5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, December 18

Dec 17 2019, 8:21 pm

Most people look on Wednesday as the bump to get over on the way till Friday. Instead, use it as a ramp to launch you into a ball of fiery good times.  Have some fun this December 18, Toronto.

Jingle Belles: Drag Queen Bingo

What: Celebrate the holidays drag queen style. Joing some of Toronto’s favourite queens, Baby Bel Bell, Heaven Lee Hytes, and Jada Hudson at Delta Bingo St. Clair for their holiday-themed drag bingo event.

When: Wednesday, December 18
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: 1799 St Clair Avenue West
Admission: $25, available online

Double Down

What: Enjoy a night of great stand-up comedy hosted by the very funny Yaw Attuah. Come discover new favourite local comics and get an extended set from a hilarious headliner. It’s the place to go to laugh tonight.

When: Wednesday, December 18
Time: 9:30 pm
Where: Comedy Bar — 945 Bloor Street West
Admission: $10, available online

Tea With Strangers

What: For two hours, five-ish strangers sit at a cafe (or some other public place) with a host to talk. Not about anything in particular. The circumstances are unusual, but that’s the point.

When: Wednesday, December 18
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Bampot Bohemian House of Tea and Board Games — 201 Harbord Street

Rosemary’s Baby

What: A young couple moves into an apartment only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbours and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (It will get weird.)

When: Wednesday, December 18
Time:  8 pm
Where: The Grand Gerrard — 1035 Gerrard Street East
Admission: $9

Paint Night

What: Designed for the less-than-natural artist, the goal of this evening is to leave with something you can hang in your house with pride. More than an evening of arts, it’s just a good time. Paint Cabin also serves alcohol, teas, and coffee, so basically everything you need to enjoy the evening.

When: Wednesday, December 18
Time: 7 pm
Where: Paint Cabin– 723 Gerrard St. E
Admission: $45, available online