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Downtown Tours, August 6th

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Brad has arranged a couple of tours for this walk!

Meet: 10:00 AM at the south west corner of Bloor and Queens Park. The door for the Museum.
South on Queens Park. Through Queens Park and arrive at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for 10:45.
Tour group booked for 25 people of the Legislative at 11:00 to 11:45.
Notes for tour:
1 Everyone over 16 years old will need photo ID.
2 There are no tripods allowed to be set in building.
3. There is some construction at Queens Park.

Leave Queens Park at 11:45 and walk from there to University Ave. University to Elm. Elm to number 35.
The Queen and Beaver Public House for our lunch stop at 12:30.
Reservation confirmed for 25 at 12:30

Afternoon Walk
Leave the pub and walk along Elm to Yonge St. Yonge to Gould. Along Gould to 33 Gould St.
Tour the Ryerson Image Centre
After the tour we can meet at the door and go for a drink.
3 Brewers Unconfirmed

Hashtag: TOPW:Queen

Walk leader: Brad 416-305-0266

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**NOTE: Line 1 Yonge-University: St George to Union closure on August 6.

World Wide Flickr Photo Walk (Macro), July 9th

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Thanks to Brad for leading this walk.

Date: Saturday, July 9th.

Meet at Sherbourne Subway 10:00 AM; Timothy’s Coffee south east Corner

Morning: Sherbourne St South to Wellesley St East,Wellesley St to Wellesley Park, Park to Amelia St, Amelia St to Sumach St to Winchester St. Winchester to Riverdale Farm and Necropolis.

10:45 to 11:45 take photos at Riverdale farm and Necropolis
Meet at to gate to park.
Walk through park to Carlton, Carlton to Allen Gardens.

12:15 t0 1:30 Allen Gardens
12:30 to 1:00 PM
Demonstrations of the following Macro Shooting Equipment (Sony Camera Will be Used)

  • Close Up Filter
  • Extension Tubes
  • Macro Lens
  • Wireless transfer to phone or tablet

1:30 PM End of Flickr Walk

Option for Toronto Photo Walkers
Hair of the Dog Pub, 425 Church St (unconfirmed)
Plan if we want to continue walking.

Hashtag: “TOPM:WWF16”

Walk Leader: Brad, 416-305-0266.

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Dim Sum/PS Kensington, May 29th

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

NOTE: the Sunday walk has been moved to May 29th

11:00am – Meet for dim sum at Rosewood Chinese Cuisine – 463 Dundas St West (upstairs)

1:30pm – Head towards Kensington Market. I will explore, for an hour or so, with those unfamiliar to the market and afterwards we can to take in the sights & sounds on our own or in smaller groups. Usually a number of us will arrange to meet for a brew at a local establishment (can be arranged the day of)

Pedestrian Sunday’s info: http://www.kensingtonmarketbia.com/pedestrian-sundays-in-kensington-market.htm

If you need to find me Vicki 416-428-6631

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Pillow Teddy Bear Fight, April 2nd

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Meet: 10:00am at Second Cup, 200 Church St. (SE corner of Church & Front)

Morning: North to King; cut across St James Cathedral grounds to Jarvis; west on Lombard; north on Victoria; east on Richmond; up Berti St; east on Ditty Lane; north on Church; NW across the grounds of the Metropolitan United Church to Bond St, then up Bond to Shuter; north on Church to Dundas; north on Bond to Gould; south on Victoria and O’Keefe; west on Shuter; north on Yonge to Dundas; south on James to Queen; west on Queen to Nathan Phillips Square. [map]

Lunch: 12:30pm at 3 Brewers, 275 Yonge St, just south of Dundas Square.

Afternoon: Continuing on the route to Nathan Phillips Square [map]
3:00PM – Nathan Phillips Square – Pillow Teddy Fight [info on Facebook]

Post-walk: To Be Determined

Walk leader: Vicki, 416-428-6631

Hashtag: “TOPW:PTBF”

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Seaton Village Saturday Scramble, March 5th

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Meet: 10:00am at Aroma Espresso Bar – 500 Bloor St. W.

Morning: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/174313

Lunch: Pour Boy – 666 Manning Ave (confirmed)
FYI: Pour Boy, the lunch stop, is cash only. They do have ATM on the premises.

Afternoon: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/174313

Post-walk pub: Whoever is left, we’ll head to something nearby. Lots of places to choose from at our destination.

Hashtag: TOPW:SVSS

Walk leader: Vicki, 416-428-6631

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