Upcoming photo walks

January 2nd, 2012

Our regular schedule is 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month; off-schedule walks have an asterisk against the date:

Date Organiser Location (tba = to be arranged) URL
Oct03 (daytime) Georgette & Michael Queens Quay to Cherry Street Walk details
Oct03 (evening) Caroline Nuit Blanche – Waterfront details
Oct17 Vicki & Michael Old Burlington Rd Lift Bridge to Port Dalhousie details
Nov07 tba tba tba
Nov21 tba tba tba
Dec05 tba tba tba
Dec19 tba tba tba

Past walks are listed here (with maps); future walk dates are on our calendar; if you’d like to help organise a walk, find out what’s involved.

Old Burlington Rd Lift Bridge to Port Dalhousie, October 17th

October 10th, 2015

Vicki and Michael are leading an out-of-town walk

Map: http://www.plotaroute.com/route/125190

10:00am Meet south side of the Burlington Lift Bridge (A on the map) in the parking lot on your right. We will explore that area for a bit.

Afterwards we will make our way to Grimsby Beach (#28 on the map). Park somewhere near Murray St Park, where we will meet up, just by the waterfront.

12:30pm Port Dalhousie for lunch Pier 61 – 61 Lakeport Road

2:30pm Explore Port Dalhouse area (B on the map)

Please put your name forward on Flickr or Facebook if you can offer or need a ride.

Walk Leaders: Victoria 416-428-6631 and Michael 416-258-6229

Hashtag “TOPW: OBLBPD”

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Queens Quay to Cherry Street Walk, October 3rd

September 22nd, 2015

Georgette and Michael are leading the daytime walk on October 3rd:

Unfortunately due to restrictions through Kelby and the WWPW website, this walk at this time is not actually a WWPW. We have been informed that until the Rouge Park walk and the Nuit Blanche night walk are full, we cannot have another registered walk. But that doesn’t stop us from having our usual first Saturday of the month jaunt! 😀

We’ll be starting at 10am at Queen’s Quay West at Dan Leckie Way and meandering north up and then westward. We will pass by Fort York as well as the Roger’s Centre and the Steamwhistle Brewery/Round House. We will move up to Front and over towards St. Lawrence Market where folks will be able to decide on what they would like for lunch from all the options there.

After lunch we will be sure to hit the underpasses that have some wonderful artwork by several local graffiti artists. And of course, there will be lots more to see in between. The ending will be at Cherry Street and Villiers Street at Keating Channel Pub.

Feel free to come and go as you please. If you need to contact the walk leaders, please contact Michael at (416)258-6229 or co-herder Georgette at (416)602-4233.

Final map still going through the tweaking in the upcoming weekend so stay tuned!

The hashtag will be “TOPW:QQCS” for this walk.

And for those so inclined and still want more walking and shooting, you can also check out Caroline’s Nuit Blanche walk.

Hope to see you out folks!

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UPDATE: map is @ http://www.plotaroute.com/route/107756

Glen Haffy, Sunday September 20th

September 18th, 2015

Caroline is leading Sunday’s walk at Glen Haffy Conservation Area:

Meet in the parking lot at Glen Haffy at 10:30 am or see below if you would like a ride. Please contact people driving to see if they have space in their cars.

“Located at the crossroads of the Niagara Escarpment and the Oak Ridges Moraine, Glen Haffy Conservation Area has dramatic hills and mature forests with breathtaking views. It’s also home to a fish hatchery that raises thousands of rainbow trout, which half are released into its fishing ponds.”

Map is here: http://thehillsofheadwaters.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/07/TRCA-Glen-Haffy-Park-Map1.pdf

Address for GPS is 19245 Airport Rd, Caledon East, ON L7K 2K4, Canada

POST WALK There is a pub just south of the conservation area… kind of up to people driving if they want to wait to get back into the city before they have a beer though

There’s also a burger shack and a coffee shop selling sandwiches and bagels along the route and a store of sorts in the conservation area with snacks, also flush toilets

Might be best to bring snacks, bagel or sandwich.

Entrance is $6.50 per person.

RIDES Please contact people driving to see if they have space in their cars. York Mills at 9:30 am

Hashtag: “TOPW:GHCA”

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The Mennonite and Pennsylvania German Festival, Saturday September 19th

September 18th, 2015

Dom is leading Saturday’s walk at Black Creek Pioneer Village:

Meeting 1000 hrs. at the Entrance.

There is an unique festival happening at the village with all the goodies (Brewery’s and Food Trucks). Let us try and soak up some of the culture and enjoy the outdoors. The idea is to go around and take photos of the re-enacted bygone era. There is a good chance of Thunder and rain and chances are there would be shelters close at hand if it comes pouring down. The village opens up at 1000 hrs., and closes around 1630 hrs. If people are willing to stay back then The village is connected by TTC (Please note that there is a 12 minute walk from where the TTC leaves you at it’s last stop).

Weather shows ‘Thunder Storm’, please bring your rain gear

Google Map for Black Creek Village

Black Creek Festival Page

Admission Per person – Price (*Plus applicable taxes)

Adult (Age 15-59) $15.00
Child (Age 5-14) $11.00
Infant (Age 4 and under) Free – does not apply for group bookings
Senior (60+) $12.00
Student (15+ with ID) $12.00

Parking (per car) plus HST
Daily $7.00

Hope to see you folks on Saturday

If are having any difficulty reaching the place or just want to be in touch my phone number is 647-290-2554


Hashtag: “TOPW:MPGF”

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Riverdale, Brick Works and Cask Ale Photo Walk, Sunday September 6th

September 2nd, 2015

NOTE: This is a SUNDAY walk!

Morning Walk Meet: 10:00am at Riverdale Library, 370 Broadview Avenue (northwest corner of Broadview and Gerard)

– north on Broadview to Riverdale Park
– west through park to the pedestrian bridge
– down to the bike path
– north to the abandoned Don River CNR Bridge
– back to the pedestrian bridge
– over to Riverdale Park
– north to the bridge over the onramp to the northbound DVP
– north to Danforth Avenue, beside the City Adult Learning Centre
– east to Broadview
– north to Broadview Subway Station Parkette
(southeast corner of Broadiew and Erindale)

The Evergreen Brick Works Shuttle picks up passengers at the north side of the parkette, on the south side of Erindale.
The free shuttle leaves this location almost every half hour on the hour and half hour, starting at 9:30 am.
There are pick up times of 11:30 am, 12:00 pm, 12:30 pm, and 1:00 pm.

Lunch: at the Evergreen Brick Works

Sunday Farmers’ Market
featuring cask ale from Indie Ale House
runs until 3:00 pm

Afternoon at the Evergreen Brick Works

The shuttle bus goes to Broadview Subway Station about every half hour on the half hour and hour all afternoon.

Hashtag: “TOPW:RBWCA”

Walk Leader: Jeff Stewart. If you are lost or want to join us at another time during our walk, call/text so we can let you know where we are.

Remember that, although we usually plan walks to run 10am to about 5pm (depending on light), feel free to come and go whenever it fits with your schedule. [FAQ] [About TOPW]

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