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Icon of the event Grand Discovery of Gravitational Waves
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us to learn about the grand discovery of gravitational waves, whose existence was first predicted by Albert Einstein a hundred years ago. Learn what gravitational waves are, the journey scientists have taken in order to ...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Mon May 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Locke

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event Small Homes: The Right Size with Author Lloyd Kahn
Sat May 27, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Whereas the typical American home is now 2500 sq. ft., and the typical "tiny home" is 200-300 sq. ft., the homes in Lloyd Kahn's latest book Small Homes: The Right Size are in the 400-1200 sq. ft. range....