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Icon of the event  Memorial Day Workshop - Roses in My Carpets
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

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
Fairview

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 Your Life as a Picture Book for Adults
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

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. Please register at the Inform...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 30
Thu Nov 06
Thu Nov 13
Icon of the event Celebrating Islamic History
Sat Oct 18, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

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 Writing Workshop
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

So you've always wanted to write a book? Whether you're interested in traditional or self-publishing, come to this workshop and learn from professional author Rukhsana Khan who was pulled from the slush pile and is now an awa...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 14
Tue Oct 21
Tue Oct 28
Icon of the event Red Bear - Bear Tells a Story
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Join us in the library for Culture days with Native storyteller Red Bear,telling stories for all ages. Saturday September 27th 2-3. Culture Days @ the Library. Spadina Road Branch, Toronto Public Library.

Icon of the event Movies at the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Spend your Saturday afternoon watching a feature film at the library. Free Tickets distributed 15 minutes before the movie. First-come, first-served. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 20
Sat Oct 18
Sat Nov 08
Icon of the event Great Books: Timothy Findley The Wars
Fri Sep 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fairview

Described as Canada?s ?finest historical novel? Timothy Findley?s The Wars evokes the sheer horror and dehumanization of World War I trench warfare. The novel chronicles the story of a young Canadian officer who rejects ? wi...

Icon of the event East End Storytellers Group
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Open to storytellers of all levels including those just learning to share and tell stories. Story-listeners are also welcome. Share your love of stories and storytelling with others in a supportive environment. All are welcom...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 17
Wed Oct 15
Wed Nov 19
Icon of the event Your Life as a Picture Book for Seniors
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Your life is already a story! Why not distill it to its essence and add pictures? In this workshop you will take a broad look at the joys and struggles you?ve experienced in order to weave a lasting tale you can share with yo...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 04
Thu Sep 11
Thu Sep 18