The best time to visit Toronto is from late May to early June.
The best day to visit is from mid-June to early July, when you can do all kinds of outdoor activities, like kayaking, mountain biking and hiking.
So how do you get started?
Check out the top 10 activities to do this weekend, as well as the best days to do them: •Kayaking, hiking, mountain bike and cycling: Saturday May 5, 9 a.m.-noon (mid-day and evening) in the Scarborough Bay Park area (see map) from 10 a.g. to 4 p.m.
There will be a variety of activities, including kayaking and hiking, including at least three-hour kayaking trips in the area, including in the Stoney Creek area, along Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands.
The Scarborough Bay park will be open to the public until 5 p.t., when it will close to allow for further maintenance.
•Kayak or paddleboard rental: Saturday June 8, 1 p.a.
– 7 p.p.m., at the Bayview Aquatic Centre, 500 Eglinton Ave.
This is the first of two kayak or paddling events planned for this weekend.
The first is scheduled for Friday, June 8.
This weekend’s event will have a maximum capacity of 10 people.
•Café lunch: Saturday, June 10, 4 p,m., downtown Toronto, at a local café, at the corner of Bloor Street West and Bayview Avenue West.
There are no food options in the café.
There’s also no outdoor seating in the cafe.
•Walk the dog: Saturday July 1, 4 a.c., the Scarborough Museum of History, 100 Bloor St. West (map), from 6 a.p.-8 a.l.
There is a limited number of dog walkers.
•Parks Canada: This Saturday, July 6, 10 a,m.-3 p., at all Parks Canada parks.
The program will include educational programs, activities, educational tours and other activities to keep kids occupied, said Donna Wainwright, the public information officer for Parks Canada.
•Rent a bike: Saturday August 3, 1 a.b.
– 4 p., downtown (map) from 1 p, m. to 6 p.s., from 7 a. m.-7 p. m., including weekends.
There has been no word on the best times to rent a bike, but it might be easier to get a bike for your dog at this time of year.
•Bicycle hire: Saturday October 14, 11 a.d.
– 6 p., from the Toronto Public Library (map); Saturday October 21, 11:30 a.t.
– 1 p., all libraries, from 11 a., m.
– 3 p., including Sundays.
•Free public swimming: Saturday November 1, 10:30 to 4:30 p., Toronto, from Lake Ontario to Scarborough Bay.
There should be no restrictions at this point.
There have been no reports of any problems with swimming at this spot.
There may be other places with restrictions around the lake, however, so call ahead.
•Volunteer at an event: Saturday December 6, 11 p.d., all neighbourhoods, including from Scarborough to Downsview (map, below).
If you want to give something back to the community, it’s always best to volunteer.
The Community Development Association of Ontario has an online site where you can register and donate a bike to a local event, volunteer or social cause, said John McLeod, the executive director of the CAOO.
For information on volunteer opportunities in Toronto, click here.
The Canadian Centre for Ethics and Excellence is hosting a fundraising event Saturday in Toronto’s east end for the Scarborough Civic Association.
It will include a dinner and Q&A session with Mayor John Tory, the Mayor of Toronto, the chair of the Toronto Board of Trade, Mayor Hazel McCallion, Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, the Toronto Community Housing Corporation, the Canadian Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, the City of Toronto and other local leaders.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for seniors and youth, and $15 for students.
For more information, call 416-942-1492 or visit the centre’s website.
The Toronto Community and Social Services Corporation has also launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the “Bikes for Bikers” program, which provides bike parking and transportation to vulnerable people.
GoFundME.ca is also asking people to donate money to the program by visiting the website or clicking on the “Donate” button at the top right corner of this page.
For a complete list of charities and other organizations that are helping with the Scarborough Homelessness Campaign, go to www.