The Curated Life – ARTS & CULTURE
Drop by The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen W) for part 5 of the Art + Stuff with Mr. Finaldi series: The Curated Life. This will be a night full of learning, discussion and laughter with the inimitable Mr. Finaldi, where topics will include areas of music, fashion, films and our social identity. Event starts at 7PM this is a 19+ event. Find your tickets online for only $10 at Ticketfly.com.
Hi5Run – SPORTS
What’s a Hi5Run you ask? Only the most fun run that you could ever be involved with. Be involved with this 2k/5k community run/part flash-mob as they run through the city streets with hands up giving out free high fives. Registration starts at 6:30PM – run starts at 7PM sharp in front of the ROM. Finish off by the CN Tower where runners will hit a nearby pub for socializing. Tickets are $10 on Eventbrite. Proceeds go towards event costs.
State of Mind Festival – SOCIAL
Celebrating teen and youth expressions of mental health, the State of Mind Festival brings these stories together in a visual fashion through the use of multimedia, traditional and non-traditional arts. Head over to Berkeley Events (315 Queen St East) at 6:30PM for an open public event where attendees will hear from system leaders and innovators on how to better promote mental health and awareness for young people. General Admission tickets are available on Eventbrite for $20.
Strictly Ballroom The Musical – ARTS & CULTURE
Swing by the Princess of Wales Theatre (300 King W) at 8PM for your chance to experience Strictly Ballroom The Musical, brought to you by the extraordinary visionary Baz Luhrmann, creator of the Moulin Rouge!, Romeo & Juliet and The Great Gatsby films. This musical tells the story of a championship ballroom dancer Scott Hastings, who chooses to defy the rules and to instead follow his heart in both life and in love. Tickets available online at Mirvish.com starting at $50.
C2 Apparel Warehouse Sale – SHOPPING
The C2 Apparel Warehouse Sale starts today at 103-72 Wingold Avenue from 10 am – 7 pm. Get ready for summer with this massive sale on brands like Cheap Monday, I Love Ugly, Just Female, Woolrich, Super sunglasses and way, way more. Sale ends May 5.