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10 things to do in Toronto today

Happy Friday! The CNE is where you'll find everyone this weekend (if you're not sure where to start, here's a handy guide), while other events in Toronto today include a big astronomy party, a free concert, an outdoor film screening, and some Drake yoga.

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    About the Event
    • August 17
      Up-and-coming musicians perform for free in the heart of downtown, also featuring graffiti artists and a beer garden.
      Yonge–Dundas Square
    • August 17
      Get your fill of a shirtless Jeff Goldblum, Newman and Laura Dern in this outdoor screening of the Spielberg classic that just keeps on giving.
      Oakridge Park
    • August 17
      Catch a screening of René Laloux's classic animated film that broke new ground in the genre of sci-fi with its imaginative storytelling and challenging themes.
      The Royal Cinema
    • August 17
      Toronto's own Sate uses her powerful voice to sing about love and loss alongside shy kids, Moscoe and Shame Agent.
    • August 17
      Astro enthusiasts, rejoice! An out-of-this world party is on with drinks, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes and cosmic merch.
    • August 17
      Canadian country superstar Dean Brody has been a busy man, starring in a documentary, winning awards, and making a stop in Toronto for the night.
      Budweiser Stage
    • August 17-19
      The traditional and cutting-edge come together for a showcase of music from all over the world, including art and dance, all weekend long.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • August 17-30
      The uncanny resemblance of three boys living in New York City in the '80s leads to the discovery of an unusual origin story in this new documentary.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • August 17 - September 3
      Try a gold burger, catch a concert and ride on a 91 year-old tilt-a-whirl (don't worry, it's safe) and more at the city's annual downtown carnival.
      Exhibition Place
    • August 17 - October 26
      Namaste for what? Stretch, breathe and flex to the tune of Aubrey during this weekly yoga class featuring hip-hop and R&B hits.
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    Yonge-Dundas Square

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Yonge-Dundas Square

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