Events Calendar

Upcoming Events Across Ontario

Riverdale Historical Society: The Don Inmates, Guards, Governors, and Gallows by Lorna Poplak


Tuesday, September 28, 2021: Join Lorna Poplak as she reveals the facts behind the Don Jail’s location and construction, and shares tales about inmates, guards, governors, gangs, officials, and even a pair of star-crossed lovers whose doomed romance unfolded in the shadow of the gallows. Listen to the saga of the Don’s tumultuous descent from...

Riverdale Historical Society (Virtual): Men o’ the North: The Most Talked About Hockey Outfit in the World by Stephen Smith


Tuesday, November 30, 2021: Today’s NHL teams regularly celebrate the service and sacrifices of military men and women. Armored cars invade pre-game ice, players take warm-ups in camo. But the hockey’s top league has never seen anything like the episode that unfolded in Toronto in the turbulent years of the First World War when in...

Riverdale Historical Society (Virtual): Massey Hall by David McPherson


Massey Hall :  Listen to the fascinating story of Canada’s most revered concert hall and the myriad artists who have graced its stage. Known for its intimacy and sense of occasion, a night at Toronto’s Massey Hall is magical for both audiences and performers. For many musicians, playing the hall is the surest sign that they have...