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Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Elspeth Cameron - Aunt Winnie
Tue May 13, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Runnymede

Winnie, Elspeth Cameron?s aunt, lived in Rosedale with her family in the 1910s. Over the course of her life, she saw the city change from an English and Scottish bastion with horse-drawn buggies, to a multicultural city whe...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Kathy Page - Paradise and Elsewhere
Tue May 27, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Barbara Frum

In these mythical, magical stories Kathy Page parts company with traditional wisdom to blaze a new trail through the wild, lush, half-fantastic and half-real terrain of origin stories. Page is the author of seven previous nov...

Icon of the event Solo Travel: 6 Things You Absolutely Must Know
Wed May 07, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Don?t leave home without listening to seasoned world traveler and writer Janice Waugh.

Icon of the event Sexual Diversity and the Sochi Olympics: No More Rainbows
Wed May 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Helen Lenskyj's latest book focuses on Russia's 2013 anti-gay...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Priscila Uppal - Projection - Encounters...
Wed May 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Barbara Frum

Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother...

Icon of the event Canadian Cinema since the 1980s: At the Heart of the World
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Come and hear how an American became enthralled with our films and what they show of our Canadian identity....

Icon of the event Celebrating Italian Heritage Month - Family Time in Italian!
Sat Jun 07, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downsview

Join Happie Testa, co-owner of the multilingual children's bookstore Rainbow Caterpillar, as she reads delightful books to young children in both Italian and English. Happie will also be sharing some insights on how to get ki...

Icon of the event An evening in the Nepal Himalaya
Mon Jun 23, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Barbara Frum

If you've ever dreamed of visiting the Himalaya, now is your chance to see what it's all about. Chris Beall will fascinate you with this presentation about the Annapurna Region of central Nepal. This is the most popular trekk...

Icon of the event Eurovision: Europe's Favourite TV Show
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Parkdale

It's been around since 1956. It gave us ABBA, and launched Céline Dion's international career. It's one of the most watched annual television events in the world. And yet, most North Americans know next to nothing about the E...

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...