Cabbagetown is Toronto’s neighbourhood of, well, just about everything! This month check out grab and go flower trees, a yoga class, PJ parties for the kids, yummy eats and so much more!
Yoga For All Levels
Poa Studio, 546 Parliament St., 416-364-2761
If you picture yourself practicing yoga in a gorgeous light-filled room with a fun and easy-going instructor, please join us. We have a maximum of 8 students in each class and have classes for all levels and all people. It’s a warm and friendly environment where you will feel completely at ease. Please email us to find out which class is right for you. (email@example.com.) You can find us on Instagram @poastudio to see the schedule.
Nightly Stay at Höstel Toronto
Höstel Toronto, 209 Carlton St., 416-921-9797
We offer nightly stay for out-of-town visitors in private or dormitory rooms in a heritage building in heart of Cabbagetown (and downtown). If anyone residing in Cabbagetown has family or friends visiting that require accommodation close by, we are the place to go!
Live Music at Stout Irish Pub
Stout Irish Pub, 221 Carlton St., 647-344-7676
Irish singer-songwriter Michael Darcy will be playing live at Stout Irish Pub on select Wednesdays in May. Michael blends traditional inspiration and background with contemporary rock. Join us May 8th & 22nd. Check out Michael Darcy’s website at http://michaeldarcymusic.com/
Amelia’s Cottage is Open!
Amelia’s Cottage, 8 Amelia St., 416-323-0666
Your new, local, intimate pub for when you want to get away from the crowds! We offer $6 Tall Cans and $10 craft cocktails!
SAVE THE DATE: 3rd Floor Studio’s Spring Sale is Friday May 31st
3rd Floor Studio, 179 Carlton Street, unit 103 (main floor), 416-712-9870
Friday May 31st 2018 (noon-7pm), 3rd Floor Studio is opening its doors for a huge Spring Sale! This season grab your girls, a piece of gouda and a glass of pinot grigio because it’s SHOPPING PARTY TIME! All of our beautiful Made in Canada dresses, tops and skirts will be ready to be snatched up at great discounts!
West African Drum Classes for All Levels
Bolokelen Malinke Percussion, 243 Gerrard St. E., 416-268-0852
Bolokelen Malinke Percussion / Ecole de Djembe specializes in all areas of knowledge regarding traditional West African drumming – from weekly drop-in classes to private instruction to drum sales and repairs. Join us for the spring/summer session of group classes, now starting on Monday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 pm; $20/class for adults, $10 for youth under 18yrs.
Tokyo Ramen Japanese Noodle Restaurant
TOKYO RAMEN, Lower level 568 Parliament St., 647-352-1122
Tokyo Ramen offers healthy and delicious ramen here in Cabbagetown. Stop in and enjoy this local eatery with Japanese music videos playing on a projector. The owner enjoys cooking using his own recipes with meat broth, soy sauce for ‘Shoyu ramen,’ marinated pork, and spicy sauce for ‘Karakara Tonkotsu Ramen.’ Fresh black garlic for ‘Kuro Tonkotsu Ramen’ is used and is said to be good for stamina! Check out the very reasonably priced menu and enjoy a Japanese candy after your meal. Feel like a drink? Tokyo Ramen has a liquor license!
Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, 509 Parliament St., 416-924-5657
Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre presents Light Years for two nights only at the beautiful Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre. This thrilling adventure in movement boasts a vibrant program of five cutting-edge contemporary dance works created by local and international artists. Featuring an eclectic blend of contemporary dance, ballet, and street dance, Light Years will captivate with its ferocity, rich musicality, athleticism, and touch of humour. The return of acclaimed electric violinist, DR. DRAW, performing an original score live on stage with CCDT dancers is among the evening’s many highlights!
Light Years runs May 24 & 25 at 8 pm
“simply breathtaking” – Dance International
“among Toronto’s top dance companies” – the Globe and Mail
Heart-worm season April-May
Parliament Animal Hospital, 584 Parliament St., 647-347-3300
During the annual heart-worm season, when a client comes in to purchase ticks, fleas, and heart-worm prevention medication they get a FREE complimentary Check-up and Free Heart-Worm test.
