OCTOBER EVENT SCHEDULE
Our second-floor event space is a very important part of our ambition to create a powerful and popular “Third Place” in our community.
Consistent with our River Bookshop our values are to educate, inspire, engage and entertain.
All October events are offered at no charge.
October 1st 6:30 pm SPORTS SERIES. Toronto Star sports writers Paul Hunter and Mary Ormsby will talk about the behind the scenes sports’ tales about the pros and cons and everyone in between. Live presentation with live audience.
October 7th 7:00 pm RACIAL JUSTICE SERIES. Tiffany Gooch, Black activist “The Time for Climbing is Over, the Walls Must Come Down”. Virtual presentation with live and virtual audiences.
October 8th 7:00 pm NATURE SERIES. Phil Roberts “The Raptors are Coming”. Talk about hawks. Phil will be bringing live hawks to show. Live presentation with live audience.
October 20th 7:00 pm SPORTS SERIES Sean Fitzgerald author “Before the Lights Go Out” talks about the future of hockey in Canada. Virtual presentation with live and virtual audiences.
October 24th 1:00 pm Talented 9-year-old artist Max talks about his work and does a painting demonstration. His art will be for sale. His painting of Jane Jacobs is on display in our shop. Open to families with children. Live presentation with live audience.
October 28th 7:00 pm CLIMATE CRISIS SERIES President of the Ontario Green Party and MPP Mike Schreiner will talk about the issues facing Ontario and the world due to the climate crisis. Virtual presentation with live and virtual audiences.
River Bookshop will be open at 6:30 before the evening events so that you can see the titles that we have curated on the various topics.
Call: (226) 901-8311
Given Covid and the need to social distance, occupancy will be limited to 30. Our event space has a sophisticated AV system that allows our live audiences to interact with the virtual speaker.