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Icon of the event In Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Romanian Holocaust survivor Joe Leinburd will speak about his experience during the Holocaust. Joe was born in Suceava, Romania in 1922. In 1941, the Romanian Fascist Regime, collaborating with Nazi Germany, deported the enti...

Icon of the event Bomb Girls: Trading Aprons for Ammo
Wed Nov 16, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join Barbara Dickinson discussing her book

Icon of the event Behind Wolf Hall: the World of Henry VIII's Chief Minister
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Thanks to Hilary Mantel's richly detailed Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies, Thomas Cromwell is known to many. Historian Lauren Mackay examines Cromwell's meteoric rise as one of Henry VIII's most skilled advisors, his relati...

Icon of the event History of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation
Wed Oct 19, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join Carolyn King, Cultural Awareness Consultant and Member of...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week featuring Nathan Leipciger
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

A holocaust survivor & author will be presenting on his personal experiences and his book "The Weight of Freedom"....