Community Messages

Saturday, June 15
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Sunday, June 16
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Monday, June 17
07:15 PM

Speakers' Night: Oh Canada! Our Home and Inventive Land!

07:15 PM — 09:00 PM

The Oakville Historical Society's Speakers' Night Series presents:

From the compound steam engine and gasoline of the Industrial Revolution to the lightbulb and the telephone of the Victorian era to the Canadarm and Blackberry of today; we invented them all!!! From a life-long passion for Canadian inventors and technology, Professor Mark Rector will provide an update on his comprehensive tome, chock full of inventors’ stories, firsts, and innovations that happened here in our “Home and Inventive Land.”​

The Oakville Historical Society's Speakers' Nights are open to the public.

Events take place at the Coach House of the Erchless Estate, located at 8 Navy Street (corner of King Street) in historic downtown Oakville.

Parking is limited. Please plan to arrive by no later than 7:15pm.

Location/Venue Name
The Coach House, Erchless Estate

  • 8 Navy Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Saturday, June 22
10:00 AM

Burlington Repair Cafe

10:00 AM — 02:00 PM

Residents are invited to bring small household items and our volunteers fix them on the spot.

Location/Venue Name
Appleby United Church

  • 4407 Spruce Ave, Burlington, L7L 1L9
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Sunday, June 23
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Monday, June 24
09:30 AM

CNIB Mobile Hub in Burlington Monday, June 24, 2024

09:30 AM — 03:30 PM

Meet the CNIB Mobile Hub – a new program delivery model where we visit your community to deliver in-person programming at no cost to you. 

We’d love for you to join us when we visit the Burlington Public Library – Central Branch (2331 New Street, Burlington) on Monday, June 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Drop in to meet CNIB staff and learn more about free programs and resources for people who are blind, Deafblind, or have low vision. Enjoy a day of recreational and social activities, technology workshops, and much more. Experience the latest breakthroughs in assistive tech from CNIB SmartLife and connect with other members of the sight loss community. Our free programs are designed to educate, entertain, and engage community members who are blind, as well as their families, friends, and caregivers.

Walk-ins are welcome. 

For more information, visit cnib.ca/mobilehub or call 1-800-563-2642.

Location/Venue Name
Burlington Public Library, Central Branch

  • 2331 New Street, Burlington, Burlington
Saturday, June 29
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Sunday, June 30
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 05:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Monday, July 1
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 05:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Tuesday, July 2
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Wednesday, July 3
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Thursday, July 4
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Saturday, July 6
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Sunday, July 7
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Tuesday, July 9
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Wednesday, July 10
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1
Thursday, July 11
01:30 PM

Visit the Thomas House

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Built in 1829 as the original home of The Thomas Family, The Thomas House is furnished and presented as a pioneer home of the 1830 - 1840's, with many original family items. The house is operated by the Oakville Historical Society and is open during the summer months when Society volunteers act as guides. A brochure covering the history of the family and the house (with fascinating details of life in the early 1800's) is available for visitors. 

Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30 - 4:00pm late May to end of September. 

Open Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00pm in July and August. 

Open Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday & Labour Day 1:30 - 4:00pm 

Free admission. Donations to support the work of the Oakville Historical Society gratefully accepted.

Location/Venue Name
The Thomas House

  • 144 Front Street, Oakville, L6J 1B1