Historian – Raconteur – Torontonian.
Spend an evening with Mike Filey as he looks back at the events, the culture, and the people that have shaped St. John’s over the past 200 years.
Mike Filey is a popular historian who has spent years researching, writing about, and speaking on the history of his hometown, Toronto. He has written more than two dozen books, including The TTC Story, the First 75 Years; I Remember Sunnyside; A Toronto Portrait; and Toronto, Then and Now. He has been a regular contributor for over 30 years to the Toronto Sun with his column, The Way We Were; many of these columns have been collected and published in a series of books, Toronto Sketches, The Way We Were (volumes 1 to 12). Mike is known not just for his knowledge of Toronto’s past, but for bringing that knowledge to life in an lively and engaging way.
On the evening of April 21 at 6:30, we welcome Mike to St. John’s, where he will speak about Toronto’s past, about the events and the society that has shaped SJYM, and about the role that SJYM has played. The evening begins with light refreshments. This event is open to all – you’re invited, and invited to bring a friend, to what promises to be an informative and entertaining evening.
SJYM’s Place in the Story of Toronto
Thursday, April 21
St. John’s York Mills
19 Don Ridge Drive
Speaker Series • St. John’s York Mills • 200th Anniversary