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Upcoming Events in Mount Dennis, March 2 to 9, 2011

Metrolinx

Weston Tunnel Design Review

Thursday, March 3, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

York West Active Living Centre

(Weston Road & Lawrence)

The attached PDF  contains:  draft agenda; feedback highlights: new renderings – backyard view;  opportunities for input; and  updates from January 26 meeting

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Mark at 416-241-2300 or gts@gotransit.com.


Financial Advocacy & Problem Solving (FAPS)

Banking: What You Need to Know

Friday March 4,   6:30-8:30pm

Location: Action for Neighbourhood Change (ANC) Office

1366B Weston Rd.(Just south of Jane in the Signature Plaza)

…With Discussion on Credit and Budgeting

Hosted by TD Banking Professional

Coordinated by: Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre:

For more info Please contact 416-663-2733 ext. 279  or ANC at 416-242-7031


Mount Dennis United Church & Mount Dennis Social Club

Pancake Supper

Tuesday March 8, 5:30 – 7pm

71 Guestville Ave, entrance and parking on Dennis Ave.

All you can eat Pancakes with sweet and savoury sides and toppings.  Served continuously so stop by anytime.   Adults $7, Students $4, under 5 free


Syme 55+ Centre

Celebrate Year of the Rabbit Luncheon

Friday March 11, 12:00-2:00PM

Syme 55+ Centre,  33 Prichard Avenue

$10 members  /  $12 non-members

R.S.V.P by March 4 nancyrychel@bellnet.ca


St Alban’s Boys and Girls Club

March Break Camp

March 14 -18, 8am- 5pm

121 Humber Blvd

Sports, Games, Arts, Cooking, Play – Registration is open to children ages 6 -12.  $10 covers whole week, including trip on Friday.  Contact  Sheleena Forfar Sheleena@stalbansclub.ca  /  647 427 4929 ext 1   to register.


Black Creek Conservation Project

Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, March 16, 6:30 PM.
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 31
1050 Weston Road, upstairs

For more info see www.bccp.ca


Black Creek Conservation Project

Spring Bird Walk


Saturday March 19, 10 am to Noon
Smythe Park to Scarlett Road
meet by the children’s playground in Smythe Park

(Driving entrance is off Scarlett road between East Drive & Dundas ST,  TTC and walking entrance at Jane and Alliance  (across from Jane park Plaza)

For more info see www.bccp.ca


The Mount Dennis Branch of the Toronto Public Library

Program for Grandparents and their Grandchildren

Wednesdays, March 23-April 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Grandparents will connect with other grandparents, participate in gentle fitness, and create arts and crafts with their grandchildren, aged 0-6 years.

Register in person or by calling 416-394-1008.


Mount Dennis Legion – 1050 Weston Road

Progressive Euchre held on the 1st Saturday of the months of February thru May.

Join us on March 5th for Progressive Euchre. Entry fee is $6. Registration from 7 to 7:15 p.m. Play (10 games) begins at 7:30 p.m. Cash prizes.

St. Paddy’s Dinner & Dance

Saturday, March 12,   Cocktails at 6 p.m.  Cash Bar.

Corned Beef & Cabbage dinner  with dessert at 6:30 p.m.

Dinner Tickets $10 each available at the clubroom bar.

Please purchase dinner tickets by March 5th.

IRISH DANCERS at 7:30 p.m.   Entertainer NORM MASON at 8 p.m. with all of your favourite Irish tunes for your dancing &/or listening pleasure.

Open Cribbage Tournament

Sunday , March 13

Two Person Teams – entry fee of $25.00 per team

Registration from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Play (10 games) starts at 12:30 p.m.

First 100 Entries Are Guaranteed A Seat – registration form attached

Cash Bar, food available

$2000 in Prizes – Based On 100 Teams

 

Fridays – Weekly BBQ from 6 till 7:30 p.m.

Trivia at 8:30 p.m. Entry fee is $3. Form a team & compete for cash prizes!

Cash Bar. All 19+ years are welcome!

 

Every Tuesday Afternoon Seniors Club from Noon till 3 p.m.

Join us for a light lunch ($2).

Enjoy meeting new friends, playing cards, snooker, pool, tabletop shuffleboard, dominoes or just good conversation.    All 55+ years are welcome.

 

Registration, tickets or  info please e-mail legionbr31@yahoo.com or call 416-767-0231


Ontario and Federal New Democratic Party

‘Poor No More’

Saturday March 19,  2pm

York Civic Centre Council Chambers

We all know about them, we all see them, many of us are them. The

working poor. The people who have jobs, who work as hard as they can, but they never seem to get ahead of the rent, of childcare, of paying off debts, and for whom time off sick can get them in trouble, or possibly even fired.

Paul Ferreira, Ontario New Democratic Party (ONDP) candidate for York South–

Weston, and Mike Sullivan, federal New Democratic Party (NDP) candidate for York South–Weston, are pleased to present a FREE screening of this important and  timely documentary.


York Lions Steel Band

We have Openings for Musically Talented Youth, Ages 11-16

Would you like to learn how to play the only new instrument of the 20th  Century – THE STEEL DRUM?   Then travel and perform in cities around Ontario and the U.S.A., ALL FOR FREE ?

Practices are Monday and Thursday evenings, 6:30-9:00 PM

at Harwood Hall, 85 Cayuga Ave. (Weston Rd. & Rogers Rd. area)

CALL 416-769-3446 for more information


Ongoing events

 

Community Kitchen meets every Friday from 6 -9 at Mount Dennis United Church – everyone is welcome.

Interested in participated in Foodshare’s Good Food Box program?  Community Kitchen is coordinating pick-ups every other week.  Want to get in on the next delivery then email mountdenniscommunitykitchen@gmail.com to place your order.

 

Mount Dennis Walking Club meets on Sunday mornings at 8:30 am at the corner of Eglinton and Weston Road.  Each week is a different route thru Mount Dennis.

 

Free Yoga classes on Wednesdays and Fridays at Mount Dennis United Church – 7pm

Mount Dennis Social club meets on Wednesdays from 5 – 8 pm at Mount Dennis United Church.  Share in food, cards and social time.  Open to all 19+

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