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Annual Founder's Dinner 2016

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A Vintage Christmas at the Schoolhouse

Annual Founder's Dinner 2016

December 2, 2016


Join us as we celebrate the spirit of the holidays and the opening of the Schoolhouse in 1849 for the poor children of Corktown.

Highlights include a traditional Christmas dinner, seasonal reading, and soprano Susan Ryman will perform seasonal songs and lead us in carol singing.

We will be honouring our 2016 Heritage Champion, Jill Donovan Taylor, Architect.

Our emcee for the evening is award-winning investigative and consumer reporter for Global News Toronto, Sean O'Shea.


This event is a fundraiser for the Enoch Turner Schoolhouse Foundation. Tax receipts will be issued for the maximum allowable amount.

Wheelchair and TTC accessible.




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The Enoch Turner Schoolhouse Foundation

Enoch Turner Schoolhouse

Welcome to the website of the Foundation whose mission it is to foster the memory of the oldest free school in Toronto and the man who was responsible for its existence, Enoch Turner.

Our mission is also to help the Ontario Heritage Trust to preserve the Schoolhouse in its original condition, so that it will continue to inspire thousands of visitors every year.