May events 2015

May events 2015

Garage Sale: Sat May 2, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm.
At the Jubilee United Church.

The Toronto Choristers Concert: Tues May 5, 7:30 pm.
Once again, we welcome The Toronto Choristers as they present their annual spring concert. This talented group of more than one hundred singers and musicians will be presenting an entirely new program of songs from many different musical genres. $10. Jubilee United Church.

Watercolours inspired by Lawren Harris: Wed May 6, 6-8 pm.
The art of Canadian icon Lawren Harris will be the inspiration for this watercolour painting workshop lead by artist Asha. All materials supplied. Space is limited. Please call the Don Mills Library to register.

Food, Snacks, and Nutrition for Teens: Fri May 8, 22, and 29 from 4-5 pm.
Join Toronto Public Health Nurse, Megan Georgieff, as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks and meals that are both fun and nutritional for teens. These 3 hands-on workshops will show you how to snack right, while getting the recommended nutrition required to boost your energy for school. Space is limited (for ages 12-19). Register in person at the Information Desk or call the Don Mills Library.

Life Cycle of Stars: Wed May 13, 7-8 pm.
Using the latest images from space telescopes such as Hubble and Spitzer and Herschel, Dr. Michael Reid of the Dunlap Institute, tells the story of how stars are born, live and die, a cycle that has been playing out for nearly fourteen billion years. What’s Out There? Lectures in Astronomy presented in collaboration with the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics. At the Don Mills Library.

Art Show and Sale: Thurs.14,Fri.15,Sat.16.
Recent paintings in oil and watercolour. Framed compositions
of people, places, mountains, east and west coast,
villages and old mills.

Gallery Hours:

Thursday. May. 14 noon – 5 pm
Friday. May. 15 noon – 8 pm
Saturday. May. 16 noon – 5 pm
Paintings by Paul A. Hallam
St.Mark’s Church, Knox Hall

Toronto East Safety Expo: Thurs May 14th, 6:30–9:00 pm.
This is a FREE one evening Safety Expo hosted by the Community Police Liaison Committee’s (CPLC) of 33, 54, 55, 41, 42, and 43 Divisions, in partnership with the Toronto Police Service. Come and see the many products and services on display and enjoy an interactive and informative evening highlighting personal/property safety, which includes product demonstrations.
Doors open at 6:30 PM. 49 Wynford Drive, Toronto.

100 in 1 Day Toronto Community Workshop: Thurs May 14th, 6-8 pm.
100 in 1 Day is a citizen-driven festival uniting people across the city to make Toronto a better place by creating acts of urban change. These acts, or interventions have the potential to raise awareness of urban and social issues, inspire ideas, and motivate leaders to consider new approaches to old problems. Please join a representative from 100 in 1 Day and discuss your dreams and hopes for our city. Together we will explore ideas and devise a plan to execute an urban intervention in Don Mills on June 6, 2015 at 2 pm.

DIY @ Your Library: Origami Art for Teens: Fri May 15 from 4-5 pm.
Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning how to fold a Japanese traditional paper craft. Demonstrations and materials will be provided. Space is limited. Register in person at the Information Desk or call the Don Mills Library.

The Amazing Universe: Fri, May 22, 2-3:30 pm.
Alien worlds, extraterrestrial life, the birth and death of stars, cosmic catastrophes, black holes and dark matter: the real universe is more amazing than anything found in science fiction. With Dr. John Percy. Presented in collaboration with the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto. Register in person at the Information Desk or call the Don Mills Library.

Affirming Celebration: Sun May 24, 10:30am.
In the Sanctuary of the Donway Covenant United Church. Celebration Service of our inclusiveness, followed by party in the auditorium. ALL are welcome!

Discovering Ontario’s Orchids and Wildflowers: Thurs May 28, 2-3 pm.
And in Another Part of the Fen…Discovering Ontario’s Orchids and Wildflowers. Did you know that over 70 different wild orchids grow in Canada? More than half can be found in Ontario. Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they recount their travels in search of these rare wildflowers and examine the challenges of preserving our natural heritage. At the Don Mills Library.

The George S. Henry 50th Anniversary Reunion: Friday May 29.
Pub Night at Kelsey’s 861 York Mills Rd. 7 pm.
Register now at

Saturday, May 30.
The George S. Henry 50th Anniversary Reunion

Open House, 1 – 5 pm
Party/Dance, 7—11 pm
Register now at At the school.

Invictones Concert: Sat May 30, 7:30 pm.
This chorus of twenty-five male singers is accompanied by a small orchestra. Their entirely new program will include the songs and music that you love to hear and sing – music for toe-tapping, for laughter, and for the joy of listening to talented and enthusiastic singers and musicians. Jubilee United Church.