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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Rap N' Roll
Mon Feb 22, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dalton Higgins is an international Performing Arts & Music Concert presenter, National Magazine Award-winning journalist, author, boutique PR consultant, blogger and TV/radio broadcaster....

Icon of the event False Nostalgia?
Tue Feb 02, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
York Woods

Journalist, broadcaster, and cultural activist Desmond takes us on a historical walk highlighting the successes, challenges, and progress of Toronto?s black community.

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 Jan 26
Icon of the event Children's Author Talk with Philippa Dowding
Fri Jan 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Annette Street

Philippa combines the top 10 questions she gets asked into one interesting and colourful discussion which answers questions like where do your ideas come from, when did you know you wanted to be a writer, who gets to pick wha...

Icon of the event What's In Your Beauty Products?
Sat Jan 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Well-known cosmetic science writer, Louise Hidinger, explores the basic scientific concepts behind different beauty products and analyze their ingredient lists....

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Thu Jan 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Marilyn Churley, author of Shameless, The Fight for Adoption Disclosure and the Search for My Son. Both a personal and political story, Shameless is a powerful memoir about a mother's struggle with loss, love, secrets, a...

Icon of the event Writing Workshop for Teens
Mon Dec 21, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Karen Krossing writes novels and short stories for kids and teens, including Punch Like a Girl, Bog, Cut the Lights, The Yo-Yo Prophet, Pure, Take the Stairs, The Castle Key, "Profanity," and "Dragon's Breath."...