5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, May 14

May 14 2019, 4:22 am

There are always countless things to do in Toronto, with events taking place in and around the city every day.

To make deciding what to do today a little easier, we’ve picked our favourite things happening to get you started.

CONTACT Photography Festival

What: Back for another year is the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the largest annual photography event in the world, which showcases works from hundreds of photographers at locations all over the city.

When: On now until May 31
Time: All day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: Free

Canstruction Toronto 2019

What: Tonight, a jury will judge the submitted designs for Construction, an annual international design and build competition that raises awareness about the growing hunger gap. Teams of architects, engineers, designers and students design and build ‘Canstructures’, structures made entirely from canned foods within a 10’x10’x8’ space.

When: May 14
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street
Price: Free to attend

Free John Wick: Chapter 2 Outdoor Screening

What: This evening, Stackt Market will be hosting a free outdoor screening of JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2, starring Keanu Reeves, Common, Ruby Rose and Laurence Fishburne. If you’ve seen either film in the series, you know Keanu Reeves’ character is an animal lover so audience members are encouraged to bring their furry accomplice to this screening. There will also be pet-friendly activities to enjoy, drink specials, prizes, and even a John Wick look-alike contest.

When: May 14
Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst Street
Price: Free to attend

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: May 14
Time: 8 pm
Where: 583 College Street
Price: Admission is free

Boys N the Hood Screening

What: Tonight’s blockbuster screening is Boys N the Hood, which follows the lives of three young men living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence, and future prospects.

When: May 14
Time: 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue
Price: Tickets from $6

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