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Mimico Community News- May 2017


May 2017
Mimico Community News & Events

Eastbourne Crescent Street Sale and Bake Sale

Date: Saturday, May 13

Time: 8AM

Location: Eastbourne Crescent (Royal York and Lake Shore)

Join the residents of Eastbourne Crescent (Royal York & Lake Shore) for their 31st annual street sale where there will be lots of books, dishware, toys, clothing, furniture, trinkets and more! There will also be a baked goods table with proceeds going to charity. Come join the fun and get some great deals! For more information, email

LAMP Health and Wellness Fair, Open House, Garage Sale

Date: Saturday, May 13

Time: 10:00-3:00 PM

Location: LAMP Community Health Centre, 185 Fifth Street

Event features: Free healthy living workshops (Stress and coping skills), healthy smoothies demo and tasting, laughter yoga, healthy cooking demos, plants and gardening tips, the garden pods project.

For more information, contact Jasmin Dooh: 416-252-9701 x 308,

Blue Goose Redevelopment Community Consultation

Date: Wednesday, May 17

Time: 6:30-8:30 PM

Location: St. Leo Catholic School, 165 Stanley Ave

City planning staff to host a community consultation meeting to discuss the proposed Blue Goose redevelopment.

From, “If ultimately approved, the redevelopment of the site would include the construction of a fourth-storey and an east-side addition, a new microbrewery in the basement, a renovated restaurant on the ground level, and a total of 18 new rental dwelling units on the upper levels of the building.”

For more on the redevelopment, see the article here:

Or contact: Etobicoke-Lakeshore Councillor Mark Grimes’ office at 416-397-9273 or Planner Ellen Standret at

GEMS of Etobicoke-Lakeshore 2017

Date: Wednesday, May 17

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive (Kipling and Lakeshore)

Help celebrate and highlight the small businesses and community service organizations that make Etobicoke-Lakeshore sparkle.

For more information, please contact Peter Milczyn’s constituency office: 933 The Queensway, 416-259-2249,

Humber Bay Shores Farmers Market

Date: Saturdays, beginning Sat. May 27th, until October

Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: Humber Bay Park West

Local Farmers from Ontario are featuring fresh produce, meat, herbs, cheeses, preserves and much more. Bring cash, and don’t forget your reusable shopping bags!

For more information:

Mimico Tulip Festival

Date: Tuesday, May 30th

Time: 4:00-8:00 PM

Location: Royal York Rd at Evans Ave to Newcastle St

The annual unveiling of the painted tulips which adorn planters outside of shops on Royal York Rd. Also featured: A magician with rabbit, Pirates and their ship, an inflatable obstacle course, free snacks and live music. For more information, go to:

Legislative Page Program Application Period

This unique educational experience is open to all Ontario students enrolled in grades 7 or 8. The current recruitment cycle/application period began on April 15th and will run to June 15th, 2017.

Currently, one of Mimico’s John English students is a legislative page. Ontario Legislative Pages have the opportunity to meet parliamentary and political figures, learn first-hand how Ontario’s Parliament works, and make new friendships with other students from across Ontario.

For more information:

Join the MRA or Renew your Membership!

If you live in Mimico and get our Newsletter, follow our Facebook page or read our Blog – please consider joining today to support our activities. You will be contributing to our family-centered events such as the Halloween Dance and Party-in-the-Park as well as the serious work of informing and representing our community’s interests with the various levels of government.

It’s easy, and only $10 a year! Go to our website at, fill out our online Member Form, pay online, and you’re done! You can pay for several years in advance, or make a donation along with your membership payment. If you are already a member, or your membership has expired in the last 2 years, you can renew simply by paying the $10 member fee on our Payments Page.

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