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Icon of the event Chess club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Umbrella Thief
Thu May 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Someone or something keeps stealing umbrellas from Kiri Mama's Umbrella Stand. Find out who this thief is. Free tickets available 30 minutes before the performance.

Icon of the event Earth Day Celebration
Sat Apr 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Celebrate Earth Day at Malvern Library. See a live worm bin in action and learn about the benefits of vermicomposting, indoor composting with worms. Learn how to help "at risk" pollinators like Monarch butterflies and honeybe...

Icon of the event Chinese Folktales with Bernice Gei-ying Hune
Thu May 11, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Richview

Born in Toronto, Bernice Gei-ying Hune heard songs and stories in Cantonese that created a magical world of rich traditions. Join us as Bernice brings that tradition alive through her telling of "The Magic Paint Brush," "Gho...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Maria A. Shchuka
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Try carding and spinning wool. Contact the branch for registration info.

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 Swallowing Clouds: A Physical Arts Workshop (age 9-12) - FULL
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program! Open to youth ages 9 - 12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity through Movement, Poetry, Music...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Charlotte Blake Alston
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Join us every Tuesday at Evelyn Gregory for our After School Club. Take part in our exciting LEGO challenges, as well as board games, chess matches, colouring and music! Parents welcome. Drop-in, no registration required. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Canadian Arabic Orchestra
Sat May 06, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an afternoon of music with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra. All ages, registration not required.