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FYI: Upcoming Festive Heritage Event: Corktown Christmas Forest

Enjoy some festive family fun at the Enoch Turner Schoolhouse “Corktown Christmas Forest!”

Wander through the “Forest”- located in the West Hall – where you will discover Christmas trees decorated in hand-made Victorian ornaments. Each tree will be sponsored by a local business or group, and donated to the Salvation Army Local 614 of Regent Park following the event.

The schedule will include:

· 12 p.m. Reading of “The Steadfast Tin Soldier” by our own ballerina – Katherine Belrose!

· 1 p.m. Performance by members of the Corktown Chamber Orchestra

· 2 p.m. Reading of “A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Stuart Hughes of Soulpepper Theatre Company

· 3 p.m. Performance by the St. Paul’s Toronto School of Irish Music

· 4 p.m. Reading of “The Steadfast Tin Soldier”

· All day: Victorian ornament-making demonstrations: try your hand at scrapwork balls, paper fans, cornucopias, sugar plums, stars and pomanders! Cider, coffee, tea and treats for all, and cupcakes baked by Pretty & Sweet will be on offer. Tours of the Schoolhouse will be available all day.

Admission to this event is free for children 10 and under and pay-what-you-can for adults - recommended donation is $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors.   

Date: Sunday December 2, 2011,

Time: 11am to 5pm

Location: Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St., Toronto. (map)

For more information or to buy tickets in advance, visit Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, email or call 416-327-6997.

Tickets will also be available at the door.

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