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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 The eh List Author Series: Ray Robertson - I Was There the Night He Died
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Taylor Memorial

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 I Found it at the Movies
Thu May 29, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

Join us for the launch of 'I Found it at the Movies', an anthology celebrating the connection between film & poetry....

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 May 27
Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Nicole Lundrigan - The Widow Tree
Thu May 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Taylor Memorial

In the fall of 1953, three teenagers find a clutch of long-lost Roman coins, and they argue over what to do with them. Nevena insists they should be turned to the authorities. János wants to keep them. And Dorján walks the l...

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 Mystery Mayhem
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Join writers from The Crime Writers of Canada at they...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 06
Tue Jun 24
Icon of the event Keep Toronto Reading: Writing About War
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

What's it like to cover war? Join former CBC foreign correspondent Brian Stewart, and Iraqi-Canadian journalist Ayub Nuri as they discuss writing about war with Toronto Star journalist Oakland Ross....

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".