community events are listed at no charge only when space
is available. To list events that have an admission
charge or are selling goods or services ~ cost is $10.60
September 23: 10 am - 11 pm
Bain Coop 31st Annual Street Festival features crafts, healing arts, food
vendors, carnival games, Karaoke, Jumping Castle, Ben Knight, Juggler Dan Cole.
Evening street dance. Info: Jackie 416-778-6527. Vendor space: Angela Palmer 416-778-6841.
September 28: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bridging Program for Foreign Trained ECE/Elementary School Teacher - a free
workshop at WoodGreen East York ERC, 1450 O'Connor Dr. Info: 416-615-1515.
September 28: 7:30 pm
Scottish Country Dance Classes for Beginners start at Eastminster United Church,
310 Danforth (close to Chester subway). Come alone or bring a friend. Call Carole
Bell 416-221-1201 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
September 30: 1 pm - 4 pm
South Riverdale Community Health Centre's is having an Open House at 955 Queen
St. E. Help celebrate our 30 years of serving the community. All interested community
September 30: 1 pm
Heritage Walk led by Ron Fletcher, President, Riverdale Historical Society,
beginning outside the Don Jail at Broadview & Gerrard. Non-members $4. Free to
members ($10 annually).
September 30: 7 pm
Love of Music featuring The Alexander Mackenzie High School Choir, The Metropolitan
Toronto Police Male Choir, Cro Arte, York Highlands Chorus (Sweet Adelines) &
the DCAT Chorus and a very special guest at City Playhouse Theatre, Bathurst &
Centre St. City of Vaughan. Tickets $20. Info: Terry Brackett 416-463-5428.
September 30/October 1: 10 am - 5 pm
Art down by the Bay 2006 by The Beach Guild of Fine Art at the Beaches Lions
Club on Ashbridges Bay (at Coxwell & Lakeshore). Original work by over 30 artists.
Free admission & free parking.
Until October 1:
Wed-Thurs-Fri: 1 pm - 6 pm
Sat-Sun: 11 am - 4 pm
Woman of Influence: Their Passions Their Power by Lynn Kelly at the Gallery
888, 888 Queen St. East. Info: 416-462-9930 or www.gallery888.com
October 3: 2 pm - 3:30 pm
Riverdale Seniors Council presents a workshop on Stroke & Prevention at WoodGreen
Community Services, 835 Queen St. E. Speaker: Professional from St. Michael's
Hospital. Info: call 416-469-5211 ext. 1246.
October 4: 12 pm - 4:30 pm
Infofair: Mental Heath & Addiction Services in East Toronto at the East York
Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave. Free Admission. Info about mental health, addiction
& related services.
October 6: 6 pm
Withrow Park Potluck Supper -a gathering of neighbours. Meet at the picnic
tables in north-west quadrant near the tennis courts. Bring a dish, dessert or
drink along with a ball, Frisbee, croquet set or guitar and a camping light. Info:
October 10: 7:30 pm
Living successfully with schizophrenia: a free public education forum featuring
an inspiring personal success story. Refreshments included. Lecture Theatre, 2nd
fl, E. Wing, TEGH, 825 Coxwell Ave. Info: 416-691-1740.
October 12: 7 pm - 9:30 pm
Spiritual Spa: Great & Grateful stories.... a quiet evening of prayer, reflection,
creativity, and music at Mustard Seed, 791 Queen St. E. Please pre-register at
416-465-6069 by October 9.
October 14: 11 am - 4 pm
Kick off the Harvest season with fun family activities for kids of all ages
(crafts, pumpkins, music, clay working), explore the Brick Works quarry garden,
and savour the local organic farmers market - there will be lots of pumpkins too!
Rain or shine.
Danforth Jewish Circle Children's Jewish Studies Program is holding
an Open House for anyone looking for a Jewish Studies Program with a
difference. Program are for kids from SK to Grade 6. Info: 416-580-1233.
October 21: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Join Evergreen for a Fall Nature Walk with plant & animal specialists,
as we look at the fall seasonal changes and how they affect plants & animals.
Brick works wetland at 550 Bayview Avenue. Info: Claire 416-302-3785.
