Bleecker Cafe

Wednesday August 30, 1pm – 3pm in the Courtyard

bleeckercaf.png All members are welcome to join us at our August Café! Let’s hope the rain stays clear and we can enjoy lunch up in the Courtyard.

We are excited to announce that Joy Lapps will be joining us at this month’s café. Some of you may remember Joy from our February Café where she gave a talk on the history of the Steel Pan instrument. This time around, she will be playing it live! for more information on Joy please visit http://joy-lapps.squarespace.com 

All guests are kindly asked to RSVP by Monday August 28.
Thanks,

Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 x204
rhayward@dianefrnaklingco-op.com

KULTURA FILIPINO ARTS FESTIVAL

 

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We will be organizing a group from the co-op to attend this free local event.  The programming on August 13th looks particularly amazing;

Filipino Street Eats Competition

KULTURA Live! Stage

and the KULTURA Marketplace

The invite to join is open to any and all members that would like to attend with a group. If you are interested, please contact

Ryan Hayward

416 920 7340×204

rhayward@dianefranklingco-op.com

 

 

 

 

 

Bee’s & Our Food

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Tuesday August 15 @ 6:30pm in the Community Room

All members are invited to come down for a talk on the role of the honeybee in providing the very foods we eat and their vulnerability in the face of large scale agriculture. We will also get a first hand account of urban beekeeping practices here in the city that aim to save the honeybee – including an update on how our own hive is doing!
Snacks and refreshments will be on hand. For more information or to confirm that you are planning to attend, please contact

Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340×204 / rhayward@dianefranklingco-op.com

BEACH DAY!

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Saturday August 26, 10:30am – 6:30pm
Victoria Beach in Cobourg ON!

Grab your suits, DFC is going to the beach! All members are welcome to join us on our trip out to Victoria beach in Cobourg. While there, guests will have plenty of time to swim and enjoy their time by the water or venture into historic Downtown Cobourg to wander around and take in the sites.

There is space on the bus for a maximum of 35 members and there is a refundable $10.00 fee to secure your spot. If you would like to get more information or sign up to attend, please contact

Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 x204 / rhayward@dianefranklingco-op.com

Shakespeare in the Park

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7:00pm @ High Park, Show starts at 8:00pm

Canstage’s annual summer Shakespeare in the Park production is in full swing. On the program this summer is King Lear and Twelfth Knight at the lovely High Park Amphitheater.

For all members that are interested in going, DFC is planning to take in a performance of Twelfth Knight on August 23! We will handle the cost of transportation to and from the show. Guests can handle the PWYC fee if they are able. If not, we can take care of that too.
If you would like to attend or need some more information, please contact

Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 x204 / rhayward@dianefranklingco-op.com

 

Max Milton Kelley & Friends at the Island Cafe

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Wednesday August 2, 6:30pm – 10:30pm 

Much of the Toronto Islands are under water, but the businesses on Wards Island are still up and running and wanting us land folk to visit!

DFC will be hosting a trip  to the oh-so-charming Island  Café to check out a    concert by local band Max Milton Kelly & Friends! This is open to any co-op  members who would like to attend! To sign up for this event, please sign up in the main lobby of 85 Bleecker. More    information can be found at

 

Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 x204
rhayward@dianefranklingco-op.com

Bleecker Cafe

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Wednesday July 19th at 1pm

All members are welcome to join us at the July Café! Lets hope the rain stays clear and we can enjoy lunch up in the Courtyard. Michael will be putting together a tasty BBQ menu for all to enjoy. Hope to see you there

Joining us at this café will be musician Dame Alexander. Hailing from the East Coast, Dame takes elements of Blues, Soul, Pop and Urban sounds to create his own brand of uplifting, catchy music.  We are excited to have him play here at DFC

Please RSVP by Monday July 17.

Thanks,

Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 x204
rhayward@dianefrnaklingco-op.com

Oodles of Noodles

NOODLES

Wednesday July 5 @ 6:00pm in the Community Room 

 Members are welcome to come down and help cook a great noodle dish. These yummy dishes will then be circulated to members who want / need. This will be a fun way to connect with one another and help out members of our community. Many dishes will also feature produce directly from our co-op garden! How cool is that?

For more information or to get involved please contact

Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 x204
rhayward@dianefranklingco-op.com

6 Nations of the Grand River Bus Trip

Saturday July 15, 9am – 6pm

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DFC is excited to announce that we will be hosting a bus trip to the 6 Nations of the Grand River, a vibrant Haudenosaunee community situated along the Grand River just outside of Brantford Ontario. Guests will enjoy a day of sightseeing, learning and get to take in two amazing programs developed by the 6 Nations Tourism Board;

 Where Cultures Meet @ The Kayanse Long House
 On The Water – Canoeing or Paddle Boarding.
 We will also have time to visit museums, galleries and shops.

This trip is open to any members that are interested in attending. It will be a great chance to get out of the city and connect with the rich history and traditions of the Haudenosaunee people. There is space for up to 30 members to attend and a refundable $10.00 fee to reserve your spot.

If you would like to attend or get more information please contact

Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 x204
rhayward@dianefranklingco-op.com

For more information about 6 Nations of the Grand River, please visit www.sixnationstourism.ca