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May 21st, 2019
May
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies: Green Book (2018)
Wed. May 1, 2 pm - 4pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries. Featuring: Green Book - A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960's American south.
East York Farmer's Market
Tuesdays, 8 am - 2 pm
East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave.
A wide range of Fresh Ontario Products from Fruits and Vegetables to Honey and Preserves, Smoked Meats and Cheeses, fresh baking, home made soaps and lotions and freshly made smoothies, and also a BBQ for all your lunch needs while you are visiting. Runs from May 14 to October 29.
Leslieville Farmer's Market
Sundays, 9 am - 2 pm
Jonathan Ashbridge Park, Queen St. E. & Woodward Ave.
www.leslievillemarket.com
All locally and sustainably sourced produce, meat, cheese, dairy, baked goods, flowers and more. Runs from May 12 to October 27.
Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis
Wed. May 1, 7 pm - 8 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Join award-winning environmental journalist Andrew Reeves, as he examines one of North America's most voraciously invasive species and how saving the Great Lakes is only half the challenge - a scientific and political shift to rethink how we can bring back our degraded and ignored rivers and waterways. Free program. Drop-in. No registration required.
Beach Studio Tour Spring 2019
Fri. May 3, 6 - 9 pm; Sat. May 4, 10 am - 6 pm; Sun. May 5, 11 am - 6 pm
From Coxwell Ave. to Victoria Park Ave.
Beach Studio Tour artists
www.BeachStudioTour.ca; Karen Leslie Hall beachstudiotour@gmail.com
The artists of Toronto’s longest-running studio tour share their passion for their special medium with enthusiastic guests. Take a personal glimpse into their world, as you see their work spaces, chat about their inspiration, and discover their techniques. From jewellery to baskets, lutherie to sculpture, weaving to photography, the Beach Studio Tour is both enlightening and entertaining. You may even find the perfect gift for friends and family – or for yourself! Brochures are available in the neighbourhood or downloadable on the website at www.facebook.com/BeachStudioTour
Community Environment Days / WARD 19
Sat. May 4, 10 am - 2 pm
Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main St. (enter off Ted Reeve Dr.)
Councillor Brad Bradford
WARD 19 residents: Reuse, Recycle and Safely Dispose of any hazardous waste.
100th Anniversary Celebration
Sun. May 5, 10:30 am
Forward Baptist Church, 1891 Gerrard St. E.
Steve Lambert - steve@forwardbaptist.com - 416-524-1439
Aaron Woodhouse - aaron@forwardbaptist.com - 647-230-8915
We are delighted to say that we have been a part of the local community since 1919. Join us on May 5th at our celebration service. For more information, please feel free to contact us.
Career Planning
Tue. May 7, 2 pm - 3:30 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Career exploration is an important part of discovering potential job opportunities, what interests you, and the path needed to get to a desired career. Individuals will learn about career and employment options, labour market information, education and various career paths. Space is limited. To register for this workshop, please call or visit the branch in-person.
McHappy Day
Wed. May 8, 12 am - 12 pm
All participating McDonalds Locations
www.mcdonalds.com/ca/en-ca/promotions/mchappyday.html
Every year, McDonald’s Canada franchisees and crew across the country celebrate McHappy Day, an annual day of community giving in support of Ronald McDonald Houses and other local children’s charities. For every Big Mac®, Happy Meal® or hot McCafé® beverage purchased, $1 will be donated to RMHC® and children’s charities across Canada.
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies: A Foreign Affair (1948)
Wed. May 8, 2 pm - 4 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries. Featuring: A Foreign Affair - In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi café singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.
Seniors Spring Swing Fling Event
Thur. May 9, 11 am - 2 pm
Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave.
jade@centre55.com
Community Centre 55 Presents a Special Seniors Spring Swing Fling Event Featuring... The Retro Ramblers! Join us for a fun afternoon of live music, a delicious Lunch and prizes!
Community Police Day 2019
Sat. May 11, 12 pm - 3 pm
Jimmie Simpson Park, 870 Queen St. E.
