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Icon of the event Heritage Tree: Preserving Our Natural Roots
Fri Nov 07, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

What is a Heritage Tree? Why is it important to protect them? Edith George will answer these questions in her lively illustrated talk. Learn how a tree's historical and cultural significance is identified, and protected th...

Icon of the event NEW TIME--The German Zeppelin Raids on England 1915-1918
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

The Zeppelin raids on London and other districts in the U.K. during WWI caused much panic and confusion amongst the general public, the Military High Command, and the government. These giant airships, pioneered by the German...

Icon of the event Come Back to Egypt - Visiting the Lands of the Pharaohs
Sat Sep 20, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brentwood

Speaker: Thomas H. Greiner, PhD Candidate, University of Toronto and Co-Director of Ancient Egypt Alive....

Icon of the event In Conversation With a Holocaust Survivor
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wychwood

During Holocaust Education Week listen to Mr. Edward Fisch relate his experiences during the Holocaust.Two classes will be invited but the program is open to interested adults....

Icon of the event Living and Working with Domestic Animals in Nineteenth-Century Toronto
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sanderson

We don't often associate Toronto with cows, pigs, horses, and chickens. Yet people once lived and worked alongside them and they were a common sight on city streets as. Dr. Sean Kheraj (York University) will explore the hist...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week featuring Andy Réti
Tue Nov 04, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us in learning the story of Andy Réti. Andy Réti was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1942. He survived in the Budapest Ghetto together with his mother and paternal grandmother. His father was murdered in a forced labour cam...

Icon of the event History of Rocket Propulsion: V-2's to the giant Rocketdyne F-1,  Saturn.
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Keith Hyde, Aviation Historian, will discuss the early rocket pioneers, leading to the German V-1 pulse flying bomb and V-2 rockets under Wernher Von Braun and his scientists during WWII. We'll explore the birth of American a...

Icon of the event Air War on the Westen Front-1914
Wed Oct 22, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

In commemoration of the centenary of World War I, Aviation Historian Keith Hyde will discuss how aircrafts were used primarily to observe troop movements and early attempts at aerial reconnaissance. Both sides flew fragile bi...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week - Anne Eidlitz
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Locke

In Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor. This program features Belgian Holocaust survivor Anne Eidlitz who will speak about her personal experiences during the Holocaust. Anne Eidlitz was born in Antwerp, Belgium in 1936. ...

Icon of the event Zeppelin Raids on England during World War 1
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

The Zeppelin raids on London and other districts in the U.K. during WW1 caused panic and confusion amongst the general public, the Military High Command and the Government. These giant airships, pioneered by the German Count ...