Charity Golf Tournament Coming Soon

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The Knights of Columbus (associated with St. Casimir and St. Stanislaus Parishes) are hosting the fifth annual Father Michael Smith Memorial Golf Tournament for the benefit of Copernicus Lodge (66 Roncesvalles Ave.) The tournament takes place on June 12th at the Granite Ridge Golf Club. There are lots of great prizes and it’s for a worthy cause. For more information, … Read More

Read All About It! Roncesvalles Gets Noticed In Toronto Life

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We were very pleased to see that twenty-five of our businesses were lauded in an excellent and glowing online article in Toronto Life. In appreciation of this, RVBIA Chair Tony Cauch wrote the following letter to the editor: To the editor: Thanks for today’s great online feature on Roncesvalles Village (The Roncesvalles Guide, April 22, 2010). We appreciate your recognition … Read More

Charity Sale at Copernicus Lodge

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On Friday and Saturday Copernicus Lodge (66 Roncesvalles Avenue) is holding its annual fundraising sale. Hats, visors, t-shirts and more for men and women are on sale, all under $5. This sale will go on Friday April 23 from 1:00 until 8:00 p.m., and on Saturday April 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00p.m. All proceeds will go to Copernicus Lodge, … Read More

Community Environment Day at Sorauren Park

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On April 17th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Roncesvalles Village is holding its Community Environment Day in Sorauren Park (along Wabash Avenue.) This is your opportunity to: buy a composter, rain barrel, or green bin; drop off old computers, electronics, gas-powered lawn mowers, and household hazardous waste; donate items for reuse at local schools; donate sporting goods, books, small … Read More

Easter In Roncesvalles Village

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Roncesvalles Village is full of colour this Easter weekend! Spring is in the air, flowers are on display up and down the street, and people are out in large numbers to enjoy the beautiful weather. Easter is a major holiday in Polish tradition, and on Saturday Roncesvalles thronged with people carrying traditional decorated baskets with food to be blessed at … Read More

Mystery Sign Maker Strikes Again!

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This past week a number of new signs appeared on construction fencing and gravel piles on Roncesvalles, much to our delight! Clearly this is the work of the same mystery messenger who festooned the neighbourhood with the “So Sucky!” signs that Torontoist reported on a while back. We really liked the “Mt. Roncy” and “♥ Roncy” signs. A good sense … Read More

Tłusty Czwartek (Fat Thursday) Comes To Roncesvalles

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An annual Polish tradition, Fat Thursday is the last hurrah before the fasting perios of Lent. Traditionally, celebrants feast on Fat Thursday, particularly on the popular (and really tasty!) Polish “donut” called pączki (pronounced POONCH-kee) and faworki (“angel wing” pastry.) What a better day to try out something tasty! Tłusty Czwartek is big on Roncesvalles. You can expect brisk business … Read More

Another Story Raises Community Funds

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We would like to congratulate Another Story Bookstore for their holiday fundraising efforts. Their annual holiday gift-wrapping campaign raises funds for worthy charities. This year they raised $1204 for PARC (Parkdale Activity and Recreation Centre), an important community centre serving Parkdale and Roncesvalles Village. This is yet another example of the terrific community spirit shown by businesses up and down … Read More

Victoria Flower Shop Moves On…

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Alicia, who operated Victoria Flower Shop at 420 Roncesvalles Avenue for 18 years, closed her shop last Friday. She has been thinking about retiring from the flower business for quite some time, and recently sold her property and tells me that she’s looking forward to a lengthy holiday. We wish her all the best in her future endeavours. I had … Read More