As we head into a couple of days of heat advisory, a small reminder to please check on vulnerable neighbours, take extra care with kids and pets, and please please please water your trees. Buckets full of water for the trees please. (If you have a moment to spare, please water some trees at a park or in a schoolyard!)
And now for the news…
Merrily, merrily is here to stay!
Another one of our pop-up shops has just become a permanent store on at 1854 Danforth (beside Oaks ‘n Acorns) – congratulations to Merrily, merrily! If you haven’t been yet, they are a go-to for new, nearly new and handmade goods for babies, kids and even moms-to-be. It’s a lovely shop, and they have even more stuff for sale online: www.merrilymerrily.ca.
Could this get any better? Yes! They are a consignment shop, so every purchase puts money in the pockets of your neighbours as well as these local mompreneur owners. Win-win! And don’t forget the summer pop-up promo on until August 31 with current and former pop-up shops, which will save you the tax at Merrily, merrily (click here for more info on the promo).
Gentle reminder: Permanent stores are only permanent as long as we support them. SHOP LOCAL!
Speaking of awesome local shops…
Face to Face Games is celebrating their 1st Birthday!
This Tuesday, August 18 please visit Face to Face Games to enjoy 10% off everything in the store and buy-one-get-one-free lemonades all day long.
2077a Danforth (above Pizza Pizza, @ Woodbine)A few things you should know about this amazing shop:
- It is packed every night. Packed.
- They have an amazing cafe full of fresh, healthy and very affordable meals, snacks, coffee and their signature house-made lemonade and iced tea. Seriously. You need to try it.
- The owners want the space to be as much a neighbourhood drop-in as a shop. There are games on hand available to play for free (they have games for all ages) and they encourage people to bring along their favourite game from home to play as well. No catch, just a sincere interest in wanting to be a place where people gather.
Go there on a date, with your friends, with your kids, or go theire by yourself. You’ll love it!
Board games to Board meetings…and who doesn’t LOVE a good Board meeting?
DECA Board Meeting
This Tuesday, August 18 will be he next DECA Board meeting. Do you want to join us? We are trying something new this time, and will spend 7:30-8:30 with no formal agenda to give us a chance to chat with anyone who chooses to join us. Come and say hi and have a beverage with us (not on us)! If you want to stay for the actual meeting, you’re welcome to do so but you don’t have to. We thought this might be a better way engage with potential volunteers and others than our usual meeting-only approach.
If you want to come, please RSVP by clicking here and we can provide the details. (We do this so that we know who is coming and can ensure that we meet in a big enough space to accommodate!)
And last but not least…
Free Movie for Teens at Danforth/Coxwell Library: Insurgent
Next Wednesday (Aug 26) for teens 13+ including free popcorn and door prize!
And it’s Movie Night this week at the Market: How to Train Your Dragon 2!
Stay cool, East Enders!