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Icon of the event A Toronto Woman's Story - Holocaust Survivor Documentary
Mon Jan 26, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A moving documentary about the artistry and struggle of Canadian figure skating coach and choreographer Ellen Burka. She recounts her life from pre-war Amsterdam, to Westerbork and Theresienstadt concentration camps, to Dutch...

Icon of the event The Great War through the eyes of a child
Mon Jan 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Florence Myrtle Smith who was only two when the Great War broke out. She and her Mother followed her father, a soldier, to England. The first thing her father told her when she arrived in England, was "If anyone ever asks you...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting with Guest Speaker
Tue Jan 27, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting the speaker is Joann Tuskin, U.E., Genealogist and retired teacher.

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. For information about weekly topics, please contact the branch at 416-396-3835.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 03
Tue Feb 10
Tue Feb 17
Tue Feb 24
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 Jan 27
Tue Mar 31
Icon of the event Maps: Worth a Thousand Words
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Come learn about maps and tour the Map Collection at the Toronto Reference Library. Find out who uses maps and when, why the information they provide makes them essential research tools. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Everybody's Children - Black History Month - National Film Board of Canada Doc
Fri Feb 13, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Due to a programming conflict, the time for this program is now 4:00 p.m. instead of 2:00 p.m....

Icon of the event East York Historical Society Discussion Group
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Bring your questions, photos, and memorabilia, and join the discussion. Call 416-396-3975 for the topic.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 18
Wed Apr 15
Icon of the event Start Your Genealogy Research at the Library
Wed Feb 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to access the library's extensive genealogical resources to effectively do family history research. To register, call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Season of Rage : Racial Conflict in a Small Town
Wed Feb 18, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
North York Central Library

Join John Cooper author of...