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Free Events

Throughout the year, we provide opportunities for you to engage and get involved with Programs for 50+ and Community Engagement for free.

Our free events include thought-provoking presentations and lectures, performances, volunteer programs, and more.

Learn and grow with us by exploring all the free events we have to offer.

Fall 2019 Events

 

Science Literacy Week: Public Talks*

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Heaslip House, CED 303, 297 Victoria Street, Toronto

This event is free with registration.
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*Offered by SciXchange at Ryerson University, seating for this event is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

 

Digital Media Workshop: Programming/Coding

Friday, September 20, 2019
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Student Learning Centre, SLC 508, 341 Yonge Street, Toronto

Learn the basics of programming in a fun and interactive workshop led by Kieran Ramnarine. Together we will learn how to program a computer using Scratch, a puzzle block-based programming software, to make an awesome game that you can play!

This event is free with registration.
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The Yorkville Sound

Sunday, October 27, 2019
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Library Building, LIB 072, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto

Join us to explore the development of the Yorkville Village music scene in the 1960s, through performances by Toronto-based musician Mike Daley. Mike will perform songs written by Ian & Sylvia, Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, and others.

This event is free with registration.
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Fall Idea Exchange: What’s Next Beyond Retirement?

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Presentation and discussion
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Networking
Heaslip House, 7th floor, 297 Victoria Street, Toronto

What happens when we get older and transition to a new life phase? How do we construct a successful “3rd act” that includes work, giving back, and continuous learning? How do we decide on direction? Come share your thoughts and help us test a new idea for finding meaningful connections and fulfilling the activities of a purposeful life.

This event is free with registration.
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Digital Media Workshop: 3-D Printing

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Room LIB 387 (Entrance is located on the 3rd floor of the Student Learning Centre, 341 Yonge Street, Toronto)

Back by popular demand, this workshop is an exciting journey into 3-D printing technology with Ryerson Library’s Digital Media Experience Lab. Join us to create something unique for yourself, family or friends!

This event is free with registration.
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