Fall events in our community

S.H. Armstrong Community Recreation Centre
The fall session has started at our local recreation centre — spaces are still available in some programs. Visit S.H. Armstrong, 56 Woodfield Road.

Sat. Oct. 13
Fire Prevention Week Open House
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Displays and activities for all ages.
Toronto Fire & EMS Training Centre, 895 Eastern Avenue at Knox.
See the website:http://www.toronto.ca/fire/prevention/

Sun. Oct. 14
Rail Garden Work Bee

2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
446 Woodfield Road (just south of railway tracks)
Fall cleanup and celebration at the Rail Garden – kid-friendly activities.
Info: Rail Garden

Sun. Oct. 14
Farmers’ market, Jonathan Ashbridge Park

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thu. Oct.18
Kitchen Renovation Bootcamp

7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Gerrard-Ashdale Library
Ashdale Avenue at Gerrard Street East
Info: Kitchen renovation bootcamp


Sat. Oct. 20
Duke of Connaught School’s 100th birthday party

1 to 5 p.m.
70 Woodfield Road
See more on the duke100th.com website.

Soupstock Oct. 21 Woodbine Park
Sun. Oct. 21
Soupstock

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Woodbine Park, Eastern and Coxwell
Save the land that feeds us – stop the Highland Mega-Quarry north of Orangeville.
Soupstock is a one-day culinary celebration that will feature tasty soups from more than 120 of Canada’s top chefs. Soup is $10 for 3 servings.
Please bring your own bowls, spoons and napkins. They will also be on sale if you don’t bring them.
See more on the Soupstock site.

Sun. Oct. 21
Farmers’ Market

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

Tue. Oct. 23
Public Open House re plans for Ashbridge’s Bay Treatment Plant pumping stations upgrade/rebuild

6:30 p.m.to 8:30 p.m.
Mennonite New Life Centre
1774 Queen East
Members of the public are invited to comment on potential environmental impacts and alternatives solutions.
Info: Ashbridge’s upgrade

Thu. Oct. 25
Applegrove presents: Meet the Ashbridges

7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
60 Woodfield Road
Applegrove Community Complex
Applegrove presents archeologist Dena Doroszenko of the Ontario Heritage Trust with an illustrated presentation about the Ashbridge family and estate. Duke of Connaught School – Woodfield Gym. Contact Applegrove for more information:
applegrove@applegrovecc.ca, 416-461-8143.

Fri. Oct. 26
Talk with city councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon
9 a.m. to 12 noon
Applegrove drop-in, 60 Woodfield Road (basement of Duke of Connaught School)
Enter through the door that’s right at Woodfield Road.

Sat. Oct. 27
Leslie Spit nature walk
10 a.m. to 12 noon
Meet at the entrance to Leslie Spit (Leslie Street and Unwin Avenue) to look for late migrants, early winter waterfowl and vegetation communities. Bring binoculars and bird field guides. Approximately 2 hours.
This is a Toronto Field Naturalists walk.

Sat. Oct. 27
Glen Rhodes United Church Women Fall Sale

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Glen Rhodes United Church, 1470 Gerrard St. East
Jewellery, books, crafts, bake table and lunch.

Ashbridge Farmers Market - Jonathan Ashbridge Park
Sun. Oct. 28 – Farmers’ Market *last day for 2012
Farmers’ market, Jonathan Ashbridge Park, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tue. Oct. 30
Lost Rivers of Ashbridge’s Bay

6 p.m.
Riverdale Public Library, Broadview at Gerrard.
Riverdale Historical Society presents ”Lost Rivers of Ashbridge’s Bay: Uncovering the deep history of landscape in Riverdale” an illustrated talk by Helen Mills of “Lost River Walks”. Admission free to RHS members, $5 non-members.
More info.

Sat. Nov. 3
Applegrove’s Pasta Fest
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Dinner served at 6:15 p.m.
Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 1810 Queen Street East
Everyone is invited to the Applegrove Community Complex annual Pasta Fest Dinner and Silent Auction.
Please join us for a fun-filled night of friendship and fundraising for our Applegrove programs. Ticket info: 416-461-8143.
See the Applegrove website for details.

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