Tag: Fun

Leslieville Tree Festival – Call for Exhibitors

I am excited to announce that the Leslieville Tree Festival will be happening on Saturday June 16, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Leslie Grove Park. The Festival is a public celebration of our urban forest. Focused on providing activities and fun for the whole family, it includes displays from environmental groups and… Read more »

Leslieville Butterflyway Project

The Butterflyway Project is a citizen-led movement that is growing highways of habitat for bees and butterflies through neighbourhoods in communities across Canada. This year it is in Leslieville!  The David Suzuki Foundation recruited volunteers from Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood in spring 2018 to become Butterflyway Rangers. The Rangers will learn about bees, butterflies and wildflowers and will return to their neighbourhood with a mission: to establish a neighbourhood butterflyway with… Read more »

SH Armstrong Pool – The Little Pool that Could!

Thanks to everyone who sent a letter or email, made a deputation or signed a petition, funding for the SH Armstrong Pool was reinstated in the 2018 Budget. The community has really shown its support by rallying behind the creative leadership of the SH Armstrong Pool Working Group. This past fall registrations doubled over previous… Read more »

Community celebrates saving pool where Olympian Penny Oleksiak learned to swim

By Jela Tejada on February 26th, 2018 ‘We Saved Our Pool’ party marked success of Leslieville community No one can say the Leslieville community was just treading water in the fight to save their pool. Local parents, children, the pool working group, sponsors and Ward 30 councillor Paula Fletcher celebrated as a token of the… Read more »