Weston Court Painting

August 1st, 2018

The refurbishment of the sports court at the Weston Mount Dennis site has begun! Workers from Guild Electric worked with the community to paint the lines for the basketball and soccer courts.  Beautiful Streets was also there and brought basketballs and soccer balls for the community to use, with nets and bleachers due to arrive next week. 

We also had a session with residents on using herbs from the garden and we harvested basil, oregano, mint and parsley.

And, if that wasn’t enough, we engaged the camp kids about a potential playground – where they would like it and what they would like to have it include.

See photos of the opening here.

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Weston Patio Opening

July 25th, 2018

The patio in front of the Weston Mount Dennis Community Place Hub has officially opened to the residents of the neighbourhood and visitors to the hub.  It features new tables, chairs, benches, and umbrellas.  The rejuvinated space will be a place for casual gathering, socializing, rest, and relaxation. 

The opening day on July 25th featured a lunch that used lettuce and other vegetables grown in the neighbourhood. 

See photos of the opening here.

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Gardening Workshop #4

June 6th, 2018

See photos of the workshop here

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Gardening Workshop #3

May 16th, 2018

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Weston Sports Court and Patio Workshop

May 2nd, 2018

See photos of the workshop here

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Weston Container Gardening Workshop #2

April 18th, 2018

See photos of the workshop here

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Weston Design Lab 2: Outdoor Space

April 7th, 2018

Design lab 2 mobilized community members who use the exterior space around 1765 & 1775 Weston Road to help more clearly define programmatic needs and how those needs might fit into the current exterior.

Goals for the Design Lab:
- Prioritize programmatic needs for the exterior space
- Based on the needs, determine how the exterior space should be laid out
- Confirm a feature to be added by June for residents to enjoy over the summer and celebrated at the June event

See photos and drawings created at the design lab here

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Weston Container Gardening Workshop #1

March 21th, 2018

On March 21st, 21 community members came out to participate in the first workshop of a three part series on Container Gardening.  FoodShare facilitated this informative, hands-on workshop and also provided the delicious lunch.  Participants went home with a tray of planted seeds that will hopefully grow into vibrant, healthy seedlings.  Seeds planted included a variety of tomatoes, onions, herbs and greens.

See photos of the workshop here

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Weston Design Lab 1: Indoor Space

March 7th, 2018

Design lab 1 mobilized community members who use the Weston Mount Dennis Community Place Hub to help more clearly define programmatic needs and how those needs might fit into the current Hub building.

Goals for Design Lab
- Confirm the name of the project and select a logo
- Prioritize programmatic needs within the Hub building
- Based on the needs, determine how the interior space should be laid out
- Invite community members for continued participation in the project

See photos and drawings created at the design lab here

 

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Weston Community CharRette #1

February 7th, 2018

The first charette at the Weston site was held in February to gather high level ideas for both the interior and exterior of the site around the Weston Mount Dennis Community Place Hub.  See photos, drawings, and models created at the charrette here.

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Weston Holiday dinner 2017

December 17, 2017

The Weston site kicked off with a pre-holiday dinner discussion about the upcoming project, and gathering of ideas from community members.  See images and drawings produced from the dinner here.

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