Oakridge Community

24 Apr

Pharmacy Avenue Underpass Mural

During the 2016 Budget process, Council decided to extend the Oakridge PB project for another 2 years.  Approved in the 2016 projects was the installation of a mural on the Pharmacy Avenue underpass.  This streetscape improvement is meant to bring street art to the community, beautify this location, continue the enhancement and rejuvenation of the neighbourhood, and help prevent vandalism.  A selection committee was brought together to shortlist artist and come up with guiding themes for the design portion of the...

04 Apr

Eco Day

Join the Friends of Oakridge Park for our 2nd annual Eco-Day on Saturday April 22nd 2017. As part of Clean Toronto Together weekend, the community will clean Oakridge Park along with surrounding neighbourhood parks (including Prairie Drive Park, Madelaine Park, Kenworthy Park, Scotia Parkette and Lucy Tot Lot). The fun doesn’t stop there… A number of other Spring Cleaning and Environmental activities are planned for the day. Get your ride ready for summer with a free bike tune up.  Neighbours will be selling plants and...

25 May

Oakridge Community Fun Fair!

Kick off the summer by joining the Oakridge Community for a bbq, kids carnival games, a bouncy castle, garage sale, pop-corn, and more! When: Saturday, May 28th 2016 Time: 9:30 am. – 2:30 p.m. Where: Oakridge Community Centre (63 Pharmacy Avenue) See you there!!! ...

22 Jan

Green Sprouts Project- Financial Literacy for Youth!

The Neighbourhood Youth Alliance (NYA) is proud to present the Green Sprouts project with support from the City of Toronto.Green Sprouts will focus on delivering financial literacy education to youth ages 15-29 in the Taylor Massey and Oakridge communities. There will be a series of four workshops in each of the communities (Taylor Massey and Oakridge) during March 2016. The venue, specific dates/times will be announced in February 2016 to participants. Each workshop will be approximately 2 hours and cover the following...

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...

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