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Icon of the event Farms to Record Studios: Explore Eglinton West by Foot
Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

As part of the international event, Jane's Walk, join us at Maria A Shchuka Library for a walking tour of the International Market on Eglinton Avenue West, covering the past, present and future of the neighbourhood. Learn abo...

Icon of the event The Shadow Side of Sunnyside
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

In the lead up to the weekend of Jane's Walks, come hear about the history of Sunnyside, from the heydey of The Palais Royale, the Amusement Park, etc., to the uncertain aftermath of the Gardiner Expressway. How well did the...

Icon of the event Five Things You Don't Know About Terry Fox
Wed May 27, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

You know he is a national hero but what did he add to the national conversation? Jenny Ellison explores how Canadians were inspired by Terry Fox in ways you might not expect....

Icon of the event Jane's Walk: Downsview - the top of the town
Fri May 01, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Downsview

Come and enjoy a fun, fact-filled stroll through the neighbourhood around the Downsview Library. Discover who named the area; the history of the Downsview United Church; why the Moth Gardens Parkette was patterned on Italian ...