Holiday Giving Tree in St. James Park
‘Tis the season for holiday giving
In the community where we are living
In St. James Park there’ll be
A holiday Giving Tree
Come one, come all and bring
Items new and unused to string
Upon boughs high and low
For those in need right now
Everyone is invited to hang gifts on the Holiday Giving Tree near the playground in St. James Park to support those in our community who may be in need. See the image below for a simple set of instructions.
Dates: Dec 4, 2021 to Jan 3, 2022.
Brought to you by the Friends of St. James Park and the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood BIA.
Jamii Photography Exhibit Unveiling - Dec. 12
When: December 12, 2021. 12 PM
Where: David Crombie Park (Corner of Sherbourne and Esplanade)
What: Exhibition unveiling with local community members
This Sunday, December 12, 12 p.m. at the corner of The Esplanade & Sherbourne, local arts organization Jamii will unveil an exhibition of contemporary photography entitled “WIsdoM ripples".
“WIsdoM ripples” is curated by nine young women from the Esplanade community as part of LAINI, a Jamii’s initiative that supports young women as they become creative leaders of tomorrow.
"WIsdoM ripples" features the work of three Toronto-based photographers: Roya DelSol, Brianna Roye and Zahra Siddiqui. Over the course of eight workshops, the LAINI participants focused on selecting photos based on a curatorial vision they developed with guidance from artist Gillian Mapp and Isorine Marc. Through the exchange of ideas, perspectives and opinions, participants explored the “why” and "how" to present this exhibit to their community. Read more about the project, including the curators’ artistic statement here: https://www.jamii.ca/wisdomripples
All are invited to attend the exhibit unveiling and meet both the young women involved with the LAINI initiative and the featured photographers!
Jamii wishes to thank the RBC Foundation, Ontario Arts Council, Rama Gaming House and Ministry of Ontario's Reconnect Festival & Event Program for their support of this project.
Children between the ages of 5 and 12 years old are now eligible to receive their vaccination. Book your appointments today! You can do so by booking through the COVID-19 vaccination portal or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900 (TTY for people who are deaf, hearing-impaired, or speech-impaired: 1-866-797-0007). Learn more here.
Win $1000 or more With Old Town Toronto Contest
Here's your chance to support local businesses with Old Town Toronto's exciting "ShopOTT2Win" promotion that includes a weekly chance to win $1000 by entering receipts of $25 or more from any business in our Old Town Toronto neighbourhood (the BIA area). Learn more at: www.shopott2win.com and print or download and share the poster below.