Category Archives: Community News

Roncesvalles Historical Photo Exhibit At the High Park Library

The Roncesvalles Village Historical Society, in conjunction with local businesses, residents associations, and the Roncesvalles Village BIA, is mounting an ambitious photo exhibit at the High Park Library from November 12 to December 15. Come see what Roncesvalles, Sunnyside and High Park looked like 100 years ago (like this photo of the Revue Cinema in 1935.)

arevueexterior1935.jpegSpecial thanks to Michael Craig (Sunnyside Community Association) for spearheading this project, and Andrew Chomentowski (Image Professional Photography, Vice-chair Roncesvalles Village BIA) for his invaluable assistance.

Ekran Polish Film Festival At the Revue Cinema

The Revue Cinema (recently voted the best repertory cinema in Toronto for the third year running by NOW Magazine!) will be home to some of the best of modern Polish Cinema from November 19 to 21 with the Ekran Film Festival.

ekran2010.jpgThe entire program is presented in Polish with English subtitles. Advance tickets can be purchased at any Polimex location or at the Revue Cinema.

The Roncesvalles Village BIA is pleased to support this event. Before or after your trip to Ekran, please visit your favourite shops and restaurants on Roncesvalles!

For a complete program guide, and more info, please visit

Santa and Święty Mikołaj Come to Roncesvalles!

A great annual tradition returns! On December 4, Santa Claus and Święty Mikołaj will once again arrive at the Polish Credit Union to usher in the Christmas season in Roncesvalles Village. We’ll have popcorn, hot chocolate, prizes, carollers, and a great photo santamik.jpgshoot at the High Park Library with Santa (and Santa) and neighbourhood kids. Fun for the whole family!

Roncesvalles Avenue Shortlisted for CBC Song Quest

picture-10.pngVote early and often, people! Roncesvalles Avenue has been shortlisted in the second annual CBC Great Canadian Song Quest. You can vote by visiting this link:

At the time of this posting, Roncesvalles Avenue is a close second! You can vote once a day for Roncesvalles until October 1.