ūüÜē¬†Corktown eNewsletter:¬†ūüĆĹFarmers Market & New Mural Art at Underpass Park Underway¬†ūüéȬ†& More!

 

Farmer’s Market @ Underpass Park Every Thursday

The Corktown Residents & Business Association and Living Toronto is thrilled to announce the launch of the 1st Annual Underpass Park Farmers’ Market!¬†The beautiful bounties of Ontario are coming to Corktown every Thursday this summer!

Every Thursday 3pm -7pm / July 20th – October 19th.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for event reminders!
https://www.facebook.com/CorktownTO/

VENDOR LIST!
CLEARWATER FARMS
DURHAM HONEY FARM
EVELYN’S CRACKERS
FIELD SPARROW FARMS
MONFORTE DAIRY
SPARKPLUG COFFEE
ST. JOHN’S BAKERY
STANNERS VINEYARDS
SUNRAY ORCHARDS FARM
WAYMAC FARMS

MULTIPLI’CITY AT UNDERPASS PARK

Canadian Artists Continue the Transformation of Toronto’s Underpass Park!

 

Artists have begun work this week on Multipli’city- a public art project that will transform thirteen pillars in Toronto’s Underpass Park. Seventeen artists will bring colourful designs highlighting the diversity of Canada’s people to the west side of this unique public space.

The project is managed by Mural Routes and is part of the StreetARToronto Partnership Program in collaboration with the Corktown Residents and Business Association, the City of Toronto Parks Department, and Relay 2017 ‚Äď Friends of the PanAm Path.

More details can be found on their website:

https://muralroutes.ca/multiplicity-press-release/

Making Peace Exhibit Still Going Strong Until Sept 24!

A friendly reminder that you can still check-out the world renowned Making Peace exhibit along Front St E between Bayview Ave & Cherry St until Sept 24th, FREE guided visits take place every Sunday at 10:30am

https://toronto.makingpeace.org/

Also check out the Making Peace Exhibit featured in the Globe & Mail!

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/making-peace-photoexhibit/article35519574/

 

 

Farmer’s Market @ Underpass Park Every Thursday Starting July 20th!

The Corktown Residents & Business Association and Living Toronto is thrilled to announce the launch of the 1st Annual Underpass Park Farmers’ Market!¬†The beautiful bounties of Ontario are coming to Corktown every Thursday this summer!

Every Thursday 3pm -7pm / July 20th – October 19th.

https://www.facebook.com/events/141303653096958/

VENDOR LIST!
CLEARWATER FARMS
DURHAM HONEY FARM
EVELYN’S CRACKERS
FIELD SPARROW FARMS
MONFORTE DAIRY
SPARKPLUG COFFEE
ST. JOHN’S BAKERY
STANNERS VINEYARDS
SUNRAY ORCHARDS FARM
WAYMAC FARMS

In at Corktown Common Park!

JULY 20TH, 2017 at DUSK

Weather-Permitting, keep on eye on the official Facebook event page below for updates!

https://www.facebook.com/events/242073729607006

 

Eats & Treats @ 7pm.
Films @ sundown.
Free
BYOBlanket & Chairs
Accessible venue
Films will be screened with captioning when available
Scheduled rain date: Thursday, July 27
https://www.topictureshow.com/corktown-common-park-1

We look forward to seeing everyone there!

 

Don’t forget that tomorrow July 13th’s¬†movie on the Common in Corktown Common Park (Weather permitting) will be the 1988 Version of HAIRSPRAY!

https://www.topictureshow.com/corktown-common-park-1

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Eats & Treats @ 7pm. Films @ sundown!
Free
BYOBlanket & Chairs
Accessible venue
Films will be screened with captioning when available

THURSDAY, JULY 27 SCHEDULED RAIN DATE

 

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And stay tuned for more details on the upcoming farmers market at Underpass Park!

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The TTC will be updating local residents in the King Sumach area about noise reduction measures.

Date:  Tuesday, June 27. 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Cooper Koo Family Cherry St YMCA, 2nd Floor

Meeting Notice - King and Sumach - June 2017

 

Be sure to come out and hear what our local councillor has to say!

June Mtg

 

 

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Making Peace Exhibit Opens Saturday May 13th!

Making Peace TORONTO 2017 is a major outdoor exhibit, gallery, and performance event. Presenting the work of over 100 photographers and artists, Making Peace pays tribute to people all over the planet, including Toronto’s very own Nobel Peace Laureate Lester B. Pearson, who devote their time, energy, and resources to the cause of peace.

Opening day: May 13, 2PM

Making Peace outdoor exhibit is FREE and open everyday 24/7
The Gallery hours are: Mon – Sun 11am – 7pm

See website for information : toronto.makingpeace.org or on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/events/1363094453746591/

501 Queen Streetcar Route – Important Service Changes

Starting May 7 until September 3, the entire 501 Queen route will be operated with buses due to a number of planned construction projects on Queen Street. A full bus replacement will maintain service along the route, providing the most efficient travel during construction (avoiding major streetcar diversions in the process).

·         501L/301L Queen shuttle buses will provide service between Long Branch Loop and Neville Park Loop running via Lake Shore Boulevard, Windermere Avenue, The Queensway and Queen Street.
·         501P/301P Queen shuttle buses will provide service between Park Lawn Loop and Neville Park Loop running via Park Lawn Road, The Queensway and Queen Street.
See TTC’s transit pole card which will be installed along the route.

Additional information can be found here

 

CRBA Monthly Public Meeting РTONIGHT May 2, 2017

When: Tuesday, May 2 at 7:00pm
Where:  Cooper Koo Family YMCA, 461 Cherry St

Business Intro РMontessori Regent Park

Evergreen Brickworks to discuss The Don River Valley Park Project – Art Program
Join Evergreen’s Curator Kari Cwynar and Project Manager Liz Lecky to learn about plans for Toronto’s largest Urban Park, the Don River Valley Park Project. ¬†We’ll highlight plans for the Project’s upcoming Art Program scheduled to launch this July with a special focus on the live art performances by Maria Hassabi in the Corktown Common area. ¬†Get a sneak preview of the sulptures being installed and some information around live art performances, guided walks and more all to take place on the trails this year and beyond. ¬†Get ready to see the Valley in a new and moving way!

Making Peace – Gallery Sneak Peek!
After the Evergreen presentation, the CRBA meeting will go for a walk! Join curator Ashley Woods on a walk down to the Gallery on Front St E (just east of the YMCA) for a tour and sneak peak of the Making Peace Exhibition.  All attendees will receive a Making Peace t-shirt and an invitation to the Opening Ceremonies.

Community Environment Day – Corktown

Do your part in creating a cleaner, greener and more liveable Toronto. Bring your unused and unwanted household items to the Community Environment Day. Check here for more details on what can be dropped off or picked up!

When: Saturday, May 6, 2017 Р10:00am Р2:00pm
Where: Along the Esplanade near Lower Sherbourne

501 Queen Streetcar Route

Starting May 7 until September 3, the entire 501 Queen route will be operated with buses due to a number of planned construction projects on Queen Street.  A full bus replacement will maintain service along the route, providing the most efficient travel during construction (avoiding major streetcar diversions in the process).
Additional information can be found here

GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon – Sunday, May 7

The annual GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon will be taking place on Sunday, May 7, 2017. The course route will be passing through Corktown and will require the closure of some roads for a period of time. The roads will reopen as soon as possible.

Here are the road closures and times in our area:

For more information, regarding road closures, see here.