Parkdale Sewing Repair Hub – Open House – Sunday, December 16, 2018

Posted on December 13, 2018

The Parkdale Sewing Repair Hub is a joint partnership project of the City of Toronto, Greenest City and Creative Reuse Toronto in an effort to divert textile waste from landfill. The open house is happening from 1 – 4 pm on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1229 Queen Street West .

Support Parkdale Legal – Saturday, December 15, 2018

Posted on December 13, 2018

Parkdale Legal Community Services has and continues to provide free legal advice, assistance and representation to low income residents living in the Parkdale and Swansea area. They are currently being evicted by their landlord. To support Parkdale Legal, join them at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Parkdale Collegiate (209 Jameson Avenue).

2018/2019 Winter Holiday Meal List

Posted on December 13, 2018

The Toronto Drop In Network is a network of 53 drop-in centres across the City .They have shared with us the Winter Holiday list of Toronto drop-in and Out of the Cold Program hours, meal times, and special holiday meals. The online version of this list is also available at

Please share with your neighbours.

Pre-Application Meeting for Lakeside Long Term Care Centre, 150 Dunn Avenue – December 12

Posted on December 4, 2018

University Health Network- Toronto Rehab, will be holding an Open House and
pre-application meeting to discuss their proposed plans for expanding the Lakeside Long Term Care Centre at 150 Dunn Avenue.

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Time: 6:30 PM Presentation by applicant followed be question and answers
(5- 8 PM Open House)

Location:Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre (PARC)
1499 Queen St West

Details will be available at the community meeting. Notice is attached.

Councillor Perks and City Planning staff will be in attendance. If you
are unable to attend the meeting and are interested in providing comment
and/or receiving more detailed information, please email Councillor Perks
office at



Parkdale Jr & Sr Public School Winter Fair – Saturday, December 8

Posted on December 3, 2018


Parkdale Jr & Sr Public School Winter Fair – Saturday December 8, 10AM to 2Pm at 78 Seaforth Avenue

Consultation for Rooming House Tenants – Wednesday, December 5

Posted on December 3, 2018


The City is holding a consultation at PARC next Wednesday for tenants of dwelling rooms (rooming houses, boarding houses) on a draft Official Plan amendment to address the lost of dwelling rooms across the city.

The amendment includes provisions related to protections and support for rooming house tenants affected by the loss of their housing due to demolition (


The City is interested in hearing from tenants who could potentially benefit from this new policy. Specifically, they want to know what kind of protections & support (the right to return to a unit in the new building? Moving costs? Help finding new housing? A rent subsidy?) would be helpful and necessary if faced with losing their housing due to demolition.

A flier for the consultation is attached.


Consultation details:

Wednesday, December 5th: 5:30-7:30pm, with pizza & intro at 5pm

PARC (1499 Queen St. W), upstairs boardroom

Please spread the word to any rooming house tenants who might be interested in participating.

tenant consultation flier

Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” – Saturday, December 8th

Posted on November 30, 2018

Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” comes to Parkdale / High Park – Saturday Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm, at Roncesvalles United Church, 214 Wright Avenue.


Friends of Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden, Roncesvalles United Church, and Another Story Bookshop, team up present this fundraiser for Partera Peacebuilders International, which works with ex-child soldiers and community activists, seeking non-violent skills and solutions, in conflict zones around the world.

Tickets $20, available at Another Story 315 Roncesvalles, or, at the door. Children 12 and under are free.

This theatrical re-creation of Ebeenezer Scrooge’s transformation in the festive season is acted and directed by Jeffrey Cottam, with original music by Bruce Ley. For more info, see:

Toronto’s Greenest Neighbourhood Program

Posted on November 28, 2018

Green Parkdale Roncesvalles & GreenestCity would like to promote Toronto’s Greenest Neighbourhood Program. They are volunteers dedicated to community outreach and would like to spread the word about energy efficiency savings, rebates, loans and initiatives.

Click here to learn how you can save money.


Open House – December 11, 2018 on Easier Access Construction at Runnymede and Keele Station

Posted on November 28, 2018

Event Details
Venue: Council Chamber – Swansea Town Hall
Address: 95 Lavinia Avenue, Toronto, ON M6S 3H9
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

TTC staff will be on hand to answer any questions.


Christmas Bazaar at Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church – December 1st

Posted on November 22, 2018

This event is happening on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church, 250 Dunn Ave. Proceeds will go towards the church’s outreach meal program.


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