5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, October 1

Oct 1 2019, 3:16 am

It’s fall, but will be warm out today. Get October started this Tuesday with one of these five great events going on in Toronto today.


What: See The band that plays like a DJ with the freedom and spontaneity of live instrumentation and jazz improvisation. An instrumental trio of drums, 6-string electric bass and electric guitar, playing unique versions of current and classic urban and world music anthems of all kinds including hip hop, soul, funk, house, trap, tropical and world genres, jazz, and more.

When: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street W
Admission: Free

Lake Ontario Evening on Reptiles and Amphibians

What: Reptiles and amphibians are highly sensitive to changes in their environment as they depend on high-quality habitat for their survival. Come out of your shell and learn about how turtles and frogs are faring under the urbanized conditions of the Toronto region, as well as the efforts underway to re-establish their populations.

When: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street W
Admission: Free

Tall Boyz ll Men Live in concert

What: See Toronto’s sketch comedy group Tall Boyz II Men in concert. The group are rising stars in the city’s comedy scene, as they’re currently shooting their own TV series. See the hilarious foursome in action at Queen Street’s The Theatre Centre.

When: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street W
Admission: $20, available online

Paint Night Fundraiser at Black Lab

What: Black Dog Rescue is teaming up with Black Lab Brewing tonight in order to raise so funds and save dogs. Enjoy a fun night out and if you’re not an artist, don’t fret, they have an instructor who will walk you through the steps to create your masterpiece.

When: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Black Lab Brewing, 818 Eastern Ave
Admission: $45, available online

Zero Waste Dine & Learn

What: Learn and connect with other like-minded individuals interested in reducing their carbon footprint and living a more sustainable, mindful lifestyle. Learn what changemakers are doing right here in our own city and how you too can get started on a zero waste journey.

When: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 6 pm
Where: Centre for Social Innovation – Spadina, 192 Spadina Ave
Admission: $79, available online

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