Five things to do this week: Feb. 11-17

National Post | News

1. HISTORY & CULTURE: Celebrate Black History Month at Toronto Museums by enriching your knowledge of Canada’s role in helping to free slaves, and the lives of the refugees who came to start anew north of the 49th. At Fort York (Feb. 11, 2 p.m.; $8.61), explore the story of William Still, “the father of the Underground Railroad,” with a documentary screening followed by a talk with Rosemary Sadlier, author of a new book on Harriet Tubman. Mackenzie House (Saturdays and Sundays in Feb., noon-5 p.m.; PWYC) features a look at one of the city’s first black communities during the Victorian era, and Mary Ann Shadd Cary’s early black newspaper, The Provincial Freeman. Finally, later in the month, Montgomery’s Inn (Feb. 24, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $20) will host a first-person re-telling of the story of escaped slave Joshua Glover, and his dramatic trip from St. Louis, via Wisconsin, to…

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