Join us at our Annual Community Police Day. BBQ, Music, Police Vehicles, Bike Safety, Kids' Bike Rodeo. Rain of shine. Free admission.
SpringFest at Birchcliff Bluffs United Church
Sat. May 11, 9 am - 12:45 pm
33 East Rd. (Warden Ave. & Kingston Rd.)
Info: 416-694-4081; www.bbuc.ca
Gardening talk, plants, treasures, baking, books, draw, breakfast sandwiches, BBQ lunch and yummy treats.
Scarborough Garden & Horticultural Society Plant Sale
Sat. May 11, 9:30 am - 1 pm
Historic Campbell House Farm, 3620 Kingston Rd.
Excellent bargains on members’ plants, garden tools, beautiful hanging baskets for Mother’s Day and more. Enter from parking lot of Scarborough Village Rec. Centre, 3600 Kingston Rd. Rain or shine.
Mothers' & Daughters' Beauty Event
Sat. May 11, 9am - 6mp & Sun. May 12, 11am - 5pm
Hooper's Pharmacy, 2136 Queen St. E.
416-699-3747
Hooper's Spa Days are back! Save 20% off all bath and beauty products. Celebrating mothers and daughters weekend. Demos, snacks, beverages and prize giveaways. Come in and receive a free plant, while quantities last.
Mother's Day
Sun. May 12
Happy Mother's Day!
Beach Garden Society meeting
Tue. May 14, 7:30 pm.
Henley Gardens, 1091 Kingston Rd. (at Victoria Pk.)
www.facebook.com/BeachGardenSociety
Ken Brown will be giving you a comprehensive list of vegetables and techniques to grow in innovative ways to maximize space. Vertical gardening will work on condo balconies, side yards or on decks. Learn how you to can expand your choices from a sun warmed tomato fresh off the vine to many other options.
Personal Branding
Tue. May 14, 2 pm - 3:30 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Personal Branding will focus on the online world and how to market yourself to employers. With a focus on social media, this workshop will show you how to brand yourself and create professional profiles to use in the current labour market. This workshop will be delivered by a Woodgreen Employment Advisor. Space is limited. To register, please call or visit the branch in-person.
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies: The Whales of August (1987)
Wed. May 15, 2 pm - 4 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries. Featuring: The Whales of August - Two aged sisters reflect on life and the past during a late summer day in Maine.
Garden Wise: Organic and Sustainable Methods
Wed. May 15, 7 pm - 8 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Smarter and safer ways to garden! Toronto Master Gardeners will be answering your garden related questions: Key elements of organic and sustainable gardening; Soil care; Condo composting; Water harvesting; Managing weeds and lawns without harmful chemicals, and more. Bring your questions and join the discussion!​
Artfest Toronto at the Distillery
Sat. May 18 to Mon. May 20, 11 am - 6 pm
Distillery District
www.artfestontario.com/toronto/
Spring Art & Craft Show. Celebrating painting, photography, sculpture, fine craft, live music and more from Canada's top artists. Set throughout the cobblestone lanes of the Distillery Historic District in downtown Toronto. FREE admission.
Walking Tours With Gene Domagala - Queen Victoria Day on Queen Street
Sat. May 18, 1 pm
Meet at the Beaches Branch Public Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
www.tbeths.com
Join local historian Gene Domagala on a walking tour of Queen St. in celebration of Queen Victoria Day. Presented by The Beach & East Toronto Historical Society. Visit the website for more information.
Fireworks at Ashbridges Bay Park
Victoria Day, Mon. May 20, 9:45 pm
Ashbridges Bay Park
City of Toronto
www.toronto.ca
Toronto's only Victoria Day fireworks show will be a spectacular 14 minute display at Ashbridges Bay Park, rain or shine. TTC service will be increased between Queen Street East and the Bloor-Danforth subway on the Coxwell (22A), Main (64) and Woodbine South (92A). It is recommended that members of the public use the TTC and leave their cars at home. A special viewing area with limited space is set aside to accommodate people with disabilities and their families. City bylaws prohibit the public from setting off personal fireworks in the park.
Victoria Day
Mon. May 20
Happy Victoria Day!
