July-at-a-Glance

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Noteworthy News

Starting on July 1st, you will be able to sign up for your fourth workshop. There are still lots of great workshops with space available. See the workshop details for the listing.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 2 – 11:00 am

Hogg’s Hollow Walk (Young and York Mills area)

Start: 11:00 am

Leader: Ann Garnett

Meet: the SOUTH exit of the York Mills TTC station (i.e. get off at the back end of the train and exit through the turnstile at the south end).

Route: One enters a peaceful oasis – immediately unaware of busy Yonge Street. There are 2 loops making a figure eight. One ends up along a branch of the Don River plus a glimpse of Rosedale Golf Course through a locked gate, alas. The second loop follows the valley under a steep cliff. There are beautiful houses and gardens along both loops…..and we end up at the Miller Tavern.

Lunch:  The Miller Tavern (formerly the Jolly Miller Tavern). Please let us know as soon as possible if you plan to join us for lunch so we can make a reservation.

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MONDAY JULY 8 – 4:30-5:30 (1st Monday of the month)

Note: Due to Canada Day, this is shifted to the 2nd Monday of the month

Health and Wellness SIG

Leader: Priscilla Platt

Location: Online (Zoom)

If you are interested in the latest science and what’s new and exciting in the fields of Health and Wellness, please join us for discussion and insights.

Registration is required for this SIG

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TUESDAY JULY 9 – 4:45-5:45 (1st Tuesday of the month)

Note: Due to Canada Day, this is shifted to the 2nd Tuesday of the month

Disruptive Technologies SIG

Leader: Sandra Linton

Location: Online (Zoom)

Join fellow ALLTO members to chat about what’s happening in the field of Disruptive Technologies including artificial intelligence, drones, robotics, security, and any other technology-related topics the group would like to discuss. Details will be confirmed via email.

Please note that members who do not attend 3 consecutive meetings will be removed from the group.

There is a waitlist for this SIG

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TUESDAY, JULY 9 – 11:00 am

Toronto’s Mayors Walk From Muddy York to Megacity; Part 1

Leader: Frank Nicholson

Meet: Starting across the street from St. Lawrence Hall, a five-minute walk or streetcar ride from King Subway Station.

Route: From St. Lawrence Hall, we will head southeast and wind our way through Old Toronto, stopping at several relevant buildings and sites, including, at the end, St. Lawrence Market on Front.

Lunch: Hothouse, 35 Church St. (at Wellington)

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TUESDAY, JULY 16 – 11:00 am

Humber Bay Shores Walk

Leader: Donna Oke

Meet: Meet at Old Mill Subway Station @ 11A.M to catch the Prince Edward #66 A or B Bus to Lakeshore Boulevard  @ 11:13 as a group. Please be prompt.

Lunch: Firkin on the Bay, 68 Marine Parade Drive

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TUESDAY JULY 16 – 4:30-5:30 (3rd Tuesday of the month)

Gardening SIG

Leader: Gillian Long

Location: Online (Zoom)

Join fellow ALLTO members to chat about gardening topics. Come and exchange tips and ideas for the best way to tuck your garden in for the winter, plan for spring and maintain and enjoy in summer.

Registration is required for this SIG

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TUESDAY, JULY 23 – 11:00 am

Humber South Walk

Leader: Josie Szczasiuk

Meet: Old Mill Subway.

Route: The route proceeds south along the west side of the Humber River, mainly along paved parkland (although there is a short stretch through a residential area), to the shore of Lake Ontario and continues west along the shoreline.

Lunch:  Eden Trattoria on Marine Parade Drive (indoor/outdoor seating and views of the lake).

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TUESDAY JULY 23 – 4:30-5:30 (4th Tuesday of the month)

Book Club “A” SIG

Leader: Priscilla Platt

Location: Online (Zoom)

Love to read but yearning to discuss what you’ve read with others? Join this book club to discuss interesting works of fiction and non-fiction.

Registration is required for this SIG

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TUESDAY, JULY 30 – 11:00 am

Pape to Cabbagetown Walk

Leader: Simon Pearson

Meet:  outside Pape Station, northwest corner of Pape and Lipton.

Route: Through Withrow Park, and then discover the history of the Bain Co-op. On to Riverdale Park East and a quick visit with Dr. Sun-Yat-Sen. A wander round the outside of Bridgepoint and the Old Don Jail. Find a pathway up into Cabbagetown where we’ll experience one of the most attractive small streets in Toronto. And through more of Cabbagetown across to Parliament Street.

Lunch:  The House on Parliament, 454 Parliament Street.

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In Memoriam

Joseph Casse – June 26, 2024