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Icon of the event Author Reading: John Kenny
Wed Jul 23, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Searching for the truth is the most dangerous thing firefighter Donny Robertson will ever do. Join John Kenny, a Captain and 25 year Fire Department veteran, as he reads from his novel "The Spark" and discusses the challenges...

Icon of the event CANCELLED--Meet Jaspreet Singh, Author of Helium
Tue May 13, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

CANCELLED-- Our Aplogies for any inconvenience--Told from the perspective of Raj, an Indian-born man living in Ithaca, New York, Helium is a novel that confronts one of the most shocking moments in the history of India: the m...

Icon of the event Air War on the Western Front, 1914-1918 (KTR)
Thu Apr 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Aviation historian Keith Hyde will discuss how aircraft at the start of WW1, were used to observe troop movement and reconnaissance, leading to aerial combat involving French, British, Canadian and later Americans against Ger...

Icon of the event Refuel Your Energies!
Wed May 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Conflict-driven stress will rob you of energy, so come and be re-energized! Author and Mediator Karin Vagiste received the International Award of Excellence for her peace-building strategies; the more room you make for peace ...

Icon of the event Lyme Disease: A Southern Ontario Ticking Time Bomb
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Speaker, journalist and Lyme sufferer Vanessa Farnsworth, author of Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada, will talk about what is known and unknown about Lyme disease in humans and in natu...