Researching the History of Your House
Tue May 21, 7 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Barbara Myrvold and John Ellis will talk about how to research the history of your house. Free program. Space is limited. Co-sponsored by the Beach and East Toronto Historical Society.
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies: The Desert Rats (1953)
Wed. May 22, 2 pm - 4 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries. Featuring: The Desert Rats - Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer put in charge of a disparate band of ANZAC troops on the perimeter of Tobruk with the German Army doing their best to dislodge them.
Small Paintings for Small Spaces
Fri. May 24, 1 pm - 8 pm; Sat. May 25 & Sun. May 26, 10 am - 5 pm
Gardener's Cottage in Kew Gardens, 30 Lee Avenue
The Beach Guild of Fine Art
info@BeachGuildofFineArt.com; www.BeachGuildofFineArt.com; www.facebook.com/BeachGuildofFineArt
The Beach Guild of Fine Art presents its annual Spring Show and Sale at the historic Gardener’s Cottage in Kew Gardens. The show features small paintings by over 30 artists and affordable art (under $350). Gift basket lucky draw and free admission. Visit website for more information.
Moonlight Madness Sidewalk Sale
Fri. May 24, 4 pm - 9 pm
along Queen St. E., in the Beach Village
Facebook/BeachVillageBIA; Twitter & Instagram @BeachVillageBIA
Join your Beach Village Businesses for a Moonlight Madness sale! Come down to Queen St. to shop, eat and play! We have something for everyone, come on by to enjoy live music, entertainment and of course, great deals!
Fast in the 6
Fri. May 24, 7:30 pm
Nathan Phillip Square
assistant@harmonymarketing.ca; www.fastinthe6.com
Join us for live entertainment, free food, great laughs, and a beautiful firework show. Coinciding with Ramadan, the event invites Toronto to share a meal and revel in the diversity and inclusion unique to the Six. Celebrate the spirit of Toronto in the heart of the city!
Doors Open Toronto
Sat. May 25 & Sun. May 26
Many locations throughout the City
City of Toronto
www.toronto.ca/doorsopen
The 20th annual Doors Open will offer residents and visitors an opportunity to take a peek behind the doors of more than 100 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city.
WOOFSTOCK
Sat. May 25, 10 am - 6 pm & Sun. May 26, 10 am - 5 pm
Woodbine Park
www.woofstock.ca; 416-234-9663
Celebrating 16 years! WOOFSTOCK is all about mixing popular classics with new soon-to-be fan favourites! Back by popular demand will be: Wiener Dog Races, Running of the Pugs, Purina Pro Plan Dog Stars, Woofstock Fashion Show, Stupid Dog Trick Contest, Mr. & Ms. Canine Canada Pageant, Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show & much more. Let's Pawty!
Soundwave Café at Beach United Church
Sat. May 25, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
140 Wineva Ave.
Sip coffee, relax and listen to great music performed by singer/songwriter/guitarist/pianist Alanna Matty. Based in Toronto, Alanna uses the music she writes to analyze and work through feelings and difficult moments in her life. Goodwill donation.
Street Party at Forward Baptist Church
Sat. May 25, 9 am - 2 pm
1891 Gerrard St. E.
info@forwardbaptist.com; 416-699-7156
We are throwing a huge bash in celebration of our 100 Year Anniversary! BBQ lunch, popcorn, and all kinds of inflatables! Free admission!
Volunteer Open House
Sat. May 25, 2 pm - 4 pm
Main Street Terrace Long Term Care, 77 Main St.
Info: Arlene Buchanan, Recreation Manager 416-690-3001 x 227
Want to volunteer in your community? Join us at our Open House, in the main floor lobby. Refreshments will be served.
Spring Fling Festival
Sat. May 25, 4 pm - 8 pm
Stephenson Park, 61 Stephenson Ave.
416-691-1113
Join CC55 and the Friends of Stephenson Park for a Spring Fling. Something for the whole family including, children’s crafts, face painting, bouncy castle, parachute games, local vendors, music, raffle and barbecue.
