Celebrate Canada Day in Scarborough

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in Scarborough! On Saturday, July 1, festivities will be held at two Scarborough locations: Thomson Memorial Park and the Scarborough Civic Centre. Don’t miss the fabulous fireworks display at 10:55 p.m.—the grand finale of the night at the Civic Centre!… Read More
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Training for women entering skilled trades

The YWCA Toronto Employment Centre runs pre-apprenticeship training programs that help women enter fields such as construction, transportation, general carpentry, horticulture and information technology. The YWCA is hosting information and recruitment sessions in Scarborough during June and July 2017 to inform women about training programs starting in July and September 2017.… Read More

Next YMCA Job Fair is June 22

Several employers will be interviewing and hiring on the spot at tomorrow’s YMCA Job Fair—Thursday, June 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the YMCA at 230 Town Centre Court. Employers aim to fill the following positions: Early Childhood Educators/Assistants Security Guards Personal Support Workers Customer Service Reps/Inside Sales Merchandisers Personal Support Workers General Labour Light Packaging Data Entry/Administration Participating employers include YWCA Child Care, Arrow Professionals, Garda World, Canstaff Employment, Coca-Cola, and Pals Staffing.… Read More

Make a big splash on June 22

Scarborough’s splash pads are great places for kids to have fun, keep fit and enjoy free family time all summer long. Check out our community’s newest splash pad, in Thomson Memorial Park, at the official opening on Thursday, June 22, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.… Read More
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Register June 3 for summer skate & swim programs

Registration for the City of Toronto’s summer swim and skate programs in Scarborough starts at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 3. Registration for these FREE Scarborough programs is on a first-come, first-served basis. So, don’t miss out — register early on Saturday!… Read More

Visit these June job fairs

The YWCA Toronto Employment Centre, at 2425 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 303, offers valuable resources for job hunters. During June 2017, they will be hosting information sessions and job fairs with potential employers such as the University of Toronto, the TTC and… Read More

Hey students: enter Glenn’s Bookmark Contest!

Scarborough students are invited to enter Glenn’s 2017 Bookmark Contest, which recognizes creativity and helps celebrate our wonderful public libraries! Students could win… a free family trip to the Toronto Zoo a $50 gift certificate to Scarborough Town Centre five full-colour laminated copies of their bookmark to share a letter of congratulations from Glenn Students are invited to use crayons, pencil crayons, paints or other materials to design a unique bookmark.… Read More

Police Picnic will be packed with fun on May 27

Guests at last year’s picnic had the opportunity to check out some vintage police cars. The 12th Annual Community Picnic & Open House, hosted by 43 Division of Toronto Police, is guaranteed to deliver family-friendly fun. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 27, from 11:00 a.m.Read More

‘Bee’ nice: Plant wildflowers on May 16

Bees, birds, butterflies and their human friends will love the community wildflower planting evening on Tuesday, May 16, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., in the Gatineau Hydro Corridor. Nature lovers are invited to meet in the hydro corridor near Bendale Jr.… Read More