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Icon of the event Leaside: Your History Matters
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some special guests. For more information, please contact Marjorie McLeod at 416-425-1392.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Bridget Wranich presents:A Taste of History.

Icon of the event The Underground Railroad
Mon Jan 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join Down to Earth Conservation Education for a presentation on the Underground Railroad where participants will vicariously live on a plantation and travel the network of secret routes and safe houses, that enslaved men, wom...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 30
Tue Mar 27
Icon of the event L.I.F.T.: Contributions Prior to Slavery
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

A powerful talk that takes you beyond slavery to what black people were doing before the word 'black' even existed. Stories of black saints such as saint Maurice to stories of the worlds richest man King Mansa Musa of Mali a...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Feb 27, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Karolyn Smardz-Frost presents: Steal Away Home: One Woman?s Epic Flight to Freedom and her Long Road Back to the South.

Icon of the event Introduction to Canadian Genealogy Records
Tue Mar 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Guest family researcher Natalie Lisowiec will present an introduction to researching your family history in Canada and the resources that are available.

Icon of the event Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 Years of Flight
Thu Mar 08, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join author Elizabeth Muir as she discusses her book "Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 Years of Flight." The book tells the story of how women first boarded planes, then became pilots and eventually astronauts. Learn as women b...

Icon of the event Truth, Reconciliation and Archaeology (Location pending during NYCL Closure)
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join speaker Paul Racher of Archaeological Research Associates in a lively discussion on the topic of Truth and Reconciliation in relation to the field of archaeology. As part of the discussion, Indigenous artifacts from arch...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Mar 27, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Arlene Gehmacher presents: Brushing it in the Rough: Early Canadian Artists at Work.