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Upcoming Events March 26 to April 16

Updated news on events and activities can be found on facebook ( see the link at the right! )

OR check out the event calendar for complete listing
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City of Toronto
Weston Mount Dennis Neighbourhood Public Art Competition
Open House – Public Viewing
Friday March 25, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Auditorium of the Mount Dennis Branch,
Toronto Public Library, 1123 Weston Road

A two-stage competition is underway for a public artwork to be located at the northwest corner of Weston Road and Dennis Avenue. Five artists/artist teams were selected as the semi-finalists in the first stage of the competition and invited to submit proposals. The proposal are on display for review and comment.
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Black Creek Conservation Project
POSTPONED
Tree Tending and Wood Chip Application
Saturday March 26, 1:00 – 3:30pm

Meet at Rockcliffe Yard, (Alliance and Rockcliffe)
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Mount Dennis Community Association

Earth Hour Celebration
Saturday March 26, 8:30 – 9:30
At 8:30 Meet up with your neighbours in various Mount Dennis locations* – bring a candle, lantern or flashlight and walk together to Eglinton flats – Topham pond.

At 9:00 join all our candles together and share hot chocolate and granola bars with your neighbours as you marvel at the stars/night/trees/animals … sharing ideas to honour the earth.

9:30 head home – hopefully having met someone new, seen something new and/or learned something new that you can put into practice to save the world.

*Scotia Bank, Corner of Jane & Lambton, Mount Dennis United Church, Corner of Jane and Bartonville.
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City of Toronto
Gas Station Zoning on No Frills Site
Public Meeting
Tuesday March 29, 7pm
York Civic Centre (2700 Eglinton Ave. W.)
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Mount Dennis Legion – 1050 Weston Road

Adult Darts Tournament -CANCER FUNDRAISER
Saturday, April 2nd
Legion Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Registration from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m.
Play to start at 11:00 a.m. sharp!
Four person team $60.00, Doubles $30.00 – $20 from each Team & $10 from each Doubles will go to “Ride for Cancer, Conquer the Cure”
Kitchen will be open for lunch
Coffee & Donuts available
Cash prizes! Cash bar.
For more info: http://www.torontodarts.com

“NEW JERSEY NIGHTS” DINNER & SHOW
Saturday, April 9th
Cocktails at 6 p.m. Dinner served at 6:30 p.m. The Show will follow at 8 p.m.

Roast beef dinner with dessert & The Story of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons
Performed by tribute artists – Starring Paul Fracassi as Frankie Valli
Tickets are $40, Cash Bar
Available at the clubroom bar.
Please purchase your tickets in advance Before April 2nd.
All 19+ years are welcome!

EASTER DINNER & DANCE
Good Friday, April 22nd
Fish & Chip Dinner 6 to 7:30 p.m. (while supplies last)
Followed by a DANCE starting at 8 p.m. with our DJ Jeannine
All 19+ years are welcome to attend.

Our 11th Annual Spring Sale Crafts & Flea
Saturday April 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Our Sale features: A Silent Auction & 40+ vendors
For Vendor information please email

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

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Mount Dennis Community Association
Spring Cleanups
(note change in dates)
Saturday April 2, 10am. Meet at Jane and Bartonville to clean up on the Jane St hill of Fergie Brown Park
Saturday April 9, 10 am Meet at the end of Somerville Ave
Clean up in Pearon Park and along the ravine by Glenvalley Dr and Sunnybrae Cres
Join us for dessert and tea following on Sunnybrae Cres after the clean up
Saturday April 16, 10am Mayor Rob Ford’s Community Clean up Day. Westlake (formerly Jasper) Park. Join us for free BBQ at noon following the clean up
Sunday April 24, 10am. Meet at Jane and Lambton to clean up the ravine along Lambton and Astoria
Saturday April 30, 10am Meet on Oxford Avenue in front of Stanchester apartment

Garbage bags, Gloves and litter provided at each clean up
Refreshments provided. Highschool community hours provided.
Contact mdca@mountdennis.ca for more details
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Toronto Public Library
Mount Dennis Community Open House – Mount Dennis Branch Renovation
Thursday, April 7, 2011 – Drop in anytime between 6:00 – 8:00 p.m
Mount Dennis Branch (1123 Weston Road, below Eglinton Avenue)

Toronto Public Library is inviting members of the public to help shape a new vision for Mount Dennis Branch by sharing their opinions at a community open house on Thursday, April 7, 2011.

Toronto Public Library senior staff and architects from G. Bruce Stratton Architects will be on hand to seek input from the public on the proposed renovation plans which will improve accessibility, enhance customer service and provide a larger, more welcoming space for the community.

The Mount Dennis Branch renovation is scheduled to begin in late 2011.
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City of Toronto
Community Centre Rezoning
Public Meeting
Wednesday April 6, 7pm
York Civic Centre (2700 Eglinton Ave. W.)
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Invitation to our Annual General Meeting
Celebrating our 10th Year!
WESTON KING NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE

TUESDAY April 12th, 2011 at 7:00 P.M.
Central United Church
(2017 WESTON ROAD)
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FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION
for NEWCOMERS and LOW INCOME FAMILIES
Thursday April 7, 5 – 8pm
Monday April 11, 5 – 8pm
Saturday April 16, 10 am – 1pm
Tuesday April 26, 5 – 8pm

Toronto Public Library WESTON, 2 King St., Toronto, ON, M9N 1K9
Please register in the library in person or by calling 416.394.1016
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Ongoing events

Community Kitchen meets every Friday from 6 -9 at Mount Dennis United Church – everyone is welcome. Next meeting is March 25 – Jane’s walk planning and Youth Movie Night

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+

Play & Learn meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45 – 11:00 am at Dennis Avenue Community School. Play and Learn is a program where parents and caregivers and their children (ages 0 -6) meet others and play interactively in a learning environment. The Program includes creative activities, drama, music, pre-reading, math concepts, large and fine motor activities. Run by Macaulay Child Development Centre Ontario Early Years Centre contact 416-653-3270 for more information.

Mount Dennis Legion
Progressive Euchre held on the 1st Saturday of the months of February thru May.
Join us on April 2nd 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.

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

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Mark your Calendar for these future events
May 7&8, 2pm Jane’s Walk in Mount Dennis
May 7, 6:30pm: Humber Community Seniors’ Services Fundraiser ‘Mobster Ball’ – @Mount Dennis Legion Hall – more info contact Raymond at 416 249 7946 / kane@humberseniours.org
May 15, 3pm ‘Jake’s Gift’ a one hour play presented at the Royal Canadian Legion, Mount Dennis Branch 31 1050 Weston Road • Tickets: $10 (free for all WWII veterans) Call 416-767-0231 or via email legionbr31@yahoo.com

Mount Dennis Community Association
c/o 71 Guestville Ave, Toronto M6N 4N4
http://www.mountdennis.ca
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