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Autumn Lot Party Chalk Labyrinth

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Hi Himy, I spoke to you last month during the Rail Path Run about a potential event that we were planning on holding in the same space. The Autumn Lot Party is now fast approaching (November 3rd) and I just wanted to touch base and see if you were still interested in doing a labyrinth [...]

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Camilla Gryski – The Labyrinth: Path, Symbol, and Metaphor | Treehouse Talks, Toronto Reference Library

Camilla Gryski – The Labyrinth

The labyrinth has appeared in many cultures dating back to at least 1200 B.C.E. Ritual, story, superstitious belief, religious ceremony, artistic expression, garden motif – all have played a part in labyrinth history. Today, walking the labyrinth is re-emerging as a personal practice, providing physical and mental space for self reflection and meditation. You may [...]

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SNEAK PEEK: ‘Perú’ FIRST of 41 PanAm Labyrinths to be chalked, one for each TO2015 Country

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Three summers from right now, Toronto is hosting the 2015 PanAmerican and Parapan Games. Dubbed TO2015 for short, numerous events this month have kicked off a three year countdown to the Games. 41 countries will be sending athletes, fans, sports leaders and media reporters here for the Games. To help build local awareness, the first [...]

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Labyrinth Shield, Jamie Bell Adventure Playground Community Build Day, High Park

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Early, in the pre-dawn hours of St Patrick’s Day 2012, arson engulfed the largest portion of the wooden Castle within Jamie Bell Adventure Playground in High Park. Toronto Firefighters responded quickly and saved much of the playground, however the Castle itself could not be saved. Many children and grown-ups who maintain fond memories of adventures [...]

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World Labyrinth Day — Toronto City of Labyrinths Project — Jane’s Walk 2012

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Toronto has become a City of Labyrinths. Presently, we may have the greatest physical number of labyrinths of Any City in The World. This Jane’s Walk will help us understand why. Since 2002, the Toronto City of Labyrinths Project has been aiming to place a semi-permanent labyrinth within walking distance of every Torontonian. This Jane’s [...]

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Solstice poem

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My friend, Nadina lives with this vista on the west coast in Victoria – she wrote this verse at sunrise this morning on the Solstice. She stands each morning on her six-petalled labyrinth and sends her radiant prayers. From this place that connects and empowers loves and tests us we send our heartfelt gratitude to [...]

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Canvas Labyrinth Walk, TEMC Timothy Eaton Memorial Church

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Why did the Muslim go to Church on Sunday? To walk a canvas labyrinth of course! Earlier today, I finally made my many-years-long overdue trek out to Timothy Eaton Memorial Church on St. Clair Avenue West in Forest Hill. For many years, they have had an open invitation to walk their canvas labyrinth on the [...]

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Shannon’s Fireflies

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It’s almost 24 hours since NuitBlanche 2011 began. It’s also almost 12 hours since it ended early this morning. My body is still aching from hopscotching various art zones carrying my giant NuWe letters performing my own Independent mobile NuitBlanche Giant Outstallation Art, NuWeBlanche (@NuWeBlanche). I did take a break somewhere in there and made [...]

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Shannon’s Fireflies 2011 in Toronto Public Labyrinth — Nuit Blanche, Zone B

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The Toronto Public Labyrinth in Trinity Square Park will feature Shannon’s Fireflies 2011 by Seth Hardy, founder and executive director of Site 3 coLaboratory during Nuit Blanche 2011 Toronto’s all night extravaganza of contemporary art Saturday, October 1, 2011 6:59 pm – 7am All Welcome Free of Charge This installation piece will use a grid of suspended light [...]

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Autumn Equinox Labyrinth Walk

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Please join the Labyrinth Community Network for a group walk on the first day of Autumn Friday, September 23 12:00 noon Toronto Public Labyrinth Trinity Square Park (immediately west of the Eaton Centre and south of the Church of the Holy Trinity) Medieval music will accompany us Fully accessible Braille Labyrinth on site Free of [...]

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