5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, February 20

Feb 19 2019, 9:13 pm

Do you know what’s great about a long weekend? The fact that we’re already half-way through the work week.

In case you’re looking for a mid-week pick-me-up, you might want to check out some of these awesome events happening in the city today.

Healthy Heart Cooking Class

What: Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it’s also the most difficult to find time to make. Attend this free class to learn some quick, healthy recipes that serve as perfect meals to start your day with. Registration is required, and make sure you bring a copy of your waiver to the class.

When: February 20, 4 pm to 5 pm
Where: North York General Hospital Cafeteria – 4001 Leslie Street
Price: Free to attend

Evergreen’s Winter Wednesdays

What: Make the most of this chilly evening at Evergreen’s Winter Wednesdays. You can skate under the stars on the picturesque outdoor skating rink, grab a hot chocolate (or something stronger), and cozy up around the fire with some snacks from the food trucks.

When: February 20, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Price: Skating is free or rentals are $5

Daniel Longo Pop-Up Exhibit

What: Daniel is a colour blind artist from Toronto with some of the most vibrant work out there. Not being able to see colour, Daniel’s work is drawn to the operations of shape, line, texture, and volume, which are all reflected in his clothing and artwork. You can check out his incredible work at a pop-up exhibit at Art Cafe Gallery until February 21.

When: Now until February 21
Where: Art Cafe and Gallery, 334 Dundas Street West
Price: No admission cost

Winter Warm-Up

What: Head to the  King Street Pilot corridor for a series of free community pop-up events located at the new public space at David Pecaut Square. Enjoy warm treats, hot drinks, live music, a cozy warming station, and more.

When: Every Wednesday from February 20 to March 20, 5 pm to 8 pm
Where: David Peacaut Square, 215 King Street West
Price: Free to attend

WATCH PARTY: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

What: Calling all Potterheads! This Wednesday you can attend a cozy movie screening of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Taking place at The Rec Room, this free event is hosted by the Poor As Shoes podcasters Alex and Kristina. There will also be games, prizes, and more.

When: February 20, 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: The Rec Room, 255 Bremner Boulevard
Price: Free to attend