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Icon of the event Travel Talk - South Africa
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Join us for a free travel talk on South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana. Learn about deltas, deserts and Victoria Falls. This region of Africa is the wildlife and nature seekers paradise. Talk presented by an Adventure Travel C...

Icon of the event The Pun-ger Games
Fri Sep 26, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In everyday life, puns are intentionally or accidentally used in jokes and witty remarks. In literature, puns have been used by famous writers in their literary works....

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures. Two Shakespeare Marriages:The Taming of the Shrew & Macbeth
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Deer Park

Join Alexander Leggatt Professor Emeritus,English, University College, U of T as he analyses two Shakespearean marriages. The Taming of the Shrew shows marriages being negotiated,in ways that are both conventional and unco...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures . Mozart in Love with Rick Phillips
Thu Oct 23, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Although we often associate the word 'love' with happiness and joy, there are many aspects to real human love - from joy to jealousy, to longing,confusion and heartache. The genius of Mozart is clearly exhibited by how he sho...

Icon of the event The Munich Art Trove with German Consul General Walter Stechel
Tue Oct 21, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

In 2010, 1400 art works were discovered in the apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich. These works by well known artists like Picasso, Kokoschka, Klee, Munch, Chagall were considered " degenerate" by the Nazis and were loo...

Icon of the event FYI Kids
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Following our 2014 theme ?I CAN DO ANYTHING?, FYI KIDS will sing and dance to uplifting and empowering songs, from yesterday and today. FYI KIDS builds self-esteem, confidence and stage presence through music, sports and cult...

Icon of the event Beaches Read 2014
Tue Sep 30, 2014 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Kingston Road Village Concert Series, in conjunction with Toronto Public Library, presents Beaches Reads 2014. Read a great book, An Equal Music by Vikram Seth, and take part in a lively book discussion led by TSO musician Ti...

Icon of the event New Music 101: Toy Piano Composers and the Bicycle Opera Project
Mon Sep 08, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Explore contemporary opera and the everyday as these two exciting groups combine to share some of the best in DIY Opera in Toronto.

Icon of the event Elections 101:  A Municipal Election Primer
Mon Sep 15, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Get involved in the municipal election and exercise your vote. This session provides an overview of the election process including: how, when and where to vote; the accessibility plan; and a discussion of employment opportu...

Icon of the event Great  Art:  Rembrandt and the Life of Christ
Fri Sep 12, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Regarded as the greatest artist of Holland's "Golden Age", Rembrandt van Rijn is also one of the greatest storytellers in the history of art. Art historian, Anne Thackray discusses his use of The Bible as the source of ins...