Metrolinx Response Re: Mimico GO Station
In February, Metrolinx released a new business case analysis that included the recommendation to create a new Park Lawn GO Station in addition to operating the current Mimico GO Station. We provided more details of this proposal in our March Mimico Community News. In response to this analysis the MRA sent a letter to Metrolinx supporting the two station solution and advocating for long overdue improvements to make the Mimico GO station accessible. In April we received a response from Metrolinx which we have reviewed here.
Spring Bird Festival
Date: Saturday May 26
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Colonel Samuel Smith Park, 3145 Lake Shore Blvd
The City of Toronto is hosting the ninth annual Spring Bird Festival at Colonel Samuel Smith Park on May 26th, 2018 as part of the Toronto Bird Celebration Week. The event provides people with an opportunity to learn more about Toronto’s diverse population of birds during their peak spring migration. The fun, family-oriented day offers hourly guided bird tours, live bird and reptile exhibits, fun workshops and crafts, and a variety of educational displays.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/429674810818248/
Mimico Tulip Festival
Date: Tuesday May 29
Time: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Mimico Village, Royal York Rd
Free Famiy Fun. 4ft painted tulips, Lady Gaga #1 impersonator, Singing stilt walker, wall climber, Bollywood dancing, free popcorn and cotton candy, charity BBQ, live music and drumming, local vendor market. South Etobicoke’s favourite free fun for all!
More information: http://mimicotulipfestival.com/
Humber Bay Shores Farmers Market
Date: Saturdays May 26 to October 6
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!
More information: https://hbsca.ca/events/humber-bay-shores-farmers-market/
The Grilled Cheese Challenge
Date: Saturday June 9
Time: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Location: Lake Shore Blvd. West from Islington (7th St.) to 3rd St.
Come eat the best Grilled Cheese in Toronto and vote for your favourites. Live Music, Classic Cars, Kids Zone with rides and games, Beer Garden, Market Vendors, Free family activities, and amazing food & drinks!
More information: https://grilledcheesechallenge.ca
Mimico Party in the Park
Date: Tuesday June 12
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: George R Gauld Junior School, 200 Melrose St
Join your friends and neighbours for an evening of family fun including games, crafts, bouncy castles and slides, live entertainment, food, face painting, seniors’ tent, and more!
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