The Parkdale Library is closing on April 8th for a small renovation and will reopen the end of June. Parkdale patrons can return items to our closest branches – High Park Library (228 Roncesvalles Ave.) and Bloor/Gladstone Library (1101 Bloor St. W.).
Parkdale’s Museum & Arts Passes and the Musical Instrument Lending Library will continue at High Park Library. High Park Library will be open on Sundays starting Sunday April 14th!
A Town Hall For Condo Renters
Keynote Speaker: Mike Labbé – President & CEO, Options International
Is condo ownership possible in Toronto? Mike believes it is.
Come join in for this valuable discussion.
Organize by Chris Glover, MPP Spadina-Fort York
RSVP by Friday, March 15 to CGlover-CO@ndp.on.ca
Date: Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Place: 11 Mariner Terrace, 3rd Floor (CityPlace SuperClub)
Thank you to all who participated in the Parkdale Hub Future Planning Survey
Between January and February we received 183 survey responses! The survey is still open and we are actively seeking more feedback from community members – HERE.
Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust, Parkdale People’s Economy, and Parkdale Residents Association are now working together to organize resident workshops and information sessions around the Hub.
This update will:
Share a summary of the survey results we received in January and February.
SEE A SUMMARY OF THE RESPONSES
Inform you of an upcoming free Speakers Series about community hub planning. – HERE
This is your opportunity to examine the 2019 City Budget. Information on the 2019 Preliminary Budget can be found HERE. Budget materials will be made available at the meeting.
Discussion points are:
- how the City raises revenue
- how the City manages finances
- how the City invests in services
Date: Thursday, Feb. 28th, 2019
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
1515 Bloor St. W. (Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton School – 3rd
Floor Staff Room)
*Accessible entrance is on the south side of the building on Dundas St West*
During March break Free Family Skate at the Coca-Cola Coliseum. Children 12 years and under are required to wear a CSA approved helmet. Skate rentals and sharpening are not available. Your chance to skate in a pro hockey venue.
Date: March 11, 12, 13, & 15th, 2019
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Place: 45 Manitoba Drive, Exhibition Place (Coca-Cola Coliseum)
This Family Day weekend, explore Ontario Place, Toronto’s winter oasis on the waterfront and create new memories to last a lifetime. In addition to their regular winter program and renowned Winter Light Exhibition, they are excited to host back-to-back DJ Skate Parties with DJ Fawn Big Canoe and DJ Shane Mackinnon, a YMCA Kids Winter Pop Up and a complimentary screening of A Beautiful Planet at the Cinesphere. For those artistically inclined, Art Tonite will host paint nights Saturday and Sunday and SPFX Kids will be onsite for a series of special effects classes and face painting for kids. Plan your Family Day at Ontario Place, where there is something special for everyone!
You can view a full list of activities here.
Date: Friday to Monday, Feb. 15th to 18th, 2019
Time: Hours vary for each day
Place: 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (Ontario Place West Island)
Once again, Toronto’s waterfront is under attack. This time it is Ontario Place. The Provincial government is planning to turn it over to the private sector, but Ontario Place For All is ready to fight for a publicly focused alternative.
You can help by signing up with Ontario Place For All
and spreading the word to your friends and networks. Already over 1100 people have joined!!!