Festivals ,etc.

Nuit Blanche in the Junction Triangle

Just a reminder that our own Junction Triangle Nuit Blanche exhibit takes place this weekend, from sundown Saturday, Oct. 2, on into the wee hours. Visit www.railoflight.ca for details and please help us spread the word. We hope to see you there, and thanks to many in the community who have volunteered. Many hands make light work! If you'd like to help de-sparkle the exhibit the next day, Sunday, Oct. 3, Richard Mongiat and his crew will be working from noon at the Wallace Bridge.

Rail of Light flyer

Rail of Light flyer

Flyer for the Rail of Light exhibit during the all-night arts festival, Nuit Blanche.

Love and Care Day @ Perth Adventist Church

The Perth Avenue Seventh Day Adventist Church, at the corner of Perth and Wallace, has distributed flyers to the community inviting everyone to their Love and Care day this weeked. Details from the flyer:

Perth Avenue Seventh Day Adventist Church invites the community to attend Love and Care Day on Sunday, October 3, 1-5 pm, 243 Perth Avenue.


Activities for the entire family:

  • Light refreshments
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Bicycle giveaway
  • Bouncing castle

The Stop's Good Food For All Festival

An excellent event hosted by The Stop Community Food Centre and the Davenport Perth Neighbourhood Centre, just north of the Junction Triangle:

The Stop Community Food Centre's Good Food for All Festival is back and bigger than ever! Join us on September 18 for a fun-filled—and entirely free!— day of entertainment, kids' activities, music and, of course, lots and lots of delicious food. Hosted by broadcaster and author Jane Farrow, the day features the Food Network's Food Jammers and their crazy culinary contraptions; music by Nine Mile and Samba Squad; a community cook-off (you be the judge); a farmers' market; samples from The Stop kitchen; a bike-repair clinic; a swap shop and much more. Kids will enjoy Whimz live animals, food-themed activities and crafts (cookie rewards for completing them all) and, of course, the ever-popular bouncy castle. Join us for what is always a wonderful day celebrating our neighbourhood and healthy and delicious food.

When: Saturday, Sept 18, noon til 3 pm

Where: 1884 Davenport (at Symington) - Behind the parking lot between Davenport Perth Neighborhood Centre and The Stop

How much: Free

There will also be a Free Bike Clinic hosted by the DPNC from noon to 2pm.

Volunteer for JT Nuit Blanche event!

The Junction Triangle neighbourhood is taking part in the 2010 Scotiabank Nuit Blanche exhibit and needs volunteers! On October 2, our installation Rail of Light will see the Wallace Avenue Footbridge transformed into a huge, sparkling chandelier, literally shedding light on the massive diesel rail expansion planned by the Ontario government.

If you can help with set-up, take-down, or manning the exhibit, please get in touch with us at rail@junctiontriangle.ca We need help to install the exhibit during the day on Saturday (Oct.2) beginning at 9 a.m. and people to staff the showing (in four hour shifts) during the evening/night.

Be a part of a great, city wide arts event happening right here in the Junction Triangle and help send an important message about electric trains.

Clean Train Coalition's "Go Electric" music event

The following event announcement comes from the Clean Train Coalition:

Pressure mounts on Premier McGuinty to GO ELECTRIC!!

You are cordially invited to attend the Clean Train Coalition's GO ELECTRIC music event on Sunday, September 26th in Sorauren Park, from 1:00pm - 5:00pm. Local musicians will perform throughout the afternoon, with keynote speakers taking the stage at 3:00pm.

Perth Dupont Neighbourhood Gathering & BBQ

The following event announcement comes from the Perth Dupont Community Garden. More information about this event is posted on their website here.

We invite you to join us for the 3rd Annual Harvest Barbecue and Potluck.

This year will be a Vegetarian style potluck, (Carnivores welcome ;-)

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 18th 2010 @ 5:00 PM

Come early to have a tour of the Garden.

Dusk Dances Festival at Earlscourt Park

The following announcement comes from Art Starts, the same organization who created the wonderful bicycle mural on Dupont St. The Dusk Dances festival is being held at Earlscourt Park, just a short walk from the north end of our neighbourhood:

Volunteers needed!

Art Starts is pleased to be co- producing the 2010 Dusk Dances Festival at Earlscourt Park (St. Clair and Caledonia) for the second year in a row! This outdoor dance festival brings innovative contemporary and traditional dance to public parks as the sun sets Thursday August 19th to Sunday August 22nd.

Dusk Dances 2009
Dusk Dances 2009


We are looking for festival volunteers for Wed. Aug 18 – Sun. Aug 22 between 5:30pm and 10pm

Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of one rehearsal or performance date. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Ushers/donation collection – Information table – Change room and truck guards – Guarding performance areas

Please e-mail or call Erin Schachter erin@artstarts.net 416.656.9994 ext. 3 if you are interested and specify your availability.

Electric Train Music Series: Sunday, July 25, Perth Square Park

Electric Train Music Series

Final Performance | the drum roll begins at 12:30

Drum Diesel Out of Town
Sunday, July 25, Perth Square Park

Special guests, Pound for Pound

The Electric Train Music Series is presented by the Junction Triangle Rail Committee as a way of building community spirit and increasing awareness of the effects massive diesel expansion will have on our neighbourhood.

Electric Train Music Series

Electric Train Music Series

Every Sunday in July at 12:30 p.m. in the Junction Triangle

Acoustic Performances:

  • Sunday, July 4
    Campbell Park, performer Adam Volpentesta
  • Sunday, July 11
    Carlton Park, performer Andrew Cash
  • Sunday, July 18
    Erwin Krickhahn Park, performer Mark Ripp
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