Archive for the ‘The Beaches’ Category

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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Warming up, March 7th

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Date: Saturday, March 7th.

Meet: 10:00am at SE corner of Queen and Kingston Rd [map]

Morning: South through Woodbine Park, east on the boardwalk, to Leuty lifeguard station and the winter warming stations; then through Kew Gardens and up to Queen St.

Lunch: Stone Lion (confirmed)

Afternoon: North on Kenilworth to Norway Ave; west to St. John’s Norway Cemetery, cutting through part of the cemetery as we head north to Woodbine and Eastwood. West on Eastwood; north on Bowmore to Gerrard.

Post-walk: Corner House Pub (confirmed)

Hashtag: “TOPW:WUP”

Walk Leader: Paul (647-388-5356); 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.

Remember that, although we usually plan walks to run 10am to about 5pm (depending on light), feel free to come and go whenever it fits with your schedule. [FAQ] [About TOPW]

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Beaches and East End, December 6th

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Penultimate scheduled walk of 2014!

Date: Saturday, December 6th.

Meet: 10am at Strathmore and Woodbine, at the NE exit of Woodbine Station (near the taxi rank). [map]

Morning: SE to the Danforth; down Amroth Ave; then Woodbine to Gerrard; east to Swanwick; south on Scarborough, to Kingston.

Lunch: Feathers (confirmed; 12:30pm)

Afternoon: West on Kingston; south through Glen Stewart Ravine (there’s a parallel road if the path is too soggy) to Queen St; south to the beach; west on the boardwalk; up through Kew Gardens; west on Queen.

Post-walk: Stone Lion (confirmed; 4:30pm)

Hashtag: “TOPW:BEE”

Walk Leader: Paul, 647-388-5356; 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.

Remember that, although we usually plan walks to run 10am-5pm, feel free to come and go whenever it fits with your schedule. [FAQ] [About TOPW]

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Beaches, September 7th

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Date: Saturday September 7th.

Meet: Meet at 10:00am – SE corner of Main & Danforth [map]

Lunch: Murphy’s Law

The afternoon route will include the Ashbridges Bay skate park and the 10th Annual Celtic Beach Festival (thanks to Janet for sending me the info).

Post-walk: Gull & Firkin

Hashtag: please use “TOPW:BCH”

**If you’re joining us after the start, call us and we’ll let you know where we are (Saturday = Paul, 647-388-5356).

[Flickr thread] [Facebook event: Saturday]

Beaches and Boardwalk – June 1st

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Date: Saturday June 1st.

Meet: Meet at 10:00am at Tim Hortons, Queen St E & Lee Ave. [map]
2183 Queen Street East

Lunch: The Fill Station [confirmed]
2282 Queen Street East

Post-walk: Lion on the Beach [confirmed]
1958 Queen Street East

Hashtag: please use "TOPW:BBW"

**If you’re joining us after the start, call us and we’ll let you know where we are (Saturday = Teresa, 905-758-6960).

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