Upcoming Events

Toronto Letter Writing Society

Letter Writing Social, Sunday, August 11, 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Toronto’s First Post Office (260 Adelaide St. East), free admission – please drop in!

A free, monthly drop-in for letter-writers, bullet journallers, and all those who would like DEDICATED WRITING TIME in good company!

Hosted by the Toronto Letter Writers Society. The Toronto Letter Writers Society meets the second Sunday of every month at Toronto’s First Post Office. All are welcome to attend and it’s free! Bring your own supplies or use ours.

Summer Walking Tour Series

Summer Walking Tours, dates and times below, FREE, all tours begin and end at Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide St. East.

This summer, join us for a series of walking tours as we explore the Town of York, and the issues that faced the early city of Toronto in the 1830s.

June 23, 11:30-1pm
On the Edge of the City: Toronto in 1833

July 21, 11:30-1pm
The Battle of York, 1813: Terror in the Town

August 18, 11:30-1pm
Death, Violence, and Justice in the Queen City

Join us for one or all of these free tours. No RSVP is required.

Tours start and end at Toronto’s First Post Office. Tours run rain or shine, and may cover rough ground, so please dress accordingly. All ages are welcome. Dogs and bicycles are welcome as we walk, though portions of some tours may include indoor areas where they are restricted.

PLEASE NOTE: All walking tours are by donation, with all proceeds benefiting the Town of York Historical Society. Thank you in advance for your support! 

Unless otherwise noted:
Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for all workshops and ticketed events. There are no refunds within forty-eight hours of events. Please note that not all events are suited for children.

Bonus: on the day of workshops at Toronto’s First Post Office, participants will get 10% off all regularly-priced merchandise in our gift shop.

Toronto's First Post Office

260 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 1N1

M–F: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sat: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sun: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Phone: (416) 865-1833
Email: info@tos1stpo.com

Help the Town of York Historical Society

Through its work the Society informs contemporary residents and visitors about the origins and early life of Toronto.