You’re Invited: Scarborough Festival Celebrating Youth-May 12; Road Closures-May 13, 2012

Scarborough Festival Celebrating Youth

FREE Admission

Saturday, May 12

2 to 9 p.m.

Albert Campbell Square, 150 Borough Dr., Toronto

This Saturday, May 12, features a day-long Scarborough festival celebrating youth dedication, passion, leadership skills and contributions to the community.

City’s partners for this Scarborough festival are:

  • City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division
  • Centennial College Alumnae
  • Building It to Suit Youth (BITSY)
  • HMV
  • Loblaw’s Super Store
  • McDonalds
  • Bulk Barn
  • and the Scarborough Hockey Association

The highlights of the Scarborough Festival Celebrating Youth include:

  • entertainment by break dancers,
  • spoken word artists
  • and musicians
  • this event will be held rain or shine
  • Parks, Forestry and Recreation will offer information about youth-oriented programs, including:
    • dance
    • and karate
  • There will be demonstrations by:
    • the Toronto Lacrosse Club
    • and the Air Cadets

On May 1st, 2011, about15,000 runners and walkers took over Toronto’s Yonge Street to help make a difference in lives of children with cancer:


Thanks to the incredible support of the Toronto Community, we have hit 23,000 participants!”

The City of Toronto announced the following Sporting Life 10K Run’s road closures for Sunday, May 13:

  • Please click here to view the map of the Sporting Life 10K Run (pdf)

    • Yonge Street between Lawrence Avenue and Eglinton Avenue will be closed from 5 to 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 13 to accommodate the formation area for the run.
    • Along the route for the run, closures will occur between 8 and 11:30 a.m. at the following locations:
      • Yonge Street between Eglinton Avenue and Richmond Street
      • Richmond Street from Yonge Street to Peter Street
      • Peter Street/Blue Jays Way between Richmond Street and Front Street
      • Westbound Front Street between Blue Jays Way and Bathurst Street
      • Bathurst Street from Front Street to Fort York Boulevard
      • Fort York Boulevard from Bathurst Street to Fleet Street
      • In addition, the following closures related to the run will be in effect between 5 and 11:30 a.m. Sunday on the following streets:
        • Fort York Boulevard between Fleet Street and Lake Shore Boulevard (north and eastbound curb lanes will remain open for condominium access)
        • Bathurst Street from Fort York Boulevard to Fleet Street
        • The eastbound lanes of Fleet Street – closed from Strachan Avenue to Fort York Boulevard
  • After all runners pass an intersection, that intersection will reopen to traffic.
  • The run’s finish area, on Fort York Boulevard from the west side of Bathurst Street to Fleet Street, will be closed from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Please click here for a more complete list of events and road work

City of Toronto Contact Info:

Phone within Toronto city limits: 311

Phone outside city limits: 416-392-CITY (2489)
(can be used within Toronto if you can’t reach 311)

TTY customers: 416-338-0TTY (0889)
Fax: 416-338-0685

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