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Toronto-Danforth Ontario Early Years Centre, 1102 Broadview Avenue, (north
of Mortimer) A place where children (0-6), parents and caregivers can participate
in early learning programs. Info: 416.425.3636
Monday - Friday: 9:30 am - 12 pm
Family Resource Centre - at Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre, 86 Blake
St. Active & creative play for children (ages 0 - 5) focusing on ECE and programming
for accompanying adults. Info: Ursula 416-392-1750.
Monday - Friday: 3 pm - 9pm
Eastview Boys & Girls Club Programs held at 86 Blake St for Children (6 to
12) and Youth (13 to 18). Meet new friends and develop skills participating in
activities such as computers, arts & crafts and sports. Info: 416-392-1750.
Tuesday & Friday: 9 am - 12:30 pm
Wed. & Thurs.: 9 am - 3:30 pm
Parent/Child Drop In from birth to age 6 for free crafts, toys, puzzles, snacks,
workshops at Applegrove Community Complex, 60 Woodfield Rd Info: 416-461-8143.
Tuesdays: 12:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Euchre Club at Applegrove Community Complex, 60 Woodfield Road in the Lounge.
Wednesdays: 7:15 pm
Toronto Choral Society mixed choir welcomes new voices, especially men! Come
out to Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Avenue. Info: 416-410-3509 and
log on to www.torontochoralsociety.org
Second Wednesdays: 7:30 pm
Riverdale Horticultural Society meets from October until June at Frankland
Community School at 812 Logan Avenue (south of Danforth). Meetings include guest
speakers on gardening topics, plant sales & refreshments.
Thursdays: 9:30 - 10:30 am
Yoga: Beginner Class at Matty Eckler Community Centre, Pape & Gerrard. Combat
fatigue, release tension & stress. May be required to supply your own mat. Register:
30th Brownies & Girl Guides - for girls ages 7 to 12 who are interested in
making new friends, crafts, outings, music, badges, camping and more! Weekly meetings
are held at SH Armstrong, 56 Woodfield Rd. (west of Coxwell, north of Queen).
Info: Brownies - Andrea 416-778-1753 or Girl Guides - Mel 416-465-2481.
St. Joseph's Senior Apartments, 67 Curzon Street
Tuesdays: 2 pm - 4 pm
Craft Room - Cost 50 cents.
Info: Kit Corkery 416-463-4165;
Tues & Thurs: 7:15 pm - 9 pm
Bingo - $1.50 first card...rest $1;
Wednesdays: 1 pm - 3:30
Euchre - $1.00.
Info: Margaret Gagnon 416-463-2914
WoodGreen Active Seniors Program includes free Computer, Dance, Singing, Crafts
and Sewing Classes for Adults 55+. Info: Pura @416-469-8242 or email: email@example.com
Toronto Public Library Programs
1675 Danforth Ave. 416-393-7783
October 21: 2 pm
Family Saturday - Halloween fun
Tuesdays: 2 pm
Preschool Storytime - Drop in
Wednesdays: 11 am
Toddler Time - Drop in.
1432 Gerrard St. E. 416-393-7717
Wednesdays 10:30-11:15 am
Storytime: Drop in.
Age 18 mths +
October 17: 10:30-11 am
Diwali and Eid Stories
118 Jones Avenue 416-393-7715
September 9: 10:30 am
Intergenerational Storytime & Craft
Come with your grandparents and celebrate Grandparents Day.
Tuesdays: 10:30 - 11 am
Babytime - must register
Fridays: 10:30 - 11 am
All Ages Storytime - must register
Registration begins October 10 at 1 pm
701 Pape Avenue 416-393-7727
October 20: 7-7:45 pm
Family Fun Night
Drop in for stories & activities.
Ages 2 and up.
Tuesdays: 10:15 - 10:45 am
Babytime - must register
Register September 25-29
765 Queen St. E. 416-393-7723
September 23: 2 - 3:30 pm
Say Goodbye to the Ducks & Geese
370 Broadview Ave 416-393-7720
September 30: 2 - 3 pm
Chinese Moon Festival
Come celebrate with stories, crafts and moon cakes.