June 10, 2017 (with a rain date of June 11) is revised date for Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Cemetery visit
The following message is from Ed Janiszewski:
Due to the severe rains which saturated the grounds and formed ponds at
the Lakeshore Cemetery, the May visit was cancelled.
Another opportunity will be Saturday June 11 with a rain date Sunday
June 12 at 2:00pm
Please note the phone number on the attached flyer to confirm a visit
should weather again effect us.
Thanks for your support.
The message is accompanied by an attached Word file with the following image and text:
Saturday June 10th, 2017
(Rain Date: Sunday June11th)
To remember and honour in a dignified and respectful way the lives of the 1511 people buried in the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Cemetery and to acknowledge their contributions to our community.
We will be gathering to do some yard work and freshen up the grounds.
Grass/Hedge clippers and Lawn-edgers will be useful. You are welcome to join us. Donations of artificial flowers would also be appreciated.
Call the Among Friends number 416-251-8666 by 12:00pm on Saturday to confirm the date if the weather is at all questionable.
Directions to the Cemetery:
TTC – From the Royal York Subway take the #15 Evans bus to the northeast corner of Evans and Horner Avenue where the cemetery is located. (From Kipling Subway, take the #44 Kipling South bus to Evans Ave. and walk east.
Cars – The cemetery is just south of the onramp to the QEW where Evans and Horner meet. There is a parking lot on the south side of the Evans Ave.
PLEASE NOTE: The cemetery is not wheelchair accessible; there is little shade, and no water supply.
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