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Icon of the event Tea and Movie
Wed May 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cliffcrest

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch "Pride" Featuring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West. Rated R, 120 minutes.

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21: The Pulse of latin Percussion
Tue May 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

From Samba to Rumba, Tango and Mambo, the music of Latin America has found its way to listeners and dance floors around the world. Hear some of the finest percussionists explore these richly varied styles and traditions and l...

Icon of the event Heritage Trees-Preserving our Natural Roots
Tue May 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Taylor Memorial

The questions, "What is a heritage tree?" and "Why is it important to protect them?" are answered in this lively, illustrated talk. Drawing on the Ontario Heritage Tree Alliance’s toolkit and using a special red oak found in ...

Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day: Double Happiness
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York Woods

REEL CANADA presents National Canadian Film Day. This countrywide celebration of Canadian film is an opportunity to join film buffs across the country to watch some of the wonderful films made in Canada. We will be screening ...

Icon of the event Movie Madness!
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Enjoy a feature film with the whole family! The last Monday of the month. All ages....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 25
Icon of the event Poetry - developing your spoken word skill and style
Sat Apr 18, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join the members of the Ashdale Writers Group and spoken word poet Andrea Thompson with readings followed by a spoken word performance. Weather permitting Andrea will perform on the outdoor patio in the heart of the Gerrard I...

Icon of the event Tea and Movie
Wed Apr 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cliffcrest

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch "Cas & Dylan" Featuring Tatiana Maslany, Richard Dreyfuss and Jayne Eastwood. Rated 14A, 90 minutes.

Icon of the event Poetry Night with Lilly Barnes: Journey of a Life Lived in Turbulent Times
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

Celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of poetry and music at Palmerston Library Theatre with Canadian poet and author Lilly Barnes who will read from her new book "Journey" (Inanna Publications, 2014). Book signing ...

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Michael Parent
Thu Mar 26, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival (www.torontostorytellingfestival.ca), we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world. Visiting from Maine, Michael...

Icon of the event Life As We Know It
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Filmmaker/visual humourist Cameron Tingley presents his short films and shares his observations of modern society. Step back from the hubbub of daily life to look at contemporary society with fresh eyes. It will make you laug...