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March 22: Al-Anon Open Meeting at Community Centre 55, 97 Main St., 7:15 p.m. All are welcome to attend our 48th Anniversary Family Group Celebration. Is your life affected by someone else’s drinking? Please join us to hear guest speakers from Al-Anon and Alcoholics Anonymous, followed by potluck fun and fellowship.
March 23: Healing Mass at St. John’s Catholic Church 794 Kingston Rd. (2 blks. east of Main St.), 7:30 p.m. A traditional Mass during Lent with a focus on healing as opposed to curing. Through prayer and meditation it helps to find healing in any form: physical, emotional or spiritual. The choir will provide the music for this special Mass.
March 24, 25: Rock Fest at Guildwood GO Station parking lot. Presented by Beaches Jazz Festival. Featuring tributes to iconic rock bands such as Pearl Jam, Queen, Aerosmith and more. Free admission.
March 25: Scarborough Seedy Saturday and Green Fair at St. John Henry Newman High School (formerly Blessed Cardinal Newman), 100 Brimley Rd. S., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Over 60 booths featuring seed vendors, a seed exchange, honey vendors, park associations, garden associations, the Toronto Master Gardeners, environmental organizations, gardening info tables and workshops. There is a wonderful KIDS area – so bring the family. Food and refreshments will be available for sale. Admission is $2 or Pay What You Can. Kids are free! (A portion of the proceeds is being donated to the Scarborough Food Security Initiative). Please Like Us and get more info at : or contact us at
March 26: Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser (option to dine in or take out) at St. Paul’s United Church, 200 McIntosh St., 5-7 p.m. Cost: $20 per adult, $5 for children (12 and under). Meal includes salad, garlic bread, spaghetti with meat (or vegetarian) sauce, drink, and dessert. Pre-registration/pre-payment before March 21, please (cash, cheque, or e-transfer). Tickets: or 416-261-4222
March 31: Breaking Bread Together: A Virtual Wine Tour to Chile, 7 p.m. Fundraiser for Beach United Church’s local outreach and food programs. Join us on a tour of Punti Ferrer Winery in Chile as you sip on wine paired with empanadas and charcuterie. More info:
April 1: Beaches Spring Sprint. This 2km and 5km walk/run along the boardwalk, hosted by The Beaches Recreation Centre Advisory Council, returns after a three-year hiatus. Register in person at Beaches Recreation Centre, 6 Williamson Rd., March 21, 22, 29, and 30 from 7-9 p.m. $25. For more information or to sponsor or volunteer:
April 1: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Community Centre 55, 97 Main St. First sitting 8 a.m. (8:30 Egg Hunt), second sitting 9 a.m. (9:30 Egg Hunt). Pancakes, crafts and an Easter egg hunt! Suggested donation $5/person. Reservations required. Contact: 416-691-1113,
April 1: Jazz & Reflection at Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave., 4:30 p.m. Join the Tom Reynolds Trio for an afternoon of jazz in our warm and inviting main hall. Donations are welcome and proceeds support the Beach United food programs. More info:
April 6: Children’s Choir Practice at Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave. Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m., beginning April 6th. Beach United is creating a Children’s Choir and children ages 7-13 are welcome. Choir is being led by Sheila Brand, a former music teacher using the Orff Approach, for vocal, ukulele and drama/dance programs at Williamson Road P.S. Info:
April 7: Beaches Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Info:
April 9: Beaches Easter Parade along Queen St. E. from Neville Park Blvd. to Woodbine Ave., 2 p.m. rain or shine. Info:
April 13-May 7: Don Valley Art Club Spring Awards Show & Sale at Todmorden Mills, Papermill Gallery, 67 Pottery Rd. Opening: April 13 at 7 p.m. Gallery Hours: Wed to Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed Mon and Tues). Online: Open 24 hours! Celebrating 75 years in the Valley! Info:
April 15: Spring Rummage Sale at Scarborough Bluffs United Church,3739 Kingston Rd., 9-11:30 a.m.
