EcoFair at Wychwood Barns

FREE Admission

Sunday, November 23
at 12:00pm – 4:00pm in EST

Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The EcoFair at Wychwood Barns is a fun, family-oriented event that informs and inspires people to make greener choices in their homes and communities. Last year, 800 people came out to learn about green initiatives and achievements in our neighbourhood and in our city, to explore new ideas, and to share green tips and tricks. The event is jointly organized by TransitionToronto and Green Neighbours 21 and is hosted by the Wychwood Barns Community Association.

Highlights include: Read more of You’re Invited: EcoFair at Wychwood Barns in Toronto November 23, 2014

Here are some celebratory events as well as green events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Most events are FREE.

Green Neighbours 21 provides us info on the following green event in Toronto.

“Gasland II”: Free Screenings and Discussion

FREE Admission

November 9, 2013: 12pm-4pm at Committee Room 2, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street W.

and

November 12, 2013: 6pm at Runnymede Public Library, 2178 Bloor St. W.

5th Annual EcoFair at the Wychwood Barns!

FREE Admission

November 10, 2013

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street (2 blocks south of St Clair Ave. W.), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Read more of You’re Invited: EcoFair at the Barns November 10, 2013

You’re invited to the following great events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

Green Neighbours 21

Presents

Creating a Vibrant and Sustainable Toronto

Tuesday, February 5, 7-9 PM

Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie Street, Toronto

FREE

  • “New condo towers are rising up all around the city, but especially in Toronto Ward 21, bringing the threat (or promise) of big changes in our neighbourhood
  • How can we influence this process – not to stop it, but to make sure each of these buildings is an attractive, sustainable asset for our whole community?
  • Co-sponsored by Green Neighbours 21 (GN 21) and Toronto Councilor Joe Mihevc, this event is the first in a series of four on various civic issues planned for the Arts Barns on Tuesday evenings in February”
  • It will feature presentations by:
    • City of Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat

    • Toronto Star architecture critic Christopher Hume

    • Windmill Development’s Alex Spiegel

  • Then there will be breakout sessions for community discussion on a number of key issues
    • “This is a great way to find out what’s in the pipeline and to tell planners and developers what you’d like to see!”

This video presents “High Park History”:

  • This clip explores the historical significance of High Park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • High Park is the Toronto’s oldest city park

High Park History Hike – Family Nature Walk

Read more of You’re Invited: Green Events, Vaughan Winterfest & Harbourfront Events in Feb. 2013

This video presents “Inside look at tunnel under Niagara Falls”:

Nov. 8, 2012: Ontario Announced that the Niagara Tunnel Project Nears Completion

This is an update to my previous blog BIG BECKY Boring Phase is Now Completed for the Niagara Tunnel Project.

The Niagara Tunnel Project will divert water from the Niagara River and carry it to the Niagara Falls generating stations.

  • With the completion of the concrete lining for the 10.2 kilometre tunnel
    • The tunnel liner wall is 60 centimetres thick and made of cast-in-place concrete
  •  When completed in 2013, the tunnel will allow:
    • Additional water from the Niagara River to flow to the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station at a rate of 500 cubic metres per second

    • Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to increase output at the Sir Adam Beck generating stations by about 1.6 billion kilowatt-hours

      • This will supply Ontario with enough clean, renewable electricity to power 160,000 homes
  • The Niagara Tunnel Project is the largest renewable energy project of its type under construction anywhere in the world and has brought approximately $1 billion in economic benefits to the region

Did you know?

Read more of Canadian Green Events in Ontario Nov.12,18 & 27 and Dec.3, 2012

Here are six, FREE, fantastic events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

This video presents “Variety Village – What we’re all about “:

  • An overview of what Variety Village is all about
  • To highlight one of their inclusive educational programs, “Ability in Action”

Variety Village 5-kilometre Wheels, Run and Walk-N-Roll

Sunday, October 28, 2012
(Rain or Shine)

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us on Sunday, October 28 for our 6th annual
Walk Roll Run and Fun Fall Fair in support of
Variety Village programs and services for people with disabilities
The walk/roll/run starts at 9:00 am

Read more of You’re Invited: Six Toronto Events Oct.28-Dec.6 + Road Closure Oct.28, 2012

This video presents “Why Biodiversity Matters”:

  • David Suzuki discusses the complexity of nature’s biodiversity as it relates to city living

There are three FREE green talks in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

Read more of You’re Invited: 2012 Three Green Talks in Toronto Oct.24, 29, 30