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Icon of the event Building Toronto: Stories of the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood
Ongoing event running from Tue Oct 31, 2017 - Mon Nov 27, 2017
Location: St. Lawrence

Heritage Toronto's travelling exhibition showcasing the cultural and built heritage of one of Toronto's earliest neighbourhoods. With thanks to St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Association.

Icon of the event Leaside: Discover Your Heritage
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some special guests. For more information, please contact Marjorie McLeod at 416-425-1392.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event Basic Genealogy and Family History - REGISTRATION IS FULL
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, this 8 week course will cover basics of online and on-site research. Learn how to evaluate and organize your results. Lecturer: Jane E. MacNamara Pre-r...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event Toronto's Reference Libraries: Past & Present
Wed Nov 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for an illustrated talk by architectural historian Marta O'Brien to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the present Toronto Reference Library. You'll see and hear about the current building's design, and the architectur...

Icon of the event Toronto Crime as Local History: Writing Historical Crime Books
Thu Nov 23, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Author and investigative historian, Peter Vronsky, current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, leads a panel of Canadian authors (Nate Hendley, Robert J. Hoshowsky, and Lee Mellor) working in the genre of local (To...

Icon of the event The St. Lawrence Neighbourhood
Thu Nov 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Richard Fiennes-Clinton Heritage Toronto Award-nominated author presents the history of Toronto's oldest district. Take a trip through time to learn how it has evolved into a cultural destination and a community focused on ci...

Icon of the event Introduction to Genetic Genealogy
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. The focus of this course is on understanding and interpreting autosomal DNA and participants must bring autosomal DNA results from one of the major com...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Genealogy 101: Basics of Genealogy
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Are you interested in discovering your family tree but are unsure where to start? Join us for this informative seminar that is ideal for those new to genealogy. Experienced researchers are also...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Icon of the event Genealogy
Sat Nov 25, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Explore Ancestry Library Edition and learn about some useful resources in discovering or learning more about your family tree. Practice your new web searching skills or follow up on previous searches. Please register by call...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Montgonery's Inn visits Mimico
Sat Nov 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Mimico Centennial

Step back in time with staff from Montgomery's Inn Historic Site and experience what life was like at the Inn. Enjoy a 19th century dance, create an old-fashioned toy and investigate historic objects!