Monthly Archives: June 2013

Coming up – neighbourhood events – updated June 26, 2013

Coming up in the Ashbridge’s Neighbourhood and nearby:

June 28: Opening day for… 
Greenwood Pool, Jonathan Ashbridge Park wading pool.
Also see schedules for: Monarch Park Pool and D.D.Summerville (Olympic) Pool.

Every Sunday until October 27:
Farmer’s Market, J. Ashbridge Park
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mon. July 1:
Canada Day Fireworks, 10 p.m., Ashbridge’s Bay Park.
Canada Day Picnic 12 to 10:30, Woodbine Park, Eastern and Coxwell — Music lineup.

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Sat. July 6:
Rise Up Family Day and Basketball Tournament, 445 Coxwell. S.H. Armstrong is one of the sponsors.

Weekend of July 6-7:
Festival of South Asia, Gerrard Street

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Heatwave Beach Volleyball, Ashbridge’s Bay

Afrofest 1 to 10 p.m., Woodbine Park, Lakeshore Boulevard East and Coxwell Avenue.

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Tuesdays: Seniors Jazz
Canadian Legion, Baron Byng Beaches Branch 1/42, 243 Coxwell Ave., 1-3 p.m.
Info: 416-465-0120 – call for summer schedule.

Wed. July 10:
Summer Reading Club Kick-off Party, Gerrard-Ashdale Library

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Gerrard East at Ashdale
See other events at the library.

July 19-28:
Beaches International Jazz Festival
Music at Woodbine Park, Kew Gardens, Streetfest (July 25-27) and along the Boardwalk.

Sunday, August 25:
Movie Under the Stars: “Life of Pi”
8 p.m.
Jonathan Ashbridge Park
Queen East at Woodward

Applegrove has summer camp spaces for ages 6 to 15

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Are you still wondering what your children & younger teens will be doing this summer?

Applegrove has 2 options for you;

… Summer Day Camp for children 6-12 $75/week or Leadership Program for 12-15 $150 for each 2-week session (still only $75/wk).

Complete details are available at www.applegrovecc.ca or call us at 416-461-8143.

Coming up – neighbourhood events

Coming up in the Ashbridge’s Neighbourhood and nearby — lots of community events and public meetings in the next few weeks:

S.H. Armstrong summer programs.

Greenwood Park – swim times, swim lessons, CanBike courses

Outdoor pools
Greenwood Park Pool opens for recreational swim on June 28.
These pools are open, check the schedules: Monarch Park Pool and D.Summerville (Olympic).

Jonathan Ashbridge Park wading pool also opens June 28.

Also see: Parks, Forestry and Recreation Customer Service Satisfaction Survey – Recreation Program Registration

Sat. June 15: Strawberry Tea with Music
Glen Rhodes United Church, 1470 Gerrard St. E. (west door), 2-4 p.m.
Admission $10. Sponsored by UCW. All welcome.

Sun. June 16: Father’s Day 5km Prostate Cancer Walk/Run, Ashbridge’s Bay Park.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Farmer’s Market, J. Ashbridge Park

Monday June 17: Ashbridge’s Bay Treatment Plant (ABTP) Neighbourhood Liaison Committee (NLC) Meeting
6:30 p.m. – 8:10 p.m.
Mennonite New Life Centre, 1774 Queen Street East
Environmental Assessment of Ashbridge’s Bay Pumping Station
More info including opportunities for reviewing the study.

June 18: Feldenkrais with instructor Marlene Kennedy
6:30-8 p.m.
Gerrard-Ashdale Library, 1432 Gerrard St. E.
Explore the link between brain and body with unique, slow and easy movements. Registration required. Library is wheelchair accessible. Info: 416-393-7717, ashdaleevents@gmail.ca, www.torontopubliclibrary.ca

Wednesday, June 19, 2013: Open house
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Ashbridge’s Bay study to address erosion and sediment issues – open house
Toronto EMS and Fire Academy, 895 Eastern Avenue

Thu. June 20: East End Community Health Centre Annual General Meeting
5:45 to 8 p.m.
Info: 416-778-5805 x. 209

Sat. June 22: Leslieville Tree Festival
12 to 4 p.m.
Leslie Grove Park
Queen and Jones
www.yourleaf.org/leslieville-tree-festival

Tuesdays: Seniors Jazz
Canadian Legion, Baron Byng Beaches Branch 1/42, 243 Coxwell Ave., 1-3 p.m.
Info: 416-465-0120

Sun. June 23: Farmer’s Market, J. Ashbridge Park
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

June 27-Aug. 22: Weight No More
East End Community Health Centre, 1619 Queen St. E., Thursdays 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Learn how to plan meals, control food portions, grocery shop smarter and get fit. Space is limited. Program info and registration: Olivia 416-778-5805 ext 208. Centre info: www.eastendchc.on.ca

June 28: Opening day for Greenwood Pool.
See list of outdoor pools:

Sun. June 30: Farmer’s Market, J. Ashbridge Park
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mon. July 1: Canada Day Fireworks, Ashbridge’s Bay Park.
Red White and Vinyl Music Festival, Woodbine Park.

