• Celebrate Father’s Day At the Oriental Centre

    The shopkeepers of the Oriental Centre invite everyone to come by and enjoy their Father’s Day celebrations on Saturday June 18, 2016 – from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

     

    There will be musical performances and circus presentations – and so much more.

     

    See you there.

  • Community Picnic on June 11, 2016

    Everyone is invited to a Community Picnic - a free event on Saturday June 11, 2016, from 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. - at the Burrows Hall Community Centre.

    Burrows Hall is conveniently located at the corner of Sheppard Avenue East and Progress Avenue – one stoplight east of Markham Road.  Parking at the picnic is free.  TTC bus service on both Sheppard and Markham Road makes getting to this picnic an easy thing to do.  

    This great annual Community Picnic is organized by the volunteer members of the Community Police Liaison Committees and the dedicated officers of our local Toronto Police 42 Division.

    42 Division serves the people, businesses and community organizations in the east end of Toronto – from Victoria Park Ave. to Port Union Road and from Highway 401 to Steeles Avenue.

    Our neighbourhood is safe and being well protected by the dedicated team of police professionals who serve with Superintendent Kim Yeandle and her colleagues.

    Every year, 42 Division and its Community Liaison Committees organize an exciting Picnic for everyone in our community.  Many different + delicious foods, a variety of games, lots of entertainment, bouncy castles, a 50/50 draw, a silent auction, and a bike safety workshop are only some of the many reasons that you and your family will want to come out and enjoy this Picnic.

    Proceeds from this Picnic will help to fund other 42 Division Community Police Liaison Committee programs – including awards and scholarships for local students; after-school student groups; a summer camp opportunity; and the annual 42 Division Auxiliary Christmas Toy Drive.

    For further information about the Picnic or if you wish to donate any items for the silent auction, contact the 42 Division Community Services Office at 416-808-4238.

    After enjoying the annual Community Picnic, everyone is welcome to come one block west - and sample the food, restaurants and shops of Sheppard East Village BIA.   

  • We Celebrate Mothers

    The Oriental Centre – conveniently located at the northeast corner of Sheppard Avenue East and Brimley Road – invites everyone to drop in for some special entertainment, arranged to help celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend.

    From 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. – SATURDAY MAY 7 – you are invited to enjoy some international talent that will perform for your enjoyment.

    Be sure not to miss our 4 Chinese singers (including Anne Chung, who appears in cooperation with AM 1540), as well as Tropicana Queen, a Brazilian samba group, and the popular dances of Fiona Su. There is no charge for this - and everyone is welcome.  

    The Oriental Centre and Sheppard East Village BIA are pleased to extend their very best wishes to all Mothers on their special day – and all year round! 

  • Open House & Rummage Sale at Police 42 Division

    Everyone is invited to an Open House and Rummage Sale at our local Police Station on Saturday May 7, 2016 – from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   42 Division is located at 242 Milner Avenue, one light west of Markham Road, one block north of Highway 401.

    42 Division serves the people, businesses and community organizations in a large part of the east end of Toronto – from Victoria Park Ave. to Port Union Road and from Highway 401 to Steeles Avenue.

    Our neighbourhood is safe and being well protected by the dedicated team of police professionals who serve with Superintendent Kim Yeandle and Inspector Dave Vickers.

    Every year, 42 Division hosts an Open House, where everyone is welcome.  There will be tours of the police station, a display of various police vehicles and equipment, and a free BBQ – as well as a chance to speak and interact with police officers from our community.

    As part of the Open House, 42 Division holds a Rummage Sale that offers some great bargains on a wide range of interesting items.  It is organized by the Community Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) and the Chinese Community Liaison Committee (CCLC) – a committee of police officers and a dedicated group of volunteers from across Scarborough, who support a variety of 42 Division activities throughout the year.

    Proceeds from the May 7 Rummage Sale will help to fund CPLC / CCLC programs – including awards and scholarships for local students; after-school student groups; a summer camp opportunity; the annual 42 Division Auxiliary Christmas Toy Drive; and the annual 42 Division Community Picnic (on June 11, at the Burrows Hall Community Centre).

