The GOOD FOOD & WINE SHOW features wine, spirits, craft beers, and gastronomical goodies from the best of Ontario's culinary community! Your ticket gets you a tasting glass to sample drinks and sampling tokens are available for tasty treats. The GOOD FOOD & WINE SHOW is open attendees 19 years or older on Saturday, April 23rd from 12pm - 10:30pm and Sunday, April 24th from 12pm - 5pm at The International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Entrance 6, Mississauga.
For the month of March Amnesty International Book Club will be reading Sally Armstrong's 'The Nine Lives Of Charlotte Taylor' in recognition of International Women's Day. Guest host for this online book club discussion will be Ann Walmsley. Visit Amnesty Internation Book Club to find out how to become a member of the book club and read the discussion guide. Connect with Amnesty International Book Club on Facebook, Twitter @AmnestyReads, and join the Amnesty International Book Club group on Goodreads.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL BOOK CLUB
September 16, 2015
7:30 PM ET
Sign up for The Purchase Webcast live event on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM ET.
Amnesty International Book Club members will receive email details about future books, related causes and webcast discussions.
Listen to free podcast discussions about past Amnesty International Book Club books.
INANNA PRESS BOOK LAUNCH EVENT
September 30, 2015
23 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto
Join Inanna Press for a special book launch celebration featuring
"Between the Cracks She Fell" by Lisa de Nikolits
"Here Comes the Dreamer" by Carole Giangrande
"First Gear: A Motorcycle Memoir" by Lorrie Jorgensen
"The Homes We Build on Ashes" by Christina Park
This free event will feature readings, book signings, and refreshments.
An Evening of Poetry & Fiction with Tightrope Books & Ronsdale Press
September 2, 2015
Ben McNally Books
366 Bay Street, Toronto
Tightrope Books and Ronsdale Press present, "An Evening of Poetry & Fiction" featuring "Eulogy" by Ken Murray, "A Chronicle of Magpies" by Bruce Meyer, "The Arrow of Time" by Bruce Meyer, "A Token of My Affliction" by Janette Platana, and "The Theory of Light at Midnight" by Elizabeth Ukrainetz. Admission to this event is free.
June 23, 2015
Indigo Books Bay-Bloor
Manulife Centre, 55 Bloor St. W. Toronto
by D.J. McIntosh
With Special Guests
Toronto Star Crime Reporter Peter Edwards
and Internationally Acclaimed Author Robert J. Sawyer
Discussing 'Truth In Fiction' In
Conversation With Author D.J. McIntosh
ELLE Canada VIP Event
June 24th, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
37 Parliament Street, Toronto
ELLE Canada presents the perfect GNO mix of beauty, books and wine featuring a beauty bar by The Ten Spot and Smashbox, wine by Girl's Night Out Wines and special guest, bestselling British author Lindsey Kelk. Guests will receive a gift bag valued over $60, including a copy of Kelk's new book "Always the Bridesmaid" from Harper Collins Canada. Get your ticket soon before the event is sold out!
Author Summit 2015
June 6, 2015
Four Points By Sheraton
6090 Dixie Road, Mississauga, ON
Publisher Production Solutions presents the first
with co-organizer Canadian Small Business Women
Whether you're a self-published author or a writer-to-be, Author Summit 2015 can help you on the path to publishing and promoting your book(s). The Author Summit organizers have lined up industry experts and providers for this full-day event to bring you a unique and inspiring day loaded with opportunities to nurture your dream. Attendees can mingle with other writers and authors, network with industry experts, schmooze with colleagues and get inspired by attending one or even two of Author Summit workshops.
Enter the Bookalicious Author Summit Giveaway for a chance at one free day pass which includes a morning workshop, an afternoon workshop and a catered lunch! All giveaway entries can get a 10% discount on workshop tickets by using the code"Bookalicious".
TD SUMMER READING CLUB AT THE TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY
June 26 - September 7th, 2015
Toronto Public Library Locations
Sign your children up for free to join the
Kids in the club can participate in group activities, get reading recommendations, a book log book, stickers and more!
May 2015 Events
Susanna Kearsley and Genevieve Graham
May 13th, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Wooden Sticks Golf Club
40 Elgin Park Drive, Uxbridge, ON
Historical fiction authors Susanna Kearsley and Genevieve Graham will be in Uxbridge, ON on their #TimelessTour stop to share their new novels "A Desperate Fortune" and "Tides of Honour". To be part of this one of a kind wine and cheese event with host Angie Abdou get your tickets from Blue Heron Books.
April 2015 Events
Lori Lansens and Sara Gruen
In Conversation With Global TV's Liza Fromer
April 21st, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library, Appel Salon
789 Yonge Street, Toronto
Free author event with registration
To register sign up using the Toronto Public Library's Eventbrite form.
