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Icon of the event Walking the Camino de Santigo
Wed Jan 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

A journey of 800 km on foot, the Camino experience is both mystical and physical, ancient and modern, solitary and social. It's also a UNESCO Heritage route through Spain that dates back more than a thousand years. This illus...

Icon of the event Food Junkies: The Truth about Food Addiction
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Do you struggle with your food or eating?...

Icon of the event 12,000 Canaries Can't be Wrong
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr John Molot has practiced for over 30 years, specializing in environmental medicine. In his book,

Icon of the event Dalton McGuinty (NEW DATE: Tues. Jan. 26)
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

*Please note that the December 2nd event has been moved to Tues. Jan. 26. Tickets will still be available starting Nov 4.*...

Icon of the event Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen and Britten.
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

Join Linda Hutcheon, U of T, Comparative Literature and her husband Michael Hutcheon, doctor and author as they discuss their new book Four Last Songs detailing the creative obstacles faced by artists as they age. They look...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting P.C. Richard Baker presents: The History of the Toronto Police Service Marine Unit.

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

Presentation on local historical subjects by the East York Historical Society. Meetings are free and have a guest speaker. All welcome. Call 416-396-3975 for information.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 24
Tue Jan 26
Icon of the event Significant Western Architects. Mies van der Rohe with Marta O'Brien
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Join Marta O'Brien, lecturer at U of T and Ryerson with degrees in Architecture and Environmental Studies as she explores the legacy of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture. His "skin...

Icon of the event Ian Brown
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

From the author of the award-winning The Boy in the Moon comes a wickedly honest and brutally funny account of the year in which bestselling author Ian Brown truly realized that the man in the mirror was actually…sixty. Book ...

Icon of the event Richard Crouse
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List presents author Richard Crouse discussing his new biography, Elvis is King: Costello's My Aim is True. Crouse delves into the story of the creation of the groundbreaking album, focusing on Costello's musical upbri...