Calendar – November 2013

ST. CUTHBERT’S CHURCH, 1399 Bayview, fundraising dinner for Emily’s House Children’s Hospice, Gerrard East, Sat. Nov. 2, 6.30 p.m. Tickets $40. Guest speaker Rev. Vicki Burke, spiritual and bereaveament care leader. 416 485-0329.

NORTHLEA UNITED CHURCH, 125 Brentcliffe, Toronto Anaphylaxis Education Group. Dr. Audrey Segal outlines the latest research on allergies. 7-9 p.m., Nominal attendance fee.

MARTHA’S CRAFT SHOW AND SALE, Nov. 21-24, noon-7 p.m., 299 Laird, hand-crafted gifts and creative holiday decorations. Hand-made silver jewellery. 

ST. ANSELM’S CHURCH, 1 MacNaughton, Christmas Bake and Craft Sale, Sun. Nov. 3, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Decorations, white elephant table, preserves. handcrafted sewing and knit goods.

LEASIDE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 670 Eglinton East, Day Kids’ Club, Fri., Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. JK-grade 7, music, crafts, baking, movies and more, snacks and hot lunch provided. $30/child or $50/family. Grade 8 and up appreciated as helpers, community service hours available. Rev. Angela or Phyllis, 416-422-0510.

NORTHEA UNITED CHURCH, monthly Leaside/East York University Women’s Club, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 21.

ST. CUTHBERT’S CHURCH, 1399 Bayview, Christmas Fair, Sat. Nov. 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 416-485-0329. Home baking, jewellery, treasures, housewares, toys, art gallery, gift basket raffle, quilt raffle, crafts and knit items, lunch room with sandwich and sweets luncheon, silent auction with over 120 items.


  • We All Become Stories: Experiences of Aging and Memory: Ann Elizabeth Carson and Ellen S. Jaffe, published authors, poets, and story tellers. Mon. Nov. 4, 7-8 p.m. Drop in.
  • Heritage Ontario: Barry Penhale and special guests. Tue. Nov 5, 2- 4 p.m.
  • Fall Book Sale: Sat. Nov. 9, whole day.
  • Ready for Reading Story times: drop in. Preschool:  Wed. Nov. 6, 2-2:30 p.m.; Baby Time: Thur. Nov. 7, 9:30-10 a.m., 10:15-10:45 a.m.; Family Time: Wed. Nov. 6, 10:30-11 a.m.; Toddler Time: Wed. Nov. 6, 9:30-10 a.m
  • Leaside Garden Society: annual general meeting. Thur. Nov. 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Monday Afternoon Book Club: Autism. No registration required. Mon. Nov. 18, 2-3 p.m.
  • Reducing Stress: Dr. Salima Manji talks on how to reduce stress. Tue. Nov. 19, 7 p.m.
  • Youth Advisory Group: Offer suggestions to library collections and programs and accumulate community service hours. Wed. Nov. 27, 4–6 p.m.
  • Art exhibit: Visual Pleasure Paintings by Judi Lederman, events all month.
  • Trace Manes book club meetings at Leaside Library during renovation. 10:30 a.m. Fridays Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.
  • Christmas Tree Trimming
  • Christmas stories, a festive film, and holiday music. Make a decoration for our Christmas Tree. Drop in. Sat. Nov. 30, 10-10:45 a.m.

CENTENNIAL ARENA (formerly Scarbarough Ice Galaxy), 1967 Ellesmere Rd: Leaside synchronized skating teams debut their 2013-2014 competition programs. Guest teams, 50/50 tickets, prizes, and bake sale. Sun. Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.