The West Bend Community Association Newsletter – April 2018

Spring is upon us!

Hello West Benders,

April (ice) showers!  Due to the inclement weather, our Garden Clean-up planned for tomorrow will be postponed to next Sunday, April 22nd @ 10am.

There will be many Garden events this year.  So we don’t flood everybody’s inbox with these many events, an email list has been setup for just those interested in upcoming gardening events in the West Bend.  To be notified, click to update your list preferences, select the Garden checkbox and submit.  Please take 10 seconds to sign up and be notified of upcoming Community Garden events.

Our next monthly meeting will take place this coming Wednesday, April 18th.  It will be in the usual location, upstairs in the staff room at Indian Road Crescent Public School at 7pm.  You do not need to be a member to attend our meetings — everybody is welcome and encouraged to attend!

This month we will have a special guest!  As you may or may not be aware, the West Bend neighbourhood has been moved to a new municipal ward for the upcoming City of Toronto elections.  We are now the easternmost neighbourhood of a ward that extends west to the Humber River, from Lake Ontario up to the rail line north of Dundas.  Sarah Doucette, the current City Councillor for most of the area representing our new ward will attend to tell us more about our new Municipal home.  This will include a discussion on any potential implications of us moving from Downtown to Etobicoke York Community Council.

Get a Free Tree!  The Wanda Street Party and Tree For Me want to give you a free tree!  Register at www.treeforme.ca by April 30th.  Tree pick up and planting workshops will take place on June 9th at the annual Wanda Street Party.

Important Dates:

WBCA Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, April 18
Guest Speaker:
Sarah Doucette

Railside Garden Clean-up
Sunday, April 22
Rescheduled to New Date
(due to icy weather)

Get a Free Tree
register by April 30

Wanda Street Party
Saturday, June 9

 

West Bend Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, April 18th @7:00pm
2nd Floor Staff Room, Indian Road Crescent Public School

Our monthly meeting to discuss happenings in the West Bend Neighbourhood.  Sarah Doucette, City Councillor for Ward 13, will be in attendance to talk about our new Municipal home — an area she has represented for more than seven years.  Everyone is welcome to attend — we hope to see you there!

Get a Free Tree!
Register by April 30th
www.treeforme.ca

 

Our West Bend neighbourhood is losing precious trees, so let`s plant some new ones in our yards. 

 

The Wanda Road neighbours, Romero House and the City of Toronto, are hosting a `Tree for Me` event to put more trees in our yards, our community, our city. 

 

Everyone is welcome to register for a free tree on www.treeforme.ca (click on `Trees` and scroll down to find our event listing). 

 

Registration is open April 1April 30.

 

Tree pick up and tree planting workshops will take place on 

June 9th (1-3 pm) at the annual Wanda Road Street Party. The rest of the afternoon will be filled with fun activities for kids, a potluck, a talent show, live music, and a dance party.

 

If you have any questions, please email Annemie:  annemie@romerohouse.org

 

We hope to see you there!

 

The Wanda Road Neighbours & Romero House

The Annual Wanda Street Party
Saturday, June 9th

Not to be missed!  All are welcome.

There will be a kids program, potluck supper. talent show, live music, street dance and more!
The theme this year:  “We live in the shelter of the trees, of each other

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