Free Science Events in Toronto for August 2014

July 26, 2014 | Jeannette

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FlowerThe Science and Technology Department of North York Central Library compiles a monthly calendar of free science and applied science events in Toronto. Applied science includes health, gardening, pets and food; all subjects found in the department's collection. Here is the August calendar (PDF).

August’s highlights include:

  • August 7: Testing Einstein’s Remarkable Theory, Dr. Aaron Zimmerman will discuss two famous predictions of General Relatively: the bending of starlight by the Sun, and gravitational waves. Enjoy a planetarium show after the lecture.
  • August 16: Wheels on the Danforth, this event hosts Toronto’s only on-the-street judged car show. Featuring an assortment of classics, exotics, tuners, muscle cars, hot rods and motorcycles.
  • August 24: Wild Blueberry Festival, cook, taste and celebrate blueberries with chef demos, a wild blueberry pie bake-off and workshops for the whole family.


The Toronto Public Library also offers many free science and applied science events:

August’s highlights include:

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