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Icon of the event The Aftermath of Loss: A Guidebook for Widows
Fri Oct 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What next after a spouse/partner passes away? Join the authors of "The Aftermath of Loss: A Guidebook for Widows," Sharon Lennox and Deborah Marsh, both widowed, as they offer practical information to those who have suffered ...

Icon of the event Qur'an and Women: Islamic Feminist Perspectives
Tue Oct 03, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Speaker delivering talk to celebrate Islamic History Month - "Nevin Reda received her PhD from the University of Toronto, where she also completed a Masters in Biblical Hebrew Language and Literature. Her main area of resea...

Icon of the event Talk Shop: The Writer's Life
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Sharpen your writing skills with Giller nominee Craig Davidson, and hear his perspective on the writer's life with its heady highs and unexpected lows. Drop-in. For teens ages 13-19....

Icon of the event What's Your Story North York
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us as we gather to honour the stories of the voices of North York hosted by poet, composer and percussionist Benjamin Hackman. Participants will enjoy readings from the winners of the What?s Your Story, North York writin...

Icon of the event Author Terry Fallis
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Terry is a two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, winning in 2008 for his debut novel 'The Best Laid Plans' and in 2015 for 'No Relation.' His latest novel, 'One Brother Shy,' tells a story about a ...

Icon of the event A Perfect Arrangement
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Canadian Karina Kaushal travelled to India with the intention of making an arranged marriage. This led to deep introspection and self -realizations about her own identity and her ideal life partner. It also inspired her to ...

Icon of the event Deadly Dames Panel Discussion
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Wychwood

Enjoy the lively discussion between mystery writers Melodie Campbell, Alison Bruce, Catherine Astolfo ,Janet Bolin, & Joan O'Callaghan as they talk about their writing .For mystery lovers.

Icon of the event Finding Your Fit! Make Fitness a Lifelong Habit
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Highland Creek

Author, fitness trainer, Globe and Mail fitness columnist Kathleen Trotter talks about her latest book, Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer's Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit....

Icon of the event Meet Debut Author: Tehmana Khan
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Bayview

Author, Tehmana Khan, presents an informal discussion of her new book of stories. These deeply moving stories depict the lives of Pakistanis - both privileged and poor....

Icon of the event Finding Your Fit! Make Fitness a Lifelong Habit
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Author, fitness trainer, Globe and Mail fitness columnist Kathleen Trotter talks about her latest book, Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer's Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit....