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History & Genealogy

Icon of the event History on Film Series: The Post (2018)
Wed Jul 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

History on Film Series presents The Post (2018).

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

Are you interested in discovering your family tree but are unsure where to start? Join us for this informative seminar that is ideal for those new to genealogy. Experienced researchers are also ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 21
Sat Aug 18
Sat Sep 01
Sat Oct 13
Sat Nov 10
Icon of the event Local History Talk with Gene Domagala: Kew Beach
Tue Jul 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join local historian and member of The Beach and East Toronto Historical Society Gene Domagala as he discusses a subject of interest to the local community. July 24: Kew Beach.

Icon of the event Toronto Architecture Between The Wars: Deco & Moderne
Tue Jul 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

This illustrated lecture looks at examples of both the sophisticated Art Deco and Streamlined Moderne styles seen in the 1920s and 1930s. Architectural historian Marta O'Brien will explore the types of buildings designed in t...

Icon of the event Local History Talk with Gene Domagala: Historical Plaques in The Beach
Tue Jul 31, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join local historian and member of The Beach and East Toronto Historical Society Gene Domagala as he discusses a subject of interest to the local community. July 31: Historical Plaques in The Beach.

Icon of the event Deer Park Local History Walking Tour
Sat Aug 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

A walking tour of Deer Park neighbourhood, featuring local history and local historical landmarks, led by local photographer Walter Psotka. Following the walk, there will be a brief presentation and Q&A.

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 Sep 18
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Icon of the event Call Me Pisher : a Madcap Romp Through City Hall
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join former Toronto City Councillor and TTC Chair Howard Moscoe in a lively discussion about his book ...

Icon of the event Royal Weddings from Victoria and Albert to Harry and Meghan
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Royal Weddings have been the focus of popular fascination for centuries. Queen Victoria popularized the white wedding dress and her descendants have also exerted a profound influence on how marriages are celebrated around the...

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 Sep 25