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Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

BROOKLYN (2015) A young Irishwoman, Eilis Lacey, leaves her home to emigrate to Brooklyn in the 1950s. Adapting to her new life in America is bittersweet with her ties to Ireland pulling her back emotionally. Screenplay by ...

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 Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Mon Aug 22
Mon Aug 29
Icon of the event Pattern & Motif Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Join the Silver Maple Art Club for this exciting 7-week, hands-on art workshop. Learn about patterns and motifs and create your own masterpieces. Spaces limited. Call 416-394-1006 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 01
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Mon Aug 22
Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Sep 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THE BIG SHORT (2015) Four men involved in the financial world bet against the U.S. housing market as they can see the instability of the subprime mortgage loan business. The film is based on Michael Lewis?s non-fiction book ...

Icon of the event Movie Mania
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Drop in to Evelyn Gregory Library on a hot summer afternoon to cool down with a family movie on the big screen.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Destroyer Poetics - Blackout Writing and Collage Poetry
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this workshop, we will get creative by ripping books apart, blacking-out pages with sharpies, and cutting out all our favourite animals in old National Geographic magazines. This is poetry. Please call 416-395-5710 to regi...

Icon of the event Toronto: Made for the 21st Century
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

From the time of the first peoples, to the energy of today?s ?global village?, Toronto has always been a gathering place ? a place of trade, stabilized by community and endowed with the essential sinews of human hope. Join Da...

Icon of the event Mapping the City
Thu Sep 22, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

How is Toronto being mapped by artists, illustrators and geographers today? Join Daniel Rotsztain, Flavio Trevisan and Marlena Zuber in conversation with Shawn Micallef....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Victoria Village branch
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Did you know that clay is a type of soil? You can find it in many places, usually along a river bank or in a stream. Have fun working with our ceramic artists and make a miniature canoe and paddle out of clay. Drop-in.

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 interest, make new friends, organize trips or visi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 23
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 27