Archive for the ‘Sunday’ Category

Toronto’s Harbourfests, July 24th

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Thanks to Olya for leading this Sunday’s walk:

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/xHrnz7js6e42

Meet: 10:00am near the statue of Jack Layton on the bike. Take the ferry to Ward’s Island (link to buy tickets online: https://secure.toronto.ca/FerryTicketOnline/tickets/index.jsp ).

Morning walk: Ward Island to Centre Island.

Lunch: Carousel Cafe (or bring your own lunch – not a lot of choices on the island).

Afternoon: check out the Figment festival on Olympic Island (https://www.facebook.com/events/674385622701604/), take ferry back to the mainland at 2 or 3pm (depending on the festival).

Post-walk: head towards St.Lawrence market area for drinks (place TBD). For those so inclined, there’s also the T&T Night Market 4-10pm (https://www.facebook.com/events/1761750137405688/ )

Hashag: TOPW:THF16

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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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Parkdale, April 17th

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Updated with route maps…

10:00am Meet: Rustic Cosmo Cafe (1278 Queen St W, just west of Dufferin)

Morning Route: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/196030

12:00pm Lunch: Cadillac Lounge – 1296 Queen St. W

Afternoon Route: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/196040

5:00pm. Find a spot with whoever’s left

If you arriving at a different time call Vicki 416-428-6631 or Jeff 416-423-2910

Hashtag: “TOPW:PKDL”

Please note TTC restrictions in your travels; no subway service between St George & Lawrence West; no subway service until noon between Pape & St George.

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Sunday Stroll Up Yonge, March 20th

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Please note the start time!

Meet & Eat: 11:30am at The Frog & Firkin Pub, 4 854 Yonge Street (one-and-a-half blocks north of Sheppard, on the west side)
We will be eating brunch at this pub.

Walking & Photographing: 1:00 pm
Heading north on Yonge Street towards Finch Avenue.
Depending upon the timing and enthusiasm, the walk may extend north of Finch.

Post-Walk Refreshments & Banter: 4:00pm – To Be Determined

Walk leader: Jeff, 416-423-2910

Hashtag: “TOPW:SSUY”

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Warming up 2016 edition, February 21st

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Our second Sunday walk of the year…

Meet: 10:00am at Starbucks at Kingston Rd And Main St (bus from Main subway station stops here)

Morning: Head east along Kingston Road to Glen Stewart Ravine; wander through the ravine, along the path down towards Queen Street and through Ivan Forest Garden.

Lunch: Skwish Bar, 2252 Queen Street East (confirmed for noon)

Afternoon: Head east along Queen St East towards Willow Ave / Silverbirch Ave and walk down the the Boardwalk. Head west along the Boardwalk to observe the 7 winter stations. There is a new fire pit at Base of Kew Garden.

Post-walk pub: Stone Lion Pub at Kenilworth and Queen St East.

Hashtag: TOPW:WARM

Walk leader: Jo, 416-712-7921

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