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Icon of the event World Pride: Ken Setterington
Tue Jun 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bendale

Come celebrate World Pride with award winning author Ken Setterington. Author of recently published Branded by the Pink Triangle, Ken will discuss events in LGBTQ history, and share how learning from the past can help safegu...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting John McKenty presents ?Canada Cycle & Motor: The CCM Story".

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 Children and Young Adult  Author Visit - Don Aker
Tue May 13, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bendale

Bestselling children and young adult author Don Aker is internationally known for hard hitting stories that address social issues such as youth crime, although his recent work includes a mystery thriller set in Nova Scotia. ...

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...

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 Author Talk: The Wolves of St. Peter's
Thu Jun 05, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dufferin/St.Clair

Gina Buonaguro & Janice Kirk discuss their historical mystery, The Wolves of St. Peter's -- a suspenseful, intoxicating mystery of art, young love and betrayal, set amid the glory and corruption of Renaissance Rome. Drop-in.