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies: The Dressmaker (2015)
Wed. May 29, 2 pm - 4 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries. Featuring: The Dressmaker - Accused of murder when she was a child, a dressmaker returns to her small Australian town to seek revenge on the locals who did her wrong.
Bard in the Park
Thur. May 30 & Sat. May 31, 7 pm; Sun. June 1, 2 pm
Norwood Park
Bard in the Park & Community Centre 55
jade@centre55.com
In our 15th season! Bard in the Park presents William Shakespeare's musical pastoral comedy "As You Like It". No tickets needed, just show up and Pay what you can. Please bring blankets, folding chairs, picnics and friends. All are welcome!
Free Seniors’ Movie – “Red Joan”
Thur. May 30, 10 am
The Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen St. E.
Doors open 10 am, movie starts at 10:30 am. Starring Judi Dench. Event presented by ReMax Hallmark – Cher & Shep Sheppard.
June
Slobberfest
Sat. June 1, 9 am - 2 pm
Leuty Pavillion (bottom of Lee Ave. on the Boardwalk)
Come and join the dog pound! Check out the dog vendors and a variety of products and services for your 4 legged friends while enjoying your day at the beach. Bring your dog anytime from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm and enter at the contest table for a chance to win awesome prizes. Remember: Dogs must be leashed. Event presented by Community Centre 55.
East Lynn Park Farmer's Market
Thursdays, 3 pm - 7 pm
East Lynn Park, 1949 Danforth Ave.
my-market.ca
Runs from June 6 to October 10.
Withrow Park Farmer's Market
Saturdays, 9 am - 1 pm
Withrow Park, 725 Logan Ave.
www.withrowmarket.com
Runs from June 1 to October 12.
The Plot Thickens
Tue. June 4, 2 pm - 4 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Mystery author Caro Soles, a member of the Mesdames of Mayhem mystery writers' collective, offers her insights into giving writers the tools to create better book plots. Free admission. Drop-in. No registration required.
Toronto's Neighbourhood Architecture: The Beach - Beyond the Boardwalk
Wed. June 5, 7 pm - 8 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
This former summer refuge is now a thriving neighbourhood of longtime residents and young families. Learn about The Beach's story, as architectural historian Marta O'Brien (University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies) shows examples of its distinctive architecture. Free drop-in program. No registration necessary. Space is limited.
Community Environment Days / WARD 20
Sat. June 8, 10 am - 2 pm
Birchmount Community Centre, 93 Birchmount Rd.
Councillor Gary Crawford
WARD 20 residents: Reuse, Recycle and Safely Dispose of any hazardous waste.
Beaches Arts & Crafts Show
Sat. June 8 & Sun. June 9, 10 am - 6 pm
Kew Gardens Park, 2075 Queen St. E.
Signatures Shows
Nlouisseize@signatures.ca; https://signatures.ca/beaches-arts-and-crafts/
The Beaches Arts & Crafts Show is one of the Toronto Beach community’'s favourite annual events, bringing together some of the very best in Canadian Handmade under the springtime sun. For two days only, Kew Gardens Park becomes the temporary home to over 150 of Canada’'s most talented artists, artisans, and designers, providing local shoppers with a stunning marketplace in a memorable setting. FREE Admission! Join us rain or shine!
Community Environment Days / WARD 14
Sun. June 9, 10 am - 2 pm
Dieppe Park, 455 Cosburn Ave.
Councillor Paula Fletcher
WARD 14 residents: Reuse, Recycle and Safely Dispose of any hazardous waste.
Bard in the Park
Mon. June 10 to Fri. June 14, 7pm; Sat. June 15, 2pm & 7pm
Kew Gardens
Bard in the Park & Community Centre 55
jade@centre55.com
In our 15th season! Bard in the Park presents William Shakespeare's musical pastoral comedy "As You Like It". No tickets needed, just show up and Pay what you can. Please bring blankets, folding chairs, picnics and friends. All are welcome!
How to Get Published
Tue. June 11, 2 pm - 3:30 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Madeleine H. Callway is an award-winning crime fiction author. Join her as she shares her strategies to getting your book on the library and bookstore shelves. Bring your questions. Free admission. Drop-in. No registration required.
