September Newsletter: AGM, Shop Openings & Community Events!

September 23, 2016
Our September Newsletter is out and includes: Join us October 13th!: Join us for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) Thursday October  13th, 2016 @ 6:30pm at the St John’s Polish National Catholic Cathedral, 186 Cowan Ave (basement hall). The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. Enjoy snacks, meet community leaders & learn more about what the BIA does! For questions about the AGM Notice & Budget please contact our office. Do you want to join our Board!?:   The Parkdale Village BIA wants you to join the Board of Directors! The BIA is governed by a volunteer Board of Management made up of eleven members serving a four-year term concurrent with the term of Council. The Board works on behalf of its BIA members (the shop owners & property owners), along with an Executive Director & Assistant Coordinator and meets regularly to ensure Marketing and Streetscape Strategies are implemented. Monthly meetings generally take place the first Monday of every month from 6:30-8:30pm at the PVBIA office. If you are interested in applying please contact us today for more details.
Tree for Me: The Parkdale Residents Association (PRA) is hooking up with the Toronto Parks and Tree Foundation to offer free trees to Parkdale Residents. Volunteers are needed for the Tree for Me event, contact or attend an information session at High Park Nature Centre on either: Sept 22nd 6-8pm or Sept 25th 10am-12pm.


Dufferin Street Bridge: Metrolinx will be hosting their second drop-in session at the Carnaby Condominium located at 10 Minowan Miikan Lane (formerly 11 Peel Avenue) on September 29, 2016 from 5 to 7p.m. Representatives from Metrolinx will be there to answer any questions you may have about the Dufferin & Queen Street Bridge closure. For more info click here.
Community Events: Want to sponsor, get involved or learn more about community events, check these out:
  1. Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre AGM, Thu Sept 22nd at 4-6pm, info click here
  2. The Biggest Table; a Harvest Celebration Sat Sept 24th at 6pm, Dunn Parkette, for info click
  3. Repair Cafe @ Parkdale Library; Get broken items fixed for free! Sat Sept 24th 12-4pm, for info click
  4. Mary McCormick Park Festival; Sat Sept 24th 11-2pm, for info click
  5. Sammy's Upstairs Lounge Dance Party @ Amicos Pizza; Sat Sept 24th at 10pm, more info click
  6. Pollination Celebration @ West Lodge Garden; Sun Sept 25th 1-3pm, for into click
  7. TUTU Dance Party in support of PNLT @ Pia Bouman Dance School, Sat Sept 24th at 10pm, more info click
  8. Call for Food Vendors - Toronto Designers Market Pop-Up Event; Oct 15-16th from 11-5pm, email for inquiries.

Welcome New Members: Please join us in welcoming these new businesses to Parkdale Village:

Kitson & Co Sandwiches 1205 Queen Street West Rod, Gun & Barbers 1612 Queen Street West Canna Clinic 1556 Queen Street West The Grill Cottage 1468 Queen Street West NSTP Home & Cottage 1535 Queen Street West Chatr Mobile 1484 Queen Street West