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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Artist in Residence Concert
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Enjoy an afternoon of free music and light refreshments....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits York Woods branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring and object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Icon of the event Ubuntu Drum and Dance Theatre
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

African storytelling with dancing and drumming. The story is about the history of the djembe drum. A Culture Day event!...

Icon of the event Éclipse Solaire
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Black Lights, Lego, K'nex, 3D Doodling, Sculpting and more!...

Icon of the event Cultural Days Event - Steelband  Workshop
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Learn the basics of steelpan in a group hands on workshop....

Icon of the event Bolly-Hop Dance
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a fun dance class, fusing the styles of Bollywood and Hip Hop dance. Accessible, fun, and lively, Culture Shock Toronto will get you moving and grooving, with fundamentals in both styles....

Icon of the event Strangers Among Us
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Strangers Among Us is a Canadian science fiction and fantasy anthology dealing with the issue of mental health. Meet the editors and authors Suzanne Church, A.M.Dellamonica, Gemma Files, Susan Forest, Lucas K. Law, Derwin Ma...