Since the City’s Street PLAY program is cancelled how about using our laneways to program activities? Here is a handy guide to organizing a laneway activity that can have a particular purpose or just be for fun.
You do NOT need a road closure permit for a laneway event, because you cannot put any fixed set-up in the laneway. Keep it temporary and be ready to move it (car coming!) or use the non-right-of-way areas (parking pads, backyards, etc.).