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Icon of the event Aging and Creativity: The Later Life and Last Works of Verdi and Strauss
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In "Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen and Britten", Linda and Michael Hutcheon examine the composers' later works and consider their individual responses to the challenges of aging. Can later...

Icon of the event Looking for funding?  Explore Grant Connect
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information from 3,000+ Canadian foundations, 400+ corporations and government pro...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Aga Khan Museum visits Don Mills
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don Mills

Learn about beautiful objects in the Aga Khan Museum Collection and be inspired to create your own art. Ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event French film series
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

French film series

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Royal Ontario Museum visits Cedarbrae
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Pompeii: Hear about the lives of ordinary people in this ancient Roman city which suddenly disappeared under volcanic ash nearly 2000 years ago....

Icon of the event An Afternoon with Peter Silverman: Protecting Yourself as a Consumer
Fri Oct 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Please join Peter Silverman (PhD, O.Ont), broadcast journalist and current host of the Saturday morning radio "The Peter Silverman Show" for a talk on consumer protection. Mr. Silverman previously hosted Silverman Helps (89-0...

Icon of the event The Royal Ontario Museum Presents Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The presentation provides an overview of the dramatic story of this ancient civilization frozen in time. Casts of those lost in the catastrophe are among the exhibition's highlights. The exhibition includes approximately 200 ...

Icon of the event Suzy Lake
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Suzy Lake's retrospective at the Art Gallery of Ontario was one of the highlights of this year. Hear the groundbreaking artist, performer and photographer discuss her career spanning five decades of work....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gibson House visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Evelyn Gregory

Join costumed interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! These hands-on activities are available for everyone to come and play with at the library. Children will also be invited to make a...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Bata Shoe Museum visits Bloor/Gladstone
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...