Celebrate a Car Free Day

Car Free Day Event on Concord Avenue (Sun. Sept. 12th) Toronto, ON

This has become an annual event for this neighborhoods with a street party, road closures for several blocks south of Bloor Ave. Contact Ron Nash (ron.nash@sympatico.ca).

Car Free Day Event on Delaware Avenue (Sat. Sept. 18th) Toronto, ON

Delaware Ave. between Shanly and Hallam Streets in the Dovercourt neighborhood will be closed for a petrol-free party for residents from noon to 11 pm. Contact Heidi Westfield at heidiwestfield@yahoo.ca.

Main Car Free Day Event at Queen’s Park North (Wed. Sept. 22nd)Toronto, ON

Our biggest Car Free Day has moved from Yonge & Dundas Square this year to Queen’s Park North. We are planning activities with U of T for their Environment Week. City of Toronto Council supported this event in a 31 to 3 vote on August 27. Activities will include cycling education and bike repair, an Art Battle, community tabling, yoga classes and more! Contact Emma Cane (emmac@sierraclub.ca).

Car Free Day in Mississauga, (Sat. Sept. 25th) Mississauga, ON

Mississauga’s Car Free celebration will take place at Streetsville Memorial Park from 9 am to noon.

Co-sponsored by TD Friends of the Environment, City of Mississauga and Ontario government along with the busy Peel Group of the Sierra Club. You can expect face painting, community groups, speakers and displays on environmental and transit issues, musical entertainment, BBQ and much more. Contact Rosemary Keenan (rosemarykeenan@rogers.com) or Peter Orphanos (porphanos@rogers.com).

Car Free Day in Leslieville, (Sat. Sept. 25th) Toronto, ON

Another annual road closure and party organized by the residents, this one includes a pot luck dinner & activities. Contact Jennifer Story (jstory@rogers.com).

Car Free Day at 10/3 Lake Promenade in Etobicoke (Sun. Oct. 3rd) Etobicoke, ON

LakePromenadefrom 39th to 42nd Streets will be closed for a street party. You can bike or skate in from the Waterfront Trail near Marie Curtis Park. Join the folks for street hockey, a bike clinic and kid activities. Contact Mike Olivier (rapidtransitman@yahoo.com).