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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 Mystic Drumz
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instructions on how to play it.

Icon of the event Mystic Drumz
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instruction how to play it....

Icon of the event NGOMA by Carnival Spice
Wed Feb 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for a dynamic performance piece and workshop that fuses modern and traditional forms of Caribbean Folk and African Dances....

Icon of the event In the Zone with Duane D.O. Gibson
Wed Feb 15, 2017 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Guinness World Record-setting rapper Duane D.O. Gibson shares the power that can be gained through reading, creative writing and speech. Ages 6 and up. For more information, call 416-394-1006.

Icon of the event Gumboots
Tue Feb 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate Black History Month with an introduction to the origins and basics of South African Gumboot dance! Dancer and Choreographer Just Aissi will lead and demonstrate how the boots and body parts are used to create rhythm...

Icon of the event Island in the Sun: Barbados in Song with Roger Gibbs
Fri Feb 03, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Barbadian folk songs and a slide show present the island's history and its people, superstitions and life.

Icon of the event Ukulele Club
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and learn to play the Ukulele! Learn essential chords and strumming technique, and a new song each week. Bring your own Uke, or use one of ours!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Black History Month Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Celebrate Black History Month by watching some of the finest documentaries and movies that contribute to Black history and culture. Join us every Friday afternoon during the month of February at 2 PM. All are welcome. No regi...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Icon of the event Playdough Craft - Family Literacy Month Celebration
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Celebrate Family Literacy Month at Evelyn Gregory Library! Create your own scene with playdough, in the same style as Barbara Reid's picture books. Spaces limited. Call 416-394-1006 to register.