Events Calendar

Upcoming Events Across Ontario

Orillia Museum of Art and History (Virtual): Lori Oschefski – Home Children Canada: Breaking the Silence


Between 1869 and 1948, over 100,000 children were forcibly sent from the United Kingdom to Canada to work. Called "orphans," only 12 per cent truly were. Many were mistreated, many never saw their siblings, parents or families again. Join Lori Oschefski, President of Home Children Canada, to learn more about these children, what they endured...

Culinary Historians of Canada: Speaking Cod: A History of Cod Fishing & Cod Eating from the Vikings to Now

Victoria Park Avenue & Danforth Avenue 757 Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

How one humble fish changed the world. Elisabetta Giacon talks about her ongoing research into cod history. With recipes! How could one humble fish change the history of the world? From the Norse Viking era when Europeans first learned about the huge codfish stocks in North American waters to the times of the south Italian...


Myseum of Toronto Sidewalk Stories Tours 2022: Robbery, Railroads & Ruckus in the Junction

High Park Ave. & Dundas St. West 344 High Park Ave., Toronto, Ontario

Get your inquisitive minds ready for this rollicking walk through one of Toronto’s most vibrant neighbourhoods, led by veteran walking tour host Neil Ross. As you explore the history and streets of the Junction, sharpen your knowledge with answers to queries such as: did some of the Junction’s earliest residents come up on the Underground Railroad?...

South Norwich Historical Society: Tour The Old South Car Rally

Otterville Historic Railway Station 225422 Main St W, Otterville, Ontario

$20 Per Car Ending at Woodlawn / Otterville Station ~~~Prizes~~~ Wrap up BBQ available Sausage on a bun, fries, salad and desert $15.00 Kids: Hot Dog, fries, salad and desert $8.00 All Proceeds to the Station Building Fund South Norwich Historical Society Call for Rally tickets and BBQ tickets Call Gail 519-879-6804 or Nancy 519-879-9808


SilverShoe Historical Society: The Spirit of Harriet Tubman

Wasaga RecPlex Wasaga Beach, Ontario

A thanksgiving story of true courage with Leslie McCurdy, presented by the SilverShoe Historical Society In this one time performance - The incomparable Miss Leslie McCurdy will thrill you with her portrayal of the U.G.R.R. heroine, Harriet Tubman. Also performing for your enjoyment - The vocal and musical stylings of: Rob Green, Sheri Weldon &...