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Tai Chi Journey | Toronto Country Dancers | Toronto English Country Dancers | Latvian Dance Club
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St. Barnabas:
"The Church in the Marketplace" partnering with our neighbours for the common good and well-being of all

Part of the ministry of St. Barnabas in the community is to provide a safe, clean, and comfortable space for a variety of different groups within the neighbourhood.

To enquire about rental possibilities at St Barnabas on the Danforth, email our parish administrator here ».

Toronto Country Dancing at St. Barnabas
Toronto Country Dancing at St. Barnabas

St. Barnabas

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Entrance to Parish Hall activities is from the 175 Hampton Avenue entrance. Danforth entrances are parish offices and the Church.

CALENDAR by-date/time/room listing all events at St. Barnabas - here »

Art classes - Jenny Reid
ART CLASSES are led by Jenny Reid are on Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 12:30:

Jenny is the watercolour artist who organizes the St. Barnabas annual Riverdale Artshow link »

Canadian Tai Chi Academy

Belly Boot Camp - Postnatal prenatal classes and personal training - Tuesdays and Fridays from 11am - 12noon in the Upper Hall.

Please enter the Upper Hall from the east side on Hampton Avenue. For more info, visit the website: bellybootcamp.ca »

Canadian Tai Chi Academy

The Canadian Tai Chi Academy - Tai Chi classes are held at St. Barnabas on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

Please enter the Upper Hall from the east side on Hampton Avenue. For more info, call Robin 416-536-1315 pr email p9@interlog.com - Website link »

Children's Circle Daycare provides creative, well-planned, affordable and high-quality care for children between the ages of one year and eight years in a safe and fun setting. The daycare provides an environment promoting multiculturalism, tolerance, and respect for others' differences and abilities. Subsidy available.
  • Phone: 416-461-5151
  • City of Toronto Children's Services here »
  • Ontario Early Years info »

Girl Guides of Canada
GUIDES Guiding today is a unique blend of the old and the new. It’s fun, active and relevant. It addresses the pressures that modern girls face by teaching them exciting skills in a safe environment. Girl Guides of Canada believes that when girls feel that they are good at something, they are more likely to feel good about themselves.

Musical Munchkins

LITTLE KICKERS are now running classes at St. Barnabas!

Classes run every Saturday morning for children from the 2nd birthday up to 5 years old. Little Kickers classes are a positive, fun and action packed introduction to soccer. Kids are encouraged to use their imaginations to play games that help them build motor skills, balance, and soccer skills.

There are currently spaces available for spring and summer soccer. You can contact Little Kickers by phone: 905-903-5437, email:info@littlekickers.ca or by visiting their website: www.littlekickers.ca.

Musical Munchkins
MUSICAL MUNCHKINS ™ - Musical activities for children (birth to 4 years old). Weekly programs include fun songs with musical movement, tickling rhymes, age appropriate musical instruments, dancing with caregiver, musical props, children's stories and more.
  • Musical Munchkins (birth to 12 months)
  • Musical Movements (1 to 4 years)
  • Telephone (416) 419-4742
  • Website: www.musicalmunchkins.ca

Riverdale Art 2015

All new paintings by local artists. Free admission. Entrance off Hampton Avenue. Riverdale Artshow is held at St. Barnabas annually in October. See upcoming dates and past exhibits here »


SPORTBALL is a non-competitive sports program for children 16 mos - 8 years old. Children are introduced to 7 popular sports: soccer, hockey, basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis and golf. Sportball classes are high-energy, fun, and creative.

Programs promote confidence, self-esteem, and teamwork!

Tai Chi Journey
Tai Chi Class to be held Mondays: Beginners and Continuing Class. For times and contact, see here:
taichijourney.ca/Danforth-Classes »

The Toronto Country Dancers is an informal Contra Dance organization run by the dancers who love to dance, socialize, and hear wonderful music. Our music is live, from the Scots-Irish or French Canadian tradition, usually played on fiddle plus banjo, piano, or guitar. In contra, experienced and beginning dancers easily dance together, forming a community of friendly, active people that is welcoming to new dancers of any age.


We dance the 2nd, 4th and 5th Saturdays of the school year, 7:30 – 10:30 pm with a Basics Class at 7:00 p.m. Use the walkway north of the playground to enter the Upper Hall via the glass doors.

TECD meets at St. Barnabas usually twice a month. For dates and times please contact directly.
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Danču Vakars
Toronto Latvian Dance Club or Danču Vakars! meets on the 3rd Friday night of the month from 7-9pm. We have a Facebook page: Danču Vakars ».[Must be signed into FB already to see page].

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