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Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come and discover the many direct benefits of pleasure beekeeping, and the innovative solutions that open it now to general public. Anatole Yarmosh, PhD, author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" book series and 4th g...

Icon of the event Inorganic Market - Drop off your electronic waste!
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Keep hazardous electronic waste out of landfills! Bring your TVs, computers, phones, and other unused electronics for safe disposal....

Icon of the event Plant Superheroes of the Boreal Forest
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Ever wonder how plants of the boreal forest survive temperatures below -40°C? The boreal forest is Canada?s largest vegetation zone, covering 55 percent of the country?s landmass?but for how much longer? Find answers to these...

Icon of the event Genome Editing: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Researchers from the Department of Immunology at the University of Toronto will discuss CRISPR, the revoluntionary tool scientists can use to "cut and paste" our genes. Topics include how this type of gene editing works, its ...

Icon of the event The Science Behind SIU Investigations
Wed Apr 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

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Icon of the event Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Wed Apr 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Did you know one of the greatest threats to all pollinators is the loss of habitat? Learn how you can play a role in creating pollinator habitat in your community. Get tips on making your garden more attractive to butterflies...

Icon of the event Toronto's Astronomical Heritage
Wed Apr 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In this profusely-illustrated, non-technical presentation, you will discover how Toronto became a "centre of the universe" for astronomical research, education, and outreach, in parallel with the growth of our city and countr...

Icon of the event Bricks Challenge! with Young Engineers
Thu Apr 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you up to the challenge? The Young Engineers Bricks Challenge is offering a FREE workshop that uses Lego to study STEM concepts. At this workshop, learn about the lever principle ? fulcrums, force arms, load arms, and tor...

Icon of the event Inorganic Market - Drop off your electronic waste!
Sat Apr 21, 2018 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Keep hazardous electronic waste out of landfills! Bring your TVs, computers, phones, and other unused electronics for safe disposal....

Icon of the event Grow Native Ontario Plants for the Bees!
Sat Apr 21, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Jones

Help stop the decline of honeybees and other bee species by growing a pollinator-friendly garden with plants native to Ontario!...