Bank Architecture in Toronto: Grandeur to Glass
Wed. June 12, 7 pm - 8 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Many bank buildings have become landmarks of Toronto. Through this slide-illustrated talk, architectural historian Marta O'Brien (University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies) will discuss a range of bank head office buildings and branches, showing how banks have used architecture to communicate since the early 1800s. Free drop-in program. No registration required. Space is limited.
Beach BBQ & Brews Festival
Fri. June 14, 4 pm - 11 pm; Sat. June 15, 11 am - 11 pm; Sun. June 16, 11 am - 7 pm
Woodbine Park (corner of Lake Shore Blvd. East and Coxwell Ave.)
http://northernheatribseries.ca/beaches/
An event focused on bringing together all barbecue enthusiasts. Come out to this FREE RIBFEST to enjoy great BBQ, Live Music, Children’s Area (complete with rides!), BBQ competitions, Grilling Demonstrations and Craft Vendors. Enjoy an ice cold brew while you explore the festival grounds. A community favourite that has something for everyone!
Heatwave Beach Volleyball Tournament
Sat. June 15, 9 am - 5 pm
Ashbridges Bay and Woodbine Beach
Heatwave for SickKids
Event Email: info@HeatwaveEvents.com Event Hotline: 416.245.4264
25th Anniversary Kickoff Summer Event! Toronto’'s Largest Beach Volleyball Event for Childhood Cancer Research at SickKids. BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Coed 6’s, Coed and Mixed 4's. BEACH SOCCER Coed 5 VS 5. Visit www.HeatwaveEvents.com for a team entry form and more information
Father's Day
Sun. June 16
Happy Father's Day!
Do It For Dads Walk Run
Sun. June 16, 10:30 am
Ashbridges Bay Park, 1675 Lake Shore Blvd. E.
Prostate Cancer Canada
www.prostatecancer.ca
The Do it for Dads Walk Run 5KM is a fun, family-friendly event, hosted on Father’s Day, that raises awareness and funds for the leading cancer affecting Canadian men and the families that love them. Your donor dollars are having an impact on research that has the greatest potential to improve prostate cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment to ensure a better quality of life for survivors. Visit our website to register and for additional information.
Résumés
Tue. June 18, 2 pm - 3:30 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Learn how to write an effective résumé for today's Canadian labour market. Sample Chronological, Functional and Combination résumés; advantages and disadvantages of different types and the common elements of all résumés. Learn the importance of a focused, targeted résumé, along with tips for preparation. Space is limited. To register, please call or visit the branch in-person.
First Day of Summer
Fri. June 21
Today marks the official first day of summer.
Let's BEACH! 2019
Sat. June 22, 11 am - 4 pm
Leuty Boathouse (foot of Leuty Ave.)
www.beachesliving.ca/letsbeach
Come out and join your neighbours, friends, family and local business owners for a fun summer celebration on the beach! Featuring live music, vendors & surprises. Please visit our website for more information. Presented by Beaches Living, celebrating 15 years connecting our community!
Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides 2019
Sun. June 23, 10 am
Woodbine Beach, Picnic Area 1 (on The Boardwalk by the Bathing Station)
Info: Chanda Mckenzie, 416-693-4456; pv2167@petvalu.com
www.walkfordogguides.com
Join this national fundraising walk held in more than 300 communities across Canada. It raises funds to help train Dog Guides for Canadians with visual, hearing, medical or physical disabilities. Each Walk is organized by local volunteers with support from Lions Foundation of Canada. For more information, register to Walk, support with a donation, or create a team, please visit our website.
St. Jean Baptiste Day (Que.)
Mon. June 24
Redpath Waterfront Festival
Sat. June 29 & Sun. June 30, 11 am - 8 pm; Mon. July 1, 10 am - 6 pm
Toronto's Waterfront
Water's Edge Festivals & Events
Info@towaterfrontfest.com; www.towaterfrontfest.com; Instagram & Facebook @towaterfrontfest
Calling all mates! Celebrate Canada Day weekend with a Canadian icon, Bluenose II will lead the fleet of over 10 tall ships. For the first time, the Canadian Coast Guard will be cruising in for the festivities with a giant ice breaker! Returning to the festival is the Royal Canadian Navy with the HMCS Oriole. The nautical fun continues on land with a Maritime Market, sail-training activities and live entertainment. Visit our website for a detailed list of events. Presented by Billy Bishop Airport.
