Special Walks for 2017

The Spring Session will kick off on Thursday, April 6, 2017 and run 12 weeks.  Walkers must register to participate in each Spring and Fall Session.  Please contact CMT with questions at info@cmt-stl.org.


April 6, 8:35 am – Spring 2017 Kick Off Walk!  “A Grand view of Grand Center: Behind the Scenes Tour of the Grand Center Arts & Culture District”

CMT kicks off the Spring 2017 Session of the Ten Toe Express with a special walk in Grand Center Arts District.

Explore what Grand Center has to offer as we roam from Strauss Park at Washington and Grand to the Locust Business District to the Contemporary Art Museum and the Pulitzer. We’ll check out Robert Bullivant’s Gallery, the new .ZACK Theatre space, and Arts Academy Plaza, as well.

Walking tour will be led by Matthew Kerns, Director of Community Engagement and Programming at Grand Center.

RSVP Required.

When: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Meeting time: 8:35 a.m.
Where to meet CMT:
Grand MetroLink Station
Length of Walk:
2 miles, approximately 2 hours long
Walk Capacity:
25 people

CMT kicks off the Spring 2017 Session of the Ten Toe Express with a special walk in Grand Center Arts District. We’ll catch the #70 MetroBus from the Grand MetroLink Station to Strauss Park. From Strauss Park at Washington and Grand, we’ll walk east on Washington to Compton with a stop at Robert Bullivant’s Gallery to see the current exhibit. Then we’ll head to Locust and walk east up Locust through the Locust Business District, and check out the new .ZACK Theatre space and the MOTO Museum. We’ll also walk past the Nine Network Public Media Commons, follow the art walk to CAM & the Pulitzer, pass the Arts Academy Plaza, and return to Strauss Park.

For those who are interested, some of us will be sticking around for the Laurence Hobgood Trio performance at 11:00 am that morning at Jazz at the Bistro — just adjacent to Strauss Park. This performance is part of the Thursday Morning Coffee Concert series. Buy tickets to see the Laurence Hobgood Trio at Jazz at the Bistro: Call the box office at 314.571.6000 or email boxoffice@jazzstl.org.

This walk has limited capacity. 

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When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Where to meet CMT: Delmar MetroLink Station
Time: 1:15 pm
Length of Walk: Approximately 2 miles
Walk Capacity: 15
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Join Ten Toe Express’s newest walking group on a tour of historic Downtown St. Louis led by the Landmarks Association! As we kick off the new Ten Toe Walking Group, we’ll depart from the Delmar MetroLink station at 1:30 pm and meet our tour guide, Rick, at Union Station. From there, we’ll depart on a two hour tour of Downtown West. Highlights include: Union Station, Peabody Opera House, City Hall, Soldiers Memorial, Central Library, Campbell House Museum.
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Join CMT and AARP for the Ten Toe Express Special Walk: May 4 Tour of the Washington University Medical Center Campus

When: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Where to meet CMT: Central West End MetroLink Station, top of the stairs
Time: 10:00 am
Length of Walk: around 1.5 miles
Walk Capacity: 25 people

RSVP Required

4th year MD/PhD student and CMT member Mr. Umber Dube will lead us on a tour of the Washington University Medical Center where we’ll get to see elements of architectural design across the campus, as well as different facilities, including the Becker Medical Library, Shell Café and Nobel Laureate Hall of Fame, BJH Cafeteria, Children’s Hospital, Center of Advance Medicine, Eric P Newman Education Center, and the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center.

This walk has limited capacity.

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May 9, 8:35 am — Another Chance to Tour Grand Center Arts District!

Our kickoff walk was so popular that we’re repeating it on May 9! Ten Toe Express special walking tour of Grand Center Arts District.

Explore what Grand Center has to offer as we roam from Strauss Park at Washington and Grand to the Locust Business District to the Contemporary Art Museum and the Pulitzer.

When: Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Where to meet CMT: Grand MetroLink Station platform (underneath the overpass bridge by the MetroLink Station platform)
Time: 8:35 am
Length of Walk: 1.5 miles, approximately 1.5 hours long
Walk Capacity:
20 people

RSVP required

We’ll catch the #70 MetroBus from the Grand MetroLink Station to Strauss Park. From Strauss Park at Washington and Grand, we’ll walk east on Washington to Compton with a stop at Robert Bullivant’s Gallery to see the current exhibit. Then we’ll head to Locust and walk east up Locust through the Locust Business District, and check out the new .ZACK Theatre space and the MOTO Museum. We’ll also walk past the Nine Network Public Media Commons, follow the art walk to CAM & the Pulitzer, pass the Arts Academy Plaza, and return to Strauss Park.

Bring cash and stick around Strauss Park afterwards to eat lunch at Food Truck Tuesdays in the park!

Walking tour will be led by Matthew Kerns, Director of Community Engagement and Programming at Grand Center.

**YOU WILL NEED A TRANSFER FOR THIS AS WE’LL BE TAKING THE BUS.

This walk has limited capacity, and you must pre-register.

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JUNE date TBA – “Test Out” the Loop Trolley before its Grand Opening

When: TBA
Where to Meet CMT: Forest Park MetroLink Station
Time: TBA
Length of Walk: around 1 mile
Walk Capacity: 25 people

Stay tuned for more info!

 

 

 

 

 

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AARP St. Louis Breakfast Bunch

Saturday morning AARP Breakfast Bunch walks:

Explore new areas of St. Louis, get in some exercise, and have a good meal with the AARP St. Louis Breakfast Bunch. On select Saturdays this spring, AARP volunteer-led groups of Ten Toe participants will ride the MetroLink then walk to one of our many great St. Louis area restaurants to enjoy a yummy breakfast with great company.

AARP St. Louis is proud to be serving as the presenting sponsor of this great program which promotes healthy behaviors and encourages us to maintain an active lifestyle.

  • Details to know:
    Meet at the Shrewsbury Station at 8:30 a.m. on walk days, and return back to the station no later than 12:00 p.m.