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Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Happy Birthday Canada
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Come celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with us. There will be cake, games and more. Get ready to party!

Icon of the event What Makes Toronto a Multicultural City?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Almost all cities have people of diverse ethnicities living in them. Yet diversity of population alone does not make a multicultural city. The latter comes about with the civil rights and equality of all citizens. In Canada, ...

Icon of the event Accidental Parkland: The Bounty & Burden of Toronto's Ravines - Screening & Talk
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Richview

Accidental Parkland by Dan Berman (2016, Canada, 55 min) is a documentary project on the changing nature and sustained value of Toronto's urban waterways, both the waterfront and ravines. Toronto's most distinctive physical ...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome. Camps and daycares please call ahead to register your group....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
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 Lion Dance
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Enjoy a traditional Chinese Lion Dance performance and a small craft!...

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Author
Wed May 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Meet Leslie Shimotakahara, author of After the Bloom, the story of a daughter's search for her missing mother which in turn reveals her family's past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
Mon May 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. Discover the mysterious world of Chinese brush writing and symbolism. Presented by calligrapher Sui-Yung Tung....

Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship: Katori Shinto Ryu
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

A demonstration and lecture by members of Toronto Kenjutsu, a group devoted to the ancient art of the Japanese sword. The style called "Katori Shinto Ryu" is one of the oldest extant martial arts in the world, designated as a...