The 23rd Annual Heatwave Beach Volleyball and Beach Soccer Tournament held court at Ashbridges Bay and Woodbine Beach July 8 and 9. The event raises funds and awareness for childhood cancer research at the Hospital for SickChildren (SickKids). To date, the weekend volleyball events have raised more than $4 million for childhood cancer research. Heatwave […]
June 16 marked the opening day of Arts in the Parks programming, which will be running throughout the summer at 35 locations around the city and will feature artists, musicians, workshops, and movies. Held in Dentonia Park, the first event was organized in conjunction with the 4 Directions Festival and featured a talk by Michael […]
Dogs took over Leuty pavilion on June 3 for Community Centre 55’s annual Slobberfest, a celebration of all things canine. The event included a Pack Parade along the boardwalk to start the day, contests such as Best Costume and, of course, a number of eating contests. Here are some of the dogs that won our […]
Runners participated in the annual Beaches Easter Day Bunny Hop on April 15. The run, which is organized by the Toronto Beaches Runners Club and works to support The Beaches Lions Club, has been a tradition since 1967. See photos from the race:
Crowds lined the streets of Queen East eagerly anticipating the arrival of the Easter bunny during the Beaches Lions Annual Easter Parade April 16. See pictures of the parade:
While she’s been off the job for about a month now, last Thursday marked the official farewell celebration for longstanding Community Centre 55 staffer Nancy Culver.
With weather that’s oscillated between blizzards and barely winter, January and February have kept us on our not-always-freezing toes. But no matter the weather, Beachers have been making the most of this winter season. Here is a gallery of some of our favourite moments from the first two months of 2017.
The second annual Cold Weather Blues Festival has returned just in time to put some spring back in your step. A group of Beach area pubs and restaurants have come together to host a slew of red-hot musicians and performers that include Sugar Brown, Paul Reddick, The Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band, and Lotus Wright among others. […]
Beachers and public art lovers couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful weekend for the unveiling of the 2017 Winter Stations design competition winners. Now in its third year, the installation sees designers from Toronto and all over the world transform the eastern beaches lifeguard stands into playful pieces of public art. The exhibition runs […]