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25 Sep

Weekend RT Closures- September 26th- 27th

On Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27, 2015 service on the Scarborough RT will be suspended in order to carry out a variety of work. Normal RT service will resume on Monday, September 28 at approximately 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 route. For customers requiring a station with an elevator, Wheel-Trans buses will be available at Kennedy and...

15 Sep

Participate in the Toronto Public Library Strategic Plan

The Toronto Public Library is creating a new Strategic Plan to guide the library over the next four years. We’re interested in hearing what you need and want from your library. Tell us what the library can do to make you and your community more resilient, more knowledgeable, more connected and more successful, now and into the future. There are several ways to participate in the public consultation:  Completed the Online Survey  Download the PDF version of the survey, complete and return...

14 Sep

Toronto East Bike Festival

On Saturday September 19th at 10:00am pedal over to Warden Hilltop Community Centre to celebrate all things cycling.  Hosted by TO35 cycles this annual event offers free all ages activities including a bike rodeo, kids zone, live music, cycling demos, a marketplace and FREE bike tune-ups! The Festival’s goal is to promote safe cycling throughout Toronto, especially in the inner suburbs where increased cycling awareness and infrastructure will help improve safety and participation.  For more information on how to get involved...

11 Sep

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 in the community swap please bring gently used kids toys and books.  If you are interested in joining the group check out their Facebook page, send them...

09 Sep

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 community get together and enjoy the long summer nights. On Saturday September 19th, pedal over to the Warden Hilltop Community Centre and participate in the 

09 Sep

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 route. For customers requiring a station with an elevator, Wheel-Trans buses will be available at Kennedy and McCowan stations. Work includes track rehabilitation, signal upgrades and adjustments to...

12 Aug

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 12 am, Touch Tone Registration (TTR) is available from 7:00 am until midnight by calling 416-338-0000 and following the prompts Operator Assisted Registration is available from 7:00...

10 Aug

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, raffle prizes, food and more! The show is still looking for performers and volunteers, if you are interested in being a part of the event please...

07 Aug

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. If you would like to join the wheels team and volunteer at the event fill out a

07 Aug

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 by paper, please call 416-338-2934 and speak to a Marketing Research Consultant. If you haven’t been to one of the City’s 5 award-winning courses book...

06 Aug

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 shelters and a number of adoption-partner locations. All cats and kittens are sterilized (spayed/neutered), micro-chipped, vet-checked, de-wormed and vaccinated. During the warmer weather, cats breed more...

17 Jul

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 Provincial Awards Program. The PRO Award of Excellence honours Innovation and draws attention to the importance and benefits of Recreation for healthy people, vibrant...