Urban Roots Youth – Fridays for Green Future Volunteer Program

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Contributed by Green Thumbs Growing Kids. Green Thumbs cultivates environmental stewardship through hands-on garden and food education for urban children and their communities. Urban Roots Youth is a youth-centered program that takes place in our greenhouses and gardens, after school, from winter through spring. It’s a great way to get to know other secondary school […]

Save Cabbagetown Youth Centre

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Contributed by Lenka Gazova .  Most recently, CYC has seen decline in provincial funding and without support, the CYC doors will be closed permanently after 38 years! On Feb 7th Kristyn Wong-Tam, along with dozens of Cabbagetowners, Toronto residents, business partners and children, held a press conference at City Hall to fight for the centre […]

Dixon Hall’s Annual Gala

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Dixon Hall’s Annual Gala, “Music For Life,” Returns to Raise Funds for Music Education At Dixon Hall, we believe that access to the arts and music education is vital for all children. Every year, our Music School provides 12,500 high-quality music lessons to over 300 students from Regent Park and surrounding neighbourhoods at subsidized prices. […]

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The Parliament street News is looking for your articles and your ads! Know of someone ‘doing great things’? Know of a small business that may benefit from a local newspaper that can promote their services to over 5000 readers? We want to hear from you and them.   Tradespeople, new start ups, landscapers, contractors, local […]

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 […]

2nd Annual Cabbagetown Costume Drive

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The First Annual Cabbagetown Costume Drive resulted in over THIRTY new and used costumes! Thank you to all who supported this effort. Costumes will be delivered to Nellie’s Shelter for Women and Children in time for this Halloween. To donate this year please leave your costumes on the porch at 435 Sumach St. Happy Fall! […]