Thanks to everyone who came out to the official park opening and party on July 10th – and thanks to Waterfront Toronto for putting on a great party!
Thanks to everyone who came out to thespecial summer barbecue for Corktown residents and their friends on Saturday, July 5! It was organized by the CRBA. We’ve got lots of great entertainment and activities planned.
Friends of Corktown Common and the Corktown Residents and Business Association are teaming up to bring the first-ever Corktown Cheer Station to the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon! The marathon is taking place on October 19, 2014, and the neighbourhood challenge is a great way to come out and support the runners – while in turn getting support for a local charity and neighbourhood!
We’re looking for a few good men and women to help out in the following areas:
Runners to run for Corktown!
If you are interested in helping out, email firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re also looking for a great local charity to support, so if you have any ideas, send them our way!
Brendan Kelly, winner of the 2012 Goodlife Toronto marathon, hits the 22 kilometre mark in Corktown. Photo by Andrew Badgley.
Once again, the Goodlife Toronto Marathon will run right through Corktown — and pass by our very own Corktown Common! (Here’s a map!)
Join us to cheer on all the runners taking part in the Goodlife Toronto Marathon! Remember to bring signs, noisemakers and anything else that will inspire fast feet.
When: Sunday, May 4 @ 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Underpass Park (just south of the King and River intersection)
Questions? Email email@example.com.
Check out the Facebook invitation here. Invite your friends!
Jane’s Walks are a great way to explore Toronto! More than 80 walks will happen May 2-4 all throughout the city! You can check them all out at the Jane’s Walk website, but we wanted to highlight the two are that going right through Corktown Commonn.
May 3: West Don Lands and Pan-Parapan Am Athletes’ Village Walk
The West Don Lands Committee and Waterfront Toronto invite you to explore new parks, heritage buildings and the Panparapan Athlete’s Village
For more information can be found on the Jane’s Walk website.
May 4: Corktown Photo Walk for Kids
Budding photographers can explore and take pictures of Toronto’s newest urban park.
More information can be found on the Jane’s Walk website.
Photo by Andrew Badgley, Creative Commons
Thanks to everyone who came out to the clean-up!! It was a great success.
Next year, we’ll make sure our volunteers have some treats as a reward!
The Easter Egg hunt on April 20th was a success! Thanks to everyone who came out! Thanks to the CRBA and Socrates Apallas Royal LePage Estate Realty for making it happen!