Summer events in the community – updated July 17

There are a lot of events happening between now and Labour Day – all within a short walk. At the moment, there are a lot of pink phlox blooming behind the Ashbridge Estate – worth a visit.

Outdoor pools until September 2
Greenwood Pool daily from 12 to 7, and from 7 to 8 p.m. for adult lane swim (18+). Also see swim lessons.
Monarch Park Pool daily 12 to 7 p.m., lane swim 7 to 8 p.m.
Donald Summerville Olympic Pool daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Lane swim 7 to 8 p.m. daily.

Every Sunday until Oct. 28
Farmers’ market, Jonathan Ashbridge Park, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

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.

July 27 to 30 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Talk with Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon at Applegrove, basement Duke of Connaught School, Woodfield Road entrance

Aug. 26, 8:30 pm Movie in Jonathan Ashbridge Park– Tintin

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, Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon’s website

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