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Icon of the event Mystery Author Talk: Angela Misri
Thu Oct 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wychwood

Toronto's own Angela Misri writes mystery fiction including a series of Sherlockian pastiche called the Portia Adams Adventures. Her wonderful new detective inherits 221 Baker Street in 1930 and travels to London to solve the...

Icon of the event Night Madness: A Rear Gunner's Story of Love, Courage and Hope in WW II
Thu Sep 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eglinton Square

Based on interviews, painstaking archival research and a long distance love affair captured in daily correspondence, the author, Richard Pyves, weaves together this true story of his father Ron, into a touching love story and...

Icon of the event An Evening with Peter Kavanagh:
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Diagnosed with paralytic polio as an infant, Peter Kavanagh, whose long career with CBC television and radio programs includes "The Journal," "Morningside," "The Sunday Edition" and "Ideas," will recount life lessons and triu...

Icon of the event The Legendary Hawker Hurricane Fighter
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Keith Hyde, aviation historian, will present the history of this famous fighter that was designed in the late 1930's, when biplanes still equipped many RAF squadrons. We'll look at the Hawker's design, engine, production and ...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Renate Krakauer
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wychwood

The new novel " Only by Blood" by Renate Krakauer is a gripping story that begins during the chaos of World War II in Poland , and ends years later in Canada with a voyage back to Poland to solve a family mystery.Come and lis...