August 13th is Riverside Coffee Culture Walk and Rivertowne Community BBQ
Lots of fun is coming up this Saturday, August 13th with Riverside’s Coffee Culture Walk from 11am-1:30pm and the 7th Annual Rivertowne Community BBQ from 2pm-9pm! Here’s a sneak peak of what’s in store:
From 11am-1pm walkers will enjoy an in-depth exploration of three of Riverside’s finest coffee establishments: Merchants of Green Coffee, Darkhorse, and Boxcar Social, plus learn fascinating business history of the neighbourhood dating to 1800s. Read all about it!
‘Riverside Walks’ is a series of local walking tours throughout the spring, summer, and fall (May-Oct) that invite residents and visitors to come and explore the vibrant Riverside neighbourhood. Sponsored by Team Sheppard Re/MAX, the 2016 walks series showcase Riverside’s diverse culture, and caters to a wide variety of interests. Check here
for more upcoming walks.
Following the walk is the 7th Annual Riverside Community BBQ and everyone is invited to enjoy enjoy music, free food and fun in Joel Weeks Park just north of Queen Street East.
The Rivertowne Community BBQ is organized by the Rivertowne Safety 1st Group, a resident collective comprised of Toronto Community Housing’s fabulous women-leaders, dedicated to making a positive impact in the community. Rivertowne is a revitalized neighbourhood with a rich history, culture and lots of community involvement in Riverside. Read more here.