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Midway could return for Canada Day 2018, organizers say

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017

The organization planning the 2018 East York Canada Day parade and festivities at Stan Wadlow Park is optimistic that the popular and much missed midway of rides and games can return for next year’s event.

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East York Ladies Softball veteran players holding reunion Nov. 4

Posted by on Oct 8, 2017

A group of former players in the East York Ladies Softball League are planning to hold a reunion social on Saturday November 4 and inviting their former teammates and opponents from the 1980-2000 era to come out to relive memories and catch up.  It will take place at The Wally Tavern, 302 O’Connor Drive at Donlands, starting at 7 p.m. Weone Macrae came up with the idea “while sitting around the pool having drinks and reminiscing with some old friends this summer,” she told East York Chronicle. At the time she played, she said, the league, known today as the East York Ladies Softball Association, had up to eight teams (there are four today) sponsored by local businesses.  She hopes attendees will be bring out their trophies and photos to spark memories.  For more info call her at...

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EAST YORK MOMENTS 034: Family-friendly events abound in EY

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017

If East York didn’t have enough to offer with its neighbourliness, recreation facilities and green space it also hosts so many wonderful family-friendly events.

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DECA celebrating ten years with two parties and scavenger hunt

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017

The Danforth East Community Association is celebrating ten years since it formed with two special events and a neighbourhood-wide “scavenger hunt” …

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Mirror Image by Stephen Lay: “Border Collie”

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017


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