*Annual Job Fair 2013 - Friday May 3, 2013 from 10am - 4pm at Scarborough Civic Centre 150 Borough Drive
The Toronto labour market today is more competitive than ever and skilled, able-bodied individuals looking for work are exploring every avenue to find meaningful and rewarding employment. The 2013 Job Fair fills the dual role of promoting the goals of its corporate participants and providing a forum for a large, motivated group of skilled workers to talk with you about your organization and the career opportunities it offers. The Job Fair and Career Training initiative will demonstrate how the public sector, community and private enterprise can work together to provide a forum for job seekers and employers to explore a range of opportunities. - Over 30 employers from industries including financial services, retail, administrative professional services, fire & police, placement agencies, health care, transportation & food & beverage.
*Councillor Michael Thompson Annual Community Environment Days: Reuse, Recycle and Safely Dispose - Date: Saturday May 11, 2013 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at McGregor Community Centre 2231 Lawrence Avenue East.
Do your part in creating a cleaner, greener and more liveable Toronto. What better way to live green than to attend Councillor Michael Thompson Annual Community Environment Day event. Bring us your unwanted, used and unused household items and you will help reduce emissions, protect our climate, and clean our air. Extend the life of a product by offering it to someone for reuse. Reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and ensure that it is properly recycled. Ensure that hazardous waste materials are disposed of safely. All the Community Environment Days need is you. So hit your closets, basements, attics and garages for all the goods you can spare.
*Treverton Park Project - Design Meeting Saturday May 25, 2013 from 10am-2pm at Children's Aid Society, 843 Kennedy Road*
CONGRATULATIONS TREVERTON COMMUNITY! You're getting a playground! Giver- the playground TV makeover show is coming to your community this summer! BE ON TV!
We are looking for boys and girls who are: - 7-13 years old - not afraid of hard work - a team player - full of creative ideas - want to make a difference in their community - did we mention also star in an episode about YOUR COMMUNITY on TV??! - Attend the TREVERTON PARK DESIGN MEETING on Saturday, May 25th, 10am-12pm @ Children's Aid Society, 843 Kennedy Road
All selected participants must have signed permission from your parent/guardian and be available for full filming days- July 29, July 30 and July 31 2013
Giver- is a television program for kids, which airs across Ontario on TVO Kids. It is a show about kids designing and building playgrounds. Think Extreme Home Makeover but with kids making and building awesome fun fantastic playgrounds! www.giver-tv.com
* Scarborough Canada Day Parade - Monday July 1, 2013 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm The 46th Annual Canada Day Parade begins at 4 p.m. west of the Scarborough Civic Centre on Brimley Road, ending at Lawrence Avenue East and Brimley Road at about 6:00 p.m. The parade will feature marching bands, drum and bugle corps, Miss Toronto, antique cars, clowns and floats. More information is available by calling 416-396-7566. Admission is free.
*Taste of Lawrence - Lawrence Ave. E. to be closed from Warden Ave. to Birchmount Rd.
Councillor Michael Thompson and The Wexford Heights Business Improvement Area-comprised of more than 245 member businesses presents this showcase of unique flavors found throughout Scarborough. They bring show-stopping performers, hands-on kids activities, a midway, amazing street performers and much more for you to experience: http://www.tasteoflawrence.com/
Event Dates Event Times:
Friday July 5, 2013 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm Saturday July 6, 2013 from 12:00pm to 11:00pm Sunday July 7, 2013 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm
*10th Annual Councillor Michael Thompson Pic-Nic - Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at Birkdale Community Centre, 1299 Ellesmere Road.
*6th Annual Councillor Thompson's Movie Night - Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm at McGregor Community Centre, 2231 Lawrence Avenue. (Rain date - Thursday August 8, 2013)
*9th Annual Councillor Michael Thompson Christmas Skate - Date: TBA from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at McGregor Community Centre, 2231 Lawrence Avenue.