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Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

The "Bacchae" was the last play of Euripides to be produced before the fall of Athens in 404 B.C. There would be no more great Greek tragedies. In a larger historical context: it has been suggested that the rending and con...

Icon of the event Across Canada by Story
Thu May 26, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Richview

Canada is a country rich in stories, and few take as much joy as Douglas Gibson in discovering them. In "Across Canada by Story" (http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDM3340936&R=3340936), Gibson brings togethe...

Icon of the event The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 with Philippa  Sheppard
Thu May 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Leading Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro has crafted a compelling account of the exciting events of 1606 in England. The year of the Gunpowder Plot and a terrible plague outbreak was also the year that London's foremost play...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting
Tue Apr 26, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Kelly Wilkinson presents: History of Canadian Broadcasting.

Icon of the event Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada
Thu Mar 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Drawing on their new book Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada, Ratna Omidvar and Dana Wagner explore the stories of refugees from around the world who made Canada their home, with a focus on the vulnerabilities an...

Icon of the event Journalists in War Zones with Dr. Anthony Feinstein
Tue Mar 29, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deer Park

Dr. Anthony Feinstein will discuss how journalists cope psychologically with the dangers they confront in war zones. What motivates them to do such dangerous work? How do the challenges faced by journalists in Iran, Kenya an...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 29
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting with speaker
Tue Mar 22, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Nancy MacLeod presents: Victorian Medical Show.

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Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Annette Street

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Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting with speaker
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. Jason Ramsay-Brown presents: Toronto's Urban Ravines and Urban Forests: Their Natural Heritage and Local History.