There are some new outdoor activities to enjoy this weekend. We are now able to kick a soccer ball around, play a round of disc golf, shoot some hoops, or pop an ollie at the skate parks. Picnics are also now a thing. While we agree that this is very exciting news, please make sure that you enjoy these newfound freedoms safely and respectfully, while keeping your distance from others.
Central Experimental Farm
Rain Date August 18, Free to public. Artists working in various media will display and sell their original work under the trees at the Arboretum. Bldg 72 CEF Arboretum, east exit off Prince of Wales roundabout.
Welcome to another beautiful summer weekend in the city.
A local brewery’s July 1st party at the Experimental Farm is also serving food from 20 or so restaurants. Jim Bryson and Amanda Rheaume headline the all-Canadian music lineup.
A grand structure, the Dominion Observatory, commands high ground at the Central Experimental Farm near Carling Avenue. Sharon Odell explains why this building was constructed (1902-5) and how one of the astronomers, Mary Grey, saved the heritage architecture of the building and the scientific instruments it contained.