Category Archives: Special Events

Job Postings

The Roncesvalles Village Business Improvement Area (RVBIA) is seeking candidates for two jobs:

  1. Roncy Rocks Sponsorship Manager
  2. RVBIA Coordinator

Roncy Rocks Sponsorship Manager position is a short-term contract for Roncy Rocks, an RVBIA event celebrating music, arts, and community to be held on Roncesvalles Avenue,  June 17, 2017. The Sponsorship Manager is responsible for soliciting and securing sponsorship dollars to enable the Roncy Rocks planning team to execute a successful event.  The event is budgeted at 2016 levels but has significant room to grow if additional sponsorship funds can be secured.  Read more about the Roncy Rocks Sponsorship Manager position and how to apply.

The RVBIA Coordinator position is a part-time contract to ensure the successful execution of Sponsored Events for the RVBIA (Roncy Rocks, Roncesvalles Polish Festival, and other) as well as the smooth running of the RVBIA, in conjunction with the Manager.  This role reports to the Manager, RVBIA.  Read more about the RVBIA Coordinator position and how to apply.

Application Deadline for either position: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at 5 PM

Embracing the spirit of the holidays

Roncy Sings in the Season

Poster for Roncy Sings in the Season As you stroll down Roncesvalles Avenue on December 5th, from 1 to 4 p.m., the street will resound with the joyful voices of local carollers.

This year, eight groups of carollers will take to the street. All five churches in Roncesvalles Village have agreed to contribute a choral group to sing Christmas Carols on Roncesvalles. The Polish Church will sing Polish carols and the Greek church will sing in Greek. We also have a French choral group that has stepped forward and a seniors choral group from Copernicus Lodge.

In addition, we’ll have Eskapade, a vocal ensemble from Etobicoke School of the Arts which has performed at some of the most prestigious venues in Canada and the USA.

Please take time just to enjoy the music!

Then look around you and just enjoy the magic of the street. You’ll notice lights and delights to be found in all of the shops, cafes, bakeries, restaurants and pubs.

At the heart of the street, you’ll find a community project to adorn with solar lights a couple of trees by the Roncesvalles United Church. Check it out. You too can Shine Your Light!