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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 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 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 Comic Arts Workshop with Jillian Tamaki
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Fairview

In this introduction to the art of drawing comics, illustrator and comic artist, Jillian Tamaki, will show teens some cartooning basics through cartooning games and a takeaway exercise.

Icon of the event Author Visit- Arif Anwar
Wed Nov 21, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us as we host author of 'The Storm', Arif Anwar. Arif was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh, just miles from the Bay of Bengal. He previously worked for BRAC, one of the world?s largest non-governmental organizations, on is...

Icon of the event Graphic Novel Workshop with Chad Solomon
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join Chad Solomon, member of the Henvey Inlet, First Nation and co-author of the Rabbit and Bear Paws graphic novels for an interactive writing workshop. Learn to create a single graphic novel page, from story concept to page...

Icon of the event Ocean Protection with Author Sonia Faruqi
Wed Oct 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

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 ...

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 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 ...