Jane’s Walk this Weekend: Walking your neighbourhood story

Janes WalkFollow in Jane Jacob’s footsteps and get better acquainted with the city on your doorstep. This weekend marks the 2-day Jane’s Walk phenomenon that, based on Jane Jacob’s advocacy for walking as a way to connect, understand and build thriving communities.

As per the local chapter’s website:

“Jane’s Walk is a weekend festival of free neighbourhood walking tours led by locals who care passionately about where they live, work and play.  Jane’s Walk is a pedestrian-focused event that improves urban literacy by offering insights into local history, planning, design, and civic engagement through the simple act of walking and observing.”

A growing number of volunteers organise informative FREE strolls around Ottawa neighbourhoods this Saturday and Sunday. The areas are so diverse the times so disparate you are sure to find many that slot easily into your weekend plans with even a choice of French & English tours. With over 50 walks organised this weekend – all clearly listed here – everyone can get walking and get connected with Jane’s Walk.

 

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