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Icon of the event A Defining Moment for Gay and Lesbian Activism: Toronto in the 1970s
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

As Toronto welcomes the world to our Pride celebrations this June, join us as Tom Hooper and Mathieu Brule, historians from York University, explore the human rights activism by gay and lesbian liberationists in Toronto durin...

Icon of the event Chinese and Japanese Export Porcelain: Looking at a Long Tradition
Wed May 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Since the late Middle Ages, Chinese porcelain has fascinated Europeans. By the 1600s, significant quantities of porcelain were being imported from China and Japan, when politics made production there difficult. This trade has...

Icon of the event Architecture for the Internet of Things
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

More than ever before, the line between the digital and real worlds is increasingly blurred. Computers and communication devices have functioned as a separate layer within our lives but they are increasingly becoming integrat...

Icon of the event Summer Jazz Trio
Wed Jul 23, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy this lively concert presented by University of Toronto, Faculty of Music: Landen Vieira - saxophone; Hannah Barstow - piano; and Connor Walsh - bass. Please call 416 395 5639 to register for this FREE program.

Icon of the event Summer Storytelling Evening
Thu Jul 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Imagine an hour of stories on a warm summer evening in the heart of the Gerrard India Bazaar... join us on Thursday July 24th at 7 p.m. All ages are welcome.

Icon of the event Play Reading Group
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Yorkville

Everyone takes a part and reads along. For information, call 416-393-7660.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 08
Tue Jul 15
Tue Jul 22
Tue Jul 29
Tue Aug 05
Icon of the event Canadian Opera Company Talk: Don Quichotte
Tue May 06, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Wayne Gooding, editor of Opera Canada magazine, balances opera history and guided listening with images and production insights in this exploration of Massenet's affectionate portrayal of literature's ultimate dreamer, Don Qu...

Icon of the event Toronto, Then and Now
Wed May 21, 2014 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Downsview

Enjoy a photo presentation of Toronto's past compared with the present!...

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 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....