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During COVID-19, many community events may be cancelled or postponed. Please visit the groups’ websites or connect with organizers to receive the latest information.
Beaches-East York Candidates Virtual Meetings •Sept. 14: Candidates Event on Zoom, 7 p.m., with a focus on social equity and climate change. Hosted by Beaches-East York Interfaith Community. For more info, call St. Aidan’s Anglican Church or Beach United Church. •Sept. 16: Federal Candidates Town Hall, 8 p.m., hosted by The Balmy Beach Residents Association, Community Centre 55, and Beach Metro News. Event will be live-streamed. For details on how to attend, visit www.beachmetro.com
20th anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Service at Millennium Garden in Woodbine Park (southeast corner Eastern Ave. and Coxwell Ave.), Sept. 11, 1 p.m. Facilitated by Community Centre 55. For more information please call 416-691-1113 ext. 224 or email jade@centre55.com
Church Yard Sale at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 904 Coxwell Ave. (at Cosburn), Sept. 11, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (rain date Sept. 18). Baked goodies, wine and beer raffles (50/50 draw), books and music, jams and jellies, attic treasures, Christmas table, knit goods, fresh-grown garlic.
Show & Shine Classic Car SHOW at Bob Acton Park, 45 William Hancox Ave., Sept. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Community Centre 55. Come and check out classic cars, socialize and learn something new! Free admission and great prizes for car owners. Food and drinks for sale. Info: Jade 416-691-1113, jade@centre55.com
Kingston Road Village Concert Series presents a Free Celebration Concert at Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Rd., Sept. 25, 4:30-5:30 p.m., marking the re-opening weekend at Kingston Road United Church! Featuring violinistn Mark Fewer (www.markfewer.com) and mezzo soprano, Julia Dawson (www.juliadawsonopera.com). This FREE event is to thank our community for its continued support during these very challenging times. The concert will also be live streamed. Social distancing and mask protocols will be observed. While this concert is free to the community, there will be an opportunity to make a donation to KRU’s Raise Our Roof Campaign. Tickets: https://reopeningcelebrationconcert.eventbrite.com
Volunteers needed at True Davidson Acres Home for the Aged, 200 Dawes Rd. Volunteers are needed for meal time assistance, one-to-one visits, and to assist with recreational programming. All volunteers must have at least one COVID-19 vaccination. Please contact Susan at 416-397-0364 for more details.
Kew Beach Lawn Bowling Club & Croquet; Located at the foot of Lee Avenue. A proud Toronto Parks and Rec Club, with very reasonable fees. New Members welcome for Lawn Bowling; Monday and Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Croquet; Thursday 7-9p.m. We also play weekends and weekdays. Contact us at kewbeachlbc@gmail.com or phone number: 416-694-4371. More info: facebook.com/KewBeachLawnBowlingClub
Leslieville Flea is back in person this summer at Ashbridge Estate, 1444 Queen St. E., Sept. 12 and Oct. 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Shop from a curated selection of 60 vendors offering handcrafted, vintage and artisanal items. Info: @leslievilleflea on instagram. Note: To ensure the health and safety of visitors and vendors, we will be implementing physical distancing measures as well as the use of masks and sanitizer.
Operation Angus: An Author Reading with Terry Fallis, Sept. 15 at 7:30 pm., who will be reading from his new novel “Operation Angus”, a follow-up to “The Best Laid Plans” and “The High Road” — a comic spy story that heralds the return of Angus McClintock. Open to all. Book clubs welcome. Register with a donation through Eventbrite to receive your Zoom Link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/operation-angus-tickets-163187451059. Donations will support volunteer-run food programs hosted by Beach United Church. Info: www.beachunitedchurch.com
Music for the Soul: Clara Engel. Beach United Church is pleased to host singer/songwriter Clara Engel performing the first online video recorded concert of our Music for the Soul Series. Engel will be joined by percussionist Paul Kolinski. Tickets available with a donation through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/music-for-the-soul-clara-engel-tickets-167062926711 The video link release date is Friday, Sept.17. The link remains live until Friday, Oct. 15. Your donation supports the artists and volunteer-run food programs hosted by Beach United Church. Info: www.beachunitedchurch.com
Jazz & Reflection: “Alone Together”, Oct. 2 at 4:30 p.m. Beach United opens our 2021 - 2022 season of Jazz and Reflection withw a must-see livestream performance by Paul Novotny (bass), Joe Sealy (piano), and Jackie Richardson (vocals), from the main hall of the church. Register with a donation through Eventbrite to receive the link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/jazz-and-reflection-alone-together-tickets-168422721895. Your donation will support the artists and volunteer-run food programs hosted by Beach United Church. Info: www.beachunitedchurch.com
Beaches Mental Wellness Group. Join us most days for a free video support group run through ZOOM. Sign up and get details at https://www.meetup.com. Ask to join us: Mental Wellness Peer-to-Peer Support-Groups. Info: www.mentalwellness.help
Danforth Mental Wellness Group Join us most days for a free video support group run through ZOOM. Sign up and get details at https://www.meetup.com/Mental-Wellness-Peer-to-Peer-Support-Groups/. Info: www.mentalwellness.help
Gamblers Anonymous. If you or a family member are struggling with gambling, Gamblers Anonymous is there to HELP. Call: 1(855) 222-5542 or visit www.gatoronto.ca
Beach Interfaith Outreach Lunch Program for adults will resume in the fall after Thanksgiving. Details to be determined. Info: 416-691-6869
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. Normally we meet at Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave (unless specified in program), but due to Covid, we are meeting on Zoom for the time being. Info: beachphotoclub.com or email beachphotoclub@gmail.com
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST NORWAY ANGLICAN CHURCH, 470 Woodbine Ave. Welcome! We are a growing community which enjoys the Anglican expression of the Christian faith. We gather to connect with one another and worship God at 9 AM on ZOOM and with Holy Eucharist at 10:30 In Person and on Livestream. For more information and upcoming programs like Alpha starting Sept. 14, please visit our website at stjohnsnorway.com or call us at 416-691-4560.
Beach United Church. Worship Sundays Sept. 12, 19, 26 at 10.30 a.m., Facebook Livestream at facebook.com/beachunitedchurch. Explore the theme “Tapestry of Life”. For information on in-person worship please go to www.beachunitedchurch.com
Fallingbrook Presbyterian Church, 35 Wood Glen Rd at Kingston Rd, is available on ZOOM. Please join our Worship Services on Sundays at 10:30 am with Rev. Angela J. Cluney. Call or email for ZOOM links with details at the church office: 416-699-3084 or fboffice@rogers.com
St. John’s Catholic Church, 794 Kingston Rd. (2 blks east of Main St.). Our Masses have returned with limited capacity on Saturdays 4:30 pm, Sundays 9 am & 11 am, Tues – Thurs 8:15 am (please register). See our website for parish information, Sunday Mass on YouTube, and more: www.stjohnsrc.ca, 416-698-1105
Beaches Presbyterian Church, 65 Glen Manor Dr. (S of Queen). We are an inclusive and affirming congregation in the heart of the Beach. Join us for our live and interactive worship service at 10 a.m. each Sunday via Zoom or by phone. For a link to the service and more info please visit our website at http://www.beacheschurch.org or call 416-699-5871. Minister: The Reverend Katherine McCloskey
St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, 2423 Queen St. E. (at Silver Birch). Our ministries and programs are continuing, with study groups online, service videos on YouTube, opportunities to meet virtually in small groups, and an eco-spirituality theme for action and learning all year. Find out more on our website: staidansinthebeach.com