What’s Happening on Danforth East: Doors Open, Volunteer dinners and more!

Lots of great stuff going on over the next couple of weeks, so here’s our mini-calendar to help you keep track of the dates!

May 27-28: Doors Open

Doors Open Toronto happens later this month on May 27-28th. This year they have added two sites in our neighbourhood, the Danforth Garage/TTC Barns at 1627 Danforth Avenue (May 27th only) and the Danforth Mennonite Church at 2174 Danforth Avenue.

For more information go to Doors Open Toronto
This is a great opportunity to see these two buildings built at the start of our community!

May 29: Volunteer Orientation Dinner

Our volunteer orientation dinner will take place at Hirut Ethiopian Restaurant, 2050 Danforth, on Monday, May 29 at 630pm. A light vegetarian buffet will be served.

RSVP so we can let Hirut know our numbers: Volunteer Dinner RSVP

Looking to signup to volunteer for the yard sale? Here’s the link: Yard Sale Volunteer Signup
Looking to sign up to volunteer for the farmers’ market? Here’s that link: Market Volunteer Signup

June 1: 1st Day of the East Lynn Farmers’ Market

This year sees the return of popular favourites like Oy’s Joys, Warner’s Orchards and Son-in-Law Produce, with the addition of St John’s Baker, a ginger beer vendor, maple syrup, and a local business pop-up booth featuring the best prepared foods of Danforth East!

Check out www.deca.to/market for a complete list of vendors.

June 3: Camping Workshop at S. Walter Stewart Library

Parks Canada will present “Camping 101” 130-3pm on June 3. See this flier for more details: Camping 101

June 4: Girls & Enby Mural Camp Deadline

Youth between the ages of 14-18 who identify as young women, girls, or enby/non-binary, are invited to apply for Girls & Enby Mural Camp (GEMC) this August! Presented by East End Arts, and led by muralists Monica Wickeler and Bareket Kezwer, GEMC is a FREE summer arts program for youth to explore their passion for street art, and to co-create a mural together with the guidance of two renowned street artists! Deadline to apply to participate is June 4, 2023. To learn more and to apply to this program, please visit here: https://bit.ly/3LMbkwI 

June 10: Yard Sale and Clothing/small appliance drive

Check out deca.to/yardsale for the signup, the live map, and more info!