5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, June 27

Jun 22 2018, 7:29 pm

Toronto, we’re officially half way to the Canada Day long weekend!

In case you can’t wait to blow off some steam, we’ve rounded up the top events happening in the city today.

City Hall Live

What: You can say goodbye to eating your lunch at your desk this summer, as City Hall Live returns with free lunchtime concerts throughout the city. Taking place at Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall Live helps support local musicians and music communities by hosting 25 free lunchtime concerts on select afternoons this summer.

When: June 27
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square
Price: Free

Make Your Own Charcuterie Board

What: If you’ve got a passion for woodworking and hosting, you’re going to want to attend this charcuterie board making class. You’ll enjoy an evening filled with wine, tasty charcuterie, all while acquiring some expert woodworking skills from the best in the business.

When: June 27
Time: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: The Custom Table Company, 195 Geary Avenue
Price: TBD

Pride Movie Night Fundraiser

What: You can enjoy a special Pride movie screening tonight at Carlton Cinema. Co-hosted by Pride & Solidarity Committee and the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF), tonight’s screening is Pride, a 2014 comedy based on a true story of allyship between lesbian and gay activists and labour unions.

When: June 27
Time: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton Street
Price: Tickets are pay-what-you-can

Linsmore Tavern Open Jam

What: For all of you Jazz musicians and fans of top-level Jazz music, look no further than the Linsmore Tavern, for a brand new Jazz Jam. Come and enjoy an evening of incredible talent, hospitality, and atmosphere.

When: June 27
Time: 7 pm to 12 am
Where: Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Avenue
Price: No cover

Open Roof Festival

What: Open Roof will offer filmgoers an eclectic mix of Hollywood and indie flicks paired with emerging musicians or bands in a variety of genres. Tonight’s feature film is Thoroughbreds with music from Moscow Apartment.

When: June 27
Time: Musical guests perform at 8 pm nightly while screenings commence around 9 pm.
Where: Sterling Road in the Lower Junction Triangle (the lot adjacent to 158 Sterling Road)
Price: $15

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