Happy Canada Day!!


It’ll be a pretty big birthday party for Canada tomorrow. 150 years in the making! How will you celebrate?

There will be entertainment, art workshops, and an artisan market at the Harbourfront Centre.

The Royal Ontario Museum is offering free admission to all visitors 10am-5pm.  Note that admission prices for Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story will still be in effect.

Check out the Redpath Waterfront Festival to see the world’s largest rubber duck and enjoy live entertainment and food at the artisan market.

Take in a free Canada Day concert at Humber Bay Park.  And why not bike there?  Bike Pirates will guide a group riding from Trinity Bellwoods to Humber Bay Park West starting at 3 pm.

Consider Evergreen Brickworks, from 11 am – 5 pm, for Canada Day celebrations with craft beer from Great Lakes Brewery, and food from a variety of vendors.

Visit Nathan Phillips Square from June 30 to July 3 for free concerts showcasing Canadian musicians.

And the candles on the birthday cake?  Fireworks of course!

CN Tower (10:30pm), Centennial Park (10pm), Humber Bay Park West (10:55pm), Ashbridges Bay (10pm), Harbourfront Centre (10:30pm), Mel Lastman Square (10:55pm),  Nathan Phillips Square (10:55pm)


Pools Scheduled for Early Opening



Several pools in Toronto are scheduled for Early Opening this weekend.  This means they are open evenings and weekends until the official season begins on Friday June 30th.

Here are a couple fairly close to our neighbourhood.

Sunnyside Gus Ryder Outdoor Pool, 1775 Lakeshore Blvd West

Alex Duff Memorial (Christie Pits), 785 Crawford

All remaining pools will open on this partial schedule on June 24th and then begin full summer schedules as of June 30th.

Our local Stanley Park pool (700 Wellington St.), and Alexandra Park pool (275 Bathurst St.) will open on June 24th.

Counting Down to the Spring Fling….

IMG_5015Just a few days left before the big event on Saturday!  Sell those last few Raffle tickets!

Thanks to all the parents and many generous businesses we have so many fantastic auction items covering beauty, sports, toys, home and food fun. With the help of Mr. Herrera, each class has put together incredibly robust baskets! You won’t know where to start bidding!!

On the raffle front we have added a super sized kids raffle table where kids can bid towards their favorite prizes and the Mega Raffle that includes a 49″ Led TV, a Canada Goose women’s coat and Justin Bieber tickets!!! Not to mention, our tried, tested and true raffle with Thea!

Don’t forget that donations for the bake sale, be it sweet or savory, can be
dropped off at the daycare kitchen on Friday or at the bake table on the day of.

There promises to be more fun than ever in the gym with NEW games for the kids made by our very own crafty Suzy, the spa, book sale, bake sale and BBQ.  Niagara Street Spring Fling 2017 is going to be amazing.  Tell all your friends, tell the neighbours….spread the word so nobody misses out!

Final Call!


Just 2 weeks before the Spring Fling!  June 3rd, 10am-2pm.

A big thank you to those who have dropped off donations. We have over 40 items up for Raffle!  If you still plan to bring in a donation, please drop it off by Tuesday, May 23.

Also we’ll need sweet and savory baked goods for the bake sale table. Bring them in the morning during set up, or if you need to drop off on Friday (the day before), items can be brought to the daycare kitchen.

Don’t forget your gently used books can be brought to the daycare office and extra Raffle tickets can be picked up there as well.

Thank you everyone for your great support!

Here’s to a successful Spring Fling!