Join the Fun in Toronto’s Riverside on Sept 15th: Art Walk, Open Houses and More!

There is always something happening in Toronto’s Riverside neighbourhood, but on September 15th there’s an exceptional amount of special events and activities to choose from, so come for the day and check them out:

RIVERSIDE PUBLIC ART WALK

September 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Organized by the Riverside BIA
Price: Free, Registration via: https://riverside-public-art-walk-2018.eventbrite.ca

Echo Riverside

This walking tour highlights Riverside’s public art which weaves together stories of changes over space and time, heritage, people, nature, and ways of living. Discover what makes Riverside one of Toronto’s most unique communities. Register to join us on this free walking tour on September 15th at 10am.

ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE @ RALPH THORNTON COMMUNITY CENTRE

September 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ralph Thornton Community Centre, 765 Queen St East
Price: Free, Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/516407895465490/

Queen-Saulter Library

Join the Ralph Thornton Community Centre for a showcase of the wide range of activities that take place at the Centre – as well as to celebrate the ‘return’ of their elevator after six long months of stairs! There will be dogs, dance, and drama – and much more! Admission is free, and everyone is welcome. Come by and check them out! Drop in for a while, or stay right through.

PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD – A QUARTET OF SHORT PLAYS SET IN A KITCHEN

September 15 @ 3 pm – 4 pm
September 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ralph Thornton Community Centre, 765 Queen St East
Price: Pay what you can

Riverside Kitchen Sink Drama

The team who created the Toronto Fringe Festival sold-out show, Kitchen Sink Drama, return with more short, original food-themed plays by award-winning playwrights performed in a kitchen on Queen St East. By special invitation from the Ralph Thornton Centre, to celebrate their open house on Sept 15, the team has prepared a quartet of solo performances showcasing a sample of voices through history in the Riverside, Leslieville, and Riverdale area.

Location: The Betsy Swift Community Kitchen, Ralph Thornton Centre, 765 Queen St East
Dates/Times: September 14, 15, 16 at 7:30pm, with additional matinee on Saturday at 3pm
Seating in the kitchen space is limited, so arrive early to claim the best seat.

 

“THE WHIMSICAL WOODLAND” @ARTISTS’ NETWORK GALLERY

September 10 @ 8:00 am – September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Artists’ Network Gallery, 630 Queen Street East (inside Dark Horse Espresso)
Price: Free

Riverside Artists Network Kari Serrao

This is an ongoing series of encaustic paintings exploring the relationship animals have with each other and with humans. Here, animals we humans sometimes think of as an annoyance are portrayed as aristocratic beings from another time, all graced with antlers which they wear like crowns growing from within reaching upward.

 

COME CELEBRATE SAULTER STREET BREWERY 1ST ANNIVERSARY

September 14 @ 12:00 pm – September 17 @ 9:00 pm
Saulter Street Brewery, #1-31 Saulter Street

Riverside Saulter 1st

Come on down to Saulter Street Brewery and celebrate 1 year since they first opened their doors!
There will be live music all weekend long and you don’t want to miss the launch of our fall seasonal!

Live Music all Weekend
Buck a burger (Sunday @2pm)
Fall Seasonal Launch

Cheers and see you there!

More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/307629336710000/

SWITCHBACK CYCLERY HARVEST RIDE – FUNDRAISER EVENT

September 15 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Headwaters Community Farm & Education Centre, 3517 Rowe Rd.
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 4J7
Price: $65

Harvest Ride - Switchback Cyclery

While not taking place in Riverside, this is a great chance to support our local bicycle shop and enjoy a harvest bicycle ride fundraiser on some of the most beautiful roadways in Ontario in support of Switchback Cyclery!  Join for a guided, scenic 15km, 25km, or 70km ride through the idyllic countryside of Northumberland County followed by lunch at Headwaters Community Farm & Education Centre. Support your local non-profit!

All levels of riders welcome!

Slow and Steady (15km)
Cruisers (25km)
Road Warriors (70km)

More info at: http://www.riverside-to.com/switchback-harvest-ride/