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Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Tiger Skin Rug
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Set in India, this puppet show is based on the picture book by Gerald Rose. An old, gentle and starving tiger pretends to be a tiger skin rug in order to eat the leftovers from the abundant meals of a Rajah and his family. On...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Dance and Art Camp
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Great ready to be guided through an inspiring creative journey - using dance and poetry, connections between movement and literacy will be explored through improvisation, sound exercises, music, storytelling games, reading, w...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 06
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Sat May 27
Icon of the event Canadian Arabic Orchestra
Sat May 06, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an afternoon of music with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra. All ages, registration not required.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits York Woods
Sat May 06, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Try carding and spinning wool. Contact the branch for registration info.

Icon of the event Have Fun Songwriting
Thu May 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you always want to write your own song but didn't think it possible? Let's make it possible. Using basic rhymes, lyricism, and rhythmic beats, let's write a song. Maybe it'll be a love song or a political rant or a lul...

Icon of the event Sacred Spaces in Western Architecture Part 3: Renaissance & Baroque Churches
Wed May 03, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Renaissance was a rebirth of classical architectural approaches and elements, and some of its churches are regarded as high points of Western architecture. Then,the Catholic Church used the awe-inspiring...

Icon of the event Shakespeare Hip Hop Fusion Project
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

The Shakespeare Hip Hop Fusion Project: Youth Performance Program is a free arts & literacy training program for youth aged 13-17....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event The Middle East in Film: Idol
Mon May 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Mohammed Assaf, an aspiring musician living in Gaza, sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program "Arab Idol." Based on a true story. Directed by Hany Abu-Assad. In Arabic with English subtitles. 98 mins. 2015.

Icon of the event Lee Chang-Dong's
Mon May 01, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Presenting from the Criterion Collection, the Korean movie sensation featuring Cannes best actress winner Jeon Do-yeon. The movie will be accompanied by food featured from Korea. Please call 416-393-7746 to register.

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film (evenings @6:30): Captain Abu Raed
Mon May 01, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The story of a simple old man who tries to inspire the impoverished children of his poor neighbourhood, and even attempts to rescue one of them from the brutal circumstances surrounding the child's life. Directed by Amin Mata...