Last Minute Valentine's Day Plans and More...
Most of you probably already have elaborate plans to spend Valentine's Day with your loved one/s. But for those looking for some last minute ideas, here are some options. And of course, there's more than Valentine's Day to celebrate this weekend:
Sonnets by Kids for Valentine's Day!
Feb 14 (Until 9 AM)
The Comfort of Your Home
Pick a sonnet: 18, 24, 29, or 116. Purchase the sonnet for a loved one. It's just $25.
On Valentine's Day, between 4:30pm and 6:30pm EST, a talented and charming Shakespeare Kid (age 7 - 12) will call your Valentine and recite the sonnet with a heart full of love! A Shakespeare Kid will also sign and mail a personalized copy of the sonnet to your Valentine! All proceeds will go to Shakespeare in Action's educational programs, which have served thousands of Toronto youth.
To purchase a sonnet, visit the Shakespeare in Action website.
Urban Caper: Meet Your Match Edition
Feb 14 (5:30 PM)
Are you a Sherlock looking for your Irene Adler? Nancy Drew seeking Ned Nickerson? If you are a trivia master, a mystery buff or a sleuth-in-training, what better way to meet that special brainy someone than through a scavenger hunt adventure? This Valentine's Day, Urban Capers is hosting a special event for clever singles at the Royal Ontario Museum. Meet some new people, make connections, and solve a mystery along the way.
For more information, check out the Urban Capers website.
The Couples Game
Feb 14 (8:30 PM)
The Storefront Theatre
Tired of staring across a table, hoping the romance will happen on its own? There's no better way to light a fire in each other than to beat the pants off another couple on The Couples' Game!
For more information, check out host Bob Burnhart's Facebook page.
Toronto Black Film Festival
Feb 11 to Feb 16
Carlton Cinema/Al Green Theatre
Besides the films screening at Carlton Cinema, there is also a concert taking place Saturday night featuring the powerful vocals of Lorraine Klaasen. The Juno award winner will be celebrating South Africa in this event proudly co-presented by CBC Radio.
For more information, check out the Toronto Black Film Festival website.
Feb 14 to Feb 16
Aneemah's Spot is a stylistic mix of stealthy dialogue, rhyme and spoken word. The funeral of "G" brings Aneemah and Wan together to mourn and share their histories, as they are forced to let go of the past and choose how they will navigate life, either apart or together, from this moment on.
For more information, check out the Aneemah's Spot website.
West End Food Coop
You will learn about the theory and practice of dumpling making, gain hands-on experience working with steaming equipment, and leave with some fresh community-made momos!
For more information, check out the West End Food Coop website.
In Concert: Justin Timberlake
Need we say more?! And there are still a few tickets left!
For more information, check out the Air Canada Centre website.
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