Walking Tours With Gene Domagala - Historic East Toronto
Sat. June 29, 1 pm
Meet at the Northwest Corner of Main St. and Danforth Ave.
www.tbeths.com
Join local historian Gene Domagala on a walking tour of Historic East Toronto. Presented by The Beach & East Toronto Historical Society. Visit the website for more information.
July
Happy Canada Day!
Mon. July 1st
Did You Know? -- not till October 27, 1982, July 1st which was known as "Dominion Day" became "Canada Day". The July 1 holiday was established by statute in 1879, under the name Dominion Day. For more information about the history of Canada Day, visit Canadian Heritage website at www.pch.gc.ca.
Canada Day Fireworks at Ashbridges Bay
Mon. July 1st, after 9:30 pm
Ashbridges Bay Park (Lake Shore Blvd. & Coxwell Ave.)
City of Toronto
www.toronto.ca, 311
Canada’'s birthday is celebrated every year with fireworks on the expanse of the Beach at Ashbridge’s Bay Park.
Independence Day (U.S.)
Thur. July 4
Beaches International Jazz Festival
Fri. July 5 to Sun. July 28
Various locations in the Beaches
www.beachesjazz.com
The 31st Annual Jazz Festival will feature an unparalleled musical roster, multiple stages and venues and the return of renowned and adored festival favourites. Performances will take place at Woodbine Park from Friday July 19 - Sunday July 21 at the TD Main Stage, and at the OLG Main Stage from Friday July 26 - Sunday July 28. Jazz Latin Carnival at Woodbine Park from Friday July 12 to Sunday July 14. "StreetFest" returns with over 100 artists, from Thur. July 25 - to Sat. July 27 along Queen St. E. between Woodbine and Beech Avenues. Queen Street is closed to traffic from 6 pm to 11:30 pm. Please visit website for a complete concert schedule.
Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside Main Stage and Block Party
Fri. July 5, 6 pm - 10 pm; Sat. July 6, noon - 10 pm; Sun. July 7, noon - 6 pm
Jimmie Simpson Park, 870 Queen St. E.
www.beachesjazz.com
Featuring performances from over 40 bands at Jimmie Simpson's Main Stage as well as various locations along Queen St. E. (between Logan and Broadview Avenues). Please visit website for more info and complete Concert Line-Up.
Wonder Workshop
Thur. July 11, 2 pm - 3:30 pm
Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
416-393-7703
Wonder why some animals glow in the dark and others change colour? Learn about amazing adaptations, design your own creature and brainstorm creative solutions to survival challenges. Discover the power of teamwork and imagination! Plus, enter a prize draw for a chance to win an awesome book. For ages 9 to 12. Drop in. No registration required, however space is limited.
Community Environment Days / WARD 19
Sat. July 13, 10 am - 2 pm
East York Memorial Arena, 888 Cosburn Ave.
Councillor Brad Bradford
WARD 19 residents: Reuse, Recycle and Safely Dispose of any hazardous waste.
Heatwave Beach Volleyball Tournament
Sat. July 13 & Sun. July 14, 9 am - 5 pm
Ashbridges Bay and Woodbine Beach
Heatwave for SickKids
Event Email: info@HeatwaveEvents.com Event Hotline: 416.245.4264
25th Anniversary! Toronto’'s Largest Beach Volleyball Event for Childhood Cancer Research at SickKids. BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Coed 6’s, Coed and Mixed 4's. BEACH SOCCER Coed 5 VS 5. Visit www.HeatwaveEvents.com for a team entry form and more information.
