Things to do virtually and in person in Toronto this week


ScotiaBank Contact Photography Festival: Virtual exhibition of Cindy Emond: The virtual exhibition “For All The ‘I Love You’s’ We Forgot To Say” documents the history of the ghost village Frattura Vecchia in Abruzzo, Italy, devastated by the earthquake. land of 1915, and the story of migration to escape poverty.

Mondays in Music: Explore the impressions of humanity through this intriguing program featuring saxophonists from Aks Quartet Nicole Tse, Jesse Ma, Christopher Jones and Jennifer Tran.

Bloom Festival: A virtual festival celebrating the artistic works that have flourished in Toronto in this turbulent and transformative year with a month of dance, music, fine art, theater, spoken word and more.

For a full list of events for Monday, June 21, click here.


Tenant’s rights workshop: Worried about having to move? The rent is getting too high? Do you want to know your rights as a tenant? Presented by: South Etobicoke Community Legal Services.

MIOTAS / MYTH: A diverse group of artists transform the Corleck building with original murals and installations inspired by miotas (the Gaelic word for myth) and founding mythologies of their own cultures. View the exhibition for free online.

Fabiana Salomao: Concrete Memories Exhibition: Take a virtual or in-person look at Fabiana Salomao’s exhibition “Concrete Memories – How Modern is Contemporary Art?”

Bridge: Senior Persons Living Connected presents this online group for bridge players.

In person: East York Farmers Market: Find fruits, vegetables and many other items from across Ontario at the weekly market.

For a full list of events for Tuesday, June 22, click here.


Wine, Dine, Summertime: Virtual Event: Kick off the summer season with a delicious three-course BBQ dinner hosted by Celebrity Chef Lynn Crawford.

Project 31: New Futures: A unique and immersive fundraising experience that launches a remarkable collection of works by BIPOC artists and designers from the OCAD university community.

The Breakout Room: Virtual Comedy Contest: Join Comic Sans Productions and vote for your favorite comedians as they compete to be named Breakout Comic of the Year.

Free Online Social Program – Word Games for Seniors: A free online version of a family game night for seniors. Bring your lunch, meet new friends, and enjoy Wheel of Fortune games, Pictionary, word searches, crossword puzzles and more.

In person: Montgomery’s Inn Farmers’ Market: Store vendors of fruits, vegetables, cheeses, meats, ready meals and more at the weekly market.

For a full list of events for Wednesday, June 23, click here.


Our Scarborough: Helping Newcomers Thrive, Grow and Thrive: Introducing Less Soda from the Agincourt Community Services Association.

Virutal Beaches Jazz Run: The virtual Beaches Jazz Run benefiting the Michael Garron Hospital, presented by the Toronto Beaches Runners Club

Knit and Chat via: Zoom: Join a group of wonderful women who love to knit and socialize together, hosted online by Senior Persons Living Connected. Share pattern ideas, tips and tricks, and make new friends who share the love of the yarn.

Free Online Social Program – Puzzle Games For Seniors: Join other seniors to meet new friends, challenge your memory and coordination, laugh a lot, and dance and sing along to your favorite tunes.

For a full list of events for Thursday, June 24, click here.


This Woman’s Work: Akanzyla Performance Art Stream Online: A live streaming performance that members of the audience can visit throughout the day.

To Sit and Dream – The Upper Canada Choristers Celebrate Women Composers Online: Upper Canada Choristers & Cantemos Latin ensemble: Gregorian chant music with South American folk rhythms and more recent works.



Riverdale ArtWalk Online Exhibition & Sale: June’s Riverdale ArtWalk went live with 100 featured artists and over 3,000 original works of art for sale.

Online Dance Party: Rock out at a virtual adult dance party live on Zoom on Fridays and Saturdays.

Free Line Dance for Seniors with Amie Andison: Have fun with this low impact dance class for seniors. Learn a new dance every week and review past dances.

For a full list of events for Friday, June 25, click here.


Pomegranar Summer Virtual Art Exhibition: The Pomegranar Summer Exhibition focuses on the theme of love – different types of love (or lack thereof) during the pandemic.

Philosophy Gathering in Toronto: Join the largest public philosophy group in Canada for discussions, discussions, reading groups and more.

The 2021 Virtual Scleroderma Walk, Run or Run: Get active and help raise funds for Scleroderma awareness, education and research.

In person: Marché Saint-Laurent Saturday Farmer’s Market: Find fresh produce at the weekly Farmer’s Market at the world-famous Saint-Laurent Market.

For a full list of events for Saturday, June 26, click here.


Pride Parade Online: It’s been 40 years of Pride in Toronto. This year’s digital parade will be a one-hour production honoring history, showcasing key Toronto talent and fostering community.

Pride: Blockorama 23 – Black is Love Online: Blockorama has a vibrant story that celebrates local black performers and emphasizes black love, self-care, harm reduction, and community.

Pride: Closing Ceremony – Revolution: The Revolution was not streamed. Back to the 90s through music, poetry and dance.

Buddies in Bad Times Theater Queer Pride Festival: This year’s festival is manifested in free digital and in-person (remote) offerings that extend beyond the Buddies’ house into the village and into Toronto neighborhoods – and of course, directly to your screens.

In person: The Met Farmer’s Market: Browse a vibrant mix of fresh fruits and vegetables, bread and baked goods, preserves, jams and jellies, honey, eggs, meats, coffee and more.

In person: High Park Village Market: Find fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, cheese, canned goods, honey, eggs, ready meals, flowers and more just steps from High Park.

In person: Ontario Place Drive-In: Rushmore: Ontario Place Drive-In features Rushmore, rated R.

For a full list of events for Sunday, June 27, click here.

View our full calendar of events at

Previous Revolut boss expects digital banking to return to profit
Next Aberdeen prepares to host prestigious British art exhibition