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Icon of the event Battle of Britain - 75th Anniversary Lecture
Fri Oct 09, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Please join us as we welcome Keith Hyde, aviation historian, who will discuss the Battle of Britain as we reflect and commemorate the 75th Anniversary of this event! Keith will present the details of how this battle was fough...

Icon of the event Lillian H. Smith library 20th Anniversary Story Project
Ongoing event running from Mon Jul 20, 2015 - Fri Oct 09, 2015
Lillian H. Smith

You're invited to share your memories and photos of the library and neighbourhood to celebrate our 20th anniversary at 239 College St....

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week 2015: Sephardic Jews in the Balkans
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In 1492, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella expelled the Jews of Spain. Many went to Portugal, North Africa, and Amsterdam, but the majority went East, to the Ottoman Empire, where they were welcomed....

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 The Avro Arrow - Great plane or White elephant?
Mon Nov 30, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Aviation history Keith Hyde, will speak on the history of the Avro Arrow. Still controversial today - Why was the Arrow cancelled? Why did Avro Canada and the Canadian government build the Arrow? What were the specifications ...

Icon of the event How We Changed Toronto: The Inside Story 1968‐1980
Wed Nov 25, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

Hear former mayor of Toronto John Sewell discuss issues raised in his new book How We Changed Toronto. Learn more about various political figures involved in the reform period of 1970s Toronto, & their connection with the his...

Icon of the event We Remember
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Come to Jones to hear a Canadian soldier recount their war time experiences.

Icon of the event Project Animal Farm - An Investigator's True Story
Wed Aug 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Author, Sonia Faruqi will discuss her experiences investigating animal farms around the world. Over the course of living with farmers, hitchhiking with strangers, and risking her life, she developed surprising insights and s...

Icon of the event The Downsview Built De Havilland Mosquito
Wed Sep 23, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Aviation historian Keith Hyde will speak on the Downsview built De Havilland Mosquito. Often called the wooden wonder and probably the world's first multi-role combat aircraft, over one thousand Mosquito's were built at Down...

Icon of the event Newspaper Resources on the Internet
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

This course will show you how to find newspapers and news sources from different countries and places around the on the Internet.