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These events are free* to attend but are only around for a short period of time.
*Transportation to and from events not included. Other charges may apply. Free at the time of writing this article. For accurate and up to date info please refer to organizations' / event organizers' websites / social accounts.
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For our party people, you could try these Nightclubs in Toronto.
Want to laugh away the Monday blues?
Check out The Cameron House for some Open Mic Improv Comedy
This is a recurring event
For events only happening this week, check out our Free* Things to Do in Toronto This Week article.
For the full line up of weekly comedy shows in Toronto, check out: Comedy Shows in Toronto
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When learning a new language, the biggest hurdle to overcome is gaining practice in a live exchange.
Here's your chance!
Do a language swap, mix and mingle to broaden your perspective and horizons through conversations.
Eats and drinks for sale
Put on a sticker of the languages you speak (symbolized by the country's flag)
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At Blue Door Wine Shop
With one 5oz wine purchase, you can sample other wines
From the Edo period to Meiji
Closed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays but open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
On display until end of March
For up to date hours and dates check out their Instagram page @jftoronto
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Go skating and enjoy a free* hot chocolate on Mondays starting January 8 at The Bentway
Tuesdays until Feb 13 register for free* skate lessons at the Bentway - if you missed registering because lessons are popular and fill up fast, you can wait in line 20 minutes before the lessons in case someone doesn't show.
There are no guarantees of getting a free* lesson if not registered, though.
On Fridays you can enjoy a free* rental courtesy of Billy Bishop Airport
Planning a little getaway, check out all the ways you can get to Billy Bishop or Toronto Pearson Airports in our How to Get Downtown from Toronto Airports article.
Make sure to check out our article on Skating Rinks in Toronto to be prepared and know all of your choices.
With the Harbourfront skating rink closed for construction, the Sherbourne Common skating rink is the next best thing featuring views of Lake Ontario and the Toronto Skyline.
Bring your own skates
Hot chocolate provided while quantities last
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Presented by TD
Open New Years Eve and New Years Day
Expedite your entry by signing the waiver beforehand and make sure to show the checkmark page to gain entry (you can do this while waiting in line if you have data and a phone)
Ensure you also have physical government issued ID with you to rent roller skates
Located on the west side of union building
Complimentary coat check is available
This event is pretty popular regardless of the day, so be prepared to wait in line for a few hours
The Canadian Opera Company is back with this year's line up of performances that usually take place at noon Tuesdays to Thursdays.
There are exceptions, of course, as there are a couple of 5:30pm timeslots, as well.
If you work in the area or have the day off, it's good to unwind with some musical performances.
This event is really popular so make sure to arrive well in advance to get a seat.
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Snakes & Lattes in the Annex
Meet up monthly on the first Monday of the month
Snakes & Lattes College
Every second last Monday of the month
Open to the public and game designers
6pm until close
Test new games, have access to their library of games
Eats, drinks, and items for sale
Check out our Toronto Public Library - 3D Printing, Free* Courses, and More article to learn more of what the Toronto Public Library has to offer.
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At King Edward Public School
112 Lippincott St
Happening until March 6
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Lets get Dicey: Board Games + Shisha + Music
Listen to live music at the Grossmans Tavern
Acts are usually blues, rock, folk, roots, and jazz
Wednesdays 12 - 7pm
Thursdays - Saturdays 12-5pm
Experience Toronto based artists as they challenge capitalist worldviews
On until mid May 2024
Mother Earth Learning Lodge, 20 Willcocks St., Courtyard, University of Toronto
Eats, drinks available while quantities last
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Board games, meet and mingles, convesrations, networking and more
1 welcome drink and snacks
192 Spadina Ave.
Art Gallery featuring beautiful photos of beaches - just in time for the cold front we'll be having
We don't know about you, but this weather definitely has us dreaming of beaches
1231 Davenport Rd
Photo Credit: Anders Jilden
Sustainable Design Festival is an anual event happening across Toronto in-person and virtually
This year's dates are: Jan 19-28
Some installations will be available to the public for longer
Most events are free* but some events require an RSVP or purchased tickets
There are also window installations viewable from the outdoors
Celebrate the return of Spring by creating your own lantern
6:30 - 8pm
Crescent Town Club
Parade will take place on March 17 at 7:15pm in Dentonia Park which will feature complimentary hot cocoa while supplies last
Registration required - (separate registrations for lantern making workshop and parade)
Instagram @eastendartsto and @shadowlandtheatre and @workmanartsto
Jan 19 - Mar 17
Friday DJ skate nights
Satudays and Sundays 2-5pm Free* skate lesson
6-9pm light shows on the hangars
Skates are available for rent
Enjoy skating? Check out our fav Skating Rinks in Toronto
Photo Credit: Myke Simon
Until the last Saturday in April
Watch movies at Chefs Hall 111 Richmond St W
Complimentary popcorn while quantities last
Eats, drinks, items for sale
Last Saturday of each month
Gain free* access to Gallery Visits & Vintage Crawls
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