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Sep 01 | Posted by John P.
On September 1 and beyond, take a moment to remember the founding of the Toronto Trans...

Aug 08 | Posted by Mary Rae
Nothing goes together like a hot summer day in cottage country, a frosty cold beer, an...

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Leaside: Discover Your Heritage
Tue, Sep 26 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some special guests. Fo...

Digitizing Family Memories
Tue, Sep 26 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documente...

Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue, Sep 26 | 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. ...

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