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Icon of the event Cathy Marie Buchanan discusses The Painted Girls
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

The Painted Girls was inspired by Edgar Degas's famous sculpture Little Dancer Aged Fourteen. Cathy Marie Buchanan will discuss the story behind the sculpture and how she came to write a fictionalised account of the life of ...

Icon of the event Peak Learning. Philosophy.Descartes. Professor Jonathan Salem- Wiseman.Humber.
Mon Apr 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Descartes and the Quest for Certainty...

Icon of the event Author Reading. Roberta Rich discusses The Harem Wife
Thu May 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Roberta Rich discusses The Harem Wife. Amazon talks of it an...

Icon of the event Meet Author:  Jill  MacLean
Thu May 15, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
North York Central Library

Come and Join white pine nominee, author Jill MacLean, as she speaks about her books and being a Children's writer....

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Priscila Uppal - Projection - Encounters...
Tue May 13, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother...

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 The eh List Author Series: Ray Robertson - I Was There the Night He Died
Wed Apr 30, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Sam's dad has Alzheimer's, his mom died of stroke, his wife in a car crash. Samantha's a cutter. Eighteen. Living next door. Weed and loneliness spark an unlikely friendship-yet in this funny, off-color, philosophical novel f...

Icon of the event Branded by the Pink Triangle
Wed May 21, 2014 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Parliament Street

When the Nazis took power in Europe, gay men, like Jews, were imprisoned in concentration camps and marked for extermination. The pink triangle they were forced to wear is now a symbol for gay rights. Author Ken Setterington ...

Icon of the event Canada's Shock Doc? Lewis R Yealland and His Shell-Shocked WWI Patients
Tue Jul 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Professor Dennis Duffy discusses the military career of Dr. Lewis Ralph Yealland, lauded psychiatrist who practiced at the Queen's Square hospital in London during the Great War, where severely disturbed soldiers were sent fo...