Friday, May 7, 2010

Heritage Toronto Walks - Early Schedule Heritage Toronto

In 2010, Heritage Toronto is celebrating its 16th year of free historic walking tours. Held most weekends throughout May to October, Heritage Toronto Walks are a great way for residents and visitors alike to discover the people, places, events and stories of Toronto. New walks that are part of the schedule this year include St. Clair West: Earlscourt, Oakwood and Regal Heights and The Village of Humber Bay, with more to come in the July to October schedule, which will be available in June.Heritage Toronto Walks is a true community project. The tours are researched, designed and led by local historians, groups and professionals from across the city, who volunteer their time and energy. Walks are free and no reservations are required in order to attend.

This years April to July schedule includes tours of:

Saturday, May 8 St. Clair West: Earlscourt, Oakwood and Regal Heights

Sunday, May 9 West Toronto Junction

Saturday, May 15 Along the Boardwalk of Humber Bay

Sunday, May 16 Agincourt Village

Sunday, May 16 Atop the Davenport Hill in the 1920s

Saturday, June 5 South Rosedale

Sunday, June 6 Eglinton: From Woodland to Yonge and Eligible

Sunday, June 6 Parc Downsview Park

Saturday, June 12 Exploring Rural Willow Dale

Sunday, June 13 Beaconsfield Village

Saturday, June 19 The Village of Humber Bay

Sunday, June 20 Campus and Cosmos: Astronomy in Toronto

Saturday, June 26 Leslieville

Sunday, June 27 Atop the Davenport Hill in the 1920s

Thursday, July 1 Fort York: 200 Years of Lakefront Development

Saturday, July 3 Fringe Festival Sites

Sunday, July 4 Historic Moore Park

Saturday, July 10 The Township of York

Sunday, July 11 Torontos Railway Heritage

Saturday, July 17 The Queens Park Stroll

Sunday, July 18 The Splendour That Was Sherbourne Street

For full descriptions of Heritage Toronto Walks, please visit or call the Heritage Toronto Information Line at 416 338-3886. The Heritage Toronto Walks Program is generously supported by TD Canada Trust.

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