Jumpin’ June Heritage Toronto events

June 2 @ 10:30 AM – Chinatown West

Explore the sights, sounds, and smells of the historic Chinatown West neighbourhood, the largest of the three Chinatowns in Toronto. Hear stories of growing up in the area, and learn about its hidden laneways, restaurants, and businesses, from a notorious burlesque house, to one of the oldest martial arts schools in Canada. Starts at Chinatown Centre (222 Spadina Avenue) ends at 421 Dundas Street West
June 7 @ 6:30 PM – Gravestones and Greenery 

Explore the less-traveled 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 – including mayors, tycoons, and journalists– and discover the natural beauty of Mount Pleasant. Starts and ends at at Kay Gardner Beltline Park entrance (378 Mount Pleasant Road)

June 17 @ 10:30 AM – Yonge Street: In the Heart of Music City 

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 the tunes as you explore the dynamic music scene that was Yonge Street, celebrating its legacy in Canadian music. Starts at 25 Carlton Street, ends at One Richmond Street West.

For these and other events please see www.heritagetoronto.org

 

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