eNewsletter: TTC Meeting, Library Closure, Christmas Market opens and more…

eNewsletter for the week of November 14, 2016

514 Cherry St Streetcar Noise Meeting – November 16

A community meeting is scheduled for this week to discuss the squealing of the 514 Cherry St Streetcar as is passes through the King and Sumach intersection.  If you would like to hear more about it, please come over to the YMCA on Wednesday evening.

St. Lawrence Branch Library Closure

The St. Lawrence Branch of the Toronto Public Library will be closed from November 14 to 26 in order to fix some leaks.

Holds will go to Parliament Branch during this time. Programs will be held at the St. Lawrence Community and Recreation Centre.

The Christmas Market – Opens Nov 18

The Toronto Christmas Market opens in the Distillery District on November 18 and runs until December 22.
The Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on November 18 at 6:00pm.

Tuesday to Thursday, Noon to 9 p.m.
Fridays from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Closed Mondays (but the shops and restaurants of the Distillery Historic District are open seven days a week)

Tuesday to Friday: Free
Fridays (after 5 p.m.), Saturdays and Sundays: $6 (tax included)

In order to save time, you can buy tickets online.

Local Theatre Update

Cahoots Theatre Company 
The Enchanted Loom is playing now until November 27.  This is a Cahoots Theatre Production playing at the Factory Theatre.  For more information or tickets, go to Cahoots Theatre.

Soulpepper Family Festival 
The Soulpepper Family Festival invites you to share the magic of theatre this season with holiday programming for all ages. Celebrate the season with shows, including holiday favourites, concerts and magic. Also back this year is Winter Waves, our free family programming on January 6, 7 and 8. Enjoy same-day free admission to the Toronto Christmas Market in the Distillery Historic District with each Soulpepper ticket.  For more information or tickets, go to Soulpepper.ca.

Alumnae Theatre Fireworks Festival 
Continues until November 27.  For more information or tickets, go to Alumnae Theatre.

Act II Studio – Leacock Live!  
Step into satirist Stephen Leacock’s Mariposa circa 1912 and experience the storytelling richness of readers’ theatre combined with movement, live soundscapes and song.
Where: Alumnae Main Stage Theatre, 70 Berkeley Street,
When:   November 18th (2:00 pm and 7:00 pm) and 19th (2:00 pm)
Tickets: $17 for Studio members; $20 general admission and may be purchased at www.act2studio.ca.  They may also be purchased at the door (cash or cheque only) subject to availability.

The Future of Toronto’s Old City Hall

The City of Toronto will host a public consultation session next Tuesday to hear from Torontonians on potential future uses of Old City Hall, the landmark building located at 60 Queen St. W. The session will be held on the third floor of Metro Hall, 55 John St., from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on November 22.

City staff and consultants will present preliminary findings of a
feasibility study on future uses of the building. Public participation is an
important part of the process. The meeting will include presentations, a
panel discussion and a question-and-answer session.

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