Northlea’s Social Series is back!! Check out the great line-up of events below, including some old favourites as well as some brand new additions. Get your tickets soon, as a lot of events will sell out quickly! If an event is sold out, please send a note to to be placed on the waiting list. 

Get tickets while you can!!

As always, we wish to make these events as accessible as possible to all members of the community. If finances present a barrier to involvement, please speak with Ms. Papadopoulos or send a note to The discussion will be held in confidence.

For the Kids:

*NEW* Top Spin Tennis

Sunday, June 2, 4-6pm (rain day June 9, 4-6pm)

Hosts: Natasha Kent & Barb Boyd

New for 2024! Bring your racquet and hone those tennis skills with some fun drills and games at Leaside Tennis Club! 

Location: Leaside Tennis Club, Trace Manes Park

Grades: 1-7; purchases will be made separately for Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-7 but the date is the same for all grades.

Ticket Price: $25

*NEW* Polished to Perfection

Tuesday, May 14, 3:10-4:10pm

Hosts: Ms. Stephenson & Ms. Krasnokutsky

Get ready for spring with a fun-filled afternoon hanging with your friends, chatting and creating funky and fun nail designs. We will listen to music, have a light snack and paint our nails!

Location: Northlea Classroom TBD

Ticket Price: $10

*NEW* Ultimate Frisbee

Wednesday, May 15, 3:10-4:10pm

Hosts: Ms. Kostopoulos & Ms. Trister

Hey, awesome athletes! Are you ready to dash, dodge, and dive for victory? Join Ms. Kostopoulos and Ms. Trister for an hour of Ultimate Frisbee that’ll have you grinning from ear to ear! It’s the perfect way to unwind after a day of school and soak up some sunshine with your pals.

Location: Back Field

Grades: 3-8

Ticket Price: $10

Kids Night Out at Pawsitively Pets

Friday, May 10, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Host: Jennifer Ego

Parents! Take a night off and let your kids have all the fun at Pawsitively Pets. They will enjoy a pizza dinner along with an evening of hands-on animal interactions, crafts, exploring animals, science and nature. 

Location: Pawsitively Pets – 94 Laird Drive, Unit 200 – enter through the side door off Lea Avenue

Grades: SK – Grade 5

Ticket Price: $30

Cuddles with Clooney 

Tuesday, May 28, 3:10-4:10 pm

Host: Jennifer Ego from Pawsitively Pets

Come out and meet the adorable Clooney, a certified therapy dog with an important job! Includes a meet and greet with Clooney as well as a doggie activity to take home. This event is great for the younger kids!

Location: Classroom TBD

Grades: JK – Grade 3

Ticket Price: $12

Floor Hockey & Pizza 

Primary (Grade 1-3): Wednesday, April 17, 11:10 – 12:15

Junior (Grade 4-6): Tuesday, April 30, 11:10-12:15

Host: Ms. Ossher

Grab some friends and join Ms. Ossher for some fabulous  floor hockey and pizza over lunch hourl!

Location: North Gym

Ticket Price: $15

Henna Art

Monday, May 6, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Host: Ms. Kafil and Ms. K

Explore the beautiful traditional art of the Henna tattoo. Join Ms. Kafil and Ms K and learn the art of henna or get an elegant henna tattoo!

Location: Library                                                         

Grades: 3-6

Ticket Price: $10


Friday, April 19, 3:05 pm

Host: Teresa Bayley

The Beavertail Truck is coming to Northlea! Enjoy a cinnamon sugar beavertail pastry after school. A sweet, Canadian, allergy-friendly treat you won’t want to miss!

Location: Behind the school by the primary climber 

Ticket Price: $14

Bouldering with Mr. B

Thursday, May 2 , 11:35 – 12:10 pm

Thursday, May 9, 11:35 – 12:10 pm

Host: Mr. B

We will look at techniques and enjoy a bouldering experience climbing the wall in the Gym. No equipment needed. 

Location: North Gym

Ticket Price: $12

Trivia with Mr. Shizas 

Thursday, April 25, 3:15 – 4:45pm

Host: Mr. Shizas

Is that your final answer? Bring your friends and join Mr. Shizas for some brain-twisting trivia and prizes!

Location: Room 204

Grades: 5-8

Ticket Price: $10

Indoor Soccer with Mr. Shizas

Thursday, May 9, 3:15 – 4:30 pm

Host: Mr. Shizas

Come out after school and show off those Messi Moves with Mr. Shizas! 

Location: North Gym

Grades: 3 and 4

Ticket Price: $10

Beach Volleyball 

Tuesday, May 28 – Primary (Grade 1-4), 11:10 – 12:15 pm

Thursday, May 30 – Junior (Grade 5-6), 11:10 – 12:15 pm

Hosts: Ms. Papadopoulos and Ms. Callahan

Join Ms. Papadopolous and Ms. Callahan for some bumps, sets and spikes in the North Gym! Pizza will be served! Perhaps Hawaiian? 😉

Location: North Gym

Grades: 1-4 and 5-6

Ticket Price: $10

Candy Craze 

Monday, June 10 – Primary (Grade 1-3), 11:10 – 12:15 pm

Tuesday, June 11 – Junior (Grade 4-6), 11:10 – 12:15 pm

Hosts: Ms. Papadopoulos and Ms. Callahan

Do you like candy? Of course you do! Join Ms. Papadopoulos and Ms. Callahan and come make your candy creation: candy kabobs, candy bracelets and candy necklaces (and perhaps candy toothbrushes?)

