Canary District Openings, Doors Open Toronto and yet more TTC meetings!

This is a busy week of openings and events in Corktown!  Lets hope the weather is as awesome as it was last weekend!

May 21 – Gears Bike Shop in the Canary District (500 Front St E. – right by Corktown Common) is now open.   Go down and check it out!

May 25 – Grand Opening of the Canary District Running Room!

running room grand opening

Where: 465 Front St. E (east of Cherry St on the south side)
To register for the run/walk event, go to this link.  The fee is $10 and 100% of the proceeds go to the Cooper Koo Family Cherry St YMCA.

May 28-29 – Cooper Koo Family Cherry St YMCA Opening Weekend
There is so much happening! Fair Festivities, Ribbon Cutting, Free Classes, Tours, BBQ and Music! Complete Schedule of events are online.

CooperKoo Sat Schedule (2)

May 28 – Gooderham & Worts Neighbourhood Association Garage Sale
When:  Saturday May 28, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Where: Trinity St east sidewalk from Mill Street to Front Street East

May 28-29 – Doors Open Toronto
The Doors Open Toronto 2016 theme of Re-used, Re-visited and Revised will explore the adaptive re-use of buildings throughout Toronto’s architectural history. Check out this link to decide which buildings you want to see or which walking tours are of interest.

May 28-29 – Waterfront Toronto West Don Lands Public Art Tour
This is a free walking tour that is part of Doors Open Toronto.  Register in advance.

TTC Meetings

May 25 – Waterfront Transit Reset Public Meeting

A public meeting is scheduled for the Waterfront Transit “Reset” Phase 1 Study. There will be a presentation of the study progress to date and a range of transit concepts under consideration for a comprehensive waterfront transit network.
A range of preliminary concepts are being developed and evaluated to help determine a preferred east-west waterfront transit solution that will integrate north/south transit and active transportation, linking people from across the City to the waterfront and its nearby destinations and attractions.

Your participation and feedback is important and will help shape the future of waterfront transit.
Date: Wednesday May 25, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (presentation begins at 6:30pm)
Location: 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 at Brigantine Room at Harbourfront Centre (major intersection is Queens Quay West and Lower Simcoe Street)
Map: Click here.

June 2 – Relief Line Project Assessment – Learn more and provide your input:

Public meetings are being held to provide an update on major transit initiatives, including planning for the Relief Line. We are looking for your feedback on the results of the evaluation of alignment options.
Visit to view more information.  You will be able to provide your feedback at the meetings and online. The closest meeting for Corktowners is at Riverdale Collegiate but if you would like to go but cannot make that day, check out the website for other options.

Date: Thursday June 2, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (presentation begins at 7pm)
Location: Riverdale Collegiate, 1094 Gerrard St East

Coming Soon..

Shaping a Vision for recreation facilities and public space in Moss Park

Join the City and The 519 in a public conversation on the possible redevelopment of John Innes Community Centre, Moss Park Arena and the park space around them.  Go to the link to sign up for the community roundtable (May 31) or design workshop (June 6).

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