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Icon of the event Surviving the Holocaust
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

As part of Holocaust Education Week, Holocaust survivor Magda Hilf will speak about her personal experiences surviving forced slave labour and concentration camps, including the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. Drop in....

Icon of the event Cathy Thorne (Everyday People cartoons) book launch: Unenlightenment
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Come celebrate the launch of Cathy Thorne's new book: Unenlightenment:A Guide to Higher Consciousness for Everyday People, and hear her talk about her cartoons, her life as a freelance cartoonist, and her never-ending quest f...

Icon of the event The Nitty Gritty of Comics with Megan Kearney
Thu Nov 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us for a special visit with Megan Kearney as part of our Focus on Youth series! Meet award-winning cartoonist and writer Megan Kearney (Secret Loves of Geek Girls, Disney Princess) and dive into the nitty-gritty of comic...

Icon of the event A Perfect Arrangement
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Canadian Karina Kaushal travelled to India with the intention of making an arranged marriage. This led to deep introspection and self -realizations about her own identity and her ideal life partner. It also inspired her to ...

Icon of the event Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi
Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Historian Thomas Weber discusses his latest book, Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi, which explores how Hitler transformed himself from a feckless and socially awkward young man from a provincial backwater to the Nazi par...