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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 The Fruitful City: the enduring power of the urban food forest
Wed Sep 12, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

Toronto professor and author of The Fruitful City, Helena Moncrieff will share local food initiatives and our relationship with food through the fruit trees that dot city streets and yards. Her book also covers horticultural ...

Icon of the event Graphic Artist Eric Kim
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Join us for a workshop on creating comic books with Eric Kim, a Korean-Canadian illustrator and comic book creator. He has also worked as an animator, providing storyboarding, concept work and animation services. ...

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

Gordon Stein presents from his "Cashflow Cookbook" (featured in Globe and Mail and Toronto Star) easy financial "recipes" that anyone can use to reduce their spending with minimal sacrifice, and then lock in those savings to ...

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 Hockey Night in Canada and how Rogers' $5.2-billion, twelve-year deal with the NHL to give Hockey Night in Canada didn't work out as planned. ...

Icon of the event Helen Humphreys: Machine Without Horses
Mon Sep 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Celebated Ontario author Helen Humphreys, presents her new novel, Machine Without Horses, where the narrator explores the writerly process of fictionalizing the real-life story of Megan Boyd, who spent her life crafting fly f...

Icon of the event Hockey Fight in Canada with Author David Shoalts
Thu Oct 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Veteran sportswriter, David Shoalts covers the story of how CBC lost Hockey Night in Canada and how Rogers? $5.2-billion, twelve-year deal with the NHL to give Hockey Night in Canada didn't work out as planned. ...

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 Meet Authors Harriet Alida Lye and Ele Pawelski
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Join us for an author reading featuring two local debut novelists.

Icon of the event Howard Ackler: Splitsville
Thu Nov 01, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Toronto writer Howard Ackler presents his new novel, Splitsville, about how Toronto said no to the Spadina Expressway in the 1970s. Ackler weaves together a love affair with a tale of citizens fighting for their community and...