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Icon of the event Miles Ahead: Portrait of a Changeling
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Miles Davis was the quintessential seeker living his life by the Dylan maxim, "He not being born is busy dying." This lecture will explore various ways that Miles continued to renew and reinvent his music and persona from the...

Icon of the event PA Days Free Family Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome, no registration....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Icon of the event Harpsichordist Matthew Whitfield @ Palmerston: Solo Recital
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join harpsichordist Matthew Whitfield as he introduces and performs famous works, including pieces by J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, and more! (Powdered wig not required...)...

Icon of the event Culture Days: Singsation Saturday Choral Workshop with Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Come and sing with us! Singsation Saturdays are popular choral workshops for singers of all abilities, organized by the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Join in with other people who love to sing. You'll get to read through and le...

Icon of the event Bolly-Hop Dance
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a fun dance class, fusing the styles of Bollywood and Hip Hop dance. Accessible, fun, and lively, Culture Shock Toronto will get you moving and grooving, with fundamentals in both styles....

Icon of the event Bending Minds:  The Architecture of Frank Gehry
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Born in Toronto in 1929, Frank Owen Gehry designs buildings that are controversial, inspirational, puzzling and wonderful. What does it all mean? Speaker: Larry Wayne Richards, Professor Emeritus and Former Dean of the John ...

Icon of the event Palmerston Poetry and Music Saturday Salon
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Palmerston Library presents the monthly Poetry and Music Saturday Salon hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 24
Icon of the event Family Show
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Welcome back to school with our staff-led performance of "Peter and the Wolf" presented at Palmerston Library Theatre. Based on the Russian children's story with music and narration by Sergei Prokofiev....

Icon of the event Afterschool Games
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Teens and Children can drop-in to enjoy some afterschool fun with games such as Jenga, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Snakes and Ladders, and more!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 12
Icon of the event French Conversation Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Practice your French conversation skills, make new friends, and learn to speak French with confidence. For more details and to register, please call 416-395-5980.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17