WaBASH Fall Festival Sept. 23

Bring your family, friends and neighbours to the party in the park! The bash on Wabash!

The Friends of Sorauren Park and its partners present The WaBASH Fall Festival, Saturday, Sept. 23 from 4 – 10 p.m. at the park, 50 Wabash Avenue.

  • Great live music
  • Delicious food from local vendors including pizza from the park’s new community bake oven
  • Fun-filled Kids Zone including story telling with great local authors
  • Pup Show for dogs and their owners
  • Outdoor movies featuring classic Canadian shorts and the Oscar-nominated Fly Away Home… the final outdoor movies of the year.

Visit our WaBASH event web page for full event programming and updates. Follow SoraurenPark on social media, and subscribe to our newsletter.  Contact us to Volunteer or Sponsor.

Big thanks to Meridian Credit Union, our Presenting Sponsor, and all our amazing sponsors who support the park and make these events possible.

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Jungle Book next outdoor movie August 26

The Jungle Book plays Aug. 26 at Sorauren Park

Join Mowgli, Baloo and the jungle crew at the next Sorauren Park Outdoor Movie, when we screen The Jungle Book 2016 live action edition, rated PG.

The film starts at 8:30 p.m. on the Sorauren Town Square. Our concession stand will have fresh-popped popcorn, drinks and Sorauren Park t-shirts for sale. All proceeds support the non-profit Friends of Sorauren Park.

And bring your smartphone to play Sorauren Screen Play, the fun new outdoor quiz game inspired by the indoor version at a popular cinema near you. Beat the clock and answer correctly to win Sorauren Park swag.

Thanks again to our sponsors (and your donations) for making the free outdoor movie series possible.

Guardians of the Galaxy July 22 on Sorauren screen

The second outdoor movie of the season features the swashbuckling raccoon and other heroes (human, couple of aliens, a wonderful tree-being) from the 2014 summer hit, Guardians of the Galaxy.

If you loved it the first time, you’ll love it more with friends at the park. If you haven’t seen it, now’s your chance. If you’re unsure about sci-fi comic book adventures, this is the one to check out. Great soundtrack. Funny. PG.

The movie plays on the big screen at the Sorauren Town Square on Saturday, July 22 starting at 9:00. It’s free, with popcorn and park t-shirts for sale, and donations always accepted.

Thanks again to our sponsors for making the Sorauren Outdoor Movie season possible.

Volunteers needed July 22-23 to finish outdoor oven

The Friends of Sorauren Park are calling for community volunteers to help finish the park’s new bake oven, with a community build scheduled for Saturday, July 22 and Sunday July 23.

There’s a special need for a mason or folks with masonry skills, as well as folks with carpentry and roofing skills. But anyone handy with tools and willing to help out is invited to put their stamp on the oven. We’ll have a contractor on hand to supervise.

The oven’s specialized core has been completed by a professional. Now we need to build the housing and roof to surround the core and give the oven its final look.

The final build is made possible thanks to a generous donation by Zinc Developments, developers of the 35 Wabash Avenue condo across the street from the park. Zinc’s donation purchases all the supplies to finish the oven. Thanks Zinc!

Use our volunteer form to sign up and receive details.

End your long weekend at the Market

It’s the perfect finish to your long Canada Day weekend.

Come to the Sorauren Farmers Market on Monday, July 3 from 3 – 7 p.m. on the Sorauren Town Square.

Enjoy fresh Ontario produce, delicious prepared food, meats, baked goods and yummy sweets.

The Farmer’s Market is brought to you every Monday, year-round, by the staff and volunteers of the West End Food Co-op. And the farmers.