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Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

In depicting Moses Sweetland and his labours to resist the government-sponsored relocation of his community from the tiny island off the coast of Newfoundland with which he shares his name, Crummey investigates not only the s...

Icon of the event True Family Wealth with Author Chris Clarke
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

True Family Wealth is an inspiring and practical guide for parents who have achieved financial success, or are on their way to doing so, but now face the concern that their children may not live up to their potential....

Icon of the event Drew Hayden Taylor: Take Us to Your Chief
Mon Mar 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Drew Hayden Taylor on his new book,...

Icon of the event TORONTO?S OLD CITY HALL: A PRIVATE TOUR
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Forest Hill

Our much-loved third City Hall has been restored over the past 20 years. Architectural historian Marta O?Brien received rarely-granted permission to photograph the amazing...

Icon of the event The World Inside & Around a Beehive
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Anatole Yarmosh, author and fourth generation hobby beekeeper, shares his knowledge of bees. He will supply you with instructions to build your own small-scale hive. Come discover the many direct benefits of home beekeeping ...

Icon of the event From Delivering Data to Catalysing Change: Understanding Ontario's Trans Communi
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Presenters from Trans PULSE and Rainbow Health Ontario will describe key findings of the largest study to date of trans persons in Ontario. They will also discuss how these findings have helped re-shape education and policy w...

Icon of the event Fun with Physics: A Cartoon Look at the Nature of Reality
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

What would happen to you if you fell into a black hole? Why is Dark Matter so mysterious? These are some questions that will be explored with a visual showcase of cartoons and comics. A presentation by Rina Piccolo....

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Wed May 10, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

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

Legal expert and feminist activist Linda Silver Dranoff was a key player in the uphill challenge to equalize the position of Canadian women under the law. Through memoir and social history she brings to life specific examples...

Icon of the event Meet the Authors of 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women
Wed Mar 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Dr. Jean Augustine, Dauna Jones-Simmonds, and Dr. Denise Green, the authors of 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women. In honouring International Women?s Day, they will be sharing their own personal stories to success, as...