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Dec 31 | Posted by John P.
On December 31 and beyond, take a moment to delve back into history to the time when t...

Dec 28 | Posted by Barbara Myrvold
Honest Ed’s is closing its doors for good on December 31. The legendary bargain store ...

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Upcoming Programs

Leaside Discover Your Heritage
Tue, Jan 17 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

Introduction to Genetic Genealogy
Tue, Jan 17 | 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, this 3-week ...

Scarborough Historical Society meeting
Tue, Jan 24 | 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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