You can take a seat as part of #SitTO or if you feel like getting active, you can stand up and do some planting for community and butterfly gardens. This weekend is 100in1Day so be sure to get informed about the 100+ urban interventions happening across Toronto. Check out our full events calendar for everything that’s happening in Toronto parks this weekend. Don’t forget to submit yours!

Get Dirty with Black Creek Community Farm

Screen shot 2016-06-02 at 4.53.49 PMAs part of 100in1Day, Black Creek Community Farm is inviting everyone to lend a hand to expand their educational gardens.  On Saturday,
at 1pm plant vegetables, herbs and pollinator-friendly plants, create raised beds, and establish new pathways among the new gardens. Gardening gloves, sun protection, a reusable water bottle, closed-toe shoes. More information here.

Sit Down for a Cause

Screen shot 2016-06-02 at 4.11.32 PMJoin other citizens in the fight for more seating in public places across Toronto. As part of 100in1Day, visit Nathan Phillips Square on Saturday and sit yourself down to stand up for seating that makes parks accessible to more people across our city. The organizers say:“You can have great streets and parks that are full of people but if the people don’t stick around, you don’t have the vibrant places that people enjoy.” Read more here >>

Plant for Butterflies in Rowntree Mills Park

Screen shot 2016-06-02 at 4.34.48 PMOn Saturday, head to Rowntree Mills Park to plant wildflowers and shrubs that attract butterflies. This community effort will help stop the decline in butterfly populations worldwide. In the process, you’ll learn how to make your garden more butterfly friendly. Read more here >>