The Unofficial Website of Dufferin Grove Park, Toronto
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Dufferin Grove Park
Dufferin Grove Park is a public neighbourhood park located in Toronto Canada, just south of Bloor, on the east side of Dufferin.
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Local service providers
If a pipe bursts in your basement or your roof leaks, where do you turn? Find out your neighbours' favourite fixers, where your neighbours like to go out to eat, who they go to for piano lessons, and more. This list Local Service Providers is a compendium of listserv posts from four local lists
BALfolkFESTnoz: Friday November 7 6.30 pm to midnight, 918 Bathurst St
The Balfolk dance group, which danced at Dufferin Grove Park most Monday evenings this summer, is putting on an evening of dance, music, food and drink.
17th Really Really Free Market at Campbell Park
The first Saturday of every month
195 Campbell Avenue, near Landsdowne and Wallace
Open from 10am until 4pm. Bring your items before 3pm. Clean and usable items only.
Everything is free--really! No swapping, not trading. Bring what you don't need, take what you need.
DUFFERIN GROVE ORGANIC FARMERS' MARKET
The Weekly Market Notes for Thursday November 27th (3:00pm - 7:00pm) are on-line.Read more>>
The Farmers' Market continues all year round, every Thursday, rain or shine. The market has moved in and around the park building for the season. Read more background info about the market>>
November 2014 newsletter is online
posted November 17, 2014
The rink is scheduled to open on Saturday November 22. However, snowfalls and ice-making don't go well together. For more rink information, see cityrinks.ca.
For other parks sports the rest of the year, see the Sports section
Friday Night Suppers are ended for the outdoor time; they will resume in the rinkhouse in January.
To see Friday night menus over the past few years, click here.
From 6 (ish) to 7.30 Although the money all goes back directly to the City now, prices listed are still only a suggested donation. If you can’t spare the cash, donate at some other time – nobody goes away hungry!
Many thanks to all those who turned out to help us this season! Stay tuned for more garden news in February when we begin seeding our tomatoes in the rink house for next spring.
To book a campfires please email staff at email@example.com,
There are three small-group campfire locations, but only the main pit is used throughout the year. The centre path fire circle is in the middle of the park, the cob fire circle is beside the playground, the rink side circle is by the little bake oven. The park’s recreation staff book the cooking fire times. There is an orientation session on Saturdays at 12:30 and Tuesdays at 6pm for first-time users, and staff are available to help start/end your fire.
Public pizza days are over for the season
Weather permitting - in season (May to September) $2.50 per pizza is the requested donation. You get a lump of dough, some tomato sauce, and cheese, and you can pick toppings from the park gardens when they’re growing there. If you plan to bring a big group (more than 12 people altogether) please call ahead to warn the staff 416-392-0913 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.”
The playground cafe is closed for the season - the Cafe reopens in the clubhouse for the Rink>> season on November 23rd