Summer events in the community – updated July 13

There are a lot of events happening between now and Labour Day – all within a short walk.

Every Sunday until Oct. 28

Farmers’ market, Jonathan Ashbridge Park, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Outdoor pools until September 2
Greenwood Pool open daily from 12 to 7, and from 7 to 8 for adult swim (18+). Also see swim lessons.
Monarch Park Pool schedule (click on Drop-in Programs, then Swimming)
Donald Summerville Olympic Pool schedule (click on Drop-in Programs, then Swimming)

Gerrard-Ashdale Library
Kids’ Summer Reading Club – visit the library to find out more.

Sat. July 14
Basketball tournament and barbecue
Coxwell Courts, 419 Coxwell Avenue
Sponsored by Community Rise Up and S.H. Armstrong Community Recreation Centre

More info: Rise Up – Facebook.

Fri. July 20 to Sun. July 22
Beaches International Jazz Festival first weekend
– Woodbine Park, Coxwell and Eastern – free

The 23rd annual festival kickoff on Friday evening July 20 to Sunday July 22 afternoon at Woodbine Park. Followed by the Streetfest, three nights of jazz in all its variations from Thur. July 26 to Saturday July 28 between 7pm – 11pm. Upwards of 50 Canadian bands will be performing along Queen Street East from Woodbine Ave. to Beech Ave. There are performances on stage at Kew Gardens, Saturday July 28 and Sunday July 29 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Tuesdays: Walking Group at East End Community Health Centre, 1619 Queen St. E., 10-11 a.m. Want to get moving and improve your health? Come join the East End Walking Group for a stroll around the neighbourhood, followed by some light stretching. For more programs, check the Centre’s program calendar. To participate in the walking group, call Zari 416-778-5805 ext. 222

October 20
Duke of Connaught School’s 100th birthday party

Among the sources for this info: Beaches Living Guide calendar, Beach Metro News community calendar

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