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Icon of the event Increasing Your Enjoyment of Wine
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Increase your enjoyment of wine with tips on how to make good wine choices. This introductory course will give you the knowledge to find good wines at great prices. By the end of this session you will be able to know where to...

Icon of the event Eating Words
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Celebrated chef and author Andrew George Jr. of Wet'suwet'en Nation on modern native cuisine, and choosing local, fresh, natural and organic foods. Presented in partnership with The Stratford Chefs School.

Icon of the event One Book: Unsettling Canada - CANCELLED
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

This program is cancelled. Please join one of the other discussions at Kennedy/Eglinton or Maria A. Shchuka branches....

Icon of the event LSP: LSP Celebration Week
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Come and join us for LSP Celebration Week as we celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships! This year's theme is Canada 150. There will be activities and performances relating to Canada's rich heritage. Light refreshments will...

Icon of the event Islamic Heritage Month Storytelling Event
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Stories can take you to far away places and show that even though we come from different places our hearts are not that different after all! Join Award-winning author and storyteller Rukhsana Khan, on a story tour of Baghdad,...

Icon of the event What's Your Story North York
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us as we gather to honour the stories of the voices of North York hosted by poet, composer and percussionist Benjamin Hackman. Participants will enjoy readings from the winners of the What's Your Story, North York writin...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...

Icon of the event Culture Days: DanceAbility
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Express yourself through dance with the DanceAbility Method! This is an adult dance class for every body. Engage in guided movement games that build camaraderie, physical awareness and improvisation, and creative expression. ...

Icon of the event The Story Behind Pipa: A Recital with Wen Zhao
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Learn about the essence of pipa, a Chinese traditional instrument with a history of more than two thousand years. Wen Zhao will lead her students to interpret both ancient and modern pieces, including "Ambush from Ten Sides",...