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Icon of the event Tom Thomson Reconsidered  with  Andrew Hunter
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Andrew Hunter, the Fredrik S. Eaton Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, talks about a new exhibition that re-examines two classic Tom Thomson paintings: The West Wind and The Jack Pine.

Icon of the event Wychypoo's Halloween Party
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wychwood

Celebrate Halloween with stories, music and fun! Come in costume....

Icon of the event Suzy Lake
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Suzy Lake's retrospective at the Art Gallery of Ontario was one of the highlights of this year. Hear the groundbreaking artist, performer and photographer discuss her career spanning five decades of work....

Icon of the event Storytelling through Radio Drama
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Produce, write, perform and record podcasts about local stories with directors Laura Mullin, Chris Tolly, and Gregory Sinclair, former Director of Radio Drama for the CBC....


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Icon of the event Anyone Can Learn to Draw (Yes, that  Means YOU)
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Three short, easy lessons will give you the tools you need to begin expressing yourself through drawing. Drawing materials, animal skulls and other oddities, encouragement, and handouts for every lesson will be provided. 3 ho...

Icon of the event West African Dance Class
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Take a journey with Coco in this interactive dance class to engage in the reciprocal relationship of the body with rhythms of the "dunun" - West African drum. All ages and all levels welcome. Drop in....

Icon of the event Culture Days: Tanabata Haiku Tree
Fri Sep 25, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wychwood

Presented by the Wabi Sabi Collective, this workshop teaches children how to look at the everyday world with haiku eyes. Children, along with their parents/caregivers, will learn about haiku and participate in the creation of...

Icon of the event Ubuntu Drumming and Theater
Fri Sep 25, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
York Woods

Join us for Culture days this year and experience new cultures and tradition. Everyone is welcome!...

Icon of the event Meals on a Budget
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Woods

Come join us learn how to prepare meals on a budget. Presented by the Kitchen Library, participants will learn ways to cut down on grocery bills. Find out how to shop for deals, use all parts of food to minimize waste, prepar...

Icon of the event Easy Homemade Baby Food
Sat Aug 22, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Woods

Come join us learn how to make easy homemade baby food! Presented by the Kitchen Library, participants will learn how and what to feed their babies in the first year. Learn how to introduce solids, how to make baby food at ho...