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Icon of the event Artist in Residence Concert
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Enjoy an afternoon of free music and light refreshments....

Icon of the event Toronto: Made for the 21st Century
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

From the time of the first peoples, to the energy of today?s ?global village?, Toronto has always been a gathering place ? a place of trade, stabilized by community and endowed with the essential sinews of human hope. Join Da...

Icon of the event Light Up Your World!
Fri Oct 28, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(All Ages) Come celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights at Barbara Frum public library. We will have a Diwali inspired storytime for all ages including a craft for children. Drop-in, no registration required. Main Floor, Sto...

Icon of the event Artist in Residence Concert
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Enjoy an afternoon of free music and light refreshments....

Icon of the event The Roses in My Carpets
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

October is Islamic History Month. Please join us for a story telling event to commemorate the occasion. Barbara Frum is please to present Rukhsana Khan, a children's author and storyteller, who will perform The Roses in My Ca...

Icon of the event Islamic Heritage Month
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come celebrate Islamic Heritage Month at Barbara Frum Library with sweet and savoury treats, story time, family craft and music!

Icon of the event English Country Dancing
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Share the joy of traditional live music and dancing with the members of Toronto English Dance. This is the dance form of Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Napoleon with lively jigs and reels and old fashioned hypnotic melodies.

Icon of the event Cultural Days Event - Steelband  Workshop
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Learn the basics of steelpan in a group hands on workshop....

Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books. A list of titles and copies of monthly selections are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 25
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 17
Sat Oct 01
Sat Nov 05