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Icon of the event Celebrating Islamic History
Sat Oct 18, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Who was Muhammad? What is his story? Most people have heard of the Prophet who lived in Seventh century Arabia, but they know little about him. In honor of Islamic History month, award-winning author and storyteller Rukhsana ...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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American Hustle (2013) Based on the ABSCAM sting operation in the late 1970s, two con artists are forced to help the FBI ferret out corrupt politicians. Directed by David O. Russell, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley C...

Icon of the event Legacies Gained, Legacies Lost? 40 Years of Preserving Toronto's Built Heritage
Wed Aug 06, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Celebrate Heritage Toronto's 40th anniversary of the Heritage Toronto Awards with Sean Fraser, Ontario Heritage Trust; Cathy Nasmith, President, Toronto Chapter, Architectural Conservancy of Ontario; George Baird,former Dean ...

Icon of the event Treehouse Talks
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 12, 2014 - Fri Dec 12, 2014
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3 PEOPLE x 3 TOPICS = 1,000 IDEAS...

Icon of the event  Memorial Day Workshop - Roses in My Carpets
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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In any war children are always the first victims and people sponsor refugee children but they don't often get a chance to meet them. In 1992 Rukhsana Khan not only met her Afghan refugee foster child she wrote an internationa...

Icon of the event Public Speaking and Oral Skills
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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Rukhsana Khan is a professional public speaker and has presented to audiences in Denmark, Italy, Mexico, Singapore, India, South Africa and all over Canada and the U.S. She?s been on T.V. and radio numerous times and has been...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 11
Tue Nov 18
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Lunchbox (2014) Set in contemporary Mumbai, a woman tries to spice up her marriage by preparing a new dish for her husband's lunchbox. The lunchbox is mistakenly delivered to another man in her husband's office building...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 12, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Nebraska (2013) A man (Bruce Dern) who believes he has won a million dollar prize travels to Nebraska with his reluctant son in order to claim his prize. The film is described by one reviewer as "elegant in its simplicity, ...

Icon of the event Your Life as a Picture Book for Adults
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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You are the hero of your own story! Time to turn your life story into the poetic prose of a picture book narrative! Join award-winning author Rukhsana Khan in this unusual look at memoir writing.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 06
Thu Nov 13
Icon of the event Mark Twain's
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Coming to the Toronto Public Library is Keir Cutler's hit solo show, "Is Shakespeare Dead?" adapted from Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare. Cutler's w...