Monday August 14

The Blackout 14th Anniversary Party – SOCIAL

Do you guys remember the epic blackout back in 2003 that left many of us Canadians and Americans without power for days? Well today marks the 14th anniversary of the Blackout of 2003, when the people of Toronto, faced with chaos, found a new connection within their communities. Drop by Dufferin Grove Park as your fellow Torontonians continue the tradition of celebrating this night with guerilla concerts, music, street parade and more. 7PM Picnic begins! Featuring musical performances and park activities. Come watch the parade at 8:45PM and celebrate with the after party featuring musical guests at 10PM

Blue Jays Game – SPORTS

Whew, the Jays had quite a day yesterday with their 7-1 W over the Pittsburgh Pirates! They’re back on the field again tonight starting at 7:07PM down at the Rogers Centre. They’ll be going head to head against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Jays have been on a little bit of a hot streak so predictions are in their favour, however the boys will need a loud cheering squad! Grab tickets for tonight’s game for only $12.60 on Ticketmaster:

Viritus Vodka Launch Party – SOCIAL

Viritus Vodka is changing the premium craft spirits segment by being the smoothest and best tasting gluten-free vodka. Tonight starting at 8PM, they celebrate their launch at the Drake Hotels lounge with a DIY vodka tasting bar + garden party. Dress up in your garden party best for a chance to win prizes while you snack on picnic food made by the Drake! Admission is FREE

Bitcoin & Ethereum Summit! – CONFERENCE

Bitcoin is the world’s first, open source, decentralized digital currency and payment network. Bitcoin is a form of digital currency, created and held electronically. Bitcoin and Ethereum are taking the world by storm and this will be their most epic event yet. Starting at 5:30PM, they’ll have some of the smartest people in bitcoin and ethereum speak on a series of panel discussions to help us learn more about the key advantages and limitations of each platform. Tickets to attend are all sold out, however there are still tickets available for a livestream right to your own desktop – so you don’t even have to leave the couch to get in on this valuable speakers series. Tickets are available for this option on Eventbrite for $10:

Starlight Enclosures Pop Up – ARTS & CULTURE

For one week only Starlight Enclosures of Kingston Ontario will be visiting Toronto with a host of its most interesting glow in the dark artwork like you have never seen before! Come and wander around the beautiful gallery at the heart of downtown Toronto and even commission your own one of a kind mural to be painted before your very eyes. The gallery is located at 1340 Queen St W and open August 14-20 8:00AM-10:00PM

Free Flick Mondays – ARTS & CULTURE

NOW Magazine and The Royal Cinema invite you to their free monthly film series – NOW Free Flick Mondays. Their August flick will be the 1987 romantic fantasy adventure comedy film The Princess Bride! This is a FREE event, however it is subject to capacity. Reserved tickets are all sold out online, however drop by early before 7:15PM where they will open the doors for the general public