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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

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Icon of the event Eaton Hall: Pride of King Township
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In 1901, Florence McCrea married John Craig Eaton becoming Lady Eaton. Not long after the death of her husband, Lady Eaton retired from her home in Toronto to the seventy-two-room, Norman-style chateau she had built on their ...

Icon of the event Drop Dead: A Horrible History of Hanging in Canada
Wed May 17, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

A lively look back on the dark history of hangings in Canada ? filled with fascinating stories and colourful characters. Take a journey through notable cases in Canada?s criminal justice history, including well-known and some...