April 23: Glen Stewart Ravine Spring Clean Up, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Meet at the Beech Ave. ravine entrance. Please bring your own gloves. Bags and treats will be provided. Info:
May 6: Environmental Fair at Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Save the date! If you’re interested in being an exhibitor or vendor, please contact:
June 10: Bowmore Road Jr. and Sr. Public School 100th Anniversary Celebration, 12 noon-4 p.m. Student performances, school tours, refreshments, archives, school swag for purchase, and a carnival in the park. Free takeaway for first 200 visitors. Info and RSVP:
Beach Photo Club. Are you interested in photography? We invite all shutterbugs to check out our local photo club. We offer a range of activities including guest speakers, mentorship, opportunities to share your work, photo excursions, competitions, practical seminars and more! We meet the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from September to June, 7-9:30 p.m., at Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave. (unless specified in program). Info: or email
Grantful Food and Fellowship Food Bank and Soup Kitchen, 2029 Gerrard Street E., will be closed on Friday, April 7, 2023. We will reopen on Friday, April 14, 2023 from 3:30-6 p.m. Info: 416-690-5169
Grace Pascoe Care Centre Food Bank is open Thursdays, 6-8:30 p.m. Info: 416-691-2899,
Beach Interfaith Outreach Lunches, 11 a.m. •Mondays at Corpus Christi Church (16 Lockwood Rd.). Sit in. Bag lunch. Chair lift. •Tuesdays – alternating locations: St. Nicholas Anglican Church (1512 Kingston Rd.), March 28, April 11, 25, May 9. Hot meal. Wheelchair accessible.; St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, (2423 Queen St. E), March 21, April 4, 18, May 2, 16. Bag lunch. Wheelchair accessible. Coffee available. •Wednesdays at Beaches Hebrew Institute (109 Kenilworth Ave.). Bag lunch. No lunch April 5 and 12. •Thursdays at Beach United Church (140 Wineva Ave.). Hot meal. Wheelchair accessible. •Fridays at Kingston Road United Church (975 Kingston Rd.). Hot meal. Wheelchair accessible. Please note: Lunch format may vary site to site. Last lunch is May 19. Info: 416-691-6869
Words & Music - Joni Mitchell Lecture Series at Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave., Mondays 10 a.m., April 17 & 24, May 1, 8, 15 & 29. Join Dr. Mike Daley, musicologist and storyteller, with a 6-part lecture series exploring the iconic Joni Mitchell. $120 for all 6 lectures; $30 for single lecture.Tickets and info:
The Book and Film Club, presented by the Great Escape Book Store, featuring “The Night of the Hunter” by Davis Grubb. Read it: meet and discuss April 14 at Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Rd., 7 p.m. Watch it: screening April 20 at The Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen St. E., 7 p.m., followed by Q&A with film critic Bruce Kirkland. Info or sign up: 416-691-7150,
RCL Todmorden Br. 10, 1083 Pape Ave. •Trivia Night: Wednesdays, 7 p.m. We encourage all members and friends to come out, gain some knowledge and have a whole lot of fun. $2 per person. •Drop-In Darts: Thursdays, 7 p.m. $2 per person. •March 24, April 14: Back by popular demand, Al Jordan will be entertaining members and friends starting at 8 p.m. following Bingo at 6:30 p.m. •March 31 -The Ladies Auxiliary will be serving Chicken Vegetable Soup with crusty bread for $5 per person. 5 p.m. while quantity lasts. Bingo will follow at 6:30 p.m. •April 21: Dance to jazz/swing band, Lenny Graff Orchestra (from Frank Sinatra to the Beatles), 8 p.m. following Bingo at 6:30 p.m. •April 30 - Drop-In Cribbage. $10 per person. Prizes to be determined as per number of participants.
Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave. Join us in person every Sunday for our worship service, 10:30 a.m., led by minister Rev. Greg Daly and our music director Steven Webb. Sunday School available on April 2, May 7, and June 4. Good Friday service will be held on Friday, April 7th at 10 a.m. in our Main Hall. We will also have a Sunrise Service at Leuty Station on April 9 (Easter Sunday), along with our regular Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. in our Main Hall. More info:
Beaches Presbyterian Church, 64 Glen Manor Dr. We are an inclusive and affirming congregation in the heart of the Beach. BPC has strong commitments to community service and social justice issues. We provide non-perishable food for those in need through our Free Food Pantry located outside the church building. Our Refugee Commitee has been in operation for many years helping families and individuals arrive and start a new life in Canada. On the 2nd Wednesday of every month we host a Coffee Outreach from 1-3 p.m., an opportunity for people in the neighbourhood to gather for coffee, snacks and fellowship. Upcoming special services include April 6 Maundy Thursday Potluck Dinner & Service starting at 6 p.m. April 7 Good Friday service at 10 a.m. and April 9 Easter Sunday at 10 a.m. Info and links:, 416-699-5871. Minister: The Reverend Katherine McCloskey
Fallingbrook Presbyterian Church, 35 Wood Glen Rd. Please join us Sundays at 10:30 a.m. as we travel through Lent into Holy Week in person, by LIVEstream or phone. •Lenten Worship Services via Zoom ONLY for a time of prayer, song and reflection, Wednesdays 12 noon-12:20 p.m. on March 22, 29 and Apr. 5 led by Rev. Angela. •Stations of the Cross Experience, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. from Monday, April 3 to Saturday, April 8 •Holy Week Worship Services are on Livestream through our website and Facebook and In-Person: Palm Sunday: April 2 at 10:30 a.m., Maundy Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m. in the Friendship Hall, Good Friday at 10:30 a.m. and Easter Sunday, April 9 at 10:30 a.m. Join us as we journey with Jesus as he travels to Jerusalem to the Cross and to his Resurrection. Videos of the services can be found on our website and on Facebook for later viewing. Zoom link and info: 416-699-3084 or More info:
St. John’s Catholic Church, 794 Kingston Rd. Lent & Easter Schedule: Stations of the Cross every Friday during Lent at 4:30pm., Special Healing Mass on Thursday, March 23 at 7:30pm. Confessions: every Saturday 3:45 to 4:15pm. Palm Sunday Masses: (Apr. 1) Sat. Vigil 4:30pm, (Apr. 2) Sun. 9 & 11am. Holy Thursday (Apr. 6) no 8:15am Mass only Mass of the Lord’s Supper and Eucharistic Adoration at 7pm. Good Friday (Apr. 7) no 8:15am Mass only Liturgy of the Word and Communion at 12 noon & 3pm. Holy Saturday (Apr. 8) no 4:30pm Mass only Easter Vigil at 8pm. Easter Sunday (Apr. 9) Masses at 9 & 11am.
