— Gary Smith (@citypainter) February 12, 2014
News for the week of February 18, 2014
Waterfront Toronto has released their newsletter for January/February 2014. It includes a ton of detail about important projects like the Gardiner East Environmental Assessment, the Port Lands revitalization and the ongoing work for the Pan Am Games. Click here to read it.
Jamie Kennedy’s Gilead Bistro has announced an “Order of Good Cheer” dinner for Monday, March 3. It’ll feature “a late winter menu by Jamie Kennedy paired with Prince Edward County wines from By Chadsey’s Cairns.” Act quickly to reserve your spot.
Our friends at Cahoots Theatre — their offices are located right here in Corktown — are gearing up to debut their play THE WANDERERS on March 1. It’ll be playing at Buddies in Bad Times theatre. Tickets are on sale — get them online.
Also upcoming: on Thursday, March 6, the Town of York Historical Society is presenting SOLDIERS OF SONG, a benefit for Toronto’s First Post Office. It’ll be held at St. Lawrence Hall, kicking off at 7:30 p.m. Click here to grab your tickets.
Events for the week of February 18, 2014
On Friday, February 21, Corktown favourite the Dominion on Queen will play host to Faith Nolan’s CD release party, as the singer launches JAILHOUSE BLUES. Tickets are $20, with proceeds going to the Women in Jail project. It gets started at 9 p.m. View the Facebook event for details.
At the Extension Room this week, dig out your best ’80s workout clothes for their ’80s RETRO THROWBACK ALLEGRO THEME CLASS & COCKTAIL SOCIAL! Things will get moving at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, February 21. The class costs just $20 — reserve your spot online.
On Saturday, February 22, strap on your skates in honour of a great Toronto artist as the city holds a naming event for the new Paul Quarrington Ice Pad at Sherbourne Common. It’ll take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Click here to view the flyer.
Speaking of public spaces, also on Saturday, February 22, Park People holds their annual Toronto Park Summit at Daniels Spectrum. The events run from 12:30 to 7:30 p.m with a great agenda. RSVP if you plan to attend.
Lastly, the Leslieville Flea continues to hole up in Corktown for the winter. The market returns to the Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery Distrct on Sunday, February 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit their website for details.
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