Plan Your Day! Looking ahead to Saturday, April 27 in SoHo…

There is a lot of activity in the neighbourhood on Saturday, April 27. Plan your day well!

9AM-Noon – Richard B. Harrison Park Cleanup
9AM-Noon – Meredith Park Cleanup
10AM-Noon – Fruit tree giveaway and compost fundraiser
10AM-1PM – Watson Park Cleanup
1PM-4PM – Hear Here Launch at Goodwill

All hands on deck, it’s springtime in SoHo! 😃🙋🧹🗑️🌳🌱📍


Watson Park Clean Up on Saturday, April 27

Along with the community clean ups at Richard B. Harrison Park and Meredith Park, and the fruit tree give-away at Meredith Park, Goodwill Industries will be hosting a clean up of Watson Park on Saturday, April 27 as well.

Where: Watson Park (1 Front Street, southeast side of Wellington Street bridge)
When: Saturday, April 27, 10AM – 1PM
Organizer: Contact Andrea von Wahl at or at 519-850-9000.

Please see poster below for additional information.

London’s Free Fruit Project: Free Tree Give-Away on April 27

Alongside the Alice Saddy clean up of Meredith Park on Saturday, April 27, the following activities will be occurring onsite as well… be sure to come over and pick up a free fruit tree for your property!

On Sat. April 27th SOHO continues to put the FOOD into our Forest City! Please join us.


  • 9am – noon: Park clean up
  • 9am – noon: Tour of the orchard, with hopes that members of Meredith Community Garden and SOHO residents will adopt a tree or two
  • 10am: Compost Fundraiser in support of Fix It & Repair and Tool Sharing
  • 10am: 100+ fruit trees will be given away to private land owners, living in Central London who agree to plant & nurture trees, as well as share the harvest with neighbours. Please bring a bucket for wood chip mulch.

Location: Meredith Park (Between South & Nelson). Please note that fruit tree(s), wood chips and compost pick up will occur along the south side of South St, between Maitland and Colborne.


London’s Free Fruit project is funded by London’s Neighbourhood Decision Making Process. This is an annual process, so if there a project you would like to see & support please consider making a submission.


Demolition of the Former St. John Catholic French Immersion School

The City of London has delivered letters of information regarding the demolition of the former St. John Catholic French Immersion School at 449 Hill Street.

The demolition of the existing building is for the purposes of constructing a new Child and Family Centre and Licensed Child Care that will be led by the Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC). The Child and Family Centre is a collaboration effort between a number of Indigenous-led organizations and the City of London and will be a welcoming place for all nations.

  • Read the full letter of information for more details
  • Questions regarding the demolition project can be forwarded to Daryl Diegel by phone at 519-661-2489 ext 8486 or by email to
  • Questions regarding the future use of the site can be forwarded to Jan Martin at 519-289-0352 ext 285 or by email to OR to Adrienne Small at 519-661-2489 ext 5469 or by email to