What’s up in East York

Walk for awareness

Bladder Cancer Canada is holding a five-kilometre Awareness Walk on Sunday, Sept. 23, with a stroll through Wilket Creek Park. There will be a DJ, games and a lunch provided by the Pickle Barrel. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk kicks off at 10:30 a.m. It is free and can be done online or before the walk. (Sunnybrook Park-Wilket Creek Park. Enter off Leslie St. just north of Eglinton Ave.)

Arts in the Park

Each night from Sept. 22 through 30, Arts in the Park will be bringing family-friendly, arts-themed events and activities to Dentonia Park. These include theatre performances, dance classes, movies and more.  Festivities go from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. each night.

All about concussions

Dr. Michael Hutchinson will be holding a seminar on concussions. Hutchinson is an MD/PhD at St. Michael’s Hospital and University of Toronto. He will be speaking from personal experience as well as drawing from his research. This free seminar will be held at Leaside Memorial Community Gardens on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Pre-registration online is required at https://www.eventbee.com/v/concussionclinic#/rsvp.

Have Fun with Poetry!

Poet and singer Honey Novick will be hosting an event focusing on all things poetry. She will talk about how to read a poem, how to write one, and how to have fun with poetry. The event will be held at S. Walter Stewart Library on Friday, Sept. 28 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. It is free and open to all ages.

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