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Architecture of a Neighbourhood: Downtown Yonge

Saturday, October 6, 10:30 AM Explore the architecture of the neighbourhood that surrounds Toronto’s iconic road, Yonge Street, and includes a large university campus, beautiful churches, and numerous parks. Get an in-depth look at the side streets, laneways, and the … Continue reading

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Yonge Street: In the Heart of Music City

Thursday, October 4, 6:30PM Join us as we explore the rise of a music city in Toronto. From Ronnie Hawkins to Ice-T, Yonge Street grooved to the best in the business for over 50 years. See the sights and enjoy … Continue reading

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Liberty Reclaimed: History of the Village

Sunday, September 30, 1:30PM Explore the west end’s Liberty Village, one of the fastest-growing condominium and creative districts in the city. The community’s rich heritage can be seen in the adaptive reuse of its industrial buildings, the remains of the … Continue reading

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Wild Toronto: Walking the Ravine

Saturday, September 29, 10:30AM Explore the hidden world of one of Toronto’s ravines—its role in providing a refuge for wildlife and biodiversity, and the importance of our wetlands. Learn about the geological history of Toronto and with our final stop … Continue reading

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Gravestones & Greenery in Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Thursday, September 27, 6:30PM Explore the less-travelled paths of the eastern section of Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Although well-known for its elaborate mausoleums of wealthy Toronto families, the cemetery was established for all. Hear stories of a cross-section of Toronto citizenry … Continue reading

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Discover Downsview Park

Saturday, September 22, 1:30PM Explore the history of Downsview Park and its transformation from a military base to a unique urban park. Learn about its natural features, including the rare tallgrass prairie, and connect with Toronto’s urban wilderness. Start Point: … Continue reading

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Creating Toronto: The Story of a City

Thursday, September 20, 6:30PM Walk through the history of Toronto as we explore the hidden gems of the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood, once the Olde Town of Yorke, and connect today’s bustling city with remnants from the past. Provides a great … Continue reading

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Yonge Street: In the Heart of Music City

Sunday, September 16, 10:30AM Join us as we explore the rise of a music city in Toronto. From Ronnie Hawkins to Ice-T, Yonge Street grooved to the best in the business for over 50 years. See the sights and enjoy … Continue reading

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Animals in Urban Toronto

Saturday, September 15, 10:30 AM Trace the history of Toronto’s domestic animals, from the gutter pigs who roamed the streets, to the thousands of horses that transported people and goods. In the 19th century, residents lived and worked among a … Continue reading

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Pride Walk: LGBTQ+ Heritage in the Village

Thursday, September 13, 6:30PM For much of the past 70 years, Yonge and Church Streets south of Bloor were home to the bars, clubs and baths that constituted what mainstream society thought of as “the twilight world of the homosexual.” … Continue reading

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