There’s a creative spark in Toronto parks this weekend. You can experience it while learning how to Adopt a Tree in Regent ParkPicnicking with Newcomers in Dufferin Grove Park, while cycling along Bathurst Street and at a full on spring party with Milkweed for sale at Christie Pits . Check out our full events calendar for everything that’s happening in Toronto parks this weekend. Don’t forget to submit yours!

Adopt a Tree with that New-Tree Smell


Friends of Regent Park’s Adopt a Park Tree Program needs volunteers to take care of newly planted park trees using basic tree-tending techniques like mulching, weeding and regular watering.

On Saturday May 28, head over to big park to learn how you can adopt your very own park tree and be part of nurturing a new tree-life.

Ride for Cycling Infrastructure and City Building

Screen shot 2016-05-26 at 4.48.36 PM The Reading Line brings together cycling, reading and city builders to help make Toronto a better place for everyone. On Saturday, hop on your bike and pedal over to Fort York Library and ride along Bathurst all the way to June Callwood Park. This year, the event is focused on the work of Jane Jacobs and June Callwood. Read more here >>

Welcome New Neighbours

Screen shot 2016-05-26 at 4.55.31 PMOn Saturday May 28, head to Dufferin Grove Park and celebrate spring and meet new neighbours!  Members of the Syrian newcomer community and downtown community organisations will come together for a picnic in the park. There will be children’s activities, music, delicious food, art, games, sports and more! Interpreters and cultural ambassadors will be on hand to help facilitate conversations. Read more here >>


Screen Shot 2016-05-27 at 9.37.10 AMOn Sunday, Christie Pits Park will host four fun events at the same time — Mike Layton’s Bike with Mike, Christie Pits Art Crawl, NANPS native plant sale and David Suzuki Foundation’s #gotmilkweed sale and pick-up.There will be bikes, butterflies, flowers and art, plus food and kids activities from 12-4pm. Read more here >>