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Icon of the event Arts Film Series  Monday Afternoons  2pm
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Mon Mar 06, 2017
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Featuring films from a variety of multicultural perspectives on the theme of familial relationships....

Icon of the event Vintage Films & Swing
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

FREE event for retro pop-culture fans of vintage Hollywood movies and swing-era tunes, who yearn for a nostalgia-stewed experience to make your senses hum.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Icon of the event Albrect Durer with Professor Dawn Cunningham
Tue Jan 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Deer Park

Born in Nuremberg in 1471, Albrecht Dürer's innovative drawings, paintings, and prints led to his acclaim on both sides of the Alps. In his art, he sought knowledge and beauty by combining Northern artists' love of detail w...

Icon of the event Gaming Lounge
3:30 pm - 5:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

On Wednesdays, youth take over the glass room. Join us for video games, and other board games....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Adult Beginner Ukulele Jam
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

New to the ukulele? Interested in jamming with other newbies?...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 22
Icon of the event Youth Hub
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us every weekday from 3:30-7 when the Teen Room on the 2nd floor becomes the YOUTH HUB....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Thu Jan 26
Fri Jan 27
Mon Jan 30
Tue Jan 31
Icon of the event Basic Music Theory for Everyone
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Curious to learn how to read music, learn what "major" and "minor" keys mean, learn what a chord is and more? Drop by and learn the basics that are helpful for playing any instrument....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 22
Icon of the event Culture Shock Dance Workshop
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Culture Shock Canada through Hip Hop dance and leadership programs provides a positive outlet in which youth from at-risk communities can develop self-confidence and build life skills. The programs also aim to create opportun...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Icon of the event Robin Hood and the Dragon
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Highland Creek

Join Applefun Puppetry for puppet show fun. Oh no, the Sheriff has stolen the money! The best way to get it back? A dancing contest of course! Afterwards everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home.

Icon of the event Afterschool Games
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Teens and Children can drop-in to enjoy some afterschool fun with games such as Jenga, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Snakes and Ladders, and more!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22