BICYCLE ACCIDENTS

BICYCLE ACCIDENTS: The extent of injuries is not always easily apparent It is recommended that you consult a doctor about your injuries after a bicycle accident. Many types of injuries like brain injuries or nerve damage are often not recognized by victims right away.   An immediate consultation with a medical professional is useful both […]

The Children’s Book Bank’s 3rd Annual Book Sale

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Contributed by Roxanne Deans.  The Children’s Book Bank will be back at the Cabbagetown Festival again this year, hosting its 3rd Annual Book Sale on Sat. Sept. 7 – Sun. Sept. 8. The Book Bank’s booth will set up along Parliament Street with tables and boxes filled with hundreds of amazing adult books: fiction/non-fiction/cookbooks/graphic novels […]

Making and Impact

Impact Skateboard Club

Impact Skateboard Club is a Toronto-based not-for-profit organization for children and youth, focused on inclusion and personal development through skateboarding. Programming and events are based on three pillars: education, accessibility, and social justice.   We use the challenges and circumstances inherent to skateboarding in order to teach children about healthy self esteem, boundaries and emotional […]

Art Matters Fundraiser at Winchester Ecole

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Contributed by Jennifer Torres. When the community comes out to support their local public school, people doing great things. creates such a wonderful event!   Raising funds to support schools art programs is so important, on Thursday April 25th Winchester Public School did just that! Art Matters! Each class worked together to create one collaborative […]

The Perfect Example of People Doing Great Things!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook and Jennifer Torres. Todd Vesby, proprietor of F’Amelia Restaurant, put together a splendid evening in support of Winchester Jr. Sr. Public School on Monday January 21, 2019. Numerous parents, teachers and community members came together for a great cause.  They shared a glass of wine and some of F’Amelia’s best menu […]

Necropolis: A Balm for Holiday Frazzle

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Number 2 of Fredrick Peters Column. At Holiday time, ideally with soft icing-sugar snow, a pretty walk is through the archway of the Necropolis; a balm to any holiday-frazzle, through the twilight of these short days, away from the bustle and slush of later December. Our neighbour Henry Langley, Architect, buried there too in 1906, […]

Breathe In, Breathe Out, Laurie Ward

Five simple steps to begin your meditation practice:   1.Move into a seated or lying down position. Make sure that you are comfortable yet alert. 2..Close your eyes and remain still. 3.Breathe normally. Don’t try to control or exaggerate your breathing. 4.Focus on your breathing, feel the sensation of each inhalation and exhalation. Bring your […]

Buds & Blossoms is Growing!

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Contributed by Linnea Obern Hi friends! We are Buds & Blossoms, a family activity studio serving Cabbagetown with a diverse selection of educational and entertaining classes and events for children and their grown-ups. Since January of this year, we’ve been having a blast creating a nurturing, fun and unique space for our treasured community of […]

Green Thumbs

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Photo & article contributed by Lenka Gazova – Lenka Life Photography *VIP   Green Thumbs offers food growing and environmental education programs in 4 inner-city schools and 2 park sites. Our programs take place in the east downtown Toronto neighbourhoods of St. James Town, Cabbagetown, and Regent Park. Our gardens are about kids and their […]