Things To Do

10 things to do at home and around in Toronto this weekend (February 19-21)

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Even after a shorter week, we’re more than ready for the weekend. There’s tons of great stuff going on in the next few days that we know you’ll want to be a part of. From virtual classes to workouts to celebrations and more, there’s no end to the fun we’ve got in store.

Here are 10 of the best things to do at home and around Toronto this weekend.

PERFECT THE ART OF RUSSIAN CUISINE

Your quarantine buddies will be happy you signed up for this fabulous online cooking class. When you tune into the Zoom, you’ll be walked through the step-by-step instructions of crafting the perfect stuffed chicken mini roulades. This dish is a classic European gem. Plus, when you sign up all the ingredients will be shipped right to you.

Where: Check it out online
When: Saturday, February 20th

FREE 60 MINUTE YOGA

Get a little exercise this weekend with a virtual guided workshop. The class is completely free to attend and great for yogis of any level. All you need is a mat, some water, and access to the internet.

When: Check it out online
When: Friday, February 19th & Sunday, February 21st

BAKE A BATCH OF FRENCH MACARONS

Okay, enough about exercise, let’s get back to food. You can learn how to perfect this delicious French dessert at an online workshop this weekend. Macarons are notoriously difficult to get right. So if you’re looking for a recipe that’ll set you up to impress, look no further.

Where: Check it out online
When: Sunday, February 21st

GRAB A BOTTLED COCKTAIL

Every hour is happy hour. You can have bottled cocktails delivered right to your door from some of the best spots in town. Whether you’re hosting a virtual happy hour, drowning away your weekday sorrows, or just want to sample something new. These amazing offers are calling your name.

Where: Check out our favourites here
When: All weekend

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

All February long, we’ll be attending virtual and socially distant celebrations of Black History Month. There are tons of ways to get involved, from admiring art to listening to talks to everything in between. If you haven’t already, this weekend is a great time to check it all out.

Where: Check out the best events in town here
When: All month long

TORONTO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

This weekend is your last chance to celebrate Black filmmakers at the Toronto Black Film Festival. This event has loads of amazing screenings, industry talks, and panels that you won’t want to miss. Whether you’re a creative, fan, or total newbie, this festival has something for you.

Where: Check it out online
When: Ends Sunday, February 21st

ACRYLIC POUR WORKSHOP

Get in touch with your artsy side this weekend at an online acrylic pour class. You can learn how to make unique and beautiful works from the experts at Old Town Artisan Studios. These amazing creations are wonderful bursts of colour you’ll definitely want to learn how to create.

Where: Check it out online
When: Saturday, February 20th

CRAFT A COCKTAIL

Why not get prepped and ready to be the ultimate post-pandemic party host? You can learn the ins and outs of mixology at a live virtual workshop this weekend. Sure, you can’t show off your new skills for a little while. But we’re positive your roommates will be glad when you make them a cocktail or two.

Where: Check it out online
When: Sunday, February 21st

GO FOR A WINTER WALK

Is it just us or are we in need of a little fresh air? Being cooped up in quarantine is not a good look for us.  Luckily, Toronto has enhanced winter maintenance at a ton of city parks. We can enjoy the great outdoors and get a little exercise all in one.

Where: Check out some of the best parks here
When: All weekend long

APPLY FOR A JOB

If you’re looking for a little extra income, look no further. Statistics Canada wants to fill 32,000 positions to help with their 2021 Census data. This weekend is a great time to look into the opportunity and put your name in the ring.

Where: Learn more here
When: All weekend long

Have a great weekend, Toronto!