Children’s Book Bank

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October is shaping up to be a big month at The Children’s Book Bank! This school year, join us every PA day for a special themed craft and activity, hosted all day long. The first PA Day of the school year will be on Friday, October 11, and the theme will be “All Things Fall.” […]

Pumpkin Carve-A-Thon at Allen Gardens

Kids and families! Carve your very own mini-pumpkin jack-o-lantern to take home at the Friends of Allan Gardens second annual Pumpkin Carve-A-Thon! We’ll supply all the carving equipment needed. Please remember to bring a plastic bag to carry your pumpkin home, and a container for your pumpkin seeds if you want to take them home […]

Hi Five For Life!

Contributed by Jody Shulgan.  HFFL- is a health and wellness program for elementary school children that ignites self discovery around how we can make small changes that affect our overall health and wellbeing for life. They strive to make a strong connection between self care, caring for others and the planet.   The program has […]

Road Hockey- eh!

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Contributed by Carly Gaston.  What could be more symbolic of Canada and summer in the city than road hockey? Once a week at the end of Amelia you will find Chris and his son Jackson, Steve and his son Henry along with a group of boys and girls battling hard for the win.  Affectionately called […]

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 […]

Cabbagetown Boxer – Kemal Tejeda Going to the Canadian Nationals

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On March 23rd, a chilly Spring evening in Cabbagetown, our cherished Cabbagetown Boxing Gym hosted a very successful Fundraiser for 20-year-old, veteran boxer Kemel Tejeda. With 7 years of hard training ‘under his belt’, 17 fights and 12 wins- he is a true ‘Golden Gloves Champion’! “Kemel is blessed at being a big guy with […]