Richmond Hill Historical Society

Preserving and sharing the history of Richmond Hill, Ontario since 1973

Meetings & Events

A photograph depicting a view of Yonge Street looking north from just south of Lorne Ave. (ca. 1910)

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, February 17, 2020 – 7:30 pm

Milk Bag Project: Saving the Environment and Empowering the People
Speaker: Sharon Gusz, MILKBAGSunlimited

Please join us as we welcome Sharon Gusz from MILKBAGSunlimited who will share the story of this amazing and important initiative that not only help people in need, but also helps the environment. Sharon is a volunteer with the organization.

It was launched by Angela Kesthely in Toronto, Ontario following the devastating Haitian Earthquake of 2010. While saving the planet from discarded, non-recyclable milk bags, the team headed by Angela realized that by giving people the tools and the coaching, income opportunities could be created, the organization provides valuable.

2020

January 20, 2020
Annual General Meeting and Bring and Brag

February 17, 2020
Milk Bag Project: Saving the Environment and Empowering the People
Speaker:
Sharon Gusz, MILKBAGSunlimited

March 16, 2020
The Fear and Fascination with the Automobile
Speaker:
Alexander Gates, Canadian Automotive Museum

April 20, 2020
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum and the Mantle Site

Speaker: Krista Rauchenstein, Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum

May 18, 2020 – 7:30 pm
TBA
Speaker:
TBA

June 18, 2020 – 7:30 pm
Strawberry Social

September 21, 2020 – 7:30 pm
The Duke of Richmond
Speaker: Gary Toffoli, Canadian Royal Trust

October 19, 2020 – 7:30 pm
Heraldry
Speaker: Jason Burgoin, Royal Heraldry Society, Toronto Branch

November 16, 2020 – 7:30 pm
TBA
Speaker: TBA

December 14, 2020 – 6:30 pm* (Note the earlier start time)
Holiday Dinner Party
MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

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