Fall events in the Ashbridge community – updated October 19

S.H. Armstrong Community Recreation Centre
See fall session programs and drop-in times at our local recreation centre — spaces are still available in some programs. Visit S.H. Armstrong, 56 Woodfield Road.


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.

Sun. Oct. 21
Queen Street East Fall Festival

Queen East at Greenwood
Info from the Sausage Partners home page.:
QUEEN STREET EAST FALL FESTIVAL
Sunday October 21, 2012

After a long summer of road construction we are delighted to welcome fall and the return of the TTC to our neighbourhood on Queen St East. Just in time for our one year anniversary!

There will be LIVE MUSIC, a lamb roast at Rakia, the BBQ will be out at Sausage Partners, cookie decorating for kids at Any Direct Flight, prizes to be had at the East End Garden Centre and more.

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 9:30 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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