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October 1, 2010
Celebrating the fall season at High Park Harvest Festival
Nature lovers will gather at the High Park Children’s Garden this weekend to learn about seed collection and can enjoy a lunch made from freshly harvested garden vegetables (limited quantities). This free event, suitable for all ages, will also feature interactive displays on water conservation and composting, arts and crafts, storytelling and live music. The garden is wheelchair accessible.

Date: Sunday, October 3
Time: Noon to 4:30 p.m. (concert featuring Charlie and Little Fingers Music starts at 2 p.m.)
Location: High Park Children's Garden (Colborne Lodge Drive, south of the Grenadier Restaurant)

The High Park Harvest Festival is co-hosted by the Children’s Garden and Exploring Toronto Programs of the City of Toronto's Parks, Forestry and Recreation division, Colborne Lodge and the High Park Community Advisory Council. This year’s programs and events are also made possible with support from Telus Mobility, Live Green Toronto volunteers and local community groups.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media contact:
Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation media line, 416-560-8726,



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