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Annual Junction Triangle Home Style Craft Show

From the Junction Triangle Home Style Craft Show Facebook page:

All money raised will go directly back into the Perth school in support of arts programming.

Date: Saturday November 23rd, 2013
Time: 11-4
Location: Perth Avenue Public School

Table Rental Fees: $30 for one table and $45 for two tables

Raffle Table

Meeting: French Immersion at Perth Ave. Public School

French immersion schools with approx 1.6km walking distanceFrench immersion schools with approx 1.6km walking distance

Thank you for your interest in French Language Instruction at Perth Ave Public School.

A community information meeting will be held concerning a local French immersion program for students in and around the Junction Triangle area.

DATE: Tuesday April 23, 2013
TIME: 6:30 PM

Campbell Rink: Last weekend Feb 23 and 24

Campbell Rink's final weekend.

Saturday Supper with Campfire and kids talent show. Pleasure skate 3:30-6:30pm
Dinner 5-6:30pm
Organic coffee
Skate and enjoy quiche. As usual we will have vegan and gluten free available.

And the long awaited Shinny Tournament for kids 13 and under. Come at 2:30 pm to register. Prizes. A draw for a hockey game. Toronto Marlies for 2 side seats.

Perth-Dupont Library: 35th Anniversary

Carmen from the Toronto Public Library's Perth-Dupont branch at 1589 Dupont St. emailed to let us know that there's a 35th Anniversary Party for this branch on November 23-24.

Toronto Public Library Community Cornerstones
Perth/Dupont Branch
Serving the Junction Triangle for 35 Years

Join Us For Our 35th Anniversary

Friday November 23rd &
Saturday November 24th

  • Sign our guestbook
  • Check out our old photos
  • Yummy anniversary cake!

Perth/Dupont Branch
1589 Dupont St. Toronto ON M6P 3S5

Perth Avenue Public School - Home-style Craft and Gift Show

Click image to download a PDF file of the flyer.

Event details from Sharon:

CALLING ALL ARTISANS! Perth Avenue Public School is hosting the Junction Triangle’s second annual Home-style Craft and Gift Show on December 1st. Rent a table to sell your wares for only $20 and a donation to the raffle table! The proceeds from the table rentals will go back into the school council fund to support arts programming like visiting authors and dance workshops, musical instruments and art supplies. Please contact Sharon Colwell at ASAP for more information or to book your table. Space is limited!

Community "Lot Party" This Saturday

A group of enthusiastic locals is throwing a "lot party" this Saturday November 3rd from noon until 7pm. The location is the lot (known as the dog walk field) north of Wallace and south of Ruskin along the Railpath.

Family activities will include face painting, apple bobbing, field sports and an arts and crafts station. There will be live music as well and it will be a great chance to meet neighbours and make new friends.

Lot Party PosterLot Party Poster

7th Annual Pumpkin Lighting in Carlton Park

Photo from Carlton Park Pumpkin Lighting, 2009: By Vic GedrisPhoto from Carlton Park Pumpkin Lighting, 2009: By Vic Gedris

PLEASE JOIN US for our annual Pumpkin Lighting in Carlton Park (on Edith Avenue) on Thursday, November 1st, 2012, starting at 6:30 p.m. and continuing to midnight.

Bring your jack-o-lanterns (with a tealight inside), line them up around the splash pond, and light them in a dazzling display of Halloween creativity that will delight children and adults alike. At midnight, the lights will be doused and the pumpkins left at the park for the City to pick up the next day for composting.

Children have a wonderful time dashing about and playing with each other in the twilight, while adults have a chance to visit and get to know their neighbours in this fun community-building event.

So invite your friends and neighbours, bring a thermos of hot cocoa or cider and your pumpkins, and come enjoy this creative community gathering before we all hibernate for the winter!

First Annual Junction Triangle Halloween Pumpkin Sale

Perth/Dupont Library Expansion Project

Saturday, October 27, 2012
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Perth Square Park (Northeast Corner)
350 Perth Avenue

All Large Pumpkins, $10 each. If the deal was any better, it would be Christmas!

Proceeds in Support of Perth/Dupont Library Expansion Project

JT Mothers Against Diesel Potluck

Perth Square Park

Thursday, August 30, 2012

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

More diesel trains appear to be coming to the Junction Triangle (JT) as the provincial government rushes to build a rail link to the airport in time for the Pam Am Games in 2015. Frustrated by government’s unwillingness to address the shortcomings in their plan, Mothers of the Junction Triangle are hosting a potluck and taking their concerns directly to Premier Dalton McGuinty.

If you want to see electric trains running on the Georgetown corridor, join us in the park. There will be food, fun for the kids and a special direct line to the Premier’s office where everyone is invited to tell him what you think.

Lots of great things are happening in the Junction Triangle. Schoolyard revitalization and library expansion are underway because people are coming together with a shared purpose and aiming high. We can bring change to public transit in the same way; a shared purpose with the aim of persuading the decision-maker, Dalton McGuinty that electric rail is our choice.

Saturday Supper July 28, at Campbell Park with Campfire 5-7pm

We are having another dinner. Yay!

Vegetable Rabat-a vegan stew
Rancher's Pie-inspired by Sheppard's pie, with beef instead of lamb

Dessert: Fruit Pies, with Blackberries(vegan and gluten free)

Suggested donation is $5 for dinner, $2 for dessert and drinks 50cents to $1.

See you there,

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