Arts & Crafts show to take over Kew Gardens

The Beaches Arts & Crafts Show takes over Kew Gardens June 10 and 11 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Now in its 33rd year, the event attracts over 150 Canadian artists, artisans and designers, transforming the park into a marketplace where attendees can chat with the artists about their craft. The show is in […]

Father-daughter fundraiser dance welcomes all

A father-daughter dance in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation takes place this weekend at the Beach United Church. Organized by Beach local Jennifer Bryan, the event aims to bring families together for an evening of music, makeovers, portraits, games and treats for a good cause. “As a Beaches resident and mother of two […]

20 years of music celebrated with Acoustic Harvest

Celebrated East End folk and roots music series Acoustic Harvest celebrates its 20th anniversary this year – and that calls for a big, eclectic party. The 20th anniversary celebration gala and fundraiser happens Saturday, June 3 at Robinson Hall, St. Nicholas Anglican Church and features a sampling of the many performers who have graced the […]

St. John shows support for Elina

When Elina Anker found out she had cancer, she didn’t react with sadness or fear. Instead, she named her tumour “Juan.” As in, Juan be gone. This remarkable humour and optimism in the face of a scary diagnosis are just two of the traits that make the Grade 8 “class clown” arguably one of the […]

Kick Start to benefit from birthday campaign

If it feels better to give than to get, Veronica Gonzalez is about to have a very happy birthday. For her 30th, which is on August 26, Gonzalez started a 30-day fundraiser to give 30 new backpacks to students in the Kick Start after-school program at Crescent Town. Two weeks in, Gonzalez was just one […]