All events are held on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Newmarket Lions Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Drive. January 18, 2017 – AGM The Annual General Meeting will include a presentation of Annual Report, presentations by the Board, and election of the new Board. February 15, 2017 – Bring and Brag Every member is invited to bring inContinue reading “2017 Events”
Director of Archives Chris Morris has created a programme using various media including film, slides and more, highlighting the 127th Battalion. Join us on Wednesday, October 21st at 7:30 PM, Lions Hall, Community Centre, Riverwalk Commons.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. Stop by the Newmarket Farmer’s Market from 11:30 a.m. – noon and catch an unmissable First World War event!
Bob Holden will speak on the railways that encouraged development and prosperity for the northern half of York County in the latter half of the 19th century and into first quarter of the 20th century. Wednesday. September 16th ,7:30 PM, Lions Hall, Community Centre, Riverwalk Commons.
Visit to Pickering College. About 40 members enjoyed a delightful evening at Pickering College on June 8. Our thanks go to Anna Cook and Kim Bilous who were our guides and hosts, and also Kumail Meghani and Ethel Kay who helped in the planning of the meeting. We started the evening with a brief history of theContinue reading “June Meeting”
Whiskey & Wickedness On Wednesday, May 20th, author Larry Cotton takes us on a trip up Yonge Street from Toronto to Penetanguishine between 1800 and 1875 and the many taverns along the way. Meeting starts at 7:30 PM, Main Floor, Lions Hall, Community Centre, Riverwalk Commons. Open to members and the public. Everyone is welcome.
Richard MacLeod returns to present a new talk on the most interesting characters in Newmarket history. Everyone is welcome on Wednesday, April 15th at 7:30PM-9PM at Riverwalk Commons.
This month is “Bring & Brag”. Come and be astounded by what historical documents and artifacts are cherished by local residents, members and Museum staff at this month’s meeting at Riverwalk Commons. Everyone is welcome on Wednesday, March 18th at 7:30PM-9PM.
Join Bruce Carmody “The Storyteller” http://www.thestoryteller.ca on Wednesday February 18th at 7:30PM – 9PM at Riverwalk Commons . Bruce will speak on The Avril Arrow from the eyes of a young son of one of the engineers for the project as well as the story of a food drop to the starving Dutch people nearContinue reading “February Meeting”
Newmarket Historical Society will hold its 2015 Annual General Meeting at Riverwalk Commons on Wednesday, January 21st at 7:30 pm. A retrospective look at the 40 year history of the Society will take place after the new Executive is elected. Members are invited to attend as well as the general public interested in Newmarket history.