Scum City at the Saulter Street Stairwell Gallery

The Ralph Thornton Community Centre’s latest art exhibition is now open to the public. From now until July 21, visitors to the Centre are able to view Scum City, an exciting series of multi-media pieces by Clare Allin. The works feature wildlife that share our urban environment.  These animals are now removed from the natural […]

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Changes to Booking the Betsy Swift Community Kitchen

At its May 2019 meeting, the Ralph Thornton Community Centre Board of Management approved important amendments to the Space Booking Policy and Procedures.  These changes, which came into effect at midnight on 23 May 2019 relate to the use of the Betsy Swift Community Kitchen for the sale of prepared food. Recently, Toronto Public Health […]

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Tackle Share is back at RTCC!

TackleShare Available at Ralph Thornton Community Centre The Ralph Thornton Centre is once again pleased to announce they have partnered with the Toronto Urban Fishing Association to bring the Tackle Share program to our community.  We have rods, reels and tackle to borrow and information on the best fishing spots in our neighbourhood.  Children up to […]

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DeTrOiTuS MaSks on Display in Saulter Street Stairwell Gallery

The Ralph Thornton Community Centre is pleased to welcome the next art exhibition to the Saulter Street Stairwell Gallery.  Opening on Saturday April 20, and on view until Sunday June 2, Jeff Mann’s DeTrOiTuS MaSks will feature 14 original sculptures. Jeff Mann transforms old car parts into masks, creating primal style and features with modern, […]

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Game of Thorntons – May 11, 2019

Winter has ended and the great Houses of Riverside – the Boultons, The Saulters, The Clarks, The Lewises, the McGees, the Grants, and the DeGrassis – are gathering at Thornton Castle to divide the spoils, to determine who will get to sit on the Copper Throne, and to win possession of the legendary Thornton Jewel […]

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2019 RTCC Community Volunteer Awards

Nominations Now Open for the 2019 RTCC Community Volunteer Awards! The Ralph Thornton Community Centre is now accepting nominations for the 2019 RTCC Community Volunteers Awards. These awards are intended to recognize community members for outstanding contribution to the community and to the Ralph Thornton Community Centre. There are three categories for the RTCC Community […]

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Changes to the Space Booking Policy and Procedures

At its recent meeting, the Ralph Thornton Community Centre Board of Management approved a revised Space Booking Policy and Procedures.  This document provides the framework for user groups, both big and small, to rent space for events.  This document is reviewed by the Board every two years. While most of the changes are of a […]

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Environmental Sustainability at the Centre

The Ralph Thornton Community Centre is committed to taking action on environmental sustainability in daily operations. The amount of waste generated at the Centre is a significant problem.  Much of what goes out as garbage is, in fact, recyclable and organic waste.  While properly sorted recyclables can be processed for new products, and properly sorted […]

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