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Icon of the event Puppet Show:  Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

West African tale from picture book by Eric Kimmel. Anansi the spider used a strange rock to trick the other animals, until Bush Deer teaches him a lesson. Followed by a short film....

Icon of the event Summer Family Film: The LEGO Batman Movie
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. Rate PG: 1hr 40min

Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Summer Family Film: Sing
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same. Ra...

Icon of the event What Makes Toronto a Multicultural City?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Almost all cities have people of diverse ethnicities living in them. Yet diversity of population alone does not make a multicultural city. The latter comes about with the civil rights and equality of all citizens. In Canada, ...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film: Moana
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. PG: 1hr 45mins

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Come enjoy a movie with your friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 30
Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Author
Wed May 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Meet Leslie Shimotakahara, author of After the Bloom, the story of a daughter's search for her missing mother which in turn reveals her family's past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.

Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship: Katori Shinto Ryu
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

A demonstration and lecture by members of Toronto Kenjutsu, a group devoted to the ancient art of the Japanese sword. The style called "Katori Shinto Ryu" is one of the oldest extant martial arts in the world, designated as a...

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Tiger Skin Rug
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Set in India, this puppet show is based on the picture book by Gerald Rose. An old, gentle and starving tiger pretends to be a tiger skin rug in order to eat the leftovers from the abundant meals of a Rajah and his family. On...