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Icon of the event Canada 250
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Maurice Switzer, author of...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...

Icon of the event Dance Fusion with Culture Shock
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Come on in for this awesome dance class fusing the styles of Bollywood, Hip Hop, Egyptian, Dancehall, Latin and African dance. Learn some new moves and put them to groovin' music. Culture Shock Canada will have you on your fe...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Ladies and Gentlemen...Leonard Cohen
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: Northern District

Seen here reading his poetry to a rapt audience, this informal portrait of Montreal poet, novelist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen is a touching snapshot of him relaxing with family and friends, and spending time on his own....

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 interests, make new friends, and have fun! Every 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 24
Tue Nov 14
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 Sep 09
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Icon of the event Knit & Crochet Circle
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Want to learn how to knit or crochet with a fun group of people? Join our Knit & Crochet Circle on Tuesdays 3:30-5:30 pm (Periodical Lounge).


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Icon of the event Streetdance Theatre Creation with Mix Mix Dance Collective
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for free open-level dance workshops in the styles of Waacking, House dance, African dance, Jazz Funk, Contemporary dance & yoga. You're also invited to witness Mix Mix Dance Collective's rehearsal process, ask questi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Wed Sep 06
Mon Sep 11
Tue Sep 12
Wed Sep 13
Icon of the event Beauty and the Beast: Dress Up, Craft, and Movie
Fri Aug 25, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Dress up in royal finery (or your favourite outfit) and join us for a Beauty and the Beast themed craft - followed by the latest version of the movie starring Emma Watson!...