The Leslieville Tree Festival is a public celebration of our urban forest. Focused on providing activities and fun for the whole family. It includes displays from environmental groups and local green vendors, exciting performances from local musicians and performers, exhibits from environmental groups and local green vendors, a ceremonial tree planting, face-painting and a wide array of other children’s activities!
George Brown College’s Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts’ Brewed In: dinner series celebrates local craft beer communities with the help of breweries across Ontario. The inaugural event, Brewed In: Toronto East brings together four of Ontario’s top craft breweries – Leftfield Brewery, Eastbound Brewery, Muddy York Breweing Co. and Godspeed Brewing Co. for an evening of beer, food and fun.
Celebrating the power of bouncing back - and moving forward!
Partners for Planning presents our second live “TED Talk-esque” event in Toronto: ART OF RESILIENCE features five very diverse speakers sharing their unique stories on the theme of resilience. Why resilience? Because the individuals, families, organizations and advocates who continue to strive, day after day, year after year, to create good lives and inclusive communities for all people, are nothing if not resilient!
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!
On November 25, Riverside establishments will be opening their doors and inviting everyone for meet and greets and special happenings to help ring in the holidays. A number of fun and festive events will take place from 12pm-6pm along Queen Street east from the DVP to Empire Ave, culminating in Light Up Riverside tree lighting and cheer event (5-7pm, 791 Queen E).
See Riverside BIA's blog for more information.
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
The Leslieville Flea will be holding a pop up flea at the newly opened Broadview Hotel Sunday, September 24 from 11am-6pm. Visitors to the flea can explore the hotel, shop and enjoy a cocktail.
History, vintage and the thrill of the find all under one roof! The perfect way to spend a day.
Join us as we bid farewell to summer and set intentions for the season ahead at this Embiria BALANCE Experience in partnership with Summer Fresh inside of the beautiful Cambria Gallery.
It’s our first ever Love, Mom ShopUp where you’ll discover local labels made with love for your home, life and style. Curated by founders Tracey Ho Lung and Juliette Baxter, the duo kept meeting inspirational makers since launching their blog and wanted to share their finds that are chic, conscious and made for living in style.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
#momsinpictures Mother’s Day Fundraising Portrait Event at ‘kids at home’ in support of Rethink Breast Cancer
On Saturday, April 29th, 2017, Leslieville’s children’s furniture and accessory store kids at home will be hosting a Mother’s Day Portrait Event in support of Rethink Breast Cancer.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. / $35, and includes a beer!