Monday, May 10, 2010

Upcoming Walks, Courtesy of WalkSanDiego

Saturday, May 15, 2010, 9:00 a.m.

Old Town Walk - meet at Caltrans parking lot at Taylor St and Sunset St
(parking in Caltrans lot okay on weekends)

WalkSanDiego joins with San Diego River Foundation on this walk that will explore the history of Old Town/Mission Valley and its relationship with the San Diego River over the past 200 years, including the Old Town State Park, the Presidio, and Presidio Canyon. Lots of interesting history, trivia, and old photos to be shared. This modest paced, four-mile long walk will include several hills and some trails.

Saturday, June 26, 2010; 9:00 a.m.

Kensington Walk – meet in front of the Kensington Library, 4121 Adams Ave.

Join us in celebrating Kensington’s centennial with a walk through this wonderful community, with highlights of its history and a tour through some of the beautiful neighborhoods.
A modest paced, three-mile walk on flat terrain.

Saturday, July 17, 2010, 9:00 a.m.

Balboa Park II Walk – meet at 6th Ave and Laurel St

This is the complimentary walk to the April 16 walk that discussed the 1915 Exposition; this walk will explore the legacy the 1935 Exposition had on Balboa Park and San Diego, with highlights of the buildings and activities the fair provided to San Diegans and visitors from around the world. As usual, some great historic photos from that time. A modest 4-mile walk on mostly flat terrain.

The walks are open to everyone; they are free to WalkSanDiego members, with a suggested $5 donation for non-members. For further information,

contact Dave Schumacher.

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