You’re Invited: Great Events in Toronto October 18 – November 10, 2013 + Toronto News & Alerts

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

  • Most events are FREE.

This video presents “What a Free Feeling!”

  • Join Torontonians for the 2013 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Charity Challenge and Neighbourhood Challenge on October 20th.
  • Make great things happen by running or walking for others.
  • Or be a super-spectator and cheer on the runners in your neighbourhood.
  • The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon – It’s a Free Feeling! Join the show!

Canada Running Series

Presents

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2013 Super Event

FREE Expo & International Friendship Run: October 18-19

Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5K Courses: October 20, 2013

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Via the Scotiabank Charity Challenge and the Neighbourhood Challenge, the 2012 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon raised a record-breaking $4,379,092.67 in support of 181 local charities and neighbourhood groups in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • The full and half marathon start on University Avenue just north of Adelaide Street and finish in the heart of downtown at City Hall, at Bay and Queen Street.
    • They head out and back along the lakeshore on a flat course.
  • Here are some highlights of this event.
    • There are bands and Neighbourhood Entertainment Centres every 2 kilometres, cheerleaders, and numerous aid stations.
    • All participants get technical t-shirts and finisher’s medals.
    • It’s a festive, full weekend that starts with guru John Stanton at the FREE 2-day Expo, Friday and Saturday.
    • There’s a Saturday morning (FREE) short International Friendship Run, hosted by the Running Room, and a post-race Victory party in Nathan Phillips Square from 10:00am to 3:30pm on Sunday.
  • Please click here for the complete schedule of activities and their locations.

City of Toronto Celebrates Renovations at Carlton Park

FREE

October 18

6 to 7 p.m.; remarks at 6:10 p.m.

Carlton Park, 20 Edith Ave.

  • Councillor Ana Bailão (Ward 18 Davenport) and City of Toronto staff will join members of the community to celebrate renovations to Carlton Park with a corn roast and a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
  • The City has invested about $200,000 to provide accessible entrances with ornamental paving, accessible asphalt paths, park benches, a drinking fountain, a sandbox, stone seat walls, shade trees, planting beds and increased lawn areas.

 

13th Annual Italian Language Week in the World

Istituto Italiano di Cultura and the Consulate General of Switzerland

Present

Screening of JUMP

Directed by Bindu de Stoppani

Language: Italian with English subtitles

Jump (Switzerland – 2011 – 93 min.)

Free Admission

October 18, 2013

6:30pm

Istituto Italiano di Cultura
496 Huron St., Toronto

Infoline: 416.921.3802 ext. 221

City of Toronto to Celebrate New Playground Equipment at Susan Tibaldi Park

FREE

Refreshments will provided

October 19

10 a.m.; remarks at 10:10 a.m.

Susan Tibaldi Parkette, 353 Margueretta Street, Toronto

You’re Invited: Official Opening of the Youth Space at Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre June 15, 2012

You're Invited: Official Opening of the Youth Space at Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre June 15, 2012
You’re Invited: Official Opening of the Youth Space at Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre June 15, 2012

The Recreational Infrastructure Canada (RInC) Program in Ontario and the Ontario Recreation Program (Ontario REC) were launched in 2009, allowing the governments of Canada and Ontario to work together to support Ontario’s communities and to create jobs through upgrades and improvements to recreational infrastructure.

Today, you can see one of the successful recreation infrastructure projects completed at this celebratory event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

Celebrate the Opening of the Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre Multi-Purpose Youth Space

Friday, June 15, 2012

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Remarks will start at 4 p.m.

Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre
2467 Eglinton Ave. E., Toronto

416 396-4043

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You’re Invited: Start Celebrating Summer 2012 With These Toronto Events & Activities

You can start your celebration of  summer with the following events and activities in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

Above, Map of Regents Park in Toronto
Above, Map of Regents Park in Toronto

City of Toronto Celebrates Improvements to Scarborough’s Regents Park

Friday, June 15

10 a.m.

Regents Park, 115 Westbourne Ave, Toronto

  • Councillor Michelle Berardinetti (Ward 35 Scarborough Southwest) and City of Toronto staff will join community members to celebrate the installation of new playground equipment.
  • The event will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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You’re Invited: Official Opening of New Bike Station at Victoria Park Subway Station May 31, 10 AM

You're Invited: Official Opening of a New Bike Station at Victoria Park Subway Station
You're Invited: Official Opening of a New Bike Station at Victoria Park Subway Station

Toronto in Ontario, Canada is making another Bike Station available for the green travellers.

Bike Stations:

  • are secure, indoor parking facilities for bikes
    • only people who register to use a bicycle station can access this parking
  • provide safe, long-term parking to protect your bikes against theft, vandalism and bad weather
  • are  protected with 24 hour video surveillance

Please click here for Bicycle Station Common Questions and Answers (FAQs).

Membership Benefits of Bike Stations

  • Key card access lets you securely access your bicycle 24 hours 7 days a week at your convenience.
  • Most stations are close  to TTC or GO Transit to make your commute more convenient.
  • Membership with the bicycle station is reasonably priced and includes a 10% discount at participating bike shops in Toronto.
  • New members receive
    • a FREE Bicycle Station t-shirt
    • a FREE City of Toronto bike map
    • Dandyhorse Magazine
    • Momentum Magazine

 Please click here to register and for more info.

Locations

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You’re Invited: Celebrate the New Warden Hilltop Community Centre September 17

You're Invited: Celebrate the New Warden Hilltop Community Centre September 17
You're Invited: Celebrate the New Warden Hilltop Community Centre September 17

Official Opening of the New
Warden Hilltop Community Centre

Saturday, September 17

10 a.m. to noon; official remarks at 10 a.m.

25 Mendelssohn St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(east side of Warden Avenue, north of St. Clair Avenue)

The highlights of the celebration include:

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