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Icon of the event Suzy Lake
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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 Memoir Now!  The Importance of Writing the Boomer Memoir
Fri Sep 25, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Writer musician John Timmins discusses the premise and craft of memoir writing. What is a memoir? Why should we write them? What constitutes a "good memoir"? John has written 2 private memoirs and is currently at work on ...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gardiner Museum visits Maria A. Shchuka
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Did you know that clay is actually a type of soil? It is unique as you can make plates, cups and saucers with it. Join our talented ceramic artists and learn how to make your very own animal out of clay!...

Icon of the event Celebrating 125 Years of William Morris's News from Nowhere
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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William Whitla of York University illustrates the origins and challenges of Morris's famous pastoral utopia that had such an impact on late Victorian culture, craftmanship, and the environment. Jointly sponsored by the Toront...

Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating: Fall Edition
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist!...

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
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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 Tea and Movie
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cliffcrest

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch "The Second Best Exotic Merigold Hotel". Stars: Judi Dench & Maggie Smith... Rated PG, 122 minutes.

Icon of the event WWI: The Songs of the War Mothers  (ATRIUM)
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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A weaving together of the experience of Canadian, French and German women whose sons fought in the Great War. Produced by RH Thomson, with dramatic readings and original choral music composed by the NAC Orchestra....

Icon of the event New Music 101: What's in a Fable?
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Presented by Musica Reflecta, Blythwood Winds and narrator Alex Eddington perform several pieces by local composers. Explore the dramatic and humorous side of timeless fables!...

Icon of the event Lillian H. Smith's Birthday Party!
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

You're invited to a birthday party!...