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Seasonal Lights Night Walk 2017, December 16th

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Firstly, apologies for not posting about the December 2nd walk – it was a last minute decision to do a leaderless walk rather than cancel it.

As is the tradition now, Vicki is organising our Seasonal Lights night walk:

Meet 5PM – Sheraton Hotel Lobby (Queen St across from City Hall). We’ll be near the glass enclosed waterfall behind the escalators.

NOTE: meet time changed to 5pm

It’s that time of year again. We will, as per usual, be winding our way to view downtown Toronto’s out-door and in-door delightful seasonal light displays. There will be areas of repeat for some, but will be new to more current members. All in all, it will be a time of get together. Let’s hope for snow, as it makes it all so much prettier. Somewhat of a map, meeting place and end pub location to come.

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Downtown Alphabet Scavenger Hunt, October 21st

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Brad’s leading our next photowalk:

The walk will start at Jimmy’s Coffee and we will form teams of 4 to do the hunt. The hunt area is around Kensington Market, Chinatown and the University of Toronto. We will stop for lunch at Trinity Commons around 12:30. The walk will end around 4:00 at Harbord House.

I will have a printed list that you can write down the photo you get for each letter.

Morning Meet Up: 10:00 AM Jimmy’s Coffee at 191 Baldwin Ave

Lunch: 12:30 PM Trinity Common, 303 Augusta Ave (unconfirmed)

After Walk Pub: 4:00 PM Harbord House, 150 Harbord St (unconfirmed)

Walk Leader: Brad 416-305-0266

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The Blue Plaque Tour, August 19th

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

We will walk around the city core and explore a number of the historic blue plaques about the history of Toronto.

Morning Meet Up

10:00AM Star Bucks 438 Richmond St West

Morning Route

South along Spadina to Kings St. West on King to University Ave. South University to Front St. West on Front to Yonge St. North on Yonge to King St. West on King to Bay St. North on Bay to Adelaide. West to Lunch Stop.

Lunch: 3 Brewers 120 Adelaide St West (Unconfirmed)

Afternoon Route

North on York St to Richmond St. east on Richmond St to Church St. North on Church to Queen St. West on Queen St to James St. West on Albert to Bay St. South on Bay St to Queen St. West On Queen St through City Hall. West on Renfrew Pl to McCall. North on McCall to Dundas.

After Walk Pub

Sin and Redemption 136 McCall St (unconfirmed)

Walk Leader Brad 416-305-0266

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Grange Park Picnic, August 5th

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Vicki has organised an evening event:

Meet at 6:30pm – Grange Park (just behind the AGO)

Photography/Music/Play

Things to bring: blanket, folding chair, park games (frisbee or such), your own picnic dinner, musical instruments, cameras.

Musical jams and taking photos in and around the fabulous newly opened park, sit and eat. Later, when all the little kiddies go home, the larger, very interesting play equipment will be open for teens and adults to play on and get pics. Grange has put in amazing lighting, so it is great for night shots.

Could head to a pub later.

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Flood 2017 Leaderless walk, May 6th

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Geoff has suggested the name for Saturday’s leaderless walk: “Flood 2017” 🙂

Meet: 10:00am at Starbucks at King and Yonge.
Make it up from there, but watch out for exploding hydro vaults!

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