All along the waterfront – June 20, 21 2015

Lots going on in the east end and along the waterfront this weekend. The Redpath Waterfront Festival looks great, much of it takes place at Sugar Beach / Sherbourne. Getting there by bike is rather pleasant.

The listngs below are courtesy of Beaches Living Guide:

Beach at Ashbridge's Bay Park, Toronto, June 2015

Beach at Ashbridge’s Bay Park, Toronto, June 2015.

Beach BBQ & Brews Festival
Fri. June 19, 3 pm – 11 pm; Sat. June 20, noon – 11 pm; Sun. June 21, noon – 8 pm
Woodbine Park (corner of Lake Shore Blvd. East and Coxwell Ave.)
Courtney Fromm, 416-635-9889 (ext 21)
An event focused on bringing together all barbecue enthusiasts. Come out to this FREE RIBFEST to enjoy great BBQ, Live Music, Children’s Area (complete with rides!), BBQ competitions, Grilling Demonstrations and Craft Vendors. Enjoy an ice cold brew while you explore the festival grounds. A community favourite that has something for everyone!

Redpath Waterfront Festival
Fri. June 19 – Sun. June 21, 12 pm – 11 pm
HTO Park, 339 Queens Quay West
5 events, 4 parks, 3 days, 2 kilometres, 1 giant party! Come to the Redpath Waterfront Festival and Party on the Promenade as we open Toronto’s newly revitalized waterfront. The party starts Friday evening with DANCE Pan American Style in HTO Park and continues all weekend with entertainment along the Queens Quay Boulevard and Martin Goodman Trail. Enjoy buskers, dance demonstrations, art on the water, parades, live music, a Waterfront Artisan Market, stand up paddleboarding and more. Presented by The Waterfront BIA. For more information, visit our website.

Kingston Road Village Art Walk & Street Fest
Sat. June 20, 10 am – 5 pm
Kingston Road (from Hannaford Ave. to Blantyre Ave.)
Kingston Road Village Business Community
Join us at our annual Spring Art Walk & Street Fest! Local artists will show a selection of their work at various Pop up art galleries set up in selected businesses all along Kingston Road, between Hannaford and Blantyre. Children’s activities, face painting, music, contests, in-store specials and more. Fun for the whole family!

Historical Walk with Gene Domagala “The Heart of the Beach-Lee and Queen”
Sat. June 20, 1 pm
Meet at Beaches Branch Library, 2161 Queen St. E.
The walk will start at 1pm from the Beaches Branch Library, and ending around 3pm at Corpus Christie Church at Queen and Lockwood.

Gardens of the Beach
Sun. June 21, noon – 5 pm
Beaches Area
Beach Garden Society;; Lesley Spencer 416-690-5740
Get a sneak peek at some of The Beach’s most interesting and amazing gardens, all sizes and all aspects, from quirky to classic. Enjoy delightful music and refreshments in a sylvan setting. Tickets (limited number) available at local merchants, visit website for all locations.

Father’s Day
Sun. June 21
Happy Father’s Day!

First Day of Summer
Sun. June 21
Today marks the official first day of summer.

Do It For Dads Walk Run
Sun. June 21, 10:30 am
Ashbridge’s Bay Park – 1675 Lakeshore Blvd. East
Prostate Cancer Canada
The Do it for Dads Walk Run 5KM is a fun, family-friendly event, hosted on Father’s Day, that raises awareness and funds for the leading cancer affecting Canadian men and the families that love them. Registration: $35 or fundraise $125 and waive your registration fee. Your donor dollars are having an impact on research that has the greatest potential to improve prostate cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment to ensure a better quality of life for survivors. Registration Open: 8:30AM. Walk/Run Start Time: 10:30AM. Additional Information: Join us after the event for live entertainment, refreshments and more!

And of course our farmer’s market in Jonathan Ashbridge Park, Sundays 9 to 2.

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