Free Science Events in Toronto for October 2018

September 29, 2018 | Liana

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The Business, Science & 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  October calendar (PDF)  

October's highlights include:

October 4: October AstroTour. University of Toronto - peer at the night sky through the department’s balcony and dome telescopes or watch a planetarium show run live by an  astronomer.

October 11: Freestyle Social - Up In Smoke. Science Everywhere - play with awesome science experiments, discuss important questions, and meet interesting people.

October 16:  Accountable AI Systems - learn about the architecture of intelligent systems,  explore the issues and possible solutions to accountability.

October 24:  Speaker's Night. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) - Join RASC for a monthly professional astronomer speaker's night.

The Toronto Public Library also offers many free science and applied science events you can explore below:

Science & Technology

Health & Wellness

Computer & Library Training

October's highlights include:

October 5: Virtual Reality Experience at Albion Library - immerse yourself in the world of virtual reality. Play interactive games or explore vast experiences.

October 12: VR Fundays at Downsview Library - explore the world of Virtual Reality.

October 13: Stress Relief Through Meditation at Don Mills Library - Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session.

October 23: Intro to Gadgetry with Arduinos (14+) at Taylor Memorial Library - Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller, and how to code with the Arduino development software. 

October 25: Let's Talk Science: Angry Bird at Malvern Library - experiment with the physics of projectiles by playing Angry Birds in real life. 

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