Special Events at Tommy Thompson Park
Sunday Morning Bird Walks
August 11 to November 10, 2013 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Take a guided bird hike at TTP every Sunday morning during fall migration. Search for birds in the Baselands and along the nature trails to the Tommy Thompson Park Bird Research Station. Meet the guide at the TTP entrance promptly at 8 a.m. Be sure to dress for the weather, wear comfortable footwear, bring plenty of water and snacks, and a pair of binoculars!
Toronto 10-Miler & 5K
CANCELLED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION AT LESLIE STREET AND LAKESHORE AVENUE
Sunday August 11, 2013
Canada Running Series has named The Living City Foundation in support of Tommy Thompson Park as the charity for the annual Toronto 10-Miler & 5K race that passes through the park! Sign up to run the race and raise funds that will support programs in our Urban Wilderness including habitat enhancements for fish and wildlife, educational and interpretive programs for students and park visitors, special events and the Tommy Thompson Park Bird Research Station. Visit http://www.canadarunningseries.com/torontoten/index.htm to register!
Tommy Thompson Park Butterfly Festival
Saturday August 24, 2013 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tommy Thompson Park is a great place to see a wide variety of beautiful butterflies and moths amongst colourful wildflowers, plus late August is the time when migratory butterflies, like Monarchs, are gathering together to venture south for the winter. There will be many activities at this annual festival including guided butterfly hikes and fun activities for children. For more details visit www.butterflyfest.ca