May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Long Branch Neighbourhood Association Presents: Tree For Me Info Session

  • 3145 Lake Shore Boulevard West Etobicoke, ON, M8V 4B6 Canada (map)
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Host: Long Branch Neighbourhood Association

Date: May 26, 2018

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location:  Colonel Sam Smith Park, 3145 Lake Shore Blvd West, Etobicoke ON, M8V 4B6

*NOTE: Participants must register for their tree online before attending an event. Participants must also participate in a tree planting and care workshop at the event. Details available at the Event Registration URL: https://www.treeforme.ca/event-listings-1/long-branch-neighbourhood-association 

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May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Councillor Mark Grimes Community Environment Day

Do your part to create a cleaner, greener and more liveable Toronto.  Bring your unwanted household items to a Community Environment Day to:

  • Extend the life of a product by making it available for reuse
  • Ensure that items are properly disposed of or recycled
  • Reduce the amount of waste going to landfill
  • Ensure that hazardous waste materials are disposed of safely
  • Learn about current waste diversion

Donate items to local schools for reuse

  • Yarn, knitting needles, sewing notions, buttons and keys
  • Children’s books, musical instruments
  • CD’s, CD cases, 35 mm cameras
  • Costume jewellery including broken, old watches
  • Arts and crafts supplies: pencils, crayons, markers
  • Corks, cork boards, clipboards
  • Dress up clothing: costumes, prom dresses, uniforms

Donate items for reuse

Please keep these separate from other items.

  • Sporting goods (e.g., skates, hockey equipment, bikes, rackets, etc.)
  • Books (excluding school/university curriculum books)
  • Eyeglasses, walking aids, hearing aids, etc.
  • Small household items (e.g., dishes, ornaments, kitchen utensils, artistic drawings, games, etc.)
  • Textiles in good condition (e.g. clothing, linens, etc.)
  • Non-perishable foods will be donated to a food bank

Note: You can recycle plastic shopping bag, foam polystyrene, empty paint and aerosol cans in your blue recycling bin.

Please do not bring construction waste, air conditioners, garbage, wood, cassette and videotapes, commercial/ industrial hazardous waste and scrap metal.

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May
5
10:00 AM10:00

LAMP CHC Presents: Tree For Me Info Session

  • 3145 Lake Shore Boulevard West Etobicoke, ON, M8V 4B6 Canada (map)
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What is Tree For Me: Tree For Me is a community-based partnership that makes it easy for Toronto residents to get no-cost native trees for their yards. Community groups in neighbourhoods across Toronto will host tree matching and giveaway events that teach residents how to plant and care for their trees. Together, we're working towards building a greener Toronto. Tree For Me events help put more trees in our yards, more trees in our communities, and more trees in our city.

Host: LAMP Community Health Centre

Date: May 5, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Colonel Sam Smith Park, 3145 Lake Shore Blvd West, Etobicoke ON, M8V 4B6

*NOTE: Participants must register for their tree online before attending an event. Participants must also participate in a tree planting and care workshop at the event. Details available at the Event Registration URL: https://www.treeforme.ca/event-listings-1/lamp

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Apr
22
11:00 AM11:00

Clean Toronto Together Community Clean-Ups

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Clean Toronto Together registration is now open!
Individuals, community groups, schools and businesses can now register their Clean Toronto Together cleanup events. Registration helps the City arrange for special litter and recycling pickups, and helps to avoid duplicate cleanups. Learn more, register your event and find out where to get free GLAD® garbage and recycling bags for your cleanup at livegreentoronto.ca or call 311.

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Apr
18
10:30 AM10:30

Toronto Local Appeal Body Public Consultation

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Members of the public, stakeholders and interested individuals are invited and encouraged to provide contribution to a review of the Toronto Local Appeal Body’s Rules of Practice and Procedures.  There will be an opportunity for written and oral submissions.  Written submission can be sent via email, fax or by mail.    Written submissions without an accompanying oral presentation will receive the same serious consideration as those accompanied by an oral presentation.   To make an oral and written submission, a complete registration form and written submission can be sent by email, fax or by mail to: 

 

Email:  tlab@toronto.ca

Fax:     416-696-4307

Mail:    Toronto Local Appeal Body

            40 Orchard View Boulevard, Suite 211

            Toronto Ontario M4B 1R9

All submissions must be received by the Toronto Local Appeal Body no later than Friday, April 6, 2018.

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Apr
5
to Apr 6

Long Branch by The Lake Garden Tour Meeting

  • 2 Twenty Eighth Street Etobicoke, ON, M8W Canada (map)
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We are putting together a FREE GARDEN TOUR in Long Branch on SATURDAY JUNE 23, 2018

10am-4pm.

This is an official Garden Days activity registered on the Garden Days National website and promises to be a great family friendly, free event in our community!

We are looking for more gardens to join in and register!

Next meeting is Thursday April 5th  7pm-8pm@  2Twenty Eighth Street.

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Mar
28
12:00 PM12:00

Humber Lakeshore Sustainability Community Shoreline Cleanup

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Do you want to be a part of a bigger cause? Join Humber College Offcice of Sustainability for the Shoreline Cleanup Thursday March 28 starting at noon at K Building on Lakeshore Campus. In partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Humber College will be cleaninig up alone the waterfront at Colonel Sam Smith park.

People interested in joining the cleanup should register here on eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/wwf-shoreline-cleanup-lakeshore-campus-tickets-43128109336

Remember to select the correct t-shirt size for the event when you register. The first 50 people to register will also receive a reusable Humber Sustainability water Bottle.                                                                           

Safety gloves and bags will be provided. Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions and the park conditions in spring which may be damp and muddy. We advise participants to remain safe and remain a fair distance away from the water we will be cleaning up around. We want to make sure everyone’s safety comes first.

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Mar
21
2:00 PM14:00

The Future of Waste Management In Toronto: Open House & Community Consultation

Join the City of Toronto on March 21, 2018 at City Hall for an update on various City programs and initiatives and to learn more about what will be considered when determining whether or not to accept new materials into the Blue Bin recycling and Green Bin organics streams. Participants will be able to provide feedback that will help inform future policies. The event will also provide a look at what the new provincial Waste Free Ontario Act and current market changes could mean for Toronto. RSVP via Eventbrite by March 18, 2018.

 

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Feb
19
1:00 PM13:00

Councillor Grimes Free Family Day Skate

  • Col. Sam Smith Park Skating Trail (map)
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Join Councillor Mark Grimes (Ward 6, Etobicoke-Lakeshore) on Monday February 19, 2018 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. for a fun afternoon of skating, free hot chocolate and appearances by special guests in honour of Family Day.

This is a free event for the whole family. All are welcome!

*Kindly bring your own skates as rentals will not be available.

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