Don Mills Residents Inc.
With an annual membership of over 1,000 households, Don Mills Residents Inc. is one of the largest and most active residents associations in the amalgamated City of Toronto. Membership revenues support the work of this volunteer organization to maintain Don Mills as one of the finest communities in Metropolitan Toronto in which to live. Read more about the objectives and activities of the DMRI.
Open to the public on September 18, 2014, the Aga Khan Museum is dedicated to presenting an overview of the artistic, intellectual, and scientific contributions that Muslim civilizations have made to world heritage. Housed in a unique building, the Museum’s Permanent Collection of over 1,000 objects includes masterpieces that reflect a broad range of artistic styles and materials. These portraits, textiles, manuscripts, manuscript paintings, ceramics, tiles, medical texts, books and musical instruments represent more than ten centuries of human history and a geographic area stretching from the Iberian Peninsula to China. More details on the museum web-site.
Better Living September Events
Monday, Sept. 15th, 2:00- 6:00p.m. – Open House and Healthapalooza Health Fair
Friday, Sept. 19th, 2:00- 5:00p.m. – Food Truck Festival returns!
Monday, Sept. 22th, 1:00p.m. start time – Better Living Classic Golf Tournament
Full details and registration information on the Better Living web-site.
Milne Hollow Natural History Walking Tour
Sun. Oct. 5th, 1:30 – 3:30pm Tour leaders from the Don Watershed Regeneration Council and ‘LEAF’ will escort you through this neighbourhood natural site providing narration on its history and regeneration in the midst of an urban landscape. Full details here.
Don Mills Family Health Team Join the Walking Group on Tuesdays at 1:30 or the Relaxation Workshops held on the last Monday of the month. For full details and contact information, open the activity links.
Milne Hollow Stewardship Group
Get some exercise, fresh air and support you community. The stewardship group meets from 10am until noon at the Milne Hollow Park parking lot (south side of Lawrence Avenue east of the DVP before Railside Dr.) every Thursday morning from early May to early September to care for this area of the Don Valley. Full details can be found here.
The City of Toronto public consultation on transportation.
The goal of “Feeling Congested” is to engage Torontonians on a range of issues related to transportation planning, priorities and funding. This work will support and inform the ongoing comprehensive 5-Year review of the city’s Official Plan transportation policies, the development of a new long-term transportation plan, and the development of a funding & investment strategy. Please take the time to learn more about this program and provide your input before the July 30th deadline.
‘Eglinton Connects’ is the new City of Toronto information web-page about the planning for the future Eglinton Avenue Crosstown transit system. Have a look!
The Metrolinx web-site also has information concerning this project.
What would you do with 32? The group Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance (CivicAction) wants to know! Learn more about this initiative and the organization here.
‘Super Nova’ Clock Tower by Douglas Coupland