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Icon of the event Listening to Albinoni's Adagio (KTR)
Tue Apr 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Andrea Budgey, musician, writer, and chaplain at the University of Toronto, will talk about music in times of war, and music inflected by ideas about war, with performance by cellist Sonya Nanos....

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Thu Jun 26, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

In celebration of World Pride 2014, please join us as we discuss Jodi Picoult's, Sing You Home. This is the story of a lesbian fighting for the right to use frozen embryos created by her and her ex-husband.

Icon of the event Maria A. Shchuka Adult Book Club
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

February's title:...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 30
Wed May 28
Icon of the event Kennedy/Eglinton Adult Book Club
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Kennedy/Eglinton

Join this small and vibrant group in a monthly discussion of interesting fiction. Ask Marianna for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 24
Thu May 29
Thu Jun 26
Thu Jul 31
Icon of the event LGBTQ Literary Speed Dating (ages: 19-35)
Mon Jun 23, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Join us as we celebrate World Pride 2014 with a special edition of LGBTQ Literary Speed Dating (ages: 19-35). Share your love of books, film, and music with like-minded individuals. Please note that you must pre-register for ...

Icon of the event Mark Battenberg
Wed May 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

As part of the East End Writers' Group May 28 meeting, Toronto poet, guitarist and musical composer Mark Battenberg will be presenting work from his latest poetry collection "The Tower". He will also be performing guitar piec...

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join our book club for boys, where we read a new book every month, meet to discuss it, and do lots of fun activities based on each book (it's not lame... trust me). For boys only, ages 9-12 years old. To register and to pick ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 13
Icon of the event Ladies First Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eglinton Square

Members discuss a book read by the group. Call 416-396-8920 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 12
Mon Jun 09
Icon of the event Bloor/Gladstone Book Club
Thu Apr 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for stimulating conversation about this year's One Book Selection, 'The Cellist of Sarajevo'. New members are always welcome.

Icon of the event Sister Writes - Creative Writing Program for Women
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bloor/Gladstone

Are you a woman who likes to write stories? Or stories about her own life? Want to work with women writers to publish a magazine? Sister Writes, a creative writing program for women, is starting its fall session this Septembe...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 22
Tue Apr 29
Tue May 06
Tue May 13
Tue May 20