Nov
25
12:30 PM12:30

Holiday Arts & Crafts with The Care Gift Elves

Holiday Arts & Crafts with The Care Gift Elves

Come and make some holiday arts & crafts... We need lots of little hands that want to help us turn the Multi-Purpose room at the Ralph Thornton Centre into Santa's workshop. 
The Holiday decorations will go to families at the Red Door Shelter. 
Also, if you don't know what to do with all your extra Christmas tree decorations and lights as well as that artificial Christmas tree that has been taking up space in your home... 
bring and donate your gently used HOLIDAY ITEMS to benefit children and families at the Red Door Shelter!

Pick up can be arranged. Contact us for details!

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Nov
5
10:00 AM10:00

The Shop-Up presented by Love, Mom

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Welcome to The Shop-Up, a design market we curated for busy moms like us who are always looking for the next best thing that’s right under our nose. We’re bringing chic and conscious must-haves to outfit your home, life and style under one roof to make shopping local that much easier and enjoyable. We’ve edited down our much-loved brands to just a dozen labels and each one is stylish, thoughtful and made with design T.L.C. Parking is free and kids are welcome: A café, snack bar, games room and activities will all be on-site so the whole family can come along. Keep scrolling to see all our featured brands.

When: Sunday November 5, 2017, 10am to 5pm.

Where: Ildsjel Collective,  4 Carlaw Avenue

Entry: FREE!

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Sips & Sweets
Sep
5
6:30 PM18:30

Sips & Sweets

An evening of drinks and vegan, allergy-friendly desserts hosted by Amanda and Joella of Everyday Allergen-Free. Join us for a cooking demonstration at the beautiful Cambria gallery on King Street East. Relax with a glass of wine or beer while we demonstrate 3 vegan, allergy-friendly recipes. The Menu - Roasted sweet potato chocolate pots with chopped pumpkin seeds and toasted rice powder - Fresh berry, tropical fruit, and herb salad - Cups of creamy coconut with strawberry sauce, crunchy cookie crumbs, and toasted coconut - Beer from Creemore Springs - A glass of red or white Enjoy all three courses and unwind.  If you have food allergies or intolerances please let us know ahead of time by emailing both amanda@everydayallergenfree.com, and joella@everydayallergenfree.com so that we can do our best to accommodate you.  Disclaimer: You MUST be 19+ to attend this event.  Goodies:  Every guest will go home with a FREE Yoso product, generously donated by the company. www.everydayallergenfree.com

An evening of drinks and vegan, allergy-friendly desserts hosted by Amanda and Joella of Everyday Allergen-Free.

Join us for a cooking demonstration at the beautiful Cambria gallery on King Street East. Relax with a glass of wine or beer while we demonstrate 3 vegan, allergy-friendly recipes.

The Menu
- Roasted sweet potato chocolate pots with chopped pumpkin seeds and toasted rice powder
- Fresh berry, tropical fruit, and herb salad
- Cups of creamy coconut with strawberry sauce, crunchy cookie crumbs, and toasted coconut
- Beer from Creemore Springs
- A glass of red or white

Enjoy all three courses and unwind. 
If you have food allergies or intolerances please let us know ahead of time by emailing both amanda@everydayallergenfree.com, and joella@everydayallergenfree.com so that we can do our best to accommodate you. 

Disclaimer: You MUST be 19+ to attend this event. 

Goodies: 
Every guest will go home with a FREE Yoso product, generously donated by the company.

www.everydayallergenfree.com

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Jun
15
11:00 AM11:00

Lovenotes Concert Series: Vc2

VC2 is an innovative cello duo able to captivate audiences through their performances of classical masterworks, unknown gems and boundary pushing music (covers of Foo-Fighters anyone?). Comprised of cellists Amahl Arulananda and Bryan Holt, the Toronto-based duo have presented accessible programs in venues ranging from intimate pubs to Roy Thomson Hall.

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The Art of Craft Beer Leslieville
Jun
3
12:00 PM12:00

The Art of Craft Beer Leslieville

The Art of Craft Beer, a multi-sensory beer experience that pairs the best in craft beer label art with the best in craft beer, is coming to Leslieville. A follow up to last fall’s wildly successful debut Art of Craft Beer event in the city’s west end, the Saturday, June 3 event is a free community event in the heart of Leslieville at the beautiful Ashbridge Estate.  

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Dundas Fun Fair
May
27
11:00 AM11:00

Dundas Fun Fair

For families looking for something to do with the kids, this is a great event that'll have them enjoying bouncy castles, games, face painting and lots of prizes. We'll also be offering a Taste of Dundas--a wide variety of international food that best represent the kids and families that go to Dundas School.

