August 30th, 2014
East Lynn Park Farmer's Market
Thursdays, 3 pm - 7 pm
East Lynn Park, 1949 Danforth Ave.
Runs from June 5 to October 16.
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 13 to October 28.
Leslieville Farmer's Market
Sundays, 9 am - 2 pm
Jonathan Ashbridge Park, Queen St. E. & Woodward Ave.
All locally and sustainably sourced produce, meat, cheese, dairy, baked goods, flowers and more. Runs from May 25 to October 26.
Withrow Park Farmer's Market
Saturdays, 9 am - 1 pm
Withrow Park, 725 Logan Ave.
Runs from May 17 to October 25.
Fairmount Park Farm Market
Wednesdays, 3 pm - 7 pm
Fairmount Park, 1725 Upper Gerrard St. E.
Fairmount Park Farm Market is a community run market that offers farm fresh produce and products and lovingly prepared local and seasonal food. Come enjoy the bounty of the season! Runs from May 21 to October 15.
Bruce Trail Hike-a-Thon
Aug. 1 - 31
Bruce Trail
Toronto Bruce Trail Club;
The Toronto Bruce Trail Club is inviting you to participate in the first-ever Bruce Trail Hike-a-Thon during the month of August. Funds raised will be directed to the Bruce Trail Conservancy’s (BTC) 50th Anniversary Milestones Project. This event gives you the opportunity to help preserve and protect the Bruce Trail and provide an opportunity to make your kilometres count. Registration is now open at For more information visit our website.
D.D.Summerville Outdoor Pool
Open everyday, from June 14 to Aug. 31
1867 Lake Shore Blvd. E.
Leisure Swim, 10 am - 4 pm; Closed for maintenance, 4 pm - 5 pm; Leisure Swim, 5 pm - 7 pm. More information, call 416-392-7688.
Blantyre Park Outdoor Pool
Open everyday, from June 14 to Aug. 31
180 Fallingbrook Rd.
Leisure Swim, 1:30 pm - 8 pm. More information, call 416-396-4126.
Greenwood Park Outdoor Pool
Open everyday, from June 21 to Aug. 31
150 Greenwood Ave.
Leisure Swim, 12 noon - 7 pm. More information, call 416-392-7804.
Kiwanis Outdoor Pool
Open everyday, from June 21 to Aug. 31
373 Cedarvale Ave.
Leisure Swim, 12 noon - 8 pm. More information, call 416-396-2847.
Monarch Park Outdoor Pool
Open everyday, from June 21 to Aug. 31
115 Felstead Ave.
Leisure Swim, 12 noon - 7 pm. More information, call 416-392-7831.
Civic Holiday in Canada
Mon. Aug. 4
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.
Wednesday Afternoon At The Movies
Wed., Aug, 6, 2 pm
Toronto Public Library - Beaches Branch, 2161 Queen St. E.
Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries. Key Largo
20th Annual Taste of the Danforth
Fri. Aug. 8, 6 pm - midnight, Sat. Aug. 9, noon - midnight , Sun. Aug. 10, noon - 8 pm
Danforth Ave. (between Broadview and Pape)
The Greektown on the Danforth BIA
Greektown Taste of the Danforth is one of Toronto’s signature events, showcasing the best of Hellenic food, culture, and music our multicultural city has to offer - from souvlaki to mezes, authentic Greek music to interactive children’s games! Come enjoy the culture that makes the Danforth a year round destination.
Wednesday Afternoon At The Movies
Wed., Aug. 13, 2 pm
Toronto Public Library - Beaches Branch, 2161 Queen St. E.
Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries. No advance registration required. Ninotchka
The Leslieville Flea
Sun. Aug. 17, 10 am - 5 pm
Ashbridge Estate, 1444 Queen St. E.;;
Stroll the beautiful ground of this Ontario Heritage Trust property while taking in the sights of over 50 vendors. Beer from Indie Ale House as well as amazing food vendors will be there to fuel your shopping. The thrill of the hunt never gets old!
