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The top 6 free events in Toronto this week

Free events in Toronto this week include skating parties, Black History Month lectures, no cover music shows, film screenings, and more. The best way to get through the thick of winter is by getting out there and enjoying the city. 

  • Free events you don't want to miss
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    • February 6
      STEP documents a girls' high-school step dance team against the backdrop of social unrest in a troubled city. Hot Docs hosts a free screening and post-movie discussion led by Toronto teachers.
      Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema
    • February 6
      Some of Canada's best stand-up comics unite for a free show at Duffy's Tavern. Not attending is pretty much saying, "I prefer not to laugh."
    • February 6-20
      This Tuesday the Sony Centre hosts the first of a month's worth of Afrofusion dance classes. It's a blend of traditional African styles fused with contemporary dance styles like hip hop and dancehall.
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • February 7
      The Toronto Public Library hosts its own speaker series during Black History Month in libraries across the city. Our pick, if you had to choose one, is journalist and activist Desmond Cole's lecture.
      Annette Street Library
    • February 8
      The only thing more punk than attending a punk show at the Bovine is not paying a cent to do so. Underground acts The Bare Minimum, Liver, and Gnarly Horse play for free this Thursday.
      Bovine Sex Club
    • February 9
      At this week's Beats and Bents skate party, escape the deep freeze and teleport to the Caribbean for a mix of reggae, dancehall, soca, and other scorching hot beats curated by DJ Money Jane.
      The Bentway
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