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Icon of the event Writing the City
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Led by writer/community artist Lindsay Zier-Vogel, this eight week series for adult writers will workshop finding your creative voice, inspired by our community, Parkdale. Funded by Ontario Arts Council. Pre-register at Parkd...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
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 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 Learn to Dance Salsa and Bachata!
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Salsa and Bachata are two of the most popular Latin dance styles around the world. Originating from Cuba and the Dominican Republic, these dances are as colourful as their countries of origin. History, culture, and the beauty...

Icon of the event Collage and Contemporary Art
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Coined in the 20th Century, collage is used by artists to make political statements and as process work to explore different formal relationships (colour, shape, size, texture, etc.)....

Icon of the event The Zen of Writing
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Wychwood

Charlotte Fielden , award winning writer presents an innovative writing workshop to encourage you to free up your imagination and write. Register at branch in person or call 416-393-7683.

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 Sep 26
Icon of the event Writing the City
Sat Sep 23, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Write a Love Letter to Parkdale. Seal it, then leave it somewhere in the community where someone will find it and read it. Or just take it home to read yourself. The Love Letter events introduce the upcoming writer's worksho...

Icon of the event Writing the City
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Write a Love Letter to Parkdale. Seal it, then leave it somewhere in the community where someone will find it and read it. Or just take it home to read yourself. The Love Letter events introduce the upcoming writer's worksho...

Icon of the event The Search for Richard III: England's Lost King
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In 2012 the world's attention was suddenly focused on a small city in the middle of England. After years of research, hard work and fundraising, an archaeological dig was about to begin. The man in charge of the dig was looki...