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May
18
11:00 AM11:00

Lovenotes Concert Series: The Barrel Boys

The Barrel Boys are a 5-piece bluegrass powerhouse featuring rich vocal harmonies, killer picking, and a fun-loving, down-to-earth stage presence, Informed by the deep traditions of bluegrass, country, old-time, and Americana, The Boys were recently voted by NOW magazine as one of the city's top roots bands to watch in Toronto in 2017. 

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Leslieville Food & Drink Festival
May
6
3:00 PM15:00

Leslieville Food & Drink Festival

Leslieville Food & Drink Festival is an event created for the Eastside of Toronto to bring an element of entertainment, education and community support all the while having fun. This event is an all eastside initiative in order to support and promote local businesses and the local community. #tastetheeastide

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Feb
18
7:00 PM19:00

A.M. in the P.M. at Arts Market

This Saturday Feb. 18 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Arts Market is hosting "AM in the PM", a fundraising event to raise awareness for the Toronto-based Rivertowne Breakfast Program, a group of local mothers dedicated to providing a hot breakfast to youth and families every Friday morning. 

Through the event, Arts Market hopes to give back to the community and help make a difference for Toronto's youth and families struggling while living food-insecure.

The community is encouraged to attend with their favourite "morning accessories" (robes, slippers, hair curlers, etc) and their favourite mugs for our "breakfast bar", and get ready to party like it's 9 a.m. There will be a live auction and a 50/50 draw featuring donations from local businesses like Rooster Coffee, Merchants of Green Coffee, Basecamp, Lady Marmalade and many more. We will also have games and trivia.

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Feb
14
7:30 PM19:30

Stupid Cupid Anti-Valentine Social at The Vandenberg House

Don't have a Valentine's? Who Cares?!

Join us at The VandenBerg House to celebrate all things non valentines.

Our house chef will be preparing a delightful selection of international sharing dishes, paired with wine and beer samples with a sweets selection to finish the evening.

Join us on Valentine's Evening for laughs, fun, food and a few drinks. Don't stay home alone. Come celebrate your singleness!

Call us with any questions, you may have.. Purchase your advance ticket through Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stupid-cupid-anti-valentines-social-tickets-31882462303

This is a mature, over 28 affair. 

From the organizers that bring Silver Spoons, Leslieville's Monthly Networking Meeting and Leslieville's Christmas Pop-up Market, this is bound to be a good time.

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Jan
29
3:00 PM15:00

Mosaic Storytelling Festival

Mosaic Storytelling Festival

 

Mosaic Storytelling Festival is a series of all-ages winter storytelling events. Come out of the cold to listen to some of Toronto’s best storytellers weave tales of wisdom and magic from every corner of the globe. All shows 3pm. $5 or P.W.Y.C.
St David’s Anglican Church. 49 Donlands Ave.
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Jan
26
6:30 PM18:30

Wedding Open House at District 28

District 28 weddings

Engagement season is upon us and we here at District 28 know how stressful planning a wedding can be. That’s why we’re hosting an Open House on the 26th of January. From 6:30- 10pm, meet with some of our most valued industry professionals and vendors as they showcase their services and products, in one place, at one time. 

Take a tour of our three unique wedding spaces, which are each customizable to suit your idea of a perfect wedding venue. With the help of our reputable partners, you can walk through our studios and visualise your happily ever after. You can also meet with florist, catering, and entertainment vendors throughout the evening. 

What sets District 28 apart from other wedding venues is our unique aesthetic and vintage charm. In the heart of studio district, our location provides an experience like no other, contrasting us from the typical banquet hall. Our cyclorama feature especially tends to be a wedding favourite, guaranteeing an unforgettable day. 

With the launch of our new menu, District 28 is also taking catering into our own hands. We are excited to present guests with free samples of what we have to offer, so don’t miss this amazing opportunity!

RSVP via email to events@district28.ca

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Cross Stitching with Caitlin at Left Field Brewery
Jan
25
6:30 PM18:30

Cross Stitching with Caitlin at Left Field Brewery

Cross Stitching with Caitlin is a two hour workshop that is being held at the Left Field Brewery. What's better than sipping on a delicious beer while you craft!? You will receive your own personal kit that includes a cute, original design of your choice, and a beer! This course is great for both beginners and experienced stitchers. All are welcomed!

Five dates:
January 25
February 15
March 1
March 15
March 29

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. / $35, and includes a beer!

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/cross-stitching-with-caitlin-9285608427

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Jan
24
7:30 PM19:30

Blogging for Business at The Vandenberg House

OK, here's the deal!

You probably KNOW you need to be blogging for your small business, but maybe you're not sure why, when or how often. Or perhaps you're having trouble getting started. This workshop will walk you through the ins and outs of blogging for you small business and is designed for beginners or those who are brand new to blogging.

