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The top 5 free events in Toronto: December 5-11 2016

The top free events in Toronto this week sure are festive. Okay, there's a Beyonce dance class and a buzzed-about art opening, but there's also the launch of the Evergreen Winter Village. It includes a street food market, a makers' market, a farmers' market and endless outdoor activities around the property. It runs until December 31.

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    • December 6-13
      Beyonce's Single Ladies has become a classic. If you're itching to learn the moves from the famous music video, check out this free Beyography dance class. Get to the Sony Centre for 5:30 p.m. sharp for a two-hour intensive dance class and unleash your inner diva.
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • December 7
      Little Italy's finest free stand-up show at Nightowl is advertised as a "comedy show that doesn't suck." It's a pretty fun place to hang out in general, so even if you do decide it stinks, you might as well stick around for the snacks and arcade games. This week's lineup features headliner Moe Ismail (Yuk Yuk's Nubian Show) and supporting acts Rush Kazi and Juliana Rodrigues. Host Sean Hebert w...
    • December 8-18
      Blurring the lines between media's appreciation and appropriation of East Asian culture, this art show aims to raise some eyebrows. Hate Copy and Babbu the Painter present works that depict the realities of growing up in two cultures through this pop art and gallery presentation. This is opening night and it starts at 7:30 p.m. The show itself runs until December 18.
      Nuvango Gallery
    • December 8-23
      The city's latest holiday market runs from December 8 to 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (10 a.m. on weekends). It's modelled after a European Christmas Market and will include vendors, fair-style entertainment and an ice bar with actual drinks.
      Nathan Phillips Square
    • December 10 - February 28
      The free-to-enter Evergreen Winter Village at the Brick Works features non-stop Christmas action with a brand new street food market as well as farmers' market, makers' market and fun activations happening outdoors on the grounds. If this doesn't get you into the spirit of things, then your heart is made of ice.
      Evergreen Brick Works
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