Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Celebrate Maltese Imnarja Festival in Toronto: Sunday, July 2

Maltese Imnarja Festival Toronto Sunday, July 2, 2017
Poster: Imnarja Festival Sunday, July 2, 2017
Organized by the Maltese Canadian Federation
Credit: Malta Bake Shop and Café
3256 Dundas W Toronto, ON M6P 2A3

Every year, Maltese Community of Toronto celebrates Maltese Imnarja Festival in Runnymede Park. Imnarja marks an important event in the calendar of Maltese traditional festivities: the feast is one of the oldest feasts celebrated in Malta and Gozo. This year come to celebrate the Imnarja, the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul on July the 2nd!

Imnarja Festival
Maltese cultural event, featuring folk singing, dancing etc...
Lots of food and other entertainment.

Organized by the Maltese Canadian Federation

When: Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
The festival starts at 1:00 pm
Where: West Toronto Runnymede Park, north of Toronto Malta Village.
The park is located on 221 Ryding Ave, Toronto
East of Runnymede Rd, and south of St Clair Ave West.

Maltese Picnic at Runnymede Park Featuring:

The talented Maltese singer Karen Polidano Zahra;
Canada's premiere flaming guitarist Roger Scannura:
Folklore Dancing and Singing;
The Malta Band;
Lots of Entertainment.

Joe Sherri
Phone: (905)-276-8021
Email: joesherri@rogers.com

Come and meet your friends!
Enjoy delicious Maltese food
And a day full of entertainment and family fun!

Youtube Video: Scannura & Ritmo Flamenco 
Solo flamenco guitar Taranta from the CD Noche Flamenca.
Published by Roger Scannura

Monday, June 19, 2017

Junction Summer Solstice Street Festival: June 24

Junction Summer Solstice Festival in Toronto: June 24, 2017, Map
Map: The Junction Summer Solstice Festival in Toronto: June 24, 2017

Celebrate The Summer Solstice in The Junction

Free Event
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Noon - Midnight

Celebrate the longest day of the year in the Junction at the Junction Summer Solstice Festival! Each year The Junction neighbourhood holds a Solstice Festival to welcome summer with fun, food, music, and entertainment. The fun starts at noon with family friendly events throughout the festival, all along Dundas Street West from Indian Grove to Quebec Avenue.

Brought to you by The Junction BIA

Some Event Highlights: Junction Summer Solstice Festival on June 24

Junction Summer Solstice Festival, June 24, 2017 - Bands
Bands: The Junction Summer Solstice Festival, June 24, 2017

TUNS, the Canadian 'supergroup', will be headlining this year’s Junction Summer Solstice Festival.

TUNS, comprised of Chris Murphy from Sloan, Matt Murphy of The Super Friendz, and The Inbreds’ Mike O'Neill, TUNS will end out the evening on Saturday June 24th with their 10:30pm set on the main stage. This is an exciting new band of equals, of collaborators, of experienced veterans who sound as exuberant as ever. It’s like a music geek’s version of fantasy baseball. The band’s self-titled debut album was released at the end of last summer.


Snug As A Bug Kid’s Zone at the Summer Solstice in the Junction, schedule
Schedule: Snug As A Bug Kid’s Zone at the Summer Solstice in the Junction

Visit the Kid’s Zone at the Summer Solstice, sponsored by Snug As A Bug in the Junction.

Heintzman Street will be turned into the new Snug as a Bug Kids Zone! Bring your kids for a fun afternoon (12pm to 5:30pm) of hula hooping, face painting, a magic show, and to bounce around in a pirate ship! Snug As A Bug will also be supplying a FREE craft kit for the little ones to take home. Don’t forget to stop by the store to get some crafting ideas and join in on the fun in the front window!

Can’t make it that day? Don’t worry, stop by the store Snug As A Bug anytime and you can pick up a FREE craft kit for your children. Each kit includes doodads and fabric swatches that your children can use to endlessly explore their creativity.

Poster: Junction Tree Tour and Tree Care Tips at the Junction Solstice Festival
Poster: Junction Tree Tour and Tree Care Tips

Walking Tours, Community Groups, and Local Exhibitors at High Park Plaza

2pm Junction Tree Tour
3pm Junction History Tour
4pm Junction Tree Tour
5pm Junction History Tour

Community groups will be on hand to share their knowledge and engage guests with interactive activities at High Park Plaza.

Local residents will also have a chance to join The Junction Adopt-A-Street-Tree initiative, an exciting pilot project being launched by LEAF at the Junction Solstice Festival this year. First opportunity to the public to adopt their own tree!

More Info: yourleaf.org: Junction Tree Tour and Tree Care Tips

"Last Call Before the Junction Goes Dry" The Night They Closed the Bars and Other Spectacular Events in West Toronto.  Neil Ross will lead two walks at 3pm and 5pm, departing from the WTJHS and Junction Heritage Conservation table.

ArtTour Artists Market At The Junction Solstice Festival
Capture: ArtTour Artists Market At The Junction Solstice Festival

ArtTour Artists Market at BMO Parking Lot

from 11 am to 9 pm

Over 20 artists at an outdoor market brought to you by ArtTour and Above Ground Art Supplies.

More Info: arttourcollective.com: The Junction Summer Solstice Festival

Please find a schedule at TheJunctionSummerSolstice.com: Schedule

Social Media:

Instagram: torontojunction
Twitter: @torontojunction
Facebook: thejunctionsummersolstice

The Junction’s Summer Solstice Festival has been a long-standing tradition on the west-side of Toronto, offering crowds of all ages a full day of music, art, outdoor patios, leisurely shopping, and entertaining programs. See you there!

Posted by TheJunctionBIA

One more reason to come to the Junction: 

The Junction Farmers Market runs from 9am to 1 pm at the Train Platform.

Monday, June 05, 2017

Canadian Junction: Town, City and Country by Neil Ross June 11 at Lambton House

Canadian Junction: Town, City and Country by Neil Ross

Sunday @ Lambton House

Canadian Junction
Town, City and Country

Reading of a new one-act play by Neil Ross

When: Sunday June 11, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm (doors open at 12:30 pm)

Where: Lambton House
Address: 4066 Old Dundas Street, Toronto, ON M6S 2R6
T: 416-767-5472

Hey, friends and fans of Junction History, it's the Junction onstage!

CANADIAN JUNCTION: Town, City and Country by Neil Ross

Join Eileen Brown, Mikaela Cordero and Neil Ross for a reading of a new one-act play about the Junction experience and the birth of Canada. A diverse village and town becomes a city and joins Toronto as an equal (in its heart).

Featuring, from the Junction's past:  Nursing student Anne Leun who broke the colour barrier at a downtown Toronto theatre. Merchant and philanthropist Mrs. Brown – who introduced the telephone to the Junction. Journalist A.B. Rice – for sixty years the Junction was his beat.

Also a special guest interview with two-time Governor General Christopher Moore on 1867: How the Fathers Made a Deal.

Canadian Junction is a Canada 150 project of the West Toronto Junction Historical Society.

Please, find more information:

West Toronto Junction Historical Society: Special Event