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Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Le Grand Voyage
Tue Dec 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The last movie in the fall series. A French Moroccan teenager is obligated to accompany his father on a long road trip by car from France all the way to Mecca. Directed by Ismael Ferroukhi. French with English subtitles. 2006...

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Incha'Allah Dimanche
Tue Dec 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The 3rd movie in the series. An Algerian woman leaves her mother and her Algerian community behind and moves to France with her 3 children to join her husband and her mother-in-law. Directed by Yamina Benguigui. Arabic with ...

Icon of the event Pumice Raft Art Talks: The Evolution of the Artist-Run Centre
Sat Dec 02, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

With the establishment of the Canada Council for the Arts Act in 1957, the self-organizing artists groups in Canada were able to receive government funding and incorporate as an artist-run centre - a designation that falls un...

Icon of the event Holiday Sewing Craft: Make Your Own Stuffed Felt Mouse
Sat Dec 02, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Come hand-sew and stuff your own felt mouse for a toy, ornament, or keep-sake. Get ideas for making other small stuffed creatures, and meet other fun and creative children....

Icon of the event Teen Book to Film Series - Everything, everything
Thu Nov 30, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us to watch a teen movie based on a teen novel - Everything, everything. It tells the unlikely love story of Maddy, a smart, curious and imaginative eighteen-year-old who due to an illness cannot leave the protection of ...

Icon of the event Place au cinéma : « L'Orchestre de minuit »
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Place au cinéma » nous vous proposons la projection d'un film « L'Orchestre de minuit » de Jérôme Cohen-Olivar avec Gad Elmaleh et Avishay Benazra....

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 The Songs of Those Who Healed
Mon Nov 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

RH Thompson recounts the words of WWI nurses, doctors, mothers, and wives through dramatic readings and song....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gibson House visits Weston
Sat Nov 11, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Weston

Join interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! Create a small toy to take home. Contact the branch for more info.

Icon of the event A Candle for Leonard
Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the remarkable work of the late Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter, Leonard Cohen. With Canada's Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke, journalist Denise Donlon, poets Max Layton and J...