What’s happening in Mount Dennis – May 13

Royal Canadian Legion, Mount Dennis Branch 31 – 1050 Weston Road
‘Jake’s Gift’
Sunday May 15, 3pm

Tickets: $10 (free for all WWII veterans)

Call 416-767-0231 or via email legionbr31@yahoo.com
Clean Train Coalition
Clean Train Railbender 2011

Monday May 16th, 7 – 9pm
Gladstone Hotel (Queen east of Dufferin)

You are invited to the Clean Train Coalition 2011 Railbender, taking place this coming Monday night (May 16th) at the Gladstone Hotel from 7 to 9pm with speeches at 8. CTC will be launching NO LITTLE PLAN, a report on GO electrification by CTC Research Coordinator Greg Gormick, plus giving out the first `CTC Railbender Award`.
Roseland’s Horticultural
Plant Sale &
Emmett Ave Community Garden Season Opener

Saturday May 21, 9am – noon
Eglinton Flats – NW quadrant – enter on Emmett Ave

Featuring lots of interesting perennials from Roselands’ members gardens, as well as commercially grown annuals, herbs, and vegetables!
The Mount Dennis Social Club will have refreshments available for purchase.
The Keelesdale Park Bridge Open House

Wednesday, May 25 7pm-9pm
St. Clair West Services for Seniors (2562 Eglinton Avenue West – second floor,)

TTC is undertaking a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for a new bridge that will provide an alternate entrance to facilities at Keelesdale Park while construction work for the Eglinton Scarborough Crosstown LRT is taking place. The bridge will help traffic flow on Eglinton during construction and provide a permanent link and access between the York Community Centre and Chris Tonks arena. ________________________________________
FREE Spring into Wellness Community Fair

Thursday May 26, 2011
2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Learning Enrichment Foundation (116 Industry Street)

Trade Show; Workshops; Community Resources
Health information; Kids Zone; Light Refreshments
It’s an event for the whole family!
Syme 55+ Centre
May Flowers Community Party
Fri. May 27th 11 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Syme 55+ Centre, 33 Pritchard Avenue (near Jane north of Dundas)

• Lunch, Italian Style —at Noon (Be our guest while quantities last)
• Live music with roving musicians • A plant sale hosted by our gardeners
• Crafts and baked goods for sale.
2012 City of Toronto Budget Consultations underway

Community consultations on core city service cutbacks happening from May 24 to June 7. For more info see: http://www.toronto.ca/torontoservicereview/

We encourage you to review the material and complete the survey (available online or download and send in via mail). You can participate in round table discussions prior to completing the survey – the nearest one is on Saturday May 28 from 2 -4pm at Etobicoke Collegiate, cafeteria – 86 Montgomery (Bloor & Islington)
________________________________________City of Toronto Recreation Service Plan Public Consultations

Mon May 30th, 7-9 pm – Etobicoke Olympium

Parks, Forestry and Recreation in collaboration with other City divisions and partners is developing a five-year Recreation Service Plan to ensure that the City is meeting the changing recreation and leisure needs of Toronto residents now and in the future. Specifically, the Service Plan aims to ensure that all Torontonians have equitable access to quality recreation and leisure services that are relevant and reflective of each community’s needs. The plan will be comprehensive and will include recreation programs currently offered by other service providers.

Registration required. Alternate dates, more information and online survey can be found at http://www.toronto.ca/parks/engagement/serviceplan/
Canada Census 2011

Census information is important for your community and is vital for planning services such as schools, daycare, police services, fire protection and health services. All households in Canada receive a census package that includes either a letter with instructions for completing the questionnaire online or a paper questionnaire.

Be part of this new portrait of Canada, and complete your census questionnaire within the next 10 days.

to complete online http://census2011.gc.ca/
Smile Theatre Presents
Joyful Noise
Monday, June 6th 2pm
Mount Dennis United Church,
71 Guestville Ave (entrance & parking on Dennis Ave)

Enjoy a one hour show about a recently widowed woman who decides, for the first time in her life, to take up singing lessons. She finds she has very little in common with the young man who agrees to teach her, but both of them end up changing each other’s lives. A funny and touching musical.

Pay what you Can
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.

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+

Mount Dennis Legion
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.

Mark the date:
Tuesday June 14, 5pm – Neighbour’s Night Out – BBQ, Multi-cultural Fashion , Show, Open Mike & Entertainment for all ages.

Updated news on events and activities can be found on facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mount-Dennis-Community-Association#!/pages/Mount-Dennis-Community-Association/188176617870998
mountdennis.ca website (check out the event calendar for complete listing)

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