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The Official Opening of the New Regent Park

MAGIC CITY- v5On Saturday, June 21, Regent Park becomes THE MAGIC CITY – alive with pipes and horns, voices and drums, ice cream trucks and orchestras – all to celebrate the opening of Toronto’s newest City park.

Joining the festivities with local residents will be Councillor Pam McConnell (Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale) and City staff, along with event partners Toronto Community Housing and The Daniels Corporation to celebrate the opening of the new park.

Entertainment for the celebration is directed by choreographer Bill Coleman of Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie, musical direction by John Oswald featuring the Toronto Symphony Orchestra with Maestro Bramwell Tovey, the Regent Park School of Music, Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre, and performers ranging in age from 10 to 70 from the Regent Park community and beyond. Community performances are supported by Artscape and Daniels Spectrum.

The new park features a playground, splash pad, multi-purpose green space, a plaza for community events, a dog off-leash area, community gardens, a greenhouse, a bake oven, walkways and lush landscaping.

Date and Time:  Saturday, June 21,  1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Remarks – 1:45 p.m.

Location: Regent Park, 620 Dundas St. E.  

              

Inclement weather location: Sts. Cyril and Methody Hall, 237 Sackville St. (next to park)

 

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hawkins: Parks, Forestry and Recreation – 416-392-6828 / mhawkins@toronto.ca

Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter with #MagicCityTO to share the excitement!

 

Get In Touch With Daniels Spectrum Today

As restrictions by the province and city slowly lift, Artscape is happy to announce that we are planning a safe and gradual reopening of our operations! Starting July 6, Daniels Spectrum will begin providing access to tenants, guests, and camp programming. Public access remains restricted at this time.

Here is a detailed list of safety measures in place to protect the health and safety of our community, as well as our Artscape Reopening FAQ.

Thank you for your patience, we can’t wait to see you back at Daniels Spectrum!