The Friends of Sorauren Park have secured a Canada Summer Jobs grant to hire Claire McPhee for a return engagement as the park’s second summer intern, helping the Friends and the Farmers’ Market with a special COVID-adapted summer program.
For the second year, the Friends of Sorauren Park have hired a summer intern to help with park programming and documentation. Enrique Baniqued will join the otherwise all-volunteer FOSP team to create special COVID-adapted programs for a summer like no other.
For the second year, the Friends of Sorauren Park will be hiring a summer student to help advance park programming and administration. The position is funded primarily by the Government of Canada Summer Jobs Program. The application deadline is June 18.
Registration for kids soccer and t-ball starts March 11 through the city of Toronto website and other means. The popular programs are run in partnership with the community-based Sorauren Sports Association. The city also runs tennis programs and, in the Sorauren Park Fieldhouse, early-age Adventure Camp, supervised play programs, and adult pilates through the summer.
The next meeting of the Sorauren Park Youth Leadership Advisory Board — SParkLAB — is Wednesday, March 6 at 7 pm, Sorauren Park Fieldhouse. Meetings are currently every two weeks, so the following meeting is Wednesday, March 20 at 7 pm, also at the Fieldhouse.