Monthly Archives: December 2016

This year’s Winter Solstice Walk

Making Indigenous Connections in the Lower Don Valley!

Join us with Toronto Green Community, Lost Rivers, Toronto Community
Garden Network, Toronto Field Naturalists, Evergreen Brick Works and friends!

Celebration, stories, and exploration of the beautiful landscape of Don River Valley. Discover Mud Creek by exploring the deep roots of the area, and learn about what is happening now with a view towards reconciling our relations with each other and Mother Earth.

Come early to Evergreen Brick Works early to enjoy its Winter Village (opening December 10, from 11am-7pm on weekends).

Itinerary at Evergreen Brick Works, Sunday Dec. 18:
1:00pm – Celebration begins inside the BMO Atrium with hot chocolate, conversation and an opening ceremony. Hear about Rivers Rising, RAINscapeTO, the Mud Creek Community Canoe Project, and plans for Don River Valley Park.

2:00pm – We head outdoors for a walk to continue with stories and explorations of Indigenous Connections with Jon Johnson, Brian MacLean, Vivian Recollet and friends. Kids welcome.

3:45pm – Walk ends at the Watershed Consciousness Wall and a short closing ceremony. What better way to celebrate the arrival of winter?!

Walk Leaders: Members of First Story Toronto, Toronto Green Community, Lost Rivers, and friends.

Space is limited so reserve here if you can join us: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/rivers-rising-winter-solstice-celebration-walk-registration-30005389929?aff=efbevent

Our beautiful photo from last year’s event (below) is courtesy of Arabi Rajeswaran.