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Icon of the event Introduction to Dreams
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr. Marina Quattrocchi, author of Dreamwork Uncovered, presents an introductory talk on dreaming. She will explore the purpose of dreaming, how often we dream, the four stages of sleep, tips for remembering dreams, how to kee...

Icon of the event Europe and Islamic Art
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Artifacts from Islamic lands have fascinated and inspired artists, artisans and their patrons in Europe since the times of Harun al‑Rashid and Charlemagne. Join us for an informative lecture with Karin Ruehrdanz-Univers...

Icon of the event Meet Graphic Novelist Craig Thompson and the Space Dumplins
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet Craig Thompson (Blankets, Habibi), author of the new all ages graphic novel "Space Dumplins" (Scholastic Canada, 2015). Craig will also be signing and sketching for fans. Suggested reading age 8-12, fans of all ages are ...

Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Boost Your Willpower, Change Your Life
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Do you know the boundaries of your comfort zone and why they exist? Do you want to break through these boundaries? Curious about how the latest neuroscience and behavioural science research can explain why we do what we do, a...

Icon of the event NEW DATE: Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Tue Jan 19, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The date for this program had been changed from Tuesday, October 27, 2015....

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

Presentation on local historical subjects by the East York Historical Society. Meetings are free and have a guest speaker. All welcome. Call 416-396-3975 for information.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 24
Tue Jan 26
Icon of the event How to Get Published
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Are you interested in publishing a book? Learn about the process from award-winning, traditionally published thriller writer Madeleine Harris-Callway. She will share her personal story and outline triumphs and setbacks she ex...

Icon of the event Special Presentation with Author and Illustrator Barbara Reid!
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:45 am
S. Walter Stewart

Join us for a fun program with celebrated local children's author and illustrator Barbara Reid! We'll be starting with crafts and fun activities, followed by a sing-along and special presentation by Barbara, including a showc...

Icon of the event NEW DATE: Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The date for this program has been changed to Tuesday, January 19, 2016....