Earth Day at Downsview Park

For more than 15 years, Earth Day at Downsview Park has been a go-to event for families looking to get involved in the world’s largest environmental movement. This year, the Park is excited to celebrate another Earth Day with a day-long event that promises to be bigger and better than ever!

This year, we’re offering a host of new and family-friendly activities which include: an outdoor vendors’ market, self-directed scavenger hunt, free workshops on how to make your home more ‘green,’ and much more. Best of all, every activity is FREE—we hope to see you there!

DUKE on Ice Family Winterfest

A first-of-its-kind family fun event in winter in North York with food, music, ice-skating, and free giveaways on this Family Day! Admission is free. Bring your family and friends for an afternoon full of treats, music, giveaways and fun!

Free Activities:
-Indoor skating
-Raffle draw
-Maple Syrup Snow Taffy
-Books for every child to take home
-Games and activities

Lumacare’s AGM 2016 & Networking Event

You’re invited to Lumacare’s Annual General Meeting and Special Networking Event.


The first portion of the evening from 5:30-6:30 PM is the Annual General Meeting held in the North York Room and is open to all Lumacare stakeholders. Light refreshments will be available.

The Special Networking Event

Will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm and will feature guest speaker Josh Cassidy, who is best known for his accomplishments as a Paralympian, favorite in Rio, and as a World Record Holder. Josh will be speaking about how to live the life you love, and live it powerfully regardless of any barriers one may face.

During this event, our honourary Inger Holm Leadership Award will be presented for 2016. Lumacare will also be sharing information about their innovative programs and services, as well as their new Strategic Plan 2016-19.

To RSVP for this event directly, please visit

The Downsview Advocate