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Icon of the event Introduction to Genetic Genealogy
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, this 3-week hands-on course is for genealogists with well-researched family trees that they wish to confirm with genetic evidence. Participants must bring au...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event Discover Your Heritage
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some special guests. For more information, please contact Marjorie McLeod at 416-425-1392.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Bridget Wranich presents:A Taste of History.

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections: Fire Insurance Plans
Wed Jan 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us in the Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre on the 5th floor of the Toronto Reference Library and learn how to trace the history of a Toronto neighborhood with fire insurance plans

Icon of the event Introduction to Genetic Genealogy
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, this 3-week hands-on course is for genealogists with well-researched family trees that they wish to confirm with genetic evidence. Participants must bring au...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 24
Icon of the event The Underground Railroad
Mon Jan 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join Down to Earth Conservation Education for a presentation on the Underground Railroad where participants will vicariously live on a plantation and travel the network of secret routes and safe houses, that enslaved men, wom...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 30
Tue Mar 27
Icon of the event North Toronto Historical Society
Wed Jan 31, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Northern District

DON STATION: THE LITTLE STATION WITH THE BIG HISTORY...

Icon of the event Putting Your Family Tree Online
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, this 3-week course will cover the various options available, with emphasis on simpler and free options. Instructor: Marian Press. Pre-registration required. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Icon of the event West Toronto Junction Historical Society:  House Research Discoveries
Thu Feb 01, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

People who have been researching their current or family home will share their adventures in house research. Join us for these sometimes surprising stories, and get tips for your own research!