• Golden Melody in Autumn

    On Saturday October 29 – from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. - everyone is invited to enjoy a unique musical concert called “Golden Melody in Autumn”.

    The ‘gold’ in the title refers to the golden oldies that will be sung – in both English and Chinese – by a popular group of entertainers.  

    Be sure to drop in and enjoy well-known radio DJ Larry Lo – along with his singing friends Hoppy Hui, Davy Poon and Andrew Kwan.

    The Oriental Centre is at the northeast corner of Brimley and Sheppard, in the heart of Sheppard East Village BIA, with free parking and bus service to the door.

  • SINGING CONTEST at the ORIENTAL CENTRE

    Here’s an interesting way to enjoy the last days of the summer of 2016 in Sheppard East Village – enjoy the Singing Contest being organized by the Oriental Centre (northeast corner of Brimley Rd. and Sheppard Ave.) over 2 weekends in September.

    This Singing Contest is open to singers of all ages, genders, and nationalities.  All types of music will qualify and any song is welcome.

    A committee will determine which singers will advance to the final round of this competition.

    On Sunday September 4, the preliminary rounds will take place in the Centre, starting at 1:30 p.m.

    On Sunday September 11, also at 1:30 p.m., the singers selected by the committee will all compete.  The singer declared the winner will receive a prize of $500.

    For further information about this Singing Contest : please email orientalcentre@gmail.com.

  • MAGIC FESTIVAL

    You are cordially invited to enjoy a free event in Sheppard East Village

    MAGIC FESTIVAL

    2016 

    Sunday August 14, 2016
    1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Oriental Centre
    4438 Sheppard Avenue East – at Brimley Road
    Information: 416-298-9838

  • EXPO 2016 Annual Summer Car Show

    Everyone is welcome to attend this free event in Sheppard East Village, presented by one of our BIA members – Premier Wheels Direct.  

    EXPO 2016

    annual summer car show 

    Sunday August 21, 2016

    11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    at

    PREMIER WHEELS DIRECT

    4732 Sheppard Avenue East – just east of McCowan

    Information: mike@premierwheelsdirect.com

  • Enjoy Summerlicious in Sheppard East Village

    Borsalino Restaurant – at 4505 Sheppard Ave. East, between Brimley and McCowan - announced that it is participating in this popular Toronto food tradition once again.

    Three course prix-fixe lunches are available for $18.  Three course prix-fixe dinners are available for $28.  The foods are good quality, served in an appealing and friendly atmosphere.

    Summerlicious recommends that diners make reservations, to avoid disappointment.  You can call Borslino at 416-293-4443.  

    Interac is the sponsor of Summerlicious and welcomes the chance to handle your payment transactions on their convenient debit card system.

    Borsalino is one of two Summerlicious restaurants located north of Highway 401 and east of the Don Valley Parkway.

    Summerlicious runs until Sunday July 24/16 – be sure you don’t miss this great food opportunity!

  • Civic Centre Celebrations

    Everyone is invited to the Scarborough Civic Centre – from 12 noon until 10:00 p.m. - on Friday July 1 and Saturday July 2.

    Free Celebrations include something for everyone:  a Kids’ Zone; Food;  Entertainment;  an Arts Display;  and a Public Market & Food Fair, among many attractions.

    There will also be a special Ceremony in which some of Canada’s newest citizens will be welcomed.

    The Civic Centre has its own SRT stop – it is near McCowan, Brimley and Ellesmere TTC bus stops – it is just off Highway 401 and there is lots of parking nearby.

    The City of Toronto and the members of Scarborough Council invite you to enjoy these Celebrations.

    After the Celebrations, why not come a few blocks north – and enjoy the excellent restaurants and  many shops in Sheppard East Village?

  • Celebrate Father’s Day At the Oriental Centre

    The shopkeepers of the Oriental Centre invite everyone to come by and enjoy their Father’s Day celebrations on Saturday June 18, 2016 – from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

     

    There will be musical performances and circus presentations – and so much more.

     

    See you there.

