Hey everyone – Dinah Murdoch shared this message with neighbours and is passing it along here. This message below comes from a Facebook group — The 519 Community Collective — who are addressing food insecurity in the region. They have installed a community fridge at Cafe Pyrus Outpost on Roger and need a roster of … More Community Fridge coming to the neighbourhood
Hello! I’m Brenda, the coordinator of the From Behind the Mask quilt project (and fellow midtown resident)! We are making a community quilt based on the form of a mask! Our experiences of COVID-19 have been and continue to be unequal. Some people lost jobs, some work overtime in harm’s way, some have died, and … More Join the Community Quilt Project
GUEST POST: from Sarah, Julian, Johanna and Mira Hi neighbours and friends,It’s been about 10 years now that we’ve held tiny and sometimes large lantern walks in our neighbourhood, joined by many of you. Winter solstice is today, Monday December 21, and we’ve been distracted and tired out, but we wanted to mark it anyway. … More December 21 is Lantern Night: See you in the darkness, with light
Guest Post from Michelle Buckner & neighbours organizing the 2020 Stocking Stuffer event. This year our annual Midtown Christmas stocking event is going to look a little different…..but the need hasn’t changed. This has always been a very successful community event and I want to thank everyone who is willing to help those who experience homelessness … More Christmas Stockings for Street Outreach – 2020 Edition
Getting outside this winter doesn’t need to take a great deal of effort, but if you need some extra motivation, how about volunteering to help maintain our neighbourhood ice rink? Just like walking the dog, it would be a commitment to get yourself outdoors to keep the rink beautiful for your neighbours! Winter rinks are … More The neighbourhood rink needs you!