    For further information about the Open House or if you wish to donate any sellable items for the Rummage Sale, contact the 42 Division Community Services Office at 416-808-4238.

    After visiting the Open House & Rummage Sale, everyone is welcome to come north a couple of blocks - to enjoy the food, restaurants and shops of Sheppard East Village BIA.

  • Winterlicious Returns to Sheppard East Village

    Borsalino Restaurant (4505 Sheppard Avenue East, between Brimley and McCowan) will again be part of this very popular annual Toronto dining tradition.

     

    Three course Winterlicous lunches are available for $18; three course Winterlicious dinners are available for $25.  Reservations are recommended – call Borsalino at 416-293-4443.

    Borsalino offers quality Italian, Mediterranean and Canadian foods, all well-served in an appealing atmosphere.

    Borsalino is one of 3 participating Winterlicious restaurants located north of Highway 401 and east of the Don Valley Parkway.

    Winterlicious runs until Thursday February 11 -  don’t miss it!! 

  • Happy New Year!

    Be sure to join in the celebrations and catch the spirit of the Chinese New Year’s at the Oriental Centre. Everyone is welcome to share in this great annual tradition.

    The Oriental Centre is a 3 story indoor mall – conveniently located at the northeast corner of Sheppard and Brimley, in the heart of Sheppard East Village. 

    We hope you can drop into the Oriental Centre and look forward to seeing you then.

  • Enjoy Christmas with SAM

    Sir Alexander Mackenzie Senior Public School is well-known for the high quality of their orchestras, bands and choirs, featuring so many talented grade 7 and 8 students.

    You are invited to enjoy their annul concert:  Thursday December 10, 2015 – at 7:00 p.m. – in the Agincourt Collegiate auditorium. (ACI is on the east side of Midland Ave., just north of Sheppard Ave. East).  Admission is free and all are welcome.

    Further information: call the school at 416-396-6570.

  • ACI Christmas Concert

    You are invited to hear the award-winning orchestras, bands and choirs of Agincourt Collegiate performing seasonal favourites at their annual concert.

    Mark the date:  Sunday December 6, 2015 – at 6:00 p.m. – in the ACI auditorium.  Admission is free and everyone is welcome to enjoy this musical celebration with so many talented young musicians and singers.

    Further information: call the school at 416-396-6675. Their website:  Agincourt.CI@tdsb.on.ca.

  • Remembrance Day Service - All are Welcome

    On November 11, 2015 – at 7:00 p.m. in the evening – everyone is invited to participate in the Remembrance Day service organized by our local branch of the Royal Canadian Legion.

     

    Location                Royal Canadian Legion

                                                                            Scarborough Centennial Branch 614

                                                                            2nd floor – 100 Salome Drive

                                                                            (first street south of Sheppard)

                                                                            approach off Midland or Harris Farm Gate

     

    Remembrance Day services often take place at 11:a.m.   This service is ideal for those who cannot

    attend at that time, but still want to remember those who have served in Canada’s armed forces.

    Further information:  call 416-292-6125 or email  www.rcl614.com

  • Free Dental Care in our BIA

    ‘Going the Extra Smile’ is the second annual free dental care day that will take place on Sunday October 25, 2015 – from 9:a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – at Sheppard Village Dental.

    Patients will be seen on a first-come, first served basis.  Registration will start at 8:30 a.m.  At least 50 people (likely more) will be treated.  Last year, 62 people were treated by Dr. Brach and his associates.

    A choice of filling, extraction or cleaning will be performed - for those 18 years of age and over – who are in need of dental care and cannot afford it.

    Sheppard Village Dental is located in Suite 208, 4651 Sheppard Ave. East, at the corner of McCowan.  

    For more information about Going the Extra Smile, please visit www.sheppardvillagedental.com or you may call 416-293-5155.

    October 25 will be another day when Sheppard Village Dental gives back to our community.

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