History & Genealogy

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Michael Pawlowski presents Niagara Black Waters Flow Deep, an historical account of Solomon Moseby's flight from slavery in Kentucky in 1837, his experience with freedom in Canada, seizure by American bounty hunters and the r...

Tue Feb 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Christopher Moore presents:Three weeks in Quebec City 1864. How we got our constitution and why it matters.

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Northern District

In this program to commemorate Black History Month, Channon Oyeniran of the Ontario Black History Society will give an illustrated talk on the movement and settlement of diverse Black populations to and within Canada in the t...

Wed Mar 06, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Celebrate International Woman's Day and share in Greek Heritage Month. Join us for an introduction to the Greek Goddesses. Get acquainted with the Olympian Goddesses and their big personalities. Learn about the Muses and othe...

Tue Mar 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Beaches

Lifelong Toronto resident Jim Sanderson will talk about his new book Life in Balmy Beach: Growing Up in Toronto in the 1950's and '60s. All welcome. Co-sponsored by the Beach and East Toronto Historical Society.

Wed Mar 20, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join Alan Redway, author of ...

Thu Mar 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Referencing his book, Míle míle i gcéin: The Irish Language in Canada, Daniel Doyle explores the fate of Irish Gaelic immigrants. Bringing together census data and historic accounts, he examines the history of the Irish langu...

Tue Mar 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Ron Brown presents: Canada World Wonders. Take a journey across Canada to visit our world-renowned natural and historic Lan...

Wed Mar 27, 2019 | 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Northern District

Toronto was known for many years as the City of Churches. The steeples were the City's tallest structures until the twentieth century, and many of the churches became landmarks. Through this talk architectural historian Marta...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

"Les Filles du Roi" is about the brave young women known as "The Daughters of the King" who in 1663 began to cross the Ocean to come to this uncivilized wild land called La Nouvelle France, which is now Quebec. They came to m...