5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, January 16

Jan 16 2019, 5:38 am

Toronto, we are officially halfway through the work week.

In honour of this victorious milestone, check out the hottest events happening in the city this fine Wednesday.

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: Every Wednesdays, January 16 to February 20
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Price: Skating is free or rentals are $5

Free meditation classes

What: Whether you’re a seasoned meditation pro or you’re new to it, you can enjoy free meditation classes from Cassidy Thedorf from Just Be Meditation, this month. There’s no previous experience required. Just bring your own yoga mat and water bottle.

When: January 16
Time: 6 pm to 7 pm
Where: The Sony Centre for  the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
Price: Free to join. Register here


What: For cannabis-curious mamas, this event is a must-go. The panel will begin at 7 pm, but networking, food and drink, and joint-rolling 101 start at 6 pm. And of course, there will be tea.

When: January 16
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: A secret venue in downtown Toronto. Check out the Eventbrite or scope out the MomsTO Instagram account to learn more
Price: $10 to $20

Board Again Game Night

What: There’s nothing quite like ending a friendship over a game of Monopoly! Tonight you can do just this at Away Cafe’s weekly board game night. For $6, you can play unlimited games all night long. So round up your friends or get ready to meet some new ones over an old school board game.

When: January 16
Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Away Cafe, 536 Queen Street West
Price: $6

Daughters of the Dust Film Screening

What: You can catch a screening of the 1991 independent film Daughters of the Dust starting this evening at the AGO. The film, which is set in 1902, tells the story of three generations of Gullah (also known as Geechee) women in the Peazant family on Saint Helena Island as they prepare to migrate to the North on the mainland.

When: January 16 to 19
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: The AGO
Price: $14 for public

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