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5:30 pm

Climate Change & Park Funding Event

July 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Memorial Hall, 5110 Yonge Street
North York, ON Canada
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Free

Have you heard of the grants of up to $7,500 that will be available for resident-led climate action projects in the 31 Neighbourhood Improvement Areas*? Park People invites you on Wednesday, July 17th at North York Memorial Community Hall (Burgundy Room) to learn more about Neighbourhood Climate Action Grants (NCAG), the impact of climate change on our communities, and to brainstorm some park climate action ideas to apply for the NCAGS. Tamara Grossutti Project Lead – Outreach & Engagement for the Environment & Energy Division at the City of Toronto will be joining the event to talk about the NCAG. Brianna Aspinall, Park People staff and Carbon Conversations TO funder […]

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6:00 pm

Free ROMWalk: Willowdale & York Cemetery – Farm to City Centre

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street + Google Map

Discover the transformation of the early farms of the 18th and 19th century into the centre of the city of North York prior to the amalgamation of Toronto. No registration required. Event will start and finish at Mel Lastman Square. Additional walks available on August 28 at 6-7:30pm and September 3 at 2-3:30pm.

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7:00 pm

The Art of Leonardo da Vinci and the Creative Forces of Nature

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street
North York, ON Canada
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Free

Leonardo da Vinci's range of scientific investigations and his innovative artworks such as the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, and the recently discovered Salvator Mundi are deeply connected to one another. In this talk, University of Toronto Lecturer Bernice Iarocci considers how Leonardo's scientific and artistic works together express his acute understanding of nature as well as his assertion that human creativity is one of nature’s most powerful forces. Registration is required for this free program. Please call (416) 395-5639.

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