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Aug 17 | Posted by lfeesey
Crystal Palace (1858-1879), King St. W., n. side, at present Sudbury St. Unknown Pictu...

Aug 15 | Posted by John P.
On August 14 and beyond, many Ontarians and Torontonians might wish to remind themselv...

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Local History Talk with Gene Domagala: Sports in The Beach
Tue, Aug 21 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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LGBTQ + Allies Book Club
Tue, Aug 28 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join us for our next meeting where we will discuss Any Day Now: How Toronto Got Queer,...

History on Film Series: The Finest Hours (2016)
Thu, Aug 30 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tonight's History on Film Series presentation is: The Finest Hours (2016).