You’re Invited: Toronto Celebratory Events Oct.5-Nov.23, 2013 + City & Ontario News

Here are some great celebratory events happening in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Most events are FREE.

3rd Annual Harvest Lunch


Panorama Garden, Etobicoke Master Gardeners, Microskills, Rotary Club Etobicoke, MP Johnson, Rexdale CHC

Saturday, October 5 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Rexdale Community Hub, 21 Panorama Court, Toronto, ON

Contact: Tania Fernandes at 416-744-6312 extension number 2357.

  • In celebration of Community Health and Wellbeing Week, the Rexdale Community Health Centre  (CHC) is hosting its Harvest Lunch.
  • Your invitation reads as follows.

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Invite: Toronto Events Jun.8-9 & 11, Weekend Road Closures Jun.7-9 & Redpath Waterfront Festival Jun.20-23, 2013

Here are weekend road closures, great green events and celebratory events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

  • Most events are FREE

Withrow Park Tree Tour

$5 suggested donation

Saturday, June 8, 2013

11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.

Registration Recommended

Withrow Park
725 Logan Ave.: Meet at the Field House (brightly painted pillars)

  • Tour Leaders:
    • Jessica Piskorowski, LEAF
    • Jennifer Volk and Charlotte McCloskey, Friends of Withrow Park
  • Learn about the many trees in the park, both mature and newly planted
  • Hear about the great work of local volunteer group Friends of Withrow Park, which has established an Adopt-a- Tree program to water and care for trees
  • Sign up to adopt a tree in the park, or come to learn how you might replicate this program in your own local park's Calendar: June is Recreation and Parks Month in Ontario, Canada’s Calendar: June is Recreation and Parks Month in Ontario, Canada

City of Toronto proclaims June as Recreation and Parks Month


Saturday, June 8

Noon to 5 p.m., Remarks: 12:30 p.m.

Scarborough Centennial Recreation Centre, 1967 Ellesmere Rd.

  • Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Ward 38 Scarborough Centre) and City of Toronto staff will join members of the community to celebrate June as Recreation and Parks Month

You’re Invited: Seven Green Events of LEAF July 15 – October 27, 2012

This video presents “The story of LEAF part 2”:

  • LEAF’s Backyard Tree Planting Program offers:
    • Native trees and shrubs to property owners in Toronto and York Region, at a subsidized cost
    • Professional arborists – assist residents in making educated decisions about the type of tree that suits the property, focusing on getting the right tree in the right place:
      • Since their first planting season in 1996, over 13,000 native trees and shrubs have been planted in backyards, helping to create greener communities and a healthier urban forest”

LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests) invites you to the following seven green events:

Our Changing Landscapes Tree Tour

Sunday, July 15, 2012

10:30a.m. – 12:00p.m.

$5 Donation

Registration recommended

Meet at the northwestern corner of
Woodbine Avenue Bypass and Prince of Wales Dr.

(east of HWY 404, north of Elgin Mills Rd.E.)

Parking Location: Street Parking on Prince of Wales Drive

Tour Leader: Erin Silverstein, LEAF

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