Guinness World Record Attempt
Sun. July 14, 11 am - 12 pm
Ashbridges Bay and Woodbine Beach
Rosanne O'Neill, info@HeatwaveEvents.com
Calling all Youth Volleyballers! Heatwave for SickKids will be attempting to break another Guinness World Record. Bring your own volleyball and come to the beach at Ashbridges Bay and Woodbine Beach to break the most people volleying at the same time. 2000+ Youth Volleyballers join the fight with Heatwave for SickKids. Visit www.HeatwaveEvents.com for more information.
August
Civic Holiday in Canada
Mon. Aug. 5
Canada wide
In Canada, Civic Holiday is in most cases the first Monday of August. Civic Holiday in Canada is not a statutory holiday. A bill has been attempted to be passed in the House of Commons but it has always been unsuccessful. If an employer wants you to work, it is a work day.
Heatwave Beach Volleyball Tournament
Sat. Aug. 24, 9 am - 5 pm
Ashbridges Bay and Woodbine Beach
Heatwave for SickKids
Event Email: info@HeatwaveEvents.com Event Hotline: 416.245.4264
25th Anniversary! Toronto’'s Largest Beach Volleyball Event for Childhood Cancer Research at SickKids. BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Coed 6’s, Coed and Mixed 4's. BEACH SOCCER Coed 5 VS 5. Visit www.HeatwaveEvents.com for a team entry form and more information.
September
Labour Day
Mon. Sep. 2
Canada celebrates Labour Day on the first Monday of September and is the last long weekend of the summer – the last time families can take their children on a short vacation before school starts again. If you can't get out of town – be a tourist in your own town.
Community Environment Days / WARD 14
Sat. Sep. 14, 10 am - 2 pm
Bridgepoint Hospital, 1 Bridgepoint Dr. (along Blue Rodeo Dr.)
Councillor Paula Fletcher
WARD 14 residents: Reuse, Recycle and Safely Dispose of any hazardous waste.
Danforth East Arts Fair
Sat. Sept. 14 & Sun. Sept. 15, 10 am - 5 pm
East Lynn Park, 1949 Danforth Ave. (south of Danforth, between Coxwell & Woodbine)
deca.arts@gmail.com
Come for a stroll along our section of the Danforth, grab an ice cream cone, a cappuccino or lunch, and then shop our exhibitors' unique selection of arts and crafts.
Michael Garron Hospital Cup: Kick the Stigma
Sat. Sep. 21, 11 am - 7 pm
Monarch Park, 115 Felstead Ave.
www.kickthestigma.ca
Lindsay Hunt, Events Officer: 416-469-6580 x 6218 or lindsay.hunt@tehn.ca
Join us for a day-long soccer tournament and festival, featuring live music, games, a beer garden, and an eclectic mix of street food reflecting the diversity of our neighbourhoods. For more info, visit our website.
First Day of Autumn
Mon. Sep. 23
October
Thanksgiving Day
Mon. Oct. 7
The history of Thanksgiving in Canada goes back to an explorer, Martin Frobisher, who had been trying to find a northern passage to the Orient. He did not succeed but he did establish a settlement in Canada. In the year 1578, he held a formal ceremony, in what is now the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, to give thanks for surviving the long journey. This is considered the first Canadian Thanksgiving, and the first Thanksgiving to have taken place in North America.
Halloween
Thur. Oct. 31
The Celts believed that every year on the last day of October, the souls of the dead visited the earth.
April
Beaches Spring Sprint
Sat. Apr. 4, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Along the Boardwalk & Balmy Beach Club
Beaches Recreation Centre Advisory Council
springsprint@hotmail.ca
33rd Annual Spring Sprint, 5 km run/walk for adults at 9:30 am; 2 km run for kids/seniors at 10:30 am. Awards following at the Balmy Beach Canoe Club. Registration dates to be announced. Cash or cheque only. No registration on day of the race. To volunteer please send an email to springsprint@hotmail.ca
Hooper's Spring Events Wellness Beauty Show Beaches shop Email your request Beaches shop LET'S BEACH Beaches Kids Program Open House 12th year
Canada 150 Stories Event Photos and Video - Beaches Earth Hour LIGHTS OUT! 2016 Email your request About The Beaches Clubs & Associations History & Landmarks Virtual Tour / Video Community Events Useful Information