Repair Café Toronto
The repair café aims to change the culture of disposability by showing you how to fix all kinds of things and keep them in working order. Knowledgeable fixers are on hand to repair your broken electronics, computers, clothes, jewellery, etc. As well as passing on the knowledge to you.... [Read More]
 
Career Skills Incubator - Mentoring the un(der)employed increases productivity and well-being
Career Skills Incubator is a non-profit that empowers the un(der)employed to develop skills for their dream careers. We do this with workshops, meetups, volunteer positions tailored to peoples' resumes, and a mentorship program. The mentorship program is unique, people are matched up by skills moreso than industry. Mentors help mentees set goals, and cheer them along to provide direction and motivation which is often lacking when un(der)employed. Learn more on our website! www.car... [Read More]
 
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Stewardship Events
The TRCA runs a stewardship events on a wide range of topics. From Monarch butterflies, to planting native plant gardens, to family fishing days the TRCA is offering a diversity of social events to help connect you to our land. [Read More]
 
Treehouse Talks — The Treehouse Group
The tree house talks is a series of lecture style events consisting, with each event consisting of talks from three presenters. Topics are wide ranging, eclectic and meant to generate 1,000's of ideas. Edited video summaries of the talks can also be viewed through their vimeo channel, but the sound will be better if you can get away from the keyboad and take in the full expression of the ideas in the flesh.... [Read More]
 
Kodak Lectures | presented by the School of Image Arts and the Ryerson Image Centre
Photographers, film makers and new media artists discuss their work. They've been doing it since the mid 70's. If you can't catch the live events, they post videos online. [Read More]
 
Free'scool | Where Free is Cool & School is Free
Free sharing of community knowledge while attempting to circumvent, if not outright oppose, the pitfalls of institutional education. At the moment they are offering a course in subjects  such as creative cooking, economics, tango, art and more. You can also offer to teach a course. You can get involved in the project in a variety of other ways too. [Read More]
 
UofT Astronomy lecture and telescope viewing
On the first Thursday of most months, the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto runs free lectures followed by a visit to their telescopes and planetarium. The event begins at 8pm in the winter and 9pm in the summer. [Read More]
 
Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design Lecture Series
The school of architexture runs a couple of different lecture series( bulthaup Lectures,  Daniels Faculty Public Lectures and  Midday Talks). Sometimes the lectures are screen or made available online: [Read More]
 
Mycological Society of Toronto
This is the group to join for those in Toronto with a interest in mushrooms. They run monthly informative lectures in the off season at the Toronto Botanical Gardens and schedule group forays (mushroom picks) outside of the city when the mushrooms are growing. With many enthusiastic members happy to share their knowledge, joining their club is an excellent way to learn to identify mushrooms. [Read More]
 
Intergalactic Travel Authority and Story Planet
A delightful new store front just opened in Bloordale. At first glance it looks like another coffee shop with a whimsical spirit. That whimsical spirit actually hints at the shops true purpose of promoting a love for creative writting. All profits from the store front go to support Story Planet which runs free arts and literacy workshops for kids in schools, community centres and now behind the portal doors at the Intergalactic Travel Authority. Stop by, enjoy... [Read More]