R. Jeanette Martin
Kensington Market goes carlesss June 29 for Pedestrian Sunday.
Historian Jennifer Bonnell leads cyclists in an exploration of Toronto's natural and human history. Learn about the Don River's past as an aboriginal thoroughfare and how the river's use by industry eventually led to its straightening in the 1890s. In partnership with the Community Bicycle Network, Heritage Toronto presents the two-hour bicycle tour from Todmorden Mills to Lake Ontario. Saturday (June 28), 10:30 am. $25. Location provided on registration at heritagetoronto.org.
Two feet and a heartbeat
Take a trip back to a time before cars in one of our most bustling neighbourhoods. During Pedestrian Sundays in Kensington Market, every summer on the last Sunday of the month, artists, performers and musicians take over the streets in a celebration of the area's independent businesses. Enjoy a day of good eats, good peeps and musical treats. Sunday (June 29), noon to 7 pm.
Real foodies forage for it
Ever wonder which berries are edible and which will kill you? That's just one of the things you can learn on the Forest Foodie Family Nature Walk on Wednesday (July 2) from 1:30 to 3 pm. Find out who eats what in the wild, make a squirrel salad and chow down on foraged edibles after making your own natural salad dressing from garlic mustard. High Park Nature Centre, 440 Parkside. $2 or donate what you can. highparknaturecentre.org.