What’s New

New Session of Aquafit Starts January 23

aquafit-dumbbellsPPL presents Aquafit! All levels welcome.

This is a great class for adults of all ages, skill and fitness levels! Aquafit is easy on your joints and can be used to build up cardiovascular endurance, strengthen your core, and improve overall muscle tone. Jump in and make a splash with us in this low-impact exercise class!

DETAILS:

Day and time: THURSDAY 10:15am – 11:15am
Length: 8 Weeks (January 23 – March 26)
Start Date: January 23 @ 10:15 am
Price: $55.00 per person

CLASS REGISTRATION:

We need 10 people to register to start up a class. Simply register with the Recreation Coordinator at the Recreation Centre of Leaside Towers. Payments must be paid in full (cash or cheque payable to PPL) to guarantee your spot.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please contact the Recreation Coordinator at the Recreation desk 416-421-2971 or Lucy Arkell, Fitness Instructor, lucy.arkell1@gmail.com or 416-550-7422

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December 2019 Activities

Here are the activities that we have planned for the month.  Be sure to check the Events page for more details and updates.

Fitness

  • Fit for Life (paid class), Mondays and Fridays, 10 am – Last class December 13th

shot in the darkOther Activities

  • Library Open 9am to 9pm daily *
  • Classic Film – A Shot in the Dark December 4th at 7:00pm
  • LTTA Tenants Meeting & Holiday Party December 10th at 8:00pm
  • Book ClubDear Mrs Bird December 16th at 7:30pm

For more info, please contact Pat Wright at 647-352-5304!

*Please note that there is tutoring and ESL in the evenings in the Library

LTTA Tenants Meeting December 10th

Happy-HolidaysPlease join us for our quarterly LTTA Tenants Meeting on December 10th at 8:00pm.  The meeting will run from 8:00pm to 9:00pm and will be followed by a year-end holiday party with refreshments. All tenants are welcome and encouraged to attend.

On the Agenda

  • News and information about current issues and developments in our Leaside Towers and Thorncliffe Park Communities, including TTC & Metrolinx Plans, traffic concerns and new crosswalks.
  • Information on how residents can participate in the ongoing Town Hall meetings or contact your representatives to voice your concerns.
  • Report on the LTTA sponsored Halloween party and plans for future gatherings for our younger tenants.
  • Update on Getaway Club, Book Club, and planned Movie Nights

We welcome your suggestions for future meeting topics:

  • One in the works:  how to recognize phone or email scams or phishing expeditions and how to deal with them.
  • Are you interested in another chance to learn CPR?
  • How many are interested in more daytime activities or meetings?

We invite you to join the LTTA and to become a volunteer on the Steering Committee to support the programs and services we provide. Enrolment for 2020 memberships can be made at the December meeting – or any other time – for only $10 per apartment per year.

Minutes from previous meetings can be found here.

 

Classic Film Night – December 4th

A Shot in the Dark

Wednesday December 4th at 7:00 pm, in the Party Room

The funniest of the Pink Panther movies;   Peter Sellers at his best

Inspector Clouseau at his most bumbling; dead bodies everywhere; the case is never solved; who cares

A bedroom seduction scene interrupted by the most vicious judo attack in comedy history

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November 2019 Activities

Here are the activities that we have planned for the month.  Be sure to check the Events page for more details and updates.

Fitness

  • Fit for Life (paid class), Mondays and Fridays, 10 am – New session starts November 4th with NO CLASS on November 11th.
  • Shibashi Tai Chi – Wednesdays, 10am

possessionOther Activities

  • Library Open 9am to 9pm daily *
  • Classic FilmThe Third Man November 6th at 7:00pm
  • Book ClubPossession November 25th at 7:30pm
  • Movie Night – Movie to be announced November 26th at 7:00pm

For more info, please contact Pat Wright at 647-352-5304!

*Please note that there is tutoring and ESL in the evenings in the Library

Classic Film Night – November 6th

Announcing our second classic film …

The Third Man

Wednesday November 6th at 7:00 pm, in the Party Room

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Who Killed Harry Lime??

And why??

Why do all the witnesses to the crime keep dying??

 

 

A classic film noir featuring a suspenseful script by Graham Greene

Experience the atmosphere of seedy, cynical post war Vienna

The best of black and white expressionist cinematography

Iconic music – “The Third Man Theme”

Stars galore – Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Alida Valli

Classic Film Night – October 16th

Finally… our first classic film.

A Fish Called Wanda

Wednesday Oct 16th at 7:30 pm, in the party room in 85fish-called-wanda-image

*Sexy, rude, shocking, in your face comedy*

A comedy so funny a Danish doctor laughed himself to death while watching

A twisted love story, a farcical comedy, a crime caper blended into 90 minutes of madness

A Winner of 3 Academy awards with lots of stars: John Cleese and Michael Palin from Monty Python, Kevin Kline, and Jamie Lee Curtis

Bring popcorn and snacks. Comments, applause, cheers, and groans during the presentation will be encouraged.

After the movie, we would appreciate your feedback and/or other suggestions for movies. Please contact us at classicfilmsinthetowers@outlook.com. Your feedback would be much appreciated.

* Restricted rating: 18 and older