The Other Side of Leaside, March 21st
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.
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.