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Icon of the event The Frank O'Connor House Story (Maryvale Farm)
Wed Feb 15, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The Frank O'Connor House buildings are located on what was Maryvale Farm (Victoria Park Avenue/Lawrence Avenue East area). This was the country residence of Frank O'Connor, founder of the Laura Secord candy shops. A noted p...

Icon of the event The Great War - A Hands-on Inquiry
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In this innovative museum outreach program, one gets close up and personal with real artifacts from the Great War. This hands-on approach uses the historical inquiry process to bring history to life in an immediate and memora...