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Local Round-up:

#1. What can you Get? or Get Rid Of ?
- attend the City wide Enviromental Days Event...

Enviromental Day in the Beaches: Sat. June 10, hosted by Deputy Mayor Sandra Bussin at Woodbine-Beach Park.
(For other locations and date across the city, go to find your local event)

Get Rid of: Bring your household hazardous waste and for safe disposal. Don’t forget about your non-perishable foods and re-usable goods for charities and non-profit organizations.

You can Get: There are recycling bins and other containers, available for purchase, for exchange with broken ones or for free to new residents! (With proper proof of new residency and identification.) There are water efficiency tools for sale such as rain barrels and indoor kits. There’s the paint exchange – bring some in or take at look at what’s been dropped off and help yourself.

FREE Leaf Compost to spruce up your lawn, garden and flower beds. Bring your own containers and shovels.

For a detailed list of items you can drop off, pick up and purchase (price for each item) from each event, check out the city website activities

For events throughout June, July and September, locations across the city,  see 2006 Community Environment Days Schedule.

You can also find detailed business listings and showcases quickly and easily online at!

Visit  often for the latest contest, and winners announcement: Enter to WIN one of $100, $40 or one of six $10 cash prizes from the Beaches Living Guide to spend at a participating local business.

Canada Day

Festival Gift
and Craft Show
At Kew Gardens

>>Craft Show 10’x10’ Booth
are available
>>To be the next Beach Idol?
(age: 14 and up)
For details,

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A Life Helping People
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#3. 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: 
  • Beaches Arts and Craft Show at Kew Gardens, Sat., June 10 and and Sun., 11
  • Enviromental Day in the Beaches, Sat. June 10, Woodbine Park, 10 am to 2pm
  • Bake Sale at Bellefair United Church, Saturday, June 10
  • Beaches Golf Classic 2006, Thursday June 15
  • Chamber Music Concert -- The Perilous Chapel, Friday June 23
  • A Sale of Used Music, Saturday, June 24
  • Beaches Lions Canada Day Family Festival Canada Day, Saturday, July 1, noon - 6 p.m. Kew Gardens
  • Birchcliff Village Farmers’ Market, every Friday until Sept. 22 
  • Beaches Area Organic Farmers Market, every Tuesday, 3 - 7 pm
  • East York Farmers Market, every Tuesday, 9 am - 2 pm
  • ShakespeareWork's production is being deferred until the summer of 2007.
Please check out Community Events for event details and new events. You can also post your own community event by clicking on "Submit Event" in the Community Events page.

#4. 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!
Online Customer Referrals

Remember to view or post recommendations for your favorite business on our 
Recommend a Business page. To submit a recommendation, click on "Submit a  Recommendation".
Check out the businesses that are newly listed in our Business Showcase
The is updated with new business listings frequently, visit the site often to experience their unique value to you.

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