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Icon of the event TD Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival: Russ Little Quartet
Wed Jun 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join us for the music of virtuoso jazz trombonist Russ Little, veteran of the illustrious Woody Herman and Count Basie Orchestras, as well as Rob McConnell?s famed Boss Brass. For many years, Russ has composed and conducted ...

Icon of the event Nifty Frum Friends Presents: Socrates Cafe @ Barbara Frum with Harry Mingail
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Socrates Cafe...

Icon of the event P.A. Day 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 Jun 09
Icon of the event Traditional Chinese Music - CANCELLED
Wed May 31, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Traditional Chinese Music...

Icon of the event The Art of Georgia O'Keeffe - program moved to Don Mills Library on May 31st
Thu May 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This lecture offers an overview of the artist's evolution, considering O'Keeffe's key motifs and her significance to modern art. Presenter: Alison Syme, Associate Professor, Departments of Visual Studies and Art, University ...

Icon of the event Charm School Etiquette Workshop
Wed May 03, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Kerry Ann Thomas, former Miss Teen Nubian, Miss Toronto Tourism Public Relations, and Miss Soft and Beautiful Canada, who will be presenting on charm and etiquette. Join us and learn how to be a lady and a gentleman, pro...

Icon of the event Author Talk with Malcolm Sutton: Job Shadowing
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Toronto author, editor and interdisciplinary artist will discuss his new fiction book Job Shadowing. Sutton's novel delivers an imaginative take on the contemporary crisis in work, particularly as it relates to identity and b...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds: A Physical Arts Workshop (age 9-12)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program! Open to youth ages 9 - 12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity through Movement, Poetry, Music...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Icon of the event National Film Week: Things Arab Men Say
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This engaging documentary introduces us to Jay, Ghassan, Faisal, Adnan, Falah, Bashar and and Ramey, who spend an afternoon...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 06
Sat Jun 10