Category Archives: Schools and Children

Cabbagetown Moms and Dads potluck picnic in the park – June 1

Some local parents are getting together for a potluck picnic on June 1 at 4:30 p.m. in Riverdale Park West at the benches. If you would like to join, they ask that you bring a dish to feed 10-12 people … Continue reading

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Bunny Hop and colouring contest winners – photos and video

Our friends at the BIA did a great job organizing the Cabbagetown Bunny Hop and Colouring Contest on April 8 at the corner of Parliament and Carlton Streets. Winners of the contest are featured on the BIA’s website (and in … Continue reading

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Electronic waste recycling event – Sunday April 23, 2017

This is a little outside of our neighbourhood, but for residents who can’t attend any of the three local Community Environment Days this year, and would like to get rid of electronic waste and would like to support a good … Continue reading

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2nd annual Sprucecourt P.S. Fun Fair – May 13

Sprucecourt Public School Council will again be holding a fun fair this year! Saturday, May 13 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sprucecourt P.S. 70 Spruce St. Featuring a bouncy castle, face painting, games, food, prizes and more! Sprucecourt Public School … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Bunny Hop and colouring contest – April 8 2017

Our friends at the Cabbagetown Business Improvement Area (BIA) are holding a Bunny Hop on April 8 and a colouring contest. Pick up and drop off your colouring sheets at the businesses and offices noted in the poster. Good luck! … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Youth Centre “Spring Fling” Fundraiser – March 25

Our friends at the Cabbagetown Youth Centre are having a “Spring Fling fundraiser” on March 25 from 6:30 – 11 p.m. Help support programs & services in the community. Tickets can be purchased online and at the Cabbagetown Youth Centre. … Continue reading

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Did you know… you can get texts from TDSB for reminders, notices and alerts specific to local schools?

If you would like to be notified via text message of important notices specific to a local school, you can subscribe by texting the school name (all one word without PS or CI) to 647-496-0956. Very handy! Over 100 parents/guardians … Continue reading

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Riverdale Park West wading pool update

For residents dreaming of warmer days and splashing around in the wading pool at Riverdale Park West, here is some news of interest. The wading pool is scheduled for “state of good repair” work in 2018 (pending approval of the … Continue reading

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AND THE WINNERS ARE …

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Holiday Card Contest! Students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 at Sprucecourt and Winchester Park public schools submitted holiday-themed artwork and our three volunteer judges – artists Doug Panton, Sylvie Daigneault and Michael … Continue reading

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2016 Holiday Card Contest

Once again, the Cabbagetown Residents Association is sponsoring its annual Holiday Card contest. Students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 at Sprucecourt and Winchester Public schools are submitting their most creative holiday drawings by Nov. 30. There will be four … Continue reading

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