Happy Hump Day, Toronto.
It’s already Wednesday, which means you’re halfway to the weekend. To get you there faster, check out what’s happening in the city Wednesday, November 14.
What: The Museum of Illusions will finally open its doors in Toronto this month. The new location will offer visitors multiple visual deceptions and educational exhibits that tease the senses while bringing out a playfulness in guests of all ages. The museum will be made of more than 80 plus exhibits which are all based on science, mathematics and psychology.
When: Open now, from Monday to Sunday
Time: 10 am to 8 pm
Where: 132 Front Street East, close to St. Lawrence Market and the Distillery District
What: If you are looking for a place to find some cool gifts for this holiday season, then look no further than this holiday pop-up shop. Nanoleaf, a Toronto startup that creates colour changing triangular smart lights that react to music, is hosting this pop-up where proceeds go towards helping Toronto’s homeless youth.
When: Now until December 14
Time: Monday to Thursday, 12 pm to 10 pm; Friday and Saturday, 12 pm to 12 am; Sunday, 12 pm to 8 pm
Where: House of VR, 639 Queen Street West
Price: No entrance cost
What: The critically acclaimed European Union Film Festival returns to Toronto this month with a variety of film screenings at the Royal Cinema. Award winning-films will make their debut at the festival, representing a rare opportunity to see these movies on the big screen. With genres spanning drama, comedy, romance and more, there is something for everyone at the EUFF.
When: Now until November 22
Time: Screenings vary by day
Where: Royal Cinema, 608 College Street
Price: Free to attend, but seats are first come first serve
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: November 14
Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Away Cafe, 536 Queen Street West
What: The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival is a unique showcase of contemporary Asian cinema and works by East, South and Southeast Asian artists in Canada, the US, Asia and all over the world. As Canada’s largest Asian film festival, Reel Asian provides a public forum for Asian media artists and their work and fuels the growing appreciation for Asian cinema in Canada.
When: Now until November 16
Time: Varies by day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: Screenings start at $15