Our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, this year was once again a huge success. We are so lucky to live in a village in this big city, where many of our residents and shopkeepers believe in contributing their time and effort — and cash — to making our community better in so many ways. Having people who are willing to spare time … Read More
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. The entire program is presented in Polish with English subtitles. Advance tickets can be purchased at any Polimex location … Read More
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 shoot at the High Park Library with Santa (and Santa) and neighbourhood kids. Fun for the whole family!
Vote 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: http://www.cbc.ca/radio2/songquest/provinces/ontario/roncesvalles_avenue.html At the time of this posting, Roncesvalles Avenue is a close second! You can vote once a day for Roncesvalles until October 1.
Come down to this great neighbourhood art initiative! Details from the Arts Initiative website: Three-day fine art event, the Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & Sale, returns to the Sunnyside Pavilion from August 27-29, 2010. Save the date! The show features painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture, alongside art installations and live music performances. Special to the August show is our … Read More
After a one-year hiatus, the Sorauren Park Festival is making a very welcome return to our neighbourhood! With a Kids’ Zone with rides and prizes, Jowi Taylor and the Six-String Nation Guitar, children’s author Stephen Hutchings, food, a beer garden, craft vendors and live music, this promises to be a great event, so come on out!
It’s part celebration of the Polish Credit Union’s 65th anniversary, part launch party for Roncylicious, and all a lot of fun! There was a lot of activity today in the parking lot of the Polish Credit Union. At the opening ceremonies John Wakulat, Chair Emeritus of the RVBIA, praised the Credit Union as a strong member of the community and … Read More
RVBIA Chair Tony Cauch and Parkdale-High Park MPP Cheri diNovo were among the assembled at a modest opening ceremony for the latest addition to the neighbourhood, Roncesvalles Village’s own LCBO. We’ve waited for this for a long time, years in fact, and we’re thrilled that it’s finally here!
A number of you know one of the newest and funkiest businesses on Roncesvalles Avenue. Mari Cla Ro, at 457 Roncesvalles, is a store that manufactures and retails purses, handbags, panniers, briefcases and the like, made entirely from recycled materials. Mari Cla Ro opened on Roncesvalles last year, and on June 15 Sven, Willa and the rest of the Mari … Read More