Summer camp spreads love of cooking to budding chefs

They are always full of water, impossible to paddle, and hold nothing heavier than a little salad. But kids in the Beaches Rec Centre’s summer cooking camp are loving their cucumber canoes. Gordon Brown, known as “Chef Gordon,” says the six- to 12-year-olds in the camp are enjoying something new this year – picking cucumbers […]

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Community Centre 55 is hosting its annual Silent Auction fundraiser on Friday, March 27. A selection of products and services donated by community residents and businesses will be auctioned between 6 and 8 p.m. For more information, or to find out how to donate, call Justice or Cameron at 416-691-1113. ● The centre will hold […]

Artist needed at Beaches Rec

The Beaches Recreation Centre is calling on everyone with a flair for art and graphic design to take part in its Logo Design Contest. If the final selection is made in time, runners and walkers in this year’s Beaches Spring Sprint will be sporting the new design on their official T-shirts. Centre Director Frank Domagala […]

Holiday season brings many opportunities to celebrate

It’s beginning to look very much like the holiday season in the Beach and some popular annual events are adding to the festive air. On Saturday, Dec. 6, meet Hamper for breakfast at Community Centre 55, 97 Main St. Pancakes will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. ($3 per person) and Santa will make […]

Spring Sprint warms up the boardwalk

Braving early morning snow and a cold wind, 604 runners and walkers laced up for the 27th Beaches Spring Sprint along the beaches boardwalk on April 5. Organized by the volunteer advisory council of the Beaches Recreation Centre, the all-ages fun run raises money for new fitness equipment and renovations projects. Proceeds from this year’s […]

Fitness knows no age boundary

People of a certain age are often afraid to say how old they are, but not Yvonne Walmsley. Eighty-six is an age to be thankful for, she says, sporting the latest Beaches Spring Sprint T-shirt just after an aerobic fitness class at the Beaches Rec Centre. “You tell all your friends, ‘You know, I met […]