Need something to do this summer?

If you’re looking for something to do over the summer for yourself, your kids, or anyone else, you do not have to go too far.

Ultimate Frisbee on Wednesday nights starting July 9 @ Stephenson Park (near Main & Danforth)

For more information, visit:
REC_summer 2014

Dance Camp at Pegasus Studios (near Coxwell & Danforth)

For more information, visit:


50% off Art Camps at Art Cave if you book in June (near Danforth & Coxwell)

For more information, visit:



How about growing food for the community?

Our friends at Kimbourne United Church (200 Wolverleigh Blvd) are starting a community garden to grow local food for the community. Come out to their next meeting about it on June 23 at 7pm at the church. Also, check out their website:, like them on Facebook, and follow them on twitter @GardenKimbourne for the most updated info.


Teen Activities and Workshops at S. Walter Stewart Library (Coxwell & Mortimer)

Just out of our area, but teens can venture over to take advantage for these free activities! S. Walter Stewart Library is located at 170 Memorial Park Ave.

Call for information or to register: 416-396-3975

Monthly Teen Flyer - June-Aug

Monarch Park Stadium Summer Camps (near Danforth & Coxwell)

For more information, visit:

Click on the links to check out their preschool camp (ages 3-5) and regular camp (ages 6-12) information. Keep your eyes out for the magical words: “Family discount” (for more than one kid).


Tool Library Summer Camp

This place is such a neighbourhood gem, and frankly, everything they do seems like the COOLEST IDEA EVER!  If you haven’t checked them out, at least check out their website: Lots to do for adults and older kids. In fact, they have summer camps for 8-15 year olds!  For more camp info, visit:


#DEdreams: tomorrow! Ultimate @ Stephenson


Remember to come out THIS SATURDAY, April 12 to our community party, Danforth East Dreams! Stop by 12-4 pm to 1811 Danforth Ave. for a few minutes on your way to the park or stay for the whole afternoon.  FREE drinks & treats from Melanie’s Bistro, Moberly Natural Foods & Beau’s! FREE bike tune-ups from 32 Spokes! FREE kids’ activities from Mrs. Darling’s Imaginarium for Boys & Girls! FREE repairs next door from 11-3 pm at the Repair Cafe! We also have amazing door prizes from LEN, Rebel Therapy Yoga, Air Zound bike horns and Ankh Yoga!

We’ll have lots of cool ways to share your ideas for improving the hood. So start dreaming and tweet your ideas now using #DEdreams and we’ll use your tweets tomorrow.

Special thanks to the owners of 1811 Danforth, Haig and David, for the use of their space for the day.

Ultimate Frisbee Returns to Stephenson Park

If this gorgeous weather has inspired you to get outside, why not try ultimate at a local park? REC Athletics’ Spring 2014 Ultimate Frisbee League begins May 7, 2014 at Stephenson Park. It’s co-ed, fun and you can register now as an individual or a team at




A more well-rounded you?

Arts, films, frisbee and food! Read on for the details…

East End Arts Consultations

As you may know, our area’s new Local Arts Service Organization, East End Arts, was launched on June 25. Now they are holding community consultations to discuss priorities for programs and services, and the remaining dates are:

Wednesday August 14, 6:30-8:00 pm
Community Centre 55, 97 Main Street
Register at

Saturday August 17, 1-2:30 pm
Cosburn United Church, 1108 Greenwood Avenue
Register at

Please consider attending one of these opportunities to share you ideas for expanding arts opportunities in our neighbourhood. If you cannot attend in person, you can complete the online survey at:

More information is available at

Inaugural Local Photo and Film Festival – Call for Submissions


Ultimate Frisbee @ Stephenson Park

REC Athletics will be continuing their co-ed recreational Ultimate Frisbee league into the fall, beginning September 4, 2013.  They will again be operating out of Stephenson Park September 4-25 2013, then moving the games to Cherry Beach October 9-30.  For further details, and registrations please visit
**Early Bird Pricing in effect until August 25th**

Local Buzz about Local Pub

If you would prefer a more literal approach to becoming more well-rounded, check out Friday’s Toronto Star review of the Wren, and then go there immediately!

One last thing…

Happy 1st Anniversary to Sauce on Danforth – as if they weren’t awesome enough, did you know they’ve opened a back patio??

Dogs, Clean-Ups and Frisbee – our parks rock!

Is there ever any end to the cool things that go on in our local parks?

Clean ups for Earth Day this Saturday!

Merril Park Dog Association Spring Clean!
Saturday, April 20, 2013 10:00 a.m. – noon in Merril Park
Check out their blog to learn more about them!

Councillor McMahon’s Annual Spring Clean-Up – Danforth East
with DECA and the Danforth Mosaic BIA and Councillor Davis!
Saturday, April 20, 2013
2:00 p.m. onward (until it’s clean!)
Meet at East Lynn Park, bring gloves

Councillor Davis’ Clean Up Day
Too many events to list in and around our area, including our join event starting at East Lynn Park at 2:00 p.m. – here is the link to her website:

Ultimate Frisbee at Stephenson Park! (Main & Danforth Aves)

A word from a local business we just heard from:

Our business is called REC Athletics, we organize and facilitate adult recreational level sports leagues. We are starting out our 2013 season with an Ultimate Frisbee league, operating on Wednesday nights @ Stephenson Park. The spring season will commence on May 15, 2013 running until end of June, with a skills workshop, and scrimmage being held on May 5, 2013. Our summer season will begin early July, running through until the end of August. We are also working with the city on some plans to include a fall season that would operate through September and October.

Registrations are happening quickly, but we still have several spots remaining for both team, and individual registrants. People can visit our website ( for more information or to register! We will be launching a new website June 1st, this will better serve our customers and our business with a more efficient registration and payment system. Also people are encouraged to visit and “Like” our Facebook page ( to remain updated with all the happenings REC Athletics!

DECA is on Twitter @DECADiaries – help us get to 300 followers! Tell your friends!