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10 free things to do in Toronto this March

Free events in Toronto in March are all about celebrations: of strong women, of the city itself, and, of course, a of all things Irish in honour of St. Paddy's Day. What a time to be alive. 

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    • March 1-15
      Treating the mom-and-pop shop as a point of departure, CONVENIENCE is an exhibition that questions the notions of efficiency, passivity, and proximity stereotypically associated with Asian immigrant life.
      187 Augusta
    • March 2-25
      A celebration of the arts of voice and story, the Toronto Storytelling Festival will host a mix of events land include local and international storytellers. Only certain venues are free, so check the schedule.
      Various locations
    • March 3-6
      Nathan Phillips Square will be host to a four day event to celebrate Toronto's 184th birthday featuring vendors, shopping, food trucks, interactive activities, skating, DJ skate party, and a photography competition!
      Nathan Phillips Square
    • March 3
      International Women's Day in Toronto will bring the city together starting with a rally at 11 a.m. at OISE, which will be followed by the Women's Day March leaving from there at 1 p.m.
    • March 4
      The race to the Oscar's this year has not been without it's fair share of off-screen drama and what better way to watch it all come to a head than at a viewing party.
    • March 9-10
      Un-histories looks to reimagine history as a practice for addressing the “unconcluded”—subjectivities and narratives previously considered spectral, disparaged, marginalized, erased, shamed, abashed, or localized.
      OCAD University
    • March 10-11
      Fresh maple syrup, rolled in snow. That's what you can expect at the Sugar Shack again this year, plus a bevy of different vendors serving food and hot chocolate.
      Sugar Beach
    • March 11
      It's St. Paddy's Day again and that means the annual parade in downtown Toronto. Hopefully the spring weather holds up!
      Bloor & St. George
    • March 22
      Hundreds of iconic images are on display for one day only, taken during Robert Knight's prolific career as both a rock and travel photographer.
      Liss Gallery
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