Consider lending a hand during this Christmas season

Who doesn’t love a parade, especially one that’s close to home? On Sunday, Nov. 25, please bring your family out and join us for the Beach Santa Claus Parade. It starts at 1 p.m. at Victoria Park, and runs along Kingston Road and up to Community Centre 55 for hot chocolate, crafts and free Santa […]

Final Hamper’s Christmas Academy diploma

At the age of 10, Jacob Kinsella will forever be the youngest graduate from The Hamper’s College of Christmasology at the University of Northern Lights. This young man was the last one to graduate, as the College has been closed down. In the past years, the College awarded degrees and PhDs to a large number […]

Christmas spirit is different for those families in need

How many times a day do you think about Christmas?  Maybe you have hundreds of thoughts about the upcoming holiday, because of the Christmas music, advertisements and shopping. You’re thinking about all the food you’ll be eating that day and during the period leading up to Christmas. You’re also thinking about the toys your children […]

Silent auction of Beach Photo Club calendar prints

Here’s your chance to own, or give as a gift, one of the beautiful photos in The Beach 2012 Calendar. Community Centre 55 and the Beach Photo Club are holding a Silent Auction at the Centre, 97 Main St., until Thursday, Dec. 15. There are 13 prints in all, measuring 16 by 20 inches. Each […]

News in Brief

All aboard for The Scarborough Model Railroaders’ annual Train Show on Sunday, Dec. 4. There are two floors full of both HO and N scale train layouts at 17 Jeavons Ave. in the Birchmount Road and Danforth Avenue neighbourhood. On one floor there are 1,500 square feet of 1950s era HO passenger and freight train […]