Archive for the ‘Downtown’ Category

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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Jan’s Walk, February 5th

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Moved to Sunday by special request:

Meet: 10:00 am – Meet in the Market Garden in the Chelsea Hotel (33 Gerrard St. West)

Morning route: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/348137

12:30pm – 3 Brewers Adelaide, 120 Adelaide Street

Afternoon walk: We’ll pick a direction and wander that way.

Contact Vicki 416-428-6631

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Graffiti Alley Portrait and Minimalist Photo Walk, January 21st

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Thanks to Brad for organising/leading this:

Meet: 10:00 AM at Starbucks at 438 Richmond St West

We can work on our portrait and minimalist photography along Graffiti Alley.

The group can take turns being the models for the other to photograph.
Those wishing to bring any lighting equipment and want to drive there is a G P parking lot off Augusta Ave north of Queen St.

I thought to make this more of a challenge when you post the pictures in the Flickr group pool they have to be 1:1 or the square format. This would also make you think and do minimalist photography when taking photos of the Graffiti. Pictures that are not square can still be posted.

If someone wants to maybe we could have someone do video and you could do a Rick Mercer Rant.

After we are there for a few hours or when everyone has enough time to take pictures we will go to a nearby bar for drinks.

Tequila Bookworm 512 Queen St West: Unconfirmed

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My contact information is Brad 416-305-0266

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