June events 2015
Strawberry Social in John Knox Hall of St. Marks Presbyterian Church: Date in late June to be determined
Enjoy a large helping of homemade cake heaped with fresh strawberries and whipped cream along with a beverage of your choice. Check the website or call the Church office for further information.
Multiple Myeloma Support Group: Sat June 6, 1 pm
The Toronto & District Multiple Myeloma Support Group meets bi-monthly. This is an opportunity for Multiple Myeloma cancer patients and their caregivers to meet to exchange their experiences and to hear cancer medical speakers. The meeting dates can be found on our website www.myelomatoronto.ca along with additional information about our group and Multiple Myeloma. Jubilee United Church.
“The Fabulous Invictones” Annual: Sat June 6, 7:30 pm
Spring Concert. This chorus of twenty-five male singers, accompanied by a small orchestra, perform songs for 5 decades, from Glen Miller to Andy Williams, and include Ballads, Gospel, Jazz, and Rock. Light refreshments to follow. Tickets $10, children 12 and under $5, available at the door of the Jubilee United Church.
Community Book Share: Sat June 6, 12 – 4 pm
Join us to promote literacy and help the environment in your neighbourhood! Bring your gently used books and take some gently used books home. Lots of free books. Book donations welcome but not necessary. Come out for coffee and meet your neighbours, library staff and volunteers at the Don Mills Library. This program is part of the Toronto 2015 100In1Day festival of civic engagement.
Amnesty International Lunch + Speaker: Sat June 6, 12 pm
featuring Kenyan Human Rights Advocate, Flora Terah. Tickets are $5 plus donation to Amnesty International. Please call the Donway Covenant United Church to reserve a seat.
Capoeira Workshop: Tues June 9, from 4 – 5 pm
This workshop will expose you to the basics of Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music. Instructors from Axé Capoeira Toronto will provide a history as well as show you Capoeira fundamentals including basic kicks, escapes, and acrobatics. For ages 12-19. Space is limited, please register in person at the Don Mills Library or by phone.
Moving Beyond the Resume: Tues June 16, from 4:30 – 6 pm
Lauren Ferraro, BFA, MA, Speech, Dialect and Presentation Coach will show you how to lift your Resume off the page, into your mouth and to deliver it in a clear, articulate fashion. A step by step guide to answering the toughest question asked in an interview: ? Tell Me About Yourself ? For ages 12-19. Register in person at the Don Mills Library Information Desk, or call.
Community Festival Service: Sun June 14, 10:30 am
Followed by Community Festival in conjunction with Better Living ‘s Stroll, Roll and Run Relay. At Church of the Ascension (Don Mills). Fun and games and food for everyone.
Father’s Day Outdoor Service: Sun June 21, 10:30 am
Followed by a BBQ. At Church of the Ascension (Don Mills)
Ancient Egypt Alive: A Traveler’s Journey down the Historic Nile: Fri June 19, 2 – 3:30 pm
Mention the words “Ancient Egypt” and people’s eyes open wide in awe. In this lecture, Egyptologist Thomas H. Greiner and award winning writer and UofT Graduate Student Laura Ranieri will explore the Giza plateau and its pyramids, sail upstream to Luxor and the Valley of the Kings and the workers to learn how craftspeople and commoners once lived. They even take a sacred pilgrimage to Abydos to visit the great Temple of Seti and finish with a visit to Denderah, one of Egypt’s best preserved temples. Hop aboard their felucca, friends, as they sail the Nile, which Herodotus claimed was Egypt’s great gift. Register in person at the Information Desk or call the
Don Mills Library.