Calvary Baptist Church, 72 Main St. Sunday Morning services at 10:30 a.m. - in-person, online, by phone, and on our Facebook page “Calvary Baptist Church Toronto on Main Street”. Good Friday Evening “Tenebrae” Service April 7, 7:30 p.m. at the church. You are invited to share in a service of spoken word poetry, choral readings, and meditation at Calvary from 7:30 to sunset. 55+ Board Games and Cards Afternoon (First Saturday of every month: 1:30-4 p.m.). Info: 416 691-4721,
Waverley Road Baptist Church, 129 Waverley Rd. Join us either In-Person or On-Line for our Sunday Morning Worship Services ( or Instagram Live) beginning at 11 a.m. for the upcoming Passion Week! Join us for Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday at 11 a.m., as well as our Good Friday Morning Service at 10 a.m. Info (especially to familiarize the songs we’ll be singing during those Services):, 416-694-3054, Follow us on Facebook & Instagram, also. And, let us know how we may pray for you! (Just click the PRAYER button on our website.)
Birchcliff Bluffs United Church, 33 East Rd. Sundays @ 10:30 a.m. We are a diverse, open and inclusive Christian community. Join us on Sundays as we journey through Lent. Our Music program offers special monthly Music Sunday services on the last Sunday of each month. Our next Music Service is in Celebration of Spring on March 26 @ 10:30 a.m. Lenten Season continues with a Lenten Study Series hosted on Zoom by our minister Rev. Dr. Ellen Redcliffe on Wednesday evenings @ 7:30 p.m. Easter Holy Week Services are as follows: April 2 @ 10:30 a.m. Palm Sunday in person or online; April 6 @ 7:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday online; April 7 @ 10:30 a.m. Good Friday Service online; April 9 @ 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday in person or online. Info: 416-694-4081,
Grant AME Church, 2029 Gerrard St. E. All are welcome every Sunday from 11 a.m. to worship service in-person, Facebook, ZOOM, or YouTube livestream with Pastor Kenesha Blake-Newell. Our Good Friday Service is on April 7 at 6 p.m. Join us on our prayer line every Wednesday from 11 a.m.-12 noon. Bible study on ZOOM every Wednesday at 7 p.m. on ZOOM. We provide non-perishable food, fresh fruits and vegetables on Fridays from 3:30-6 p.m. at our food bank located in our fellowship hall. Links and info:,, 416-690-5169
St. John The Baptist Norway Anglican Church, 470 Woodbine Ave. Welcome to St. John the Baptist Norway! We are a growing community which enjoys the Anglican expression of the Christian faith. We gather to connect with one another and worship God on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. In-Person or on Livestream and at 5 p.m./with our new, contemporary relaxed service The Table. We have a Food Pantry open on Monday mornings from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Info: 416-691-4560
Church of the Resurrection (Anglican), 1100 Woodbine Ave., is a historic Anglican church situated on busy Woodbine Avenue in East York, at the bustling heart of the Danforth-Woodbine neighbourhood. Our congregation is mostly local, markedly intergenerational, imperfect yet caring. Everybody is welcome. Holy Week and Easter Services (at 1100 Woodbine Ave unless listed): April 2 Palm Sunday with neighbourhood palm procession, 10:15 a.m. followed by worship; April 6 Maundy Thursday Communion, 7 p.m.; April 7 Good Friday Service, 10:30 a.m.; April 9 Easter Sunrise service at Woodbine Beach Park, 6:30 a.m.; April 9 Easter All Ages Communion, 10:30 a.m. Info:
St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, 2423 Queen St. E., welcomes you to join us for Sunday worship at 8:30 a.m. in person, or at 10:30 a.m. (with children & youth programs) in person or on Zoom. Mondays: Out of the Cold, doors open at 5:30 p.m., hot dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesdays: Euchre at 7 p.m. Wednesdays: Mid-week service, 10:30 a.m. Our energetic, active church offers varied opportunities for spiritual growth, vibrant Children’s and Music programs, Youth activities, and a strong commitment to action on social justice and environmental issues. Info:, 416-691-2222