Stoa is the cultural centre of Eastern Helsinki, with a diverse programme of events produced by the City of Helsinki. In addition to performances, Stoa has a variety of activities on offer: services of the Itäkeskus Library, courses organised by the Finnish and Swedish Adult Education Centres, and the Youth Activity House Kipinä.
Café Stoa serves lunch on weekdays and a family brunch on weekends. With its comfortable sofas, the spacious lobby is a great meeting place, and the balcony, with its tables and benches, is a popular spot for studying. There are changing art exhibitions in Stoa Gallery and the lobby balcony.
Stoa has free Wi-Fi.