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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 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 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 Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a stimulating introduction to new and interesting books with light refreshments and conversation, uncover hidden treasures at your local library!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 28
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 Comic Arts Workshop with Kean Soo
Fri Oct 12, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join award-winning cartoonist Kean Soo (Jellaby, March Grand Prix) as he shares his process of writing stories, creating characters, and drawing for comics and graphic novels. Kean will be teaching basic writing and drawing t...

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 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 Getting the Education You Want for Your Special Needs Child
Fri Sep 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This workshop will assist parents and caregivers in sorting out school issues pertaining to the programs and services for children with special needs. Presented by Dr. Norm Forman, a school parents advocate consultant and a r...

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. ...