Ward 14 Weekend Events Reminder

Posted on June 22, 2012

 

 

 

Another busy weekend from the north to the south of Ward 14,

make sure to visit some of the great events happening!

 

PARC and Making Room Community Arts Present: Join The Adventure Boat Launch and Pageant:

  • Saturday, June 23rd, 4:30pm, Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre (PARC) at 1499 Queen St. W
  • A Pageant down Dowling Ave. to launch the boat on the waterfront
  • To learn more see: More Information

 

The Parkdale Bazaar Summer Splash and Parkdale Mini Flea:

  • Saturday, June 23rd, 2012, 11am-5pm, Queen St. West and Cowan Ave
  • Kids Art Zone, face painting, along with 25+ of local artisan and vintage vendors
  • To learn more see: More Information

 

Elm Grove Summer Street Party:

  • Saturday, June 23rd, 2012, 10am-5pm, Elm Grove Ave.
  • Garage sales, local parkdale vendors, and activities
  • To learn more see: More Information

 

Parkdale Film + Video Showcase:

  • June 21st-24th, 2012, various locations
  • film and video screenings, installations, performances, and workshops
  • To learn more see: More Information

 

West Bend Community Association Railside Gardens Clean Up:

  • Sunday, June 24th, 2012,  10am, Dundas and Jerome St.
  • Meet your neighbours, rake leaves, clean up litter, weed and prune along the length of the Railside gardens
  • To learn more see: More Information

 

The Junction Summer Solstice Festival (and Junction Farmers Market):

  • Saturday, June 23rd, from 10 am to Midnight, Dundas St West
  • Farmers Market, buskers, performers, vendors, family games, and more
  • To learn more see: More Information

 

The Parkdale Bazaar Summer Kick Off and A Parkdale Mini Flea – Saturday June 23rd, 2012

Posted on June 22, 2012

 

 

It’s Back!

Summer Splash Bazaar

Join us for a celebration of Summer 2012 with a Kids Art Zone, face painting, along with 25+ of local artisan and vintage vendors.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

11:00am to 5:00pm

Queen St. West and Cowan Ave

 

 

The Spirit of the Parkdale Bazaar is a great example of the prominent fringe culture in Parkdale, and local interest in recycled, repurposed and home-grown living.

 

Parkdale Community Development Group (PCDG) works with other community groups and develops and delivers projects that aim to improve the health of the Parkdale community, and to nourish the cultural and artistic landscape that it’s known for.

 

To learn more about this great event and the amazing organization behind it please see: Parkdale Community Development Group – Parkdale Bazaar

 

 

 

 

Once you have visited the Parkdale Bazaar and the Elm Grove Street Party head on over to the parking lot at 1273 Queen St. W. for a Parkdale Mini Flea from 10am-5pm.  Find vintage and new clothing, second-hand books, and other bits and bobs; local vendors include Rustic Cosmo, The Well, Shopgirls, Parkdale Prana Room, and Community 54.

 

The Junction Summer Solstice Festival – Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Posted on June 22, 2012

 

 

The Junction BIA will celebrate the year’s longest day during The Junction Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday, June 23rd, between 10 am and Midnight. This event will include fantastic entertainment, food and refreshments, as well as special events at participating businesses along Dundas Street West (Indian Grove to Quebec Ave.) and Keele Street (north of Dundas).

Entertainment will include Cirque performers, buskers, interactive family games, skateboarding show, music performances, belly dancing show, exotic animal show, movie screening of the ‘Midsummer’s Night Dream’ and more.

The businesses will stay open late to bring you artistic workshops, games, info sessions, sales, giveaways, competitions, presentations, music performances, health activities, and delectable foods.

 


For detailed Festival information, please see:  http://thejunctionbia.ca/the-junction-summer-solstice/

 

 

 

 

As well, the brand new Junction Farmers Market (just outside of Ward 14 but a great initiative in the area) will be taking place at Green P Lot at Dundas St. and Pacific Ave. on Saturday morning, 8:30-12:30.

 

For More information on the Junction Farmers Market see:

Junction Farmers Market

 

 

And if you need another fix of fresh local food on Mondays, make sure to swing by Sorauren Park for the West-End Food Coop Sorauren Farmers’ Market. Every Monday this summer from 3PM-7Pm make sure to swing by.

 

For more information see:

West End Food Coop Farmers Market

 


Elm Grove Street Party – Saturday June 23, 2012

Posted on June 22, 2012

 

 

The resident of Elm Grove will be holding their first annual street party this Saturday, jun 23rd, 2012, from 10am-5pm.

 

There will be garage sales, local parkdale vendors, and activities. Everyone is welcome to swing by and meet some of our great Ward 14 residents!

 

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