Did you even know you were so close to mini golf?

Beach Fairway Golf Range

Beach Fairway Golf Range

The Beach Fairway Golf Range is a driving and putting range and mini-golf course at Victoria Park and Danforth.  Apparently, the City of Toronto is proposing that it close for two years so it can use the property to park city vehicles working on water pipes on Victoria Park Avenue and Gerrard Street.  The Range is a tenant of the City and is essentially being evicted, at least temporarily.  The Range is asking anyone who has used the facility to show your support by writing to your City Councillor to say so.  If you’d like more information, you can e-mail me or Brian Jacobsen and Kim Holman at beachfairway@rogers.com.

Tech It Away

On October 6th, drop of your unwanted electronics for free recycling at Monarch Park Collegiate Institute.  It’s one of five Toronto schools participating in Tech It Away – a project to help schools buy electronic equipment.  In recognition of their environmental efforts Best Buy will award each school with a credit toward the purchase of new equipment.  The school that collects the most recyclable electronics will receive an additional grant to help fund a student-led eco school project.

When: Tuesday, October 6 – 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Where: Monarch Park C.I. – 1 Hanson St.

What: Computer and laptops, monitors, cables and accessories, printers and fax machines, TVs, cell phones and batteries, VCRs and DVD players.  Electronics from businesses and educational institutions will not be accepted.

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