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Icon of the event Using Digital Newspapers for Genealogy Research
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

This hands-on course will examine the uses of newspapers for genealogy research. Presented by Toronto Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society. Course fee $60 ($50 for OGS members. Course and registration information: http://to...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 04
Wed Mar 11
Wed Mar 18
Icon of the event The Disappearance of Indigenous Women: Whose Issue?
Thu Mar 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spadina Road

Author Lee Maracle (U of T First Nations House) talks about the continuing violence against indigenous women--its origins and history in Canada's settlement--hitting on the apathy of the forces of justice and the resistance o...

Icon of the event RIP in Toronto:  Little Known Historic Cemeteries in the City
Fri Mar 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join Charlotte Broome for an illustrated look at three final resting places about which few Torontonians are aware - one of the earliest military cemeteries under Victoria Square, a prominent family's private cemetery along t...

Icon of the event Heritage Ontario
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

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

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 10
Icon of the event History of the Phonograph and Recorded Sound
Wed Mar 18, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
North York Central Library

Mike Bryan and Keith Wright of the...

Icon of the event Erik Larson
Mon Mar 23, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The bestselling author of...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting with Guest Speaker
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting forensic expert Tim Irish presents: The Tragic Fire aboard S.S. Noronic on September 17, 1949 in Toronto Harbour.

Icon of the event Start Your Genealogy Research at the Library
Wed Mar 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to access the library's extensive genealogical resources to effectively do family history research. This introductory session is not designed to be hands-on. To register, call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Introduction to Genealogy and Family History
Sat Mar 28, 2015 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

This fast-paced one day course introduces the types of records and techniques needed for researching your family tree. Learn about vital records (civil and church), census records and probates (wills) and how to extract and e...

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

Presentation on local historical subjects by the East York Historical Society. Meetings are free and have a guest speaker. All welcome. Call 416-396-3975 for information.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 31
Tue May 26