It's a good day for free events in Toronto today as Word on the Street goes down and you can see art, a movie, go to a block party and ride a vintage streetcar all without spending a dime. There's also a party on the Island and the last day for House of Vans.Events you might want to check out:
The Word on the Street (September 23 @ Harbourfront Centre)
Lit nerds, rejoice! This all-day book and magazine festival is back with literature-based programming, vendors, author talks and activities.
TTC Vintage Streetcar Ride (September 23 @ Queen Street)
The PCC turns 80 and the TTC is celebrating with free ride on the vintage streetcar along the 501 Queen route between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Sterling Road Block Party (September 23 @ Drake Commissary)
A big community street party is happening along Sterling Road with a full day of food, activities, music, entertainment and a market.
Rogue Vibes (September 23 @ Artscape Gibraltar Point)
It's a party on the Island as Artscape hosts a day of art, performances, dancing, games, food, drinks and all-around good vibes.
Art House Theater Day (September 23 @ Revue Cinema)
It's Art House Theater Day in the city and to celebrate, Agnès Varda's Cléo de 5 à 7 is screening free of charge.
Dead Sara (September 23 @ The Horseshoe Tavern)
LA's trio of post-hardcore rockers arrives for some good old-fashioned cathartic primal screaming from some bad ass chicks.
House of Vans (September 21-23 @ The Bentway)
A celebration of skateboarding culture continues today with a community market, workshops, dunk tank and skate competition.
MOCA Grand Opening (September 22-23 @ MOCA)
The celebrations continue as the MOCA opens in its revamped space. Tour through all five floors during and check out the work of multiple artists.
Queen West Art Crawl (September 22-23 @ Trinity Bellwoods Park)
Another day of touring through the historic, artsy and eclectic Queen Street West art galleries is on with many works by tons of local artists.
Toronto Beaches Festival (September 22-23 @ Woodbine Beach)
There's still time to hit the beach and this sand bash offers free admission, food and drinks, yoga, a 90s dance party and shopping.
by Lisa Power via blogTO