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Party in the Park Tomorrow and more Mimico Community News!

E-Newsletter issued Monday, June 13, 2016. Subscribe to get them right to your inbox!


Date: Tuesday June 14th
Time: 5:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Location: John English Schoolyard
(Mimico Ave & George St.-enter off Mimico or Central)
This annual event was established 19 years ago by the Mimico Baptist Church.  Over the years it has grown to include active participation from other Mimico churches, community groups and services, and sponsorship from local businesses and developers.  Fun activities for the whole family include: Bouncy castle and slide, Exotic pets, Face painting, Crafts, Games, Entertainment and Demonstrations; Toronto Scottish Regiment Pipes and Drums; Display booths; Disney Princesses; First Responders display, Refreshments, and much more.

**VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED for Party in the Park**
A few able-bodied VOLUNTEERS are still needed for set up (3:30/4 – 5pm) and/or take-down (8:30 – 9:30pm). Please let us know ASAP via the MRA email if you can help out tomorrow!


Date: Wednesday June 15, 2016
Time:  Open house begins at 6:30 followed by the meeting from 7-9 pm
Location: John English School – cafeteria

City Staff and Councillor Grimes are hosting this public information meeting to

  • Review conceptual proposals for the Master Plan
  • Receive comments/input from the public
  • Discuss next steps

City staff, Councillor Grimes, and the Landscape Architect will be available to answer questions.

LIGHT ON THE LAKESHORE: A community Solstice Celebration

Date: Saturday June 18, 2016
Time: 3-4:30pm: lantern making workshop
4:30-6pm: shadow puppet workshop
6-7:30pm: Balfolk musicians workshop
7:30-9pm: Balfolk social dance
9:30-10:30pm Shadow puppet performance
Location: Amos Waite Park
Amos Waites Park will be animated by giant shadow puppets and Lanterns.  Entertainment will include Western European folk music and dance, and shadow puppetry. This event is a production by Birdbone Theater and Balfolk Toronto.

THIS WEEK! Free Drop in Workshops leading up to Community Solstice Celebration
Date: June 14th – 17th, 2016
Time: 6 – 7:30 pm
Location: Amos Waites Park

June 14th & 15th : Come out and enjoy Western European Folk Dancing, as well as group and circle dances. All are welcome and no dance partners or experience is required.
June 16th & 17th : Bring your family out to learn about shadow puppetry and an opportunity to make shadow puppets! The shadow puppets will be part of the final show on June 18th.

Humber Bay Shores Farmers Market

Date: Every Saturday from June 4- October 15th, 2016
Time: 9 am – 2 pm
Location: Humber Bay Park West (parking lot)


Date: Every Friday from July 1st – August 19th, 2016
Time: 7 – 8:30 pm
Location: Amos Waites Park

Live music every Friday night in Mimico Square

ARTICULATE:  Summer Program

Date:  Monday July 4th, 2016
Time: 10 am- 4 pm
Location: Lakeshore Arts (2422 Lake Shore Blvd W.)

Three week programme with professional artists for youth 13-18. There will be an exhibit in the Lakeshore Art Gallery July 22, 2016. More info:


Check out our MRA Community Calendar for more local events!

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