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Icon of the event The Beauty & Importance of Bees
Thu Oct 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

There are over 20,000 species of bees in the world and over 800 species in Canada. Most of them are nothing like the domesticated honey bee. Professor Laurence Packer from York University's Faculty of Science will outline the...

Icon of the event Shakespeare And...Astrology
Fri Nov 02, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Since the worldview of Shakespeare's time includes the spheres of the planets, his plays are filled with references to the Sun, Moon, stars, planets, and other celestial phenomena. This talk explores Shakespeare's use of astr...

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 ...