Celebrating local artists
The Riverdale Art Show and Sale will be held at St. Barnabas-on-the-Danforth, 261 Danforth Ave., on Oct. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. This free event will feature more than 200 original artworks by 23 local artists.
Make a difference, donate blood
You can be the lifesaving difference to those in need by donating blood at the next Leaside Blood donor clinic on Oct. 16 from 2 to 7 p.m. The clinic will take place at Northlea Public School, 305 Rumsey Rd. To book an appointment call 1-888-236-6283 or visit blood.ca.
Good nutrition for the golden years
Seniors can learn how to optimize health at a nutritional talk on Oct. 25. The presentation will include healthy grocery shopping tips, recipe ideas and health conscious cooking methods. The talk will take place at S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Ave., from 2 to 3 p.m. Admission is free.
All about ‘fabulous ferns’ at garden meeting
The Leaside Garden Society is hosting its next meeting Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Learn about the fern craze with speaker Kathy Kavassalis at the Leaside Library, 165 McRae Dr. Refreshments will be served at 7 p.m. before the meeting.