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Icon of the event Maps and Mapping for 21st Century Genealogists
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

This 4-week course, for intermediate & advanced-level genealogists, explores ways in which maps and mapping tools contribute to family history research, analysis and writing, proving that today's genealogists need not limit t...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 26
Icon of the event Basic Genealogy and Family History
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Designed for those just beginning to research or looking to upgrade basic research skills, this course will cover terminology, types of sources, the use of on-line resources, libraries and archives, including LDS Family Histo...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 26
Icon of the event Recollections of  Neighbourhood: Huron-Sussex from UTS to Stop Spadina
Wed Nov 26, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yorkville

Publisher John Parry and Designer Anne Vellone discuss this geographical memoir of a historical Toronto neighbourhood. Recollections of a Neighbourhood shows how academics, writers, activists, artists, and neighbours worked t...

Icon of the event 1914-2014, Toronto Remembers the Great War
Thu Nov 27, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Author of Death So Noble, Professor Jonathan Vance (University of Western Ontario), considers the challenges of remembering this catastrophic event, and how those challenges have changed as the centenary approaches. When we a...

Icon of the event We Remember: Meet Mr. John Honsberger
Thu Nov 27, 2014 | 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Jones

In collaboration with The Memory Project, Jones Branch is proud to welcome Mr. John Honsberger who will discuss his experiences in World War II. Join us in celebrating the many men and women who have sacrificed themselves for...

Icon of the event Remembering Toronto's Indigenous and Colonial Pasts
Tue Jan 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Spadina Road

What is the indigenous and colonial history of the Toronto area and why don't Torontonians know more about it? With Dr. Victoria Freeman, York University.

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
Jane/Dundas

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
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Julie Oakes presents Victorian Funeral Follies.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 24
Tue Mar 24
Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting with Guest Speaker
Tue Jan 27, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

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.