Saturday, October 10, 2009

What's going on in Leaside/Davisville in Oct?

Upcoming events this month in Leaside and/or Davisville! These activities/events may be of interest to you, your family and friends. In some cases I included activities pertinent to East York in general with the hopes that you will find them worth noting. If you wish to post any upcoming activities or events on this blog that you think may be of interest to my readers in Leaside, Davisville, North Toronto or anywhere in Toronto, please email me and I will be happy to include them. Please sign up to "Followers of this Blog" on the right hand side of your screen. There is no obligation on your part and you won't miss a thing!

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Tuesday, Oct. 13

Public information presentation about living with schizophrenia and addiction at Toronto East General Hospital, Lecture Theatre, E Wing 2nd Floor, 7:30 p.m. Free admission, no registration. Presented by East York Chapter, Schizophrenia Society of Ontario. Call 416-481-8975.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

October meeting of the Riverdale Horticultural Society at the Frankland Community Centre (Logan Ave, south of Danforth) Pat Crocker, a "Culinary Herbalist", will be speaking about that misunderstood and underappreciated plant, garlic. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Further Information:
Riverdale Horticultural Society

Thursday, Oct. 15

Diner's Club at Leaside United Church with East York Seniors. All East York seniors are invited to join us for lunch. It's Crock Pot Thursday. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. and the cost is $7.35. Contact Midge Sandiland at 416-424-3322 to make a reservation. Transportation is available if needed.

Canadian Federation of University Women holds its monthly meeting with guest speaker Shane K. Green, PhD, on stem cell research at Northlea United Church, 125 Brentcliffe Rd., 7:30 p.m. Visit

October Meeting of the East York Garden Club at the Stan Wadlow Clubhouse. Patricia Landry, from the Natural Environment & Horticulture section of the City of Toronto Parks Department will be speaking. Also autumn seed exchange at this meeting, and will be accepting entries for our annual photography contest. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m., refreshments are available at 7:00 p.m. Further information: EYGC 2008 Meeting Schedule

Saturday, Oct. 17

Used clothing sale at Leaside Presbyterian Church, 670 Eglinton Ave., three blocks east of Bayview Avenue, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Good used clothing for men, women and children, as well as women's accessories including jewelry and purses. Call 416-422-0510.

Tuesday, Oct. 20

Diner's Club at Golden Griddle with East York Seniors, noon to 2 p.m. for lunch. The cost is $7.60. Contact Midge Sandiland at 416-424-3322 to make a reservation. Transportation is available if needed.

Wednesday, Oct. 21

Blood Donor Clinic at Northlea Elementary and Middle School, 305 Rumsey Rd., 2 to 8 p.m. in the north gym. Refreshments provided. Call Canadian Blood Services at 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283) to book your appointment, or just walk in.