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Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: Mrs. Hedy Bohm
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Locke

Mrs. Hedy Bohm, a survivor from Romania, will speak of her life, her time at Auschwitz and testifying at a current Nazi trial in Germany.

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 West Toronto Junction Historical Society - Early Inkeepers of West Toronto
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

We are pleased to present Ken Purvis, currently the Museum Coordinator at Montgomery's Inn History Museum, City of Toronto Culture; Contract Faculty at Centennial College in their Culture & Heritage Site Management program, a...

Icon of the event Photographing Architectural Change in Toronto
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Documentary photographer Peter MacCallum will begin his illustrated talk by showing how Toronto?s first official photographer, Arthur Goss, documented our city?s rapid development between 1911 and 1940. He will then present h...

Icon of the event In Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Howard Kleinberg
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

In honour of Holocaust Education Week and in partnership with the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre, Howard Kleinberg will be speaking about his personal experiences during the Holocaust....

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

Learn the basics of genealogy so you can begin to trace your family tree and learn about the stories of your ancestors. This class will start from the beginning for those new to genealogy but experienced researchers are also ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 15
Sat Nov 12
Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: Joe Leinburd
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for Holocaust Education Week 2016, The Future of Memory. This theme addresses the question of how the Holocaust will be remembered in the future. Holocaust survivor Joe Leinburd will share his experiences....

Icon of the event Holocaust Survivor Speaker Faigie Libman
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Hear Faigie (Schmidt) Libman's story of strength, courage and survival. Faigie Libman was born in Kovno, Lithuania, in 1934, an only child. In 1941, she and her family were forced into the Kovno Ghetto. When the ghetto was li...

Icon of the event In Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Wychwood

During Holocaust Education Week, listen to Mr. Howard Chandler relate his personal experiences during the Holocaust....

Icon of the event The Art of Cartography
Ongoing event running from Sat Aug 13, 2016 - Sun Oct 16, 2016
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover the unexpected beauty of world maps, sea charts, city plans, and atlases from the 16th to the 19th century. This free exhibit features world maps, atlases, manuscript maps, sea charts, celestial maps, city plans and ...