Events Calendar

Upcoming Events Across Ontario

2022 OBHS Black History Month Kick-Off


Join us as the OBHS Kicks Off Black History Month and recognizes the achievement of Canadians in Community Service and more. Join us as the Ontario Black History Society in partnership with our lead sponsor TD Bank hosts our 34th annual Black History Month Kick-Off to recognize the histories and achievements of Black Canadians and...


Guelph Historical Society (Virtual): Barn Raisings, Threshing and Quilting Bees: The Stories Farm Diaries Tell


Guest Speaker: Catharine Wilson, University of Guelph, and Director of the Rural Diary Archive website Catharine Wilson shares her forthcoming book, Bee-ing Neighbours, about barn raisings and quilting bees in Ontario, 1830-1960. Employing farm diaries, she takes the audience into families’ daily lives, the intricacies of the labour exchange, their workways, feasts, and hospitality to...

Ontario Black History Society Presents (Virtual): New Films on Black Canada


This conversation will feature great panelists discussing their new film and TV projects on Black Canada. These films include BLK: An Origin Story, 'CBC',s The Porter, and Subjects of Desire. Hosted by Black feminist cultural critic Huda Hassan. Throughout Black History Month 2022, join us virtually for our second annual Speaker’s Series. There will be...

Esquesing Historical Society February Meeting: Churches and Schools

Knox Presbyterian Church 116 Main St. S., Georgetown, ON, Canada

In reviewing the last 1800 photograph accessions, EHS Archivist John Mark Rowe noticed a preponderance of photos - new and old - related to the churches and schools of Esquesing, Georgetown and Acton. Mr. Rowe will show these photos with a little background about the buildings and their occupants. NOTE: The February meeting will be...

CFHA Lecture Series (Virtual): Quakerism in the Atlantic World


CFHA's biweekly winter and spring lecture series based on Quakerism in the Atlantic World, 1690-1830 The Canadian Friends Historical Association is excited to announce our lecture series by the chapter authors of Quakerism in the Atlantic World, 1690-1830 (Penn State University Press, 2021. The virtual series begins Saturday, January 15th, and will run every second Saturday. All...