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Icon of the event The German Zeppelin Raids on England 1915-1918
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

The Zeppelin raids on London and other districts in the U.K. during WWI caused much panic and confusion amongst the general public, the Military High Command, and the government. These giant airships, pioneered by the German...

Icon of the event Edwin Alonzo Boyd: Life and Crimes of Canada's Master Bank Robber
Wed Sep 17, 2014 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
North York Central Library

Join author Nate Hendley in a lively discussion about infamous bank robber Edwin Alonzo Boyd, subject of his...

Icon of the event Using Legacy Family Tree Software
Sat Sep 20, 2014 | All Day
North York Central Library

If you are using Legacy Family Tree software but are not sure you are using it fully to help with your family history, this one-day workshop could be for you. The workshop is intended for beginner or intermediate users of the...

Icon of the event Zeppelin Raids on England during World War 1
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

The Zeppelin raids on London and other districts in the U.K. during WW1 caused panic and confusion amongst the general public, the Military High Command and the Government. These giant airships, pioneered by the German Count ...

Icon of the event Remembering For Peace: Canada's Great War Centenary
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Canada's famous war memorial at Vimy Ridge features the statue "Breaking of the Sword." How has this dramatic message of peace been eclipsed by a glorious, birth-of-a-nation war story? How can we commemorate the tragedy of Wo...

Icon of the event 1914, Air War Western Front
Tue Sep 23, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eglinton Square

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of WW1, aviation historian Keith Hyde will discuss how aircraft at the start of WW1 in 1914 were used primarily to observe troop movements and early attempts at aerial reconnaissance.

Icon of the event Explore Your Heritage With Ancestry.ca
Thu Oct 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Learn how to research your family history with this instructional course on using Ancestry.ca. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. For more information or to register please call 416-394-1006.

Icon of the event  Memorial Day Workshop - Roses in My Carpets
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

In any war children are always the first victims and people sponsor refugee children but they don't often get a chance to meet them. In 1992 Rukhsana Khan not only met her Afghan refugee foster child she wrote an internationa...

Icon of the event West Wind : the Vision of Tom Thomson
Tue Oct 21, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

Join White Pines Pictures in a screening of an award winning film about Tom Thomson, one of Canada's most beloved painters. Described as our greatest colourist and our Van Gogh, Thomson's expressive and vibrant interpretation...

Icon of the event History of Rocket Propulsion: V-2's to the giant Rocketdyne F-1,  Saturn.
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Keith Hyde, Aviation Historian, will discuss the early rocket pioneers, leading to the German V-1 pulse flying bomb and V-2 rockets under Wernher Von Braun and his scientists during WWII. We'll explore the birth of American a...