March 2023


March 2023

It’s still 6 weeks away, but we are all looking for to the Forsythia Festival. Mark your calendars – Sunday May 7, Wellesley Park.  Parade will leave at 10am at the corner of Winchester and Sumach, and the festival will be in the park from 11am to 3pm.

Call for Nominations for the CRA Board of Directors

The Cabbagetown Residents Association is looking for new directors to sit on the board.  We need people who have a passion for the neighbourhood and who wish to contribute to the community.  

We have particular need for people who like to help co-ordinate community events, book keeping or who have interest liaising with the City of Toronto on issues both local and broad, but there’s always room to pursue other passions that are in residents’ best interests (social, economic or environmental).

Please visit our site for more information. If you are interested, please email

Cabbagetown BIA is Hiring

The BIA is hiring a Marketing and Events Coordinator.  Applications are due April 7th.

Feedback on Safety Concerns

The Cabbagetown South Residents Association is looking for feedback on concerns about safety around matters dealt with by the police.

Please email with a list of your concerns and we will send it along to the CSRA. Your name and contact information will not be shared.


Toronto Police Community Meeting

These open meetings are very important for informing the Community Toronto Police Service (TPS) Officers assigned to our neighbourhood about the needs you think should be addressed. They also help community members obtain information about conditions in the neighbourhood observed by Community Officers and efforts being made by the TPS to help us. Please attend and share in this community safety effort.

Jane’s Walk

On May 5-7th, Toronto’s free festival of community walking conversations returns. More information on participating or leading a walk is available on the website.

Corktown Commons Spring Cleaning

Friends of Corktown Commons are holding a community clean up on March 25 at 10am.  Bags, gloves and trash pickers provided. Meet at 10am at the Pavilion.


Wildlife in the City

As of April 1, it will be illegal to feed wildlife in Toronto (bird feeders excluded). 

Feeding wildlife may seem harmless, but it can have serious impacts to both animals and the community.  Here are a few reasons why:

  • When wild animals are fed by humans, it conditions them to expect food from people and may increase their proximity tolerance, putting both people and animals at risk.
  • Human food is very unhealthy for animals. Wild animals are skilled foragers and hunters and can find sources of higher quality food on their own.
  • Wild animals do not need our handouts. Letting animals use their own natural instincts is the only kindness they need.
  • Feeding and disturbing wild animals is prohibited under City bylaws
Cabbagetown Festival Call for Performers and Vendors

Are you a musician, dancer, artist or performer? The BIA is looking for performers  and vendors for the 2023 Cabbagetown Festival. Deadline to apply is May 31.



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