  • Community Picnic on June 11, 2016

    Everyone is invited to a Community Picnic - a free event on Saturday June 11, 2016, from 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. - at the Burrows Hall Community Centre.

    Burrows Hall is conveniently located at the corner of Sheppard Avenue East and Progress Avenue – one stoplight east of Markham Road.  Parking at the picnic is free.  TTC bus service on both Sheppard and Markham Road makes getting to this picnic an easy thing to do.  

    This great annual Community Picnic is organized by the volunteer members of the Community Police Liaison Committees and the dedicated officers of our local Toronto Police 42 Division.

    42 Division serves the people, businesses and community organizations in the east end of Toronto – from Victoria Park Ave. to Port Union Road and from Highway 401 to Steeles Avenue.

    Our neighbourhood is safe and being well protected by the dedicated team of police professionals who serve with Superintendent Kim Yeandle and her colleagues.

    Every year, 42 Division and its Community Liaison Committees organize an exciting Picnic for everyone in our community.  Many different + delicious foods, a variety of games, lots of entertainment, bouncy castles, a 50/50 draw, a silent auction, and a bike safety workshop are only some of the many reasons that you and your family will want to come out and enjoy this Picnic.

    Proceeds from this Picnic will help to fund other 42 Division Community Police Liaison Committee programs – including awards and scholarships for local students; after-school student groups; a summer camp opportunity; and the annual 42 Division Auxiliary Christmas Toy Drive.

    For further information about the Picnic or if you wish to donate any items for the silent auction, contact the 42 Division Community Services Office at 416-808-4238.

    After enjoying the annual Community Picnic, everyone is welcome to come one block west - and sample the food, restaurants and shops of Sheppard East Village BIA.   

  • We Celebrate Mothers

    The Oriental Centre – conveniently located at the northeast corner of Sheppard Avenue East and Brimley Road – invites everyone to drop in for some special entertainment, arranged to help celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend.

    From 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. – SATURDAY MAY 7 – you are invited to enjoy some international talent that will perform for your enjoyment.

    Be sure not to miss our 4 Chinese singers (including Anne Chung, who appears in cooperation with AM 1540), as well as Tropicana Queen, a Brazilian samba group, and the popular dances of Fiona Su. There is no charge for this - and everyone is welcome.  

    The Oriental Centre and Sheppard East Village BIA are pleased to extend their very best wishes to all Mothers on their special day – and all year round! 

  • Open House & Rummage Sale at Police 42 Division

    Everyone is invited to an Open House and Rummage Sale at our local Police Station on Saturday May 7, 2016 – from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   42 Division is located at 242 Milner Avenue, one light west of Markham Road, one block north of Highway 401.

    42 Division serves the people, businesses and community organizations in a large part of the east end of Toronto – from Victoria Park Ave. to Port Union Road and from Highway 401 to Steeles Avenue.

    Our neighbourhood is safe and being well protected by the dedicated team of police professionals who serve with Superintendent Kim Yeandle and Inspector Dave Vickers.

    Every year, 42 Division hosts an Open House, where everyone is welcome.  There will be tours of the police station, a display of various police vehicles and equipment, and a free BBQ – as well as a chance to speak and interact with police officers from our community.

    As part of the Open House, 42 Division holds a Rummage Sale that offers some great bargains on a wide range of interesting items.  It is organized by the Community Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) and the Chinese Community Liaison Committee (CCLC) – a committee of police officers and a dedicated group of volunteers from across Scarborough, who support a variety of 42 Division activities throughout the year.

    Proceeds from the May 7 Rummage Sale will help to fund CPLC / CCLC programs – including awards and scholarships for local students; after-school student groups; a summer camp opportunity; the annual 42 Division Auxiliary Christmas Toy Drive; and the annual 42 Division Community Picnic (on June 11, at the Burrows Hall Community Centre).

    For further information about the Open House or if you wish to donate any sellable items for the Rummage Sale, contact the 42 Division Community Services Office at 416-808-4238.

    After visiting the Open House & Rummage Sale, everyone is welcome to come north a couple of blocks - to enjoy the food, restaurants and shops of Sheppard East Village BIA.

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