Photos: Henry Lin Yorkville News - Toronto, Canada Friday, July 25, 2014
Yorkville Arts

Yorkville Arts Update
November is a very active art month so it's a great time to go out for a tour in Yorkville's gallery district. There are many new exhibitions launching this month and a number of gallery receptions.  The galleries in Yorkville represent many wonderful Canadian and International artists, both historic and contemporary, offering a variety of quality works from which to choose. If you have a budget consideration, several of the Yorkville galleries also feature the work of very talented emerging artists, giving you access to their pieces before the artists are well known. 
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Yorkville Connections

The Heart of Yorkville

The Heart of Yorkville

Where is "The Heart of Yorkville"?

On-line Poll & Draw

One of the phrases that is used regularly in advertising about Yorkville is "The Heart of Yorkville".
But, exactly where is "The Heart of Yorkville"? Tell us what you think in this on-line poll.... click here.

Participants in the Poll have an opportunity to win a Draw prize sponsored by a Yorkville business. The Draw is held on selected months of the year, usually on the 14th day of the month, since it started on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 2011. The actual day may vary in order to co-incide with various events in Yorkville. The most recent draw was held on Tuesday, February, 14/12. The sponsors for the draw are listed below, along with the initials of the winners. Bay Bloor Radio

Prize Sponsors for Draw on Tuesday, Feb. 14/12 - The names of the winners are posted below.
1. Christine's Fitness - $149 Gift Card for a "Two Week WOMEN's Indoor Fitness Boot Camp"
912 Yonge St., Toronto. Winner: C. Koli
2. Bay Bloor Radio - $119 Bose ie2 in-ear headphones, Bay Bloor Radio, Manulife Centre, 55 Bloor St W., Toronto. Winner: Gabriele Craig
3. Sitamaa Day Spa - $90 Aveda Facial, Manulife Centre, 55 Bloor St., W., Toronto. Winner: Cindy C.
4. MoRoCo Chocolat - $42 Gift Box of 12 Chocolate Truffles, 99 Yorkville Ave., Toronto. Winner: Tina Tehranchian

Just click "read more" to continue with the Poll and Draw. Your response will be saved for the next draw date.

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Yorkville Remembers

Yorkville Remembers
Yorkville Remembers Logo


Yorkville News releases an email at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of each month called "Yorkville Remembers". This monthly communication is in honour of Canadian armed forces personnel who have served Canada in armed conflict and have some connection with the Yorkville district. It recognizes the service and sacrifice of those who did not return home as well as those who did. There is strong emphasis on those who served during WWII. Individual veterans who have been featured to date include: Bob Farquharson; John Feeley; Charles Scot-Brown, Margaret Haliburton and Barney Danson. Click on "Read More" to view the most recent article.


If you wish to receive these updates by email on a monthly basis, please register using the "Free Subscription" link at the bottom of the page and select the "General interest" email list.

Logo by Dylan Gnitecki - graduate, Canadian Business College

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Yorkville Library News

Book Buzz
Book Buzz

The Toronto Public Library's Book Buzz program is for everyone interested in reading. You can join other book lovers, via this Virtual Book Club, from your home computer or from any connected computer in Toronto, or anywhere, at any time.

On the first day of every month, the Book Buzz librarian launches a new book discussion in the online Discussion Forum. A couple of times a year, the librarian hopes to have the book's author join in to answer questions posted by the readers.

There will be a month's notice of the next book for discussion. You can place a hold on it right from the Book Buzz main page. Readers may also have the opportunity to vote for the books that they would most like to talk about in the future from short-lists of titles posted in the "Vote for upcoming book" area.

To find out more, including how to post your comments about the current book, or to particpate in live "Author Chats" click "read more" below....

Graphic courtesy of Tony Russell, gradute of Canadian Business College

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Yorkville Play Reading
Yorkville Play Reading

The Yorkville Play Reading Group invites you to discover the joys of play reading with people who share your passion for the theatre.

Day/Time: Tuesdays from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Yorkville Library, 22 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, ON, just East of Yonge St.
Room: Art/Meeting room at the back of the library.


All are welcome. However, it is best to call ahead of time since space is limited. For information call Dianna James at 416-763-2799.


“I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being”  Oscar Wilde

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Community Service (Charities, Non-profit companies, fundraising ...)

Donate to Japan Earthquake Relief Fund
Donate to Japan Earthquake Relief Fund
The following Canadian organizations are currently accepting donations in support of relief efforts in Japan:

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