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Icon of the event Eating Words
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Celebrated chef and author Andrew George Jr. of Wet'suwet'en Nation on modern native cuisine, and choosing local, fresh, natural and organic foods. Presented in partnership with The Stratford Chefs School.

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 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 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 with artist Henna Yasir. 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 Knit & Lit
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Bring your needles and yarn and share ideas, skills or knit socially. We supply teaching and knitting-related books. Call 416-396-3865 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 26
Sat Oct 07
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 18
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event Monthly Movie Night at Palmerston Library Theatre
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Watch a free movie on a big screen in our air-conditioned and accessible Palmerston Library Theatre - carefully selected new titles. Once a month on a Thursday night at 6:00pm. All are welcome. For more information, call 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 17
Thu Sep 21
Thu Oct 19
Thu Nov 16
Thu Dec 07