Calendar

Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Peterborough Public Library
Come join us on Wednesday afternoon in the Reference Department at the Peterborough Public Library. Bring your research and your questions and we will try to help you.
Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Peterborough Public Library
Come join us on Wednesday afternoon in the Reference Department at the Peterborough Public Library. Bring your research and your questions and we will try to help you.
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Presenter: Janice Lovelace The Underground Railroad brought tens of thousands of formerly enslaved men and women to eastern Canada in the 19th century. Do you have ancestors that might have been involved in the Underground[…]
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Huron County Museum
Deb McAuslan – “When New York was New Netherlands” – a look at 17th century Dutch settlement of New York before English occupation: the culture, the politics, and the people
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm City of Toronto Archives
THE 2019 TORONTO HISTORY LECTURE Kicking the Cultural Traces: James McCarroll in Pre-Confederation Toronto Speaker: Michael Peterman The lecture is free, but registration is required. Click here for more information and to reserve your space[…]
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm City of Toronto Archives
THE 2019 TORONTO HISTORY LECTURE Kicking the Cultural Traces: James McCarroll in Pre-Confederation Toronto Speaker: Michael Peterman The lecture is free, but registration is required. Click here for more information and to reserve your space[…]
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
I didn’t know that! Wow! Change is everywhere and no more so than in exploring your ancestry. Now that so much is online, what can you find out without scrutinizing reels of microfilm or travelling[…]
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm Fergus Wellington Sports Plex
The Fergus Scottish Festival & Highland Games is an annual three-day event that celebrates local Scottish heritage and features world-renowned talent and entertainment in the beautiful town of Fergus, Ontario. Please join us for our[…]
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Following the workshop in June, Jason Porteous will again help you to use Genome Mate Pro (GMP). You need not have prior knowledge of the program. Jason will get you through uploading your match info[…]
Aug 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Thorold Public Library
This event is a free opportunity to connect with your ancestors and ask any questions about Family History. Great opportunity to meet others with the same passion as you. This event is in partnership with[…]
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm City of Ottawa Archives, Room 115
 
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nepean Centrepointe 101 Centrepointe Room 1B
Share your story about why you do Genealogy; why Family History is important to you; what is your experience of “coming over” to Canada! Genealogy & Local History enthusiasts are invited to join in an[…]
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm HUron County Museum
“The Canada Company” – learn how and where to access records regarding the people who were enticed to the New World by this company which existed for 100 years and was instrumental in settling much[…]
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Presenter: Eva Kujawa In my presentation I will cover a historical overview of Eastern Europe, and how it morphed through divisions and border changes, from wars and battles into the countries that we have in[…]
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm City of Ottawa Archives Room 226
  We are a group of enthusiastic users of The Master Genealogist, the genealogy software product “that does it all”. We meet at the Ottawa City Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, to discuss various issues, give[…]
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
Sir Robert Barrie, Guest Speaker: Janice Laking and Bill Sargeant
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm Mary JL Black Library
Welcome back from summer. Come join us, share your successes and ask questions. All are welcome!
Sep 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm City of Ottawa Archives Room 115
  Welcome to Genealogy: Back To Basics! Genealogy B2B is a short lecture on a genealogical topic, followed by a Q & A session with Ottawa Branch members. If you are new to family history[…]
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm City of Ottawa Archives Room 115
  Title: Quebec Notarial Records – An Underused Resource Speaker: Gloria Tubman & Brian Glenn The talk will discuss what the notarial records are, some examples of different records one can find – land sales,[…]
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm City of Ottawa Archives, Room 115
 
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm City of Ottawa Archives, Room 226
 
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Lansing United Church
THE SPANISH FLU, TORONTO’S – CANADA’S FORGOTTEN PANDEMIC Speaker: Mike Clare The story of the Spanish Flu epidemic in Canada and Toronto is a forgotten one. Why? It has been called the most documented epidemic[…]
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Lansing United Church
THE SPANISH FLU, TORONTO’S – CANADA’S FORGOTTEN PANDEMIC Speaker: Mike Clare The story of the Spanish Flu epidemic in Canada and Toronto is a forgotten one. Why? It has been called the most documented epidemic[…]
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Toronto Reference Library, Learning Centre 1
TUESDAY, September 24 Co-sponsored with the Humanities and Social Sciences Department at the Toronto Reference Library The Toronto Reference Library contains many excellent genealogy resources. This hands-on class will demonstrate how to use the Toronto[…]
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Toronto Reference Library, Learning Centre 1
TUESDAY, September 24 Co-sponsored with the Humanities and Social Sciences Department at the Toronto Reference Library The Toronto Reference Library contains many excellent genealogy resources. This hands-on class will demonstrate how to use the Toronto[…]
Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm McNabb Community Centre, Craft Room
 
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Archives of Ontario
Hands-On Criminal Justice Records of 19th Century Ontario Family historians are always seeking records that will help us tell the story of our ancestors’ lives. We want more than just names, dates and places. But[…]
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Archives of Ontario
Hands-On Criminal Justice Records of 19th Century Ontario Family historians are always seeking records that will help us tell the story of our ancestors’ lives. We want more than just names, dates and places. But[…]