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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 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 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 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 Jim Wigmore: Not Your Granddad's Weed?
Fri Sep 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a discussion with Forensic Toxicologist Jim Wigmore who will discuss the history and prohibition of cannabis and compare it with alcohol. He will also be talking about the various forms of cannabis and their pote...

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 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 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...

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.