Six city and campus events to catch in February

(By: Subi Anandarajah)

With assignments piling up and midterms approaching, February can be a stressful month for students. It’s time to take a break and mark your calendars. Good times lie ahead at Ryerson and in Toronto, starting with our pick of six events you won’t want to miss this month.

2018 Winter Olympics at the SLC

SLC Winter Olympics Broadcast
(Photo courtesy of Ryerson Student Learning Centre)

Eager for a chance to show your Canadian spirit? Head to the SLC Amphitheatre to watch the broadcast of the 2018 Winter Olympics happening in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The broadcast began on Feb. 8 and will continue until Feb. 25. Check out the Ryerson Student Learning Centre Blog for more information.

Valentine’s Day at The Bentway

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(Photo courtesy of The Bentway)

Haven’t decided where you and your date should go on Valentine’s Day yet? Bring your special someone to The Bentway on Feb. 14 to skate hand-in-hand while a curated playlist bound to spark romance sets the tone. Treat yourselves to “food to put you in the mood” and hot drinks. More information can be found on The Bentway’s website.

The Ryerson Musical Theatre Company presents Into The Woods

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(Photo courtesy of Ryerson Musical Theatre Company)

Attention all musical fans! From Feb. 14 to Feb. 17, the Ryerson Musical Theatre Company will be performing Into The Woods at the Betty Oliphant Theatre. Witness a world of fairy tales as characters are granted their wishes and see the results. Take a look at the Ryerson Musical Theatre Company website for showtimes and ticket prices.

Leslieville Flea at the Distillery District

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(Photo courtesy of Fordham PR)

Who doesn’t love an adventure in the Distillery District? Plan a trip to the Leslieville Flea at the Fermenting Cellar on Feb. 18 where vintage and handcrafted merchandise await you. This curated market is sure to hold fascinating discoveries for everyone. Check out the Leslieville Flea website for more information.

Bloor-Yorkville Icefest

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(Photo courtesy of BlogTO)

Discover the magic of winter from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25 with the Annual Bloor-Yorkville Icefest as it marks 13 years in Toronto. Displays of ice sculptures and live ice carving exhibitions will capture your attention at the Village of Yorkville Park and on Cumberland Street. This year’s theme is the Medieval Times. Additional information is available on

WiLA Empowers: Raptors’ Masai Ujiri & Teresa Resch & The Social’s Marci Ien

WiLA Empowers
(Photo courtesy of Ted Rogers MBA WiLA)

If you’re a fan of sports or aspire to take on a leadership role in the sports industry, check out the Ted Rogers School of Management Women in Leadership Association discussion event on Feb. 27 at the Ted Rogers School of Management building at Ryerson. The event features Masai Ujiri and Teresa Resch from the Toronto Raptors, along with Marci Ien from The Social as the moderator. Attendees will also have the chance to bring up questions during the Q&A period. To register for the event, take a look at the Eventbrite page.

How are you celebrating this February? Comment below or tweet us @RUtvNews!



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