Contact Improv on the Island

Friday, July 9, 2004, 5pm-8pm+
 
Hanlan's Point - on the grass field behind the clothing-optional beach.

Dance on the grass or in the water.  Later, swim.

You may also want to enjoy the island all day Friday and/or Saturday.

Directions:  
Take the 4:15 pm ferry to Hanlan's Point, then walk 15 minutes to the Jam site. A map is available at http://groups.msn.com/ContactDanceToronto/ (click "Pictures"), but you can just follow the signs. 
For the Complete Ferry schedules, see http://www.city.toronto.on.ca/parks/island/ferry.htm. The ferry cost is $6 total for the two-way trip.   

Or rent a canoe (www.paddletoronto.com/rentals.htm) ($40 / 3 people). (Call to confirm if you need to return it by a specific time.)

Forecast
28degrees high, 15degrees low, no rain. you may want a sweater and pants for the ferry ride.
http://www.weather.ca/weather/cities/can/pages/CAON0696.htm

Overnight:  
A few of us are staying overnight - camping is not allowed but we have found an alternate solution -  email 
contact 'at"_ inspiredeconomies.com if you are interested.  

Bikes:     
Bikes are allowed on the Hanlan's Point and Wards Island ferries anytime, and on the Centre Island ferry anytime except Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.

Privacy:  
The field is separated from the clothing-optional beach by a hill and trees, so there are no distractions.   

Bring:   Food (to our knowledge, healthy food is not available on Hanlan's Point)
             Instruments (for before/during/after the jam)
             Swimgear as desired, sleeping bag if staying overnight.
             Clothing that is not too precious - grass-stains are possible.
 
   
         Digital camera, if you have one.                                             
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Directions to the Ferry:
The Toronto Ferry Docks are located at the foot of Bay Street and Queens Quay, just west of the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel.  From Union Station take the 509 Harbourfront or the 510 Spadina streetcar south to the Bay and Queen's Quay Stop.  Alternately, take the Bay Bus #6 southbound from the corner of Front and Bay to the Bay and Queen's Quay stop.  The entrance to the ferry docks is on the south side of the street.

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