Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 25
Tue Nov 27
Icon of the event Mélanie Grondin: An Italian master in Canada
Tue Oct 16, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In churches across Canada and New England you can see masterful stained-glass windows and frescoes by Italian artist Guido Nincheri, yet his work is not well known. Mélanie Grondin presents the story of this artist, who moved...

Icon of the event The Five Biggest Investment Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

If you want to learn how to become a successful investor, find someone who already is a successful investor and model their behavior. Why try to reinvent the wheel? A part of this process is avoiding the five most common mist...

Icon of the event Arctic Pollution
Tue Oct 02, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Frying pans to polar bears: Using ice cores as a time capsule to understand pollutant transport.

Icon of the event Jeff Szpirglas: Countdown to Adventure!
Sat Nov 10, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Jeff Szpirglas, author of Canadian Survival, will be making a perilous stop to talk about how to create an action-packed choose-your-own adventure, and get audience members to help generate one of their own. ...

Icon of the event Hockey Fight in Canada with Author David Shoalts
Fri Oct 05, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Veteran sportswriter, David Shoalts covers the story of how CBC lost ...

Icon of the event Meet Author Helaine Becker
Fri Oct 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 moon landing. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo 13 returned safely home? Meet the author of Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Save...

Icon of the event Cashflow Cookbook: How to Free Up Cash and Build Wealth
Tue Dec 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Icon of the event Polyamorous: A Reading and Conversation with Author Jenny Yuen
Fri Dec 07, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Polyamorous looks at how people across Canada are giving themselves a choice to love another way, how these relationships are defined in the modern world, and why many are fighting for the legal right to love who -- and how m...

Icon of the event Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 years of flight
Fri Oct 19, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

It took 100 years from the time the first woman flew in a plane until the first woman entered the International Space Station. Discover how Canadian women broke through the sky blue ceiling as author and historian Elizabeth M...