5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, August 8

Aug 7 2018, 9:34 pm

Happy Humpday, Toronto!

Whether you’re in the mood for live music, delicious food or a movie under the stars, here are five great way to spend your Wednesday.

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 8
Time: 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: St. James Park, 120 King East
Price: Free

Free beef noodles from Omni Palace

What: For two hours of the first two days in business, the new restaurant will be giving away a FREE house special Lanzhou Traditional Beef Noodles. Aside from being available for dine-in only, there’s no real fine print for this promotion. No purchase is necessary but availability is based on first come first served.

When: August 8
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: 235 Consumers Road, Unit E1, North York
Price: Free

The Smashing Pumpkins in Toronto

What: The Smashing Pumpkins will be making a partial reunion in Toronto this evening as part of the bands Shiny and Oh So Bright tour.

When: August 8
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: Tickets from $78

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. Tonight’s screening is Hidden Figures. 

When: August 8
Time: Roughly 9 pm
Where: Ivan Forrest Gardens Park
Price: Free to attend

World Fitness Expo

What: Dance superstar Derek Hough has joined fitness trainer, Jillian Michaels to headline this fitness event. Over the weekend, attendees can customize their experiences with 295 education sessions from over 200 leading industry experts about living a healthy and active lifestyle and much more.

When: August 8 to 12
Time: Varies by day
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Price: Day rates start at $281

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