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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"....

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 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 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