13TH Annual Artwalk
October 12, 2017 to Nov 02, 2017
13TH ANNUAL ARTWALK
The Yonge Lawrence Village BIA presented its 13th Annual Artwalk in partnership with The North Toronto Group of Artists (NTGA).
Over 60 businesses displayed the works of local artists in storefront windows and establishments along Yonge Street between Lawrence Avenue and Yonge Boulevard.
PEOPLES CHOICE WINNERS:
#1 Signa Computer Systems
#3 Paola Di
Our judges made their rounds on Saturday, October 21st. Thank you to everyone for taking time on a beautiful Saturday morning to support both the local businesses and the arts community by participating in the judging of Yonge Lawrence Artwalk .
#1 Tandem Studios
#2 Cruise Holidays
Honorable mention: Addosso Uomo, Passion Knit, Bank of Montreal
Honourable Mention: The Abbot Pub & Fare, Benjamin Moore Upper Canada Paint
Voting is now closed! Thank you to everyone who participated.
Congratulations to Matt Smith of Toronto whose 2017 Artwalk vote was randomly selected for a gift certificate.
Winter Retail Promotion 2017
December 9, 16, 23, 2017 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
On Saturdays, Dec 9, 16, 23, Santa and our Village Carolers make their annual visit to the Village to meet and greet shoppers and hand out treats to the kids. They will be making a special stop at the Locke Library on Saturday, December 16th from 2 pm to 2:30 pm. Bring your camera and take pictures with Santa. When you see Santa on the street, dont forget to ask him for your free, reusable Yonge Lawrence Village enviro-friendly Shopping Bag.
WHERE TO FIND SANTA & HIS CAROLERS;
East or West side of Yonge Street between Lawrence Avenue and Yonge Boulevard
2018 Village Day & Sidewalk Sale
Sat, June 9, 2018 10 am to 5 pm
Join us for our annual Village Day Street Festival which takes place on Yonge Street from Lawrence Avenue to Yonge Boulevard.
Highlights include a village-long sidewalk sale, quality entertainment, kids zones play areas, your favourite animated characters, clowns and treats for the entire family.
This is a free event presented by the Yonge Lawrence Village BIA on behalf of its member merchants.
CHECK OUT THESE GREAT PICS FROM VILLAGE DAY 2017
(courtesy of Ela Pagacz Desa, Wanless Photography)
Canada 150 Sesquicentennial Pin Awards
A Message From: Marco Mendicino, Member of Parliament, Eglinton-Lawrence
As part of our Canada 150 celebrations this year, my office will be awarding 20 constituents in the Eglinton-Lawrence riding with the Canada 150 Exemplary Canadian Award. Until November 15th, nominations who have made outstanding contributions to Canada and Eglinton-Lawrence can be nominated at http://marcomendicinomp.ca/canada-150-nominations/
Those selected will each be awarded a special Canada 150 Sesquicentennial Pin forged from the roof of the Parliament buildings. The award will be presented to these 20 award recipients at our Constituency Office Holiday Party on December 20th
As a community-based award, we rely on local leaders to help identify and shine a light on individuals in this riding whose work is deserving of this recognition.
Marco Mendicino, Member of Parliament,
Eglinton-Lawrence 511 Lawrence Ave W
Toronto, ON M6A 1A3