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Icon of the event Ballroom Dancing
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

David Outevsky, a highly-respected dancing instructor, will teach you basic Ballroom dancing skills even if you have zero experience. For experienced dancers, it is time to dust off your dancing shoes and enjoy an hour of fa...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Filipino Cultural Celebration
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

An enthusiastic group from Filipino Cultural Centre will bring an one hour entertaining program to introduce their culture. There will be traditional/Cultural dancing, simple Tagalo language in terms of common words & phras...

Icon of the event Creativity Workshop for Adults
Tue May 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

This workshop is for all adults who have an interest in the creative process. Through creativity exercises and activities such as memoir, creative writing, storytelling and visualization, they will learn practical techniques...

Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event 20th Fantastic Pulp Show
Sat May 07, 2016 | All Day
Lillian H. Smith

The Friends of the Merril Collection present the 20th Fantastic Pulp Show, in the lower level of the Lillian Smith branch. Golden age pulp magazines and paperbacks from the 1920s-1950s will be available for purchase, and ther...

Icon of the event Renate Krakauer:
Tue May 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Renate Krakauer's new book "Only By Blood"is a novel of the search for roots, mother-daughter love, and family reconciliation. It depicts the fraught relationship of Poles and Jews during and after the 2nd WW and how some or...

Icon of the event What is our Role? Artists in Academia and the Post-Knowledge Economy
Sat Apr 30, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Research-creation. Practice-led research. Arts-based research. These are some of the terms being deployed within the academy to frame the ways in which practitioners are contributing to the production and dissemination of kno...

Icon of the event 13th Annual Albert Lahmer Memorial Lecture
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Chester and Camilla Gryski will host an evening of happy reminiscences in celebration the 50th anniversary of the Friends of the Osborne Collection.

Icon of the event Day Of Puppetry
Sat Apr 23, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Please join us for a full day of FREE performances and workshops, all starring our friends, the puppets! Since 2010, the Lillian H. Smith Library and the Ontario Puppetry Association have been joining forces to present this a...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Fri Apr 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Port Union

Bring your friends and join us to watch a great movie for the whole family to enjoy. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments.