Things to do in the neighbourhood

Friday May 30 to Sunday June 1
Neighbourwoods Tree Inventory Training
Neighbourwoods ia a two-day course that will teach participants why and how to inventory urban trees.  Course instructors are from U of T Forestry Faculty.  Graduates of this course will then be invited to participate in the Trinity Bellwoods Neighbourhood Tree Inventory project taking place this summer.  For more information visit: www.yourleaf.org/sites/yourleaf.org/files/neighbourwoods_course_toronto_2014.pdf  today!

Saturday May 31, 2 PM
Garrison Creek – Laneway Walking Tour
Explore laneways in the Garrison Creek watershed.  You will hear all about a waterharvesting project that is planned for  the laneway beside the Fred Hamilton Park, discover some amazing laneway art, visit a laneway butterfly garden that is part of the butterfly corridor being created by the Homegrown National Park, and enjoy gardens and trees along the way. Meet at the corner of Crawford and College Sts. Walk Partners: Helen Mills of Lost Rivers, Graeme Parry of Toronto Laneway Tours, David Suzuki Homegrown National Park, and Friends of Roxton Road Parks

Saturday June 7th, 11 AM
Swim the Garrison Creek
FoRPP will be participating in the global 100 in 1 Day event, held in Toronto for the first time this year. We’d like to invite all our friends and neighbours to come and experience our “Swim the Garrison Creek” installation in Fred Hamilton Park from 11am onward. The event coincides with Dundas West Fest, the annual street festival along Dundas from Ossington to Lansdowne – so stop by before or after enjoying the festivities and see what we’re up to in the park!
We’re also soliciting donations of blue and green fabric to create our installation, so please email us if you have any old fabric you can contribute.

Saturday, June 7, 2014, 11am to 10pm 
Dundas West Fest
Dundas Street West between Ossington & Lansdowne in Toronto

FUN FAIRS

Thursday June 5th, 3:30 to 8 pm
St. Luke Catholic School Fun Fair
Neighbours are invited to join St. Luke’s Catholic School community in George Ben Park and school grounds for oodles of fun and music including silent auction, BBQ, inflatables, baked goods.  Raffle Baskets, TFC tickets, Blue Jay tickets, Andrea Bargnani signed Jersey… All to be won!  All proceeds from the Fair will support technology in the school for the students.

Friday June 13th  3:30 to 7 pm
Ossington Old Orchard Public School Fun Fair
Lots of games for kids and adults, jumpy castles, BBQ, baked goods, cold drinks, sno-cones, cotton candy, raffles, and treats and of course, the DUNK TANK.

Coffee: If you missed out on Fred’s Favorite Blend coffee beans, roasted for us exclusively by Dark City Coffee, we still have some 1/2 pound bags available for a $10 donation to FoRRP.   If you live in the neighbourhood, we’ll deliver!”

 

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