Guildwood Day 1999

There are two important days in the Guildwood calendar: The annual Guildwood Village yard sale takes place on the last Saturday of May. Stuff is the junk you keep. Junk is the stuff you throw out. The rest, you sell in a yard sale!

A couple of weeks later, is Guildwood Day!

Pancake breakfast at the Presbyterian church

The day starts with a pancake breakfast at the Presbyterian Church. One of the people cooking pancakes was Mr. Peter van der Jagt, the Liberal Party candidate in the recent provincial election (at left in the above photo).

The children leading the Guildwood Day parade

The parade starts at Sir Wilfred Laurier Collegiate Institute. It proceeds west along Guildwood parkway, past the Presbyterian Church, and heads towards the Extendicare nursing home.

Children in the Guildwood Day parade
A Dixieland band in the Guildwood Day parade

After leaving the nursing home, the parade turns eastward along Guildwood Parkway.

Children on decorated bicycles in the Guildwood Day parade

Finally, the crowds end up in the park behind the high school.

Toronto Police 'Safety Bug'

Events continue all afternoon behind and inside the high school with games, entertainment, and pony rides for children.