Upcoming events

This Wednesday will be a super exciting day: the all-candidates debate. It will be held at Weston CI starting at 7. Be there and be square!


On Sunday, October 20, St Philip’s Anglican Church will be hosting a Jazz Vespers. It sounds great.


On November 29, the Diaz-Greco family will be hosting a fundraiser for infantile spasm research. Emma, their daughter, is a “miracle baby” and their inspiration.

Sine the last fundraiser, Emma was the first Canadian recipient of a kind of neurological pacemaker that stimulates her vagus nerve to prevent and treat seizures.

Run for the United Way

Supercoffee is hosting a fun run for the United Way this weekend. Lace up and go!

The run will start at 9 am on Sunday, October 6 at the Caplan’s parking lot. There’s a $20 donation to join in, and supercoffee will be donating snacks and coffee, god bless their souls. Your correspondent will not be there, because it is his birthday (among other reasons, including but not limited to the running and waking up parts).

Gang prevention town halls in Ward 5

The police will be hosting a series of town halls in  the Weston area to address gang membership and violence.

The meetings will be

  • This Wednesday from 6–9 p.m. at York Rec
  • This Thursday from 6–9 p.m. at For Youth Initiative Youth Centre at 1652 Keele St
  • Wednesday, November 20 from 6–9 p.m. at Weston Mount Dennis Community Place Hub at 1765 Weston Rd.

Upcoming events

There’s no excuses for boredom over the next couple of weeks. A ton of things are going on!

The Community Place Hub will be hosting its Fall Festival on September 13 from 3 to 7 pm.


Colin Mendez Morris will be performing “Joshua Glover: The Opera” in Little Avenue Park. The opera tells the story of Glover, a slave who was freed, recaptured, and imprisoned before coming to Etobicoke. It is part of the Arts in the Parks Series.

Joshua Glover: The Opera


UrbanArts is hosting the “Living Black Genius” program starting September 24.

Living Black Genius is an immersive program that highlights and connects prominent Black Canadian leaders with youth and the larger community.
When: Tuesday, September 24th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: UrbanArts at Artscape Weston Common, 34 John St (York)

 

 


The Weston Historical Society will be having a walk to discuss the Humber River, on September 28, starting at 1:30.