In this workshop we will cover:

- Why blogging is a huge benefit to your business
- Strategy around your blog topics and key words
- Scheduling your blogs and other time-saving hacks
- Sourcing images for your blogs
- Generating a long list of blog topics that will engage your audience and keep them coming back for more!
- Getting the most mileage out of each blog you write
- Guest blogging

...and more! We hope to see you at this informative and interactive event.

Limited Seating: Book your seat for this very informative workshop

PRESENTER BIO: Lianne Kim

Lianne Kim is the owner of Think Big Sales Consulting. She has 15 years of experience in sales and marketing and runs a network of over 250 small business owners in Toronto. She specializes in helping small businesses grow their sales by implementing simple yet effective systems and practices.

Jan 24 7:30pm-9:30pm
Workshop Price: $39

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Dec
17
2:00 PM14:00

A Holy F**k Christmas - Free In-Store performance at Tiny Record Shop

Tiny Record Shop is excited to welcome Holy Fuck into the shop on Saturday, December 17th for a very special performance to celebrate their latest record, Congrats. 

Festive threads and Christmas sweaters are mandatory.

Saturday, December 17th
FREE! with a Daily Food Bank donation
2PM DOORS / 3PM PERFORMANCE
Common Sort (beside Tiny Record Shop)
Beverages supplied by Great Lakes Brewery

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Dec
16
6:00 PM18:00

Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake Free In-Store Show at Tiny Record Shop

Tiny Record Shop is excited to welcome Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake into the shop on Friday, December 16th for a very special performance. In September, Teenage Fanclub released Here, their first new material in six years, to critical acclaim. 

Friday, December 16th
FREE! / 6PM
Common Sort (beside Tiny Record Shop)
Beverages supplied by Left Field Brewery

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Dec
16
7:30 AM07:30

Riverside Antler Breakfast Fundraiser

Join in the fun of the 5th Annual Riverside Antler Breakfast!

Coming up on Friday, December 16th, it’s the 5th Annual Riverside Antler Breakfast: join your neighbours at the crack of dawn for some hearty eats, great company and of course, your antlers – all in support of a good cause in your local community! It’s happening at The Ralph Thornton Centre (765 Queen E, 2nd Fl), organized by Toronto Food Tours, the Riverside BIA, The Ralph Thornton Centre, and the Rivertowne Safety 1st group.

Tickets are $20 each ($10 for kids under 12). Get your tickets from the Riverside BIA office (761 Queen E or email office@riverside-to.com) or at the door (Ralph Thornton Centre, 765 Queen E, 2nd Fl). You can also get your 50/50 tickets to win big in the BIA office and at the door.

Proceeds support The Rivertowne Breakfast Program, providing a hot breakfast to youth, families and anyone in need every Friday, year round:

The Rivertowne Breakfast Program is championed by Rivertowne Safety 1st, a resident collective comprised of Toronto Community Housing women-leaders dedicated to making a positive impact in their community. The Breakfast Program runs every Friday, year-round to provide children, youth and families in the neighbourhood with a free, warm breakfast. It also aims to bring people in the Rivertowne community together regardless of their family’s income level and give them something to look forward to while building a sense of community.  This program is supported by a variety of community partners: Ralph Thornton Centre, Riverside BIA, BMO, and Toronto Food Tours. The program runs in Rivertowne on Friday mornings, 7am-11am, at 50 Matilda Street, Toronto.

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Dec
11
10:00 AM10:00

District 28’s Holiday Market

District 28 is opening up our event venue to Leslieville for our first ever Holiday Festival in Leslieville. We want to invite everyone to come by for family entertainment provided by the Magen Boys and to check out a selection of local vendors specializing in art and locally produced goods.

Our holiday festival is free but we ask you to bring a new gift or nonperishable food for the Red Door Family Shelter. The Red Door Family Shelter is currently in need of:

  • New household items: Toasters, microwaves, dish sets, cups, mugs, blenders, cutlery, etc.
  • New sheets and towels
  • New baby items: baby clothing, baby baths. • Gift baskets for new mothers (unisex arrangements if possible).
  • New Toiletries: shampoo, body wash, toothpaste, toothbrushes, baby wipes, diapers sizes 3-6, feminine hygiene products.
  • New seasonal clothing for all ages, sizes and gender
  • Winter accessories such as gloves, mitts, toques, scarves, hats, socks, etc
  • Non-perishable food or Food Vouchers for our shelter food banks ($25, $50 or $100 denominations from No Frills, Food Basics, Freshco, Metro or Loblaws).

Make sure to RSVP to the event on Facebook

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