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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.
Friends of the Park
For the basics, see
Location and Contacts
Independent neighbourhood groups:
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
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 March 6th (3:00pm - 7:00pm) are on-line. Skate & Shop Season is on at the market, and there's lots of great food coming in. Read more>>
The Farmers' Market continues all year round, every Thursday, rain, snow, or shine. At this time of year, you'll find it in the zamboni garage and rinkhouse, with a few vendors outside as well if weather permits. Read more background info about the market>>
The rink season
It began on November 23, 2013. For Dufferin Rink current information: 416 392-0913. Dufferin Rink is scheduled to stay open until March 16. See the schedule for hours and other details. For the most up-to-date rink information citywide: cityrinks.ca
LARGER SKATE SIZES are limited at Dufferin, since the City has stopped replacing the skate inventory. We have no Size 11 or 13 adult hockey
Friday Night Suppers
From 6 (ish) to 7.30 There is always soup, a vegetarian or vegan entrée, a side dish, a salad, and dessert. 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! (Of course, if you feel like donating more than the suggested amount, that’s fine too.) Click here for this Friday's menu.
High Park zamboni tent
February 2014 newsletter is online
There are three small-group campfire locations, but only two are in use in any given season – centre path and rinkside in winter. The centre path fire circle is in the middle of the park. The park’s recreation staff book the cooking fire times. There is an orientation and fire safety session for first-time users, and staff are available to help start/end your fire.
You can email staff at firstname.lastname@example.org,
Weather permitting in season. $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 email@example.com.”