Wednesday Afternoon At The Movies
Wed., Aug. 20, 2 pm
Toronto Public Library - Beaches Branch, 2161 Queen St. E.
Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries. No advance registration required. Some Like It Hot
Free Movie Nights - Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Thur. Aug. 21, starts at dusk
Ivan Forrest Gardens or call 416-693-2242
Enjoy summer movies under the stars! Free. Organized by The Beach Village.
Free Movie Night – Shrek the Third
Thur. Aug. 21, starts at dusk
Norwood Park (Gerrard St. E. & Norwood Rd.)
Presented by Community Centre 55. Event starts at 7:30 pm., movie starts after dusk.
TD Festival of South Asia
Sat. Aug. 23 & Sun. Aug. 24, noon - 11 pm
Gerrard Street India Bazaar (Gerrard St. E. between Greenwood and Coxwell Ave.)
Come out to the Little India Bazaar and savour the food, music and dance. From Bhangra to Basmati to Bollywood music, this event has all the ingredients to make festival visitors feel like they've traveled the world.
The Yard Sale In The Yard
Sat. Aug. 23, 8 am - 1 pm
Malvern School Yard, 55 Malvern Ave.
Malvern home and school council
The MALVERN home and school council is hosting the first annual yard sale. We will have 60 vendors selling all kinds of garage sale items as well as unique crafters selling their wares. All proceeds from this event support the Malvern Awards and scholarships.
Outdoor Movie Night at Main Square - Jumanji
Sat. Aug. 23, event starts at 6 pm, movie starts at 8:30 pm
Main Square CC, SE corner Danforth Ave. & Main St.
Hosted by Danforth Village BIA. All welcome to this family-friendly event. Arm chair seating will be provided.
PAWS in the Park
Sun. Aug. 24, 9 am - 2 pm
Woodbine Park and Ashbridges Bay
This free, family-friendly fundraiser for the Toronto Humane Society offers shopping, live music, face painting, a dog show, dog mini-makeovers, micro chipping and lots more.
Wednesday Afternoon At The Movies
Wed., Aug. 27, 2 pm
Toronto Public Library - Beaches Branch, 2161 Queen St. E.
Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries. No advance registration required. A Night At The Opera
End of Summer Sizzler
Fri. Aug. 29, 8 pm - 11:30 pm
Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave.
A fundraising concert featuring the rhythm'n blues energy of The George Olliver Duo with special guest Peter Mueller. Wine, beer and snacks available. Tickets $25 at Eventbrite or at the door.
Labour Day
Mon. Sept. 1
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.
11th Annual Beach Celtic Festival
Sat. Sept. 6 & Sun. Sept. 7, 9 am - 7 pm
Kew Gardens Park (2075 Queen St. East)
Enjoy a weekend filled with pipes and drums, Highland and Irish dancers, food and fun and very special guest John McDermott. FREE admission.
Variety Village 2nd Annual Open Water Swim
Sat. Sept. 6, 1 pm - 4 pm
Buttermilk Falls Resort, 16941 Hwy 35
Kathryn Haggis,
Phone 416-699-7167 x251; Fax 416-367-0028; TTY 416-699-8147
Join us at our 2nd Annual Open Water Swim! Variety’s goal is to raise funds to support inclusive, integrated sport, fitness and life skills programs that nurture the mind, body and spirit. We are a not-for-profit facility and our mission provides opportunities for and supports programs that are integrated and open to people of all ages and abilities. We hope you share our vision for inclusiveness and join us in supporting this great event!
Fruit of the Vine Wine Tasting
Sun. Sept. 7, 2 pm - 4 pm
Chabad House, 2273 Queen St. E.
Contact Irith at
Wine experts take us on a journey of vineyards, grapes and wine making as we sample a selection of fine wines from around the world. All welcome, only 19+ can sample wine.
