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Community Events

Exciting community events all across Willowdale!

Scroll down this page to learn more about the upcoming events and register to secure your spot today.

Don't miss out on the chance to connect with your neighbours and make lasting memories.


Fridays, Apr 21 - Jun 30, 2pm - 4 pm

Tea & Entertainment

North York Central Library, Auditorium

Every Friday from 2-4 pm enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639

6pm - 8:30pm

Canadian Citizenship Education
Mentoring Circle

Room 1, North York Central Library

Join a 10-session mentoring program whose aim is to help newcomers learn more about Canada. All 10 sessions are facilitated by a CultureLink staff member and a team of trained citizenship education mentors. Mentors review and discuss the Discover Canada study guide in easy English in small group settings.

To register call Hashem Rahin, Program Worker, CultureLink at 437-288-4915.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26

Thursday, 7pm-9pm

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Willowdale Concerts in the Park Series

Lee Lifeson Art Park

The Willowdale Central Association (WCRA), with support from North York Arts, will be hosting a free concert series for the months of June and September. The Willowdale Concerts in the Park Series will feature live performances from emerging and established artists. These outdoor concerts will be taking place at Lee Lifeson Art Park every Thursday from 7-9pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and take in the show, or have a seat at the Amphitheatre. WCRA has an amazing lineup of talented musical acts and now just needs the Willowdale community to come out and enjoy!


More information about this program can be found using the QR code, or by visiting the WCRA website.

Sat - Sun, May 20 - 21, 1pm - 2pm

Celebrating May Asian Heritage Month


Lee Lifeson Art Park

RAW Taiko drummers will present taiko drumming performances over the course of 2 days on May 20 & 21, 2023. Each performance will be interspersed with storytelling from RAW members on what it means to be an Asian-Canadian womxn. This is especially poignant during a time when Asian-Canadians and other racialized/minority groups have faced increased discrimination as a result of COVID-19 pandemic and racial biases. These performances will be in celebration of May Asian Heritage Month. The audience members will have a chance to learn taiko drumming briefly after the performances.

Fri, May 26, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Asian Heritage Month Celebration

Earl Haig Secondary School Cringan Hall

TDSB Trustee Dr. Pei and Toronto Asian Parents Association will be hosting an Asian Heritage Month Celebration. 

Tue, May 30, 6:30pm-8pm


Tearing It Down: By-elections and Municipal Reform with Dave Meslin

North York Central Library, Auditorium

Municipal politics rarely provides opportunities to change course, yet municipal governance can have a greater effect on people's lives than any other level of government. Join municipal governance reformer Dave Meslin and Special Guest Councillor Cheng to discuss what the current mayoral election presents to Toronto, and how local politics can be a lever toward positive change. He will also discuss his recent book Teardown : how to rebuild democracy from the ground up, copies of which will be available for signing and sale afterwards. QandA to follow his stage presentation.

Tue, May 30, 1pm - 2pm

Conversation on Mayoral Election

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Please join Willowdale Community Legal Services for a conversation about the upcoming mayoral election. Guest speakers will discuss the strong mayoral powers, how to vote, and issues relevant to people living with low incomes. Open to all members of the public!

No need to register! Just click HERE to join the event. 


Sun, Jun 4, 10am

Gusty Walk

Wilket Creek Park at Sunnybrook Park, 1120 Leslie St

The Toronto Gutsy Walk is an annual event organized by Crohn's and Colitis Canada to raise funds for people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The walk aims to create community and raise awareness about Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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Fri, Jun 9, 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Fun Fair at Willowdale Christian School

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Sun, Jun 11, 4pm - 6pm

Newcomers Welcome Tea - Вітальний чай

Spring Garden Church

Join NeighbourLink North York to give or receive a warm welcome to newcomers from Ukraine!
Ласкаво просимо до Норс Йорка!
Прокрутіть вниз, щоб побачити українське запрошення.


Sat, June 24

Willowdale Yard Sale Day

Get ready to meet your neighbours and shop your neighbours! Saturday June 24th is Willowdale Yard Sale Day! We invite you to host a Yard Sale at your house or at our Spring Garden Market!

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