April 28th, 2015
Royal Ontario Museum
Peter F. Bronfman Hall
Join author Deborah Cramer and ROM researchers Mark Peck, David Rudkin, and Oliver Haddrath for a moderated discussion with Dave Ireland about the world release of Deborah's new book "The Narrow Edge" and an exploration on the impact the smallest creatures can have on the natural world.
This event includes a book sale & signing and a post-event reception.
Purchase your tickets by visiting the ROM online.
Indigo Chapters Event
In Person: Gretchen Rubin
April 8th, 2015
Indigo Bay & Bloor, Toronto, ON
Join Gretchen Rubin, author of New York Times bestsellers The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, as she signs copies of her new book, Better Than Before: Mastering The Habits Of Our Everyday Lives. This is a free book signing and first come, first served.
Space is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Gretchen will personalize copies with First Name ONLY.
NO memorabilia or additional items will be permitted. Book signing only.
NO video recording will be permitted. Candid photography will be permitted with assistance from the staff.
Special gift with proof of purchase from a Chapters, Indigo or Coles location of Better Than Before for the first 100 people on the day of the event.
See the Gretchen Rubin event invite on Facebook for more details.
March 2015 Events
Royal Ontario Museum
January 31-April 26, 2015
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art
January 31-April 21, 2015
One of Canada’s most provocative authors, artists and cultural thinkers questions what our future holds with a collection of engaging and insightful art pieces on display at the Royal Ontario Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art.
The exhibition runs from January 31-April 26, 2015 at the ROM and from January 31-April 21 at MOCCA. Find out more details and get tickets from rom.on.ca
March 13th, 2015
Liveact Theatre in Whitby
LIVEact.ca Theatre presents
world renowned Canadian songwriting talent
Marc Jordan in concert and conversation!
Marc Jordan has written songs for Cher, Bette Midler, Natalie Cole, Diana Ross, Josh Groban, Jeff Healey and Joe Cocker, just to name a few, plus he's currently working on new material for Rod Stewart! Can you imagine the stories Marc could tell? Well, now you can hear these stories for yourself in a special concert event!
Get your tickets for this interactive and entertaining event highlighting Marc's illustrious career as the creative genius behind many of the songs we all know and love!
Doors open at 5:30 pm. Buffet dinner served at 6:00 pm. Marc Jordan takes the stage at 7:45 pm.
Visit the LIVEact.ca website to order your tickets and find out more details on the dinner and a show deal or call the Liveact Theatre office: 905-668-2229 or toll free: 877-426-5697
Read about Marc Jordan's challenges dealing with dyslexia.
Follow @LiveActCa on Twitter
Like LIVEact.ca on Facebook
Subscribe to LIVEact.ca on YouTube
March 10th, 2015
Fox and Fiddle on the Danforth
Centennial College public relations students are hosting an evening event to #CelebrateImagination in support of the Literature For Life program!
Click here to get more event info and enjoy a great fundraising event with a live reading, raffle prizes, trivia scavenger hunt, themed food and drink, mingling and much more! Donations will go toward reading programs for young mothers to help them build literacy skills.
Read about Literature For Life's Women With Words Reading Circles Program and find out how sharing stories can encourage and empower young mothers and their children.
Follow @Literature4Life on Twitter
Like Literature For Life on Facebook
Subscribe to Literature For Life on YouTube
February 2015 Events
Author Andrew Pyper, Jenn and I just before we owned him at a game of Scrabble with the word "rooftops"!
The Book Lover's Ball and After Dark Party
February 5th, 2015
Toronto Reference Library
The Toronto Public Library celebrates reading, readers and authors with their 10th Book Lover's Ball fundraiser and you can win a pair of tickets to their first ever After Dark Party!
Check out the winner Jenn Annis' wonderful write-up recap of her evening partying at the After Dark Party!
Like Toronto Public Library on Facebook
Subscribe to Toronto Public Library on YouTube
December 2014 Events
December 18, 2014
The Basement Revue
In support of Amnesty International's No More Stolen Sisters, Penguin Random House Canada releases a brave new anthology, Kwe: Standing With Our Sisters, edited by Joseph Boyden.
All proceeds from the sale of Kwe will be donated to Amnesty International. The anthology is available for pre-order now in digital format for $2.99 wherever ebooks are sold.
Kwe is available in limited print edition at the Basement Revue at the Opera House located at 735 Queen Street East in Toronto on Thursday, December 18, 2014. Check out the Basement Revue Facebook Event for more details.
A limited number of print editions will be available from Amnesty International's Book Club in the coming year.