On Friday, May 17th, 2019 the Roncesvalles Village BIA and the Friends of Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden celebrated an Award of Excellence for Public Space Improvements received from the International Downtown Association (IDA) for the Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden (DRPG). This Award is particularly significant because the IDA values collaboration. In its realization, this project galvanized the support of many … Read More
In partnership with StreetARToronto, we commissioned artists Philip Cote and Jim Thierry Bravo to collaborate on a mural for Roncesvalles Village. In the cool hours of the day, you’ll find them painting the wall on the north east side of Roncesvalles and Garden Ave. They will work through July until finished. The official launch will be on October 20, 2018. … Read More
Meet Abby Bushby To mark Garden Days 2018, the Roncesvalles Village BIA is showcasing the dedicated community members who maintain our sidewalk gardens and beautify our vibrant street. Abby Bushby is the Chair the Friends of Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden organization. She maintains the Peace Garden located at the eastern corner of Roncy and Dundas. The Peace Garden was constructed … Read More
After two community consultations, the preliminary design elements for the new mural will be presented by artists Philip Cote and Jim Thierry Bravo at Roncy Rocks on June 9. at 1:30 pm. They will be on hand to discuss their components with community members until 3:30 pm. The community consultation will take place at the site of the future mural … Read More
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