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North Shore Temple Emanuel

a Progressive Jewish Congregation

Boomers Walking Group - Circular Quay to Botanic Gardens, return, including some surprise Jewish landmarks

Thursday, 17 June, 2021 7 Tammuz 5781

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Bookings are now closed as maximun numbers have registered. Please call the office if you wish to be put on a waiting list.

Date: Thursday, 17 June, 2021

Meeting place: Circular Quay, Wharf 2, close to Macquarie Street, Sydney

Time: 10am, approximate finish time will be 1:00pm, depending on time for refreshments.

Route: Walking from Circular Quay, past the Opera House into the Royal Botanic Gardens and Farm Cove, on to Lion Gate. We will visit the Calyx, a relatively new structure, home to one of the largest green walls in the southern hemisphere and where we will see a magnificent exhibition of plants. After refreshments, we will walk back to Circular Quay. Our tour leader for this walk, Bob Selinger, promises there will be some points of Jewish interest along the way.  Clue: “Jews you would have liked to meet”. 

Bring: Bring Opal card for public transport, a mask (if required), hat, a water bottle/refreshments, wear comfortable walking shoes, and apply sunscreen.  

Registration: please register by 3pm Thursday, 10/6/21. Please register early as numbers may reach maximum before this date. Go to  If you have any problems with the registration, please phone NSTE, (02) 9419 7011.

Please note: If you have registered to attend, and find you are unable to come, please phone NSTE or the coordinator to avoid undue concern.  If it is raining on the day, this event may be canceled.

Proviso: This walk is designed for fit Seniors, who can manage both track and sealed pathways, at a reasonable pace, with no walking aids. If you are likely to be slow or need help, it is recommended you come with a friend who can accompany you.

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