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Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
Mon May 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. Discover the mysterious world of Chinese brush writing and symbolism. Presented by calligrapher Sui-Yung Tung....

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Dance and Art Camp
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Great ready to be guided through an inspiring creative journey - using dance and poetry, connections between movement and literacy will be explored through improvisation, sound exercises, music, storytelling games, reading, w...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 06
Sat May 13
Icon of the event Sacred Spaces in Western Architecture Part 3: Renaissance & Baroque Churches
Wed May 03, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Renaissance was a rebirth of classical architectural approaches and elements, and some of its churches are regarded as high points of Western architecture. Then,the Catholic Church used the awe-inspiring...

Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books. A list of titles and copies of monthly selections are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds: A Physical Arts Workshop (age 9-12)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program! Open to youth ages 9 - 12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity through Movement, Poetry, Music...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Icon of the event Sacred Spaces in Western Architecture Part 2: Romanesque & Gothic Churches
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

This talk covers the essential characteristics of these major medieval architectural styles, and examines some of the landmark churches of each period. We'll compare the fortress-like Romanesque to the lightness of Gothic. Jo...

Icon of the event Ukulele Jam
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come learn and jam on the ukulele. We will have some ukuleles to share, but bring your uke if you have one. This program is for everyone, children and adults, beginners and uke fanatics! Uke can do it! For more information an...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 18
Wed Apr 19
Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 06
Icon of the event Ukulele Jam
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come learn and jam on the ukulele. We will have some ukuleles to share, but bring your uke if you have one. This program is for everyone, children and adults, beginners and uke fanatics! Uke can do it! For more information an...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 10
Tue Apr 11
Wed Apr 12
Mon Apr 24
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Sacred Spaces in Western Architecture Part 1: Monasteries & Pilgrimage Churches
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Monasticism and pilgrimage both had tremendous effects on Western culture. Church architecture responded to these influences in distinctive ways, as we'll see in some remarkable examples of sacred buildings. Join architectura...