5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, August 1

Jul 31 2018, 8:48 pm

It’s the first day of the new month!

Make the most of this fine Wednesday by checking out some of the great events happening throughout the city.

Yoga in St. James Park

What: Break up your afternoon with a free outdoor yoga class in St. James Park led by the YMCA. Classes will run every Wednesday of the month.

When: August 1
Time: 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: St. James Park, 120 King East
Price: Free

Movie Nights in The Beach Village

What: Movie Nights are back for 2018. Join The Beach Village for Movie Nights in the Park every Wednesday with screenings will rotate between Kew Gardens and Ivan Forrest Gardens Park. As always, admission (and popcorn) is FREE. Come out and experience movies under the stars. Tonight’s screening is Honey I Shrunk the Kids. 

When: August 1
Time: Roughly 9 pm
Where: Kew Gardens
Price: Free to attend

Open Roof Festival

What: Open Roof Festival will be back for its ninth season this summer. This evening, Open Roof will feature live music from Terrell Morris in addition to a screening of Game Night.

When: August 1
Time: Music begins at 7 pm
Where: Sterling Road in the Lower Junction Triangle (the lot adjacent to 158 Sterling Road)

Union Summer Market: Spice World

What: Toronto has a new destination to watch free outdoor movies this summer. Every Wednesday, Toronto’s Union Summer Market is hosting free movie screenings at its outdoor licensed garden patio. Tonight’s screening is Spice World.

When: August 1
Time: 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: Sir John A. MacDonald Plaza, Union Summer Market, 65 Front Street West
Price: Free to attend 

Shakespeare in High Park

What: The untraditional rendition of Shakespeare returns to High Park this evening. The longest-running outdoor theatre event is celebrating its 36th year and tonight, visitors can look forward to a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

When: August 1
Time: 8 pm
Where: High Park Amphitheatre
Price: Pay-What-You-Can or reserve a premium seat online

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