Category: Town Square

Wabash Community Centre “on track” according to city budget documents

Photo of old brick linseed factory, bright sunlight on the west wall
The old linseed mill at 40 Wabash Avenue, the site of the future community centre

New City of Toronto budget documents show the Wabash Community Centre project at Sorauren Park is “on track” as the city’s Budget Committee and, eventually, City Council work to approve the annual budget and 10-year plan in February.

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Be heard… take the Community Centre survey

Sorauren Park Town Square At Risk!! from JbyJ Video Production on Vimeo.

With the exciting news the city has hired Diamond Schmitt Architects to work on the design for the new Wabash Community Centre, now is the time to provide your input on plans for the new facility at Sorauren Park.

For example, did you know the park’s Town Square and Fieldhouse may be threatened? These critical park amenities, built in part through community donations and which make possible the Farmers Market, the outdoor movies, the Pumpkin Sale, community events like the Tragically Hip screening, and more, have been identified as inside the “development zone” for the new community centre. Help inform an innovative design for the new community centre that responds to all community needs by taking the survey.

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Pumpkin Sale fundraiser October 19

Under blue skies, hundreds of pumpkins create a pumpkin patch on the pavers of the Town Square. Family arrive to buy their pumpkins.

The Pumpkin Patch on the Sorauren Park Town Square

Mark your calendar… the 12th annual Pumpkin Sale fundraiser takes place Saturday, October 19 from 9 am to 12 noon on the Sorauren Park Town Square. This year’s sale will support the Friends of Charles G. Williams Park fund for the new playground across the street from Sorauren Park.

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Farmers’ Market Country Fair on Labour Day 3-7pm

Come to the Sorauren Park Town Square this holiday Monday September 2 for the annual Sorauren Farmers’ Market Country Fair! In addition to Market favourites including farmers’ kiosks, fresh prepared food and the popular pizza oven, the extra-special Country Fair features a raffle, live music, corn roast, dog show, and the annual “Best in Fair” competition. Enter your best veggies, jams, pickles and more!

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