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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 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 First Nations Drumming
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for drumming, singing and dancing in celebration of Aboriginal History Month. Presented by the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto.

Icon of the event North American Jules Verne Society Conference
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The North American Jules Verne Society Conference: attendees will present papers relating to Jules Verne: science fiction, steampunk, and given the anniversary, the historical understanding of the region, which Verne encount...

Icon of the event North American Jules Verne Society Conference
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The North American Jules Verne Society Conference: attendees will present papers relating to Jules Verne: science fiction, steampunk, and given the anniversary, the historical understanding of the region which Verne encounter...

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 Let's Draw
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Drawing with oil sticks. A program for newcomer Seniors to have an opportunity to do something creative and practice English. Space is limited, please register by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event 21st Fantastic Pulp Show
Sat May 13, 2017 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The 21st Fantastic Pulp Show, sponsored by the Friends of the Merril Collection, will take place in the basement of the Lillian Smith branch between 10AM and 5PM on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Collectible science fiction and fant...

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...