Items of Interest

Free Chess for Kids!Parks, Forestry and Recreation are hosting free chess for kids at Parkdale Community Centre.See attached flyer for more details:microsoft-word-parkdale-sat-spring-2009.pdf

Fireside Culture Week – NEXT WEEK!!!

Fireside Culture Week begins next week March 2nd – March 7th 2009.

Please take the time to check the Parkdale BIA site for full event listings, and visit your neighbour’s shops and restaurants during the week, and enjoy some of Parkdale’s Culture.

See attached event listing:


Upcoming Events at High Park Public Library

Wed, Feb. 25, 2009

7-8 pm

“How to Decorate with Colour”

Afraid of colour? An interior designer with Lissee Interiors shows you how colour can add personality, drama and style. Bring a fabric swatch, pillow or accessory for inspiration.

Wed, Mar. 4, 2009

7-8 pm

“Mary Novik – author of Conceit”

The author will read from her critically acclaimed debut novel about the life of Peggy Donne, daughter of poet John Donne.

Mon, Mar. 16, 2009

2-4:15 pm

“Library Bingo”

An annual tradition at our branch. Lots of interesting prizes for the lucky winners.

Tues, Mar. 17 2009

2-3 pm

“Turkey Rhubarb”

The well-known children’s music trio, Turkey Rhubarb, entertains.

Wed, Mar. 18 2009

2-3 pm

“Comedians Evan Carter & Ann Vautour”

Connect with your funny bone. Interactive comedy workshop. Expand your creativity and learn some how-to’s of comedic performance.

Thurs, Mar. 19 2009

2-2:45 pm

“Puppet Show: The Fat Cat”

A hungry cat eats everyone he meets. Will the woodcutter put an end to this? Based on the Danish folktale.

Fri, Mar. 20 2009

2-3 pm

“Paper Airplane Flyers”

We will make several paper airplane designs and then fly them. Followed by contest and award for distance/target flying. Age 6 and up.

Toronto Fire Services

Don’t miss out – Learn More about Careers with Toronto Fire Services

Come listen and ask questions of the recruiters as they focus on the application process and career preparation for Probationary Firefighter, Call Taker/Dispatcher and Fire Prevention Inspector

See attached flyer:


Harm Reduction Speaker Series

Please see the attached flyer from the Toronto Harm Reduction Task Force.

This Speaker Series with Ethan Nadelmann will be held on February 27, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. at 410 Sherbourne Street, 3rd floor.