Regal Heights Residents' Association


Neighbourhood Events and Goings On

Events Calendar 2017

Here is a list of dates for events hosted by the RHRA. Please note times may change. Check the Regal Heights website at closer to the dates for more events and details.

To help with an event, contact John Keating (
To join the RHRA, contact Dave Meslin (

Pub nights (bimonthly!) 


Our ever-popular get-together, family friendly get-together at the Fox & Fiddle, 1085 St. Clair Ave. W. Get 25% off your meal! Kids welcome. Feb 23, April 27, June 29, August 31, October 26, and December 7. 
  • Tuesday, Oct. 17
Executive meeting. Click here to read minutes from this meeting.
  • Saturday, Oct. 28
  • 2 p.m.
Pumpkin Carving. Our popular Halloween event for kids and kids at heart. We’ll supply the pumpkins and safety knives. At the Northcliffe Parkette. 
  • Sunday, Oct. 22
  • (rain date Oct 29)
Gardens Clean Up Day. Contact Mary Anne Quance ( for more information. 
  • Wednesday, Nov. 22
  • 7 p.m.
RHRA Annual Meeting. Everyone welcome. Oakwood Collegiate Institute cafeteria. 
  • Friday, Dec. 7
  • 6:30 p.m.
A joint holiday themed pub night at the Fox & Fiddle alongside our neighbours at the Northcliffe Village Residents’ Association. 
  • Friday, Dec. 15
  • 7 p.m.
The annual RHRA Christmas Carol Sing event at the corner of Oakwood and St. Clair. Hot chocolate, police horses, Salivation Army brass band. Event not to be missed. 


Previous Events in 2017 (and likely to re-occur next year!)

April 22: Neighbourhood clean up day and garden maintenance. Join thousands of others across the city and help clean up litter left over from the winter. We’ll provide the bags and gloves. Help keep the neighbourhood looking great. Meet at the OCI parking lot at 10 am. We also need a hand to clean up our public gardens. Bring a rake and join the fun.

May 6: Bike Maintenance Workshop. Bring your bike to the OCI parking lot at 1 pm for expert advice on how to keep your bike in top shape. Presented by MPP Cristina Martins with Cycle Toronto and the RHRA.

June 11: Neighbourhood Garden Tour, 11 am – 3 pm. We’re featuring gardens east of Oakwood this year. Enjoy a day of beautiful gardens and get inspired!

July 1: Canada Day Parade. Wear something red, encourage your children to decorate their bikes and join the family-friendly parade through the neighbourhood streets to Regal Rd. School. Starts at 10 am. Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday!

August 19: RHRA Neighbourhood Street Party. We closed Lauder Ave. for a fun day of games, live music and a fantastic potluck dinner. It only happens every second year. Don’t miss it!


Past Events of Note

  1. The Regal Heights community recently unveiled a special plaque at the top of the Glenholme Steps, naming them the Dick Watts Steps, in memory of community activist and long-time RHRA Chairman Dick Watts.Davenport MPP Cristina Martins added her own tribute to Dick Watts on October 19, 2016 reading a member statement in the Ontario Legislature.View the tribute here
  2. Regal Heights Names a Lane in Houour of Clovis John Brooks
  3. Restored Regal Road Portico Unveiled (Dec. 7, 2006)
  4. Additional Photo of the unveiling
  5. Holiday Celebrations
    1. Canada Day 2017