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.
Location and Contacts
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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
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 October 23rd (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 to the rinkpad for the fall season. Read more background info about the market>>
October 2014 newsletter is online
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!
The rink pads are used for bike polo, soccer, skateboarding and BMX all fall - except for thursday afternoons in October/November. More information: email@example.com
Bike polo plays 3 regular games a week
Staff assigned to Skate Park rebuild
See more in the Sports section
Drop In Garden Sessions:, October 12, 2 - 4 pm and Wednesday, October 15, 3 - 5 pm
"This the weekend to give thanks and that is what we'll do doing our garden session on Sunday. We are going to celebrate the harvest season with a Green Tomato Party and we'll cook up a tasty mess of green tomatoes from the garden. On the menu will be Fried Green Tomato Pancakes and Green Tomato Pie. We'll enjoy our feast after the regular garden session of harvesting, weeding and watering.
Please note - the Cob Site has re-opened for October To book a campfires please email staff at firstname.lastname@example.org,
There are three small-group campfire locations, but only the main pit is used through out 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 on Saturdays at 12:30 and Tuesdays at 6pm and a fire safety session 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 email@example.com.”
The playground cafe is closed for the season - the Cafe reopens in the clubhouse for the Rink>> season on November 23rd