Walk of Hope for Ovarian Cancer Canada

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Walk Date:

September 08, 2013

Location:
Woodbine Park, Coxwell Avenue & Lakeshore Blvd E, Toronto

Route distance
2.5 km or 5 km – 5K Fun-Run option

Event Day Schedule:
9:30am Registration and entertainment
11:00am Walk
Post-Walk Lunch and closing ceremonies (Veloute Bistro & M&M)

Pre-Walk warm-up provided by GI Jane
Exercise warm-up and massage services generously provided by Toronto Sports and Orthopedic Clinic.
All day entertainment provided by Absolutely Jack
this year there will be a 5K fun run

THINGS TO BRING:

your camera

your camping chair or picnic blanket

your reusable water bottle

your (teal!) running shoes

a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses

your dog!

your appetite

Please remember the Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope is RAIN OR SHINE…The walk must go on!

Huge thanks to some wonderful local sponsors!

We couldn`t do it without our amazing sponsors.

We couldn’t do it without our amazing sponsors.

Saturday September 7th – set up day in Toronto!

Through the mud and rain – set up continued, and everyone had smiles on their faces, knowing it’s a wonderful cause being supported. Will you be at  the Walk of Hope in your community September 8th?

This is where the magic begins – set up day in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (watch the video)

The Toronto set up team kept their spirits up knowing it's all for a great cause!

The Toronto set up team kept their spirits up knowing it’s all for a great cause!

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“Love Your Neighbourhood” Contest

Enter on our Facebook page to WIN!

Enter on our Facebook page to WIN!

 

Enter to WIN here

“Your Today” is looking for the best stories about why your neighbourhood is a great one! We will feature ONE story from each neighbourhood – Riverside, The Beach, Leslieville, and Little India in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to showcase in our summer edition of “Your Today”.

 

 
(You must be willing to have your photo published at a location in your ‘hood for the magazine feature)

Each winner will also be able to give mention to their favourite business, and we’ll run a story on them as well!

Win/Win for community and business! 

1. Post your story on our Facebook page under the contest post.

2. Have your neighbours vote on your story (most votes wins)

3. Entry and voting ends June 1st, 2013

4. Please begin your story with your neighbourhood name

5. A prize pack of neighbourhood gift certificates will also be awarded to the 4 winners!

6. Only stories on the original Facebook post will be considered “entered to win”

 

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A step back in time with the Beach Guild of Fine Art

Rosemarie Dickob rdickob@netscape.net

Rosemarie Dickob
rdickob@netscape.net

In 1994, a group of seven Beach artists got together to create the beach Guild of Fine Art in order to support each other as artists, to promote the appreciation of art in the community and to encourage the establishment of a permanent home of  art and cultural activities at the Gardener’s Cottage in Kew Gardens.  Today the Guild is a familiar image in the Beach Art Scene.

The Beaches Lions Club has been their patron since 1995, and since then their Annual Members Show, Art Down by the Bay, and their meetings and workshops are held at the Lions Clubhouse on Ashbridges Bay.

 

With the invaluable support of former City Councillor, Sandra Bussin, and the Toronto Parks Department; their goals for the Gardener’s Cottage began to be realized in 2002 with a Guild Christmas Show held at the very much “in need of repair” building.  The first “Small Paintings for Small Spaces” event began in May 2003.  The Beaches Rotary Club stepped in to lead the refurbishment process and supported this new role for the Gardener’s Cottage.

Today, you’ll find many cultural events and art shows held at the Cottage and The Beach Guild of Fine Art welcomes many more to come in the future.

Join the 10th annual Guild’s “Small Paintings for Small Spaces” event:

Gardeners Cottage (Kew Gardens)

Set Up – May 17th – 4-8

Show May 18th, 19th, & 20th from 10 – 5

 

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Be sure to send us an email to inboxsubscription@todaypublications.ca and in the subject line put “subscription” and the city you live in; to receive our electronic version of each printed release. 

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“Strength lies in differences, not in similarities” ~ Stephen R Covey

 

Free Ontario dogs from breed specific legislation walk

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Jamie Buehrle, wife of Blue Jays pitcher Mark Buehrle, poses with her Pit Bull, Slater.
Photo by: Wilfredo Lee/The Associated Press

Saturday March 23, 2013

Be the voice for Ontario dogs & others like Mark Buehrle of the Toronto Blue Jays and wife Jamie who’s family pet Slater can’t enter Ontario with his family because of a Pit Bull ban. 

The walk for Slater will gather and start at:

  1. East side of Nathan Phillips Square on grass area along Bay St. & Queen Street.
  2. Route will go West along Queen Street to Spadina Avenue.
  3. They will then travel back along Queen Street going East to University Avenue.
  4. North along University Ave. to Queens Park and end.

Event organizers ask you make a heart with Slater’s name on it for your pup to wear.  All dogs must be in compliance with laws. Please remember this is not a rally.

For more information or to join the event stop by their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/events/540860135941902/

The Beach Scavenger Hunt

June 23, 2013

Beach Scavenger Hunt

Your Today Publications will be hosting a Scavenger Hunt in The Beach, Toronto.

Your Today Publications will award 3 prizes:
1st team drawn – 100.00 to spend at one participating Scavenger Hunt location of your choice

2nd team drawn – 75.00 to spend at one participating Scavenger Hunt location of your choice

3rd team drawn – 50.00 to spend at one participating Scavenger Hunt location of your choice.

Our starting point and registration will be at Intuitive Touch Therapies,1912 Queen Street East.  Forms and treats to get you through it, will be handed out listing the participating businesses and the questions players need to hunt for answers on.

Our completed list of Scavenger Hunt Retail participants:
Harry’s Toronto
Seagull Classics
The Gull and Firkin
Moo Milk Bar
Intuitive Touch Therapies
Howards Canada
Bizzy Bee Playcentre
Beaches Fitness
Balsam Dental “We Keep You Smiling!”
Amy’s Place Handmade
Beach Pilates
Keen Garage
Fallingbrook Family Chiropractic
Bumbleberry Kids
Beddington’s Bed and Bath

There will be 1 question per business that must be answered, and the answer will be found inside that business. As an example only: what is the 5th flavor of ice cream listed on Ed’s Real Scoop Ice Cream menu board, or what colour is the toothbrush on the fireplace in Balsam Dental, or how about; how long has Veloute been in business?

All completed forms can be handed back in at the starting location and Your Today Publications will randomly draw from all correctly answered forms for gift certificates to participating merchants.

We hope this is a fun day for members of our Beach community as well as bordering communities that may spend some time in our neighbourhood to participate.

If you’d like to join the scavenger hunt as a participant, please join our event page for more details: Event Details