The Santa Claus Parade in Cabbagetown!

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A New Tradition? We sure hope so! — Contributed by Lenka Gazova.   The Santa Claus Parade has been spreading joy for over 100 years! Attended by thousands of spectators, volunteers and sponsors each year. Since 1980, the parade has started near Christie Pits Park. This year however, due to ongoing city construction, the organizers decided […]

Let’s help The Moss Park Hockey League.

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The Moss Park Hockey League has allowing kids in the downtown east end to play hockey for free. FOR FREE!! The only free hockey in Canada and they have been doing for over 62 years. It has always been a volunteer-driven and word of mouth league. This year alone they have 270 players and they […]

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 […]