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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Annette St.
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Annette Street

Did you know that May is Asian Heritage Month? Visit the library to work with the Gardiner Museum's talented ceramists and learn how to make a dragon or fantastic beast out of clay. Don't forget the scales, claws and whiskers...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Royal Ontario Museum visits York Woods
Sat May 28, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Woods

Learn about the ROM's latest exciting discoveries about dinosaurs. Make a dinosaur craft to take home.

Icon of the event Henna Designs
Fri May 27, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cedarbrae

Celebrate the diversity of South Asian cultures with beautiful henna designs! Design your own patterns and get a free, simple design on your hand. Children under 12 must have a parent/guardian present to receive henna applica...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Mackenzie House visits Runnymede
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir....

Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event The Changing Face of Toronto
Ongoing event running from Sat May 14, 2016 - Sat Jul 23, 2016
Toronto Reference Library

A glimpse into the daily lives of the people of Toronto through compelling photographic portraits curated from the Toronto Public Library?s Toronto Star Photograph Archive and the Canadian Documentary Art Collection. Each fac...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Goldhawk Park
Sat May 14, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Goldhawk Park

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Now is your chance! Come to the library to touch and examine Bata Shoe Museum objects up close while learning the fascinating stories behind the s...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Museum of Inuit Art visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Get up close and personal with sculptures and cultural items from the Museum of Inuit Art's educational collection. Learn how artists create sculptures and prints. Make your own piece of art to take home with you!

Icon of the event Stratford Festival HD Production Screening: Antony & Cleopatra
Wed May 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annette Street

Reason and judgment prove no match for the tsunami of mutual passion engulfing Mark Antony, one of the three joint rulers of the Roman republic, and Cleopatra, the seductive queen of Egypt. Surrendering everything to their de...

Icon of the event Chinese Lion Dancer Performance
Sat May 07, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Northern District

May is Asian Heritage Month. Come celebrate with us by enjoying an exciting and visually striking lion dance performance from the Sammy Cheng Lion Dance Association!...