The Beach and East Toronto Historical Society



EVENTS


The Society presents regular programs on subjects of local, historical interest. They are free of charge and open to the public.

Upcoming events:

Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018

Historian And Volunteer With The
Malvern Red & Black Society

David Fuller

The First Armistice Day and the end of
the Great War
November 11, 1918

View poster for details



Past events (2018/2017)

    Oct. 23, 2018
    Sept. 1 and 15, 2018
    June, July, Aug., 2018
    Tuesday June 19, 2018
    Tuesday May 15, 2018
    Saturday, Apr 21, 2018
Lane Naming and Dedication
in Honour of Gene Domagala

    Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
    Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018
    Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
    Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017
    Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
    Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
    May 13 & 27, 2017
Saturday, May 13, at 1pm
Gene will lead a tour along Gerrard Street starting at Grant African Methodist Episcopal Church, 2029 Gerrard St. E at Golfview and ending at the India Bazaar on Gerrard Street.
Saturday, May 27, will feature a tour of the historic St. Johns Cemetery, Woodbine and Kingston Road. (Two separate start times 11am and 2pm.)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Author
Mike Filey
Toronto-Then and Now
At the Beaches Library
7 - 8:15 pm
View poster
Tuesday, April 11 2017
Historian and Volunteer with the
Malvern Red & Black Society
David Fuller
100th Anniversary of the Battle for Vimy Ridge
Experiences and Stories of local Heroes

At the Beaches Library - 7 - 8:15 pm
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Tuesday, March 21 2017
Historian and Author
Sandra Joyce
Remembering the Forgotten
The Story of the British Home Children

Beaches Library - 7 - 8:15 pm
View poster

Past events (2016)

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Historian and Author
Joanne Doucette
The "Streetcar Suburbs" of Beach Hill
The Extension of the Gerrard Street East Streetcar Lines
and Development of the Historic Beach Hill Neighbourhood

View poster

Tuesday, November 15 2016
Historian and Volunteer with the
Malvern Red & Black Society
David Fuller
Researching your Military Ancestor
Uncovering the stories of local Military Heroes

At the Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
View poster
Tuesday, Oct 4 2016
Historian and Author
Barbara Myrvold
Architecture in the
Beach and East Toronto

Beaches Library
View info
January 21 2016
Jean Cochrane: Dentonia Farm, the Massey Family and City Dairy
The story of the Massey owned Dentonia Dairy Farm which was located at Victoria Park and Danforth Avenue
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E

Past events (2015)

David Fuller: Volunteering for the Great War
Malvern Men Enlist to Defend an Empire 1915
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday November 10 2015 7-8:15 pm

Dena Doreszenko: Meet the Ashbridges
The People, History and the Archaeology
of the Ashbridge Estate

Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday October 6 2015 7-8:15 pm

Kew Williams House Plaque Unveiling
Plaque Presentation and Walking Tour
Saturday Sept. 12 1-3:30 pm
30 Lee Avenue, Kew Gardens

June 23, 2015
Kew Williams House Plaque Unveiling
Beach Walk and Plaque Unveiling Saturday September 12 1-3:30pm
1pm - Kew Williams House,
Heritage Toronto Plaque Presentation,
30 Lee Avenue, Kew Gardens
1:30pm - Beach Walk,
led by historian Barbara Myrvold
Gardeners Cottage Kew Gardens c.1912
photo of gardeners house
Kew Williams House 1905
Walking Tour with Gene Domagala
Queen Street west from Lee Avenue to Lockwood Road
Saturday June 20 2015 1-3pm
Meet at the Beaches Branch Library 1pm
Richard Hazzard: A History of Riverdale Collegiate 1907-2007
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday May 19 2015 7-8:15pm
Guylaine Petrin: The Story of Mary Mink
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday March 10 2015 7-8:15pm

Joanne Doucette: The History of Ashbridges Bay
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday April 14 2015 7-8:15pm

Past events (2014)

Gene Domagalas Toronto
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday December 2 7-8:15pm

David Van Dyke The Beach: Then and Now
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday October 28 7-8:15pm

Mike Filey
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday June 24 7-8:15pm

Carol Radford-Grant
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday May 27 7-8:15pm
Jean Cochrane: 100 Years Ago in the Beach
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday March 25 7-8:15pm
Carole Stimmell Saving Historic Buildings: A Tale with Three Endings
Beaches Library 2161 Queen St. E
Tuesday February 26 7-8:15pm