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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 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 Collage and Contemporary Art
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Coined in the 20th Century, collage is used by artists to make political statements and as process work to explore different formal relationships (colour, shape, size, texture, etc.)....

Icon of the event Learn to Dance Salsa and Bachata!
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Salsa and Bachata are two of the most popular Latin dance styles around the world. Originating from Cuba and the Dominican Republic, these dances are as colourful as their countries of origin. History, culture, and the beauty...

Icon of the event Henna Art for Teens
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Learn about the ancient art of henna and get your own henna design painted on your hands. Supplies are provided. For ages 12-19.

Icon of the event The Search for Richard III: England's Lost King
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In 2012 the world's attention was suddenly focused on a small city in the middle of England. After years of research, hard work and fundraising, an archaeological dig was about to begin. The man in charge of the dig was looki...

Icon of the event It's Cool...It's Celtic...It's CEILIDH!
Wed Aug 30, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Ceilidh dance is the "party dance" of Scotland, Ireland and our own East Coast. This program will have families - kids, parents, grandparents - dancing together: a rare and wonderful thing! Dances with fun names such as Marma...

Icon of the event Make a Film in a Day with TIFF
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

This workshop encourages students to experience the art of filmmaking first-hand. Working collaboratively under the guidance of TIFF's pros, they will write, pitch and shoot a short film....

Icon of the event Summer Friday Films: Boss Baby
Fri Aug 11, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

During the TD Summer Reading Club, come and watch Boss Baby!...

Icon of the event Afro-Jazz at Main Street
Thu Aug 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Main Street

This performance will provide an opportunity to learn about nyunga nyunga mbira, a traditional instrument which is an integral part of Zimbabwean cultural and has been for hundreds of years. Audience members will enjoy an exp...