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Icon of the event Life As We Know It
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Filmmaker/visual humourist Cameron Tingley presents his short live-action films and shares his observations of modern society. Step back from the hubbub of daily life to look at it with fresh eyes. Themes include the environm...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THE LADY IN THE VAN (2015)The true story of playwright Alan Bennett?s relationship with Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), whom he has allowed to live in a van in his driveway for fifteen years. PG. 104 min....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Annette St. branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Kids can try their hand at carding and spinning wool themselves. Call 416-393-7692 or visit the branch to register. Auditorium, lower level. Accessible by elevator.

Icon of the event The Gifts of the Nile :  Royal Ontario Museum
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Royal Ontario Museum Outreach Committee presents The Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian civilization began about 5,000 years ago along the shores of the Nile River....

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THE SECOND MOTHER (QUE HORAS ELA VOLTA?) (2015) Thirteen years ago Val had to leave her daughter, Jessica, behind when she went to Sao Paulo to become a nanny. Jessica now wants to come to Sao Paulo to stay with her mother i...

Icon of the event Evening Films @ the Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for some inspiring, uplifting and entertaining films and documentaries. Films are themed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Finance, Careers, Innovation, Imagination and the Human Spirit....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Fri Jul 29
Thu Aug 04
Fri Aug 05
Thu Aug 11
Icon of the event Pattern & Motif Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Join the Silver Maple Art Club for this exciting 7-week, hands-on art workshop. Learn about patterns and motifs and create your own masterpieces. Spaces limited. Call 416-394-1006 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 01
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Mon Aug 22
Icon of the event Midnight Magic
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 10:30 pm - 12:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the release of the eighth story and Harry Potter's birthday! Countdown to midnight with magical activities and live entertainment. Purchase your own copy from Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop or borrow the book while sup...

Icon of the event Twisted Ones: Balloon Show
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humberwood

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show that is packed with games, incredible balloon costumes, magic, cool music and lots of wide smiles. Drop in. No registration required. For more information please call 416-394-5210

Icon of the event Humberwood Walking Club
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Enjoy breathtaking views, meet new people and become more physically active by exploring the fabulous greenspace known as the Humber Arboretum. All walks are weather permitting. For more information and to register, call 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Fri Aug 26