Urbanist’s Guide to Toronto Events: Sept. 13-19


Frankel Lambert Community Garden Harvest Festival

Where: Frankel Lambert Park (340 Christie St.)
When: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
What: A day of food, activities, and music along with an opportunity to discuss the potential of the Green Line. The event is in coordination with councillor Joe Mihevic.
Cost: Free, but online pre-registration is requested

Habitat For Humanity’s Pan-Am Games Furniture Sale

Habitat-for-Humanity_1-300Where: 3655 Weston Road
When: Until Sept. 18
What: Habitat for Humanity is selling off truckloads of “previously loved” furniture from the Pan-Am Games.
Cost: Prices (obviously) vary, but proceeds go directly to Habitat for Humanity initiatives

governing toronto Book-100TUESDAY

Author Talk With Alan Redway

Where: North York Central Library (5120 Yonge St)
When: 7:00-8:00pm
What: Former East York Mayor Alan Redway reads from his book, Governing Toronto: Bringing Back the City That Worked.
Cost: Free

Jane Dundas LibraryFunding Cities With Renewable Resources

Where: Jane and Dundas Library (620 Jane St)
When: 6:15pm
What: Join Green 13 Vice-Chair Paul Mero in discussing how district-based ground source geo-thermal heating and cooling can also generate funding for local transit.
Cost: Free


Draw the Lines: Public Meeting Series

Where: Fairbank Memorial Community Centre (2213 Dufferin St)
When: 7:00pm-9:00pm
What: Public consultation on the size and shape of Toronto’s wards.
Cost: Free


Future of the Car

Where: Sheraton Airport Hotel (801 Dixon Rd)
When: 7:30am-5:00pm
What: A conference discussing the future of the car, vehicle ownership vs. sharing, and transportation as a “service.”
Cost: Varies, check their website for more information

draw-the-lines-150Draw the Lines: Public Meeting Series

Where: Oakdale Community Centre (350 Grandravine Dr)
When: 7:00pm-9:00pm
What: Public consultation on the size and shape of Toronto’s wards.
Cost: Free


Farm City

Where: Bathurst St. and Niagara St.
When: 3:00pm-8:00am, Every Friday and Monday until October
What: Outdoor urban market with fresh produce, local vendors and more
Cost: Free entry


Toronto East End Bike Festival 

Where: Warden Hilltop Community Centre (25 Mendelssohn St)
 Fun for all ages celebrating all things cycling – including a bike rodeo, live music and free tune-ups.

draw-the-lines-150Draw the Lines: Public Meeting Series

Where: Trinity Presbyterian Church (2737 Bayview Ave)
When: 10:00am-noon
What: Public consultation on the size and shape of Toronto’s wards.
Cost: Free

markham-200Markham House Grand Opening & Street Party

Where: Mirvish Village (610 Markham St)
When: 11:00am-6:00pm
What: Grand opening of Markham House, a city building lab. Will include pop-up vendors, ice cream, coffee, live music, activities for all ages, and complimentary bike valet
Cost: Free

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