This weekend is Clean Toronto Together so get ready to get your hands dirty for a very good cause. The full list of community clean ups can be found here. Beyond clean ups there’s  lots happening in the parks in the coming weeks. Check out our events calendar for everything that’s happening in Toronto parks. Don’t forget to submit yours!

Do Some Visioning

Share your dreams for Macgregor Park (346 Lansdowne Avenue)Screen Shot 2016-05-05 at 11.43.25 AM on May 7.

Enjoy participatory theatrical performance, music, kids activities, and freshly baked Naan bread from the Tandoor oven. The fun will be designed for everyone to share their visions for the park – have YOUR say in the programs and events that happen in MacGregor Park and the new Teaching Gardens! The event is hosted by Botanics Art Ensemble. See more here>>

Grow Your Own FooUnknown-2On May 7, join Etobicoke Master Gardeners at the Humber Arboretum for a free workshop on growing your own food. Learn about where to grow, what to grow, and how to grow it with information on garden prep and maintenance, getting kids involved, and more.The event is free, but registration is required. Visit  http://www.humberarboretum.on.ca/sites/pages/events.php to reserve your spot or call 416-675-5009 for more information. Read more here >>

 

Buy Native Plants at High Park

Unknown-3On May 8, help pollinators and wildlife by growing the plants on which they depend. The sale will take place in front of the High Park Greenhouse (middle of High Park) from 11 am to 2 pm. This plant sale supports the work of the High Park Volunteer Stewardship Program and native plant restoration in High Park. Read more here >>

 

Take a Walk

Screen Shot 2016-05-05 at 1.00.31 PMThere are more Jane’s Walks planned than we could ever hope to profile in our humble calendar. This year is Jane Jacobs’ 100th Birthday, and Jane’s Walks’ 10th Anniversary. Get out May 6, 7 and 8 and participate in neighbourhood walking sessions all across Toronto. Park People is hosting two special walks: Walk the Line, Exploring Toronto’s Green Line and an Under Gardiner Walking Workshop. 

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