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Culture Days - Short Hike to FREE Day at Science Centre (9/29/2013)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Broadview Subway Station
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Sep 29 2013  10:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Sep 28 2013 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 Hrs + Time at Science Centre
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Elizabeth D
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


This is the fourth annual Culture Days weekend. It is held across Canada in over 850 cities and towns. This is one of the events.

The Ontario Science Centre is holding Community Day in recognition of public support throughout the year. Community Day includes FREE general admission to the Centre. Come and enjoy a day of fun and interactive activities suitable for all ages. Activities will include some of our most popular programs: Electricity and Paper Making demos, Planetarium shows, and more!

Hike starts at 10 AM SHARP. We are not waiting for people who are late.

The terrain is easy. Total distance (one-way) is 7.5 K, or 15 K, for those choosing to hike back to Broadview Station. Hiking pace will be 4 to 5 kph.

I don't have a cell phone, no texting, so please don't be late.

Start from Broadview Station and follow this route

  1. Through parkette to Erindale Ave
  2. North to Browning
  3. West to Broadview
  4. North to Pottery Rd
  5. North on the Lower Don River Trail to the Lower Don Recreational Trail
  6. North to the Science Centre
  7. Bring a lunch or buy a lunch at the Science Centre
  8. Stay as long as you like
  9. Finish - TTC Bus Stop is outside Science Centre (if not hiking back to Broadview).

Required Items to Bring:
  • Water
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Sun Block
  • Hat and/or sunglasses
  • Snacks

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Broadview Station is located at Broadview & Danforth, just north of Danforth on the east side. We'll meet outside the station.


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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!