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Icon of the event Caribbean Carnival: Author Nadia Hohn visits Palmerston
Thu May 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

It's Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika's mother moved to Canada to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her mother promised she would send money for a costume, but when the money doesn't ...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Kevin Sylvester
Mon Jul 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Kevin Sylvester will present stories from his award-winning series The Neil Flambe Capers and MINRs, as well as stories from his many non-fiction books. Kevin will also present his patented 5-second cartooning class. Kids won...

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Thu May 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Charlotte Fielden's newest book: WHO WILL REMEMBER? Is a crime novel about a group of seniors who participate in a clinical trial for Alzheimer's in Mexico, and find unexpected challenges, rewards, and fulfillment. Q & A and ...

Icon of the event Meet With Award Winner Author- Michael Redhill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Deer Park

Michael Redhill talks about the inspiration and ideas behind his Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning novel, Bellevue Square, illustrating the talk with selected readings from the novel. Q&A and book signing to followed.

Icon of the event Imagining technology: the genius of J. M. W. Turner's
Thu May 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join Professor Duffy to discuss J. M. W. Turner's ...

Icon of the event Killing and Counting Vampires in I Am Legend: The Mathematics of Dystopia
Mon Jun 04, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

The publication of I am Legend in 1954, Richard Matheson's novella about a vampire apocalypse, was a pivotal moment in the history of vampire stories. It marks the midpoint between the predator Dracula of Bram Stoker's novel ...