Location: TBC

Grades: 1-3 and 4-6

Ticket Price: $12

Face Painting

Tuesday, June 4, 11:10 – 12:15 pm

Hosts: M. Taileb and Mme. McInnis

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Bring your lunch and M. Taileb and Mme. McInnis transform you into a magical creature or your favourite superhero!

Location: Room 108

Grades: 1-4

Ticket Price: $6

An Eras Lunch 

Monday, April 29, 11:10-12:15

Hosts: Ms. Andrew & Mme. Resnick

Enjoy your lunch with fellow Swifties while listening to Taylor’s music and making friendship bracelets.

Location: Room 228

Ticket Price: $15

Ice Cream Social 

Tuesday, May 21, 11:40 – 12:10 pm

Hosts: Ms. Andrew and Ms. Gatt

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Come enjoy an ice cream sundae bar during the second half of lunch on a warm May day! Top your sundae in sprinkles, syrup, and more while you hang out with friends.

Location: Room 101

Ticket Price: $15

Movie Night – Zootopia

Thursday, May 23, 5-7pm

Host: Katherine Kalentzis

A fun film for the whole family! In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny copy and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. Bring a blanket or sleeping bag, pillow and your most comfy pajamas or sweats. The concession stand will be packed with lots of snacks, drinks and candy to keep everyone happy and entertained! *This is not a drop off event, adult supervision required for viewers grade 6 and younger! Grade 7&8s are welcome to come sans parents!

Ticket Price: FREE! / Drinks and snacks will be available for sale.            

Hoops with Mr. Shizas 

Thursday, May 23, 3:15 – 4:15 pm

Host: Mr. Shizas

Come out after school and shoot some hoops with Mr. Shizas!

Location: North Gym                                                        

Grades: 7 and 8

Ticket Price: $10

Ice Cream Truck

Tuesday, June 18, 3:15-5:15pm

Host: The Kalentzis Family

The Ice Cream Truck is making a return trip to Northlea! You won’t want to miss it! Treat yourself to a cone (vanilla, chocolate or twist – sorry no dip or sprinkles) or a slushie! *In order to have the best experience, the date may be rescheduled if weather is unfavourable. No cash sales at the truck; must purchase tickets online!

Location: Behind the school on Sutherland

Ticket Price: $5.50

Weave a Wall Hanging

Monday, May 27 & Tuesday, May 28, 11:10-12:15

We will spend some time learning basic weaving techniques and will be working through a creative process together, over two lunch hours. Students will leave with a beautiful woven wall hanging after the second day!

Host: Mme Leroux

Location: Room 223

Ticket Price: $20

Manis for Minis

Wednesday, April 10, 4:00-4:45pm – Grades 1-3

Wednesday, April 10, 5:00-5:45pm – Grades 4-5

Get ready for summer with a mini manicure party! Prepare to be polished and pampered with snacks and door prizes, too!

Hosts: Mariana Segovia and Regina Espinosa

Location: GlamBar Salon, 1538 Bayview Avenue

Ticket Price: $30

Bike Tune Up!

Wednesday, May 8, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Bring your bike after school to get your tires pumped, chain oiled and seat adjusted to the correct height with Bateman’s Pros and the Toronto Community Bike Officers. Open to the whole family!

Location: Outside, between Doors 3 and 4

Ticket Price: $10

For the Parents:


Ready, Set, Bowl 

Saturday, June 15, 6:30-10:00 pm

Hosts: Davidson & Amarnath Families

Dust off those bowling shoes and come out to enjoy a night of drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a 50/50 raffle at Northlea’s 7th Annual Bowling Social

Location: Leaside Bowling Club – 190 Hanna Road

Ticket Price: $90/ticket

Hatha Yoga with Anna

Wednesday, June 5 , 7:00 – 7:45 am

Host: Anna De Maio

Come and enjoy a relaxing, empowering Hatha class outdoors on our school field at Northlea. All levels welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat, comfortable clothing and a water bottle. Rain date Thursday, June 6.

Location: Northlea Back Field

Ticket Price: $20

For the Whole Family:

Let’s go Blue Jays!!

Monday, April 29, 7pm, All Ages Welcome

Host: Teresa Bayley

Grab your Jays gear and come watch our boys bring home a big win against the Kansas City Royals. Enjoy all the action from the new West Jet Flight Deck where you’ll also have access to the fun-filled Outfield District. Tickets are standing-room so you can mix & mingle with all your friends. Don’t forget your signs! 

Location: Rogers Centre (Enter through Gate 15)

Ticket Price: $58

Special Thanks

We would like to thank all our hosts for their hospitality and countless hours of planning. We have such a great collection of events this year and we’re so happy to see so many new families joining in on this Northlea tradition.

The teachers of Northlea have been so generous with their time. We really appreciate their dedication.

An extra special thank you to everyone who attends the events and supports our wonderful school. What a great excuse to go out, meet new people, have a blast and raise some funds for Northlea. It’s for the kids!