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Icon of the event Lawren Harris's Modernity
Thu Feb 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Harris?s abstract paintings begun in the 1930s are often thought emotionally remote. In reality they are colourful, energetic and rich in feeling. They strive for spiritual revelation, and stylistically are deeply immersed in...

Icon of the event Spoken Word Artist Dwayne Morgan: Living a Life of Passion
Wed Feb 08, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

In this talk, Spoken Word Artist, Dwayne Morgan, shares how he came to...

Icon of the event Korean Conversation Circle at Palmerston
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Are you interested in enhancing Korean language skills? Our program's interest is to maximize every participant?s engagement and experience in Korean language by managing one on one individual based conversation with native K...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Icon of the event Gumboots Dance
Fri Feb 03, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Gumboots is a rhythmic dance originating from South Africa, and requires the use of rubber boots. It is a first influence of Stomp dance a discipline where the body becomes the musical instrument, eyes the lyrics and dance t...

Icon of the event Opera and Revolution
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Two of the Canadian Opera Company?s presentations this season were inspired by political upheaval on both sides of the Atlantic in the 19th century. Wagner?s epic Ring cycle was born of the composer?s own direct experience wi...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Icon of the event Little Red Theatre Presents:
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

In celebration of Family Literacy Month 2017 - join us for a special theatre performance by Little Red Theatre at Palmerston Library theatre. Free. Suitable for ages 4-11. No registration required....

Icon of the event The Sistine Chapel
Thu Jan 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The Sistine Chapel Ceiling is Michelangelo?s most famous painting, yet he had very little painting experience when he was handed this commission by Pope Julius II. Learning to master the fresco painting technique as he went a...

Icon of the event Tea and Entertainment
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Every Friday enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639....

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 06
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Icon of the event Cassava Latin Band
Tue Dec 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Clap, sing, move to the colourful rhythms of Latin America: samba, salsa, bossa nova, and more. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun! Please register for this free program by calling (416) 395-5639.

Icon of the event Chai, Chat, Colour, and De-Stress
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Drop-in to unwind and express your creativity, have a chat with a fellow adult if you wish, listen to music, and enjoy a good cup of tea. Colouring sheets and supplies provided.

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 16
Fri Dec 23
Fri Dec 30