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#1. March, full of fun and celebrations In the Beaches and beyond!

What a winter! If the winter's felt too long to you, then March is the moth for a nice break. It's packed of  fun events and celebrations in the Beaches and beyond. Below is a quick run down of important dates and fun events everyone can enjoy. Jot them down in your calendar and make some plan with family and friends

  1. Daylight Savings Begins - Sunday, March 9
  2. March Break (Toronto District School Board) Monday, March 10 to Friday, March 14
  3. St. Patrick's Day - Monday, March 17
  4. Good Friday - Friday, March 21
  5. Easter - Sunday, March 23

#2. What can you do in the Beaches?

  • March 1st, 15th & 29th, Live Opera & Fine Dining in the Beaches. For detailed information about the performances and Prex Fixe menus,click here...
  • Beaches Lions Club Easter Parade - A Beaches Tradition for 41 Years!
    Easter Sunday, Mar. 23, 2 pm -4 pm
    Queen St. E. from Munro Park. Ave. to Woodbine Ave. Visit or click here for Details... 

#3. The 21st Annual Spring Sprint is looking for volunteers!

This 21st Annual Community event will be held on Sat. April 5. If you would be interested in helping us promote this fun community event, or assisting us on the race day, we'd like to hear from you. 

Please contact the Beaches Recreation Centre at 6 Williamson Road.
Minimum age requirement: 15 years old.
     For event information Click Here, and click Photo Gallery to view photos from last year event.

#4. Join the Beaches social group for a casual gathering on Sundays

The Sunday social group gets together regularly to relax, have fun and meet new people. We explore a variety of places in the neighbourhood and support our community while making new friends. The group is an opportunity to share ideas and information.

Meeting information: 
Time: Every Sunday afternoon between 3 pm - 5 pm. 
Locations for the following four weeks are:

  • March 2 – The Balmy Beach Club (Foot of the Beech Av.) Note: Balmy Beach Club is a private club, please RSVP if you are interested in join us.
  • March 9 – Gabby's ( 980 Kingston Rd.)
  • March 16 – Gull & Firkin ( 1943 Queen St. E.)
  • March 23 – Green Dragon (Kingston Rd. & Kingswood Rd.)

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#5. Featured Local Business

Where’s the beef? Ask Ernie

The Meat on the Beach has been at its current location since 2003 , and about 13 years in total in the Beaches area. However, this butcher's origins run much deeper - three generations and more than 70 years.

The Monte family's roots in the meat business go back to the region of Calabria, Italy. Ernie's grandfather Giuseppe worked as a butcher. His son Antonio (Ernie's father) learned to be a butcher as well by working in his father's butcher shop. Antonio immigrated to Canada in 1956 and made a new life for himself. He bought a truck and turned it into a mobile store by selling green beans and other vegetables out of the back. .... [full story]

#6. Looking ahead - What's Happening in the Beaches!

Below is a list of upcoming events in the Beaches. For event details, please visit online Community Events calendar: 
  • Live at the Beach - 62nd Annual Kew Beach Couples Club Variety Show, Feb. 28 to March 1, 7:30pm, Beach United Church West
  • Join the Beaches social group for a casual gathering! Sun., Mar. 2, 3 pm - 5 pm, The Balmy Beach Club
  • The Beach School Information Night, Mon, Mar. 3, 7 pm - 9 pm, 42 Edgewood Avenue
  • Internet Fraud Workshop, Sun., Mar. 3, 11 am - 12 pm, Community Centre 55
  • YogaThon, Sat., Mar. 8, 1 pm - 3 pm, Main Street Cardio
  • St. Patrick’s Lunch and Cards, Sat., Mar. 8, 12 pm, Beach United Church West
  • Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Sat., Mar. 8, 8:30 am - 10 am, Community Centre 55
  • Daylight Savings Begins, Sun. Mar 9th
  • Join the Beaches social group for a casual gathering! Sun., Mar. 9, 3 pm - 5 pm, Gabby's
  • Winter Break (Toronto District School Board), Mon. Mar 10 to Fri. Mar. 14
  • Join the Beaches social group for a casual gathering! Sun., Mar. 16, 3 pm - 5 pm. Gull & Firkin ( 1943 Queen St. E.)
  • St. Patrick's Day, Mon. March 17
  • 6th Annual Seniors Health Fair, Tues., Mar. 18, 11:30 am - 3 pm, 93 Birchmount Rd.
  • Good Friday, Fri. March 21st
  • Beaches Lions Club Easter Parade, Easter Sunday, Mar. 23, 2 pm - 4 pm, Queen St. E.
  • Easter, Sunday, March 23rd
  • Join the Beaches social group for a casual gathering! Sun., Mar. 23, 3 - 5 pm, Green Dragon
  • Scarborough Theatre Guild presents “I Take this Man”, Thu., Mar. 27 - Sat., Apr. 12
    At Scarborough Village Theatre
For event details, please visit online Community Events calendar 

#7. Friendly Reminders:
Check out the latest special offers and promotions online
Many businesses in the Beaches often have special promotions, visit Coupons&Specials frequently to find out the latest offers and to get printable coupons for your favorite stores and restaurants!
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