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Jane’s Walks – Windsor/Essex

All event dates and times are updated to the best of our ability.

In person events are not permitted indoors, and outdoor services are restricted to five persons. Any events are encouraged to be virtual moving forward.

Please contact the event organizer directly for accurate hours and event status.

Friday, May 7 to Sunday, May 9

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Digital and Live Walks. Register on Eventbrite for all live digital walks

Holiday Beach Pine Forest Walking Tour

Friday, May 7, 1:30 – 2:30 PM. Join certified Woods Wizard ™ Gerry Hedges on an exploration of the west end of County Road 50, and a look inside an unmaintained Pine Forest near Holiday Beach Conservation Area.

Host: Gerry Hedges, Available on Facebook Live

A Spin Through Spring Garden

Friday, May 7, 5:00 – 6:00 PM, Meet us (online) at the Capri Sports Complex. We’re going to navigate you through some of Windsor’s interconnected trails to get to the Ojibway Nature Center. Along the way, we’ll show what makes our neighbourhood so unique.

Hosts: TJ & Jess Bondy, Available on Zoom / Register on Eventbrite

Where We Once Were: A Windsor Waterfront Walk Across Time

Friday, May 7, 6:00 – 7:00 PM, A virtual walk through narratives of Indigenous, colonial, industrial, civic, and domestic space along the Detroit River revealing sites of architecture, ritual, production, contestation, speculation, and culture.

Host: Tom Provost, Available on Zoom / Register on Eventbrite

Alleys to Opportunity

Saturday, May 8, 1:00 – 2:00 PM, There are over 80km of alleyways in the City of Windsor and they are slowly disappearing. Not all alleys are made equally, some should disappear, but the question is how can we better use these space to have positive impact in the City.

Host: Frazier Fathers, Available on Facebook Live

Audio/Video Walks

  • The Electric Slide(Show): A Tour of the Windsor’s Electrical Grid
  • Pathways to biodiversity – where ecological restoration and local food resilience meet in your neighbourhood
  • Wild Foraging for everyone ~ recontextualized for accessibility & ecological resilience
  • The Art and Architecture of Assumption Church
  • Art Space / Art Walk
  • 401 West: Portrait of the Region
  • Illustrated Feature: Echo Building
  • Chanels and Channels
  • Ep 7: The Greatest Steel Town That Never Was
  • Downtown Windsor: What If?

Self-Guided Walks

  • City of Windsor Heritage Walking Tours

  • Downtown Windsor Architecture Walk

  • Freegan Sweet: Urban Forager Story Mapping

  • Turtle Island Walking Tour

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That feeling when you open your front door and there's a package waiting for you.

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