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Icon of the event Welcome to Our World : a Day with Top Toronto Genealogists and Family Historians
Sat Feb 21, 2015 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

This interactive forum is intended to introduce you to some of Toronto?s top genealogists and family historians. Through informal presentations and discussions, the experts will share their perspectives and experiences as gen...

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 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 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...

Icon of the event Gladiators in Ancient Rome: Sport in the Service of Imperial Power
Thu Apr 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Did you know that gladiator spectacle started as a form of funeral entertainment sponsored by aristocratic Roman families? Jonathan Edmondson (York) talks about the role of this bloody cultural phenomenon in the social and po...