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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 Streetdance Theatre Creation with Mix Mix Dance Collective
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for free open-level dance workshops in the styles of Waacking, House dance, African dance, Jazz Funk, Contemporary dance & yoga. You're also invited to witness Mix Mix Dance Collective's rehearsal process, ask questi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Wed Sep 06
Mon Sep 11
Tue Sep 12
Wed Sep 13
Icon of the event 12th Annual Storytelling Night
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us in the heart of Little India for an evening of oral storytelling told by both experienced and emerging storytellers. Stories will be family-friendly and selected from various cultures....

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 The Palmerston Players Present: The Paper Bag Princess a Puppet Show
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for our summer puppet show special "The Paper Bag Princess" in Palmerston Library Theatre!...

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 Jul 20
Thu Aug 17
Thu Sep 21
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event The Story of the Steeldrum
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Learn how the steelpan came to be and its evolution in Trinidad. Pat "Panman Pat" McNeilly will explain how this unique instrument came to Canada and the defining role it plays in the Toronto Caribbean Carnival, A.K.A. Cariba...

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 Urban Folk Art Salon
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Library presents Urban Folk Art Salon, honouring Indigenous Celebrations. Celebrate Canada's Indigenous culture and heritage with host Gannon Hamilton, and featured poets, singers, and songwriters.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Thu Sep 28