Community Events

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Holding A Garage/Contents Sale?

Garage sale signCall Us At 416-483-4444 To Reserve Your Garage Sale Signs Free Of Charge! Add your garage sale, estate sale or contents sale to our listings - free! E-mail with your name, address, time and date (and rain date) of the sale.

Thinking of promoting an event in Leaside, Davisville Village or North Toronto?

E-mail to have us mention your event on our Blog & Facebook page! Please include your name, the event name, a brief description, contact information, location, time & date (and rain date if applicable).


Find out what the LPOA does!
Sit in on the MONTHLY Board of Director's Meetings
First Wednesday of every month (September to June) at 7:30 pm
Trace Manes Community Center, 110 Rumsey Road, adjacent to the Leaside Tennis Club


SERRA meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each Month at 7:00 pm at Manor Road Church in the Friendship Room.
Those who wish to learn more about the Association are welcome.
Please email


Visit the unique shopping district in midtown Toronto, nestled between Leaside & Davisville Village. Boutiques, gourmet restaurants, French bakeries, specialty tea & coffee, Italian gelato & so much more!
Don't miss out on special events, sales & promotions on South Bayview!


The Leaside Garden Society meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month for friendly & informative sessions on gardening topics. Excluding July, August & December.
Join members of the Leaside Garden Society at 7:30 p.m. at the Leaside Library, 165 McRae Drive to learn more about gardening from the experts.
Come at 7:00 p.m. for refreshments and socializing.
Email the Leaside Garden Society at
Or give them a call at 416-421-4184.


The South Leaside Monday Group (SLMG) is a non-profit community parent group that began in 1972. New parents & their babies, not-so-new parents & their toddlers and "veterans" with school-aged children are welcome. Enjoy a chat & coffee while your little ones have fun under the watchful eyes of dedicated caregivers.
Meeting Mondays at 9:15 am for coffee; 10:00 - 11:00 am for the speaker at Trace Manes Centennial Bldg., 110 Rumsey Road (at Millwood).


Tuesdays at 9:30 am for coffee, 10:00 - 11:00 am for the speaker at Northlea United Church, 125 Brentcliffe Road (at Broadway).
$40/year plus weekly dues: $2/member and $2/child ($5 maximum) Guests are $6 plus $2/child. Half-year memberships are $22.


Come play bridge!
William Lea Room, Leaside Gardens, 1073 Millwood Rd (at Laird & Southvale).
Monday afternoons at 12:30 pm.
Contact Bonny Norris at 416-424-4317



Meetings held 3rd Wednesday of the month (except July & August) 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at Centennial Building, 110 Rumsey Road, Trace Manes Park.
Annual Membership is $20 + $1 per meeting. Guests welcome at $2/visit (max 3 visits).
For more information call Andrea Howell at 416-423-8695.

Spring Cleaning? We Take Donations For "Sanctuary...A Place Of Refuge"

Sanctuary Philosophy:

The most fundamental need of people on the street is something that most people take for granted; ­ a meaningful place in a healthy community, a sense of belonging. Without it, drug rehab, housing or employment programs have little effect. Without it, people remain trapped in a lifestyle that is difficult to escape. When people don't feel like they belong, they just can't seem to recover. For most people on the street, their experiences of community have been dysfunctional at best. Rather than simply duplicating social services, Sanctuary provides a unique, healthy community - a safe place. We say: "If you're willing to share your life with us, we'll share ours with you. We'll encourage you when you mess up, help you find direction when you're not sure which way to go, hold you when you're hurting, and help you discover, strengthen and focus your gifts and abilities. We're here for the long haul." It's not uncommon for people in the Sanctuary community to tell us, "You're the closest thing that I have to family."

Sanctuary Street Outreach Program Info:

Sanctuary Street Outreach teams meet members of the community on their turf ­ the streets and alleys where they exist. Often out late at night, the teams offer recognition and companionship to people who are often ignored or rejected by society. People recognize and expect them on a consistent basis. In addition to offering food and drink, some teams also provide basic health care as well as sleeping bags, coats, and socks. The Street Outreach teams are small - usually only two people. Recognizing that many people on the street have experienced more hurt than help from well-meaning organizations, Sanctuary approaches outreach carefully. Without imposing a particular morality or theology, Sanctuary members aim to live their lives with the people of the community.

Please visit their Donations Webpage for a list of their ONGOING NEEDS.

25 Charles Street East
Toronto, Ontario
M4Y 1R9
Tel: 416-922-0628 x.210

Still have more to give? Please consider these other charitable organizations....

416 Drop-in & Crisis Management Centre

416 Dundas St. East
Tel: 416-928-3334
Needed -- New or Used:
• SEASONAL Clothing (for men or women)
• Towels
• Un-used Toiletries

Mary's House

70 Gerrard St. E.
A shelter for single homeless women.
They too, can take seasonal clothing, un-used toiletries, bedding and kitchen items, as long as they are smaller in size...dishes, pots, pans, utensils...that sort.

Jessie's Center

205 Parliament (btwn. Dundas & Queen)
For children and single mothers
Beyond the "normal items" like seasonal clothing, small kitchen items, un-used toiletries and bedding, they will also gladly accept children's toys & baby products (diapers, bottles, toys, clothing). Call 416-365-1888.

Woodgreen Red Door

A Family Shelter located at 21 Carlaw Ave.
They need seasonal clothing....
Like 416 Drop-in, they are not set up to be able to store off-season items, so clothing has to be specific....the present season. They can take un-used toiletries, bedding and kitchen items, as long as they are smaller in size...dishes, pots, pans, utensils...that sort.
Call: 416-915-5671.

Clothesline (Canadian Diabetes Association)

Type of donations the Clothesline program will accept for pick-up: gently used clothing, towels, drapery, toys, jewellery, linens, shoes, knick-knacks, furniture (in specific locations), cell phones & PDAs, small household items, kitchenware, laptops & tablets.
Call 1-800-505-5525 to schedule your FREE pick-up, find a Clothesline drop box near you or schedule your FREE pick-up online.

Off Season

Visit the Goodwill station located at 231 Richmond St. E. (east of Jarvis).
 Donate items such as clothing, shoes, books, computers, electronics, household and recreational items.
Their number is 416-363-3041.