To add your event to our Community Calendar, please send details to Melinda Drake calendar@beachmetro.com

 

During COVID-19, many community events have been cancelled or postponed. Please visit the groups’ websites or connect with organizers to receive the latest information.
As events start up again, either virtually or in-person, don’t forget to send your info to calendar@beachmetro.com.
Leslie Grove Gallery, 1158 Queen St. E. Call for Submission: Eclipse I Am because We are...(Ubuntu): A Visual and Sonic share by Toronto artists belonging to the Afrikan/Black community, a Black History Month presentation hosted by The Artists ‘ Network with Guest Curator Amina AbNa Alfred. All visual artists belonging to the Afrikan/Black community are invited to submit art works reflecting your thoughts around what an Eclipse is and how it relates to your Blackness and the world. For a detailed description of the vision, please visit: www.lesliegrovegallery.ca/submissions-group-shows/. Submission Deadline: Jan. 17, 2021 at 11 p.m. Show runs online from Feb. 3-28. Info: www.lesliegrovegallery.ca/submissions-group-shows/
Jazz & Reflection Online with jazz vocalist Gavin Hope and jazz pianist Michael Shand, Video Link live Feb.1-28 on Eventbrite. Hope is a three-time Juno Award Nominee, both as a solo vocalist and also as the Baritone member of the iconic Canadian A Cappella group, The Nylons. Over 30 years of performance worldwide has earned Shand his spot in the upper echelon of keyboardists in Canada. Video Link is available through Eventbrite or by going to www.beachunitedchurch.com and clicking on the promo poster for this event on the home page – it will take you directly to the Eventbrite page. Donations gratefully accepted.
Ethical Investing, Jan. 20 at 8 p.m. Join Nate Salzman on Zoom: An opportunity to reassess priorities for 2021 organized by Beach United Church. Register by email to receive ZOOM link at: maryanne.alton@sympatico.ca
Beaches Mental Wellness Group. Join us most days for a free video support group run through ZOOM. Sign up and get details at https://www.meetup.com. Ask to join us: Mental Wellness Peer-to-Peer Support-Groups. Info: www.mentalwellness.help
Danforth Mental Wellness Group. Join us most days for a free video support group run through ZOOM. Sign up and get details at https://www.meetup.com/Mental-Wellness-Peer-to-Peer-Support-Groups/. Info: www.mentalwellness.help
Beach Interfaith Outreach Lunch Program for adults. Bag lunches at the door will be available from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. •Mondays (except holidays) at Corpus Christie Church (16 Lockwood Rd.) •Tuesdays at St. Nicholas Anglican Church (1512 Kingston Rd.), co-hosted by St. Aidan’s Anglican Church •Wednesdays at Beach Hebrew Institute (109 Kenilworth Ave.) •Thursdays at Beach United Church (140 Wineva Ave.) •Fridays at Beach United Church (140 Wineva), hosted by Kingston Road United Church. Info: 416-691-6869
Beach Photo Club. Are you interested in photography? We invite all shutterbugs to check out our local photo club. We offer a range of activities including guest speakers, mentorship, opportunities to share your work, photo excursions, competitions, practical seminars and more! We meet the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from September to June, 7-9:30 p.m. Normally we meet at Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave (unless specified in program), but due to Covid, we are meeting on Zoom for the time being. Info: beachphotoclub.com or email beachphotoclub@gmail.com
Al-Anon Beach R&R Group meets Tuesdays at St. Aidan’s Church, Queen St. E. at Silver Birch Ave., 7:30 p.m. (newcomers’ meeting 7 p.m.). Use side door in middle of the building. No fees or dues.
Al- Anon at Community Centre 55, 97 Main St., Wednesdays 7:15 p.m. Alateen members are welcome to attend. Info: 416-691-1113
Waverley Road Baptist Church, 129 Waverley Rd. It’s so important for each of us to stay connected with one another, whether it’s online, by phone, messaging, or writing cards and letters. We invite you to join us online for our Sunday Morning Worship Service at www.twitch.tv/waverleyroadbaptist beginning at 11 a.m. We begin a new series, and we look forward to encouraging you, and growing together! For more info, or to contact us: (416) 694-3054, info@waverleyroadbaptist.ca, or www.waverleyroad.ca. Find us on Facebook and Instagram, too! Check out our IGTV for our Devotional Series, as well!
St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, 2423 Queen St. E. (at Silver Birch). Our ministries and programs are continuing, with study groups online, service videos on YouTube, opportunities to meet virtually in small groups, and an eco-spirituality theme for action and learning all year. More info: staidansinthebeach.com
Beaches Presbyterian Church, 65 Glen Manor Dr. (S of Queen) in the heart of the Beach. Sunday services are continuing remotely at 10am. To join us on Zoom or by phone please visit the church website for more info: www.beacheschurch.org, 416-699-5871. Minister: The Reverend Katherine McCloskey
Calvary Baptist Church, 72 Main St. (at Benlamond). Sunday service and mid-week study groups by phone. Call 416-691-4721 for more details. For updates about what is open visit www.calvary-bapist-church.ca
Beach United Church invites you to join minister Karen Dale and music director Steven Webb every Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m online. Worship Theme: Daring Change - Jesus the Change-Maker Jan. 17 Facebook Livestream; Jan. 24 Zoom Sunday Session & Communion; Jan. 31 Recorded worship; Feb.7 Facebook Livestream; Feb.14 Facebook Livestream. To join Zoom sessions contact: Karen@beachuc.com. You do not need a Facebook account to join Live-stream worship. Click on www.facebook.com/beachunitedchurch/live and if a pop-up appears asking you to sign-up, check “not at this time”. More info: www.beachunitedchurch.com or find us on Facebook & Instagram.
Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Road. Our weekly worship service is posted on YouTube each Saturday afternoon. Check our website for the weekly link. We have virtual Sunday School each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Please email the church for the link. Info: www.kruc.ca, kruc.info@gmail.com