eNewsletter: Artfest, CRBA Public Meeting and more…

Artfest Toronto

Artfest Toronto is hosting an outdoor arts and craft show Labour Day weekend throughout the Distillery District. Celebrating painting, photography, sculpture, fine craft, live music and more from Canada’s top artists. See website for details.

Date:  September 2 – 5
Time:  11am – 6pm

CRBA September Public Meeting

Notices of Work in the Neighbourhood

Metrolinx Notice – affecting Cherry Street and Gooderham and Worts Neighbourhood
TTC Notice – affecting residents living around King & Sumach and nighttime users of the new 514 Cherry Streetcar

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Community Consultation – Berkeley Church

The City is holding a Community Consultation meeting where you can learn about and provide comments about the application to develop 301-317 Queen St E.  The developer is seeking permission to develop a 25-storey mixed-use building to the west of Berkeley Church.  This development would have 206 units.  The Berkeley Church is proposed to be retained.   The preliminary report can be found at:  http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-95752.pdf

Date:   Thursday September 8, 2016
Time:   7:00pm to 9:00pm
Place:  106 Trinity Street – Enoch Turner Schoolhouse

World Cup of Hockey Fan Village

The World Cup of Hockey 2016 is being held in Toronto this year.  It will include a free 10-day fan festival in the Distillery District as well as in the empty lot east of Cherry Street.  The event will run  from Sept. 16 to Sept. 25.

The Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village schedule will feature a diverse mix of programming, designed for fans of all ages. Each day will feature a new and thrilling line-up of live musical performances, big-ticket prizes and giveaways, food offerings from each of the participating tournament countries, viewing parties and the opportunity to see the World Cup of Hockey Trophy up close.

See their website for event schedules.

Thanks for the Pop Up Flowers!

You may walk by the old Scotia Bank at Queen & River and notice the new splash of colour.  Thanks to a local resident who took it upon himself to make that corner a little brighter!

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