The Vibrant History of Simcoe County: A Local Black History

Celebrate Black History Month with the Parents Against Racism Simcoe County (PARSC) who are offering a meaningful learning opportunity for all at the Lakeshore Branch of the Innisfil ideaLAB & LIbrary on Saturday, February 17, at 1 p.m.

Did you know that Simcoe County had underground railroad stops? Do you know what the names New “Tecumseth” and “Washago” mean? Learn about the roots of Simcoe County’s Black history and get a new appreciation and understanding of how it has impacted us today. There is also an opportunity to participate in an optional interactive activity (cell phone required).

Registration required, free, open to ages 12 and up. Please visit for more information.