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Sunnyside Amusement Area and Bathing Pavilion – Plaques unveiling

August 13, 2016 @ 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Heritage Toronto and Parks, Forestry & Recreation invite you to the presentation of two plaques commemorating the history of the Sunnyside Amusement Area and Bathing Pavilion.

The beach in front of the Sunnyside Bathing Pavilion, circa 1924.  Image Credit: City of Toronto Archives

The beach in front of the Sunnyside Bathing Pavilion, circa 1924.
Image Credit: City of Toronto Archives

From 1922 to 1955, Torontonians  played, danced, and bathed  at the Sunnyside Amusement Area.  The Bathing Pavilion is one of the last
remaining buildings of the era.

This event will feature an interactive community pop-up museum about the history of Sunnyside! A1402708_PopUP_id_final2

The plaque unveiling will be followed by a PWYC tour ($5-10 suggested donations) led by the Swansea Historical Society about Sports and Recreation Along Humber Bay.

Register for the plaque unveling below

Register for the tour here.

Registration is required below; donations at either a $5 or $10 level are encouraged to help our charitable agency continue to provide programming like this across the city.

Thank you for helping us build appreciation and understanding of Toronto’s rich architectural, cultural, archaeological, and natural heritage!

Thank you to Scotiabank, our Historical Plaques Program Sponsor, for making this possible.

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Date:
August 13, 2016
Time:
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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Venue

Sunnyside Bathing Pavilion – Beach Side
1755 Lake Shore Boulevard West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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