Monthly Archives: October 2011

News from Applegrove; Open House at Advanced Therapeutics

From Applegrove:  Pasta Fest postponed
“With great reluctance, Applegrove must postpone Pasta Fest. We were unable to hold it in the previously booked location, and unable to find another appropriate location. We are looking into different events for another time, and are planning an extra special 2012 Pasta Fest.”    More news on Applegrove’s website.

Applegrove opens Edgewood drop-in
Oct. 26: Grand Opening of Edgewood Family Resource Drop-In
at Corpus Christi Church Hall, 1810 Queen St. E., 10 a.m. A drop-in program for newborns to age 6 and their caregivers. Open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Crafts, toys, puzzles and circle time. All welcome. (from Beach Metro Community Calendar)

More about Edgewood in this week’s Beach Mirror:
New home for resource and drop-in centre
The Edgewood Connection, a free family resource and drop-in centre for children newborn to six and their parents/caregivers, has a new home at Corpus Christi Church, near Lockwood Road and Queen Street East.

Community members and supporters are invited to celebrate the grand opening of the new space Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Run by Applegrove Community Complex, the centre is a place that offers crafts, stories, toys, books, puzzles, gym days, circle time, making new friends, advisory meetings and coffee and tea. Full story

Also another community event coming up:

Oct. 23: Open House at Advanced Therapeutics, 1398 Queen St. E., 2-5 p.m. Free demos, massage draw. All welcome. Info: 416-469-3879,

Happy 100th birthday, Duke of Connaught School

Did you go to Duke? Did you know it’s about to turn 100? You’ll want to visit this site to find out more:

Here are the highlights at Duke of Connaught Public School 70 Woodfield Road, Toronto.

Kick-off Event November 30, 2011 … to commemorate the ground-breaking ceremony in 1911.
Highlights will include :
• soil turning
• time capsule burial
• presentation and student performances
• VIP reception

Tree Planting April 20, 2012 … a ceremonial tree planting on the school grounds.

Homecoming Weekend October 20, 2012 … a weekend of very special events and displays.
Reminisce, laugh and get caught up with your former classmates and with the school.

To find out more:
• visit the Duke 100th site
e-mail the 100th birthday committee.

Farmers’ market runs until October 30

Yesterday the local market (Jonathan Ashbridge Park) was cold and wet, but still a great place to buy a variety of Ontario vegetables, fruit, herbs, baked goods, seafood, coffee, etc. etc.

The market runs three more weeks, ending on Sunday October 30.  From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jonathan Ashbridge Park, at Eastern and Woodward.  Just south of Queen Street East, three blocks west of Coxwell.