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Icon of the event Building Toronto: Stories of the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood
Ongoing event running from Tue Oct 31, 2017 - Mon Nov 27, 2017
Location: St. Lawrence

Heritage Toronto's travelling exhibition showcasing the cultural and built heritage of one of Toronto's earliest neighbourhoods. With thanks to St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Association.

Icon of the event Genealogy 101: Basics of Genealogy
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Are you interested in discovering your family tree but are unsure where to start? Join us for this informative seminar that is ideal for those new to genealogy. Experienced researchers are also...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Icon of the event North Toronto Historical Society: Newsgirls:Gutsy Pioneers in Pre-Feminist Times
Wed Nov 29, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Donna Jean MacKinnon, a former reporter for the Toronto Star, will speak about her new book, Newsgirls: Gutsy Pioneers in Canada's Newsrooms, an account of 10 ground-breaking girl reporters who carved out their careers in pre...

Icon of the event L.I.F.T.: Contributions Prior to Slavery
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

A powerful talk that takes you beyond slavery to what black people were doing before the word 'black' even existed. Stories of black saints such as saint Maurice to stories of the worlds richest man King Mansa Musa of Mali a...