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Icon of the event Film Club: Things Arab Men Say
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

This engaging documentary introduces us to Jay, Ghassan, Faisal, Adnan, Falah, Bashar and Ramey, who spend an afternoon in a barber shop discussing work, family, politics, and religion while getting haircuts and a shave. We b...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers - Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...

Icon of the event ND's Haunted House! TWO DAYS!
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Do you have what it takes to walk through Northern District's Haunted House? They say the Northern District Library is haunted and spirits linger the halls on Hallows Eve. Come out if you're up for a fright! All ages welco...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 29
Mon Oct 31
Icon of the event Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...

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 Egyptomania: Exploring our Love Affair with Ancient Egypt
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ancient Egypt has influenced all aspects of modern society from fashion and architecture to our obsession with mummies. Come hear about the discovery of King Tutankhamun, a pyramid built as a residence in Illinois, the restin...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers - Piano Recital by Zhao Lin
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to a piano performance by Zhao Lin. An accompanying visual slideshow that complements the music (Schumann, Schubert and an attractive piece by a Canadian composer) will also been shown....

Icon of the event Film Club: Pipelines, Power and Democracy
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

When it comes to fossil fuels, political power doesn't always lie where we think it does. Over the course of two years, director Olivier D. Asselin documented the growth of an anti-pipeline movement in Quebec that rekindled a...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us on the 4th Monday of every month for an afternoon at the movies. Registration not required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 28
Mon Dec 26
Icon of the event Remembering the Bohemian Embassy
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

The Bohemian Embassy was a 1960s avant garde coffee house and home to a generation of songwriters, dramatists, comics and poets. Gordon Lightfoot, Margaret Atwood, Ian and Sylvia Tyson and many others performed here....