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]
Cinema Studies Student Union - Free Friday Films
UofT's film society runs seminars and screenings. Their free Friday film series runs most Fridays of the year at 7pm, features old and recent classics and is open to the public. Get there early to get a seat. [Read More]
University of Toronto Philosophy Department Events
The UofT philosophy department frequently hosts a variety of events including: Centre for Ethics Talks Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy talks Centre for Ethics Reading Group Unfortunately most of these events take place during the day.... [Read More]
1001 Friday Nights of Storytelling
Every Friday from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m people gather to share stories from far and wide. Folk tales, personal accounts, ballads, poems, history are all welcome. The main stipulation is that it comes from memory and is not read off a page. You are welcome to come and simply listen too. The event has been taking place since the late 70's and some of the participants bring a great deal of storytelling experience to the event, but budding tellers will find the group very welcoming. They... [Read More]
UofT B.E.E.S
With a little guidance from some experienced beekeepers and a large property which allows them to stay official despite Ontario's ultra-prohibitive bee act, a group of students took up organic beekeeping at University of Toronto's down town campus in 2010. One of the features that sets them apart from other groups keeping honeybees in the city is their open door policy. They are still welcoming members of the general public to come visit their hives on top of trinity college, ... [Read More]