Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event The Colours of Birds with Author Rebecca Higgins
Thu Dec 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Rebecca Higgins is a writer and mental health educator in Toronto. She will be reading from The Colours of Birds, her debut collection of short stories, published by Tightrope Books.

Icon of the event Promises of Home: Stories of Canada's British Home Children
Thu Dec 06, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Rose McCormick Brandon will discuss the stories of Canada's British Home Children, the topic of her latest book, Promises of Home: Stories of Canada's British Home Children.

Icon of the event War and Remembrance with author Jennifer Robson
Thu Nov 01, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Jennifer will be speaking about her novels, all of which take place in both World Wars, set in France and England. We look forward to this timely topic for Remembrance day.

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Oct 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Ron Brown presents: Back Roads of Ontario.

Icon of the event The War Between Mystery Fiction and Literary Fiction
Tue Oct 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Is there murder in literary fiction? Character depth in mystery fiction? ...

Icon of the event Victory Lap Retirement Workshop
Thu Oct 04, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

The rules of retirement have changed - people are living longer and have to finance as many years in retirement as they had in their entire working career. So what will thirty or forty years, or more, in retirement look like ...

Icon of the event Ocean Protection with Author Sonia Faruqi
Thu Sep 27, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Author of the critically acclaimed book Project Animal Farm, Sonia Faruqi will discuss the importance of ocean conservation and the threats faced by the ocean, including coral reef bleaching and water pollution. These themes ...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Richard Fiennes- Clinton presents: Lost Toronto. A look back at demolished architecture of Toronto.