Author: Kate

Friends of Oakridge Park Neighbourhood Picnic

Over the summer months residents in the Oakridge Neighbourhood came together to form Friends of Oakridge Park to bring the community together and to promote use of this beautiful space. The Group is hosting their first Neighbourhood Picnic on Sunday, September 13th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm in Oakridge Park.  If you would like to participate […]

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September 2015 Newsletter

Fall is just around the corner, and with the kids going back to school, I would like to remind everyone to take extra caution while getting around our community and the city.  A big thank-you goes out to Local 416 for co-hosting two movie nights in Ward 35. It was so nice to see the […]

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Weekend RT Closures- September 12th -13th

This weekend, September 12th – 13th, there will be no service on the RT (line 3) from Kennedy Station to McCowan Station.  Services will resume on Monday September 14th at 5:45 a.m. During this closure, replacement buses will stop at all RT stations to pick-up customers, and will also drop off customers upon request at transit stops along the […]

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Fall/Winter FUN Guide Now Available

Registration for Fall/Winter programming will start on September 13th at 7:00 am.  Be sure to check out the FUN Guide online now and start planning your Fall and Winter programs.    If you would like a hardcopy, guides will be available at libraries and recreation centres across the city. Registration Options: Online from 7am to […]

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Multi-Cultural Show at Oakridge Community Centre

The Oakridge  and Warden Hilltop Youth Councils are hosting a Multi-Cultural Show at the Oakridge Community Centre on Friday August 28th from 6:00-9:00 pm.  The focus of show is to celebrate the diverse community by uniting cultures and breaking barriers. Come out and enjoy dance performances, a fashion show highlighting different costumes from different countries, […]

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Wheels on the Danforth Festival August 14th and 15th

Crossroads of the Danforth BIA presents the 6th Annual Wheels on the Danforth festival on August 14th and 15th in Oakridge Park. Events include a classic car show, movie night in the park, kid’s zone, breakfast with Racing Legend Bill Brack, comedy and music featuring Mike Bullard, an exotic car show and more!  Click to view full schedule. […]

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Toronto’s Golf Courses Need Your Feedback

Are you a golfer? Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation wants to know what golfing services and promotions appeal to you and how you would like to receive updates and information. Golfers are asked to take a few minutes to fill out the online 2015 Golf Survey.   If you prefer to give feedback by phone, email, or […]

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Cat Days of Summer $25 Adoption Fee

The City of Toronto celebrates the “Cat Days of Summer” with a $25 adoption fee blitz until August 31st! Residents can go home with a kitten or cat by paying a special low adoption fee of $25 in addition to a  $15 pet licence fee ($7.50 for seniors) at any of the city’s three animal […]

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Franklin Pollination Station Wins PRO Award

Parks and Recreation Ontario is a non-profit association that advances quality recreation and parks through advocacy, evidence-based standards, tools and training and collaborative partnerships, all to enhance quality of life for all residents. Each year, PRO recognizes and honours the achievements of both its members and those in the park and recreation community through its […]

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Oakridge Strong Neighbourhood Advisory Group Call For Participation

The Toronto Strong Neighbourhood Strategy 2020 supports healthy communities across Toronto by partnering with residents, businesses and agencies to invest in people, services, programs and facilities in specific neighbourhoods. The City of Toronto is seeking volunteers to participate for the Oakridge Strong Neighbourhood Resident Advisory Group to advise on the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of […]

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Wexford Performing Arts and The Toronto Fringe Festival Presents Summerland

Wexford Performing Arts has been producing high quality, full scale theatrical productions for over 30 years.  If you are a fan of musicals or are looking for the perfect show for a summer night in July be sure to check out Summerland at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival. Summerland explores and celebrates what it is […]

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Bookmobile Stop At Oakridge Community Centre Now Weekly

The Toronto Public Library operates two bookmobiles which serve areas that are not close to library branches. The bookmobile carries a complete range of items similar to what is offered in library branches. In order to better serve Ward 35 the bookmobile is happy to announce it will now be available at the Oakridge Community […]

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