The weather will clear up for the weekend… I promise! In which case you can safely and happily wander about the neighbourhood taking in walks and catching up with neighbours. I’m highlighting walks taking place in the Midtown section of our Mount Hope neighbourhoood – either the walk route goes through the hood, or a … More Jane’s Walk in the neighbourhood this weekend, May 3-5
Have you been to KW Library of Things lately? It’s right in the middle of our midtown Mount Hope neighbourhood at 91 Moore Ave, co-habitating with Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. Drop by this Saturday, April 27th between 10 – 11am to celebrate the grant recently received for a supported employment project. This grant has allowed the … More Celebrating supported employment at the Library of Things
If you live on the east side of King Street, the sound of chainsaws, chippers, grinders and trucks has been the sad and depressing soundtrack of the past two weeks. Dozens of tall, mature, breathing trees have been cut down, which will take decades to replace. Several lots have been cleared for redevelopment and it’s … More Not a good week to be a tree in Midtown
The neighbourhood potlucks are a great way to stay in touch with your neighbours and share some delicious food. When: Monthly, second Saturday of the month, 4:30 – 7:00pm. Here’s the schedule for 2019: January 12 February 9 March 9 April 13 May 11 June 8 July 13 August 10 September 14 October 12 November … More Neighbourhood Potlucks… Same great food, same regular Saturday!
I travelled around England recently and was reminded again how almost every house has a name, in addition to its street number address. Marlborough House, Rose Cottage, Selwyn Flats, Leicester Manor,… your get the idea. They were usually named after the person who built them or a landscape feature of the area. Which is why … More If your house had a formal name, what would it be?