eNewsletter: Speed Limits, March Break Activities and Community Meetings

Gilead Place Speed Limit – As of February 23, the speed limit on Gilead Place has been reduced from 50 km/hr to 30 km/hr!

Sackville Playground Community Consultation:  To learn about the renovation plans for this park, an information meeting will be held this Thursday, March 10, 6:30 – 8:00pm at Little Trinity Annex, 403 King St E.

March Break Activities close to home:

Goodnight Moon:  A musical presentation of this classic children’s story is playing at Young People’s Theatre in the Distillery District now until March 19.  Tickets are available here.

Sugar Shack at Sugar Beach:  On March 12 & 13, Sugar Beach (Jarvis and Queens Quay)  is being transformed into a Quebec-style cabane à sucre, complete with maple taffy on snow. There will be live musical performances, a traditional French Canadian contra dance and an outdoor sing-along. Food trucks will be serving Quebecois favourites and hot drinks. There will also be maple syrup cooking and ice carving demonstrations. See their website for a schedule of activities.

18blocks.com: Corktown has now gone live on 18blocks.com. It is an online neighbourhood notice board. It was founded on a simple insight: that neighbours share more than a postal code. “Now neighbours can network easily and uncover common interests – like gardening, running, or books; resources – like used bikes, tools, or babysitters; and special talents – like tutoring, baking, or dog training.”   Check it out!

Project Under Gardiner Needs a Name: To all of the creative folks out there! March is brainstorming month. If you would like to take part in giving “Under Gardiner” a new name, go to this link.

Upcoming Events:

Corktown St. Patrick’s Day Party: March 17, 6:00pm – 10:00pm at Odin Café and Bar, 514 King St E, . Sponsored by Odin, #Living Toronto and the CRBA. $1 from each Mascot beer sold will go to the CRBA.

TTC Relief Line Meeting: March 22, 6:30 – 8:30pm at Nelson Mandela School. For more information , see the Project Webpage.

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