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Live Music Schedule on Sunday September 27, 2015

11:30am Klezconnection on Stage

12:30pm Klezconnection on Stage

1:30pm YIDLIFE PROMO on stage

2:30pm Clinton Street Klezmer on Stage

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Take a walking tour of The Ward, one of Toronto’s first immigrant neighbourhoods. Learn about the challenges faced by these new Canadians — African American, Irish, Italian, Jewish and Chinese — as they struggled to make a life in their new home during the first half of the 20th century. The tour focuses on aspects of housing and social support and includes the sites of former businesses, social service agencies, boarding houses, and religious organizations.

Tour Guides: John Lorinc and Ellen Scheinberg, Editors of the The Ward: The Life and Loss of Toronto’s First Immigrant Neighbourhood (Coach House Books, 2015)

FREE
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED
MEETING PLACE: Nathan Phillips Square

This walking tour is in a partnership with the Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, the Miles Nadal JCC, and Kehilla Residential Programme’s Sukkahville.  Sukkahville is an international design competition that challenges participants to re-imagine the Sukkah. The projects of the Sukkahville finalists are on view September 24-27. Sukkahville’s mandate is to raise awareness around affordable housing.