Golden Hearts
Sun. Sep. 7, 2 pm - 5 pm
Variety Village
Nina Chamberlain
Bret "The Hitman" Hart makes his debut at the Variety Village Gymnasium in Scarborough. We will be offering V.I.P. Fanfest and General Admission tickets. This event will be a complete different experience!
34th Annual Terry Fox Run
Sun. Sept. 14, Registration 8:15 am, Run 9 am - 12:30 pm
Woodbine Beach Bathing Shelter (East of Coxwell / South of Lakeshore Blvd.)
The Terry Fox Foundation
The run is a non-competitive event where people get together to raise money in Terry's name. It is a day of celebrating Terry's legacy and helping to keep his dream of a cure for cancer alive. You may walk or run at all our courses; you may also be able to use a bike, wheelchair or inline skates.
The Beach Guild of Art's Fall Art Show and Sale
Fri. Sept. 19 to Sun. Sept. 21, 10 am - 5 pm
Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave.
Beach Guild of Fine Art
The Beach Guild of Fine Art presents it's annual fall show and sale featuring paintings by over 40 of the Guild artists. Lucky draw and gift boutique. Free admission!
Sat., Sept. 20, 11 am - 4 pm
Jonathan Ashbridge Park (McDonald's Park) at 20 Woodward Avenue
Applegrove Community Complex
Apple on a Spoon races! Apple-Tac-Toe! The Clown Ate My Apple! Play these apple games and more at Applicious: The 7th annual fall festival of Applegrove Community Complex will offer something for everyone with face-painting, bouncy castles, contests, entertainment, refreshments, local information and more.
First Day of Autumn
Tue. Sept. 23
Mooseketeer Kid's Club
Sat. Sept. 29, noon
Kew Beach
Walk to End Canine Cancer
Kid's are encouraged to come up with creative ideas to collect loose change all summer and help us take a bite out of canine cancer. Prizes will be reward for top coin collectors. This is the kids portion of our 3rd Annual Walk to End Canine Cancer.
Mad about Margaret’s
Mon. Sept. 29, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
George Restaurant, 111C Queen St. E.
Margaret's Housing and Community Support Services
This year’s keynote speaker is Ann Dowsett Johnston author of the bestselling book “Drink.” Mad about Margaret’s will be hosted by Mary Ito from CBC’s Fresh Air with entertainment by Melody MacDougall. To purchase tickets or to make a donation to Margaret's Housing and Community Support Services, please contact Danuta at 416-463-1481.
Thanksgiving Day
Mon. Oct. 13
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. More info on website.
Kingston Road Village Fall Festival
Dates to be announced
Kingston Road (between Hannaford St. and Victoria Park Ave.)
Kingston Road Village Business Community & Centre 55;
Find out what Kingston Road has to offer in the way of good food and interesting shopping. Local musicians, pumpkin carving, demonstrations of arts and crafts, and activities for the kids are all part of the day's events.
Fall Beach Studio Tour
Fri. Oct. 24, 6 - 9 pm; Sat. Oct. 25, 10 am - 6 pm; Sun. Oct. 26, 11 am - 6 pm
From west of Woodbine Ave. to east of Victora Pk. Ave. in The Beach
Beach Studio Tour artists
Nathalie Vachon 416-691-5195,,
HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS. Come visit 25 artists @13 studio sites located in Toronto's Beach community. This tour offers fine craftsmanship in a variety of mediums and styles for the home. Self-guided, FREE admission. Brochures (with map) will be available at most local shops and on our web site. On the weekend of the tour look for the yellow signs and explore our vibrant, artistic neighbourhood.
Williamson Road Public School 100th Anniversary Open House
Sat. Oct. 25, 1 pm - 4 pm
Williamson Road Public School, 24 Williamson Road
Reconnect with your classmates, share photos and memories. Learn about the Williamson Road Centennial Legacy Project. For information and registration visit
Fri. Oct. 31
The Celts believed that every year on the last day of October, the souls of the dead visited the earth.
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