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?
Thursday June 14 7:00pm @ Guelph Street Community Garden Join the Mount Hope Breithaupt Park Neighbourhood Association at the Guelph Street Garden as we discuss public and temporary art with St Marie φ Walker, the creators behind the Community Thoughts art project. St Marie φ Walker (Denise St. Marie & Timothy Walker) are artist-researchers investigating the applied … More Public art forum in the park
One of the most exciting weekends of the year for people who love urban issues and urban exploring…. or exploring urban issues… Either way, there are 30 walks to choose from starting Friday May 4 through Sunday May 6. Three walks are led by Midtown Mount Hope residents and two of them are hosted right … More It’s Jane’s Walk Weekend!
Which is oooodles of time to pull together a walk for this year! What is Jane’s Walk? Jane’s Walk is an annual festival of citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs. Jane’s Walks encourages people to tell stories about their communities, explore their cities and connect with neighbours during the first weekend in May. Walks … More Jane’s Walk is one month away
Our neighbour, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) has a LOT of amazing programs, including one called FamilyHome where an adult with a disability has the opportunity to live with a family and to share life together. Some adults have the goal of living semi-independently and EAFWR helps them do that through FamilyHome. EAFWR is currently … More Got a live-in unit in your home?