Announcement: 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
Apr04 Michael & Georgette York Mills, Yonge, Finch details
Apr18 Vicki Kensington Schmatta District details
May02 tba tba tba
May16 Olga tba tba
Jun06 Vicki tba tba
Jun20 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.

Kensington Schmatta District, April 18th

April 6th, 2015

Date: Saturday, April 18th.

Meet: 10:00am at Coffee Culture Cafe & Eatery, 409 College St (East of Bathurst – South side) [map]

Morning: walk through Kensington Market

Lunch: Trinity Common, 303 Augusta (confirmed)

Afternoon: walk through Schmatta District

Post-walk: Town Crier Pub, 115 John St. (confirmed)

Hashtag: “TOPW:KSD”

Walk Leader: Vicki (416-428-6631); 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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York Mills, Yonge, Finch – April 4th

March 29th, 2015

Date: Saturday, April 4th.

Meet: 10:00am at Yonge & York Mills. [map]

Morning: York Mills Road; York Ridge Road; Old Yonge Street; Lord Seaton Road; footpath north; Harrison Garden Blvd; Everson Drive; Avondale Park; Harrison Garden Blvd; Avondale Ave; Yonge St.

Lunch: Agra Fine Indian Cuisine (buffet and a la carte) at Yonge & Sheppard (to be confirmed)

Afternoon: Yonge Street; Spring Garden Ave; Kenneth Ave; Willowdale Park; Doris Ave; Hollywood Ave; side streets; N.York Blvd; Yonge St; Park Home Ave; Gibson Park; Basil Hall Court; Beecroft Rd; Churchill Ave; Yonge St.

Post-walk: Puck ‘n’ Wings at Yonge & Finch (to be confirmed)

Hashtag: “TOPW:YYF”

Walk Leader: Michael (416-258-6229) and Georgette; 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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The Other Side of Leaside, March 21st

March 18th, 2015

Date: Saturday, March 21st.

Meet: 10:00am at the Tim Hortons (26 Overlea Boulevard) at the NW corner of Overlea Boulevard and Thorncliffe Park Drive. [map]

Morning: Starting at Tim Hortons; southwest on Overlea to Millwood Road; west on Millwood to Village Station Road; northeast on Village Station to an undetermined point; return (southwest) on Village Station to Millwood; northwest on Millwood and Laird Drive to Canvarco Road; east and northeast along Canvarco to a gated fence; return (southwest) on Canvarco to an entrance on the west; west and south on a dirt roadway to Canvarco; west on Canvarco to Laird Drive; and north on Laird to Against the Grain (for lunch).

Lunch: 11:30/11:45am at Against the Grain (87 Laird Drive) near the NE corner of Laird Drive and Esander Drive.

Afternoon: Starting at Against the Grain; north on Laird Drive to Industrial Street; east and north on Industrial to where the railway tracks cross; northwest and west along the railway tracks to an undetermined point; return (east and southeast) on railway tracks to Industrial; south and west on Industrial to Esander Drive; south, west and south to Amsterdam Breweries* (45 Esander Drive); south and west on Esdander to Corks Beer & Wine Bar in Longo’s.

*We have booked a tour of their facilities for 3:00pm. Photography is encouraged.

Post-walk: 4:30pm at Corks Beer & Wine Bar in Longo’s (93 Laird Drive) in the refurbished CNR repair building.

Hashtag: “TOPW:OSL”

Walk Leader: David (647-449-4227) and Jeff (416-423-2910); 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.

NOTE: The weather at this time of year can be chilly and wet. Be prepared for soft ground, mud and water puddles.

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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Warming up, March 7th

March 2nd, 2015

Date: Saturday, March 7th.

Meet: 10:00am at SE corner of Queen and Kingston Rd [map]

Morning: South through Woodbine Park, east on the boardwalk, to Leuty lifeguard station and the winter warming stations; then through Kew Gardens and up to Queen St.

Lunch: Stone Lion (confirmed)

Afternoon: North on Kenilworth to Norway Ave; west to St. John’s Norway Cemetery, cutting through part of the cemetery as we head north to Woodbine and Eastwood. West on Eastwood; north on Bowmore to Gerrard.

Post-walk: Corner House Pub (confirmed)

Hashtag: “TOPW:WUP”

Walk Leader: Paul (647-388-5356); 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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