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Icon of the event Polish Book Club
Mon May 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Brentwood

Please come to the Polish book lovers meeting and discuss books written by the Polish writer Marek Krajewski....

Icon of the event Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 years of flight by Elizabeth Gillian Muir
Mon May 29, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Mount Dennis

Join us as Elizabeth Gillian Muir tells the story of how women in Canada first boarded planes, then became pilots, and eventually astronauts - as women broke through the sky blue ceiling in spite of many challenges. It took 1...

Icon of the event Polish Book Club
Mon May 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Please come to the Polish book lovers meeting and discuss books written by the Polish writer Marek Krajewski....

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Mon May 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Locke

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event Meet Sang Kim
Tue May 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join Sang Kim in a discussion about overcoming adversity, and his experience in getting his books published. Sang Kim is an award-winning fiction writer, playwright, serial restaurateur and chef. He has been behind some of t...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Meet the Mesdames of Mayhem
Tue May 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Beaches

They write mysteries because they love 'em. M. H. Callway's first job was at a gold mining company in Northern Ontario. Quite a change from a PhD in chemistry. Intrigue, skulduggery and murder find their way into her acclaime...

Icon of the event Fairly Equal : Lawyering the Feminist Revolution
Tue May 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Linda Silver Dranoff, legal expert and feminist activist, has advanced the cause of equality for Canadian women and contributed to the expansion of women's rights in family law....

Icon of the event Pasha Malla: Fugue States
Tue May 30, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

From the award-winning author of The Withdrawal Method, Pasha Malla's latest novel,...

Icon of the event Calls Across the Pacific- An Author Talk with Zoë S. Roy
Wed May 31, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

"Calls Across the Pacific" tells the story of a Nina Huang. Amid the Chinese Cultural Revolution, she says goodbye to her boyfriend and sneaks across the bay to Hong Kong. Years later, as a journalist in Canada, Nina travels ...