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Planning for 2018 Canada Day parade and festival off to a rip-roaring start

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017

Businesses will be encouraged to get involved as sponsors early …

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Saving Canada Day: small-town Can-do ethic pulls off EY celebration miracle

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017

A small alliance of residents and local leaders coalesced to save the former borough’s 60th annual Canada Day parade and celebration at Stan Wadlow Park when it looked for a while like it might not happen at all.

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East York Summer Activities Guide

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017

This year’s summer vacation runs from June 30 to September 1, 2017. Whether your child enjoys quiet time, sports or the arts, there is no shortage of fun activities for them to do right here in East York.

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East York’s 60th Canada Day parade, fireworks & festivities will make for a full day

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017

Proudly preparing to hold the 60th annual East York Canada Day parade, organizers expect to put on the best one ever for the nation’s sesquicentennial celebrations.

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EY Farmers’ markets in full swing

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017

    Thursdays from June 1 – October 26, 3-7 p.m. at East Lynn Park, Danforth Ave. a block west of Woodbine, the market operated by Danforth East Community Association offers different special events and live music weekly, a kids’ area, community displays and much more. Saturdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Evergreen Brick Works’ weekly Farmers Market at Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave. offers local, sustainably grown food till October. Sundays from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Leslieville Farmers Market on Queen St. E., at northern end of Jonathan Ashbridge Park, 20 Woodward Ave. Tuesdays, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. until October the original East York Farmers’ Market takes place on the greens at East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave. Wednesdays 3-7 p.m. the Fairmount Farmers’ Market is this year being held at Greenwood Park, Greenwood...

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Pre-show red carpet yuks at Laughter Is The Best Medicine fundraiser

Posted by on May 13, 2017

East York Chronicle’s Jennifer Wilson was at the #MGHLaughter gala …

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