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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Royal Ontario Museum visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat May 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

ROM Rocks!...

Icon of the event Great Books: Henry James' Portrait of a Lady
Fri Jun 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

In The Portrait of a Lady (1881) James develops for the first time at full length the "international theme," the contrast between American and Continental manners, for which he is celebrated. Come join John Snow for an after...

Icon of the event Watercolours Inspired by Lawren Harris
Wed May 06, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

The art of Canadian icon Lawren Harris will be the inspiration for this watercolour painting workshop lead by artist Asha. All materials supplied. Space is limited. Please call 416-395-5710 to register.

Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Structures and Colours
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Bienal de São Paulo was founded in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world. It has made contemporary art known in Brazil, and further established São Paulo as an international art centre. The international...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Colborne Lodge visits Palmerston
Sat May 09, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Time travel with Colborne Lodge: Enjoy games and toys from more than 150 years ago. Share your favourite riddle and listen to a story or two.

Icon of the event Toronto Mendelssohn Choir at Toronto Reference Library
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Works from some of the great mystic composers of the Renaissance and 20th century will be featured, and over the space of 30-40 minutes, casual listeners and passersby will experience something unique....

Icon of the event Jane's Walk @ Eatonville
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eatonville

The purpose of the talk is to raise awareness about the upcoming Jane?s Walk weekend (May 1st-3rd) and to encourage those interested to not only get out to as many walks as possible, but also to encourage them to prepare and ...

Icon of the event Toronto in Never-Never Land
Fri Apr 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Any city's street culture is shaped by forces specific to the city itself. The Toronto we have - was shaped by the transformative mid-'60s when barriers between high-and-pop cultures were lowered; when U.of T. meant pop fest...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival Kickoff -- 25 years of Drawn & Quarterly
Fri May 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of acclaimed Canadian publisher Drawn & Quarterly with readings, refreshments and more! Check back here for more details, or go to the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) link below.

Icon of the event Tea And Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Join us on Friday afternoons at 2:00 for a series of classic films! No registration required. Tea and coffee will be served before the movies....


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