In recognition of Black History Month, click here to read all about the Blackburn family, neighbours of Enoch Turner.
Written by Hilary J. Dawson
Thornton and Lucie Blackburn are buried at the Necropolis Cemetery, Toronto. Alfred and Thornton’s mother Sibby is buried with them. So, too, is Ann Maria Jackson, mother of Toronto’s first black postman. Photo: Karolyn Smardz Frost
Join Coralina R. Lemos for the launch of her first book, “Corktown: The History of a Toronto Neighbourhood and the People Who Made It”. After years of research, Lemos shares her knowledge of the neighbourhood, its people, establishments, and institutions. The book includes the history behind thirty-eight street names, over 90 images, and a deeper look into the areas built history – many explored for the first time. For more information about the book or the author, visit: corktownhistory.com
Doors open at 6:45pm. Presentation begins at 7:30pm.
“Thank you all for helping to put together such an exciting evening, which focused on critical understandings of Canadian education. Everything was so thoughtfully organized, and it was a great turnout with fantastic moderator and audience questions. Many thanks to all!” – Dr. Jane Griffith
January 30th, 2018 – WHY THE ARTS MATTER
Demonstrates the value and dynamism of arts education. Kathleen Gould Lundy, an arts educator, leads a group of teachers who, through dramatic performances, illustrate innovative teaching techniques that inspire and engage students.
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All sessions take place at Enoch Turner Schoolhouse 106 Trinity Street Toronto
Reception 6:30 p.m.
Presentations 7:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m.
The Enoch Turner Schoolhouse is wheelchair accessible. TTC stops at Trinity and King East. On street parking.