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10 socially-distant things to do in Toronto this week (April 5-9)

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After a long weekend at home, we’re well rested and ready for… even more at home time!! Yes, the province is back in lockdown. None of us can really go anywhere. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do! These virtual events and at-home activities will keep you entertained for days.

Here are 10 socially-distant things to do in Toronto this week.

Editors Note: Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, provincial and city guidelines are continually changing. Please double check business closures and restrictions before proceeding. 

CANADIAN FILM FESTIVAL

While you’re chilling at home, you can tune into the Canadian Film Festival. This online event will be showcasing some amazing local talent. It’s all about the Canadian indie film scene and you’ll find movie screenings, industry talks, and workshops on the schedule.

Where: Check it out on Super Channel
When: Running all week

NEXT: THE FUTURE OF ART EXHIBIT

TO Live and VIBE Arts present an awesome exhibit celebrating Black futures. All week long, you can head online to explore the virtual showcase of local works. There is also an in-person outdoor aspect to this event, but we recommend waiting until COVID-19 restrictions cool down before checking that out.

Where: Check it out online
When: Running all week

HELLO HAPPY VIRTUAL MARKET

Beginning this Thursday, you can log on to an adorable virtual market! This online shop has tons of local goodies crafted by Ontario makers. All you have to do is browse from home and your picks will be delivered right to your door.

Where: Check it out online
When: Kicks off Thursday, April 8th

FREE ONLINE DANCE CLASS

Dance out your worries at this free online event. Just log on to join the live virtual class. It’s a great way to let loose and forget about the current state of the world.

Where: Check it out online
When: Monday, April 5th

ENTER THIS LITTLE ITALY SELFIE CONTENT

When you find yourself out for a little air this week, be sure to snap a selfie. The Ti Amo Little Italy contest is giving away hundreds of dollars in cash prizes. Just snap a pick at the Johnny Lombardi Square in Little Italy for your chance to win!

Where: Check it out online
When: Entries open all week

ATTEND A LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Are you hoping to brush up on your leadership skills? This online workshop will help you do just that. Log on for tips and tricks on everything from staying motivated to inspiring a team.

Where: Check it out online
When: Wednesday, April 7th

VIRTUAL COOKING CLASS

You know what your week needs? Carbs. Eataly’s virtual cooking classes will provide you with just that. You can order up a delivery with all the ingredients then tune in for step-by-step instructions. This week the focus is on  Parmigiana di Melanzane. Yum!

Where: Check it out online
When: Friday, April 9th

FREE ART CLASS

Back in quarantine means we’re back at brushing up on all our new skills. If you’ve become a little homebody artist, this free class is for you. They’ll be focusing on brush techniques while painting mountains. Ohhh la la!

Where: Check it out online
When: Tuesday, April 6th

STREAM A SERIES

Sometimes you just gotta get back to basics. An afternoon on the couch binge watching TV is a classic at-home activity. Good thing there are enough addictive series out there you’ll forget the state of the world, right?

Where: Check out our favourite addictive picks here
When: All week long

TAKE A WALK IN THE PARK

If all that at-home time has you going stir crazy, stretch your legs with a jaunt in the park. Sure, it’s a simple activity. But that doesn’t take away from its value! Now that the sun is shining a little more, you might as well bask in it.

Where: Find your nearest Toronto park here
When: Any day of the week

Have a great week, Toronto!