A magical place once called Takaronto

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Contributed by Paul-François Sylvestre. The name Toronto comes from the Iroquois word Takaronto, meaning “where trees take root in the water”. The first performance of the 50th season of Théâtre français de Toronto is entitled Ici, les arbres s’enracinent dans l’eau (Here, trees take root in the water). It runs from October 26 to 28, […]

YOU ARE INVITED!

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The 8th Annual TSCBF Art Show Fundraiser, November 2nd The Taylor Statten Camping Bursary Fund is pleased to invite you to our 8th Annual Art Show and Sale “Far and Wide. The event is being held at the Storys Building in Toronto, on Thursday, November 2nd. The show features 35 Canadian artists – from painters […]

The 2017 the Forsythia Festival

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Every May, Cabbagetown residents gather at Wellesley Park to celebrate the official welcoming of Spring. This year is no different, and the Cabbagetown Residents Association is pleased to be hosting the 46th annual Forsythia Festival on Sunday May 7, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are planning the 2017 Forsythia Festival now, so […]

Diversity and Compassion

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On December 15th, our local Member of Parliament, Bill Morneau, hosted a large Holiday Party in Regent Park, highlighting the many backgrounds that make up our vibrant community. “There’s no better place in Canada than Toronto Centre to see the diversity and compassion that make this such a special time of year” said Minister Morneau […]

Moss Park Hockey League Hungry for more players

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Contributed by April Hodgins, League Convener   The Moss Park House League is off to another fantastic start!  Our Morning League and Timbits divisions are completely full and have a small waiting list.   We do, however, have some spots left in our Afternoon League.  If you have a child aged 11 – 13 who […]

Live Amateur Boxing Returns To Cabbagetown!

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Contributed by Chris Cook   Do you remember the annual live amateur boxing show during the Cabbagetown Street Festival? For the first time since 2010, the bell will ring, restarting one of the finest traditions in Cabbagetown, live boxing.  After recent renovations to the building, an action-packed 7-bout boxing card has been sanctioned and scheduled […]

Cabbagetown Blooms During Yearly Festival

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Contributed By Kathy Flaxman. When Cabbagetown opens up its heart to the whole city, it’s a special, very exciting time.  The Cabbagetown Festival, this year celebrated on the weekend of September 10th, is truly a blast, boasting streets bursting with music, pop up shopping, plays and playlets and street food so tasty that no one […]

Cars and Festivals…Not Exactly A Match Made In Heaven

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin   Each Thursday, in anticipation of weekend road closures, if you have to drive a car around town to make a living,  you’ll likely make a point of listening to the radio or checking the City of Toronto web site.  We (I’m one of them) are anticipating road closures.  You can […]