Upcoming Park Events

Upcoming events

28 Sep 2014 - 1:00pm

Celebrate the annual salmon run in Highland Creek! Join a FREE guided walk along park paths to see the salmon swim upstream. Meet the fish & nature experts and enjoy the community event booths & food vendors in the park.

Past events

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Join Friends of the Green Line & Park People for a walking tour of the Green Line in the hydro corridor just north of Dupont Street between Dovercourt Road and Christie Street. Learn about the dream of a butterfly highway, how the Green Line could connect to other active transportation corridors, what local community groups are doing to animate their parks, and how the Dupont Employment Lands study...

Tuesday, 06 May 2014

How can Toronto meet the parks and open space needs in an intensifying downtown? Does the city need a separate park board? What are the ways food could be better integrated with parks? How can we make our parks more lively and responsive to a community’s needs?

Toronto is going to the polls on October 27, 2014. Let’s put parks on the agenda.

 

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Toronto Park People's Park Summit is the premier event celebrating and sharing the successes and opportunities of Toronto’s 1600+ parks. This year’s theme, Reimagine Our Parks, will explore creative ways volunteers and partners can transform parks into the heart of their communities. Register now.

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Natural Ice Rinks are a great way to bring your community together through the winter months. Park People has watched with excitement over the past few years as natural ice rinks have appeared in more and more parks across Toronto.

Together with the Sorauren Rink Hosers, we're hosting an information session on bringing natural ice rinks to your park. Learn from organizers, volunteers, and staff working to...

Saturday, 23 November 2013

 

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Friday, 18 October 2013

In cooperation with LEAF, join us on this exciting tour of beautiful Monarch Park. Learn about the many trees in the park, both mature and newly planted.  Hear about the great work of local volunteer group Friends of Monarch Park, which has established an Adopt-a-Tree program to water and care for trees. Get tips on how to care for your own trees, or come to learn how you might replicate this program in your own...

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Join us as we Follow the Fish on a 2-hour guided walk along park paths. See the annual run of the salmon up Scarborough’s Highland Creek, learn about the City’s efforts to improve the creek, and discover ways to get involved!

To register for this event, click here.

 

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Tuesday, 24 September 2013

There are funds available to park friends groups and community groups to support everything from hosting events to tree plantings & new playgrounds. Park People is bringing together a group of representatives from several funders, grant providers, and events coordinators from across a wide spectrum of funders for a conversation about fundraising opportunities for your park.

The event will include a short overview from each funder followed by a breakout conversation where you will...

Saturday, 24 August 2013

A celebration of food, culture & environment in Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Admission to this family-friendly festival is free and will feature a variety musical performances and works from local artists representing the many cultures and communities of the area.

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