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Icon of the event Kamishibai: The Art of Japanese Storytelling
Sat May 31, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downsview

'Kamishibai' which means "paper drama" is a form of storytelling accompanied by a sequence of story cards which are presented in a portable wooden 'theatre'. Originated in Japan in the 12th century, this became a popular meth...

Icon of the event Sushi for the Soul
Sat May 31, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Downsview

Sushi Making For The Soul is Toronto's most popular sushi making class, and weaves together the great art of sushi while raising awareness about the issues of seafood sustainability and food literacy for children. The class i...

Icon of the event Celebrating Italian Heritage Month -
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Downsview

Hybrid identities that result from the merging of multiple cultures are becoming the norm in many contemporary pluralistic societies....

Icon of the event Filipino Fun!
Sat May 31, 2014 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Downsview

Join us for a traditional Filipino performance and the chance to learn or speak Tagalog, one of the most spoken languages of the Philippines....

Icon of the event Dulcimer Musical Performance with Pingxin Xu
Tue May 13, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Agincourt

Pingxin Xu is an internationally acclaimed master of the Yangqin (Chinese hammer dulcimer). Join us for a free breathtaking musical performance suitable for all age groups and cultural backgrounds! Call 416-396-8943 to regist...

Icon of the event Celebrating Italian Heritage Month - Family Time in Italian!
Sat Jun 07, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downsview

Join Happie Testa, co-owner of the multilingual children's bookstore Rainbow Caterpillar, as she reads delightful books to young children in both Italian and English. Happie will also be sharing some insights on how to get ki...

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month: East Asia and the Islands Homelands
Sat May 31, 2014 | 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Downsview

Head to Downsview for an afternoon of celebration of Homelands in East Asia and the Islands....