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Burling­ton Sto­ry­tellers’ Guild presents For The Love Of … tales of jus­tice, true love, pa­tience, free­dom, karma and more with Brenda By­ers, Suzanne Burchell, Ma­rina Lloyd, Barb Vol­lick and John Wes­sel­son. A Dif­fer­ent Drum­mer Books, 513 Lo­cust St., Burling­ton, Sun­day, Feb. 19, 2 p.m. Ad­mis­sion $15. Re­serve: 905-639-0925 or diff­

A Dif­fer­ent Drum­mer Books, Burling­ton Pub­lic Li­brary and Harper Collins Canada present an evening with ar­chae­ol­o­gist, lec­turer and au­thor Karolyn Smardz Frost. Frost in­tro­duces “Steal Away Home, One Woman’s Epic Flight to Free­dom — And Her Long Road Back to the South,” Tues­day, Feb. 21, 7 p.m. at Cen­ten­nial Hall, Burling­ton Cen­tral Li­brary, 1333 New St., Burling­ton. Ad­mis­sion is free, but please reg­is­ter at­ten­dance at 905-6390925 or diff­

Robert J. Sawyer, au­thor of “Red Planet Blues” and “Flash­for­ward” will be at the Ark + An­chor Espresso Bar, 300 King St. W., Feb. 21, 7 p.m., dis­cussing his new book, “Quan­tum Night,” which was longlisted this year for Canada Reads. Tick­ets $35, in­cludes signed book and light re­fresh­ments.

Stephen Broomer, a Cana­dian film­maker, scholar and film preser­va­tion­ist, dis­cusses his book “Hamil­ton Baby­lon” and shows a few sam­ples of the McMaster Film Board films he has re­stored. “Hamil­ton Baby­lon” traces the his­tory of the MFB. Wed. Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m. reg­is­tra­tion, 7 p.m. talk, at the David Bra­ley Health Sciences Cen­tre Au­di­to­rium, 100 Main St. W. Reg­is­ter at alumni.mcmaster.caby click­ing on Alumni Events.

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