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Community Event – Pine Ridge Cemetery 175 th Annual Memorial Day Celebration @ Pine Ridge Cemetery
Aug 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Community Event - Pine Ridge Cemetery 175 th Annual Memorial Day Celebration @ Pine Ridge Cemetery

This event is hosted by Pine Ridge Cemetery not NYHS.

This year’s speaker Kelly Caldwell will be speaking about Cumberland the Clydesdale.

Don’t forget to bring your own lawn chair. Cool water and cake will be provided. 

In case of bad weather, we will meet at:

House of Faith Tabernacle Church 7056 Islington Ave, Vaughan, ON

located just 2 minutes north on Islington Ave.  Parking is available on the east side of Islington Ave, across from the church.

Link to Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/4sUDC

Hogg’s Hollow Walking Tour
Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Tour Information

This Heritage Toronto tour runs rain or shine and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and consider bringing sunscreen and water to make your tour as enjoyable as possible.

This tour uses individual audio headsets. All registered participants will be provided with an individual headset that will allow you to hear the live tour guide throughout the tour.

This tour was developed and will be led by community partner, the North York Historical Society.

Cost and Registration

This tour is provided for $8.00/person. The total cost is $9.85 (includes a $1.85 transaction fee). Please note that space is limited on our tours. You may not be able to join a tour group if you have not registered ahead of time through our website (see below).

Donations Encouraged

If you share our passion for accessible and inclusive heritage programming, we invite you to make a donation while on the tour to help fund one of our next walks. Tour volunteers are equipped to accept both cash and contactless donations, and gifts of $20+ will receive a charitable tax receipt.

Tour Distance and Accessibility

This tour is approximately 2 kilometers in distance and takes place predominantly on paved city sidewalks and streets. There are some unpaved portions of the route that take place in city parks. NOTE: The tour route includes a steep hill which may not be accessible to participants with limited mobility.

If you have any questions prior to the tour, please contact us at info@heritagetoronto.org

Taste of North York Sept 8 – 10 @ MEL LASTMAN SQUARE
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Taste of North York Sept 8 - 10 @ MEL LASTMAN SQUARE

The North York Historical Society is proud to take part in a Taste of North York on September 9th.

The goal of the event is to meet neighbours and celebrate all North York has to offer! 

The Meet & Eat located at the Reflection Pond at Mel Lastman Square includes: 

  • A patio to enjoy food and meet neighbours all weekend long! Let’s pack it at 2pm, 6pm and 9pm! 

  • A Community Fair of 20 local charities, non-profits, clubs and elected officials on September 9th from 12-9pm

Visit Taste of North York for more information.