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Icon of the event Global Shift to the Hard Right?  Tony Burman
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Are the dark clouds of the far right appearing again in Europe? Spurred on by Donald Trump's election victory in the United States, extremist political leaders in Europe are gaining in popularity. And even mainstream partie...

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 City Critters by the Toronto Botanical Gardens
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

City Critters is a dynamic hour-long educational program for children and their families. A Toronto Botanical Gardens presenter will introduce participants to Toronto's misunderstood urban wildlife through storytelling, natur...

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 Murder and Mystery with Mesdames of Mayhem
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Panel Discussion led by a collective of female published authors. Publishing their first anthology, Thirteen, in 2013, it was followed by Thirteen O'Clock in 2015 and Thirteen Claws will be released this coming September. Joi...

Icon of the event Grand Discovery of Gravitational Waves
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us to learn about the grand discovery of gravitational waves, whose existence was first predicted by Albert Einstein a hundred years ago. Learn what gravitational waves are, the journey scientists have taken in order to ...

Icon of the event How to Get Published
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Join award winning Mystery Writer M.H. Callway who will share her experiences getting published. Her thriller "Windigo Fire" was critically acclaimed. She also founded "Mesdames of Mayhem" a collective of established women cr...

Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Discover the exciting world of hobby beekeeping. Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation beekeeper, will share his knowledge of bees and how to establish a beehive in your backyard or balcony. Copies of his book The World Inside...

Icon of the event Canadian Animals Collage Workshop with Geraldo Valerio
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join illustrator Geraldo Valerio as he introduces kids to his colourful collage art style as seen in his book MOOSE, GOOSE, ANIMALS ON THE LOOSE: A CANADIAN WILDLIFE ABC. Then, kids will have a chance to create their own Cana...

Icon of the event She Won't Be Silenced
Sat Jul 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eglinton Square

Author Lisa Freeman recounts her father's murder and the ensuing trials and tribulations she faced after she was informed that the accused had been granted escorted absences and would be eligible to apply for day parole in 20...