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Icon of the event (Ab)Original Stories From Down Under:
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Larry Brandy is an Aboriginal performer from Australia. He comes from the Wiradjuri Nation in New South Wales. He is passionate about sharing his culture with all ages. In his performance participants become emus, kangaroos a...

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 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 Indigenous Celebrations: Arctic Defenders
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Riverdale

The National Film Board presents: Arctic Defenders....

Icon of the event Father's Day Make 'n' Take
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Black Creek

Join us for a fun craft for Father's Day. Ages 6-12

Icon of the event Accidental Parkland: The Bounty & Burden of Toronto's Ravines - Screening & Talk
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Richview

Accidental Parkland by Dan Berman (2016, Canada, 55 min) is a documentary project on the changing nature and sustained value of Toronto's urban waterways, both the waterfront and ravines. Toronto's most distinctive physical ...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event Visions of Turtle Island
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Tribal Vision Dance presents a vibrant, fun, and high energy multimedia performance with world champion singers and dancers in Powwow & Haudenosaunee styles. All dances and regalia are described for your information as well a...

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 Award-Winning Author Visit - Hazel Hutchins
Thu May 18, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Forest of Reading nominee, Hazel Hutchins will be providing a lively presentation of dramatic readings from her books and experiences of how she became an author, and covering topics from her writing process in getting ideas,...