Looking for something to do on the cheap? How about for free? Some free events happening in May include exploring photography, architecture and the city's colourful neighbourhoods, plus both street and doggy festivals.Events you might want to check out:
Electric Dreams (May 3 @ Design Exchange)
Artists, art critics and technologists come together to discuss how technology will impact the next 100 years of art.
OCAD U's GradEx (May 3-6 @ OCAD University)
It's the chance to see young artists before they make their way out into the creative world, with showings across the school's several galleries for three days.
Jane's Walk (May 4-6 @ Multiple Venues)
Communities come together to share stories about their neighbourhoods and use walking as a way to connect with their neighbours.
Really Really Free Market (May 5 @ Campbell Park)
Don't even think about bringing money to the May edition of this totally free, no swapping, no spending market.
Toronto Comic Arts Festival (May 12-13 @ Toronto Reference Library)
All things comic art are celebrated with exhibitions, readings, panels, interviews, art installations and workshops—free!
Wonder Exhibit (May 12-20 @ Former Weston Bread Factory)
The Weston Bread Factory opens its doors to feature photos by Toronto photographer Laird Kay that celebrate this city landmark.
Just for Fun! (May 17 - June 3 @ Thompson Landry Gallery)
Artists Bao and Boudro and Montreal's Rock Therrien look at iconic characters from pop culture and their impact on contemporary culture.
Woofstock (May 26-27 @ Woodbine Park)
If you like cute dogs in outfits, this is the place to be. Come and bask in doggy goodness, free of charge.
Doors Open (May 26-27 @ Multiple Venues)
Toronto's unseen architecture takes the spotlight as tours of historically and culturally significant buildings open their doors to welcome patrons inside.
Pedestrian Sundays (May 27 - October 28 @ Kensington Market)
The first Pedestrian Sunday of the year kicks off this month. This event sees Keningston Market transformed into a car-free street festival for the last Sunday of each month until the end of October.
by Lisa Power via blogTO