Category Archives: Ashdale Village / Little India

Little India festival, Brickyard Grounds update, movie night Jonathan Ashbridge Park Aug. 22, 2015

Recent news around the neighbourhood:

This Saturday August 22 in Jonathan Ashbridge Park:
Movie night – FernGully: The Last Rainforest starts at 8:30 p.m. Bring a blanket.

The Brickyard Grounds gets second life as cafe set to reopen

Little India festival (officially Festival of South Asia) was featured in today’s Toronto Star (August 17, 2015):

‘Could have been spicier,’ says first female dosa-eating champ

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Come to Gerrard Street for the Festival of South Asia August 15-16, 2015

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Welcome to Festival of South Asia

Exotic South Asian cuisines, Arts & Cultural displays, Main Stage entertainment featuring Deep Jandu, Dhol Circle, Aakash Band, Toronto Tabla Ensemble, Agni, Kids Activities including street performances by Zero Gravity Circus & The Cornerstone Studio, and more!

It takes place August 15 & 16, 2015 in Gerrard India Bazaar from 12:00-11:00 p.m.

Join the Jane’s Walk Sunday May 3, 2015 – the Ashbridge’s Neighbourhood since 1793.

This Sunday May 3, you are invited to join me at 4 p.m. at the Ashbridge’s Bay skatepark, Coxwell and Lakeshore. We’ll meet at the bench on the Coxwell side of the skatepark. No need to bring your skateboard, of course you can if you wish.

We’ll take a stroll “up the creek” – the Ashbridge’s Creek which is now buried, but evidence remains above ground.
– Robert Miller

If you haven’t seen, you may also be interested in the Facebook group:
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– photo by Diane Walton

You are invited – Jane’s Walk Sunday May 3, 2015 – the Ashbridge’s Neighbourhood – since 1793

Meet at the Ashbridge’s Bay skatepark, Lakeshore and Coxwell, 4 p.m. on Sunday May 3, 2015.

Learn more about this free walk.

Take a stroll up Ashbridge’s Creek – one of the hidden streams of east end Toronto. We will stroll up from the bay. What is Ashbridge’s Bay today? What was it in 1793? Who were the Ashbridges? Why is there a historic house on Queen East with a huge expanse of lawn? Guess a few of the names that the Ashbridge’s neighbourhood has been called in the last 100 years.

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