PollinateTO recipients and Compost Days

This week, the City announced the recipients of the PollinateTO community grants. Through the grants, the City provides funding of up to $5,000 per project for community-led initiatives that create or expand pollinator habitat on public and private lands in Toronto. I am happy to share that this grant was awarded to several projects in… Continue reading PollinateTO recipients and Compost Days

Clean Together Toronto 2022

The City of Toronto’s 2022 Clean Toronto Together campaign is back this year! Residents, schools, businesses and community groups are encouraged to take part in the annual spring cleanup from Friday, April 22 to Sunday, April 24. Participants are asked to register their cleanups online at www.livegreentoronto.ca. Registration helps the City to arrange special litter… Continue reading Clean Together Toronto 2022

FMTA: Virtual Tenant School

Announcing the Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations’ VIRTUAL TENANT SCHOOL Free legal workshops for tenants via Zoom Taught by staff from community legal clinics and the Federation of Metro Tenants Associations March 2nd & 3rd at 6 pm and March 5th and 6th at 2 pm  Intro to Landlord/Tenant Law – Wednesday, March 2nd, 6… Continue reading FMTA: Virtual Tenant School

Register for the High Park Summer Hikes

Title: High Park Summer Hikes for All Ages   Event description:  The High Park Nature Centre invites you to guided summer hikes for all ages. We build our friendship with nature by exploring the many gifts and riches found in all four corners of High Park. Use your senses, discover different habitats and learn together… Continue reading Register for the High Park Summer Hikes

ActiveTO Lake Shore West Update

Today the City is announcing a schedule of full and partial closures of Lakeshore West as part of our ActiveTO program. Many of us had wanted this to happen sooner. Because we are reconstructing the intersection of King/Queen/Queensway/Roncesvalles (KQQR) there was a possibility that closing Lakeshore at the same time would create serious problems. There… Continue reading ActiveTO Lake Shore West Update

Free drop-in outdoor programs for children and youth in Toronto

ParksPlayTO and Summer in the 6IX will return this summer to engage Toronto youth, children and their families at parks and outdoor spaces across the City for a second summer. Beginning Monday, July 5, ParksPlayTO will offer free drop-in and activity-based, recreation programming Monday to Friday at 74 locations. ParksPlayTO will offer activities such as… Continue reading Free drop-in outdoor programs for children and youth in Toronto

ActiveTO routes announced for May long weekend in Toronto

This weekend’s ActiveTO major weekend road closures includes parts of Lake Shore Boulevard East, Lake Shore Boulevard West and roads within High Park. All will be closed to vehicular traffic to give residents more space for exercise and provide safe access to pedestrians and cyclists. The new ActiveTO Bayview multi-use trail is now open for… Continue reading ActiveTO routes announced for May long weekend in Toronto

Mental Health Event hosted by Windermere United Church

ANXIETY – Friend or Foe? Thursday, May 13, 7 p.m. Free Online Event, hosted by Windermere United Church Join Andrew Poulos, M. Ed., for a conversation on understanding and addressing anxiety. Andrew is a Registered Psychotherapist who helps students and adults actively manage mental health challenges. In this one-hour conversation, Andrew will unpack anxiety, how… Continue reading Mental Health Event hosted by Windermere United Church

High Park Zoo Events! – ZOOVIEWS on May 1 and May 15.

EVENT 1: ZOOVIEWS is Friends of High Park Zoo’s live speaker series with the ability to ask questions of an expert! Join on Saturday, May 1 at 1:00pm EST, along with animal expert Dr. Taylor Chastain Griffin to learn more about llamas. Please visit our website (www.highparkzoo.ca/events) for Zoom meeting details. This talk will be… Continue reading High Park Zoo Events! – ZOOVIEWS on May 1 and May 15.