Sat. July 6 – Sun. July 7
Festival of South Asia
, Gerrard Street
Heatwave Beach Volleyball, Ashbridge’s Bay

Sun. July 7: Farmer’s Market, J. Ashbridge Park
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sun. July 14: Farmer’s Market, J. Ashbridge Park
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

July 19-28: Beaches International Jazz Festival
Music at Woodbine Park, Kew Gardens, Streetfest (July 25-27) and along the Boardwalk.

On June 19, you’re invited to Teaching and Learning about Aboriginal Issues

from Equinox School (at Roden):

Equinox School Councilwould like to invite you to Courageous Conversations: Teaching and Learning About Aboriginal Issues.  Educators Alice Te, Angela Nardozi and John Doran will be engaging audience members in a discussion about talking to kids about Aboriginal issues.

This free event takes place on Wednesday, June 19th, from 7pm-9pm in the Equinox School library (Roden School, Hiawatha north of Gerrard). Free childcare is available but don’t forget to email info@equinoxschool.ca to secure a childcare spot (spaces may be limited). Please see the attached flyer for more information and feel free to contact Syd sydgrainger@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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Sunday June 9 is Day 2 of Drumming Festival at Woodbine Park, Coxwell and Lakeshore

Went by this yesterday for Day 1.

Day 2 looks promising, starts at 10 a.m. and continues til about 8 p.m.

Muhtadi International Drumming Festival

14th Annual

Woodbine Park, Toronto, ON CANADA

June 8, 9, 2013

The 14th Annual Edition of The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival, June 8-9, 2013 will take place for the 2nd year at Woodbine Park NE Corner of Lakeshore Blvd and Coxwell, Toronto (Beaches), Ontario, Canada.

The Annual Muhtadi International Drumming Festival promises to be a 2 day family-friendly celebration full of multicultural performances and passionate, artistic people. This free festival has two Stages with over 50 performing groups.

https://www.facebook.com/events/200854156721146/

http://www.muhtadidrumfest.com/festival/

http://www.muhtadidrumfest.com/festival/week/

Ashbridge’s Bay study to address erosion and sediment issues – open house June 19 on Eastern Avenue

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION CENTRE
ASHBRIDGES BAY EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL PROJECT

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Toronto EMS and Fire Academy, 895 Eastern Avenue, Main Auditorium
-from Toronto and Region Conservation Authority 

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Toronto, is conducting a Conservation Ontario Class Environmental Assessment study to address erosion and sediment control issues at Ashbridge’s Bay.  The study is being undertaken to identify solutions to address the existing navigation risk caused by sediment deposition at the harbour entrances of Coatsworth Cut and Ashbridge’s Bay Park, while considering approved projects and waterfront planning initiatives in the area.  The study area is shown on the map:

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Please join us at our first Public Information Centre to learn more about the study, existing conditions in the area, the alternatives to be considered, and the next steps in the study process.

The Public Information Centre will be a drop-in open house that will provide an opportunity for you to view display boards, discuss the project with the TRCA, City of Toronto and consultant staff,  and provide input into the planning process.   Details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Toronto EMS and Fire Academy, 895 Eastern Avenue, Toronto, Main Auditorium

If you have any questions or comments and/or would like to be placed on the study mailing list to receive further information, please contact:

Lisa Turnbull, Project Manager II
Project Management Office
Restoration Services
Toronto & Region Conservation Authority
5 Shoreham Drive
Downsview, Ontario, M3N 1S4
Tel: (416) 661‐6600 ext.5645
Fax: (416) 667‐6277
TTY: (416) 338‐0889
E‐mail:  lturnbull@trca.on.ca 
Visit: www.trca.on.ca/ashbridgesbayproject_ea

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Feast in the East at Gerrard Art Space June 7, 2013

FRIDAY, JUNE 7TH @ Gerrard Art Space (1390 Gerrard St. East) – 8pm Early Show – $7/$10 – All Ages

FEAST IN THE EAST is a monthly east end music, food & installation series.

This month features a gazpacho dinner and several bands.

See the website: http://burndownthecapital.weebly.com/

And Feast in the East on Facebook.

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