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Icon of the event Author Talk: David Balzer
Tue Dec 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join critic David Balzer, author of "Curationism: How Curating Took Over The Art World And Everything Else," for a trip through art history and around the globe to explore the cult of curation - where it began, how it came to...

Icon of the event Community Art Exhibition: Opening Night
Wed Dec 07, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join us and Artist in the Library Amy Wong for a special event celebrating the artistic works and talents of children, youth, and adults in the community....

Icon of the event Wednesday Afternoon At The Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Join us for a series of cinematic classics, new releases, foreign films and documentaries.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event Cartoons and Comics Workshop With Tim Comrie (Age 8-12)
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a free workshop on Cartoons and Comics basics with grahic artist Tim Comrie...

Icon of the event Family Movie Night - The Secret Life of Pets
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a monthly free family movie. Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event....

Icon of the event Family Movie Night - Finding Dory
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a monthly free family movie. Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event....

Icon of the event Music and Movement for Kids (Ages 2-6)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join Palmerston staff for a series of four Monday afternoon sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as languag...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Mon Nov 28
Mon Dec 05
Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Who are the authors behind Toronto's stories of the past, present and future? Join panelists John Lorinc, Senior Editor of Spacing magazine, Arlene Chan, contributor to The Ward, Jael Richardson, founder of the Festival of Li...

Icon of the event Develop the Artist in You - Theme: Arts & Culture
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Discover the joy of drawing, painting and learning about art history....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Sat Nov 19
Icon of the event Art Club - Theme: Art and Culture
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Discover the joy of drawing, painting, collage and learning about art history. Release your inner Picasso! Explore different types of art such as watercolours, collages and more with Fairview's Artist in the Library, Amy Wong...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 04
Fri Nov 11
Fri Nov 18
Fri Nov 25