Another week at home, another list of ways to stay entertained. Who said quarantining had to be boring? You may be at the end of your lockdown tether, but these great activities will bring a little spark of joy right back to you. From online art to at-home eats, we won’t let this quarantine get ya down!

Here are 10 things to do from home in Toronto this week.

Editor’s Note: Due to ongoing developments in COVID-19 restrictions, upcoming event schedules are continually changing. Please double-check all virtual events and activities before attending.


Beginning this week, you can tune into the third presentation in the dance film series be the Harbourfront Centre and Digidance. This round it’ll be the Canadian premiere of More Than Dance, We Are A Movement. The feature-length film is a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the contemporary Indigenous innovators, Red Sky Performance.

Known as one of Canada’s most prolific and acclaimed creators, Red Sky Performance moves beyond dance to inspire meaningful change in arts and culture. It’s a screening you will not want to miss.  

eatWhere: Stream it with the Harbourfront Centre online
When: Wednesday, April 14th – Tuesday, April 20th


Decorating your pad while you’re stuck at home all the time? This art sale will help you out. You can head online to explore a collection of works created by local artists. From paintings to sculptures to mixed media, these amazing pieces are truly one-of-a-kind.

Where: Check it out at
When: Running all week


You’ve got more time to read, so you may as well join an online book club. This week, you can join author Dorothy Ellen Palmer as she takes you behind the scenes of her hit memoir Falling For Myself. The event includes a reading, discussion, and Q&A.

Where: Check it out online
When: Tuesday, April 13th


The film industry’s most prestigious award show is coming up at the end of the month and we’re already prepping for it. You’ve probably seen a ton of the big-name contenders already, but have you screens any of the nominated shorts yet? This amazing online platform will let you check ’em out from home!

Where: Check it at
When: Screenings happening all week


So we can’t see music live in-person yet, but we can still catch it online. Get fancy this week with a performance from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The 70-minute show features music from Handel’s Messiah and a visual component featuring iconic Canadian landscapes.

Where: Check it out online
When: Performances end Tuesday, April 13th


We wish we could roam the halls of a museum, but for now, we’ll settle for the next best thing. This online platform features an awesome celebration of arts and culture. Log on and peruse the interactive website full of stories, short films, gaming, digital features, original artwork, curated collections, and more.

Where: Check it out online
When: Running all week


Just because you can’t eat out, doesn’t mean your food has to be boring. This week’s class from The Chef Upstairs will walk you through amazing Mexican recipes! You’ll learn tips, tricks, and techniques to create delicious dishes like pulled chicken carnitas, homemade tortillas, blackened fish tacos, and more.

Where: Check it out online
When: Friday, April 16th


Getting fit at home? This platform is here to help. This week you can tune into the virtual event celebrating A Sculpt Body’s 1-year anniversary. They’re partnered with Prairie Organic Spirits to bring you the ultimate sculpt and sip event. After the party, be sure to sign up for their 14 Days of Feeling Good Challenge that’s kicking off on April 19th!

Where: Check it out at
When: Wednesday, April 14th


So you want a little fresh air? We don’t blame you. As long as you’re following Ontario’s COVID-19 guidelines, a bike ride in the city should be okay. While you’re riding, be sure to pass by the iconic Gardiner Pillars on Lakeshore Blvd E. These landmarks have a pretty cool story behind them, so you can marvel at Toronto’s history while you’re there.

Where: Lakeshore Blvd E from Leslie St to the DVP
When: Any day of the week


Okay, so you’re stuck at home and you don’t want to cook. We don’t blame you. These amazing takeout options take all the work out of dinner. Order from any one of them for flavours you won’t believe. If our wallets would allow it, we’d order a meal from these spots every single day.

Where: Check our favourite spots here
When: Any day of the week

Have a great week, Toronto! Stay healthy!