June 20, 2019

Upcoming Events

2019 Monthly Meetings

The Richmond Hill Historical Society meets on the third Monday of each month (except July and August) at 7:30 pm in Wallace Hall at the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, 10066 Yonge Street in Richmond Hill. All are welcome to attend. Bring a friend or two! Guest Fee $5.00. Yearly memberships are available at $40.00 for Family and $25.00 for Individuals.

Light refreshments are served following the meeting.

For further information about meetings or programs, please call Andrea Kulesh at 905-884-2789

Check out the great events and speakers lined up…

NEXT MEETING

Monday, June 17, 2019 – 6:30 pm

Strawberry Social (Members Only)

Join us for our Annual Strawberry Social where we all enjoy the much anticipated Ontario grown strawberries-topped with some delicious ice cream, a seasonal dessert that everyone waits for. The third annual Bert Hunt Heritage Award will be awarded to this year’s recipient(s) who will join us for the presentation.

2019

January 21, 2019
Annual General Meeting and Bring and Brag

February 18, 2019
The History of Surnames – Where Did They Originate?
Speaker: Tim Nau

March 18, 2019
200 Years at St. John’s York Mills: The Oldest Church in Toronto
Speaker: Scott Kennedy, Author

April 15, 2019
Double Threat, Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II
Speaker: Ellin Bessner, Author/Journalist

May 20, 2019
Industries of the Mill Pond
Speaker: Cheryl Butler, Past President, Richmond Hill Historical Society

June 17, 2019 – 7:30 pm
Strawberry Social
MEMBERS ONLY EVENT
Join us for our Annual Strawberry Social where we all enjoy the much anticipated Ontario grown strawberries-topped with some delicious ice cream, a seasonal dessert that everyone waits for. The third annual Bert Hunt Heritage Award will be awarded to this year’s recipient(s) who will join us for the presentation.

September 16, 2019 – 7:30 pm
To be announced
Speaker: Suzanne Smoke

October 21, 2019 – 7:30 pm
A Concise History of the Richmond Hill Cenotaph
Speaker: Peter Wilson, Local History Librarian, Richmond Hill Public Library

November 18, 2019 – 7:30 pm
The Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi Germany
Speaker: Ted Barris, author and journalist

Noted author and journalist Ted Barris returns to the Richmond Hill Historical Society for a third time to talk about his latest book The Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi Germany. Ted is an engaging and entertaining speaker who is always a favourite with our group.
Please note that there will be a $10 admission fee for this event for all attendees.

December 16, 2019 – 7:30 pm
Holiday Social