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Icon of the event 2017 Geocaching International Film Festival - GIFF
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

"With every new incredible geocache container, every clever hide, every log that reads like an epic journey, it becomes apparent: the geocaching community is one of the most creative groups of people on the planet. At this ye...

Icon of the event  Trollope/social change and Downton Abbey with Judith Knelman
Thu Oct 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey, has acknowledged that he was inspired by the Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope. Judith Knelman looks at Downton as an extension of Trollope?s Palliser novels, particularly Ca...

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 Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interests, make new friends, and have fun! Every 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 24
Tue Nov 14
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 Sep 09
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
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 Knit & Crochet Circle
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Want to learn how to knit or crochet with a fun group of people? Join our Knit & Crochet Circle on Tuesdays 3:30-5:30 pm (Periodical Lounge).


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
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 Ballet 101 with Canada's Ballet Jörgen
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

This program gives kids the opportunity to learn about ballet as a storytelling medium. Children learn basic ballet positions, discover their own ability to convey emotions through movement, see brief selections performed by ...