Spring fun in the city!!!
Mar 23 and Mar 24
Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church/Lawrence Heights Community Centre
The last two seedy events of the year! Get inspired to get your gardens growing. Buy, sell and trade heirloom variety seeds including vegetables, herbs, flowers and native species. There will be workshops, an area for kids as well as local treats.
For more information, check out the Toronto Community Garden Network website.
Roncesvalles Village/Kew Gardens
Lights turn out at 8:30 PM, but the celebrations start much before that. Check out a kids lantern making workshop at Smock Cafe (1-5 PM) in Roncesvalles, while music and dance festivities start at 7:30 PM in the Beaches. Following that, there will be community walks, concerts and other candle-lit activities.
Easter Egg Fun
Mar 23 and Mar 24
Get ready for Easter! Check out the Easter Egg Painting Family Workshop at Todmorden Mills Family Heritage Site where you can learn how to make Pysanka. You can also learn this ancient Ukranian Easter egg painting tradition, with all its wax-resistant glory, at Articulations in The Junction. And Colborne Lodge has egg hunts and egg races besides egg-dyeing activities.
Book Launch: Pati's Mexican Table
The Cookbook Store (FREE)
Born and raised in Mexico Pati's popular PBS TV show, Pati's Mexican Table, in her words "swings a window wide open into the fascinating world of Mexican cuisine. I help familiarize people with its ingredients and cooking techniques, with a sprinkling of culture, history and traditions." Treats from the book will be served.
For more information, check out The Cookbook Store website.
501 Streetcar Food Tour
Along the 501!
The 501 Queen Streetcar route is the longest surface route in North America AND one of the longest in the world! This line runs approximately 24.8 kilometres traversing Toronto from the east-west. You will go through countless distinct Toronto neighbourhoods and experience the many tastes of Toronto.
For more information, check out the Foodies on Foot website.
In Concert: Jaz Dhami
One of Britain's hottest bhangra stars is in town to get your feet and shoulders moving!
For more information, check out the event's Facebook page.
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