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Icon of the event The Curious World of High-End Contemporary Art
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Don Thompson is the author of twelve books. His most recent, The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market, discusses the fascinating and sometimes baffling motivations behind astronomic...

Icon of the event LSP: LSP Celebration Week
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Come and join us for LSP Celebration Week as we celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships! This year's theme is Canada 150. There will be activities and performances relating to Canada's rich heritage. Light refreshments will...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Fun with WordPlay Collective
11:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Get creative and have fun with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie while enjoying arts and crafts, storytelling, theatre and digital arts. A different program each P.A. Day! For children 6 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Icon of the event PA Day Family Movie - Guardians of the Galaxy 2
Fri Oct 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a monthly free family movie. Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event....

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 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 Culture Days: DanceAbility
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Express yourself through dance with the DanceAbility Method! This is an adult dance class for every body. Engage in guided movement games that build camaraderie, physical awareness and improvisation, and creative expression. ...

Icon of the event Bogolan: Un atelier artistique
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Venez découvrir l'art du Bogolan, une technique de teinture traditionnelle à base d'argile en Afrique de l'Ouest. Originaire du Mali, cette technique des plus atypique allie l'art du tissage et de la teinture avec pour parti...

Icon of the event Ceilidh Dancing
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Ceilidh ("KAY LEE") dance is a fun way to exercise and enjoy social time together - it's not called the 'party dance' of Scotland and Ireland for nothing! Absolutely no experience necessary: come join us as we retrace the pa...

Icon of the event Ensemble Topaz - Music and Dance of the East
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Ensemble Topaz invites participation in this behind-the-scenes performance and workshop that illuminates the music and dance cultures of Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus, including Afghanistan, Iran, Tajikistan and Arme...