Fall Bulb Planting - Sunday, Nov 2nd

When:   Sunday, November 2, 2014, 1 - 3pm (Rain or Shine!)
Where:  Queen Street Main Gates
Bring: what you've got: Gloves, trowels.

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Winter is closing in...  let's think of the joy of spring blooms.  Join us for a short time or a couple of hours -- kids and dogs in a digging mood welcome!

Working in pairs would be great depending on how many people show up.  Park locations to be distributed on the day of the planting.

Norma, who has organised the event, adds:  I hope there are many among you who will join me on my first park day to soil your knees & blacken your fingernails & do a good thing!!

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Pumpkin Parade Nov 1st

Come to our Pumpkin Parade -- the evening after Hallowe'en!

When:   Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7pm
Where:  Footpath just north of the playground, east of Crawford

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This year, the Friends’ are hosting a pumpkin parade in the park! Bring your carved pumpkins to the footpath east of Crawford just north of the playground on Saturday, November 1st with a candle and they will all be lit at 7pm.  There'll be some warm apple cider from the Lucky Penny too!

Makes for a wonderful display, and the city will put them all in the compost the following morning!

Come check out the parade whether or not you have one to show off, it’s a real treat.

A few dates to mind.....

Oct. 21st at farmers' market, Charlie's Free Wheels will be accepting used bike donations for their cause www.charliesfreewheels.ca for deets about them.  Please dust off that old bike (in decent shape, no rust) and bring it to the market.  They will be a mechanic on site too!  Thanks @CycleToronto and @Cycle19 for partnering.

Oct. 28th is last day of market.  Also the deadline for the market postcard design contest,.  Must drop off submission by 7pm.  Please go to market tab on this site for more deets or www.tbfm.ca. Here's submission info tbfm_pstcrd_contest.pdf

Oct. 29th - Friends of Trinity Bellwoods Park community meeting. 7-830pm at Rec Centre, room tbd (it'll either be main flr or 2nd flr).  All are welcome.  We'll have reports and open discussions that concern you.  

Orangic fertiliser on the playing fields

One or two of you were concerned about the material put down on the park's playing fields on September 26.

Safe for babies, kids, dogs and the rest of us?  Yes.

It was applied by the city staff responsible for caretaking the playing fields and it is 'pelletized' (sp?), aged chicken manure.  It is safe, organic but of course will smell for a few days.  Small price to pay.

 

Farmers' Market postcard design contest!

Our first ever Trinity Bellwoods Farmers' Market postcard design contest!  Would you like to design our 2015 promo postcard?  Deadline is the last day of market, Tuesday Oct. 28th, 2014 at 7pm.  Submissions must be dropped off at the info tent to Carolyn or Tessa during operating hours 3-7pm.  Winner will be announced in May of next season.  Oh, the prize?  $75 in tbfm vouchers to use with any vendor for the 2015 season, the glory and a credit line on the back of postcard.  Not bad eh? Go to 'latest news' of market tab on this site for details or click on below pdf.

tbfm_pstcrd_contest.pdf

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Where is the Park?

Trinity Bellwoods Park is located at Strachan and Queen Street West in Toronto, Ontario. It extends from Queen W to Dundas Street West to the north, with Gorevale on east and Crawford/Shaw to west. A square 'handle' of the park juts west from Crawford to Shaw, which is where the Trinity Bellwoods Farmers Market (www.tbfm.ca) is located.


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Upcoming Events in the Park

Tue Oct 28 @ 3:00PM - 07:00PM
Trinity Bellwoods Farmers Market
Tue Oct 28 @ 3:00PM - 07:00PM
at market, postcard contest deadline, Southbrook Winery
Wed Oct 29 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Friends Park Meeting
Sat Nov 01 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
Trinity Bellwoods Pumpkin Parade
Sun Nov 02 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Fall Park Day - bulb planting

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