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Whats happening in Mount Dennis – June 3, 2011

Mount Dennis Community Association
Building Transit that works for Mount Dennis
Tuesday, June 7  7:00pm – 9:00pm
Mount Dennis Legion,  1050 Weston Rd
 
A Community Forum with updates from Metrolinx and TTC
 
Commentators
Steve Munro: Public Transit Advocate
Tess Kalinowski: Toronto Star Transportation Reporter
Jamie Kirkpatrick: Toronto Environmental Alliance Transit Campaigner
 
Question and Answer Session
The purpose of the forum is to gain understanding of transit planning to help MDCA determine ways to maximize community benefits and minimize negative impacts for Mount Dennis.   Topics include: Eglinton LRT update and plans for Mount Dennis and Jane; The former Kodak lands site development; A Mount Dennis Mobility Hub


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


Councillor Nunziata invites you to a
Community Meeting – Upgrades for Pearen Park
 
Monday June 6,  7pm
Mount Dennis Legion (1050 Weston Road)
 
Water park structure repair and proposed outdoor ice rink


Metrolinx
 
Human Health Mitigation Plan Public Sessions
Thursday, June 9, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
York West Active Living Centre
1901 Weston Road (at Lawrence Ave)
 
You are invited to participate in the 30-day consultation period to have your say on the draft Human Health Mitigation Plan.
The consultation period is from June 2 to July 4, 2011.
 
Review the materials Georgetown South Project – Draft Human Health Mitigation Plan – Background and Glossary, attend a briefing session  (closest one is identified above)  or drop by one by one of the community offices to fill out a comment form and give us your feedback on our draft Human Health Mitigation Plan.
 


Neighbour’s Night Out 
Tuesday June 14, 5pm to sundown  (rain or shine)
All along Dennis Avenue
 
Open Mike – Youth Performance – Show off your Talent!
Multicultural Fashion Show,    Keepin It Real Performing
Soccer, Basketball and Games for Kids Raffles, Ice cream and Treats for everyone
Face Painting, Kids Tattoos, Dart Games Arts and Crafts, Henna and Mural Painting
 
BBQ with the Mount Dennis community kitchen
(Come support our cooks and raise money for community projects)


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)
 
 
Mount Dennis Legion
 
67th D-Day Memorial Service
Sunday, June 5th at 2 p.m.
Sanctuary Park Cemetery (Royal York & Dixon Roads)
Service is on rain or shine.
Following the service Mount Dennis Branch is hosting Veterans’ Day Celebrations
& a Support Our Troops Fundraiser in our clubroom from 3 to 7 p.m.
Entertainment with DJ Rick Gimza & food available
 
KARAOKE
Friday, June 10th from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m with KJ Randy
 
GIANT OPEN CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT
on Sunday, June 12th  (Early registration by June 3rd guarantees team placement.)
Entry fee is $25 per team.
Registration at 11:30 a.m. till 12:15 p.m. Play (10 games) begins at 12:30 p.m.
Lots of cash prizes! Cash Bar, Snack Bar
 
OPEN JAM SESSION
Saturday, June 25th 7 p.m. in the clubroom
Bring a musical instrument or join in song!
Cash Bar
All 19+ years are welcome!
 
CANADA DAY PARTY
Friday, July 1st   Fun starts at 2 p.m.
Canadian games, Canadian Trivia Quiz, Music with DJ Bill DeCaro at 4 p.m.
BBQ from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m
Free Birthday Cake & 1/2 hourly door prizes till 8 p.m.
 
All 19+ years are welcome
 
 


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 your Calendar
 Wed Jun 29, 7pm –  MDCA host a community update meeting with our local politicians

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