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Meeting Wed. Feb. 8: SPEAKER Lynda Hill (Theatre Direct)

  • Wednesday, February 08, 2017
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • TPL Northern District Branch, Room 224


DATE: Wed. Feb. 8 at 7:00 pm

SPEAKER & TOPIC: Lynda Hill on Children's Theatre

Since 2001, Lynda Hill has led Theatre Direct Canada as the Artistic and Executive Director. One of the leading theatres for young audiences, performing in schools and theatres throughout Canada and overseas. Theatre Direct's productions utilize traditional and non-traditional approaches and employ multiple disciplines including dance, music, opera, puppetry and design. Lynda’s commitment to access and inclusion has resulted in creative drama and live theatre experiences for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and children with developmental disabilities. Theatre Direct recently launched the Wee Festival of Theatre and Culture for Early Years, Toronto’s first international arts festival dedicated to early childhood. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MEMBERS: Got a new book? Award? Book launch? Get yourself on the agenda to make your announcement at the meetingSend the following information to

  • Your name
  • Book title 
  • Publisher, genre and/or age range 
  • Summary of book and/or launch, award, tour, or other news (suggested length 3 to 5 sentences)
  • Will you make your announcement at the meeting in person? (suggested time 2 to 3 minutes)
  • Put Member Announcement and your name in the email subject line 

DINNER WITH THE SPEAKER: NOTE EARLIER START TIME: Everyone is welcome at dinner with the speaker. RSVP to Cathy Rondina. NEW EARLIER TIME: We meet at 5:00 at The Pickle Barrel (1 block N of Eglinton, W off Yonge, 2nd floor of Yonge-Eglinton Centre). 

LOCATION: We meet in Room 224 (2nd floor) at Toronto Public Library Northern District Branch, 40 Orchard View Blvd. (1 block N of Eglinton, W off Yonge). 

TRANSIT: TPL Northern District Branch is 1 block N of Eglinton station on the Yonge subway line.

PARKING: The closest parking, at a premium price, is the underground parking at the Yonge-Eglinton Centre, which has an entrance on Orchard View Blvd. The closest Green P parking lot is at 75 Holly St. (1 block E of Yonge, S of Eglinton); others are 3 to 5 blocks N of Eglinton off Yonge, on Erskine, Castlefield and Sherwood. 

720 Bathurst St., Suite 412, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

Phone: 1-416-515-1559

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