Eyeglass Styles For The Shape Of Your Face
Parliament Optical Inc., 418 Parliament St., 647-345-8222
2 Shawarma Wraps for $12.99
Parliament Shawarma & Falafel, 568 Parliament St., 416-629-1234
We serve all your favorite platters, sandwiches, and wraps. Shawarma, falafel, burritos, burgers, souvlaki, and veggie burger. Many more dips such as a hummus dip, hummus mushroom and yummy poutine with real cheese curds. Our delicious wraps are full of veggies and meat. Don’t miss out! Come have a bite of our delicious chicken shawarma.
Meet Lee Edward Fodi at the Book Bank!
The Children’s Book Bank, 350 Berkeley St., 416-922-7323
Meet fantasy author Lee Edward Fodi at The Children’s Book Bank! Mr. Fodi will do a reading from his latest book, talk about what it’s like to be an author, and lead a fun activity for ages 5-12. Monday, May 6th, 4-5pm.
F’Amelia, 12 Amelia St., 416-323-0666
F’Amelia now offers a menu for children 12 and under that includes a choice of pasta and dessert for $9! Available seven days per week from 5-7pm.
PJ Party Presented by Buds & Blossoms
Buds & Blossoms, 517 Parliament Street, Suit 200, 416-655-0695
Are you in desperate need of an evening sans little ones? Tired of scrambling for a sitter? How about a late Mother’s Day gift to yourself?
Kids ages 4 and up are invited to join Buds & Blossoms for a pre-bedtime get-together that’ll start the weekend off with a blast!
Just think— you can enjoy a date night out, a quiet night in…or just go grocery shopping in peace. For a fun-filled movie night complete with a pizza dinner, snacks, a take-home craft and games, it’s only $30 each (and $20 each for siblings)! You bring the PJs… we’ll bring the party!
Canadian Furniture Made Your Way
KENDALL & Co Design & Decor, 514 Parliament St., 416-363-9914
Did you know for over 20+ years, KENDALL & Co has been delivering quality locally made upholstered furniture to countless happy customers? Find their latest designs with custom details on 2 Floors of their Cabbagetown shop. In addition, their extensive resource of fabrics & trims along with stainguarding options mean you never have to compromise on style. Reupholstery also available to restore your old furniture with a new look. 514 Parliament St. New Extended Hours: Tues & Wed 10am-6pm, Thurs & Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 11am-6pm, Sun Noon-5pm. https://www.instagram.com/kendallandco
Robert Half Hiring Event
The Centre for Education and Training, 595 Parliament St., 416-964-9797
The Centre for Education and Training is assisting Robert Half in hiring for multiple positions.
The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, 80 Winchester St., 416-967-6887
The School of Toronto Dance Theatre presents MOMENTUM 2019, showcasing dancers from all three years of the Professional Training Program in an evening of new works, as well as renowned remounts. MOMENTUM 2019 is your chance to see tomorrow’s contemporary dancers today! The School’s annual OPENING NIGHT FUNDRAISER is also happening on May 2, 2019. Special tickets for the event are available.
Cycling in Toronto
Cycle Solutions, 444 Parliament St., 416-972-6948
Cycle Solutions has maps of Toronto and Ontario Cycling Pathways. Stop in and get your copies today!
Mother’s Day Sip & Shop at Spruce
Spruce Home Decor, 455 Parliament St., 647-748-4060
Spruce is hosting their Second Annual Mother’s Day Sip & Shop. Join us on Saturday, May 11th from 10 – 6 to Celebrate Mom!
Sip cocktails and nibble treats while you peruse a special selection of goods from several local makers in our one-day pop-up. Build a custom gift box or have us prepare one for you.
We look forward to greeting everyone!
Grab & Go Flower Trees
Blooming Flower Bar, 559 Parliament St., 647-350-8076
Drop in to choose flowers from our new Grab & Go Flower Trees, designed for those who want their flowers in a hurry. Each bouquet is beautifully prewrapped and comes with a little water pouch in case your flowers need to be out of a vase for a while.