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Icon of the event The Middle East in Film:Ushpizin
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The story of an ultra-orthodox Jewish family facing hardships, who must rely on their faith for miracles to happen during the holiday season. Directed by Gidi Dar. In Hebrew with English subtitles. 90 mins. 2004.

Icon of the event Eyes on the Arctic: Naomi Adelson
Sat Apr 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join Professor Naomoi Adelson from York University for a talk about the transforming landscape of health and healthcare in the indigenous north.

Icon of the event Kimchi Making Demonstration
Sat Apr 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Kimchi is a signature side dish of Korea and was named one of the five "World's Healthiest Food" by the Health magazine. Learn and experience hands-on how to make most popular Korean style Kimchi....

Icon of the event Tournament Fridays
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

The Youth Hub at Cedarbrae Library presents video game tournaments on the first friday of each month....


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Icon of the event A History of Everyday Things with Simon Waegemaekers Umbrellas
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Umbrellas have a fascinating history which goes back at least 4,000 years in many parts of the world. However, it is only in the last 200 years that they have become accepted in western society. The talk will look at the fas...

Icon of the event Gene Luen Yang: National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Award winning graphic novelist and literacy advocate Gene Luen Yang will appear at the Toronto Reference Library. On January 4, 2016, the Library of Congress, Every Child A Reader, and The Children?s Book Council, appointed G...

Icon of the event The Girly Show: Burlesque Onscreen
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Set in a burlesque house, the virtuous Judy (Maureen O'Hara) and the brazen Bubbles (Lucille Ball) strike up an intense rivalry after realizing they're after the same man in DANCE, GIRL, DANCE (1940), Dorothy Arzner's hilario...

Icon of the event TIFF Stop-Motion Animation
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: York Woods

TIFF will be visiting the York Woods Youth Hub to conduct a workshop on stop-motion animation. Participants will be able to work in groups and make their own short films.

Icon of the event The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

John Cleese, as the descendant of Sherlock Holmes, stars in this detective parody of international power and intrigue. Yet another attempt to save the world - although nothing seems to go right - is complete with Arthur Lowe ...

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film: Baran
Mon Apr 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The story of Afghan refugees in Iran, told through the eyes of a teenage boy. His devotion to a person he barely knows leads him to a choice that will change his life forever. Directed by Majid Majidi. In Farsi with English ...