema: Rockumentaries

What: This Tuesday is the kick off to Yonge-Dundas Square’s City Cinema Rockumentaries series. This week moviegoers can enjoy a screening of Festival Goers, a documentary about a cross-Canada tour of the same name, combining live concert recordings, behind-the-scenes tour footage, and oral history interviews with the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and The Band.

When: Every Tuesday, June 26 to August 28
Time: 8 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free

Banged-Up Comedy

What: If you’re looking to save some money but still enjoy a night out, Duffy’s Tavern will be hosting a FREE comedy show tonight. Hosted by Sara Hennessy, Banged-Up Comedy features some of Canada’s best stand-up comics.

When: June 26
Time: 8 pm to 10 pm
Where: Duffy’s Tavern, 1238 Bloor Street West
Price: Free

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