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The top 8 free events in Toronto this week

There's a great big free festival at Ontario Place this week in Toronto. It's one of the final fests of the summer by the water and is capped off with a drone show. There are also a couple of great free film screenings and a bicycle-powered concert in a park.

  • Free events you don't want to miss
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    • August 31
      This is a free screening of Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, a documentary about Jane Jacobs' with a pre-film drink at the Crowsnest bar. Seats are limited, so arrive early.
      Streetcar Crowsnest
    • August 31 - September 8
      Here we have a solo art show from local artist Chris Perez that explores Asian-Canadian culture with the use of a popular household appliance.
      652 Gerrard Street East
    • August 31
      This free movie screening in Christie Pits Park is one of the final outdoor showings of the season. No word on what the movie is yet, but it's a great excuse to hang in the park on a late summer night.
      Christie Pitts
    • August 31
      Master contemporary fiddler and Juno Award winning Donnell Leahy performs for free on the patio at 6 p.m.
      Roy Thomson Hall Patio
    • August 31
      This is a special evening of the best of LGBT documentary shorts that includes an award winning film on the history of Disney Cartoons; and a polarizing film on the history of illegal adoptions by the Catholic Church.
      Carlton Cinemas
    • August 29 - September 10
      A free, mobile, pedal-powered music night showcasing artists while exploring our city's bike paths and parks. The Elms Park in Etobicoke show takes place when the sun sets amplified by the bicycle powered sound system.
      The Elms Park
    • September 1-4
      A festival of technology, art, food, music, market and events to keep you moving. It's a super family-friendly weekend, but also a great spot to relax and enjoy the unmatchable view of Lake Ontario.
      Ontario Place
    • September 1
      This live night of music on the patio is Arts & Crafts music label night featuring the smooth pop sounds of Bernice.
      Roy Thomson Hall
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