City of Toronto to offer virtual spring recreation programs

The new virtual spring recreation programs are aimed at children, youth and older adults. Programs are live and interactive, delivered weekly via WebEx and range from 30 to 60 minutes in length. Participation will require a smart phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer with internet access. Fees vary depending on the program. Adapted, inclusive programming is free. Registration opened on April 22 for approximately 1,000 available spaces and programs will begin the week of May 3.

Virtual spring recreation programs include:

  • Arts programs for preschool, school age, youth and adults, including crafts with caregivers, mixed media, paint night, music and virtual paint nights
  • Dance programs include hip hop for ages six to 12, line dance and belly dance for older adults and lunchtime classes for ages four to 12
  • Fitness programs for older adults of all fitness levels, including indoor walking and yoga
  • Martial arts programs for ages three to 12
  • Adapted and inclusive programs for participants with disabilities including science experiments, board games, chair yoga, bingo, cooking and Zumba

For more information about virtual recreation programs, and to register, visit www.toronto.ca/virtualrec or call 416-396-7378. Client and family numbers are required. Those who do not have a client and family number can obtain one by calling 416-396-7378.

Information on free programs and subsidies for recreation programs is available at www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/recreation/free-lower-cost-recreation-options/.

Building 95 Elevator Repair April 26th

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS

RE: Elevator #4

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Please be advised the repairs to elevator #4 were unable to be completed on Arpil 23. Otis will be on site on Monday April 26th to continue with the repairs.

There are still several days left on the repairs. We will continue to update residents as information becomes available.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your co-operation and understanding.

Yours truly,

MORGUARD RESIDENTIAL

Per:

Amit Thakur, District Manager

Info Sessions on East Toronto Health Partners (ETHP) Advisory Group

East Toronto Health Partners are hosting two virtual information sessions on their ETHP Advisory Group and volunteer opportunities.

The ETHP Advisory Group are volunteers who meet monthly over a one-year period to share perspectives as patients, family members/caregivers and community members. The objective is to improve how people access and receive health care in East Toronto. They are also looking for a wider pool of local residents to participate as volunteers in one-time future activities such as workshops, surveys and focus groups. ETHP will accept Advisory Group applications until Monday March 8. Registration for one-time activities is ongoing. Volunteer advisors need to reflect the diverse communities they serve. To apply or sign up, please visit their website before March 8th.

Sessions are: February 23 6pm to 7pm and March 3 12 pm to 1pm. Please see poster below for more info.

Wellness Conversation Program

The Neighbourhood Organization (TNO) is hosting a Virtual Wellness Conversation Program on Mondays (11:30am to 12:30pm) and Thursdays (1:00pm to 2:30pm) on Zoom.

Enjoy a casual conversation with friends. For more information and to register please contact

  • Alberto at 416-453-1695 or arodil@tno-toronto.org
  • Adil at 416-460-3530 or apatel@tno-toronto.org
  • Prasante at 416-459-3170 or pbhunya@tno-toronto.org

Please note: virtual meeting link will be provided to registered participants only.

New Seniors Indoor Gardening Program

The Neighbourhood Organization (TNO) is offering a new indoor gardening program for seniors who live in Thorncliffe and Flemingdon Park.

Learn how to grow ornamental plants inside your home. Support will be provided by telephone or other virtual means.

For more information and registration, please contact Alberto at 416-453-1695 or arodil@tno-toronto.org.

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Forum January 31

Health Access Thorncliffe Park (HATP) is presenting their  1st COVID-19 vaccine Q and A forum on Sunday January 31st from 3pm – 5pm.

They will have a panel of experts who will share their knowledge on the COVID-19 vaccine, de-bunk myths, and answer questions from community members.

How to Attend:

From a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device, please join via Zoom:

Zoom: HTTPS://CA01WEB.ZOOM.US/J/68426914104?PWD=DEXDTDVLMVJFEUN6QTFROFN5Y29PDZ09

Webinar ID: 684 2691 4104

Password: 666445

You can also join by phone:

Dial: 647-375-2970

Meeting ID: 684 2691 4104

Participant ID: Press pound (#)

Meeting Password: 666445#

Seniors Tech Help – Toronto Public Library

Toronto Public Library’s Seniors Tech Help provides free help to seniors on how to use your technology.

This winter, call in to get help using eBooks or other library services. Learn more about how to use your computer, tablet or smartphone. No need to leave home if you don’t have a library card! They can help you get a new TPL Digital Access Card.

Hours:

Monday to Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Contact