The top 5 free events in Toronto: April 18-24 2016

Free events in Toronto this week will let you save your dollars and blaze on a budget. From poetry readings and film screenings to 420 celebrations there are plenty of ways to have fun for free this week.

Here's a roundup of free events in Toronto this week.

Anansi Poetry Readings (April 19)
Treat yourself to free poetry readings at the Garrison on Tuesday night. Anansi is throwing a book launch featuring five of its poets who will all be on stage that night reading from their newly published work.

My Internship in Canada Free Screening (April 20)
This quirky film out of Quebec screened at TIFF and won the People's Choice Award at Canada's Top Ten. Now you can see it for free at Cineplex Yonge and Dundas. After the screening stick around for a discussion with MPP Michael Mantha and filmmaker Amita Zamaan.

420 Toronto (April 20)
Toronto's stoner population will congregate at Yonge and Dundas Square this Wednesday for the annual 420 celebration. Expect live performances, vape vendors, munchies and - obviously - tons of weed.

Open Show #12 (April 21)
The Belljar Cafe hosts this ongoing event series that shines a spotlight on the work of local photographers, filmmakers and multimedia producers. This week discover the latest creations from Ian Willms, Finn O'Hara, Wyatt Michalek, Seth Stevenson, and the Don Newlands Archive.

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Photo by Christian Bobak.

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